Brain Day 2011: Stimulating the brain with electricity - from electric rays to magnetic coils
Brain Day 2011 is sponsored by the Neurological Foundation of NZ and the University of Otago. As part of Brain Awareness Week, we join this major international effort to communicate the wonders and achievements of brain research. Dr Andrew Clarkson from the Departments of Psychology and Anatomy & Structural Biology speaks on “Understanding how the brain can be repaired after a stroke” Held March 19, 2011.
Dylan and the Sixties
Professor Richard Polenberg discusses Bob Dylan's critique of political, social, racial and class inequities in the early 1960s.
Martha Leads the Charge
While General George Washington commanded the troops in the field, Martha led the charge at home. Historic Interpreter Lee Ann Rose describes the impact women made during the Revolution.Author(s):
Immortal Bricks and Mortar
Buildings bear silent witness to the history that happens inside them. Conservator Matt Webster makes sure structures live to tell their tales.Author(s):
"Science Spectacular" demonstrations by the Dickinson College Astronomy Club and Society of Physics Students
Light from the Yellow Star Part VI. 1956.mp4
Performed by The University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble. World premiere performance of a UST commissioned work by Boris Pigovat. Art and Commentary by Dr. Robert O. Fisch Featuring the Saint Paul CIty Ballet March 14th Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
Duke Medicine: Transforming Care Through Education
Duke medical student Chikoti uses her life experience to inspire her HIV/AIDS research -- and to search for a cure.
MUSC receives the 2010 ASHP Award
MUSC received the 2010 Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The award recognizes on a national level pharmacy professionals who have assumed a leadership role in promoting safety in the medication-use process. This national professional organization recognized the Pharmacy team at the Medical University of South Carolina for their work in optimizing medication use and outcomes in kidney transplant patients.
Roundtable 3: Violence and the State
British History Conference sponsored by the Center for British Studies, University of California at Berkeley, on the State in British History, Sept. 25-26, 2009. Center for British Studies website: http://ies.berkeley.edu/cbs/
3. Natural Law Roots of the Social Contract Tradition
Moral Foundations of Politics (PLSC 118) Before exploring the three Enlightenment traditions in particular, Professor Shapiro examines the Enlightenment holistically, using John Locke as the foundation for the discussion. The first tenet of the Enlightenment is a commitment to science as a way of ordering politics, and Professor Shapiro introduces the Cartesian philosophy of science and segues into an elucidation of the workmanship ideal, a central feature of Enlightenment thinking. Corollary t
11. Marxian Exploitation and Distributive Justice
Moral Foundations of Politics (PLSC 118) Exploitation is an important technical--not normative--concept in the theory of Karl Marx. Although we are dealing with voluntary Pareto transactions, under capitalism, exploitation occurs whether or not an individual is better off. Capitalism is destined to fail, says Marx, because of (1) the possibility for liquidity crises, (2) the nature of capitalist competition inducing declining marginal profit on the industry-wide level, (3) the fact that capital
Structure of the Atom
An introduction to basic atomic structure
6.2 Political skills A project manager will encounter politics – the struggle to acquire and maintain power – on a daily basis, as he or she competes to secure resources and support for their project. This is inevitable, given the probable diversity of backgrounds and expectations of those with an interest in the project. Political skills will be necessary to make deals and resolve conflicts with stakeholders, over whom project managers may have little formal authority. Managing the following aspects needs to
A project manager will encounter politics – the struggle to acquire and maintain power – on a daily basis, as he or she competes to secure resources and support for their project. This is inevitable, given the probable diversity of backgrounds and expectations of those with an interest in the project. Political skills will be necessary to make deals and resolve conflicts with stakeholders, over whom project managers may have little formal authority. Managing the following aspects needs to
6.2 Mimicking and mastering nature: manipulating the digital world
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.
Cost Measurement and Minimization - Microeconomic Analysis
Microeconomic Analysis - Spring 2006. Resource allocation and price determination. By the end of the semester, students should know the basic theory, models, and results of the topics covered. They should be able to use this knowledge to answer questions and analyze real-world situations. They should also be able to identify which theory or model is appropriate to analyze a particular question and explain why their answers are correct in intuitive, as well as mathematical, terms.
Closeup of Solar Tadpoles with time tags
Here is a close-up view of dark tentacles or tadpoles moving towards the solar surface in this solar flare of April 21, 2002 seen by TRACE. One theory proposed in this press release is that they are due to voids created by magnetic reconnection in the flare. This version of the visualization displays the instrument clock time tags.
Estimating Time from Rate
Harry estimates how long it will take him to get to the front of a long ticket line in this Cyberchase video segment.
I Can Count to 100
This 2:40 musical uses graphics and a song to help them know the numbers up to 100.
The Impact of the End of the Cold War on Europe
This 3:48 long video is about the impact of the end of the Cold War on Europe. The way that President Bill Clinton took advantage of the end of the war to try to integrate and communist part of Europe with the rest of it and how NATO was used. President George H. Bush was mentioned in regard to the war with Iraq and how it related to the way the Cold War brought nations to democracy.
Finding Tangent Ratios
This two minute videos is about using tangent ratios, which is opposite over adjacent. You use this equation to find side lengths. Right triangles have ratios that are used to represent their base angles. Tangent ratios, along with cosine and sine ratios, are ratios of two different sides of a right triangle. Tangent ratios are the ratio of the side opposite to the side adjacent the angle they represent. In order to find the measure of the angle itself, one must understand inverse trig