Special report: global leaders
Today's global elite are educated, innovative, and many are immigrants. This is good for the world, says Robert Guest
Tip of the Week: PolyPhen
This week's tip is on PolyPhen, a predictor of nonsynonymous SNP impacts on protein functions. For more information about PolyPhen and SNP functional prediction see the blog post: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=6867
Pathways to Prosperity
GRCC and partners Goodwill Industries, Michigan Works, the Literacy Center of West Michigan and the Women's Resource Center present a fundamental change in addressing employment.
Four NATO servicemen killed in Afghanistan blast
Soldiers investigating earlier blast killed in explosion in eastern Afghanistan. Rough cut. (No reporter narration.) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maint
Albert Square AFL03_aerofilms_691554 ALBERT SQUARE, Walford, London. Aerial view of the film set for Albert Square, Walford setting for the popular BBC TV soap opera, Eastenders. Aerofilms Collection (see Links).
ALBERT SQUARE, Walford, London. Aerial view of the film set for Albert Square, Walford setting for the popular BBC TV soap opera, Eastenders. Aerofilms Collection (see Links).
Highgate Cemetery AA074809 HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a sad or sleeping figure with ivy creeping up it in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1995.
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a sad or sleeping figure with ivy creeping up it in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1995.
Highgate Cemetery MF001788_03 HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a girl holding flowers amid the tombs of the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in Spring 1995.
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a girl holding flowers amid the tombs of the West Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in Spring 1995.
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: September 2008
Art Institute in the Community: Inspired by our new season of events 360 Degrees: Art beyond Borders, this episode takes a look at global culture seen at the local level. Hear about the intermingling of art and culture from our partners at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Poetry Foundation, and listen to performances by Yang Wei from the Silk Road Ensemble and Alfonso Ponticelli of Swing Gitan. Both musicians will be performing at the seasonâs opening day festivities.
How did London Get Away With it? The Recession and the North-South Divide
It was widely expected that London would, in the short to medium run, be the most severely hit of the UK regions in the recession initiated by the 2007-08 financial crisis. This lecture considers why this did not happen. Henry G Overman is professor of economic geography at LSE and director of the Spatial Economics Research Centre. Ian Gordon is professor of human geography at LSE. Alex Jones is chief executive of the Centre for Cities. Hamish McRae is an associate editor of The Independent. LSE
Insurance Innovation: How to Succeed after Reform -- and Repeal (Joel Hay)
The USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics hosted a conference Oct. 22, 2010, titled, "Health Reform and the Economy: Are They Good for Each Other?" Conference panels examined critical reform issues related to reducing costs, improving quality, ensuring innovation and changing health care delivery. The assembly of renowned speakers from government, academia and industry presented different views -- some were concerned that health reform will not control costs, while others believed
The Chinese Pipa
If you want to play this cool instrument, you need some serious hand coordination. The pipa is a pear-shaped string instrument that is native to China. The “pi” means to push the right-hand fingers from right to left, and “pa” is to pull the thumb of the right hand from left to right. Aside from its cool name, the Pipa, it is said, must be played with an open heart and mind in order to truly play it. This great video from explore.org features this cool Chinese string instrument. So enjoy
Climate Change Impacts
This Climate Change Impacts Collection provides the teacher and their students the opportunity to explore some of the environmental changes already observed, from the Arctic to tropical regions. Data sources provide historic precipitation and temperature records, allowing students to compare changes in their own local area to others. Lessons included, provide opportunities for place-based instruction related to climate change, others provided a more global perspective. The background resources p
Homage to Magritte
This is short claymation video that features the style of Belgium's greatest 20th century artist, Rene Magritte. (1:16)
It's Your Time - Mont Alto - Student Life
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Spartan Sagas: Michele Payn-Knoper, Shaking the hand that feeds you
Michele Payn-Knoper is a champion for agriculture. The certified speaking professional travels the United States and internationally, helping farmers communicate more effectively about the agrifood industry, while helping consumers understand what's happening with food production. The Spartan alumna knows firsthand the realities and risks of farm life. In addition to now living on a farm in Indiana, she grew up on a family farm in Michigan that was eventually lost. Since earning degrees in an
Design & Community Exhibition 2011
Read full story here: http://bit.ly/gP1aYm. Final year landscape architecture and garden art & design students showcased their work to community clients and guests at an event held at Old Broadcasting House. Eager to get stuck back into their work after the festive break, our final year undergraduate and postgraduate landscape architecture and garden art & design students presented their design portfolios and design processes to community clients and other invited guests at the Design & Commun
The Electric Company sings about the short I song.
Hard and Soft C
The Electric Company and Sean Kingston sing about the letter C and the hard and soft sounds.
The Nature Explorers Yosemite's Southside Expedition Part 4 of 5
Yosemite is one of the busiest tourist destinations in America, millions of people travel here during the summer to see the few last remaining gigantic trees. But on the southern border lies some trees that most people didn't even know existed. Here we discovered a Sugar Pine that had a trunk circumference of 19'.
Egypt economy stalls-FinMin
Summary of business headlines: Egypt Finance Minister says protests damaging economy; Stock market reopens in Tunisia; U.S. manufacturing sector strengthens in January.