Matthew Ross (Baylor College of Medicine) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting
By: JGI Matthew Ross on "Metagenomics for etiological agent discovery" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Michael FitzSimons (LANL) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting
By: JGI Michael FitzSimons on "Nearly finished genomes produced using gel microdroplet culturing reveals substantial intraspecies diversity within the human microbiome" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Disciplinary Thinking - Values: handout 1
Title: Disciplinary Thinking - Values: handout 1 Description: A handout describing a potential M-level assignment on values in HE teaching. Theme: Values Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna & Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education Issue Date: 05/07/2012 Last updated Date: 02/08/2012 Version: Final PSF Mapping: A1, A4, A5, K1, PV1, PV2, PV4 License: Creative Commons
How will the current crisis shape the global business environment in the near future?
Helene Rey, Professor of Economics, argues that the policy responses we have seen since the start of the current crisis are so big that they will shape the global business environment for the next five to ten years
Book Retriever App for iOS
'This is the Classroom Library Company's accompanying app for managing book borrowing between teachers, parents and students.It allows you to scan, level and inventory your entire Classroom Library, giving you leveling data such as Guided Reading Levels, Lexile, Accelerated Reader, Reading Counts, DRA and Reading Recovery. The handy label printing function allows you to print the leveling data wirelessly and easily attach the labels to your books! We have almost one million titles in our databas
Integrating with Windows 8 Experiences | Windows 8 Developer Camp - Redmond Windows 8 contracts are agreements between Windows 8 and your app that allow you to integrate your app into Windows 8 experiences. For example, Windows 8 lets users share content from one app to another by using the Share contract. In this session, you'll learn how contracts work and how to implement the built-in contracts such as Search, Share, Settings and Play To.
Windows 8 contracts are agreements between Windows 8 and your app that allow you to integrate your app into Windows 8 experiences. For example, Windows 8 lets users share content from one app to another by using the Share contract. In this session, you'll learn how contracts work and how to implement the built-in contracts such as Search, Share, Settings and Play To.Author(s):
The Punctuation Song
This is an upbeat song about punctuation and punctuation rules. A main line repeated is "do they add to your meaning, do they clarify". (02:45)
Space Station Social Media Event
Expedition 32 Flight Engineers Joe Acaba and Suni Williams aboard the International Space Station answer questions from NASA social media followers.
An Update on MWF Collaborative Efforts
UCCSC 2012 Campus Collaboration Panels An Update on MWF Collaborative Efforts Eric Bollens, Mojgan Amini, Rich Trott, Tom Tsai
Michio Kaku: The Search for Life on Mars
Where should NASA go to look for intelligent life on Mars? To get to the truth, journalists say follow the money. Astronomers say follow the water. Dr. Michio Kaku says "if you were a Martian on Mars three billion years ago when Mars was probably a lush environment with liquid water oceans—and you realized that the water was escaping to the icecaps, escaping into outer space or going into the permafrost," then you would "probably go either into outer space to leave Mars or drill into
ISS Update: Powering the Space Exploration Vehicle
In the Space Vehicle Mock-Up Facility at Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean talks with Abbie Ryan, lead engineer for the fuel cell of the multi-mission Space Exploration Vehicle (SEV). In the latest Research and Technology Studies (RATS) mission, crew members are living and working inside the SEV to simulate a mission to an asteroid as the RATS team evaluates the technology, human-robotic systems and extravehicular equipment for future human exploration mi
Sautter Awards Presentation and Presentation of Projects
UCCSC 2012 Campus Collaboration Panels Sautter Awards Presentation and Presentation of Projects
Effective Searching, Part 2 - Khan Academy
Sal Khan, with a friend, show how to conduct a more challenging search on the Internet. In this clip, Sal Khan tries to find the population growth of India and the US. (08:21)
This Day in History February 13: Galileo in Rome for Inquisition
On this day in 1633, Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy for advocating Copernican theory, which holds that the Earth revolves around the Sun. Galileo officially faced the Roman Inquisition in April of that same year and agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence. (1:00)
In this video clip, learn how during the roaring 1920s, inventions like home refrigeration and penicilin sent America into the modern age. (1:34)
World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats
In this History Rewind video clip, take a step back in time to the beginning of World War 1. The repeated sinking of American ships caused the President to declare war. Watch the historic black and white footage of some of the attacks. (2:31)
Trading at Noon: Best Buy deal is back on with Schulze
Aug 27 - Best Buy will let founder Richard Schulze conduct due diligence and form an investment group with private equity sponsors as he tries to take the retailer private.
Te Tumu: Maria Bargh – Blue Economy Aotearoa
Dr Maria Bargh, Senior Lecturer Pukenga Matua, Te Kawa a Māui - Victoria University of Wellington presents an open lecture on the topic of “Blue Economy Aotearoa”. This lecture examines the ‘Blue Economy’ in light of Māori thoughts around waste, the environment and diverse economies. The ‘Blue Economy’ focuses on re-using waste for producing new products, and encourages the creation of innovations that imitate natural ecosystems. 13 July 2012.
Cosmology, Fall 2001
Thermal backgrounds in space. Cosmological principle and its consequences: Newtonian cosmology and types of "universes"; survey of relativistic cosmology; horizons. Overview of evolution in cosmology; radiation and element synthesis; physical models of the "early stages." Formation of large-scale structure to variability of physical laws. First and last states. Some knowledge of relativity expected. 8.962 recommended though not required. This course provides an overview of astrophysical cosmolog
Activity: Identifying a Solid Using Density
Effective measurement techniques include the concept of measurement uncertainty. Students may make erroneous conclusions analyzing data using measurements that do not include the uncertainty of the measurement. In this lab, students determine a density range for a metal and identify the material based on this range.