February 18, 2008

New videorecordings (part 12) Science Titles

Since the end of January we have been highlighting new videorecordings; today is the last list from the the batch of nearly 200 titles that have been added to the catalogue.

If you see a title you want, click on the title to see the library's record; if the item status is in cataloguing click on the request link and we will have it ready for you, usually by the next business day.

The Classification of Living Things this two-part series introduces the taxonomic systems used by scientists to identify and categorize the Earth's abundant life forms.

Evolution and phylogenetics illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax,

Evolution: Fossils, genes and mousetraps Leading evolution educator Ken Miller discusses the controversy surrounding the teaching of evolution.

Evolution: constant change and common threads discusses how Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution ignited a revolution in biology that continues to this day.

Farming the seas many experts now believe that some forms of "fish farming" are actually creating more problems than they're solving.

Fungi: decomposers and parasites Examines how fungi obtain nutrients either through parasitic or mutualistic relationships or decomposing dead bodies, and their economic, ecological, and health impacts.

Genetically modified organisms Genetic modification, its processes, and its common applications in agriculture, industry and medicine.

Genetics of development explores how organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development.

Genomics Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today’s research has shifted to identifying genes and determining their functions

Glycolysis & cellular respiration Explores the endosymbiotic hypothesis which offers an explanation of how photosynthesis and cellular respiration arose in eukaryotic cells.

Human evolution Mitochondrial Eve and other fossil clues that increasingly point to Africa as the point of origin of our species.

Introducing A Rocha A Rocha is a Christian nature conservation organisation,

Lies in the Textbooks creation scientist Kent Hovind reveals the truth about evolution

Net loss : the storm over salmon farming Probes one of the most important and cautionary tales for the future relationship between humanity and the sea

Ontario's Biodiversity An introduction to the Ontario Species At Risk program

Photosynthesis How scientists unraveled the mystery of photosynthesis.

Plasma membranes Cell wall structure and the major functions of cellular membranes

Proteins and proteomics explores the varying complements of proteins and their effects, structures, and interactions within the mechanism of cell function,

Suzuki Speaks Dr David Suzuki delivers the most important message of his career.

Watching Sparrows travel from desert canyons and coastal dunes to Alaskan mountainsides and Arctic tundra to hear the songs and explore the lives of 46 species of sparrows, towhees, juncos, and longspurs.

Watching Warblers the lives of 38 warbler species that nest in Eastern North America.

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