" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley

Jonathan Balcome

Jonathan Balcome is an independent animal behaviour research scientist and a consultant for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine He is the author of Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good, and most recently Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals.

This show featured a guest host, Christine Ottery.

Christine Ottery is a journalist and blogger published on Guardian.co.uk and Comment is Free, Timesonline.co.uk, Newscientist.com and Theecologist.co.uk. She is also a researcher for George Monbiot and multimedia Science Journalism MA student at City University.


First broadcast on 30th April 2010.

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