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The Chemistry of Life

The Cell Episode 2 of 3

In a three-part series, Dr Adam Rutherford tells the extraordinary story of the scientific quest to discover the secrets of the cell and of life itself. Every living thing is made of cells, microscopic building blocks of almost unimaginable power and complexity.

This episode explores how scientists delved ever deeper into the world of the cell, seeking to reveal the magic ingredient that can spark a bundle of chemicals into life. Their discoveries have brought us to the brink of being able to create life for ourselves.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 6 May 2011 01:45


Role Contributor
PresenterAdam Rutherford
ProducerJacqueline Smith
Executive ProducerMarcus Herbert