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[VIDEO] "RADICAL OPENNESS" - for TEDGlobal 2012 by @Jason_Silva

RADICAL OPENNESS - An anthem on the power of IDEAS created by Jason Silva at Therapy Studios.

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[VIDEO-ANIMATION] What is Bionanotechnology?

I am interested in using life's molecular building blocks to create new tools for science and medicine. We created this animation to provide a basic introduction to my research.

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Tongue analysis software uses ancient Chinese medicine to warn of disease

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For 5,000 years, the Chinese have used a system of medicine based on the flow and balance of positive and negative energies in the body. In this system, the appearance of the tongue is one of the measures used to classify the overall physical status of the body, or zheng. Now, University of Missouri researchers have developed computer software that combines the ancient practices and modern medicine by providing an automated system for analyzing images of the tongue.


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[VIDEO] Revealing Nature's Mathematical Formula for Survival

The vascular system of a leaf provides its structure and delivers its nutrients. When you light up that vascular structure with some fluorescent dye and view it using time lapse photography, details begin to emerge that reveal nature's mathematical formula for survival.

 

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Live Park - interactive 4D avatar theme park in Korea

'Live Park' is the world's first interactive 4D avatar theme park. 'Live Park' enables visitors to experience a virtual world previously only seen in movies ...

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[VIDEO - VISUALISATION] Memory Threads

This video illustrates the creation of memory threads. A simulated P2P network is generated where each peer contains digital memories.

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Gut Bacteria Regulate Happiness

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APC scientists have shown that brain levels of serotonin, the ‘happy hormone’ are regulated by the amount of bacteria in the gut during early life.

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Gina Stepp's comment, June 12, 2012 11:08 PM
Interesting . . . especially considering that gut regulation and other emotion-related processes are affected by early-life bonding (attachment . . . relationships). You can't separate bodily health from mental health in the end.
Alice Ruxton Abler's comment, June 13, 2012 4:38 PM
Many thanks!
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[AMAZING VIDEO] The History of the Universe in 10 Minutes

A brief history of the universe, from the big bang to the origin of mankind.

 

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Meditation helps kids pay attention, leading researcher says

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Simple meditation techniques, backed up with modern scientific knowledge of the brain, are helping kids hard-wire themselves to be able to better pay attention and become kinder, says neuroscientist Richard Davidson.

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