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Lec 1 - Building Bubbles: Surprising ins ...

Lec 1 - Building Bubbles: Surprising insights into how molecules move in and out of cells. Scientists have captured real-time footage of how a crucial cellular process begins, findings that overturn a long-held theory about how the chaotic machinery of life organizes itself. This research also provides new ways to think about how drugs might interact with life's moving parts at the molecular...
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Lec 2 - Our Microbes, Ourselves: Gut Bac ...

Lec 2 - Our Microbes, Ourselves: Gut Bacteria's Key Role in Immunity Is Tuned to the Host Species. A new study suggests that the superabundant microbes lining our digestive tract are ultimately our evolutionary partners, shedding light on the hygiene hypothesis. According to this idea, living in increasingly hyper-hygienic environments might contribute to recent spikes in childhood allergies,...
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Lec 3 - Time Lapse of Harvard's Largest ...

Lec 3 - Time Lapse of Harvard's Largest Solar Project Being Installed at Harvard Athletics. In May 2012 Harvard Athletics completed a six week renewable project as it installed a layer of 2,275 solar panels on the roof of Gordon Track. The 600kW installation is Harvard University's largest solar energy project and is an important step forward in the University's goal to reduce greenhouse gas...
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Lec 4 - Harvard Thinks Green 2012 Promot ...

Lec 4 - Harvard Thinks Green 2012 Promotional Video. 6 All-Star Environmental Faculty 6 Big Green Ideas Thursday, December 8 Sanders Theatre, 8pm http://www.green.harvard.edu/thinksgreen
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Lec 5 - How to Tell a Star's Real Age - ...

Lec 5 - How to Tell a Star's Real Age - Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Søren Meibom, CfA For many movie stars, their ages are well-kept secrets. In space, the same is true of the actual stars. Like our Sun, most stars look nearly unchanged for most of their lives. September 15, 2011
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Lec 6 - Engineering for Life

Lec 6 - Engineering for Life. Harvard SEAS undergraduate students discuss their research and the opportunities that have for making a difference in the world.
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Lec 7 - Engineering for Society

Lec 7 - Engineering for Society. Students discuss the opportunities they had for using their Harvard SEAS education to tackle social problems that exist in the real world.
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Lec 8 - Engineering the Harvard Way

Lec 8 - Engineering the Harvard Way. Harvard SEAS undergraduate students and alumns express their excitement at having the opportunity take a wide variety of classes within Harvard SEAS, Harvard College, and the various Harvard graduate schools and the freedom that gives them to craft their own educational experience.
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Lec 9 - CS50 Fair

Lec 9 - CS50 Fair. Students from a wide variety of concentrations talk about the value of Computer Science 50 (CS 50) and the excitement of the CS 50 fair.
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Lec 10 - Hack Harvard

Lec 10 - Hack Harvard. The participants and organizers of the winter break program, Hack Harvard (HackH4rv4rd), share their experiences. School of Engineering and Applied Science
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Lec 11 - Engineering a Solution

Lec 11 - Engineering a Solution. Undergraduate Student Barry McKenna '14 talks about his experiences talking Engineering Sciences 51. School of Engineering and Applied Science
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Lec 12 - The Science of Cooking

Lec 12 - The Science of Cooking. Both science and non-science concentrators talk about the excitement of learning applied science principles through cooking and being taught by famous chefs from around the world.
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Lec 13 - Science and Cooking: A Dialogue ...

Lec 13 - Science and Cooking: A Dialogue | Lecture 1 (2010). Speakers: Harold McGee, Ferran Adria (elBulli), José Andrés (minibar by josé andrés, Jaleo, The Bazaar) with commentary/moderation from Professors David Weitz and Michael Brenner (Harvard)
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Lec 14 - Integrating long-term experimen ...

Lec 14 - Integrating long-term experiments & measurements - Harvard Forest. Integrating long-term experiments & measurements -- Adrien Finzi Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 15 - Stream biogeochemistry - Harvar ...

Lec 15 - Stream biogeochemistry - Harvard Forest. Stream biogeochemistry -- Bill Sobczak -- Science video. Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 16 - Fluxes between the forest & atm ...

