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David Roos (U Penn) Part 1: Biology of Apicomplexan Parasites

Hello, my name is David Roos and I’m a Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia. Today I am here to talk about my favorite group of organisms, the Phylum Apicomplexa, a large group of protozoan organisms which are parasites and make their living inside their host cells. Just by way […]

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Adaptation and Nostalgia on an Alien World: Scavengers Analysis & Speculative Biology

Scavengers is a beautiful animated short film that aired on Adult Swim’s Toonami block in late 2016. Adult Swim advertised the 8 minute animation with a brief promo, which I’ll feature right now: [“All contact has been lost with the Vesta-1 command crew. They are cut off and all alone. Or are they?”] The promo’s […]

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“Hey Bill Nye, How Are Ethics and Morals Related to Science?” #TuesdayswithBIll

My name’s Charlie and my question is – I love your work. My name’s Charlie and my question today is associated with you as a scientist and how you’ve evolved over time to deal with scientists on any ethics and moral decision with science. So science can tell you how to the Tyrannosaurus Rex, humanities […]

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People of Science with Brian Cox – Sir David Attenborough on Charles Darwin

David: People of Science. Take one. Brian: David, why did you choose Charles Darwin? David: He inspires me because he made sense out of the natural world. And not only just physical sense of why animals have antlers or why birds have fine feathers, but to suggest the mechanism which led to all these multiplicity […]

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CARTA: Francisco Ayala: Evolution of Ethical Behavior and Moral Values: Biology? Culture?

– [Announcer] This UCSD TV program is presented by University of California Television. Like what you learn? Visit our website, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest programs. ♪ [music] ♪ – [Narrator] We are the paradoxical ape. Bipedal, naked large-brained. Long the master of fire, tools and language, […]

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Evolution by Natural Selection – Darwin’s Finches | Biology for All | FuseSchool

What are Darwin’s finches and why are they so important to biologists? Study of finches led to the development of one of the most important scientific theories of all time, but how does this come about? In December 1831 a naturalist called Charles Darwin boarded the HMS beagle bound on a surveying voyage to South […]

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