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Cornforth 1a 00:29:00

John Cornforth

by John Cornforth
John Cornforth
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1266 views
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Video of John 'Kappa' Cornforth who was born in Australia, and has been profoundly deaf since his teens. He moved into the field of organic chemistry at Sydney University where he met his wife Rita. Together they moved to Oxford and had a profound in....

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Khan 00:08:00

Lapatinib treatment for HER2 Positive Breast Cancer

by Abir Kahn
Lapatinib treatment for HER2 Positive Breast Cancer
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 3266 views
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Discussion on the background information, etiology, and treatment of HER2 positive breast cancer.

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Fluorescence - Battaglia 00:25:00

Lighting up cells

by Guiseppe Battaglia
Lighting up cells
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 880 views
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A presentation about fluorescing cells by a Senior Lecturer in Bionanotechnology in the Department of Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield

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Cowey 01:13:00

Magnetic brain stimulation and brain function?

by Alan Cowey
Magnetic brain stimulation and brain function?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 735 views
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Like his nineteenth century contemporaries David Ferrier tried to reveal cerebral localisation of function by direct electrical stimulation of the exposed brain of animals. With some notable exceptions the results were disappointing and confined to t....

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Toybox 1 glowing-bacteria-petri-dish 00:01:00

Making bacteria glow to aid healing

by Sheila MacNeil
Making bacteria glow to aid healing
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2153 views
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Sheila MacNeil outlines an interesting technique.

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Purcell 01:17:00

Mammalian biodiversity: past, present, future?

by Andy Purvis
Mammalian biodiversity: past, present, future?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 777 views
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Beautiful and charismatic, mammals are biodiversity icons. But a quarter of mammalian species are now threatened with extinction, as ecosystems reel under the impact of a growing and ever more demanding human population. This lecture explores the his....

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Maguire 01:01:00

Mapping memory: the brains behind remembering

by Eleanor Maguire
Mapping memory: the brains behind remembering
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 661 views
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Historically memory research has focussed on the hippocampus, a structure deep in the brain's temporal lobes. Damage to the hippocampus is known to have a devastating impact on the ability to form new memories as well as compromising recollection of ....

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Perutz 1 00:47:00

Max Perutz Interview – 1

by Max Perutz
Max Perutz Interview – 1
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 10 years ago | 1166 views
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Max Perutz discovered the structure of Haemoglobin (Nobel Prize 1962), and was the founder of the Laboratory for Molecular Biology in Cambridge, the birthplace of modern molecular biology. This interview shows his approach to science and his achievem....

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Perutz 4 00:52:00

Max Perutz Interview – 2

by Max Perutz
Max Perutz Interview – 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 948 views
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The concluding part of an interview with the 1962 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.

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Altruism Marshall 00:15:00

Medicine and the evolution of altruism

by James Marshall
Medicine and the evolution of altruism
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 3884 views
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Why altruism is necessary for survival

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Yam 00:03:00

Microfluidic Biosensor

by Jonathan Yam
Microfluidic Biosensor
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 851 views
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University of Toronto student Jonathan Yam describes his research on microfluidics during Summer 2010 in the laboratory of Bob Westervelt at Harvard University under the direction of Alex Nemiroski.

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Crowther 01:05:00

Microscopy goes cold: secrets of frozen viruses

by Tony Crowther
Microscopy goes cold: secrets of frozen viruses
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 878 views
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Viruses are a major cause of death and disease. Too small to be seen by light microscopy, they were first visualised about 50 years ago by electron microscopy. Dr. Crowther describes his work on the development of the methods and illustrates how he h....

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minimising a bacterial 00:31:00

Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis

by Hamilton Smith
Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 796 views
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In 2010, we chemically synthesized the 1078 Kb Mycoplasma mycoides genome and transplanted it into a recipient cell cytoplasm to create a 'synthetic cell', JCVI-syn1.0 (Science, 329, 52-56, 2010). We identified several hundred non-essential genes by ....

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Moore 00:11:00

Mitochondrial DNA Testing

by Jessica Moore
Mitochondrial DNA Testing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1078 views
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How the testing of mitochondrial DNA has revolutionised genetic tracing

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RS Ellis 01:04:00

Molecular chaperones: how cells stop proteins from misbehaving

by R. John Ellis
Molecular chaperones: how cells stop proteins from misbehaving
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1619 views
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Proteins are the action molecules of all cells, and to function properly, protein chains must fold and assemble correctly. But each chain of every protein runs the risk that it will combine with one or more identical chains to form nonfunctional aggr....

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Multiscale - L-N - Warshel - Medicine 2014 00:31:00

Multiscale Simulations of the Functions of Biological Molecules

by Arieh Warshel
Multiscale Simulations of the Functions of Biological Molecules
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 2208 views
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Despite 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 computer....

