End Distraction At Your Lab — With Science Settles It! (Teaser Video)

The Universe is filled with mysteries that have divided laboratories throughout history. How did life begin? Who built the pyramids? Boxers or briefs? These debates have gone on long enough. It’s about time that SCIENCE SETTLES IT!

Written and produced by neuroscientist and stand-up comic, Jono Zalay, Ph.D.


Sponsor Spotlight: SynCardia Systems, Inc. (Part 1)

Artificial Heart and Human Heart JoVE copy

We collaborate with a select group of highly regarded corporate sponsors, including world-renowned lab equipment suppliers, scientific technology companies and medical device manufacturers. While sponsorships help provide free access to materials that would typically be available only through subscription, acceptance of an article for publication in JoVE is solely dependent on its scientific content and is subject to all standard editorial criteria, including peer review. Read more…

A Complete (and Factual!) History of Science Video

Video Killed The Radio Star

Science’s Entrance into the Age of the “Talkies”

This is a guest post by Adam Ruben, PhD. The opinions expressed are his own.

Scientific journals are great—they communicate technical results, postulate new theories, and help cure insomnia. But the Journal of Visualized Experiments is different. JoVE represents a new breed of scientists, a generation aware that if a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth a thousand words plus a pop-up ad.

As we approach the one-year anniversary of JoVE’s 2500th video article, let’s examine the history of scientific results distributed by digital video:

Biology vs. Chemistry: There Can Be Only One

Atom vs Cell

This is a guest post by Adam Ruben, PhD. The opinions expressed are his own.

You’re in college. You’re halfway through your freshman year, which means you’ve most likely just dropped out of Engineering. You’re also probably drunk.

Time to choose your major! But which should you choose—Biology or Chemistry? For centuries, biologists and chemists have each argued for the superiority of their field, typically while drunk. Here are eight advantages of each:

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