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Killers in the Brain: Essays in Science and Technology from the Royal Institution

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7267.1027/a (Published 21 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1027
  1. Saty Satya-Murti, consultant neurologist
  1. Wichita, Kansas

    Ed Peter Day

    Oxford University Press, £18.99, pp 184

    ISBN 0 19 850540 x

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    Killers in the Brain is a guiltless reminder of our venerable scientific lineage and of our reneged responsibilities. The book comprises a compilation of selected Friday evening discourses at the Royal Institution. In eight scholarly monographs we learn about Faraday's brilliance, allergies associated with civilisation, inflammation in the brain, the scientific basis of “Murphy's law,” and the physiology of …

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