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Witch-weed 00:12:00

‘Witch Weed’ – breaking the spell

by Various
‘Witch Weed’ – breaking the spell
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1108 views
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Striga (witchweed) is a parasitic weed that seriously constrains the productivity of staples such as maize, sorghum, millet and upland rice on some farms in Uganda.  Kilimo Trust supported this initiative to try and control its spread.

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Slide49 00:03:00

2014 3MT Competition Finals: A Behavioral and Molecular Examination of “Umami” Taste

by Kimberly Smith
2014 3MT Competition Finals: A Behavioral and Molecular Examination of “Umami” Taste
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 6992 views
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Slide1 00:03:00

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
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 2800 views
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Slide63 00:03:00

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
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 901 views
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Liss 00:14:00

A biochemist investigating Parkinson’s Disease

by Birgit Liss
A biochemist investigating Parkinson’s Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1211 views
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Dr Liss investigates Parkinson's disease with genetics

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a crime 00:27:00

A Crime against Humanity

by Richard Roberts
A Crime against Humanity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 836 views
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When Monsanto first tried to introduce GMO seeds into Europe there was a backlash by the Green parties and their political allies, who feared that American agro-business was about to take over their food supply. Thus began a massive campaign not agai....

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Fisher 01:16:00

A molecular window into speech and language

by Simon Fisher
A molecular window into speech and language
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1052 views
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Our capacity for complex speech and language remains one of the most intriguing aspects of being human. It has long been suspected that some answers to this enigma will be found buried within the genome. With recent advances in genetic technologies, ....

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A Personal View - L-N - Wuthrich - Meddicine 2014 00:36:00

A Personal View of the History of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine

by Kurt Wurthrich
A Personal View of the History of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 939 views
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In 1952, Felix Bloch and Edward Purcell were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the description of the phenomenon of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Over the years, NMR has been used in a wide range of fundamental studies in physics, and in the....

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A Worm's Tale 01:12:00

A Worm’s Tale: Secrets of Inheritance and Immortality

by Craig Mello
A Worm’s Tale: Secrets of Inheritance and Immortality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 920 views
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Intracellular synthesis is immensely fast and complex.

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Moncada 01:09:00

Adventures in vascular biology

by Salvador Moncada
Adventures in vascular biology
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 941 views
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Thirty years ago it was thought that the endothelium, a layer of thin, flat cells that line the interior surface of blood vessels was inert. However, major discoveries since then have demonstrated that it is a highly metabolic organ involved in maint....

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Hill 00:10:00

Anti-oxidants

by Ryan Hill
Anti-oxidants
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1096 views
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Anti-oxidants and their importance in diet

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CapturFiles_17 00:53:00

Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?

by Various Presenters
Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1094 views
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There have been many arguments for and against GM Foods, but the question still stands - are they potential saviors of mankind or a disaster waiting to happen? This award winning video covers a range of important issues, discussed by scientists with ....

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Atmosphere - L-N - Crutzen - Chem 2009 00:31:00

Atmosphere Climate and Chemistry in the Anthropocene

by Paul Crutzen
Atmosphere Climate and Chemistry in the Anthropocene
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 742 views
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Despite their relatively small mass, 10-5% of the earth biosphere as a whole, generations of ambitious 'homo sapiens' have already played a major and increasing role in changing basic properties of the atmosphere and the earth's surface. Human activ....

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Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life 01:10:00

Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life

by Jeff Errington
Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 518 views
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The cell wall is a crucial structure found in almost all bacteria. It is the target for our best antibiotics and fragments of the wall trigger powerful innate immune responses against infection. Surprisingly, many bacteria can switch almost effortl....

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Sakmann 00:04:00

Bert Sakmann

by Bert Sakmann
Bert Sakmann
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 855 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize 1991 in Physiology / Medicine 1991 together with Erwin Neher 'for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells'

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Lander 01:19:00

Beyond the human genome project

by Eric Lander
Beyond the human genome project
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1046 views
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Dr Lander and his colleagues have developed many of the key tools and generated many of the key information resources for modern mammalian genomics. Their work includes mapping and sequencing of the human, mouse, and other genomes. He was elected a m....

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Rueda 00:10:00

Bioenergetics of Cancer Cells

by Elda Rueda
Bioenergetics of Cancer Cells
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 865 views
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A brief summary from the literature about cancer cells' metabolism; 1) the major pathways cancer cells use to generate energy and macromolecules efficiently and rapidly and 2) the enzymes cancer cells up-regulate to control those pathways.

