How Close Are We to Farming Human Body Parts?
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How Close Are We to Farming Human Body Parts?

[TRACE] Right now, scientists are attempting to grow ears, kidneys, blood vessels, livers, even hearts. In fact, at the moment there are some people walking around with lab-grown bladders. But this is rare. In the U.S., over 80 percent of transplanted organs come from the deceased. The rest are donated by the living — except […]

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Energy flow in ecosystem
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Energy flow in ecosystem

Welcome to MooMooMath and ScienceAll living things need energy. Some biotic factors get their energy from the sun. Others eat other biotic factors As a result energy flows in ecosystems. This flow of energy can be represented with food chains and food webs. For most ecosystems the ultimate energy source is the sun As you […]

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How to receive conservation assistance from NRCS
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How to receive conservation assistance from NRCS

Do you want to make improvements on your land that are good for your operation and the environment? USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service can help! NRCS provides technical assistance to all producers and financial assistance to qualified applicants who are interested in installing conservation practices on their fields, pastures or forests. This can include using […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode Jan. 8, 2019
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PBS NewsHour full episode Jan. 8, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: President Trump plans to make his case to the nation for a border wall, as the effects of the shutdown ripple across the country. Then: Mr. Trump refers to the situation at the border as a crisis, but is it? We break down what […]

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Valuing Nature in Real-World Decisions
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Valuing Nature in Real-World Decisions

Well, I’d like to welcome you all to MIT if you’re not from MIT. And welcome to 32-123 if you are. I want to particularly welcome you to the 17th Henry Kendall Lecture which will be presented today by Professor Gretchen Daily. So I’m Ron Prinn I direct MIT’s Center for Global Change Science that […]

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