This case study is one of ten case studies being conducted as part of a larger research project on Diversity and Equity
Les bases génétiques de l'évolution humaine (audio)
Aucun élément du patrimoine génétique humain n'est spécifiquement propre à notre espèce. Nos gènes, nos chromosomes, nos cellules et nos ADN sont les mêmes que ceux des autres êtres vivants, d'autant plus partagés que ces derniers sont nos plus proches parents. Ces comparaisons nous obligent à une grande modestie quant a la spécificité humaine, qui réside ailleurs. Si elles ont des conséquences en matière d'éthique, notre société ne semble pas en être consciente. A un au
Qu'est-ce que la vie ? (video)
Longtemps savants et philosophes ont cherché à élucider la nature de la vie. L'idée de vie suggérait l'existence de quelque substance ou de quelque force spéciale. On pensait que la "matière vivante", comme on disait alors, différait de la matière ordinaire par une substance ou une force qui donnait des propriétés particulières. Et pendant des siècles, on a cherché à découvrir cette substance ou cette force vitale. En réalité la vie est un processus, une organisat
Giant Rashba-type spin splitting in bulk BiTeI
By: taku S. Bahramy (Riken)
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
New Frontiers in two dimensional electron systems
Buenos Aires, Argentina - Nov 23 - 25, 2011
Inside North Korea
Go undercover with National Geographic correspondent Lisa Ling as she journeys into mysterious and reclusive North Korea. (I believe this may be a clip from a longer video.) (04:19)
Famous throughout the world for his early co-authored work Getting to Yes and as a Law Professor and founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project in 1979, Roger Fisher has via his practice and practical scholarship been a reluctant, but very influential &a
Highbrow: a Textual Annotation Browser
Highbrow is an interactive web-based visualization that plots the density of annotations from multiple sources (including dynamic full-text search) onto literary works. It provides a quick, high level overview of the areas of the text that are of most interest to different commentators or contain certain search terms, and then shows increasingly detailed information about these regions as the user zooms in.
Wolbach UX is gesture and touch-based technology adapted for scientific use at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) John G. Wolbach Library.
21A.110 Anthropological Theory (MIT)
This course introduces students to some of the major social theories and debates that inspire and inform anthropological analysis. Over the course of the semester, we will investigate a range of theoretical propositions concerning such topics as agency, structure, subjectivity, history, social change, power, culture, and the politics of representation. Ultimately, all theories can be read as statements about human beings and the worlds they create and inhabit. We will approach each theoretical p
Polar Bear Moving Over Thin Ice and Swimming Between Ice Floes
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a large polar bear in its natural habitat walking and moving over thin ice and swimming between and under large ice chunks. Students will get a close up view of the polar bear swimming under water. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
The economy in 2012
Dec. 28 - Top economists offer their forecasts for jobs, housing, and the euro zone crisis for 2012. Jill Bennett reports.
Social Media in Business, Development & Government
Social media technologies are disrupting power equations between consumers and businesses on one hand and citizens and governments on the other hand, especially in the context of emerging countries. Therefore, it is essential that thinkers and practitioners in the areas of business, development and government understand the use and impact of social media technologies. The course will specifically focus on how social media is changing media, business, development, and government in fundamental wa
Meet Sharif Abdel Kouddous: Confronting The Challenges Reporting on Egypt's Revolution
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/egypt-revolution-continues-cairo
After reporting from Cairo during the 18-day uprising, Sharif Abdel Kouddous returns to Egypt with Nicole Salazar to cover the ongoing struggle for democracy, social justice and economic reform. Here he discusses the issues that still persist after the fall of Hosni Mubarak.
This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Egypt: The Revolution Continues" (http://bit.ly/uPslk4) by Sharif Abdel Kouddous.
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