FT Science with Clive Cookson
  • The IAS, science and art, substantial equivalence May 24, 2011 - 4:45 pm
  • In this week's podcast: We talk to the new executive director of the International Aids Society, Bertrand Audoin about his role and the agenda for the IAS in the coming months; we hear from the National Gallery about using science to detect fakes, study art history and help restore Old Master paintings; Duncan Jarvies from the BMJ reports on the practice of substantial equivalence, which allows manufacturers of medical devices to make tweaks to products without having to go through lengthy clinical trials.

    Presented by Andrew Jack with Diana Garnham.

    Produced by LJ Filotrani
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Clive Cookson, FT Science Editor
  • FT Science is presented by Clive Cookson, covering every scientific perspective from biomedicine to space.

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