Shana Weber, Princeton University: The Greening of Technology - Sustainability Initiatives at Prince
Princeton’s Campus Sustainability Plan includes comprehensive efforts to reduce waste and conserve resources in all areas of University operations, as well as initiatives in research, education, civic engagement, and communications. Computing is becoming a large part of the University’s energy-use footprint and considerable efforts are underway to find sustainable energy and conservation solutions. From high energy super-computers to paper use to videoconferencing, this session will explore
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Sam Wang: The Princeton Election Consortium - A First Draft of Electoral History - February 11, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How we experience political races is dominated by opinion polls. Polling data can be confusing because of their sheer number. In 2008, hundreds of polls were released during the Presidential campaign. Is there a way to cut through the resulting noise? Four years ago Dr. Wang devised a statistical approach to analyze state polls to get a single, easy-to-understand snapshot of the race, viewed from the point of view of the Electoral College. In 2008, this approach mad
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Sam Wang: The Princeton Election Consortium - A First Draft of Electoral History PDF - February 11,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How we experience political races is dominated by opinion polls. Polling data can be confusing because of their sheer number. In 2008, hundreds of polls were released during the Presidential campaign. Is there a way to cut through the resulting noise? Four years ago Dr. Wang devised a statistical approach to analyze state polls to get a single, easy-to-understand snapshot of the race, viewed from the point of view of the Electoral College. In 2008, this approach mad
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Green Fluorescent Protein: Lighting Up Life - January 28, 2010
Martin Chalfie, chair and professor of biological sciences at Columbia University, shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein (GFP). GFP has become a fundamental tool in cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, neurobiology and the medical sciences. It has permitted scientists to study damaged cells in Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and genetic disorders. It also has many applications i
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Fascist Italy and the Jews: Myth versus Reality (part 2)
Dr. Iael Nidam-Orvieto, the Editor-in-Chief of Yad Vashem Publications discusses the topic of: "Fascist Italy and the Jews: myth versus reality". This is the second part of this talk, for the first part click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEgThMo_39k The video is part of the series Insights and Perspectives from Holocaust Researchers and Historians." Supported by the Claims Conference. For more lectures, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/insights/video/index.asp
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Tip of the Week: PhylomeDB
Today's tip for the week is a quick introduction to PhylomeDB, gene phylogenies database. Read more information about this database at the OpenHelix Blog
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Ecole Européenne d'été 2009 VF - Restrictions dans la CE du mouvement des personnes (video)

Restrictions dans la Communauté Européenne du mouvement des personnes en cas de problèmes touchant à la santé par Lukas PRUDIL.

SCD Médecine.


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Viral Vector: HSV-GFP
3D rotation showing neurons transduced with HSV-GFP in P14-15 mouse visual cortex.

This movie was created using viral vectors from the viral gene transfer core, a facility established in 2008 by the Picower Institute and the McGovern Institute to make viral vectors accessible to the MIT neuroscience community.

Movie courtesy of Sam Clark, McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT

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Cafés des Sciences Nancy 2010 - Chimie alimentaire de quoi sont faites nos assiettes ?

Organisés par les universités de Lorraine en collaboration avec l’INSERM, le CNRS, l’INRIA et l’INRA

Résumé : E122, E416, E930…selon une directive européenne, les étiquettes de nos aliments affichent sans complexe les codes des additifs qu’ils contiennent. Mais quel consommateur est aujourd’hui capable de les déchiffrer ?

Les additifs sont des substances incorporées aux denrées alimentaires afin d’en modifier les qualités organoleptiques telles que
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Robert Vanderbei: Digitizing the Universe From Your Backyard PDF
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Learn how the modern digital world in makes it possible, even almost easy, for amateurs to take astrophotos in their own backyards that are better than those taken at professional observatories only a generation ago. The key enablers are computer controlled mounts for very precise pointing control, CCD cameras, and modern image processing tools. More at http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/02/digitizing_the_universe_from_your_backyard.html
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Doug Dixon: Flash Forward - The Rise of Small Tech Gadgets - April 15, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Doug Dixon (Manifest Technologies) presents the latest toys from the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show. Flash memory and solid state drives abound in thumb drives, video cameras, etc. Is the hard drive, as we know it, soon to be a thing of the past? For more information see http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2009/04/flash_forward_the_rise_of_small_tech_gadgets.html.
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Fifes and Drums at 50
A new documentary reflects on five decades of Fifes and Drums. Director Mike Durling talks about building a film that looks through the years and across the country.
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UCL: The Provost’s View
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
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LESSON 36: हिंदी का महत्त्व Hindi ka Mahatv IMPORTANCE OF HINDI
1. हिन्दी भारत के प्रमुख राज्यों (प्रान्तों) में बोली और समझी जाती है| (Hindi Bharat ke pramuk rajyon (pranton) mein boli aur samajhi jaati hai.) Hindi is spoken and understood [...]
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Tyne Bridge under construction AFL03_aerofilms_19820

TYNE BRIDGE, Newcastle. Site of the new Tyne Bridge, photographed here in October 1927, a year before official opening of the bridge - the approaches are well underway. Also shown are Robert Stephenson's innovative High Level Bridge (1849), and the Swing Bridge (1876) funded by Armstrong to replace a stone bridge that obstructed river traffic. T
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Ray Russell Inaugural Lecture "A life in music..."
Visiting Professor, Ray Russell delivered his inaugural lecture on Thursday 25 March in Gandhi Hall. Ray's lecture, entitled 'A Life in Music' covered highlights from his 40-year career in the music industry ranging from his first professional job with the John Barry Seven to working with Tina Turner and on classic television theme tunes including Bergerac and A Touch of Frost. The lecture was delivered in a unique format that saw Ray backed by a band including his sons, Charlie and George, on
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Burglary project
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
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What's an EFT?
Director of Educational Program Development Bill White and his team create a television broadcast to nurture citizens for a new era.
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Flowers and Herbs of Early America
Gardener Larry Griffith and Photographer Barbara Lombardi summon botanic phantoms and capture their essence on film.
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