Telling tales about science

By Rebecca Priestley In Science

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11th April, 2013
A book of poetry is on this year’s shortlist for the Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize. The inclusion of Graft, a beautiful little book by Wellington poet Helen Heath, marks the first time a work of poetry or fiction has been shortlisted for the biennial prize. Graft, say judges Professor Michael Corballis, Professor Shaun Hendy and Alison Ballance, “blurs boundaries and masterfully reminds us that science is not a separate and remote entity but is part of the vital continuum of life [encompassing] many aspects ...

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