Assoc Prof Melissa Southey and Prof Dan Roden discuss how advances in genetics research are making it possible to develop customized medications and treatments -- in particular for cancer and cardiac arrhythmia -- based on one's own genetic profile. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
How to Write Comedy Material
This 2:21 minutes interview with a professional stand up comic Lisa Corrao shares her insights on how to achieve originality in stand up comedy and how to write a joke. The parts of a joke are explained and the source of humor is examined.
Space Shuttle - The Story of America's 30-Year Program
To mark the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle, NASA produced this 14-minute documentary. The most complex machine ever built to bring humans to and from space and, eventually, construct the international space station on the road to space exploration.The film contains highlights of the Shuttle's entire history, including initial pre-launch events.
Reading in the USA Music Video-Motivate Students to READ!!
Two North Elementary School teachers rewrote the lyrics to the popular Miley Cyrus song "Party in the USA" for a school-wide video project aimed at encouraging reading. About 700 students participated in this video. This is a great resource to motivate students to read, read, read!! (5:16)
Being an Astronaut
Being an astronaut - Learn about what it is like to be an astronaut, from preparation for the launch until returning back to earth. (03:24)
Edible Adventures - The China Experience - Part 1
Join CIA students as they travel to China for the culinary experience of a lifetime. In the Food, Wine, and Agri(culture) Trip to China, CIA bachelor's degree students explore the various food regions, witness the industry in action, and gain knowledge from many sites. They enjoy delicious food, fine beverages, and fresh agricultural products, and meet passionate professionals and entrepreneurs eager to share their knowledge and unique insights. They also visit a number of culturally significa
GLS 2011 Panel 1: Do big companies innovate?
Do big companies innovate? George W. Buckley, Nick Hughes(SEMBA2001), Geoff Vuleta and Gary Dushnitsky discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
The Libertarian Option
I only very recently became aware of the existence of a book called 8 Ways to Run the Country: A New and Revealing Look at Left a
Networks, Information, and Technology
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The Nature of the State
Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
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