Just how deep does the ocean go? Way further than you think. This animation puts the actual distance into perspective, showing a vast distance between the waves we see and the mysterious point we call Challenger Deep. Read more: FACEBOOK: TWITTER: INSTAGRAM: TUMBLR:
View full lesson: Your genome, every human’s genome, consists of a unique DNA sequence of A’s, T’s, C’s and G’s that tell your cells how to operate. Thanks to technological advances, scientists are now able to know the sequence of letters that makes up an individual genome relatively quickly and inexpensively. Mark J. Kiel takes […]
Check out Bas Rutten’s Liver Shot on MMA Surge: A Punnett square is used to predict the chances of an offspring to have its parents’ traits. These squares are most commonly divided into four parts, with each part equalling a 25% chance of the offspring receiving that set of genes. More complicated squares may have […]
If you’ve ever put gas in a car, you’ve probably noticed how the gas pump shuts off when your tank is full. But how does it know to do that? Learn more about the clever mechanism that keeps your gas tank from overflowing in this episode of BrainStuff. Whether the topic is popcorn or particle […]
Josh explains the design process behind gun silencers and how they suppress lethal weapons.
(March 9, 2010) Frank Longo, MD, PhD, George and Lucy Becker Professor, discusses the intricacy human mind and how different types of memory and memory loss function. Stanford Mini Med School is a series arranged and directed by Stanford’s School of Medicine, and presented by the Stanford Continuing Studies program. Stanford University: Stanford School of […]
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On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and “hotspots” used by those trained to recognize deception — and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving. TEDTalks is a daily […]
First invented in 1794, these ships were the first flying machines.
This week Reactions is taking a look at the science and chemistry of moisturizers and how they work. Don’t let winter crack your skin! The cold weather of winter can also mean dry, cracked skin. Many reach for the moisturizer to keep their skin soft, but how do these products actually work? Before you head […]