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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 | 908 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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00:09:00

Smoking and lung cancer genes

by David Hunter
Smoking and lung cancer genes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 852 views
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Some of the strongest evidence that lung cancer risk variants are common in the general population appears in Nature and Nature Genetics, although the three papers differ on whether the association is direct or mediated through nicotine dependence. W....

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David Attenborough: Scientist or Broadcaster? – Part 3

by David Attenborough
David Attenborough: Scientist or Broadcaster? – Part 3
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 10 years ago | 1678 views
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Scientist or Broadcaster?

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00:07:00

Whale Evolution

by Hans Thewissen
Whale Evolution
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2817 views
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The marine mammals known as cetaceans originated about 50 million years ago in south Asia, but their terrestrial ancestor is something of a mystery. Hans Thewissen and colleagues now provide the missing Eocene piece of the jigsaw.

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00:08:00

Platypus Genome

by Jenny Graves
Platypus Genome
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1119 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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David Attenborough on Darwin – Part 1

by David Attenborough
David Attenborough on Darwin – Part 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1350 views
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British broadcaster Sir David Attenborough presents his views on Charles Darwin, natural selection, and how the Bible has put the natural world in peril in an exclusive interview for Nature Video.

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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 | 1145 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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01:12:00

Darwin’s Four Great Books

by Edward Wilson
Darwin’s Four Great Books
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1123 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'. Now in his 80th year, Alabama-born Edward Osborne (E.O.) Wilson has long enjoyed a reputation as ....

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00:28:00

Extremely Fast Chemical Reactions

by Manfred Eigen
Extremely Fast Chemical Reactions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1595 views
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This interview starts with Eigen (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967) talking about his early work for his PhD thesis on fast reactions and measuring the specific heat of heavy water. He says that light water had already been measured in classical chemis....

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00:14:00

A biochemist investigating Parkinson’s Disease

by Birgit Liss
A biochemist investigating Parkinson’s Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1317 views
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Dr Liss investigates Parkinson's disease with genetics

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00:29:00

Predicting Personality

by Various Presenters
Predicting Personality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1406 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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Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

by Christiane Nsslein-Volhard
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2621 views
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Winner of he Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1995 together with Edward B. Lewis and Eric F. Wieschaus 'for their discoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development'.

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