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TRMM Rainmap Anomalies: Hurricane Mitch and Honduras
Rain maps derived from nearly three years of TRMM operations.
Science and Religion in the Public Domain
Prof. Roger Trigg : Seminar
Militants force girl to wear suicide vest
June 20 - An 8-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl, kidnapped from Peshawar by militants, says her abductors tried to force her wear a suicide vest and attack security forces. (Rough cut - no reporter narration)
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Measuring Tape
A measuring tape can also be used to test coordination. As the girl reaches for the tip of the tape to pull it out and has to extend the arm to reach the target, she is being tested for dysmetria. Having her manipulate the tape measure and work the control button is testing hand coordination. The examiner tries to get her to click the button but she doesn't do it. This was an attempt to test repetitive movements. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological exa
Nissan's Ghosn: Japan needs clear roadmap for recovery
June 22 - Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says Japan's post-quake recovery will be swifter if policy makers spell out their vision for the economy.
Nissan's Ghosn: Japan Needs Clear Roadmap for Recovery
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says Japan's post-quake recovery will be swifter if policy makers spell out their vision for the economy.
Nissan CEO Ghosn Sees "Significantly Higher" Full-Year Sales
Carlos Ghosn upgrades his 2011 sales forecasts after Nissan restores Japanese production faster than expected after the March earthquake.
Greek Party Unity Seen Unlikely to Hold as Reforms Proceed
Greece will battle to drive through a package of deep spending cuts, tax hikes and asset sales despite the recent confidence vote, says Fathom Consulting's Erik Britton and David Lea of Control Risks.
Nissan's Ghosn Seeks Clarity on China E-Vehicles
Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's CEO, says he's waiting for firm rules governing the Chinese electric car industry before making a push.
Chilean ash causes further chaos
June 22 - Smothered in ash from Chile's volcano, a village of Mapuche Indians is determined to get through the crisis, while flight disruption continues in Chile and Australia. Nick Rowlands reports.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Forecasts 2011 Sales Growth
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and Renault, is interviewed in Tokyo by Reuters Deputy Editor-in-Chief Paul Ingrassia and forecasts "significantly higher" sales for fiscal 2011.
Jesse Cureton '02 (McColl School Executive MBA)
Jesse Cureton, Chief Consumer Officer for Novant Health, discusses why he chose the Executive MBA Program at the McColl School of Business.
Happy 10th Channel 9 This week marks the 10th anniversary of Channel 9. To honor the occasion I've put together a list of 10 of some of my favorite conversations on Channel 9. Of course we wouldn't be here without you, the Niners, so please comment below with how long you've been a Niner and links to some of your favorite videos. We also have a hap
This week marks the 10th anniversary of Channel 9. To honor the occasion I've put together a list of 10 of some of my favorite conversations on Channel 9. Of course we wouldn't be here without you, the Niners, so please comment below with how long you've been a Niner and links to some of your favorite videos. We also have a hap
Remembering Judy Layzer: October 17, 2015
On Saturday, October 17, 2015, the Department hosted a memorial event to celebrate the life of Professor Judy Layzer, including remembrances from her colleagues, students, friends, and family. More info: http://dusp.mit.edu/epp/news/memoriam-judy-layzer http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2015/judith-layzer-obituary-0529
La c?mara en la animaci?n de arquitectura. Reconsiderando ?la mirada? y el r?gimen de mostraci?n en
Even though inspired by cinema, architecture animations often oversimplify filmic space, and conflate two distinct concepts: gaze, and vision. Such misinterpretation leads to overuse camera movement to present spaces as if the change of point of view would lead to communicate lived space. This article introduces such discussion in the context of the tableau vivant, a living picture, explores the use of the shot sequence and the use of non-narrative scenes.
Role of verb knowledge in sentence comprehension deficits of individuals with Alzheimers Disease and
For the present study, three verb roles (transitivity, thematic role, and subject-verb agreement) were investigated with individuals diagnosed with AD and FTD while using a â real-time,â also known as â on-lineâ , sentence comprehension task. It was hypothesized that AD patients would be insensitive to agreements that are semantic knowledge based (i.e., thematic) and that FTD patients would be insensitive to agreements that are grammatically based (i.e., transitivity). For the sentence
Elizabeth Taylor Biography
In this four minute biography of the Academy Award winner Elizabeth Taylor students will learn of her life and marriages and work to raise funds to fight Aids and as a supporter of Michael Jackson.