Aging with Grace
A UW study spearheaded by Ivan Molton, Ph.D, UW Department of Rehabilitation, looks to help seniors with disabilities age with grace. Meet wellness coach Nikki Bagli and her work with seniors to help motivate them and improve the quality of their life. This study is the product of a collaboration between the University of Washington’s Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) and Senior Services. Healthy Aging RRTC is housed within the Department of Rehabilitation Med
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Gorilla Surgery
Vip was a 35-year old 435 pound silverback gorilla at the Woodland Park Zoo with a severe sinus infection. Enter Dr. Greg Davis, UW Medicine director of rhinology and endoscopic skull base surgery. Together, with Woodland Park Zoo's Director of Animal Health, Darin Collins, they developed a plan to perform a special sinus surgery on Vip. Find out what happens after the 4-hour operation. Vip, gorilla, Woodland Park Zoo Doctor Greg Davis, UW Medicine Darin Collins, director of animal health, Wood
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Helping Babies in Uganda
One hospital's trash can be another's treasure. That was the idea behind a local effort to sort and pack thousands of discarded medical supplies and ship them to Uganda. Deborah Lester, a UW Medicine nurse, has been working with Adara Development and Kiwoko Hospital in Uganda to improve healthcare for over 10 years. The group helped establish a neonatal intensive care unit at the hospital and now assists around 500 babies a year. Deborah and a dedicated group of volunteers got their start gathe
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Duke Medicine Profiles: R. Duane Davis, MD, MBA
Get to know Duke Medicine's heart and thoracic surgeons. Learn more about Duane Davis, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in transplant at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/r-duane-davis-md-mba.
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Duke Medicine Profiles: Shu S. Lin, MD, PhD
Get to know Duke Medicine's heart and thoracic surgeons. Learn more about Shu Lin, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon who specializes in heart surgery, including transplant, at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/shu-s-lin-md-phd.
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Must-Know Japanese Holiday Words #5 - Bean-Throwing Ceremony
In this Intermediate lesson, you’ll learn Japanese words about Bean-Throwing Ceremony. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find Japanese lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here! Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! How would you react if someone [...]
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What Is Culture?
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Differentiate between culture and society Explain material versus nonmaterial culture Discuss the concept of cultural universalism as it relates to […]

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“#sunrise touches #aurora. All we need now are angels singing” #AstroButch
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Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
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How to Make Coffee Truffles
Decadent, delicious, and a fabulous gift, nothing can satisfy chocolate and coffee lovers more than melt-in-your-mouth truffles. In this episode of Culinary Intelligence from the CIA, The Culinary Institute of America’s Chef J.J. Lui will walk you through all the steps for making these delightful confections, from melting chocolate to putting on a finishing chocolate coating. Learn more at: http://www.ciachef.edu CIA Degree and Certificate programs: http://www.ciachef.edu/academics CIA Restau
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More migrants rescued by Italian coast guard arrive in Sicily
About 280 migrants rescued from overcrowded vessels arrive in Sicily's Pozzallo, some requiring medical care. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over
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World's first smart snow sports helmet
Subscribe now to UNSWTV: http//:www.youtube.com/unsw The Forcite Alpine helmet, developed by three UNSW graduates, packs a full HD camera, GPS, stereo speakers, a noise-cancelling microphone to communicate with friends via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, impact sensors, an emergency beacon and a microcomputer into a world-standard safety helmet for snow sports enthusiasts. UNSW Industrial Design graduates Alfred Boyadgis and Julian Chow and Engineering graduate George Constantinos developed the helmet wi
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Women and Heart Disease: What You Don't Know May Kill You | The Forum at HSPH
Deadlier than all forms of cancer combined, heart disease is the leading cause of death of U.S. women. Sometimes this killer comes with symptoms signaling a potentially deadly problem. Sometimes not. Even when symptoms manifest, the signs in women can be so different from those in men that the symptoms are misdiagnosed or overlooked. This Forum event provided a concise overview of the causes and forms of heart disease in women — and then explored today’s leading-edge prevention and treatment
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PIK Professor Shelley L. Berger: Revolutionizing Genetic Research
A leader in the rapidly changing field of epigenetics, Shelley L. Berger has built a world-class epigenetics program at Penn that she says is distinguished by the diverse and relevant expertise of the science faculty associated with it. Berger works where the ever-evolving fields of genetics, epigenetics, genomics, cell and developmental biology, and computational biology intersect. Using deep knowledge of these disciplines to navigate the broad interdisciplinary landscape, she seeks—and freq
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Countdown to Ignite: The One About Getting Certified and Not-To-Miss Places in Chicago | Microsoft I

Joey and Rick discuss Microsoft Certification—and how you can get certified at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago. In Episode 3 of the Countdown Show, they explain the basics of taking certification exams at Ignite, and the special discounted price (see below) exclusively for attendees. Then, they take us on a tour of some of Chicago's biggest attractions.

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Health in the United States
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