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Nanotechnology and COVID-19 research – a virtual Q&A hosted by Nature Nanotechnology

Nature Nanotechnology hosted a Q&A session with Nicole Steinmetz (University of California, San Diego) and Ronit Satchi-Fainaro (Tel Aviv University). Nicole and Ronit presented their work on a COVID-19 vaccine and discussed how nanotechnology can contribute to COVID-19 research, in … Continue reading

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Treating Cancer with Plant Viruses: A Conversation with Nicole Steinmetz

In this episode of Stories from the NNI, Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, speaks with Professor Nicole Steinmetz of University of California, San Diego about her work using virus-like-particles to treat cancer and where she’s seen … Continue reading

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Why Y Chromosomes Won’t Be Around Forever

We’re generally taught that chromosomes determine an animal’s sex, but it is way more nuanced than that. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk

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Surprising Findings About Radiation on Mars During a Manned Mission

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about new discoveries about the dangers of radiation during a potential mission to Mars Links: https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/sa… https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.c… https://mepag.jpl.nasa.gov/topten.cfm… https://marspedia.org/Radiation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramsar,… […]

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Some Very, Very Upsetting News

Ruby has some very, very upsetting news for Philip. jpurcell.org Written, directed, & edited by John Purcell Starring Aman Adumer & Megan Kingsbury Produced by Francesca McLafferty Cinematography by Cooper James 1st AC Hao Yu Gaffer Brody Anderson Production sound … Continue reading

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Gen Z Is Devoting Their Budding Careers To Fighting Climate Crisis | My Modern Met

By Madeleine Muzdakis on September 13, 2021 The Global Strike for Climate, Toronto, Canada, 2019. (Photo: Photo: BLOODUA/DepositPhotos) The future belongs to the young.   The youth of Generation Z were born into a world of cellphones and streaming video. … Continue reading

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One-fifth of Earth’s ocean floor is now mapped | BBC News

By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent Published21 June 2020 The black is where we still need modern measurements at a reasonable resolution This leaves four-fifths – twice the area of Mars – still to be surveyed to a modern standard. … Continue reading

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How should doctors consider race?

Race is not genetic. It’s a concept most of us are familiar with, and yet, we haven’t really questioned why race plays a crucial role in medicine and scientific research. It’s one of the first things your doctor asks when … Continue reading

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Strange Supernova That Was Started by a Black Hole Eating a Star

[…] Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about a supernova caused by a colliding black hole Press release: https://www.caltech.edu/about/news/a-… https://public.nrao.edu/news/stellar-… Paper: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/s… […]

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The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Dirty Secret | System Error

Fossil fuel companies knew about climate change decades ago. But instead of doing something about it, they spent millions to confuse the public and seed doubt. VICE World News explores their seedy tactics. This is the fossil fuel industry’s system … Continue reading

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