Oxford Scibar: October 2013 Dr Frances Ashcroft - The Spark of Life

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Electricity in the Human Body

How does a heart beat and can someone really die of fright? The answers to these questions lie in electrical signals that are essential to everything we do. Professor Frances Ashcroft will explain how these signals are produced and how they govern every aspect of life. From your ability to see and hear to how your brain and muscles work - we truly are the body electric!