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Public lecture by Professor Frances Ashcroft FRS

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Frances Ashcroft FRS is the Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Research Professor at the University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford.

The physiologist gives a spectacular account of the body electric, showing how, from before conception to the last breath we draw, electrical signals in our cells are essential to everything we think and do. She takes in vampire bats, Viagra, chilli peppers and Mary Shelley.

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