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Dazzled and Deceived

Peter Forbes

14-Aug-17 14:00

Dazzled and Deceived

Mimicry and Camouflage, Peter Forbes’s cultural history links mimicry and camouflage to art, literature, military tactics and medical cures across the twentieth century, and charts its intricate involvement with the perennial dispute between evolution and creationism. This week, Uma speaks to science writer Peter Forbes about how humanity has learned from and exploited some of these infinite possibilities. Especially when it comes to making war.


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