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Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 11938 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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Max Perutz Interview – 2

by Max Perutz
Max Perutz Interview – 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1081 views
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The concluding part of an interview with the 1962 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.

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Jacques Monod

by Jacques Monod
Jacques Monod
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1029 views
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An archive interview with the winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Medicine

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00:58:00

Self-Assembly: Nature’s way to do it

by Kuniaki Nagayama
Self-Assembly: Nature’s way to do it
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 871 views
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Biology operates at two levels: the large scale which we can see and the underlying microscopic one. The amazing way in which intermolecular forces cause protein arrays to self-assemble, enabling Nature to fabricate the large scale components of livi....

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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 | 11 years ago | 996 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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In the Oceans

by Jacqui McGlade
In the Oceans
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 796 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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Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes

by John Maynard Smith
Flight in Birds and Aeroplanes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1121 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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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 | 11 years ago | 1377 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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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 | 11 years ago | 3257 views
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Interview with the Nobel Prizwinner for Medicine,1974

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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 | 11 years ago | 1231 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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Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?

by Various Presenters
Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1259 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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Forever Young – How long can we live?

by Various Presenters
Forever Young – How long can we live?
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 11 years ago | 1339 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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