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Schrock 00:06:00

Catalysts and collaborations

by Richard Schrock
Catalysts and collaborations
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 808 views
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Catalysts facilitate almost every reaction in the human body. They also enable us to make all kinds of molecules in the lab, and few people have contributed more to this field than Richard Schrock. Can he help Norweigan student Christer pstad to cata....

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Nanotechnology - Use and misuse 00:06:00

Nanotechnology: Use and misuse

by Harry Kroto
Nanotechnology: Use and misuse
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1970 views
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Sir Harry Kroto won the Nobel Prize for discovering the soccer-ball-shaped fullerenes, strangely-structured carbon molecules also known as buckyballs. These molecules led to the development of carbon nanotubes and the burgeoning field of nanoscience.....

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Tsien 00:06:00

Seeing green

by Roger Tsien
Seeing green
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 626 views
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The 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded to Roger Tsien and colleagues for work on the green fluorescent protein (GFP). This protein, originally found in jellyfish, enables scientists to track the activity of individual proteins within living ce....

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Smart drugs and sneaky microbes

by Peter Agre
Smart drugs and sneaky microbes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1153 views
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Young scientists like Maartje Bastings are set to revolutionise the way we deliver drugs. Her work will aid the development of 'smart drugs' which target specific proteins in the membranes of particular cells, proteins like the aquaporins discovered ....

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