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How Infrared Light Could REVERSE Dementia

This video is from Reverse Aging Revolution. Dr Paul Chazot is working on a ground-breaking infrared light therapy that has the potential to help people with dementia, involving a specially adapted medical device that delivers infrared light deep into the brain, triggering nerve cell repair and increasing blood flow to the brain. Dr Chazot is […]

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What if everyone jumped at once?

This video from xkcd’s What If? answers the question “What would happen if everyone on earth stood as close to each other as they could, jumped, and landed on the ground all at the same instant?”

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AI Science

How Intelligence Evolved | A 600 million year story

This video from Art of the Problem follows the evolution of intelligence, from the simple nerve nets to the complex neural networks in humans that enable consciousness, learning, and imagination.

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New Superconductor Scandal: What We Know So Far

Last year, Ranga Dias from the University of Rochester in New York claimed he had found a material that was superconducting at room temperature. He has now been accused of research misconduct. This video from Sabine Hossenfelder is a summary of what we know so far.

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Why Reality is a Hallucination.

There have always been hints that the brain wasn’t evolved to track objective reality, but a new, incredibly popular theory in neuroscience takes everything one step further. Not only is your brain not built for reality, you’ve never even experienced it. Noted Science Zaddy Kyle Hill explains “predictive processing.”  

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AI Science

Why Nvidia, Google And Microsoft Are Betting Billions On Biotech’s AI Future

As language models like ChatGPT and Gemini have ushered in a new age of AI in Silicon Valley, the world’s most powerful tech companies are looking ahead to drug discovery and digital biology. This video is from Forbes and there’s an accompanying article.

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Future Interesting Science

This is why we don’t have flying cars.

This video is from Joe Scott. Did you know that Henry Ford wanted to make a flying car? And he came very close to doing it, too. This video tells the story of how flying cars almost became a thing, as well as other technologies we really thought we’d have by now. Why didn’t they […]

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AI Science

How Flies’ Neurons compute the direction of visual motion

This video is from MITCBMM. Abstract: Detecting the direction of image motion is important for visual navigation, predator avoidance and prey capture, and thus essential for the survival of all animals that have eyes. However, the direction of motion is not explicitly represented at the level of the photoreceptors: it rather needs to be computed […]

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Do we create reality with our mind? A physicist’s reply.

This video is from Sabine Hossenfelder. Do we create reality with our minds? I got this question on twitter the other day and after rolling my eyes about it for some while, I decided it’s actually a good question. You might think the answer is obviously “no”. But it’s not that simple. Let me explain.

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