The Life Scientific

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Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires them and asking what their discoveries might do for us in the future.

Lucie Green on the sun Oct. 3, 2017
Jim Al-Khalili talks to astrophysicist Lucie Green about studying the sun.
Singing leopard seals and other perils of research in Antarctica.
Singing leopard seals and other perils of research in Antarctica.
Jennifer Doudna Sept. 19, 2017
Jennifer Doudna talks to Jim Al-Khalili about her research that is transforming genetics.
Jennifer Doudna Sept. 19, 2017
Jennifer Doudna talks to Jim Al-Khalili about her research that is transforming genetics.
Tamsin Mather explains what volcanic plumes tell us about our planet, past and present.
Tamsin Mather explains what volcanic plumes tell us about our planet, past and present.
Jim Al-Khalili talks transient stars and music festivals with Tim O'Brien of Jodrell Bank.
Jim Al-Khalili talks transient stars and music festivals with Tim O'Brien of Jodrell Bank.
Ottoline Leyser talks to Jim Al-Khalili about how plants decide to grow the way they do.
Ottoline Leyser talks to Jim Al-Khalili about how plants decide to grow the way they do.
Fay Dowker and Jim Al-Khalili discuss the texture of space-time.
Fay Dowker and Jim Al-Khalili discuss the texture of space-time.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to Dr Ann Clarke about preserving global animal DNA in The Frozen Ark
Jim Al-Khalili talks to Dr Ann Clarke about preserving global animal DNA in The Frozen Ark
Jim Al-Khalili talks to Prof Graham MacGregor about his remarkable war on sugar and salt.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to Prof Graham MacGregor about his remarkable war on sugar and salt.
Jim Al-khalili talks to Professor Liz Sockett about the evil genius of predatory bacteria.
Jim Al-khalili talks to Professor Liz Sockett about the evil genius of predatory bacteria.
Nick Fraser tells Jim Al-Khalili about some extraordinary fossil finds.