Bibliography for 1999

Papers, articles, books, reviews and broadcasts

For full bibliography for 1960s, 1970s, 1980s or from 1990, follow links.
See also: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001 or 2002, 2003 and list of personal scientific publications for the 1990's and 2000's.

1999

BJF, 1999, reviews George N. Agrios, Plant Pathology, San Diego: Academic Press, ISBN 0-12-044546-6, $59.95, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 127 (3): 287.

BJF, 1999, Guest appearance on Scott Chisholm Show, re famous scientists on new stamps, National Talk Radio, 1000-1100h, 11 January.

BJF, 1999, Interview on finding CJD agent in tissues, BBC Good Evening Wales, 1705-1710h, 14 January.

BJF, 1999, Interviewed by Sophie Pearce on finding CJD agent in tissues, BBC Radio Cambridge Drive Time, 1710-1715h, 15 January.

BJF, 1999, Interviewed by Douglas Cameron on House or Lords endorsement of genetically modified crops, LBC Drive Time, 1725-1730h, 21 January.

BJF, 1999, Scott Chisholm Show, questions on human inheritance and walking, National Talk Radio, 1215-1225h, 22 January.

BJF, 1999, Vote of thanks for Dr John Cummings lecture 'Feeding the microbes in the Intestine', Cambridge Society for the Application of Research, 2030h, 25 January.

Ford, Brian J., 1999, Genes, the Fight for Life, 248pp ISBN 0-304-35019-2, 14.99. London: Cassells. [Contains section introducing the spontaneous human combustion theory: see also the SHC subject bibliography.]

BJF, 1999, Interviewed by Sally Davies on BSE and continued ban on beef on the bone, BBC Country Focus, 0905-0910h, 7 February.

BJF, 1999, reviews Principles of Animal Communication, by J. W. Bradbury and S. L. Vehrencamp, London: Macmillan, 1998, 942pp, ISBN 0 87893 100 7, 32.95, Biologist 46 (1): 41.

Shaw, Neil, 1999, Scientist claims war is in our genes, Peterborough Evening Telegraph: 14, 13 February.

BJF, 1999, Guest appearance on Scott Chisholm Show, re GMO's and Lord Sainsbury, National Talk Radio, 0900-1000h, 15 February.

Anon, 1999, Review of Genes, the Fight for Life, The Independent, 20 February.

BJF, 1999, It's DNA, Jim, but not as we know it (with colour photos of author and new book) Boz magazine, 57: 12, February.

Ings, Simon, 1999, review of Genes, the Fight for Life, on web site www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ISBN=0304350192/026-4691007-6728256, 16 February: "Ford's fascinating account ranges from the (occasionally literally) explosive biochemistry of human life to the myriad microbial populations vital to our wellbeing. Ford's concluding speculations . . . treat the casual reader to an engaging, distinctly acerbic account of human nature."

BJF, 1999, Food standards? Whose standards? Boz magazine, 58: 11, March.

Ford, Brian J., 1999, Genes, the Fight for Life, 248pp New York: Sterling Publications. [Contains section introducing the spontaneous human combustion theory: see also the SHC subject bibliography.]

BJF, 1999, guest on In the Snug with James Lush (re Sensitive Souls), BBC South, 2000h-2100h, 23 March. [Cassette in archive collection].

Ford, Brian J., 1999, Sensitive Souls, Senses and Communication in Plants, Animals and Microbes, ISBN 0 316 63956 7, 320pp, London: Little, Brown.

Anon, 1999, review of Genes, the Fight for Life, Laboratory News [Biomedical News]: B1, April. 'To someone who has limited microbiology knowledge, this book is wonderful.'

BJF, 1999, interviwed as Dr Dietmar Zimmermann on European nation anthem (for April Fool's Day), Today programme, BBC Radio 4, 0745-0750h, 1 April.

BJF, 1999, The Hole Truth (film, with live interview on new theory for April Fool's Day), About Anglia, ITV, 1730-1740h, 1 April.

BJF, 1999, repeat of interviw as Dr Dietmar Zimmermann on European nation anthem (for April Fool's Day), Today programme, BBC Radio 4, 0820-0825h, 2 April.

Avison, John, 1999, Scientific sense and sensibilities (review of Sensitive Souls), Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 3 April.

BJF, 1999, Scott Chisholm Show,''why men have nipples', 'liquid nitrogen', and 'if men descended from monkeys, why are there monkeys still'? National Talk Radio, 1005-1025h, 8 April.

BJF, 1999, interviewed on Genes, the Fight for Life, Clive Bull Show, LBC, 12.05-12.30 am LBC, London, 16 April. [Tape in archive].

BJF, 1999, A sideways look at National Science Week, Boz magazine, 59: 8, April.

BJF, 1999, reviews The gospel of germs: men, women and the microbe in American life, N. Tomes, London: Harvard University Press, 1998, 351pp, ISBN 0 674 35707 8, 19.95, Biologist, 46 (2): 89, April.

Bianchi, Constantino, 1999, (editor) includes BJF images of erythrocytes and staminal hairs, with microscopes by Brown and Leeuwenhoek, in Vedere Sapere, CD-ROM con Memovisus, Milano: Carlo Erba OTC, April.

