Prokaryotes and eukaryotes
This RLO describes the characteristics of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.
Santander's Polish bank bid
Santander is preparing to officially bid for the remaining share in Poland's Bank Zachodni WBK with an offer of $5.8m, which would make Santander the sole owner.
1990s Plastic Product Commercial - Dacron textiles by Visa
Visa America's freedom fabric.
Dacron is a fiber made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET). PET can take up to several thousand years to degrade.
Buy My Wardrobe, fashion recycling
More than thirty women from the world of fashion set out their stalls at a 'Buy My Wardrobe' event in London, selling their personal collections of designer clothes for a fraction of the retail price.
Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty and life around the world
Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty. He demos Dollar Street, comparing households of varying income levels worldwide. Then he does something really amazing.
Roasted Red Grape, Octopus, and Fingerling Potato Salad
Octopus is cooked sous vide, then grilled and tossed with flat-leaf parsley, green olives, lemon zest, lime juice, good quality olive oil, and roasted fingerling potatoes. Chef Scott Samuel of the Culinary Institute of America was asked to develop some contemporary recipes with California table grapes. Download a printer-friendly copy of the recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/grapes/recipes.html
Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Speech
This video contains part of Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Speech. (0:37)
The Life of Isaac Newton
This is a student made video. Sir Issac Newton was one of the greatest thinkers of all time, and some consider him the greatest mathematician in world history. The Life of Issac Newton was filled with discovery after discovery, and his work in math, science, optics, mechanics, laws of motion and more allowed him to be a major champion of the Enlightenment. Sir Issac Newton’s genius greatly enhanced our understanding of the world and ourselves, so please enjoy this video of this incre
Acids, Alkalis and Bases: an Introduction
Defining and explaining acids, bases, and alkalis, from an ionic standpoint, and introducing the pH scale.
Plasma Proteins and Drug Distribution
Examing the role of plasma proteins in the blood in the distribution and elimination of drugs in the body.
Osmosis and Diffusion
Explaining the difference between the processes of diffusion and osmosis, and introducing the concepts of concentration gradients and tonicity.
Pain Pathways ULO
This learning object describes the main components of the nociceptive pathways.
Using databases to find journal articles
An introduction to online databases of journals relevant to nurses (eg CINAHL, BNI).
Midwife's abdominal examination in the antenatal period
This RLO demonstrates how to perform the midwife's examination of the abdomen in the antenatal period. It includes video clips of an abdominal examination, and references to professional (NMC) and NICE guidelines where appropriate.
Transmission of pain
The Transmission of pain learning resource is part of a series of objects being developed for the nociceptive pathways project.
Introduction to the concept of the bioavailability of drugs.
Intramuscular injection by the Z track technique
Intramuscular injection by the Z track technique explains and demonstrates a safe technique for administering an intra-muscular injection.
Examines the issue of childhood obesity from the perspectives of the biomedical, behavioural and socio-economic models of health
Exploring the synapse
Describe the events during the transmission of an impulse across a synapse
Describes the inflammatory response - a series of local cellular and vascular responses which are triggered when the body is injured or invaded by micro-organisms or antigen.