Dr Nick Lane’s lecture at the Molecular Frontiers Symposium at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sweden, May 2017. The topic of the symposium was “Tailored Biology”.
Earth teems with life but why is it the way it is, and how did it begin in the first place? Nick Lane unravels the tangled history of life. Nick Lane is an evolutionary biochemist in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London. His work focuses on the origin of life, and the origin and evolution of eukaryotes. He is also author of prize-winning popular science books, including ‘Life ascending’.
Where did the Earth come from? Where did Life come from? Crisp answers to many such questions in this Documentary-Worth watching.