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Talkscience: Patently obvious?

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Beyond Nature versus Nurture

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TalkScience@BL: Genetic testing in assisted reproduction: Selecting, not perfecting?

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Inspiring Science: Your Creative Brain: Neuroscience of Imagination

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Inspiring Science: Full Frontal Nerdity

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Talkscience@BL: Open Data: What's the Use?

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Access to Understanding

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TalkScience@BL: Sustainable energy for the 21st century: Can we ensure a bright future?

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TalkScience @ the BL: Research Evaluation - Whose Impact is it Anyway?

A panel discussion chaired by William Cullerne Bown

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The Performing Brain - A Moving Story

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From Lab Bench to Front Bench: Opportunities for Scientists?

For our 16th TalkScience event, Science@BL joined forces with the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) for From Lab Bench to Front Bench: Opportunities for Scientists

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Health in the Headlines: Making Sense of the Science?

TalkScience@BL ‘Health in the Headlines: Making Sense of the Science?’

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TalkScience@BL - Geoengineering Our Climate

The Earth’s climate system, the potential of biochar towards mitigating climate change, and hope for the future

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Communicating Risk and Scientific Advice During Emergencies: Don't Panic?

The discussion focussed upon the Japanese eathquake, as well as the 2010 volcanic ash incident and the bird flu outbreak.

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Biodiversity in the 21st century: Are we missing the target?

Issues relating to biodiversity are becoming issues in public policy contexts, particularly in the face of climate change. 

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Science in UK Government: Where's the evidence?

What role will science play in the new Government and how will the scientific perspective be heard and understood across Parliament?

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Stem Cells: A Panacea for Our Future?

Basic research into stem cells has helped to answer many questions about human development. How f

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What’s in a Name? - Taxonomy in Crisis

‘Classifications are theories about the basis of natural order, not dull catalogues compiled only to avoid chaos.’ Stephen Jay Gould

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Scientific Findings in a digital world: What is the genuine article?

Scientific Findings in a digital world: What is the genuine article?

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Personal GenoME and Medicine: Hype or Reality?

Can cheaper and easier access to personal genomic information really lead to a revolution in the targeting and tailoring of therapeutics?

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GM crops and food security: curing the world’s growing pains?

Do GM technologies have a role to play in meeting demand for food by a population of 9 billion in 2050?

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Infectious Disease: What can evolution do for us?

Dr Bill Hanage, an evolutionary epidemiologist, introduces the subject of how fast evolution in microbes brings health care challenges.

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