Compaña contra el dengue (Ministerio de Salud de Perú)
Aquí tienen un anuncio sobre el dengue. El anuncio da consejos para prevenir esta enfermedad. (.40)
Viking 1 Lands on Mars
On July 20, 1976, NASA's Viking 1 becomes the first spacecraft to send back detailed pictures from the surface of Mars. A NASA control room recording captures the excitement of the moment. (0:20)
Theory of Computation
Computability Theory deals with one of the most fundamental questions in computer science: What is computing and what are the limits of what a computer can compute? Or, formulated differently: “What kind of problems can be algorithmically solved?” During the course this question will be studied. Firstly, the notion of algorithm or computing will be made precise by using the mathematical model of a Turing machine. Secondly, it will be shown that basic issues in computer science, like "Giv
U.S. Week Ahead: Knight Capital searches for white knight
Aug 3 - Come Monday Knight Capital may be back to square one; looking for cash to make up for its $440 million trading glitch.
Gabriel Gore delivers the Summer 2012 Commencement address
The Summer 2012 Commencement ceremony featured an address from Gabriel Gore, Missouri State University alumni and partner at the St. Louis law firm of Dowd Bennett LLP. Gore graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1991 before going on to law school at The University of Chicago Law School. From 1995-99, Gore served as an assistant United States attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, during which time he was responsible for enforcing the cr
IBM Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer Unveiled
The University of Rochester is one of the first academic institutions in the nation to receive the next generation of IBM's high performance supercomputers. The new system -- called the Blue Gene/Q -- is one of most powerful and efficient computer systems in the world and will be part of a new center at the University of Rochester dedicated to health research. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and other members of the state delegation were on hand for the public unveiling of the Blue Gene/Q, house
Going for the gold
Northeastern swimmer Kelley Becherer, '15, who is legally blind, will represent the United States in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London in September. It will mark her third trip in a row to the Paralympics. In this video, Kelly discusses her love for competing on the world's biggest stage and her desire to overcome her challenges in the pursuit of success.
JHU Alumni Weekend 2012
Take a fun look back at the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Weekend 2012. Mark your calendars for the next Alumni Weekend, April 26-28, 2013!
The BRCA1/2 pathway prevents hematologic cancers in addition to breast and ovarian cancers
Background The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that inactivation of virtually any component within the pathway containing the BRCA1 and BRCA2 proteins would increase the risks for lymphomas and leukemias. In people who do not have BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations, the encoded proteins prevent breast/ovarian cancer. However BRCA1 and BRCA2 proteins have multiple functions including participating in a pathway that mediates repair of DNA double strand breaks by error-free methods. In
Market Pulse: perfect ten for European stocks
Aug. 10 - Europe's Eurofirst 300 blue-chip index racks up its tenth straight weekly gain - the longest winning streak since 2005.
U.S. Week Ahead: Groupon's Pinocchio moment
Aug 10 - Groupon boss Andrew Mason has to open the books on the company's online retail unit, Groupon Goods, when it reports earnings on Monday.
Research & Relevance: Tim Kraft
Assistant Professor Tim Kraft discusses how businesses are a part of society and how they can no longer operate in a "bubble." His research looks at environmental issues in regard to supply chain and operations management. The Initiative for Business in Society (IBiS) is a research center dedicated to being the foremost global catalyst of thought, information and action on business' role in society. U.Va. Darden School of Business faculty discuss how their work contributes to preparing leaders
R646 : The effects of FMD-induced mass livestock slaughter on greater horseshoe bats in the Forest o
This 68 page report was originally produced by English Nature in 2005, and is here made available as a PDF file by Natural England. The objectives of the study were to investigate the effects of the removal of grazing livestock from the Forest of Dean (through slaughter to prevent the spread of foot and mouth) in 2001 on the diet of greater horseshoe bats in the area. The study then made recommendations for grazing regimes which would favour the bats. It also includes references to relevant l
Letter B Song
This is an upbeat song all about the letter "b". It has bright colors and features the phonetic sounds and words that begin with "b". (03:39)
Letter C Song
This is an upbeat song all about the letter "c". It features bright colors, phonetics, examples of words that begin with "c", and how to write the letter. (03:48)
Howard Hughes on Future of Aviation
On July 20, 1938, 10 days after he took off on an around-the-world flight, Howard Hughes addresses the public about his hopes that aviation would take its rightful place among the era's technological advancements. (2:16)
Diabetes and Meal Planning
This patient education program explains and promotes healthy eating habits, especially in relation to diabetes. It reviews how diet effects diabetes, the food groups, what constitutes a healthy diet, the food pyramid, and blood sugar levels. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
President Lambert discusses Elon's strength as a "best-value" university
In his opening address on Aug. 20, 2012, President Leo M. Lambert discussed the importance of financial policies that enable Elon to maintain its affordable cost.
Introduction to the Multilingual App Toolkit The Multilingual App Toolkit will help you to create your apps in mulitple languages to reach more markets.
The Multilingual App Toolkit will help you to create your apps in mulitple languages to reach more markets.