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Symphony of Science inspires both scientists and laymen

If you haven't discovered Symphony of Science before you have surely some great YouTube moments before you. This science, music and video project by John Boswell, an electronic musician from Wasthington, is a stunning source of inspiration for scientists and laymen alike.

”Virtual Poster” tomorrow’s format?

Vasco Elbrecht from Ruhr-Universität Bochum has created a ”Virtual Poster” format which combines “Richard Attenborough commentary” with animated illustrations.

DNA animation more inspirational than instructional

The London-based  creative agency Territory created this elegant video for BBC Knowledge. It explains the role and function of DNA. http://www.territorystudio.com/work/motion/?p=BBC-knowledge-DNA It’s fun to watch, but I finds it…

Hans Rosling: The Magic Washing Machine

Are you, like me, blown away by Hans Rosling’s presentations skills in this video? Or do you think there is a ”Rosling hype” and that his style and performances are ”form without substance” (T.S. Eliot)? http://www.ted.com/…
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E.O. Wilson: ”The world needs [young scientists], badly”

E.O. Wilson, legendary scientist in the fields of e.g. sociobiology and myrmecology (the study of ants), is an excellent science communicator. For example, he has won the Pulitzer Prize twice in the category for General Non-Fiction. I…