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You Don’t Even Want To Know About Bacteria On The Space Station 04:52
You Don’t Even Want To Know About Bacteria On The Space Station
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Think the ISS is squeaky clean...think again! Bacteria like Staphylococcaceae and Enterobacteriaceae absolutely thrive in space stations! Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Where Are The Most Bacteria-Filled Places In Your Life? - Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - Read More: New Research Collaboration Explores Microbiome of the Space Station “More than 200 people have crossed the airlock threshold to the International Space Station to conduct research that benefits people on Earth and the agency’s Journey to Mars. The microbes they brought with them—and left behind—are the focus of...
The Nanorobot Surgeon You Can Swallow 03:52
The Nanorobot Surgeon You Can Swallow
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In 1959, Richard Feynman made the famous assertion that one day we will be able to swallow the surgeon. Advancements in nanomedicine are making that dream come true. Nanoroboticist Metin Sitti shows the tiny robot that can take pictures, biopsy, and deliver medicine inside of you. Watch the full program here: Original program date: May 30, 2013 The World Science Festival gathers great minds in science and the arts to produce live and digital content that allows a broad general audience to engage with scientific discoveries. Our mission is to cultivate a general public informed by science, inspired by its wonder,...
Could We Upload Our Consciousness To A Computer? 04:26
Could We Upload Our Consciousness To A Computer?
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Would it ever be possible to one day upload our consciousness to a computer? How would we go about this? Read More: The Brain vs. The Computer “Throughout history, people have compared the brain to different inventions.” Scientists Are Convinced Mind Transfer Is the Key to Immortality “Call it mind transfer, uploading, brain backup, whatever—the idea of copying the human brain to a computer so it can live on without the body has a strong hold on futurists, neuroscientists, and folks that just want to live forever.” Mind-reading Technology Speeds Ahead “Jack Gallant perches on the edge of a swivel chair in his lab...
The next step in nanotechnology | George Tulevski 09:36
The next step in nanotechnology | George Tulevski
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Nearly every other year the transistors that power silicon computer chip shrink in size by half and double in performance, enabling our devices to become more mobile and accessible. But what happens when these components can't get any smaller? George Tulevski researches the unseen and untapped world of nanomaterials. His current work: developing chemical processes to compel billions of carbon nanotubes to assemble themselves into the patterns needed to build circuits, much the same way natural organisms build intricate, diverse and elegant structures. Could they hold the secret to the next generation of computing? TEDTalks is a daily video podcast...
Michio Kaku: Can Nanotechnology Create Utopia? 05:44
Michio Kaku: Can Nanotechnology Create Utopia?
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Dr. Kaku addresses the question of the possibility of utopia, the perfect society that people have tried to create throughout history. These dreams have not been realized because we have scarcity. However, now we have nanotechnology, and with nanotechnology, perhaps, says Dr. Michio Kaku, maybe in 100 years, we'll have something called the replicator, which will create enormous abundance. Read more at Follow Big Think here: YouTube: Facebook: Twitter: Transcript: Throughout human history people have tried to create utopia, the perfect society. In fact, America, the American dream, in some sense was based on utopianism. Why do we have...
nanomedicine: nanotechnology for cancer treatment 02:26
nanomedicine: nanotechnology for cancer treatment
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Solving radiotherapy s biggest limitation. Medicine is now using physics every day to treat cancer patients. Nanotechnologies or Nanomedicine can help clinicians deliver safer and more efficient treatments by shifting the intended effect from the macroscopic to the subcellular level.
Biotechnology/Nanotechnology | Andrew Hessel | SingularityU Germany Summit 2017 49:13
Biotechnology/Nanotechnology | Andrew Hessel | SingularityU Germany Summit 2017
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Andrew Hessel is a futurist and catalyst in biological technologies, helping industry, academics, and authorities better understand the changes ahead in life science. He is a Distinguished Researcher with Autodesk Inc. Bio/Nano Programmable Matter group, based out of San Francisco. He is also the co-founder of the Pink Army Cooperative, the world first cooperative biotechnology company, which is aiming to make open source viral therapies for cancer.
What is NanoTechnology? (720p) 24:08
What is NanoTechnology? (720p)
In this educational film scientists and engineers explain the construction of materials beginning at an atomic scale.
