On Philippa Foot [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sarah Broadie, Dr Alex Voorhoeve | Why be moral? May we kill one to save others? Is morality objective? This dialogue engages with renowned philosopher Philippa Foot’s answers to these questions. Sarah Broadie is professor of moral philosophy and Wardlaw Professor at the University of St Andrews. Alex Voorhoeve is reader in philosophy in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE.
Pathophysiology of Infectious Diseases
Medical Microbiology is a vast and ever expanding complex field. The role of microbes in chronic illness, like coronary disease and arthritis, continues to evolve. For example, in the Emerging Infections and Agents of Biological Warfare Lecture, one will learn that while advances in identification, culture techniques, diagnosis and treatment have led to remarkable improvements in the consequences of infectious diseases worldwide in the past quarter century, newly identified pathogens continue to
Space Week: Space Station and Beyond, Part 1
For the privileged few, the view from the International Space Station is ever-changing and always amazing.
Serious Sediment - Partners Video Magazine
Rutgers' Donna Fennell is reclaiming chlorine-contaminated sediments in New Jersey 's urban Meadowlands through smart environmental engineering and microbiological enrichment. Serious Sediment is a segment from CSREES' Partners Video Magazine's 19th episode, The Soil Explorers. To view the entire episode, go to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/soil_explorers.html.
BioLab: Using Yeast Fermentation as a Model for the Scientific Method
This resource uses a student-designed laboratory exercise as a model to demonstrate the techniques and concepts surrounding the scientific method.
Flying Animal Skeleton - Gliding Joint
The gliding joint of a flying animal can be located in their backbones or their neck. This joint allows the animal to have a flexible neck and back.
Relative risk reduction and absolute risk reduction
This RLO considers how to measure and interpret the magnitude of effect in clinical trial results using relative risk reduction (RRR) and absolute risk reduction (ARR).
Do's and Don'ts when meeting British people
Op het einde van deze les kun je een aantal richtlijnen toepassen om mensen correct te woord te staan.
Jim Vacarella Describes Avoiding the Draft During the Vietnam War
For young men like Jim Vacarella, the draft stood as the prime symbol of the war in Vietnam. Millions of young men tried to evade the draft: some fled to Canada; many feigned physical or mental illness, others used family connections to gain safe positions in the National Guard. For some, resisting the draft became an important way of protesting the war, and a few thousand men took public stands as draft resistors, burning their draft cards and challenging the government to imprison them. Jim Va
My favorite recipe
Op het einde van deze les kun je, je eigen favoriete recept in het Engels opschrijven.
The dentist is a key member of the health delivery team. This didactic course teaches the student how to render comprehensive oral health care and teach prevention to a dynamic, diverse and rapidly growing elderly population. Since chronology does not always equal physiology, younger patients with significant medical, physical, mental disabilities and sensory deficits are eligible for treatment in Geriatric Dentistry. Students will learn the complexity of aging, patient management and the import
David Schmittlein, Dean of MIT Sloan giving Welcome Address at Africa 2.0
David Schmittlein, Dean of MIT Sloan giving Welcome Address at First MIT Sloan Africa 2.0 Conference
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Sliding and Stuttering
Students use a spring scale to drag an object such as a ceramic coffee cup along a table top or the floor. The spring scale allows them to measure the frictional force that exists between the moving cup and the surface it slides on. By modifying the bottom surface of the cup, students can find out what kinds of surfaces generate more or less friction.
NPS Archeology: Research in the Parks
invites us to discover the resources in our national parks through the eyes of archaeologists Click on the map of states to explore more than 120 national parks and monuments. Learn about the Klondike gold rush, Andersonville, USS Arizona, Nez Perce, Antietam, Truman's home, Little Bighorn, Aztec ruins, Gila cliff dwellings, Fort Union Trading Post, Jamestown, Fort Sumter, Washington's birthplace, Yellowstone, and other important places and events.
Continue wiskunde voorkennistoets
Voorkennis toets voor de cursus Continue wiskunde van Open Universiteit Nederland
The Shaky Future of the Salton Sea
A former desert oasis faces environmental challenges, a water crisis and someday the Big One. Why we can't let the sun go down on the Salton Sea.
An analysis or style: How can I analyse the figures of speech used in a literary text
At the end of this lesson the student will be able to: distinguish figures of speech in literary text extracts and assess their impact when they are read aloud.