Voices from the Edge - Radio Interview (5/12/2011)
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General Mathematical Preliminaries
This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
Improving RN-MD On-Call Telephone Communication in Long-Term Care
Evidence-Based collection of materials developed to improve RN-MD communication over the telephone during off hours in a long-term care (skilled nursing home) setting. Includes a peer-reviewed publication that documents the impact of structured communication and a templated electronic progress note on RN satisfaction with the on-call encounter.
Harry Potter - Quiz
So what do you know about Harry Potter?
Erasing Inscription, Inscripting Erasure: Palimpsest
Chapter Nine of Marcia Brennan's Flowering Light: Kabbalistic Mysticism and the Art of Elliot R. Wolfson
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
TEDx McMaster U - Jessica Franklin
"Challenging the Oppression Olympics"
Zebrafish blood cells
Detailed view of blood cells flowing through the two-chambered heart of Danio.
Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus)
Mice are omnivores and eat green plants and insects. However, snakes, owls, skunks, and coyotes prey on mice.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Tone - Neck Tone
The tone of the neck can be assessed by passively rotating the head towards the shoulder. The chin should be able to rotate to the shoulder but not beyond the shoulder. If the chin goes beyond the shoulder then there is hypotonia of the neck muscles, which is associated with poor head control. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Marquette student speaks about studying abroad in South Africa
Marquette student Brian Harper speaks about his experience studying abroad in South Africa. Learn more at www.marquette.edu/oie
"The Society of Mind, Spring 2007"
" This course is an introduction to a theory that tries to explain how minds are made from collections of simpler processes. The subject treats such aspects of thinking as vision, language, learning, reasoning, memory, consciousness, ideals, emotions, and personality. Ideas incorporate psychology, artificial intelligence, and computer science to resolve theoretical issues such as whole vs. parts, structural vs. functional descriptions, declarative vs. procedural representations, symbolic vs. con
This Week @Minnesota: Energy and U, World Languages Day and Chris Sacca
School might be out for the summer, but things are still happening at the U of M! In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of May 16-20, we look at two on-campus events for K-12 students in Minnesota - "Energy and U" and "World Languages Day." We also hear highlights from the Carlson School commencement address, given by one of Twitter's original investors, Chris Sacca. Connect with us on Twitter @UMNews and let us know what you'd like to see next week on This Week!
Student leaders make impact in tornado affected area
A group of 60 Auburn students recently took part in the LeaderShape Institute at the 4-H Center in Columbiana. As a part of the experience, the students visited Pratt City, a Birmingham suburb and one of the areas hit hardest by the April 27 tornadoes. A number of the students who participated in the program are from the Birmingham area and were deeply moved by the devastation they witnessed.
The participants and organizers of the winter break program, Hack Harvard (HackH4rv4rd), share their experiences. School of Engineering and Applied Science
Manhunt for Jews in Odessa During the Holocaust
Naum Krimer, who was born in Odessa in 1928, testifies about the hunting down and murder of the Jews in Odessa during the Holocaust. Krimer describes how the Jews, including his parents and brother, were taken to an artillery depot in Dalnik, a suburb of Odessa, and were burnt alive there.
Physicians can easily tell if you are a smoker by how your lungs look. Normal lungs are red or pink and fluid-looking. Smokers have blackened lungs that are drier than normal lungs. Tumors may develop from continued tobacco use-these appear as white masses.
Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP)
This patient education program reviews urinary tract anatomy and symptoms to explain what an intravenous pyelogram (IVP) involves, including the benefits and risks of this procedure. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
How Many Drops?
In this lesson and its associated activity, students conduct a simple test to determine how many drops of each of three liquids can be placed on a penny before spilling over. The three liquids are water, rubbing alcohol, and vegetable oil; because of their different surface tensions, more water can be piled on top of a penny than either of the other two liquids. However, this is not the main point of the activity. Instead, students are asked to come up with an explanation for their observations
Atoms: Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons - by StudyJams
An atom is a tiny particle in matter, and atoms are made of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Some matter, like your body or your book, is made of lots of different kinds of atoms, but elements are made up of only one kind of atom. Learn more about atoms with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.