Nobel Scientists | Interviews with Nobel Prize winning scientists
CHANNEL | Other
RECORDED | circa 1985
DURATION | 62 minutes 43 seconds
Biochemist Dr Frederick Sanger is one of the very few people to have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry twice: in 1958, for his work on the structure of proteins, and in 1980, for research into base sequences in nucleic acids, both of which played a crucial role in unlocking the genetic code. In this interview, he talks about his life and how he came to be employed in the field of biochemistry and acknowledges the individuals who helped him to carry out his award-winning work.
An interview with the scientist who helped unlock the genetic code.
How playing with iron filings led to a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Discovering how our immune systems protect us.
Radio telescopes, pulsars and why stars 'twinkle'.
Working with John Cockcroft to split the atom.
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