Geneticist Dr Andrew Weeks and animal behaviourist Dr Michael Magrath discuss diverse ways of dealing with threatened animal populations. Australia's Mountain Pygmy Possum is one such endangered species for which a combination of genetic and breeding solutions are being tried. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Texas A&M Commencement Address 2011 - Coach Mike Sherman
Texas A&M Head Football Coach Mike Sherman, taking time off from Kyle Field scrimmages on the other side of the campus, kicked off the university's summer 2011 graduation ceremonies with a commencement convocation address, telling the graduating students to stay true to their Aggie-instilled "core values" and "not let the world jade you." Full story here: http://tx.ag/4yl9a2
Our correspondents discuss the humanitarian crisis in Somalia and the impact the Shabab militia is having on aid efforts
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 20
Episode 20 features the fourth installment of our ‘telenovela’, Verano Español. Find out the latest about the life of Laura and her mother as they spend the summer in Spain en la casa de tía Julia. Will Laura find out a little more about the mystery customer in the panadería? Don’t miss this episode of [...]
Back-to-back gains on Wall Street
Aug. 12 - Wall Street logged its first back-to-back gain since July in a less volatile trading session boosted by a pick-up in U.S. retail sales and signs of progress in Europe. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Prelude/Introduction to Astronomy and Space Exploration
Some of the visuals took this viewer's breath away. This is a 4.5 minute HD dramatic video choreographed to powerful music, which introduces the viewer to the wonders of Astronomy. There is no narration, but none is needed. It is designed as a "trailer" to be shown in classrooms by Earth Science and Astronomy teachers in High School and college as a visual "Introduction" to the magic of the cosmos. (04:46) This is a good way to introduce/hook students on the science of space exploration.
The Parts of a Story Song
Cute song to introduce or review story elements. Author, illustrator, setting, characters, problem, and solution. Students will enjoy this catchy tune. (1:00)
The Buffalo and Native Americans (1:52)
There is no narration with this video, simply a series of interesting facts about the subject. The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction and this is shown in this video slideshow.
Alex Bellos studied mathematics and philosophy at uni, but started his career as a reporter - eventually moving to Rio de Janeiro as The Guardian's South American correspondant. He's since presented a five-part series on Brazil for the BBC - called Inside Out Brazil - and his short films about the Amazon have been broadcast on the BBC, More 4 and Al Jazeera International. He's written Futebol, The Brazillian Way of Life; ghostwritten Pelé, The Autobiography. Alex came in to Google London to dis
USS Thresher submarine disaster
n 1963 the USS Thresher submarine and a crew of 129 men set sail. It wasset to meet with the USS Skylark off the coast of New England to perform a series of rigorous tests. The fate of The Thresher became the worst submarine disaster in history. This three minute video provides an overview of that tragedy.
FILMED - Mise en place d'une prothèse totale du genou
Titre: MISE EN PLACE D'UNE PROTHESE TOTALE DE GENOU : EXPLICATIONS PRE-OPERATOIRE
Auteur: Barthelemy J.-P.
Spécialité: CHIRURGIE ORTHOPEDIQUE-TRAUMAT
Durée: 5 mn
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Référence Filmed: 110 5002 069
Resumé: Le résultat de la mise en place d'une prothèse totale de genou est multifactoriel :
la technique reste essentielle, l'état psychique du patient e
ECB buying sovereign bonds again, but how much?
Aug. 15 - ECB data on Monday will show that the central bank was back in the market last week after a 5-month hiatus, buying euro zone government bonds. Reuters Insider analyses the figures.
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