Revolutionary Advancement in Membrane Filtration Sample Preparation for Biotech Industry

submitted by: putnamr2
Photonic BioSystems, Inc. unveils game-changing microbiological testing technology. The versatile, enclosed filtration cartridge-based sample preparation technique is expected to change the paradigm of membrane filtration sample testing. Video Contents: 0:00 Filter system design explained 1:50 How the filtration system works: exemplary sample processing 4:40 Small volume samples 5:55 The filter system does what In-line filter cartridges cannot do 7:20 Variations on the...

Emerging Diseases - The Importance of Early Warning and Surveillance Systems (MWV48)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 48 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 18, 2011, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Stephen S. Morse, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Founding Director and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Public Health Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. Infectious diseases remain major causes of illnesses and fatalities worldwide. Although many are known, new...

Personalized Medicine - 10th Dialogue on Science Academia Engelberg Foundation

We are entering an age in which the complete genome information of individuals will be readily available. The availability of this information will result in a paradigm shift in medical research and in health care, including diagnosis and prevention. Due to rapid advances in the sequencing technology, the costs to determine the full genome of an individual person will soon drop below 1’000 dollars. The promise of ubiquitous availability of personal genome sequences poses opportunities...

Interview with Larry Madoff, Editor of ProMED-mail (MWV47)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 47 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 20, 2011, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with the Editor of ProMED-mail, Lawrence Madoff, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Medical School Boston. ProMED-mail is the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases, an online network of more than 55,000 members who monitor the four corners of the...

Science and the Scottish General Election

submitted by: stevensj

The RSC organized a Science Question Time with representatives from all of the major political parties in the Parliament in front of a live audience drawn from the Scottish science and engineering community.

There were questions asked by audience members and by people watching from home.

This event provided an opportunity for the science community to raise the profile of science in the run-up to the Scottish General Election on 5 May 2011.

One Health and Lessons Learned from the 1999 West Nile Virus Outbreak (MWV46)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 46 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Tracey McNamara, professor of pathology at Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, about her role as the head pathologist at the Bronx Zoo during the 1999 West Nile virus outbreak in New York City. As several local residents were hospitalized with encephalitis of unknown origin, many crows and exotic zoo...

Metabolomics and the Microbiome (MWV45)

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
In episode 45 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Jeremy Nicholson, Head of the Department of Surgery & Cancer at Imperial College London, about his work with metabolomics and the human gut. Maloy and Nicholson discuss the science of metabolomics, the systematic study of the unique chemical fingerprints that specific cellular processes leave behind, and how gut microbial...

Investigating the Origins of Disease with Beatrice Hahn (MWV44)

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In episode 44 of MicrobeWorld Video filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Beatrice Hahn, Professor of Medicine and Microbiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, about her work on the origins of HIV and Malaria, and how these diseases may have spread to humans.

Learn about the Sun ...with Poetry!

submitted by: TheSchoolOrg
http://www.the-school.org/ Little films for a big planet. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Twinkle twinkle, little star, 93 million miles far. Giver of light, supporter of life, energy, climate and season device. The sun is a star, we're glad it is here, as our life support, for 5 billion years. This star is among the brightest in space, though close, many questions about it remain. With violet ,orange, and reddish of hues, our home solar...

Prepare for the Science Fair

submitted by: TheScienceSiblings
An animated short explaining the steps to completing a science fair project. Created by Kevin Temmer. http://www.kevintemmer.com Awards: International Student Media Festival "Excellence in Media Production" and "Judges' Favorite", Grades 9-12, Animation (2011). Kevin Temmer graduated from the International Baccalaureate program at Land O' Lakes High School (Land O' Lakes, Florida) in 2011. Kevin created this animation as part of the Creativity Action Service (CAS) requirement for the...