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Witch-weed 00:12:00

‘Witch Weed’ – breaking the spell

by Various
‘Witch Weed’ – breaking the spell
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1382 views
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Striga (witchweed) is a parasitic weed that seriously constrains the productivity of staples such as maize, sorghum, millet and upland rice on some farms in Uganda.  Kilimo Trust supported this initiative to try and control its spread.

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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 | 10 years ago | 1417 views
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Dr Liss investigates Parkinson's disease with genetics

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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 | 4 years ago | 1122 views
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Intracellular synthesis is immensely fast and complex.

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Hill 00:10:00

Anti-oxidants

by Ryan Hill
Anti-oxidants
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1285 views
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Anti-oxidants and their importance in diet

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Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life 01:10:00

Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life

by Jeff Errington
Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 692 views
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The cell wall is a crucial structure found in almost all bacteria. It is the target for our best antibiotics and fragments of the wall trigger powerful innate immune responses against infection. Surprisingly, many bacteria can switch almost effortl....

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Purcell 00:11:00

Body Fuel for Long Distances

by Sarah Purcell
Body Fuel for Long Distances
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1101 views
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In my geoset project I will be discussing the effects of nutrition in long distance endurance. Topics include saturating carbohydrate stores before a race, the Krebs (citric acid) cycle, the effects of dehydration and hyponatremia, and replenishing y....

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Can the wheat 00:05:00

Can the wheat which grows in dry areas solve the food crisis?

by Chiho Motokawa
Can the wheat which grows in dry areas solve the food crisis?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 906 views
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Chiho describes her important work in looking for varieties of wheat which could help increase food production in arid areas.

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Merrel 00:07:00

Cape Gannets

by Sarah Merrel
Cape Gannets
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1096 views
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Study on Cape Gannets, a new prey for quickly adapting Great White Pelicans on Malgas Island, South Africa. First observed in 2008. Result of indirect human involvement; Cape Gannets should be reconsidered for conservation management.

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Cloning 00:29:00

Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 11885 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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Wilmut 01:04:00

Cloning, stem cells and regenerative medicine

by Ian Wilmut
Cloning, stem cells and regenerative medicine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 824 views
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Extraordinary opportunities to study the molecular mechanisms that cause inherited diseases are being provided by new methods of producing stem cells. Hear about not only the potential value of these new methods, but also how their development was pr....

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Cuckoos 01:14:00

Cuckoos and their victims

by Nick Davies
Cuckoos and their victims
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 761 views
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The sight of a little warbler feeding an enormous cuckoo chick has astonished observers since ancient times. It was once thought that cuckoos were unable to raise their own young because of defective anatomy and behaviour, and so other birds were onl....

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Hearnden bubbles 00:09:00

Curing Cancer with Bubbles – Fact or Fiction?

by Vanessa Hearden
Curing Cancer with Bubbles – Fact or Fiction?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 892 views
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Anti-cancer drug delivery with polymer bubbles.

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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 | 10 years ago | 1220 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 | 10 years ago | 1479 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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Hall-Spencer 00:33:00

Deep sea discoveries

by Jason Hall-Spencer
Deep sea discoveries
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1998 views
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Recent underwater images show that the deep sea realm of the British Isles is nothing like the monotonous expanse of mud that many people imagine. Spectacular coral reefs, once thought to be restricted to the tropics, are now known to occur in the ch....

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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 | 10 years ago | 1063 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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Stevens-Smith 00:10:00

Effects of high fat diet on bone quality etc.

by Jenna Stevens-Smith
Effects of high fat diet on bone quality etc.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 826 views
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How a high fat diet can have a detrimental effect on our bones

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Hutchinson 00:14:00

Entomologist

by Rob Hutchinson
Entomologist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 8196 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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Garcia 00:16:00

Everything we touch is dirty!

by Ana Lorena Morales Garcia
Everything we touch is dirty!
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 950 views
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Is food safe to eat if dropped on the floor for less than 5 seconds?

