FT Science with Clive Cookson
  • Biofuels, snake venom and BP's oil spill Nov 09, 2010 - 5:00 pm
  • In this week's podcast: We talk biofuels with the new director of Purdue University's Energy Centre in America, Maureen McCann; we hear from Andrew Jack in Brazil about the production of anti-snake venom in horses and the state of the pharmaceutical sector, and we hear from an engineering professor, Steve Wereley and his involvement in estimating the amount of oil leaking from the broken BP pipe in April.
    Science Magazine reports on how flowering plants avoid fertilising themselves.

    Presented by Clive Cookson with Diana Garnham in the studio and Andrew Jack in Brazil.

    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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