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  • Barzellotti, Giacomo, 1768-1839. (1885)
  • Grossman, Daniel (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    As global warming continues, the massive ice caps at Earth’s poles are melting at an increasingly alarming rate. Water once safely anchored in glacial ice is surging into the sea. The flow could become a deluge, and millions ...
  • Zimbardo, Philip G.; Duncan, Nikita (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Why are young men failing socially, sexually, and in school? Is the rampant overuse of video games and online porn causing the demise of guys? Celebrated psychologist Philip Zimbardo and co-author Nikita Duncan, authors ...
  • Digital Futures Task Force (2010-03-22)
    A draft of the Open Access policy proposed to the faculty of Duke University by a Provost-appointed task force on the digital future. The policy was adopted by the University Academic Council as presented in this document ...
  • Daniel, Linda; Herndon, Joel; Miller, Shawn (Duke University Libraries, 2011-11)
    The Duke University Libraries’ strategic plan, “Sharpening our Vision, 2010-2011,” places an emphasis on our ability to interact with faculty, staff and students at multiple points in their research, teaching, learning, ...
  • Laughlin, Harry Hamilton (1922)
  • Marks, Nic (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Much of modern life is based on the assumption that happiness comes from economic prosperity. Many -- politicians, media and citizens alike -- seem to assume the goal of government is to keep the economy moving. Here, Nic ...
  • Hornthal, Jim (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Scouring the Internet for an answer to a complex question is not only frustrating but often futile. Asking a search engine where to take your next vacation or what film you might enjoy often results in a deluge of useless, ...
  • Enriquez, Juan; Gullans, Steve (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    There have been at least 25 prototype humans. We are but one more model, and there is no evidence evolution has stopped. Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans, two of the world's most eminent science authors, researchers, and ...
  • Rothbart, Davy (TED Conferences, 2013)
    What do the questions we ask others, even complete strangers, reveal about ourselves? And can the answers we seek shape our own lives and dreams? Davy Rothbart wants to know. Rothbart — a writer, reporter, and documentary ...
  • Khanna, Ayesha; Khanna, Parag (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Political scientists Ayesha and Parag Khanna (whom Esquire magazine calls one of the 75 people who will influence the 21st century) declare that we are rapidly moving from a point of co-existence with technology to a phase ...
  • Mufson, Steven (2013-04-24)
    The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has enflamed the bitter fight over America's energy future. Opponents of the 1,700-mile pipeline, which is designed to bring oil extracted from Canadian tar sands down to the US, say it ...
  • Tabarrok, Alex (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Unemployment, fear, and fitful growth tell us the economy is stagnating. The recession, however, is just the tip of iceberg. We have deeper problems. Most importantly, the rate of innovation is down. Patents, which were ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2011-06)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Armstrong, Rachel S. (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    What will the city of the future look like? More like an ever-changing and vibrant garden than a static set of buildings and blocks. In Living Architecture: How Synthetic Biology Can Remake Our Cities and Reshape Our Lives, ...
  • Gallop, Cindy (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    In Make Love Not Porn: Technology's Hardcore Impact on Human Behavior, Cindy Gallop talks about the personal experiences and research that inspired her to give her legendary TEDTalk "Make Love Not Porn" -- and the explosive ...
  • Miller, Alisa (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Media Makeover: Improving the News One Click at a Time is a bird’s-eye view on how “news” is made -- and how readers and viewers can re-make it. Alisa Miller, CEO of Public Radio International, lays out what's missing from ...