May 30th, 2010
Episode 125 of 417 episodes
This week we explore the ecological impacts of growing genetically engineered cotton, a new treatment against the Ebola virus and scramjets. Our guest, Professor Leigh Ackland discusses her research with implications to reduce the effects of conditions like Alzheimer's disease. Scholar Julia talks about mutant mice who groom themselves and Dr Adam discusses the activities of Craig Venter - creator of the first cell with a synthetic genome.