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Computer pioneers

The videos from our first first fully online history of science workshop, ‘Computers and Computer People, 1950s-1990s’, are now available on demand.…

Are dogs sensitive to human mental states?

As human adults, we constantly interpret others’ behaviour in terms of mental states. In a new study in Proceedings B, the authors sought to evaluate…

Paper dragons

Katherine Marshall is impressed by the work of female paleoartists, including Ethel Seeley and sisters Gertrude and Alice Woodward.

Cloud perspectives

A new Royal Society Google Arts & Culture exhibition looks at how John Ruskin interacted with Victorian scientists in his depictions of the skies, as…

The jellyfish debate

Scientists through the ages, intrigued by the curious nature of jellyfish, have come up with a variety of theories (and some beautiful art), as Ellen…

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