Music and Your Brain

submitted by: apryl
KAUST Professor Pierre Magistretti, Dean of the Chemical, Life Sciences and Engineering (CLSE) Division discusses an experimental study of neural activity using electro-physical recordings of pianists with one objective to find patterns or clues to better understand synchrony and creativity. For the KAUST Winter Enrichment Program Class, Lab to Film: Story-telling in Science we created this video to test the student equipment and discover any technical challenges that participants would...

MWV Episode 72 - Jonathan Eisen - Evolvability, the Built Environment and Open Science

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
Jonathan Eisen is an evolutionary biologist, currently working at University of California, Davis and is the academic editor-in-chief of the open-access journal PLoS Biology. On this episode, Jonathan talks about "evolvability," the probability that organisms can invent new functions. To do this, he has been using genome data in conjunction with experimental information to try and understand the mechanisms by which new functions have originated. Another area of interest for Eisen is the...

MWV Episode 66 - Curtis Suttle: Marine Virology

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In MicrobeWorld Video episode 66 Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Curtis Suttle, Professor of Earth & Ocean Sciences, Microbiology & Immunology, and Botany, and Associate Dean of Science University of British Columbia. Dr. Suttle is one of the World's leading marine virologists, and is among a small group of researchers that is credited with launching the field of marine virology. Dr. Maloy talks with Dr. Suttle about the incredible diversity of the ocean's microscopic inhabitants that...

Design Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

submitted by: nsf

What’s it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What does a design engineer really do all day? You’re about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Amanda Parkes shows us some of her latest engineering projects and helps us find out what it’s like to be a design engineer.

Environmental Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

submitted by: nsf

What’s it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What does an environmental engineer do all day? You’re about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Tamar Losleben shows us how environmental engineers research and plan the best ways to satisfy both human and environmental needs. Find out what it’s like to be an environmental engineer.

Materials Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

submitted by: nsf

What’s it really like to be a materials engineer? What does a materials engineer do all day? Carlos Barrios shows us some of the latest engineering projects taking place at 3M and what his typical day is like inside and outside the lab. Find out what it’s like to be a materials engineer.

Dr Atif Latif - The excavator

submitted by: ZBW

Dr Atif Latif, German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW), describes his activities as a Post Doc researcher in the Knowledge Discovery department of the ZBW.

Science in the K to 12 (Grades 11 and 12 in Focus)

submitted by: UP Los Baños

A documentation of Dr. Tan's presentation during the College Chemistry Teacher's Camp 2012 conducted by the Institute of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, UPLB; August 22-24,2012

Dr. Merle C. Tan
Director, National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development, UP Diliman

Welcome Remarks at the 2012 Becoming Engaged Workshop

submitted by: icamvid

David Pines gives the welcoming remarks on the "Becoming Engaged: Initiatives to Change Science Education" Workshop.

Science Communication and Science Literacy: A Round Table Discussion (Part 2)

submitted by: icamvid

K. C. Cole, George Johnson, and Barbara Schall conduct a round table discussion on science communication and science literacy at the 2012 "Becoming Engaged" Workshop.