Union Position Near the Centre—Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863
Officers mounted on horses watch the battle taking place in the field in front of them. A group of soldiers marches towards the battle. Artillerymen are loading and firing cannons. A crop is in the field in the distance. In the field next to it men are lying on the ground. In the lower left corner a man is being carried on a stretcher.
The art of plaster casting (UCL)
Professor Edward Allington and Jo Volley (UCL Slade School of Fine Art) demonstrate the complexities of creating a plaster cast and examine other ways the medium has been used. Allington and Volley have helped to curate part of Plastered, an exhibition at the UCL Art Museum about plaster and the casting process, highlighting the sculpture models of the neo-classical artist John Flaxman (1755-1826). Further information: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/uclart/exhibitions Audio podcast - https://soun
Beem Letter, December 1862 (page 1)
Letter from David Beem to his wife Hala written on Christmas Day while he is serving with Company H of the 14th Indiana Volunteer Regiment in Virginia. Beem tells his wife that Christmas is just another day for the soldiers in the army. Many of the men have chosen to celebrate the holiday by drinking whiskey and spending the day drunk. Beem is homesick and looks forward to Christmases spent at home. He seems to miss the traditional turkey dinner most of all.,Falmouth, Va.,
Beem Letter, December 1861
Love letter from David Beem to his fiancee Hala (Mahala Joslin) on Christmas Eve while he is serving with Company H of the 14th Indiana Volunteer Regiment in Virginia. Beem talks about the current hardships of their separation but looks forward to a happy future together. He wonders how Hala is spending the holiday and wishes they could be together.
European Questions – Turkish angles: Europe's citizens
Editor's note: Unfortunately the last few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast. This series of events explores how our understanding of Europe's identity can be enhanced and developed in a new way by taking in a distinctively Turkish perspective. Richard Bellamy is professor of political science and director of the School of Public Policy at UCL. Thomas Diez is professor of political science and international relations at the University of Tübingen. Maurice Fraser is a senior fel
Plan B for the euro zone
The lesser of two evils
11. The Dog Ice Cream (That’s Amore!)
This time’s news is all about our beloved four-legged friends: dogs. – VIP Member Ashley from London, England emailed us a wonderful article about how she loves to spoil her puppy with a tasty little treat… an ice cream exclusively made for dogs! – So, just listen to this great story all while learning some [...]
Auburn engineering: the Woodroot brothers and their invention, 1925
Caption: "Charles & William Woodroot showing spark plug invented by them". April 1925,JPEG from black and white photograph. Size: 1195 x 912 pixels.
Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This activity challenges students to develop an algorithm to find the day of the week on which they were born. An algorithm is described as a step-by-step routine for solving a problem. The activity, part of the Figure This! collection of 80 math challenges emphasizing math in the real world, notes how algorithms are used by scientists, factory workers, and chefs. The hint shows students that, for any date, the day of the week changes from one year to the next. Students are reminded to consider
John Milton Reading Room
The site, created by Dartmouth Professor of English Thomas H. Luxon, offers annotated versions of a number of Milton poems including Paradise Lost, Paradise Regain’d and Samson Agonistes.
Nathan Francis Mossell, M.D., 1882 (1856-1946)
Nathan Francis Mossell, M.D., 1882 (1856-1946), was the first African-American to graduate from Penn's Medical School. In 1895 Dr. Mossell was a co-founder of the Frederick Douglass Hospital, which later merged with Mercy Hospital to form Mercy-Douglass.
hs-CRP and Heart Disease
Dr. Sanjay Kapur, ZRT Laboratory Scientific Director, talks about the relation between CRP and heart disease. Read more of Sanjay's blogs at: http://sanjay-kapur.blogspot.com/
Stress, Depression and the Risk of Heart Disease
Dr. Sanjay Kapur, Scientific Director at ZRT Laboratory, is talking about the effects of depression and stress on the risk of heart disease.
Dr. Alison McAllister, ZRT Laboratory Clinical Consultant, talks about the symptoms, physiology and treatment of adrenal dysfunction.
Estrogen - The Angel of Life or The Angel of Death
Dr. David Zava, President of ZRT Laboratory, lectures on the importance of estrogen in women's health.
Progesterone vs. Progestin
Dr. Elise Schroeder, ZRT Laboratory Clinical Consultant, talks about the difference between progesterone and progestins, terms which are often used interchangeably by mistake.
Skin Tags and Metabolic Syndrome
Dr. Deborah McKay, ZRT Laboratory Clinical Consultant, talks about recent studies indicating that skin tags might be indicative of metabolic syndrome.
Estrogens and Cancer Promotion
Dr. David Zava, ZRT Laboratory President, talks about the factors that increase the risk of breast cancer.
DHEA as Vaginal Treatment
Dr. Alison McAlister, ZRT Laboratory Clinical Consultant, talks about the importance of DHEA to women's health and possible treatment options in case of deficiency.
Estriol in hormone restoration therapy
Jim Paoletti, RPh, FAARM, Director of Provider Education at ZRT Laboratory, talks about the efficacy of estriol in hormone restoration therapy.