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Rutherford 00:30:00

Evolution and Creationism

by Adam Rutherford
Evolution and Creationism
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 865 views
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Dr Adam Rutherford investigates the idea that the teaching of evolution is being threatened by a rise in creationism amongst religious students.nRutherford speaks to the former Director of Education at the Royal Society, Reverend Professor Michael Re....

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esophagus - Beckett 00:05:00

Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer

by Sam Beckett
Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 3828 views
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Does the anatomical source of fibroblasts affect their behaviour within a 3D composite model of oesophageal adenocarcinoma invasion?

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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 | 10 years ago | 1106 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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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 | 10 years ago | 5094 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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From Bench to Bedside 00:47:00

From bench to bedside: KATP channels and neonatal diabetes

by Frances Ashcroft
From bench to bedside: KATP channels and neonatal diabetes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 832 views
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Whether you eat a whole box of chocolates or fast for the day, the pancreatic beta-cells ensure that your blood glucose level remains relatively constant by regulating the release of insulin from the pancreatic beta-cells. Diabetes results when insul....

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Genetic control and the mammalian radiation 01:01:00

Genetic control and the mammalian radiation

by Duncan Odom
Genetic control and the mammalian radiation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 633 views
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To grow tissues in our body two key types of DNA control how, where and when to build essential proteins. Recent comparisons of mammal genomes show that instructions coding how to build proteins are similar across diverse species. In contrast the gen....

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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 | 9 years ago | 1260 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 | 6 years ago | 5902 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 | 4 years ago | 858 views
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The accidental discovery of this wonderful tool has changed the face of biology.

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Thuring 00:13:00

Green roofs

by Christine Thuring
Green roofs
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 761 views
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Using roof gardens to improve environment

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Gold-banded lillies 00:05:00

Growing gold-banded lilies with fungi

by Tomoha Miyazaki
Growing gold-banded lilies with fungi
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 838 views
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Tomoha describes her work in helping preserve this threatened species of plant.

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How embryos build organs to last a lifetime 01:01:00

How embryos build organs to last a lifetime

by Brigid Hogan
How embryos build organs to last a lifetime
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 541 views
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All the organs of our body originate from small founder populations of cells which multiply into complex structures. ÊAdult stem cells are used to maintain organs throughout adult life and to repair or regenerate them after damage.Ê Focusing on the....

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Hydrogen fermentation 00:07:00

Hydrogen fermentation with iron powders

by Yuto Yonebayashi
Hydrogen fermentation with iron powders
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 723 views
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How iron powder can catalyse bacterial production of hydrogen.

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McGlade 00:59:00

In the Oceans

by Jacqui McGlade
In the Oceans
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 758 views
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Satellite, ship survey and computer modelling studies of the workings of the marine environment are used explore present fish supplies worldwide. The desperate need for global 'farming' strategies necessary to ensure that the Oceans can continue to p....

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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 | 6 years ago | 1010 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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Veron 01:01:00

Is the Great Barrier Reef on Death Row?

by Charlie Veron
Is the Great Barrier Reef on Death Row?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1193 views
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Professor J.E.N Veron, the former Chief Scientist of the Australian Institute of Marine Science and widely regarded as the world's leading authority on coral reef ecosystems, presents the effects that climate change is having on coral reefs.

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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 | 4 years ago | 733 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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Cornforth 1a 00:29:00

John Cornforth

by John Cornforth
John Cornforth
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1374 views
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Video of John 'Kappa' Cornforth who was born in Australia, and has been profoundly deaf since his teens. He moved into the field of organic chemistry at Sydney University where he met his wife Rita. Together they moved to Oxford and had a profound in....

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Fluorescence - Battaglia 00:25:00

Lighting up cells

by Guiseppe Battaglia
Lighting up cells
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 965 views
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A presentation about fluorescing cells by a Senior Lecturer in Bionanotechnology in the Department of Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield

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Purcell 01:17:00

Mammalian biodiversity: past, present, future?

by Andy Purvis
Mammalian biodiversity: past, present, future?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 861 views
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Beautiful and charismatic, mammals are biodiversity icons. But a quarter of mammalian species are now threatened with extinction, as ecosystems reel under the impact of a growing and ever more demanding human population. This lecture explores the his....

