Colleagues may like to know that a new-look Needham Research Institute web-site is now up at

[Many thanks to Robert Spiker for designing it, and to Sam Lipoff for his extra help].

Our latest Newsletter (new series No.1) is also available online as html or pdf, at

In case the identity and purpose of the NRI are mysterious to you, we do the history of science, technology and medicine in East Asia – more on our website!

Christopher Cullen Director  Needham Research Institute Cambridge CB3 9AF