Gregory Maguire: 2011 National Book Festival
Author Gregory Maguire appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Gregory Maguire is the author of more than a dozen novels for children and many novels for adults, including "Wicked," the basis of the smash Broadway musical of the same name. Formerly a professor of children's literature at Simmons College, he is a co-founder of the Foundation for Children's Books and of Children's Literature New England Inc. Maguire is also one of the writers of "The Exquisite Corpse Advent
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Interview - Resa Provanzano, Women's Volleyball
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Brazil's Christ the Redeemer turns green for St Patrick's Day
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Barberism
Barbering was big business a century ago. It required the right equipment. This segment considers a 1920s salesman sample of a barber chair that was a cut above the rest.
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Dictionary of American Regional English
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/features/dare/ Contradicting the popular notion that American English has become homogenized, the Dictionary of American Regional English demonstrates that our language still has distinct and delightful local character. With the arrival of Volume V, readers now have the full panoply of American regional vocabulary, from Adam's housecat to Zydeco. In this video, DARE Chief Editor Joan Houston Hall and Wordnik Founder Erin McKean explain the history and significance
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Cofilin severs the ties between cytokinetic nodes
Cytokinetic nodes are precursor structures that assemble into the actomyosin contractile ring that separates daughter cells in cytokinesis. Chen and Pollard describe how the actin-severing protein cofilin promotes the rapid formation of a complete contractile ring by limiting the actin-based connections between individual nodes. This biosights episode presents the paper by Chen and Pollard from the October 31, 2011, issue of The Journal of Cell Biology, and includes an interview with authors Qia
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Proton Therapy Treatment for Brain Tumors
Download podcast: http://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/what-brain-tumors-are-best/id431848216?i=... Proton therapy treatment for brain tumors is the best option for certain cases of brain tumors. Proton therapy causes fewer side effects than traditional radiation and major long term complications are avoided. Radiation is delivered as a proton beam directly to the brain tumor site, sparing healthy tissue. Proton therapy treatment should especially be considered if the affected area includes both
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Definitions, Proofs and Examples 1
Discussion of questions relating to: set inclusions and set equalities; sums of subsets of the real line; examples showing the difference between sum and union. Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.
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Chem 203, Lecture 16. Friday, October 28. The Importance of 13C Chemical Shifts in Structure and Ste
A lecture for the Chem 203: Organic Spectroscopy course.
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Pharmacotherapeutics of Infectious Disease
The module contains the following levels: Review of the Gram Stain Review of the Lab Culture Growth Qualities Review of Chemical Properties Morphology of the Gram Positive Cocci Grouping the Streptococci Gram Stain Results of the Aerobic Bacilli Gram Stain Results of the Cocci Gram Stain Results of the Anaerobic Bacilli Miscellaneous Classifications Classifying Fungi Aerobic versus Anaerobic Defending the Host Location of the Normal Flora Sterile versus Nonsterile Localized versus Systemic Indic
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This is the form used by University of Ghana College of Health Sciences in order to solicit informed patient consent to record certain procedures and interactions for use as OER. 

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Educational Psychology
All things considered, there is a lot to learn about teaching, and much of it comes from educational psychology. Teaching as a career has distinctive features now that did not figure as prominently in its profile a generation ago. The features make it more exciting in some ways, as well as more challenging, than in the past. From a teacher’s point of view, the changes mean learning knowledge and skills—and practicing them—that were less important in teachers’ repertoires in earlier time
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Aggie Astronaut Mike Fossum Visits With Texas A&M From Space Station
Former Texas A&M University student Mike Fossum '80, currently aboard the International Space Station, answered questions from a crowd of more than 200 Texas A&M engineering and physics students during a live chat on campus Oct. 28. Fossum is expected to return to Earth later this month.
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Carnegie Sports Weekly: S2 - Ep 02: Football
As to be expected of the national game, football is one of the most popular and largest clubs at Leeds Met boasting 5 teams. The club prides itself on its strength in depth which means that most teams play in divisions against higher opposition. The club boasts a range of players from professional clubs, county squads through to local community clubs, schools and Colleges. Our aim is to develop players and to allow them to "enjoy" playing at the highest level possible whilst continuing their edu
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Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
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PC Lube and Tune
The objective of PC Lube and Tune "is to supply usable introductions, tutorials, and education on technical subjects to the large audience of computer users." For example, an article added January 20, 2003, looks at the history and evolution of the graphical user interface. The author demonstrates how computers interpret items such as the mouse, toolbars, and menus. Another article explains the basics of Web standards, such as HTML and XML, and how they are used to encode information. Not all of
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2011 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient - Sybil Seitzinger
Sybil Seitzinger '82 '92 of Stockholm, executive director of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, is an international leader in investigating the causes and consequences of environmental change. IGBP is a worldwide network of thousands of scientists who are addressing the problem of global change. Issues range from climate change, to coastal vulnerability, to air pollution, to land use. A pioneering scientist who recently served as president of
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SFSP Lille 2011 – Les expertises en santé publique

Titre : SFSP Lille 2011 – Les expertises en santé publique
Intervenant(s) : Denis Zmirou-Navier, Nutrition-Génétique et risques environnementaux IN SERM U 954 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy
Département Santé, Environnement, Travail EHESP Rennes
Résumé : Le congrès 2011 de la SFSP est centré sur les expertises en santé publique. Son but est de contribuer à clarifier les différentes définitions de l’expertise et l’organisation de sa production dans notre pays. Se
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Obama impressed with Noda's bold vision
Nov 13 - US President Barack Obama says he was "extremely impressed" with Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's "bold vision". Rough cut (No reporter narration)
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