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Perutz 4 00:52:00

Max Perutz Interview – 2

by Max Perutz
Max Perutz Interview – 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1048 views
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The concluding part of an interview with the 1962 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.

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Altruism Marshall 00:15:00

Medicine and the evolution of altruism

by James Marshall
Medicine and the evolution of altruism
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 4088 views
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Why altruism is necessary for survival

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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 | 9 years ago | 1169 views
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How the testing of mitochondrial DNA has revolutionised genetic tracing

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RS Balmford 01:04:00

Nature’s glass: half-full or half-empty?

by Andrew Balmford
Nature’s glass: half-full or half-empty?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 947 views
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Andrew Balmford FRS is Professor of Conservation Science at University of Cambridge.  The world’s governments failed to meet their pledge of reducing the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010. Wild populations, their habitats, and the benefits they pr....

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nerve tissue - haycock 00:02:00

Nerve tissue engineering

by John Haycock
Nerve tissue engineering
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2210 views
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Research staff explain how they are developing nerve guidance channels for repairing peripheral nerve injury

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Kibbey 00:12:00

Neurochemistry

by Kelly Kibbey
Neurochemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 949 views
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A presentation on neurochemistry - the effects of drugs and nutrition are also discussed.

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NeuroNavigation 01:02:00

NeuroNavigation: how the brain represents the space we live in and finds our way around

by John O'Keefe
NeuroNavigation: how the brain represents the space we live in and finds our way around
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1090 views
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Learning about new environments or locating ourselves in familiar environments are some of the most fundamental tasks that the brain performs. Information is not stored in response to biological needs such as hunger or thirst but on the basis of cogn....

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Ramakrishnan 00:07:00

Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

by Venki Ramakrishnan
Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1406 views
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Venki Ramakrishnan was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 'studies of the structure and function of the ribosome', the cell's protein-making factory. In this interview, he talks about his surprise at winning the prize, and what it meant to....

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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 | 6 years ago | 2418 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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Greenfield 00:59:00

Nuts and Bolts of the Mind

by Susan Greenfield
Nuts and Bolts of the Mind
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 980 views
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Susan Greenfield conducts us on an exhilarating tour of brain. A brief fascinating historical introduction is followed by a discussion on our present, admittedly limited, understanding of this amazing organ. Members of the group handle (and dissect) ....

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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 | 9 years ago | 1029 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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Webster 01:05:00

Pandemic Influenza: one flu over the cuckoo’s nest

by Robert Webster
Pandemic Influenza: one flu over the cuckoo’s nest
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 687 views
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Where do the pandemic influenza viruses come from and why did experts fail to predict the severity of the 2009 pandemic? However to date, the 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza has been much less severe than the 1918 Spanish influenza.

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Stanton 00:14:00

Plague-carrying crayfish

by Jeama Stanton
Plague-carrying crayfish
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1207 views
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Jeama Stanton studies plague-carrying crayfish in UK waterways

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Blakemore 01:00:00

Plasticity of the brain: the key to human development.

by Colin Blakemore
Plasticity of the brain: the key to human development.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 860 views
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How do our genes program the complexity of our brains? Why is human culture so much richer than that of the Great Apes? And how has human cognitive achievement continued to accelerate, when our genetic makeup has changed very little over the past 100....

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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 | 10 years ago | 1211 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 | 10 years ago | 1602 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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Yokohama biogas 00:10:00

Producing Biogas and Identifying Bacteria

by Yuji Sunaoshi
Producing Biogas and Identifying Bacteria
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 7467 views
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Bacteria which adhere to plants have ability to produce gases such as hydrogen, methane or ammonia. These are called biogas. Biogas is recognized as new and clean source of energy. I wanted to know what kind of bacteria produce biogas. I isolated bac....

