This section contains a collection of audio-visual resources that can be browsed to learn more about development and biology. This page is part of the redeveloped resources section on the Node, you can find out more about the update here.
Links to some interesting videos teaching about biology.
Audio resources including podcasts to further interest and understanding in biology.
This section contains links to some examples of the pairing of art and science. Development is such a beautiful part of biology, turning experimental images into art is an easy way to tell a story to the public.
- Seminars on development and stem cells from iBiology.
- Stated Clearly videos explaining biological concepts to lay audiences.
- Suggested YouYube channels from the popular IFLS.
- Company of Biologists YouTube channel.
- Acapella Science explaining science in pop songs.
- Minute lectures on a range of biology topics.
- YouTube video on the importance of funding basic science.
- Movie about Antonie van Leeuwenhoek and bacteria.
- Video to illustrate the problem of image resolution.
- Learn about blood stem cell development.
- Video explaining the cytoskeleton.
- Videos explaining the process of transcription.
- SDB CoRE: database of reference images, movies and diagrams.
- EuroStemCell highlights animated videos from the Institut Pasteur explaining Muscle and Stem Cells
- Nicole Theodosiou shares her experience of teaching evo-devo to, and promoting creativity in, university students
- The UNSW Embryology page has collated hundreds of embryology movies, including human and model organisms as well as computer models
- If you want to introduce students (or anyone for that matter) to the beauty of developmental biology, this movie of newt development by Jan van IJken is a good place to start.
- Our own YouTube channel includes playlists devoted to animal and development, specific model organisms, history of the field, talks and interviews, education and science art, and advice for scientists. Get in touch if you see anything we’ve missed!
- CellPress podcast webpage.
- A wide range of science podcasts for many levels.
- Plantae’s The Taproot is a podcast devoted to the stories behind papers in plant science
- WelcomeTrust page on art and science
- Work by the University of Southampton on neuro diseases and fashion.
- Cheeky neurons using art to explain epilepsy to children.
- Microetchings of the nervous system.
- Interstellate – beautiful neuro science art.
- Natalya Zahn’s website containing beautiful science drawings.
- Beata Science Art website with many different forms of science art.
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