6 Awesome Technologies Your Tax Dollars are Paying to Create
This short video briefly highlights 6 cool technologies that your tax dollars have helped to fund.
Advice for Future Scientists
Researchers from chemical engineering, biomedical and bioengineering, biochemistry, and biophysics give their advice to science students and those who are thinking of going into science.
What are Quantum Dots?
Quantum dots are small semiconducting nanocrystals that can be made up of a variety of different elements such as silicon, cadmium selenide, or cadmium sulfide.
Exercise, Stress, and the Brain
Dr. Paul Thompson talks about how imaging has revealed the positive effects of exercise on the brain as well as the detrimental effects of stress and cortisol on the brain.
Revealing Early Development of Life
Interview with scientists at the NIH, Dr. Hari Shroff, Lab Chief of NIBIB's High Resolution Optical Imaging Lab and Dr. Andrew York.
Imaging Alzheimer's in the Brain
Dr. Paul Thompson discusses the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), an imaging project that attempts to discover the best predictors and measures of Alzheimer's Disease.
DIY Vaccination with Microneedle Patch
Besides being nearly painless to use, the microneedle patches are simple enough for patients to apply themselves, which may encourage more people to get immunized.
Picturing the Brain
Dr. Paul Thompson talks about the work that he does at the Lab of Neuro Imaging (LONI) at UCLA. He discusses brain health, the latest brain imaging technology and projects like ENIGMA, which involves a world-wide effort to create a brain database.
Teaming Up: Imaging and Genetics
Dr. Paul Thompson discusses the possibilities of combining the latest brain imaging technology with the study of genetics.