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Explore the incredible abilities of our immune system and find out why the teenager in your life is so ready to take a risk.

Leading researchers Dan Davis and Sarah-Jayne Blakemore shared their visionary work and discussed what compelled them to write about it with neuroscientist and broadcaster Hannah Critchlow.

Davis’s The Beautiful Cure was shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Book Prize in 2018 and Blakemore’s Inventing Ourselves was crowned its winner in the same year.

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