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The Role of the Royal Society in the Battle over Mendelism

by Gregory Radick
The Role of the Royal Society in the Battle over Mendelism
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1868 views
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The early years of the twentieth century saw one of the most ferocious controversies in the whole history of biology, over Gregor Mendel's experiments in pea hybridization and their significance for the scientific study of inheritance. On one side, t....

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01:06:00

Our genomes, our history

by Gilean McVean
Our genomes, our history
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1022 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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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 | 10 years ago | 3637 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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The Science of Love

by Maeghan Gibson
The Science of Love
for All ages,
Undergraduate presentations | All ages | 10 years ago | 1148 views
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A brief look into the physical, biological, chemical and behavioral attributes that humanity shares with other members of the animal kingdom focusing on studies done on Jamaican dancers, Belding's ground squirrels, human MHC and others.

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Pharmaco-genomics

by Justis Freeley
Pharmaco-genomics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2771 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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01:07:00

Genetic fingerprinting and beyond

by Alec Jeffreys
Genetic fingerprinting and beyond
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1238 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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01:12:00

The Music of Life

by Denis Noble
The Music of Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1507 views
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This event at Sheffield University formed part of a series on Arts-Science Encounters. Stories from The Music of Life related by Denis Noble are interwoven with performances of relevant pieces of classical guitar music by the world-class performer, C....

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00:11:00

Mitochondrial DNA Testing

by Jessica Moore
Mitochondrial DNA Testing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1178 views
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How the testing of mitochondrial DNA has revolutionised genetic tracing

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01:30:00

Behaving badly

by Uta Frith
Behaving badly
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 966 views
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Are environment, or genetics, more to blame when a human being turns to a life of crime? What does it mean to be criminally insane? And how effectively can a criminal tendency be treated with drugs? What different lights can literature and science sh....

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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 | 10 years ago | 1055 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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01:08:00

Engineered zinc finger proteins and gene expression

by Aaron Klug
Engineered zinc finger proteins and gene expression
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1247 views
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It has long been the goal of molecular biologists to design DNA binding proteins for the specific control of gene expression. The zinc finger design, discovered by Sir Aaron Klug 20 years ago, is ideally suited for such purposes, discriminating betwe....

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01:19:00

Beyond the human genome project

by Eric Lander
Beyond the human genome project
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1237 views
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Dr Lander and his colleagues have developed many of the key tools and generated many of the key information resources for modern mammalian genomics. Their work includes mapping and sequencing of the human, mouse, and other genomes. He was elected a m....

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