Panel #1 - U.S.-Asia Relations in the 21st Century
Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean? Moderator: T. J. Pempel, University of California-Berkeley Presentations: Challenges in Asia's Regional Security Environment - Christopher Twomey, Naval Postgraduate School The Instability of China-U.S. Relations - Yan Xuetong, Tsinghua University Discussant: John Brandon, The Asia Foundation This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies, National Bureau of Asian Research, The Asia Foundation and W
Opening Remarks and Keynote Address - Importance of Asia to the United States
Welcoming remarks Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California-Berkeley Richard Ellings, The National Bureau of Asian Research Douglas Bereuter, The Asia Foundation Introduction Robert Hathaway, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars Keynote Address Sources of Mutual Strategic Suspicion in U.S.-China Relations David Lampton, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, Scalapino prize winner This conference is jointly sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies,
Applications of semiconductor devices : switches (Electrical and Electronic principles)
This is a presentation about semiconductor devices - switches in the level 4 module Electrical and Electronic Principles and forms part of the 2009/2010 Engineering (foundation degree, BEng and HN) courses from University of Wales Newport (course codes H101, H691, H620, HH37 and 001H). It is a part of the core modules for the full time 1st year undergraduate programme. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Research
Carnegie Mellon University is top-tier research institution. The research at CMU's Silicon Valley campus takes advantage of its location by partnering with local companies, government agencies and community leaders to investigate ways to provide the technology needed in instances where globalized efforts and high tech support are necessary. Mobile devices, network security, robotics and disaster management concerns are just a few of the many research areas in Silicon Valley that make a global i
Seasonal Migrations: Bald Eagle
Students join a biologist who uses satellite telemetry to track bald eagles back to their nests in Canada. They participate in an online contest and predict the location of each eagle's nest. Through these interrelated investigations, students discover that sunlight drives all living systems and they learn about the dynamic ecosystem that surrounds and connects them. Children follow the migrations of animals. They observe, research, and report their findings, and watch journeys progress on real-
An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling
Modern science is increasingly faced with problems of ever greater complexity, straddling across the traditional disciplinary boundaries between physics, chemistry, material science and biology. Computational science is responding to this challenge with a steadfast development of innovative modeling techniques, designed in such a way as to offer an optimal handling of the information transfer procedures connecting the different scales/levels involved in the quantitative description of the aforem
CTCA Cancer Treatment
This is a webiste for those affected by cancer. The site has various different links of testimonies, cancer treatments, research being conducted or having been conducted.
What is cervical cancer?
Information by the American Cancer Society discusses cervical cancer causes, risk factors, prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, treatment options, talking with doctor, past treatment, research in cervical cancer, other resources and references.
Basic French: Ratounet sings Comment tu t'appelles
Ratounet, your French tutor, sings "comment tu t'appelles" in French, lyrics at http://frenchspanishonline.com/beginnersfrench/freefrench.html
Nutrition and Medicine
Only 25% of US medical schools have a required nutrition course. Tufts provides such a course with 25 hours of instruction as lectures and small group activities. The course spans the theoretical to the clinical aspects of nutrition. The student learns to obtain information and knowledge, develop the ability to interpret and evaluate current nutrition research, and develop critical thinking skills on the use of nutrition in medical care. Small group assignments include: making a personal dietary
How to Select and Store Mushrooms
In this video, Chef Bill Briwa demonstrates how to properly store fresh mushrooms. Chef Briwa shows us how mushrooms are best stored in a paper bag. Mushrooms decay more quickly when they stored in a tightly closed plastic bag. Fresh mushrooms don't freeze well, but cooked mushrooms do. You can freeze sautéed mushrooms for up to one month so they're ready to use in soups, omelets, braises or pasta sauces. For more videos and recipes go to http://www.ciaprochef.com/mushrooms/videos.html
Projectes en xarxa. Mirades pedagògiques. La revista. Una proposta de periodisme digital a ESO
Durada: 9 min. Vídeo. Generalitat de Catalunya (Departament d'Educació).
La Montse Vila, professora de Llengua i Literatura Catalana a l'IES Isaac Albeniz de Badalona, ens presenta el periodisme virtual en xarxa, com a recurs per treballar amb els adolescents els diferents gèneres literaris. Author(s):
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The U.S. and the World’s Recession
Roberto Rigobon somehow makes his audience laugh while summarizing preliminary research on worldwide inflation and recession, data that bring some grim tidings about our global economic state of health. (NB: Argentina and France get knocked about a bit in this talk.)
By pulling favors with friends at cen
Opportunities in Building More Sustainable Supply Chains
When a global corporation implements sustainability standards, it pays to work closely with supply chains, as these panelists attest.
From his research, Richard M. Locke knows that the traditional methods of achieving decent labor conditions don’t work well. When Locke examined years of records gathered by Nike a
The Second Law and Energy
This Nobel Prize-winning scientist admits to staying up late the night before his talk to bone up on thermodynamics. He puts his research to good use, discussing the history and application of the laws of thermodynamics, which have served as “the scientific foundation of how we harness energy, and the basis of the industrial r
Three More For The Road
In a trio of mini-talks, Arnold Barnett applies statistical analysis to some of society’s most confounding challenges. He first takes up the minority achievement gap -- the apparent under-performance of black and Hispanic students on standardized tests in comparison to white and Asian students.
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The Craft of Science Fiction
Joe Haldeman provides a sneak preview of an upcoming novel whose story plays out in MIT’s past, present and distant future. In his conversation with Henry Jenkins, Haldeman admits that he has “a lot of fun with the sociology of being in this joint.” He also discusses the history of his genre, and his own literary approa