When Do Adaptive Mutants Arise in Yeast?
This exercise examines when adaptive mutations arise in a population. Students prepare cultures of baker's yeast on normal agar media and then transfer the exact spatial pattern of these colonies to agar plates containing copper using the replica-plating technique. They compare the pattern of mutant ...
"Photography as Prophecy: India 1839-1900"
A talk by Christopher Pinney, Professor of Anthropology & Visual Culture, University College London; Visiting Crowe Professor, Department of Art History, Northwestern University. From the South Asia Seminar.
Measuring methane above the Arctic
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Michelle Cain of the University of Cambridge and Stéphane Bauguitte of the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements explain how and why they're measuring methane in the atmosphere above the Arctic -- a region that's warming twice as fast as anywhere else on our planet.
Luxury: Catering to the Super-Wealthy
The rich “are different from you and me,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald. Yes, but just how different? And what do they want to buy? Meet the new Ultra High Net Worth Individual
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
3.6 Summary of Section 3 The electronic configuration of an atom can be obtained by allocating its electrons to s, p, d and f sub-shells in the order given by Figure 21. This procedure generates a periodicity in electronic configuration which matches that of the Periodic Table. The typical elements have
The electronic configuration of an atom can be obtained by allocating its electrons to s, p, d and f sub-shells in the order given by Figure 21. This procedure generates a periodicity in electronic configuration which matches that of the Periodic Table.
The typical elements have
24.209 Philosophy In Film and Other Media (MIT)
This course examines works of film in relation to thematic issues of philosophical importance that also occur in other arts, particularly literature and opera. Emphasis is put on film's ability to represent and express feeling as well as cognition. Both written and cinematic works by Sturges, Shaw, Cocteau, Hitchcock, Joyce, and Bergman, among others, are considered. There are no tests or quizzes, however students write two major papers on media/philosophical research topics of their choosing.
15.795 Seminar in Operations Management (MIT)
This seminar will explore the purposes and development of Technology Roadmaps for systematically mapping out possible development paths for various technological domains and the industries that build on them. Data of importance for such roadmaps include rates of innovation, key bottlenecks, physical limitations, improvement trendlines, corporate intent, and value chain and industry evolutionary paths. The course will build on ongoing work on the MIT Communications Technology Roadmap project, but
Madinat al-zahra?: Investigaci?n y representaci?n [Madinat al-Zahra?: Investigation and Representati
The virtual reconstruction of the archeological site of Madinat al-Zahra. in C?rdoba (Spain) has permitted a new approach to the study and comprehension of this palatine city as well as to the typologies of Islamic architecture in Al-Andalus during the 10th century. Starting from fieldwork and from a photogrammetric survey of the site, the digital model has become a highly qualified tool in the research process. Through virtual navigation, it allows to learn new aspects about spatial configurati
Woman fills village with dolls
Japanese woman fills a village with dolls as the population in the area declines. Chris Meyers reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its rep
Murder of soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa shocks South Africa
South Africa is shocked and saddened by national soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa's murder, after he was shot dead by burglars during a break-in at his girlfriend's house. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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, finan
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
Class of 2014 graduation - Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo remarks
Remraks from the U.S. Army War College Commandant, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, during the Class of 2014 graduation ceremony June 6.
Europe’s Mario Draghi Now Starring in Bernanke’s Show
Just as Professor Bernanke exits center stage at the end of Act I of the monetary comedy he created, the scene shifts to Frankfurt. The star of Act II is
European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi. As we pick up the story, Mr. Draghi has been launching a defense against a phantom threat of deflation.
Meanwhile, our retired star is busy collecting top fees from appre
Just as Professor Bernanke exits center stage at the end of Act I of the monetary comedy he created, the scene shifts to Frankfurt. The star of Act II is European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi. As we pick up the story, Mr. Draghi has been launching a defense against a phantom threat of deflation.
Meanwhile, our retired star is busy collecting top fees from appre
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child Lesson Modules
In recognition of the historic 18th Birthday of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), we have assembled a human rights education media environment to help introduce the CRC to learners. Our intended audience is young adults, middle school through early college. The components include an interactive workshop on the CRC which can be easily facilitated in a single class period, background information on the Convention, the text of the CRC including a shortened child-friendly version
Remembering Things Past: A Conversation Celebrating Anne Truitt
On the opening night of "Anne Truitt," join us for a discussion moderated by Tim Gunn, chief creative officer at Liz Claiborne and a former student of Truitt's. Artist Martin Puryear, filmmaker Jem Cohen, photographer John Gossage, and curator Kristen Hileman share their unique perspectives on Truitt's career as an artist, professor, and author.
Film Professionals on Farocki's "Workers Leaving a Factory"
Filmmaker Joanna Raczynska, Filmmaker and Professor of Film at the University of Maryland Fred Worden, and Film and Media Arts Programmer at the National Museum of Women in the Arts KJ Mohr discuss Farocki’s “Workers Leaving the Factory in Eleven Decades” as a springboard for discussing themes in "The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image."