Type 1 diabetes is an attack on the body by the immune system — the body produces antibodies that attack insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas. Doctors often diagnose this type of diabetes in childhood and early adulthood. The trigger that causes the body to attack itself has been elusive; but many research studies have suggested viruses could be the root. The latest links that viruses that live in our intestines may yield clues as to which children might develop type 1 diabetes.
During the millions of years they've been on earth horseshoe crabs have developed a trick that can save our lives even now — and may be especially useful in the fight against healthcare-associated infections.
The growing list of dangerous antibiotic resistant organisms has just acquired three new members. Researchers have discovered three new species of Klebsiella bacteria, all of which can cause life-threatening infections and have genes that make them resistant to commonly used antibiotics.
Alzheimer's disease — an irreversible, progressive brain disorder — is the sixth leading cause of death in the US and more than afflicts 5 million Americans. As if those numbers aren't scary enough, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expect that number to nearly triple by 2050.
Google is the biggest and best search engine on Earth, and if you are a webmaster and want your website to be a big success it would really behoove you to know as much about how it works as possible. The Google Webmasters series of videos and website were created to teach webmasters, SEO professionals, and others how Google works by answering their questions and giving them insights into how they can best integrate and utilize Google's functionality to improve their business. This video will ...
So you've found all the Romulus Lairs and collected all the Borgia flags - now you just need to find the treasure room! This tutorial shows you where to access it and what sort of goodies you can find inside!
New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 165th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use a logical formula to extract values associated with dates occurring in the next two weeks.
New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly advanced as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 518th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the INDEX, SMALL, IF, COLUMN, COLUMNS, COUNTIF and MIN functions to extract and display vendor names when multiple vendors are ties for a low bid.
Skill books, which have been carried over from Fallout 3, are a great way of getting an edge on your skills by adding an extra 3 to the skill that the book is associated with! In this two-part video you will get the locations of all the skill books in the Mojave Wasteland!
Oh, no! Visual Basic macros are no longer supported in Excel 2008 for Mac, which might make things a little difficult for you if you're used them a lot in the past, or if somebody else gives you spreadsheets using them. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to deal with Visual Basic macros in this how-to video.
In a time of ubiquitous electronics, soldering is an essential skill. Fortunately, if you don't already know how it's done, it's an easy skill to pick up and the tools and associated materials can be had for cheap. This video tutorial from MAKE will get you started. For more information, and to get started using a soldering iron yourself, take a look.
If you're interested in changing the recommended items presented to you each time you open the shop in League of Legends, check out this guide. You will need to have access to your Riot Games and League of Legends directories first.
"My Heat Will Go On" by Celine Dion made her the biggest artist in the world for a time after the release of Titanic, the film with which it will always be associated. Watch this video to learn how to play the whole song on solo piano, which might be the most romantic thing that you could ever do.
Watch the world famous Trophy Hunters destroy God of War 3 on the PlayStation 3. In this video series, watch them show you how to play Mount Olympus in God of War 3. They cover the whole level and all the little tips and tricks associated with beating it, so pay close attention.
With the help of magician Dan Martin, you'll learn the steps to escape from a straitjacket! Hopefully you won't find yourself in a serious situation where you need to escape from a straitjacket, but if you want to simply impress your friends or put on a magic show, this video is a great tutorial for you.
This video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know. But wait... what do algorithms have to do with notation? Well, in an algorithm you have a sequence of letters that tell you which sides of the cube you want to turn. Each of the six sides of the Rubik's Cube are associated with a letter and a symbol that tel...
If you want to know more about the science of the human body, just stop right here at this video tutorial on the dissection of the perineum. This anatomical look at the pelvic outlet will show you right down to the bone, then will show you the osteology of the split pelvis, which is a pelvis in which the symphysis pubis is absent and the pelvic bones are separated, usually associated with exstrophy of the bladder. You'll check out both female and male pelvic regions in this educational look a...
If you failed your anatomy class in that medical college you so dearly paid for, you might want to think about taking it again. To help you out, just watch this video tutorial on dissecting a human, concentrating on the pelvic outlet. So, get out your scalpel and learn how to cut away to the bladder and the pelvic outlet, in which we see a split pelvis, which is a pelvis in which the symphysis pubis is absent and the pelvic bones are separated, usually associated with exstrophy of the bladder.
