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Ford, Brian John

FORD, Brian John

FORD, Brian John. British, b. 1939. Genres: Biology, Physics, Sciences. Career: Research biologist, lecturer, writer, broadcaster, 1961-. Founding chmn., Scientific and Technical Authors' Committee, Society of Authors. Fellow of Court of Governors, Cardiff University; former president, Union of Science Journalists Assns, Brussels. Director of scientific and research agencies in UK & US. Publications: German Secret Weapons, Blueprint for Mars, 1969; Allied Secret Weapons, the War of Science, 1970; Microbiology and Food, 1970; Nonscience…or How to Rule the World (satire), 1971; V1, V2 (in Japanese), 1971; The Optical Microscope Manual, 1973; The Earth Watchers, 1973; The Revealing Lens, 1973; Microbe Power, 1976; Patterns of Sex, 1979; Cult of the Expert (satire), 1982; 101 Questions about Science, 1983; 101 More Questions about Science, 1984; Single Lens: The Story of the Simple Microscope, 1985; Compute: How, Why, Do I Really Need To?, 1985; The Food Book, 1986; The Human Body, 1990; Leeuwenhoek Legacy, 1991; Images of Science, 1992; The First Encyclopedia of Science, 1993; New Quiz Book, 1994; BSE: The Facts, 1996; Sensitive Souls: How Plants & Animals Communicate, 1997; Secret Language of Life, 2000; Future of Food, 2000; Using the Digital Microscope, 2002. COAUTHOR: The Recovery, Removal and Reconstruction of Human Skeletal Remains, 1970; History of English-Speaking Peoples, 1971; The Cardiff Book, 1973; Viral Pollution of the Environment, 1983; Sex and Health, 1985; Walking in Britain, 1988. EDITOR: The First 50 Years: History of the Institute of Biology, 2000; GM Crops, the Scientists Speak, 2003. Address: Rothay House, Mayfield Rd, Eastrea, Cambs. PE7 2AY, England. Online address: [email protected]; www.brianjford.com

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