Session II: Explaining the Identified Victim Bias
7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference: Identified vs. Statistical Lives - Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: Stephen Resch, Ph.D. Deputy Director, Center for Health Decision Science, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health Deborah Small, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Jennifer Lerner, Ph.D. Professor of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Director, Harva
Picabo Street's Idaho
In this States video clip, Picabo Street shares why Idaho can be a confusing place at times and why she enjoys living by the lakes and country side of the Gem State. (2:33)
WSU seniors dive into underwater class project
Oil spill cleanup, ocean storm monitoring and acoustic research are just some of the uses for submarine robots. Washington State University students have been learning about these and other "real-world" applications as they've built an underwater vehicle this year. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=31600&TypeID=1
Breakingviews: BTG Pactual pulls off hot market debut
April 26 -- Billionaire André Esteves' BTG Pactual raises $1.96 bln in Brazil's largest IPO since 2009. Rob Cox and Breakingviews columnists ask how much growth it offers investors.
Steve Jobs: Speaking from the Wilderness
Editor’s Note: Nearly 16 years ago to the day, I interviewed Steve Jobs at an investment conference in San Francisco, California. He was “out of favour,” in-between his bifurcated tenure at the helm of Apple, revolutionising movie-making as chairman and CEO of Pixar. In retrospect, we see that Jobs brought his Apple technology approach to the movies and took movie marketing with him back to Apple…
Canals of the West Midlands (Birmingham Canal Navigations)
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Geologising on the Isle of Rum
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Another bit of the Jigsaw
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Aquatic Animal Skeleton - Claws
Certain aquatic animals have sharp claws the help defend itself from predators and in capturing prey.
Aquatic Animal Appendages - Flippers
Several aquatic animals have appendages, such as flippers, that are used as a source of locomotion. Depending on the type of animal, flippers come in different sizes and are usually associated with the same type of bone joints.
Apple Screen 4
At this point, microbes have attacked the fruit and will eventually digest the fruit into its smallest parts.
Understanding how logarithmic scale is different from linear scale and why it could be useful-From Khan Academy (11:15)
Managed Exceptions - 06 | .NET Debugging Starter Kit: for the Production Environment Some exceptions don't cause your application to crash. Some do. Either way, developers should work to rid their applications of exceptions for both stability and performance reasons. Special guest Mario Hewardt joins us as we discuss how to detect the presence of these exceptions, how to gather vital data on them in a relatively non-intrusive fashion, and how to find root cause. And since this is all done in the production environment, we won't have Visual Studio avail
Some exceptions don't cause your application to crash. Some do. Either way, developers should work to rid their applications of exceptions for both stability and performance reasons. Special guest Mario Hewardt joins us as we discuss how to detect the presence of these exceptions, how to gather vital data on them in a relatively non-intrusive fashion, and how to find root cause. And since this is all done in the production environment, we won't have Visual Studio avail
Clark Barrett, "The Evolution of Human Brain Specializations: A New Look" Part 2
Dr. Clark Barrett, Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Anthropology Abstract: The social sciences have arrived at an impasse with respect to a key concept in the understanding of the evolution of the human brain and behavior: the concept of a psychological adaptation. While everyone seems to agree in principle that the nature / nurture dichotomy is invalid, debates about adaptations in the brain continue to get hung up on dichotomies like innate / learned, flexible / automatic, and s
"The Hot Air Show" Episode 9c: March 19, 2012
The Sustainable Development Law and Policy publication held their annual symposium entitled "On the Brink: Environmental Conflicts Along the Path to Sustainable Development." This is the third in a series of podcasts from that symposium. This panel focused on international conflicts over natural resources. This included a discussion of the formation and resolution of natural resource conflicts and post-conflict peacebuilding strategies. International environmental laws and policies as they relat
The story of India - amazing BBC documentary series part (5 of 7)
9:16 The Story of India is a BBC TV documentary series, written and presented by historian Michael Wood, about the 10,000-year history of the Indian subcontinent.
Bone growth and repair
Describes the growth of a long bone, and the process of bone fracture repair. Andy Meal – lecturer in Biological Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham.
Re-Defining the Museal Object in Mao and post-Mao China. Anthropology Departmental Seminar
In this Anthropology Departmental seminar Michael Rowlands (University College London) discusses 'Re-Defining the Museal Object in Mao and post-Mao China'. 13 May 2011.
On the concept of cultural transmission. Anthropology Departmental Seminar
In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Roy Ellen (University of Kent) discusses 'On the concept of cultural transmission' (18 February 2011).
Ben Wellings: The politics of Great War commemoration
Dr Ben Wellings of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences discusses issues of national commemoration, celebration and identity with Professor Laurence van Ypersele, Department of History, Catholic University of Louvain; Dr Matthew Graves, Centre for Research on the Anglophone World (LERMA), University of Provence (Aix-Marseilles) and Professor Jim MacAuley, Co-director of the Academy for British and Irish Studies, University of Huddersfield. The panel discussion was part of an ANU conferen