Adam Rutherford presents The Beauty of Anatomy

14th August 2014

Follow this link for the first in a 5 part BBC4 series, The Beauty of Anatomy, in which Dr Adam Rutherford investigates the close relationship between discoveries in anatomy and the works of art that illustrate them.

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Credit: Jonathan Ring

Olivia Laing shortlisted for Gordon Burn prize

13th August 2014

Olivia Laing, author of The Trip to Echo Spring, has been nominated for the 2014 Gordon Burn Prize.

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Xiaolu Guo interviewed on the political role of the writer for BBC Hardtalk

8th August 2014

This year sees the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing that saw hundreds killed and many more detained.

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Chris Lintott discusses the Rosetta comet landing project on Newsnight

8th August 2014

Go behind the scenes of the mission to chase down, and land on, the Rosetta comet with Chris Lintott (40 mins in)

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Photograph: Stephen Shepherd for the Observer

Rob Penn gives a glimpse of his new book, The Man Who Cut Down Trees

7th August 2014

It takes a trip to Tangiers to make Rob Penn fully appreciate his home landscape of Wales; The Black Mountains and their woodlands offer “balm to his soul” in this article for the Guardian.

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