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Remya Nair 00:47:00

Nanomaterials as growth effectors and imaging agents in rice plants and its scope in plant science

by Remya Nair
Nanomaterials as growth effectors and imaging agents in rice plants and its scope in plant science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1354 views
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Ramya talks about the ways in which nanomaterials can affect rice-plant growth and also be used for imaging purposes.  This talk was part of her PhD thesis defence.

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RS Balmford 01:04:00

Nature’s glass: half-full or half-empty?

by Andrew Balmford
Nature’s glass: half-full or half-empty?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 864 views
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Andrew Balmford FRS is Professor of Conservation Science at University of Cambridge.  The world’s governments failed to meet their pledge of reducing the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010. Wild populations, their habitats, and the benefits they pr....

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nerve tissue - haycock 00:02:00

Nerve tissue engineering

by John Haycock
Nerve tissue engineering
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2089 views
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Research staff explain how they are developing nerve guidance channels for repairing peripheral nerve injury

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May 00:31:00

Networks in ecosystems and financial systems

by Robert May
Networks in ecosystems and financial systems
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 705 views
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This talk surveys our growing understanding of the relationships between the network structure of ecological networks ? both in mathematical models and in the real world ? and their ability to withstand disturbance, natural or human-created.

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Kibbey 00:12:00

Neurochemistry

by Kelly Kibbey
Neurochemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 868 views
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A presentation on neurochemistry - the effects of drugs and nutrition are also discussed.

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NeuroNavigation 01:02:00

NeuroNavigation: how the brain represents the space we live in and finds our way around

by John O'Keefe
NeuroNavigation: how the brain represents the space we live in and finds our way around
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1000 views
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Learning about new environments or locating ourselves in familiar environments are some of the most fundamental tasks that the brain performs. Information is not stored in response to biological needs such as hunger or thirst but on the basis of cogn....

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Rush 00:07:00

Nigeria

by Thomas Rush
Nigeria
for All ages,
Undergraduate presentations | All ages | 11 years ago | 798 views
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A short presentation discussing the economic disadvantages that Nigerians face and one possible method of attempting to alleviate them. Thomas Rush suggests the use of education to help promote an improved quality of life for the citizens outside of ....

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Ramakrishnan 00:07:00

Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

by Venki Ramakrishnan
Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1289 views
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Venki Ramakrishnan was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 'studies of the structure and function of the ribosome', the cell's protein-making factory. In this interview, he talks about his surprise at winning the prize, and what it meant to....

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RS Brenner 01:08:00

Nobel Lives

by Sidney Brenner
Nobel Lives
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2313 views
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An audience with Nobel prize winners John Sulston FRS and Sydney Brenner FRS, who talk to Sarah Montague of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, about their lives in science and their visions for the future.

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Greenfield 00:59:00

Nuts and Bolts of the Mind

by Susan Greenfield
Nuts and Bolts of the Mind
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 856 views
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Susan Greenfield conducts us on an exhilarating tour of brain. A brief fascinating historical introduction is followed by a discussion on our present, admittedly limited, understanding of this amazing organ. Members of the group handle (and dissect) ....

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rogers_optogenetics.jpg 00:07:00

Optogenetics

by Richard Rogers
Optogenetics
for All ages,
Undergraduate presentations | All ages | 5 years ago | 1192 views
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Richard Rogers, undergraduate at Florida State University, explains some of the exciting and novel research he has taken part in.

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Ou 00:10:00

Origin of Life on Earth: Abiogenesis

by Yangguang Ou
Origin of Life on Earth: Abiogenesis
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 3372 views
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This presentation portrays a general overview of the theory of abiogenesis and its conceptual history. From the theory of spontaneous generation to biogenesis to the modern-day abiogenesis, the changing perception of the origin of life is discussed.....

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McVean 01:06:00

Our genomes, our history

by Gilean McVean
Our genomes, our history
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 935 views
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Genetic differences between humans reflect the fundamental processes, such as mutation, recombination and natural selection, which have influenced our evolutionary history. Now that we can chart the genomes of many individuals, we are finding many su....

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Webster 01:05:00

Pandemic Influenza: one flu over the cuckoo’s nest

by Robert Webster
Pandemic Influenza: one flu over the cuckoo’s nest
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 607 views
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Where do the pandemic influenza viruses come from and why did experts fail to predict the severity of the 2009 pandemic? However to date, the 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza has been much less severe than the 1918 Spanish influenza.

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Penicillin 00:08:00

Penicillin – the Life Saver

by Colin Byfleet
Penicillin – the Life Saver
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 11 years ago | 1137 views
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Real-life story about one of the first uses of penicillin.  An interview with a survivor.

