A magnificent two-volume biography.
How predictable is evolution?
15,000 years of urban life and death.
The adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the lost hero of science.
A new history of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton.
A review of Charles Darwin's wonderful final book, ‘The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits’.
DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution.