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Anthropology’s Greatest Hoax

Scientists are sometimes deemed objective observers of the world in which we live, but that’s not entirely true. They’re still human and can find themselves falling victim to fraudsters just like the lot of us.
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Erections Gone Wrong: What Viagra Does to the Penis

In this video, Jonathan from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses how Viagra works to assist with erectile dysfunction.
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How the Brain Responds to Blindness

In this video, Justin from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses the brain's ability to remodel itself in the visually impaired.
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"A Leader in Science", Professor Jane Clarke FRS in Conversation With Roger Mosey

Professor Jane Clarke FRS, a world-leading and award-winning biophysical protein chemist and now President of Wolfson College Cambridge, talks to Roger Mosey about leading in science and defying expectations.
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The Perfect Christmas Gift (According to Science)

'Twas the night before Christmas, and you still haven't gone shopping... so here are some scientific gift-giving tips.
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Biology-Themed 12 Days of Christmas

The Amoeba Sisters sing the 12 Days of Christmas with a biology theme.
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Five Things You Should Know About Back Pain

Back pain is as common as it is complicated, and easy fixes are hard to find. Shedding light on this universal ailment, Dr. Jen Gunter shares five things we should all know about back pain, including possible causes, over-hyped treatments to avoid as well as research-backed therapies to talk to your doctor about in order to find some relief.
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This Neuron Helps People Walk Again

There’s been some big news in neuron science this week as individuals suffering paralysis regain mobility and music might have a secret that gets us to dance.
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Why You Procrastinate Even When it Feels Bad

Explore what happens in the brain to trigger procrastination, and what strategies you can use to break the cycle of this harmful practice.
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What’s the Smartest Age?

At what age are you smartest? Dig into how your brain development affects your skills at different stages of your life.