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Conserving and Restoring Ecosystems

In this talk, ecologist Robert Pringle discusses two important questions in ecology: “How do we conserve ecosystems?” and “To what state should we try to restore damaged ecosystems?”

Learning from Past Extinctions

In this talk, biologist Anthony Barnosky discusses Earth’s five mass extinctions and whether current species declines may be part of a sixth mass extinction.

Dodging Extinction

In this talk, biologist Anthony Barnosky discusses what steps can be taken to avoid a sixth mass extinction.

Saving Biodiversity

In this discussion session, biologists Stephen Palumbi, Anthony Barnosky, and Elizabeth Hadly answer questions from students.

Cancer as a Genetic Disease

In this talk, biomedical scientist Charles Sawyers discusses how understanding the mutations that cause cancer can guide the development of targeted drug therapies.

Teaching Gene Expression Using Genetic Medicine

This playlist can be used to teach several core topics in genetics and molecular biology by connecting students with case studies and multimedia about genetic medicine. It can be used in AP/IB Biology courses.

Teaching Evolution Using Lizards and Tetrapods

This playlist can be used to teach several core topics in evolution by exploring examples of lizard species evolution and the effects of mass extinctions on tetrapod evolution. It can be used in undergraduate biology courses.

Teaching Cell Biology and Genetics Using Cancer

This playlist can be used to teach several core topics in cell biology and genetics by connecting students with case studies and multimedia resources about cancer. It can be used in undergraduate biology courses.