Babble Talks are daytime TED-style talks for parents, not about parenting. For parents and carers with babies under 1 year old.
Jurassic Park: Could It Happen?
In the film Jurassic Park, dinosaur DNA is discovered preserved in the abdomen of a mosquito. Dinosaurs are brought back to life and chaos ensues. Dr Susie Maidment explores the science behind Jurassic Park, her research on the geological preservation of soft tissues, including dinosaur blood cells, and the advances in our understanding of the palaeobiology of dinosaurs.
Dr Susie Maidment is curator of non-avian archosaurs at The Natural History Museum. and a dinosaur researcher with a particular focus on the stegosaurs. She has a five-year old daughter and live in Lewes, East Sussex.