Drug destroys human cancer stem cells but not healthy ones
A team of scientists at McMaster University has discovered that the drug thioridazine successfully kills cancer stem cells in humans while avoiding the toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments.
This video describes buoyancy and explains why some things float in water while others sink. It also provides a quick review density (the amount of mass in a given volume) and how density and volume affect buoyancy. (5:55)
"I Witnessed the Steel Strike": Joe Rudiak Remembers the 1919 Strike
Though the Great Steel Strike of 1919 failed in its immediate aims, it left a legacy in the steel regions of the United States that lasted for decades. In 1974 when historian Peter Gotlieb asked former steelworker Joe Rudiak, the son of Polish immigrants, about his participation in unionization struggles in the 1930s, he started by recalling his memories of the 1919 steel strike as a young boy. Here, Rudiak told how his father was blacklisted for acknowledging his support of the union. From such
News #156 - Countdown to 200 million and 6 new languages!
The next two months will be pretty big. How big, you ask? Bigger than the Pretty Big Deal Sale. We’re talking 200 million big! Thanks to you listeners, over 170 million lessons have been downloaded to date. Can we hit 200 million by July? We need your help and once we hit the goal, there’s [...]
Tides with Tim and Moby
Take a night swim with Tim and Moby in this BrainPOP movie as they
discover how the Moon controls tides on Earth and how tides provide us with energy! The link also includes a quiz. (approximately 2:00)
HUM310 Session 5 Summer 2012
The Power of Masks with Bill DeLuca 06/10/12
Verb long form & short form
Verb long form & short form.
Teachers' Perceptions of High School Principal's Monitoring of Student Progress and the Relationship
T.C. Chappelear, ted price
Principals in school buildings are under immense pressure to improve outcomes for all students. Recent literature suggests this accountability may be at least partly warranted, as there is […]
Separation Methods - Crossword
Interactive crossword that tests your knowledge of solutions, compounds and separating methods.
Breakingviews: Facebook's gender bend
June 26 - Breakingviews columnists discuss the appointment of COO Sheryl Sandberg as Facebook's first female director and what it means for women fighting for greater representation in the boardroom.
Andrew Young Speaks During Confirmation as U.N. Ambassador
On January 25, 1977, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing to confirm Andrew Young as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. During the hearing, Young, who had come to national prominence as a leader in the civil rights struggle of the 1960s, makes clear his intention to use the democratic process to ensure world peace. He later became the first African-American to occupy this position. (1:10)
Bailout 13: Does the bailout have a chance of working?
Can the bailout work? (10:59)
Gardner McMaster Parkinson's Center
UTMC Celebrated the start of renovations in Dowling Hall for a new Parkinson's Center
Get to know the world's #1 school in international business - Discover Thunderbird School of Global Management. Find out where the next generation of global leaders are learning global business.
House of Lords Reform
The House of Lords Reform Bill, which is currently before Parliament, is the latest of many attempts to reform the upper chamber of the UK Parliament. It is over a hundred years since the enactment of the Parliament Act 1911, which changed the balance of power between the Lords and the Commons, but which was intended only as a stopgap measure pending the transformation of the Lords into an elected chamber. In this video, Dr Mark Elliott assess the House of Lords Reform Bill, arguing that a comm
Graduation 2012 - Tuesday July 24: AET Faculty, 2pm Ceremony
Coverage of the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities graduation ceremony.
Superhot gas spirals from massive tornado on the sun
Read the full Article here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/03/superhot-gas-spirals-from-massive-tornado-on-the-sun.html Don't forget to subscribe!
Mother Goose by W. W. Denslow - A Collection of Nursery Rhymes
Children's Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Phil Chenevert. (08:34)
Disciplinary Thinking - Learning Spaces: introduction
Title: Disciplinary Thinking - Learning Spaces: introduction Description: Presentation slides for an introduction to a workshop on HE learning spaces Theme: Learning Spaces Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education Issue Date: 20/04/2012 Last updated Date: 03/07/2012 Version: Final PSF Mapping: A1, A4, K3, K4 License: Creative Com