Archive for the ‘Educational’ Category

Scientists Learn How To Tell Cells What To Do [VIDEO]

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Breaking a biological signaling system in an embryo allows scientists to change the destiny of a cell. The findings could lead to new ways of making replacement organs. Found at YouTube from futurityvideo.

Diagnosing The Zombie Brain [VIDEO]

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

How are different brain stimulations involved with human behaviors–and how can observing a zombie help us understand the brain? Found at YouTube from TEDEducation.

Beware Cosmetic Contact Lenses For Halloween [VIDEO]

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Wearing cosmetic contact lenses on Halloween changes the look of the eyes but if used incorrectly, they can impair vision and damage the eyes, according to an optometrist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Found at YouTube from wustlpa.

How Motion Sickness Works [VIDEO]

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Something about vestibular systems out of balance. Found at YouTube from AsapSCIENCE.

Liquefying Bodies – Cremation Alternative [VIDEO]

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Ask the mortician: Caitlin Doughty explains the process of liquefying corpses–otherwise known as alkaline hydrolysis–as a greener alternative to cremation. Found at YouTube from OrderoftheGoodDeath.

Crayon Animated Explanation Of Evolution

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Tyler Rhodes created this animated explanation of the process of evolution with the help of William Fox Elementary School and Patrick Henry School of Science & Art students. Found at YouTube from uvwar.