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Climbing with adhesion

by Mark Kutkosky
Climbing with adhesion
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 872 views
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Mark Cutkosky is Fletcher Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford. Here he discusses climbing robots and how they can take their cue from nature.

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Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming

by Ray Goldstein
Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 767 views
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Professor Ray Goldstein FRS is the Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems at the University of Cambridge. Here he describes a biological example of topological inversion, with relevance to engineering problems in human technology.

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Biomimetic adhesive microstructures

by Stanislav Gorb
Biomimetic adhesive microstructures
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 920 views
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Stanislav Gorb is Professor of Zoology at the University of Kiel, Germany, with an interest in functional morphology and biomechanics. Here he discusses clustering as a form of self-assembly, and applications in adhesion.

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01:17:00

Genetics, epigenetics and disease

by Adrian Bird
Genetics, epigenetics and disease
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1316 views
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The human genome sequence has been available for more than a decade, but its significance is still not fully understood. While most human genes have been identified, there is much to learn about the DNA signals that control them. This lecture describ....

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01:04:00

Molecular chaperones: how cells stop proteins from misbehaving

by R. John Ellis
Molecular chaperones: how cells stop proteins from misbehaving
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1875 views
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Proteins are the action molecules of all cells, and to function properly, protein chains must fold and assemble correctly. But each chain of every protein runs the risk that it will combine with one or more identical chains to form nonfunctional aggr....

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00:45:00

John Soane and the learned societies of Somerset House

by Gillian Darley
John Soane and the learned societies of Somerset House
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 842 views
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The architect John Soane became an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1795, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1796 and, finally, a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1821. All three were then housed in Somerset House. Soane was an avid collector a....

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01:05:00

The Information. A History, A Theory, A Flood.

by James Gleick
The Information. A History, A Theory, A Flood.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 964 views
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James Gleick shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality - the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world. The story of information begins in a time profoundly unlike our own, when every thought and utterance vanished ....

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00:46:00

Paul Dirac and the religion of mathematical beauty

by Graham Farmelo
Paul Dirac and the religion of mathematical beauty
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1027 views
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For the great theoretical physicist Paul Dirac FRS, the importance of mathematical beauty was 'like a religion'. Although his first papers on quantum mechanics showed an acute aesthetic awareness, he first set out his principle of mathematical beauty....

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01:04:00

What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science

by Various Presenters
What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1191 views
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Panel discussion involving Tracey Brown, Professor Angela McLean FRS, Professor Andrew Stirling and chaired by Professor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS.  How can we make decisions that affect our health when scientific advice is never 100% sure?   Wha....

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01:03:00

From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics

by Ada Yonath
From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 975 views
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Professor Ada Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.  To facilitate instant recovery of active life once bears wake up from their winter sleep, nature provides ingenious mechanism based on periodic packing of their ribosomes, the cellular ma....

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01:07:00

Finding patterns in genes and proteins: decoding the logic of molecular interactions

by Sara Teichmann
Finding patterns in genes and proteins: decoding the logic of molecular interactions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1050 views
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Dr Sarah Teichmann is based at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge.  In the post-genomic era, high-throughput methods are providing us with a deluge of data about genes and proteins. What knowledge about biology do....

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01:06:00

Sustainable materials: with both eyes open

by Julian Allwood
Sustainable materials: with both eyes open
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1138 views
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Dr Julian Allwood is leader of the Low Carbon Materials Processing Group in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.  One third of the world's carbon emissions are emitted by industry. Most industrial emissions relate to produci....

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