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Biological Evolution - Lindau-Nobel - Werner Arber - Medicine 2014 00:31:00

Biological Evolution in the Context of Cosmic Evolution and of Cultural Evolution

by Werner Arber
Biological Evolution in the Context of Cosmic Evolution and of Cultural Evolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 769 views
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After reconsidering the very long time periods in cosmic evolution, we will focus our attention to the evolutionary development of living organisms on our planet Earth. The genetic variants (mutations), which are occasionally produced, are alteratio....

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Purcell 00:11:00

Body Fuel for Long Distances

by Sarah Purcell
Body Fuel for Long Distances
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 939 views
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In my geoset project I will be discussing the effects of nutrition in long distance endurance. Topics include saturating carbohydrate stores before a race, the Krebs (citric acid) cycle, the effects of dehydration and hyponatremia, and replenishing y....

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Tessier-Lavigne2 01:12:00

Brain development and brain repair.

by Marc Tessier-Lavigne
Brain development and brain repair.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 857 views
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The human brain is made up of close to a trillion nerve cells (or neurons), each of which makes connections with, on average, hundreds of other nerve cells, to form the complex neuronal circuits that control all brain activities, including perception....

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Medina 00:09:00

Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene BRCA2

by Angelica Medina
Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene BRCA2
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 744 views
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BRAC2 is a tumor suppressor gene. Its protein product interacts with other proteins to assist regulation of DNA repair, transcription and cell cycle checkpoints. BRAC2 gene disruption may lead to protein truncation, mutations and loss of function. Ce....

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Toybox 10 ecoli 00:03:00

Bugs and trash

by Various Presenters
Bugs and trash
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1213 views
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Using microorganisms to clear pollution.

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Can the wheat 00:05:00

Can the wheat which grows in dry areas solve the food crisis?

by Chiho Motokawa
Can the wheat which grows in dry areas solve the food crisis?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 699 views
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Chiho describes her important work in looking for varieties of wheat which could help increase food production in arid areas.

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Merrel 00:07:00

Cape Gannets

by Sarah Merrel
Cape Gannets
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 924 views
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Study on Cape Gannets, a new prey for quickly adapting Great White Pelicans on Malgas Island, South Africa. First observed in 2008. Result of indirect human involvement; Cape Gannets should be reconsidered for conservation management.

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Nusslein-Volhard 00:07:00

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

by Christiane Nsslein-Volhard
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2548 views
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Winner of he Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1995 together with Edward B. Lewis and Eric F. Wieschaus 'for their discoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development'.

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Nayar Madagascar 00:04:00

Climate Change: Madagascar

by Anjali Nayar
Climate Change: Madagascar
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2138 views
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Anjali Nayar visited a pioneering project in Madagascar that's aiming to protect one of the country's few remaining forests. It's hoped that projects like this will help curb global warming. But first, these projects must overcome the poverty and pol....

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Cloning 00:29:00

Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 11143 views
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Why is cloning such hot science? What are the potential benefits? And are there other ways of achieving them? What are stem cells, and why do many scientists say that embryonic cells are required for this work?

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Wilmut 01:04:00

Cloning, stem cells and regenerative medicine

by Ian Wilmut
Cloning, stem cells and regenerative medicine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 671 views
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Extraordinary opportunities to study the molecular mechanisms that cause inherited diseases are being provided by new methods of producing stem cells. Hear about not only the potential value of these new methods, but also how their development was pr....

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Cuckoos 01:14:00

Cuckoos and their victims

by Nick Davies
Cuckoos and their victims
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 590 views
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The sight of a little warbler feeding an enormous cuckoo chick has astonished observers since ancient times. It was once thought that cuckoos were unable to raise their own young because of defective anatomy and behaviour, and so other birds were onl....

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Hearnden bubbles 00:09:00

Curing Cancer with Bubbles – Fact or Fiction?

by Vanessa Hearden
Curing Cancer with Bubbles – Fact or Fiction?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 734 views
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Anti-cancer drug delivery with polymer bubbles.

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Wilson 01:12:00

Darwin’s Four Great Books

by Edward Wilson
Darwin’s Four Great Books
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1042 views
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A lecture given as part of the Origins 09 series at Florida State University to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species'. Now in his 80th year, Alabama-born Edward Osborne (E.O.) Wilson has long enjoyed a reputation as ....

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Attenborough - Paradise 00:02:00

David Attenborough on birds of paradise – Part 2

by David Attenborough
David Attenborough on birds of paradise – Part 2
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 9 years ago | 7232 views
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British broadcaster Sir David Attenborough talks to Nature about his obsession with birds of paradise.

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Attenborough - Darwin 00:04:00

David Attenborough on Darwin – Part 1

by David Attenborough
David Attenborough on Darwin – Part 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1234 views
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British broadcaster Sir David Attenborough presents his views on Charles Darwin, natural selection, and how the Bible has put the natural world in peril in an exclusive interview for Nature Video.

