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Experiment: Conversations in Art and Science

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7431.114 (Published 09 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:114
  1. John Quin, consultant physician (John.Quin@bsuh.nhs.uk)
  1. Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton

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    Eds Bergit Arends, Davina Thackara

    The Wellcome Trust, £16.99, pp 360 ISBN 1 84129 043 2

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    The receptive dysphasia that often afflicts discussions between artists and scientists has long been the subject of much anxious hand wringing and is a regular worry of BBC Radio 4's Start the Week, for instance. The various worthy projects in this new book from the Wellcome Trust are all attempts to alleviate such mutual incomprehension. The editors admit to the difficulty of finding “an appropriate aesthetic and linguistic form in which to present the …

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