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Proximity Proteomics
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By joining forces and combining technologies in a new way, Harvard Medical School researchers have captured the first bird’s eye views of what happens at the molecular level when drugs, hormones and neurotransmitters activate certain kinds of cell receptors. Until now, scientists had been able to see only one part of the picture at a time.

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Why Labs Are Printing the Coronavirus Genome
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The world is struggling to contain the new coronavirus outbreak. But thanks to new genetic material sequencing and synthesis technology, scientists are able to identify and study this virus quicker than ever before. Will it be enough?

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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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Why Do Some People Go Bald?
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What do Charles Darwin, Michael Jordan, and Yoda have in common? They, like many other historical and fictive individuals, are bald. Scientists have long pondered, why do some people lose their hair, and how can we bring it back?

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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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Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution Explained
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What is Darwinism? And how much impact did Charles Darwin's theory of evolution have on the world?

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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 Do Unborn Babies and Mothers Communicate via the Placenta?
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The placenta is a fascinating organ, which allows communication between mother and foetus through the release of bubble-like vesicles. Could the messages within these vesicles provide an early warning of diseases such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia?

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Stanford's Professor Robert Sapolsky Depression Lecture (Video)
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Stanford Professor Robert Sapolsky, posits that depression is the most damaging disease that you can experience. Right now it is the number four cause of disability in the US and it is becoming more common. Sapolsky states that depression is as real of a biological disease as is diabetes.

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eRAPID: A Platform for Portable Diagnostics
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eRapid is an electrochemical sensing platform that uses a novel antifouling coating to enable low-cost, multiplexed detection of a wide range of biomolecules for diagnostics and other applications.

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