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Attenborough - Scientist 00:04:00

David Attenborough: Scientist or Broadcaster? – Part 3

by David Attenborough
David Attenborough: Scientist or Broadcaster? – Part 3
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 9 years ago | 1585 views
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Scientist or Broadcaster?

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Alessi 01:12:00

Deciphering disease: cells and disruption of their communication

by Dario Alessi
Deciphering disease: cells and disruption of their communication
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 746 views
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The human body may seem to be no more than a bundle of tissues and organs, yet the cells these are made from are capable of interacting, communicating and performing complex tasks. Our cells' capacity to interact in this way enables humans to adapt t....

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Rees G 01:06:00

Decoding consciousness

by Geraint Rees
Decoding consciousness
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 699 views
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Everything we know about the world comes to us through our brain. Yet for each of us our own conscious mental world of thoughts and feelings is isolated and private. Despite centuries of research, language or gesture remains the only way we can disco....

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Hall-Spencer 00:33:00

Deep sea discoveries

by Jason Hall-Spencer
Deep sea discoveries
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1636 views
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Recent underwater images show that the deep sea realm of the British Isles is nothing like the monotonous expanse of mud that many people imagine. Spectacular coral reefs, once thought to be restricted to the tropics, are now known to occur in the ch....

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Tuberculosis 00:29:00

Defying Death

by Various Presenters
Defying Death
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 9 years ago | 857 views
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We can now expect to live longer than ever before, and if we get ill, we expect to be made better! However new threats continue to emerge.This presentation discusses tuberculosis and flu, new dangerous versions of old diseases, smoking and other life....

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Saino Hanna Varghese 00:42:00

Development of electrical and electrochemical biosensors based on aptamer-conjugated carbon nanotubes and glucose oxidase immobilized carbon nanotubes

by Saino Hanna Varghese
Development of electrical and electrochemical biosensors based on aptamer-conjugated carbon nanotubes and glucose oxidase immobilized carbon nanotubes
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1224 views
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Saino describes her success in developing electrochemical biosensors during her PhD course at Toyo University.

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Let's go hunting for Science! 00:05:00

Do Touch Ep 1 | Preserving Plant Material

by Daniel Julio Domínguez
Do Touch Ep 1 | Preserving Plant Material
for All ages,
Teaching modulesUndergraduate presentations | All ages | 4 years ago | 1435 views
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Introduction to systematics & DIY plant preservation techniques.  In this first webisode of Do Touch, Daniel Domínguez invites young scientist and collectors to Label, love, & learn about the world. The aim of this seri....

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Fischer 00:05:00

Edmond Fischer

by Edmond Fischer
Edmond Fischer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 895 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize 1992 in Medicine / Physiology together with Edwin G. Krebs 'for their discoveries concerning reversible protein phosphorylation as a biological regulatory mechanism'

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Stevens-Smith 00:10:00

Effects of high fat diet on bone quality etc.

by Jenna Stevens-Smith
Effects of high fat diet on bone quality etc.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 687 views
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How a high fat diet can have a detrimental effect on our bones

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Klug 01:08:00

Engineered zinc finger proteins and gene expression

by Aaron Klug
Engineered zinc finger proteins and gene expression
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1059 views
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It has long been the goal of molecular biologists to design DNA binding proteins for the specific control of gene expression. The zinc finger design, discovered by Sir Aaron Klug 20 years ago, is ideally suited for such purposes, discriminating betwe....

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Hutchinson 00:14:00

Entomologist

by Rob Hutchinson
Entomologist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 7691 views
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Rob Hutchinson is an entomologist and one of the top mosquito experts in Europe whose work assesses the risk of Malaria returning to UK. He has developed a great interest in mosquito biology and did a masters degree at the School of Tropical Medicine....

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Neher 00:07:00

Erwin Neher

by Erwin Neher
Erwin Neher
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1123 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine / Physiology 1991 together with Bert Sakmann 'for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells'.

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Garcia 00:16:00

Everything we touch is dirty!

by Ana Lorena Morales Garcia
Everything we touch is dirty!
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 778 views
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Is food safe to eat if dropped on the floor for less than 5 seconds?

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Rutherford 00:30:00

Evolution and Creationism

by Adam Rutherford
Evolution and Creationism
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 698 views
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Dr Adam Rutherford investigates the idea that the teaching of evolution is being threatened by a rise in creationism amongst religious students.nRutherford speaks to the former Director of Education at the Royal Society, Reverend Professor Michael Re....

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esophagus - Beckett 00:05:00

Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer

by Sam Beckett
Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 3266 views
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Does the anatomical source of fibroblasts affect their behaviour within a 3D composite model of oesophageal adenocarcinoma invasion?

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