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How Do Vaccines Work? Here's a Clear Explanation
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To understand how vaccines work, it helps to look first at how the immune system works. This short animation explains how vaccines enable the body to make the right sort of antibodies to fight a particular disease.

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Bacterial DNA Jiggling Motion Halted Before Cell Death
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Watch how the jiggling motion of bacterial DNA stops when a natural antimicrobial peptide permeates the E. coli membrane. This novel mechanism helps explain why bacteria develop resistance very slowly and may inform the design of new antimicrobial agents.

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Top Science Stories of 2018
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We have seen some amazing scientific breakthroughs in 2018. Here is a selection of our favorites.

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Pulmonary Embolism: The Route to Recovery
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This animation describes the risk factors, mechanisms and treatment of pulmonary embolism.

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How Do Cigarettes Affect the Body?
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Cigarettes aren’t good for us. That’s hardly news -- we’ve known about the dangers of smoking for decades. But how exactly do cigarettes harm us, and can our bodies recover if we stop? Krishna Sudhir details what happens when we smoke -- and when we quit.

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What Are Brain Organoids?
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An introduction to brain organoids - watch this video to find out how these mini brains are grown, and how they are a unique research tool which can complement what we have learnt from autopsies, animal models, and imaging techniques.

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The Science of Christmas
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Does Rudolph's nose really glow? Why doesn't anybody see Santa deliver presents? Modern science can help you explain the mysteries of Santa to your kids!

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Ulcerative Colitis: Fresh Approaches to Taming Inflammation
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This animation explores how insights into the immunobiology of ulcerative colitis are helping researchers to develop innovative treatments.

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Applying Deep Learning Architectures to de novo Molecular Drug Design
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Dr Ola Engkvist, AstraZeneca, outlines how deep learning architectures are being applied to drug discovery.

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The Advantages of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in the Drug Discovery Process
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Dr Ola Engkvist, AstraZeneca, explains how the drug discovery process benefits from artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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