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  • Sit'N Listen: Urban Planning for a Changing Climate - Duration: 27 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 28 views
    Sit'N Listen Episode 12: Urban Planning for a Changing Climate

    Amidst talk about the Paris climate accord and other multinational efforts to combat climate change, it’s easy to lose sight of the e...
  • Microbes as the Engines of Biotechnology - Duration: 27 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 26 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Nuclear Energy: A Power Source for the Future? - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 19 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Batteries of the Future - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 39 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Quantum Technology - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 59 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Viruses as Medicine - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 14 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Brain-Machine Interfaces: Bridging the Accessibility Gap - Duration: 19 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 32 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Technologies and Designs for Crowdsourcing - Duration: 20 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 17 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • How Genetic Engineering is Shaping the Future of Medicine - Duration: 42 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 28 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • The World's Electronic Graveyard: Solving the E-waste Dilemma - Duration: 23 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 18 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Geoengineering: A Risky Climate Solution - Duration: 24 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 19 views
    Science in the News presents DayCon 2018: Tomorrow's Tech, Today!

    Technology: it's everywhere, from the medicine that keeps you healthy to the computer you're using to read this message. Undoubte...
  • Much Ado about Mumps: Using genomics to track virus outbreaks in Massachusetts and beyond - Duration: 1 hour.

    • 2 months ago
    • 20 views
    After decades of decline, mumps — once a ubiquitous childhood illness — is on the rise again. In this lecture, we’ll focus on the recent mumps outbreak right here in Massachusetts and learn about w...
  • LIVE! Much Ado about Mumps: Using genomics to track virus outbreaks in Massachusetts and beyond - Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes.

    • Streamed 2 months ago
    • 24 views
    After decades of decline, mumps — once a ubiquitous childhood illness — is on the rise again. In this lecture, we’ll focus on the recent mumps outbreak right here in Massachusetts and learn about w...
  • “Super Black” Birds, Spiders, and Snakes - Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 14 views
    Incredibly dark, velvety, super-black surfaces have evolved many times in nature. What makes them so black, why did they evolve, and can engineers learn something from them?
  • “Super Black” Birds, Spiders, and Snakes - Duration: 1 hour, 16 minutes.

    • Streamed 3 months ago
    • 18 views
    Incredibly dark, velvety, super-black surfaces have evolved many times in nature. What makes them so black, why did they evolve, and can engineers learn something from them?
  • Approximating Intelligence: Machine Learning Driven AI - Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 113 views
    The last five years have witnessed a dramatic surge in the excitement surrounding Artificial Intelligence: technology companies are investing billions, and news outlets are covering every new devel...
  • Approximating Intelligence: Machine Learning Driven AI - Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes.

    • Streamed 3 months ago
    • 81 views
    The last five years have witnessed a dramatic surge in the excitement surrounding Artificial Intelligence: technology companies are investing billions, and news outlets are covering every new devel...
  • Electricity, Epilepsy, and How Your Brain Stays Balanced - Duration: 1 hour, 17 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 38 views
    Much like Goldilocks, our brains are finicky: not too much, not too little, but just right—at least when it comes to their electrical activity. Your brain’s electrical activity allows you to interp...
  • It Takes Guts: The Power of Your Gut Microbiota - Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    • 93 views
    The first friends we make are the ones that stick with us for life – all one hundred trillion of them. Meet your gut microbiota – the diverse, bustling community that you couldn’t function without!...
  • Electricity, Epilepsy, and How Your Brain Stays Balanced - Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes.

    • Streamed 4 months ago
    • 50 views
    Speakers: Kelsey Tyssowski

    Much like Goldilocks, our brains are finicky: not too much, not too little, but just right—at least when it comes to their electrical activity. Your brain’s electrical a...
  • It Takes Guts: The Power of Your Gut Microbiota - Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes.

    • Streamed 4 months ago
    • 51 views
    The first friends we make are the ones that stick with us for life – all one hundred trillion of them. Meet your gut microbiota – the diverse, bustling community that you couldn’t function without!...
  • High-Stake Steaks: the science of prions, Mad Cow, and other neurologic diseases - Duration: 56 minutes.

    • 8 months ago
    • 98 views
    For a decade between the mid-1980’s to the mid-1990’s, the outbreak of Mad Cow disease shook up the meat industry and the scientific community. How Mad Cow disease could spread from cow to cow, and...
  • High-Stake Steaks: the science of prions, Mad Cow, and other neurologic diseases - Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes.

    • Streamed 8 months ago
    • 68 views
    For a decade between the mid-1980’s to the mid-1990’s, the outbreak of Mad Cow disease shook up the meat industry and the scientific community. How Mad Cow disease could spread from cow to cow, and...
  • This Is How We Do It: From Sex Evolution to Sex Education - Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    • 153 views
    At first glance, it seems like we all know what sex is. But there are many scientific subtleties to sex. In this lecture we will begin by providing an evolutionary context for sex, probing why sex ...
  • This Is How We Do It: From Sex Evolution to Sex Education - Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes.

    • Streamed 9 months ago
    • 279 views
    At first glance, it seems like we all know what sex is. But there are many scientific subtleties to sex. In this lecture we will begin by providing an evolutionary context for sex, probing why sex ...
  • Here Comes the Sun: Harnessing the power of renewable energy - Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    • 56 views
    Over the last few years, electricity generation from renewable sources has grown at a remarkable pace and is projected to almost double by 2025. As we rely more on these green energy sources, how d...
  • Here Comes the Sun: Harnessing the power of renewable energy - Duration: 1 hour, 51 minutes.

    • Streamed 9 months ago
    • 63 views
    Over the last few years, electricity generation from renewable sources has grown at a remarkable pace and is projected to almost double by 2025. As we rely more on these green energy sources, how d...
  • From Microwaves to Microbreweries: The Science Behind Our Food - Duration: 1 hour, 11 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    • 42 views
    What, exactly, is cooking? We heat food up with a stove or microwave, but don’t often think about what is happening on a molecular level. Come learn how different methods of cooking work, consider ...
  • From Microwaves to Microbreweries: The Science Behind Our Food - Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes.

    • Streamed 9 months ago
    • 59 views
    What, exactly, is cooking? We heat food up with a stove or microwave, but don’t often think about what is happening on a molecular level. Come learn how different methods of cooking work, consider ...
  • The Genetic Engineering Toolbox: A whirlwind tour of GMO technology - Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    • 99 views
    Every living thing interprets its DNA using the same genetic code, so if you want to build life, create new abilities, and ensure we do it all safely, we’ll need to learn everything there is about ...
  • The Genetic Engineering Toolbox: A whirlwind tour of GMO technology - Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes.

    • Streamed 10 months ago
    • 51 views
    Every living thing interprets its DNA using the same genetic code, so if you want to build life, create new abilities, and ensure we do it all safely, we’ll need to learn everything there is about ...
  • Politics and Prejudice: How Diversity Shapes Scientific Progress - Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    • 33 views
    What does a scientist look like? If a group of children are asked this question, they all have similar answers – a middle-aged Caucasian man wearing glasses and a white lab coat. Indeed, in reality...
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