Predicting structural disorder and induced folding: From theoretical principles to practical applica
Lecture from the Women in Bioinformatics series on protein disorders. Sonia Longhi, Ph.D. Permanent Senior Scientist, Architecture et Fonction des Macromolécules Biologiques, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Marseille, France
Public Scientific Data Talk at NC Science Blogging Conference
Xan Gregg provides examples of studies where the absence of access to raw data has profound implications and argues that scientists should make their raw data available even before they publish their results.
Digital Images: From Satellites to the Internet
Students will learn about digital images and how satellites orbiting Earth send information and pictures to Earth over the Internet.
Space Sense is a game developed as part of the Windows to the Universe project. Players learn about the planets, galaxies and the universe by answering questions. Every question they answer correctly will boost their rocket toward its destination-leaving the Earth's atmosphere. Each question contains a 'Life Line' button for helpful clues and an 'Open a Link' button that will take users to web page that has information about the question.
"Right After That They Walked Out": Alice Wolfson Recalls the Origins of the CIO
John L. Lewis' dramatic walkout from the October 1935 American Federation of Labor (AFL) convention and the creation of the Committee for Industrial Organization (later the Congress of Industrial Organizations) that soon followed marked a new stage in labor's drive to organize industrial unions in depression-era America. Here Alice Dodge Wolfson, who was working as a stenographer in 1935, recalled her own contribution to the Lewis walkout and the creation of the CIO. Attending the October 1935 A
Jack - Crossword
A crossword based on the poem Jack which is on the leaving cert course.
Gealt - Crossword
A crossword based on the poem Gealt which is on the leaving cert course.
Gaeilge - Prós Lá Buí Bealtaine
A crossword based on the prose story.
Composing - Crossword
Interactive short crossword on organization for writing and key terms used in writing.
Protein interactions, targeted drug design, and pharmacogenetics - Prof. Timothy Palzkill
Identifying protein interactions suitable for therapeutic intervention. Design of short peptides and peptidomimetics. Pharmacogenetics. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.
"I Never Met a Black Person Who Was in the Communist Party Because of the Soviet Union:" Jack O'Dell
Jack O'Dell was a union organizer, a civil rights leader, and a member of the Communist Party. His political consciousness formed in the 1940's, when the African-American community became more assertive in their efforts to improve conditions and expand civil rights. Like many blacks, including one of his role models, Paul Robeson, O'Dell was drawn to the Communist Party because of their staunch stand against racism and segregation. During the 1940's, O'Dell found a welcoming environment in the N
The Free Speech Movement
The Free Speech Movement (FSM) was a college campus phenomenon inspired first by the struggle for civil rights and later fueled by opposition to the Vietnam War. The Free Speech Movement began in 1964, when students at the University of California, Berkeley protested a ban on on-campus political activities. The protest was led by several students, who also demanded their right to free speech and academic freedom. The FSM sparked an unprecedented wave of student activism and involvement. Many ima
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to entrepreneurship as a process of creating something new that has economic value to others. We will examine entrepreneurship from the vantage point of history, society, and the individual. Most importantly, I hope to expand your awareness of entrepreneurship as a career option. This course has a substantial communications component. Entrepreneurial ideas are useless without the ability to communicate them clearly and concisely. Our focus will be o
US History II
Upon completion of this course you will: Demonstrate comprehension of a broad body of historical knowledge; Express ideas clearly in writing; Work with classmates to research an historical issue; Interpret and apply data from original documents; Identify underrepresented historical viewpoints; Write to persuade with evidence; Compare and contrast alternate interpretations of an historical figure, event, or trend; Explain how an historical event connects to or causes a larger trend or theme; Deve
LABash Conference Patrick Dougherty
Patrick Dougherty is world renowned for his woven willow sculptures that brink on the border of natural environment (chaos) and man made structures (order). His work can be seeen at http://www.stickwork.net. His presentation was recorded Friday, March 25 as part of LABash 2011. LABash 2011 was held March 25-26 at Purdue University and was hosted by Purdue University's Landscape Architecture program.
Open Classroom: Demography is Destiny 04-06-11 #3
Open Classroom Series 04-06-11 Demography is Destiny Demographic Change and the Affluence of Nations Barry Bluestone and Martin Whyte
"Quasi-Balanced Circulations in Oceans and Atmospheres, Fall 2009"
" This course introduces the students to dynamics of large-scale circulations in oceans and atmospheres. Basic concepts include mass and momentum conservation, hydrostatic and geostrophic balance, and pressure and other vertical coordinates. It covers the topics of fundamental conservation and balance principles for large-scale flow, generation and dissipation of quasi-balanced eddies, as well as equilibrated quasi-balanced systems. Examples of oceanic and atmospheric quasi-balanced flows, compu
Bacterial Gene Transfer Chapter 1
This resource provides detailed technical protocols, background information for students, and instructors notes for running laboratory exercises on bacterial transformation and conjugation.
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 9
A video recap of flight day 9 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
Petra: Lost City of Stone
This Web site, created to complement the Petra: Lost City of Stone exhibit, looks at this once flourishing city in the heart of the ancient Near East.