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Three New Optimists Profs were among those leading Wednesday evening’s Science Capital meeting on Innovative Healthcare at The Binding Site HQ at Fiveways.
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Here’s a quick recap of the interviews we’ve posted so far in our Face to Face series. We’ve got more of those coming soon, and if you click here you can leave your questions which you’d like us to ask the New Optimists.
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Another scientist featuring in our first Kindle book The New Optimists: Challenging Cancer is Professor Peter Sadler FRS, an inorganic chemist. In this video clip, he talks about what makes him optimistic.
Like many scientists, he’s far more excited by what he doesn’t know than what he does. Chemists know very little about how the eighty or so elements of the Periodic Table play a part in living organisms — yet a greater understanding, Peter argues, will lead to radically more effective drug treatments.
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When you’re reading a book like The New Optimists it’s always nice to put a face to a name. So at last week’s official launch event, at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, we grabbed a few contributors to the book and asked them what they’re optimistic about as well as what made them want to contribute to the book (aside from being cajoled into it by Kate, that is).
In this first part of the round-up, Professor Peter Sadler talks about inorganic elements and their possibilities.