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The Krebs Cycle

by Matt Johnson
The Krebs Cycle
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 0 views
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Matt Johnson explains the Krebs Cycle, its discovery by a University of Sheffield Nobel Prize winner and its role in endurance sports such as cycling.

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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 | 634 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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telomeres 00:35:00

Telomeres: Telling Tails

by Elizabeth Blackburn
Telomeres: Telling Tails
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 739 views
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Telomeres protect chromosome ends and help stabilize the genome. Throughout human life and in aging, telomeres often erode down, eventually causing cells to malfunction or die. The highly regulated cellular enzyme telomerase adds telomeric DNA to tel....

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the killer defence 00:29:00

The Killer Defence

by Peter Doherty
The Killer Defence
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 654 views
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Immune surveillance by virus-specific CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs), or killer T cells, has long been known to be central to the control of acute infections and some cancers, though the role of CTL memory in the rapid recall of immune protectio....

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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 | 799 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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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 | 731 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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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 | 673 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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the origins of cellular 00:31:00

The Origins of Cellular Life

by Jack Szostak
The Origins of Cellular Life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 698 views
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The complexity of modern biological life has long made it difficult to understand how life could emerge spontaneously from the chemistry of the early earth. We are attempting to synthesize simple artificial cells in order to discover plausible pathwa....

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the origin of reversible 00:30:00

The Origin of Reversible Protein Phosphorylation as a Regulatory Mechanism

by Edmond Fischer
The Origin of Reversible Protein Phosphorylation as a Regulatory Mechanism
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 864 views
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Reversible protein phosphorylation can be considered one of the most prevalent mechanism by which eukaryotic cellular events are regulated. It is directly involved in numerous pathological conditions, and bacterial and viral diseases. This process wa....

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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 | 929 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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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 | 821 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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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 | 732 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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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 | 856 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 | 3 years ago | 750 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 | 3 years ago | 679 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 | 3 years ago | 608 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 | 3 years ago | 659 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 | 3 years ago | 935 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 | 3 years ago | 762 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 | 3 years ago | 748 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 | 3 years ago | 635 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 | 3 years ago | 818 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 | 3 years ago | 637 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 | 3 years ago | 690 views
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An interesting look at how the direction of water flow affects shell growth in barnacles.

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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 | 3 years ago | 0 views
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A discussion of the problems caused by genetic engineering.

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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 | 586 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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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 | 573 views
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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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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 | 872 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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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 | 769 views
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The accidental discovery of this wonderful tool has changed the face of biology.

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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 | 4 years ago | 1005 views
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Intracellular synthesis is immensely fast and complex.

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The End of Disease 01:16:00

The End of Disease

by Roger Kornberg
The End of Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 934 views
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The importance of transcription in cells and its effect on disease.

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The Control of Cellular Reproduction 00:57:00

Understanding the Cell cycle

by Paul Nurse
Understanding the Cell cycle
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 823 views
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How genes act to control the functioning of cells.

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Biology of Striga 00:09:00

The biology of Striga

by Various
The biology of Striga
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 815 views
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One of the major parasites is striga, a weed that sucks the juice and nutrients from cereal crops such as millet, sorghum and maize and causes great yield losses. A single striga plant can produce hundreds of thousands of seeds. The seeds are so tiny....

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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 | 4 years ago | 1195 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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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 | 4 years ago | 984 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
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 3100 views
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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 | 4 years ago | 7469 views
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Rhino Conservation 00:05:00

Why the Preservation of the Rhino is Destroying our Planet

by Sam Mackay
Why the Preservation of the Rhino is Destroying our Planet
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 678 views
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Is there a collision between conserving a single rare species and much wider habitat preservation.

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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 | 767 views
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This episode covers the rare blood disorder, hemophilia.

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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 | 2733 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 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 | 844 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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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 | 4950 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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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 | 545 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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Targeting the human kinome: 01:13:00

Targeting the human kinome: cancer drug discovery

by Nicholas Lydon
Targeting the human kinome: cancer drug discovery
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 583 views
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This lecture discusses how the discovery of the Philadelphia chromosome provided the first example of a link between cancer and a recurrent genetic abnormality. This chromosomal translocation, which results in activation of the Abl protein kinase, re....

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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 | 4 years ago | 695 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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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 | 854 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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Structural Biology - Lindau-Nobel - Robert Huber - Medicine 2014 00:33:00

Structural Biology and its Translation into Practice and Business: My Experience

by Robert Huber
Structural Biology and its Translation into Practice and Business: My Experience
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 775 views
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As a student in the early 1960s, I had the privilege to attend winter seminars organized by my mentor, W. Hoppe, and by M. Perutz, which took place in a small guesthouse in the Bavarian-Austrian Alps. The entire community of a handful of protein cry....