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Yazdani 00:07:00

Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family

by Sheeva Yazdani
Recent Developments in our Understanding of the Biology of the Octopus Family
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1058 views
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Sheeva Yazdani presents on the biology of octopuses (octopi?) and recent developments in our understanding.

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Carroll 01:07:00

Remarkable Creatures – Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species

by Sean Carroll
Remarkable Creatures – Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origin of Species
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1251 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'. Sean B. Carroll is a professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin-M....

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Soil Recovery 00:06:00

Soil Recovery by Re-use

by Akira Ise
Soil Recovery by Re-use
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 908 views
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Aki decribes her experiments in improving soils using various buffering materials.

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Barnacles 00:06:00

Stream affect barnacles shell direction

by Shokichi Sugihara
Stream affect barnacles shell direction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 761 views
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An interesting look at how the direction of water flow affects shell growth in barnacles.

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MacKinnon 00:29:00

Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Ion Channels

by Roderick MacKinnon
Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Ion Channels
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1352 views
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In this interview MacKinnon, Nobel Prizewinner in Chemistry, 2003, discusses Max Perutz and then his own research. He says his course into science was quite sequacious and he really didn't start science until he was about 30 as he had a strong intere....

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Targeting the human kinome: 01:13:00

Targeting the human kinome: cancer drug discovery

by Nicholas Lydon
Targeting the human kinome: cancer drug discovery
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 659 views
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This lecture discusses how the discovery of the Philadelphia chromosome provided the first example of a link between cancer and a recurrent genetic abnormality. This chromosomal translocation, which results in activation of the Abl protein kinase, re....

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Biology of Striga 00:09:00

The biology of Striga

by Various
The biology of Striga
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 925 views
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One of the major parasites is striga, a weed that sucks the juice and nutrients from cereal crops such as millet, sorghum and maize and causes great yield losses. A single striga plant can produce hundreds of thousands of seeds. The seeds are so tiny....

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Shine 00:11:00

The breakdown of macro-nutrients

by D'Ondre Shine
The breakdown of macro-nutrients
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1223 views
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Presentation on the breakdown of macro-nutrients. The chemical decomposition of macronutrients, which includes carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids.

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Birkhead 00:06:00

The cuckoo egg mystery

by Tim Birkhead
The cuckoo egg mystery
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1047 views
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Research discover new reason for cuckoo success

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Anglin 00:06:00

The Development, Treatment and Future of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria.

by Branden Anglin
The Development, Treatment and Future of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1645 views
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Branden Anglin presents on the development, treatment and possible future of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.

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The End of Disease 01:16:00

The End of Disease

by Roger Kornberg
The End of Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1027 views
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The importance of transcription in cells and its effect on disease.

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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 | 10 years ago | 1042 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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Nurse 01:00:00

The great ideas of biology

by Paul Nurse
The great ideas of biology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 963 views
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Three of the ideas of biology are the gene theory, the theory of evolution by natural selection and the proposal that the cell is the fundamental unit of all life. A fourth idea is that the organization of chemistry within the cell provides explanati....

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Noble 01:12:00

The Music of Life

by Denis Noble
The Music of Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1540 views
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This event at Sheffield University formed part of a series on Arts-Science Encounters. Stories from The Music of Life related by Denis Noble are interwoven with performances of relevant pieces of classical guitar music by the world-class performer, C....

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Blasser 00:09:00

The Neuroscience of Music

by Brooke Blasser
The Neuroscience of Music
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 861 views
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An introduction to the various effects on the brain of listening to music.

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Maynard-Smith life 01:00:00

The Origin of Life

by John Maynard Smith
The Origin of Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 819 views
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In modern organisms, there is a division of labour between two kinds of molecule: DNA, which stores and transmits genetic information, and proteins, which do all the work. They are connected by the 'genetic code', whereby DNA specifies what kinds of ....

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Crane 01:04:00

The origins of flowers

by Peter Crane
The origins of flowers
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 799 views
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Flowers are such a ubiquitous and familiar part of our modern world that it is easy to take them for granted. But as Darwin recognized, the exquisite details of their structure and appearance have been shaped by evolutionary processes over millions o....

