The Origins of Slime

Scripps graduate student investigates cause of mucilage outbreaks in her native Adriatic waters

The Ingredients for Life - On Earth & in Space

submitted by: cristina
We are all space travellers flying around the Sun at 107,000 km per hour. Our spaceship is the Earth and our bodies have evolved to live on this amazing craft. We now have the capability of leaving planet Earth. However, if man is to live in space and travel to other planets, we must learn how to survive for long periods of time out there; we have to recreate in space the vital ingredients for life on Earth. Future space vehicles and space habitats will need advanced life support...

wisskomm tv 32/08

submitted by: wisskomm
German vodcast about science communications. Uni-Bonn TV: Das erste Forschungs-Videoportal einer deutschen Hochschule - Sommerpause? Das ESO-Blog - „Reseach Blogging“ gibt es jetzt auch auf deutsch - WeiterGen! von Tobias Maier - "Schritte durch die Zeit" im Botanischen Garten Berlin - Faszination der Mineralien im Müritzeum - Das GLAST Prelude for Brass Quintet, Op.12 als Video bei YouTube und die Hintergrundinfos der Nasa dazu - Das "Chemikum" in Marburg - Der Astrobiology 2008-Rap...

The Singing Toxicologist

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
He's been referred to as the "Elvis of E. coli", the "Sinatra of Salmonella," and in this episode of MicrobeWorld Video the "singing toxicologist." Whatever you call him, Carl Winter, Extension Food Toxicologist and Director of the FoodSafe Program at UC Davis, performs parodies of contemporary popular music by modifying lyrics to address food safety issues such as bacterial contamination, irradiation, biotechnology, government regulation, and pesticides. The goal of his songs is to provide...

Optimal Control of a High-Volume Assemble-to-Order System

submitted by: alexmatthews

This talk was given by Amy R. Ward from the University of Southern California.

It was part of the 2008 Advanced Network Sciences Lecture Series held at Calit2.

http://ans.ucsd.edu

wisskomm tv 31/08

submitted by: wisskomm
Trauerspiel: Der Large Hadron Collider in den Medien, speziell beim ZDF - Welt der Physik jetzt mit eigenem Podcast - Leider nicht so doll: Die erste Sendung " Abenteuer Forschung " mit Harald Lesch - Die Dokumentation " The Oil Crash " auf englisch im Web bei Google und auf deutsch als Kauf-DVD - Europäische Kunst: Das Michelangelo-Projekt - WiD-Forum in Bremerhaven: Wie kommuniziert man Wissenschaft? - Quantensprünge in Halle - Betonblätter als...