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Part 3 - The Secret Lives of Sea Creatures
What kind of life did early animals lead? Did they have a similar body form from birth to adulthood, like humans, or did they undergo metamorphosis like tadpoles to frogs and caterpillars to butterflies? And which came first in evolution: the adult or the larva? Join Wednesday’s researchers who try to answer these questions by studying animals with alien larval forms.
Live from the Lab: Stories of Animal Ancestors – Part 4 – Ancient Connection: The Evolution of the Nervous System
Part 4 - Ancient Connection: The Evolution of the Nervous System
Where did the brain come from? In this episode, we will discuss how early nervous systems might have evolved to help animals move, why we have many different types of nerve cells, and how complex animal brains came to be.
Part 5- The Cyber Age of Science
Did you know there are terabytes upon terabytes of scientific data we can freely access? Is infinite data infinite knowledge? In this episode, the speakers will show how biologists collect, compare, and compute data to generate knowledge in the era of big data.