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Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes

by Peter Wothers
Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2022 views
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With the aid of Prof. Sir Harry Kroto, Dr Peter Wothers demonstrates that both Diamond and Graphite are indeed made of Carbon.

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Confronting the Silent Tragedy of Skin Disease

by Paul Matts
Confronting the Silent Tragedy of Skin Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1414 views
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How many people do skin conditions affect in the developing world?  Approximately 3 billion people living in remote areas of 127 developing countries are deprived of even the most basic dermatological care which constitutes approximately one half of....

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Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox

by Jeremy Spencer
Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1050 views
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Start at 15:00 minutes.  Dr Jeremy Spencer examines the role of flavonoid-rich foods which have been shown to promote a healthy heart and improve our mind and mood.

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Soy – The Healthiest Food in the World?

by Ian Rowland
Soy – The Healthiest Food in the World?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 758 views
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The inhabitants of the Japanese region of Okinawa are officially the longest lived population in the world and also have one of the lowest mortality rates from chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer and dementia.  This has in part been ascribed....

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Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1579 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1612 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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Sex and the City – The Emerging Role of Human Skin

by Paul Matts
Sex and the City – The Emerging Role of Human Skin
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 728 views
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What role does the skin play in the unconscious judgements we make of age, health and attractiveness of those we meet, every day of our lives? As Mankind faces its greatest and most complex environmental threat ever, how can a skin layer 1/50 of a mi....

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Turn On and Tune In

by John Mann
Turn On and Tune In
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 611 views
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Explore the world behind a a range of psychoactive drugs including LSD, opiates, belladonna, peyote, absinthe and cannabis, and the colourful characters who discovered, used or abused them.  John Mann recently retired from Queen's University Belfast....

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A Little Light Relief

by David Phillips
A Little Light Relief
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1367 views
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Light, particularly sunlight, is believed to be good for our health. Many ancient civilisations even attributed it with mystical healing powers.Renowned for his entertaining lectures, Professor David Phillips, President of the RSC, uses his expertise....

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From the Romans to the Ring Main

by Rob Casey
From the Romans to the Ring Main
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1097 views
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In London major trunk mains, commissioned by Water Companies who ceased trading over 100 years ago, operate alongside modern assets such the Thames Water Ring Main commissioned in the 1990’s. Hence legacy plays an important part in way the current ....

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Why water is weird

by Philip Ball
Why water is weird
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1212 views
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All life on Earth needs water to survive. But increasingly it seems that the characteristics that make water a solvent for life are also those that make it the weirdest of liquids. Some of these quirks of 'life's matrix' are well understood; others a....

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Water Sustainability – a Global Challenge

by Richard Allan
Water Sustainability – a Global Challenge
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 892 views
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Richard Allan, Chief Scientist at Scottish Water, discusses the challenges we face in securing freshwater supplies at a global level. During the discussion Richard will touch upon the impact of climate change, food security and the emerging importanc....

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