Spin-orbit protected transport at the 2D LAO-STO interface
By: taku M. Gabay (U Paris - Sud) National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - New Frontiers in two dimensional electron systems Buenos Aires, Argentina - Nov 23 - 25, 2011
Mechanism for bipolar resistive switching in transition metal oxides memristive interfaces
By: taku M.J. Sanchez (Bariloche - Conicet) National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - New Frontiers in two dimensional electron systems, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Nov 23 - 25, 2011
Novel pairing mechanism by high wave-vector plasmons in 2D Fermi Liquids
By: taku H. Godfrin (CNRS - UJF Grenoble) National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - New Frontiers in two dimensional electron systems, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Nov 23 - 25, 2011
RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: The resistance of the Erased: "You cannot fight the system alone"
This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's last Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre on Wednesday 30 November 2011. The lecture was given by Dr Jelka Zorn, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Inside North Korea
Go undercover with National Geographic correspondent Lisa Ling as she journeys into mysterious and reclusive North Korea. (I believe this may be a clip from a longer video.) (04:19)
Beginner S6 #25 - Desperate Times at the Japanese Bank
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You have been shopping like crazy lately to buy a new wardrobe for your job in Japan, and you’re starting to worry about whether you’ll be able to cover your rent at the end of the month. You ask your landlord for a short extension in Japanese, and he agrees. Now [...]
Sacred Calendars: Icon of Christmas with Mary Cunningham
For western Christians the nativity scene -- well known from Nativity Plays -- conveys a theology of Christmas. Among Eastern Christians a different image -- the Icon of the Nativity -- is used; and it provides a different theology of the birth of Jesus.
12D - Sōgenga and Chan Landscapes
Our final lecture, which winds up the series (except for a postlude and two addenda), deals with the many Chan-associated paintings preserved in Japan that are grouped here, loosely, under the term Sōgenga. It concludes with the surviving works from two series of "Eight Views of the Xiao-Xiang Region," one attributed to Muqi, the other by Yujian—paintings that can be taken as representing the last stage in the long development of landscape painting in China that has been the central subject o
Physical Therapist Job Description
Physical therapist job descriptions focus on using functional exercises and stretches used to heal people with a variety of injuries. This two minute video is an interview with a therapist as he explains what he does and his training.
ISS Update - Dec. 22, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 22, 2011.
Brown Bears Fighting
This short video gives excellent real life footage of two large brown bears fighting in a stream. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Verbal Irony #9
Knocking on Heaven's Door
Ninety percent of all minor league baseball players never play one inning in the major leagues. Author Marty Dobrow, in a book published by the UMass Press, follows the dreams and lives of six minor leaguers, including two former UMass players.
The Historical Value of Religious Teachings for Conflict Resolution and the Power of Gestures
Dr. Marc Gopin Talks about the power of symbolic gestures, the Dali Lama and the historical value of religious teachings combined with the value of psychological literature.
Building Learning Communities
Learning communities (“LCs”) involve collaboration, not only across academic departments, but across other institutional resources that serve student needs. Departments such as academic affairs, student development, and the library offer services and skills that contribute to the mission of learning communities and to students’ experience of higher education. This workbook is intended to guide you through the challenge of building or strengthening a learning community.
Tip of the Week: eggNOG, orthologous genes
By: OpenHelix A 5 minute tip on eggNOG, database of orthologous genes. Check out our blog post for more information: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10634
The Connected Scholar
The Connected Scholar is an online workspace for students and scholars to draft writing projects while tracking the progression of one's ideas through intellectual engagement with source materials. This web-based writing space builds in support for student writing and integrates resource discovery and management tools while offering guidance on proper source attribution.