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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 | 1014 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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Synthetic - L-N - Smith - Medicine 2014 00:34:00

Synthetic Biology for Genetic Engineering in the 21st Century

by Hamilton Smith
Synthetic Biology for Genetic Engineering in the 21st Century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 662 views
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Synthetic biologists seek to design, build, and test novel biological systems. We have chemically synthesized a bacterial genome (Mycoplsama mycoides, 1078Kb) and brought it to life by transplantation into the cytoplasm of a related species. We are....

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The Revolution - L-N - Ciechanover - Medicine 2014 00:32:00

The Revolution of Personalized Medicine: Are We Going to Cure All Diseases and at What Price?

by Aaron Ciechanover
The Revolution of Personalized Medicine: Are We Going to Cure All Diseases and at What Price?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 880 views
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Many important drugs such as penicillin, aspirin, or digitalis, were discovered by serendipity - some by curious researchers who accidentally noted a "strange" phenomenon, and some by isolation of active ingredients form plants known for centuries to....

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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 | 2210 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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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 | 4 years ago | 952 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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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 | 805 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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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 | 1564 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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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 | 4 years ago | 474 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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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 | 9522 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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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 | 3848 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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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 | 1499 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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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 | 1157 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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Kings - Yeast 00:02:00

Yeast

by Sebastian Klavinskis-Whiting
Yeast
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 847 views
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Sebastian describes the importance of yeast in this two-minute guide.

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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 | 1195 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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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 | 1356 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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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 | 1029 views
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During his PhD thesis defence lecture, Sreejith looks at some novel prospects for biomedicine.

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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 | 885 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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Anila Mathew 00:33:00

Synthesis and characterization of targeted nano-regulators as potential therapeutic agents for controlling Alzheimer’s disease

by Anila Mathew
Synthesis and characterization of targeted nano-regulators as potential therapeutic agents for controlling Alzheimer’s disease
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 803 views
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In her PhD dissertation lecture, Anila describes the use of nano-particles in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

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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 | 5 years ago | 1305 views
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Saino describes her success in developing electrochemical biosensors during her PhD course at Toyo University.

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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 | 1002 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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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 | 750 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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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 | 5504 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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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 | 1168 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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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 | 7162 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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Yokohama Yakushima.jpg 00:12:00

Yakushima Research Programe 2012

by Yuji Sunaoshi
Yakushima Research Programe 2012
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 4609 views
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This research was carried out at the Yakushima island, in Kagoshima, Japan, in July 2012.We looked at Yakushima’s (wild) plants and sea turtles to compare with Yokohama’s (city). We did two researches there, Line transect and Vegetation. In the L....

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Cloning 00:29:00

Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 11472 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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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 | 8981 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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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 | 2315 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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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 | 907 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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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 | 1620 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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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 | 835 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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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 | 866 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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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 | 855 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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RS Fisher 00:58:00

The Zoological World of Edward Lear

by Clemency Fisher
The Zoological World of Edward Lear
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 945 views
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Clemency Fisher is Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at National Museums Liverpool. Edward Lear is most famous for his Nonsense Rhymes, such as “The Owl and the Pussycat” and “The Quangle Wangle’s Hat”, but he was also a talented zoological art....

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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 | 750 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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bacteria 00:16:00

Using polymers to reduce bacteria in wounds

by Sheila MacNeil
Using polymers to reduce bacteria in wounds
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 901 views
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A research group provide details of their work in helping wounds to heal by developing polymers that will reduce the bacterial infections

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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 | 733 views
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Functional nature of mycorrhizal-like symbiosis in a liverwort

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Cells 00:29:00

Social and anti-social cells

by Dawn Walker
Social and anti-social cells
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 833 views
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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 | 3888 views
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Why altruism is necessary for survival

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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 | 2091 views
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Research staff explain how they are developing nerve guidance channels for repairing peripheral nerve injury

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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 | 6 years ago | 3528 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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Carotenoid - Davison 00:18:00

Using synthetic biology techniques to manipulate carotenoid biosynthetic pathways

by Paul Davison
Using synthetic biology techniques to manipulate carotenoid biosynthetic pathways
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 8070 views
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Cleft palate - Bye 00:13:00

Tisue Engineering of the Cleft Palate

by Frazer Bye
Tisue Engineering of the Cleft Palate
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 956 views
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Overview of research that seeks to find a better intervention to correct a cleft palate

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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 | 881 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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Tissue engineering - Osman 00:14:00

Tissue engineering

by Nadir Osman
Tissue engineering
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 816 views
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The challenge of tissue-engineering - a repair material for use in pelvic floor surgery

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Toybox 2 cells 00:03:00

The social life of cells

by Rod Smallwood
The social life of cells
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 803 views
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How do cells communicate with each other?

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Toybox 11 bacteria 00:02:00

Using polymers to detect bacteria

by Sheila MacNeil
Using polymers to detect bacteria
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 894 views
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How can we make early detection of bacterial wound infection easier.

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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 | 2157 views
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Sheila MacNeil outlines an interesting technique.

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