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Podcasts 2011

18 January edition

In the 18 January edition: Professor David Clements talks a bout the universal appe al of the latest results from the Planck observatory and in the first of a two part series, Professors Dick Kitney and Paul Freemont tell us about the benefits of synthetic biology.

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  • Gareth Mitchell and Sam Wong discuss recent news from around Imperial , with their in-studio guests:
  1. Dr James Kinross explains how metabolic profiling of tissue samples could one day transform the way surgeons make decisions during an operation (6.7mb)
  2. Professo r David Clements gives us the cosmic low-down on the first results from the Planck satellite, including the discovery of the largest galaxy clusters ever found in the universe (4.7mb)