The goal of the Genetic Origins Program is to allow students to use their own DNA variations (polymorphisms) as a means to explore our shared genetic heritage and its implications for human health and society. Genetic Origins focuses on two types of DNA variations: an Alu insertion polymorphism on chromosome 16 (PV92) and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the control region of the mitochondrial (mt) chromosome. With two alleles and three genotypes, PV92 is a simple genetic system that il
Glossary of common colonial Spanish terms and phrases
This is a glossary of obsolete and colonial Spanish terms, as well as common idiomatic expressions compiled from historical documents.
Parallel and Multicore Computing
Lectures slides from the 15 lecture Parallel And Multicore Computing module presented to the Computer Science Honours class 4th year. The image used above is CRAY 1 by Rama and is available under a Creative Commons Share Alike license
This course, which combines Introduction to Zoological Medicine and Zoological Medicine, is exceptionally content rich. Lectures range from Fish Medicine to Avian Fungal Diseases to Marine Mammal Medicine to Rabbit Medicine. The Related References and Resources document contains a listing of invaluable resources from a variety of formats including websites, journals, articles, books, papers, and multimedia. The course also includes extensive vivid images within the lectures which visually reinfo
The Microbiological Garden features specialized collections with images and informative paragraphs covering microbial-based topics including: foyer, microbes in the kitchen, bacteria on our skin, pathogens, yeast under the microscope, how bacteria swim, moving bacterial bands, magic microbial spheres, magnetic bacteria, movement symbiosis, Euglena, Vorticella, nectar yeasts, phototrophic consortia, luminescent bacteria, bacteria from a lake, water-air interface, bacteria from the North Sea, Medi
This on-line unit is an introduction to microbes, providing activities that highlight the diversity and wonder of the microbial world for students in grades 5 - 8. Lessons include: Microbial Time Line, Microbe Observations, Germ Wars, Microbe Hunters, and Microbial Brew. Each lesson plan includes an introduction, time, objectives, materials, advanced preparation, teacher notes, and student pages.
Microelectronic Devices and Circuits, Fall 2005
Modeling of microelectronic devices, and basic microelectronic circuit analysis and design. Physical electronics of semiconductor junction and MOS devices. Relation of electrical behavior to internal physical processes; development of circuit models; and understanding the uses and limitations of various models. Use of incremental and large-signal techniques to analyze and design bipolar and field effect transistor circuits, with examples chosen from digital circuits, single-ended and differentia
Digital Camera for Elementary School Teachers
Digital Camera for Elementary School Teachers
Subject Special: Technology In this subject special on technology, we feature a selection of podcast channels that will be of interest to young people and educators. The podcasts are from the technology category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. In this selection you can listen to extracts about a range of technology topics including W
In this subject special on technology, we feature a selection of podcast channels that will be of interest to young people and educators. The podcasts are from the technology category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. In this selection you can listen to extracts about a range of technology topics including W
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A practical guide to managing innovation
What does innovation mean? It used to relate mainly to products and that's still important. But over the last decade or so, businesses have been putting more and more emphasis on innovating new services and business models as well. In light of this, it's time companies take another look at how they manage innovation.
The Esperion Story: Biotech Success and Rebirth
The Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship kicks off its new Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Roger Newton, President and CEO of Esperion Therapeutics and co-discoverer of Lipitor, the most prescribed cholesterol-lowering medication in the world. Dr. Newton discusses his ongoing efforts to commercialize cardiovascular treatments and his approach to securing capital and talent under difficult environmental conditions. [...]
Mittwoch, 24. November 2010
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. WASHINGTON: Nach dem Granatenangriff auf Südkorea haben die USA dem engen Bündnispartner ihre Unterstützung versichert. US-Präsident Obama und sein südkoreanischer Kollege Lee vereinbarten eine gemeinsame viertägige Übung der Streitkräfte, die am Sonntag beginnen soll. Zugleich rief Obama die asiatischen Staa
An Introduction to Biology
Professor George Wolfe gives an introduction to biology in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. "In biology, you get to see the big picture for the first time. Biology is a kaleidoscope that mixes all of the sciences." Run time 03:56.
"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part I: The Politics of U.S.-Cuban Exchanges"
Wayne Smith, Center for International Policy and Louis Pérez, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face significant difficulties in maintaining open and thorough dialogue with each other due to restrictions governing travel between the two countries. Such
Nucleic Acids: An Introduction to Genetic Material
Professor George Wolfe gives an introduction to genetic material in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in the explanations. Run time 10:49.
"Japanese Education and Society in Crisis"
A talk by Yoshifumi Tawara, Secretary General of the Children and Textbooks Japan Network 21. Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest. Sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Center for International Studies.Author(s):
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 1 of 5
"Identify the hypothesis and conclusion of the following statement, and determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true." In this video, Sal Khan offers an introduction to understanding mathematical logic statements. 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. (03:53)
"The U.S. and R.O.C.: A Fresh Start"
Keynote speech by Deputy Representative Ta-tung Jacob Chang, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States. Part of a free conference sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago, and International House.Author(s):