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The Science and Policy of Climate Change Lindau-Nobel Mario Molina 2012 00:34:00

The Science and Policy of Climate Change

by Mario Molina
The Science and Policy of Climate Change
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 531 views
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Climate change is the most serious environmental challenge facing society in the 21st century.  The basic science is clear: the International Panel on Climate Change concluded that there is more than 90% probability that human activities are causing....

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Palmeri 00:07:00

The Science of Green Living

by Victoria Palmeri
The Science of Green Living
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 895 views
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Victoria outlines the various ways in which we can all help to reduce our footprint on the planet.

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The Ubiquitin Proteolytic System as a Novel Drug Development Platform Lindau-Nobel Aaron Ciechanover 2011 00:29:00

The Ubiquitin Proteolytic System as a Novel Drug Development Platform

by Aaron Ciechanover
The Ubiquitin Proteolytic System as a Novel Drug Development Platform
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 945 views
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Between the 50s and 80s, most studies in biomedicine focused on the central dogma - the translation of the information coded by DNA to RNA and proteins.  Protein degradation was a neglected area, considered to be a non-specific, dead-end process.  ....

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Means 00:48:00

The Wild, Wild World of the Florida Panhandle

by Bruce Means
The Wild, Wild World of the Florida Panhandle
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1083 views
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D. Bruce Means gives a presentation of the ecological and biological diversity of the region around the Florida panhandle. Dr. Means gave particular attention to the unique climate and environment of the area. He lists the region as one of six biol....

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Thinking like a vegetable: how plants decide what to do

by Ottoline Leyser
Thinking like a vegetable: how plants decide what to do
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 802 views
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Plants monitor a wide range of information from their surrounding environment. They combine information of multiple sorts, and respond in an appropriate way. In plants there is no brain, and the information processing is distributed across the plant ....

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Unique skyscraper design impresses at national competition

by Various Presenters
Unique skyscraper design impresses at national competition
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1114 views
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The team from the University of Sheffield´s Department of Architecture beat off stiff competition from 90 other teams to be shortlisted in the ISOVER Multi-Comfort Skyscraper Design Competition, thanks to their design of a 60-floor, environmentally-....

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6 Updated Notions on Darwinian Evolution - Lindau-Nobel - Werner Arber - Medicine 2011 00:35:00

Updated Notions on Darwinian Evolution

by Werner Arber
Updated Notions on Darwinian Evolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 837 views
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Charles Darwin had based his theory of biological evolution on the observation that phenotypic variants of a given species can sometimes over-grow their parental population, and he attributed this to selective advantage, i.e., to the impact of natura....

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Rivers- Lerner 00:31:00

Urban River Corridors

by David Lerner
Urban River Corridors
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 794 views
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Can we achieve all of our  social, economic and environmental goals in urban river corridors?

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Shepherd 00:09:00

Using tissue engineered skin to study bacterial infection

by Joey Shepherd
Using tissue engineered skin to study bacterial infection
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2240 views
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One of the many ways we can use tissue engineering to study disease

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep

by Various Presenters
Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 10 years ago | 840 views
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We are only just developing the technology necessary to probe deep beneath our oceans. Contrary to earlier expectations, we are finding whole new ecosystems of life. Are the ocean depths the next new frontier? Over half the surface of the earth is co....

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Wakulla Springs Treatment Plan

by Lionel Skinner
Wakulla Springs Treatment Plan
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 854 views
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Wakulla Springs is dealing high levels of nitrates. These high levels have created a problem foreign local plants and animals. There is also a cosmetic problem due to the over-growth of algae. Smith Sewage Processing Plant, Wastewater Sprayfields, Se....

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Water 00:05:00

Water – managing a fragile resource

by Various Presenters
Water – managing a fragile resource
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1160 views
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Our research is focused the major challenges we face in the sustainable management of water, It draws together multidisciplinary teams - from scientists and engineers to town planners and architects - to work on all aspects of the water cycle, from c....

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