Science Bulletins: Fire Ants Raise Brazilian Butterflies
When researchers in Brazil studied the early larval stages of the butterfly Aricoris propitia, they discovered that the larvae had solicitous caretakers—fire ants. Fire ants are a notorious invasive species and are frequently seen as pests, but A. propitia butterflies actively seek them out when choosing a location for egg-laying. The ants attend the larvae, transporting them to shelter during the day and carrying them out again at night to feed on the host plant. The ants appear to benefit fr
Space Station Live: Measuring Body Changes During Spaceflight
NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean talks with Dr. Sudhakar Rajulu, principal investigator for the Body Measures experiment taking place aboard the International Space Station. This study collects anthropometric data to help researchers understand the magnitude and variability of the changes to body measurements during spaceflight. Predicting these changes will maximize crew performance, prevent injury and reduce time spent altering or adjusting spacesuits and workstations. The investigation
CDI Annual Address: Indonesian foreign policy and global democracy - Dr Marty Natalegawa
Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia gives The Centre for Democratic Institutions annual address at The Australian National University on Wednesday 14 March. Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa was appointed as the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia on 22 October 2009. Prior to his appointment as Foreign Minister, he served as the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Nations in New York (2007 -- 2009). Among his recent
Photo Slideshow: UA Archaeologist's Final Pottery Sale
UA School of Anthropology archaeologist Michael Brian Schiffer has, for years, made pottery that he has sold in honor of his late parents toward the benefit of student scholarships. Schiffer, the Fred A. Riecker Distinguished Professor of Anthropology who is retiring from UA, is hosting his final sale on March 30-31.
2012 CED Berkeley Circus
The second annual CED Berkeley Circus Soirée, celebrating the achievements of CED students, faculty and alumni, was held on the evening of March 2, 2012 at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. The evening began with the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony, followed by a talk by Van Jones, co-founder and President of Rebuild the Dream, and an award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy. The reception featured live performances by professional circus entertainers from
Greg Marshall inventor of "Critter Cam"
Watch Greg Marshall, inventor of "Critter Cam", speaking at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival in Savannah, Georgia about his invention. (01:43)
Curie Point of Iron A piece of iron is suspended with a copper wire at the height of one pole of a magnet. At first the iron is attracted to the magnet. The iron is then heated with a torch and eventually falls from the magnet. As the iron cools it will again be attracted to the magnet.
A piece of iron is suspended with a copper wire at the height of one pole of a magnet. At first the iron is attracted to the magnet. The iron is then heated with a torch and eventually falls from the magnet. As the iron cools it will again be attracted to the magnet.
Declaration of Independence - Remember this.
Reading of the Declaration of Independence we need to put this into practice. The beginning is the reading of letters from those who were present or involved. This is followed by the reading of the declaration by NFL football players past and present and others. (This video was filmed in the early 2000's)
Patterns of Failure: Why Campaign Finance Laws and Regulations Undermine Disclosure and Transparency ESP Opening: Learning Day 2012 Problems in French Politics It's called Resilience: The Tayloe Murphy Center at Darden Breakingviews: Chance of meaningful reform in China: 'slim' Mechanical effects of strong measurement: back-action noise and cooling Theology and Religious Studies The Mayflower: Deconstructed Surgery - Breast Examination Apartheid in South Africa Brand Share in the Life Science Instrumentation Market
Session on Studies in History and Policy. Recorded 9 March 2012 at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [15:13]
To kick off the first Educational Support Professionals' Learning Day, Provost Gilda Gely honors Candy Norder and Former President Anne Mulder talks about resilience.
France seems to be undergoing a period of intense political instability. Dramatic images of demonstrations and riots on the street parallel rumours and scandal in the corridors of power. To what extent do the current events represent a real upheaval in the French political environment and what is the likely impact on the forthcoming Presidential elections? Ben Clift is a Senior Lecturer in Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies and is an expert on the politics of France
The Tayloe Murphy Center forms alliances with communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia that are facing challenging economic conditions. Some might broad-brush these localities that face daunting circumstances — high unemployment rates, poverty and sluggish economic growth — as past their prime. Not accepting this characterization, the Tayloe Murphy Center assists partner communities in making crucial investments — educational, institutional, infrastructural — intended to spur economic
Mar. 20 - Reform in China can mean almost anything. A lack of external accountability to creditors or voters means the chances for meaningful reform without a major crisis are slim say Breakingviews.
By: icamvid Keith Shwab gives a talk at the ICAMET 07 conference about producing entangled states, and studies of thermal and electrical trasmport through nanostructures.
Religion is central to world history, society and human life. This degree explores the varied ways humans have expressed their religious convictions, and how the search for meaning has impacted thought and culture throughout history. In Theology and Religious Studies at Cambridge, you can either concentrate on Christianity or incorporate a range of religious traditions. The course caters for numerous interests -- biblical, historical, philosophical and comparative, as well as a mixture of any o
This two minute videos shows what the Mayflower looked like using animation. How many people were on the Mayflower? And how long did it take for them to
get to Plymouth? This is just part of the information in this wonderful video.
"This video ""Clinical Examinations in Surgery: Breast Examination"" is part of a multimedia-based module by Dr Nii Armah Adu-Aryee, Prof E Q Acheampong, Prof E D Yeboah, Mr. Baako, Dr Michael Segbefia, Prof. Richard M. K. Adanu, and Chris Andrew Yebuah. The module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in surgery. This module explores how to examine superficial swellings in breasts. The basic guidelines for surgery are similar to int
Apartheid is the political system of racial segregation. In South Africa, apartheid gave privileges white people and discriminated against people of color. Nelson Mandela gave South African people of color new found hope. In this Brain Pop video clip, learn more about Apartheid. (3:52)
By: prothenberg From the perspective of scientific consumers who use, recommend and/or buy instruments, this study analyzes how brands are perceived throughout the industry. Attributes such as brand recognition, popularity, relevance and differentiation are measured, along with the degree of loyalty scientists have toward specific brands of instruments—and why. Purchasing criteria is established, likelihood of recommending a brand to colleagues is explored and brands are compared side-by-side
ESP Opening: Learning Day 2012
Problems in French Politics
It's called Resilience: The Tayloe Murphy Center at Darden
Breakingviews: Chance of meaningful reform in China: 'slim'
Mechanical effects of strong measurement: back-action noise and cooling
Theology and Religious Studies
The Mayflower: Deconstructed
Surgery - Breast Examination
Apartheid in South Africa
Brand Share in the Life Science Instrumentation Market