#190: Germline confidential: Hunting down genes linked to breast cancer
Genetics researchers Prof Melissa Southey and Prof David Goldgar discuss the enterprise of tracking down genes that make one susceptible to breast cancer. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Ralph Leighton entered teaching from a background in social work and involvement in community politics. He has taught for twenty five years in a range of educational settings and currently leads the PGCE(s) Citizenship team at Canterbury Christ Church University. Ralph has been involved in the production of materials used nationally to train PGCE Citizenship students, particularly relating to assessment. His published research concerns the nature of school provision of Citizenship education and
James Earl Jones on Michigan
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, James Earl Jones talks about his experiences growing up in Michigan, specifically his move from Mississippi to Michigan. He also talks about growing up on the farms of Michigan and how great of a state it is. (2:36)
Around 1919 & in Mexico City
Mexico furnished the era of social and cultural change that started ‘right around 1910’ with its first popular revolution. By 1919 Mexico City had become a refuge for the world’s radicals. To a despairing world, it offered a unique site to safely experiment with all sorts of enchantments.
In this culturally promiscuous capital not only the meaning of Mexico was at stake, but also the meanings of major modernist concepts –revolution, the popular, avant-garde, authenticity,
Process and Effects of Unification
The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion.
Repercussions of the Sub Prime Crisis
Viral Acharya, Professor of Finance, talks about the repercussions of the sub prime crisis.
The fascinating phenomenon of superconductivity and its potential applications have attracted the attention of scientists, engineers and businessmen. Intense research has taken place to discover new superconductors, to understand the physics that underlies the properties of superconductors, and to develop new applications for these materials. In this unit you will read about the history of superconductors, taking a brief look at their properties. You will also learn about modelling the propertie
Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Nelson W. Polsby (9/4/02)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley
A Conversation with Nelson W. Polsby
Heller Professor of Political Science
"Institutional Change in the U.S. Congress"
This interview took place on September 4, 2002. A complete transcript is available.
Nelson Polsby is the Heller Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He was the Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at U.C. from 1988 to 1999, and edi
Grammar Lesson 3: Plurals with 'l', Gas Stations
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The plural of Brazil, if there were two of them, would be 'Brasis.' Now that would be a strange word! Spanish speakers aren't sure how to make those words that
Garett Jones on Macro and Twitter
Garett Jones of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the art of communicating economics via puzzles and short provocative insights. They discuss Jones's Twitter strategy of posting quotes and short puzzles to provoke thinking. Jones, drawing on his experience as a Senate staffer, discusses the interaction between politics and economics in the area of tax cuts and earmarks. For example, are earmarks good or bad? Jones gives an unconventional analysis. He also discus
Belongia on the Fed
Michael Belongia of the University of Mississippi and former economist at the St. Louis Federal Reserve talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the inner workings, politics, and economics of the Federal Reserve. Belongia talks about the role that power and politics play in Federal Reserve decision-making and how various Fed chairs used their power to suppress dissent within the Fed that was critical of Fed policy. He argues that the Fed faces an unresolvable dilemma when asked to achieve the
Perfect Square Trinomials - Problem 1 of 3
This video is a continuation of Perfect Square Trinomials and presents an example that demonstrates how to recognize perfect square trinomials for easier factoring. (1:31)
#263: Sequencing seizures: Discovering new genetic mutations behind epilepsy
Neurologist Prof Sam Berkovic and molecular geneticist Prof David Goldstein describe their work uncovering chance mutations that cause childhood epilepsy. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.
Introduction to Facebook
This is my podcast of the final version which is about Facebook. It includes both my presentation and some music segments. It is of 4 minutes 26 seconds length, and I think it's not too long or too short. In the podcast I presented Facebook as a social network website, including its general information, typical audience, how does it work and its use in education. I think I foIlowed most of the instructions in "InstructionsForPreparingPodcast", while I laid my own emphases on "how does facebook w
1. Cell Biology, Embryology and Genetics (February 13, 2008)
Stem cell, medicine, health, disease, science, technology, research, clinical advances, controversy, ethics, law, society, politics, economics, social issue, religion, plasma, cytoplasm, nucleus, white blood cell, chromosome, gene expression, DNA, central
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