Winners of The Scientist Labbies - 2010

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Cristina Luiggi
Sep 1, 2010
Winners of The Scientist Labbies - 2010

VIDEO WINNERS

  • Video Winner,
    Readers’ Choice
  • Lizards as seed dispensers in island ecosystems
  • Reptilian gardeners
  • Submitted by Luis Navarro, Esther Bernrdez, Jos Sagillo and Ivan Rodrguez-Ars from the University of Vigo in Spain
  • Content: Passing through the digestive system of an island-dwelling lizard may be a godsend to seeds, according to this intricate 3D animation. Made at the Laboratory of Ecology and Evolution of Plants at the University of Vigo in Spain, the video illustrates how lizards play a crucial role in the proliferation of the flora on the islands off the coast of Spain.

  • Video Winner, Judges’ Choice
  • GENEticS
  • Keeping it real with genes
  • Submitted by The GAMY Project, its principal investigator Rachel Iredale, and the Genomics Policy Unit at the University of Glamorgan in Wales. Video produced by Jon Chase (aka Oort Kuiper)
  • Content: "So let's talk about genes, and I...
Winners of The Scientist Labbies - 2010

VIDEO WINNERS

  • Video Winner,
    Readers’ Choice
  • Lizards as seed dispensers in island ecosystems
  • Reptilian gardeners
  • Submitted by Luis Navarro, Esther Bernrdez, Jos Sagillo and Ivan Rodrguez-Ars from the University of Vigo in Spain
  • Content: Passing through the digestive system of an island-dwelling lizard may be a godsend to seeds, according to this intricate 3D animation. Made at the Laboratory of Ecology and Evolution of Plants at the University of Vigo in Spain, the video illustrates how lizards play a crucial role in the proliferation of the flora on the islands off the coast of Spain.

  • Video Winner, Judges’ Choice
  • GENEticS
  • Keeping it real with genes
  • Submitted by The GAMY Project, its principal investigator Rachel Iredale, and the Genomics Policy Unit at the University of Glamorgan in Wales. Video produced by Jon Chase (aka Oort Kuiper)
  • Content: "So let's talk about genes, and I don't mean trousers," go the lyrics to this catchy rap video created for The GAMY (Genetics and Merthyr Youth) Project. It is one of the many videos, games, and digital media used by researchers at the University of Glamorgan in the United Kingdom to engage local teenagers in a conversation about genetics.
WEB SITE WINNER
  • Website Winner, Readers’ and
    Judges’ Choice
  • Proteopedia
  • A very geeky wiki
  • Submitted by Jaime Prilusky, Eran Hodis, and Joel L. Sussman from The Weizmann Institute of Science, as well as the Proteopedia User Community
  • Content: Visualize the hemoglobin variant responsible for sickle-cell anemia, or the proteins used by extremophiles to survive some of the Earth's harshest conditions in this 3D interactive encyclopedia of biomacromolecules. The brainchild of researchers at The Weizmann Institute of Science, this user-friendly wiki lets users create and modify content, as well as access a wealth of published information on the structure of more than 60,000 molecules.

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