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These archived radio programmes, courtesy of the British Broadcasting Corporation`s Radio Four, require your computer to have RealAudio
A Twist To Life 1 hour
Fascinating interviews with Crick & Watson concerning the Eagle pub and the structure of DNA
Small Dog on Mars half hour
Five million quid, Professor Pillinger, Blur, Damien Hirst, Darwin. Beagle2
Bioluminescence of the Jelly fish Aequorea 15 mins
Intriguing account of a Victorian naturalist`s interest in bioluminescence and modern use of Aequorea`s DNA to investigate cancer.
The Quicksilver Murder of Sir Thomas Overbury half hour
The story of mercury, the liquid metal, mentioning pink baby syndrome
Molecular Neuro-Biology & Torpedos 15 mins
The electric ray`s electrical output was estimated in the 1770`s by collectively electrocuting rings of people.
The Devil`s Metal half hour
Nickel - it`s past, present & future
The Eye of a Fly 15 mins
Growing fly`s eyes on fly`s legs using mouse genes
The Technique of Blood-Letting Using Leeches 15 mins
The horrors of leech farming in days gone by and modern day use after reconstructive surgery.
The Core of Life half hour
The various allotropes of Carbon, diamonds to nano-tubes
Baryonyx Walkeri, a new dinosaur with an immense weapon prog.2 prog.3 15 mins each
A Huge Claw Found in Lower Cretaceous Surrey, England.
Oxygen`s Poisonous Life Force half hour
An oxygenated half-hour with a reference to ozone
The Material World half hour programmes
Quentin Cooper`s well-informed and non-serious style enables experts in science & engineering to talk on a veritable plethora of subjects. This whole series is well worth listening to.