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‘It tasted like off-chicken’ - Nobel-winning professor’s self-experimentation

Duration: 02:57

As part of The Infinite Monkey Cage’s special on maverick scientists, Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall tells the panel how he drank bacteria to prove his theory that a bacterium rather than stress called peptic ulcers. Live from the Cheltenham Festival of Science, featuring special guest Marcus Brigstocke.

Available since: Tue 26 Jun 2012

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The Infinite Monkey Cage Series 6, Science Mavericks

2/6 Marcus Brigstocke joins Brian Cox and Robin Ince to discuss the role of science mavericks.

First broadcast: 25 Jun 2012

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