Armstrong Student Union Freeze Mob
The Student Government Association organized a freeze mob to raise awareness of campus organizations and to promote school spirit.
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 11.19.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 11.19.09 Lecture 14 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.29.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.29.09 Lecture 8 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Meiosis: an interactive demonstration
This is an interactive demonstration of the stages of cell mitosis. You can view the whole process in one continuous animation, or view the invidual stages one by one. This learning object is part of the Cell Division RLO, where it appears as a popup on the Meiosis page. There's also an interactive demonstration
Mitosis: an interactive demonstration
This is an interactive demonstration of the stages of cell mitosis. You can view the whole process in one continuous animation, or view the invidual stages one by one. This learning object is part of the Cell Division RLO, where it appears as a popup on the Mitosis page. There's also a demonstration of Meiosis availabl
Why study church history?
Two eminent modern church historians, Prof. Alan Ford and Dr Frances Knight, discuss the nature of their discipline exploring how it sits between the aims of historians and theologians: belonging to both disciplines, it has a distinctive task and voice.
What will transform India
Nov. 14 - How the "unique identity" project, a growing fiber network and cloud computing will help India leapfrog other nations, according to the head of a major consulting business.
Uses of the Word Circuit
This video defines the word circuit and explains its uses. Circuit is defined as a complete path that begins and ends in the same place, the complete path that an electrical current travels upon, and a network of organizations that all serve the same purpose. The defintions appear in print as they are explained and accompanied by video examples. ( 1:05)
Targeted Drug Melts Fat in Obese Monkeys
An anti-obesity drug that homes in on and destroys blood vessels that support fat reduced the weight of obese rhesus monkeys by 11 percent in one month. It also trimmed their waistlines by eradicating 27 percent of their abdominal fat. Obesity raises a person's risk for developing breast, ovarian, prostate, colon and other cancers and also hinders treatment for cancer patients. Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center who developed the drug discuss results of the study
White Fawn's Devotion
This is a very early silent film (1910) and possibly the first film produced by a Native American - writer and director James Young Deer. (11min)
Craig Venter on Genomics: From humans to the environment
In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter will discuss his work at the J Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. The Institute's projects include developing new understanding of human disease at the DNA level, running the Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition to understand microbial diversity in the world's oceans, and finding new ways of tackling environment
How technology can save us
Nov. 14 - Businesses need to transform themselves to succeed despite the globe's economic stresses, says N. Chandrasekaran, CEO of Tata Consultancy Services. Here's how technology can help them do it.
Doctoral thesis defended AUTO-HEMOTHERAPY ALREADY IN 1924
Doctoral thesis defended AUTO-HEMOTHERAPY ALREADY IN 1924 The autohemotherapy is a valuable therapeutic method in numerous skin diseases, especially in pruriginous and furuncles. This is a summary of the conclusion from the PhD thesis entitled The autohemotherapy in dermatoses, presented by Dr. Carlos Alberto David's School of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal, in 1924. The thesis shows that the technique is used since the first half of the nineteenth century and presents cases that demon
Using the Second Derivative Test
This video explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. If the second derivative is always positive, the function will have a relative minimum somewhere. If it is always negative, the function will have a relative maximum somewhere. Other ways of solving optimization problems include using the closed interval method or the first derivative test. (1:06)
Men and Feminism
Three male professionals discuss their scholarly feminist training and how they've incorporated it into their work. The panel includes lawyer Craig S. Barnes, author of In Search of the Lost Feminine, sociologist Dr. Timothy Diamond, author of Making Gray Gold: Narratives of Nursing Home Care, and political scientist and women's studies professor Dr. Paisley Currah, author of the forthcoming book The United States of Gender: Regulating Transgender Identities. Feminist historian Debra L. Schultz
The return of ROTC
Among the top Harvard stories of 2011 was the return of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) to campus after an absence of 40 years. In March, the University signed an agreement with the Navy. By September, offices had opened in Hilles Hall for the Navy ROTC's Old Ironsides Battalion.
Largest earthquake simulator shakes up trucks
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/10/born-to-be-viral-trucks-on-bridge-relive-california-earthquake.html