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Secrets of the Sequence [electronic resource]: Human Health

1.In the Blood: In this report, doctors attempt to use a leukemia patient's own bone marrow as a source of life-saving stem cells. 2.Sickle Cell Anemia: The most common genetic disease in America is also one of the most painful and debilitating. But an experiment on mice has raised hopes with an anti-sickling gene therapy. 3.Using a Killer to Cure: This segment highlights work at MIT and Harvard to combat sickle-cell anemia - with a therapy derived from HIV. Transitioning from mice to human clinical trials is discussed. 4.Decoding Malaria: Increasingly drug-resistant and adaptable, malaria is a formidable foe. This report shows how scientists have cracked malaria's code and can begin to read its battle plans. 5.Tissues with Issues: What if transplant candidates didn't have to wait fo [...]
Online
2008; 2007
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Secrets of the Sequence [electronic resource]: Genetics/Heredity

1.Lab of the Future: Sequencing the human genome has transformed biology, turning it into an information science in which computing power is the key tool. This segment shows how the new computer-driven genetics has begun to unlock the secret of life. 2.Array of Life: It took scientists decades to learn how to sequence the human genome. Now it is being done every day in labs across the country - thanks to a groundbreaking research method. This report sheds light on the procedure known as gene microarray analysis. 3.The Code Cracker: In this segment, viewers meet Francis Collins, director of the Human Genome Project at NIH. Unlike many of his colleagues, Collins rejected the promise of earning millions in the private sector and is as concerned with the ethics of genetic research as he [...]
Online
2008; 2007
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Why Women Count Video Clip Collection [electronic resource]: Africa, Middle East, South Asia

Filmed in 15 countries, this collection of video segments spotlights Malalai Joya, Mukhtar Mai, and 17 other women who are making a difference in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia.
Online
2009; 2008
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Why Women Count Video Clip Collection [electronic resource]: Western Europe, Central Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States and Asia

Filmed in 15 countries, this collection of video segments spotlights Jasmila Zbanic, Ute Bock, Francoise Gaspard, and 13 other women who are making a difference in Europe and Asia.
Online
2009; 2008
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Why Women Count Video Clip Collection [electronic resource]: Southeast Asia, Pacific, Caribbean, Latin America

Filmed in 11 countries, this collection of video segments spotlights Lydia Cacho, Casimira Rodriguez, and 14 other women who are making a difference in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
Online
2009; 2008
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The Green Encyclopedia Part 1 [electronic resource]: Environmental Innovations and Opportunities Video Clips

This collection of 60 video clips (1 minute 10 seconds each) presents innovations and opportunities arising from the impact of environmental threats on the people of the world.
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2009; 2008
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The Green Encyclopedia Part 2 [electronic resource]: Environmental Concerns and Threats / Recycling and Alternative Energy Video Clips

This collection of 40 video clips (1 minute 10 seconds each) addresses concerns about - and threats to - the sustainability of life on Earth as global warming increases in severity. The collection also spotlights recycling and alternative energy, keys to building a brighter future for the planet.
Online
2009; 2008
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Science in Everyday Life [electronic resource]: Journey of the Invisible Video Clips

Using scanning electron microscopy, this collection of 36 video clips takes a close-up look at the extraordinary qualities of ordinary things. Journey of the Invisible brings science home-literally-by scrutinizing objects that can be found in and around the house. Video clips include. In the Kitchen * Salt * Bread * Orange * Walnut * Cauliflower * Oat Flakes * Coffee Bean * Coconut * Tongue In the Bathroom * Toilet Paper * Toothbrush * Nail file In the Study * Computer Chip * Post-it Note * Bubble Wrap In the Craft Room * Paint Box * Ball of Wool * Candlewick * Leather * Chalk * Velcro In the Jewelry Box * Jeweled Ring * Mother-of-Pearl * Coral In the Garden * Insect Eye * Cactus * Bark * Snake Skin * Solar Cell In the Shed * Flowerpot * Bicycle Tire * Rain Ja [...]
Online
2008
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Science in Everyday Life [electronic resource]: Physical Science Video Clips

This collection of 34 visually stunning video clips explores the environment and facets of physics. Properties of rain, ice, snow, oil, trees, volcanoes, and salt are examined, as are aspects of quantum physics, light phenomena, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, Newton's Laws, and electricity.
Online
2008
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Science in Everyday Life [electronic resource]: Genetics Video Clips

