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Naked Scientists NewsFLASH episode

Mon, 16th Nov 2009

Reading Old Books with your Nose

The Human Nose (c) LHOON @ wikipedia

On this week's Naked Scientists NewsFlash, how the smell of old books can help to preserve them, deleting old memories to make room for new ones and the frightening rate of Greenland ice loss.  Plus, we look back to this week in Science history and the life of Nobel Laureate Daniel Nathans.

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  • 17:05 - TWiSH - The death of Daniel Nathans

    This week in science history saw, in 1999, the death of Daniel Nathans, microbiologist and co-winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for his work on restriction enzymes, essential tools in the world of genetics...



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