Active Nematics

submitted by: icamvid

Active Nematics by Dr. Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford

The Metaphase Spindle as an Active Liquid Crystal

submitted by: icamvid

The Metaphase Spindle as an Active Liquid Crystal by Dr. Daniel J. Needleman, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Q-tensor Theory: Introduction

submitted by: icamvid

Q-tensor Theory: Introduction by Dr. Nigel Mottram, University of Strathclyde

An Introduction to Liquid Crystals

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An Introduction to Liquid Crystals by Dr. John Goodby and Dr. Stephen Cowling, University of York

Safety of Conventional and Biotech Food: How Safe is Safe?

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the special seminar on Safety of Conventional and Biotech Food: How Safe is Safe? by Dr. Antonio C. Laurena
Research Professor, Crop Science Cluster-Institute of Plant Breeding, University of the Philippines Los Banos on June 20, 2013.

MWV Episode 72 - Jonathan Eisen - Evolvability, the Built Environment and Open Science

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Jonathan Eisen is an evolutionary biologist, currently working at University of California, Davis and is the academic editor-in-chief of the open-access journal PLoS Biology. On this episode, Jonathan talks about "evolvability," the probability that organisms can invent new functions. To do this, he has been using genome data in conjunction with experimental information to try and understand the mechanisms by which new functions have originated. Another area of interest for Eisen is the...