Nolan Ryan, Eddie Fisher, and Science Communication - Scientists & Engineers on Sofas

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Laurie Howell of the NSF sits down with Dr. Moira Gunn in this episode of Scientists & Engineers on Sofas (and other furnishings). Dr. Gunn is an engineer and science communicator, hosting the popular TechNation radio show.

Credit: National Science Foundation

Barbara Jasny at the 2015 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Barbara Jasny, AAAS and Science Magazine, at the 10th Annual DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting held March 24-26, 2015 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Solving Crimes with DNA - "Scientists on Sofas"

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DNA Scientist and Mentor Bruce Jackson, PhD, traces ancestry and solves crimes with the powerful tool of DNA on this edition of "Scientist and Engineers on Sofas and other furnishings"!

Meet the Delta Ray Road Trip Team

submitted by: Chrom Solutions Meet our intrepid researchers on the #DeltaRayRoadTrip as they travel over 3,000 miles in 30 days across Canada as they shed light on greenhouse gas monitoring, ecology and plant science, volcano monitoring, carbon storage and sequestration.

Introducing the Delta Ray Road Trip

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Join us on the #DeltaRayRoadTrip across Canada as we continuously measure the CO2 concentrations and the 13C and 18O isotopic values to better understand our environment. Our coast-to-coast journey will take us through areas of heavy population and industry as well as some of the most sparsely populated areas in the world. Ride along as we drive through spectacular forests, agricultural landscapes, crowded cities, tall mountains and beautiful prairies. Stable isotope research has long been...

How Charged Aerosol Detection Works

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This whiteboard video describes the fundamental principles of charged aerosol detection and explains how analytes travel through the detector. The video also discusses the key benefits of charged aerosol detection along with application examples where this technology excels.

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Charlie Chromeleon Quest: Land of Ion Day 1 Pittcon 2015

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Check out this video of Charlie Chromeleon in the lab as he gets ready for his scientific adventure at #Pittcon2015. You can follow Charlie each day at #Pittcon2015 as he discovers answers to sample prep, separation, detection, & software challenges:

Introduction to Ultra High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Whiteboard Video

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This whiteboard video provides a brief history of chromatography, and explains the fundamental principles behind HPLC and UHPLC. It also describes the essential components, or modules, of a chromatography system, explaining how a sample travels through a liquid chromatograph.

Empire Robotics demos soft gripper on ping pong balls - CES 2015

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At the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, Empire Robotics displayed their innovative soft gripper technology by outcompeting human challengers with their precision ping pong tossing.

Empire Robotics plans to use this technology for industrial applications.

Flip phones save the world - Scientists & Engineers on Sofas (and other furnishings)

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EcoATM founder Mark Bowles talks about the high-tech tools needed to turn flip phones and old electronics into a successful commercial enterprise that helps save the environment. Sarah Bates from the NSF sat down with Mark to discuss ecoATM and its rise from an idea in a coffee shop into a multimillion-dollar business. EcoATM runs kiosks placed all around the United States where people can turn in their unwanted electronics for cash. EcoATM accepts everything from old, useless flip...