The Risks of Genetically Modifying Human Embryos or Gametes [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Allen Buchanan | Many consider genetic modification to be the riskiest mode of biomedical enhancement. The problem of unintended bad consequences is serious, but it is often misrepresented in terms of interference with the 'wisdom of nature' or the handiwork of the 'master engineer' of evolution.
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Aftershock: Europe And The Post-Crisis World [Audio]
Speaker(s): Philippe Legrain | The financial crisis brought the world to the brink of economic breakdown. As bubble turned to bust, Depression loomed. Now bankers' bonuses are back, house prices are rising again and politicians promise recovery while unemployment remains high, debts mount, frictions with China grow and the planet overheats. Is this really sustainable - or do we need to change course?
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Ken Clarke – An interview with Mr Justice Cranston [Audio]
Speaker(s): Kenneth Clarke | As part of the Legal Biographies Project lecture programme Mr Justice Cranston will be interviewing Ken Clarke, QC, MP, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor about his legal and political career. Kenneth Clarke QC MP was appointed as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice on 12 May 2010. He was born in 1940 and educated at Nottingham High School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He is a barrister-at-law, having been called to the Bar
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Towards a New Financial System [Audio]
Speaker(s): José Viñals | Editor's note: Unfortunately this lecture was interrupted by a fire alarm, the first 35 minutes of the lecture have been recorded. José Viñals was appointed to the position of Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund on April 15, 2009. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Viñals was Deputy Governor at the Bank of Spain from July 2006.
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The Meaning of Life [Audio]
Speaker(s): Robert Rowland Smith | From Plato through Monty Python to Terry Eagleton and beyond, the question of the meaning of life has been a source of both mystery and mirth. In this lecture, based on his new book Driving with Plato, Robert Rowland Smith breaks life down into its milestones from cradle to grave: what does it mean not just to be born and to die, but to learn to talk, to lose your virginity or have a mid-life crisis? Robert Rowland Smith began his career as a Prize Fellow of Al
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European Questions – Turkish Angles: Europe's secularity [Audio]
Speaker(s): John Madeley, Professor Philippe Marliere, Professor Hakan Yilmaz | This series of events explores how our understanding of Europe's identity can be enhanced and developed in a new way by taking in a distinctively Turkish perspective. John Madeley is a senior lecturer at LSE's Government Department. Philippe Marliere is professor in French and European politics at UCL. Hakan Yilmaz is professor of political science at Bogaziçi University, Istanbul.
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Literary Festival 2011 - Storylines and Songscapes: Celebrating Tagore's short stories [Audio]
Speaker(s): Various speakers and artists - see the event listing on the LSE website for details | Celebrating Rabindranath Tagore's 150th anniversary, this production marks his seminal contribution to Indian fiction with his short stories. The presentation includes a reading of four short stories in English translations, live music and dance, and film clips. This project celebrates the art of storytelling and live reading, the beauty of Tagore’s little gems. The readings are punctuated with ap
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Tropical storm Isodore makes landfall in Louisiana Thursday morning, September 26, 2002
Tropical Storm Isadore blew ashore early Thursday morning packing winds just below hurricane strength. At 11 am (EST) Isadore's center was 60 miles north-northeast of New Orleans and just west of Poplarville, Mississippi. It was moving north-northeast at 17 mph. Tornado warnings and flood watches were posted from the Louisiana coast to the Florida panhandle. The storm has brought two days of steady downpours with 10-12 inch accumulations.
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Corporate Entrepreneurship: Happy Innovators
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Robert Hisrich, Ph.D., director of the Walker Center for Global Entrepreneurship, discusses his book "Corporate Entrepreneurship" (McGraw-Hill). http://www.thunderbird.edu
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EEHU Lille 2011 –  Conduites addictives au travail : l’alcool au travail.

Titre : EEHU Lille 2011 –  Conduites addictives au travail : l’alcool au travail :
Intervenants : Alexandra SALEMBIER-TRICHART (Médecin du Travail, CHRU de Lille).
Résumé : Les entreprises n’échappent pas aux conduites addictives :
Les risques:
• dégradation du climat social
• absentéisme
• malfaçons
• accidents (15 à 20% des accidents mortels du travail)
• baisse des performances
Les possibilités du mé
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3.4.4 Stress concentration at joint
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This unit looks at the investigation that followed the collapse of the Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in 1967 which demonstrates how the study of safe design and the assessment of components and structures under load is of increasing importance in engineering design.
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2.4 Corrosion processes: galvanic corrosion
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This unit looks at the investigation that followed the collapse of the Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in 1967 which demonstrates how the study of safe design and the assessment of components and structures under load is of increasing importance in engineering design.
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What Tau sounds like
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/06/tau-day-what-tau-sounds-like.html If you enjoyed this song you can buy it here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelblake13
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Fourth of July in Afghanistan
July 4 - Marines celebrate the 4th of July in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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CAV 2011 – Standardisation de l’hystérectomie robot-assistée.

Titre : CAV 2011 – Standardisation de l’hystérectomie robot-assistée.
Intervenants : Eric LAMBAUDIE (Marseille).
Résumé : Durée opératoire, complications, transfusion, durée de l’hospitalisation tel est le challenge de la robotique. Rappel de la littérature, courbe d’apprentissage, coût : quel bénéfice pour le patient ?
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la r
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Chavez vows to beat cancer
July 4 - In a surprise move, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home and addresses thousands of his supporters pledging to win his battle against cancer. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
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CAV 2011 – Formation des infirmières.

Titre : CAV 2011 – Formation des infirmières
Intervenants : Valerie CERUTTI et Nathalie MARCHESI (Nancy).
Résumé : 3 grands types de formation :
IRCAD (Institut de Recherche Contre les Cancers de l’Appareil Digestif)
EEC (Ecole Européenne de Chirurgie) : Attestation individuelle
* maîtrise des différents sujets abordés
* équipe fonctionnelle et prête à opérer
30% des équipes opèrent le premier patient dans la semaine suivant l
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The Z-Scan technique applied to investigate optical properties of complex fluids
The Z-Scan technique applied to investigate optical properties of complex fluids
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EEHU Lille 2011 – Tests génétiques pré symptomatiques chez les enfants et adolescents.

Titre : EEHU Lille 2011 – Réflexion autour des tests génétiques pré symptomatiques chez les enfants et adolescents :
Intervenants : Sophie LEJEUNE (Médecin) et Marjolaine COBEIL (psychologue, génétique clinique, JDF, CHRU de Lille).
Résumé : La médecine « prédictive »
- Prévenir la maladie plutôt que la guérir nécessite de la « prédire »
- Possibilité d’évaluer le risque pour un individu sain de développer une pathologie dans un av
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Irish unions seek a soft landing to harsh economic measures
Could a consolidated EU financial administration mean an end to draconian bailout repayment terms? Ireland’s Union leader thinks so…
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