Video: Have you ever wondered why lobsters (and crabs and shrimp) turn red when they’re cooked? The New England Aquarium’s director of research, Michael Tlusty, shows us his lobster lab and tells us why.
Video: Many of us get allergies this time of the year. Calman Prussin at the National Institute of Health explains why.
Video: Annual flu shots might become a thing of a past with a new approach to vaccines. Researcher Masaru Kanekiyo from the National Institute of Health explains.
Video: Watch Professor Bruce Logan from Pennsylvania State University explain how microbial fuel cells, a device that can produce electricity from wastewater, work.
Audio Slideshow: Two Boston teenagers, Leslie Bellamy from West Roxbury Academy and Roshanna Clark from Urban Science Academy in West Roxbury, share their experiences growing and selling hydroponic vegetables as part of College Bound at Boston College.
Another class assignment, this time a one-minute interview-style video of an expert explaining something that he/she is familiar with. My pick – Dipul Patel of ecoVent. Smartphones? Smart homes. from XiaoZhi Lim on Vimeo.
For one of my classes, I was assigned to head out in the morning before dawn and document how something gets set up. That was why, two Fridays ago, I pulled myself out of bed at 5 am to get to Haymarket at about 6.30am. Sadly, I was only there for ten minutes before someone […]
Boston University News Service – It was an hour of trekking in the Lincoln woods with George Davis, a retired chemist and president emeritus of the Boston Mycological Club, before I finally spotted our prey: mushrooms. They were right beneath my feet, almost impossible to distinguish from the fallen leaves that covered the ground. Davis quickly classified the bright yellow mushrooms, with rounded caps and rings around their stems, as Amanita, a group of fungi in which many members are known to be poisonous.