Upping the ante
 In this podcast reaction to Russian plans to enhance military and "strategic nuclear" capabilities.

Professor Stefan Wolff looks at the motives for this announcement and what implications it has for the region and for the rest of the world.

Professor Wolff is Professor of Political Science in the School of Politics and International Relations and Director of the Centre for International Crisis Management
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Technology Dynamics and Transition Management
This version of the subject Technology Dynamics and Transition Management was tought in co-operation with the Harbin Institute of Technology in China. At the heart of this module lies a model of technology development from a social perspective, which will be applied to water problems in present-day China. Study Goals: After following the course the student is: ...able to identify and redefine technology-related problems in terms of dynamic socio-technological systems, i.e. problems in which deve
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Charles Drew, Part 4 of 4
Film documentary on the life and times of Charles Drew who did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives'

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6.002 Circuits and Electronics (MIT)
6.002 is designed to serve as a first course in an undergraduate electrical engineering (EE), or electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) curriculum. At MIT, 6.002 is in the core of department subjects required for all undergraduates in EECS. The course introduces the fundamentals of the lumped circuit abstraction. Topics covered include: resistive elements and networks; independent and dependent sources; switches and MOS transistors; digital abstraction; amplifiers; energy storage ele
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All the Chemistry Basics in just 3 minutes

In this highly energized lecture, Hank attempts to summarize "half a semester" of chemistry in just 3 minutes - molecules, elements, atoms, protons, neutrons, electrons, orbitals and chemical bonds.

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That's What Friends Are For-Healing Effects of Friendship
In this student produced video, students will learn how friendship can help friends deal with cancer. This is a wonderful video to use a springboard to discuss cancer related topics in the upper middle school/high school classrooms. (4:14)
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Virtual Laboratories - Contents and Instructions
This file outlines three 'Virtual Laboratories in Molecular and Cell Biology' which can also be downloaded from JorumOpen. SDS-PAGE and Western blotting; Immuno-electron microscopy; Investigating intracellular signalling pathways (direct links are given in the document). It provides guidance on how the laboratories can be used for teaching and also contains instructions for downloading and installation. Read this before installing the laboratories.
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Criminology, Law and Society C219: Hate Crimes
Examines the causes and consequences of hate crimes as well as the larger soical land political context in which they occur. Considers the dynamics and politics of violence stemming from bigotry and discrimination, as well as the social policies designed to control it.
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Entrepreneurs Forum with Professor Gregory Weiss
Dr. Gregory Weiss, PhD Dr. Gregory Weiss is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at UC Irvine. A Californian who grew up in Palos Verdes, Dr. Weiss attended UC Berkeley as an undergraduate. He moved East for graduate school, attending Harvard University and graduating with a Ph.D. in chemistry and chemical biology in 1997. His experience with industry includes post-doctoral training at Genentech, where he worked on dissecting interactions b
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Fluidics on a Compact Disc- A Two Day Short Course for Academia and Industry

The "Begin Course" button will download a PowerPoint file containing all of the slides for this course. After unzipping the file, you can use Microsoft Office or the open-source OpenOffice to view the presentation slides.

This a 2-day short course on Fluidics on a Compact disc for medical diagnostics. The course is intended for scientists and engineers in academia, government institutes and industry. Some background in physics, micro-fluidics and point of care (POC) diagn
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Public Health Biology
Offers an integrative molecular and biological perspective on public health problems. Explores population biology and ecological principles underlying public health and reviews molecular biology in relation to public health biology.
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Computer-based Metacognitive Training: Improving the Diagnostic Expertise of Novice Graduates
The diagnosis problem-solving task can be complex in many professions for which it is central, for example medical diagnosis, farm-management consultancy, etc. This is because often the expert must solve problems and make decisions in complex situations and while under time pressures. The complex nature of the problem situations and the novicesÂ’ lack of advanced metacognitive skills also make it difficult for novices to gain expertise and successfully solve problems in their fields. From the li
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BEN: BiosciEdNet
This site provides access to more than 4,000 reviewed resources covering 76 biological science topics: agriculture, anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry, biodiversity, biotechnology, botany, cardiology, cell biology, ecology, environment, evolution, genetics, geography, human biology, immunology, marine biology, microbiology, molecular biology, neurobiology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, public health, respiratory biology, soil biology, virology, zoology, and others. Registration required.
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Acids and Bases: Testing Rocket Cars
A car propelled by the reaction between lemon juice and baking soda has more in common with rockets and jet aircraft than one might think. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, two cast members demonstrate the power of rocket-propelled vehicles and how to exploit the force produced by the carbon dioxide gas. Grades 3-8.
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Acids and Bases: Making a Film Canister Rocket
In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, two cast members demonstrate what happens when vinegar is added to baking soda inside a container. The resulting chemical reaction produces enough carbon dioxide to launch their paper rocket skyward. Recommended for: Grades K-5
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Get This Bug Off Me!
It's a natural reaction to be frightened of some insects. Many insects have the ability to harm people, and many insects look very menacing. However, many large insects are not harmful at all. Because it would take several volumes to describe every insect, this publication is intended to distinguish several common insects and insect relatives in Kentucky that are or are not harmful.
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Climate Impact of Quadrupling Atmospheric CO2: An overview of GFDL Climate Model Results
In this report, the Global Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Climate Research Group examines the possible climate impacts of quadrupling atmospheric CO2. Several impacts are discussed, surface air temperature warming, sea level rise, thermohaline circulation changes, mid-latitude summer drying, heat index and temperature increases and possible changes in tropical storms and El Nino. This site provides a nice written overview and images regarding changes in climate and oceans due to increased CO2.
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Magnetic Field Activities for the High School Classroom
The following unit is designed to acquaint the student with the magnetic field. The assumed average student has some familiarity with the uniform gravitational field of classical Newtonian dynamics and kinematics lessons. This is not required however. The unit is meant to introduce the idea of a field through investigations of magnetic fields as produced by various common magnetic materials and direct currents. The difference between a magnetic field and a gravitational field is that a gravitati
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The HPLC Doctor
This site provides HPLC troubleshooting tips. It covers common separation problems such as peak fronting or tailing and split peaks and suggests solutions. This site will be most useful for students and practitioners who already have some background knowledge of separation theory. It will be especially helpful for laboratory or research students who are developing a new separation method or are encountering problems with their chromatographic experiments.
Author(s): de Neves, H. J. Chaves

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Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This activity introduces students to the dynamics of a propeller. Students will design and make a propeller. The materials needed are pencil with an eraser, scissors, sticky tape, thin cardboard, straight pin, and ice cream stick. Students may work individually or in groups. Copyright 2005 International Technology Education Association
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