The Way We Build Video Games Is Changing, Here’s How
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The Way We Build Video Games Is Changing, Here’s How

By a strange twist of fate, video games have played a role in developing artificial intelligence. Graphics processing units that were originally intended just to pump out polygons and pixels happen to be the perfect systems to train neural networks. […]

Are We All Related?
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Are We All Related?

This is you. And these are your ancestors, a huge pyramid stretching into the past and balancing right on your head. How many ancestors do you have? Well, you have two parents. Four grandparents. And eight great-grandparents. Four generations back, […]

DNA Mutation 3D Animation
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DNA Mutation 3D Animation

DNA polymerase copies the DNA for the body however sometimes it makes mistakes which could lead to mutations In DNA the strands are matched up A with T and G with C if A is matched with G this is […]

Powerful visual illusions | Al Seckel
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Powerful visual illusions | Al Seckel

We’re going to talk — my — a new lecture, just for TED — and I’m going show you some illusions that we’ve created for TED, and I’m going to try to relate this to happiness. What I was thinking […]

One Weird Visual Illusion Explained
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One Weird Visual Illusion Explained

This is an image of a young woman with a feathered hat looking over her shoulder. Or… is it? Her chin also makes out the nose of an old woman, looking down. And take this image of a vase. Is […]

Is marijuana bad for your brain? – Anees Bahji
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Is marijuana bad for your brain? – Anees Bahji

In 1970, marijuana was classified as a schedule 1 drug in the United States: the strictest designation possible, meaning it was completely illegal and had no recognized medical uses. For decades, this view persisted and set back research on the […]

DNA Replication 3D Animation
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DNA Replication 3D Animation

DNA is composed of Phosphate, Deoxyribose and nitrogenous bases Adenine, Thymine, Guanine and Cytosine It is in the shape of a double helix as shown The 5′ and 3′ ends are over here DNA replication occurs during the first phase […]