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Watch Persuasion in Action

Getting funding for your research requires some skill with persuasion and knowing how to articulate your ideas succinctly. This short TED talk demonstrates how to integrate both to make a great persuasive argument:

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CRISPR-Baby Scientist

CRISPR-Baby Scientist

The world was shocked with experiments that led to the first children with edited genomes, but the biophysicist behind the science refuses to speak about the work that sent him to jail for three years.

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The Value of Data

The Value of Data

Take 18 mins out of your day to watch this engaging talk from Prof Hans Rosling about the value of data, and learning to be less ignorant.

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Gamma-ray Fireworks

Gamma-ray Fireworks

Cosmic gamma-rays are the highest-energy form of light. They fill the night sky but are invisible to our eyes, and this NASA animation helps us ‘see’ it.

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What If?

What If?

Serious scientific answers to hypothetical questions like “If every person on Earth aimed a laser pointer at the Moon at the same time, would it change color?”.

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