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Biomimetic 00:33:00

Biomimetic adhesive microstructures

by Stanislav Gorb
Biomimetic adhesive microstructures
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 723 views
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Stanislav Gorb is Professor of Zoology at the University of Kiel, Germany, with an interest in functional morphology and biomechanics. Here he discusses clustering as a form of self-assembly, and applications in adhesion.

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Maynard-Smith flight 00:29:00

Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes

by John Maynard Smith
Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1024 views
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John Maynard Smith, one of our most eminent evolutionary biologists and scientific communicators originally trained as an engineer and spent the war years designing aircraft. He describes the way that flight developed in the animal kingdom. The fossi....

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Yazdani 00:07:00

Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family

by Sheeva Yazdani
Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 984 views
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Sheeva Yazdani presents on the biology of octopuses (octopi?) and recent developments in our understanding.

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Long 00:07:00

The Mother Fish

by John Long
The Mother Fish
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 1375 views
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Evidence of reproduction by internal fertilization has been discovered in a large group of ancient jawed fish. Embryos discovered within fossils of these animals confirm that live birth in prehistoric times was much more widespread than previously th....

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LaBarbera 00:06:00

The Role and Species of Beetles Worldwide

by Vinnie LaBarbera
The Role and Species of Beetles Worldwide
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 815 views
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Vinnie LaBarbera presents on the role and species of beetles worldwide, including some slides of his own work at the FSU Biological Sciences Department.

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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 | 949 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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Winning and losing the fight against infectious diseases 01:02:00

Winning and losing the fight against infectious diseases

by Christopher Dye
Winning and losing the fight against infectious diseases
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 692 views
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Human infectious diseases will be eliminated and replaced by chronic ÒlifestyleÓ diseases as fertility falls, life expectancy increases, and populations grow older and wealthier. This is the standard story of the epidemiologic transition, but it is....

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