Book review in Nature's Top Ten

Professor Tansey’s review of ‘The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl’ is a Top 10 choice in Nature magazine’s pick of Books & Arts coverage of 2014. The book, by Arthur Allen, is subtitled ‘How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis’, and is a fascinating account of Polish biologists Rudolf Weigl and Ludwik Fleck, and their work in vaccine research in war-ravaged Europe. The review was published in July 2014 under the title of ‘History of medicine: Typhus and tyranny’, and is available (with a subscription) here: