Tag: Science

How Does the Internet Work? – Glad You Asked S1

For most of us, the internet is virtual, made of Instagram posts, emails and YouTube videos. And, access to the vital utility isn’t guaranteed across the world. Glad You Asked host Cleo Abram wants to know: What is the internet actually made of? And, how does it work? Answering that question involves discovering how internet […]

How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

Dive into the history of the life-saving procedure of blood transfusions and how it has evolved since the 17th century. — In 1881, doctor William Halsted rushed to help his sister Minnie, who was hemorrhaging after childbirth. He quickly inserted a needle into his arm, withdrew his own blood, and transferred it to her. After […]

PacBio Sequencing – How it Works

PacBio sequencing instruments are powered by Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) Sequencing technology. Learn how to go from DNA to discovery and explore the versatility of SMRT Sequencing across a broad range of applications, including whole genome sequencing, variant detection, RNA sequencing, to resolve complex populations, targeted sequencing, and epigenetics. Learn more about PacBio at Legal […]

How can we solve the antibiotic resistance crisis? – Gerry Wright

Take a closer look at the challenges of antibiotic resistance and what we can do to prevent losing this vital medicine. — Antibiotics: behind the scenes, they enable much of modern medicine. We use them to cure infectious diseases, and to safely facilitate everything from surgery to chemotherapy to organ transplants. But we’ve stopped discovering […]

How I cured myself of chronic illness and reversed ageing | Darryl D'Souza | TEDxPanaji

NOTE FROM TED: This talk, which was filmed at a TEDx event, contains several assertions about diet that come from the speaker’s own understanding of nutrition. While some viewers may find advice provided in this talk to be helpful, please do not look to this talk for medical advice. TEDx events are independently organized by […]

Can we solve global warming? Lessons from how we protected the ozone layer | Sean Davis

The Montreal Protocol proved that the world could come together and take action on climate change. Thirty years after the world’s most successful environmental treaty was signed, atmospheric scientist Sean Davis examines the world we avoided when we banned chlorofluorocarbons — and shares lessons we can carry forward to address the climate crisis in our […]

How we can finally win the fight against aging | Aubrey De Grey | TEDxMünchen

For more information on Aubrey de Grey, please visit our website www.tedxmuenchen.de Dr. Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist based Mountain View, California, USA, and is the Chief Science Officer of SENS Research Foundation, a California-based 501(c)(3) biomedical research charity that performs and funds laboratory research dedicated to combating the aging process. He is […]