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Video: How COVID-19 attacks a patient’s lungs

CT imaging from George Washington University Hospital shows the effects of Covid-19 on the lungs of a 59-year old man ...
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Video: Here’s how quickly the coronavirus could overwhelm US hospitals

How bad will the coronavirus be for US hospitals? Some experts suggest that 20-60 percent of adults may contract the ...
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Video: What CRISPR means for human evolution

Tech experts discuss the past, present and future of CRISPR gene editing. How will the technology affect our future generations? ...
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Video: Filipino farmers ‘clamor’ for access to GMO insect-resistant Bt eggplant

SEARCA Biotechnology Information Center (SEARCA BIC) releases The Bt Eggplant Story, a new video series that documents the development of Bt ...
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Video: Building a bionic prosthetic leg that ‘thinks for itself’

It’s no question that researchers, doctors, and engineers want to design more effective robotic limbs that can help paralyzed and ...
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Video: Neuroscientist Sergiu Pasca on his pioneering efforts to grow brain organoids from stem cells

When [Stanford University brain researcher Sergiu] Pasca started his own lab at the university in 2014, he continued working on ...
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Video: ‘Blood on their hands’—Greens’ resistance to biotechnology blocks sustainable agriculture, climate change innovation, says GLP’s Jon Entine

Green advocacy groups are the single biggest impediment to sustainable agriculture ...
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Video: Two mutations join forces to create deadlier cancer

Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have discovered that ...
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Video: Here’s what sugar does to our brains

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation ...
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Video: Can meat substitutes like the GMO Impossible Burger make inroads as a meat substitute in China and other countries?

Meat substitutes are surging in popularity as an environmentalist backlash against meat intensifies and as the taste of meat substitutes ...
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Video: Crops engineered with nanoparticles could survive bleak environments—including space

A family of nanoparticles known as metal-organic frameworks, or MOFs, can absorb harmful UV radiation. Joseph Richardson is a nano-engineer ...
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Video: Does eating red meat increase cancer risk? Here’s what’s wrong with a recent study.

The old chestnut that eating red meat leads to cancer is back. A [recent] study claimed that eating red meat ...
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Video: Prof Joe Schwarcz on why bugs may be coming to our dinner plates

Pretty soon there will be 9 billion people coming to dinner. That population boom is going to require an increase ...
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Video: Targeting glioblastoma and other deadly cancers with nanoparticles, chemotherapy

Nanoparticles are capable of carrying chemotherapy to areas of the body afflicted by cancer. However, what if these nanoparticles were ...
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Video: African biotech scientist Margaret Karembu defends safety, sustainability of GMO crops

Environmental scientist Margaret Karembu takes on common objections to GMO crops in this interview with Know Ideas Media founder Nick ...
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Video: Alzheimer’s and the disappointing history of amyloid research

The idea that sticky brain plaques cause Alzheimer’s disease began as an interesting hypothesis and eventually became drug industry dogma. Now, ...
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Video: Weaponizing CRISPR against superbugs

Bladder infections, like many others, are increasingly becoming resistant to antibiotics. "We are getting to the point where there are ...
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Video: Robot dinosaurs show us how flight evolved

Modern birds are believed to have evolved from certain types of dinosaurs, and the transitional species Archaeopteryx sits neatly in ...
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Video: What does it mean to ‘turn on’ a gene?

In the murky darkness, blue and green blobs are dancing. Sometimes they keep decorous distances from each other, but other ...
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Video: Even if you’ve never taken a DNA test ‘your genetic privacy might already be compromised’

The rise of direct-to-consumer DNA tests comes with a host of thorny problems, including how to interpret the data and major questions about genetic privacy ...
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Video: Where did the infamous needle-in-a-tomato anti-GMO image come from?

It’s become something of a personal quest: find the original “syringe-in-the-plant” image. For the last 5 years, I’ve been communicating ...
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Video: Lab-grown meat could hit the market within five years

Lab-grown meat, cultured from the stem cells of animals, is considered by many to be a sustainable and ethical solution ...
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Video: Tomorrow’s crops could be grown indoors, without soil or pesticides

As the world's population grows and climate change accelerates, farmers are increasingly turning to biotechnology, engineering and data science to ...
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Podcast: There’s more to plant breeding than GMOs. Overlooked biotech tools help develop new crops

When most people hear the term biotechnology they think GMOs. It’s important to know that biotechnology is much more than ...
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Video: EU Parliament member calls for ‘pragmatic’ debate about crop gene editing in Europe

Dutch MEP Jan Huitema spoke before the Agriculture Committee of the EU Parliament on January 7. He called for a ...
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Video: Why infectious diseases are so troublesome for air travelers

When Emirates Flight EK203 landed at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport last September, it did not proceed to its ...
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Video: How accurate is Non-GMO Project’s butterfly label?

Make no mistake, the Non-GMO Project isn't here to sell you safer food, they're just here to make money on ...
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Video: Why many food companies won’t pick a side in the GMO debate

In this video, Know Ideas Media founder Nick Saik explains why farmers and agriculture companies have to get involved in ...