The Internet - A Playground for the Sociologist | Scott Golder & MIT Media Lab This ScienceLives article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation. The Internet is a sociologist's playground, says Scott Golder, a graduate student in sociology at Cornell University. Although sociologists have wanted to study entire societies in fine-grained detail for nearly a century, they have had to rely primarily upon large-scale surveys (which are costly and logistically challenging) or interviews and observations (which provide rich detail, but for small numbers of subjects). Name: Scott A. Field of Study: Sociology What inspired you to choose this field of study? What is the best piece of advice you ever received? Therefore, I try to learn from many people, and I prefer to select on traits rather than individuals. So the best advice I can give is, don't take advice. What was your first scientific experiment as a child? What is your favorite thing about being a researcher? What are the societal benefits of your research?
Flithy Rich Dream Wish List | Sweep Tight - StumbleUpon One day if when I have entirely way too much money, after many generous donations to needy animals, here are some of the things I shall splurge on… Lazy river inside the house? Um, absolutely. Source My own island yacht? Source This bunk bed to have the top as a reading nook! Source This shower for sure. Source Slides as a means of transportation throughout the house, to go down at least… Source And amazing staircases to go back up! Source Our bedroom, which will be attached to the lazy river, naturally. Source In our backyard we shall have this gazebo-ish area… And, of course, everyone needs a vacation home… Source I think I am being quite practical, don’t you?
Journal of Visualized Experiments - The first video journal for biological and medical research JoVE Bioengineering merges both physical and life sciences to understand and predict biological processes. Applying physical science tools to life science questions allow for the discovery of better technologies to measure, diagnose, and clinically treat disease. JoVE Bioengineering Sample Drift Correction Following 4D Confocal Time-lapse Imaging Adam Parslow1, Albert Cardona2, Robert J. Bryson-Richardson1 1School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, 2Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Time-lapse microscopy allows the visualization of developmental processes. Published April 12, 2014. Shock Wave Application to Cell Cultures Johannes Holfeld1, Can Tepeköylü1, Radoslaw Kozaryn1, Wolfgang Mathes1, Michael Grimm1, Patrick Paulus2 1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, 2Clinic of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, Goethe-University Hospital Shock waves nowadays are well known for their regenerative effects. Kevin G.
PBS Can Wind Turbines Make You Sick? Residents living in the shadows of wind turbines say the sound is making them sick. But so far the science isn't there. From NOVA Next | Jun 27, 2018 Thirty Years Ago Today, Global Warming First Made Headline News On June 23, a NASA climate scientist, James Hansen, told a U.S. From NOVA Next | Jun 23, 2018 New Middle Eastern Particle Accelerator’s Motto is “Science for Peace” In a region in turmoil, an unprecedented joint venture of scientists and policymakers is working together on Jordan’s new particle accelerator under the motto "science for peace." From NOVA Next | Jun 21, 2018 Psychological Damage Inflicted By Parent-Child Separation is Deep, Long-Lasting Here's what happens in the brain and the body when a child is forcibly separated from his or her parents.
Download Graphic Images from the Hillis/Bull Lab Return to "Download Files" Page You are welcome to download the following graphic image of the Tree of Life for non-commercial, educational purposes: Tree of Life (~3,000 species, based on rRNA sequences) (pdf, 368 KB) (see Science, 2003, 300:1692-1697) This file can be printed as a wall poster. Tree of Life tattoo, courtesy of Clare D'Alberto, who is working on her Ph.D. in biology at the University of Melbourne. The organisms depicted in this tattoo are (starting at 4 o'clock and going around clockwise): (1) a cyanobacterium (Anabaena); (2) a radiolarian (Acantharea); (3) a dinoflagellate (Ceratium); (4) an angiosperm (Spider Orchid); (5) a couple species of fungi (Penicillium and a yeast); (6) a ctenophore (comb jelly); (7) a mollusc (nudibranch); (8) an echinoderm (brittle star); and (9) a vertebrate (Weedy Sea Dragon). Here is another great Tree of Life tattoo! Cover of Molecular Systmatics, 2nd ed Here is yet another version from Hannah Udelll at the University of Wisconson-Madisson.
Breathingearth - CO2, birth &death rates by country, simulated real-time Teeth marks Photos by Graham Chedd (PBS); Paul Tafforeau (ESRF); and Tanya Smith (Harvard University and MPI-EVA) “Teeth are remarkable time recorders, capturing each day of growth much like rings in trees reveal yearly progress,” says Tanya M. Smith, assistant professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard. A sophisticated new examination of teeth from 11 Neanderthal and early human fossils shows that modern humans are slower than our ancestors to reach full maturity. The finding suggests that our slow development and long childhood are recent and unique to our own species, and may have given early humans an evolutionary advantage over Neanderthals. The research, led by scientists at Harvard University, the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology (MPI-EVA), and the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), is detailed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Smith’s co-authors are Paul Tafforeau of ESRF; Donald J.
Protein Data Bank - RCSB PDB 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. 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. A Molecular View of HIV Therapy January Molecule of the Month Nuclear Pore Complex Deposition Preparation Tools Data Extraction Small Molecules Ligand Expo: Search the Chemical Component Dictionary for the IDs of released ligands Data Format Conversion 3D Structure Viewers