Trading at Noon: Carlyle Group on acquisition tear
Aug 30 - Private equity firm Carlyle Group has purchased DuPont's car paint business, the latest of many recent deal announcements.
Apple, Google CEOs in talks over patent issues
Aug 30 - Google CEO Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been conducting behind-the-scenes conversations about a range of intellectual property matters, according to people familiar with the matter. Reuters Poornima Gupta reports.
Bio-retina could be boon for the blind
Aug. 29 - An Israeli company has developed an artificial retina to restore sight to millions blinded by retinal disease. Called Bio-Retina, the implant mimics the function of the natural retina when age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or diseases like Retinosis Pigmentosa take hold. Tara Cleary reports.
Vail Collection: an Introduction A rare book collection is rediscovered
A rare book collection is rediscovered
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
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Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Harvard Library : Meet & Greet, July 24, 2012
The Meet & Greet featured 6 speakers from the Berkman Center and Harvard Library sharing 5 minute overviews of projects with which they've been involved. Presentations were followed by an open discussion. The event was co-sponsored by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and Harvard Library Strategic Conversations.
Boekverslag Na het lezen van een boek maken de kinderen dit verslag. Ze maken een beknopte samenvatting en drukken hun waardering uit in sterren. Ze stellen hun mooiste fragment voor in woord en beeld door het te tekenen. Ze stellen ook hun favoriete …
Na het lezen van een boek maken de kinderen dit verslag. Ze maken een beknopte samenvatting en drukken hun waardering uit in sterren. Ze stellen hun mooiste fragment voor in woord en beeld door het te tekenen. Ze stellen ook hun favoriete …
The Nottingham Life Cycle 2 - day 10
Highlights from day 10 of the Nottingham Life Cycle 2 - Lincoln to Nottingham. The riders are joined by members of the public and arrive at University Park for a community event for family, friends and supporters. To find out more and sponsor a rider visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/lifecycle
The Magic School Bus Gets Programmed - Computers
Mr. Rhule, the principal, gets a new computer, and it's Ms. Frizzle's class' job to open up the school and set up his computer. Carlos's brother, Mikey (from Getting Energized), is a computer expert. After he sets the computer up to raise the flag, make the coffee in the teachers' lounge and ring the bell, he goes on his own trip to see the inner workings of the computer. As usual, something goes wrong, and Mikey has set the computer to do the tasks every minute instead of everyday. Can the clas
Shape grammars for analyzing social housing: The case of Jardim S?o Francisco low-income housing dev
This paper presents an analysis of Jardim S?o Francisco, a lowincome housing development in S?o Paulo, Brazil, using shape grammar as an analytical method. It is part of an ongoing research that aims at analyzing the different types of sitting in low-income housing developments and their consequences for public spaces. The fi nal objective is to propose a design method that allows designing better quality urban spaces in this type of development.
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča.
Mythbusters Van de Graaff generator
Have you ever wondered how a Van de Graaf generator works? The Mythbusters build one of their own. There is a good illustration that shows how the generator builds up a charge (05:18).
Witness: Where North Korea meets the outside world
Sept. 4 - The biggest tourist draw in Dandong, China? Neighboring North Korea. In marketplaces or on speedboats, the city is one of the few places offering glimpses into the everyday lives of North Koreans.
TIMELINE: Watch out for stormy euro zone September
Sept. 4 - The euro zone is entering one of the most nail-biting months since the debt crisis began. A guide to the pivotal dates that could determine the bloc's future.
The Film Experience: Chaplin, early shorts
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Behavioral Health Grant Program Gives UM Grad Students Hands-On Experience
A grant through BP to the Mississippi Department of Mental Health Oil Spill Recovery is allowing Ole Miss psychology students the opportunity to examine how well an effort to meet the mental health needs of people on the Mississippi coast is working. Video by Mary Stanton.
DISCOVERING GENES ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES AND TRAITS IN DOGS
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Вітає Українська (Welcome to Ukrainian) is a resource for intermediate-level Ukrainian that integrates the features of a traditional textbook with the authentic language content and interactivity of the web. Activities include cultural readings with mouse-over glosses, audio recordings, embedded videos, structured activities using Ukrainian websites, and self-graded comprehension checks. The materials are organized as thematic modules, which can be used in any order or as stand-a