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John Maddox (1925–2009)

John Maddox, who died on 12 April, was editor of Nature during 1966–73 and 1980–95. He transformed the journal from a collegially amateurish publication into one that was challenging and professional in its assessment of science and in its journalistic reportage.

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Gratzer, W. John Maddox (1925–2009). Nature 458, 983–984 (2009).

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