BJF, 1999, The Puzzle of the Pyramids (film, with interview with Dick Parry at Cambridge), About Anglia, ITV, 1750-1800h, 20 April.

Collins, Ian, 1999, quotes Brian J Ford [in] Taking Berlin into the 21st century, leader page feature, Eastern Daily Press: 8, 21 April.

BJF, 1999, interviewed on Sensitive Souls, Clive Bull Show, LBC, recorded 2000-2030h, LBC, London, 22 April. [Tape in archive].

Announcement, 1999, 'Brian J Ford, famous author and scientist, focuses attention on the cycles of science', advertisement for Inter Micro 99, Microscopy Today, 99-3: 23, April.

BJF, 1999, After-dinner address at Annual Dinner with Sir David Attenborough at the Royal Society, Institute of Biology, London, 2115-2130h, 23 April.

BJF, 1999, Chairman of Stephen Jay Gould on Sedgwick and Darwin, Morisson Room, Cambridge University Library, 1130-1230h, 24 April.

Report, 1999, But does it matter, Dr Zimmermann? report on BJF April Fool broadcast for BBC Today programme, Boz magazine, 60: 5, May.

BJF, 1999, GMOs and crops, Boz magazine, 60, May.

BJF, 1999, interviewed on GMO controversy and Government report, BBC Good Morning Wales, 0810-0815h, 21 May.

BJF, 1999, interviewed by Peter Deally on GMO controversy and Government report, LBC, 1105-1125h, 23 May.

BJF, 1999, Ultimate answer to pests, Boz magazine, 61: 8, June.

Gamble, Brian, 1999, letter re A sideways look at National Science Week, April, Boz magazine, 61: 43, June.

BJF, 1999, interviewed on solar eclipse, Clive Bull Show, LBC, recorded 2105-2115h, LBC, London, 2 June. [Tape in archive].

BJF, 1999, interviewed on GMO's and Prince Charles, Clive Bull Show, LBC, recorded 2115-2130, LBC, London, 2 June. [Tape in archive].

BJF, 1999, Interviewed by Peter Deally on dioxin in Belgian food, LBC Drive Time, 1615-1630h, 4 June.

BJF, 1999, Interview on dioxin in Belgian food, BBC Good Evening Wales, 1705-1710h, 4 June.

Ford, Brian J., 1999, Czujace Istoty, (Polish translation of Sensitive Souls), ISBN 83 7169 796 1, 224pp, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Amber.

Akeroyd, John, 1999, Shrinking violets? (review of Sensitive Souls), Times Literary Supplement: 30, 11 June.

BJF, 1999, address to Business School Management Board, Milton Keynes: Open University, 1045h, 17 June.

BJF, 1999, Letter on French Paradox, E-BMJ: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/eletters/318/7196/1471#EL8 24 June.

BJF, 1999, Lectures at Inter Micro 99:

i: The Microscope and Ecology, 1330h, 28 June.

ii: An Evening with Brian, A Thousand Years of Science, 1900h, 28 June.

iii: GMO's and public perceptions, Chairman's address in General Microscopy section, 1145h, 30 June.

Chicago: McCrone Research Institute.

Note also: McCrone, W., Brian J Ford at Inter Micro (with photographs), opening address; Lee, Richard, on BJF's orbiting microscope and possible low-power video microscopes; and Barnett, Peter, on the address by BJF to the San Francisco Microsopical Society, ibid.

BJF, 1999, A Ray rekindled (Editorial), Endeavour, 23 (2): 49-50, July.

BJF, 1999, English whine and hard cheese, Boz magazine, 62: 18, July.

BJF, 1999, The earliest days of the microscope [chapter in] Yearbook of Science and the Future 2000, ISBN 0-85229-702-5, Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, in press.

BJF, 1999, interviewed on origins of BSE epidemic, LBC Good Morning with Anne Diamond, 5 August (tape in archive).

BJF, 1999, interviewed on benefits of chocolate, BBC Good Evening Wales, 1820-1830, 6 August (tape in archive).

BJF, 1999, Sun worshipping and false gods, Boz magazine, Boz magazine, 63: 12, August.

BJF, 1999, commentary on total eclipse of the sun, Scott Chisholm Show, National Talk Radio, 1105-1130, 11 August.

BJF, 1999, BBC interview, details to come.

BJF, 1999, with Lady Antonia Fraser in Round Britain Quiz, BBC Radio 4, programme 1 South v. Midlands Friday 27th August repeat Sunday 29 August, 1999.

BJF, 1999, Is folic acid a miracle cure? Boz magazine, 64: 6, September.

BJF, 1999, The past and the future of genetic modification, lecture to Mensa at Cambridge, Magdalene College, 1100-1230h, 3 September.

Jardine, Lisa, 1999, publishes BJF images of Leeuwenhoek research in Ingenious Pursuits, London: Little, Brown, September.

BJF, 1999, with Lady Antonia Fraser in Round Britain Quiz, BBC Radio 4, programme 5 Wales v. Midlands Friday 17th September repeat Sunday 19 September, 1999.

