17.424 International Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Societies (MIT)
This graduate class is designed as a Ph.D.-level overview of international political economy (IPE), with an emphasis on the advanced industrial countries. It also serves as preparation for the IPE portion of the International Relations general exam. An important goal of the course is to use economic theories to identify the welfare effects, distributional consequences, and security implication of foreign economic policy decisions, and to use the tools of political science to analyze how interest
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Amusing introduction to beryllium
This introduction to the element beryllium (atomic number 4) covers its main uses and properties.  It is very toxic, invisible to x-rays, expensive, and used in some high-tech equipment.  Those working with beryllium are advised not to lick their fingers.  Combines amusing demonstrations with talking to the camera by a wild-haired chemistry professor.  Part of a series called Author(s): No creator set

The Numeral Four

Excellent video for young learners about the number 4.  The words are big enough to be seen in a pre-school classroom. There is no sound--just text and images. Some of the words and images are advanced. (03:05)

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3.1 How do organisms take up iron?

Nearly all organisms are able to take up iron. However, only a handful of organisms have had their iron-uptake chemistry studied. The organism that has received most attention (other than human) is a single-cell, prokaryotic bacterium (found in the human large intestine and elsewhere), called Escherichia coli (abbreviated to E.coli), a high-resolution image of which is shown in Author(s): The Open University

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the meaning of the emboldened terms and symbols, and use them appropriately

  • state the equation of continuity and use it in simple problems

  • state the conditions under which Ampère's law is true and explain why it does not apply more generally

  • state the Ampère–Maxwell law and explain why it has a greater domain of validity than Ampère's law

  • state and name the
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1.1.5 Late-onset single-gene disorders

An individual might know that a late-onset disease such as Huntington's disease (HD) is present in their immediate family and that they might have inherited the disease gene(s). The problems of genetic testing for HD revolve around the fact that it is pre-symptomatic.

One dilemma is the long delay between testing positive and developing the clinical symptoms of the disorder in middle age. Is it better not to know and live in hope, or as one victim cried ‘get it over, I'm so tir
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Holocaust survivor talks about looking after the children at the Selvino children's home
http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/dp_camps_italy/index.asp The exhibition “DP Camps and Hachsharot in Italy after the War”, brings the story of the many thousands of Holocaust survivors in the dozens of DP camps that operated in Italy after World War II. While these camps served as temporary transit stations for the survivors, it was there that they also started to cope with the enormity of their loss, at the same time preparing themselves for a new chapter in their lives with the
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01B - Introduction à la culture numérique (CN16-17) (suite) (audio)

Cours commun de culture numérique 2016-2017 - Hervé Le Crosnier

Cours commun M1-DNR2i, Licence Professionnelle ATP, M1-EMT, M1-ESPE, M2-MDS, M2-Green

Cours 1
16 septembre
- Introduction : qu’entend-on par culture numérique

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23 septembre
- Histoire technique et sociale de l'informatique et de l'internet

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30 septembre - Le ...
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2.1.1 The morality play

Before looking at the play's opening scene I should add a brief note on the medieval morality play, the type of drama on which Marlowe draws in adapting The Damnable Life for the stage. After the Prologue and Faustus's long opening speech, you may have been startled by the appearance of the Good and Evil Angels. Even if you had expected to find supernatural beings in a play about a man who sells his soul to the devil, the Good and Evil Angels may have struck you as strange, perh
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3.5 Summary

Phenomenologists focus on how bodies are experienced at a subjective and intersubjective (relational) level. Phenomenological psychologists seek to transcend the mind-body dualism, arguing that all we have is an intelligent body, with the body and mind one and the same: not simply biology; we are our body and, through this, perform selfhood. This bodily experience is also often pre-reflective and extra-discursive – we experience and use our body before we think about it. And it is through u
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Garageband Tutorial - How to use Garageband to make Music
In this ten minute Apple Garageband tutorial the various ways students and others can use Garageband to make presentations. The video moves rapidly and so it would be of benefit to stop the video after each element is explained.
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Rupinder Brar on Relativity, Einstein, and How to Stay Young
Rupinder Brar lectures on the topic of Einstein's special relativity theory and it's explanation of time dilation and simultaneity. The lecture is entitled Relativity, Einstein, the Speed of Light and How to Stay Young.
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Valley Forge, 1777 (The American Revolution)
When the Continental Army made camp at Valley Forge during the American Revolution, times were tough. The winter was bitter cold, and there was disease and hunger. (01:30)

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4 From DNA to RNA: transcription

In the process of transcription, the information in a gene, i.e. the DNA base sequence, is copied, or transcribed, to form an RNA molecule. RNA is therefore an intermediary in the flow of information from DNA to protein. Before we consider the details of transcription, we will first look at the structure of RNA.

The name ribonucleic acid suggests that RNA is chemically related to DNA. Like DNA, RNA is a chain of nucleotides.

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand some of the ways in which genetic knowledge could affect medical practice, in particular in relation to predictive medicine

  • understand how populations are screened for conditions such as phenylketonuria and whether screening could be used for carriers of recessive genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis

  • understand how gene chips may be used to screen for large numbers of genes at once,
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Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Dr Paulo de Martino Jannuzzi
Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Dr Paulo de Martino Jannuzzi, Brazil.
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#253: Sedimental journey: Probing climate's buried past to predict our future

Paleoclimatologist Prof Jonathan Overpeck describes how research into uncovering the earth’s climate history generates important insights about our climate future. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.