Catholic Church in Lithuania : sanctuaries and pilgrimage sites
The Sanctuaries and Pilgrimage Sites website from the Lithuanian Catholic Internet Service provides information about churches, sanctuaries, monasteries and shrines in Lithuania, a country rich in catholic monuments. There is a page for each of seven pilgrimage sites: Sanctuaries of Siluva; the Hill of Crosses; the Gate of Dawn; Zelmaiciu Kalvarija; the Marian shrines in Pivasiunai and Krekenava; and the relics of Matulaitis. Each page contains an explanation of the site's religious meaning, as
The PAZAR database unites independently created and maintained data collections of transcription factor and regulatory sequence annotation. PAZAR permits the representation of diverse information derived from experiments ranging from biochemical proteinDNA binding to cellular reporter gene assays. Data collections can be made available to the public, or restricted to specific system users. The system facilitates the analysis of genomics data and the creation of predictive models of gene regula
This site offers information about genetics and genomic science, with the aim of increasing understanding and stimulating discussion of genetic research and its implications. Produced by the Communication and Public Engagement team of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, it is aimed at students and the general public and includes animations, videos and activities. There are three sections entitled: Your Introduction to DNA, Genes and Genomes; Your Human Genome; and Our Genomes, Health and Soci
Asian journal of Experimental Biological Sciences
The Asian Journal of Experimental Biological Sciences is an open access journal, first published in 2010, which aims to cover all aspects of the biological sciences. The website gives access to the complete text of all volumes, as well as giving details of the editorial board, instructions to authors, and an overview of the subject areas covered.
Iconography of contagion
The physical exhibition features more than 20 health posters from the 1920s to the 1990s. Covering infectious diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, AIDS, gonorrhea, and syphilis, the posters come from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This accompanying web site includes a very informative and well produced fully illustrated catalogue as a downloadable PDF. It has been organised by the National Academy of Sciences.
Safety reporting portal (SRP)
The Safety Reporting Portal (SRP) is an online tool launched in May 2010 by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The aim of the SRP is to create greater harmonization among federal agencies for adverse event and product problem reporting and anyone with access to the Internet can report a safety concern about a medical product as well as foods, cosmetics, animal feed and veterinary products. Information is provided on how to report
This course, offered by Professor David Solomon, is an introduction to biomedical ethics. The first part of the course provides an introduction to basic ethical theory, which is intended to serve as a background aid for thinking through the particular issues discussed in the remainder of the course. Specific topics to be discussed include confidentiality and truth-telling in the doctor/patient relationship, medical experimentation and informed consent, abortion, treatment decisions for seriously
Nuclear and Particle Physics
A third year course in Nuclear and Particle Physics. Could do with a few LHC updates. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Also has some movies of nuclear collective motion. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 A history of particle physics 3 Experimental tools 4 Nuclear Masses 5 Nuclear models 6 Some basic concepts of theoretical particle physics 7 The fundamental forces 8 Symmetries and particle physics 9 Symmetries of the theory of strong
Partial Differential Equations
A second year course in the Mathematics of Partial Differential Equations for Physics students. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 Classiﬁcation of partial diﬀerential equations. 3 Boundary and Initial Conditions 4 Fourier Series 5 Separation of variables on rectangular domains 6 D’Alembert’s solution to the wave equation 7 Polar and spherical coordinate systems 8 Separation of variables in polar
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1 (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the narrative transcript of the lecture.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Organisation and Management
'Organisation and Management of Health Care and Health Care Programmes from a Public Health Perspective' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: Understanding Individuals,Teams and their Development; Understanding Organisations, their Functions and Structu
This module introduces you to managing change by providing tools that will support putting the change into context, planning changes using change models, implementing changes and effective communication with an understanding of the environment and then monitoring and managing the process. * Powerpoint presentation - Introduction (for all users) * Powerpoint presentation - Introduction with lecturer's notes (registered users only, please register/login here) * Powerpoint presentation - Inter
The basics on navigating the Kinect The Kinect Team gives us some of the basics on navigating the kinect:
The Kinect Team gives us some of the basics on navigating the kinect:
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: July 2009
The Modern Wing: The Modern Wing has opened! Itâs time to revisit some old friends that have been off view during construction. Drop in the Modern Wing galleries and hear what visitors have to say about the new building.
Art Institute in the Community: Sit down for a glass of wine with Terzo Pianoâs Cathy Mantuano and A Case for Wine curator Christopher Monkhouse, and find out why this summer exhibition may indeed prove to be addictive.
Calculus I, Summer 2007
This course is an introduction to differential and integral calculus. It begins with a short review of basic concepts surrounding the notion of a function. Then it introduces the important concept of the limit of a function, and use it to study continuity and the tangent problem. The solution to the tangent problem leads to the study of derivatives and their applications. Then it considers the area problem and its solution, the definite integral. The course concludes with the calculus of element
Glossary of common colonial Spanish terms and phrases
This is a glossary of obsolete and colonial Spanish terms, as well as common idiomatic expressions compiled from historical documents.
Parallel and Multicore Computing
Lectures slides from the 15 lecture Parallel And Multicore Computing module presented to the Computer Science Honours class 4th year. The image used above is CRAY 1 by Rama and is available under a Creative Commons Share Alike license
This course, which combines Introduction to Zoological Medicine and Zoological Medicine, is exceptionally content rich. Lectures range from Fish Medicine to Avian Fungal Diseases to Marine Mammal Medicine to Rabbit Medicine. The Related References and Resources document contains a listing of invaluable resources from a variety of formats including websites, journals, articles, books, papers, and multimedia. The course also includes extensive vivid images within the lectures which visually reinfo
The Microbiological Garden features specialized collections with images and informative paragraphs covering microbial-based topics including: foyer, microbes in the kitchen, bacteria on our skin, pathogens, yeast under the microscope, how bacteria swim, moving bacterial bands, magic microbial spheres, magnetic bacteria, movement symbiosis, Euglena, Vorticella, nectar yeasts, phototrophic consortia, luminescent bacteria, bacteria from a lake, water-air interface, bacteria from the North Sea, Medi
This on-line unit is an introduction to microbes, providing activities that highlight the diversity and wonder of the microbial world for students in grades 5 - 8. Lessons include: Microbial Time Line, Microbe Observations, Germ Wars, Microbe Hunters, and Microbial Brew. Each lesson plan includes an introduction, time, objectives, materials, advanced preparation, teacher notes, and student pages.