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John Essigmann's Personal Story

John Essigmann's Personal Story

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:52 | 618 views

John describes how an early industry experience doing real science pushed him to pursue a career as a professor and professional scientist. He also realizes that the Scientific Method is a framework that can be applied to better understa...

Exploring the Molecular World with X-Ray Diffraction

Exploring the Molecular World with ...

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:03:16 | 703 views

Cathy explains how she and her lab apply the principles of constructive/destructive interference, and other characteristics of light (including energy, frequency, and intensity) in their research using X-ray crystallography to determine ...

Catherine L. Drennan's Personal Story

Catherine L. Drennan's Personal Story

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:05:10 | 1921 views

Cathy explains how her dyslexia, and other people’s low expectations of her because of it, have not prevented her from excelling in science and becoming a full professor at MIT. In fact, her “disability” has given her a unique set of vis...

Targeting Ulcer Causing H. pylori Bacteria

Targeting Ulcer Causing H. pylori B...

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:51 | 740 views

Sarah studies a protein from a pathogenic bacterium that is found in the stomach and is known to cause ulcers. She explains how the bacterium survives in the low pH environment of the stomach by using a nickel-dependent protein to buffer...

Sarah Bowman's Personal Story

Sarah Bowman's Personal Story

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:09 | 684 views

Sarah shares how she “changed her mind” about careers after completing her first bachelors degree in the humanities and taking a chemistry class that opened her eyes to the wonders of atoms and molecules. She urges people to pursue what ...

Understanding Chemotherapeutic Drug Targets

Understanding Chemotherapeutic Drug...

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:44 | 629 views

Nozomi conducts research on a protein that is essential for DNA synthesis, repair, and replication. She explains how this protein is in equilibrium between an active and an inactive form, and how discovering strategies to lock the protei...

Nozomi Ando's Personal Story

Nozomi Ando's Personal Story

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:03:15 | 708 views

Nozomi, a self-described artist and comic book lover, describes how her training to become a scientist was akin to that of a ninja. Like a ninja apprenticeship, expert scientists have worked with her at every stage of her career to show ...

Treating Diseases by Using RNAi Technology

Treating Diseases by Using RNAi Tec...

Behind the Scenes at MIT; http://chemvideos.mit.edu

Added over 1 year ago | 00:03:00 | 835 views

RNA interference (RNAi) is a process in which small pieces of silencing RNA (siRNA) bind to cellular RNA, thereby shutting down the production of the encoded protein. Lourdes discusses how understanding hydrogen bonding and bond strength...

Council for the Arts at MIT

Council for the Arts at MIT

Arts at MIT

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:08:55 | 2441 views

For 40 years, a catalyst for the Arts at MIT.

Interview with William O'Brien Jr. About Winning the Rome Prize

Interview with William O'Brien Jr. ...

School of Architecture + Planning

Added 2 years ago | 00:02:59 | 2986 views

William O'Brien Jr., an Assistant Professor of Architecture talks about winning the Rome Prize and what he intends to study while in Rome at the American Academy.

36. Farewell Special; Bring a Friend!

36. Farewell Special; Bring a Friend!

MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

Added 2 years ago | 00:49:28 | 3407 views

MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002View the complete materials: http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/physics/Instructor: Walter LewinLicense: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/termsMore courses at http...

35. Doppler Effect; The Big Bang; Cosmology

35. Doppler Effect; The Big Bang; C...

MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002

Added 2 years ago | 00:49:26 | 1710 views

MIT 8.02 Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002View the complete materials: http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/physics/Instructor: Walter LewinLicense: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/termsMore courses at http...