Stage at Diagnosis and Survival in a Multiethnic Cohort of Prostate Cancer Patients
Objectives. We evaluated the effects of socioeconomic status and comorbidity on stage of disease and survival among 1,509 population-based prostate cancer patients. Methods. We applied logistic regression and Cox proportional hazards regression to data from Whites, African Americans, and Asian Americans who were diagnosed from 1987 to 1991. Results. Patients with existing comorbid conditions were less likely than those without these conditions to be diagnosed with advanced cancer. Compared wit
Dichotomous Key for Conifers
This reference tool allows students to identify a coniferous tree species by making a series of guided decisions about shape, size, and arrangement of its needles. Ideally, students' specimens will be twigs that include the tree's reproductive cone or fruit. The key, which includes only species that are native to the U.S., is available in three formats:an interactive key on the AMNH's Web site, an interactive key that can be downloaded to your computer (available as a self-extracting stuffed fil
The Back Channel
From 1969 to 1973, Paul Nitze served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (SALT). In this video segment, Nitze describes the useful role that 'back channel' negotiations can play and discusses the particular problems with national security adviser Henry Kissinger's negotiations in the final days of SALT I. The second part of the segment addresses Watergate's impact on Nitze's participation in SALT II.Nitze's interview conducted for War and Peace in the Nucle
The post-modern body in cinema
Throughout film history, the female body has been gazed upon, lusted after, protected, admired, and murdered. A sampling of post-modern films, including Kill Bill; Vol. I, The Swimming Pool, Boys Don’t Cry, Orlando, The Piano, The Ballad of Little Jo and Hedwig and the Angry Inch divulge new and complex views of the female body, including gender transformation. The maternal body, the clothed body, and the psychological and cultural body display the evolving female psyche. The female protagonis
How sediment flows in an underwater river
Full story here: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129570.700 They gush along the ocean floor and can wipe out the internet. Need another reason to understand the planet's underwater rivers?
Anthropology seminar: Indigenous capitalism in Upland Indonesia (5 Feb 2010)
Based on numerous field research trips over the last 20 years, Prof. Li (University of Toronto) describes how much attitudes and horizons have changed in this remote, mountainous area.
ESL: English Verbs
Learner of English as a second or foreign language can practice their verbs using multiple choice questions based on a bank of 78 pictures of actions.
Portrait of Aaron Wolfsohn (or Wolfsohn-Alle), Rabbi of Hildesheim Area (Hannover) 1754-1835.
Shown full-face wearing prayer shawl over rabbinical dress and side locks. Wolfsohn, a writer of the Haskalah, published in Hebrew, Yiddish and German.,Shown full-face wearing prayer shawl over rabbinical dress and side locks. Wolfsohn, a writer of the Haskalah, published in Hebrew, Yiddish and German.
Developing the Theory: Continental Drift
This document outlines the development of the theory of continental drift and how many lines of evidence collected over several decades by various researchers were brought together to explain how the seafloor spreads and the continents move about. Links to additional information are included.
This USGS site explains what an aquifer is and defines the different types of aquifers based on six principal lithologies; sandstone, carbonate, sandstone-carbonate, igneous and metamorphic, sand and gravel, and other rock types. The site features maps and descriptions of the major aquifers in the United States as well as general information about groundwater occurrence and quality. The site also provides links to additional maps and data about specific aquifers across the nation.
Undergraduate and Graduate Students Focus on Marine Research
The Sotka Lab at the College of Charleston features Biology Professor Erik Sotka and between three and five undergraduate and graduate students focused on marine research. Right now, they are looking at plant-herbivore interactions, ecological and evolutionary impacts of climate change, larval dispersal, and marine invasions. Find out more about the Sotka Lab here: http://sotkae.people.cofc.edu/Home.html Recently, Sotka and his colleague Stacey A. Krueger-Hadfield Sotka and Krueger-Hadfield re
Small Business Division
The Clarkson University School of Business has a goal of providing its students with competencies in organizational leadership, teamwork, communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and an awareness of ethical issues. This course offers students a chance to explore and apply those competencies by providing a real life, multi-disciplinary, team-based consulting experience. Each semester several consulting projects are presented to the students by outside orga
Project in Global Entrepreneurial Management
Welcome to the new competitive landscape. The business world you enter upon completion of your MBA is not the one of your parents or grandparents. It is a world defined by a global entrepreneurial revolution. Today, the essence of competitive advantage does not lie in traditional areas such as low cost or high quality. Rather, competitive advantage is defined in terms of speed, innovativeness, adaptability, flexibility, and aggressiveness. In short, advantage comes from entrepreneurial managemen
Dozier wedding reception
Dr. Barton Dozier places a ring on the finger of his new bride Mary Dozier (nee Boynton) in the parlor of the Boynton home at 836 S. Bonnie Brae Street in Los Angeles.
Students gain knowledge about the proportions of the face and use a graph to draw a self portrait based upon artists throughout history.
Although a great deal of emphasis of the course is on the structures of the organs and tissues, this is not a course based solely on pure microscopic descriptions. Lectures and laboratory sessions will focus on the integration of structures with functions, drawing from many disciplines (light/electron microscopy, cell biology, biochemistry, physiology etc.). Highlights of the course are its magnificently detailed collections of tissues as represented in the Circulatory Lecture.
A bronze nail-like needle with flattened diamond shaped mid-section with hole through it, in far condition, as it is broken in two parts.
Winter Twig Key
This interactive key to deciduous trees is based on winter twig images and is modified from a dichotomous key by E. Lucy Braun. Winter Twig Key combines side by side images of twigs with contrasting features emphasized by text and field marks. You choose the image that has the general feature most like the twig you are trying to identify and click on the image to display a new page with more choices until an identification to genus is reached. At the top of each page, the previous descriptive
Stop Pointless Personal Pollution
This is a set of exercises based on some of the topics addressed in the accompanying article. They emphasize personal participation and creation of a program. In Exercise I, students are encouraged to take charge of their environment through an Adopt-A-Street program. Exercise 2 is a problem that uses math interpretation to lead students to think about a more water-conservative strategy for car washing. In particular, students are asked to work with fractions. The third exercise uses a case stud
Connections: Andrew Lam
Andrew Lam came to the United States at the end of the Vietnam War as a young refugee. He is the author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, which won the 2006 PEN Open Book Award, and East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres. Lam is an editor and cofounder of New American Media, an association of over two thousand ethnic media outlets in America. He was a regular commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered" for many years, and was the subject of a 2004 PBS documentary ca