Nobel Scientists | Interviews with Nobel Prize winning scientists
CHANNEL | Other
RECORDED | circa 1985
DURATION | 37 minutes 39 seconds
The winner of the 1957 Nobel Prize in Chemistry explains how his fascination with the subject was sparked by experimenting with the iron filings in a toy chemistry set when he was eight years old. Lord Todd goes on to reflect on his interest in synthesis, his research into vitamins B1 and B12 and the work in nucleotides and nucleotide co-enzymes that led to his Nobel award.
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