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Carbon nanotubes built this bizarre ultrablack material

(upbeat music) – [Cory] What you’re seeing here is an optical illusion, but it’s not the kind that tricks your brain into seeing something that isn’t there. This literally prevents your eyes from seeing something that is there. The mask on the table here is coated with a bizarre compound called vantablack, which is known […]

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Margarita Salas Falgueras – DNA amplification for genomics SHORT

Winzige DNA-Spuren zu Mengen vermehren mit denen man Verbrechen aufklären kann. Wie geht das? Margarita Salas Falgueras, eine Pionierin in der DNA-Amplifikation. Ein verkannter Bakteriophage Phi29. 20 Gene hat er nur aber er bietet eine ungewöhnliche Methode zur Replikation von DNA. Salas lüftet das Geheimnis von Phi29 und nutzt ihn als Mittel zum Zweck: als […]

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Biomedical Engineer – Careers in Science and Engineering

[ANNCR] SHE RUNS A RESEARCH LAB. SHE TEACHES AT A UNIVERSITY. AND SHE’S A CO-FOUNDER OF A NANOTECHNOLOGIES COMPANY. [ANNCR] LIVING BY THE WISDOM OF YODA, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER MICHELLE KHINE IS ALL ABOUT EMBRACING LIFE. The problems that we work on, these are important problems. There is a possibility that we can really make a […]

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TEDxCaltech – Stephen Quake – The Integrated Circuit of Biology

Translator: Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard So in Feyman’s famous lecture that we’re celebrating today, one of the things he foresaw was that the computers of his time could become incredibly more powerful by shrinking them and increasing their paralellism with the components. And that certainly came to pass, and the invention that was key in doing […]

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10 OLDEST Technologies That Scientists Can’t Explain

number ten Greek fire ancient scientists have given countless inventions to humanity some inventions from ancient times still remain a mystery though the Greek fire used by the Byzantine Empire in the seventh century is one of the biggest secrets in science this was a liquid substance thrown from ships it was impossible to extinguish […]

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Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast So I’ll be talking about the success of my campus, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC, in educating students of all types, across the arts and humanities and the science and engineering areas. What makes our story especially important is that we have learned so much from a […]

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