Lec 16 - Fluxes between the forest & atmosphere - Harvard Forest. Fluxes between the forest & atmosphere: top-down & bottom-up approaches, and comparisons among tower sites -- Bill Munger and Chris Williams Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 17 - The water cycle and real-time d ...

Lec 17 - The water cycle and real-time data - Harvard Forest. The water cycle and real-time data -- Emery Boose Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 18 - Discussion of Emerging Directio ...

Lec 18 - Discussion of Emerging Directions - Harvard Forest. Discussion of Emerging Directions: Climate and Land Use Change, Human Health and Policy Harvard Forest Symposium - March 15, 2011
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Lec 19 - The past and future of future s ...

Lec 19 - The past and future of future scenarios in LTER - Harvard Forest. The past and future of future scenarios in LTER -- Jonathan Thompson Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 20 - Integrating boundary-spanning e ...

Lec 20 - Integrating boundary-spanning efforts into long-term ecological research - Harvard Forest. Integrating boundary-spanning efforts into long-term ecological research: from case studies to practice -- Kathy Fallon Lambert Harvard Forest Symposium - March 15, 2011
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Lec 21 - Landowner conservation awarenes ...

Lec 21 - Landowner conservation awareness, and information exchange and decision making - Harvard Forest. Landowner conservation awareness, and information exchange and decision making -- David Kittredge Harvard Forest Symposium - March 15, 2011
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Lec 22 - Exploring the influence of land ...

Lec 22 - Exploring the influence of land use policy on forest cover and land conservation - Harvard Forest. Exploring the influence of land use policy on forest cover and land conservation: Research along the rural-urban gradient in metropolitan Boston -- Robert Ryan Harvard Forest Symposium - March 15, 2011
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Lec 23 - Boston ULTRA-Ex: Metabolism acr ...

Lec 23 - Boston ULTRA-Ex: Metabolism across urban-to-rural gradients - Harvard Forest. Boston ULTRA-Ex: Metabolism across urban-to-rural gradients -- Lucy Hutyra Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 24 - Human Health and Global Change ...

Lec 24 - Human Health and Global Change - Harvard Forest. Human health and global change -- Kristina Stinson Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 25 - Vegetation response to episodic ...

Lec 25 - Vegetation response to episodic disturbance - Harvard Forest. Vegetation response to episodic disturbance -- Audrey Barker Plotkin Followed by Discussion of Biotic Drivers in Forested Ecosystems Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 26 - Assessing the changing effects ...

Lec 26 - Assessing the changing effects of moose and deer browsing on forest ecosystems - Harvard Forest. Assessing the changing effects of moose and deer browsing on forest ecosystems -- Ed Faison March 15, 2011
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Lec 27 - Foundation tree species loss - ...

Lec 27 - Foundation tree species loss - Harvard Forest. Foundation tree species loss -- Aaron Ellison Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 28 - Microbial Ecology at Harvard Fo ...

Lec 28 - Microbial Ecology at Harvard Forest - Harvard Forest. Microbial Ecology at Harvard Forest: A Synthesis of Past Work and Future Directions -- Serita Frey. Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 29 - Opening Remarks at the 22nd Ann ...

Lec 29 - Opening Remarks at the 22nd Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium - Harvard Forest. Opening Remarks at the 22nd Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium Program - David Foster Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
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Lec 30 - The Forum at HSPH: Mammograms: ...

Lec 30 - The Forum at HSPH: Mammograms: Who in the World are they Good For?. Controversial new evidence suggests that mammography screening for women in high-income nations may have diminishing value in light of effective modern treatment options. But for women in lower-income nations, mammography screening is not enough of a priority, treatment is poor and women face greater risk.
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Lec 31 - From Biopolymer Translocation t ...

Lec 31 - From Biopolymer Translocation to Hemodynamics: New Challenges in Multiscale Computing. Multiscale modeling is the capability of representing different levels of phenomena, occurring at diverse spatial and temporal scales, within a unified conceptual framework. A typical example is the behavior of long molecules or nanosuspensions under the action of complex hydrodynamic flows. Our...
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Lec 32 - Medical Imaging Computing: From ...

Lec 32 - Medical Imaging Computing: From Data to Understanding. The development of new technologies that acquire large amounts of complex data is accelerating throughout medicine. Corresponding breakthroughs in accessible computation and algorithm development have made image analysis an indispensable tool for medical research and clinical practice. For example, image analysis enables the data...
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Lec 33 - Mapping the Human Genome: Ten Y ...

