Matthias Mann – Protein analysis to diagnose disease (ceremony)

Matthias Mann – Protein analysis to diagnose disease (ceremony)

The future is happening now. By analysing the human proteome, that is the set of all the proteins, we will be able to detect and diagnose diseases much better than before. 20 years ago people thought it was enough to study the genome of an organism, but the genome is largely fixed at birth, so …

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Matthias Mann – Protein analysis to diagnose disease

Matthias Mann – Protein analysis to diagnose disease

What if diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and cancer could be individually fought inside each one of us? What if these widespread diseases could be prevented even before they arise? Mathematician and physicist Matthias Mann wants to make all of that possible. By employing techniques that analyse specific molecules: proteins! Proteins arise from our genes. They give …

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It’s What’s Inside | DuPont Nutrition & Health

It’s What’s Inside | DuPont Nutrition & Health

Every day, the world’s population increases. And every day, the demand for more nutritious, safer and more convenient food increases as well. Meeting this demand, and doing so in a sustainable way is what DuPont Nutrition and Health is all about. Because what goes into the foods that people eat, the beverages they drink and …

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It’s What’s Inside | DuPont Nutrition & Health

Every day, the world’s population increases. And every day, the demand for more nutritious, safer and more convenient food increases as well. Meeting this demand, and doing so in a sustainable way is what DuPont Nutrition and Health is all about. Because what goes into the foods that people eat, the beverages they drink and …

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The New CRISPR Tool That Could ‘Delete’ Disease From Our DNA

The New CRISPR Tool That Could ‘Delete’ Disease From Our DNA

You’ve probably heard of CRISPR technologies and their much-discussed ability to edit our DNA. For the most part, these stories probably refer to CRISPR-Cas9. But a new system, CRISPR-Cas3, has just been used in human cells for the very first time…and offers a whole new set of tools that could have huge implications for curing …

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Weighing an AMC 10-50g | Evonik

Weighing an AMC 10-50g | Evonik

Tare a graduated cylinder. Fill the graduated cylinder to a defined volume with water. Weight it. Record this weight as mH2O. Pour out the water. Add the desired amount of AMC suspension. Then add enough water to the suspension to reach the same volume as before. Weigh it and record this weight as ms. Calculate …

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A Southern-style biscuit recipe with Caltech’s Tom Mannion

A Southern-style biscuit recipe with Caltech’s Tom Mannion

Hi, I’m Tom Mannion. I’m the senior director for student activities and programs at Caltech. Today we’re going to have an opportunity to talk about how to cook biscuits in the southern style, and talk a little bit about the science, which is a really important feature of making a biscuit. When you add water …

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Biomaterials for Medical Devices | Evonik

Biomaterials for Medical Devices | Evonik

Did you know that worldwide osteoporosis causes more than 9 million fractures annually? As a result there is an osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds. Imagine how these millions of patients must feel. At Evonik’s Medical Device Competence Center in Birmingham, Alabama, experts are working togehther with a Evonik colleagues around the world on solutions to …

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#ExploringEvonik: Powerful Berries | Evonik

#ExploringEvonik: Powerful Berries | Evonik

Hi. I’m in Norway, surrounded by the most beautiful nature. And in Scandinavia lots of bilberries grow. Today I’d like to introduce you to someone who really has a crush on those little berries. Sjur, you really do love those berries, don’t you? Yes, they are fantastic. Actually it started 30 years ago at the …

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