Poison oak on a California forest floor
Poison oak has a chemical defense called resin that scares off potential predators. The chemical may be deadly to some animals if eaten.
Woman's Building History: Bia Lowe (Otis College)
Bia Lowe's essays have appeared in many magazines and journals, including Salmagundi, The Kenyon Review, Harper's, and the webzine Killing the Buddha. Her work has been anthologized in Another City: Writings From Los Angeles (City Lights Books), Turning Toward Home: Reflections On The Family From Harper's Magazine (Franklin Square Press), Sister & Brother: Lesbians & Gay Men Write About Their Lives Together (HarperSanFrancisco) and Helter Skelter: L.A. Art In The 1990s (Los Angeles Museum of Co
Who inspires you?
What happens when Concordia's hallowed halls are the backdrop for a video camera and the thought-provoking question: Who inspires you? Read more on the Concordia University Now news and events site: http://www.concordia.ca/now/campus-life/concordia-community/20110419/students-spill-on-who-inspires-them.php
Car Smash for the American Red Cross
Charging only $1 per swing, Delta Sigma Phi and The Keystones of Dickinson College raised money for the American Red Cross.
Follow the reasons why on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23whyUToledo On Monday May 2, help us spread the word about all of the great reasons to choose The University of Toledo for higher education. Students, Staff, and Faculty are asked to tell us and their friends #whyUToledo was their choice. On May 2nd, help us spread Rocket Pride by using the tag #whyUToledo and tell us why.
Lumbriculus blood flow in anterior and posterior ends
Anterior and posterior ends of Lumbriculus variegates (note the difference in the muscle contractions and blood flow in each end of the worm).
Dr. Maryellen Kyle- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Maryellen Kyle, Internal Medicine Physician with Carolina Family Care in Downtown Charleston. She has been at the 30 Bee Street location since 2009. Her areas of special interest include treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many of the other common issues that patients face.
IRE: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Inoperable Cancer Tumors
University of Maryland interventional radiologists describe the benefits of IRE and what happens during the procedure. Related Links: IRE: Ask the Expert http://www.umm.edu/diagnosticrad/nanoknife_ire.htm Vascular/Interventional Radiology http://www.umm.edu/diagnosticrad/vascular_interven_rad.htm Greenebaum Cancer Center http://www.umgcc.org/ Find a Doctor http://www.umm.edu/findadoctor/public/
HIV and HCV Co-infected Patients ... and other Special Populations
Session 4; Panel 4.1 HIV and HCV Co-infected Patients, Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, and other Special Populations by Mark Sulkowski and Panel Discussion
Armstrong Photoshop Tutorial: Making a Digital Frame
The tutorial is presented by Armstrong Atlantic State University's professor of Art, Dr. Angela Ryczkowsk-Horne. This edition shows how to make a digital frame to a finished image.
Acoustic Guitar Techniques Lesson: Open D Triad Tuning
Take a sneak peak inside a lesson from Abigail Aronson Zocher's new online course, Acoustic Guitar Techniques, from Berkleemusic. Learn more about this course at: http://bit.ly/h8UftP
Distinguished Alumni Awards 2011: Irv Zakheim
Biographical tribute video for Matador Athletics Hall of Famer, former professional baseball player, and Zak Designs CEO Irv Zakheim (Physical Education, Class of '71), one of three honorees at the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Directed & edited by Krishna Narayanamurti Produced by Gray Mounger, Shellie Hadvina, Cheryl McMillan, the Alumni Relations Office and the Alumni Association Executive Producers: Vance Peterson and Stacy Lieberman for University Advancement Narration by Karen Kearns
Academic Expectations 2011
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G-protein linked receptors
This learning object explains how G - proteins function in communication messages from membrane-bound receptors.
Perception of pain
The Perception of pain learning resource is one of a series of objects which have been developed for the Pain pathways project.
6.6 Worlds without end
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
Use of the Rabbit Intestine in Smooth Muscle Pharmacology Experiments: A New Approach
This exercise is suitable for general physiology or zoology teaching laboratories.
Water and Solute Movement Through Red Blood Cell Membranes
This resource is a detailed laboratory exercise suitable for undergraduate laboratory courses in biochemistry, physiology and cell biology. It includes detailed background information and student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested anaylses.
Spot-Overlay Ames Test of Potential Mutagens
This protocol represents a cost-effective modification of the Ames Test that allows students to investigate the mutagenic potential of various common substances. Potential mutagens are tested using well-characterized auxotrophic strains of Salmonella typhimurium. By analyzing the results, students determine if any of their compounds may be mutagenic. Follow-up experiments are designed to determine the dose response of these potential mutagens. Using this protocol, we have achieved reproducible r
The stories of Standard Oil, AT&T, and Microsoft demonstrate the power, importance, and problems of monopolies. Updated 2002. (28:41)