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P. Ball, "Making Life: A Comment on 'Playing God in Frankenstein's footsteps: Synthetic Biology and the Meaning of Life' by Henk van den Belt (2009)", Nanoethics 4, 129-132 (2010).

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The Unseen - A History of the Invisible

A series of five programmes looking at amazing events and characters from science history, on BBC Radio 4.

They are available for some time on the BBC iPlayer here.