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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 | 9 years ago | 796 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 | 8 years ago | 878 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 | 8 years ago | 580 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 | 9 years ago | 1052 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 | 8 years ago | 712 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 | 9 years ago | 1052 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 | 9 years ago | 1319 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 | 5 years ago | 6950 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 | 9 years ago | 932 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 | 9 years ago | 1083 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 | 3 years ago | 765 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 | 3 years ago | 634 views
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An interesting look at how the direction of water flow affects shell growth in barnacles.

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