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A Worm's Tale 01:12:00

A Worm’s Tale: Secrets of Inheritance and Immortality

by Craig Mello
A Worm’s Tale: Secrets of Inheritance and Immortality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 927 views
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Intracellular synthesis is immensely fast and complex.

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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 | 11180 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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Wilson 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 | 9 years ago | 1050 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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Attenborough - Darwin 00:04:00

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 | 9 years ago | 1265 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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Jeffreys 01:07:00

Genetic fingerprinting and beyond

by Alec Jeffreys
Genetic fingerprinting and beyond
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1068 views
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Professor Jeffreys will describe how DNA typing can be used to solve casework and will review the latest developments, including the creation of major national DNA databases that are proving extraordinarily effective in the fight against crime.

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RCS Jeffreys 01:01:00

Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future

by Alec Jeffreys
Genetic fingerprinting: past, present and future
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 5196 views
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Alec Jeffreys presents the origins of DNA fingerprinting through to the latest developments and their social impact

 

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Green Fluorescent Protein 01:09:00

Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting up Life

by Martin Chalfie
Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting up Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 707 views
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The accidental discovery of this wonderful tool has changed the face of biology.

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Moore 00:11:00

Mitochondrial DNA Testing

by Jessica Moore
Mitochondrial DNA Testing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1022 views
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How the testing of mitochondrial DNA has revolutionised genetic tracing

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RS Brenner 01:08:00

Nobel Lives

by Sidney Brenner
Nobel Lives
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2254 views
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An audience with Nobel prize winners John Sulston FRS and Sydney Brenner FRS, who talk to Sarah Montague of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, about their lives in science and their visions for the future.

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McVean 01:06:00

Our genomes, our history

by Gilean McVean
Our genomes, our history
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 877 views
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Genetic differences between humans reflect the fundamental processes, such as mutation, recombination and natural selection, which have influenced our evolutionary history. Now that we can chart the genomes of many individuals, we are finding many su....

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Graves 00:08:00

Platypus Genome

by Jenny Graves
Platypus Genome
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1050 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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personality 00:29:00

Predicting Personality

by Various Presenters
Predicting Personality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1318 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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