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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 | 4 years ago | 641 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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Memories

by Lilya Tata
Memories
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 800 views
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A fun view of a serious subject. Lilya and Shiza take a look at how memories are made.

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Chemistry of Love

by Oliver Harris
Chemistry of Love
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 981 views
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You've probably never thought of falling in love in this way before.

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Human Memory

by Ann Garry
Human Memory
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 801 views
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A look at the various ways we store and information.

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01:15:00

The Road to the Nobel Prize – Lessons from a life with the Helicobacter pylori

by Barry Marshall
The Road to the Nobel Prize – Lessons from a life with the Helicobacter pylori
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 3270 views
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In 2005 Barry J. Marshall and J. Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in recognition of their 1982 discovery that a bacterium, Helicobacter pylori, causes one of the most common and important diseases of mankind, pepti....

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Partnerships, Puzzles and Paradigms – A collaborative approach to cholesterol

by Michael Brown
Partnerships, Puzzles and Paradigms – A collaborative approach to cholesterol
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 644 views
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Dr Michael Brown and his long-time colleague, Dr Joseph L. Goldstein, together discovered the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptor, which controls the level of cholesterol in blood and in cells. They showed that mutations in this receptor cause fam....

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Lessons from a Life in Science – How to get a Nobel Prize

by Tim Hunt
Lessons from a Life in Science – How to get a Nobel Prize
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 653 views
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Dr. Tim Hunt spent almost 30 years altogether in Cambridge, mostly working on the control of protein synthesis.  In 1982, he discovered cyclins, which led to a share of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, with Lee Hartwell and Paul Nurse....

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01:19:00

Cancer and Responses to Perturbing Telomere Maintenance

by Elizabeth Blackburn
Cancer and Responses to Perturbing Telomere Maintenance
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 769 views
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Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discoveries in telomere biology that have uncovered a new understanding of normal cell functioning and given rise to a growing field of inquiry.Lect....

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Physicians, chemists and experimentalists: the Royal Society and the rise of scientific medicine, c. 1600-1850

by Allan Chapman
Physicians, chemists and experimentalists: the Royal Society and the rise of scientific medicine, c. 1600-1850
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 502 views
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The period 1600-1850 saw fundamental changes in how we understand natural processes. Chemistry and medicine especially moved away from classical ideas of 'balance' and 'vital properties' - such as fire and water - to understanding nature as an integr....

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Everest, the first ascent: the untold story of the man who made it possible

by Harriet Tuckey
Everest, the first ascent: the untold story of the man who made it possible
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 692 views
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The conquest of Everest by a British team in 1953 has always been celebrated as a triumph of heroic leadership, team work and courageous climbing, but the vital role that scientific innovation played in the success of the expedition has never been wi....

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The mechanics of memory

by Tim Bliss
The mechanics of memory
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1027 views
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How does the brain store and recall memories? A critical neural component of memory is the synapse, a specialist junction where one nerve cell releases a transmitter chemical to influence the excitability of another. Memorable events are thought to i....

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Cognitive enhancing drugs: neuroethical issues

by Barbara Sahakian
Cognitive enhancing drugs: neuroethical issues
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1497 views
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Cognitive enhancing drugs are used to treat neuropsychiatric disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. These drugs improve the quality of life and wellbeing for patients and their families.

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