The Beauty of Anatomy broadcasts on BBC4 in August 2014.


Praise for Creation:

'Prepare to be astounded. There are moments when this book is so gripping it reads like a thriller' 
Mail on Sunday

'Suspenseful, erudite and thrilling'
 
Prospect

'A superbly written explanation'

Professor Brian Cox

One of the most eloquent and genuinely thoughtful books on science over the past decade’
Observer

Dr. Adam Rutherford is a science writer and broadcaster.

On radio, he is the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s flagship science programme, Inside Science, as well as many documentaries, on the inheritance of intelligence, on MMR and autism, human evolution, astronomy and art, science and cinema, scientific fraud, and the evolution of sex.

On television, his latest series, The Beauty of Anatomy, is on BBC4 in August 2014, on the role of the human dissection in art. Adam also presented the award-winning Horizon: Playing God (BBC2, Jan 2012); The Gene Code (BBC4, Apr 2011); and the award-winning The Cell (BBC4, Sept 2009).

Adam is a movie geek, and has been scientific advisor to Björk’s movie Biophilia Live, and worked on World War Z, The Secret Service (2014) and Ex Machina (2015).

His critically acclaimed first book, Creation – on the origin and future of life - was published in 2013, and was nominated for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize. He is currently writing his second, and third.

Adam has a PhD in Genetics, a degree in evolutionary biology, is an honorary Research Fellow at UCL, and is a former Editor at the journal Nature.