Professor Graham Brown discusses the resurgence of malaria, and the role of the Nossal Institute of Global Health in the war on malaria and other global health problems.
Guest: Professor Graham Brown, Foundation Director of the Nossal Institute of Global Health
Topic: Malaria Resurgent
Intramural Basketball at the College of Charleston
Are you ready to join the Wet Bandits, Grizzly Wintergreens, Charleston Hebrew Lightning, Fort Box, Alley Oops or one of the 40 other intramural basketball teams at the College of Charleston?
Almost 500 students participated in one of the College's most popular sports last year. Come join us this year when the Fall season starts up again in mid-October. The Spring season starts in January.
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Innovation Nation: Snake Bots
You may not love snakes, but you'd be happy to see one of these snake robots if you were trapped in a collapsed building. Check out the snakebots in this episode of Innovation Nation with Miles O'Brien featuring Carnegie Mellon roboticist Howie Choset.
Medical Philology in the "Second Rome": Ancient Learning & Attack on "Traditional Chinese Medicine"
The 2011 Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures
Undoing/Redoing Modern Sino-Japanese Cultural and Intellectual History, Benjamin A. Elman, Princeton University
From Harvard University's Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies watch Elman reintegrate the history of "traditional Chinese medicine" with other themes associated with the intellectual history of classical learning in East Asia from 1600 to 1800 mentioned in the second lecture. This was a time when classical learning enabled rising social statuses
"Time and the Sacred"
A discussion with Pance Velkov, Macedonian artist and preservationist. "Time and The Sacred" is a collection of photographs which redresses the general lack of knowledge about religious art of the Republic of Macedonia, and at the same time it provides a venue for acquainting viewers with a unique environment in which Christianity and Islam have coexisted for more than six centuries. Created by Pance Velkov with the support of the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, in particular the French Cul
2.2 What are the common features of Carnivora?
The powerful and majestic carnivores are the focus of many television documentaries. In this unit we will delve into the lives of these fearsome hunters and explore their physical adaptations and social behaviour. This is the fifth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
6.2 Opting out
From pygmy shrews to armadillos, a wide range of mammals survive on a diet made up largely of insects. Many of these have fascinating adaptations suited to catching or rooting out their prey. In this unit you will learn about these adaptations, along with survival strategies for when food is scarce. This is the second unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
Turtle Skeleton - Hind Limb (Ball and Socket Joint)
Turtles use their hind limbs (flippers) of its skeleton to propel themselves through water. It is webbed and is connected to a ball and socket joint, allowing the turtle to be agile in water. Its sharp claws help the turtle to grab and defend itself.
Welcome 2011 Campers
We'd like to welcome the campers and their parents to Oregon State University for the 2011 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp.
Plasma universe (UCL)
Dr Lucie Green (UCL Space and Climate Physics) speaks at The Times Cheltenham Science Festival 2011 about her research into plasma and the sun.
Dr Green: http://www.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/~lmg/Welcome.html
All images courtesy of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory
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