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Science Toys. Hubble Heritage Gallery of Images. Algorithmatic. Free Math Help and Free Math Videos Online at MathVids.com. 10 Books that will Substitute A Computer Science Degree. The Periodic Table of Videos - University of Nottingham. 2009!!! : Neurotopia - 50 Best Science Blog Posts. Home. 5 TED Talks on Science That Will Blow Your Mind. Andrew Maynard is a scientist and emerging technology adviser.

5 TED Talks on Science That Will Blow Your Mind

He blogs at 2020 Science and tweets as @2020science. Some of the most entertaining, informative and mind-blowing science videos on the web come from TED – the Technology, Entertainment, Design conference. Challenged to give the “talk of their lives,” the world’s top scientists and science communicators have been dazzling audiences – many of whom are thought leaders, trend-setters and entertainers - for years now. Most of the best talks are now freely available on the internet, but sifting through hundreds of video clips to find the real gems can be hard going.

To make things easier, here are five of my favorite TED Talks on science. . - Was I engaged within the first few seconds? 1. What on earth do coral, complex mathematics and the craft of crochet have in common? 2. Four billion years of evolution have led to organisms that can reproduce, survive the harshest environments, and convert simple chemicals into complex ones.

Timeline - Chemical Scientific Discovery. Ask a Scientist Index Directory. Lune. A lune is a plane figure bounded by two circular arcs of unequal radii, i.e., a crescent.

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(By contrast, a plane figure bounded by two circular arcs of equal radius is known as a lens.) For circles of radius and whose centers are separated by a distance , the area of the lune is given by where is the area of the triangle with side lengths. Biochem4schools: Search by topic. Visual Calculus. Algorithm Tutorials. Have we found the universe that existed before the Big Bang? First of all, let me say that this is not a comment on the overall article, but a small portion of it included below.

Have we found the universe that existed before the Big Bang?

I stopped reading at the line "it's not clear whether one can even use the term "before" in reference to a pre-Big-Bang cosmos, as time itself may not have existed yet" There is no such thing as "time" as we see it. Time is not something that exists because time is an entirely human created notion. Quantum Physics: David Bohm. Bohmian Wave Mechanics, Holographic Universe, Bohm Biography.

Robert Lanza, M.D.: Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn't Set in Stone. Recent discoveries require us to rethink our understanding of history.

Robert Lanza, M.D.: Does the Past Exist Yet? Evidence Suggests Your Past Isn't Set in Stone

"The histories of the universe," said renowned physicist Stephen Hawking "depend on what is being measured, contrary to the usual idea that the universe has an objective observer-independent history. " Chromoscope - View the Universe in different wavelengths. Synthetic Biology index. The Science Network. The History of Mathematics - BBC doc (part1)

The Secret Life of Chaos Part (1 - 6) DNA Interactive. Traits of Life: Exhibits. Protein Data Bank. A Structural View of Biology This resource is powered by the Protein Data Bank archive-information about the 3D shapes of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex assemblies that helps students and researchers understand all aspects of biomedicine and agriculture, from protein synthesis to health and disease.

Protein Data Bank

As a member of the wwPDB, the RCSB PDB curates and annotates PDB data. The RCSB PDB builds upon the data by creating tools and resources for research and education in molecular biology, structural biology, computational biology, and beyond. Use this website to access curated and integrated biological macromolecular information in the context of function, biological processes, evolution, pathways, and disease states. Discovering Biology Through Crystallography. Top 10 Amazing Biology Videos. Cyborgs, stem cells, glowing mice, and hilarious music videos are great reasons to be excited about biology.

Top 10 Amazing Biology Videos

Here are some of our favorite clips from the life sciences. 10. Immune Cell Chasing a BacteriumIt may look like the predecessor to Pac Man, but this vintage clip shows a neutrophil wending its way through a crowd of red blood cells to destroy its bacterial nemesis. 9. How High Speed Gene Sequencing Works Within the next few years, Helicos BioSciences may be able to read an entire human genome for under one thousand dollars. 8. 7. Plus Magazine. Physicsworld.com. Early stress alters epigenome.

Scientists have figured out how stress experienced early in life can cause long-lasting changes in physiology and behavior -- via epigenetics.

Early stress alters epigenome

Image: Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry, MunichSpecifically, early stress appears to induce epigenetic changes in a specific regulatory region of the genome, affecting the expression of a hormone important in controlling mood and cognition into adulthood, according to a study published online today (November 8) in Nature Neuroscience. This is the fi Scientists have figured out how stress experienced early in life can cause long-lasting changes in physiology and behavior -- via epigenetics. Everywhere in a Flash: The Quantum Physics of Photosynthesis. By hitting single molecules with quadrillionth-of-a-second laser pulses, scientists have revealed the quantum physics underlying photosynthesis, the process used by plants and bacteria to capture light’s energy at efficiencies unapproached by human engineers.

Everywhere in a Flash: The Quantum Physics of Photosynthesis

The quantum wizardry appears to occur in each of a photosynthetic cell’s millions of antenna proteins. These route energy from electrons spinning in photon-sensitive molecules to nearby reaction-center proteins, which convert it to cell-driving charges. Almost no energy is lost in between. WorldWide Telescope. SoundVision Productions Presents The DNA Files.