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This is a simple explanation of Climate Change, based on an article in the New York Times. The average temperature on the surface of the planet has already increased 1.7 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880, which may not seem like much, but think about it this way, the heat from human emissions is roughly equal to

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Welcome to the bio instrumentation teaching lab at the MIT Department of Biological Engineering. I’m Steve Wasserman and I’m Stephen Engle. I assume you’ve turned into this video because you would like to make quantitative measurements with laser tweezers. If you’re looking for cute kitten videos you made a horrible mistake. Optical tweezers can apply

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>>Sean Sanders: Thank you to the NIH Intramural Research Program for sponsoring today’s webinar. Now I would like to give the floor to our first speaker, and that is Dr. Sriram Subramaniam, who is Chief of the Biophysics Section in the Laboratory of Cell Biology at the Center for Cancer Research at NCI. He will

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First of all, I would like to thank you very warmly for being here. As you know, at PSA, we are now preparing our next long-term plan for the company. And of course, building the long-term plan for the company means understanding the trends of the society in which we operate. Among the seven big

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So, there’s about seven and a half billion of us. The World Health Organization tells us that 300 million of us are depressed, and about 800,000 people take their lives every year. A tiny subset of them choose a profoundly nihilistic route, which is they die in the act of killing as many people as

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Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Biologists refer to people as a “weed species.” It may sound insulting to be compared to crabgrass, but it’s actually a tribute to one of our most impressive accomplishments: spreading ourselves all over the world. The ability to live almost anywhere is one of the payoffs of

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How do Sound Waves Travel? By: Branch Education Every waking second of our lives, we hear sound waves everywhere. From the hum of a fan to the clicking of your keyboard, sound waves permeate our lives. But how do they travel throughout the world around us? To answer this question, we are going engage in

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Uncertainty principle is one of the most popular concepts of the quantum mechanics. Let me introduce a misconception about the uncertainty principle. When you are to see matter, say a particle, you need a light to be scattered off. You observe the scattered light to get an information about the particle. But the particle is

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