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Finding mutations 00:31:00

Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity

by Bruce Beutler
Finding Mutations that Affect Immunity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 862 views
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Beginning with an exception to normal function caused by a genetic aberration, one may hope to find at least one protein with non-redundant function in a certain biological process. This approach permitted the identification of the receptor for bacte....

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RS Teichmann 01:07:00

Finding patterns in genes and proteins: decoding the logic of molecular interactions

by Sara Teichmann
Finding patterns in genes and proteins: decoding the logic of molecular interactions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 890 views
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Dr Sarah Teichmann is based at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge.  In the post-genomic era, high-throughput methods are providing us with a deluge of data about genes and proteins. What knowledge about biology do....

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Maynard-Smith flight 00:29:00

Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes

by John Maynard Smith
Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1054 views
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John Maynard Smith, one of our most eminent evolutionary biologists and scientific communicators originally trained as an engineer and spent the war years designing aircraft. He describes the way that flight developed in the animal kingdom. The fossi....

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CapturFiles_18 00:29:00

Forever Young – How long can we live?

by Various Presenters
Forever Young – How long can we live?
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 10 years ago | 1251 views
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How long can we live, and how long do we want to live? Why do we change as we get old, and is there anything we can do to stop it? In this video the panel discuss ageing and some of the recent remarkable scientific advances that suggest ageing may no....

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Sanger 00:21:00

Fred Sanger – Father of Molecular Biology

by Fred Sanger
Fred Sanger – Father of Molecular Biology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 4813 views
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Fred Sanger is often considered the father of modern molecular biology, and is one of the few people to have been awarded two Nobel prizes. Working in Cambridge he developed a new chromatographic method for determining amino-acid end-groups. His n....

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RS Yonath 01:03:00

From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics

by Ada Yonath
From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 874 views
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Professor Ada Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.  To facilitate instant recovery of active life once bears wake up from their winter sleep, nature provides ingenious mechanism based on periodic packing of their ribosomes, the cellular ma....

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From Bench to Bedside 00:47:00

From bench to bedside: KATP channels and neonatal diabetes

by Frances Ashcroft
From bench to bedside: KATP channels and neonatal diabetes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 779 views
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Whether you eat a whole box of chocolates or fast for the day, the pancreatic beta-cells ensure that your blood glucose level remains relatively constant by regulating the release of insulin from the pancreatic beta-cells. Diabetes results when insul....

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Pepys 01:08:00

From proteins to drugs

by Mark Pepys
From proteins to drugs
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 823 views
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The normal proteins which circulate in human blood are either known or presumed to have beneficial functions. However normal immunity and inflammation proteins can cause or exacerbate disease in addition to helping to resist infections.

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from proto-oncogenes 00:29:00

From Proto-oncogenes to Precision Oncology

by Harold Varmus
From Proto-oncogenes to Precision Oncology
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 908 views
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The diagnosis, classification, and treatment of human cancers are being transformed by scientific discoveries that were strongly influenced by the discovery of the c-src proto-oncogene, as described in the lecture by Michael Bishop. The path to this ....

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Generating the Fuel of Life  - Lindau-Nobel - John Walker - Medicine 2014 00:37:00

Generating the Fuel of Life

by John Walker
Generating the Fuel of Life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 731 views
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The lecture will be devoted to the topic of how the biological world supplies itself with energy to make biology work, and what medical consequences ensue when the energy supply chain in our bodies is damaged or defective. We derive our energy from ....

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Ahringer 01:05:00

Genes, worms and the new genetics

by Julie Ahringer
Genes, worms and the new genetics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 962 views
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A surprising finding over the past 20 years is that all animals have many of the same genes and that they use them in similar ways to grow and develop. These similarities mean that much of what is learned about what genes do in simple animals such as....

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Genetic control and the mammalian radiation 01:01:00

Genetic control and the mammalian radiation

by Duncan Odom
Genetic control and the mammalian radiation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 580 views
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To grow tissues in our body two key types of DNA control how, where and when to build essential proteins. Recent comparisons of mammal genomes show that instructions coding how to build proteins are similar across diverse species. In contrast the gen....

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Genetic Engineering 00:06:00

Genetic Engineering

by Various Presenters
Genetic Engineering
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 0 views
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A discussion of the problems caused by genetic engineering.

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Jeffreys 01:07:00

Genetic fingerprinting and beyond

by Alec Jeffreys
Genetic fingerprinting and beyond
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1176 views
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Professor Jeffreys will describe how DNA typing can be used to solve casework and will review the latest developments, including the creation of major national DNA databases that are proving extraordinarily effective in the fight against crime.

