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HPSC0001 – Madness and Society

HPSC0001 – Madness and Society

I’m Bill MacLehose, I’m the lecturer for HPSC0001, the very first module in our catalogue, which is Madness and Society. So Madness and Society is a module that’s an overview of the history of deviant behaviors, what’s considered to be beyond the acceptable rational thought of humans from, really, the Classical period to the present.

Is Beauty Culture Hurting Us? – Glad You Asked S1 (E7)

Is Beauty Culture Hurting Us?  – Glad You Asked S1 (E7)

I think it was watching makeup videos maybe five or six years ago when I started to feel like my eyebrows were insufficient. So I went out and I bought an eyebrow pencil, and then this happened.All agreeing to scan millions of pages from books…Oh, my God.…related to biodiversity.I guess I did it wrong. So

The Royal Society Athena Prize

The Royal Society Athena Prize

Uta: We need diversity in science. If we stay with the very restricted community of very similar people we really will miss out on the large talent pool that is there, we cannot afford to do that. Brian: So Uta, for those who don’t know you can you tell us a bit about yourself. Uta:

Respiration in Human Beings | Biology

Respiration in Human Beings  | Biology

Hello! So by now we know that the process in which the food is converted into energy is called respiration. This respiration is of two types anaerobic respiration and aerobic respiration. In anaerobic respiration, food is converted into energy in absence of oxygen; while in aerobic respiration the food is converted into energy in presence

Human Water Cycle: Wastewater

Human Water Cycle: Wastewater

Wastewater. It’s what gets flushed down the toilet, rinsed down the drain, and produced by places such as factories, workplaces, and homes. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average person uses about 100 gallons of water a day with almost all of it turning into some form of wastewater. Of the hundred gallons

The next species of human | Juan Enriquez

The next species of human | Juan Enriquez

There’s a great big elephant in the room called the economy. So let’s start talking about that. I wanted to give you a current picture of the economy. That’s what I have behind myself. (Laughter) But of course what we have to remember is this. And what you have to think about is, when you’re

What Does Human Taste Like?

What Does Human Taste Like?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Eating your own boogers is gross, but it might be smart. Assuming you have clean fingers, lung specialist Friedrich Bischinger points out that snot contains antiseptic enzymes that kill or weaken bacteria. Reintroducing those crippled microorganisms may allow your immune system to develop antibodies in relative safety. Now, that is good

How Close Are We to Farming Human Body Parts?

How Close Are We to Farming Human Body Parts?

[TRACE] Right now, scientists are attempting to grow ears, kidneys, blood vessels, livers, even hearts. In fact, at the moment there are some people walking around with lab-grown bladders. But this is rare. In the U.S., over 80 percent of transplanted organs come from the deceased. The rest are donated by the living — except

Public Lecture: Reconstructing ancient human history from DNA

Public Lecture: Reconstructing ancient human history from DNA

Thank you all for coming out tonight and giving me the opportunity to talk to a somewhat different group of people from the people I normally talk to our scientific results of talk to about our scientific results so I wanted to start by as Bruce mentioned in his introduction by talking a little bit