Light-Induced Phenotypic Plasticity in Plants
Phenotypic plasticity is the ability of an individual organism to alter its physiology or morphology in response to changes in environmental conditions. This ability is particularly important for the non-motile vascular plants that are unable to move when environmental conditions become unfavourable. This exercise compares morphological and anatomical characteristics of two plant species after 6 weeks of growth under two differing levels of irradiation. Measurements of leaf area, weight, thickne
What Can Be Learned About Forest Dynamics from the Age Distribution of Trees?
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in forest ecology, including student outlines and detailed instructors notes.
"Ther haint nothin' as hard as a easy payment." Abe Martin
Abe Martin, a folksy Brown County cartoon character created by Frank McKinney “Kin” Hubbard, first appeared in the Indianapolis News in December 1904. Many of his satirical comments still ring true for today’s events.,Brown County Journey
Structural Evolution of the Protein Kinase-Like Superfamily
The protein kinase family is large and important, but it is only one family in a larger superfamily of homologous kinases that phosphorylate a variety of substrates and play important roles in all three superkingdoms of life. We used a carefully constructed structural alignment of selected kinases as the basis for a study of the structural evolution of the protein kinase-like superfamily. The comparison of structures revealed a “universal core” domain consisting only of regions required for
El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomalies: January 1997 through February 1999
An animation of sea surface temperature and height anomalies in the Pacific for January 1997 through February 1999
De culinaire avonturen van Fra Bartolo
At the end of this unit you can understand a short story on dishes and recipes.
De nieuwste uitvinding tegen autodieven
At the end of this unit you can give advice about the purchase of a new invention such as an intelligent car alarm by listening to a salesman's explanation.
The Career Services Center at Kent State
The Career Services Center at Kent State helps students uncover their skills, learn about career options, gain experience and get hired.
My Planner Student Academic Planning
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first community college in Flori
Origins of Slavery in America
n 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America,
planting the seeds of a slavery system. About 20 years later slavery became legal. This video is a nice overview of how slavery became part of America's life style. It does not tell about slavery in other countries. The video should be reviewed first due to images. (03:01)
Learn with Pictures and Video S4 #20 - Don’t Shop in Japanese Without These Words
You’re at the Mall of Japan, and you can’t get over how huge it is! It’s so big that you get a little overwhelmed and forget the Japanese words for what you came to buy. You look in a few stores and speak Japanese with a few people, and quickly you regain the confidence you [...]
Curso de elaboración artesanal de vino
Elaboración artesanal del vino
Gay Liberation Now: global movements and transformations
Since the late 1970s, Sonia Corrêa has been involved in research and advocacy activities related to gender equality, health and sexuality. She is the founder of various non-governmental initiatives in Brazil. Between 1992 and 2009 she has been the research coordinator for sexual and reproductive health and rights at DAWN – Development Alternatives with Women for a new Era – a Southern Hemisphere feminist network. In that capacity, she closely followed United Nations negotiations directly
Public Policy, Equity and Growth: a panel discussion
This event is part of a celebration of 25 years on from the LSE project on Taxation, Income Distribution and Incentives run in STICERD by Sir Tony Atkinson, Mervyn King and Professor Lord Stern. The panel brings together a distinguished panel of experts to discuss what we have learned in the intervening period about how public policy can best be structured to support equity and growth. Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, is centennial professor in the Department of Economics at LSE. Peter A. Diamond wa
The Role of International Negotiations in Addressing the Climate Challenge
With frightening evidence for climate change mounting around the globe, from droughts and massive forest fires to melting glaciers and rising sea levels, you might think nations would wish to work together to meet such a grave threat. Instead, as U.S. climate negotiator
Todd Stern reports, there has been only modest progress interna
Investments in our Future: Exploring Space through Innovation and Technology
“I don’t remember Apollo at all,” confesses
Robert Braun, NASA’s chief technologist. “I feel really bad about it.” Nevertheless, he has spent a lot of time reading and thinking about the mission to the moon, and its significance not just for space exploration, but for the nation’s innovative edge and economy.
Some people believe the planet would be better off, at least ecologically, if humans had never evolved. These speakers offer grim evidence that human activities threaten to poison much of life on earth, but they also suggest some new methods for treading more lightly, and perhaps reversing some deadly trends.
“We are in d
A New Conversation with Jack Welch
Jack Welch has never been one to pussyfoot around when it comes to discussions of leadership, and he doesn’t break from form during a lively give-and-take with MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein and an audience of Sloan students.
Schmittlein starts with a series of questions involving the reasons why some top corporations
1 Introductory Remarks
Prof. Jocelyn Monroe, Assistant Professor of Physics, MIT; 2006-2009 Pappalardo Fellow
2 The Hunt for Dark Matter
Dr. James Battat, 2008–2011 Pappalardo Fellow (Dark Matter & Neutrino Physics)
The Standard Model of particle physics cannot account for 80% of the matter in the Universe. This mystery looms large over physics, and has stimulated an international program to identify dark matter. In traditional direct detection experiments, the putative signatures of the interaction of dark matter with a target nucleus are difficult to measure, and are easily mimicked by the vastly more abundant background e