Technological Innovations in Neurology 2 - Sanjoy Sanyal
Latest techno-gadgets in Neurological illnesses- Deep Brain Stimulation, DBS, Bionic Eye, Limb ProsthesisBy Dr Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience and FCM-III Neurology in CaribbeanTags: argus, bci, bionic arm, bionic eys, brain computer interface, brainport, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, cte, lokomat, magnetoencephalography, meg, neuralynx, neuro-feedback, neuroheadset detection suites, neuroswitch, orthosis, sensors, smarthand, speech synthesizer, virtual reality,&
The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day
Judith Priestman, curator of the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 exhibition, where a selection of J.R.R. Tolkien's original artwork which was used to illustrate The Hobbit, was on display to the public.
U.S. President Grave Sites
A slide show with patriotic music in the background. Presidents are shown in order of service to the American people.
Basics of Entrepreneurship: Dealing with Venture Capitalists
A critical step in the creation of a new venture is raising the capital to bring the new business to life. What sources of capital can an entrepreneur tap and what factors must she or he keep in mind while going through the process? According to Stephen Sammut, a senior fellow and lecturer at Wharton, so-called angel investors represent one possible option. Another source is venture capitalists (VCs), who may fund start-ups or invest at a later stage in a company's growth. In this podcast for th
Fighting rages across Syria
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Amateur video out of Syria appears to show fighting raging across the country days after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won reelection. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, f
The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 3/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
Review Session 05 - 11/29/2010
Review Session 05
smARThistory.org is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional and static art history textbook.
How a Clash between our Genes & Modern Life is Making us Sick
This address introduces the ideas in Professor Greg Gibson's new book It Takes a Genome. The last two years have seen a revolution in genome scientists' ability to find the genes that influence whether a person is likely to suffer from any one of the major common chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, depression, or dementia. The shocking result, though, is that rather than a few dozen genes in each case, there are hundreds if not thousands in play, each of which contr
Not from your pal, Wil Wheaton
I urge you, for your own safety, to NOT watch Wil Wheaton on The Big Bang Theory on CBS Thursday night.
President William McKinley
A four minute summary of William McKinley's accomplishments and life history. A very good video to show human side of a president.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XX11, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Robinsons Back from Europe, The lAC Fall Public Lecture Series 1995: "The Nag Hammadi Discovery: Fifty Years Later," "From Jewish Apocalypticism to Gnosis," "From Son of Man to Christ of God: The Jewish and Greek Influences on the Doctrine of Christology," and "The 'House of David' at Tell Dan", New Finds at Ekron, Visitors From Helsinki, News and Notes
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXIX, Summer 2001
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, New Staff, Occasional Papers, Brownlee Lecture, Late Latin Letters Project, Models of Piety Project, 2001 Fall Lecture Series, 1 Kings 22 and Iliad 1-2
Bridging the cellular divide
Since 2003, one sector in Pakistan has seen more than eight billion dollars in investment, an increase in its customer base to 52 per cent of the population from just five per cent, has contributed to some five per cent of the country’s GDP, and been responsible for the creation of up to a million jobs.
Pakistan’s telecommunications sector has, in the span of just five years, seen mobile phone subscriptions increase to 86 million from one million. In a population of 165 mi
The Empathic Civilization
At this event Jeremy Rifkin will talk about his latest book The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis. His book is a sweeping new interpretation of the history of civilization, that looks at the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development-and is likely to determine our fate as a species.
Swiss banking secrecy remains intact despite US authorities winning tax battle with UBS
Switzerland’s banking industry is firmly against “indiscriminate and unwarranted trawling” through bank accounts to uncover tax frauds, says Urs Roth, CEO of the Swiss Bankers Association.
How Does the Worm Factory Work
The Worm Factory 360 is a home composting solution for your kitchen and household waste. Although this video was obviously made to promote the purchase of the Worm Factory 360, it does a very nice job of describing the basic process of how composting works. The video could also be used as inspiration to brainstorm and design new models for a successful compost bin. Run time 03:05.
Energy Resources and Systems
Several activities are included to teach and research the differences between renewable and non-renewable resources and various energy resources. The students work with a quantitative, but simple model of energy resources to show how rapidly a finite, non-renewable energy sources can be depleted, whereas renewable resources continue to be available. The students then complete a homework assignment or a longer, in-depth research project to learn about how various technologies that capture energy
Fashion Guest Speaker: Dr Kate Fletcher - Fashion For Sustainability
Dr Kate Fletcher has been exploring fashion as a positive force for change towards sustainability for the last fifteen years. She has helped develop the concept of ‘slow fashion’ and has championed innovative design-led approaches to developing sustainable fashion products and services with clients including high street retailers, small design-led companies and nonprofit organizations. Kate finished a PhD in 1999 at Chelsea College of Art and Design, investigating sustainable design opportun