Ending Wars Well: Getting To, and Beyond Settlement (with Langan, Johnson, Royal and Elshtain)
Scholars Langan, Johnson, Royal, and Elshtain look at critical questions for a twenty-first century application of Just War theory to war?s end (jus post bellum) in three key areas: the theoretical underpinnings of jus post bellum, issues for settlements and post-conflict arrangements, and operational considerations for practitioners engaged in late- and post-conflict planning.
7.342 G-Protein Coupled Receptors: Vision and Disease (MIT)
How do we communicate with the outside world? How are our senses of vision, smell, taste and pain controlled at the cellular and molecular levels? What causes medical conditions like allergies, hypertension, depression, obesity and various central nervous system disorders? G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) provide a major part of the answer to all of these questions. GPCRs constitute the largest family of cell-surface receptors and in humans are encoded by more than 1,000 genes. GPCRs convert
Scaffolding as a Teaching Strategy
Lauren Scharff discusses the Scaffolding approach to teaching. The video shoes the teacher lecturing in front of a powerpoint presentation. (6:32)
As You Like It at Two River Theater
Everyone knows, or has at least heard, this famous line: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” It’s from Shakespeare’s romantic comedy "As You Like It," which is running through February 16th at Two River Theater in Red Bank. Christopher Benincasa recently sat down with director Michael Sexton to talk about his fresh, modern take on the play, and what it has to say to us in 2014 – more than four centuries after it was written.
Hoffman's death was acute drug intoxication; Kutcher, Kunis reportedly engaged
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Philip Seymour Hoffman's cause of death is recorded as acute drug intoxication, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are reportedly engaged, and rain dampens the Oscar red carpet. Bob Mezan reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and ac
This is a colorful School House Rock video on prepositions. The prepositions are used in phrases and illustrated accordingly. Prepositions never stand alone and give specific information. Some of the phrases are over the rainbow, with a friend, over the meadow, through the tree, etc. This is a fun teaching resource to introduce and/or reinforce prepositions in the classroom and/or at home. (3:01)
Lindy Hop - Hellzapoppin (1941)
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers excerpt from "Hellzapoppin" (1941) featuring Frankie Manning (in the Mechanic's Dungarees). (2:22)
Beginner - Poor patient Some people are so hard up that they can't even afford basic medical care. In today's lesson, you will learn how to take instructions from a doctor and how to ask where to get medicine and food!
Some people are so hard up that they can't even afford basic medical care. In today's lesson, you will learn how to take instructions from a doctor and how to ask where to get medicine and food!
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Mapping and Its Discontents: Katharine Harmon, Rebecca Solnit, Dana Cuff
Katharine Harmon at 6:47 Rebecca Solnit at 29:08 Dana Cuff at 53:05 Maps are also a form of narrative and a form of art. In this video, Katharine Harmon, author of The Map as Art, discusses how narrative contents create maps, and set up the vocabulary of maps. ""Maps come when narrative is not enough, or the opposite, narrative comes when the map is not enough."" Rebecca Solnit, author of Unfathomable City and Infinite City, discusses the making of maps as a way of knowing places. ""I love maps
The Stuff of Genius: Copier
Before the invention of the modern copier, companies across the world
depended on time-consuming -- and, often, incorrect -- duplication
methods. This 2:20 video explains how the copier was invented and also how the inventor worked hard to develop this invention.
7.344 The Fountain of Life: From Dolly to Customized Embryonic Stem Cells (MIT)
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 mam
Build-A-Word - Log
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters L, O, and G, to build the word "log." After the word is built, it transforms into a log made of the letters used. (1:12)
That Catholic Show - Water, Water Everywhere
Episode 7 - Holy Water, Baptismal Water, Water in Scripture, Water in our Lives. But what does Water have to do with Catholicism? Watch That Catholic Show to find out!
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
Insights understanding our world : the continuing impact of the holocaust
A series of audio and video programmes which discuss and debate the medical ethics associated with anti-Semitism and the continuing impact of the Holocaust. The programmes have been produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The medical ethics series considers disability rights in relation to the Museum&rsquo Deadly Medicine exhibition; how the moral inquiry into the Holocaust can inform bioethics today, and how the pursuit of human perfection influenced Nazi programmes to remove t
Survey on opinions from national bioethics committees or similar bodies, public debate and national
The European Commission, DG Research (Directorate E: Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food) devised a survey during the Spring 2001 in order to compile opinion-based data from national bioethics committees and current national legislation in relation to human embryonic stem cell research. The data would be used to structure an informative debate on stem cells across Europe. The survey has been updated regularly in accordance with the continual monitoring of the societal dialogue, the ethical consi
7.22 Developmental Biology (MIT)
This graduate and advanced undergraduate level lecture and literature discussion course covers the current understanding of the molecular mechanisms that regulate animal development. Evolutionary mechanisms are emphasized as well as the discussion of relevant diseases. Vertebrate (mouse, chick, frog, fish) and invertebrate (fly, worm) models are covered. Specific topics include formation of early body plan, cell type determination, organogenesis, morphogenesis, stem cells, cloning, and issues in
College of Charleston Friends of the Library
The College of Charleston Friends of the Library advances the interests of the Addlestone Library as the leading intellectual and cultural force in the community. Membership dollars add depth to research collections with strategic acquisition of books, databases, and journals. They also build the collection of rare materials through new acquisitions and the conservation of fragile books and manuscripts we currently own. And, gifts to the Friends of the Library also support lively, thought-provok