Little Atoms 378 – Nick Lane & The Vital Question

Posted on June 17, 2015 by


Nick Lane is a biochemist in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London and leads the UCL Origins of Life Programme. His first book, Oxygen, was one of the Sunday Times Books of the Year in 2002. Power, Sex, Suicide was named as a book of the year in The Economist in 2005 and was short-listed for The Aventis Science Book Prize, and Life Ascending won the 2010 Royal Society Prize for Science Books. His latest book is The Vital Question: Why is life the way it is? This show also features a repeat of writer Seth Mnookin on Richard Stark’s Parker novels.

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