An independent curation project by JakeLsewhere, featuring insightful and informative videos from all areas of the sciences and humanities. If there are any freely available programs or shows which you know of that I missed, please let me know about them.
CDC Warns Ebola Outbreak Could Reach 1.4 Million in 3 Months
The Ebola virus disease is spreading throughout western Africa, and the CDC is warning that the spread could top 1.4 million cases in January 2015 if not controlled. Furthermore, the longer it takes the control, the more difficult it will be to quarantine and attempt to treat the disease, as it spreads very rapidly. Kim Horcher and Christina Ochoa (Science educator) discuss.
Bracken Cave: Home to the world’s largest bat colony
As many as twenty million Mexican free-tailed bats spend their summer months in Bracken Cave, Texas making it home to the largest congregation of warm-blooded animals in the world. Join journalist Millie Kerr as she captures the unforgettable sight of these bats emerging at dusk to feed, and spends some time with leading bat expert and photographer, Merlin Tuttle to discuss the threats facing these often misunderstood mammals.