Personal scientific publications for the 2010's

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BJF, 2010, Culturing Meat for the Future: Anti-death versus anti-life, [chapter in] Tandy, Charles (editor)Death And Anti-Death, Volume 7, Palo Alto: Ria University Press. Published 2010, imprimatur 2009.

BJF, 2010, A New Era of Whole Cell Biology, Biologist 57 (1): 9-11, February.

BJF, 2010, Single Cell intelligence (with colour photographs), Mensa Magazine: 6-7, February.

BJF, 2010, Expert Bookshelf, Cells and Microbes, Focus magazine: 89, March

BJF, 2010, The Secret Power of the Single Cell, New Scientist 26-27, 24 April.

BJF, 2010, Critical Focus column (1): The Royal Society turns 350, The Microscope 58 (1): 35-40.

BJF, 2010, The Cheat and the Microscope - Plagiarism over the Centuries, The Microscope 58 (1): 21-32.

BJF, 2010, presentations for Inter Micro 10:

BJF, 2010, Thirty Years of Mensa at Cambridge, after-dinner speech, Mensa gala dinner, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University, 2030-2110h, 21 August.

BJF, 2010, Concerning the Abilities of Living Cells, illustrated presentation to Mensa at Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University, 1400-1530h, 22 August.

BJF, 2010, address on cultured meat to Vegetarian Society debate at annual meeting, London: Dragon Hall, Covent Garden, 1630h, 11 September (in preparation).

BJF, 2010, Critical Focus column (2): 71-79, Inventing Life, or Reality? The Microscope 58 (2): .

BJF, 2010, Presidential address to Cambridge Society for the Application of Research, Churchill College Cambridge, 1900-2100h, 18 October.

BJF, 2010, Revolutonary Insights - the Dawn of Microscopical Investigation, illustrated presentation wth videomicrographs to the Royal Society, 1330-1430h, 29 October.

BJF, 2010, Plagiarism, Scourge or Solace? illustrated presentation to the Friends of the University Library, Camvbridge University, 27 November.

BJF, 2010, reviews Samuel Fallours, Facsimile of Tropical Fishes of the East Indies, Cologne: Raschen, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.

BJF, 2010, reviews The Quest for the Invisible - Microscopy in the Enlightenment, by Marc. J Radcliffe, ISBN 978-0-7546-6150-4, xii + 315 pp, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, Biologist.

BJF, 2010, reviews The World of Carolus Clusius: Natural History in the Making, 1550-1610 by Florike Egmond. ISBN-10: 1848930089, ISBN-13: 978-1848930087, 312 pages, London: Pickering & Chatto Ltd, Biologist.

BJF, 2012, Critical Focus column (3): Censoring the Cell: How the Microscope is Abused by the Media, The Microscope 58 (3){ 121-129.

BJF, 2010, reviews Charles Darwin, the Concise Story of an Extraordinary Man, by Tim Berra, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009, Linnean Society.

BJF, 2011, reviews The Quest for the Invisible - Microscopy in the Enlightenment, by Marc. J Radcliffe, ISBN 978-0-7546-6150-4, xii + 315 pp, Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, Biologist.

BJF, 2011, reviews The World of Carolus Clusius: Natural History in the Making, 1550-1610 by Florike Egmond. ISBN-10: 1848930089, ISBN-13: 978-1848930087, 312 pages, London: Pickering & Chatto Ltd, Biologist (in press).

BJF, 2010, Critical Focus (4): The good guide to bad lectures, The Microscope 58 (4): 167-172.

BJF, 2011, reviews Hemlut Schnelle, 2010, Language in the Brain, The Biologist, 58 (1): 41, March.

BJF, 2010, Critical Focus (5): The Story of the Leeuwenhoek specimens, The Microscope 59 (1): 11-19.

BJF, 2011, Outreach public lecture: The Genius of the Cell, Royal Cololege of Surgeons of Dublin, 1900-200h, 8 June.

BJF, 2011, Intelligent Living Cell, Cheltenham Science Festival, Town hall, Cheltenham, 1800-1900h, 12 June.

BJF, 2011, Presentations at Inter/Micro 2011:

BJF, 2011, New theory on Human Origins, Laboratory News: 24-25, July [see also leader column by Phil Prime, p 2, and front page promotion].

BJF, 2011, Critical Focus (6): Cultured meat; food for the future, The Microscope 59 (2): 73-81.

BJF, 2011, [new edition in simplified Chinese] Sensitive Souls, Senses and Communuication in Plants, Animals and Microbes, ISBN 978-7-300-13877-0, People's Republic of China, Renmin University Press, July.

38. Ford, Brian J., 2011, Secret Weapons, Technology, Science and the Race to win WWII, 288 pp, ISBN 978 1 84908 390 4, Oxford, Osprey Publishing, 20 September.

