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Gabe Barcia-Colombo: My DNA vending machine

Filmed August 2013 at TED Fellows Retreat 2013 Vending machines generally offer up sodas, candy bars and chips. Not so for the one created by TED Fellow Gabe Barcia-Colombo. This artist has dreamed up a DNA Vending Machine, which dispenses extracted human DNA, packaged in a vial along with a collectible photo of the person who …

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Nature: Leonardo – Anatomist

Nature Video was invited to Windsor Castle to see some of Leonardo da Vinci’s anatomical drawings. The drawings show that Leonardo did more than dabble in the sciences; he carried out experiments and made staggering medical discoveries which could have transformed the study of anatomy in Europe — had they not languished unpublished for centuries. …

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Bulent Atalay: Leonardo’s Universe

Bulent Atalay, himself a scientist and artist, offers a comprehensive look at Leonardo Da Vinci, his work, and the many ways in which this enigmatic genius has influenced our world. Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (1452 – 1519) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, …

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