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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Breath-detecting disease

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Breath-detecting disease Copyrighted image Credit: Claire Turner
Updated 24 Dec 2013
Tis the week to talk about: Bacteriophages, breath-detecting disease, our bees electric and DNA barcoding.

The selective breeding of dogs

The selective breeding of dogs Copyrighted image Credit: © Caleb Foster | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Updated 29 Aug 2013
Selective breeding: How does it work and why is it done?

Dogs under the microscope

Dogs under the microscope Copyrighted image Credit: Grecu Mihail Alin | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Updated 29 Aug 2013
Dr Mark Hirst delves into Dog DNA to explain where they came from and why there are so many different types.

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Basic science: understanding experiments

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Basic science: understanding experiments
Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 23 Jun 2015
This free course introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments.

Energy resources: An introduction to energy resources

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Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 16 Mar 2012
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different...

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Science: human genetics and health issues

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Science: human genetics and health issues Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Updated 28 Jul 2015 Register by 01 Feb 2015
Examines DNA, how genes function, genetic diseases, the Human Genome Project and some of the biological, medical and ethical issues surrounding...