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Liss 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 | 9 years ago | 1209 views
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Dr Liss investigates Parkinson's disease with genetics

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CapturFiles_17 00:53:00

Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?

by Various Presenters
Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1092 views
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There have been many arguments for and against GM Foods, but the question still stands - are they potential saviors of mankind or a disaster waiting to happen? This award winning video covers a range of important issues, discussed by scientists with ....

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Sakmann 00:04:00

Bert Sakmann

by Bert Sakmann
Bert Sakmann
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 854 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize 1991 in Physiology / Medicine 1991 together with Erwin Neher 'for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells'

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Nusslein-Volhard 00:07:00

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

by Christiane Nsslein-Volhard
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2547 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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Cloning 00:29:00

Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 11139 views
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Why is cloning such hot science? What are the potential benefits? And are there other ways of achieving them? What are stem cells, and why do many scientists say that embryonic cells are required for this work?

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Tuberculosis 00:29:00

Defying Death

by Various Presenters
Defying Death
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 9 years ago | 852 views
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We can now expect to live longer than ever before, and if we get ill, we expect to be made better! However new threats continue to emerge.This presentation discusses tuberculosis and flu, new dangerous versions of old diseases, smoking and other life....

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Fischer 00:05:00

Edmond Fischer

by Edmond Fischer
Edmond Fischer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 894 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize 1992 in Medicine / Physiology together with Edwin G. Krebs 'for their discoveries concerning reversible protein phosphorylation as a biological regulatory mechanism'

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Hutchinson 00:14:00

Entomologist

by Rob Hutchinson
Entomologist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 7687 views
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Rob Hutchinson is an entomologist and one of the top mosquito experts in Europe whose work assesses the risk of Malaria returning to UK. He has developed a great interest in mosquito biology and did a masters degree at the School of Tropical Medicine....

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Neher 00:07:00

Erwin Neher

by Erwin Neher
Erwin Neher
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1122 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine / Physiology 1991 together with Bert Sakmann 'for their discoveries concerning the function of single ion channels in cells'.

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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 | 9 years ago | 954 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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CapturFiles_18 00:29:00

Forever Young – How long can we live?

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Forever Young – How long can we live?
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 9 years ago | 1137 views
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How long can we live, and how long do we want to live? Why do we change as we get old, and is there anything we can do to stop it? In this video the panel discuss ageing and some of the recent remarkable scientific advances that suggest ageing may no....

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Sanger 00:21:00

Fred Sanger – Father of Molecular Biology

by Fred Sanger
Fred Sanger – Father of Molecular Biology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 4314 views
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Fred Sanger is often considered the father of modern molecular biology, and is one of the few people to have been awarded two Nobel prizes. Working in Cambridge he developed a new chromatographic method for determining amino-acid end-groups. His n....

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