Lec 33 - Mapping the Human Genome: Ten Years After. On February 15, 2001, the first draft sequence and analysis of the human genome—the blue print for a human being—was published in the journal Nature. On the tenth anniversary of that transformative moment, Harvard hosted an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional forum on the genome project's origins, promise, and significance to society.
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Lec 34 - An Introduction to Computationa ...

Lec 34 - An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics II: Theoretical Background Part II. Metadynamics techniques
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Lec 35 - An Introduction to Computationa ...

Lec 35 - An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics II: Theoretical Background Part I. Mathematical formulation of multiscale/physics problems
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Lec 36 - An Introduction to Computationa ...

Lec 36 - An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics II: Examples/Applications Part I. Microfluidics and turbulence
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Lec 37 - Brain Science & Society: Thinki ...

Lec 37 - Brain Science & Society: Thinking about the Future. Harvard University Provost Steven Hyman speaks at the Harvard EdPortal in Allston, MA. Hyman, the latest speaker in a lecture series designed to open Harvard's academic workings to neighbors in nearby communities, conjured up early humanity in explaining what makes addictive drugs so irresistible. These drugs hook us by mimicking...
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Lec 38 - Creative Ceilings | Lecture 12 ...

Lec 38 - Creative Ceilings | Lecture 12 (2010). David Chang (momofuku)
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Lec 39 - Cultivating Flavor: A Recipe fo ...

Lec 39 - Cultivating Flavor: A Recipe for the Recipe | Lecture 11 (2010). Dan Barber (Blue Hill)
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Lec 40 - Meat Glue Mania | Lecture 10 (2010)

Lec 40 - Meat Glue Mania | Lecture 10 (2010). Wylie Dufresne (wd~50)
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Lec 41 - At last, the edible science fair

Lec 41 - At last, the edible science fair. Final projects for the "Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter" science fair were on display at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Illustrating the tenacious bond between science and cooking, students used physics, chemistry, and biology to manipulate recipes and create foods that stretch the...
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Lec 42 - Arnold Arboretum: Winter Tree Tour

Lec 42 - Arnold Arboretum: Winter Tree Tour. In the fast pace of our daily lives we may overlook the details that, collectively, create a stunning backdrop for all that happens within the University. See the inner workings of Harvard's pianos up close, while enjoying a melodic feast for the ears.
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Lec 43 - An Introduction to Computationa ...

Lec 43 - An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Theoretical Background Part 2. Multiscale Methods: Mathematical formulation; computational procedure
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Lec 44 - An Introduction to Computationa ...

Lec 44 - An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Selected Applications Part 2. Boltzmann approach to turbulence modeling; Macro-Atomistic-Ab initio-Dynamics approach to fracture dynamics
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Lec 45 - An Introduction to Computationa ...

Lec 45 - An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Selected Applications Part 1. Microfluidics: The Moving Contact Line Problem and Nanofluids: Biopolymer Translocation Through Nanopores
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Lec 46 - Browning & Oxidations | Lecture ...

Lec 46 - Browning & Oxidations | Lecture 9 (2010). Carme Ruscalleda (Sant Pau, Sant Pau de Tòquio) Location: Science Center D
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Lec 47 - Gelation | Lecture 8 (2010)

Lec 47 - Gelation | Lecture 8 (2010). Jose Andres (ThinkFoodGroup, minibar, Jaleo) Location: Science Center D
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Lec 48 - Emulsions: Concept of Stabilizi ...

Lec 48 - Emulsions: Concept of Stabilizing Oil & Water | Lecture 7 (2010). Speaker: Nandu Jubany (Can Jubany) Location: Science Center D
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Lec 49 - Reinventing Food Texture & Flav ...

Lec 49 - Reinventing Food Texture & Flavor | Lecture 6 (2010). Speaker: Grant Achatz (Alinea) Location: Science Center B
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Lec 50 - Heat, Temperature and Chocolate ...

Lec 50 - Heat, Temperature and Chocolate | Lecture 5 (2010). Speaker: Enric Rovira Location: Science Center D
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Lec 51 - Olive Oil and Viscosity | Lectu ...

