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Shallin Busch is a research ecologist at NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWSFC). Her current research focuses on how ocean acidification may impact North Pacific ecosystems. Using the NWFSC ocean acidification experimental system, Dr. Busch applies ecological models to explore how acidification’s impacts on susceptible species cascade through food webs, via trophic interactions, to affect..
Robert Miller Hazen (born November 1, 1948) is an American mineralogist and astrobiologist. He is a research scientist at the Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Geophysical Laboratory and Clarence Robinson Professor of Earth Science at George Mason University, in the United States. Hazen is the Executive Director of the Deep Carbon Observatory. Hazen was born in..
Clinton Watts is a senior fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University and a Foreign Policy Research Institute fellow. wikipedia.org Before becoming a consultant, Clint served as a U.S. Army infantry officer, a FBI Special Agent on a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), as the Executive Officer of the..
Dr. Don Lincoln is a senior physicist at Fermilab and does research using the Large Hadron Collider. He has written numerous books, including “The Large Hadron Collider: The Extraordinary Story of the Higgs Boson and Other Things That Will Blow Your Mind,” and produces a series of science education videos. In collaboration with The Great..
MIT competed in the 2012-2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge to develop control and perception algorithms as well as user interfaces to command a (humanoid) robot aided by a human operator to carry out a series of manipulation and mobility tasks. As a ‘software track’ team we competed with the Atlas robot built by Boston Dynamics. The..
Hugh Herr, who heads the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab, is creating bionic limbs that emulate the function of natural limbs. In 2011, TIME magazine coined Herr the “Leader of the Bionic Age” because of his revolutionary work in the emerging field of biomechatronics–technology that marries human physiology with electromechanics. A double..
58:54 Aging in the Digital Era: How New Technologies Can Impact Care – Research on Aging University of California Television (UCTV) Activity Engagement Understanding Computer Technology applications benefiting Seniors
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Heron Island Research Station, The University of Queensland, Australia Just 80 km east of Gladstone sits a little-known, idyllic tear drop in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Area, Heron Island. Home to nesting turtles and black noddy birds, it’s also the location of a ground-breaking University of Queensland research facility that shows what could..
Early Learning Lab – Using Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Spur and Test Innovation: The Early Learning Lab. Policy Issues Are Complex. Our Approach Is Comprehensive. Mathematica Policy Research is dedicated to improving public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on information collection and analysis for our partners and clients…
Safe mobility is essential to healthy aging. Recognizing that lifestyle changes, along with modern day technologies and medical advancements, will have a significant impact on the driving experiences of the baby boomer generation, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety sought to develop a research network to collect insight on the driving patterns and trends of..
A Cornell Lab of Ornithology 10-year project with National Geographic to document. An amazing scientific achievement – Ed Sholes, Researcher; Tim Laman, Photographer The 39 species of birds-of-paradise include tiny, starling-sized birds and big, crow-sized birds; birds in vivid blues, greens, and reds; birds with head plumes, tail plumes, back plumes, chest plumes, and no..
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Cast for Eternity Ancient Ritual Bronzes is drawn from the core of the Shanghai Museum’s exceptional bronze vessels and bells dating from the late Xia through the Western Han dynasties (c. 1800 bce–c. 8 ce). – See more at: http://www.clarkart.edu/Exhibition/Cast-for-Eternity#sthash.Bie4zDP5.dpuf The collection of the Clark Art Institute features European and American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings,..
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16:43 Mark Mattson is the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging. He is also a professor of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD. Mattson is one of the foremost researchers in the area of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s..
22:13 Crows, smarter than you think | John Marzluff | TEDxRainier Bird intelligence, problem solving As research continues, the term “bird brain” no longer carries a negative connotation. Avian researcher John Marzluff showcases a few amazing, problem solving (and sometimes vindictive) feats accomplished by crows in order to break down common misconceptions about avian intelligence…
History: “The term biomimicry appeared as early as 1982. Biomimicry was popularized by scientist and author Janine Benyus in her 1997 book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. Biomimicry is defined in the book as a “new science that studies nature’s models and then imitates or takes inspiration from these designs and processes to solve human..