Diversity on the World Stage
Moderator Bishwapriya Sanyal opens the panel with some reflections on history. He identifies periods when nations acknowledge similarities among different peoples, and equality and democracy seem on the rise, and times when only tribal divisions appear to matter and the clash of civilizations seems inevitable. Conscious of this wax
Introducción a la protozoología clínica II (Filos Apicomplexa y Microsporidia)
En el curso “Introducción a la Protozoología clínica II” se pretende dar una visión sencilla y profunda de alguno de los principales protozoos incluidos en los Filos Apicomplexa y Microsporidia que causan enfermedad en el hombre. El curso consta de 4 unidades de acuerdo a lo establecido en el programa. Cada unidad está formada por una lección teórica y una serie de elementos de autoevaluación constituido por un bloque de preguntas destinadas a puntualizar y repasar conceptos, un cues
Protecting the sustainability of wheat production
Scientists at The University of Nottingham play a key role in a new £7m research programme to help maintain the world's production of wheat. It is the first study of its kind in the UK for 20 years.
PHY100 Patterns of Nature Session 8 03/21/11
PHY100 Patterns of Nature Session 8 03/21/11 TOPIC: Light & Colors
Aquaculture: Cage Culture
An instructional video about fish farming in the state of Indiana. The program covers the recommended practices and guidelines for starting a successful cage culture operation. The video was supported by Purdue Extension, RMA, & Sea Grant Illinois-Indiana.
The Protection of Human Rights in Australia; A Way Forward, The Alice Tay Lecture on Law and Human R
Mary Kostakidis was a member of the Human Rights Consultation Committee that inquired into the adequacy of the protection of human rights in Australia. The Committee reported to the federal Attorney General on September 30 after an extensive period of nationwide community consultation. In this lecture Ms Kostakidis will discuss the themes that emerged from the 40,000 responses that were received during this consultation and outline the suite of measures which the committee saw as the way forward
U.S. jet crashes in Libya
Officials say a U.S. jet crashed in Libya overnight after mechanical failures and both crew members were safe. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
India and NPT: How does a nuclear power and non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty en
India's Nuclear Elephant In The Room How can India - a state with nuclear weapons which is not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) - still influence proceedings at this year's review of the NPT? That's the subject to be discussed at a public lecture today at The Australian National University. The lecture - India and NPT - will be delivered by Professor Swaran Singh of Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. Professor Singh says that in the five years since the last review
Analysing the Results - Bougainville and Solomon Islands
Electoral Reform, Political Parties, Forming Government, and Peace-building Thursday 4th November 2010 Analysing the Results- Bougainville and Solomon Islands Chair: Jone Baledrokadroka Terence Wood, 'Trends and Patterns in Solomon Islands Voting, 1978-2010'. Ofani Eremae, 'The 2010 Solomon Islands Elections- the Campaign, the Parties and the Government Formation Process'. Anthony Regan, 'Overview of the Results in Bougainville, 2010'. Ashley Wickham, and James Tanis Venue: Coombs Lecture Theat
Japan Inc yet to resume production
Japan's automakers and tech firms struggle to resume production, with concerns over the global supply chain growing.
Coyle on the Economics of Enough
Diane Coyle, author of The Economics of Enough, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the future and the ideas in her book. Coyle argues that the financial crisis, the entitlement crisis, and climate change all reflect a failure to deal with the future appropriately. The conversation ranges across a wide range of issues including debt, the financial sector, and the demographic challenges of an aging population that is promised generous retirement and health benefits. Coyle argues for bette
Nuclear Power Explained : Climate of Hope : Part 1
This partly-animated documentary takes viewers on a tour through the science of climate change, the nuclear fuel chain, and the remarkable energy revolution that is under way. Some of the images may be disturbing to younger viewers. (09:16)
No Treason, no. 1 The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1836 (part 1) 9.3 Parents' responses to the risks Integrating long-term experiments & measurements - Harvard Forest Japan : Too much greens, too little fish
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Watch video of Marshall Eakin, professor of history at Vanderbilt University, speaking March 23 on ”The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1836,” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The revolution that created the United States was only one of many American revolutions. From 1776 to 1836, wars for independence erupted throughout the Americas—from Bostonkeep reading »
A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost unanimous consensus that the claim was unfounded, still persists today. In this unit, we’ll examine why this controversy took on such a life of its own and why parents still agonise about the vaccine.
Integrating long-term experiments & measurements -- Adrien Finzi Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
Japanese shy away from buying all vegetables, but fish supplies in danger of running low with fishing industry in the north decimated by tsunami and radiation contamination.
The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1836 (part 1)
9.3 Parents' responses to the risks
Integrating long-term experiments & measurements - Harvard Forest
Japan : Too much greens, too little fish