Center for NanoComposites & Multifunctional Materials at Pittsburg State University, my alma mater is hosting 2009 nanotechnology entrepreneurship forum on April 24, 2010. Under the guidance of Dr. Chris Ibeh, a leading authority in the field of nano-technology, this forum will focus on nano science and the entrepreneurial aspect of bringing science to market.
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Friends at TELA SOFA Jose Yenque and Juan Escobedo are organizing The 2nd East LA International Film Festival. Film makers from around the world – Submit your films directly to TELA SOFA or email to us. TELA SOFA is a collaboration of professional directors, editors, cinematographers, writers, photographers, actors, fashion designers, muralists, painters, makeup artists, [...]
Like millions of readers around the world, I read and watched Michael Crichton’s classics growing up. Crichton became the only author ever to have works simultaneously charting at #1 in television, film, and book sales (with ER, Jurassic Park, and Disclosure, respectively). An MD turned author who loved to mix medical fiction in his body [...]
The following is a post written by a blogger Dave Phillipson. Even though I would have written few comments differently, the overall sentiment about the show ‘Shark Tank’ is accurate. Hollywood is known for replicating proven TV formats that are successfully tested elsewhere. The widely popular shows like “Who Wants to be a millionaire”, ‘The [...]
By Chris Savage
This is probably going to look like a commercial for the Calera company but I’ll say right off the bat that I have no connection or financial interest in them.
What I do have is a scientist’s interest in them.
Here’s a statistic that shocked me: cement manufacturing is responsible for 5% of global CO2 [...]
James Cameron’s big-budget (and even bigger-grossing) films create unreal worlds all their own. In this personal talk, he reveals his childhood fascination with the fantastic — from reading science fiction to deep-sea diving — and how it ultimately drove the success of his blockbuster hits “Aliens,” “The Terminator,” “Titanic” and “Avatar.”
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Eric Topol says we’ll soon use our smartphones to monitor our vital signs and chronic conditions. At TEDMED, he highlights several of the most important wireless devices in medicine’s future — all helping to keep more of us out of hospital beds.
Why you should listen to him:
As director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute [...]