Super Rock: Calcium Carbonate

calcium carbonate: CaCO3. It’s one of those molecules kind of appears like everywhere, and most people don’t know anything about it. You’re not a chemist, I’m not a chemist, but we do need to know a little bit about how…

Calcium, Proteins, Energy, and Life with Chikashi Toyoshima

Calcium, Proteins, Energy, and Life with Chikashi Toyoshima

– [Narrator] This program is a presentation of UCTV for educational and non-commercial use only. (mellow electronic music) – I’m William Lester, professor of chemistry and Chair of the Hitchcock Professorship Committee. We’re pleased, along with the Graduate Council, to…

We’re Using Stem Cells to Reverse Baldness and It’s Actually Working

Some very hairy mice are bringing us another step closer to un-LOCKing a way to regenerate a full head of hair. Did somebody say a pun?! About 50% of men and 25% of women experience at least partial hair loss…

Calcium Carbonate – Disintegrating Quicklime

Calcium Carbonate – Disintegrating Quicklime

[MUSIC PLAYING] Earth. Billions of years ago, it was just a hot jumble of elements, which over time have solidified into the very rocks that we stand on. Right? OK. These rocks have come from a quarry in Portland, and…

The Fascinating History of Diabetes Testing

The Fascinating History of Diabetes Testing

This video has been sponsored by Squarespace. Diabetes mellitus, often referred to as just diabetes is a group of disorders characterized by elevated blood sugar levels There are three major types of the disorder referred to as just Type 1,…

Vitamin D, Fish Oil Don’t Prevent Kidney Disease in Diabetes

Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study, I’m Dr. F. Perry Wilson. It was Kidney Week – the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology last week and 14,000 practitioners descended on…