Lec 51 - Olive Oil and Viscosity | Lecture 4 (2010). Speaker: Carles Tejedor (Via Veneto) Location: Science Center D
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Lec 52 - An Introduction to Computationa ...

Lec 52 - An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling. Modern science is increasingly faced with problems of ever greater complexity, straddling across the traditional disciplinary boundaries between physics, chemistry, material science and biology. Computational science is responding to this challenge with a steadfast development of innovative modeling...
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Lec 53 - Science and Cooking: A Dialogue ...

Lec 53 - Science and Cooking: A Dialogue | Lecture 1 (2010). Speakers: Harold McGee, Ferran Adria (elBulli), José Andrés (minibar by josé andrés, Jaleo, The Bazaar) with commentary/moderation from Professors David Weitz and Michael Brenner (Harvard)
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Lec 54 - Sous-vide Cooking: a State of M ...

Lec 54 - Sous-vide Cooking: a State of Matter | Lecture 2 (2010). Speaker: Joan Roca (El Celler de Can Roca)
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Lec 55 - Brain Candy: How Desserts Slow ...

Lec 55 - Brain Candy: How Desserts Slow the Passage of Time | Lecture 3 (2010). Speaker: Bill Yosses (White House Pastry Chef) Location: Science Center D
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Lec 56 - Statistical Signal Processing f ...

Lec 56 - Statistical Signal Processing for Modern High-Dimensional Data Sets. April 8, 2009 - Patrick Wolfe, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Statistics and Information Sciences Laboratory, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University Modern science and engineering applications give rise to the vast quantities of high-dimensional data. This talk will provide a...
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Lec 57 - Acute Infectious Diseases in Sp ...

Lec 57 - Acute Infectious Diseases in Space and Time with Bryan Grenfell. Bryan Grenfell, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University addressed biodiversity, ecology and global change with the Harvard University community and beyond.
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Lec 58 - Food Webs in River Networks wit ...

Lec 58 - Food Webs in River Networks with Mary Power. Mary Power, Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley addressed biodiversity, ecology and global change with the Harvard University community and beyond.
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Lec 59 - Sustainable Energy - Without th ...

Lec 59 - Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air with David MacKay. David MacKay, Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK addressed energy issues at a macro and micro scale with the Harvard University community and beyond.
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Lec 60 - Energy Innovation at Scale with ...

Lec 60 - Energy Innovation at Scale with Steven Koonin. Dr. Steven Koonin, Under Secretary for Science with the U.S. Department of Energy, addressed energy issues with the Harvard University community and beyond.
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Lec 61 - Books to Bench to Bedside Info ...

Lec 61 - Books to Bench to Bedside Informatics for Autism ResearchMay 31, 2006 - Isaac Kohane, Lawrence J. Henderson Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Health Sciences and Technology; Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS/Children's Hospital Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a socio-cognitive disorder which has a high (up to 1% by some estimates) prevalence in our society. More...
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Lec 62 - An Introduction to the Datavers ...

Lec 62 - An Introduction to the Dataverse Network as an Infrastructure for Data Sharing. December 10, 2007 -- Gary King, Harvard University We introduce a set of integrated developments in web application software, networking, data citation standards, and statistical methods designed to put some of the universe of data and data sharing practices on somewhat firmer ground. We have focused on...
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Lec 63 - Astronomy as I See It

Lec 63 - Astronomy as I See It. Alyssa Goodman, IIC Founding Director, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Most scientists draw pictures to communicate their ideas to each other. Goodman's work on star formation, along with work in other fields, reveals that he seemingly qualitative world of pictures often leads to quantitative insight. This talk will tell how and why the...
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Lec 64- CS50 / Week 0: Wednesday

Lec 64- CS50 / Week 0: Wednesday. Introduction. Bits. Binary. ASCII. Programming. Algorithms. Scratch. Statements. Boolean expressions. Conditions. Loops. Variables. Threads. Events. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 65 - CS50 / Week 2: Wednesday

Lec 65 - CS50 / Week 2: Wednesday. Functions, continued. Global variables. Parameters. Return values. Stack. Frames. Scope. Arrays. Strings. Command-line arguments. Cryptography. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 66 - Harvard Microrobotics Laborator ...

