Isolating Multiple Strains of Escherichia coli for Coliphage Isolation, Phage-typing, and Mutant Rec
Recovery of Escherichia coli from a rectal swab begins a series of procedures combining mastery of technique with productive experiments. After isolating his/her own E. coli strain, each student recovers a unique coliphage from raw sewage and determines its host range, thereby revealing the genetic individuality of each bacterial and viral isolate. Colonies of virus-resistant mutants can often be recovered in regions where sensitive bacteria have been destroyed. After antibiotic sensitivity test
Geithner: EU can contain crisis
Sept 16 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner meets with EU finance ministers in Poland, urging them to work closely together and with the United States to contain debt crisis. Kirsty Basset reports.
Scene after plane crashes at Nevada air race
Sept. 16 - Scenes right after a plane crashes at the Reno Air Races in northern Nevada. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
How to board a plane more efficiently
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20859
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Bertram Pitt & Piotr Ponikowski on EMPHASIS
Bertram Pitt in conversation with Piotr Ponikowski: EMPHASIS - HF - Epierenone in chronic systolic HF
Robot octopus shakes your hand
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/09/born-to-be-viral-robot-octopus-shakes-your-hand.html
The Thirty Years' War
This 4:30 video is an overview of the thirty years long war with Germany, Spain, Scandinavia, Holland, Scotland, and Switzerland and includes two parts. This war was mostly involved in Germany and it was also a conflict between Protestants and Catholics. Would benefit from a timeline and a word wall given all the names and events.
SeaWiFS Biosphere: Rotating Globe with Zoom to Pacific Ocean
SeaWiFS looks at the Pacific Ocean and monitors El-Nino and La-Nina.
Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think
On the Same Page: Voices of Berkeley keynote event Moderated by Geoff Nunberg Panelists: Scholars Lera Boroditsky and Lily Wong Fillmore; author and Cal alumna Maxine Hong Kingston; actor and Cal alumnus John Cho. http://onthesamepage.berkeley.edu
Levels of measurement
Aimed at statistics beginners, this learning object describes, and gives examples of, the four levels of measurement of data: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.
A story of Kindness This video shows a story of kindness. There are aggressive people in a cafe and a kind man who is teaches us a lesson.
This video shows a story of kindness. There are aggressive people in a cafe and a kind man who is teaches us a lesson.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Staying Up a Week Straight
Bob Clayton '84 and his wife, Janine Clayton '84, have slightly different outlooks about his staying up for an entire week in order to finish his final papers and exams senior year.
Introducing a Triplet Formulation to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Marissa Lawson, Lyon Anderson
The objective of our research is to introduce a new formulation to model the Traveling Salesman Problem, a combinatorial optimization problem.
Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. ( 1:24)
A Newscast of Hamlet's Death
Students analyze Shakespeare's Hamlet in a creative way in this selection. The format is that of a news program with "live" action coverage and an interview with a friend. ( 4:39)
This two minute student made video provides a brief synopsis of the main events of the Fourth Crusade.The crusaders wanted to take a different route this time by sailing to Egypt and back up again instead of coming from the north. They had a problem because they didn't have enough ships, so they went to Venice to get ships and in return they had to get back Zara for them and in the end they did. The Pope' actions are explained.
The Panda: An Endangered Species
This selection contains a slide show set to music which provides background information on the plight of the panda, characteristics of pandas, a map of their natural habitat, and efforts being made to help them. Many photos of pandas are also shown. ( 2:20)
Aid drops to Pakistan flood victims
Sept 19 - Almost a month after monsoon rains triggered floods in southern Pakistan, many towns and villages remain submerged, and the army is dropping emergency rations by helicopter. Nick Rowlands reports.
More pressure on "humiliated" Greece
Sept.19 - It's a crunch week for Greece, which needs to receive the latest installment of its EU/IMF bailout to avoid running out of money in October. But as the IMF says Athens needs to speed up its reforms, Greek citizens are worried about the future. Joanna Partridge reports
Ladies in red rule the red carpet
Sept. 19 - Television stars rock the red carpet at the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Alicia Powell reports.