Diabetes tool: Insulin-resistant fruit fly
Researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, demonstrate that adult fruit flies fed either high-carb or high-protein diets develop metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance, which is a hallmark of Type 2 human diabetes. For decades, fruit fly D. melanogaster has been used successfully to investigate multiple human diseases from Alzheimer's to cancer, but not diabetes. This new study demonstrates that diet profoundly influences fruit fly physiology and health and that insuli
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Aboriginal Dream time story
How to Use "Storyjumper" (Make Your Own Children's Book)
This video takes a look at how easy it can be to make your very own children's book using StoryJumper.com. There are lots of backgrounds and images to choose from. There is also an editing tool where you can change size and copy images. You can add text boxes and upload your own photos. This is a great resource to enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:05)
Jack the Ripper
Cómo lavarse las manos (en español)
Para evitar algún contagio del virus de influenza porcina, es necesario saber que medidas de higiene tomar. (1:23)
Venus transits the sun.
On June 5 2012, the Solar Dynamics Observatory collected images of the rarest predictable solar event--the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This event lasted approximately 6 hours and happens in pairs eight years apart, which are separated from each other by 105 or 121 years. The last transit was in 2004 and the next will not happen until 2117. Footage courtesy of Goddard Space Center
Money, War, and 2012
Chrystia Freeland talks to Steve Clemons, the Atlantic's Washington Editor-at-Large about money, war, and the 2012 election.
Breakingviews: Germany could live with eurobills...just
June 7 - Pooling together short-term debt could help weak countries, without incurring the risk of moral hazard, says Breakingviews.
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Basic Right Triangles (Interactive)
Compare attributes of two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle). Identify the properties of two dimensional figures using appropriate terminology.
ISLLC/ELCC Standards Implementation: Do Educational Administration Faculty Practice What They Preach
Both the 1996 Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards and the 2002 Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards, adopted by preparation programs […]
Spreaker Online Radio---Sharing and Embedding Tutorial
This tutorial explains how you can share your shows on facebook or embed them on your blog and website. This is a great resource to further enhance the use of Spreaker in the classroom or at home. (1:11)
09.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der spanische Bankensektor benötigt nach Einschätzung des internationalen Währungsfonds Finanzhilfen in Höhe von mindestens 40 Milliarden Euro. Dies sei das Ergebnis eines Stresstests bei den Finanzinstituten des Landes, teilte der IWF in Washington mit. Fonds-Chefin Christine Lagarde forderte die Europäer zu mehr Gemeinsamkeit in der Schuldenkris
Titanic Survivor's Eyewitness Account
In 1935, a survivor of Titanic recounts his experience aboard the doomed ship. On its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sunk off the coast of Newfoundland on April 12, 1912, killing more than 1,500 passengers. (3:03)
Elizabeth Tanner (Stanford)
Suppressing antiviral resistance via dominant drug targets