Scientific publications for the 1980's

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Ford, Brian J., 1980, Armas Secretas Aliadas [2nd Spanish edition of Allied Secret Weapons, translation by Diorki], ISBN unknown, Madrid: San Martin.

Ford, Brian J., 1980, Survival of the Ecosphere [lecture], Mensa, London, 2000h, 27 March.

Ford, Brian J., 1980, Patterns of Sex - the Mating Urge and our Sexual Future 205 pp, ISBN 0-312-59811-4, New York: St Martin’s Press, April.

Ford, Brian J., 1980, Demonstration of microslides (rat LS, glandular fever diagnosis, Rhynia in peels), Quekett Microscopical Club Newsletter, 18: 5a.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Die Deutschen Geheimwaffen, [2nd German edition German Secret Weapons, translation by H. Weilguni], ISBN 3-8118-4307-9, Rastatt: Moewig.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, The van Leeuwenhoek Specimens [low-resolution file], Notes & Records of the Royal Society, 36 (1): 37-59.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Leeuwenhoek’s Specimens discovered after 307 years, Nature, 292: 407, 30 July.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Found - van Leeuwenhoek’s Original Specimens, New Scientist, 91: 301, 30 July.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Robert Brown and the Nucleus, Newsletter of the Linnean Society: 2-3, Summer.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Three Simple Microscopes by Bancks of London [demonstration], Quekett Microscopical Club Newsletter, 20: 6a.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, The Leeuwenhoek Specimens, presentation and exhibit for Quekett Microscopical Club, London: Natural History Museum, 25 August, (reported in: Quekett Microscopical Club Newsletter, 21: 1a, March 1982).

Ford, Brian J., 1981, [Reviews] Turner, G. l’E., Essays on the History of the Microscope [in] The Microscope, 29: 108-109.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Specimens from the Dawn of Microscopy, Biologist, 28 (4): 180-181.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Robert Brown and the Discovery of the Nucleus, a lecture-demonstration, Linnean Society, 1600h, 5 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Ce qu’observaient les Premiers Microscopistes, La Recherche, 12: 1147-1149.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, The Annotation of Leeuwenhoek’s packets of Specimens - a Preliminary Account, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 16 (6): 393-395.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, Lo que Observaban los Primeros Microscopistas [translation from La Recherche], Mundo Cientifico, 1 (9): 1037-1039.

Knox, Peter, 1981, Ancient Lens, Observer Colour Magazine: 27, 22 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1981, The Mystery of the Missing Microscopes, Illustrated London News, 269: 76-77, December.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, Bacteria and Cells of human Origin on van Leeuwenhoek’s Sections of 1674 [leading paper], Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, 101 (1): 1-9.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, Hermits, Crackpots and Pseudoscience, [reviews Gardner, Martin, Science: Good, Bad and Bogus, New York: Prometheus Books, 1981], Science Digest, 90 (2): 106-107 February.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, The Lost Treasure of Anton van Leeuwenhoek [with illustrations], Science Digest, 90 (3): 88-92, 110, March.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, Cytological examination of Leeuwenhoek’s first Microbial Specimens [invited contribution and lead paper], Tissue and Cell, 14 (2): 207-217.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, The Specimens of Antony van Leeuwenhoek - Rediscovering Early Microscopy, [first formal lecture on the Leeuwenhoek specimens], Facultad de Ciencias, Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona, 20 May.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, World’s Oldest Microscope Specimens [lecture for the public], Natural History Museum, 1500h, 25 September.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, If it Stands Still, Change it, Company Magazine: 136, September.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, The Origins of Plant Anatomy - Leeuwenhoek’s Cork Sections Examined [invited contribution], International Association of Wood Anatomists’ Bulletin, ns 3 (1): 7-10.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, The Cult of the Expert, hardback edition, 194pp, ISBN 0-241-10476-9, London: Hamish Hamilton.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, Correlated Optical and Electron Microscopy of Leeuwenhoek’s Elder-pith Sections, Journal of Microscopy, 128 (2): 211-213.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, The Rotifera of Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Microscopy, 34 (5): 362-373.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, Revelation and the Single Lens, British Medical Journal, 285: 1822-1824 (reprinted as pp 1-7), December.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, Antony van Leeuwenhoek’s Sections of Bovine Optical Nerve, The Microscope, 30: 171-181.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, Leeuwenhoek’s Original Specimens Examined after 307 Years [revised version of paper in Nature], Scientific Review, Olympus, 3 (1): 10-12.

