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Winners of the Dance Your PhD Competition Revealed [Video]

For the past 6 years, Science magazine and its publisher, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, have challenged researchers to explain their doctoral research through interpretive dance. This year, the winners of the Dance Your Ph.D. contest goes to Cedric Tan, a biologist whose postdoctoral research examines the relationship between sperm and the [...]

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Where are the Women Science Creators on Youtube?

Click image to watch Joanne's Blood Cell Bakery Introduction

Many times I wondered this myself, and while I had the attention of the youtube infamous Hank Green of SciShow, I asked him in correspondence last year: “One last thing, while I have your attention. Have you noticed that there are so few women represented on youtube talking about science? It’s one thing that TV [...]

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Cyberscreen Film Festival Winners (in Brief)

We here at PsiVid are very proud to announce the winners of the Cyberscreen Film Festival as presented during the Science Online 2013 Un-conference. Films were submitted in either the Professional or the Independent category and we required that the submitters need to be considered as part of the Science Online community and the winners [...]

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My Favorite Science (or Marginally Science Themed) Videos from 2012

These drops of solution remain suspended for a long period of time, thanks to the vibrational force of sound waves that keep them stationary in an air column. (Photo by Dan Harris)

These are some of my favorite videos from 2012. Which were your favorites this past year? Seven Minutes of Terror. A very well-produced video from NASA about how engineers worked to execute the landing of the Mars Curiosity Rover. The science and engineering thinking process came through for them successfully resulting in one of the [...]

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Science Video Brainstorming, and Some YouTube Science

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Looks like I’m in for a great summer full of science video goodness! At the end of June, both Carin and I will be heading to an unconference (taking a clue from Bora from Science Online) called BrainSTEM at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada (maybe I’ll get to wave at Stephen Hawking!)  We will be [...]

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Material Marvels in Video

Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

It’s always a pleasure to come across a series of videos that deal with a subset of science that is told well, produced well and have a continuity that viewers can expect. I was paying my “blog calls” to people attending Science Online 2012 and came across Yale’s website and found Ainissa Ramirez, a (now [...]

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More Quantum Levitation Video Fun!

North Museum Quantum Levitator

In October, I shared the Quantum Levitation video that was making its rounds on the internet. Today, I share with you something of a world tour of quantum levitation videos! Perusing around the internet today I came across a video made by the North Museum of Natural History & Science where it previewed its newest attraction. This [...]

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Using Videos to Promote a Science Themed Book

Video is everywhere, and it turns out that the book publishing industry and authors know to get readers, they simply must have a video of some sort out there! There are several different ways to promote a science book on video. One way is to put up a talk given on the topic of the [...]

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