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The future of food, how batteries will change our world, how we came into being – whatever the subject matter, talks at the Royal Institution are always fresh, fascinating and inspirational. We have a run of exclusively priced tickets to a series of talks there in May and June – they are now just £10 each. Take a look at the programme below, and get booking.
What’s on the programme?
How to grow a human’ on Friday May 31
Join Philip Ball as he discusses the new technologies of cell reprogramming that were used to make his ‘brain in a dish’, and how these reveal the astonishing plasticity of our flesh, and what it means for the future of humanity.
‘Miraculous microorganisms: the future of food, fuel and pharmaceuticals on Monday June 10’
Biochemical Engineer Michael Sulu delves into the distant past to consider the use of microorganisms, looks at more recent history, and predicts how we might use them in the future to save ourselves and our planet.
How will batteries change our world? on Thursday June 13
How will widespread adoption of battery transport affect the built environment? How will the automotive and transport sectors have to change? And will it be enough to undo the damage we have already done to the environment?
Stories from science in the background: Science Shambles live on Monday June 17
Join the team from the popular podcast Science Shambles for a live recording discussing long running, less talked-out science research that isn't making headlines but is set to change the world.
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