Matthew Dea

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The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

So here we are in Hintze Hall, our newly renovated space. On this ground floor we have ten Wonder Bays, which show the sorts of collections that we’ve got. So on the east side we have we have extinct specimens, and on the west side we have extant specimens that are still in the world […]

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Information Enigma: Where does information come from?

Information Enigma: Where does information come from?

the crucial question that will decide the debate about biological origins is precisely the question of the origin of information if you don’t have instructions if you don’t have information you can’t build anything alike everyone who works in biology knows that information is needed in order for a living cell to do what it […]

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Can Social Sciences Help Understand Customers Better? | Leading in Digital | Cognizant UK & Ireland

Can Social Sciences Help Understand Customers Better? | Leading in Digital | Cognizant UK & Ireland

There’s a huge drive towards technology deployment today, massive programmes that are trying to build efficiencies and to automate systems. However, the real opportunity and the way we approach the challenge is to understand what the human perspective is for both the delivery of those processes and systems and the experiences they create. Classic research […]

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Water, Ultimate Giver of Life, Points to Intelligent Design

Are spiders good mothers? | Natural History Museum

Spiders make surprisingly good mothers Many species protect their eggs in silk pouches Others carry their young on their backs One species takes things a step further The jumping spider, Toxeus magnus, actually feeds its young by secreting a milk-like substance from an opening on its abdomen. This highly nutritious liquid is made up of […]

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Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6

Human Evolution: Crash Course Big History #6

Hi, I’m John Green. Welcome to Crash Course Big History Project where today we’re going to talk about the Planet of the Apes films. – What’s that? Apparently, those were not documentaries. But there was an evolutionary process that saw primates move out of East Africa and transform the earth into an actual planet of […]

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The Poetry of Science: Richard Dawkins and Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Poetry of Science: Richard Dawkins and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Without further ado, here’s Professor Richard Dawkins and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Well, Neil, we’re here to talk about the poetry of science. I would say that science is the poetry of reality, and one of the things that I feel a bit humble in your presence, biology being a kind of junior science to […]

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Why Do We Have To Sleep?

Why Do We Have To Sleep?

[MUSIC] [MUSIC] For many of us, the worst moment of every day goes something like this… [ALARM CLOCK NOISE] That noise marks our daily return from the mysterious world that we call sleep. We spend a third of our lives asleep, yet, other than the odd snapshot of a dream here and there, most of […]

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Are There Dead Wasps In Figs? | Gross Science

Are There Dead Wasps In Figs? | Gross Science

Figs are one of my favorite foods. They’re sweet and floral, and there’s something about the texture that I find so delightful—the outside is soft, but the seeds in the middle give you this totally satisfying crunch. But it turns out that many species of figs contain the bodies of dead wasps. I’m Anna and […]

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