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RS Feinstein 00:44:00

A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers

by Adam Feinstein
A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 778 views
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In this talk, Adam Feinstein will describe two fascinating journeys of discovery: his travels around the world for his new book, speaking to the key pioneers in the history of autism - including close colleagues and relatives of Leo Kanner and Hans A....

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Balkwil 00:52:00

A silent killer?

by Fran Balkwil
A silent killer?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 719 views
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In communicating the challenges and hopes for the future, Professor Fran Balkwill of Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry will demonstrate how cancer scientists can help patients and their families, as well as inspire young people to take up....

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RS Toumazou 01:07:00

Bioinspired technology: from cochlear implants to an artificial pancreas

by Christofer Toumazou
Bioinspired technology: from cochlear implants to an artificial pancreas
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1059 views
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Biology is inspiring technology, which in turn replaces biology. This global trend towards ageing populations, less active lifestyles and fast-food diets, is leading to more cases of, and earlier onset of, chronic conditions such as Type 2 diabetes a....

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Gupta 01:03:00

Surviving pandemics: a pathogen’s perspective

by Sunetra Gupta
Surviving pandemics: a pathogen’s perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 654 views
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One of the biggest challenges faced by pathogens in their bid for survival is the host immune response. Within an infected individual, pathogen populations face direct attack by the different processes of the immune system; at a community level, immu....

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RS Various 5 01:04:00

What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science

by Various Presenters
What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 755 views
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Panel discussion involving Tracey Brown, Professor Angela McLean FRS, Professor Andrew Stirling and chaired by Professor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS.  How can we make decisions that affect our health when scientific advice is never 100% sure?   Wha....

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