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The Bridport Prize: when adjudications go wrong
20 January 2009
Why are the winners of open fiction-writing contests frequently so mediocre? The problem may not lie with the entrants.
Intelligent Design: God of the gaps
16 September 2005
A look at the recent controversy over the teaching of 'intelligent design' in American science classes.