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What is a Cataract? | #aumsum

What is a cataract? It may be a cat’s nickname. No. A cataract is an eye disease. How does it form? Wait. I will explain. Each of our eyes consists of a transparent lens. Is it similar to my camera lens? Absolutely. Our eye lens is made up of water and protein. They are arranged […]

A Cure for Ageing?: David Sinclair at TEDxSydney

Translator: David Hsu Reviewer: Denise RQ I believe that we’re all only given one precious life. For those of us who are really lucky to be born, it’s a life to be embraced, a life to be used for good, and a life that’s worth prolonging in good health. When we’re all very young, we […]

Why Do You Feel Butterflies in Your Stomach?

Maybe you’re checking your phone, wrapped up in your own world, and then suddenly you make eye contact with your crush sitting across the coffee shop or you’re headed into an interview for a life changing job oppourtunity or you’re filming a video that’s going to be watched by hundreds of, thousands of people! Before […]

Changing the future with stem cells | Crystal Ruff | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool

Translator: Robert Tucker Reviewer: Denise RQ For the past 12 years, I have been a researcher in the field of regenerative medicine. As a doctor of neuroscience, my work investigates whether or not we can use stem cells to help children who have had brain injury or adults with spinal cord injury. Today, I am […]

Scientist Gains Vision Underwater

(birds cawing) – When I was a child I was severely myopic from who knows what age. I didn’t know that you could see leaves on a tree from the ground. But something happened before I got glasses and that was that I was let loose with a mask and snorkel. (water bubbling) For the […]

Is There Any Actual Science Behind Stem Cell Therapy?

In 2017, three women went blind after paying a so-called ‘stem cell clinic’ in Florida thousands of dollars to treat their macular degeneration. Wait a second, a year ago Julian was talking about all the new and exciting advances in this field. Why are these stem cell therapies dangerous, and why aren’t real, safe, and […]

Hunting for Ebola among the bats of the Congo

Two hours after midnight the scientists begin their day. Starting with full containment gear. Even though they are in a totally different environment then they are used to —a hot,muggy, buggy, night in a jungle tent — not a high-level containment facility in Montana– the dangers are the same. These researchers are catching bats in […]

A Chef Ate Gas Station Nachos For Dinner. This Is What Happened To His Limbs.

A Chef Ate Gas Station Nachos and Hot Dogs For Dinner. This Is What Happened To His Limbs. GP is a 34 year old man, presenting to the emergency room with shortness of breath and blurred vision. He tells the admitting nurse that he knew something was wrong when he had to burp, but a […]

Top 5 Deadliest Diseases

There’s a lot of stuff out there trying to kill us right now, and today I’m going to talk about the ones that are the best at it. The five deadliest infectious diseases in the world. Now do your self a favor, put away any food you might have nearby you and if you have […]