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RCS Jeffreys 01:01:00

Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future

by Alec Jeffreys
Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 5644 views
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Alec Jeffreys presents the origins of DNA fingerprinting through to the latest developments and their social impact

 

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Jordan 00:10:00

Genetic Programming

by Cody Jordan
Genetic Programming
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 926 views
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Genetic Programming is an artifical intelligence technique based off of natural selection. A generation of programs is generated, then tested using a fitness function. After that successful programs are altered and replicated successively until a d....

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Giddings 00:11:00

Genetically Modified Organisms

by Melissa Giddings
Genetically Modified Organisms
for 18-22 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 853 views
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A brief overview of genetically modified organisms and their effect on the global population.

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RS Bird 01:17:00

Genetics, epigenetics and disease

by Adrian Bird
Genetics, epigenetics and disease
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1210 views
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The human genome sequence has been available for more than a decade, but its significance is still not fully understood. While most human genes have been identified, there is much to learn about the DNA signals that control them. This lecture describ....

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GFP and After - L-N - Chalfie - Chem 2009 00:35:00

GFP and After

by Martin Chalfie
GFP and After
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 990 views
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Since its introduction as a biological marker, the Aequorea victoria Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) has had a strong impact in biology, being used in an ever-increasing variety of ways. I will review a bit of the history of GFP and show how having ....

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Green Fluorescent Protein 01:09:00

Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting up Life

by Martin Chalfie
Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting up Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 801 views
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The accidental discovery of this wonderful tool has changed the face of biology.

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Thuring 00:13:00

Green roofs

by Christine Thuring
Green roofs
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 714 views
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Using roof gardens to improve environment

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Gold-banded lillies 00:05:00

Growing gold-banded lilies with fungi

by Tomoha Miyazaki
Growing gold-banded lilies with fungi
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 777 views
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Tomoha describes her work in helping preserve this threatened species of plant.

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Blobel 00:09:00

Günter Blobel

by Gnter Blobel
Günter Blobel
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1084 views
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Günter Blobel was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine/ Physiology 1999 'for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell'. In this interview Blobel talks about the work that he did for t....

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7d90511e6193 00:07:00

Helix – Episode 1 – Genetics

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 1 – Genetics
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1543 views
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Helix is an educational series covering genetic disorders, brought to you by Patricia Martin and powered by GEOSET Studios. In this first episode, Patricia primes young learners on modern genetic theory before diving into the exciting field of geneti....

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Tay-Sachs-disease-neuron-nerve 00:06:00

Helix – Episode 2 – Tay-Sachs Disease

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 2 – Tay-Sachs Disease
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 3982 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin outlines the symptoms and complications associated with the terminal illness Tay-Sachs disease.

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07_07b-Turner_syndrome 00:03:00

Helix – Episode 3 – Turner Syndrome

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 3 – Turner Syndrome
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 9652 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin covers the chromosomal condition Turner syndrome.  Patricia gives a quick lesson on the symptoms and treatments associated with this congenital disorder.  

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klinefelter-s-syndrome-karyotype-pictures 00:04:00

Helix – Episode 4 – Klinefelter Syndrome

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 4 – Klinefelter Syndrome
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 5142 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin outlines the symptoms and complications associated with Klinefelter syndrome, which is related to Turner syndrome.

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Helix – Episode 5 – Down Syndrome

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 5 – Down Syndrome
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 878 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin covers the very common and well-known chromosomal condition, Down syndrome.

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Helix – Episode 6 – Sickle Cell Disease

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 6 – Sickle Cell Disease
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 2851 views
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In this episode of Helix, Patricia Martin outlines the symptoms and causes of sickle cell disease (also referred to as sickle cell anemia), a hemoglobin-affecting disorder.

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Helix – Episode 7 – Hemophilia

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 7 – Hemophilia
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 802 views
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This episode covers the rare blood disorder, hemophilia.

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Kayser-Fleischer_ring 00:05:00

Helix – Episode 8 – Wilson Disease

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 8 – Wilson Disease
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 907 views
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This episode outlines details about Wilson disease, a rare disorder involving the amounts of copper in the body,  and the negative effects on vision and different organs.

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Autism-051 00:05:00

Helix – Episode 9 – Autism

by Patricia Martin
Helix – Episode 9 – Autism
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 0 views
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This episode covers the symptoms and theorized causes of the Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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CLC thumbnail2 01:30:00

Horizons lecture series 4/23/15: BP’s Gulf Oil Spill

by Tallahassee Scientific Society
Horizons lecture series 4/23/15: BP’s Gulf Oil Spill
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 4 years ago | 600 views
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How embryos build organs to last a lifetime 01:01:00

How embryos build organs to last a lifetime

by Brigid Hogan
How embryos build organs to last a lifetime
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 500 views
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All the organs of our body originate from small founder populations of cells which multiply into complex structures. ÊAdult stem cells are used to maintain organs throughout adult life and to repair or regenerate them after damage.Ê Focusing on the....

