Alzheimer’s Disease: Current State and Hope for the Future
Measured in human suffering, and by statistics, Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) presents a formidable specter: with incidence approaching 30 million worldwide and growing rapidly, it is now the sixth leading cause of death in the US. As life expectancy lengthens, AD is anticipated to triple in prevalence over the next few decades. The
Introduction to Studying the History and Politics of China
Dr Rana Mitter talks about his cutting edge research in China and gives an introduction to studying the history and politics of China, a new and exciting field of research within the Humanities division
This resource received an honorable mention in the 2013 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'In this lesson, you will be introduced to Plate Tectonics. You will learn what plate tectonics theory is, why it is important, the history of this concept, the components of the plate tectonic system, the features that form along plate boundaries, the driving force of plate movement and the internal and external processes involved.'
Interactive model of an edge dislocation
Interactive, rotatable model of an edge dislocation. From TLP: Introduction to dislocations, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/dislocations/dislocations_in_3D.php Courtesy of DoITPoMS, The University of Cambridge. Released under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
Professor Jonathan Long - 60 seconds research
Professor Jonathan Long describes his research interests in just sixty seconds. http://mediacentre.leedsmet.ac.uk/author/jonathan-long/ http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/professor-jonathan-long.htm
This unit will help you to identify and use information in maths and statistics, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organ
3.4 Self-assessment questions and problems
You may have met complex numbers before, but not had experience in manipulating them. This unit gives an accessible introduction to complex numbers, which are very important in science and technology, as well as mathematics. The unit includes definitions, concepts and techniques which will be very helpful and interesting to a wide variety of people with a reasonable background in algebra and trigonometry.
William Jennings Bryan's Cross of Gold Speech
By the early 1890s, the Populist Party and figures within the
Democratic and Republican Parties advocated "free silver" (a
silver-standard currency at a high price for silver that would bring
inflation). The Populists represented an alliance of rural interests
and silver mining interests. Free silver advocate William Jennings
Bryan became the Democratic presidential candidate of 1896, delivering
the famous "Cross of Gold" speech denouncing the gold sta
Introduction to Indian Literature in translation
Professor Boehmer gives a short talk on her current research on Indian Literature in English, looking at the Post-Colonial world of literature and gives an introduction to studying World Literature in the Humanities Division
This unit provides an introduction to global warming. We will be considering the history of global warming by looking at the pattern of ice ages and analyisis of recorded temperatures. We will aim to gather meaningful information from this data. We will briefly assess the impact and influence of humans on global warming and, finally, we will examine climate models and how to predict future changes.
This extract is concerned primarily with the chemistry that underpins the operation of the three-way catalytic converter that is placed in the exhaust systems of motor vehicles in order to reduce the emissions of primary pollutants: carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen and volatile organic compounds, including hydrocarbons. Discussion of the various effects of these pollutants and the consequent introduction and refinement of ‘automotive emission regulations’ has not been included, nor is the
14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy (MIT)
This course is an introduction to labor economics with an emphasis on applied microeconomic theory and empirical analysis. We are especially interested in the link between research and public policy. Topics to be covered include: labor supply and demand, taxes and transfers, minimum wages, immigration, human capital, education production, inequality, discrimination, unions and strikes, and unemployment.
Red Blood Cells
In this video, the instructor demonstrates and discusses oxygen uptake by hemoglobin in red blood cells. The instructor uses computer software (and different colors for clarification) for demonstration.
LLM degree in U.S. Law | University of St. Thomas School of Law
The LLM degree in U.S. Law from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota, teaches American law with a focus on business law, and offers an opportunity to experience the American legal system from the inside through the #1 externship program in America.
2013 DAA Dean's Award and Rising Star Recipients
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21M.606 Introduction to Stagecraft (MIT)
Offered in the spring and fall terms, Introduction to Stagecraft is a hands-on course that gets students working with the tools and techniques of theatrical production in a practical way. It is not a design course but one devoted to artisanship. Among the many remarkable final projects that have been proposed and presented at the end of the course have been a Renaissance hourglass blown in the MIT glass shop and set into a frame turned on our set shop lathe; a four harness loom built by a studen
Introduction to Global Markets
This course is an introductory course that examines country's business markets, especially in FTA relations with Korea. The course introduces the basic country profile in perspective of international trade and business. After taking the course, students will have the ability to develop global business while improving communication skills in foreign markets
Introduction to Lattice Multiplication
In this video, Sal Khan, offers an introduction to Lattice Multiplication. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
VUCast Newscast: Cool cap saves baby
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: How Cool Cap saves babies’ lives ESPN College GameDay visits Memorial Gym Why storyline wins over sensationalism in commercials Two Vandy students become TV stars!