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Videos / Biology & Medicine

Your Health Depends on Where You Live
Where you live: It impacts your health as much as diet and genes do, but it's not part of your medical records.

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Growing Organs
Anthony Atala's state-of-the-art lab grows human organs - from muscles to blood vessels to bladders, and more.

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Aboriginal Use of Iboga
Tabernanthe iboga is a perennial rainforest shrub and hallucinogen. In parts of Africa where the plant grows, the bark of the root is chewed for various pharmacological or ritualistic purposes.

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White Blood Cell Hunts Bacteria
This video features a neutrophil (the most common white blood cell) chasing Staphylococcus Aureus. Video by David Rogers, Vanderbilt University.

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Legionella Pneumonia
A segment on legionella pneumonia, the bacteria behind Legionnaire's Disease.

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The Origin of Swine Flu (H1N1)
Although you would be hard pressed to find somebody unaware of the H1N1 pandemic, we are often asked "where did the swine flu come from?". This video explains the genetic background of the disease.

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