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Jack Szostak (Harvard/HHMI) Part 1: The Origin of Cellular Life on Earth

Jack Szostak (Harvard/HHMI) Part 1: The Origin of Cellular Life on Earth

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 14, 2019

My name is Jack Szostak, I’m a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, I’m an Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital, where my labs are, and I’m also an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In this lecture, what I’d like to tell you about is recent advances in work from my lab on […]

Eutrophication Explained

Eutrophication Explained

By Micah Moen 52 Comments August 13, 2019

[birds chirping, water flowing] [music] Plants require several things to grow. Most of us know that they need things like water, sunlight, and CO2, but plants also need a variety of nutrients as well: things like nitrogen and phosphorus. Usually, plants will get all the required nutrients from the soil through their roots. But, when […]

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

Mass layoffs and record profits at the same time, manager salaries, scarcity of natural resources and imminent climate catastrophe, morally questionable advertising, child labor, corporate fraud, financial crisis and the “Occupy Wall Street” movement … These are just a few examples you may have heard about under the topics of sustainability business ethics or corporate […]

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats – BBC Four

Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes – The Joy of Stats – BBC Four

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 11, 2019

Visualization is right at the heart of my own work – I teach global health And I know having the data is not enough. I have to show it in ways people both enjoy and understand Now, I’m going to try something I’ve never done before Now, I’m going to try something I’ve never done […]

MIT150 – The Ecosystem: Nurturing Entrepreneurship – 2011 Sesquicentennial Celebrations Documentary

MIT150 – The Ecosystem: Nurturing Entrepreneurship – 2011 Sesquicentennial Celebrations Documentary

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 9, 2019

[MUSIC PLAYING] ANNOUNCER: Ready, set– AUDIENCE: Yes. PRESENTER: Did you know that up to 50% of the food produced in developing countries rots? PRESENTER 2: I think I can predict the Supreme Court– PRESENTER 3: Our company has designed– PRESENTER 4: Enabling water treatment technology to support the unconventional natural gas industry. PRESENTER 5: And […]

[Agra News] ENGINEERING STUDENTS MAKE ECO FRIENDLY BY MODIFIED SCOTTY / THE NEWS INDIA

[Agra News] ENGINEERING STUDENTS MAKE ECO FRIENDLY BY MODIFIED SCOTTY / THE NEWS INDIA

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 8, 2019

Considering the level of pollution in Agra’s Tajani, three engineering students of Green University Dayalbagh University of Agra jointly made the eco-friendly by modifying the scooter. Considering the level of pollution in Agra’s Tajani, three engineering students of Green University Dayalbagh University of Agra jointly made the eco-friendly by modifying the scooter. Considering the level […]

SAVE OUR PLANET – Climate change damaging marine ecosystems

SAVE OUR PLANET – Climate change damaging marine ecosystems

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 6, 2019

SAVE OUR PLANET… Oceans suffocating due to climate change. According to a new study published in Science magazine, the Earth’s seas are fast on their way to becoming over-saturated with human-caused greenhouse gases. The study highlighted a spectrum of factors whose impact has grown especially in the past decade — rapid warming, changing current patterns, […]

Jerry Melillo MIT 2006 – Environmental Stresses & Terrestrial Biosphere’s Capacity to Store Carbon

Jerry Melillo MIT 2006 – Environmental Stresses & Terrestrial Biosphere’s Capacity to Store Carbon

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 3, 2019

[MUSIC PLAYING] MARIA ZUBER: Welcome to the annual Kendall lecture. In association with this lecture, one of things we do is award the MIT Global Habitability Award. And here to talk a little bit about the award is Mr. Fred Middleton, who’s sponsoring the award. And Fred graduated from MIT in 1971 with a degree […]

Why do we have to wear sunscreen? – Kevin P. Boyd

Why do we have to wear sunscreen? – Kevin P. Boyd

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 3, 2019

Most of us think of the Sun as our friend. It helps plants grow, keeps us warm, and who doesn’t love to lie on the beach on a sunny day? But for all of it’s good qualities, the Sun can also be harmful in large amounts. That’s why we invented sunscreen. The purpose of sunscreen […]

Lecture 11  Work   Kinetic Energy   Potential Energy   Conservative Forces   Conservation of Mechanical Energy   Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

Lecture 11 Work Kinetic Energy Potential Energy Conservative Forces Conservation of Mechanical Energy Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

By Micah Moen 14 Comments August 2, 2019

they we will talk exclusively about work and energy first let's do one dimensional case the work that a force is doing when that force is moving from point A to point B one dimensional this point a and here is point B and the force is along that direction or either in this direction […]