Jim Tiedje at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting
Jim Tiedje of Michigan State University on "Tackling Metagenomics' Largest Challenge: The Great Prairie Project" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.
Polymer composites from nano-cellulose
Polymer composites from nano-cellulose, Lecture II, Aranguren, Mirta, Institute of Materials Science and Technology (INTEMA), Argentina
Faculty conversations: Jim Harding
Jim Harding, wildlife information specialist at the MSU Museum and instructor and undergraduate advisor in the Department of Zoology, talks about his work in the conservation of reptiles and amphibians, as well as the wood turtle study he has been doing for more than 40 years. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9676
Silhouette Blends: Bossy -r-
Hector and Lisa use their br-ight br-ains to come up with different words that can be made from one phoneme. The goal for this segment is r-controlled vowels. (0:31)
Fur flies at European convention
Aug 22 - Fans of all things furry meet in Magdeburg, Germany for Europe's largest furry convention. Tara Cleary reports.
Stocks-to-asset-class correlations drive volatility
Aug. 19 - Shares in the top 10 sectors on the S&P 500 index are now 96.7 percent correlated -- a two year record -- and this could explain the whipsawing volatility of recent weeks, says ConvergEx's Colas.
"Darkness" by Lord Byron (poetry reading)
Some end of the world prophesies here: http://www.endoftheworld2012.net/ Paintings: http://apocalypse2011.com/tag/signs-of-the-apocalypse Guide to surviving the apocalypse http://tinyurl.com/3lcylnc Apocalypse Now by Thierry Canon http://raph.com/3dartists/artgallery/imagePage?iid=6415 Apocalypse City http://jjasso.deviantart.com/art/Wolverine-apocalypse-city-124412093 I had a dream, which was not all a dream. The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the stars Did wander darkling in the eternal
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.
Genetics in the Classroom and the Curriculum
In this online article, from the Museum's Musings newsletter for educators, two participants in the Genomics Study Group share their strategies for teaching genetics to high school students. They include tips on: where to begin, including teacher preparation and good content starting points how to use genetics labs when they are available, and alternate approaches when they're not ways to use case studies and topics in the news to increase students' interest guidelines for handling bioethics in
Top Ten Cancer Fighting Foods
Dr. Avery tells the viewer about ten of the best cancer fighting foods. (02:46)
Gaddafi seeks talks, calls for ceasefire
Aug. 21 - Muammar Gaddafi's government is ready for immediate negotiations with rebels seeking to oust him. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Award winning Politics lecturers
In this video we meet Drs Sue Pryce and Gulshan Khan, who have both scooped top national teaching awards from the Political Studies Association.
Magnetic Fields Matter
This lesson introduces students to the effects of magnetic fields in matter addressing permanent magnets, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, and magnetization. First students must compare the magnetic field of a solenoid to the magnetic field of a permanent magnet. Students then learn the response of diamagnetic, paramagnetic, and ferromagnetic material to a magnetic field. Now aware of the mechanism causing a solid to respond to a field, students learn how to measure the response by l
An introduction to the computer program design process.
Magnitude 3.0 aftershocks likely for US East Coast: geologist
Aug. 23 - In the wake 5.9 earthquake that shook the U.S. East Coast and as far west as Cleveland, Ohio, David Oppenheimer, seismologist at U.S. Geological Survey, expects aftershocks of 3.0 for months.
Station Cameras Capture New Views of Major Hurricane Irene
From 230 miles above the Earth, cameras on the International Space Station captured new views of powerful Hurricane Irene as it churned over the Bahamas at 3:10 p.m. EDT on August 24, 2011. Irene is moving to the northwest as a Category 3 hurricane, packing winds of 120 miles an hour. Irene is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 storm as it heads toward the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Eastern Seaboard and the middle Atlantic and New England states.
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #8 - Comida de la selva: Food of the Rainforest
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! If you ever get lost in the Peruvian jungle, don’t panic! You will not have to worry much about food, it seems. While there are undoubtedly endless sources of fruits and berries, you won’t be able to subsist on bananas alone, so you’ll need to find some fauna. Of course, you [...]
Where's Rocky Foursquare Game - Find cardboard Rocky, hints will be supplied on University social media (Facebook, Twitter) Check in with Foursquare Scan QR code and record phrase At the end send in the phrase you have recorded to firstname.lastname@example.org
Excavating Ancient Armor
A broken helmet is discarded and forgotten, only to be resurrected 400 years later by curious archaeologists on Jamestown Island. Curator Michael Lavin describes the effort.Author(s):
More Than Meets the Eye
Early maps and prints leave geography for last, focusing first on politics and propaganda. Curator Margaret Pritchard talks about a new exhibit at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.Author(s):