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History of Disease

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Disease! Crash Course - World History, 203
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Note: There is a drawing with brief frontal female nudity. John Green teaches about disease, and the effects that disease has had in human history. Disease has been with man since the beginning, and it has shaped the way humans operate in a lot of wa... [more]
July 28, 2014 at 02:54 PM
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3 People Who Probably Saved Your Life
From YouTube, produced by SciShow
Today we are talking about 3 scientists who, through their collective inventions and discoveries, have saved millions of lives. (09:50)
July 8, 2018 at 01:52 PM
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6 Diseases That Have Shaped Human History
From YouTube, produced by SciShow
Infectious diseases have had some pretty major impacts on human history… and that’s putting it mildly. Here are 6 diseases that shaped human history. Hosted by Stefan Chin. (11:13)
June 21, 2018 at 08:52 PM
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Henrietta Lacks: The Immortal Woman
From YouTube, produced by Biographics
In 1951, doctors took a tissue sample from a poor, dying black woman that was given to researchers without her knowledge or permission. The HeLa cells, named for the patient’s first and last name, acted differently than other cells in the lab — they ... [more]
July 14, 2019 at 10:50 AM
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Americapox: The Missing Plague
From YouTube, produced by CGP Grey
Why didn't the Europeans get sick when they made contact with the American Indians? (11:11)
July 25, 2019 at 03:56 PM
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Scientists Wake Up Ancient Viruses Unknown to Medicine
From YouTube, produced by The Infographics Show
Scientists uncover ancient prehistoric viruses hidden for centuries inside Tibetan glaciers that could be potentially life threatening for all humanity. These viruses laid dormant inside the ice but scientists were able to wake them up and they are u... [more]
February 26, 2020 at 05:19 PM
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Top 10 Worst Epidemics in History
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It’s hard to believe that something so tiny could destroy so many. (14:03)
March 5, 2020 at 07:06 PM
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6 Mysterious Ancient Outbreaks
From YouTube, produced by SciShow
Epidemiologists are always trying to get one step ahead of the next big outbreak - and often the best clues we have come from outbreaks of the past. (13:45)
January 31, 2020 at 07:38 PM
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Mercy and Comfort: A History of Hospital Ships
From YouTube, produced by The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered
Hospital ships have been used as far back as antiquity to treat wounded soldiers and provide assistance in emergencies. The History Guy remembers the forgotten history of ships of mercy. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. ... [more]
March 28, 2020 at 11:16 AM
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