The skull helps protect the brain. The eyes are set into the orbital sockets. The nose would be located in the upside-down heart-shaped opening, but the nose is mostly cartilage.
Plant Growth Responses to a Nitrogen Gradient
Techniques used in setting up field experiments to study the growth responses of herbaceous plants to a resource gradient will be discussed and demonstrated in the field. Methods of setting up light and nutrient gradients, soil sampling, seed collection and preparation, data collection and analysis will be included. Participants will observe on-going studies in the field at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area, and view slides of smaller scale Puse experiments.
MD Anderson Professional Oncology Education Initiative
http://bit.ly/fBz64V Professional Oncology Education Initiative program is available to anyone with a computer and an internet browser. Presently, the Survivorship I course, the Breast Cancer Course, and the Inflammatory Breast Cancer course are all available online. Upcoming courses include Survivorship II and Introduction to Clinical Oncology, with the remaining categories to follow over the next year.
Greece default - not if but when!
Acclaimed economist and commentator Professor Paul Krugman expects the Greek government to default on its enormous debts and would not be surprised, in the aftermath, if the country withdraws from the Euro.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
CEO Summit on Pathways
President Steven Ender, Mayor George Heartwell and Fred Keller of Cascade Engineering present on the changing workforce (video included through first portion of Fred Keller's remarks.) Pathways to Prosperity
21F.035 Topics in Culture and Globalization: Reggae as Transnational Culture (MIT)
This course considers reggae, or Jamaican popular music more generally—in its various forms (ska, rocksteady, roots, dancehall)—as constituted by international movements and exchanges and as a product that circulates globally in complex ways. By reading across the reggae literature, as well as considering reggae texts themselves (songs, films, videos, and images), students will scrutinize the different interpretations of reggae's significance and the implications of different interpr
CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies (MIT)
This course offers an overview of the social, cultural, political, and economic impact of mediated communication on modern culture. Combines critical discussions with experiments working with different media. Media covered include radio, television, film, the printed word, and digital technologies. Topics include the nature and function of media, core media institutions, and media in transition.
"Regenerative Medicine: from Bench to Bedside, Spring 2010"
"Regenerative medicine involves the repair and regeneration of tissues for therapeutic purposes, such as replacing bone marrow in leukemia, cartilage in osteoarthritis or cells of the heart after a heart attack. In this course, we will explore basic mechanisms of how cells differentiate into specific tissues in response to a variety of biologic signaling molecules. We will discuss the use of such factors for in vitro tissue production. We will also study the cellular mechanisms involved in the c
Fly Down into the Marianas Trench (Deepest Part of Pacific Ocean)
This is a flight down into a data visualization of the undersea mountains and trenches of the Pacific Ocean, ending up in the deepest part of the ocean, the Marianas Trench. The "Challenger Deep" is measured at 35,813 feet below the surface, or 10,915 meters. Courtesy of NOAA's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. (47 seconds)
French Fries and fat cakes for U.S. First Lady in Botswana
June 25 - U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama buys French fries and fat cakes at a restaurant in a Botswana village. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
An Eastern Perspective on Science, Religion and Evil
Dr Subrata Chattopadhyay : Course
Ethical Issues Raised by Science
Dr Pete Moore : Course
Divine Action in Modern Science
Dr Nicholas Saunders : Course
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
The Fallacy of Scientism as a Worldview
Prof. Mikael Stenmark : Course
Truth Telling in the Practice of Science
Dr Denis Alexander : Course
Theologies of Nature
Prof. Ernan McMullin (deceased) : Course