Science Nation - Physics of Animation

submitted by: nsf
In the multi-billion dollar movie and video game industry, making animations come to life is a crucial and revered skill. It takes a solid understanding of physics. For example, animators need to know things like how to cast shadows, how to direct the movement of their characters, and how objects, such as motorcycles, should maneuver. With support from the National Science Foundation, San Jose State University Physicist Alejandro Garcia has developed a course in physics for animators and...

How Drosha and Dicer work in RNA interference

submitted by: mdanderson

Animated demonstration on how Dicer and Drosha work in RNA interference.

LAMP mechanism

submitted by: ivalenti

This is the mechanism for Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification.