IPL: Bacteria, iron and infection; what do we do and why do we do it
Professor Iain Lamont, Department of Biochemistry, Dunedin School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given October 07, 2010.
Klartext berättade om de kvinnor som har samlat på sexbilder av barn. Programmet handlade också om skottlossningarna i Malmö. Flera personer i Malmö har blivit skjutna det senaste året. Polisen tror att en rasist kanske försöker att skjuta personer som ser utländska ut.
Babbage: December 15th, 2010
M&Ms, man-made life and the Kinect
Five Main Elements of a Story (Rap)
This is an excellent video/song teaching about the 5 main elements of a story: Plot, Character, Conflict, Theme, and Setting. It gives defintions and some current examples. The lyrics are included so you could easily print them out for your students.
Burquas aren't always blue: Kandahar 1968 - 2010
Born in a small village of Kandahar, Abdul Salam Zaeef rose to become a senior member of the Taliban. His memoirs of his former role, recently translated from Pashto and edited by Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn, reveal an extraordinary and provocative counter-narrative to the standard accounts of Afghanistan since 1979. Using My Life with the Taliban as an entry point to discussion at this lunchtime event, Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehnwill explore the history and rol
More expensive medication may be more potent
"Marketing variables not only influence people's perceptions and expectations, they actually influence the real efficacy of products such as medications." This is according to Ziv Carmon, INSEAD Professor of Marketing, who, along with Rebecca Waber and Dan Ariely from MIT and Baba Shiv from Stanford, tested the effect of price on the efficacy of a medication by administering electric shocks to those taking part in the study to test their resistance to pain.
Social responsibility: Greater access to capital?
Practising social responsibility can give companies improved access to capital. That’s according to Brendan May, International Head of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at PR firm Weber Shandwick Worldwide.
Key financial centres are always thinking in terms of risk and investible propositions, and as May notes, “the chances are, that a truly investible proposition in the 21st century is not a company that is chopping down rainforests, (or) exploiting its workforce.” Th
Relationship building: A key driver for securing repeat business
A study of consulting firm Celerant has found that relationship building is key to bringing in repeat business which accounts for up to 70 per cent of its revenues each year.
The study of Celerant Consulting, conducted by INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour Tom D’Aunno, also found that 91 per cent of clients surveyed would like to work with Celerant again.
G-Lab Information Session: Libraries - Photo/Video Guidelines (second of 3 sessions)
Informational session for G-Lab students and other Action Learning students (second in a series of 4). (1) Alex Caracuzzo, Management and Finance Librarian at Sloan Libraries, discusses and demonstrates how G-Lab students can make the most of MIT libraries, subscribed journals, and project-specific resources to support your project research and deliverables. (2) Phillip Gara, MBA '15, shows students how to tell a compelling story about their G-Lab project experiences through social media, phot
Brazil: The World Cup or Education?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/project/south-america-brazil-rio-de-janeiro-favelas-world-cup-soccer-construction-relocation-impoverished-families-lost-homes-culture-history-identity Striking teachers from local schools of Rio de Janeiro held a demonstration in front of Governor Cabral's palace demanding higher wages and better work conditions. Jawad Wahabzada reports for the Pulitzer Center. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Rio de Janeiro on World Cup Watch
På torsdagen hade Klartext en sammanfattning av de rödgröna partiernas politik.
Video: Muslim-Christian dialog on the biblical Mary
Muslim and Christian scholars discuss the biblical Mary from the perspective of both traditions at this Dec. 11 forum. Mary (in the Christian tradition) or Maryam (the Muslim tradition) – the mother of Jesus – is mentioned more in the Qur’an than the New Testament. During the interfaith panel discussion, scholars will compare how the twokeep reading »
1.3 MacLean's Celtic roots MacLean was born in 1911 in Osgaig, a small township on the Isle of Raasay, adjacent to Skye, the larger island where he went to school. His childhood was dominated by a majestic landscape. The woods of Raasay and the peaks of the Cuillin Hills on Skye are as central to his poetic universe as the hills of Cumbria to Wordsworth's. His father and mother combined work on a small croft with a tailoring business. The latter was severely hit by the great depression of the 1930s, and the family's re
MacLean was born in 1911 in Osgaig, a small township on the Isle of Raasay, adjacent to Skye, the larger island where he went to school. His childhood was dominated by a majestic landscape. The woods of Raasay and the peaks of the Cuillin Hills on Skye are as central to his poetic universe as the hills of Cumbria to Wordsworth's. His father and mother combined work on a small croft with a tailoring business. The latter was severely hit by the great depression of the 1930s, and the family's re
Silverlight TV 55: 1000 Silverlight Cream Posts and Counting! This week on Silverlight TV, John welcomes Dave Campbell. Dave, a Silverlight MVP and creator of Silverlight Cream, recently published his 1000th Silverlight Cream post, calling out the best and most interesting Silverlight content on the web. Dave was in town for the Silverlight Firestarter where we surprised him with a poster signed by a lot of folks on the Silverlight team. Dave and John discuss how
This week on Silverlight TV, John welcomes Dave Campbell. Dave, a Silverlight MVP and creator of Silverlight Cream, recently published his 1000th Silverlight Cream post, calling out the best and most interesting Silverlight content on the web. Dave was in town for the Silverlight Firestarter where we surprised him with a poster signed by a lot of folks on the Silverlight team. Dave and John discuss how
The Last 18 Years in Rap (1992-2010)
Think: "We Didn't Start the Fire" for today's students.
Fawaz Bilbeisi Director of Economic & Commerce Bureau for the Kingdom of Jordan
Arrests in insider trading probe
Summary of business headlines: Four men arrested in U.S. insider trading investigation; Jobless claims dip, regional manufacturing picks up; FedEx ups forecast; Fed proposes new swipe fee rules; Stocks rise.
Mr. Ford's Anatomy & Physiology: Lesson 0403 - Glycolysis
This video is the first part in a series dealing with cellular respiration. This lesson provides an overview of Glycolysis, with a useful "minimum to know" review at the end. The complete series of lesson videos, as well as interactive exam reviews and class notes, can be found at www.mrfordsclass.net. (6:46)
Freaky Liquid Metal
Ferrofluid (magnetic fluid) sculptures by two Japanese artists that move like something out of a science fiction movie. You have to watch the video! Set to music. No narration. Run time 04:19