DIXON, Bernard. British, b. 1938. Genres: Medicine/Health, Sciences. Career: European Ed., American Society for Microbiology News, 1996-; European Ed., Biotechnology, New York, 1980-96. Research Fellow, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1965; Assistant Ed., and Deputy Ed., World Medicine, London, 1965-68; Deputy Ed., 1968-69, and Ed., 1969-79, New Scientist, London. Chairman, Association of British Science Writers, 1971-72; medical science research, ed., 1989-. Publications: What Is Science For?, 1973; Magnificent Microbes, 1976; Invisible Allies, 1976; Beyond the Magic Bullet, 1979; Ideas of Science, 1984; Health and the Human Body, 1986; Engineered Organisms in the Environment, 1988; How Science Works, 1989; Science and Society, 1989; Power Unseen: How Microbes Rule the World, 1994. EDITOR: Journeys in Belief, 1968; From Creation to Chaos, 1989. Address: 130 Cornwall Rd, Ruislip Manor, Middlesex HA4 6AW, England.