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Within this master I’m doing the Biodiversity and Sustainability specialization. I’m from India. My specialization in Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology. And I found out that Leiden University’s program is structured for someone like me who is keen to work in a lab, who is keen to work on research projects. The institute of Biology in

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What would you do for the power to fly? How about shedding your skin and dissolving your own muscles? Now, believe it or not, that gruesome process is how caterpillars earn their wings. Here’s what you might not know about what’s inside a caterpillar’s “cocoon.” Contrary to popular belief, this is not a cocoon. Only

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Oh my gosh, the trees are like made of butterflies. I knew this would be amazing, but I didn’t know it would be this amazing. That was me, a couple of months ago, on a mountain in central Mexico. Hey smart people, Joe here. Nearly every monarch butterfly in North America–tens of millions of them–flies

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Thanks to The Great Courses Plus for supporting PBS Digital Studios How… to paint…a butterfly wing. Hey smart people, Joe here. CRISPR: it’s a DNA-editing technology that you’ve probably heard about in terms of disease, medicine, maybe making genetically modified organisms. But scientists are using it for some really interesting questions, like why do butterflies

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[ ♪ Intro ] You may have heard of the butterfly effect, where butterflies flapping their wings somehow cause tornadoes. But that can’t be right. Butterflies flap their wings all the time all over the world. And clearly they’re not all causing extreme weather. But it’s also not entirely wrong. It turns out that butterfly

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[Intro] Es gibt keine blauen Tiger, keine blauen Fledermäuse, keine blauen Eichhörnchen, keine blauen Hunde. Selbst Blauwale sind nicht so richtig blau. Tiere gibt es in so ziemlich jeder Farbe, aber blau scheint die Seltenste zu sein. Was aber cool ist, ist die Tatsache, dass blaue Tiere -wenn man denn welche findet, genial aussehen. Mutter

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