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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 | 4 years ago | 943 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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Tickling Worms 00:32:00

Tickling Worms – Surprises from Basic Research

by Martin Chalfie
Tickling Worms – Surprises from Basic Research
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 801 views
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Research, at least my research, has never been linear. I have found that my lab and I often double back on problems after years of inactivity or go off in entirely new directions as dictated by the work and people's interests This lack of direction r....

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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 | 4 years ago | 774 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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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 | 4 years ago | 669 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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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 | 4 years ago | 722 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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Chillies 00:04:00

The Science of Chillies

by Various Presenters
The Science of Chillies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 993 views
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These things are HOT! - and have a variety of biochemical effects.

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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 | 4 years ago | 835 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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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 | 798 views
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Tomoha describes her work in helping preserve this threatened species of plant.

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Wheat growth 00:07:00

Wheat gets over global warming.

by Nao Sato
Wheat gets over global warming.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 687 views
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Nao describes her work in investigating the ways in which wheat can be made to cope with the higher temperatures expected from global warming.

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Soil Recovery 00:06:00

Soil Recovery by Re-use

by Akira Ise
Soil Recovery by Re-use
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 878 views
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Aki decribes her experiments in improving soils using various buffering materials.

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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 | 689 views
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How iron powder can catalyse bacterial production of hydrogen.

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Barnacles 00:06:00

Stream affect barnacles shell direction

by Shokichi Sugihara
Stream affect barnacles shell direction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 731 views
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An interesting look at how the direction of water flow affects shell growth in barnacles.

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