GROWING Computers In Your Backyard? — Mind Blow

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In this episode of Mind Blow on Vsauce2: the ruins of Ancient Rome reveal interesting medical devices, a new humanoid robot learns to be just like you, scientists develop a neural brain implant that works like an octopus, Team Trees might have accidentally grown 20 million computers with wood transistors, Stone Age architectural plans reveal sophisticated abstract cognitive abilities, olfactory virtual reality now includes scents and smells, the Titanic gets 3D mapped with over 700,000 images, which may reveal clues about how the Titanic sank, and the glassy-winged sharpshooter contributes to our biological understanding of fluid dynamics with its built-in butt catapult.

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*** SOURCES ***

Wood Electrochemical Transistor (0:00)
https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2218380120

First Ever Full-Sized Scans of Titanic Shipwreck (0:49)
https://www.magellan.gg/titanic-in-3d/

Roman Urine Flasks (1:48)
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/disease-control-and-the-disposal-of-infectious-materials-in-renaissance-rome-excavations-in-the-area-of-caesars-forum/F43A8803C6D74D01C4C07DC0D4C81094

Sanctuary AI (2:31)
https://www.sanctuary.ai/

Soft Robot Brain Implant (3:11)
https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.add1002

Stone Age Blueprints (5:04)
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0277927

VR Smells (5:45)
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-023-37678-4

Superfast Insect Urination (6:48)
https://research.gatech.edu/super-fast-insect-urination-powered-physics-superpropulsion

Sony Walkman Commercial 1983 (7:55)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lipckhgG5g

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Hosted, Researched and Created by Kevin Lieber
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Written by Matthew Tabor
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Edited by John Swan
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Fact Checking by Geoff Barrett
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