1.5.2 Late-onset multifactorial disorders
This Unit looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such tests provide genetic information in the form of a predictive diagnosis, and as such are described as predictive tests. Pre-natal diagnosis uses techniques such as amniocentesis to test fetuses in the womb. For example, it is commonly offered to women over 35 to test for Down's syndrome. Childhood testing involves testing children for genetic diseases that may not become a p
013 Hilary: The Square Well
Thirteenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
What makes La Bella Principessa a genuine Leonardo Da Vinci portrait?
Martin Kemp discusses 'La Bella Principessa', a profile portrait of a Milanese lady, a newly rediscovered work by Leonardo Da Vinci. In this podcast, Martin Kemp discusses some of the characteristics of the painting that make it a Leonardo
017 Einstein-Podolski-Rosen Experiment and Bell's Inequality
Seventeenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
The Mexican-American War
Timeline of the Mexican-American War. Not much depth or cause and effect, but good images.
Michael Lowy: "Ecosocialism and Democratic Planning" MICHAEL LOWY is emeritus Research Director at the National Center for
Scientific Research (CNRS) and lectures at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes
en Sciences in Paris. He is the author of over 200 articles and book
chapters, as well as numerous books, including Romanticism against the
Tide of Modernity (with Robert Sayre), The International Ecosocialist
Manifesto (with Joel Kovel), Fire Alarm: Reading Walter Benjamin’s “On
the Concept of History,” and The
MICHAEL LOWY is emeritus Research Director at the National Center for
Oldest computer made from Lego
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/12/worlds-oldest-computer-recreated-in-lego.html See how an ancient computer was recreated using Lego
Fashion Guest Speaker: Otto Von Busch - Haktivism and Fashion
Otto von Busch is a haute couture heretic, fashion renegade and DIY-demagogue exploring ways to hack the operating system of fashion. His received his PhD in fashion design from Göteborg University (Sweden). He explores with hands-on projects, how participatory practices can render fashion inclusive, yet still exclusive. To realize this he draws on the practice and tactics of hacking, fan fiction, liberation theology and development practice with which he forges an alliance. They all share an a
Chantal Akerman: Moving through Time and Space
This exploration/homage arrives in the form of a lecture/conversation, breaking some conventions, not unlike the object/subject of the event, Chantal Akerman, filmmaker and video artist. Two Akerman experts discuss her work in the kick-off event to an exhibition at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center.
Geograph Introductory letter
Draft introduction leter
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 – Alumni Association and Campaign Updates
Updates from the Alumni Association and Resource Development leadership.
MITERS End of Every Term Excellent Research Showcase
How To Make Play Dough From Scratch-Running Time is 4:52
This video describes the step by step process on how to make play dough. Utensils, ingredients, and process are shown and discussed. Running Time is 4:52.
Mr. Ford's Introduction to the Cell and Nucleus
An introduction to cellular structures which focuses on the nucleus. Lecturer Mr. Ford uses the analogy of a medieval kingdom to describe how a nucleus "rules" a cell. Simple with few graphics, entertaining and accessible. Run time 06:18.
Adding, Subtracting, Dividing, and Multiplying With Fractions
This computer-animated video defines fractions and demonstrates adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying with fractions along with graphic aides. The video concludes with practice activities on each skill. ( 13:57)
Count to 10 in Spanish
Numbers 1-10 sung in Spanish forawards and backwards. Cute little tune and number people.
This video describes the food chain cycle. It discusses the food chain by using the Rule of 10. It talks about the producer, the primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer and finally the apex consumer. It shows a land and marine example of the food chain cycle. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a dry erase board. Run time 03:05.
This is a nice slideshow of the Titanic set to peaceful music. It shows the construction of the ship, the interior, and the ship in its present state. No narration. Run time 06:41.
How To Set Up A SmartBoard
This video demonstrates the step-by-step to set up a SmartBoard. (2:55)
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j