This collection of 7 dazzling video clips focuses on various aspects of genetics ranging from history's DNA eureka moment, paternity testing, structural degradation of DNA, and tumor research using transgenic mice; to a human death gene and the role of stem cells in a freshwater polyp known as the hydra; to a case of gender/chromosome mismatch in which a girl is unable to naturally mature into a woman. Video clips include. * Genes: The Discovery of DNA * Genes: Paternity Test * Genes: The Recipe of DNA * Genes: Genetically Modified Mice * Cellular Death: The Genetics of Mortality * Cellular Death: Immortal Hydra * Gender: That Little Genetic Difference
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2008
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Science in Everyday Life Part 1 [electronic resource]: Health and Wellness Video Clips

This collection of 24 visually stunning video clips sheds light on pain, aging, and health threats. Special attention is given to the spine, a common source of discomfort; the effects of old age at both the macro and micro levels; and a variety of risks to physical well-being: malarial infection, food-related pathogens, alcohol overconsumption, naturally occurring bodily toxins, the common cold, and the indiscriminate elimination of epidermal bacteria through over-aggressive hygiene.
Online
2008
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Science in Everyday Life Part 2 [electronic resource]: Health and Wellness Video Clips

This collection of 13 spectacular video clips offers insights into weight management, nutritional supplements, and more. Healthy and unhealthy eating, vitamins and vitamin deficiencies, food additives, and the actions of salt and water in the body are considered. Video clips include. Weight Control * Battling the Bulge: Overindulgence * Battling the Bulge: Glycemic Index * Battling the Bulge: Dieting * Battling the Bulge: Healthy Lifestyle Dietary Supplements * Vitamins: Vitamin C * Vitamins: Dementia and Vitamin B12 * Vitamins: Vegetables and Life Span * Vitamins: Food and Vitamins * Vitamins: Vitamin Loss Plus. * Risky Additives? MSG * Risky Additives? A World Without Food Additives * Precious Salt: How the Body Regulates the Salt/Water Levels * Water, Source of Life: T [...]
Online
2008
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Health News and Interviews [electronic resource]: Cancer Video Clips

This collection of 20 video clips (1 minute to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) takes a close look at breast cancer, skin cancer, and general cancer. Reports shed light on mammography, melanoma, the apoptosis-inhibitory protein survivin, cancer diagnosis at the DNA level, viruses as anticancer vectors, cancer risk factors, improvements in chemotherapy, and a potential cure for cancer. Video clips include: Breast Cancer - Beyond Mammography - Mammogram Readers - Cancer Screening - Cancer Prognosis; Skin Cancer - Anti-cancer Tan - DNA Tan - Skin Cancer Genes - Tanning and Health; General Cancer - Non-smokers' Cancer - Cancer Clue - Cancer-Curing Blood - Lung Cancer Test - Cancer Light Fix - Cancer Watchdogs - Pain Relief - with a Price - Cancer-Proof Mice - Cancer-Killing Viruses - Old Age a [...]
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2008; 2007
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Health News and Interviews [electronic resource]: Substance Abuse and Addiction Video Clips

This collection of 18 video clips (1 minute to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) takes a close look at alcohol and tobacco and at addiction. A variety of topics is covered, such as the short- and long-term health risks of binge drinking, fetal damage due to alcohol, brain cell regrowth in recovering alcoholics, DNA damage from smoking, smoking-cessation failure, the DNA of addiction, and cocaine detox via a genetically modified virus. Video clips include: Alcohol * Fruit Flies and Alcohol * Booze-Free Brains * Buzzed Brain * Fetal Alcohol Damage * Alcohol and Advertising * Student Drinking * Teen Drinking. Tobacco * Smoking Damage * Smoking Receptor * Smoking, Stress, and Gender * Smoking and Fertility * Smoking and Ethnicity. Addiction * Riddle of Addiction * Why Coffee Works * Caffeine [...]
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2008; 2007
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Health News and Interviews [electronic resource]: Diseases and Disorders Video Clips