Ford, Brian J., 1982, The Nucleus and the Simple Microscope, Journal of Biological Education, 16 (4): 281-285, December.

Ford, Brian J., 1983, Maverick innovation, Viewpoint Column, Science Digest, New York, 91, (2): 46, February.

Ford, Brian J., 1983, The Restoration of Brown’s First Botanical Microscope, [leading paper] Microscopy, 34, (6): 406-418, February.

Ford, Brian J., 1983, What were the Missing Microscopes really Like? Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 18, (2): 118-124, March.

Ford, Brian J., 1983, Long Tailed Rotifer Trichocerca cristata [colour picture in] New Scientist, 98, (1358): 475, 19 May.

Ford, Brian J., 1983, Editorial [in] The Broadcasting Bulletin, Society of Authors, July.

BJF and Slade, J. S., 1983, Discharge to the Environment of Viruses in Wastewater, Sludges and Aerosols [leading chapter in] Viral Pollution of the Environment: 3-15, Editor G. Berg, ISBN 0-8493-6245-8 (Library of Congress # 82-17865) Boca Raton: CRC Press, June.

Ford, Brian J., 1983, 101 Questions about Science, 90pp, ISBN 0-241-10992-2, £6.95, London: Hamish Hamilton, September.

Ford, Brian J., 1983, The Cult of the Expert, paperback edition, 192pp, ISBN 0-552-12249-1, £1.50, London: Corgi Books, 23 September.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, Leeuwenhoek Bibliography, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 19, (1): 3, January.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, Bacteria and Cells of Human Origin on van Leeuwenhoek’s Sections of 1674 [adapted from: Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, q.v.,] lead paper, Bioscience, 34 (2): 106.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, Horace Dall, Optical Craftsman, Proceedings of the Royal Microscopical Society, 19, (2): 98-100, January.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, [Presentation] New Light on the Origins of Biological Microscopy, Royal Society Conversazione, 10 May.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, 101 More Questions About Science, illustrated by Brian Bagnall, 90pp, ISBN 0-241-11246-X, £5.95, London: Hamish Hamilton, July.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, Science Supersedes Pasteur [paper and discussion], Queen’s College Cambridge, 0930h, 3 August.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, Una Ojeada Electronica a los Animalculos de Leeuwenhoek, Rassengna [Central American Medical Journal], 2: 12-15. BJF (editor), 1984, Report and Annual International Newsletter, Brussels, DGXII: EUSJA, 14 August.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, Discovery and the Simple Microscope, Special Public Lecture, Natural History Museum, 1500h, 10 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1984, The Microscope of Robert Brown, The Linnean: 1 (4): 12-17.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Governing by Computer, Communications International 12, (1): 24, 1 January.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Reappointed to Court of Governors, AGM Report, Association of Past Students, University College, Cardiff, 28 January.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Rethink on Agrochemicals, Manufacturing Chemist, 56, (1): 53, January.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Single Lens, the Story of the Simple Microscope, 182 pp, ISBN 0-434-26844-5, London: William Heinemann, £9.95, March.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Single Lens, the Story of the Simple Microscope, [US Edition] 182 pp, ISBN 0-06-015-366-0, New York: Harper & Row, $14.95, April.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, V Ichigô, V Unigô, [New Japanese Edition of German Secret Weapons] 208 pp, Tokyo: Kodan Sha.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, How far Advanced are JET Experiments? Research & Development Report, Brussels: DG XII, European Commission.

