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Rise of the Superbugs

Rise of the Superbugs

[MUSIC] In his book “Microcosm” Carl Zimmer says… ow! There’s an old saying about death by a thousand papercuts. But what if it just took one? That’s silly, right? I mean, even if this DID get infected, we’ve got antibiotics… Continue Reading

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One-Touch Healing Device — Mind Blow #113

One-Touch Healing Device — Mind Blow #113

Researchers at Cornell decided to figure out some practical uses for an extra robotic arm. They discovered it’s more useful for professional and work settings where it’s helpful to hold multiple things at once rather than recreational uses like an… Continue Reading

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The Dog Flaying, Child Healing, God Loving Hero of Labrador

The Dog Flaying, Child Healing, God Loving Hero of Labrador

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed or not, but in our new season in Newfoundland, I’ve been working very hard to make sure that our videos are a little less preachy than they were in Albania. It’s just that when… Continue Reading

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Is Big Data Getting Too Big?

Is Big Data Getting Too Big?

[MUSIC] “This episode is brought to you by Lynda.com” [MUSiC] We all use technology but do we understand how it works? Consider a grain of rice. It’s not much of a bite, but imagine if it was a byte. Our… Continue Reading

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The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their… Continue Reading

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Physics Is Erasing Your Memory

Physics Is Erasing Your Memory

So, I have a torch and some neodymium magnets. Let’s see what happens when I heat them up. So, these were magnets…until we heated them up–and they forgot. The same phenomenon that made the magnets forget that they were magnets… Continue Reading

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Aurora Sunset – Rehabilitate

Aurora Sunset - Rehabilitate