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Frankenstein 2.0

This is a past event from Manchester Science Festival 2016. 

Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley had a dream that made her question what it meant to be a living thing – and the result was her groundbreaking novel, Frankenstein. Today, progress in the understanding of living cells means that scientists may be on the verge of turning Mary’s dream into reality. Should we be excited by potential game-changing advances in medicine, nanotechnology and the basic philosophy of life; or should we be terrified by science’s new monsters? Join the debate.

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The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY

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Booking advised

Advance: £6/£5 (concession)
On the door: £7/£6 (concession)

Concessions: library members, students and unemployed

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Adults and teenagers 14+

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