Lec 66 - Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory micro-aerial vehicle. Thanks to research by Professor Robert Wood and members of the Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory, micro-aerial vehicles like this one, based on the anatomy of a fly, may one day go where humans can not. Seen here, a carbon-fiber wing, 15 millimeters long, whips forward and back 110 times per second, able to propel the fly upward....
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Lec 67 - CS50 / Week 12: Monday

Lec 67 - CS50 / Week 12: Monday. Exciting conclusion. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 68 - CS50 / Week 11: Monday

Lec 68 - CS50 / Week 11: Monday. Guest lectures. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 69 - CS50 / Week 10: Monday

Lec 69 - CS50 / Week 10: Monday. Preprocessing. Compiling. Assembling. Linking. CPUs. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 70 - CS50 / Week 9: Wednesday

Lec 70 - CS50 / Week 9: Wednesday. CSS. Inheritance. JavaScript. Events, continued. Ajax. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 71 - CS50 / Week 9: Monday

Lec 71 - CS50 / Week 9: Monday. CSS. Inheritance. JavaScript. Events, continued. Ajax. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 72 - CS50 / Week 8: Wednesday

Lec 72 - CS50 / Week 8: Wednesday. HTTP. XHTML. PHP. SQL. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 73 - CS50 / Week 8: Monday

Lec 73 - CS50 / Week 8: Monday. HTTP. XHTML. PHP. SQL. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 74 - CS50 / Week 7: Wednesday

Lec 74 - CS50 / Week 7: Wednesday. Valgrind. Bitwise operators. Hash tables. Trees. Binary search trees. Tries. Huffman coding. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 75 - CS50 / Week 7: Monday

Lec 75 - CS50 / Week 7: Monday. Valgrind. Bitwise operators. Hash tables. Trees. Binary search trees. Tries. Huffman coding. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 76 - CS50 / Week 5: Wednesday

Lec 76 - CS50 / Week 5: Wednesday. File I/O. Forensics. Linked lists. Stacks. Queues. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 77 - CS50 / Week 5: Monday

Lec 77 - CS50 / Week 5: Monday. File I/O. Forensics. Linked lists. Stacks. Queues. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 78 - CS50 / Week 4: Wednesday

Lec 78 - CS50 / Week 4: Wednesday. Structures. Dynamic memory allocation. Stack and heap. Pointers. Debugging, continued. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 79 - CS50 / Week 4: Monday

Lec 79 - CS50 / Week 4: Monday. Structures. Dynamic memory allocation. Stack and heap. Pointers. Debugging, continued. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 80 - CS50 / Week 3: Wednesday

Lec 80 - CS50 / Week 3: Wednesday. Linear search. Binary search. Asymptotic notation. Recursion. Pseudorandomness. Bubble sort. Selection sort. Insertion sort. Merge sort. Debugging. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 81 - CS50 / Week 3: Monday

Lec 81 - CS50 / Week 3: Monday. Linear search. Binary search. Asymptotic notation. Recursion. Pseudorandomness. Bubble sort. Selection sort. Insertion sort. Merge sort. Debugging. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 82 - CS50 / Week 2: Monday

Lec 82 - CS50 / Week 2: Monday. Functions, continued. Global variables. Parameters. Return values. Stack. Frames. Scope. Arrays. Strings. Command-line arguments. Cryptography. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 83 - CS50 / Week 1: Friday

Lec 83 - CS50 / Week 1: Friday. C. Source code. Compilers. Object code. SSH. SFTP. GCC. Functions. Comments. Standard output. Arithmetic operators. Precedence. Associativity. Local variables. Types. Casting. Standard input. Libraries. Boolean expressions, continued. Conditions, continued. Loops, continued. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 84 - CS50 / Week 1: Wednesday

Lec 84 - CS50 / Week 1: Wednesday. C. Source code. Compilers. Object code. SSH. SFTP. GCC. Functions. Comments. Standard output. Arithmetic operators. Precedence. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 85 - CS50 / Week 0: Friday

Lec 85 - CS50 / Week 0: Friday. Introduction. Bits. Binary. ASCII. Programming. Algorithms. Scratch. Statements. Boolean expressions. Conditions. Loops. Variables. Threads. Events. More at http://cs50.tv/.
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Lec 86 - Harvard Stem Cell Institute - P ...

