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RS Various 3 01:14:00

About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1270 views
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'If you knew Time as well as I do,’ the Mad Hatter says to Alice, ‘you wouldn’t talk about wasting it. It’s him.’ In this event, three writers well-acquainted with time discuss how it (or he) both controls and captivates us.  Dame Gillian ....

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Antimatter

by Various Presenters
Antimatter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1231 views
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What is antimatter? What does it tell us about the structure of our universe? Can we ever detect it?

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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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Art 00:12:00

Art Therapy- Women and aging project

by Various Presenters
Art Therapy- Women and aging project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1263 views
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The art work shown in this film emerged from a closed interactive-style experiential art group. The women were active in the production of collective knowledge, as well as active in interrogating their own, very particular, feelings about the process....

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CDD Vault

by Barry Bunin
CDD Vault
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1381 views
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The CDD Vault provides a secure collaborative platform for scientists to selectively share chemical and biological for neglected and commercial disease drug discovery applications.

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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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RS Various 4 01:35:00

Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science

by Various Presenters
Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1307 views
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Take one step away from the shore with the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. Set yourself apart from the crowd on an expedition into unfamiliar scientific territory with the shortlisted authors and judges of the Royal Society Winton Prize....

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Ebola; Inside an epidemic 01:31:00

Ebola: inside an epidemic

by Various Presenters
Ebola: inside an epidemic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 0 views
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Find out what we have learnt from the outbreak so far (March 2015) and what is being done to ensure continued resilience to epidemic scenarios.

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wind 00:29:00

Endless Energy

by Various Presenters
Endless Energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1049 views
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How green are you prepared to be? Burning fossil fuel is choking our planet with carbon dioxide, but would you stop using petrol or allow wind farms to be built in your back yard? Is it finally time for renewable energy to stop being the alternative ....

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Eyes in the Skies

by Various Presenters
Eyes in the Skies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 996 views
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We are being watched. A bewildering array of sensors are remotely observing everything on earth, from crops in Africa to the car parked outside your house. Will these aerial observations help us to save the Earth, or is science beginning to see too f....

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RS Various 6 01:04:00

Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration

by Various Presenters
Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 962 views
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Piers Sellers in conversation with Rona Munro and John Zarnecki.  Little Eagles, written by playwright Rona Munro, tells the extraordinary story of Sergei Korolyov, chief designer and unsung hero of the Soviet space programme. Under the leadership o....

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Fixated on nitrogen 00:16:00

Fixated on Nitrogen

by Jeffery Leigh
Fixated on Nitrogen
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 586 views
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Sussex University has always supported unusual, interdisciplinary and innovative faculties. A good example of this was the Nitrogen Fixation Centre. Jeff Leigh was part of this exceptional work who's aim was to discover how nature uses nitrogen to cr....

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Forever Young – How long can we live?

by Various Presenters
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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CapturFiles_2 01:02:00

Geoengineering: a brave new world?

by Various Presenters
Geoengineering: a brave new world?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 887 views
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This is a very new and rapidly developing area of science and technology and the proposals range from placing giant mirrors in space to reflect sunlight to fertilising the oceans with nutrients in order to produce more phytoplankton to soak up atmosp....

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Gravitational waves 00:17:00

Gravitational waves and the early universe

by Mark Hindmarsh
Gravitational waves and the early universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 722 views
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Mark Hindmarch talks about our understanding of how we explain the immediate aftermath of the Big Bang.

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Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project

by Monica Fernandez
Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1083 views
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The women at Guildford Grange Extra Care Scheme spent several weeks with Monica Fernandez photographing their everyday lives. In keeping with their statement that they are “too old to take ourselves seriously”, they decided to take this to extrem....

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How do we keep things 00:16:00

How do we keep things from deteriorating?

by Norman Billingham
How do we keep things from deteriorating?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 675 views
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Norman Billingham talks to Jonathan Hare about the science and ethics of preservation and conservation.

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How I am inspired 00:10:00

How I am inspired by science

by Jess Higgins
How I am inspired by science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 702 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009

by Harold Kroto
Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 2667 views
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Ian McKellen speaks at FSU about his acting career and some of the fascinating things that he has learned through theater and personal experience.

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RS Various 2 01:34:00

Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?

by Various Presenters
Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 827 views
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Panel discussion with Professor Jonathan Baillie, Dr William Cheung, Professor Adrian Lister and chaired by Dr Susan Lieberman, as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2011.  Right now one-fifth of the world’s vertebrates are classi....

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Is There Anybody Out There?

by Various Presenters
Is There Anybody Out There?
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 9 years ago | 876 views
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Is there life out there? Either on other worlds, deep space, or even deep in our oceans that we haven't encountered yet? Our panel of experts discusses the possibilities, and if there is life, what it may be like.

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Is there life 00:03:00

Is there life in your PC?

by Norman Billingham
Is there life in your PC?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 575 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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Sharman 00:29:00

Life in Space

by Helen Sharman
Life in Space
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 889 views
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Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut, gives a vibrant account of her personal experience of life in space using models and film to illustrate the key scientific concepts involved in spaceflight. Among other things she discusses the way Newton's Th....

