Huge eruption of DR Congo volcano
Nov. 14 -DR Congo's Nyamuragira volcano sends lava hundreds of metres into the sky, in its largest eruption of the century. Travis Brecher reports.
Hamilton County Courthouse
Edwin May, architect of the Indiana Statehouse, designed this courthouse.,Information taken from The Magnificent 92 Indiana Courthouses, revised edition by Will Counts and Jon Dilts,Hamilton County Journey
Wabash County Historical Museum
The Wabash County Historical Museum is no ordinary county museum. In fact, it has been called the best county museum in the State of Indiana! With two floors of interactive exhibits, an extensive research and archive area, and a spacious meeting room, this museum is one of the county’s great treasures.,Wabash County Journey
CHIN 101-01, Elementary Chinese, Fall 2004
This course introduces students with no previous knowledge of Chinese to the language--called "Mandarin" by English speakers, putonghua in the People's Republic, and Kuo-yu in Taiwan. Equal emphasis will be given to acquiring the rudiments of both spoken and written Chinese. Although oral-aural work naturally makes up the bulk of our work in the classroom, the instructors will always be available during their office hours to help students with their written homework or their writing of character
Japan's Noda lays a wreath at veteran's memorial
Nov. 12 - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda lays wreath and pays respects at veteran's cemetery in Hawaii. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Taj Mahal, India
Watch this selection for a 3D virtual tour of the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is an immense mausoleum of white marble built by the emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife. The tour is accomapanied by narration explaining the symbolism of the architecture. ( 6:25)
Duke Chapel Live - 11/6/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 11/6/2011
American Revolution - By Press TV
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Venice, Italy: The Doge's Palace
This three minute video provides a travel guide to touring Venice and examples of some of the most significant structures and the history of the city.
Boundary Spanners: Beyond Repackaging
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Andreas Schotter, Ph.D., goes inside the mind of a boundary spanner. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, & Yorktown, VA
U.S. military personel take a tour of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, VA in the 1960's viewing the major attractions and learning the history of these colonial cities and their involvement during the Revolutionary War. (10min)
Scientists slow aging in fruit flies
Nov. 22 - Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have slowed the aging process in fruit flies, by manipulating a gene that is also present in humans. Their experiments extended the lives of the insects by as much as 50 percent although the researchers say it's too early to tell if the results could be replicated in humans. Rob Muir reports.
Master of Cross-Disciplinary Art & Design student interview "Paying it forward" for clean water IDS350 Session 9 Fall 2011 Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of November 6, 2011 Smart contact lenses at Auburn could make eye drops a thing of the past Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation Who's Afraid of the Human Genome Library
Nov. 7 - The creator of The Million Dollar Homepage and co-founder of the social network Bebo have come up with a novel fundraising campaign that taps the network effect of social media to support charity: water. Matt Cowan reports.
IDS350 Gardens of California 11/06/11 Jerry Turney
This week in Duke on Demand ... students from Duke's Nursing School pick up their guitars and sing the praises of a healthy diet. Duke Theater Department faculty and students put on playwright Henrik Ibsen's domestic drama "A Doll's House." And, the GoDuke Weekly webcast show features brothers Mason and Miles Plumlee with tips on the art of dunking.
An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden associate professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new method to deliver eye medication by wearing contact lenses. Byrne's lenses are the first to release drug doses over time for as long as the contact should be worn. The lenses deliver a constant flow of medication without altering a patient's natural vision, or can be used to correct vision while a
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Jeffrey Kahn of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics gives a preview of his discussion planned for December, 1, 2011 in Nashville -- alluding to the power and some potential pitfalls to avoid with personalized medicine.
"Paying it forward" for clean water
IDS350 Session 9 Fall 2011
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of November 6, 2011
Smart contact lenses at Auburn could make eye drops a thing of the past
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
Who's Afraid of the Human Genome