Could FastStitch Device, Invented by Undergrads, Be the Future of Suture?
After surgeon stitches up a patient's abdomen, costly complications -- some life-threatening -- can occur. To cut down on these postoperative problems, Johns Hopkins undergraduates have invented a disposable suturing tool to guide the placement of stitches and guard the accidental puncture of internal organs.
Happy Birthday Smokey Bear from Joe Acaba
Expedition 32 Flight Engineer Joe Acaba wishes Smokey Bear a Happy Birthday. For 68 years Smokey Bear has been promoting fire safety and prevention through the message, "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires." A Smokey doll rode with Acaba into space when he launched aboard a Soyuz TMA-04M spacecraft.
School of Shock - Natalie Balfour discusses the Seismometers in Schools program
Dr Natalie Balfour of the ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences discusses the Seismometers in Schools program, which she co-ordinates. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16411 To view an online version of the magazine: http://issuu.com/anureporter/docs/anu_reporter_spring12
11.08.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In den USA will der designierte republikanische Präsidentschaftskandidat Mitt Romney den Kongress-Abgeordneten Paul Ryan zu seinem Vizekandidaten machen. Dies berichteten der Fernsehsender "NBC News" und die Online-Zeitung "Huffington Post" unter Berufung auf Wahlkampfkreise. Der aus Wisconsin stammende Ryan gilt als Nachwuchsstar der Republikanischen Pa
IRE: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Inoperable Tumors
University of Maryland interventional radiologists describe the benefits of IRE and what happens during the procedure. Related Links: IRE: Ask the Expert http://www.umm.edu/diagnosticrad/nanoknife_ire.htm Vascular/Interventional Radiology http://www.umm.edu/diagnosticrad/vascular_interven_rad.htm Greenebaum Cancer Center http://www.umgcc.org/ Find a Doctor http://www.umm.edu/findadoctor/public/
ISS Update - Aug. 14, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 14, 2012.
Global Coaches House with Jessica Ennis
Toni Minichiello and Mick Hill - the elite coaches behind the success of golden girl Jessica Ennis -- appeared with the Olympic star herself at the Leeds Metropolitan University open evening held at the Global Coaches House (GCH) in Piccadilly, London.
Warmblooded or Coldblooded
This patient education program explains skin cancer and how it is treated. It reviews the anatomy of the skin, what to look for during self-examination, and gives tips for preventing skin cancer. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Give Binary a Try! Lesson
Lesson focuses on how binary codes function and binary applications for computer engineers. The lesson offers students an activity to learn to download software and read online binary clock, and advanced students an opportunity to build one from a kit.
Lennon and McCartney on Life's Choices
On May 14, 1968, New York's public television station aired a "Newsfront" program featuring an interview with the Beatles' John Lennon and Paul McCartney. The songwriting duo discuss their role as superstars. (1:02)
Reuters Asks: Where should ECB cap bond yields and spreads?
Aug. 24 - The ECB is said to be considering setting a threshold for yields and spreads that would trigger bond purchases. But where should that threshold be set?
China flexes its naval muscles
Aug. 27 - China is spending billions of dollars to build its navy as the world's number two economy seeks to protect its interests in the Pacific and the United States pours more resources into the region.
In this activity, students are assigned different alleles of the gene for phenylalanine hydroxylase to research using OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man). They are then asked to both explain and illustrate how this mutation may cause the disease phenylketonuria (PKU).
Plant Growth Regulation
Plant growth regulators, including auxin, gibberellin, cytokinin, abscisic acid, and ethylene, are investigated in this learning activity to demonstrate how these chemicals (hormones) affect plant growth and development.
3XSQ: IBM staying strong in tough tech market
Aug 28 - IBM announced plans to unveil a new version of its iconic mainframe computer, while other struggling computer companies scale back.
Beginner - No phone line A nice and easy lesson for the beginners out there. You will learn how to explain that there is no tone on a telephone and possible reasons for the problem. The problem might be as obvious as not having paid the bill.
A nice and easy lesson for the beginners out there. You will learn how to explain that there is no tone on a telephone and possible reasons for the problem. The problem might be as obvious as not having paid the bill.