McGovern Institute: Ten Years of Understanding the Brain in Health and Disease
Psychiatric illness and neurological disorders such as autism, depression, and Alzheimer’s disease cause countless families to suffer, and require prodigious economic resources to manage. Now, thanks to major advances in genomics, systems neuroscience, and human brain imaging, says Robert Desimone, scientists are unloc
Duke Basketball Game Broadcast in Chinese
On January 15, 2011, the Duke Men's Basketball game against the University of Virginia was broadcast live over the web in Mandarin Chinese. The Duke student announcers for the broadcast were Jesse Sun, Yunze Chen and John Sheng. It was the first time in ACC history that a game has been broadcast in Chinese. Learn more at http://news.duke.edu/2011/01/basketball_chinese.html.
Bomb Dropping Sea Worms/Rice Snorkels/Cell Battles
Shows video of deep sea worms and a defensive mechanism that allows the worm to release bioluminescent tissue. Also discusses adaptation of rice to avoid drowning and host cell infections by bacteria. This video could be used on animal adaptations and defenses as well as plant adaptations.
Maoist rebels 'ready for peace'
Maoist rebels in the Philippines are optimistic about upcoming peace talks with government officials, but critics say it could be a ploy.
How to Use Quotations in Essays
How to Use Quotations in Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to include quotations in the introduction of an essay in this one-minute (and 7 seconds) video on writing essays.
New moves from Microsoft at CES
Microsoft announces its biggest step away from a long-standing alliance with Intel, teaming up with Britain's ARM Holdings to take on Apple in the tablet and smartphone arena.
Apollo: Reflections and Lessons
In this first of three AeroAstro symposium events to mark the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, an extraordinary cast of luminaries recount the parts they played in the Apollo program, and celebrate MIT’s unique role in getting humans to the moon.
Theodore Sorensen believes President Kennedy chose him t
Fireside Chat with Governors Kean and Cuomo
A Fireside Chat with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean (Governor of New Jersey 1982-1990) and The Honorable Mario M. Cuomo (Governor of New York 1983-1995) Moderated by Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics) Filmed December 14, 2010 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ) Directed/Edited by: Benjamin Clapp Cameras/lighting: Benjamin Clapp Sound Supervisor: Luke Strother
9.013J Cell and Molecular Neurobiology (MIT)
This course explores the major areas of cellular and molecular neurobiology, including excitable cells and membranes, ion channels and receptors, synaptic transmission, cell-type determination, axon guidance, neuronal cell biology, neurotrophin signaling and cell survival, synapse formation and neural plasticity. Material includes lectures and exams, and involves presentation and discussion of primary literature. It focuses on major concepts and recent advances in experimental neuroscience.
Mixed reactions to Sadr's return
The return of anti-U.S. cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to Iraq after years in exile draws praise from Shi'ites, and apprehension from Sunnis.
2.2.4 Identifying the carbon heavyweights I've focused on two studies of the carbon footprint of UK individuals and households, but there are many others (e.g. WWF, 2006; Goodall, 2007 and Marshall, 2007a). Despite these different calculations of the carbon footprint of
I've focused on two studies of the carbon footprint of UK individuals and households, but there are many others (e.g. WWF, 2006; Goodall, 2007 and Marshall, 2007a).
Despite these different calculations of the carbon footprint of
How to Write Calligraphy: Small Letters
This just shows an artist making the letters. It does not tell how to hold the writing instrument or provide any other instruction. However, it clearly shows the lower case letters.
This cute video demonstrates a giant, working thermometer made from Legos. Run time 02:04.
Here is some more technical information about the design of the thermometer: The reading range of this "giant" thermometer was intentionally limited from -15 to 60oC to facilitate the design of this construction. However, the actual reading range of the digital NXT Temperature Sensor is much wider (from -20 to 120oC or from -4 to 248oF). Reading resolution is one decimal point (e.g. 24.4 deg
Mapping on Geograph
Geograph has a wide range of mapping available, this is an attempt to provide a summary overview.
Jitterbug Dance Sequence
Head Over Heels demonstrates a dance sequence they learned from David Dalmo.
Klartext handlar i dag om att över 500 människor har dött i Brasilien. Vi berättade också att det kommer att behövas många människor som kan jobba inom försvaret i framtiden.
Inside Nature with Dr Henry Gee
Nature Senior Editor Henry Gee spoke at the Grant Museum of Zoology on 26 October, 2010. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/1011/10110101
Video: Blair Children’s Chorus
Blair Children’s Chorus, directed by Hazel Somerville and Coni Ely Guerin. Featuring the Blair Children’s Concert Choir, Young Men’s Chorus, Choristers, Nashville Boychoir at Blair and Young Singers of Blair. December 10, 2010.