Steve Jones is professor of genetics at University College London. He is the author of The Darwin Archipelago; Y: The Descent of Man; Darwin's Ghost; and Almost Like a Whale: The Origin of Species. Jones is the winner of Royal Society Faraday Medal for the Public Understanding of Science.
In the first half, Professor of medicine, Dr. David Casarett, discussed his exploration of the cutting edge of resuscitation, and just how far science has come. Writing from the perspective of a hospice doctor, he explored the latest technologies in suspended animation, cryonics, and what the future holds for the field of resuscitation. In the latter half, Professor of genetics Steve Jones talked about how tales from the Bible hold up to modern science. While not really an approximation of the Big Bang theory, the book of Genesis is actually quite a sophisticated account of how things might have come about, in its description of unfolding events, he commented. ... More »Host: George Noory