Life Beyond Earth
Is there life out there? A look at our search for life beyond Planet Earth.
An expensive abuse of justice? Why current habeas corpus must be reformed
The legal safeguard habeas corpus is being used in ways it was never intended, resulting in a costly waste of scarce legal resources and taxpayer dollars, according to two researchers who have studied thousands of habeas cases.
Evolution at the Surface of Euclid:Elements of a Long Infinity in Motion Along Space
Abstract: It is modernly debated whether application of the free will has potential to cause harm to nature. Power possessed to the discourse, sensory/perceptual, physical influences on life experience by the slow moving machinery of change is a viral element in the problems of civilization; failed resolution of historical paradox involving mind and matter is a recurring source of problems. Reference is taken from the writing of Euclid in which a oneness of nature as an indivisible point of th
2011 Bay Area Symposium on Viruses: Raul Andino
Raul Andino, UCSF Virus Diversity, Robustness and Evolvability.
Researching Childhood Language Disorders: Rachel Romeo
Rachel Romeo, in Penn's class of 2011, talks about her experiences with the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowship (CURF) at Penn. She is a Psychology & Linguistics major in the College who will take her Fulbright & Thouron Awards to University College London to continue her exploration of children's language acquisition.
Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This unit looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques used in analysing data.Author(s):
Choosing a Pyramid Site
Working in engineering project teams, students evaluate sites for the construction of a pyramid. They base their decision on site features as provided by a surveyor's report; distance from the quarry, river and palace; and other factors they deem important to the project based on their team's values and priorities.
12.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.*** Bundesaußenminister Guido Westerwelle hat das Vorgehen der syrischen Armee gegen Oppositionelle verurteilt. Durch die Gewalt und den Einsatz schwerer Waffen drohe im Norden des Landes eine humanitäre Krise, erklärte er in Berlin. Westerwelle forderte die Regierung in Damaskus auf, die Angriffe auf
Did the Recession Ever Really Go Away? Housing prices hitting 2002 levels, unemployment still at 9 percent, private-sector job growth flat, and retail sales still struggling: these are headlines that few expected three years ago. The prevailing theory in Washington was that the recession was somehow precipitated (and therefore vaguely caused) by the crash in housing prices, and many big and small tricks were used to goose the market
Housing prices hitting 2002 levels, unemployment still at 9 percent, private-sector job growth flat, and retail sales still struggling: these are headlines that few expected three years ago. The prevailing theory in Washington was that the recession was somehow precipitated (and therefore vaguely caused) by the crash in housing prices, and many big and small tricks were used to goose the market
The IMF and Moral Hazard [Deep Freeze, chapter 3 (2011)] The late 1990s saw a strengthening of the International Monetary Fund's core mandate as a global financial parent on the lookout for perceived instabilities to correct in the name of economic development.
[Deep Freeze, chapter 3 (2011)]
The late 1990s saw a strengthening of the International Monetary Fund's core mandate as a global financial parent on the lookout for perceived instabilities to correct in the name of economic development.
John Helmers -- "The Coming Economic Recovery and How to Profit From It"
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Motor - Throwing Ball
The toddler is able to throw the ball overhand and shows pleasure in playing the game of throwing and chasing after the ball. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Leren argumenteren: Flexible working schedules
Na dit hoofdstuk kan je overtuigende argumenten ten voordele van flexibele werkroosters aandragen.
Hurricane Florence with Inset of VR Operator
An interactive exploration of a computational model of Hurricane Florence using an immersive environment controlled by a boom, with an inset of the boom operator.
Overview of Dev Desktop Features
As part of the Drupal Academic project (http://drupalacademic.mit.edu), this video presents some of the key features of the Dev Desktop, a local environment for developing Drupal websites. Future videos will present overviews to installation and basic usage. More information here >> http://drupalgroup.mit.edu/notebook/introduction-dev-desktop
Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
The objective of this course is to teach you to apply the skills you have learned in the functional areas toward the goal of starting a business, i.e., becoming an entrepreneur. Working in teams, you will learn to identify, conceptualize, plan, finance, launch, manage and harvest new ventures. Finally, intrapreneurship, the application of entrepreneurial methods of management to established organizations, will also be discussed. Class discussion, readings, case studies, guest speakers, interview
The SOHO Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope
Users can access a variety of information about the The SOHO Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope, as well as maps, imagery, and data. A description of the instrument is provided, along with temperature maps, movies and images of eclipses, solar storms, and coronal mass ejections. Links to related sites are also included.