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Born Without Arms: Inspirational Mother and Son Live Life to The Full

00:01 TIMMY: I’m just like the other kids. I’m just like them. 00:04 COMM: Linda Bannon and her son Timmy suffer from a rare condition that left them born without arms. 00:10 LINDA: Shirt out or in? TIMMY: Out. 00:13 COMM: But despite their circumstances, the mother and son from Illinois, refuse to let their […]

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How this disease changes the shape of your cells – Amber M. Yates

What shape are your cells? Squishy cylinders? Jagged zig-zags? You probably don’t think much about the bodies of these building blocks, but at the microscopic level, small changes can have huge consequences. And while some adaptations change these shapes for the better, others can spark a cascade of debilitating complications. This is the story of […]

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Genetic testing for risk of Heart Disease: fact or fiction? (23 Feb 2012)

>>Professor Humphries: Well, thanks very much, Audrey. And thanks for the opportunity to present some of our work to you today. So you’ve seen up here on the slide the talk is divided into 4 parts. I’m going to first of all describe to you about the causes and the mechanisms of heart disease. And […]

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A genome hacker’s experience with the privacy of shared data | Yaniv Erlich | TEDxDanubia

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Krystian Aparta Hacking is the art of breaking security mechanisms. When I was an undergraduate student I worked as a hacker in a computer security firm. We used to be hired by banks and credit card services to conduct penetration tests, to try to find critical gaps in the security of […]

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Why sex really matters | David Page | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Jenny Lam-Chowdhury Reviewer: Capa Girl I would like to talk with you about sex and disease, but perhaps not what you’re thinking. So, now that I’ve gotten your attention, I’d like to tell you about something that’s really fundamental. I’d like to tell you about a connection between sex and disease that is very […]

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