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The Discovery of Helicobacter

by Robin Warren
The Discovery of Helicobacter
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 612 views
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Before the 1970s, well fixed specimens of gastric mucosa were rare. Then the flexible endoscope was introduced. This enabled gastroenterologists to take numerous well-fixed small biopsies from the stomach. Gastric histology and pathology were clearly....

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Are We Going to Cure all Diseases and at What Price?

by Aaron Ciechanover
Are We Going to Cure all Diseases and at What Price?
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 911 views
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We are exiting the era where our approach to treatment of these and many other diseases is 'one size fits all', and enter a new era of 'personalized medicine' where we shall tailor the treatment according to the patient's molecular/mutational profile....

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2014 3MT Competition Finals: Resistance Training & Protein Supplementation on Body Composition in Breast Cancer Survivors

by Takudzwa Madzima
2014 3MT Competition Finals: Resistance Training & Protein Supplementation on Body Composition in Breast Cancer Survivors
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Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 982 views
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2014 3MT Competition Finals: Early Disease Detection by Designing Better Sensors

by Rachel Armstrong
2014 3MT Competition Finals: Early Disease Detection by Designing Better Sensors
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Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 3215 views
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2014 3MT Competition Finals: Histone Variant H3.3 is Required for DNA Repair

by Sarah Burkhart
2014 3MT Competition Finals: Histone Variant H3.3 is Required for DNA Repair
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Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 3096 views
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Antibiotic Resistance

by Aditya Desai
Antibiotic Resistance
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Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 892 views
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Aditya and William give a cartoonists vision of this important subject.

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Chemistry of Love 00:10:00

Chemistry of Love

by Oliver Harris
Chemistry of Love
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Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 898 views
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You've probably never thought of falling in love in this way before.

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Harnessing the power of mobile phones and big data for global health 01:00:00

Harnessing the power of mobile phones and big data for global health

by Rachel McKendry
Harnessing the power of mobile phones and big data for global health
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 528 views
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Infectious diseases rank among the gravest threats to human health alongside global warming and terrorism. New strains continue to evolve every year and can spread rapidly. The consequences can be devastating. The 1918 Spanish flu killed an estimated....

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HIV, a Discovery Highlighting the Global Benefit of Translational Research Lindau-Nobel Francoise Barre-S Medicine 2010 00:31:00

HIV, a Discovery Highlighting the Global Benefit of Translational Research

by Francoise Barre-Sinoussi
HIV, a Discovery Highlighting the Global Benefit of Translational Research
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 772 views
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The fantastic progress made in medicine led the scientific community to hope about the complete eradication of infectious diseases in the middle of the 20th century. The sudden emergence of AIDS in the early 80's cruelly reminded us that this dream ....

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Programmed Cell Death in Development and Disease - Lindau Nobel - Robert Horvitz - Medicine 2010 00:33:00

Programmed Cell Death in Development and Disease

by Robert Horvitz
Programmed Cell Death in Development and Disease
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 929 views
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Programmed cell death (often referred to as apoptosis) is a normal feature of animal development and tissue homeostasis. The misregulation of cell death has been implicated in a diversity of human disorders, including cancer, autoimmune diseases, he....

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Natural Selection and the Future of Life - Lindau Nobel - Christian de Duve - Medicine 2010 00:42:00

Natural Selection and the Future of Life

by Christian de DuvŽ
Natural Selection and the Future of Life
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1017 views
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In his lecture Professor Christian Rene de DuvŽ gives a rough overview on the history of life starting about 3.5 billion years ago with the first cells up to the appearance of the first primates 70 million years ago, and he states that all organisms....

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On the Genetic Basis of Morphological Evolution - Lindau-Nobel - Christiane N-Volhard - Medicine 2010 00:45:00

On the Genetic Basis of Morphological Evolution

by Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
On the Genetic Basis of Morphological Evolution
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 573 views
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Darwin's theory of evolution states that variation of the shape and pattern of the adults rather than the embryos are the basis for natural selection. In order to understand how morphological variation arises, it is important to identify the genes th....

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DNA between Physics and Biology - Lindau-Nobel - Luc Montagnier - Medicine 2010 00:28:00

DNA between Physics and Biology

by Luc Montagnier
DNA between Physics and Biology
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1065 views
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The association of DNA with water is known since the deciphering of its double helical structure by X-Ray diffraction in 1953 (Watson, Crick, Wilkins and Franklin). However the power of DNA for organizing water seems to go far beyond the direct fill....

