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Science under attack – Paul Nurse on the Horizon programme

Nobel Prize winner, President of the Royal Society and generally Good Bloke, Sir Paul Nurse was on the BBC Horizon programme Science under Attack, broadcast last night . . . if you didn’t see it, then do please go to iPlayer within the next 27 days.

It’s a brilliant polemic about why science is important, and why we need informed debate about the challenges facing humanity — climate change, feeding 9 billion people, treating or preventing serious illness — debate informed by evidence, not by hunch, by  intuition or by belief, however weird, wonderful or beguiling.

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