Greek taxi drivers strike
Jul.18 - Tourists wait out delays in Greece's capital as taxi drivers block highways and the city of Piraeus to protest law making it easier to get taxi licenses. Jessica Gray reports.
Banks put pressure on stocks
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.
This resource is a video guide, which shows how to obtain a diffraction pattern of a powder with the help of X-Ray diffractometer. The video covers a sample praparation, sample placement, and the measurement of 2theta angles of diffracted by the sample X-rays. X-ray diffraction is a non-destructive analytical characterisation technique employed to identify crystalline phases which may be present in the sample. It also determines structural properties, such as defects, epitaxy, grain size, phase
Episode 4: Stem Cell Research
Professor Loane Skene and Professor Peter Rathjen discuss the debate on stem cell research with Jacky Angus
Professor Loane Skene, President of the Academic Board of the University of Melbourne, a member of the Council of the University, and Pro Vice-Chancellor of th
Episode 11: Precision Drug Delivery with Nanotechnology
Professor Frank Caruso chats with Dr Shane Huntington about how advances in Nanotechnology enable delivery of therapeutic drugs in the human body with "pinpoint" accuracy.
Guest: Professor Frank Caruso from the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.
Topic: Precision delivery
Episode 12: War Against the Cotton Bollworm
Assoc Prof Phil Batterham and Prof Derek Russell describe how genetics, proteomics, chemistry and field work join forces in the war against the cotton bollworm - a 5 billion dollar pest that is the scourge of farmers from Australia to Africa.
Associate Professor Phil Batterham
Professor Derek Rus
Episode 14: Islam and Sharia in Today's Indonesia
Professor Tim Lindsey looks at attempts in Indonesia to introduce Sharia law, and its implications for the largest democracy in Southeast Asia. Prof Linsdsey talks about current Australia - Indonesia relations.
Guest: Professor Tim Lindsey from the Asian Law Centre, and the Cent
Episode 21: Barry Tuckwell: A Life with French Horn
Triple Grammy nominee, Professor Barry Tuckwell, chats with Sian Prior about his art and life.
Guest: Professor Barry Tuckwell, OBE and AC from the Faculty of Music
Topic: A Life with French Horn
Note: For legal reasons, this episode will not be available as an on-deman
Episode 40: Politics Meets Pop Culture In Indonesia
Anthropologist Dr Ariel Heryanto speaks to Up Close host Jacky Angus about how Indonesian pop culture both influences and is influenced by complex social and political forces.
Episode 47: Carbon Capture and Storage Explained
Barry Hooper joins Up Close host Shane Huntington to outline emerging technologies for capturing and storing carbon dioxide.
Episode 49: How We'll Fare in the Global Food Crisis
Prof Snow Barlow, the University of Melbourne, backgrounds the sharp rise in food prices, and looks at how science and technology may provide solutions in feeding an ever growing global population. Also, Prof Rajinder S. Sidhu from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, discusses the impact of elevated food prices on Indian society. W
Episode 96: The Wrath of Grapes: Wine Making and Climate Change
Viticulturist Prof Snow Barlow and Wedgetail Estate vigneron Guy LaMothe discuss the threats -- and opportunities -- that global warming poses for the wine industry in Australia and elsewhere. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Episode 131: What seems to be the antimatter?: Where experimental particle physics meets cloud compu
Physicist Associate Professor Martin Sevior and software engineer Tom Highfield explain how commercial cloud computing can be enlisted in the service of answering questions about the origins of the universe. With science host Shane Huntington.
History of the Statue of Liberty
Dedicated to the United States by the people of France on October 28th, 1886, the Statue of Liberty has come to embody the ideals of freedom, justice and new beginnings. WatchMojo.com explores the history of this iconic monument. (03:43)
Beryllium is a toxic metal with some unusual properties and this video reviews them such as its metallic properties, being transparent to x-rays, but can cause an industrial lung disease. This 3:38 long video explains what this element and its value to society.
Numbers and Number Words For Kid's - 1-100
This is video that teaches numbers and number words. The number is shown along with animated horses and the number word. The number and the number word voice narrated. It counts up to 10 and then ski counts by 10's to 100.
Filmmakers@Google: Exporting Raymond, with Phil Rosenthal & John Woldenberg
Philip Rosenthal and John Woldenberg spoke to Googlers in Mountain View about the series Everybody Loves Raymond and their film Exporting Raymond. This is the Q&A following the screening of Exporting Raymond. Exporting Raymond's DVD release is August 2nd.
View the trailer at www.exportingraymond-movie.com .
About Exporting Raymond:
"Phil Rosenthal created one of the most successful sitcoms of all-time, "Everybody Loves Raymond." He was a bona-fide expert in his craft. And then.... the Russia
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