Childhood cancer patients' art comes to life

submitted by: mdanderson
This animation was created with drawings by the young cancer patients of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Art Project (CAP). All CAP proceeds are invested directly into programs for childhood cancer patients at MD Anderson, giving hope, normalcy and a promising future for young lives interrupted by cancer. Programs funded by the project include college scholarships, educational programs and other opportunities that prepare pediatric patients for successful lives...

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.