7.344 The Fountain of Life: From Dolly to Customized Embryonic Stem Cells (MIT)
During development, the genetic content of each cell remains, with a few exceptions, identical to that of the zygote. Most differentiated cells therefore retain all of the genetic information necessary to generate an entire organism. It was through pioneering technology of somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) that this concept was experimentally proven. Only 10 years ago the sheep Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult organism, demonstrating that the differentiated state of a mam
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Peter McDonald and David Robertson discuss the idea of state censorship, especially Apartheid era South Africa, looking at the political perspectives and implications of state censorship of literature.
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A Gentle Introduction to SuperCollider
This is a step-by-step introduction to the music programming language SuperCollider. It is aimed at students with little to no background in programming. Knowledge of basic music theory may be occasionally useful, but it is not required. This book encourages students to actively explore sound and musical structure through computer programming. Music and arts students interested in sound will find the tools to deepen their knowledge of digital music making. The book may also serve as a fun, music
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This is the website for the AHRC-funded Dress & the African Diaspora Network, which provides a series of focussed research forums for new and established researchers to “discuss the consumption, production, collection and display of dress, textiles and beauty regimes” of the African diaspora. The network aims to identify new areas of study and create scholarly information resources for the field.
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In deze les worden de oorzaken van de Franse revolutie besproken. De les omvat naast een klassieke lesvoorbereiding ook een werk- en oplossingenblad.


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The interview is preceded by the "NASA Johnson Style" video... Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks to Adam Naids, Hardware Development Engineer, one of the creators of the successful "Gangnam Style" parody video "NASA Johnson Style." Featured on NASA's YouTube channel ReelNASA, the video has accumulated over 4 million views.
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21H.105 American Classics (MIT)
"What then is the American, this new man?" asked J. Hector St-John de Crèvecoeur in his Letters from an American Farmer in 1782. This subject takes Crèvecoeur's question as the starting point for an examination of the changing meanings of national identity in the American past. We will consider a diverse collection of classic texts in American history to see how Americans have defined themselves and their nation in politics, literature, art, and popular culture. As a communications
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21F.401 German I (MIT)
This course gives an introduction to German language and culture. The focus is on acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Audio, video, and printed materials provide direct exposure to authentic German language and culture. A self-paced language lab program is fully coordinated with the textbook/workbook. The first semester covers the development of effective basic communication skills.
Author(s): Weise, Peter

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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
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This clip shows the credits for all the many people involved in this amazingly beautiful television series.  While the names scroll across the screen, the actress playing Beatrix Potter is filmed in her home and her town.  The scenery is gorgeous, as is the song, "Perfect Day," sung by Miriam Stockley.   (4:51)
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Students can beat the summer heat by working inside laboratories and engaging in faculty-mentored research through the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities. CURO student junior ecology major Emilie Morris has been working in Dr. Sonia Altizer's lab with monarch butterflies.
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