Animal Magic

Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

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20050307Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

1/5. Cockroaches:

One of the oldest life-forms on Earth could help us colonise Mars.

Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

1/5. Cockroaches:

One of the oldest life-forms on Earth could help us colonise Mars.

Then News.

20050308Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

2/5. Leeches:

Still the doctor's friend, but now they're giving their brains to make bio-computers.

Then News.

"Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

2/5. Leeches:

Still the doctor's friend, but now they're giving their brains to make bio-computers."

20050309Rebecca Stott discovers some of the most repellent creatures are proving indispensable to science. 3/5: Ants: Ants are helping technologists work out how to design tiny robots.

Rebecca Stott discovers some of the most repellent creatures are proving indispensable to science. 3/5: Ants: Ants are helping technologists work out how to design tiny robots. Then News.

20050310Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

4. Rat. With 90 per cent of their genes the same as ours, rats can teach us a lot about ourselves.

Then News.

"Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

4. Rat. With 90 per cent of their genes the same as ours, rats can teach us a lot about ourselves."

20050311Rebecca Stott explains how some creatures are proving indispensable to science. 3/5: Oysters. Ancient oyster shells can tell us about prehistoric life, as well as predict climate change. Then News.

"Rebecca Stott explains how some creatures are proving indispensable to science. 3/5: Oysters. Ancient oyster shells can tell us about prehistoric life, as well as predict climate change."

20070903Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

1/5. Cockroaches

One of the oldest life forms on Earth could help us colonise Mars.

Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

1/5. Cockroaches

One of the oldest life forms on Earth could help us colonise Mars.

Followed by News.

20070904Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

2/5. Leeches

Still the doctor's friend, but now their brains are being utilised to make bio-computers.

Followed by News.

"Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

2/5. Leeches

Still the doctor's friend, but now their brains are being utilised to make bio-computers."

20070905Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

3/5. Ants

These industrious insects are helping technologists work out how to design tiny robots that will possess collective intelligence.

Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

3/5. Ants

These industrious insects are helping technologists work out how to design tiny robots that will possess collective intelligence.

Followed by News.

20070906Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

4/5. Rats

With a genetic structure very similar to our own, rats can teach us a lot about ourselves.

Followed by News.

"Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

4/5. Rats

With a genetic structure very similar to our own, rats can teach us a lot about ourselves."

20070907Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

5/5. Oysters

Ancient oyster shells can tell archaeologists about prehistoric ways of life. They can also help to chart the past and predict the future of climate change.

Rebecca Stott discovers how some of the most repellent creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

5/5. Oysters

Ancient oyster shells can tell archaeologists about prehistoric ways of life. They can also help to chart the past and predict the future of climate change.

Followed by News.

01Cockroaches2005030720070903Rebecca Stott discovers that some of the most ugh-inducing creatures on the planet are proving indispensable to modern science.

One of the oldest life-forms on Earth could help us colonise Mars.

02Leeches2005030820070904Still the doctor's friend, but now they're giving their brains to make bio-computers.

"Still the doctor's friend, but now they're giving their brains to make bio-computers."

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Still the doctor's friend, but now they're giving their brains to make bio-computers."

03Ants2005030920070905These industrious insects are helping technologists work out how to design tiny robots that will possess collective intelligence.
04Rats2005031020070906With 90 per cent of their genes the same as ours, rats can teach us a lot about ourselves.

"With 90 per cent of their genes the same as ours, rats can teach us a lot about ourselves."

05 LASTOysters2005031120070907Ancient oyster shells can tell us about prehistoric life, as well as predict climate change.

"Ancient oyster shells can tell us about prehistoric life, as well as predict climate change."

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Ancient oyster shells can tell us about prehistoric life, as well as predict climate change."

03 LAST20090814Second series of three political dramas.

By Avie Luthra.

MP Bobby Khan's marriage to Lucy is very unsettled. Bobby backs the opening of a new laboratory involving animal testing in his constituency which leads to a violent backlash, and an old flame of Lucy's is inextricably linked to the whole affair.

Bobby....Zubin Varla

Lucy....Nichola Stephenson

Elizabeth....Barbara Marten

Terry....John Mcardle

Karl....Graeme Hawley

David....James Quinn

Minister....Malcolm Raeburn

Helen....Christine Brennan

Sara....Millie Rose Kinsey

News reporter....Shari Vahl

School children from St Mary's Church of England Infant and Junior School, Manchester.

Political adviser Andrew Russell

Directed by Pauline Harris.

By Avie Luthra. MP Bobby Khan backs a new lab involving animal testing in his constituency

"Second series of three political dramas.

By Avie Luthra.

MP Bobby Khan's marriage to Lucy is very unsettled. Bobby backs the opening of a new laboratory involving animal testing in his constituency which leads to a violent backlash, and an old flame of Lucy's is inextricably linked to the whole affair.

Bobby....Zubin Varla

Lucy....Nichola Stephenson

Elizabeth....Barbara Marten

Terry....John Mcardle

Karl....Graeme Hawley

David....James Quinn

Minister....Malcolm Raeburn

Helen....Christine Brennan

Sara....Millie Rose Kinsey

News reporter....Shari Vahl

School children from St Mary's Church of England Infant and Junior School, Manchester.

Political adviser Andrew Russell

Directed by Pauline Harris.

By Avie Luthra. MP Bobby Khan backs a new lab involving animal testing in his constituency"

"

Second series of three political dramas.

By Avie Luthra.

MP Bobby Khan's marriage to Lucy is very unsettled. Bobby backs the opening of a new laboratory involving animal testing in his constituency which leads to a violent backlash, and an old flame of Lucy's is inextricably linked to the whole affair.

Bobby....Zubin Varla

Lucy....Nichola Stephenson

Elizabeth....Barbara Marten

Terry....John Mcardle

Karl....Graeme Hawley

David....James Quinn

Minister....Malcolm Raeburn

Helen....Christine Brennan

Sara....Millie Rose Kinsey

News reporter....Shari Vahl

School children from St Mary's Church of England Infant and Junior School, Manchester.

Political adviser Andrew Russell

Directed by Pauline Harris.

By Avie Luthra. MP Bobby Khan backs a new lab involving animal testing in his constituency"

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03 LAST20090814Second series of three political dramas.

By Avie Luthra.

MP Bobby Khan's marriage to Lucy is very unsettled. Bobby backs the opening of a new laboratory involving animal testing in his constituency which leads to a violent backlash, and an old flame of Lucy's is inextricably linked to the whole affair.

Bobby....Zubin Varla

Lucy....Nichola Stephenson

Elizabeth....Barbara Marten

Terry....John McArdle

Karl....Graeme Hawley

David....James Quinn

Minister....Malcolm Raeburn

Helen....Christine Brennan

Sara....Millie Rose Kinsey

News reporter....Shari Vahl

School children from St Mary's Church of England Infant and Junior School, Manchester.

Political adviser Andrew Russell

Directed by Pauline Harris.

. By Avie Luthra. MP Bobby Khan backs a new lab involving animal testing in his constituency