Creation of male/female embryos shows need for federal oversight
July 13, 2003
Why use male cells in female embryos? This is just simple (if naive)
practicality: Y chromosomes can be distinguished with a quick and
inexpensive test. If the implanted cells became incorporated into
the embryo, they would be easy to spot. So [Norbert Gleicher]'s
team placed up to three male cells into female embryos that were
21 days old.
Of Pharmers and Chimeras
August 6, 2002
The green fields that ostentatiously carpet the hills of Scotland
are home to the drug factories of the Roslin Institute. These factories
produce only a modest amount of gas, and nobody in the neighborhood
is complaining. After all, these 'factories' are sheep, genetically
engineered to produce human proteins in their milk.
June 18, 2002
Bush's bioethics czar Leon Kass wants to criminalize lifesaving
medical research because it violates the natural order of things.
Would he have opposed wiping out smallpox?
a Digital Camcorder
Watch over a video technician's shoulder as he lays out all of a
camcorder's parts -- from lens to CCD to recording head -- but don't
try this at home!
Your Own Director's Cut on DVD
Making video for DVD isn't like producing for VHS. It's a whole
new ball game!
Editing: Introduction to Computer Animation
Today's powerful animation software can help you create dazzling
DV Without Getting the Blue-screen Blues
How to overcome the problems associated with keying digital video
to Me! Making Animals Talk for TV
A behind-the-scenes look at how Hollywood makes creatures speak.
Dark Secret: Shooting Day for Night
Go behind the scenes of a fictional, low-budget horror flick and
discover how to produce nighttime shots during the day.
Morphing: Setting Freeze Frames into Motion
A student's idea to infuse frozen instants-in-time with visual movement
led to a cutting-edge Hollywood effect.
Started: Creative Camcorder Supports
There's no longer any excuse for shaky shots.
Explore some of the different techniques that are used to stabilize
images, and get some ideas for putting this miraculous technology
Your PC For Editing Video
Retrofitting a computer for nonlinear editing can be frightening.
But, if it's done right, the payoff is worth it. Watch as we configure
a Windows/Intel PC for nonlinear and see, step-by-step, just how
to set up your home computer for video editing.
by Bit - Digital Takes Over
Digital video is more popular than ever. Does it warrant the hype?
Dr. Mylar explains the virtues of the digital medium.
Secrets Revealed: A Look at Special Effects in the Movies, Yesterday
Look inside the creation of some of Tinsel Town's special effects
Video & FireWire Made Simple
When digital video (DV) is combined with FireWire, you have everything
you need to edit great quality videos. Dr. Cathode answers your
questions about this new technology that's creating an exciting
upheaval in the video world.
Digital video is only a decade old, but already it has turned the
video world inside-out. Here's a helpful primer on digital video
Animation – the word conjures images of everything from moving 3D
logos to spectacular outer space battles. Join Scott Anderson as
he explores the software that can make animation a reality for your
Video: Computer-generated Video
Add some computer-generated video to your next project.
Video: Singing the NTSC Red-green Blues
Singing the NTSC Red-green Blues, or does NTSC really stand for
"Never Twice the Same Color?"
Video: Bundles of Joy
Taking a deeper look at software and hardware bundles
Video: Logging Tapes
Logging doesn't have to be so hard.
Video: Tips for Terrific Titles
Tips for adding some punch to your video titles.
Video: Linear vs. nonlinear Video
Linear vs. nonlinear: what are the tradeoffs?