February 16-22 2013 Issue 3797

by The Listener / 07 February, 2013
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Year of the cat</h4>

COVER STORY


Year of the cat - what's Gareth Morgan up to next?

In this week's issue, Karl du Fresne talks with provocateur Gareth Morgan on the cat flap he has started and how it is only a sample of the stirring he has in mind. Also in this issue, David Cohen talks with the inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee who is an ardent opponent of reining in the internet. However, his plea for openness has its caveats. Diana Wichtel talks with Roald Hoffmann. Messing about with molecules won him a Nobel Prize but writing poetry helps him comprehend the world. Are you poisoning your pet? Catherine Woulfe reports on the adverse reactions to flea treatments that have been soaring, prompting concerns about just how safe they are for our animals.

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Capitalist with a cause

Still weaving his web

Chemistry as cabaret

Are you poisoning your pet?
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