Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
This 3D medical animation depicts carpal tunnel syndrome and carpal tunnel release. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a nerve disorder of the hand caused by compression of the median nerve. Two different types of carpal tunnel release are animated, an open carpal tunnel procedure and the endoscopic approach.
By: Nucleus Medical Media.
What’s a colourspace and why do we have different ones? It’s horses for courses as Image Analyst Mike Pound explains.
Misconceptions about Dinosaurs
This week, Elliott discusses some misconceptions about dinosaurs!
Brontosaurus Update: http://bit.ly/1Chw9Tj
By: Mental Floss.
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Robots, soccer and the staying power of Short Circuit - Scientists & Engineers on Sofas
Soccer aficionado and RoboCup champion DARwin-OP and robotics expert Alex Leonessa recently sat down with Thi Le in the NSF library to talk about robots of all kinds, and discuss how research in robotics could help do much more than just build better robots.
DARwIn-OP, which stands for Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence–Open Platform, and Leonessa, NSF program director for General
How To Ripen Fruit Quickly - Bang Goes The Theory
Jem Stansfield looks at the use of ethylene and how crucial it is to get the levels right to preserve our fruit.
By: Brit Lab.
ISIS versus Cuneiform - the linguistics behind the news
The Islamic State is demolishing Mesopotamian history. The reason this hurts us so much has something to do with Cuneiform.
A quick back-story of the peoples crushed beneath ISIS efforts to wipe out the first civilizations to speak on their own terms and in their own words.
Sumerian and Akkadian Cuneiform left a legacy that shaped the Middle East and Europe. This video briefly explores that legacy and gives some linguistic nuance to the
Venus Under Pressure
How high is the atmospheric pressure on Venus? Dr. Bruce Betts has this week’s Random Space Fact!
By: The Planetary Society.
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How to test the soil in your garden | Do Try This At Home
Soil is essential to life as we know it on planet Earth. This week, Robbie and Joel show you a simple activity to try at home to investigate what kind of soil you might have in your garden.
Special thanks to the Soil Association and Ben Raskin. For more information on soil and some top gardening tips, check out http://www.soilassociation.org/
This video was presented by: Robbie Kornitschky and Joel Sanderson, Live Science Team.
Fatigue and its Effect on Doctors & Prescriptions
Fatigue matters. Even when it comes to doctors. Especially when it comes to doctors. We’ve got data. This is Healthcare Triage News.
For those of you who want to read more, go here: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/?p=62020
By: Healthcare Triage.
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What Exactly Are Sounding Rockets?
Sounding rockets, contrary to their name, aren’t used for aural testing.
For more on Ground Control, and where you can find it in stores: http://www.ninkasibrewing.com/blogs/press-blog/2015/03/17/ninkasi-brewing-company-introduces-ground-control/?ageVerified=defaultValue
And more on the Ninkasi Space Program: http://nsp.ninkasibrewing.com/
By: Amy Shira Teitel.
Should You Eat Fast Food After A Workout?
A new study claims that fast food as just as good for you as sports supplements. Could this be true?
Read More:Small portions of fast food just as effective for recovery after work-out as sports supplementsGlycogenCarbohydrate-loading diet
Jessi tackles weasels! Not literally. So what is the difference between a ferret and a weasel? What about mink, fishers, stoats, and polecats? And how does the classification of wild species help pet owners?
If you like this video give a mental thanks to the awesome person that sponsored this video’s topic. I’m not sure I would have done an episode on weasels if they hadn’t suggested it since we don’t have any at Animal Wonders. So
5 Fairy Tales That Were Way Darker Than You Realized as a Kid | What the Stuff?!
The older versions of popular fairy tales often get into some surprisingly mature themes: murder, mutilation, revenge. Learn the gory details in this video.
10 Fairy Tales That Were Way Darker Than You Realized as a Kid:http://people.howstuffworks.com/10-dark-fairy-tales.htm
By: How Stuff Works.
Watch this robot draw blood from patient
Many of the common concerns with giving blood – shaky needles, elusive veins – may be eased in the near future, thanks to the latest robotic and imaging technologies.
VascuLogic, a start-up supported by the NSF Small Business Innovation Research program, is bringing to market a device that aims to make the blood collection process safer and more efficient.
The technology uses infrared and ultrasound imaging to identify veins. A robotically
England: South Sea Bubble IV - The Bubble Pops - Extra History
With the South Sea Company’s value dangerously inflated, Blunt drives one more scheme to raise stock prices - and it finally backfires on him. Early investors (including the famous politician Robert Walpole) seize the opportunity to sell their stock while the value is high, and the general public finally realizes that the South Sea Company has no actual worth. Everyone who didn’t sell their stock in the first round finds
Where Do You Go When You Go To Sleep?
We spend a third of our lives asleep. Every organism on Earth—from rats to dolphins to fruit flies to microorganisms—relies on sleep for its survival, yet science is still wrestling with a fundamental question: Why does sleep exist? During Shakespeare and Cervantes’ time, sleep was likened to death, with body and mind falling into a deep stillness before resurrecting each new day. In reality, sleep is a flurry of action. Trillions of
Do these dolls look familiar? In 1997 Intel released the Pentium
II processor and advertised it with commercials starring “BunnyPeople.”
That name is not a reference to the animals with floppy ears; bunny suits are protective clothing worn by lab technicians who build microprocessors. The suits are designed to protect the processors from contamination, not the people wearing them.Intel stopped using this ad campaign around the same time overalls went out of style, but you can still
Ditching the Fifth Axiom
Abandoning “The Fifth Axiom” - Euclid’s so-called Parallel Postulate - gave birth to a whole new world… the world Hyperbolic Geometry.
Featuring Dr Caleb Ashley.
Fifth Axiom (extra footage)
Some extra footage not used in our Fifth Axiom video with Dr Caleb Ashley.
By: Numberphile 2.
Support at: http://www.patreon.com/numberphile
“O, promised landO, wicked groundBuild a dreamTear it downO, promised landWhat a wicked groundBuild a dreamWatch it all fall down”“San Andreas Fault” Maybe the first persons to note something unusual in early morning of April 18, 1906 were the sailors on board of the “Wellington“, just entering the bay of San Francisco. The captain reported later that the ship “shivered and shook like a springless wagon on a corduroy road” even if the sea was as
In honor of Tax Day in the US, here is a piece on the IRS’s Favorite Mathematical Law: Armed with Benford’s law, “the IRS can sniff out falsified returns just by looking at the...
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«Vivimos en una sociedad basada en la ciencia y la tecnología en la que nadie entiende nada sobre la ciencia y la tecnología» - Carl Sagan -
The Radium Girls
SciShow explores the harrowing tale of the so-called Radium Girls, factory workers who were the first who for years worked with one of the world’s most radioactive substances – and suffered the consequences.
Support at: https://www.patreon.com/scishow