Weight Loss Surgery Cuts Cancer
Its already known that weight-loss surgery for morbid obesity can reduce the risk of diabetes and heart problems. Now, new research shows that it may also cut a persons risk of cancer by 80-percent.
3D Animation explaining basics of the human genome
A dynamic 3D computer animated video takes you “inside” for a close-up look at how we’re made. 3D modeling and animation created by Bill Baker, Bakedmedia, Inc. and Mike Fisher for the National Human Genome Research Institute.
Dean Kamen’s Amazing Robotic “Luke” Arm
Segway inventor Dean Kamen is looking to re-invent the prosthetic arm. IEEE Spectrum caught up with Kamen and one of his “test pilots,” to see the robotic arm (named after Luke Skywalker’s articficial limb) in action.
Excellent animation explaining the mechanism of RNAi technology
This superb animation from Youtube explains the RNA interference mechanism that recently won the Nobel prize for its discovery. The original video is from the journal Nature.