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United Kingdom

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English

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Episodes

Lynn Paterson

11/8/2018
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In a special Not Exactly Brain Surgery episode, biologists Philip and Clara talked to Lynn, a lecturer in physics at Heriot Watt. They talked about optical tweezers, being knocked over by sunlight and the tweezability of yeast

Duration:00:29:55

Poppy Lamberton

10/25/2018
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Poppy works in neglected tropical diseases, and she spoke to us about discrete choice experiments, worms that come out of snails, and how children can poo on demand

Duration:00:29:53

Karen Faulds

10/11/2018
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Karen is working with nanoparticles to see cells in a new way, and she spoke to us about having to learn how to talk to medics, accidental discoveries, and emailing strangers

Duration:00:28:43

Gail McConnell

9/27/2018
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Gail is actually a physicist, and she talked to us about a lens as big as your arm, sending hard drives through the post, and the difficulty of advertising DVD on VHS

Duration:00:29:28

Elaine Dzierzak

9/13/2018
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Elaine is trying to make stem cells, and she was kind enough to talk to us about the importance of finding a question that drives you, tiny little mouse hearts, and Vegas slots

Duration:00:28:28

David Henderson

8/30/2018
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David is looking at the links between multimorbidity and social care, and he spoke to us about wrangling massive datasets, calling 999 from 111 and drumming in the infantry

Duration:00:28:33

Origin Stories

8/9/2018
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This one is just the two of us, talking to each other about what we used to do and how we got here. Listen out for Indian flag cosplay, prosthetic hands and some seagulls in the background

Duration:00:30:01

Adriano Rossi

7/26/2018
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Adriano is researching the mechanisms of inflammation, and he was kind enough to talk to us about white blood cells, zebrafish and how we’re just here to serve our gut bacteria overlords

Duration:00:29:59

Philippa Saunders

7/12/2018
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Philippa works on sex steroids, and she was kind enough to talk to us about Arnold Schwarznegger, her rather unusual PhD viva, and the extraordinary growth of pig blastocysts

Duration:00:30:01

Henry McSorley

6/28/2018
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Henry is isolating compounds from parasites in the hope that they might be useful in the treatment of allergies and immune disorders, and he was kind enough to talk to us about whale guts, medical uses for Tabasco sauce, and the way that mummies are all full of worms

Duration:00:29:59

Chris Gregory

6/14/2018
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Chris works with cancer and inflammation, and we talked to him about apoptosis, Prometheus and treacherous big-eaters

Duration:00:30:01

Margarete Heck

5/31/2018
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Margarete works on a protein she discovered called invadolysin, and she kindly talked to us about genetics, flyverine, mitosis and getting flies in the post

Duration:00:30:01