Hmmm… maybe we can do something similar the ASIC 200 course. Biochemistry and interpretative dance: together, for the first time.
Don’t tempt me… But, man, talk about creativity. Truth is, I can’t really say more than what the title gives away. The good stuff starts about 3 and a half minutes in.
On an open field at Stanford University in 1971, several hundred students convened to undulate and impersonate molecules undergoing protein … all » synthesis by a ribosome. A few were trained dancers, wearing costumes and colored balloons to identify their roles; most were recruited with the promise of fun and refreshments.
By the way, Paul Berg won the Nobel Prize in 1980 for Chemistry (although maybe he should have pulled a “Gore” and collected an Oscar for the video as well?)