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ramachandran - Google Search
Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran is a neuroscientist known for his work in the fields of behavioral neurology and visual psychophysics.
followup  science 
may 2013 by kkennedy
The Vega Science Trust - Richard Feynman lectures
FTA: 'Chosen by the New Scientist - best on-line videos 2007. A set of four priceless archival video recordings from the University of Auckland (New Zealand) of the outstanding Nobel prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman - arguably the greatest science lecturer ever. Although the recording is of modest technical quality the exceptional personal style and unique delivery shine through.'
video  geek  history  science  reference  presentation  feynman  physics  4ff 
july 2009 by kkennedy
Sausage without the Squeal: Growing Meat inside a Test Tube
I'm fascinated by this topic (I subscribe to the New Harvest mailing list, which sends out pointers to stories like this). Didn't know this tidbit: 'The Dutch In Vitro Meat project is the brainchild of businessman Willem van Eelen, now in his 80s, who nearly starved to death in a Japanese prison camp during World War II and came to believe that in vitromeat could solve world hunger.'
science  newharvest  biology  biotech  sciam 
april 2009 by kkennedy
Scientists film HIV spreading for first time
That's a big deal...like seeing how a magic trick works for the first time.
science  news  health  biology 
march 2009 by kkennedy
Twelve Virtues of Rationality
Curiosity, relinquishment, lightness, evenness, argument, empiricism, simplicity, humility, perfectionism, precision, scholarship, and the void.
science  ethics  psychology  yudkowsky  rationality  virtues  philosophy 
november 2008 by kkennedy
Bruce Sterling on Design
The Impact of Emerging Technologies: MIT Technology Review
science  video 
may 2007 by kkennedy
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