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1 Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge - Lindau-Nobel - Werner Arber - Medicine 2013 00:32:00

Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge

by Werner Arber
Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1749 views
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The acquisition of scientific knowledge largely depends on the availability of appropriate research approaches and methodologies. Novel scientific knowledge represents cultural values. On the one hand, it enriches our world-view with impacts on our....

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2 The Future of Life - LIndau-Nobel - Christian De Duve - Medicine 2011 00:31:00

The Future of Life

by Christian de Duve
The Future of Life
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 664 views
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Ever since its first appearance, more than 3.5 billion years ago, life has evolved without guiding plan, propelled by: 1) its own intrinsic properties, which, with the help of outside energy, provided the necessary driving force; 2) accidental geneti....

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3 From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics - Lindau-Nobel - Thomas Steitz - Medicine 2011 00:30:00

From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics

by Thomas Steitz
From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 993 views
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Structural studies of the ribosome exemplify the evolution of structural studies in cell biology from the early negatively stained images of macromolecular assemblies in whole cells, to a detailed atomic understanding of the mechanism of action of a ....

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4 Discovery of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signalling and their Role in Drug Development - Lindau-Nobel - Ferid Murad - Medicine 2011 00:34:00

Discovery of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signalling and their Role in Drug Development

by Ferid Murad
Discovery of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signalling and their Role in Drug Development
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1733 views
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The role of nitric oxide in cellular signaling in the past three decades has become one of the most rapidly growing areas in biology. Nitric oxide is a gas and a free radical with an unshared electron that can regulate an ever-growing list of biolog....

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5 The Lability of the Differentiated State - Lindau-Nobel - Martin Evans - Medicine 2011 00:29:00

The Lability of the Differentiated State

by Martin Evans
The Lability of the Differentiated State
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 642 views
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Many classical studies have shown that cell fates become progressively restricted during development and that this restriction is typically irreversible. This has led to the dogma of the Stability of the Differentiated State: cells cannot typically ....

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6 Updated Notions on Darwinian Evolution - Lindau-Nobel - Werner Arber - Medicine 2011 00:35:00

Updated Notions on Darwinian Evolution

by Werner Arber
Updated Notions on Darwinian Evolution
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 743 views
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Charles Darwin had based his theory of biological evolution on the observation that phenotypic variants of a given species can sometimes over-grow their parental population, and he attributed this to selective advantage, i.e., to the impact of natura....

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7 Protein Cross Talk in Cell Signaling - Lindau-Noble - Edmond Fischer - Medicine 2011 00:29:00

Protein Cross Talk in Cell Signaling

by Edmond Fischer
Protein Cross Talk in Cell Signaling
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 711 views
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The main focus of the talk will be on signaling by tyrosine phosphorylation, which has been directly implicated in the regulation of cell growth, differentiation and transformation. External signals coming in the form of mitogenic hormones and growt....

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8 Signals and Signalling Mechanisms in the Central Nervous System - Lindau-Nobel - Erwin Neher - Medicine 2011 00:33:00

Signals and Signalling Mechanisms in the Central Nervous System

by Erwin Neher
Signals and Signalling Mechanisms in the Central Nervous System
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 933 views
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Our brain is a network of about 10^11 neurons, which are connected by synapses. A neuron typically receives input from about 10000 other neurons, which can be either excitatory or inhibitory. The neuron integrates these inputs and generates an 'act....

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9 Infections in the Etiology of Human Cancers - Lindau-Nobel - Harald Zur Hausen - Medicine 2011 00:31:00

Infections in the Etiology of Human Cancers

by Harald Zur Hausen
Infections in the Etiology of Human Cancers
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 753 views
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During the past century a number of chemical and physical risk factors for human cancers have been identified. Only relatively recently, mainly during the past 30 years, infectious agents have been identified as important human carcinogens. Besides....

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10 Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest - Lindau-Nobel - Ada Yonath - Medicine 2011 00:41:00

Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest

by Ada Yonath
Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1043 views
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The challenges associated with pursuing ribosomal crystallography can be described as a series of Everest climbing. At each step, when reaching the summit, a taller and more difficult one became exposed. Snapshots of this story will be described.__....

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11 Telomeres and Telomerase in Human Health and Disease - Lindau-Nobel - Elizabeth Blackburn - Medicine 2011jpg 00:41:00

Telomeres and Telomerase in Human Health and Disease

by Elizabeth Blackburn
Telomeres and Telomerase in Human Health and Disease
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1582 views
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Telomeres are the protective tips that stabilize the ends of chromosomes. The function of telomeres is to allow cells to divide while holding the genetic material intact. Telomeres contain specialized, simple repetitive DNA sequences that, together....

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