Alice Roberts - Calcium
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A memento mori - find out why "our bones persist".
Professor Alice Roberts explains why her favoruite element is vital for life, but also important in death because "it sticks around".
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- Professor Alice Roberts
- Royal Geographical Society, London
The Royal Institutuion
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- My Favourite Element
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