The judges said: "Daring and ambitious. Succeeds in making transparent the mechanisms of evolution and development." - Cells to Civilisations by JIC's Professor Enrico Coen is an account of how life transforms itself, from the production of bacteria to the emergence of complex civilisations.
His book has been longlisted for the 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize, celebrating the best in science writing. The shortlist will be announced on 12 September 2013