Science Nation - Renewable Energy, a Reality Check in Rural China

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Young engineer takes on a global challenge: Clean and sustainable energy, one village at a time
Abby Watrous learned an important engineering lesson while working in rural China.

For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp

Shanghai model

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Municipal museum model of Shanghai

I-CAMP 2010 Australia Monday July 5 Global Outreach Forum II

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I-CAMP 2010 Australia Monday July 5 Global Outreach Forum II
Parnell Building Rm 222, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
5:30pm Monday July 5, 2010

Roger Pennell's keynote address at the 2010 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Roger Pennell, Vice President of Trait Development at Ceres, Inc., delivers a keynote address at the 5th Annual DOE JGI User Meeting on March 25, 2010.

Bicycles in Shanghai

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A typical morning commute in Shanghai, China

Early Agriculture Left Traces in Animal Bones

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Unraveling the origins of agriculture in different regions around the globe has been a challenge for archeologists. Now researchers from the Carnegie Institution and other organizations writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report finding evidence of early human experiments with grain cultivation in East Asia. They gathered this information from an unlikely source―dog and pig bones.

Research on Chinese Private Entrepreneurship

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An interview presenting the key research results on Chinese private entrepreneurship by the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. In a subtitled interview with Chinese Assistant Professor Zhao Xiaodong, Hans Hendrischke and Mark Greeven discuss the importance of entrepreneurship, the function and professionalisation of networks, innovation in the Chinese IT industry, and the localised nature of the Chinese business environment. These topics are further explored in the book...

NWO Conference: Shift in governance and the emergence of a Chinese business system

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Leading sinologists, economists, and management researchers from Western and Chinese universities came together to discuss the rise of China's economy and the features of its business environment at a conference in Hangzhou, China, in 2006. In this video, they present the most important outcomes of this conference. Speakers include among others Gordon Redding, John Child, and Max Boisot. For more information, visit: www.erim.nl/chinabusiness .

The Biology of Genomes (2008) with Michael Ashburner Interviewed by Orli Bahcall

Michael Ashburner (1942-) is Professor of Biology at the University of Cambridge and is the former Joint-Head of the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI).He was educated at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe and the University of Cambridge, where he received his undergraduate degree (1964) and Ph.D. (1968), both in genetics. He then went to the California Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral fellow with Hershell Mitchell. In 1979, he returned to the Department of Genetics in...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Kathleen R. Johnson

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Reconstructing Asian Monsoon History from Chinese Speleothems; Kathleen R. Johnson, Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine: While we know that modern anthropogenic climate change is superimposed upon significant natural climate variability, the instrumental record of climate is too short to capture the full range of this variability. In order to fully understand and predict future changes, therefore, high-resolution, welldated paleoclimate records are needed to...