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In this special lecture given at After Dark, Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas relates scientific studies of contemplative practices. Dr. Simon-Thomas is Science Director for the Greater Goods Science Center at UC Berkeley. Her current research examines the conceptual nature, experiential properties, and biological underpinnings of positive states like compassion, as well as the potential for cultivating these states and related acts of altruism.
Project: After Dark | Browse All
Date: May 8, 2012
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology
Dr. Tejal Desai of UCSF talks about the intersection of nanotechnology and medicine, an area of research that has dramatic implications for the future. It could lead to artificially engineered tissues, or more effective drug delivery. It could also result in new kinds of health monitoring devices, as Dr. Thomas Murray, from the Hastings Center, explains.
Project: NISE: SmallTalk | Browse All
Date: May 22, 2007
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Medicine