Brazil's Rousseff wins re-election
Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff wins a second term in one of the most tightly contested presidential elections in decades. Vanessa Johnston 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 n
Is It Wrong for Shareholder Value to Rule Business Thinking?
Often, shareholder value trumps all when it comes to measuring corporate success. But focusing too much on the short term can hurt a business over the long run, says Wharton’s Eric W. Orts.
Egyptian tourist town in dumps
Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh tourist resort town feeling pinch of few tourists.
Credit Suisse trusts in bonds
The Swiss bank is taking steps to protest itself from a slump in the future by issuing convertible bonds which can be changed into shares.
The physical world: collisions
It has been called a 'Big Bang Machine', but what is the Large Hadron Collider and what do scientists hope it will discover? Presented by Robert Llewellyn, the three video tracks in this album address the science of collisions, the purpose of particle acceleration and the construction of the LHC at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, in Geneva. This cutting edge machine may detect the elusive Higgs boson, and with it reveal the origin of mass, the missing piece in our understan
8.2 Wilson's disease The effects of a protein that is absent, or present but not doing its job, may not be evident for many years. This is called late onset, and is exemplified by Wilson's disease. Many molecules within the body require small amounts of minerals such as iron, magnesium or copper to function properly. There are mechanisms for absorbing these minerals from the diet. However, in excess, these same minerals can be toxic, as is the case with copper. So there are also mechanisms for getting rid
The effects of a protein that is absent, or present but not doing its job, may not be evident for many years. This is called late onset, and is exemplified by Wilson's disease. Many molecules within the body require small amounts of minerals such as iron, magnesium or copper to function properly. There are mechanisms for absorbing these minerals from the diet. However, in excess, these same minerals can be toxic, as is the case with copper. So there are also mechanisms for getting rid
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Sony Ericsson CEO talks Xperia Play
Sony Ericsson's CEO tells Reuters about its long-awaited PlayStation smartphone which Verizon Wireless will sell in the United States.
Game On: battle for mobile supremacy
Sony Ericsson launches the first PlayStation phone and Nokia provides more insight into the financial upside to its deal with Microsoft at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
EU ministers discuss rescue fund
European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels, where they're discussing how to strengthen the 440 billion euro rescue fund.
"Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It" (video)
In this talk, Robert Pape presents findings from the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism demonstrating that, contrary to popular belief, religion alone motivates only a tiny minority of suicide attacks. Instead, the root cause is foreign military occupation, which triggers secular and religious people to carry out suicide attacks. From The World Be
A short quiz about the planets of the solar system.
Medicine: hematology test
A hematology test with 68 questions, suitable for medical and nursing students.
Get Down to Business, Study Agribusiness
Text-only transcript: http://www.caes.uga.edu/global/media/texttranscript.cfm?vid=apJ16fL2FGc Study Agribusiness: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/agribusiness.cfm Amanda Eade's degree in agribusiness prepared her for a career as a sales rep for Dow AgroSciences' forestry and industrial vegetation management division. Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA have many job opportunities in the state of Georgia and throughout the U.S. ---- Am
Room to Read's John Wood: Bringing the Power of Education to Children around the World
After a trek in the Himalayas brought him face-to-face with extreme poverty and illiteracy, John Wood left his position as a director of business development at Microsoft to found Room to Read, an award-winning international education organization. Under his leadership, more than 1.7 million children in the developing world now have access to enhanced educational opportunities. Room to Read to date has opened 725 schools and 7,000 bilingual libraries, and funded more than 7,000 scholarships for
Protect the Food Supply, Study Food Science
Text-only transcript: http://www.caes.uga.edu/global/media/texttranscript.cfm?vid=BokPnoUi2Y4 Study Food Science: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/food-science.cfm Study Poultry Science: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/poultry-science.cfm Steven Lyon's degrees in poultry science and food science prepared him for a career in food and product safety at Chick-Fil-A. Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA have many job oppor
Grow your own tomatoes
These worksheets have been designed to enable all Key Stage 2 pupils to gain a better appreciation of growing healthy tomatoes. Each of the 8 worksheets are based upon the learning objectives and outcomes detailed in the QCA units for Science.
As Pakistan's relations with America worsen, Ahmed Rashid, an author and commentator, outlines his fears for his country's future
031 - 043 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is a re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer. It was published in 1790. For those of you who know German, it has a running vocabulary after each chapter. This edition also has much more modern pictures than the old editions of the Orbis Pictus, so it is perhaps a better text to learn the names of animals