Oxford SciBar Podcast Dec 2011 Frank Swain: "How to make a zombie"

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From Italian galvanisers to Russian reanimators, join science writer and journalist Frank Swain as he takes us on a tour of the most iconoclastic pursuit in science: attempts to raise the dead!
From its clumsy origins in Renaissance Europe to its refinement in modern science, you’ll meet the heretics, witchdoctors, mind-controllers and ultimately, the scientists quietly breaking down the frontiers of death.