Cold War: McCarthyism - part 2/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
China's migrants may stay home
China's 150 million migrant workers head home for the Chinese New Year, and may stay home to work for companies relocating to cheaper inland locations.
Duke Heart Center: The Importance of Experience
Duke Heart Center has the experience in treating heart problems that matters, especially with complex cases. For more information, visit http://www.dukehealth.org/heart
122: Innovation or imitation in China and India?
How do Asia's emerging giants measure on the innovation scale and can they shake off their reputation for imitation rather than innovation?
The Hydrogen Economy: preparing the world for a new energy era and the third industrial revolution
This lecture critically examines the fossil fuel era and its consequences for industrial civilisation. It explores the nexus of politics, society and business and the massive potential for industry and capital investment. It also considers the future of renewable energy and the hydrogen economy, and how an integrated infrastructure and energy regime can be created in Europe.
A new capitalism for a big society
Bishop and Green led a discussion based on their recent book, "The Road From Ruin: A New Capitalism for a Big Society". Together, they will take a look at what set us on the road to the recent financial crisis, whilst also highlighting the signs to guide us back to prosperity. Matthew Bishop is US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist. Michael Green is a leading independent economist and writer.
Egypt's Day of Wrath:
Georgetown professors Adel Iskandar and Tamim Al-Barghouti gave a 360 assessment of the state of play of the Egyptian protests.
1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
The Future of Sudanese Civil Society, North and South
Part 6 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 6 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium
Cloud Cover Episode 35 - Happy Birthday Windows Azure! In this episode, Steve and Wade:
In this episode, Steve and Wade:
LabCollector LIMS - Building your own customized LabCollector Module
LabCollector can help you store, manage and share your lab information like samples, cells, plasmids, primers... This video shows how to create customized module in LabCollector to store any data. Visit www.LabCollector.com to see all LabCollector features. More than a database, it includes a storage manager, a stock/order manager tool, a barcode editor/tracker, bioinformatics tools and many more.
The Life of Shakespeare
This student made video talks about the life of William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, there is not very much information on the great poet. The complete works of Shakespeare are widely considered to be the greatest stories and text ever recorded in the history of the written word. Lets take a brief look into the man behind the plays and learn a little about this artistic genius. (3:22)
Annotating images with community ontologies: experiences from neuroscience
Speaker: Dr. Maryann Martone, UCSD
Crowds react to Mubarak announcement
Thousands in Cairo's Tahrir square react to the announcement by President Hosni Mubarak that he is to transfer powers to Vice President Omar Suleiman.
Why critique research?
Why published research needs to be appraised by readers.
A Discussion about the Mummy of Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut
A discussion about the mummy of Egyptian queen Hatshepsut with Zahi Hawass, Secretary-General, Supreme Council of Antiquities and Catherine Roehrig, Curator, Department of Egyptian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is a 26 minute video discussing the history of this queen. Students need to have some idea of Hapshepsut and what she accomplished. Very interesting in terms of content, but may be difficult for some students who don't understand Egyptian history. Older students might find the met
US to remove Sudan from terror list
Hours after South Sudan voted to declare independence, the U.S. State Department said it's initiating the process to remove Sudan from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list. Jon Decker reports.
Tobacco leaf-picking BL23660_007 TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Cigarettes and tobacco were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in October 1916.
TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Cigarettes and tobacco were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in October 1916.
A man controls a prosthetic arm which is rewired to his chest muscles. Read the full story here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/02/bionic-arm-wired-to-chest-helps-amputees-regain-control.html