Making CRISPR Cas9 work in the brain
[3:07] [Video and text source: Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience YouTube channel]…MORE
Michael Shermer: Why Skepticism Is the Right Approach to the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia
[7:55] Bear with us for a second, but do you know the Belinda Carlisle song “Heaven is a Place on Earth”? It&…MORE
Gary Marcus: Never too late to learn something new!
[14:40] Gary Marcus is a Cognitive Scientist at NYU and author of the New York Times Bestseller, Guitar Zero. Co-editor …MORE
Where Are Memories Stored?
[6:27] How does my brain store memories again?? Great question! There are a lot of questions about how memories are stor…MORE
BJ Casey: The Effects of Early Life Stress on Brain and Behavior
[18:05] Yale University’s BJ Casey shares an in-depth look into the detrimental effects on the brain resulting …MORE
Christof Koch: Can Consciousness be Non-Biological?
[6:07] If consciousness is 100% physical, we would have to conclude that the same kind of consciousness that we experie…MORE
Ways to Bring the Brain Dead ‘Back to Life’
[5:00] Would you get a brain cell transplant? And just how many cells can you have replaced without becoming a whole new p…MORE
Siddhartha Mukherjee: The Gene – Unlocking the Human Code
[1:22:01] Genetics has revolutionised not just how we think of biology but how we think of ourselves. We are, in the word…MORE
Jocelyne Bloch: The brain may be able to repair itself – with help
[11:34] Through treating everything from strokes to car accident traumas, neurosurgeon Jocelyne Bloch knows the bra…MORE
Using Neurobiology to Overcome Genetic and Environmental Adversity
[20:34] MIT’s Mark Bear presents a fascinating account of how understanding neural plasticity, or the ability …MORE