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Eyewire

Amy Robinson is the Creative Director for Eyewire, a game that aims to map the brain. She works for Professor Sebastian Seung in his Computational Neuroscience laboratory at MIT.

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Virology and Media Hype

Professor Vincent Racaniello, Dr Tommy Leung and Dr William McEwan discuss the recent scare-mongering about ‘ferret flu’. We discuss the experiments that were carried out, and also talk how the science has been sensationalised...

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Going Viral

Professor Vincent Racaniello is a virologist at the University of Columbia. Vincent also writes extensively about viruses in his Virology Blog, and also hosts the popular show TWiV (This Week in Virology). In this...

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Decoding ENCODE

This HOA is panel discussion, where we talk about the findings of the ENCODE project. The panel consisted of Dr Ian Bosdet, Dr Josh Witten and Professor Rajini Rao. We explained the basics of...

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String Theory, Untangled

Theoretical physics is very far removed from my area of expertise, but this was a great opportunity to learn more about a topic I didn’t know very much about. Dr Yonatan Zunger did his...

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Parasitology

This is a fascinating conversation with parasitologist Dr Tommy Leung. Tommy is lecturer in Parasitology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of New England, and also writes the Parasite of the Day blog.