TTU Whitacre College of Engineering – Harvinder Gill

My research is in the field of biomedical engineering. We use micro and nano technology to be able to create novel solutions so that we can address challenges in human health and other complex biomedical problems. For example, we are making oral vaccines so that we don’t need to get vaccines through shots We are […]

The Baddest Bumps | Shark Week’s Most Intense Encounters

Man: Oh, my God! ♪♪ [ ROARS ] ♪♪ WITH THESE GREAT WHITE SHARKS, I’M A BIT WORRIED ABOUT ELI ‘CAUSE HE’S KIND OF A CRAZY DUDE, AND I THINK HE’S WILLING TO TRY ALMOST ANYTHING. BUT I’M A BIT WORRIED ABOUT HIM. ♪♪ TOPSIDE TO ELI, COPY. OVER. Eli: Roger. ANDY, YOU GUYS ARE […]

Shaq’s First-Ever Shark Encounter | Shaq Does Shark Week

I’M LOOKING AT TWO SHARKS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME. ALL RIGHT, MAN, LET’S ROLL. LET’S ROLL WHILE MY NERVES ARE UP. SO, WHERE’S SHAQ? ROB, COPY. HE’S AT THE SURFACE STILL. HE’S AT THE SURFACE. THIS WILL TELL YOU WHAT YOUR AIR IS. YOU’RE 2,800 RIGHT NOW. WHEN YOU START TO GET TO 600, […]

The Wild World of Baby Sharks | Shark Week’s The Daily Bite

♪♪ I’M LUKE TIPPLE, AND THIS IS YOUR “DAILY BITE.” ON THIS EPISODE, WE’RE TALKING ABOUT BABY SHARKS. SWIMMING BETWEEN UTERI, FULL OF TEETH, AND CANNIBALIZING THEIR UNBORN SIBLINGS, TAKING SIBLING RIVALRY TO A WHOLE NEW LEVEL. WHEN A MOMMY SHARK AND A DADDY SHARK FALL IN LOVE, IT’S ABSOLUTELY TERRIFYING. LET’S BE HONEST — […]

2019’s Biggest Breakthroughs | Shark Week’s The Daily Bite

♪♪ I’M LUKE TIPPLE, AND THIS IS YOUR “DAILY BITE.” SHARK WEEK HAS BEEN HOME TO SOME OF THE GREATEST SHARK DISCOVERIES OVER THE YEARS, AND TODAY, WE’RE TAKING A LOOK AT THE YEAR’S BIGGEST BREAKTHROUGHS — FROM THE RE-EMERGENCE OF A PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT-EXTINCT SPECIES TO NEVER BEFORE SEEN BEHAVIORS. LET’S DIVE IN. FORREST GALANTE […]

Some Sharks Live for 500 Years, What Can We Learn From Them?

Most species of shark evolved in the oceans before the first trees evolved on earth. They’ve been around up to 450 million years and have survived 4 mass extinctions so far.Many of the OG ancient sharks that first started to appear millions of years ago remain virtually unchanged today, like this frilled shark–yeah, that guy’s […]

The Best Shark Paparazzi | Shark Week’s The Daily Bite

♪♪ I’M LUKE TIPPLE, AND THIS IS YOUR “DAILY BITE.” NOW, I’VE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO SNAG SOME PRETTY INCREDIBLE SHARK SELFIES OVER THE YEARS. AND LET’S BE HONEST — WE HUMANS ARE OBSESSED WITH RECORDING THESE ELUSIVE PREDATORS, ESPECIALLY IN THE NAME OF SCIENCE AND CONSERVATION. BUT GETTING THE PERFECT SHOT TO DOCUMENT THEIR […]

Megalodon Tooth Found in the Desert | Shark Week

♪♪ Gates: I’M IN BAJA, MEXICO TO SOLVE A PREHISTORIC MURDER MYSTERY — WHAT DROVE THE MEGALODON SHARK, THE BIGGEST, MOST POWERFUL PREDATOR OF ALL TIME, TO EXTINCTION? PALEONTOLOGIST DR. ROBERT BOESSENECKER BELIEVES THE ANSWER MAY LIE IN THE MEG’S FOSSILIZED TEETH, AND WE JUST FOUND ONE. OH, MY GOD! Boessenecker: WHOA. LOOK AT THAT! […]

Changing the Image of Sharks | 30 Years of Shark Week

[ CAMERA SHUTTER CLICKING ] SHARK! ♪♪ ♪♪ Narrator: LONG BEFORE SHARK WEEK, THE PEOPLE WHO THOUGHT ABOUT SHARKS THE MOST WERE LIKELY FISHERMEN AND MARINE BIOLOGISTS. THIS, OF COURSE, ALL CHANGED ONCE SHARKS ENTERED IN THE WORLD OF CINEMA. Casagrande: THE ONLY THING PEOPLE HAD TO GO OFF OF WAS “JAWS.” PEOPLE WERE AFRAID […]