FT Science with Clive Cookson
  • Bio-fuel, neurogenesis and the Neanderthal genome May 11, 2010 - 5:55 pm
  • In our launch show Clive reflects on the impact the general election has had on the provision for science-based research. He also reviews some of the major topics of the recent BIO Expo in Chicago.

    He talks to Anna Bligh,Queensland premier about why attending an exhibition like BIO is important and to John Tracy, chief technologist for Boeing about the developments in aviation bio-fuel.

    Carrolee Barlow from Braincells Inc tells us about the important progress research into neurogenesis is making, particularly with reference to sufferers of depression.

    Our regular feature from Science Mag is about the recent decoding of the Neanderthal genome - and the discovery that all modern Europeans and Asians carry a little bit of Neanderthal blood.
    For more downloads from Science Mag - http://www.sciencemag.org

    Next week
    Stem cells, the World Health Oranisation and guest in the studio is Diana Garnham, chief executive of the Science Council.

    Produced by LJ Filotrani
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