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As an undergraduate student in biology and pharmacology, a lot of my studies involve learning about drug-drug, drug-body, and body-drug interactions.

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, an Expedition 37 flight engineer aboard the International Space Station, demonstrates how astronauts run on the COLBERT treadmill in a weightless environment. Station crew members exercise for at least two hours every day to keep fit and to prevent the loss of muscle mass and bone density that occurs during long-duration spaceflight.

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DNA Experts describe the connection between DNA, disease, and personalized medicine.

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What is genomics, and how is it used in different industries?

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To improve our offerings, and increase the variety of videos available one CurioCity, Let’s Talk Science has partnered with Vubble to curate a Let’s Talk Science video channel featuring top quality short-form videos on current STEM topics.

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This short video, with voice over, explains how to code a simple heartbeat animation for a micro:bit using the MakeCode JavaScript blocks online environment.

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In April 2016, Let’s Talk Science volunteer Daniel Tarade donated stem cells to help a person who needed a stem cell transplant to survive. Learn what stem cells are, how and why people donate, and what Daniel’s experience was like.

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We have all heard of terrible things that take place inside our stomach when we swallow gum. But is it really that big of a deal if you forget to spit it out?

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While my job as Chair is more about running a team (i.e., the Department) to be as competitive as possible, my Professor job is about research and education. Much of my time is spent doing basic science (non-human) research into cardiovascular disease, how it develops and how we can fix it. This research takes multiple forms and requires me to bring in a lot of different areas of science. I also teach undergraduate and graduate students at Western about the cardiovascular system.

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Technologies allow scientist to make changes to the genomes of living things. What are the pros and cons of having access to techniques like these?

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