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  • Does counting calories work? Creative commons image Icon Mike Mozart under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Does counting calories work?

    By Nicola Twilley, Cynthia Graber

    If you're finding your new diet frustrating because you can't make the calories add up, you're not alone. ...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2017

  • Does counting calories work?

    Does counting calories work? Creative commons image Icon Mike Mozart under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Feb 2017
    If you're finding your new diet frustrating because you can't make the calories add up, you're not alone. Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley investigate...
  • What can parasites on Arctic shrews tell us about climate change? Creative commons image Icon InSapphoWeTrust under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    What can parasites on Arctic shrews tell us about climate change?

    By Mary Bates

    As scientists try to understand how the changing climate might affect global species, one study is looking at a small...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2017

  • What can parasites on Arctic shrews tell us about climate change?

    What can parasites on Arctic shrews tell us about climate change? Creative commons image Icon InSapphoWeTrust under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    As scientists try to understand how the changing climate might affect global species, one study is looking at a small mammal - and its smaller parasites - to...
  • Biology Week Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Royal Society of Biology

    Biology Week

    By Rachel McMullan

    Celebrate all the biosciences during the Royal Society Biology Week, running over nine days from...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Oct 2016

  • Biology Week

    Biology Week Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Royal Society of Biology
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Oct 2016
    Celebrate all the biosciences during the Royal Society Biology Week, running over nine days from 8th - 16th October. 
  • Oxygen, blood and the body Creative commons image Icon Maurizio De Angelis. Wellcome Images under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Oxygen, blood and the body

    By Dr Simon Collinson

    How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2016

  • Oxygen, blood and the body

    Oxygen, blood and the body Creative commons image Icon Maurizio De Angelis. Wellcome Images under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jan 2016
    How do living things transport and store oxygen for respiration? Dr Simon Collinson explains.
  • Top tips for budding biologists Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback films/BBC

    Top tips for budding biologists

    In this video discover top tips from experts in biology and get a feel for whether studying biology (and an...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2016

  • Top tips for budding biologists

    Top tips for budding biologists Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback films/BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Jan 2016
    In this video discover top tips from experts in biology and get a feel for whether studying biology (and an eventual career in the field) is for you.
  • Meet the academic - Dr Claire Rostron Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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    Updated on:

    02 Dec 2015

  • Meet the academic - Dr Claire Rostron

    Meet the academic - Dr Claire Rostron Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 02 Dec 2015
    Dr Claire Rostron talks Health Science and Neuroscience with Janet Sumner. 
  • Strange coloured teeth; strange coloured bones Creative commons image Icon Gossamer1013 under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Oct 2015

  • Strange coloured teeth; strange coloured bones

    Strange coloured teeth; strange coloured bones Creative commons image Icon Gossamer1013 under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Oct 2015
    Are bones and teeth always white? Not always...
  • Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BDH for The BBC

    Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You

    This blockbuster series tells the thrilling story of how you were made by combining emotionally charged human stories with ground...

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2015

  • Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You

    Countdown To Life: The Extraordinary Making Of You Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BDH for The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Sep 2015
    This blockbuster series tells the thrilling story of how you were made by combining emotionally charged human stories with ground-breaking computer generated...
  • Biology Week 2013 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Biology Week

    Biology Week 2013

    Seven days celebrating all the biosciences: 12th - 18th October. Missed it? We've got all the lectures for you to...

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    Article

    1 hour 30 mins

    Updated on:

    22 Nov 2013

  • Biology Week 2013

    Biology Week 2013 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Biology Week
    Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 22 Nov 2013
    Seven days celebrating all the biosciences: 12th - 18th October. Missed it? We've got all the lectures for you to enjoy right here.

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    Science: concepts and practice

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    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    In this wholly online module, you'll explore key ideas that underpin the study of...

    Questions in science

    Questions in science Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    This introductory science module encompasses astronomy and planetary science;...

    Infectious disease and public health

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Infectious disease affects all our lives to varying degrees, often making front...

    The science of the mind: investigating mental health

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    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    To what extent can we understand mental wellbeing and treat mental health...

    The biology of survival

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    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    The biology of survivalis an innovative on-screen module covering the biology and...

    Cell biology

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    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Cell biologyexplores the fascinating and diverse world of cells, from single...

    Environmental science

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This on-screen module spans biology, chemistry, Earth science and physics, drawing...

    Human biology

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    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Dec 2017 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    You'll learn about the major human body systems (cardiovascular, respiratory,...
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