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Chemistry in Action: Profiles of MIT Researchers

This collection of videos highlights the inspiring chemistry research done by three professors at MIT. -Professor Jacquin Niles discusses growing up in the small Caribbean nation of Anguilla and how that inspired him to study the cause and prevention of malaria. -Professor Liz Nolan researches the ways in which bacteria interact with the human body. -Professor Katharina Ribbeck explains the ways in which mucus, a type of slime, might be able to predict preterm pregnancy.


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Chemistry in Action: Jacquin Niles

Chemistry in Action: Jacquin Niles

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:16 | 3201 views

MIT Professor Jacquin Niles describes his work researching the spread and prevention of malaria.

Chemistry in Action: Liz Nolan

Chemistry in Action: Liz Nolan

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:00 | 3625 views

MIT Professor Liz Nolan discusses her work with bacteria, and the ways in which they can be both harmful and beneficial to the human body.

Chemistry in Action: Katharina Ribbeck

Chemistry in Action: Katharina Ribbeck

Added over 4 years ago | 00:02:49 | 4450 views

MIT Professor Katharina Ribbeck discusses her work with mucus, a type of slime. She specifically researches the way mucus plays a role in pregnancy and preterm labor.

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Education
Language
English
Website
Chemistry in Action: Profiles of MIT Researchers (ocw.mit.edu/high-school/chemistry/chemistry-in-action/)