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Naked Scientists episode

Sun, 9th Oct 2005

Stem Cells, Brain Repair and Tricks of the Light

Stretching our grey matter this week is developmental biologist Dr Adrian Pini from Guy's, King's and St. Thomas's Hospital, London, who describes how our brain grows, how our brain works, and how it can become damaged, and Dr Huseyin Mehmet from Imperial College London, who discusses the potential application of stem cells in repairing central nervous system damage. Also in the studio is Tom Smith from Cambridge University, who has designed a new water pump that could help thousands of people in the developing world, and Derek and Dave perform a vanishing act in Kitchen Science.

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