Using Social Science to Improve the World
A "Duke Idea" conversation in Los Angeles, Calif., between President Richard H. Brodhead and Dan Ariely Ph.D.'98, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics. Learn more at http://www.thedukeidea.com.
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Body in pieces: saving medical collections (UCL)
Conservator Paul Bates (UCL Pathology Collection/ NHS Royal Free Hospital) has been saving and maintaining medical teaching collections from UCL's partner hospitals for 36 years. Now with the help of Dr Antony Hudek (UCL Mellon Fellow) and Jayne Dunn (UCL Head of Collections Management), Paul's years of hard work are paying off. UCL is re-evaluating how to house and display the collection, and the Victorian plaster casts were the subject of a UCL exhibition, The Body in Pieces. Further informat
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Plow that Broke the Plains
This short acclaimed 1935 documentary shows the Great Plains at the time of the Great Depression and how they were reduced to what became known as the Dust Bowl. The video begins with a great description of the plains. (26min)
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Who Are the People of America?
This 1953 video explains how the United States came to be a diversely populated nation. (10min)
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Plagiarism is Good
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Mathematics
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
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Computer Applications
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the courses in Computer Applications. An important mission of CAPP is to provide majors with proficiency in various facets of computing and information technology as a supplement to their primary majors and as a springboard for further professional education or a career in a technology-related field.
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Actividad Física para la Salud (2011)
Está ampliamente demostrado que la actividad física habitual y adaptada a las posibilidades del individuo mejora la salud bio-psico-social, mientras que el sedentarismo es un factor de riesgo de enfermedades cardiovasculares, metabólicas, etc. Sin embargo, la adquisición de este hábito es una tarea compleja que requiere del análisis y comprensión de diversas variables cualitativas y cuantitativas tanto a nivel físico como psico-social, las cuales se analizan y estudian en esta asignatur
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Retail sales boost economy hopes
Nov 15 - Summary of business headlines: U.S. retail sales rise in October, wholesale prices drop; Wal-Mart revenues grow but profits disappoint; Home Depot beats, lifts guidance. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Siemens adds U.S. jobs and exports
Nov 16 - German conglomerate Siemens opened a gas turbine plant in Charlotte, North Caroline that will generate 1,400 new jobs and increase America's manufacturing and export base. Carmen Roberts reports.
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Itinéraire d'un scientifique : Adolphe Pacault (1918-2008) - Allocution de Jean-Claude Pecker

A l'occasion de l'inauguration de l'exposition organisée par l'Université Bordeaux 1 : "Itinéraires d'un scientifique : autour des bibliothèques d'Adolphe Pacault (1918-2008)", Jean-Claude Pecker, professeur honoraire au Collège de France revient sur ce qui le lie inévitablement à cet imminent chimiste : souvenirs, anecdotes, nostalgies...


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Making the Tax System Work for All of Us -- 2011 Glauber Lecture by Douglas H. Shulman
Institute of Politics Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman discussed ways in which the tax code can be simplified. He noted that the IRS is the only federal agency that interacts with taxpayers every year. He stated that simplifications in the tax code can improve fairness and efficiency. Collection Summary: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum is one of the world's premier arenas for political speech, discussion and debate Date: November 14, 2011
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Estructuras Metálicas
La asignatura de Estructuras Metálicas es una las materias fundamentales en la intensificación de construcción de la Ingeniería Técnica Mecánica. Con ella se pretende dotar al alumno de los conocimientos y capacidades necesarias para llevar a cabo el cálculo y diseño de estructuras de acero tanto a nivel de elementos individuales y de sus uniones como del conjunto de la estructura. ;
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Search for Rare Earths, Key Materials for Energy Innovation
By: RASEIBoulder Rare earth minerals are difficult and expensive to mine. And like most mining activities, doing so results in environmental damage, particularly because the ores from which these metals are extracted can be radioactive. Chinese mines have produced rare earths at a much lower cost, forcing competitors to shut down in recent years and creating a near monopoly. Japan is developing technology to improve recycling of some rare earths from discarded electronic products. And it is seek
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Meet the Author: Gary Braver
Gary Braver discusses his new novel, Tunnel Vision, in which a grad student, Zack Kashian, falls into a coma after a biking accident on an icy Boston street. Months later, he awakens, reciting the Lord's Prayer in its original Aramaic, although he claims to be an atheist. Attracting the attention of both religious followers and neurologists, Zack's case causes public controversy over whether this is proof that an afterlife exists or if it is a medical condition explained by neurobiology. Dr. Eli
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Life sciences: Evolution in snails, the perils of looking after snakes and scientists on television
In this podcast we meet a herpetologist, or snake expert, from Wales and discuss genetic coding in snakes and research developments. We also meet David Robinson, a biologist and Senior Lecturer at the OU, who has been involved with OU television programmes for many years, and chat about what the future for science programming might look like. Finally, we chat to Jenny Worthington, a project officer at the OU, about the fantastic evolution meglab project. The interviews are recorded by OU staff a
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[Panel Discussion] International experience with clinical data dissemination
iDASH Privacy Workshop 2011 October 10-11, 2011 Led by Lucila Ohno-Machado Khaled El-Emam (Canada), Tim Holt (UK), Christian Hinske (Germany), Hanna Suominen (Sweden and Australia), Pekka Jarvinen (Finland), Jonathan Sellors (UK)
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Thanksgiving - Secondary
This one minute video is based around a person talking about his philosophy about being family and Thanksgiving and gratitude. Delivered in much the same fashion as a sermon.
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Eastman Kodak - History of Photography - BBC
This nine minute video provides an overview of how
George Eastman impacted photography with his inventions. He also created the camera which he called Kodak and was first offered for
sale in 1888 and in the 1900s he created the Brownie a small and inexpensive cameras that was actually created for children it
was sold for a dollar. The end of the video needs to be carefully reviewed as it drifts from the topic.

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