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John Chang: Medical Radar – Next Generation Life Saving Medical Devices

Hosted by the University of California, this talk by John Chang and Dean Reese on the topic off new medical devices that will be available in the near future. We live in a time where miraculous medical discoveries are occurring all the time. Regrettably many of the miracle tools, because of their size and complexity, …

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Robert Lustig: Fat Chance – Fructose 2.0

Hosted by the California University, in this talk with Dr. Robert Lustig, at the UCSF Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, updates his very popular video “Sugar: The Bitter Truth.” He argues that sugar and processed foods are driving the obesity epidemic, which in turn affects our endocrine system.

UCLA: Living Longer Living Smarter: Innovations in Longevity Research

The University of California is the host for this discussion about innovations in longevity research. Taking responsibility for one’s body is the common theme among three visionaries in personal health. Larry Smarr of Calit2 joins Deborah Szekely, the co-founder of the highly acclaimed Rancho La Puerta wellness center and Kunal Sarkar, the CEO of the …

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University of California: Science at the Theater | Seven Big Ideas

Seven Berkeley Lab scientists present BIG ideas. Learn about the game-changing concepts scientists work on every day. Hosted by the University of California and part of their ongoing series:”Science at the Theater”. Replacing a Barrel of Oil with Plants and Microbes – Blake Simmons Accelerating Science with (Very, Very) Big Data – Greg Bell Early …

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Gregory A. Daniels: Skin Cancer Treatment and Prevention – Research on Aging

Hosted by the University of California, medical oncologist Gregory A. Daniels, MD,PhD discusses the increasing impact of melanoma as well as current treatment strategies for patients with metastatic disease. Learn about new therapy approaches for melanoma and understand its possible causes and prevention methods.

Interactive Visioning – Figuring Sea Level Rise

Hosted by the University of California, these two talks asks the following questions and aims to provide the answers. How much will the seas rise in any given spot? When? What impacts will be felt? Who will be obliged to move out of harm’s way? What can be done to mitigate or adapt to these …

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Henry Sanchez: Blood Vessels; Pathology of the Intravascular Highway

Presented by The University of California, Dr. Henry Sanchez, UCSF Professor of Clinical Pathology, Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, examines what can go wrong with the intravascular system.  

Stan Maloy: Global Climate Change and Emerging Infectious Disease

Hosted by The University of California, the San Diego State’s Stanley Maloy presents the direct and indirect consequences of climate change that are shifting the habitats of animals and plants, increasing the spread of infectious diseases, and altering the availability of clean water and food supplies. Maloy is then joined by Alan Sweedler, director of …

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CARTA: Is the Human Mind Unique?

In this session with several talks hosted by The University of California and CARTA several prominent individuals seek to answer the question; Is the human mind unique? Cognitive abilities often regarded as unique to humans include humor, morality, symbolism, creativity, and preoccupation with the minds of others. In these compelling talks, emphasis is placed on …

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UCLA: Is Democracy Too Slow?

Event held at the University of California on february 7, 2013. A discussion the topic of democrazy, asking the questions: Why can’t the United States build a rapid transit system like China’s? Is a firmer hand needed to guide the European Union through the financial crisis? Does California’s direct democracy system need more limits? With …

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Doug Bartlett: The Deep Sea Challenge Expedition

In this lecture at the University of California. Scientist Doug Bartlett, who is a leading expert in microbial life in the planet’s most remote and extreme places, describes what it was like to serve as chief scientist on this headline expedition. The Deep Sea Challenge Expedition was submersible operations in the deepest point on Earth, …

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