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How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?
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Over-the-counter pregnancy tests give potentially life-changing results with a pretty high rate of accuracy. But how do they work? Tien Nguyen explains how each test performs a scientifically rigorous, multi-stage experiment that goes from start to finish in the time that it’ll take you to watch this video.

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The Accident That Changed the World
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Learn how Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, and how the antibiotic has changed medicine and the treatment of infections.

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How Does Whole Genome Sequencing Identify Mycobacteria?
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This video is part 2 of a series of instructional videos, highlighting the uses of genome sequencing by the National Mycobacterium Reference Service (NMRS) and the workflow of the organisation.

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How Scientists Are Fighting the Coronavirus: A Three Minute Guide
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Scientists across the world are working together to fight the novel coronavirus. Here we take a closer look at three fields of research which are vital to keeping this outbreak under control: epidemiology, virology and biomedical science.

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UW Medicine Lab Scientists Study 2019 Novel Coronavirus
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The lab of Dr. Alex Greninger, in the virology division of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is studying the latest genomic information about the novel Coronavirus, and its possible implications for the clinical virology laboratory.

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Coronavirus Epidemic Update 10: New Studies, Transmission, Spread From Wuhan, Prevention (2019-nCoV)
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This video illustrates the basic reproduction number and spread of the coronavirus, updated confirmed cases, the safety of packages from China, and coronavirus quarantines and evacuations. Dr. Seheult also discusses a recent Lancet article about coronavirus hospital admissions, MuLBSTA score, and unsubstantiated theories such as an HIV association with coronavirus.

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What You Need to Know About the Wuhan Coronavirus
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A new virus, originating from Wuhan in China, is quickly spreading across the country and around the world. In this video, we highlight the key things you need to know about the outbreak, and how science can help control it.

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UW Lab Studying Novel Coronavirus
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The lab of Dr. Alex Greninger, in the virology division of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is studying the latest genomic information about this emerging virus, and its possible implications for the clinical virology laboratory.

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How Bones Make Blood
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Dig into the science of how bone marrow transplants work.

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The Viral Origins of the Placenta
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In the course of an ancient viral infection, a viral gene was embedded into the human genome; the encoded protein has allowed the placenta to develop as it has.

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