Archive for August 22nd, 2011

Coat A Sperm

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The loss of a protein that coats sperm may explain a significant proportion of infertility in men worldwide, according to a study by an international team of researchers led by UC Davis. The research could open up new ways to screen and treat couples for infertility. Found at YouTube from futurityvideo.

Nail Polish Animation

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Kia creates an animated ad out of 900 artificial nails and 1200 bottles of nail polish. Found at YouTube from KiaBUZZ.

Battle Fashion Faux Pas

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

A study published this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B shows that soldiers carrying armor in Medieval times would have been using more than twice the amount of energy had they not been wearing it. This is the first clear experimental evidence of the limitations of wearing Medieval armor on a soldier’s performance. Found at YouTube from webcommsleeds via Futurity.