BJF, 2011, Presidential Lecture: Secret Science of World War Two, Cambridge Society for the Application of Research, Churchill College, University of Cambridge: 1900h, 17 October (See also announcement on the Cambridge University Lectures site).

BJF, 2011, Critical Focus (7): Darwin, the Microscopist who didn't Discover Evolution, The Microscope 59 (3): 129-137.

[NOTE: Over half a million web sites now refer to the Secret Weapons book].

BJF, 2011, Are Humans Supposed to eat Meat? Inaugural evening lecture, Vegetarian Society, Graham Wallas Room, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London: 20 October (in preparation). Also see on LSE Students' site.

BJF, 2011, The Biochemistry of Autumn - Why Plants Shed their Leaves, Chemical Society, Pfizer Lecture Theatre, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge: 1900h, 27 October.

BJF, 2011, Critical Focus (8): The Curious Paradox of Blood, The Microscope 59 (4): 165-173.

BJF, 2011, Solving the Mystery of Spontaneous Human Combustion, Laboratory News: 22-23, November. [High-resolution PDF download: Page 1, Page 2].

BJF, 2011, Secret Weapons of World War II, presentation to Polynous, Trinity College, university of Cambridge, 17 November (in preparation).

BJF, 2011, Secret Weapons of World War II, Lecture for Celebrity Speaker Day, National Army Museum, Chelsea, London, 1030h: 19 November (in preparation).

BJF, 2012, after-dinner speech to the Natsci Society annual dinner, Caius College, Cambridge University: 2000, 15 February.

BJF, 2012, The Power of the Plagiarist, Bulletin of Friends of Cambridge University Library 32: 29-33, February.

BJF, 2012, Half Century of Fellowship, InFocus, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society 25: 34-43, March [see also editorial comments by Dr Tim Watson, ibid: 3].

BJF 2012, A Prehistoric Revolution, Laboratory News: 24-26, 3 April.

BJF, 2012, Critical Focus column No 9: Fify Years in Microscopy, The Microscope, 60 (1): 17-25, June.

BJF, 2012, Science on Television - Reality TV, Biologist, 59 (2): 19-20, July.

BJF, 2012, The Birth of Microscopic Vision, illustrated presentation jointly organized by the Georgia Microscopical Society, MVA Associates, and Gwinnett Technical College, 1600-1700h, 5 July.

BJF, 2012, Human Spontaneous Combustion [preview of An Evening with Brian], illustrated presentation to invited audience for Rich Brown, Duluth, Georgia, 1900-200h, 7 July.

BJF, 2012, Presentations at Inter Micro 2012:

BJF, 2012, Full lecture Spontaneous Human Combustion in 'An Evening with Brian' on Chinese website from Taiwan.

BJF, 2012, contributions on secret weapons to the BBC Worldwide program 'In Search of the Smart Bomb', Top Secret Weapons Revealed, produced by Kimberley Hogg for World Media Rights [USA screening], 14 August.

BJF, 2012, Critical Focus column No 10: Solving the mystery of Spontaneous Human Combustion, The Microscope, 60 (2): 63-72.

BJF, 2012, The Big Burn Theory, Big Idea column, New Scientist: 30-31, 18 August.

BJF, 2012, reviews Principles of Biology, Nature Education, Biologist 59 (4): 44.

BJF, 2012, Critical Focus column No 11: Aquatic Dinosaurs under the Lens, The Microscope 60 (3) 123-131.

BJF, 2012, [response to Henderson on] Aquatic Dinosaurs, The Microscope 60 (4) 180.

BJF, 2012, Critical Focus column No 12: The Microscope and the Caveman, The Microscope 60 (4) 157-165, 2012. (Published February 2013).

BJF, 2013, Critical Focus column No 12: The Microscope and the Caveman, The Microscope 60 (4) 157-165, 2012. (Published February 2013).

BJF, 2013, Residential course: What the Microscope Reveals, Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge University, 15-17 March.

BJF, 2013, An Evening with the Friends, Friends of the University Library Leaflet, Cambridge University: 4pp, 20 April.

BJF, 2013, Solving the Mystery of Spontaneous Human Combustion, illustrated lecture for Microscopical Society of Southern California, Santa Monica CA, 1930-2030h, 13 May.

BJF, 2013, The Birth of Microscopic Vision, illustrated lecture for Georgia Microscopical Society, Merritt College, Atlanta GA, 1930-2030h, 15 May.

BJF, 2013, Solving the Mystery of Spontaneous Human Combustion, illustrated lecture for California Department of Justice, Richmond CA, 1300-1400h, 16 May.

BJF, 2013, The Intelligence of Cells, invited presentation for South Eastern Microscopy Society, Greenville SC, 1200-1240h, 23 May.

BJF, 2013, The first Microscopes - What could they truly reveal? invited after-dinner presentation for South Eastern Microscopy Society, Greenville SC, 1200-1240h, 23 May.