This collection of 54 video clips (1 minute to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) takes a close look at infectious diseases and medical disorders, spotlighting AIDS, ALS, Alzheimer's disease, aneurysms, asthma, autism, avian flu, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, food allergies, heart attack, Huntington's disease, macular degeneration, malaria, Marburg virus, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson's disease, Spanish influenza, spinal cord injury, stroke, and West Nile virus. Video clips include: Infectious Diseases * Marburg Virus Treatment * AIDS-Immune * How Viruses Infect * Disease Travel * Flu-Blocker * Flu Shot * Making Killer Flu * Flu Jail Cells * Bird Flu Clues * Killer Flu Re-created * MD on a Chip * Cell Scouts * Malaria Milestone * West Nile Airplanes * West Nile Shot; Medical Disorders * Allergi [...]
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2008; 2007
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Health News and Interviews [electronic resource]: Mental Health and the Human Mind Video Clips

This collection of 34 video clips (1 minute to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) takes a close look at mental health and the human mind. Aspects of chronic stress, sleep disorders, seasonal affective disorder, depression, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia are covered, along with insights into brain architecture and the psychological benefits of exercising, meditating, and having a pet. Video clips include: Mental Health * Cognitive Behavioral Therapy * Schizophrenic Brain * Genetic Schizophrenia * Antidepressants and Cellular Growth * Imaging Antidepressant Accuracy * Depression and Hearing Tests * Exercise and Depression * Older Women and Exercise * Exercise Prescription * Generational Depression * Panic Disorder * Puppy Love * Post-Stress Drugs * Meditation [...]
Online
2008; 2007
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Health News and Interviews [electronic resource]: Nutrition and Obesity Video Clips

This collection of 16 video clips (1 minute to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) takes a close look at nutrition and obesity. Topics range from the benefits of organic farming, to similarities between hunger and drug cravings, to links between vegetables and healthy vision, nutrients and memory, genes and body fat storage, and race and hereditary conditions. Video clips include: Nutrition * Purely Organic * Food Cravings * Nonfattening Sweeteners * Food for Your Eyes * Vitamin A and Learning * Addicted to Food. Obesity * No Anti-fat Bullet * Infectious Obesity * Obesity and the Brain * Obesity and Neurology * Your Brain on Food * Ancestry and Obesity * Couch Potatoes * Fat Food Fables * Big Belly Genes * Gene Therapy and Obesity.
Online
2008; 2007
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Health News and Interviews [electronic resource]: Genetics Video Clips

This collection of 18 video clips (1 minute to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) takes a close look at genetics. Topics range from the human genome, to "junk" DNA, to genetic implications for obesity, dyslexia, eating disorders, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, substance abuse, weight loss, and aging. Video clips include: Genetics * Junk DNA * Living Longer * Secrets of the Y Chromosome * Tiny Genes, Big Role * Genome ABCs * Custom Cures * SIDS Test * Blame Your Mother * Mom's Genes * Exercise Gene * Dying to Be Thin * Maternal Separation * Models of Health * Age Accelerator * Redefining Race * Ethnic Drug * Egg Regs * Sex Cells.
Online
2008; 2007
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The Earth Video Clip Collection [electronic resource]

Any study of Planet Earth, with its surface area of approximately 200 million square miles, will obviously have a lot of ground to cover! Using high-quality film footage and detailed animations, this collection of 49 video clips (30 seconds to 2 minutes each) examines the history of Earth, the structure of Earth, tectonics and volcanism, water and the oceans, the evolution of landscapes, the representation of Earth, and the continents. Video clips include: The History of the Earth-Introduction; The Formation of Earth; The Geologic Time Scale; Our Knowledge of Geologic Time; The Structure of Earth-Introduction; Inside Earth; Geomagnetism; The Minerals; Mineral Shapes; Rocks; Tectonics and Volcanism-Introduction; Tectonics and Volcanism; Continental Drift; Volcanoes; Volcanism; Geyser [...]
Online
2011; 2010
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The Human Body Video Clip Collection [electronic resource]

As amazing as it is complex, the human body is a marvel of biological machinery! This collection of 52 video clips (30 seconds to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) combines high-quality film footage and detailed animations to take a close-up look at the body's building blocks, the architecture of the body, the nervous system, the five senses, blood circulation, respiration and nutrition, and reproduction. Video clips include: The Body's Building Blocks-Introduction; The Human Cell; Chromosomes and DNA; Cellular Activity; Body Tissues; The Architecture of the Body-Introduction; The Skin; Bone Structure; Bone Growth; The Skeleton; The Head; The Spine; The Hand and the Foot; The Joints; The Muscles; Muscle Tissue; The Nervous System-Introduction; The Neurons; The Central Nervous System; The C [...]
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2011; 2004