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There are as many creatures on your body as there are people on Earth - YouTube

This a video of an Amoeba . Movement of the Amoeba is shown. First the colorless ectoplasma moves in front of the pseodopodia, followed by the grained entopl...
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Memorize the 20 amino acids in 20 minutes - Part 1 - YouTube

In this video we share a method of remembering the structures of the 20 commonly occurring amino acids through tricks involving their single-letter abbreviat...
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Ebola: research team says migrating fruit bats responsible for outbreak

Ebola: research team says migrating fruit bats responsible for outbreak | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
A toddler's chance encounter with one infected bat in Guinea led to west Africa's present epidemic
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HIV gene therapy using GM cells hailed a success after trial

HIV gene therapy using GM cells hailed a success after trial | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Radical treatment helps patients' defences against virus by replacing immune cells with genetically modified versions
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The Birds of Paradise Project - video

The Birds of Paradise Project - video | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
GrrlScientist: A video introduction to the world's most visually stunning and remarkable birds that are hidden away upon the most rugged and inaccessible island on Earth.
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Families hope 'Frankenstein science' lobby will not stop gene cure for mitochondrial disease

Families hope 'Frankenstein science' lobby will not stop gene cure for mitochondrial disease | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Change to IVF rules could make Britain the first country to allow therapy to change DNA in embryos
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I had the bacteria in my gut analysed. And this may be the future of medicine

I had the bacteria in my gut analysed. And this may be the future of medicine | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Andrew Anthony sent his stool off to have its bacteria sequenced. In the future, such techniques could help assess our susceptibility to conditions from diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's to autism, depression and cancer
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Y chromosome is not doomed to shrivel away to nothing, say researchers

Y chromosome is not doomed to shrivel away to nothing, say researchers | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Despite concerns it may be shrinking, male sex chromosome is likely to remain in rude health for many millions of years to come
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Genetically modified monkeys created with cut-and-paste DNA

Genetically modified monkeys created with cut-and-paste DNA | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Breakthrough could help battle diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's but ethical concerns remain over animal testing
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Human genome sequencing: the real ethical dilemmas

Human genome sequencing: the real ethical dilemmas | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Mark Henderson: While many of the dystopian predictions of human genome sequencing have proved alarmist, there are some real questions to be addressed. Science alone cannot provide the answers
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Autumn ... the year's last, loveliest smile

Autumn ... the year's last, loveliest smile | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
GrrlScientist: one little video sent me on a week-long exploration and reading frenzy of the botanical literature, just so I could share with you a few facts about autumn leaves.
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Chromosome 1: The Stuff of Life | The Royal Institution: Science Lives Here

Chromosome 1: The Stuff of Life | The Royal Institution: Science Lives Here | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Geneticist Aoife Mclysaght introduces the Ri advent calendar 2013 - our video journey through the human genome. Starting with the largest human chromosome - chromosome 1 - Aoife explores how genes are organised and how genetic information is passed from one generation to the next.
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How to grow a tiny forest anywhere

How to grow a tiny forest anywhere | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
A forest planted by humans, then left to nature’s own devices, typically takes at least 100 years to mature. But what if we could make the process happen ten times faster? In this short talk, eco-entrepreneur (and TED Fellow) Shubhendu Sharma explains how to create a mini-forest ecosystem anywhere.
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How tech could spell the end of animals in drugs testing

How tech could spell the end of animals in drugs testing | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
We are in a pharmaceutical ice age. But new computer modelling and bioengineering techniques could revitalise the industry, reports Mark Piesing
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Five insights challenging science's unshakable 'truths'

Five insights challenging science's unshakable 'truths' | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
If you thought dying of loneliness was just an old wives' tale, or that genetic inheritance is fixed – think again, writes Michael Brooks
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Meet the top 10 newly discovered species of 2014

Meet the top 10 newly discovered species of 2014 | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Experts pick most striking creatures – including a carnivorous raccoon – from over 18,000 species identified in the last year
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How to write a science news story based on a research paper

How to write a science news story based on a research paper | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2014, in association with the Guardian and Observer, is open for entries
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Cities in motion: how slime mould can redraw our rail and road maps

Cities in motion: how slime mould can redraw our rail and road maps | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Researchers use organism's search for food to work out efficient transport routes, divert around floods and even imitate rush hour
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Baby boys and girls receive different nutrients in breast milk

Baby boys and girls receive different nutrients in breast milk | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
A mother's milk may contain different levels of nutrients depending on the sex of her baby to meet different growth needs
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Bill Nye 'the Science Guy' debates Australian creationist on evolution

Bill Nye 'the Science Guy' debates Australian creationist on evolution | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Nye discussed the origins of the Earth, animals and humans with Ken Ham, whose group runs a museum dedicated to creationism
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Eminent scientist Lewis Wolpert sorry for using others' work

Eminent scientist Lewis Wolpert sorry for using others' work | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Leading biologist and author regrets 'careless' inclusion of unattributed work in his acclaimed 2011 book on ageing
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Simple way to make stem cells in half an hour hailed as major discovery

Simple way to make stem cells in half an hour hailed as major discovery | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
Acid technique could lead to new era in regenerative medicine
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Moth tongues, orchids and Darwin – the predictive power of evolution

Moth tongues, orchids and Darwin – the predictive power of evolution | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
It took nearly 150 years to prove that a suggestion by Charles Darwin in 1862 was correct writes Dr Dave Hone
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The return of the delicate flapwort

The return of the delicate flapwort | Biology vol for Sixth Form | Scoop.it
GrrlScientist: This is the story of how our hero, Richard Carter, joined forces with a local botanist to hunt down the elusive, rare and very tiny delicate flapwort!
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