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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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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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Many people have had children using assisted reproductive technologies. But some of these techniques can raise some ethical issues.

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Hormones don’t just strike at puberty. They’re working in your body all the time, throughout your life, helping different parts of your body communicate and work together.

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Premature babies are at risk for all kinds of complications. But have scientists found a new way for these babies to develop outside the womb?

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Your cells work thanks to a team of structures called organelles. Each of them has an important job!

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Did you know that whenever you watch an Olympic event, you’re watching science, technology, engineering and math in action?

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