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A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

2010010220100103 (WS)

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

2010010220100103 (WS)

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

2010010220100103 (WS)

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

2010010220100103 (WS)

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

20100109

20100109

20100109

20100109

20100109

2010010920100110 (WS)

Can the advent of electronic books replace the passion for the printed page?

2010010920100110 (WS)

Can the advent of electronic books replace the passion for the printed page?

2010010920100110 (WS)

Can the advent of electronic books replace the passion for the printed page?

2010010920100110 (WS)

Can the advent of electronic books replace the passion for the printed page?

20100109

In her letter this week, Lisa Jardine welcomes the advent of electronic books but retains her passion for the printed page and for sharing traditional books with others.

20100116

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20100116

How does the right level of public supplies get determined - for everything from salt to cope with ice to vaccines for influenza? Lisa Jardine investigates how this challenge is met.

2010011620100117 (WS)

How does the right level of public supplies get determined? Lisa Jardine investigates.

2010011620100117 (WS)

How does the right level of public supplies get determined? Lisa Jardine investigates.

2010011620100117 (WS)

How does the right level of public supplies get determined? Lisa Jardine investigates.

2010011620100117 (WS)

How does the right level of public supplies get determined? Lisa Jardine investigates.

20100123

20100123

20100123

20100123

20100123

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A look at the importance of science education for national prosperity.

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A look at the importance of science education for national prosperity.

2010012320100124 (WS)

A look at the importance of science education for national prosperity.

2010012320100124 (WS)

A look at the importance of science education for national prosperity.

20100123

In her letter this week, Lisa Jardine reflects on the importance of science education for national prosperity and she looks back at a failed attempt in the late nineteenth century to make British culture more pro science.

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20100130

In her letter this week, Lisa Jardine reflects on the contrasting reputation of American presidents when in office and judged by posterity.

2010013020100131 (WS)

The contrasting reputation of American presidents when in office and judged by posterity.

2010013020100131 (WS)

The contrasting reputation of American presidents when in office and judged by posterity.

2010013020100131 (WS)

The contrasting reputation of American presidents when in office and judged by posterity.

2010013020100131 (WS)

The contrasting reputation of American presidents when in office and judged by posterity.

20100502

Mark Tully explores how Indians and others cope with Delhi's dreaded summer heat.

20100502

Temperatures have been rising sharply in the sub-continent. In this letter from Delhi, Mark Tully explores how Indians and others cope with the dreaded summer heat.

20100919

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

20100919

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

20100919

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

20100919

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world

20100919

A topical audio essay by a leading commentator from around the world