Can Technology Stop Aging? 03:22
Can Technology Stop Aging?
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In the movie Self/Less, an older man tries to stay young by uploading his consciousness to a younger body. Can technology prevent humans from aging? Can Young Blood Keep You Young Forever?: Read More: Read More: TIME Talks to Google CEO Larry Page About Its New Venture to Extend Human Life "Can Google, the technology giant best known for search and free email, tackle aging The Mountain View, Calif.-based company is planning to launch Calico, a new firm that will attempt to solve some of health care's most vexing problems." A Contrarian in Biotech "Google is aiming to diagnose cancers, impending...
Why Don't Animals Get Sunburns? 04:11
Why Don't Animals Get Sunburns?
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It’s extremely important to wear sunscreen when you’re outside, but did you know that some animals create their own sunscreen? Nominate us for a Streamy Award! Click here to vote: Read More: Sunscreen confusion may burn shoppers “Consumers may need more help navigating the sunscreen aisle. A new study found that many people seem to be confused by sunscreen terminology. Only 43 percent of people surveyed understood the definition of sun factor protection (SPF) and only seven percent knew what to look for on a label if they wanted a sunscreen that offers protection against early skin aging.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to...
What is nanotechnology? 04:42
What is nanotechnology?
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Subscribe: Scroll down for more information… A short, easy to understand, classroom-friendly introduction to nanotechnology - and why you should care. Note: This video refers to atoms as the basic building blocks of everything. This may make chemists and others a little uncomfortable, as most things are built up from molecules. However, because even molecules are themselves made up of atoms arranged in very specific ways, this atom-centric view of nanotechnology still makes sense - especially when introducing the underlying concepts at a basic level! Stand-alone copies are available on request from Andrew Maynard at USEFUL LINKS NOVA nanotechnology resources: Nanotechnology...
How Close Are We to Photographing a Black Hole? 07:45
How Close Are We to Photographing a Black Hole?
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What does a black hole look like? No one knows for sure. Artists make their images based on what physicists think they look like. But that could be about to change. This Is Not What Space Looks Like - Read More: Scientists Wonder If the Collision of Two Neutron Stars Created a Black Hole “For the first time, scientists have seen the source of gravitational waves from two colliding neutron stars, and the space oddity doesn't stop there. Those neutron stars might have collapsed into a black hole after they merged, scientists say.” Gravitational Wave Kicks Monster...
Nanotechnology Video 05:13
Nanotechnology Video
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Nanotechnology, is the study of the controlling of matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally nanotechnology deals with structures sized between 1 to 100 nanometer in at least one dimension, and involves developing materials or devices within that size. Credits:
Why We are Alone in the Galaxy | Marc Defant | TEDxUSF 17:30
Why We are Alone in the Galaxy | Marc Defant | TEDxUSF
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The origin of intelligent life on earth requires a host of statistically improbable events which may imply that similar intelligent life elsewhere is extremely unlikely, a fact mostly ignored in discussions about contacting extraterrestrial life. “Marc Defant is a professor of geochemistry at USF and studies volcanoes through various funding such as the NSF and National Geographic. He has published research in Nature and other journals and has written a book on the history of the universe, earth and life. He was the keynote speaker at a conference on granitic rocks in China and was one of the first American scientists...
Nanotechnology 2.0 08:54
Nanotechnology 2.0
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Nanotechnology may one day allow the molecular fabrication of many products from basic raw materials. This video by futurist Christopher Barnatt explains current "top down" nanotechnologies, as well as potential future "bottom-up" innovations in molecular self-assembly. You can learn more about nanotechnology and other "local digital manufacturing" (LDM) advancements in my book "The Next Big Thing": More videos on future related topics can also be found on at: You may also enjoy my other channel of weekly computing videos at:
What Does Radiation Poisoning Do to Your Body? 04:36
What Does Radiation Poisoning Do to Your Body?
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We all know ionizing radiation can be deadly, but how exactly does it damage the body? What does it do on a molecular level? What Does Nuclear Fallout Do To Your Body? - Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - Special thanks to Squarespace for supporting Seeker. Start your free trial today at, and use coupon code "seeker" to get 10% off your first purchase! Read More: Mars Astronauts Face Double the Cancer Risk as Previously Estimated, Says Study "The radiation risk for a manned Mars mission would already be dangerously high, but damage to cells...
