Michelle Obama plays soccer with kids in Cape Town
June 23 - U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama kicks around a ball with retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu and children in Cape Town, South Africa. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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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
Author(s): Meissner, Alexander

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Summary - Fair Use as a Complement to Open Licensing
Summary of Steve Foerster's post on the American legal system’s concept of fair use of copyrighted materials as it relates to education.
Author(s): Ken Udas

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Hundreds of Fun maths Activities - With Solutions

I came across a great collection of challenging maths tasks for students of all ages and ability.  There are literally hundreds to choose from and the best thing is there are also detailed solutions provided too.  Author(s): Creator not set

Eel swimming
Eels move in the same way as shark and other fishes. They use their fins and streamlined body to glide through the water.
Author(s): Kathryn Dickson,Katie Hale

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Limpet showing foot
The intertidal zone is subject to intense wave forces and the muscular foot allows limpets to tightly grasp the rocks.
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Greece default - not if but when!
Acclaimed economist and commentator Professor Paul Krugman expects the Greek government to default on its enormous debts and would not be surprised, in the aftermath, if the country withdraws from the Euro.
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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
Author(s): Simic, Petra

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Fly Down into the Marianas Trench (Deepest Part of Pacific Ocean)
This is a flight down into a data visualization of the undersea mountains and trenches of the Pacific Ocean, ending up in the deepest part of the ocean, the Marianas Trench. The "Challenger Deep" is measured at 35,813 feet below the surface, or 10,915 meters. Courtesy of NOAA's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. (47 seconds)
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Divine Action
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
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Natural Theology
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
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The Rationality of Science
Prof. Roger Trigg : Course
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Theologies of Nature
Prof. Ernan McMullin (deceased) : Course
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From Darwin to Scopes
Revd Michael Roberts : Course
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The Role of the Bible in the Emergence of Modern Science
Prof. Peter Harrison : Course
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Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining good health. But what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This unit will help you to answer this question by introducing you to principles of aerobic exercise prescription.
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Accessibility Features of Connexions
Connexions
This module describes the accessibility features of the Connexions (cnx.org) web site.
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The Ageing Society: challenges opportunities and unnecessary scares [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Adair Turner | As part of LSE's series of lectures looking at the long term challenges facing Britain and British politicians 'after Blair', Adair Turner will examine the issues of pensions, welfare reform and the challenges posed by an ageing society.
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The EU at 27 - taking on a global role [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jim Murphy MP | The Minister for Europe will consider how an enlarged EU can address global challenges and how the Reform Treaty will help the EU to perform more strongly both in Europe and internationally.
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General Reflections [Audio]
Speaker(s): General Sir Mike Jackson | A look at where today's strategic circumstances are and the position of the UK, and a look to the future. General Sir Mike Jackson's illustrious career in the British Army has spanned almost forty five years and all that time he has shown loyalty, courage and commitment to the British army whilst also being an undeniable media attraction. General Sir Mike Jackson is the best known British General of modern times. He retired in the autumn of 2006 after almos
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