Philologists as Rogues:Puzzles Concerning the Japanese Recovery of Huang Kan's Subcommentary
The 2011 Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures Undoing/Redoing Modern Sino-Japanese Cultural and Intellectual History, Benjamin A. Elman, Princeton University From Harvard University's Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies watch as Professor Elman will build on his critique of the historiography of modern Japan and China to try to reopen a new, if fractured, historiographical path back to the vibrancy of pre-1894 Sino-Japanese intellectual exchanges. He will present the unprecedented cultural authority a
Improve chipping touch and feel
This two minute video shows how to use different strokes with different clubs when chipping onto a green.
Alumni Spotlight - Brian Shadix
You will face adversity and you will be knocked down. Brian Shadix '00 says knowing how to learn from and leverage those personal and professional challenges are the keys to success.
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. We will look at natural selection as Darwin did, taking inheritance for granted, but ignoring the mechanisms underlying it.
The human wrist is an example of a gliding joint. Gliding joints move only in two directions-side to side and forward and backward.
Dr. Carl Lowenberger: Vectors and Parasites
SFU Canada Research Chairs Seminar Series: "Vectors and Parasites: What Can We Learn from Insects to Treat Human Diseases?" Carl Lowenberger Canada Research Chair in Parasitology and Vectors of Disease Entomology, Department of Biology Jan 27, 2011 Insect vectors transmit parasites and pathogens that cause significant human morbidity and mortality. Most insects recognize and eliminate these parasites using components of their innate immune system. Why then do all insects not eliminate their p
Dr. Nilima Nigam: high-order FEM approximation on pyramids
SFU Canada Research Chairs Seminar Series: "At the confluence of exterior calculus, approximation theory and numerical analysis: high-order FEM approximation on pyramids" Nilima Nigam Canada Research Chair in Applied Mathematics, Department Of Mathematics Feb 24, 2011 The finite element method is a popular technique for approximating weak solutions of PDE, particularly in the presence of geometric or structural features. Typically a physical domain is tessellated ('meshed') by either tetrahe
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USC Dentistry: International Periodontal & Implant Symposium 2011 (Stanford Pt. 2)
Clark M. Stanford presented a lecture titled "Surgical Implant Placement -- Immediate Loading vs. Staged Loading in the Esthetic Zone" as part of the 36th annual USC Periodontal and Implant Symposium held in Los Angeles in 2011. Stanford is the Centennial Fund Professor at the Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, and associate dean of research at the University of Iowa. He also maintains a clinical prosthodontic practice within the College of Dentistry. His resea
Pre-Transplant Video Tour
In this video, UMMC Senior Transplant Coordinator Debora Evans leads the way on a tour of the pre-transplant process and what you'll need to know when you make your first visit, including a tour of the waiting area, what to bring and who you will be meeting with throughout the day. Related links: UMMC Transplant Center http://www.umm.edu/transplant/index.htm Kidney Transplant Program http://www.umm.edu/transplant/kidney/index.htm Living Kidney Donor Transplant Program http://www.umm.edu/t
Are You Reading?
Join the UM Common Reading Experience by reading "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. Video by Mary Stanton & Erin Parsons.
Listen: History of blood transfusion speaks to stem cell debate
Holly Tucker, an associate professor of French, has written a fascinating early history of blood transfusions that reads like an eerie murder mystery. Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution has implications for modern ethical dilemmas such as cloning and stem cell procedures.
Veterans' Cooperative Grocery Store, April 1946. Photo no. 4.
World War II veterans attending Alabama Polytechnic Institute were often married and sometimes had children. To counter high post-WWII prices in Auburn, Ala., the veterans formed a food cooperative, which resembled a small country grocery store. Per the Alumnews, prices averaged 30% less than in local stores. [Individuals in this photograph are not identified. Anyone with information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at email@example.com.]
Is Proton Therapy Treatment Optimal for Childhood Cancer?
MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center physician Dr. David Grosshans talks about the importance of proton therapy radiation for childhood cancer. After sharing the difference in traditional IMRT radiation and proton therapy, he discusses why proton therapy is optimal for children, how children tolerate proton therapy, preliminary outcomes for children treated with proton therapy, and the importance of having a comprehensive and dedicated team devoted to treating children with this form of radiation.
Study Shows Importance of Proton Therapy for Childhood Cancer
Dr. David Grosshans discusses a recent study that shows how proton therapy spares healthy tissue in children with cancer. The study illustrates how proton therapy radiation is able to avoid excess radiation dose to a variety of normal structures while maintaining equal target coverage. This is important for childhood cancers because excess radiation can cause damage to the hippocampus, an area involved in learning and memory.
The role of reducing intakes of saturated fat in the prevention of cardiovascular disease: where doe
The role of reducing intakes of saturated fat in the prevention of cardiovascular disease: where does the evidence stand in 2010?
CIF vaccinologie 2011 – Vaccination coquelucheuse.
Cours international francophone de vaccinologie
Hôpital d’instruction des armées du Val-de-Grâce – Ecole du Val-de-Grâce
Titre : CIF vaccinologie 2011 – Vaccination coquelucheuse.
Intervenant : Nicole GUISO
Résumé : 29 mars 2011 - cours 14 : Vaccination coquelucheuse.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Cours international francophone de vaccinologie
Multiple Sclerosis - Reflexes Exam - Muscle Stretch Sub-exam - Patient 18
Ed is a 57-year-old Caucasian male with a 15-year history of neurological disability that was diagnosed after his initial attack as multiple sclerosis. Lumbar puncture demonstrated the presence of numerous oligoclonal bands and MRI later showed multiple white matter plaques. He suffers from a significant dysarthria, as well as tremor and ataxia.
This patient education program discusses Lyme disease including the cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Informatica : Computersystemen Cursus initiatie Informatica deel 1: computersystemen. Volgende onderwerpen komen aan bod: - het gegevensverwerkend proces, - geheugen, - software, - bestandsbeheer, - structuur en organisatie.
Cursus initiatie Informatica deel 1: computersystemen. Volgende onderwerpen komen aan bod: - het gegevensverwerkend proces, - geheugen, - software, - bestandsbeheer, - structuur en organisatie.