Before The Flood

The movie follows Leonardo DiCaprio, Oscar-winning and environmentalist around the world, as he speaks with political figures, scientists, and people directly affected by the phenomenon of global warming to explore the true impact that industrialization and modern living has had on the environment and to deliver a warning to the world about the environment and climate change. The longtime environmental advocate formed his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998 to protect biodiversity and threatened ecosystems. “The Foundation is dedicated to the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants. Through collaborative partnerships, we … Read more

Evolution Of Bacteria Against Antibiotic Drugs

A research team from Harvard Medical School created a time-lapse video that shows how bacteria is growing and evolving resistance to drugs. The researcher set up a giant 2-by-4 foot petri dish called MEGA (microbial evolution growth arena plate). On the right side of the plate where antibiotic levels were zero grew Escherichia coli (better known as E.coli) bacteria. The bacteria is shown in milky white on the black background. Over two weeks, a camera took periodic snapshots of the bacteria mutating. Through the process of successive mutations shows how bacteria that are normally … Read more