7.342 Systems Biology: Stochastic Processes and Biological Robustness (MIT)
In this seminar, we will discuss some of the main themes that have arisen in the field of systems biology, including the concepts of robustness, stochastic cell-to-cell variability, and the evolution of molecular interactions within complex networks. This course is one of many Advanced Undergraduate Seminars offered by the Biology Department at MIT. These seminars are tailored for students with an interest in using primary research literature to discuss and learn about current biological researc
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Warren Burger
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Warren Burger served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986. The Burger Court, not known for activism, was at the center of two highly controversial cases in the 1970s that had a huge impact on the nation: Roe v. Wade and Regents of University of California v. Bakke."
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When teaching a child with dyslexia to spell, it's important to understand that these children view words differently from others. Learn about breaking down words into components to help teach spelling with help from a state-certified teacher in this video on teaching spelling to dyslexic children. (01:32)

Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd
Contact: www.brightstartstutoring.com
Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education service in south Florida.

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HST.176 Cellular and Molecular Immunology (MIT)
This course covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and function of antigen receptors, the cell biology of antigen processing and presentation, including molecular structure and assembly of MHC molecules, the biology of cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, and the pathogenesis of immunologically mediated diseases. The course is structured as a series of lectures and tutorials in which clinical cases are discussed with faculty tutors. Lecture
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Lost Treasures of the Ancient World - INDIA 5/5
The amazing inventions and extraordinary ideas by East Indians that are still useful today, such as plastic surgery, the number system, wax, yoga, water clock, etc. Suitable for middle school and high school students. run time 8:32
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The PDZ Domain as a Complex Adaptive System
Specific protein associations define the wiring of protein interaction networks and thus control the organization and functioning of the cell as a whole. Peptide recognition by PDZ and other protein interaction domains represents one of the best-studied classes of specific protein associations. However, a mechanistic understanding of the relationship between selectivity and promiscuity commonly observed in the interactions mediated by peptide recognition modules as well as its functional meaning
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The Good Side of Nightmares
The average person dreams several hundred times a week. Most are about relatives, friends, colleagues and loved ones. Most of the time, nothing special happens – and we tend to forget most dreams. However, once in a while people wake up screaming or sweating from dreams so frightening that they can’t be forgotten. While no one likes such nightmares, reporter Wojciech (Voytek) Mikoluszko reports on why it they aren’t necessarily a bad thing. The songs are performed by Irena Mikoluszko.
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See why Cathy chose to attend the University of Memphis.
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"The Fountain of Life: From Dolly to Customized Embryonic Stem Cells, Fall 2007"
" During development, the genetic content of each cell remains, with a few exceptions, identical to that of the zygote. Most differentiated cells therefore retain all of the genetic information necessary to generate an entire organism. It was through pioneering technology of somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) that this concept was experimentally proven. Only 10 years ago the sheep Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult organism, demonstrating that the differentiated state of a m
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Plant Growth Responses to a Nitrogen Gradient
Techniques used in setting up field experiments to study the growth responses of herbaceous plants to a resource gradient will be discussed and demonstrated in the field. Methods of setting up light and nutrient gradients, soil sampling, seed collection and preparation, data collection and analysis will be included. Participants will observe on-going studies in the field at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area, and view slides of smaller scale Puse experiments.
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"Regenerative Medicine: from Bench to Bedside, Spring 2010"
"Regenerative medicine involves the repair and regeneration of tissues for therapeutic purposes, such as replacing bone marrow in leukemia, cartilage in osteoarthritis or cells of the heart after a heart attack. In this course, we will explore basic mechanisms of how cells differentiate into specific tissues in response to a variety of biologic signaling molecules. We will discuss the use of such factors for in vitro tissue production. We will also study the cellular mechanisms involved in the c
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Susan B. Anthony's Legacy
A two minute video that is part of a news story about women's struggle for the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony was once put on trial for trying to vote at a time when women weren't allowed to. The video provides a quick overview and the fact that more women vote than men. Anthony's famous quote, "Failure isn't Possible," is used.


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Reims 2011 – Approche comparée de l’expertise dans les systèmes judiciaires.

Titre : Reims 2011 – Approche comparée de l’expertise dans les systèmes judiciaires de droit continental et de Common Law.
Intervenant : Patrick MATET (Président de chambre – cour d’appel de Paris).
Résumé : L’étude et la comparaison de systèmes judiciaires qui sont très différents du notre permet d’enrichir la compréhension de notre modèle d’expertise.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dan
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Activity 12

Read the script of the audio play Call Waiting attached below. Jot down some answers to the following questions:

  1. What is valued in the play?

  2. What action is
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Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum for Grades K-5
This FREE, pioneering curriculum is designed to empower students to think critically and make informed choices about how they create, communicate online
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The Rothbardian World of Online Auctions

In our world of interventionist laws and regulations, I have found a Rothbardian island, so to speak — a place where the ethics of liberty live.[1]

My island is an online-auction site. Because this site is similar to myriad other auction sites, I will only provide a quick overview of the rules: Sellers offer items for sale or a
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Historian and author Carl Anthony discusses First Lady Betty Ford. The lecture coincides with an exhibit at the museum on Betty Ford s unique life -- - from her Grand Rapids upbringing to a career in fashion and dance, to a congressman s wife, First Lady of the land, to helping millions with breast cancer awareness and overcoming for herself and helping others defeat chemical dependency. (05:41)
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