Human Biology

Human Biology

HumanBiology

HumanBiology

Invideo, David Bolinsky, a medical illustrator, gives the talk. Hestarts by discussing the concept of truth and beauty in the arts andsciences. He urges that the two are ideal, powerful, irreducible,unique, and useful. However, they are opaque to people who are notscience oriented. Bolinsky also discuss about a project that canexplore the cell, its truth, and its beauty inherent in the molecularand cellular biology. The project would help students to understandcell topic in a larger picture, as well as have mental image of acell as a large, bustling, hugely complicated city thatmicro-machines occupy. He states that micro machines would beself-directed, powerful, precise, and accurate devices made fromamino acids. In addition, the micro-machines would power how cellsmoves and replicates.

Afterwatching the video, I realised it was different from what I hadfigured out in my mind. Initially, I thought it would be similar tostudying in the books. I thought both were passive and linear, but Ilater learnt video is much better. Watching a video involves twosenses, which are vision and hearing, unlike reading that involvesvision only. Indeed, there is a great difference between watching avideo of a cell and looking at the picture. Watching a video is muchbetter because one has an internalised view of what is a cell, itstruth and beauty unlike looking at the picture. It is also easy toimagine more about the cell, and use the same imagination to make newdiscoveries.

Thisfilm is very applicable to nursing and medicine students. It islikely to change education and research in the field of machine.Firstly, using video to study molecular and cellular topic will beeasy. Watching a video is an experimental process that helps studentsto learn new skills. Secondly, video streaming is a powerfuleducational instrument to support and stimulates student comprehendcontexts. It also reduces the gap between theory and practise, andhelps students to learn different types of techniques.