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Sir Martin Evans is the scientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2007 for his part in the identification of embryonic stem cells. Listen to the highlights of his programme below.

Science in the classroom

Science in the classroom

The UK's science exam results are falling and University science departments are closing. We look at what is happening to the health of science in our classrooms, and how we need scientists if we are to thrive in a high-tech world.

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Chemistry set explosives

Sir Martin and the Today team look at what you can do with a contemporary chemistry set. Has modern safety culture taken the fun out of science?
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Embryonic Stem Cells
Embryonic Stem Cells

Professor Sir Martin Evans and  Professor Roger Pederson, professor of regenrative medicine at Cambridge University, tell us about stem cell research.
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Ice hotel in Sweeden
Icey science summit

Sir Martin takes Today through his trip to Sweden to a gathering of international scientists at a hotel made of ice.
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A woman being screened for breast cancer
Breast cancer treatment

Why does the UK have one of the lowest breast cancer survival rates in the western world?

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Gwyneth Lewis
Gwyneth Lewis

A special contribution from the poet Gwyneth Lewis, on C.P Snow's influential Rede Lecture of 1959, "The Two Cultures".
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Inside a Nuclear Power Station
Nuclear power plants

The government wants to build more nuclear power stations. How safe are they? Has the damage caused by Chernobyl been exaggerated?

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Sir Martin Evans
Sir Martin Evans

Sir Martin Evans talks through the ideas and issues he hoped to cover in his New Year's Eve programme.

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