Netanyahu asks US to free spy
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is appealing to U.S. President Barack Obama to grant clemency to imprisoned spy Jonathan Pollard, who has spent 25 years behind bars. Jon Decker reports.
Dog with biggest vocab
Meet the dog with the vocabulary of a three year-old. To find out more about these experiments, read the full news article here: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827921.900
This movie shows a microfluidic concentrator to concentrate proteins in a micro-chamber by using a conducting ion exchange granule comprising of nano-pores or nano-channels permeable to ions. We put fluorescein-tagged bovine serum albumin(BSA) in phosphate buffer in three different pH buffers. At the lowest pH (pH 5.5), we can only see the dark flow of non-fluorescent counter-ions to eject. At pH 6.6 and pH 11, in constrast, we can see a bright flow of fluorescent co-ions ejected from the ejecte
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
The Nature Explorers Mojave Desert Expedition Part 3 of 7
The Granite Mountains of the Mojave Desert are a hot and arid ecosystem in July, but plants and animals thrive in this heat. Mojave rattlesnakes, lizards, hummingbirds, ants, and grasshoppers are just a few of the amazing species we found here.
Japan Inc looks to China M&A
Japanese firms look to expand overseas businesses and assets, particularly in China, as a strong yen gives them buying power.
Mixed reactions to Sadr's return
The return of anti-U.S. cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to Iraq after years in exile draws praise from Shi'ites, and apprehension from Sunnis.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 11–Consonants च and छ
This is a continuation of the series covering the very basics of Hindi. At the bottom of this lesson are links to the previous lessons. If you are already studying [...]
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 06.01.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. BUDAPEST: Im Streit um sein umstrittenes Mediengesetz wird Ungarn nach den Worten von Regierungschef Orban mögliche Forderungen der EU nach Änderungen akzeptieren und erfüllen. Ungarn sei Mitglied der EU und halte sich an die Spielregeln der Union, sagte Orban vor ausländischen Journalisten in Budapest. Das a
1.1 What is the carbon footprint and why is it important? The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.
The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.
Writing and Literature at California College of the Arts (aka "The Creative Writer")
Situated in the Bay Area, CCA's Writing and Literature Program offers students the opportunity to cultivate their potential in an inspiring and intensive studio environment. Integrated into one of the country's premier art schools, students are able to approach writing as a living art alongside artists and designers who are passionately engaged in making. Because of the program's intimate size, students collaborate closely with a diverse faculty of actively publishing writers. In addition
Teacher Moderation Guided Reading/Guided Writing Pt2 of 2
Teacher-Created Video- During small-group guided lessons, students practice skills previously taught during read-aloud and shared reading sessions. (5:38)
History of Ramadan
Ramadan is the most holy time of year for Islam. They show their love to Allah through personal sacrifice and self discipline. In the ninth month of the Islamic year, all Muslims fast for the entire month. This video shows how it is celebrated and where. (3:24)
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
COM100 Session 1 Spring 2011
COM100 Mass Media and Society Session One 01/08/11 Catherine Clinch
11.521 Spatial Database Management and Advanced Geographic Information Systems (MIT)
This semester long subject (11.521) is divided into two halves. The first half focuses on learning spatial database management techniques and methods and the second half focuses on using these skills to address a 'real world,' client-oriented planning problem. The first half of the semester may be taken separately using the class number 11.523 and the second half may be taken separately as 11.524. In order to help shape and utilize the information infrastructure that will support the management
Carter: No one wants war in Sudan
Former U.S. President Carter in Sudan says that as the South votes to form its own country -- no one wants to return to civil war. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."