Dr Rupert Sheldrake is a renowned biologist and author of more than 80 technical papers and ten books, including A New Science of Life. He was a former Research Fellow of the Royal Society. He Studied natural science at Cambridge University, where he took a PH.D. in Biochemistry, and Philosophy at Harvard University, where he was a Frank Knox Fellow. He was also a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, and Director of Studies in Biochemistry and cell Biology. He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, near San Francisco.