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Science and fiction

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3905 12th Mar 2015

Brian Clegg got so frustrated with the misreporting of scientific findings that he wrote a jargon-free handbook on everything from diets and brain boosters to nappies.

Home grown

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3904 5th Mar 2015

When Norwegian Anders Breivik brutally killed 77 people, many of them teenagers, journalist Åsne Seierstad was driven to find out why, tracing the killer’s life and family, and those of his victims.

Secrets to creative success

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3902 19th Feb 2015

Technology entrepreneur Kevin Ashton has written an account of creativity that demolishes the notion of genius, epiphanies and the value of praise. He talked to Mark Broatch.

Lovely bones

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By Stephen Jewell in

Issue 3901 12th Feb 2015

Samantha Shannon’s best-selling sci-fi series The Bone Season might get the Weta touch when it’s made into a movie, she tells Stephen Jewell.

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