BJF, 1999, Pioneering microscopists and their simple microscopes, lecture to Pacific Congress of American Chemical Society, Los Angeles, 1130-1200h, 7 October.

Madigan, Michael; Martinko, John and Parker, Jack, 1999, include colour micrograph of Leeuwenhoek blood by BJF in Biology of Microorganisms: 19, New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Moss, Gaylord, 1999, Profile: Brian J Ford (with photographs), Microscopical Society of Southern California Newsletter, 4 (9): 182-188, October.

BJF, 1999, with Lady Antonia Fraser in Round Britain Quiz, BBC Radio 4, programme 7 Midlands v. South Friday 1st October repeat Sunday 3 October, 1999.

BJF, 1999, interviewed on Mary Jo Schmerr's new test for CJD in blood, BBC

Good Morning Wales, 0740-0745h, 4 October.

Report, 1999, Appealing to your memories (proposed History of the Institute), Institute of Biology, BioBits: 2, October.

BJF, 1999, reviews DNA Profiling, video on genetic profiling by Shotlist, London: EBS Trust, Biologist 46 (4): 185, October.

BJF, 1999, Discoveries Recycled, Boz magazine, 65: 32-33, October.

BJF, 1999, How Robert Brown observed Brownian Movement, lecture to Southern California Microsopical Society, Beverley Hills, 2000-2130h, 13 October.

Anon, 1999, BJF appointed Fellow at Open University Business school, The Author, CX (3): 101.

BJF, 1999, reviews Ruestow, Edward G., The Microscope in the Dutch Republic: the Shaping of Discovery, Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-521-47078-1, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 19, 3: 445-446.

BJF, 1999, Interviewed by Roy Richards on use of sewage in French animal feed, BBC Good Morning Wales, 0730-0735h, 24 October.

BJF, 1999, as Special Contents Consultant, Guinness World Records 2000, Millennium Edition p2, London: Guinness Publishing, October.

Prescott, Lansing; Harley, John, and Klein, Donald, 1999, cite BJF books and Scientific American paper, 1998 (q.v.) in Microbiology: 15, New York: WCB McGraw Hill.

BJF, 1999, Interviewed on French beef controversy, Sky News 0815-0820h, 28 October (video casette in archive).

BJF, 1999, with Lady Antonia Fraser in Round Britain Quiz, BBC Radio 4, programme 11 Midlands v. Wales Friday 29th October repeat Sunday 31st October, 1999.

Hirsch, D. L., 1999, report of BJF presentation on Brownian movement, Journal of the Southern California Microscopical Society, 4 (10): 210.

McCrone, Walter, 1999, comments on BJF presentations at Inter Micro, The Microscope and Ecology (p107), An Evening with Brian, A Thousand Years of Science (pp109-110), GMO's and public perceptions (p 117); comments on 'microscopists' heaven' with BJF published papers, The Microscope 47 (2): 102, October.

Anon, 1999, Announcement of 'An Evening with Brian' at Inter Micro 2000, The Microscope 47 (2): 123, October.

BJF, 1999, reviews Life's other secret, the new living mathematics of the living world, by Ian Stewart. London: Penguin Press, 1998, 298pp, ISBN 0 7139 9161 5, 20.00, Biologist 48 (5): 235, November.

Announcement, 1999, BJF to present 'an evening with Brian' in Chicago, The Microscope, 47 (3): 179.

BJF, 1999, Getting science wrong, Boz magazine, 66: 33, November.

Report, 1999, BJF to lecture to SAR, Cambridge Reporter: 6, 1 December.

BJF, 1999, interviewed by Sue McGregor (with Matthew Freeman) on SAR lecture, Today programme, BBC Radio 4, 0820-0830h, 6 December.

BJF, 1999, A Thousand years of Science, millennium lecture to Society for the Application of Research, Churchill College Cambridge, 2030-2200h, 6 December.

Irwin, Aisling, 1999, Amateurs are 'the pioneers in science' (report of issues raised in SAR lecture), Daily Telegraph: 10, 7 December.

BJF, 1999, Head to head debate with Matthew Freeman, The Guardian, Saturday review: 2, 11 December.

BJF, 1999, Science hour with Clive Bull, London: LBC, 2100-2200h, 16 December.

BJF, 1999, Keeping opinions out of science, Boz magazine, 67: 20, December.

BJF, 1999, Interviewed on mouse test for BSE and CJD, implications from kuru, BBC Good Morning Wales, 0815-0829h, 21 December.

BJF, 1999, Interviewed by Derek Hatton on mouse test for BSE and possible epidemic, National Talk Radio, 0910-0920h, 21 December.

BJF, 1999, with John Gribbin and Jacuqeline Mitton in Christmas edition of The Material World, London: BBC Radio Four, 164-1700h, 23 December.

BJF, 1999, in 'highlights of the year' with Mike Thompson, Today programme, BBC Radio 4, 0845-0900h, 31 December.

Ford, Brian J., 1999, Witnessing the Birth of the Microscope, [photoessay in] Millennium Yearbook of Science and the Future 2000: 192-209, Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica.

 

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