Immortality
This online article is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Scenario: Immortality, part of the Genetics, Genomics, Genethics seminar, briefly covers: the age-old quest for eternal life and youth; the recent discovery of telomeres and telomerase; how this discovery could revolutionize the way we treat disease and aging; the ethical and ecological issues that could arise.
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Genetically Modified Food: Golden Rice: Help or Hazard?
This online article is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Genetically Modified Food: Golden Rice, part of the Genetics, Genomics, Genethics seminar, briefly covers: why more than a million people in developing countries are struck with irreversible blindness; the proposed solution of genetically engineering rice to contain carotenoid, the precursor of Vitamin A; environmental concerns ab
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Diversity of Fishes: Bloch Illustrations
This online image collection features a brief biography of ichthyologist Marcus Elieser Bloch and 34 of his hand-colored fish illustrations. The collection is from Diversity of Fishes, a distance-learning course that is part of the Museum's Seminars on Science, designed to help educators meet the new national science standards.
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Hurricane Linda from GOES: September 11, 1997 (Fly Across)
GOES Hurricane Linda Sept. 1997 for Release in March 1998 - fly across
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David Gergen at Elon University Convocation
David Gergen, Senior Political Analyst for CNN, talks about current issues the government faces during Elon University's Spring Convocation for Honors April 7, 2011.
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Using Grouping to Count Quickly
In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad helps the Fairy Tale people save their king by teaching them how to count quickly by grouping.
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Plants That Aren't Plants: Mosses and Lichens
Mosses and lichens are not given much attention in introductory biology laboratory courses, in part because instructors lack skills necessary to cover the topic-namely, moss leaf cross sectioning and lichen chemical spot tests. Acquiring confidence in just these two techniques, as well as familiarity with basic terminology, lays a foundation for further investigation.
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A historical or a literary walk? Both!
Op het einde van deze les kun je beschrijven welke stadswandelingje zelf zou uitkiezen en waarom.
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Contributions of Ibn Al-Nafis to the progress of medicine and urology. A study and translations from
This primary-source study of 4 medical works of the 13th century Muslim scholar Ibn Al-Nafis confirmed that his Kitab Al-Mujaz Fi Al-Tibb was authored as an independent book meant to be a handbook for medical students and practitioners not as an epitome of Kitab Al-Qanun of Ibn Sina as thought by recent historians. His huge medical encyclopedia, Al-Shamil, represents a wave of intense scientific activity that spread among the scholars of Cairo and Damascus following the massive destruction of bo
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Bee inside flower retrieving nectar
The bee obtains nectar from the flower to make into honey. During this process, the bee is covered in pollen that will be transferred to other flowers for reproduction. Both the bee and the flower benefit from this process.
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Bee covered in pollen inside a flower
Unlike animals, plants are unable to move and find other plants to mate with. Thus, plants rely on insects and other animals to transfer pollen (male sperm) from one flower to the female sex organ (carpels) on another flower. This is called pollination.
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Economic Term Review
This 2:12 is not narrated, but relies on slides to help illustrate major economic and government terms from supply and demand to opportunity cost  to command and market economies. A quick overview, but moves too rapidly for most students.
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Electromyography: Recording Electrical Signals from Human Muscle
A laboratory exercise using surface recording electrodes, a small battery-powered pre-amplifier, and a small battery-powered audio-monitor for purposes of biofeedback to analyze electromyogram EMG activity from the gastrocnemius muscle in a freely moving, untethered human
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A Walk around Medieval Dublin
Comprehensive details for conducting a history field trip around medieval Dublin, plus ideas for projects that can subsequently be conducted.
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1.6 Summary
Improvisation and composition are words frequently used in the western world to describe the creation of music. But are they really two distinct processes, or are they aspects of the same phenomenon? In this unit we will explore the relationships between the two using examples of Asian music to help us clarify the concepts.
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Introduktion til Schema.org
Annamaria Kozakova
Hvad er schema.org? Hvordan markerer vi med microdata? Dette modul er lavet i forbindelse med uddannelsen Webkommunikation på Syddansk Universitet, faget: Formater og Standarder. Modul består af […]

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21F.039 Japanese Popular Culture (MIT)
This course examines Japanese popular culture as a way of understanding the changing character of media, capitalism, fan communities and culture. Topics include manga (comic books), hip-hop and other popular music in Japan, anime (Japanese animated films) and feature films, sports (sumo, soccer, baseball), and online communication. Emphasis will be on contemporary popular culture and theories of gender, sexuality, race, and the workings of power in global culture industries.
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Leadership in a crisis
HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani, President of Qatar-Connect, discusses how leadership has been a major issue in handling the global economy

Kate Johnson, Class of 2013
Kate Johnson, an accounting and music major from Florida, shares her experience as a Notre Dame student. http://admissions.nd.edu
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Chris Hawblitzel and Juan Chen: Introduction to Typed Assembly Language (TAL)

Typed Assembly Language (TAL) extends traditional untyped assembly languages with typing annotations, memory management primitives, and a sound set of typing rules. These typing rules guarantee the memory safety, control flow safety, and type safety of TAL programs. Moreover, the typing constructs are expressive enough to encode most source language programming features including records and structures, arrays, higher-order and polymorphic functions, exceptions, abstract
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