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How planetary iron shaped life on Earth

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Duration: 0:11:31 | Added: 31 Jan 2023
Two researchers working in very different areas; planetary formation and immunity. At a chance meeting they realised they had a shared interest, iron. Their new cross-disciplinary paper unravels the importance of iron availability in the evolution of life

In this episode, Professor Hal Drakesmith from the MRC Human Immunology Unit at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, and Jon Wade, an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, discuss their journey to collaborating, and their recent publication in the Journal PNAS.

Read the news item on the MRC WIMM website: https://www.imm.ox.ac.uk/news/iron-integral-to-the-development-of-life-o...

Names of speakers/contributors: Alexander (Hal) Drakesmith, Jon Wade, Catherine Seed

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