good evening good evening I’d like to welcome all of you to the if this is working I’d like to welcome you all to the second night of the alarm lectures hosted by the Santa Fe Institute and to welcome all of you on behalf of the Institute I’m Doug Irwin I’m a research scientist […]
[Intro] Lunch is the best time of day, right? Well – sometimes, anyway. But even if lunch turns out to be nasty, like a banana and ketchup sandwich, if we’re really hungry – we’ll eat it! That’s because we’re living things, and all living things need to eat. Or, really, need to eat to get […]
So Greg, today we’re going to talk about another group within the soil food web and that’s bacteria. Bacteria are really interesting because the way they associate with plants is a bit different. They’re not necessarily in direct contact but they can also be free-living organisms in the soil, and that’s quite a new thing […]
You’re watching FreeSchool! Today we’re going to learn about the 10 fastest runners in the animal kingdom. While these animals are no competition for the five fastest animals on the planet – those records are held by birds – these ten creatures can still run fast enough to earn a speeding ticket in many places. […]
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a theory in psychology. It argues that there are five stages of human needs that motivate our behaviour. Abraham Maslow proposed his theory in 1943 after studying what he called exemplary people such as Albert Einstein or Eleanor Roosevelt. First there are physiological needs, such as the need to breathe, […]
What does genetically modified organism mean? genetically modified organism. Adjective 1. Produced by genetic modification; abbreviation GM. For example, Genetically modified foods have been the subject of heated debate.