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CapturFiles 00:28:00

Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates

by Various Presenters
Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 9 years ago | 827 views
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Each year some thirty or more Nobel laureates come to Lindau to give lectures and interact with around 1000 young scientists from around the world. In any one year the focus is generally on one area eg chemistry, physics, medicine or economics. The i....

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Machines with Minds

by Various Presenters
Machines with Minds
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 975 views
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Real moving, interacting robots is one promising direction in artificial intelligence. But what about the original hope of matching human performance, and what has A.I. told us about the human brain? When science of artificial intelligence was launch....

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RSC Scents 01:35:00

Making Sense of Scents

by Various Presenters
Making Sense of Scents
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 940 views
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A panel of experts discussed the powerful effects that fragrances have on enhancing lives, rehabilitation and triggering reactions and memories.

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greg 00:02:00

Microwave Chemistry Introduction: Your dial goes up to 11

by Gregory Dudley
Microwave Chemistry Introduction: Your dial goes up to 11
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
DiscussionsLecturesPostgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1382 views
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This is the introduction to a three part research presentation on microwave chemistry given by FSU chemist Dr. Gregory Dudley. Dudley reports on joint FSU research surrounding microwave chemistry and its previously unknown potential in lab applicatio....

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Mobile Phones – Safe?

by Various Presenters
Mobile Phones – Safe?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 806 views
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A presentation discussing the science of mobile phones and associated radiation. Are mobile phones safe?

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Nanotechnology

by Various Presenters
Nanotechnology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 837 views
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What is nanotechnology? Will it change the world, as some have promised? What is all this about molecular machines in our blood? Let the Next Big Thing video on Nanotechnology explain all!

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Nature's marvellous medicine 01:27:00

Nature’s marvellous medicine

by Diana Bowles
Nature’s marvellous medicine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 515 views
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For hundreds of years we have used plants and their extracts for their healing properties. Ancient Egyptians chewed white willow bark to relieve fevers and reduce inflammation, and many years later scientists discovered that the bark contains salicyl....

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RS Various 1 01:27:00

Neuroscience of emotion

by Various Presenters
Neuroscience of emotion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1218 views
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Panel discussion involving Professor David Freedberg, Dr Daniela Schiller, Ian McEwan and chaired by Professor Ray Dolan FRS, as 2011.  Does emotion serve a particular function? How important is emotion in artistic expression? How do we study emotio....

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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 | 2241 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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Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative 00:03:00

Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

by Various Presenters
Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1102 views
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A series of videos of Nobel Laureates speaking on everything from their childhoods and careers advice to communicating research

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NSF Grant, Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering

by Penny Gilmer
NSF Grant, Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 731 views
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Aging 00:25:00

Photo therapy – women and ageing

by Various Presenters
Photo therapy – women and ageing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1021 views
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A group of older women met in a series of six day long workshops, led by Rosy Martin. They were invited to make, then talk about, their own alternative photographic diaries on age and ageing. Images which challenge stereotypes of ageing were created,....

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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 | 1300 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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Reducing bone cell loss

by Various Presenters
Reducing bone cell loss
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 7493 views
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Stimulating bone cells to combat bone cell loss

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Barossa Valley 00:20:00

Research in Rural Settings

by Penny Gilmer
Research in Rural Settings
for 22 and upwards,
Discussions | 22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 850 views
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Russian film 00:12:00

Rise of the Russian Cinema

by Oliver Johnson
Rise of the Russian Cinema
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1163 views
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Discusses how Russia now makes its own Hollywood style blockbuster while retaining its cultural identity

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risk-icon 00:29:00

Risk – How good are we at assessing it?

by Various Presenters
Risk – How good are we at assessing it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 773 views
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A presentation assessing and explaining risk without causing unjustified panic and a discussion on the role of science in risk assessment, prevention and communication.

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RS Sharman 01:18:00

Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit

by Helen Sharman
Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit
for 14-19 and upwards,
DiscussionsLectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 887 views
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From the first human manned space flight piloted by Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 in 1961 and the first spacewalk outside a space craft in 1965 by Cosmonaut, Alexey Leonov, Soviet engineers and cosmonauts have made their mark in manned space travel.  Joi....

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Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather 01:04:00

Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather

by Various
Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 789 views
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2012 was one of the Òtop five wettest years on recordÓ, however the beginning of the year saw a widespread drought across much of the UK.Ê Join David Shukman, Science Editor for BBC News, and Professor Tim Palmer FRS as they discuss extreme and ad....

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Richardson 00:15:00

Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996

by Various Presenters
Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 992 views
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Together Osheroff and Richardson talk about their different scientific research backgrounds which leads a fascinating discussion on their joint work for the Noble Prize.

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Tackling 01:31:00

Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century

by Various Presenters
Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 713 views
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Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, discussed the new opportunities – and need – for collaboration between the traditional academic disciplines to respond to the big issues of our time,....

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Yokohama study 00:05:00

Testing

by Aaron Klug
Testing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1394 views
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Test

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The dynamics 00:09:00

The dynamics of a spinning chair

by Rufus Marsh
The dynamics of a spinning chair
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 645 views
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Jonathan talks to a real exoert about the science of balance.

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the-end-of-evolution-women-s-t-shirts_design 00:29:00

The End of Evolution?

by Various Presenters
The End of Evolution?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 865 views
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Have advances in modern medicine put an end to evolution in humans? If not, how is the human race evolving?

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