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Video of the Day – 5/10/13 (How Folding a Paper Can Get You to the Moon)

Daily Video — “How Folding a Paper Can Get You to the Moon

Forget everything you’ve heard about only being able to fold a single sheet of paper seven times.Today’s video from TED-Ed blows that idea out of the water to show how folding a single sheet of paper only .001 cm thick can (theoretically) reach from Earth to the moon.  Learn about the concept of exponential growth through this fun theory and find out just why you really can’t fold a single sheet of paper in half too many times!

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Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 3/26/13 (How Pain Relievers Work)

Daily Video — “How Pain Relievers Work”

Today’s video from TED explains how pain works within out bodies and how pain relievers such as aspirin and ibuprofen function within the body at a molecular level to help reduce pain.

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Posted by on March 26, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 3/20/13 (How Nerves Work)

Daily Video — “How Nerves Work”

Today’s video from TED gives a fabulous short overview of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, explaining how these specialized cells detect and respond to stimuli and the electrical functioning of nerves.

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Posted by on March 20, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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