OSIRIS REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 11.19.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 11.19.09 Lecture 14 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.29.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.29.09 Lecture 8 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
What will transform India
Nov. 14 - How the "unique identity" project, a growing fiber network and cloud computing will help India leapfrog other nations, according to the head of a major consulting business.
The Lost City of Atlantis [1/4]
This nine minute video provides students a look at possible sites of the city of Atlantis. Part of a series on Mystery Quest. Shows students how scientists work and deal with proving one's beliefs.
How To Multiply Fractions
This two minute video shows students how to do this multiplication using animation. May need to be stopped at times to enable students to follow the presentation as it moves rapidly.
The new Office: Office Garage Series: Click-to-Run Deployment Deep Dive Part 3 - Integrating C2R wit This week marks the third in a three part series as hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh take the concepts from installing and configuring Office Click-to-Run in the first two parts and integrate those with software distribution tools like System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Windows Intune. They demonstrate the specific commands used with standalone software installation or part of the Windows imaging process and Jeremy tests whether he can stream Office to hi
This week marks the third in a three part series as hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh take the concepts from installing and configuring Office Click-to-Run in the first two parts and integrate those with software distribution tools like System Center Configuration Manager, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Windows Intune. They demonstrate the specific commands used with standalone software installation or part of the Windows imaging process and Jeremy tests whether he can stream Office to hi
Buildings collapse in deadly Turkey earthquake
Nov. 9 - Scores of people are trapped beneath rubble of hotels and other buildings after a deadly earthquake hit Turkey's eastern Van province, state television reports. The earthquake has destroyed at least seven buildings, including two hotels in Van city, and around 11 other structures in other parts of the region, the TRT Haber news channel reports. A TRT reporter says up to 70 people may have been staying at one of the hotels, without giving further details. Rescue workers are searching th
Targeted Drug Melts Fat in Obese Monkeys
An anti-obesity drug that homes in on and destroys blood vessels that support fat reduced the weight of obese rhesus monkeys by 11 percent in one month. It also trimmed their waistlines by eradicating 27 percent of their abdominal fat. Obesity raises a person's risk for developing breast, ovarian, prostate, colon and other cancers and also hinders treatment for cancer patients. Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center who developed the drug discuss results of the study
White Fawn's Devotion
This is a very early silent film (1910) and possibly the first film produced by a Native American - writer and director James Young Deer. (11min)
Craig Venter on Genomics: From humans to the environment
In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter will discuss his work at the J Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. The Institute's projects include developing new understanding of human disease at the DNA level, running the Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition to understand microbial diversity in the world's oceans, and finding new ways of tackling environment
How technology can save us
Nov. 14 - Businesses need to transform themselves to succeed despite the globe's economic stresses, says N. Chandrasekaran, CEO of Tata Consultancy Services. Here's how technology can help them do it.
eConference 2011 - HOT MARKETS: High Tech Keynote
The Darden School of Business and its Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation held it's annual Entrepreneurship Conference on November 3rd & 4th, 20011in Charlottesville, Virginia. This year's conference theme: "Innovate. Effectuate." unraveled the mysteries behind successful entrepreneurs and innovators and provided the framework for applying their strategies to build a viable business. The final session of Friday was a keynote address from Patrick Sweeney (Darden MBA '98), found
Doctoral thesis defended AUTO-HEMOTHERAPY ALREADY IN 1924
Doctoral thesis defended AUTO-HEMOTHERAPY ALREADY IN 1924 The autohemotherapy is a valuable therapeutic method in numerous skin diseases, especially in pruriginous and furuncles. This is a summary of the conclusion from the PhD thesis entitled The autohemotherapy in dermatoses, presented by Dr. Carlos Alberto David's School of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal, in 1924. The thesis shows that the technique is used since the first half of the nineteenth century and presents cases that demon
Men and Feminism
Three male professionals discuss their scholarly feminist training and how they've incorporated it into their work. The panel includes lawyer Craig S. Barnes, author of In Search of the Lost Feminine, sociologist Dr. Timothy Diamond, author of Making Gray Gold: Narratives of Nursing Home Care, and political scientist and women's studies professor Dr. Paisley Currah, author of the forthcoming book The United States of Gender: Regulating Transgender Identities. Feminist historian Debra L. Schultz
The return of ROTC
Among the top Harvard stories of 2011 was the return of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) to campus after an absence of 40 years. In March, the University signed an agreement with the Navy. By September, offices had opened in Hilles Hall for the Navy ROTC's Old Ironsides Battalion.
Office of International Studies St. Andrews, Scotland Program
Notre Dame's program in Ireland is located in the city of Dublin, a capital city of 1,000,000 people located on the Irish Sea on the east coast of Ireland. Physically a small city — all the major museums and sites are within walking distance — it has a rich cultural life manifested especially in its established and experimental theater and traditional Irish and classical music. Dublin also boasts several excellent museums including the National Museum, with Celtic objects from the 8th and 9t
Europe Week Ahead: Markets seek progress on EU negotiations
Nov. 11 - Investors shift their focus towards EU policymakers for signs of progress that will help prevent a euro zone meltdown, following Italy's rapid action on Friday to implement austerity measures.
Nilekani: Working in the Indian government is "complex"
Nov. 11 - Nandan Nilekani talks to Chrystia Freeland about the difference between working in the Indian government and as an entrepreneur, and what his motivation was to join the public sphere.