Bad Ideas? How our Finest Inventions May Finish Us Off.
Professor Winston, one of the world’s leading experts in human reproduction, took a fresh look at man’s greatest discoveries and questioned whether our dependence on science and technology has led us into a precarious situation? As well as tracing the history and fall-out of our very worst ideas, he also advocates the merits of scientific progress. After all it is our drive to invent and improve the world around us that makes us human.
Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College and chairs many select and advisory committees on science, medicine and technology. An expert in the areas of fertility and germ cell research, he is also a notable writer and broadcaster. He was made a life peer in 1995.