Menu

2014’s Best in Multimedia

The Scientist’s standout videos and slideshows of the year

Dec 28, 2014
Bob Grant

Several multimedia items on www.the-scientist.com took readers beyond the text, with videos and slideshows that brought the stories of researchers and their work to life. Here are 2014’s best.

TSLive: Catch of the Day

Intrepid TS editor Kerry Grens spent a chilly Spring day on the Illinois River with Asian Carp hunter Clint Carter to report a story about the strategy of eating invasive species to remove them from ecosystems.

The Structure of Flowers

Architecture student-turned-artist Macato Murayama creates beautiful images inspired by the intricate anatomy of flowers.

 

 

 

Midair Collision

A Canada goose smashes into the cockpit of a small plane, highlighting the dangers of birdstrikes.

 

 

 

TSLive: Handy Apes

Studying handedness in chimps may shed light on the mysterious trait in humans.

 

 

 


Sex in a Scanner

Meet Pek Van Andel, who conducted the famous MRI sex experiment, and see his research in action.

 

 



Anatomical Art

Through her Street Anatomy blog, medical illustrator Vanessa Ruiz has connected with a diverse array of arists who draw inspiration from the human body.

 



Seizing the Opportunity

Ron Blackwell helps neuroscientists map the circuitry of face perception by letting them stimulate his brain with electricity.

 

 



TSLive: Disease on the Wing

Bats' special relationship with pathogens

 

 




Seeing in the Dark

Meet the scientists and study subjects behind research into how senses work together to form perceptions of the world.

January 2019

Cannabis on Board

Research suggests ill effects of cannabinoids in the womb

Marketplace

Sponsored Product Updates

WIN a VIAFLO 96/384 to supercharge your microplate pipetting!
WIN a VIAFLO 96/384 to supercharge your microplate pipetting!
INTEGRA Biosciences is offering labs the chance to win a VIAFLO 96/384 pipette. Designed to simplify plate replication, plate reformatting or reservoir-to-plate transfers, the VIAFLO 96/384 allows labs without the space or budget for an expensive pipetting robot to increase the speed and throughput of routine tasks.
FORMULATRIX® digital PCR technology to be acquired by QIAGEN
FORMULATRIX® digital PCR technology to be acquired by QIAGEN
FORMULATRIX has announced that their digital PCR assets, including the CONSTELLATION® series of instruments, is being acquired by QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN, Frankfurt Stock Exchange: QIA) for up to $260 million ($125 million upfront payment and $135 million of milestones).  QIAGEN has announced plans for a global launch in 2020 of a new series of digital PCR platforms that utilize the advanced dPCR technology developed by FORMULATRIX combined with QIAGEN’s expertise in assay development and automation.
Application of CRISPR/Cas to the Generation of Genetically Engineered Mice
Application of CRISPR/Cas to the Generation of Genetically Engineered Mice
With this application note from Taconic, learn about the power that the CRISPR/Cas system has to revolutionize the field of custom mouse model generation!
Translational Models of Obesity, Dysmetabolism, Diabetes, and Complications
Translational Models of Obesity, Dysmetabolism, Diabetes, and Complications
This webinar, from Crown Bioscience, presents a unique continuum of translational dysmetabolic platforms that more closely mimic human disease. Learn about using next-generation rodent and spontaneously diabetic non-human primate models to accurately model human-relevant disease progression and complications related to obesity and diabetes here!