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The legacy and impact of Frederick Sanger

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Nov 2013
Fredrick Sanger was a double Nobel laureate and expert in all things DNA. What impact has his work had on our lives?

Light: Wave-particle duality

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Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Sep 2013
One of the most confusing concepts in physics, wave-particle duality is unlike anything we see in the ordinary world.

Elements of the Periodic Table

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Apr 2013
Explore the impact of chemical elements on our bodies, our world, and see how they changed the course of history

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The incredible shrinking chip

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Intermediate Level Duration 1 hour Updated 12 Jul 2011
One of the most important technologies in use today is also one of the smallest. The microchip was invented in Scotland in 1947 and is now at the...