Discover Psychology - Dr. Daniel Krupp
"A very extended family: kin recognition and human affairs" Fri Sept 23, 2011 Gilmour Hall, McMaster University Kinship plays a fundamental role in our daily affairs, as it does in the affairs of many other critters. Yet, there is an embarrassing dearth of psychological research into the effects of kinship on human behaviour and decision-making. Drawing from work on other organisms (animals, plants, amoebae, and bacteria), I will explain why kinship is special, how we come to recognize our kin
Illinois corn, soybean harvests strong but variable
Oct. 21 - The Illinois corn and soybean harvests are set to be the fourth-largest in U.S. history, but unusual weather may add complications to the final tally. Jen Rogers reports.
Prostate Cancer - Radiation Therapy (Spanish)
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of radiation therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
RADIANCE, by Alyson Noel
President Aoun's message from London
President Aoun checked in live from London to greet families who gathered on the Boston campus for Parents and Families Weekend. He was surrounded by Northeastern students studying in London.
Libyans divided over Gaddafi burial
Oct.22 - Tripoli newspapers publish photographs of Gaddafi body as Libyans argue over the disposal of his body. Sunita Rappai reports.
Merkel says Spain, Italy must do more on debt reduction.
Oct. 22 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe's troubled countries must do more to reduce national debt to win back market confidence. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Beam Engines in the UK
Illustrated list of beam engines in the UK that can be seen by the public and based on the Geoff Hayes Shire Classics book, 2003 + other engines not included...
A Policy on Leadership
Ted Kelly walks a Sloan audience through the process of turning around a failing company. His formula? Develop two key things: a fact based analytical organization, and great management teams that value people. It's the dynamic combination of the two that have put Liberty Mutual in position it is today, a $31 billion com
Automotive Lightweighting as a Strategic Opportunity for India’s Automotive Industry
Suppose you could leapfrog 100 years of experience in the automotive industry and begin a new manufacturing epoch. The strategic change you would make is to lightweight the vehicle, observes Charles Fine. Although steel has been the material of choice for many automotive components since the dawn of the automotive age, th
Rusnano: Fostering Nanotechnology Innovation in Russia
In both lecture format and conversation with Sloan Senior Lecturer Noubar Afeyan, RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais presents an ambitious plan to create Russia’s Nanotechnology Center—a $10 billion, entrepreneurial ecosystem that incorporates education, research and business incubation. Noting that a plan of this depth also r
The Energy/Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It
In a meaty lecture that serves as a concise and comprehensive primer on the twin challenge of energy and environment, John Holdren lays out the difficult options for contending with a world rapidly overheating.
“There is no question the world is growing hotter,” says Holdren, “and we do have a pretty good han
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis
In spite of the “sickening human and social devastation on full display” in northern Japan, moderator
Richard Samuels wonders, “Is it possible to follow the train of cause and effect into the future…imagining what happens from here on?” In this session convened just days after the March 11th earthquake and tsunami, pan
Duke Chapel Live - 10/23/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 10/23/2011
TED415 Session 8 Fall 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education - Session eight 10/23/11 Jeff Miller
SMT312 Session 7 Fall 2011
SMT312 Natural Disasters - Session seven 10/23/11 Don Gauthier
PAC-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge - OSU
Help Oregon State University win the 2011 Pac-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge. Sign up and log your physical activity at http://www.facebook.com/Pac12BestoftheWestFitnessChallenge
Gifts money cannot buy - Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern
How might one consider debt in a highly emotional situation where its discharge is not possible? In the UK arena of bodily material procured for research or medicine, donations cannot be reciprocated. What are called 'gifts' are not only to diffuse entities such as society or science; the procurement and treatment process often creates specific, if anonymous, recipients who are burdened with / grateful for a gift they cannot repay. Indeed the ability to pay -- and thus pay-off -- the perceived d
A Multi-Year Analysis of Asian Gender Differences on Advanced Placement Exams
George Moore, John R. Slate
The performance of Asian boys and girls on Advanced Placement (AP) exam overall scores across the United States for the past 14 years was analyzed. For each of the 14 years of data analyzed, […]