Tag Archives: Biology

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. […]

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Søren Kierkegaard: Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards New ‘Molecular Movie’ Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in Motion What are Quantum Dots? Cancer Surgery Technology CGI 3D Tech Demo HD: “Heartworks – Heart” How a driverless car sees the road […]

Robotic arm moves by the power of thought

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Using a Virus for Gene Therapy What’s The Loudest Possible Sound? Anand Varma: A thrilling look at the first 21 days of a bee’s life Lands of the Monsoon Oldest Known Stone Tools Discovered: 3.3 Million Years Old Robotic arm moves by the power […]

How Does a Transistor Work?

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. How Does a Transistor Work? Detecting rare cancer cells with sound waves Single Atom Quantum Computing in Silicon Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation Magnetic Propulsion Strange Spider Mating Professor Dave Explains: Natural vs. Synthetic Vitamins M62 – Globular Cluster Henry […]

My picks, 2015-24

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Fights in the forest Fermilab Physics Slam 2014 Toxic Bacteria Detection Polar Bears Adapt to Summer Fight For the Right to Mate Fish Jumping in Slow Motion A Spring Awakening Mosquito Death Squad American Nostalgia: 1960s TV Remote Control Fights in the forest nature […]

My picks, 2015-22

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Boeing patents a ‘Method and system for shockwave attenuation,’ aka force field How Did We Get Here? – Are We Still Evolving? Building an Ancient, Mysterious Monument From Neuronal Communications to NSF-mediated SNARE Complex Disassembly Cédric Villani on Where Does Creativity Come From? 52-Card […]

My picks, 2015-20

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Your secret superpower Light as wave and particle! The LHC Experiments MMS Researcher Demonstrates Wire Experiment SIGGRAPH 2014 – Real-Time Live! Highlights Robert Downey Jr. Delivers a Real Bionic Arm Iconic Space Images Are Actually Black-and-White How to Reveal Subatomic Particles at Home Cancer: […]

My picks, 2015-18

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Drones Sacrificed for Spectacular Volcano Video When Did Our Backbones First Appear? This Crawling Prehistoric Fish Had Some of the First Limbs Visualizing the Earth and Beyond with Computer Graphics Jason Silva on Memory How Do Bacteria Become Resistant? The Neurochemistry of Flow States, […]

My picks, 2015-8

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. 5 Incredible Ice Formations in Nature The Brave Kevin Richardson with Lions Using Lasers to Create Super-hydrophobic Materials How Small Is An Atom? Spoiler: Very Small The Clog Dance from Ashton’s La fille mal gardée Muscular Moves Toward Custom Medicine Bird interrupts David Attenborough […]

Mimosa Pudica

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Mimosa Pudica Fake Snow Making Small Things Big in the World of Organic Electronics See invisible motion, hear silent sounds. Cool? Creepy? We can’t decide Crazy Engineering: Ion Propulsion and the Dawn Mission Explorers Get Close to Boiling Lava Lake in Vanuatu Did Humans […]