Modern proteomes contain putative imprints of ancient shifts in trace metal geochemistry
Because of the rise in atmospheric oxygen 2.3 billion years ago (Gya) and the subsequent changes in oceanic redox state over the last 2.3–1 Gya, trace metal bioavailability in marine environments has changed dramatically. Although theorized to have influenced the biological usage of metals leaving discernable genomic signals, a thorough and quantitative test of this hypothesis has been lacking. Using structural bioinformatics and whole-genome sequences, the Fe-, Zn-, Mn-, and Co-binding metall
Newsmaker: Mark Carney
June 23, 2010 -- Chrystia Freeland interviews governor of the Bank of Canada, Mark Carney.
Welke taal spraken de Oude Belgen?
At the end of this unit: You can understand an interview on the language of the Ancient Belgians. When performing this task, You have to follow the line of reasoning in the interview. You have to listen carefully for more specific information
"Fern Goes to Africa"- An Animated Storybook
This computer-animated storybook contains the adventures of Fern the Fox as she travels to Africa and meets a giraffe, lion, baboon, zebra, and several elephants. This video would be helpful for teaching young students the characteristics of those animals. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 1:52)
Dreamtime Fairies Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Dreamtime Fairies written by Jane Simmons. In this story, Lucy's little brother, Jamie, can't sleep so she seeks help from the Dreamtime Fairies. The sister, brother, and stuffed animals take a journey to find the fairies so they can fall asleep. There is a play button to start the story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read by speaker. This is a wonderful resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the early childhood classroo
The Transforming Leap, from Four Legs to Two
John Noble Wilford, a New York Times science writer, outlines various hypotheses on the origin of bipedalism.
Write Now! Career Prompt: IDD Therapist
This Career Clip features Carolyn Matsoe, an IDD Therapy Specialist with Coordinated Health in Bethlehem, PA. Carolyn will discuss what IDD stands for and how the best thing you can do for your career is do what you love to do.
Severe Storms - by StudyJams
Severe storms can really wreak some havoc on the Earth. Thunderstorms bring lightning and strong winds, but tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards can cause even greater destruction. Learn more about severe storms with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
This module is from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. The basic operations with real numbers are presented in this chapter. The concept of absolute value is discussed both […]
Is a Business Plan Any Use?
There is much controversy as to whether a business plan adds value or not. Professor Andrew Burke sheds light on this issue. A lot of people observe high performing ventures that don't have a business plan and conclude, why bother to plan? The topic is an important issue for many businesses, particularly those in the early stages of growth. Considers some key areas in order to assess the relevance and value of a business plan.
Reharmonization Techniques - New Online Course
Steve Rochinski, Professor in the Harmony Department at Berklee College of Music, is the course author and instructor of Berkleemusic's new online course, Reharmonization Techniques. Reharmonization, or modifying the original harmonic content of a song, has been at the center of some of the most compelling and timeless versions of jazz standards ever recorded. For aspiring arrangers and film composers, it's a fundamental requirement in how to apply your craft. For improvisers, it's another leve
Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa of South Africa honored by SMU
The Honorable Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa of South Africa, former Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Southern Methodist University on May 14, 2011, for his contributions to humanity and the betterment of society.
Inner Mongolia yields "living fossil"
Tiny teeth discovered in Inner Mongolia belong to the prehistoric ancestor of the modern-day birch mouse. The 17-million-year-old teeth belong to a new species of birch mouse, Sicista primus, identified by paleontologist Yuri Kimura, Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Kimura, a member of the scientific team that discovered the fossils, says the find distinguishes the genus Sicista as a "living fossil, placing it among some of the most unique rodents on earth — those whose ancestry spans
2.7 Summary of Extract 1 This first extract has raised some complex and important issues, such as questions about what we mean by professional social work practice and values, which will be explored further. You have also been introduced to the four components of good practice which will provide a framework as you develop your professional competence through practice learning. The authors of these extracts use these components so that you will get some experience of applying them to the ‘case’ material over
This first extract has raised some complex and important issues, such as questions about what we mean by professional social work practice and values, which will be explored further. You have also been introduced to the four components of good practice which will provide a framework as you develop your professional competence through practice learning. The authors of these extracts use these components so that you will get some experience of applying them to the ‘case’ material over
Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Emotional Brain"
Your brain gets information from two different sources: Your senses tell you what's going on in the outside world, while your emotions exist inside your body to tell you what these events and circumstances mean to you. Just as hunger motivates you to find food, emotions motivate you to take care of other needs—like safety and companionship—that ultimately promote survival and reproduction. The exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story, which is on view at the American Museum of Natural History fr
Geoscience in Cyberinfrastructure
Originally posted by SDSC on SDSC's CI Channel at: www.cichannel.org. Geoscience in Cyberinfrastructure by Dogan Seber
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.