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Penicillin 00:08:00

Penicillin – the Life Saver

by Colin Byfleet
Penicillin – the Life Saver
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 10 years ago | 1102 views
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Real-life story about one of the first uses of penicillin.  An interview with a survivor.

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Rao 00:35:00

Ram Rao

by Ram Rao
Ram Rao
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1122 views
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Prof. C.N.R. Rao was born and brought up in Bangalore, India where he developed his interest in science. He studied for his Ph.D at Purdue University in the US but returned to India to continue his career. He has had numerous visiting positions abroa....

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Arber 01:04:00

Restriction Enzymes

by Werner Arber
Restriction Enzymes
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 798 views
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Werner Arber won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1978

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Ernst 00:56:00

Richard Ernst

by Richard Ernst
Richard Ernst
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 774 views
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Nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr), a powerful technique for determining molecular structure, has totally revolutionised chemistry. From its inception half a century ago, its potential as an analytical tool for identifying compounds was clear, albeit l....

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Marcus 00:07:00

Rudolph A. Marcus

by Rudolph Marcus
Rudolph A. Marcus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 968 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992 'for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems'. We ask Marcus to explain how he works and he replies that he draws pictures in order to visualize problems. On relig....

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Benn 00:32:00

Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power

by Tony Benn
Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 924 views
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In a lively and entertaining interview, former UK Minister for Science Tony Benn discusses the interaction between scientists and politicians in an interview with Sir Harry Kroto. Benn, having spent a life-time as a leading politician closely associa....

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CapturFiles_5 00:45:00

Science, Society and Sustainability

by Harry Kroto
Science, Society and Sustainability
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 10 years ago | 888 views
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A discourse about Harry's loves in science, the experiments leading up to the C-60 discovery in 1985 and the host of developments in putting C-60 and nanotubes to good use. Harry's ideas about public perception of science. Good reasons for being a s....

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scott Miller screenshot 00:40:00

Sir Harold Kroto Interview With Scott Miller From Endeavorist

by Harry Kroto
Sir Harold Kroto Interview With Scott Miller From Endeavorist
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 4 years ago | 1336 views
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De Duve 00:52:00

Structural and Functional Organization of the Cell

by Christian de Duve
Structural and Functional Organization of the Cell
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2910 views
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Interview with the Nobel Prizwinner for Medicine,1974

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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 | 9 years ago | 1179 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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Element 101b 00:28:00

The Discovery of Element 101

by Colin Byfleet
The Discovery of Element 101
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 10 years ago | 2804 views
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A first-hand interview of the moment of this discovery from Greg Choppin who worked with Glen Seaborg.

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Nirenberg 00:39:00

The interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis

by Marshall Nirenberg
The interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1074 views
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This interview starts with Nirenberg (Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1968) giving his recollections of his school years. He remembers going down into some limestone caves in Florida at the age of 13-14. It was full of fossilized large animal bones. In fact....

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Glauber 00:33:00

The Physics of Light

by Roy Glauber
The Physics of Light
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 937 views
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When asked how does he think about the problems of the physics of light, Glauber says that it is an off-shoot of particle physics. He says that he has mainly worked in nuclear physics, quantum electro-dynamics and the quantum theoretical version of M....

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Kohn 00:50:00

Walter Kohn

by Walter Kohn
Walter Kohn
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1035 views
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Walter Kohn is a condensed matter theorist who has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the electronic structure of materials. He played the leading role in the development of density functional theory, which has revolutionized scientis....

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Women-in-Science-and-Engineering-2 00:29:00

Women in Science and Engineering

by Various Presenters
Women in Science and Engineering
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1604 views
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A panel of female academics is interviewed by young learners about their careers. The panel was Dr Alma Hodzic, Ms Elena Rodriguez-Falcon, Professor Catherine Biggs and Ms Sue Armstrong

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