Volume 40 Issue 12 December 1990

Preserving Lizzie

The problems surrounding the discovery of an ancient reptile fossil and its wider implications for cultural heritage.

Robert Knox's Anatomy of Race

Susan Collinson dissects the life and ideas of the brilliant nineteenth-century anatomist who developed a biological theory of race, but whose career was clouded by controversy.

To Dig or Not to Dig?

John Crossland on the ethical dilemmas facing those who wish to dig out Battle of Britain planes and pilots.