U.S. Day Ahead: Deficit in focus as Super Committee convenes
Sept. 12 - The Congressional Super Committee on Deficit Reduction holds its first public hearing Tuesday with the goal of saving at least $1.2 trillion in government spending over the next 10 years.
Bank of America should follow GM's lead, says analyst Whalen
Sept. 12 - The Congressional Super Committee on Deficit Reduction holds its first public hearing Tuesday with the goal of saving at least $1.2 trillion in government spending over the next 10 years. Chris Whalen, Reuters blogger and co-founder of Institutional Risk Analytics, says Bank of America should file for chapter 11 bankruptcy, similar to GM, with the support of the FDIC and the Fed.
Slicing and dicing at BofA
Sept. 12 - Bank of America unveils a new plan to eliminate 30,000 jobs and cut $5 billion in yearly costs, as it struggles to deal with a glut of branches and continued problems related to the mortgage mess. Bobbi Rebell reports.
A National Memorial for 9/11
Sept. 12 - The National September 11 Memorial opens in New York. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Holiday shopping may not be merry
Sept. 12 - Summary of business headlines: About a quarter of American shoppers expect to spend less this holiday season according to a poll conducted exclusively for Reuters; Bank of America puts 30,000 jobs on chopping block; U.S. stocks close up after speculation of Italian-Chinese debt deal, but Euro stocks tumble. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Cuba's music schools jazzed up
Sept. 12 - American musicians from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra give lessons and donate instruments to Cuba's music students. Tara Cleary reports.
MIG en MAG : Veilig en verantwoord lassen De technologie van het MIG en MAG lassen. De voor- en nadelen van beide lasmethodes en een analyse van de fouten die zich kunnen voordoen bij het lassen zelf. Extra informatie: Geschiedenis van het lassen, andere soorten …
De technologie van het MIG en MAG lassen.
De voor- en nadelen van beide lasmethodes en een analyse van de fouten die zich kunnen voordoen bij het lassen zelf.
Extra informatie: Geschiedenis van het lassen, andere soorten …
3-D printing with variable densities
The MIT Media Lab's Neri Oxman and Steven Keating discuss their work on 3-D printing, a technique that originated at MIT.
Video: Melanie Gonick
Thanks to Timothy Cooke and Dr. John Fernández for collaboration in producing the concrete samples.
MITEI LIDS Seminar
Recorded on 9/12/11
The 55th BFI London Film Festival Launch
On 7 September 2011, the programme for The 55th BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, was launched to an audience of invited guests at London's Odeon Leicester Square. Sandra Hebron revealed programme highlights, and a number of filmmakers were in attendance to talk about their films, including producer Andrew Eaton and writer Peter Morgan (360), director Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea), as well as directors Carol Morley (Dreams Of A Life) and Dexter Fletcher (Wild B
Tutor pages, The
The Tutor Pages is a nationwide directory of private tutors for the UK, where every tutor has written an article on their expertise. The site includes resources for tutors, would-be tutors, and anyone who wishes to understand the private tuition sector. It includes 'Tutoring: The Complete Guide' which explains the tutor industry in the UK, and gives practical guidance for anyone interested in working in this sector. Also associated with The Tutor Pages is a blog which contains up-to-date and rel
Children of the New Democracy
The transition to democracy in South Africa brought real improvements in the opportunities open to many children and young people. Some constraints and pressures of the Apartheid Era have been mitigated or removed. In some respects, however, the lives of children and young people have not changed and, in some respects, they may have worsened. The extension of political rights to all adults has not meant an end to poverty among children and adolescents, personal security has declined, and AIDS ha
1910-2010: South Africa as a Unitary Nation State
Peter Merrington, novelist and Professor Extraordinaire in the Department of English University of the Western Cape, was guest speaker at UCT's Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great TextsBig Question lecture in September 2010. His illustrated lecture "First Light False Dawn" explores the making of a public cultural identity for a new nation and responds to the first hundred years (1910-2010) of South Africa as a unitary nation state. Merrington explores the meaning of h
Zero Robotics NASA TV kickoff spheres
Recorded on 9/10/11
7.340 Under the Radar Screen: How Bugs Trick Our Immune Defenses (MIT)
In this course, we will explore the specific ways by which microbes defeat our immune system and the molecular mechanisms that are under attack (phagocytosis, the ubiquitin/proteasome pathway, MHC I/II antigen presentation). Through our discussion and dissection of the primary research literature, we will explore aspects of host-pathogen interactions. We will particularly emphasize the experimental techniques used in the field and how to read and understand research data. Technological advances
Cancer Cells vs. Healthy Cells
Learn about the differences between cancerous cells and healthy blood cells in this VERY brief video. (00:25)
Seaweed hidden wedged in a rock crevice
Seaweeds are vulnerable to desiccation when exposed during low tide. They attach themselves in crevices to trap moisture. Their thick cell walls also trap moisture for the organism, which is why seaweeds appear slimy and wet.
Design a Flying Machine
The purpose of this activity is for the students to draw a design for their own flying machine. They will apply their knowledge of aircraft design and the forces acting on them. The students will start with a brainstorming activity where they come up with creative uses for every day objects. They will then use their creativity and knowledge of airplanes to design their own flying machine.
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: T. Lüscher, P. Sever & G. De Backe on ASCOT
P. Sever and G. De Backe in conversation with T. Lüscher: The ASCOT Trial
Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin
Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.