Actividad Física en el Envejecimiento (2011)
El proceso de envejecimiento está asociado a un declive paulatino que con el paso del tiempo acabará deteriorando en mayor o menor medida la estructura y funcionamiento orgánico, afectando a la capacidad funcional y a la capacidad de adaptación de la persona y por consiguiente, a la salud y la calidad de vida. Es por esto que las consideraciones más importantes que deben tener los profesionales de la Actividad Física y el Deporte cuando trabajan con personas mayores deben estar dirigidas a
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Recognizing Priorities: USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity Student Testimonial
Jenny talks about the help she received in goal-setting at the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity, which offers an innovative approach for assisting students with dyslexia, ADHD and other identified learning differences. The center's learning specialists help students explore how they best grasp, retain and retrieve information for later use. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creat
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Finding Their Voice
In the 1920s, thousands of African Americans left the rural South for cities in the North in a movement called "The Great Migration."  Their arrival in New York City marked a period called "The Harlem Renaissance."  In this video segment from A Walk Through Harlem, we learn that only 30 years earlier many of these descendants of slaves had worked as poor sharecroppers. Although slavery had ended, many blacks were still uneducated. Their shift to the urban North was an attempt to e
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Canadian Minerals Yearbook
Part of Natural Resources Canada Minerals and Metals Sector, the Canadian Minerals Yearbook Web site provides mineral industry information from 1994 to 2001. Downloadable files from each year include a Year in Review, Reserves of Selected Major Metals, Recent Production Decisions, and a Mineral and Metal Commodity Review. An example of the information provided comes from the 2001 Review: "In 2000, Canadian reserves of copper, nickel, lead, zinc, molybdenum, silver and gold decreased because ther
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Video Tip of the Week: SNPeffect 4.0
By: OpenHelix This quick tip explores the new version of SNPeffect. For more information and links see http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10257
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Le spectre des Roms. Racialisation, Europe et démocratie

Cette conférence a été enregistrée dans le cadre du colloque Roms, Tsiganes et gens du voyage qui s'est tenu à Caen les 24 et 25 novembre 2011, organisé par le Centre de Recherche sur les Droits Fondamentaux et les Évolutions du Droit (CRDFED). L'objectif était de mieux connaître les populations conce
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Gens du voyage, la naissance d'une catégorie administrative

Cette conférence a été enregistrée dans le cadre du colloque Roms, Tsiganes et gens du voyage qui s'est tenu à Caen les 24 et 25 novembre 2011, organisé par le Centre de Recherche sur les Droits Fondamentaux et les Évolutions du Droit (CRDFED). L'objectif était de mieux connaître les populations concernées et de comprendre comment les politi
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Formation Médicale 2011 – Apport des SHS à la formation médicale.

Titre : Formation Médicale 2011 – Apport des SHS à la formation médicale.
Intervenants : Jean-Claude AMEISEN (Paris).
Résumé : Atelier : Place des sciences humaines dans la Formation Médicale.
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 Etats Généraux de la Formation Médicale (EGFM) : Enjeux, Parcours, Evaluation.
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Comment la sociologie se saisit-elle de la santé, de la maladie et de la médecine? (video)

En parallèle à l'exposition EnQuête de Santé, le MEB / Musée d'Ethnographie de l'Université Bordeaux Segalen et le département d'Anthropologie organisent un cycle de conférence sur le thème de la santé.