NASA’s Crazy Plan to Save the World From the Supervolcano Under Yellowstone 03:33
NASA’s Crazy Plan to Save the World From the Supervolcano Under Yellowstone
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A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption is becoming more and more likely. Luckily for us, NASA has a plan to stop it. The Crazy Plan to Capture and Store CO2 Under the Ocean - Read More: NASA Has a $3.5bn Plan to Save The Planet From The Yellowstone Supervolcano “NASA has been working on a plan to counter this potentially far off but ultimately inevitable circumstance, which could be graver than even the nightmare scenario of a planet-devastating asteroid strike.” The Future of Electric Vehicles May Lie Below Ancient Supervolcanoes “In a paper published in Nature Communications, the researchers explained how these massive...
Nanotechnology Animation 02:26
Nanotechnology Animation
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Animation describing the research and goals of the Siteman Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Visit for more information about the Siteman Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence.
Speaking of the Future: Nanotechnology 03:10
Speaking of the Future: Nanotechnology
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Explore Nanotechnology - Imagine a world where unique phenomena at the molecular scale can lead to entirely new, innovative, and transformative product designs—all done by harnessing properties of materials at the nanoscale level. Nanotechnology will revolutionize the way we engineer new technologies, impacting areas of next-generation energy storage, high-performance electronics and multi-functional materials.
Nanotechnology, Creation and God. | Prof Russell Cowburn | TEDxStHelier 20:35
Nanotechnology, Creation and God. | Prof Russell Cowburn | TEDxStHelier
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Russell Cowburn is Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Cambridge where he leads a large research team studying the physics and applications of nanotechnology. He is also a Christian. In this talk he describes what nanotechnology is, how it might be used to help solve global problems such as climate change and how we might begin to answer questions such as ‘what does God think about nanotechnology? A new industrial revolution is underway in which nanotechnology is being deployed in real products and offering possible solutions to climate change, water scarcity and growing healthcare needs as well...
Top 5 Nanotechnology Revolution Facts 06:12
Top 5 Nanotechnology Revolution Facts
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It's been said that people don't even realize when they're in the midst of a revolution. One one millionth of a millimetre: that's the size of a nanometre. And that's the scale at which nanotechnology is slowly starting a revolution. Clothes that generate electricity. Supercomputers built at home. Complete societal upheaval. (Huzzah!) This and more in this instalment of WatchMojo's Top 5 Facts! Click here to subscribe: or visit our channel page here: Also, check out our interactive Suggestion Tool at :) Check us out at, and If you want to suggest an idea for...
What is Nanotechnology?! 06:41
What is Nanotechnology?!
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A basic introduction to nanotechnology: What it is, what it isn't, how small it really is, why it matters, and what products are already on the market. Thanks to Adam-who-doosn't-have-YouTube for writing the outro music. Thanks for Watching! Social Media Links: Twitter: Facebook: Tumblr:
New Brain Computer interface technology | Steve Hoffman | TEDxCEIBS 18:05
New Brain Computer interface technology | Steve Hoffman | TEDxCEIBS
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Brain Computer interface technology opens up a world of possibilities. We are on the cusp of this technology that is so powerful and has the potential to so radically transform our lives and existence! After starting three venture-funded startups in Silicon Valley, Steven Hoffman, known as Captial Hoff, launched Founders Space with the mission to educate and accelerate entrepreneurs and intrapreneur. Founder Space has become one of the top startup accelerators in the world with over 50 partners in 22 countries. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local...
Smart materials (3 of 5): shape shifting material, drug delivering nano particles 12:10
Smart materials (3 of 5): shape shifting material, drug delivering nano particles
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Smart material that can change shape on demand. Warping aircraft wings. Artificial muscles, piezoelectric ceramics, Bio-engineering, nano technology and material science in medicine. Bob Langer at MIT. Smart nano-particle drug delivery materials.. See full episodes of this series at See also Copyrights belong to PBS and Nova. Please subscribe to Support your local PBS station by being a member.
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Over the past 40 years, giant leaps have been made in the field of nanotechnology. What is nanotech, and what is the future of it?

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