Plenary 5: P5-1, 5-2, and P5-3 (July 29, 2011)
P5-1 Latest Results in Heavy Falvour Physics - Guy Wilkinson

P5-2 Seeking the Origin of Mass: Higgs Searches at Colliders - Wade Fisher

P5-3 Dark Matter in the Era of Data-Neal Weiner

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The March of Technology
Moore’s law and energy efficiency emerge as themes in these two lectures on past and future progress in microprocessors and robotics.

Back in the old days, recalls Rodney Brooks, people were not allowed near computers, because the smoke from human cigarettes might damage delicate machinery. Then humans had to s

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2.1 Ron revisited

In Case Report 1 you met Ron. Ron is 59 years old, has a BMI of 31 and a central obesity ratio of 0.96, indicating that he is moderately obese, with the fat concentrated in his abdomen, rather than his hips. Clearly a number of factors, some environmental, others relating to Ron's age and all interacting with Ron's genetic constitution, may help to provide an explanation. Let's look at some of these factors in a little more detail. It is clear that Ron enjoys a comfortable lifestyle with litt
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Neurasthenia is the old-fashioned name for what was later called ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) and still more recently CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). The poem is a rarity because it is in the voice of the patient. It is over 100 years old. But nothing has changed, as you can see from this essay by a learned doctor of the time: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2621644/pdf/jnma00852-0022.pdf The only change has been the name which reflects what doctors currently believe to be the
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Meet the new Spider-Man
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Risk-Based and Risk-Informed Regulation Fall 2007
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Saving the Commons: A Simulation for Understanding the Need for Collaboration to Resolve Environment
This simulation was created by Dr. Robert S. Dooley of Oklahoma State University and Dr. Gerald Fryxell of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. It is based on "The Tragedy of the Commons" by Garrett Hardin. The simulation demonstrates the role of collaboration and trust in solving environmental problems. Students act as managers of industries that border on a lake and use the water as a resource. Profits are related to water quality, but each industry also releases pollutants into the lake. The
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Friction and Heat -- The Science of Speed
This 5:25 long video shows how friction always creates heat in race cars.  Brakes and tires depend on friction to work, but more friction isn't always better. In the engine, friction is never good and engine builders use everything from oil to high-tech coatings to get a little extra horsepower. A good lesson to show students how friction impact their life.
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Editing the Declaration of Independence
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11th Annual Mary Frances Early Lecture
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CIDMEF Libreville 2011 – Soutenir les professionnels de santé.

Titre : CIDMEF Libreville 2011 – Soutenir les professionnels de santé.
Intervenant (s) : Abdel Kader TRAORE (Bamako – MALI)
Résumé : Soutenir les professionnels de santé là où on en a le plus besoin : l’exemple d’une collaboration RAFT/UNFM.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors des XVIIIème Journées Universi
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GSCMI Fall 2009 Conference - Session 1
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