May / June 2003

COMPUTING MACHINES

The revealed grace of the mechanism: computing after Babbage

Ray Girvan traces the rise of the machines - both digital and analogue - in an era of mechanical computation

IN PERSON: ALLEN RAZDOW

Adding up the value of maths

Companies should regard mathematical calculations as a form of corporate knowledge to be retained and re-used, Allen Razdow, one of the founders of Mathsoft, told Tom Wilkie.

LIMS: LABWARE

Laboratory information faces a clinical trial

At a partnership seminar held recently at its European headquarters, LabWare set out a striking vision of the company's future development. Tom Wilkie was there

PROFILE: RICHARD BADER

Speaking out to a wall of silence

John Murphy profiles the developer of the Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules