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Intelligent Life: The lightning inside us

July 31st, 2015

Episode 413 of 882 episodes

Our science columnist, Oliver Morton, joins Matthew Sweet to talk about energy in our cells. It flows across cellular membranes with a force as strong as lightning, helps to explain why things age, and may even give us a new way to understand life itself

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