Inside the Mind's Eye: Communicating Science in a New Media Era (MWV41)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Blogs, podcasts, and other new media outlets have changed the way people get their news. Immediate access to information presents new opportunities as well as challenges for science communication. Watch Carl Zimmer, science writer for the New York Times and host of MicrobeWorld's Meet the Scientist podcast, at the Marian Koshland Science Museum in Washington, D.C. discuss how scientists and journalists are using new media outlets while avoiding their pitfalls. Carl Zimmer is an...

Scripps Translational Science Institute - Welcome Video

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The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Translational Science Award (CTSA) Consortium is transforming how clinical and translational research is conducted, ultimately enabling researchers to provide new treatments more efficiently and quickly to patients. For more information see: http://www.stsiweb.org/

Science & Social Media: Stephanie Stockman, NASA

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On Jan. 6, 2009, in Arlington, Virginia, the National Science Foundation, The Ballston Science and Technology Alliance, and BioInformatics, LLC, hosted a Cafe Scientifique on Science and Social Media. In part 3 of this 4 part video, Stephanie Stockman, a geologist, science educator and NASA contractor at Goddard Space Flight Center, discusses why she develops and implements education and outreach programs for NASA’s Earth and Space science missions using new media. She is an avid blogger...

The Electronic Violin Project

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The purpose of this project is to experiment with interaction between two electronic violins and develop a compositional model themed after information technology and telecommunications. The product of this summer's work will be a performance at CalIT2, demonstrating not only the new electronic violin composition but some of the unique features of the Calit2 auditorium.