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Is It Easier to Recognize People Who Look Like You?

Faces are possibly the most important visual stimuli that we perceive. The moment you see a person’s face, you can infer their race, age, mood, identity, and possibly their gender expression (always ask). Unless, of course, you have prosopagnosia, aka ‘face blindness’ — where you can’t tell familiar or unfamiliar faces apart. Prosopagnosia is important […]

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How Scientists Found the First Type of Molecule in the Universe | SciShow News

[ ♪ Intro ] Almost 14 billion years ago, the universe began with a big bang. And while that was great and all, the real space news lately has been about what happened around a quarter of a million years later. By then, the newborn universe had finally cooled down enough for neutral, uncharged atoms […]

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Worms in space: The Molecular Muscle Experiment

Preparing to send worms into space sounds an unusual challenge, but that’s just what’s happening. A team of scientists from Exeter and Nottingham universities are working together to send microscopic worms into space in a bid to discover more about muscle loss during space flight. The experiment will see worms flown to the International Space […]

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Michael Flynn – Synthetic Biological Membrane | NASA Public Lecture | Science Lecture

Welcome to that 2016 NASA Ames summer series To achieve human space exploration envisioned by science fiction authors we must take into consideration life support requirements When searching for habitable planets we look for liquid water Water is key to life as we know it and for human space exploration Today’s presentation entitled synthetic biological […]

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SpaceLab Biological Entry: The Reishi Mushroom

-Good day. I’m Thomas, and I’m 15. -I’m Ruby, and I’m 15. And I’m Francesca, and I’m 15. And this is our SpaceLab entry. During space flights of long duration, microgravity takes its toll on human body. Space flights of such nature can cause adverse health effects… …such as muscle wastage, chronic fatigue… …insomnia caused […]

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