Lecture series coordinated by Professor Gordon Pirie, Deputy Director, African Centre for Cities, University
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Kristina Ludwig, CRNA, MSN
Kristina Ludwig loves new experiences both in her personal and professional lives. She'll tell you one thing is true about recently moving to Baltimore and joining the ranks of our Nurse Anesthetists—it's hasn't been dull yet. View her video to learn more.
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Common Lionfish--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Lionfish swimming in its ocean habitat. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. The red and white stripes are intermingled with varying reddish, golden brown and black-brown bars or stripes, alternating against a pale yellowish-white background. This is a great resource to help build background kn
Spiny Seahorse--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of the physical characteristics of a Spiny Seahorse. Named after the spines that project from the corners of the bony plates covering the body, the spiny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix) is, like all seahorses, an intriguing and peculiar-looking fish. As well as its spiny appearance, this seahorse can be distinguished by its very long snout, which is sparsely patterned with white bars. This is a great resource to help build background kn
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball (Full Clip)
Take a look... with your eye. You'll see how it works. You'll see things right side up that start out upside down. It's a quick trick your brain pulls. Your brain, by the way, is the part of your eyes that you can see. Click, and have a look-see. (02:13)
H. Sebastian Seung: I am my connectome (TED)
This lecture at TEDGlobal 2010 introduced the idea that “I am my connectome.” The slogan summarizes the hypothesis that personality traits, memories, mental disorders, and other aspects of personal identity are encoded in the pattern of connections between the brain’s neurons.
Sebastian Seung is mapping a massively ambitious new model of the brain that focuses on the connections between each neuron. He calls it our "connectome," and it's