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Patricia Danzon
University of Pennsylvania
Workshop 3: Differential Pricing: theory, experience, and proposals with F.M. Scherer, Carsten Fink, Juan Rovira, and Patricia Danzon
on: World Bank
Poor nations have less ability to pay for pharmaceuticals than rich nations. Much has been written about the economics of addressing this fact and what types of pricing schemes are most appropriate in response.

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NOVA ScienceNow: the Fastest Glacier
on: WGBH
A glacier moving way too fast reveals how unpredictable the effects of global warming can be.

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Roy Gould
Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Who Needs Physics?
on: WGBH Forum
Physics - the field that underlies every other field of science, from archaeology (think carbon dating) to virology (think electron microscopes). How will physics help reveal the true nature of the cosmos?

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Martin Nowak
Harvard University
Evolutionary Dynamics
on: Harvard University
Professor Martin Nowak discusses recent advances in our understanding of evolutionary dynamics and its application to genes, quasispecies, games, cooperative behavior, and human language.

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David Aguilar
Harvard University
Exploring Saturn and Its Titan Moon
on: WGBH Forum
Saturn, the second largest planet in our solar system, is a gaseous giant encircled by 31 moons and, of course, its brilliant rings.

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Helene Benveniste
Brookhaven National Laboratory
392nd Brookhaven Lecture March 18, 2004 (55 min.)
on: Brookhaven National Laboratory
Helene Benveniste, BNL Associate Laboratory Director for Life Sciences, presents Experimental Multi-modality Imaging: What Imaging Can Tell Us About Diseases.

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Ian Swanson
California Institute of Technology
Ian Swanson: Tangled Physics: Superstring Theory and the AdS/CFT Conjecture
on: Caltech
Ian Swanson, a graduate student in physics at Caltech, discusses the quantum field theory is known as the Standard Model of particle physics, providing the most accurate physical predictions in the history of science. Physicists must now unite the Standard Model with the tenets of general relativity, and string theory is arguably the most promising candidate of the last 50 years.

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Richard Schrock
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Multiple Metal-Carbon Bonds for Catalytic Metathesis Reactions
on: Nobelprize.org
Richard R. Schrock held his Nobel Lecture December 8, 2005, at Aula Magna, Stockholm University. He was presented by Professor HŒkan Wennerstršm, Chairman of the Nobel Committee for Chemistry

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David Charbonneau
Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Planets R Us
on: WGBH Forum
The diversity of planets detected around our neighboring stars has taken astronomers completely by surprise.

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Gregory Chudnovsky
Brooklyn Polytechnic University
NOVA ScienceNow: Profile - Brothers Chudnovsky
on: WGBH
The story of two brilliant mathematicians, a unicorn, and a homemade supercomputer

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Barry Marshall
NHMRC Laboratory, University of Western Australia
Helicobacter Connections
on: Nobelprize.org
Barry J. Marshall held his Nobel Lecture December 8, 2005, at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. He was presented by Professor Bo Angelin, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.

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Peter Vanier
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Advanced Neutron Detection Methods - 412th Brookhaven Lecture by Peter Vanier
on: Brookhaven National Laboratory
With new radiation detectors, finding smuggled nuclear materials in a huge container among thousands of others in a busy port becomes possible. To learn about these new detectors from a specialist who has spent several years developing these technologies, watch the 412th Brookhaven Lecture, Advanced Neutron Detection Methods: New Tools for Countering Nuclear Terrorism.

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Moshe Vardi
Rice University
Logic in Computer Science
on: U. of Washington TV
During the past thirty years there has been extensive interaction between logic and computer science. The argument is that logic plays a fundamental role in computer science, similar to that played by calculus in the physical sciences and traditional engineering disciplines.

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V. S. Ramachandran
University of California, San Diego
The Uniqueness of the Human Brain
on: Google Video
Lecture 6 of 12. Ramachandran discusses phantom limbs and synesthesia (esp. color-blind synesthete) as a function of neuron innervation. Specifically, he focuses on cross-linking between nearby cortical regions, which he believes to be genetically caused

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Dmitry Jemerov

Team Server - Collaborate with Pleasure! Ajax Development with IntelliJ IDEA
on: Google TechTalks
The first presentation is completely dedicated to our new product Team Server, which has to bring to the whole team the same level of productivity as IDEA does for the individual developer. We will talk about continuous integration, server-side code analysis, peer-to-peer collaboration, and many other interesting things. The second presentation is dedicated to a lot of new and cool stuff in IntelliJ IDEA 6.0 related to Java.

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Michael Feuer
NRC
The Science of Rationality
on: WGBH Forum
Michael J. Feuer, PhD of the National Research Council presents the first in a series of three lectures that examine the links between cognitive science and the science of education policy as a means of developing more rational programs of educational improvement and more reasonable expectations for reform and research.

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Jack Cunniff
Thermo Electron Corporation
Finnigan TSQ
on: Biocompare
The Finnigan(tm) TSQ(tm) Quantum Series of mass spectrometers from Thermo Electron Corporation are the most advanced and powerful triple quadrupole mass spectrometers available.

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Timur Shaftan
Brookhaven National Laboratory
The NLS-II Project; 418th Brookhaven Lecture
on: Brookhaven National Laboratory
The NSLS-II project will establish a third-generation light source at Brookhaven Lab, increasing beam-line brightness by 10,000. Achieving and maintaining this will involve tightly focusing the electron beam, providing the most efficient insertion devices, and achieving and maintaining a high electron current. In this talk, the various sub-systems of NSLS-II will be reviewed, and the requirements and key elements of their design will be discussed. In addition, the a small prototype of a light source of a different kind that was developed by the NSLS will also be discussed.

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Hal Whitehead
Dalhousie University
Society and Culture of the Sperm Whale
on: WGBH Forum
Dr. Whitehead has been studying sperm whales for more than 20 years,

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Linda Buck
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Unraveling the Sense of Smell
on: Nobelprize.org
Linda B. Buck held her Nobel Lecture December 8, 2004, at Sal Adam, Berzeliuslaboratoriet, Karolinska Institutet.

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Samuel Bogoch
Replikins Ltd.
Replikin genome sequences and survival rates in shrimp and human pandemics
on: Replikins Ltd.
Dr. Bogoch spoke at the World Aquaculture Conference in San Antonio, giving some background on his company's Replikins technology and announcing test results in conjunction with the University of Arizona. These results correlate virulence of four Taura virus strains in shrimp with the concentration of Replikin subsequences in the virus genomes. This is the first virus protein structure to have been shown to be quantitatively relate not only to the occurrence of epidemics, but now specifically to mortality rate of the host.

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Paul Davies
Imperial College
Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Travel
on: The Vega Science Trust
The idea of time travel makes great science fiction, but can it really be achieved? Paul Davies, visiting Professor in Physics at Imperial College, describes wormholes in space and other ways that might allow travel into the past or future.

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Edward Goldwyn

Interview
on: The Vega Science Trust
Fred Sanger is often considered the father of modern biology, and is one of the few people to have been awarded two Nobel prizes. Working in Cambridge he developed a new chromatographic method fo determining amino-acid end-groups. His new chromatographic results on the free amino groups of insulin were published in 1945 and the complete sequence of insulin in 1955.

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Cosmology at YearlyKos Science Panel, Part 1

Speaker: Sean Carroll
Time: 9:46

The first half of Sean Carroll's talk on Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the meaning of science at the YearlyKos Science Panel, August 2007.

 



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