Lec 86 - Harvard Stem Cell Institute - Progress report. Some of the most important recent advancements in stem cell research have roots at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Two of the principal researchers explain what's happening at HSCI and what the future holds.
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Lec 87 - Stem Cells: Mending a broken heart?

Lec 87 - Stem Cells: Mending a broken heart?. Harvard stem cell researcher Kenneth Chien speaks about a cardiac stem cell discovery that may be the first step on the path to regenerating healthy heart muscle.
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Lec 88 - Sweeping for Thompson Island ho ...

Lec 88 - Sweeping for Thompson Island hoppers. Education meets hands-on science as roughly 100 Harvard undergraduates fan out from beach to beach collecting insects for a new database of Harbor Island insect life.
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Lec 89 - Judah M. Folkman, MD

Lec 89 - Judah M. Folkman, MD. In the early 1970s Folkman refined his theory that tumors have the capability to grow their own blood vessels, thereby obtaining the nourishment they need to keep growing in a body. Folkman never quit thinking about why this happens and how he might use that information to treat cancer patients.
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Lec 90 - E.O. Wilson, the

Lec 90 - E.O. Wilson, the . Wilson reflects on insect societies, human society, and the importance of biodiversity.
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Lec 91 - Shaq Attacks Sleep Apnea

Lec 91 - Shaq Attacks Sleep Apnea. This video is one in a series that explains the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. For more information, visit www.understandingsleep.org
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Lec 92 - Invaders in Action: Ovarian Can ...

Lec 92 - Invaders in Action: Ovarian Cancer Cells Bully Their Way Through Tissue. A team led by Joan Brugge, the Louise Foote Pfeiffer Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School, recently shed light on how ovarian cancer spreads. In a paper published in June 2011 in the journal Cancer Discovery, Brugge and colleagues found that ovarian cancer cells act like bullies, using brute force...
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Lec 93 - Shaq Attacks Sleep Apnea

Lec 93 - Shaq Attacks Sleep Apnea. This video is one in a series that explains the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. For more information, visit www.understandingsleep.org
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Lec 94 - Prof. Lene Hau: Stopping light cold

Lec 94 - Prof. Lene Hau: Stopping light cold. In 2005, Professor Lene Hau did something that Einstein theorized was impossible. Hau stopped light cold using atoms and lasers in her Harvard lab
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Lec 95 - Harvard's green commitment

Lec 95 - Harvard's green commitment. Harvard's fall 2008 sustainability celebration included panels, tours, fairs, film screening, coffee-house style discussions - and the very convenient appearance of former Vice President Al Gore.
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Lec 96 - Roughing it on Great Brewster I ...

Lec 96 - Roughing it on Great Brewster Island. Four women keep a meticulous diary of their stay on Great Brewster Island in July of 1891. The diary, which is filled with illustrations and photographs, was purchased by the Schlesinger Library in 1999.
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Lec 97 - Tree huggers

Lec 97 - Tree huggers. The Arnold Arboretum's program for preschoolers that serves the area Head Start brings very excited kids to a lovely, engagin and stimulating nature setting.
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Lec 98 - Open Sources and Crowdsourced: ...

Lec 98 - Open Sources and Crowdsourced: The Promise and peril of Shared Genetic Information. Panel discussion #1 in a symposium entitled "Privacy, Autonomy, and Personal Genetic Information in the Digital Age" hosted by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Academy of Engineering. This April...
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Lec 99 - Individual Rights to Genetic In ...

Lec 99 - Individual Rights to Genetic Information: Issues for Medicine and Government. Description: Panel discussion #2 in a symposium entitled "Privacy, Autonomy, and Personal Genetic Information in the Digital Age" hosted by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Academy of Engineering....
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Lec 100 - Science and Technology Studies ...

Lec 100 - Science and Technology Studies: Defining the Boundaries. In this session of the April 7-9, 2011 conference "Science and Technology Studies: The Next Twenty," Kaushik Sunder Rajan (Chicago) gives a provocation for STS scholars to think again about STS's close ties to post-colonial studies, with specific references to Indian life sciences in relation to the Western sciences....
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Lec 101 - Historical Context and Demos I ...

