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How Science Changed Our World

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BBC1 23 December 2010

Professor Robert Winston presents his top ten scientific breakthroughs of the past 50 years. Tracing these momentous and wide-ranging discoveries, he meets a real-life bionic woman, one of the first couples to test the male contraceptive pill, and even some of his early IVF patients. He explores the origins of the universe, probes the inner workings of the human mind and sees the most powerful laser in the world. To finish, Professor Winston reveals the breakthrough he thinks is most significant.

The 10:
Stem cell research
Bio-mechanics
The Contraceptive Pill
Decoding the Human Genome
The Internet
IVF
The laser
The microchip
MRI scanning
Increasing Evidence for the Big Bang

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