Bryce Falk (UC Davis)
Criniviruses have the most complex genomes and virions of +sense ssRNA plant viruses
SP.783 Engineering Capacity in Community-Based Healthcare (MIT)
This multidisciplinary seminar addresses fundamental issues in global health faced by community-based healthcare programs in developing countries. Students will broadly explore topics with expert lecturers and guided readings. Topics will be further illuminated with case studies from healthcare programs in urban centers of Zambia. Multidisciplinary teams will be formed to develop feasible solutions to specific health challenges posed in the case studies and encouraged to pursue their ideas beyon
Kiev has no plan for ceasefire after reclaiming Slaviansk
Ukraine's Security Council says no ceasefire is planned as fighting continues in Ukraine's eastern regions, a after government forces recaptured separatist stronghold of Slaviansk. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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, fin
22-year old DC activist takes on Verizon
Jan. 5 - Twenty-two-year-old Molly Katchpole, who lives in a tiny Washington, DC apartment, is being credited with helping to kill Verizon's plan to impose a $2 "convenience" fee on customers with an online petition. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Reviving Famagusta: from ghost town to eco-city? - Session 1 of 2 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr. James Ker-Lindsay, George C. Lordos, Symeon Matsis, Glafkos Constantinides, Layik Topcan, Robert Cowley, Dr Rebecca Bryant, Mustafa Öngün, Dr. Ceren Boğac, Dr. Wendy A. Pullan, Dr. Gabriel Koureas, Dr Christala Yakinthou | A half-day conference organised by the Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Contemporary Turkish Studies, LSE. Recent citizens' initiatives in Cyprus have proposed the opening of the ghost town of Varosha and have imagined the revitalisation of the Famagusta area.
The Return of Japanese Colonialism
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Literary Festival 2014: Paths of Glory [Audio]
Speaker(s): Richard Daniels, Michael Leader | Editor's note: The film screening has been edited out of this podcast. A screening of Stanley Kubrick’s 1957 anti-war film Paths of Glory (88 minutes), set during the First World War starring Kirk Douglas, will be followed by a panel discussion. Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is among the most powerful anti-war films ever made. A fiery Kirk Douglas stars as a First World War French colonel who goes head-to-head with the army’s ruthless top br
The Case against Student Aid For decades, Federal Financial Aid (FFA) programs have been implemented and expanded to make higher education "affordable" for students. The ostensible merits are obvious: loans, grants, and work-study schemes allow students to purchase education without much need for cash or other sources of private funding — a supposed benefit to students who otherwise might not be able t
For decades, Federal Financial Aid (FFA) programs have been implemented and expanded to make higher education "affordable" for students. The ostensible merits are obvious: loans, grants, and work-study schemes allow students to purchase education without much need for cash or other sources of private funding — a supposed benefit to students who otherwise might not be able t
This information resource on foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is made available by the OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health). Aimed at national veterinary services and veterinary professionals, farmers, media and the general public this website includes a list of FMD-free countries and zones, reported outbreaks, press releases, OIE alerts, details of technical expertise, and FMD prevention and control measures.