Lec 101 - Historical Context and Demos Illustrating the Relationship of Food and Science | Lecture 1 (2011). UPDATED VERSION AVAILABLE HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH9R0J36n7w Speakers: Dave Arnold (Food Arts magazine's Contributing Editor for Equipment & Food Science) Harold McGee (author of On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen and columnist for The New York...
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Lec 102 - Connected: The Surprising Powe ...

Lec 102 - Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives. Opening Days lecture by Prof. Nicholas Christakis highlights power of social networks and argues that human social networks have the power to spread obesity — or happiness — like contagion.
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Lec 103 - Precision cooking: enabling ne ...

Lec 103 - Precision cooking: enabling new textures and flavors | Lecture 2 (2011). Speaker: Joan Roca (El Celler de Can Roca) Location: Science Center C
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Lec 104 - The Many Faces of Chocolate | ...

Lec 104 - The Many Faces of Chocolate | Lecture 3 (2011). Speaker: Ramon Morató (Barry Callebaut) Location: Science Center C
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Lec 105 - Harvard's Greenhouse Gas Reduc ...

Lec 105 - Harvard's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal in a 60 Seconds. Harvard Office for Sustainability intern Rebecca Elliott '14 created this 60 second animation about Harvard's goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In 2008, Harvard University adopted a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% below a 2006 baseline by 2016, including growth. As part of this goal, Harvard is committed...
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Lec 106 - Sustainability at Harvard: We ...

Lec 106 - Sustainability at Harvard: We are a living lab. A video tour through five case studies of sustainability at Harvard, including: * Student Peer-to-Peer Programs Educate and Inspire * Innovative Solutions that Serve as Models for Other * Greener, Healthier, More Efficient Buildings * Rethinking Campus Operations * Building a Culture of Sustainability
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Lec 107 - SMOG OR JOBS? The Impact of Ti ...

Lec 107 - SMOG OR JOBS? The Impact of Tighter Ozone Pollution Control on Health and the U.S. Economy. The Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health With a weak U.S. economy shadowing his presidency, Barack Obama has announced his request that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdraw draft air quality standards that would have tightened ozone pollution controls. President Obama...
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Lec 108 - Exploring thickeners to manipu ...

Lec 108 - Exploring thickeners to manipulate mouthfeel | Lecture 4 (2011). UPDATED VERSION HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PV0WwYXZSTY Carles Tejedor (Via Veneto), Fina Puigdevall and Pere Planagumà (les Cols)
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Lec 109 - Exploring thickeners to manipu ...

Lec 109 - Exploring thickeners to manipulate mouthfeel | Lecture 4 (2011). UPDATED VERSION HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PV0WwYXZSTY Carles Tejedor (Via Veneto), Fina Puigdevall and Pere Planagumà (les Cols)
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Lec 110 - Fly Paper: Mapping the Protein ...

Lec 110 - Fly Paper: Mapping the Protein Interactions of Our Distant Relative. Professor of Cell Biology Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas and colleagues have built a map that shows how thousands of proteins in a fruit fly cell communicate with each other. This is the largest and most detailed protein interaction map of a multicellular organism, demonstrating how approximately one third of the proteins...
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Lec 111 - The Happy Accident - Harvard-S ...

Lec 111 - The Happy Accident - Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Rick Fienberg, S&T editor emeritus Dennis di Cicco, S&T senior editor Bob Naeye, S&T editor in chief Happy accidents do happen! It began in 1929 as a four-page flyer, The Amateur Astronomer. Six years later it grew into The Sky. In 1939, facing difficult financial times, it joined forces with The Telescope, a...
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Lec 112 - Lung On a Chip

Lec 112 - Lung On a Chip. Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston have created a device that mimics a living, breathing human lung on a microchip. This work appears in the June 25, 2010, issue of the journal Science.
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Lec 113 - Skin Engineering

Lec 113 - Skin Engineering. HMS Professor Howard Green developed the first therapeutic use of cells grown in the lab. Before stem cells gained fame, he cultivated them to generate skin grafts for burn patients.
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Lec 114 - Brain Circuits: Harvard Medica ...

