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Making the Cut | Session 3: Engineering and Disability Rights || Radcliffe Institute

Making the Cut | Session 3: Engineering and Disability Rights || Radcliffe Institute

– Welcome back, everyone, from lunch. I will introduce the first session in the afternoon, which is case studies, engineering, and disability rights. And for this session, Pilar Ossorio, who is a professor of law and Bioethics at…

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The History of DNA Barcoding

The History of DNA Barcoding

DNA barcoding really started in two thousand three and it started with Canadian scientist Paul Hebert at University of Guelph, wrote a paper saying that we could use short DNA sequences from a certain region, a standardized region…

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Are Home DNA Kits Really Accurate? Jeff Rossen Investigates With Identical Triplet Sisters | TODAY

Are Home DNA Kits Really Accurate? Jeff Rossen Investigates With Identical Triplet Sisters | TODAY

>>>WELCOME BACK, EVERYBODY.>>>WELCOME BACK, EVERYBODY. THIS MORNING ON “ROSSEN THIS MORNING ON “ROSSEN REPORTS,” POPULAR DNA TESTS THAT CLAIM TO TELL YOU WHERE YOUREHAT CLAIM TO TELL YOU WHERE YOURE FROM. FROM. BUT THE QUESTION IS, HOW BUT…

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Building a dinosaur from a chicken | Jack Horner

Building a dinosaur from a chicken | Jack Horner

When I was growing up in Montana, I had two dreams. I wanted to be a paleontologist, a dinosaur paleontologist, and I wanted to have a pet dinosaur. And so that’s what I’ve been striving for all of…

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When DNA Makes Loops | Composed by Amir Bitran, PhD Student in Biophysics at Harvard

When DNA Makes Loops | Composed by Amir Bitran, PhD Student in Biophysics at Harvard

[MUSIC] [APPLAUSE] Thank you, thank you It was a great pleasure.

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Are We Really 99% Chimp?

Are We Really 99% Chimp?

It’s often said that we humans share 50 percent of our DNA with bananas, 80 percent with dogs, and 99 percent with chimpanzees. Taken literally, those numbers make it sound like we could pluck one cell from a…

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