Eureka!

Barbara Myers meets scientists who have changed the world.

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Barbara Myers meets four scientists who have changed the world. 2: Dr Donald Johanson. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970601]

Unknown: Barbara Myers

Unknown: Dr Donald Johanson.

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Barbara Myers meets four scientists who have changed the world. 3: Dr Anne McLaren 's work on mouse embryos in the 1950s was the foundation for in vitro fertilisation in humans.

Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970604]

Unknown: Barbara Myers

Unknown: Dr Anne McLaren

Producer: Sandy Raffan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]

Barbara Myers meets four scientists who have changed the world. 3: Dr Anne McLaren. Repeated from Wednesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970608]

Unknown: Barbara Myers

Unknown: Dr Anne McLaren.

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In the last of four programmes,

Barbara Myers meets

Dame Miriam Rothschild , who has dedicated her life to studying the natural world. Producer Sandy Raffan

Repeated Sunday 9.30pm

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Unknown: Barbara Myers

Unknown: Dame Miriam Rothschild

Producer: Sandy Raffan

0119980201

Barbara Myers meets six scientists who have changed the world.

1: Dr Monica Grady of London's Natural History Museum talks about her team's announcement that they had discovered evidence of life in a Martian meteorite.

01Igor Aleksander19970525

Professor Igor Aleksander believes machines can achieve a type of consciousness and has even programmed a computer to prove it.

But how close are engineers to building a machine that could somehow take over?

0219980208

Barbara Myers meets six scientists who have changed the world.

2: David Canter, professor of investigative psychology at the University of Liverpool, talks about how his understanding of criminal behaviour has helped police solve serious crimes.

02Donald Johanson1997052819970601

Dr Donald Johanson is the American palaeontologist whose discovery of one of our oldest ancestors, in Ethiopia in 1974, transformed our ideas about human origins.

Since then, the find has fuelled a heated debate over our ancestral roots.

0319980215

Barbara Myers meets six scientists who have changed the world.

3: Esther Dyson, one of the most influential thinkers in the computer world, reveals her predictions for a new digital age.

03Anne Mclaren1997060419970608

Dr Anne McLaren's work on mouse embryos in the 1950s was the foundation for in vitro fertilisation in humans and the birth of Louise Brown - the world's first test-tube baby.

0419980222

Barbara Myers meets six scientists who have changed the world.

4: Britain's most famous inventor, Sir Clive Sinclair.

04 LASTMiriam Rothschild1997061119970615

Dame Miriam Rothschild has dedicated her life to studying and protecting the natural world, particularly butterflies and fleas.

She discovered that fleas jump from their knees, not their feet, and accelerate faster than any jet fighter.

0519980301

Barbara Myers meets six scientists who have changed the world.

5: Evolutionary biologist Professor John Maynard-Smith.

0619980308

Barbara Myers meets six scientists who have changed the world.

In the last programme of the series, she talks to Karol Sikora, professor of clinical oncology at London's Hammersmith Hospital.