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.

Nick Fraser tells Jim Al-Khalili about some extraordinary fossil finds.
Daniel Dennett talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the evolution of the human brain.
Daniel Dennett talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the evolution of the human brain.
Geneticist Alison Wollard explains her enthusiasm for a tiny nematode worm.
Geneticist Alison Wollard explains her enthusiasm for a tiny nematode worm.
Alan Winfield talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the ethics of robots, from drones to androids.
Alan Winfield talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the ethics of robots, from drones to androids.
Simon Wessely on medically unexplained symptoms and syndromes.
Simon Wessely on medically unexplained symptoms and syndromes.
Sean Carroll tells Jim why he abandoned Einstein for quantum entanglement.
Sean Carroll tells Jim why he abandoned Einstein for quantum entanglement.
Alison Smith on algae Jan. 31, 2017
Professor Alison Smith talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the many and varied uses of algae.
Alison Smith on algae Jan. 31, 2017
Professor Alison Smith talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the many and varied uses of algae.
Sadaf Farooqi describes how she found ten rare genetic disorders that cause obesity.
Sadaf Farooqi describes how she found ten rare genetic disorders that cause obesity.
Geologist Jan Zalasiewicz talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the Anthropocene, the Age of Man.
Geologist Jan Zalasiewicz talks to Jim Al-Khalili about the Anthropocene, the Age of Man.
Michele Dougherty tells Jim Al-Khalili why she diverted the Cassini mission to Saturn.
Michele Dougherty tells Jim Al-Khalili why she diverted the Cassini mission to Saturn.
US science superstar, Neil de Grasse Tyson describes why Pluto isn't a planet.