Posts Tagged ‘video’

How Your Brain Understands Space

Knowing where you are seems simple enough.  Then again.. “How do you remember where you parked your car? How do you know if you’re moving in the right direction? Neuroscientist Neil Burgess studies the neural mechanisms that map the space around us, and how they link to memory and imagination.” <object width=”526″ height=”374″> <param name=”movie”…

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Harvard’s Inner Life of the Cell

Your body is made of about 100 trillion cells.  Ever wonder what happens inside one of them?  BioVisions, a beautiful series from Harvard University and XVIVO sets out to visualize the inner life of the cell.  This science fiction-esque video, “Powering the Cell:  Mitochondrion” is an accurate animated depiction of what happens in your body’s cellular…

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David Kirchhoff at TEDMED: a culture of health

David Kirchhoff, CEO of Weight Watchers, shares his get fit story and explores how building communities embedded with healthy behavior can change our experience and enhance our ability to make health and wellness a part of day to day life.

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Rethinking Medical Imagery

Corporations can fuel innovation.  Take, for example, a challenge set to designers at onformative by Actelion Pharmaceuticals. “Create a new identity for our brand Actelion. Don’t touch the logo, but create something the world of pharma has not seen before.” And that they did.  Check out the video below and Flickr gallery of medicine made beautiful.…

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Elizabeth Banks goes red

Super moms, time to take care of yourself!  Elizabeth Banks directs and stars in this 2 minute heart attack humor video (they’re serious, but sometimes it takes a laugh to get your attention) from Go Red for Women from the American Heart Association.  

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