‘The Dodo, and the Guinea Pig’ by George Edwards: plate 294 from 'Gleanings of Natural History' volume 2 (London, 1760).

The romantic Mr Edwards

13 February 2013 by

Treasure on the high seas in the swashbuckling days of the eighteenth century wasn’t always the usual boring chests of…

Psyche’s daughters

15 November 2012 by

The recent Royal Society wiki edit-a-thon on ‘Women in Science’ was very successful in improving the records of 20th century scientists…