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LaBarbera 00:06:00

The Role and Species of Beetles Worldwide

by Vinnie LaBarbera
The Role and Species of Beetles Worldwide
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 866 views
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Vinnie LaBarbera presents on the role and species of beetles worldwide, including some slides of his own work at the FSU Biological Sciences Department.

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Chillies 00:04:00

The Science of Chillies

by Various Presenters
The Science of Chillies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1029 views
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These things are HOT! - and have a variety of biochemical effects.

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Means 00:48:00

The Wild, Wild World of the Florida Panhandle

by Bruce Means
The Wild, Wild World of the Florida Panhandle
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1118 views
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D. Bruce Means gives a presentation of the ecological and biological diversity of the region around the Florida panhandle. Dr. Means gave particular attention to the unique climate and environment of the area. He lists the region as one of six biol....

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RS Fisher 00:58:00

The Zoological World of Edward Lear

by Clemency Fisher
The Zoological World of Edward Lear
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1009 views
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Clemency Fisher is Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at National Museums Liverpool. Edward Lear is most famous for his Nonsense Rhymes, such as “The Owl and the Pussycat” and “The Quangle Wangle’s Hat”, but he was also a talented zoological art....

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Faragher 01:06:00

Three score years and then? The new biology of ageing

by Faragher Richard
Three score years and then? The new biology of ageing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 735 views
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Ageing is the single greatest challenge facing our society today. Recent breakthroughs have demonstrated that it is possible to combine a long life with the absence of age-related disease. Scientists at the forefront of this research will explain the....

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The Control of Cellular Reproduction 00:57:00

Understanding the Cell cycle

by Paul Nurse
Understanding the Cell cycle
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 929 views
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How genes act to control the functioning of cells.

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Meyer algae 00:12:00

Using Algae to Help Solve the Energy Problem

by Jonathan Meyer
Using Algae to Help Solve the Energy Problem
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 823 views
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Review of world energy problems and their possible solutions; A novel use of algae to produce bio-diesel.

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Pouran 1 00:05:00

Using Bugs to Clean-up Pollution

by Hamid Pouran
Using Bugs to Clean-up Pollution
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 18 years ago | 919 views
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Environmental cleaning-up - using bacteria

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Allwood 00:20:00

Using magnetics to repair nerve damage

by Dan Allwood
Using magnetics to repair nerve damage
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 796 views
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A novel method of guiding nerve growth after accidents and traumas. Microscopic magnetic beads can be used to give direction to nerve re-growth.

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Shepherd 00:09:00

Using tissue engineered skin to study bacterial infection

by Joey Shepherd
Using tissue engineered skin to study bacterial infection
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2297 views
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One of the many ways we can use tissue engineering to study disease

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Thewissen 00:07:00

Whale Evolution

by Hans Thewissen
Whale Evolution
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3138 views
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The marine mammals known as cetaceans originated about 50 million years ago in south Asia, but their terrestrial ancestor is something of a mystery. Hans Thewissen and colleagues now provide the missing Eocene piece of the jigsaw.

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Wheat growth 00:07:00

Wheat gets over global warming.

by Nao Sato
Wheat gets over global warming.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 729 views
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Nao describes her work in investigating the ways in which wheat can be made to cope with the higher temperatures expected from global warming.

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Rhino Conservation 00:05:00

Why the Preservation of the Rhino is Destroying our Planet

by Sam Mackay
Why the Preservation of the Rhino is Destroying our Planet
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 765 views
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Is there a collision between conserving a single rare species and much wider habitat preservation.

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Yokohama Yakushima.jpg 00:12:00

Yakushima Research Programe 2012

by Yuji Sunaoshi
Yakushima Research Programe 2012
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 4705 views
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This research was carried out at the Yakushima island, in Kagoshima, Japan, in July 2012.We looked at Yakushima’s (wild) plants and sea turtles to compare with Yokohama’s (city). We did two researches there, Line transect and Vegetation. In the L....

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