Monthly archives: December, 2012

A Breath of Air

“A Breath of Air” details the work of USC scientists on the health effects of air pollution on children, and also the community perspective on air pollution in the Los Angeles area. It was produced and directed by Keren Markuze, with Andrea Hricko, a USC associate professor of preventive medicine at Keck School of Medicine …

Light capture by Photosystem I

We feed off nuclear reactions in space…Every calorie that we eat comes directly or indirectly from sunlight captured by plants. Light is harvested by chlorophylls in the antennae complex of photosystem I, then funneled to the reaction center where the biochemical work of photosynthesis begins. Video Rating: 4 / 5

People of the history of the living cell

Do not forget Fathers of Science! History of Cell Biology, cell, living cell, membrane theory, discovery of the cell, Anthony van Leeuwenhoek, August Weismann, Camilo S. Golgi, Carl Wilhelm von Nageli, Claude Bernard, Franz Unger, Frederick George Donnan, Hugo von Mohl, II Mechnikov, Jacobus Henricus van’t Hoff, Jan Purkinje, Zacharias Janssen, Jens C. Skou, Julius …