Janine Pierret, sociologue au CNRS, raconte comment la Médecine et la Santé, longtemps explorées d'un point de vue sociologique par les seuls médecins, sont enfin devenues de véritables objets d'étude pour les sociologues. Elle retrace notamment les différentes éta
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Java Programming Tutorials
This site is much more than the name implies. In addition to an exhaustive reference on the Java programming language, other tutorials on C#, XML, Python, and JavaScript are available. The Java tutorials are divided into beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections, and sample programs and source code are provided for each topic. Users can test their knowledge of Java by completing a series of question and answer documents. The tutorials are free to view online, but a fee is required to downlo
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Stanford University: Center for the Study of Language and Information
The Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) "is devoted to research in the emerging science of information, computing, and cognition." This "new science" is an interdisciplinary project that developed through a shared interest among computer scientists, linguists, logicians, philosophers, psychologists, and artificial intelligence researchers "in how agents, whether biological or artificial, acquire, process, and convey information." The Center, initiated by researchers from Stan
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Edward O. Wilson
Edward O. Wilson is a name synonymous with ants, sociobiology, and biodiversity. And it's a name that more often than not appears with a mile-long list of accolades trailing it. The University of Alabama offers a more personable introduction to this celebrated scientist, one of the University's most distinguished alums (1). The next site is the homepage of the Department of Entomology at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology, home to one of the "richest and most historically significant" insec
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Mars Exploration Rovers: Home Demos
The Athena Project is collaborative and international effort to land a series of rovers on Mars in 2003. The Mars Exploration Rovers Web site chronicles these efforts, as well as offering various facts and learning activities like those found on the Home Demos page. The seven demos teach kids various things about Mars such as how scientists know there used to be water on Mars; how Mars seems to orbit back and forth; how difficult it is to land on Mars; what the soil on Mars is comprised of; how
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Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST) Observatory Architecture and Performance
Although not scheduled to be launched until 2011, design plans for the Hubble Space Telescope's replacement are already underway. This research paper describes some of the architectural and performance specifications slated for the Next Generation Space Telescope (now called the James Webb Space Telescope). The seven-meter primary mirror will be hexagonal and made up of twelve smaller one-meter mirrors, allowing the observatory to see "objects 400 times fainter than seen from large groundbased t
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Center for Research in Scientific Computation
The Center for Research in Scientific Computation (CRSC), based at North Carolina State University, aims to "foster research in scientific computing and provide a focal point for research in computational science, engineering and applied mathematics." The Center has developed a teaching experimental laboratory "where students are exposed to experimental design and data collection through demos and actual hands-on experience." The Center's multidisciplinary research addresses topics in scientific
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Famous Astronomers and Astrophysicists
D. Mark Manley, a professor in the Physics Department at Kent State University, provides short introductions for almost one hundred famous astronomers and astrophysicists from the Classical Period to the present. By searching either chronologically or alphabetically, users can find out about a given astronomers major successes as well as birth years and places. A link is provided for each scientist listed, offering more in-depth information. Astronomers and historians can find inspiration by lea
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A Well-Tested Eye in the Sky: What U-2 Spy Planes Do over Iraq that Satellites Don't
One of the most important pieces of technology being used to search Iraq for evidence of weapons is a 48-year old spy plane. The U-2, which was first flown in the beginnings of the Cold War, has withstood the test of time and continues to be widely used by the US. This site provides details about the history of the U-2. It also describes many technical aspects involved in flights, such as the advanced sensor systems and pilot life support.
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BotBall Educational Robotics Program
Botball is a workshop and competition presented by the KISS Institute for Practical Robotics. The program offers hands-on learning in robotics and is "designed to engage students in learning the practical applications of science, technology, engineering and math." Registered teams receive KISS Institute's kit of robotics equipment, but teams must have access to a laptop computer and the Internet. Following a workshop, students are given seven weeks to create a team of robots and a weblog documen
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Monterey Bay Aquarium: Live Web Cams
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Web site offers a great set of live Web cams offering views of marine life in Aquarium exhibits and the nearby ocean. The Web cams also serve as "a gateway to information about ocean habitats and conservation topics." Visitors may view live footage between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Pacific Time from a penguin cam, kelp cam, otter cam, Monterey Bay cam, and outer bay cam. The Web site also includes pre-recorded footage of feeding shows -- a nice alternative if the live cams are
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William H. Calvin Books and Articles
The full-text of several books authored by University of Washington professor William H. Calvin are available online. His newest book A Brain for All Seasons (A Scientific American book of the month) is about "what sudden climate flips did to human evolution over the last 2.5 million years." Most of his other books also focus on the subjects of the brain and human evolution. The hyperlinked table of contents makes browsing these texts more manageable. This Web page also includes other informatio
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