Polar Bear Cubs
Polar bears often have twin cubs, yet they have one of the slowest reproductive rates of any mammal. Learn more about these giants of the north and their offspring. (0:36)
Kozey's Year-End Bargains: Protective offers dividend growth
Oct. 21 - In the final installment of Reuters Equities Analyst John Kozey's series on year-end bargains, small-cap candidate Protective Life offers a high dividend yield plus dividend growth potential.
4.665 Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate (MIT)
This class, required of all Master of Architecture students, presents a critical review of works, theories, and polemics in architecture in the aftermath of World War II. The aim is to present a historical understanding of the period, and to develop a meaningful framework to assess contemporary issues in architecture. Special attention will be paid to historiographic questions of how architects construe the terms of their "present."
Health during flights
At the completion of this task you will be able to send someone who is pregnant a reassuring email with tips about traveling by plane. To successfully complete this task in the first exercises you will look at a number of articles and websites which have more information about this topic.
De student bekijkt een videofragment over het reilen en zeilen op een luchthaven. In dit fragment is een conflict te zien tussen een passagier en het personeel omdat een vlucht heel wat vertraging heeft opgelopen. Na het bekijken van het fragment moet de student een aantal uitspraken beoordelen en vragen beantwoorden over het fragment.
Sunday Service - 10/23/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr. Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "I May Not Get There With You." Opening excerpt from the sermon:(36:23) "Last Sunday I talked about taxes. So this Sunday I thought I'd talk about death. The death of Steve Jobs, the man who gave the apple the most attention it's received since the Garden of Eden, and the inventor of sleek devices modeled around the letter "i," brought renewed attention to a famous commencement address he m
Practice Makes Perfect Rs
This patient education program explains asthma including the causes, symptoms, and treatment of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Intro to Chemistry: 1.1: Properties of Matter (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.1: Properties of Matter. Intensive Vs. Extensive properties are explained. ( 4:41)
If an animal track is fork-shaped, it was probably made by a bird. If the track shows four or five toes and is paw-shaped, it was probably made by a mammal. There are many other tracks that different animals make.
Australian Fires: 1-4-2002
Zooming down to New South Wales, Australia to view smoke.
MODIS Snow Cover over North America
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) provides data in 36 spectral bands, some of which are used in an algorithm to map global snow cover. In this animation, a time series of global snow cover from MODIS-derived 8-day composite snow maps with a spatial resolution of about 5 km shows the dynamic behavior of the advance and retreat of continental snow cover over North America during the winter of 2001-02.
Daily Snow and Sea Ice Temperature over Asia
This animation shows the global advance and retreat of daily snow cover along with daily sea ice surface temperature over Asia from September 2002 through May 2003. The snow cover was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite, while the sea ice surface temperature was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite. Since these instruments cannot take measurements through clouds, in cloud-covered regions or areas with suspect data quality, the prior days value is retained un
Wealth Strategies: Schwab survey reveals discontent on bonds
Oct. 26 - A new study from Charles Schwab finds U.S. retail bond investors don't think brokerage firms are sharing enough information on bond pricing.
Why the Role of the Developer Matters [Audio]
Speaker(s): Francis Salway | One of the industry's most influential figures will give his views on the vital importance of property developers in strained economic times. Francis Salway is chief executive of Land Securities, Britain's largest commercial property company.
ORENGA Special Lecture - Fashola's Lagos: the man, the method, the megacity
Babatunde Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, gives a special lecture for the African Studies Centre.
Diversity Lecture: Jeannette Walls
Author Jeannette Walls speaks about the lessons she's learned since writing her book "The Glass Castle." Sponsored by the Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center at Grand Rapids Community College.
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
This video demonstrates how the derivative of the natural logarithmic function (ln[x]) is simply 1 divided by x. It describes how this derivative can be found using both the definition of the derivative and a calculator. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (5:13)
Demo: Using BLAST/BLAT in Ensembl
We demonstrate the BLAST/BLAT tool in Ensembl. Search for a sequence in www.ensembl.org, and identify hits to the genome, or to genes, with this tool.