THE HUMAN GENOME MUSIC PROJECT - CHROMOSOME 1 "We are sung, musically into form. I love this fact. We are all part of a symphony, a choreography of a score. But we bring love to the game...that is our essence our participation and our ultimate goal.."
"The videos maker, Greg Gage, is co-founder (with Tim Marzullo) of Backyard Brains, a company that sells experimental kits to teach neuroscience to the masses. The squid experiment isn’t the first time Gage has played music through a biological “device.” His company, he says, has already sold over 2,000 SpikerBox kits, which enable the user to connect an iPod to electrodes placed inside a cockroach leg to make it dance to the music." —Andreas von Bubnoff
February 10, 2014 -- Rachel Aviv investigates one scientist’s decade-long fight with the firm Syngenta over his findings regarding the risks of atrazine, one of America’s most widely used herbicides.
"The idea that color might appeal directly to the emotions at a pre-linguistic, but nevertheless comprehensible, level grew out of Pythagoras’s idea of the 'music of the spheres.' The earliest instrument to attempt a creative synthesis of color and music was created in the early eighteenth century by the French Jesuit scientist, Louis-Bertrand Castel." —James Peel, The Scale and the Spectrum