6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility

Water crisis in the US, a solution?

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine by Erin Brockovich Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. Mon 24 Aug 2020 16.31 A sample of tap water taken in Flint, Michigan. Photograph: Garrett MacLean/The Guardian … Continuer la lecture »

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A fascinating guided tour of 500 years of Medicine History

Featuring three thousand objects and covering an area equivalent to 1,500 hospital beds, Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries is the magnificent new home for the most significant medical collections in the world. Showcasing extraordinary medical artefacts from the collections of Henry Wellcome and the Science Museum Group, including the world’s first MRI scanner, Fleming’s penicillin mould, … Continuer la lecture »

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The Ocean-Maker

Catégories: 5. Fictions & Realities, 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, 8. Territory & Memory, LLCE1°_1-1-creative and visionary imagination, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on The Ocean-Maker

Mary Shelley and her monstruous creation

Here is the drama version of FRANKENSTEIN in a series of 10 episodes by BBC Learning English. Each episode goes with the transcript and a page of grammar. You can download both the podcast onto your phone or computer, and the pdf file on Grammar + Vocab (on the right grey TAKEAWAYS FRAME) Episode 1: … Continuer la lecture »

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Get Your Brain Back

Here is a very cunning commercial advertising a new high tech product to « get your brain back » suggesting that past new technologies are already outdated and that you need to buy a new one to avoid the dangers of the old ones. Very smart indeed !!

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WWF

Catégories: 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, 7. Diversity & Inclusion, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges, AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence, AMCT°_3-2-Rivalries and interdependencies | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on WWF

Greenpeace

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 2. Private Space & Public Space, 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, 7. Diversity & Inclusion, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges, AMC1°_2-1-Being heard, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, AMCT°_3-1-Power and influence | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Greenpeace

Man VS Machine : limits and interactions

Is THIS the future of Mankind? WHAT IF THE MACHINE STARTED TO HAVE FEELINGS …  

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Advertising: persuasive techniques & the art of rhetoric

Had you ever thought about it ? how influential and insiduously manipulating advertising can be ….

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The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind …

Have you found all the movies referred to in this parody ?

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