The Resource George Negus Tonight - Profiles - Graeme Clark: Professor, (online streaming)

George Negus Tonight - Profiles - Graeme Clark: Professor, (online streaming)

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George Negus Tonight - Profiles - Graeme Clark: Professor
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George Negus Tonight - Profiles - Graeme Clark: Professor
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Summary
For quite a few years now, we have probably been referring to it as the 'bionic ear'. But to its creator, Professor Graeme Clark, it's the 'multiple-electrode cochlear implant'. This thing, an Australian invention, has been hailed as one of the most significant breakthroughs ever in medical science. It's the first and, so far, the only device that actually restores brain function prosthetically. As a child, Graeme Clark apparently had an inventive streak that led to all sorts of antics in the family laundry in the name of scientific experimentation. Later, at uni, he topped medicine and became consumed by an almost overwhelming urge to make discoveries. And this eventually led to the implant idea. For years the Professor copped plenty of scepticism and even ridicule from his own profession, until a major breakthrough in 1978, when a Clark implant allowed Rod Saunders, who'd lost his hearing at 46, to hear again. Twenty Five years later, more than 50,000 people worldwide have benefited from his life-enhancing little device. His childhood and family life not only had a significant bearing on the career of this most remarkable inventor, it actually caused it
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VDU
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videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by ABC in 2004
Language note
In English
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Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
30
Technique
live action
Label
George Negus Tonight - Profiles - Graeme Clark: Professor, (online streaming)
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Publication
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  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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two-dimensional moving image
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  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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kan1052703
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unknown
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1 online resource (streaming video file)
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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other
Publisher number
1052703
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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(OCoLC)945753530
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
George Negus Tonight - Profiles - Graeme Clark: Professor, (online streaming)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1052703
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1052703
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945753530
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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