What Happened This Week in Science?
Let's look back at the science stories that came out this week!
Scientists Complete the First Map of an Insect Brain
Researchers have completed the most advanced brain map to date, that of an insect, a landmark achievement in neuroscience that brings scientists closer to true understanding of the mechanism of thought.
Celebrating Female Scientists on International Women’s Day
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Technology Networks is delighted to showcase the work of Dr. Angela Calderón, associate professor in drug discovery and development at Auburn University in the United States.
Why Do So Many People Need Glasses Now?
This video explores why children around the world have been diagnosed with nearsightedness at increasingly high rates.
How To Save Your Muscles From Aging
In this video, Jonathan from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses the decline in muscle mass as we age, some of the main reasons for this decline and the best type of exercise and resistance training to help minimize this age-related reduction in muscle mass.
Inside the Brain of a Psychopath
In this video, Justin from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses the physical differences in the nervous systems of those that suffer from Antisocial Personality Disorder.
Do the Public Need To Be More Scientifically Literate? With Dr. Hilary Jones
Why is it important to have doctors working within the media? Do the public need to be more scientifically literate? What advances have we seen in diagnostics? And how can this help GPs in the UK?
Why Do You Want To Squeeze Cute Things?
Explore the psychology of the phenomenon known as cute aggression, which is the urge to squeeze, bite or pinch something cute.
Anthropology’s Greatest Hoax
Scientists are sometimes deemed objective observers of the world in which we live, but that’s not entirely true. They’re still human and can find themselves falling victim to fraudsters just like the lot of us.
Erections Gone Wrong: What Viagra Does to the Penis
In this video, Jonathan from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses how Viagra works to assist with erectile dysfunction.