Posts Tagged ‘Health Care’

How To Keep Kenyan Girls In School

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

ZanaAfrica founder Megan Mukuria argues that providing access to sanitary pads is giving Kenyan girls the freedom and self-confidence to stay in school. Found at Vimeo from poptech.

Loudmouth Bats

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Studying how a bat’s brain can control the sounds of its voice may help improve treatment methods to deal with speech difficulties associated with diseases like Parkinson’s, say Texas A&M researchers. Found at YouTube from AggieMedia.

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.

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.

Celebrities With Mental Illness

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

This is an interesting trailer for Dr. Deborah Serani’s new book, Living with Depression, that looks a famous people who suffer from mental illness. Found at YouTube from smithtownds.

What’s Up With Cyborgs?

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Cyborgs may be strictly sci-fi, but brain-computer interfacing is real. Jorge Ribas finds out how this technology is helping people. Found at Discovery News.