Science Bulletins: New Gene Implicated in Deafness
It is thought that mutations in several hundred genes can cause hereditary hearing loss. By generating random mutations in mice, a team of researchers led by Ulrich Müller at the Scripps Research Institute discovered that a single mutation in a gene not previously linked to deafness can lead to progressive hearing loss in children.
La Boda - Goya
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
La Boda se considera uno de los últimos cartones para tapiz pintados por Goya. En esta escena, el pintor recoge el matrimonio desigual y de conveniencia que tanto criticaban los ilustrados. Estos matrimonios permitían que el novio, feo y viejo pero muy rico, se casase con una muchacha por lo general bella, aunque pobre, quedando así ambos satisfechos, cuando menos la familia de la novia. (2:12)
RES.CD-001 Leadership and Empowerment: Resources from Graduate Women at MIT (GWAMIT) (MIT)
Graduate Women at MIT (GWAMIT) is an institute-wide, student-led group founded in 2009. Its mission is to promote the personal and professional development of MIT's graduate women. GWAMIT welcomes all members of the MIT community, including men. This OCW site features selected videos from the two conferences GWAMIT runs each academic year: a Leadership Conference in the fall and an Empowerment Conference in the spring. It also provides a list of related readings and other resources.
El entierro del señor de Orgaz de El Greco
Descripcion escrita por Arte Historia.
A los diez años de llegar a Toledo surge la obra maestra de El Greco: el Entierro del señor de Orgaz. La escena fue realizada para la iglesia de Santo Tomé por encargo del párroco don Andrés Núñez de Madrid. La obra se divide claramente en dos partes. (2:55)
2012 Maryland Half Marathon
More than 1,700 people participated in the 4th annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center held Sunday, May 6 in the Maple Lawn community of Howard County, Md. The race has raised a total of $1 million since its inception in 2009 by co-founders Michael Greenebaum and Jon Sevel. This was the second year the course was located in Maple Lawn after two years in Timonium in Baltimore County. The top finisher in this year's Maryland
Duke Chapel Live - 7/1/2012
Duke Chapel Live - 7/1/2012 A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Willie Jennings delivers a sermon entitled "A Place of Healing." Sermon begins at (48:53) Purity is both an abiding theme and anxiety in culture and religion. Jesus profoundy reshapes our notions of purity. For him, purity comes not from avoiding guilt, dirt, or shame but from receiving forgiveness and healing. Our gospel from Mark 5 describes two women facing ritual impurities of death and menstru
Matisse, Luxe, Calme et Volupté, 1904 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Female Nudity. Henri Matisse, Luxe, calme et volupté, 1904, oil on canvas, 37 x 46 inches (Museé d'Orsay, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. (03:26)
Painted while the artist stayed with the pointillist painter, Signac, at his home in Saint-Tropez on the Côte d'Azur. Matisse's title comes from Charles Baudelaire's poem, L'invitation au voyage (Invitation To A Voyage) from his collection, The Flowers of Evil. Luxe, calme e
El Greco - El expolio de Cristo
Para la catedral de Toledo, El Greco realizó entre 1577 y 1579 una de
sus obras más famosas: El expolio de Cristo. El lienzo estaba destinado al vestuario de la sacristía catedralicia, donde el despojo de las vestiduras de Jesús obtenía un gran valor simbólico. (2:04)
Science Bulletins: African Parks Are Losing Vultures
Some species of vultures have become increasingly threatened in recent years due to habitat loss and toxicity of the animals they depend upon for food. Scientists recently discovered that vultures in East Africa are no exception. New tallies of the scavengers show that even populations inside protected areas are under intense pressure for survival.
Faculty of Law: Public Law Toolbox: Why it Matters
Mai Chen of CHENPALMER Law Specialists, and distinguished Otago Law alumna discusses New Zealand Public and Employment Law. Mai has recently had her book, Public Law Toolbox published, and she has contributed greatly to public and employment law discourse in New Zealand.
IPL: Professor Andrew Geddis
Professor Andrew Geddis, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic “Of Flags and Protest: Dissent, Offence and the Limits of Free Speech”.13 September 2011.
Challenges for Transitional Justice: The View from the Latin American Experience
Marcie Mersky, Director of Program Office, International Center for Transitional Justice; Chair of Impunity Watch gives a talk as part of the OTJR seminar series and as part of the Oak Series on Amnesty
Computing and Data Analysis for Environmental Applications, Fall 2003
Covers computational and data analysis techniques for environmental engineering applications. First third of subject introduces MATLAB and numerical modeling. Second third emphasizes probabilistic concepts used in data analysis. Final third provides experience with statistical methods for analyzing field and laboratory data. Numerical techniques such as Monte Carlo simulation are used to illustrate the effects of variability and sampling. Concepts are illustrated with environmental examples and
Lecture by Farshid Moussavi
This lecture was recorded on February 13, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. The event was presented by the Architecture Lecture Series. Farshid Moussavi is an internationally acclaimed architect and professor of architecture at Harvard University. As founder and principal of Farshid Moussavi Architecture (FMA), she works on a wide range of prestigious international projects integrating architecture, urbanism, and landscape design, including the Museum of Cont
Lecture by Scott Summit
Presented by the Design and Craft Lecture Series, this lecture by Scott Summit was recorded on January 25, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Scott Summit, founder and CTO of Bespoke Innovations, explores the complex relationships between people and products in the very intimate realm of the prosthetic limb. He combines new technologies with traditional materials and patterns to create replacement body parts that inspire, enhance, and excite the wearer, turnin
Tower Views - Supply UT
In this edition of Tower Views Larry Burns, Vice President of External Affairs is joined by many of his colleagues (Amelia Acuna, Shanda Gore, and Jen Pastorek) to discus a new event on campus, "Supply UT".
UT Law Professors on WTOL's Leading Edge
UT Professors Rebecca Zietlow and Lee Strang were on Jerry Anderson's The Leading Edge to discuss the recent healthcare ruling by the SCOTUS
Catholic Mass - 7/1/2012 (Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
Duke Catholic Center Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, celebrant http://catholic.duke.edu Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9pm Service begins @ 17:31 Homily begins @ 33:26 Scripture: First Reading: Wisdom of Solomon 1:13-15; 2:23-24 Psalm 30:2,4,5-6,11,12,13 Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 8:7,9,13-15 Gospel: Mark 5:21-43 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: Sing of the Lord's Goodness (547) Offertory Hymn: Be Light for Our Eyes (509) Communion Hymn: O Taste and See (835) M
You're going to like what's next!
A quick animated presentation designed, first, to explain the importance of continuing your education beyond high school. Next, the presentation invites prospective students to explore more about Illinois State University.
Iniciació a les matemàtiques per a l'enginyeria
Dominar la matemàtica és imprescindible, tant en els seus continguts com en la seva metodologia, per a cursar qualsevol grau de caràcter científic. Per això, és necessari comprendre algunes de les seves tècniques i conceptes bàsics (moltes vegades, ja tractats a secundària i batxillerat) abans d'afrontar una assignatura matemàtica dintre dels estudis corresponents. En aquest curs, doncs, es proporcionaran tècniques i conceptes bàsics de l'àlgebra lineal i el càlcul, amb la finalita