Cancer: The Beat of An Ancient Drum – Paul Davies (Video)

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In this lecture Paul Davies will bring a physicist’s perspective to bear on the subject of cancer, by asking the big questions: Why does cancer exist? What are its deep evolutionary origins? How does it relate to embryogenesis? He will outline a provocative new theory of cancer as an evolutionary throwback, and discuss its profound implications for novel forms of therapy aimed at targeting cancer’s weaknesses rather than its strengths.

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