Jamie Andrew, limbless mountaineer

19. 11. 2016

The greatest limitations are the ones we impose on ourselves, says mountaineer Jamie Andrew who lost all four limbs. He and his friend Jamie Fisher were climbing in Mont Blanc massive, the weather turned bad. They were fighting for survival for five days and four nights. He survived, his friend died. Died just couple of hours before the rescue service arrived. Story about life, death and return back to life.

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Jamie Andrew, mountaineer

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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

19. 10. 2019

He defected from physics to biology and eventually ended up with Nobel Prize in chemistry. He received the Prize in 2009 for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome, the factory in our cells that makes proteins, the workers of our body - Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. Chairman of the British Royal Society, a position that was previously held for example by Isaac Newton. How can research of the ribosome help us fight antibiotic resistance? What makes ribosome so fascinating and why when he was a little boy he didnt understand children around him at all?

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