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Lord Robert Winston

Jim Al-Khalili talks to Lord Robert Winston about IVF, designer babies and why scientists must take ethical responsibilty for the work they do.

He's the man on the telly with the big moustache, famous for A Child of Our Time, The Human Body and Making Babies but Robert Winston is also a well respected scientist. He played a pioneering role in developing IVF technology, and has brought life to many hundreds of couples who had given up hope of ever having a baby . Jim Al-Khalili talks to Robert Winston about why he quit the theatre to become a medic, creating human life in a test tube and why he disagrees with Richard Dawkins about The God Delusion.

Producer: Anna Buckley.

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30 minutes

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Tue 20 Dec 2011 21:30

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