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Raw data videos offer a glimpse into laboratory research
In one video, a pair of detached butterfly wings slowly change colors from pale yellow to dark spots with splashes of orange. In another, a mouse explores a raised circular platform, peering at a checkerboard pattern on the floor below.
Science and Culture | Roberta Kwok | September 11, 2018
Video: Do Genes Direct Our Behavior?
What do we do when we’re hungry? How do we react when people gather around us? Where do we go when we want to be alone? Humans have so many complex behaviors, yet researchers think many of them have developed directly from the ways animals act and react. Whether that is true can be revealed by studying how genes direct biological functions, and how those functions result in action.
Scientific American | Mark Fischetti | December 8, 2017
PODCAST: Fruit Flies, Filmmaking and The Science New Wave
If fruit flies of the world had an unofficial spokesperson, it would be Alexis Gambis, a French Venezuelan scientist turned filmmaker and our guest on this week's episode of The Limit Does Not Exist."We owe a lot to fruit flies," Gambis tells us in the episode. "Everything that we understand about genetics comes from early studies that were done of flies in the '20s in New York City."
Forbes | Cate Scott Campbell | June 12, 2017
Giving oxygen to the theme of air
Abu Dhabi is hosting the next installment of the Imagine Science Film Festival, the region’s second such event in which science and its implications are discussed and communicated through film.
natureMiddleEast | Pakinam Amer | February 17, 2017