Posts Tagged ‘Medicine’

The Placebo Effect

Monday, April 18th, 2011

A look at the many strange effects of placebos. Found at YouTube from TheProfessorFunk.

Artificial Skin

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

A butterfly tips the scales on a super sensor to determine weight and pressure, part of research project on artificial skin. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Microcellular Pac-Man

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Stanford physicist Ingmar Riedel-Kruse has begun developing “biotic games” involving paramecia and other living organisms. He hopes the games lead to advances in education and crowd-sourcing of laboratory research while helping to raise the level of public discourse on bio-related issues. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

WebMD, Personified

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

You definitely have cancer. Found at CollegeHumor.

Biomotion Lab: Studying Walking

Friday, April 16th, 2010

The Biomotion Lab at Stanford University studies walking motions using cool motion-capture technology. Found at

Narcoleptic Dogs

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Narcoleptic dogs are helping us understand the disease in humans. Found at YouTube from DiscoveryNetworks.