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Researchers Study Volcanoes with Man-made Explosions

April 16, 2014 7:00 am | by The Conversation, Robin Andrews Videos Comments

We can learn a lot about volcanoes by studying explosions. The more we can learn about their explosive behavior, the more chance we have of saving lives when they suddenly erupt.

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Scientists Examine World's Most Popular Drug: Caffeine

April 15, 2014 7:00 am | by ACS Videos Comments

In a new video, researchers look at the science behind the world's most popular drug, caffeine, including why it keeps you awake and how much is too much.

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Neuroscientists Learn How the Brain Pays Attention

April 14, 2014 7:00 am | by MIT, Anne Trafton Videos Comments

A new study reveals how the brain achieves focused attention on faces or other objects: a part of the prefrontal cortex known as the inferior frontal junction controls visual processing areas that are tuned to recognize a specific category of objects.

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This Week @ NASA, April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm Podcasts Comments

“Here’s some of the stories trending This Week at NASA!” A “go” to build OSIRIS-REx

Climate Drove Evolution of Ice Age Predators

April 11, 2014 7:00 am | by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Videos Comments

Researchers, working at the famous La Brea Tar Pits, are probing the link between climate warming and the evolution of Ice Age predators, attempting to predict how animals will respond to climate change today.

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IC Systems Increase Flexibility, Confidence

April 10, 2014 5:05 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Video Technician Videos Comments

Stuart Proctor talks to Laboratory Equipment about Metrohm's 900 Series IC systems.                                                

Hyphenated Technology Simplifies Sample Analysis

April 10, 2014 4:40 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Video Technician Videos Comments

George Porter of Metrohm USA talks with Laboratory Equipment about one of Metrohm's newest introductions at Pittcon 2014 in Chicago.                                                

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Google Glass Maps Future of Medical Testing

April 10, 2014 7:00 am | by ACS Videos Comments

A team of researchers has transformed Google Glass into a powerful, wearable medical testing laboratory. They developed an application that reads dozens of different types of diagnostic tests for malaria, prostate cancer and HIV, to name a few.

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Coughs, Sneezes Float Farther than You Think

April 9, 2014 7:00 am | by MIT, Peter Dizikes Videos Comments

The next time you feel a sneeze coming on, raise your elbow to cover up that multiphase turbulent buoyant cloud you’re about to expel. A new study has shown that coughs and sneezes have associated gas clouds that keep their potentially infectious droplets aloft over much greater distances than previously realized.

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Scientists Unravel the Science Behind Allergies

April 8, 2014 7:00 am | by ACS Videos Comments

In a new video, researchers explain the science behind the allergies that spoil spring for so many people.

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Engineers Create Game Controller that Reads Minds

April 7, 2014 12:00 pm | by Stanford Univ. Videos Comments

Engineers have developed what could be the next big thing in interactive gaming: handheld game controllers that measure the player's physiology and alter the gameplay to make it more engaging.

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Sharks Sense Prey in Surprising Ways

April 7, 2014 7:00 am | by Univ. of South Florida Videos Comments

A team of scientists has unmasked the intricacies of how sharks hunt prey— from the first whiff to the final chomp— in a new study about shark senses.

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This Week @ NASA, April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014 12:00 pm Podcasts Comments

“Here’s some of the stories trending This Week at NASA!” Underground water on Saturn moon

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