Regenerating Human Organs
Dr. Anthony Atala, Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, describes the types of human organs his group has been able to grow and details the technology involved in these efforts.
North and South America: Showing the Changing Seasons
SeaWiFS false color data showing seasonal change in the oceans and on land for the Western Hemisphere. The data is seasonally averaged, and shows the sequence: fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, summer (for the Northern Hemisphere).
Neurology, Neuropsychology, and Neurobiology of Aging, Spring 2003
Lectures and discussions explore the clinical, behavioral, and molecular aspects of brain aging processes in humans. Topics include: loss of memory and other cognitive abilitites in normal aging; neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Based on lectures, readings taken from the primary literature, and discussions. Students are expected to present topics based on their readings. One written mid-term test and one final examination.
AFL Football Maths With the AFL finals season just starting to heat up you might want to take a look at the AFL mathematics tasks planner. It has a number of resources for students and teachers that will really get your boys engaged be
With the AFL finals season just starting to heat up you might want to take a look at the AFL mathematics tasks planner. It has a number of resources for students and teachers that will really get your boys engaged be
The University of Memphis Bioinformatics and Alzheimer's Disease research.
Researchers at the U of M are trying to discover the mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's Disease and are using bioinformatics to find the link between certain genes and other diseases.
Team Teaching - With a Punch!
Professors Phil Mixter and Susan Wang join forces to engage and teach students in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences. With an unconventional approach, the two use real-life - and often larger than life - examples to illustrate their classroom lectures. And they're not afraid to have a little fun along the way.
pg 55 to 62 Puer Romanus
Page55 - 62 from 'Puer Romanus' by Appleton and Jones; A Latin Novella for Beginners you can find the text of this book on archive.org; use the search box there. If you are outside the USA, you may need to select "all http" to find a downloadable copy. This audiobook is available on DVD at the Latinum online shop, and includes the pdf file. This text is suitable for intermediate level students of Latin.
It’s Good to Be Gold
Watch Vanderbilt’s 2011 institutional message.
I Need Help: A Clip From the Movie Ray
When a young, blind Ray Charles falls and asks his mother to help him up, she decides to let him figure it out on his own. The themes of tough love, facing challenges, and tough love are addressed through this movie clip. ( 2:34)
Methods of Hydrogen Storage - An Introduction
This module gives an introduction to the attractiveness of Hydrogen as a fuel, as well as five methods to store hydrogen.
Isolating Multiple Strains of Escherichia coli for Coliphage Isolation, Phage-typing, and Mutant Rec
Recovery of Escherichia coli from a rectal swab begins a series of procedures combining mastery of technique with productive experiments. After isolating his/her own E. coli strain, each student recovers a unique coliphage from raw sewage and determines its host range, thereby revealing the genetic individuality of each bacterial and viral isolate. Colonies of virus-resistant mutants can often be recovered in regions where sensitive bacteria have been destroyed. After antibiotic sensitivity test
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Foods
This video contains a slide show which contrasts healthy and unhealthy foods. Students are told that "junk" foods are not healthy because they contain high levels of sugar, fat,salt, and calories. Healthy foods contain high levels of vitamins, minerals, and calcium which are essential for good health. ( 1:59)
Texting and Driving: Is It Really Worth It?
It only takes a moment's distraction to turn fatal. The goal of this video is to discourage all use of phones while driving. A police chief's suggestion is to place phones in trunk to avoid using them while driving. ( 1:46)
Yemen clashes kill 17
Sept 19 - Fierce clashes between government forces and protesters in Yemen leave 17 dead, including a child, and another 50 injured. Jessica Gray reports.
More pressure on "humiliated" Greece
Sept.19 - It's a crunch week for Greece, which needs to receive the latest installment of its EU/IMF bailout to avoid running out of money in October. But as the IMF says Athens needs to speed up its reforms, Greek citizens are worried about the future. Joanna Partridge reports
Series of earthquakes hit Guatemala
Sept. 19 - Three earthquakes hit Guatemala within 90 minutes, shaking buildings in the capital and killing three people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: T. Lüscher, P. Sever & G. De Backe on ASCOT
P. Sever and G. De Backe in conversation with T. Lüscher: The ASCOT Trial
The anatomy cookbook : a dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think a
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : variability
Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?