Muscles, Oh My!
Students are introduced to the field of biomechanics and how the muscular system produces human movement. They learn the importance of the muscular system in our daily lives, why it is important to be able to repair muscular system injuries and how engineering can help.
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Gaddafi seeks talks, calls for ceasefire
Aug. 21 - Muammar Gaddafi's government is ready for immediate negotiations with rebels seeking to oust him. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
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Dr. Kenneth Steinweg welcomes the Department of Family Medicine to its new home.
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Home prices face tough road ahead
Aug 30 - At first blush the latest S&P/Case-Shiller home price index shows a jump in June prices, but digging deeper prices actually dipped from the prior month and analysts predict another 5 to10 percent price drop. Jeanne Yurman reports.
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What Is Philosophy?
Find out about the benefits of a philosophy degree and the exciting, warm environment of the University of Arizona philosophy department. This video describes the subjects of philosophy and the advantages of declaring the philosophy major or minor at the UA.
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Martin Feldstein: short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Aug. 26 - Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein analyzes Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole address and elaborates on why he sees the U.S. economy formally entering recession within the next year.
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This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
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Survival Phrases #49 - Explaining Symptoms in Spanish Part I
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to a Spanish-speaking [...]
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Prediction of Chemical and Biological Properties of Organic Compounds from Molecular Structure
This website is a PDF file of 32 slides and accompanying notes that describe the process of determining quantitative structure activity relationships. The slides focus on the ADAPT software, but are generally useful to anyone interested in QSAR, and discuss the details of Structure Entry and Molecular Modeling, Descriptor Generation, Feature Selection, Model construction, and Model Validation.
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The Mummification Process
The ancient Egyptians developed a sophisticated method to preserve a dead body for the afterlife: mummification. This clip provides a brief explanation about  how it was done.  (02:44)
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Construction, crise et renouveau de la morale laïque en France face à l'Europe / Jean Baubérot. Conférence donnée en mars 1995 dans le cadre de l'Institut d'Études Doctorales (IED) de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail (France). Présentation de la conférence par le sociologue Jean-Michel Berthelot, directeur de l'IED.

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[Day 19 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily originally ran August 30, 2011.]

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Aug. 31 - The grave of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's father is found damaged amid the destruction that followed the battle for Tripoli. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Building Simple Machines:  Plant Quencher
How difficult can it be to water a plant? Pretty difficult when your objective is to build the most complicated machine possible to complete this simple task. In this video segment from ZOOM, Jillian demonstrates the use of ramps, wheels, pulleys, and other simple machines to construct her "plant quencher." Closed captioning included. 
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This patient education program reviews female reproductive anatomy and explains vaginal birth. It also discusses the stages of labor and delivery, as well as potential risks and complications. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Onmiddellijk nadat we via Open DNS een filter opgesteld hadden die de toegang verhinderde tot allerhande social network sites als Facebook e.a. kregen we van …


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High Rise
Explore this rich-media digital story about vertical living created by The National Film Board of Canada and The New York Times. The interactive collection includes videos, graphics, games, and articles that allow users to understand the nature, history, and impact of such structures on their occupants.From the site:HIGHRISE explores vertical living in the global suburbs. It’s multi-year, many-media collaborative documentary experiment at the National Film Board of Canada, directed by Katerina
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Learn about Woodrow Wilson 1856 - 1924
This one minute overview deals with Wilson as a president and dwells mostly on his war efforts and the failure of his League of Nations.
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