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Taxes: Crash Course Economics #31

Taxes: Crash Course Economics #31

Hi I’m Adriene Hill, this is Crash Course Economics, and today we’re going to talk about taxes. We’re going to talk about why we have taxes, what they do for us, and why you should go ahead and take that raise that’s going to bump you into the next tax bracket. Also rebellions. And the …

MRes Environmental and Biological Nanoscience

MRes Environmental and Biological Nanoscience

Hello, my name is Éva Valsami-Jones, and I’m a Professor of Environmental Nanoscience. I’m also the course director for the MRes in Environmental and Biological Nanoscience. What’s unique about this programme is that we teach our students about the processes that occur within the nanoscale, but also their environmental and biological implications and this is …

The Lizard Destroying the Florida Everglades

The Lizard Destroying the Florida Everglades

(boat motor running) – [Wes] He’s comin’ at ya. Florida gators aren’t afraid of much. They’re certainly not afraid of me. But we’re here to protect them from something they should be scared of. He definitely isn’t happy to see us. A sneaky little lizard from Argentina. I’m Wes Larson, a wildlife biologist and lover …

Study English – Series 1, Episode 5: Global Warming

Study English – Series 1, Episode 5: Global Warming

Hello. I’m Margot Politis. Welcome to Study English, IELTS preparation. Today we’re going to look at a topic you’ve probably heard a lot about – global warming and the environment. First we’re going to look at ways of brainstorming, taking notes and developing ideas. Watch while we play some vision that contains ideas about the …

Away: A Story of Trash

Away: A Story of Trash

[music] Male interviewer: When you throw away your trash where does it go? Woman in yellow shirt: Trash can. Man with tattoos: Uh I don?t know. The garbage? Woman with sunglasses: Trash can? Man with woman: I?m not sure. Man with sunglasses: Um you mean like after I throw it in the trash can? Female …

How Close Are We to Harnessing Synthetic Life?

How Close Are We to Harnessing Synthetic Life?

WHAT IF WE TOLD YOU THAT IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE, YOU COULD LOG ONTO YOUR COMPUTER AND PROGRAM LIVING CELLS LIKE SOFTWARE? EVER SINCE SCIENTISTS UNLOCKED THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF BIOLOGY – DNA– WE’VE MADE MASSIVE STRIDES IN UNDERSTANDING THE ‘BASE CODE’ THAT UNDERLIES ALL LIVING THINGS. AND OVER THE PAST FEW DECADES, WE’VE BECOME …