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Video of the Week

Video of the Week

Because, Science.

Because, Science.

I've been enjoying NOVA's online series `The Secret Lives of Scientists and Engineers'. These short videos depict some lesser known aspects of the lives of cutting-edge scientists, their hobbies, passions and pastimes outside of the lab...

April 25, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Four New Species of Deep-Sea Killer Sponge Discovered

Four New Species of Deep-Sea Killer Sponge Discovered

Four new carnivorous sponge species have recently been discovered in the deep sea. This short video comes from Becky Crew’s post on the Running Ponies blog, it provides basic natural history of these unique organisms and gives us a visualization of their habitats several kilometres beneath the oceans surface...

April 17, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Zombie Apocalypse Survival Chemistry: Death Cologne

Zombie Apocalypse Survival Chemistry: Death Cologne

I'm really loving the new `Reactions` series from the American Chemical Society. Those of us involved in the world of science communication are well aware that effective science-storytelling involves a lot of creativity and style...

April 9, 2014 — Carin Bondar
My TED Talk is Live! The Birds and the Bees are Just the Beginning…

My TED Talk is Live! The Birds and the Bees are Just the Beginning…

I was invited to speak at TED Global in Edinburgh last June based on a web series that I wrote and starred in called `Wild Sex'. The series took a bold and unapologetic approach to the topic of the evolutionary biology of sex, and our vision was very well received...

March 20, 2014 — Carin Bondar
How The Elements Got Their Names

How The Elements Got Their Names

I've been a fan of Joe Hanson`s YouTube channel for a long time. It's Okay to Be Smart covers science topics in fun, interesting, and quirky ways - and the latest video is no exception.

March 11, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Eat Small: Why our Big Fish Problem is leading to big fish problems

Eat Small: Why our Big Fish Problem is leading to big fish problems

The following is an excerpt from Patrick Mustain’s post on the Food Matters blog: We like big fish. And thats a problem, according to Andy Sharpless, CEO of the ocean conservation organization Oceana, and co-author (along with Suzannah Evans) of the book The Perfect Protein...

February 13, 2014 — Carin Bondar

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