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Plants - land 00:13:00

How plants colonised the land millions of years ago

by Claire Humphreys
How plants colonised the land millions of years ago
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 771 views
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Functional nature of mycorrhizal-like symbiosis in a liverwort

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How to Model 00:29:00

How to Model the Action of Complex Biological Systems on a Molecular Level

by Arieh Warshel
How to Model the Action of Complex Biological Systems on a Molecular Level
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 737 views
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Despite the enormous advances in structural studies of biological systems we are frequently left without a clear structure function correlation and cannot fully describe how different systems actually work. This introduces a major challenge for compu....

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Flores 00:12:00

Human Papilloma Virus

by Cassandra Flores
Human Papilloma Virus
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1075 views
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The aim of this presentation is to provide an overview of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and the associated carcinogenic pathologies of HPV. The predominant cellular players discussed in HPV pathologies are p53 and viral oncoprotein E6. In addition,....

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Hydrogen fermentation 00:07:00

Hydrogen fermentation with iron powders

by Yuto Yonebayashi
Hydrogen fermentation with iron powders
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 669 views
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How iron powder can catalyse bacterial production of hydrogen.

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McGlade 00:59:00

In the Oceans

by Jacqui McGlade
In the Oceans
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 708 views
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Satellite, ship survey and computer modelling studies of the workings of the marine environment are used explore present fish supplies worldwide. The desperate need for global 'farming' strategies necessary to ensure that the Oceans can continue to p....

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FSU Goldsby 00:06:00

Inbreeding in an isolated population of animals

by Jennifer Goldsby
Inbreeding in an isolated population of animals
for 11-14 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 9104 views
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Jennifer talks about recent research detailing the effects of inbreeding on an isolated animal population and shows how this affects our ideas about breeding domestic animals.

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Insight into the laws 00:34:00

Insight into the Laws of Nature for Biological Evolution

by Werner Arber
Insight into the Laws of Nature for Biological Evolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 771 views
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Both evolutionary biology and genetics have their roots 150 years ago in work with phenotypic variants of plants and animals. In contrast, microbial genetics originating as recently as the 1940s, rapidly revealed that filamentous DNA molecules are th....

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crispr 00:12:00

Introduction to CRISPR interference

by Ruiying Wang
Introduction to CRISPR interference
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1185 views
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CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) interference is a newly discovered immune system acquired by bacteria and archaea. This system has attracted great attention in research and industry because of its potential applicat....

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Mohamed Seikh Mohamed 00:58:00

Investigating the ribosome inactivating protein-curcin, as a protent therapeutic candidate in nano-drug delivery systems

by Mohamed Seikh Mohamed
Investigating the ribosome inactivating protein-curcin, as a protent therapeutic candidate in nano-drug delivery systems
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 914 views
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During the defence of his doctoral thesis, Mohamed describes his work and investigation of curcin, the ribosome-inactivating protein and the ways it may be used in the treatment of cancer.

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Ion channels 00:30:00

Ion Channels: Their Discovery, their Function and their Role in Diseases

by Erwin Neher
Ion Channels: Their Discovery, their Function and their Role in Diseases
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 709 views
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The concept of bioelectricity emerged in the late 18th century, based on the experiments of Galvani and Volta. Sixty years ago, Hodgkin and Huxley showed that the nerve impulse is a result of permeability changes of the nerve membrane. This raised th....

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RS Various 2 01:34:00

Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?

by Various Presenters
Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 945 views
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Panel discussion with Professor Jonathan Baillie, Dr William Cheung, Professor Adrian Lister and chaired by Dr Susan Lieberman, as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2011.  Right now one-fifth of the world’s vertebrates are classi....

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Veron 01:01:00

Is the Great Barrier Reef on Death Row?

by Charlie Veron
Is the Great Barrier Reef on Death Row?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1133 views
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Professor J.E.N Veron, the former Chief Scientist of the Australian Institute of Marine Science and widely regarded as the world's leading authority on coral reef ecosystems, presents the effects that climate change is having on coral reefs.

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Is there life 00:03:00

Is there life in your PC?

by Norman Billingham
Is there life in your PC?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 663 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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Monod 00:16:00

Jacques Monod

by Jacques Monod
Jacques Monod
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 923 views
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An archive interview with the winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Medicine

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