The following authors wrote the articles in Science sees further. All the authors are experts in their fields and the articles have been reviewed by an independent committee to ensure the science is accurately represented and that a clear and balanced perspective has been given.
Professor Dame Linda Partridge DBE FRS is the Weldon Professor of Biometry at the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment of University College London and Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Biology of Ageing.
Professor Anne Magurran is Professor of Ecology and Evolution at the University of St Andrews.
Dr Maria Dornelas recently joined the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies at the Universidade de Aveiro, to study biodiversity patterns of deep-sea communities.
Professor Colin Blakemore FRS is Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford, holds a Professorship at the University of Warwick and is Chair of the Neuroscience Research Partnership in Singapore.
Professor Andrew Whiten is Professor of Evolutionary and Developmental Psychology, and Wardlaw Professor of Psychology at the University of St Andrews. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.
Professor Robert Hinde CBE FBA FRS was formerly a Royal Research Professor and Master of St. John's College, Cambridge.
Professor Chris Stringer FRS has worked at the Natural History Museum since 1973, and is now Research Leader in Human Origins and a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Professor Kevin Laland is Professor of Biology at the University of St Andrews.
Dr Martin Dominik is a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the School of Physics & Astronomy of the University of St Andrews.
Professor John Zarnecki works at the Open University and is Director of the Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space & Astronomical Research (CEPSAR).
Professor Andy Ridgwell is a Royal Society University Research Fellow at the University of Bristol.
Professor Chris Freeman is currently Professor of Peatland Biogeochemistry at Bangor University where he heads the Wolfson Peatland Carbon Capture Laboratory.
Professor Richard Lampitt is an observational biogeochemist at the National Oceanography Centre at the University of Southampton.
Professor Judith Howard CBE FRS is Director of the Biophysical Sciences Institute at Durham.
Professor Martyn Chamberlain is Professor of Applied Physics and Master of Grey College at Durham University.
Professor Euan Nisbet leads the atmospheric methane group at Royal Holloway, and is Leader of the Greenhouse Gas Activity in the European Union's GEOmon Global Monitoring project.
Professor Peter Liss FRS is based at the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia and is Chair of the Royal Society’s Global Environment Research Committee.
Dr Andrew Manning is NERC Advanced Research Fellow at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia.
Professor Ralph Keeling is based at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.
Professor Adrian Hill is Professor of Human Genetics and Director of the Jenner Institute at Oxford University.
Professor Brian Greenwood CBE FRS is Manson Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Professor Sir Ian Wilmut FRS FMedSci FRSE is the Director of the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.
Professor Ian Chambers is a group leader at the Institute for Stem cell Research within the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Edinburgh.
Dr Gareth Sullivan is a Research Fellow at the MRC Centre of Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.
Professor Tim Palmer FRS is a Royal Society 2010 Anniversary Research Professor at Oxford University, and Head of the Probability Forecast Division at the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts, based in Reading.
Professor Nigel Shadbolt FREng is Deputy Head (Research) of the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton and a Director of the Web Science Trust.
Professor Dame Wendy Hall DBE FRS FREng is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton in the UK and was recently Head of the School of Electronics and Computer Science.
Professor James Hendler is the Tetherless World Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science, and the Assistant Dean for Information Technology and Web Science, at Rensselaer.
Professor William H. Dutton is Director of the Oxford Internet Institute, Professor of Internet Studies, University of Oxford, and Fellow of Balliol College.
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