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The Last Living Members of an Extinct Species
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Dig into how scientists are attempting to revive the functionally extinct northern white rhino through artificial reproduction.

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Teach Me in 10 – 500 Women Scientists With Lauren Edwards
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In this Teach Me in 10, we're joined by Lauren Edwards, director for the Fellowship for the Future and leader of the Reproductive Justice Initiative at 500 Women Scientists. Lauren teaches us about how 500WS came to be, the mission and vision of the organization, and provides a handy tutorial on how to use the Request a Woman in STEMM platform.

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Exploring the Coronavirus Pandemic: How Does Our Immune System Fight COVID-19?
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The field of immunology has taken some significant steps towards understanding how our bodies resist COVID-19 infection and how immune markers can be used to track the disease’s spread. In this video, we spoke to immunologist Dr Paul Travers from the University of Edinburgh to find out more.

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Opioid Side Effects: Is Your Own Immune System to Blame?
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Those who take opioids long term, including patients who have been prescribed the drugs for pain relief, can develop chronic inflammation and heightened pain sensitivity. Scientists now report in a pilot study that some of those side effects might be influenced by the body’s own immune system, which can make antibodies against the drugs.

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Why Don't Elephants Get Cancer?
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A study led by the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah could explain why elephants rarely get cancer.

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Preventing Opioid Addiction and Overdose Fatalities Through Novel Therapies
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Scripps Research Professors Laura Bohn and Kim Janda presented their latest research on innovative strategies for developing therapies to address opioid addiction and preventing related fatalities.

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How Flying Snakes Glide Through the Air
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Flying snakes glide through the air, flattening their bodies to provide lift. But as they glide they seem to swim, undulating their bodies from side to side. Now a team in the United States has used motion capture technology to study snake gliding in precise detail. Their models reveal that undulation is vital for the snake’s stability as they glide from branch to branch.

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Teach Me in 10 – Not All Plants Want To Be Eaten With Dr Steven Gundry
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In this installment of Teach Me in 10 we're joined by the New York Times best-selling author of "The Plant Paradox" and former cardiac surgeon Dr Steven Gundry, who discusses why "not all plants want to be eaten".

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Chernobyl Fungus Eats Nuclear Radiation Via Radiosynthesis
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A fungus growing near the Chernobyl site was thriving on nuclear radiation thanks to radiosynthesis, using melanin to convert gamma radiation into chemical energy. Scientists are exploring whether its radiation-absorbing properties could be used to protect astronauts in space.

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How Can Mindfulness Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
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In this interview, Johns Hopkins Assistant Professor Dr Neda Gould explains how mindfulness can benefit the brain, especially during the stressful period of the coronavirus pandemic.

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