Friday 9 August 3.15pm - 4.15pm Ulumbarra Theatre
What if the long hard road to finding a cure for cancer has been heading us in the wrong direction? What if, rather than treating it as a disease of cell mutation, we think of it as a reversion to an ancestral phenotype, a cell’s way of coping with stress? Paul Davies talks to Natasha Mitchell about his controversial theoretical research. What’s behind this new theory and why did he choose to pursue it? Where’s the work taken him in the past few years? What’s next?