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Origins of the Human Genome Project: A Political History – Bob Cook-Deegan

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Eric Green: Well, good afternoon, everyone. I’m Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, and I want to welcome you to a continuation of our series on the quarter century after the Human Genome Projects launch. I thank you for joining us this afternoon, especially on such a lovely day when we’re

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“Origins of the Human Genome Project: A Political History – Bob Cook-Deegan”

11. The Elizabethan “Monarchical Republic”: Political Participation

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Prof: Okay. Well, in retrospect, looking back from the perspective of the twenty-first century, the reign of Elizabeth I tends to shimmer in the historical imagination. She reigned for forty-five years; she restored political stability; she settled the religious question at least for the time being; she survived a powerful foreign enemy, Spain, and she

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“11. The Elizabethan “Monarchical Republic”: Political Participation”

Ancient Aliens

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We often speculate about what would happen if an alien civilization visited us, but what if one already has? So today our main topic is the idea that ancient alien civilizations might have visited us, and influenced our civilization at some point in the past. This is a bit of tricky topic because on the

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“Ancient Aliens”

The Huawei ban is MUCH bigger than you think

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One of the largest tech companies in the world is getting blacklisted by the United States. On May 16th, Huawei was added to the Commerce Department’s Entity List, which restricts it from doing business with any US company without explicit government approval. There’s a small carve-out for maintaining phones that have already shipped, but basically,

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“The Huawei ban is MUCH bigger than you think”

Neoliberalism: The story of a big economic bust up | BBC Ideas

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The A-Z of isms… neoliberalism. Friedrich Hayek, a tweedy, Austrian-born economist, had one of those light bulb moments in the mid 1930s and switched on an ideology that unites its enemies in scorn, but has inspired governments and entrepreneurs down the decades – neoliberalism. The idea was built on the classical liberalism of the 18th

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“Neoliberalism: The story of a big economic bust up | BBC Ideas”