Category Archives: Science

How Covid Vaccine Tech Could Fight Cancer Soon

The mRNA technology at the heart of two Covid-19 shots has been decades in the making. Now it may soon be used to fight cancer and HIV.

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The electrical blueprints that orchestrate life | Michael Levin

DNA isn’t the only builder in the biological world — there’s also a mysterious bioelectric layer directing cells to work together to grow organs, systems and bodies, says biologist Michael Levin. Sharing unforgettable and groundbreaking footage of two-headed worms, he … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Possible futures from the intersection of nature, tech and society | Natsai Audrey Chieza

Biodesigner Natsai Audrey Chieza prototypes the future, imagining a world where people and nature can thrive together. In this wildly imaginative talk, she shares the vision behind her innovation lab, which works at the intersection of nature, technology and society … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Does the Universe have Higher Dimensions? Part 1

What do physicists mean when they talk about higher dimensional spaces, or space-times? How could we possibly not have noticed if space was not three-dimensional? In this first part, we will talk about the history of spaces with extra dimensions … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wow, New Mysterious Fifth Force May Have Been Just Confirmed

Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about a new discovery suggesting there might be another fundamental force in the universe – the so called Fifth Force. Papers: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1910.10459.pdf​ https://arxiv.org/pdf/1911.01360.pdf​

Posted in Science | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Muon g-2 experiment finds strong evidence for new physics

The first results from the Muon g-2 experiment hosted at Fermilab show fundamental particles called muons behaving in a way not predicted by the Standard Model of particle physics. Announced on April 7, 2021, these results confirm and strengthen the … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Elements | Radiolab | WNYC Studios

Scientists took about 300 years to lay out the Periodic Table into neat rows and columns. In one hour, we’re going to mess it all up. Source: Elements | Radiolab | WNYC Studios

Posted in Science | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Strange Materials with Mark Miodownik

Materials are a defining characteristic of society. The ages of civilization are named after materials and the development of new materials do more than simple transform technology: they change behaviour and shape the urban landscape, from our cities and our … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Is free will an illusion? | Uri Maoz | Big Think

Is free will an illusion? Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo​ Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge​ ———————————————————————————- This video was produced in partnership with John Templeton Foundation. The debate over whether … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

We May Have Been Wrong About the Origin of Life

We’ve had the idea that life began in the oceans since the 1920s, when it was first put forward. This was cemented in our minds in the 1950s by the classic Miller-Urey experiment from which scientists hypothesized that the ocean-atmospheric … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment