This site offers information about genetics and genomic science, with the aim of increasing understanding and stimulating discussion of genetic research and its implications. Produced by the Communication and Public Engagement team of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, it is aimed at students and the general public and includes animations, videos and activities. There are three sections entitled: Your Introduction to DNA, Genes and Genomes; Your Human Genome; and Our Genomes, Health and Soci
Sacred Calendar Ramadan
Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discusses the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with Dr Jon Hoover, an expert in Islamic Studies. He describes what happens during the time, and what it means to those who celebrate it.
Making Music Together
Recording a DJ set, designing a cd cover, and a guitar lesson. Behind the scenes the facilitators discuss the group's teamwork.
Herb Sutter: (Not Your Father’s) C++ What makes ISO C++11 "feel like a new language"? What things that we know about past C++ do we need to unlearn? Why is C++ designed the way it is – historically, and in C++11? Finally, what is the difference between managed and native languages anyway, and when is each applicable? This talk gives an overview and motivation of modern C++ and why it's clean, safe, and fast – as clean to code in and as type-safe as any modern language,
What makes ISO C++11 "feel like a new language"? What things that we know about past C++ do we need to unlearn? Why is C++ designed the way it is – historically, and in C++11? Finally, what is the difference between managed and native languages anyway, and when is each applicable? This talk gives an overview and motivation of modern C++ and why it's clean, safe, and fast – as clean to code in and as type-safe as any modern language,
Search user interfaces
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Michael Mauboussin, "The Success Equation:Untangling Skill and Luck"
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Build-A-Brain Explorer App for iPad
'Examine the brain through three sections that allow for exploration and learning of its functions. Through Explorer, Build-A-Brain, and Neural Tracks modes, interact with a 3D model of the brain to learn its areas and how they connect and interact with each other.Features:- Examine the central nervous system through an interactive, 3D model.- Explorer Mode teaches the different parts of the central nervous system with interactive points of interest.- Learn the way the central nervous system is
NJ: State of Invention Conference - Sheldon Hochheiser
Sheldon Hochheiser, Archivist and Institutional Historian at the IEEE History Center, talks about Bell Telephone Laboratories, credited with creating the technical incubator culture that not only resulted in many of the innovations of the 20th century such as transistors and CCD sensors, but that also served as a model for the Silicon Valley incubators of today.
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
College Physics for Ceres
This introductory, algebra-based, two-semester college physics book is grounded with real-world examples, illustrations, and explanations to help students grasp key, fundamental physics concepts. […]
White Holes: An Impossible Possibility
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International Trends in Problem-based Learning Facilitator Development
10.40 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (MIT)
This course aims to connect the principles, concepts, and laws/postulates of classical and statistical thermodynamics to applications that require quantitative knowledge of thermodynamic properties from a macroscopic to a molecular level. It covers their basic postulates of classical thermodynamics and their application to transient open and closed systems, criteria of stability and equilibria, as well as constitutive property models of pure materials and mixtures emphasizing molecular-level eff
Video chats help hospitalised children recover faster
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The ability to video chat with family and friends significantly reduces stress levels and speeds up the healing process in hospitalised children, according to a study conducted at the University of California, Davis in the United States. Ben Gruber reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news
Elon Law New Student Convocation 2014: Eric Nelson
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Exploring religions and cultures
This course is an introduction to anthropology through an exploration of western and non-western cultures and religions. The course is designed to explore the meanings and values associated to rituals, beliefs, religious and cultural practices as to enable student to explore the themes and theories that underpin a degree in social anthropology.
Internationalisation good practice: The inclusive curriculum and ‘Internationalisation at Home’
This theme includes papers and articles which explore the meanings attributed to key phrases and attempt to define key concepts within the field of internationalisation as it relates specifically to learning, teaching and assessment practice and curriculum design and delivery in higher education. Many contributions provide concrete examples of activities to support multicultural learning and embed international dimensions in curricula. The student voice is apparent in research that engages stude
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On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century The Museum of Modern Art, November 21, 2010-February 7, 2011 For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/online. Images courtesy of the artist © 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York