Posts Tagged ‘Research’

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.

Solar-Powered Water Splitter

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The process of splitting water into pure oxygen and clean-burning hydrogen fuel has long been the Holy Grail for clean-energy advocates as a method of large-scale energy storage, but the idea faces technical challenges. Stanford researchers may have solved one of the most important ones. Found at YouTube from StanfordUniversity.

Search & Rescue Snake

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Georgia Tech researchers have studied the Sandfish Lizard in order to create a search and rescue robot that is more capable of navigating the aftermath of natural disasters. Found at YouTube from GeorgiaTech.

3D Microscope Video Recorder

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Researchers use a minuscule sheet of light to produce movies of living cells, revealing mitosis in action and illuminating cells’ three-dimensional architecture with the greatest detail ever seen. Found at Brightcove from PopSci.

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.

Pop Goes The Bacteria

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Genetically Engineered E.coli unexpectedly pop like popcorn when they sense their colony size reaching a certain point. Duke researchers want to use the finding to make even better living circuits for manufacturing proteins or fighting cancer. Found at YouTube from bluedevilengineer.