18/08/2011

Quentin looks at tactile surgery, brainy bees, the evolution of jaws, viviparous sea monsters and our split-second perception of time.

This week Quentin Cooper feels his way round a new aid to keyhole surgery, tracks brainy bees from flower to flower and wonders how they do it so efficiently. He hears how unblocking the nose of a primitive fish enabled vertebrates to develop jaws, how plesiosaurs may have been caring parents, and how we perceive passing time in a blink of an eye.

Producer: Martin Redfern.

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Mon 22 Aug 2011 21:00

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