Haeckel’s embryos: the images that would not go away
6 July 2015
A new book tells, for the first time in full, the extraordinary story of drawings of embryos published in 1868. The artist was accused of fraud – but, copied and recopied, his images gained iconic status as evidence of evolution.
Staff-prisoner relationships are key to managing suicide risk in prison, say researchers
3 July 2015
In the wake of recent increase in prisoner suicide, new research commissioned by the Harris Review on the views and experiences of prison staff suggests that identifying and managing vulnerable prisoners requires the building of staff-prisoner relationships, ‘knowing the prisoners and understanding what makes them tick’...
Novel Thoughts #8: Amy Milton on Hubert Selby’s Requiem for a Dream
3 July 2015
New film series Novel Thoughts reveals the reading habits of eight Cambridge scientists and peeks inside the covers of the books that have played a major role in their lives. In the final film, Dr Amy Milton talks about how Hubert Selby's Requiem for a Dream has inspired her pursuit of treatments for addiction.