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A Closer Look at Autism Spectrum Disorder With Professor Uta Frith
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Professor Uta Frith, University College London, outlines how research itself and the public perception of autism has evolved over the years. Uta also highlights some promising changes and initiatives set to improve the credibility of biomedical research.

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The Mysterious Science of Pain
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Explore the biological and psychological factors that influence how we experience pain and how our nervous system reactions to harmful stimuli.

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Improving Credibility in Science
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Dr Verena Heise, University of Oxford discusses the importance of improving credibility in science and what the BNA were doing to promote this at the 2019 Festival of Neuroscience.

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How To Scan a Pregnant Manta Ray
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Manta rays are threatened worldwide and we still know little about their reproductive strategies. The ability to scan pregnant individuals will be invaluable in the quest to protect them.

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Scientists Capture First-Ever Video of Body’s Safety Test for T cells
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Using a new imaging technique, researchers for the first time captured the process in which developing killer T-cells are tested by dendritic cells, and others, to see if they react to normal proteins from the body, called self-antigens

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Meet the Biohacker Using CRISPR to Teach Everyone Gene Editing
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Meet the biohacker who wants to teach everyone how to edit genes.

Josiah Zayner is a biohacker who thinks everyone should be able to change their DNA with biotechnology called CRISPR. That’s why he founded a company called The ODIN, which sells do-it-yourself biotech kits that teach people how to genetically modify bacteria and frogs. It's DIY gene therapy.

His company has sold tens of thousands of experiments using CRISPR, an inexpensive and precise gene-editing technology that has revolutionized the field.

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Science Is Everywhere with Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Science really is everywhere! From the Big Bang to quantum mechanics to free will to ice skating, we explore it all featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, theoretical physicist Brian Greene, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, rapper Baba Brinkman, and Olympic silver medalist figure skater Sasha Cohen.

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What the Smell of Freshly Cut Grass Really Means...
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Spring is in the air! It’s time to mow the lawn and breathe in the smell of freshly cut grass. But this pleasant springtime scent may actually be a chemical cry for help. In the latest Reactions episode, we explain how plants communicate, their chemical response to being damaged, and how bugs play a part.

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You Can't Smell Metal
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Metal has no odor and you can't smell it. But what are we smelling then? It turns out that it's mostly a chemical called 1-octen-3-one, which is generated when your skin oils react with metal that you've touched.

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The Side Effects of Vaccines – How High is the Risk?
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Vaccines are one of our best tools to prevent dangerous diseases, but they come with side effects. So would it be safer not to vaccinate?

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