This topic describes the main features of Down's syndrome and is accompanied by photographs highlighting dysmorphic features. Graphical and tabular information illustrate the intellectual capacity, life expectancy, functional ability and social independence, and medical checks of those with Down's syndrome.
All in the Family
In this Evolution Web feature, test your skills at judging who's who on the tree of life while you learn about the tools and methods of cladistics.
A Family Disease
This video segment from NOVA: "Cracking the Code of Life" explores the challenges and questions faced by women who have a strong family history of breast cancer, and who now have the option of being genetically tested for a disease that has no cure. Grades 9-12.
National Science Week Posters
The Science Faculty Marketing Committee has for the last 4 years designed and produced posters to stimulate an interest in and curiosity about Science among primary school learners The posters are designed and created by scientists from the 13 departments in the Faculty of Science and the production and printing of the posters is funded by a Grant from SAASTA South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement The aim of the bright interactive posters is to create a resource for teachers
12.007 Geobiology (MIT)
The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. Subject introduces the concept of "life as a geological agent" and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. Topics include the origin of the solar system and the early Earth atmosphere; the
Integrative Biology 131 - Lecture 01: Organization of Body General Human Anatomy, UC Berkeley Lecture by Professor Marian Diamond. The functional anatomy of the human body as revealed by gross and microscopic examination.
General Human Anatomy, UC Berkeley Lecture by Professor Marian Diamond. The functional anatomy of the human body as revealed by gross and microscopic examination.
Commencement 2014: Zandro Lerma
Zandro Lerma overcame a difficult past while studying at Oregon State University. He hopes to someday earn a Ph.D. http://poweredbyorange.com/2014/06/11/zandro-lerma-making-positive-changes/
Cambridge Ideas - Vanishing Voices
Of the world's 6,500 living languages, half will cease to be spoken by the end of this century. Dr Mark Turin, director of the World Oral Literature Project, has spent much of his life travelling to remote corners of the Himalayas to study languages and cultures that are at risk and document them before they disappear without record.
HST.921 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future (MIT)
This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and redefining the health care marketplace through improved economies of scale, greater technical efficiencies in the delivery of care to patients, advanced tools for patient education and self-care, network integrated decision support tools for clinicians, and the emergence of e-commerce in health care. Student tutorials provide an opportunity for interactive discussion. Interdisciplinary project team
Breathtaking Advances: A Better Life for Those with Lung Injury and Lung Cancer, Part 1
Survival and quality of life has vastly improved for those fighting Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and lung cancer. Learn how physicians at UW Medicine, part of the University of Washington, have made great strides in managing these diseases. UW School of Medicine professors Drs. Joann G. Elmore, Hugh M. Foy, Len Hudson and Renato Martins share new and promising treatments being developed in the Northwest.
2010 Elizabeth L. Rogers Lecture in Geriatric Medicine
"Bringing Health Information to Life" - Dr. David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, delivered the tenth annual Elizabeth L. Rogers, M.D. Visiting Lecture in Geriatric Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Tuesday November 2, 2010. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Asthma & Allergy Center.
POL310 Fall 2010 Session 10
POL310 American Government Session Ten 11/13/10 Brenda Riddick Guest: Zahra Billoo, Council on American Islamic Relations,
The Toucan Song
This high quality, animated video and song takes a close look a the life of a Toucan - flying and living in the jungle high up in the trees. Learn that berries, seeds and fresh ripe fruit are what the: black , white, red, blue, orange and green Toucan lives on. Run time 02:53.
Chancz Perry, SFU fine arts and criminology graduate, conveys social justice and relationship issues through dance in this six-minute movie. Charming and lighthearted, this lively short uses an energetic movement vocabulary that pulls from both jazz and contemporary dance in order to examine a typical day in the life of a pair of urban dwellers. Two dancers move through a vibrant animated world accompanied by an upbeat percussive soundtrack. Will they find love in the city? Or will they remain t
Pirates Amongst Us
A disgruntled pirate's haunted history lingers in the town where his shipmates met the hangman. Carson Hudson and Willie Balderson team up for "Pirates Amongst Us."Author(s):
The Bill of Rights
Do you know your rights? Professor of Law Henry Chambers explains the lasting wisdom of the Constitution's first 10 amendments.Author(s):
Palliative Care – Shedding Light on Euthanasia
The ethics of euthanasia continue to be debated in Parliament, the National Assembly, in the media and around dinner tables everywhere. It is one of the most difficult issues with which a society must deal. Who better to shed light on this difficult question than one who has dedicated her career to transforming the culture of dying - through research, pioneering treatment and care for patients with life-limiting and terminal illnesses?
Techniques for Studying Materials: Indexing Electron Diffraction Patterns
This animation explains origin and behaviour of Kikuchi lines. From TLP: Indexing Electron Diffraction Patterns
Public Theology in America: A panel hosted by the Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democra
Father John Neuhaus, Stanley Hauerwas and Darryl Hart discuss the role of theology in politics and public life.