Producing antibodies in plants
Dr. Lorenzo Frigerio from Warwick's Biological Sciences Department talks about the Wellcome Trust Translation Award he has received to enable him to validate his lab based work on increased yield of antibody production within plant cells using complete plants in order to show industrial scale manufacture is possible. Length: 19 minutes
Alcohol: A sober assessment
This article is published by the US-based SEED magazine, a science periodical. The article is written by Dave Munger and concerns the difference between actual and perceived risks in the use of alcohol. It contains links to related resources. The article should be useful for students and teachers.
Old China hands archive
The Old China Hands Archive is a project hosted by the Oviatt Library Digital Collections, based at California State University, Northridge. The resource primarily consists of a textual introductory page, and digitised images of Tientsin (modern day Tianjin) in the late 1940s. Old China Hands is a term referring to westerners with an experiential knowledge of China, usually through long-term residence or service. Although users will not find a huge collection of photographs, those included here
Literary Festival 2013: Philosophy by Podcast [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton | In the 5th century BC Socrates brought philosophy to the marketplace. Can this ancient branch of learning be rejuvenated by the technology of the 21st century? Philosophy Bites Back is the second book from the team that brings you Philosophy Bites, the hugely successful podcast that has now had 16 million downloads. Philosophy Bites Back is a collection of conversations with leading scholars on major figures in the history of philosophy. David Edmonds
How to Create Your Own Cartoon Character
Start by jotting down ideas. Start with the eyes then finish out the face. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (4:47)
How internet piracy harms innovation and ideas about illegal downloads. Looks at the idea of a piracy tax. Live action movie of stand-up presentation. (5:07)
Tissue engineering and stem cell technology
A lecture, "Tissue engineering and stem cell technology" given by Prof ZhanFeng Cui, University of Oxford, at the 10th OIBC Spring Symposium, held jointly with the Department for Continuing Education, at St Edward's School, Oxford, on 4 March 2009. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/oibc2 to view the full presentation from Prof ZhanFeng Cui, including his slides.
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Describes how an - energy balance - is maintained, between material bodies in a system. This is a sample from a 10 hour DVD course available online. Content still very useful. Run time 09:34.
The Young People's Chorus of New York City
The Young People's Chorus was founded by conductor Francisco Nuñez to celebrate the diversity and musical richness of his hometown, New York City. In this performance video from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, listen to a performance of Panta Rhei (Greek for "all things are in flux") by another New Yorker, composer Jim Papoulis. Many of the musical elements—a driving rhythm, syncopation, atonality, and surprising percussion—contribute to the sense of change and movement.
Clear Thinking about National Security: Why is it so Hard?
We often behave as if National Security is too important to think clearly about. Some risks are ignored, while others are exaggerated. Policies are adopted to meet threats without any clear idea of what exactly the threat is, how serious it might be, and how it could most cost-effectively be addressed. Major decisions are made on the most slender of bases: invading Iraq, rebuilding Afghanistan, toughening terrorism laws, buying battleships, have all been undertaken without due
Economic Update: There Are Alternatives
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Reading List (Slides)
Reading list for the Philosophy for Beginners series of podcasts.
This video shows the viewer one of the Internet's best-kept secrets: Animoto.com. Say 'goodbye' to boring slideshows and 'hello' to dazzling videos. A video can be created with a one-click upload if all your images are saved in the same folder. A very easy and fun way to create professional looking videos.
Computer Basics : What Is a Monitor?
A monitor, or computer screen, displays the information coming from a computer so that the user can see and work with that data. Discover how monitors are similar to television screens. (1:02)
Episode 17 : كان , إن and Kalemat
Welcome to episode 17 of the Arabic Podclass.
In this episode :
إن وأخواتها ( Inna and its sisters) and كان وأخواتها (Kana and its sisters)
كلمات (words) for Majeda Al-roumi
You can download episode 17 from Author(s):
7.02 Experimental Biology & Communication (MIT)
This introductory biology laboratory course covers the application of experimental techniques in microbiology, biochemistry, cell and developmental biology. Emphasis is placed on the integration of factual knowledge with understanding of the design of the experiments and data analysis in order to prepare the students for future research projects. Development of skills critical for writing about scientific findings in modern biology is also covered in the Scientific Communications portion of the
Lost Treasures of the Ancient World - INDIA 5/5
The amazing inventions and extraordinary ideas by East Indians that are still useful today, such as plastic surgery, the number system, wax, yoga, water clock, etc. Suitable for middle school and high school students. run time 8:32
Oil Contaminants Hidden from View
In this video adapted from KTOO, watch as cleanup crews return to the bays and islands of Prince William Sound, Alaska. Before the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker spill, Sleepy Bay, near the village of Chenega Bay, had been used for subsistence living by Alaska Native peoples. Despite cleanup efforts, oil residue remains stuck between and beneath rocks. A crew also visits a tidal lagoon whose sediments had been saturated by oil and where no remediation had been done. Even after 10 years, oil residue re
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
Heart Valve Replacement
This patient education program reviews the symptoms and treatments of heart valve defects, in particular, the benefits and risks of surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.