Category Biology

Electrical Architecture of the Human Body

Remarkable insight into the electrical architecture and power supply of the human body. After watching the talk I realized that the very simple reason we sleep is in order to recharge our batteries. Cells that we are made of are electrical capacitors and it takes time to literally fill these capacitors once they are discharged. […]

CRISPR: Gene editing and beyond

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. CRISPR: Gene editing and beyond ‘Star Wars’ parody yields insight into the battle among sperm Epigenetics: Why Inheritance Is Weirder Than We Thought Sputnik – 60 years on from the Start of the Space Race Phone Book from 1880 CRISPR: Gene editing and beyond […]

Genius of the Modern World

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Genius of the Modern World Letters from Einstein Your Guide to Understanding How CRISPR Works Will Batteries Power the World? Project Apollo Guidance and Navigation ~ 1966 NASA Apollo Digest Knowing that you do not know is the best. Not knowing that you do […]

Divided Brain and the making of the Western World

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Divided Brain and the making of the Western World Computer Pioneers Visualising Individual Subatomic Particles Tyndall’s Sky in a Box Experiment Repairing the cornea: let there be sight Murphy’s Law Divided Brain and the making of the Western World The intuitive mind is a […]

Why is life the way it is?

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Why is life the way it is? Is Epigenetics Inherited? The Elegant Simplicity of the Electric Universe Beyond: Our Future in Space Mistrust of Science Why is life the way it is? Dr Nick Lane ‒ The Royal Society Life is the harnessing of […]

Newton’s Principia Manuscript

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Newton’s Principia Manuscript Synthetic Muscles Epigenetics – packaging artists in the cell How does your brain decode garbled speech? Accelerator Science: Why RF? Newton’s Principia Manuscript Objectivity One of the greatest treasures in science – Isaac Newton’s “Principia” – was nearly thwarted by a […]

My picks, 2016-12

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Creativity – Microsoft Research Talks How the Human Ear Works Why Porsche Is Revisiting the Hybrid Car It Also Invented The Nazi Engineer Who Created the First Ballistic Missile Nuclear War & Fermi Paradox – Mutually Assured Destruction Creativity – Microsoft Research Talks The […]

My picks, 2016-11

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Pomegranates reveal its powerful anti-aging secret DARPA’s Space Surveillance Telescope: How It Works Fossilised dinosaur brains What are harmonics? Ultrasound Treatment Stops Parkinson’s Tremor Pomegranates reveal its powerful anti-aging secret École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Scientists have managed to prove pomegranates anti-aging potential: […]

My picks, 2016-2

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. NASA’s Plan to Make Supersonic Flight Quiet NASA’s Juno Mission to Jupiter: Investigating a Colossus Zhenan Bao: On A Quest to Develop Artificial Skin QED: experimental evidence What is Epigenetics? NASA’s Plan to Make Supersonic Flight Quiet MIT Technology Review NASA put up $20 […]

Ten Craziest Things Cells Do

By Wallace MarshallUCSF2015https://youtu.be/7tep7lWKSXE Dr. Marshall refutes the commonly held idea that cells are just bags of watery enzymes. He runs through his “Top 10 List” of unexpected and amazing things that individual cells can do. These including growing to be huge, navigating mazes, and performing feats that seem to belong in science fiction. Speaker Biography:Dr. […]