BJF, 2013, The Case of the Disappearing Microscope, Laboratory News companion series Microscopy and Imaging: 9-10, June.

BJF, 2013, The Unexpected Scientists, illustrated presentation to University of the third Age, Apex Lecture theatre, Bury St Edmunds, 1500-1400h, 7 June.

BJF, 2013, Illustrated presentations to Inter/Micro 2013:

McCrone Research Institute, Chicago.

BJF, 2013, Critical Focus 14: Shining the Spotlight on Movie Microbes, The Microscope 61 (2): 63-73, August.

BJF, 2013, Secret Weapons, Death Rays, Doodlebugs and Churchill's Golden Goose, ISBN 978-1-78096-721-9, Oxford: Osprey Books [and[ New York: Random House, September.

BJF, 2013, reviews The Olympic Games and the Environment by Prof John Karamichas, Biologist 60 (4): 43, September.

BJF, 2013, Critical Focus 16: Brainstorm - New insights into Human Intelligence, The Microscope 61 (4): 169-179.

BJF, 2014, Stem Cells, the ultimate smart cell, Regeneus lecture at Futter Hall, the King's School, Sydney, Australia: 1830h, 18 February.

BJF, 2014, Reviews Spark of Life by Frances Ashcroft, The Biologist 67 (1): 35, March.

BJF, 2014, Die-Hard Dinosaurs, Mensa Magazine, March: 10-14.

BJF, 2014, Dinosaur letter, Mensa Magazine, March issue: 20-21, March.

BJF, 2014, Opinion article: When the Best Microscopes create the Worst Images, see also on-line edition, Microscopy Today 22 (03): 73, doi:10.1017/S1551929514000534, May.

BJF, 2014, Living Images from the Birth of Microscopy, Microscopy Today 22 (04): 2-5, July issue.

BJF, 2014, Critical Focus 17: There is Always Life after Death, The Microscope 62 (1): 15-24, 2014. (published July 2014).

BJF, 2014, Living Images from the Birth of Microscopy, Plenary Address to Microscopy & Microanalysis conference, Hartford Conference Center, Connecticut, 1115-1200h, 3 August.

BJF, 2014, Conference report on-line, 20 August.

BJF, 2014, Critical Focus 18: Breaking the Myths of Microscopy, The Microscope 62 (2): 63-73, 2014. (published September 2014).

BJF, 2014, Questioning Our Friends, Bulletin of Friends of Cambridge University Library, ISSN 0265-7503, 35: 10, September.
[See also: Full edition of the Bulletin].

BJF, 2014, reviews Extremes, Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body by Kevin Fong, The Biologist: 61 (5): 33.

BJF, 2014, reviews Extremes, Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body by Kevin Fong, The Biologist: 61 (5): 33.

BJF, 2014, Critical Focus 19: Crisis Point the rise and fall of penicillin, The Microscope 62 (3): 123-135, (published December 2014).

BJF, 2015, The Year of the Dinosaur, illustrated presentation at Wallace Lecture Theatre, Science Centre, Singapore, 1330-1430h, 14 February.

BJF, 2015, review of Wild Again by David S Jachowski, The Biologist 62 (1): 33, February.

BJF, 2015, Critical Focus 20: The hidden Secrets of Snowflakes, The Microscope 62 (4): 11-181.

BJF, 2015, Deepening mystery of the disappearing microscope, Laboratory News, February. See also on-line version.

BJF, 2015, The incredible, invisible world of Robert Hooke, The Microscope 63 (1): 23-34, May.

BJF, 2015, Two new Leeuwenhoek microscopes? The Microscope 63 (1): 35-36, May.

BJF, 2015, The mystery of the microsocope in mud, Nature 521: 423, 23 May.

BJF, 2015, Are New Leeuwenhoek Microscopes Awaiting Discovery? Inter/Micro 2015 conference, McCrone Research Institute, Chicago, 1000h, 6 June. [See also Edited version of presentation on-line].

BJF, 2015, New protocol for old microscopes, Laboratory News, July 3: 20-21.

BJF, 2015, Brian J Ford describes his working Day, Cambridge News: 24, 13 October.

BJF, 2015, Surprise of the Century Three More Leeuwenhoek Microscopes, Microscopy Today, 23: 38-43. doi:10.1017/S1551929515000978.

BJF, 2015, introduction to commemorative lecture for Sir Sam Edwards FRS, Cambridge Society for the Application of Research, Churchill College, Cambridge University, 1930h, 30 November.

BJF, 2015, presentation to Cambridgeshire County Council on an digital timetable sign for Eastrea (Local Highway Improvement Inititative), March: County Hall, 1300h, 7 December.

BJF, 2015, Recording Three Leeuwenhoek Microscopes, InFocus, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society 40: 30-43, December 2015.

BJF, 2015, Critical Focus No 23: Leeuwenhoek Microscopes, Mystery and Mischief, The Microscope 63 (3): 131-142, [published January 2016].

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