July 25, 2014

Alexander Tsiaras: Conception to Birth — Visualized

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Tell me this is not a miracle, and I'll respond that your vision is truncated. From the filmmaker: The mathematical complexity of how these things are done [the rapid development of the child in the womb] are beyond human comprehension, and even though I am a mathematician I look at this with a marvel; how did these instruction sets not make mistakes as they build what is us? It's a mystery, it's magic, it's divinity. … [Read more...]

Alexander Tsiaras: Conception to Birth — Visualized [VIDEO]

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Image-maker Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond. (Some graphic images.) TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Alexander Tsiaras is president and CEO of Anatomical Travelogue, Inc. and has more than 20 years of experience in the worlds of medicine, research and art. Much of the work for his book, “From Conception to Birth: a Life Unfolds,” was done in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, the National Museum of Health and Medicine of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and the New York University School of Medicine. Tsiaras is a regular keynote speaker at medical conventions worldwide, including the Visible Human Conference sponsored by the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, and by Medicine Meets … [Read more...]