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01:40:00

Alzheimer’s disease: treatments and tests on the horizon

by Simon Lovestone
Alzheimer’s disease: treatments and tests on the horizon
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1143 views
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The lecture by Professor Simon LovestoneĀ showed how current research in dementia holds great promise both in trying to understand the mechanisms to find new treatments and in researching biomarkers to help identify the condition at an earlier stage.....

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00:29:00

Are We Going to Cure all Diseases and at What Price?

by Aaron Ciechanover
Are We Going to Cure all Diseases and at What Price?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 910 views
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We are exiting the era where our approach to treatment of these and many other diseases is 'one size fits all', and enter a new era of 'personalized medicine' where we shall tailor the treatment according to the patient's molecular/mutational profile....

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01:20:00

Brain function: synesthesia and phantom limbs

by Vilayanur Ramachandran
Brain function: synesthesia and phantom limbs
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1414 views
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Professor Ramachandran examines problems that lie at the interface between neurology and psychiatry. He explains how phantom limbs may be used as a probe to understand brain functions and will also discuss synesthesia, a condition in which sounds and....

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00:41:00

Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest

by Ada Yonath
Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1042 views
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The challenges associated with pursuing ribosomal crystallography can be described as a series of Everest climbing. At each step, when reaching the summit, a taller and more difficult one became exposed. Snapshots of this story will be described.__....

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01:07:00

Cognitive enhancing drugs: neuroethical issues

by Barbara Sahakian
Cognitive enhancing drugs: neuroethical issues
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1444 views
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Cognitive enhancing drugs are used to treat neuropsychiatric disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. These drugs improve the quality of life and wellbeing for patients and their families.

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00:32:00

Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge

by Werner Arber
Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1744 views
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The acquisition of scientific knowledge largely depends on the availability of appropriate research approaches and methodologies. Novel scientific knowledge represents cultural values. On the one hand, it enriches our world-view with impacts on our....

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00:06:00

Developing biocompatible materials to restore sight.

by Sheila MacNeil
Developing biocompatible materials to restore sight.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 3367 views
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Repairing damage to eyesight caused by chemicals

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00:34:00

Discovery of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signalling and their Role in Drug Development

by Ferid Murad
Discovery of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signalling and their Role in Drug Development
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1733 views
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The role of nitric oxide in cellular signaling in the past three decades has become one of the most rapidly growing areas in biology. Nitric oxide is a gas and a free radical with an unshared electron that can regulate an ever-growing list of biolog....

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00:28:00

DNA between Physics and Biology

by Luc Montagnier
DNA between Physics and Biology
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1031 views
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The association of DNA with water is known since the deciphering of its double helical structure by X-Ray diffraction in 1953 (Watson, Crick, Wilkins and Franklin). However the power of DNA for organizing water seems to go far beyond the direct fill....

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00:59:00

Electricity, Magnetism and the Body

by Anthony Barker
Electricity, Magnetism and the Body
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 718 views
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The controlled ways that electricity and magnetism can stimulate the body are demonstrated and how the resulting responses can aid diagnosis discussed.

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00:59:00

Everest, the first ascent: the untold story of the man who made it possible

by Harriet Tuckey
Everest, the first ascent: the untold story of the man who made it possible
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 649 views
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The conquest of Everest by a British team in 1953 has always been celebrated as a triumph of heroic leadership, team work and courageous climbing, but the vital role that scientific innovation played in the success of the expedition has never been wi....

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00:30:00

From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics

by Thomas Steitz
From the Structure of the Ribosome to the Design of New Antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 992 views
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Structural studies of the ribosome exemplify the evolution of structural studies in cell biology from the early negatively stained images of macromolecular assemblies in whole cells, to a detailed atomic understanding of the mechanism of action of a ....

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