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Peter Medawar: The Future of Man: 1959

Peter Medawar, Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at UCL, examines how humans might continue to evolve in his Reith lecture series The Future of Man.

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Future of Man

6/6 Professor PM Medawar considers the future of human evolution.

Sun 20 Dec 1959 09:00 BBC Radio 4

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