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Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories. From BBC Radio 4's Today programme


Today: Can you own a scientific idea?

April 20th, 2015

Episode 291 of 1273 episodes

There is evidence to suggest a third horticulturist, Patrick Matthew, developed a concept of evolution by natural selection that pre-dates Darwin's by 27 years. Professor Steve Jones is a Professor of Genetics at UCL and Dr Patricia Fara is a senior tutor of Clare College, Cambridge University.