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Geoff Colvin: the human factor

Vitruvian Man by Leonardo da Vinci

14 July 2015

We might be living in the Information Age where computers do all the repetitive donkey work for us. But, says author Geoff Colvin, we should not let this undermine our belief in the ability of humans to shape the future.

Comment: Tackling malware in medical equipment

A cartoon of two surgeons in an operating theatre

14 July 2015

Hospitals should try to keep their electronic systems as free from infection as their operating theatres, says Adam Winn.

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An original Magna Carta on exhibition British Library

14 July 2015

The original Magna Carta was sealed in 1215, and the British Library in London is holding a unique exhibition in honour of the anniversary. However, much preparation was needed to get the manuscripts ready for public viewing.