Lec 114 - Brain Circuits: Harvard Medical School Researchers Crawl a Neural Network. Scientists can finally look at circuits in the brain in all of their complexity. How the mind works is one of the greatest mysteries in nature, and this research presents a new and powerful way for us to explore that mystery.
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Lec 115 - Uncertain Future: America Face ...

Lec 115 - Uncertain Future: America Faces a Primary Care Crisis. More than 66 million people live in regions of the United States that have a shortage of primary care physicians. Learn what Harvard Medical School is doing to help and join the conversation. What do you wish for the future of primary care? Visit focushms.com/idealab.
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Lec 116 - Rite of Passage: Harvard Medic ...

How does one measure mastery in both the art and the science of medicine? Harvard Medical School relies, in part, on the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE), which features actors playing patients. All Harvard Medical students take two OSCEs—one at the end of their second year and one at the beginning of their fourth year.
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Lec 117 - Molecular Motor Struts Like Dr ...

Lec 117 - Molecular Motor Struts Like Drunken Sailor. Molecular motors, built from proteins, are a kind of transport service that keep us functioning by trafficking essential chemical packages throughout the cell. To understand how molecular motors work, some researchers are creating animations. Here, each "leg" of a molecular motor called dynein moves as it progresses along a cellular...
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Lec 118 - Boosting Vitamin D: Not Enough ...

Lec 118 - Boosting Vitamin D: Not Enough or Too Much? - Harvard School of Public Health. A long-awaited report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), "Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D," calls for increasing daily vitamin D intake. Yet some experts say these new recommendations are still too low in vitamin D. Why do these nutrition specialists disagree? This Forum webcast...
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Lec 119 - Dawn of Social Networks: Hunte ...

Lec 119 - Dawn of Social Networks: Hunter-gatherers Provide Clues About the Evolution of Cooperation. Coren Apicella, a research fellow in the Christakis lab at Harvard Medical School, spent the summer of 2010 traveling around the remote Lake Eyasi region of Tanzania with the Hadza, one of the last remaining populations of hunter-gatherers on the planet. Their lives offer a window into our...
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Lec 120 - Massachusetts' Pioneering Role ...

Lec 120 - Massachusetts' Pioneering Role Continues: Mapping a Path to Cost Containment. The Forum at HSPH Five years ago, Massachusetts became the first state in the nation to require that residents have health insurance. The legislation served as a model for national leaders, including President Barack Obama, as they hashed out and passed the U.S.healthcare law. This panel discussion --...
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Lec 121 - Ann Veneman on Leadership at t ...

Lec 121 - Ann Veneman on Leadership at the USDA, UNICEF and Beyond. Ann Veneman is the former Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). In 2009, she was named to the Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women list and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors. From 2001 to 2005, Veneman was Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). She spoke at...
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Lec 122 - Rockefeller Foundation's Judit ...

Lec 122 - Rockefeller Foundation's Judith Rodin on Improving Global Health through Innovation. Judith Rodin has been president of The Rockefeller Foundation since 2005. She was previously president of the University of Pennsylvania, the first woman to lead an Ivy League institution, and provost of Yale University. She has actively participated in influential global forums, including the World...
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Lec 123 - Patience and Patients: Underst ...

Lec 123 - Patience and Patients: Understanding the Spectrum of Alzheimer's Disease — Longwood Seminar. As human life expectancy increases, so does the possibility that a family member or friend will be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Fortunately, researchers are continually learning more about what causes this debilitating condition and discovering new ways to help patients cope with...
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Lec 124 - Singing in the Shower to Shaki ...

Lec 124 - Singing in the Shower to Shaking in Your Boots: The Science of Emotion — Longwood Seminar. As the childhood song goes, "If you're happy and you know it, then your face will surely show it," but do you ever truly wonder why you're happy? Have you thought about where our emotions come from and why they make us feel the way we do? A panel of Harvard faculty members whose research sheds...
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Lec 125 - Panning for Therapeutic Gold: ...

Lec 125 - Panning for Therapeutic Gold: Cancer Genetics — Longwood Seminar. The end of 2011 marked the 40-year anniversary of President Nixon declaring the War on Cancer. Though a cure has not yet been discovered, the understanding of genetics is revolutionizing cancer research and improving the ways in which we can battle one of medicine's most challenging diseases. At this April 3, 2012,...

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