20.430J Fields, Forces, and Flows in Biological Systems (MIT)
This course covers the fundamental driving forces for transport—chemical gradients, electrical interactions, and fluid flow—as applied to the biology and biophysics of molecules, cells, and tissues.
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the June 3rd 2017 edition
This week: Miami’s homeowners try to fend off climate change, why queens are more warmongering than kings and how the horse shaped the history of mankind
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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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Expectations of the Obama Administration
America saw an historic moment with the inauguration of President Obama, but was it a progressive landmark? Bill Moyers sits down with Columbia law professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams and Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-lacewell about the significance of this milestone and what it means for the future. Then, political columnist and blogger David Sirota and Wall Street Journal columnist Thomas Frank talk with Bill Moyers about the expectation
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Innovation Enriches the 1%, While Increasing Social Mobility
The quickening pace of innovation has made life both sweeter and more unstable for the mega-rich, and given the poor a higher chance of reaching the top.
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LSE SU China Development Forum 2016 - Navigating Complexity - Closing Speech - 18:00 Session 11 [Aud
Speaker(s): See description | The LSE SU China Development Forum (CDF) is the flagship annual conference of the LSE SU China Development Society (CDS). Co-organised with the LSE Asia Research Centre, the CDF provides a platform for students, academics and professionals to exchange ideas and hold in-depth discussions on key issues surrounding China and its development. The 2016 Forum, held at LSE on 30th January 2016 and attended by over 400 delegates, hosted 29 speakers from mainland China, Hong
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Optical Illusions Show How We See
Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out there. 16:31.
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Polar Bear Moving Over Thin Ice and Swimming Between Ice Floes
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a large polar bear in its natural habitat walking and moving over thin ice and swimming between and under large ice chunks. Students will get a close up view of the polar bear swimming under water. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
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Mathematical Modeling of Seismic Waves Emitted by Rock Fractures
Mathematical modeling of seismic waves emitted by rock fractures. Research by Chunfang Meng, Mike Fehler, Doug Miller, and Brad Hager of MIT Earth Resoures Laboratory / Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences. Animation prepared by Chunfang Meng.
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WSU Researcher Investigates D.B. Cooper
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Forty years ago, a man in a dark business suit and tie committed one of the biggest whodunits in U.S. history. D.B. Cooper skyjacked a jetliner and bailed out at 10,000 feet between Seattle and Portland with a parachute and $200,000 in ransom money strapped to his waist. For more about this story, click here:http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=29054&TypeID=1
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Intelligent Life: A walk on America's wild side
Having journeyed through South Dakota's Badlands in countless westerns, Simon Barnes was determined to hear the coyote chorus for himself. He talks to Matthew Sweet about the history of the National Parks, their impact on American culture, and how they are now wilder than ever
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Capitol Crimes
With disgraced lobbyist back in the news and on the big screen in Alex Gibney's new film, CASINO JACK, we re-present Bill Moyers 2006 in-depth exploration of Abramoff and his Washington world. CAPITOL CRIMES investigates the Abramoff lobbying scandal, revealing the web of relationships, secret deals and political manipulation and opening a disturbing window on the dark side of American politics. The fall of Jack Abramoff has exposed a huge web of corruption that still remains vastly unreported b
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Lattice Defects & Mechanical Properties of Materials
Lattice defects and their role on mechanical properties of solid materials are lectured. Topics such as linear elasticity (stress, strain, Hooke's law) and dislocation theory are included.
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Robert G. Kaiser and Parker Palmer
Robert G. Kaiser has been following Beltway politics for THE WASHINGTON POST for nearly 50 years. This week on the Journal, Bill Moyers talks with Kaiser about his new book, SO DAMN MUCH MONEY: THE TRIUMPH OF lOBBYING AND THE CORROSION OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. And, Bill Moyers sits down with Parker J. Palmer, founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage and Renewal, for a conversation about maintaining spiritual wholeness even as the economy and political order seem to come apart. Also, i
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Superbug, Be Gone!
Bacteria is everywhere.  This video addresses good bacteria and bad bacteria and is a short documentary about a new strategy of combatting antibiotic resistance. Run time 06:11.
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Developing high trust work relationships
Learn about trust in the organisational context. This free course, Developing high trust work relationships, introduces the concept of trust, what it means to you and how it may affect your organisation. First published on Mon, 12 Sep 2016 as Author(s): Creator not set

The week ahead: Aux armes, Hollande
Hollande meets with Obama and Putin to talk about how to defeat Islamic State, Britain's chancellor George Osborne will deliver his autumn statement and the Pope visits Africa
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Kids as Inventors
Think Big is a great child led investigative report. This episode introduces Scott Barnhill who came up with his first invention idea at the age of 9. It talks about kids as inventors as well as how ideas become actual inventions.
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