Posts Tagged ‘Disease’

How Viruses Work

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

NPR’s Robert Krulwich and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can trick a single cell into making a million more viruses. Found at YouTube from npr.

Time-Lapse: The Ravages Of AIDS

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

A woman with AIDS is filmed briefly, every day, for 90 days, and the changes she undergoes are dramatic. Found at Vimeo from Columbia Records.

Laser Gun Battles Mosquitoes

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

A new laser system can kill mosquitoes without harming other insects, as shown in slowmotion video. It’s all part of the effort to combat malaria. Found at YouTube from NationalGeographic.

Q & A – A Boy With Asperger’s Syndrome Questions His Mother

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Joshua Littman, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger’s syndrome, interviews his mother, Sarah. Joshua’s unique questions and Sarah’s loving, unguarded answers reveal a beautiful relationship that reminds us of the best—and the most challenging—parts of being a parent. Found at Vimeo from StoryCops.

Tourette’s: What Makes You Tic?

Friday, December 25th, 2009

A young man with Tourrete’s can’t help but say derogatory words around his brother, who also happens to be gay. Now he’s on a national speaking tour about tolerance. Found at YouTube from mbelliot.