nsf's videos (310)


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Aug 15, 2014
Alzheimer’s patients: A surprise finding in executive function

Deborah Zaitchik says executive function measures for Alzheimer’s patients show staggering declines. Under a...

544
Jan 31, 2012
Virus Evolution

Researchers at Michigan State University demonstrate how a new virus evolves, shedding light on how easy it can be...

542
Oct 22, 2014
Sucrose molecular structure

Sucrose is table sugar—that ubiquitous sweet white crystal that sweetens our tea, coffee and apple pies, yet is...

537
Nov 28, 2011
Science of NFL Football - Torque

"Science of NFL Football" is a 10-part video series funded by the National Science Foundation and produced in...

535
Nov 6, 2014
Illustrating the environment around infant stars like HL Tau

Artist's impression of a protoplanetary disk. Newly formed planets can be seen traveling around the central host...

534
Mar 2, 2015
Snowflakes photographed by new high-speed camera

In the late 1800's, Wilson Bentley and Gustav Hellmann began photographing snowflakes. Their photos would go on to...

528
Mar 11, 2015
Robotic hand with a delicate grip – Empire robotics at CES 2015

In industry, fragile or difficult-to-grip items require a delicate touch. That’s why Empire Robotics, funded by the...

528
Jun 13, 2012
Science Nation - Science of Shopping

Go into any grocery store and cameras may be watching you. These cameras are not looking for thieves, they're looking...

527
Apr 29, 2014
A thought requires roughly a million different brain neurons

Theoretical biophysicist William Bialek discusses how all of the parts in our brain work together to produce all of...

525
Dec 19, 2012
Marine Biologist

What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You're about to find out!...

524
Nov 30, 2011
SCIENCE OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS: FIGURING OUT FIGURE SKATING

Every four years, we watch the stakes for Olympic figure skaters get higher, as they try to increase rotation in the...

520
Aug 15, 2014
Harvard University researcher wants to fix faulty learning

Susan Carey discusses her interest in studying abstract knowledge. Under a National Science Foundation-funded...

519
Apr 28, 2014
How does our brain use coding to interpret the world?

Theoretical biophysicist William Bialek discusses how our brain interprets information in a continuous way.

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Jun 18, 2012
Science Nation - Coral - White Pox

We often hear about insects and other animals passing on diseases to humans, so-called zoonotic diseases, such as...