Learn the facts about melanoma

submitted by: mdanderson

Melanoma is on the rise in the United States. In the United States 2011, one person died of melanoma every hour. Learn to protect yourself from melanoma and know skin cancer warning signs. Ana Mercedes Ciurea, M.D., assistant professor in Dermatology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses these topics as well as shares what population is most susceptible to developing melanoma.

GREEN REVOLUTION: SOLAR POWER

submitted by: nsf
Arizona gets plenty of sunlight, and researchers there are working hard to turn that energy into electricity we can use. At Arizona State University, graduate student Brad Brennan makes and tests new materials that will allow us to build smaller, cheaper, flexible photovoltaic solar cells that can go almost anywhere. Brittany Lynn, a student at the University of Arizona, has been testing solar cells with different surfaces to see how surface shape affects the energy production of the cells.

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...

Resonance: Radio, Wineglasses, Opera Singers and Cycles

submitted by: RayTomes
Resonance is the quality of transmitting even tiny signals between systems that are tuned to the same frequency. Given that cycles of common period are found pervading many different disciplines, perhaps an explanation may be found in resonance. An example is the 160 minute (and associated 80 minute cycle) cycle, found in biological systems, outer planetary spacings, the rotation rates of planets, asteroids and binary stars, solar oscillation and flux and galactic cores. A cosmic pervading...

Biology of Plants

submitted by: scivee-team

An overview of the process of photosynthesis and the biology of plants - function, reproduction and life.

Amazing Earth 2

submitted by: scivee-team

A documentary about volcanic eruptions, their causes and effects on Earth and the geological implications of those events in history and in the future - Part 2.

Amazing Earth 1

submitted by: scivee-team

A documentary about volcanic eruptions, their causes and effects on Earth and the geological implications of those events in history and in the future - Part 1.

Earth's Destiny

submitted by: scivee-team

A possible outlook for Planet Earth in a few billion years.What will happen to Planet Earth in a few billion years?

Studying the Sun

submitted by: scivee-team

Observing the sun - from Galileo's time to today.

Sun's Destiny

submitted by: scivee-team

Scientists discus the sun's future.