Ford, Brian J., 1985 [Paper] Science for the public - a matter of realities, 2pp [plus extract & poster] Science Popularisation Conference, LUISS University Rome , 26 June.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Genetic Destiny project [and] The Vital Body book proposals, Summer Catalogue, London: Mitchell Beazley.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Compute; How, Where, Why ... Do you really Need To? 115pp, ISBN 0-241-11490-X, £7.95, London: Hamish Hamilton, July.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [paper]: Perspectives, Perspicacity and Perseverance - an Overview of Innovators, Mensa at Cambridge, Queen’s College, 0930h, 9 August.
[transcribed as] Inventing the Future, Mensa at Cambridge, August.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [paper] The Writer and Information Sources, Society of Authors’ Course, University of Coventry, Warwick, 6-8 September.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Geheime alliierte Waffen, Von der Atombombe bis zur chemischen Keule [2nd German Edition of Allied Secret Weapons, translation by Leopold Vrba], ISBN 3-8118-4349-4, Rastatt: Moewig.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Spontaneous Disintegration of Heat Treated Glass, Forensic Report (with video record) for Myer Cohen, Solicitors, Cardiff, September.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Las Enfermedades de Transmisión Sexual y Otras que las Imitan [chapter in] El Sexo y la Salud, [Spanish edition of Sex and your Health, translation] editor James Bevan, ISBN 84-320-4570-5, Barcelona: Editorial Planeta.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Feedback, Start - Magazine for Literature & Arts: 3, September/October.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Chapter in) Bevan, James, (ed) Sex and Your Health: 84-137, London: Mitchell Beazley, ISBN 0-85533-571-8, October.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, The Vital Body, dummy presentation, London: Mitchell Beazley.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [Delegate to] Symposium: Towards 2000, European Parliament, Strasbourg (Chairman James Burke), 7-11 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [Correspondent to] Symposium: Food, Nutrition and Health, Maillot Centre, Paris, 9 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [lecture] Food for Body, Food for Brain, Institute of Biology, University of Surrey, Guildford, 23 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Host to EUSJA visit, London and Home Counties; programme published by Central Office of Information (John Gillan) for Cabinet Office (Tom Buchanan), 28 October - 2 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [lecture] A Diet of Dreams, Keynes College, University of Kent at Canterbury, 1800h, 8 November. [Tape recording in AVM Room, ref: c1360].

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [report] Steel Research in the European Community, 5pp For DG XII, Brussels: European Commission, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [paper] Origins of the Microscope, Cambridge Medical Society, Newmarket, 15 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, The Memorabilia Catalogue, Survey of Instruments, London: Linnean Society, November/December.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Der Experten-Kult, vom Maximalen Minimum [German and Austrian edition of Cult of the Expert, translation by Ralph Restetzki], 232pp, ISBN 3-552-03718-7, Hamburg and Vienna: Paul Zsolnay Verlag, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1985, [Report] Fibrous Inclusions and Floaters in a Potable Water Sample, investigation commissioned by the Virus Laboratory, London: Thames Water Authority, December.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, [Japanese edition] translation of Single Lens, the Story of the Simple Microscope, Tokyo: Hosei University Press, Spring 1986.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, The Leeuwenhoekiana of Clifford Dobell [Ms paper prepared for] Notes and Records Of The Royal Society, March.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, Principles and Practice in Scientific Illustration, [paper to] Society of Authors Conference, London, 21 June.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, [preprint summaries]

BJF, 1986, Hibernatory Behaviour of the Heterotrichian protozoan Spirostomum, Ehrenberg, Microscopy, 35: 362-364. (See also text only version).

Ford, Brian J., 1986, Las Enfermedades de Transmisión Sexual y Otras que las Imitan [chapter in] El Sexo y la Salud, [Spanish edition of Sex and your Health, translation] editor James Bevan, ISBN 84-320-4570-5, Barcelona: Editorial Planeta, September.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, The Food Book, pp152, ISBN 0-241-11834-4, London: Hamish Hamilton, 27 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, Mystery Solved [re diatom slide inclusion] Nature, 323: 675, 23-29 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, Even Plants Excrete, Nature, 323: 763, 30 October - 5 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, Lecture [to] Institute of Biology, London, 1 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, The Leeuwenhoekiana of Clifford Dobell, Notes and Records of Royal Society, 41 (1): 95-105, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, Food Fads and Fashions, Biologist, 33 (5): 268-270, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, How Plants Excrete [abstract], The Microscope, 34 (3): 261, November.

BJF, 1986, [preprint lecture summary] Excretion in Higher Plants, A Physiological Purpose For Abscission , Inter Micro 86, McCormick Center, Chicago, Illinois, July.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, Excretion in Higher Plants, A Physiological Purpose For Abscission , The Microscope, 34 (4): 329-330.

Ford, Brian J., 1986, A General Theory of Plant Excretion, Journal of Biological Education, 20 (4): 251-254, [published March 1987]. [Text only version].

Ford, Brian J, 1986, The Food Book, pp152, ISBN 0-241-11834-4, London: Hamish Hamilton, 27 October.