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Attenborough - Perception 01:08:00

Perception, deception and reality

by David Attenborough
Perception, deception and reality
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1204 views
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Sir David Attenborough delivers the 2003 Michael Faraday Lecture entitled: Perception, deception and reality

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Freeley 00:08:00

Pharmaco-genomics

by Justis Freeley
Pharmaco-genomics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2676 views
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This is a brief presentation discussing the emerging field of pharmaco-genomics. It explains how understanding the human genome can lead to better drug therapy in the future including tailor-made drugs for individuals.

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Physical perspective 00:25:00

Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming

by Ray Goldstein
Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 607 views
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Professor Ray Goldstein FRS is the Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems at the University of Cambridge. Here he describes a biological example of topological inversion, with relevance to engineering problems in human technology.

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Stanton 00:14:00

Plague-carrying crayfish

by Jeama Stanton
Plague-carrying crayfish
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1109 views
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Jeama Stanton studies plague-carrying crayfish in UK waterways

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Pickett 01:08:00

Plant and animal communication

by John Pickett
Plant and animal communication
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 801 views
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Organisms of all kinds use signals comprising minute amounts of natural chemicals. The exploitation of semiochemicals is demonstrated with dramatic success in the management of pests and parasitic weeds in resource-poor East African cereal farming.

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Blakemore 01:00:00

Plasticity of the brain: the key to human development.

by Colin Blakemore
Plasticity of the brain: the key to human development.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 766 views
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How do our genes program the complexity of our brains? Why is human culture so much richer than that of the Great Apes? And how has human cognitive achievement continued to accelerate, when our genetic makeup has changed very little over the past 100....

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Graves 00:08:00

Platypus Genome

by Jenny Graves
Platypus Genome
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1113 views
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The duck-billed platypus is a truly unique animal; a monotreme with almost no close relatives alive on earth. Scientists just had to take a look at that genome and here they discuss their findings.

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personality 00:29:00

Predicting Personality

by Various Presenters
Predicting Personality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1424 views
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To what extent is our personality dictated by our genetic makeup? Groundbreaking new research in the fields of genetics and MRI Scanning are only now making it possible to tackle these questions, and the results are sometimes surprising. What makes u....

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Yokohama biogas 00:10:00

Producing Biogas and Identifying Bacteria

by Yuji Sunaoshi
Producing Biogas and Identifying Bacteria
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 7157 views
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Bacteria which adhere to plants have ability to produce gases such as hydrogen, methane or ammonia. These are called biogas. Biogas is recognized as new and clean source of energy. I wanted to know what kind of bacteria produce biogas. I isolated bac....

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Sreejith Raveendran 00:56:00

Prospects of extremophiles and sulfated polysaccharides in bionanotechnology and biomedicine

by Sreejith Raveendran
Prospects of extremophiles and sulfated polysaccharides in bionanotechnology and biomedicine
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1025 views
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During his PhD thesis defence lecture, Sreejith looks at some novel prospects for biomedicine.

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Tobox 8 silver nano 00:02:00

Raman spectra of bacteria on nano particles

by Wei Huang
Raman spectra of bacteria on nano particles
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 3141 views
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How we can use the Raman spectra of bacteria on nano particles

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Yazdani 00:07:00

Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family

by Sheeva Yazdani
Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 984 views
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Sheeva Yazdani presents on the biology of octopuses (octopi?) and recent developments in our understanding.

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RS Stevens 00:58:00

Regenerating organs and other small challenges

by Molly Stevens
Regenerating organs and other small challenges
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 747 views
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A disagreeable side effect of longer life-spans is the failure of one part of the body – the knees, for example – before the body as a whole is ready to surrender. The search for replacement body parts has fueled the highly interdisciplinary fiel....

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Carroll 01:07:00

Remarkable Creatures – Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species

by Sean Carroll
Remarkable Creatures – Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1149 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'. Sean B. Carroll is a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin-M....

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Chin 01:02:00

Reprogramming the code of life

by Jason Chin
Reprogramming the code of life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 892 views
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The information for synthesizing the molecules that allow organisms to survive and replicate is encoded in genomic DNA. In the cell, DNA is copied to messenger RNA, and triplet codons in the messenger RNA are decoded in the process of translation to ....

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McKay 00:05:00

Retinoblastoma

by Kyla McKay
Retinoblastoma
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 893 views
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Kyla discusses an overview of the disease, the most common method in which it is diagnosed, as well as the major chemotherapeutics used to treat it.

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Role of nitric 00:39:00

Role of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signaling and Drug Development

by Ferid Murad
Role of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signaling and Drug Development
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 728 views
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Nitric oxide research has grown rapidly with about 150,000 research publications describing its biological effects. It is an important messenger molecule that affects most tissues and biological processes. Many effects of nitric oxide are mediated by....

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