Bioprinting and Pig Chimeras: The Possible Future of Organ Transplants

From SciShow. From bioprinting to growing organs in non-human animals, doctors and scientists are looking at different ways to make organ transplants a less challenging procedure. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-…

Ever wondered why slicing a cone gives an ellipse? It’s wonderfully clever!

From 3Blue1Brown. Dandelin spheres, conic sections, and a view of genius in math. Thoughts on going sponsor-free (for those who missed it): https://www.patreon.com/posts/going-sponsor-19586800 Special thanks: http://3b1b.co/dandelin-thanks Video on Feynman’s lost lecture: https://youtu.be/xdIjYBtnvZU I originally saw the proof of this video when I was reading Paul Lockhart’s “Measurement”, which I highly recommend to all math learners,…

Hackspace Tour – Computerphile

From Computerphile. Nottingham Hackspace, or Nottinghack has starred in the background of numerous Computerphile videos, but what is a hack-space? We asked ‘Fire-pong’ and ‘Laser-cut Pipe Organ’ maker & Nottinghack Trustee Ian Dickinson for a tour. Links mentioned by Ian: Some Nottinghack projects: Fire Pong: https://youtu.be/T6EBe_5LxO8 Laser Cut Pipe Organ: https://youtu.be/-GC3tJzbuYo Vending Machine: https://youtu.be/-NVex5tVGy8 Some…

These Metamaterials Go Beyond the Properties of Nature

From Seeker. These nanostructures have been engineered to interact with radiation in unnatural ways. Here’s how they’re making microscopic optical lenses, chip-sized synchrotrons, and so much more. These Liquid-Repelling Materials Defy Nature’s Design, Here’s How – https://youtu.be/7IUhp65EBOY Read More: Researchers defy 19th Century law of Physics in 21st century boost for energy efficiency https://phys.org/news/2018-11-defy-19th-century-law-physics.html “Dr.…