The Power of Poison - Inside View
The striking new exhibition, THE POWER OF POISON explores poison's paradoxical roles in nature, human health and history, literature, and myth. Whether as a defense against predators, a source of magical strength, or a lethal weapon used as lifesaving medical treatment, the story of poison is surprising at every turn. In this video, THE POWER OF POISON Curator Mark Siddall introduces some of the scientific research highlighted in the exhibition. Museum Curator Robert Voss, Research Associate Ma
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HST.930J Social Studies of Bioscience and Biotech (MIT)
In this course, social, ethical and clinical issues associated with the development of new biotechnologies and their integration into clinical practice is discussed. Basic scientists, clinicians, bioethicists, and social scientists present on the following four general topics: changing political economy of biotech research; problems associated with the adaption of new biotechnologies and findings from molecular biology for clinical settings; the ethical issues that emerge from clinical research
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"The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power"
ali book coverWriter, film-maker, and leading figure of the international left Tariq Ali speaks about Pakistan, Afghanistan and the future of U.S. involvement in the region. Ali's new book, "The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power", weighs the prospects of those contending for power in the aftermath of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, and demonstrates Pakistan
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7.341 Harnessing the Biosphere: Natural Products and Biotechnology (MIT)
What do the organisms of the biosphere, specifically microorganisms, have to offer to biotechnological endeavors? In this course we will focus on the production of biomolecules using microbial systems. We will discuss potential growth substrates (such as agricultural waste and carbon dioxide) that can be used and learn about both established and cutting-edge manipulation techniques in the field of synthetic biology. We will also cover the production of biofuels, bioplastics, amino acids (e.g. ly
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Literary Festival 2013: Between Curatorial and Urban Practice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Clémentine Deliss, Elke Krasny, Maria Lind, Justin McGuirk | In recent years arts practice has shifted towards new modes of collaborative production while digital platforms continually offer new ways to distribute and engage with the arts. As performing and visual arts organisations are transforming relationships with audiences, more varied roles have emerged for curators beyond exhibition making and collections management. Curating has evolved to embrace audience-generated conte
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11.001J Introduction to Urban Design and Development (MIT)
This course examines the evolving structure of cities and the way that cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas can be designed and developed. Boston and other American cities are studied to see how physical, social, political and economic forces interact to shape and reshape cities over time.
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17.251 Congress and the American Political System I (MIT)
This course focuses on both the internal processes of the House and Senate and on the place of Congress in the American political system. Attention has been given to committee behavior, leadership patterns, and informal organization in this course. It considers relations between Congress and other branches of government, as well as relations between the two houses of Congress itself. Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject in greater depth through reading and individual research.
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Politics in 60 seconds. Voting
Professor Cees van der Eijk defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Cees van der Eijk, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Cees van der Eijk is Professor of Social Science Research Methods, and Director of Social Sciences Methods and D
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Brazil comes alive for World Cup opening ceremony
June 12 - Brazil explodes with street parties, as colorful characters and cheering fans storm Sao Paulo for the World Cup opening ceremony and opening matches. Multimedia Display (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 busin
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Thailand in Crisis- Episode 1
Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University. They are released each Friday, beginning 28 May 2010. In the first episode of the series, host Nicholas Farrelly discusses the current political situation in Thailand with his fellow New Mandala co-Editor Andrew Walker. They discuss the terrorism accusations against Thaksin Shinawatra as well as inequality in Thai society.
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Constructing a Median
A median is a line segment from the vertex to the midpoint of the opposite side in a triangle. In every type of triangle, the median will be contained within the polygon, unlike altitudes which can lie outside the triangle. This video describes how to construct a median by first finding the midpoint of the side opposite the desired vertex and then using a straight edge to connect the midpoint and the vertex. (1:53)
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This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Side-blotched lizard perched on a rock in the desert
Lizards have a tough outer skin that protects the animal from water loss. Lizards remain still, camouflage, or hide under rocks to avoid predation. Their internal temperature changes with the environment, which saves energy for the organism.
Author(s): Gerald and Buff Corsi,Katie Hale

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Write Now! Career Writing Prompts: Manager of Organizational Effectiveness and Talent
This Career Clip features Meloney Sallie-Dosunmu, Manager of Organizational Effectiveness and Talent, Just Born Candy in Bethlehem, PA. She helps people to learn their jobs, becoming really good at it and to help them promote themselves. Her grandmother provided her with her best advice and that was to do your best. No matter what position you have, it is important and important to do your best. If you always do your best, you are going to shine.
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Fighting erupts on outskirts of rebel-held Slaviansk
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 5 - Ukrainian officials say pro-Russian separatists ambushed forces on outskirts of Slaviansk, leaving an unknown number killed. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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, finan
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Le fruit dans les vins rouges

9e matinée des Œnologues - Bordeaux

>> Goût du vin : les dernières avancées de la recherche

Jean-Christophe Barbe, Le fruit dans les vins rouges

Michael Jourdes, Tanin du bois : évolutions et perceptions sensorielles

Produit de consommation et produit du patrimoine, le vin se doit de s’adapter à la demande du marché et de répondre aux attentes des consommateurs
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SeaWiFS: El Nino on a Globe
By monitoring the color of reflected light via satellite, scientists can determine how successfully plant life is photosynthesizing. A measurement of photosynthesis is essentially a measurement of successful growth, and growth means successful use of ambient carbon. Until now, scientists have only had a continuous record of photosynthesis on land. But following three years of continual data collected by the SeaWiFS instrument, NASA has gathered the first record of photosynthetic productivity in
Author(s): Gene Feldman,Marte Newcombe,Stuart Snodgrass

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The Highway Code - advice on using the roads safely -- car route: vogue d'emploi
You test your knowledge of the Highway Code. Listen to and read the 'ten golden rules' for behaving in a safe way in traffic.
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Human skull
The skull helps protect the brain. The eyes are set into the orbital sockets. The nose would be located in the upside-down heart-shaped opening, but the nose is mostly cartilage.
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