Study Shows Importance of Proton Therapy for Childhood Cancer
Dr. David Grosshans discusses a recent study that shows how proton therapy spares healthy tissue in children with cancer. The study illustrates how proton therapy radiation is able to avoid excess radiation dose to a variety of normal structures while maintaining equal target coverage. This is important for childhood cancers because excess radiation can cause damage to the hippocampus, an area involved in learning and memory.
Spartan Sagas: Duncan Ferguson
Michigan State gave alumnus Duncan Ferguson the start to a great life and successful career in the Windy City. "Now we want to give something back to the university because it's allowed us to have a great career and to make a difference. Whenever I can help out Michigan State people I do. We come from a space where we're just kind of nice, normal people who want to get the job done."
wisskomm tv 16/08
German vodcast about science communications. Online-Vorlesungen per Video: Ein Beispiel aus Osnabrück zeigt: Bei Studenten sind sie beliebt. Eine Liste multimedialer Lehrveranstaltungen gibt es von der FH Augsburg - Vorlesungen als Vodcast aus Berkeley: Bei webcast.berkeley und bei Youtube - Suchmaschine für Vorlesungen: das World Lecture Project - 7 Fragen im Wissenschaftscafé - Kurz vor 12: Das "Schnellfilmfest" in Bonn - "Wissen teilen": Das Wissenschaflerblog zum Jubiläum der Universitä
Usability testing on EdShare
Usability testing on EdShare
How does the board of governors of a school work? This unit looks at the roles of Chair of Governors, Vice-chair and Clerk to the board and examines how the workload can be shared between the members. The governing body should focus on the quality and delivery of education provided by the school, not on daily management.
Ecología de la Comunicación
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Sao Paulo Fashion Week comes to a close
June 20 - Brazil's top fashion designers showcase their spring-summer collections at Latin America's top fashion event. Alicia Powell reports.
Mitochondrial DNA from Lumbriculus variegatus: Isolation and Restriction Digest Analysis
In this activity, mitochondria are isolated from the California blackworm, Lumbriculus variegatus, by homogenization and differential centrifugation. A modified plasmid miniprep procedure (alkaline lysis) is then used to isolate DNA from these mitochondria. Single and double enzyme restriction digests of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) are analyzed by agarose gel electrophoresis. Sizes of mtDNA restriction fragments are estimated from gel results and are used to determine the total size of the L. vari
Militants force girl to wear suicide vest
June 20 - An 8-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl, kidnapped from Peshawar by militants, says her abductors tried to force her wear a suicide vest and attack security forces. (Rough cut - no reporter narration)
Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
Social Work Social Media App for Android
'This app offers you an amazing way to explore and learn about some of the ethical issues of using social media in social work. In the app you will meet a Team Manager called Adrian, he will present some ethical dilemmas around social media use. Can you help Adrian make the right decisions to ensure his team’s practices are consistent with social work ethics and values?Based on the issues raised, you are encouraged to reflect on your decisions and consider the potential impact these may have o
20.320 Biomolecular Kinetics and Cell Dynamics (MIT)
This class covers analysis of kinetics and dynamics of molecular and cellular processes across a hierarchy of scales, including intracellular, extracellular, and cell population levels; a spectrum of biotechnology applications are also taken into consideration. Topics include gene regulation networks; nucleic acid hybridization; signal transduction pathways; and cell populations in tissues and bioreactors. Emphasis is placed on experimental methods, quantitative analysis, and computational model
ABC RAP Learning Video
This video is really fun for children to learn their ABC's.
The Wowzies Introduces and Reviews Paper Money ($1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100)
In this video the Wowzies use a game show concept to introduce and review all values of paper money while singing a catchy tune (2:43).
How to Write Bubble Letters
In this clip learn how to make bubble letters. The craftswoman shows how to write rounded like bubbles, squared-off shape letters, or in a block shape. Stylize bubble letters can be use for a decorative touch.
How to Make a Book for Younger Children
A two minute video on how younger children can write, draw, and decorate a homemade book. Very easy to follow.
How to Make a Christmas Bow
This is a six-minute video that explains how to make a holiday bow for a tree.
Let's Be Green when We Clean
This three minute musical video shows students how to conserve water, paper towels and recycle scraps while cleaning up the art room. Easy to follow with catchy music
Sneak preview of 'A Tribute to the Dream' performance
Kwesi Abakah, a forward on the Northeastern University men's basketball team, practices "Feeling Good" with student a cappella group Distilled Harmony ahead of the special event, "50 Years Forward: A Tribute to the Dream," taking place on campus Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, Northeastern University has organized the yearlong series commemorating civil rights efforts in America and around the globe.