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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001
Leland H. Hartwell, Tim Hunt, Sir Paul Nurse

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Interview

Interview, July 2007

Interview with the 2001 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine Tim Hunt, at the 57th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, July 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.

Tim Hunt talks about the important pathways in his life: his route from experimenting at school to scientific research, his talent for seeing the side paths in science (24:57), the road that led from initial discovery to his breakthrough experiment (30:51) and how it was sheer luck that no-one else had done this (35:18), and the future directions of cell biology (41:25) and research in Europe (51:27).

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60 min.



Interview, December 2001

Interview with the 2001 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine, Tim Hunt, Leland H. Hartwell and Sir Paul Nurse, by science writer Peter Sylwan, 12 December 2001.

The Laureates talk about paradigm shifts in biology; reductionism (6:42); hard questions in bioscience (15:01); the important bridge between scientists and society (18:26); managing good science (26:341); and ethical issues in bioscience (29:32).

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35 min.
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