McNulty, J., 1986, Profile: Brian J Ford - modern-day renaissance man, Mensa Magazine, June 1986.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, The [Linnean] Society’s ‘Other Treasures’, Linnean, 3 (1): 24-26 January 1987.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, Followers of Science, The Author XCVIII (2): 48-50, Summer.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, [extract in] Kommunikation ist Alles (in) Ad libitum, 5: 310-343. Verlag Vulkundwelt D.D.R. August.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, Serial Contributions to European Biotechnology Newsletter, Biofutur, Paris.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, Chairman’s Address, Society of Authors Autumn Conference.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, Artificial tooth & socket Patent 2211416 filed 23 October (published 1989) [reported, April 1990, London: Sunday Times].

Ford, Brian J., 1987, [Editor], The Stag, Inaugural Issue, 11pp., Scientific and Technical Authors’ Committee, London: Society of Authors, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, Thoughts of Chairman Ford, The Stag: 1-2, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, The Orchid’s Rôle in Modern Cell Theory, American Orchid Society Bulletin [with colour Pictures], 56 (II): 1164-1167, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1987, Cult of the Expert, extract, ORF Horfunk, Gedanken Programme, Vienna, 29 December.

Ford, Brian J., 1988, On Avoiding Jet Lag, Nature, 331: 309, 28 January.

Ford, Brian J., 1988, Jet Lag Response - unpublished submission to Nature, March. BJF 1988, Micrograph of TS Cycas imaged with Robert Brown lens [in] Equinox, Great Scientists, May. BJF 1988, Awarded grant in History of Science, Royal Society News, 4 (9): 8, June.

Ford, Brian J., 1988 Lectures at Inter Micro 88:

Ford, Brian J., 1985, Feedback, Start - Magazine for Literature & Arts: 3, September/October. 27 June.

BJF, 1988, Optical Microscopy of a Virus-contaminated Water Sample, Microscopy, 36 (1): 56-61.

Ford, Brian J., 1988, Chapter on Exploring South Wales [in] John Hillaby (ed) Walking in Britain: 74-85, London: Collins, October.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Die Deutschen Geheimwaffen, [3rd German edition German Secret Weapons, translation by H. Weilguni], ISBN 3-8118-7276-1, Rastatt: Moewig.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, [reviews] Wessels, Norman K. and Hopson, Janet L, Biology, New York: Random House, Biologist, 36 (1): 52, February.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Beating Time: Adjusting your Body to beat Jet Lag, Executive Travel, 11 (3): 77, March.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, The Botanic Microscope of George Bentham, Microscopy, 36: 210-215.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Artificial Tooth & Socket, Patent Application, GB 2211 416 A 5, July.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, papers at Inter Micro 89:

Ford, Brian J., 1989, The Discovery of Saccharomyces, Ferment, 2 (4): 221-223, August.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Comments on ‘neoscience’, Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 43: 206-207, August.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and their Mimics, [in] Sex and Your Health, 2nd edition, London: Mitchell Beazley.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, The Survey of Microscopes and Memorabilia, The Linnean, 5 (3): 31-33; see also Lecture, p 43, August.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Reappraising the Origins of Microscopy [with colour illustrations], Leading Paper, Microscopy and Analysis, 13: 7-10, September.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, [proofs] Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Microscopist and Scientist, Institute of Biology, September.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, The Lensman Microscope Project Manual, 26pp, Science of Cambridge, October.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Image Quality in Early Analytical Microscopy [lecture], American Chemical Society Meeting, Pasadena, California, 19 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, The Early History of the Optical Microscope [lecture], Appalachian Microscopical Society Meeting at Charleston, South Carolina, 20 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Leeuwenhoek’s Techniques of Microscopy [lecture], Clemson University, South Carolina, 21 October.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, A New History of the Microscope [lecture demonstration], Linnean Society, Burlington House, 2 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Microscope Review, Natural History, 1 (1): 59, November.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Myths and Mysticisms about Food [Lecture as Deputy Chairman of Food and Nutrition Committee], Royal Society of Health, British Association for the Advancement of Science Lecture Theatre, 8 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Chairman’s Address, Open Archives Meeting, History Committee of Institute of Biology, Burlington House, Piccadilly, 14 November.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Delving into Hooke’s Research - Lacunĉ in Quills and Cell-walls in Cork, Microscopy, 36 (4): 301-306, 328.

Ford, Brian J., 1989, Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Microscopist and Visionary Scientist, Journal of Biological Education, 24 (4): 293-300.

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