There are about fifteen states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, plasma, et cetera. Plasma is commonly found in stars, and is a rare natural phenomenon here on Earth. In this video, I show you how to make artificial plasma in your microwave.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
When working in a production environment it is a common need to send a model, along with all of it's associated files off to another artist. Blender makes this quite easy by allowing you to pack (compress) all of the external data associated with the model into the .blend. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free ...
Pink is a soft and festive shade that has been associated with amor and Cupid for ages. As such, wearing the pretty hue on your face also endows your complexion with a sweet, loving glow.
Frame labels are titles associated with certain segments of content (such as playing a tutorial in sequence and assigning each clip a separate frame label). This tutorial shows you how to set up a custom navigation system for your frame labels, so users can switch back and forth between segments.
Tribulus is an herb that is found all over the world and is often thought of as a weed, however many take it as a testosterone booster, sexual enhancer or appetite suppressant. In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian will walk you through tribulus and make sure you are informed before you decide to take it. He will also detail all of the possible side effects and debunk any rumors associated with the herb.
Aperture's metadata inspector is a one-stop location for editing the metadata associated with your images. Some of this metadata is automatically stored within the image files of your digital camera, and aperture automatically reads it when you import your photos. You can add other metadata, such as keywords, yourself.
Snowballs are usually associated with the winter holidays and Christmas (who could forget the most famous snowball of all time, Frosty?). But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy their plump, cute round shape the rest of the year?
This is something every pilot should know: tailstrikes. What are they? It's when the tail of your aircraft smacks (strikes) the runway, either during landing or takeoff. During takeoff with a fixed-wing aircraft, it could happen because of a pilot pulling up too rapidly. During landings, it could happen when a pilot flares too aggressively. Either way, it needs to be avoided.
Jazz music, along the lines of jazz greats like Coltrane and Thelonius Monk, is usually associated with the piano and the sax (as well as backup clarinets, oboes, etc.). But an equally fit instrument for playing jazz tunes is the acoustic guitar, which offers a light contrast to the larger, deeper toned instruments.
Core strength is often associated with the practice of pilates, but having a strong midsection is just as important in pilates' sister practice, yoga. With all the flow between down dogs and vinyasas, it's important to keep your body steady and your core engaged.
Short skateboards are more associated with doing tricks than their longboard cousins, but that doesn't mean there aren't gnarly moves that you can do while you're riding downhill on your longboard. This video will show you how to do a stalefish grab on a longboard. You may know this move as an air from shortboarding, but on a longboard you don't even need to jump to do it! Watch this, then get out to your local hill and try it out.
In mathematics, the order of operations define the priority in which complex equations are solved. The top priority is your parenthesis, then exponents, followed by multiplication and division, and finally addition and subtraction (PEMDAS). This video tutorial demonstrates the order of operation with various examples and explains the associated methodology. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autod...
Meter, specifically iambic pentameter, can be used to analyze a poem. Iambic pentameter is used in poetry and drama and describes a particular rhythm that words establish in each line. Rhythm is created through the stressing and un-stressing of syllables. Small groups of syllables are called feet. A foot is a group of two or three syllables and will often contain a stressed and an unstressed syllable. Iambic describes the type of foot that is used. Pentameter indicates that a line of poetry h...
Add some spice to dinner tonight by cooking up some exciting Indian fare! Cook up a delicious stew with ground beef, common spices found in most kitchens, and some versatile, delicious spices commonly associated with Indian cooking. You might not coriander or turmeric in your kitchen right now, but this is the perfect opportunity to add them to your culinary ventures. This dish is healthy and savory and is sure to bring some exciting new flavors to your kitchen and dining room table!
There is a new function in MS Excel 2010 called ‘Sparkline’ which helps you quickly find trends associated with a set of data. To create Sparkline, you can go to ‘Insert’ tab and then select ‘Sparkline’ section and then select the graph type. After you enter the data range and location range, the Sparkline will show up indicating the trend based on the data range you identified earlier. You can change the types and styles of your Sparkline easily. As the video demonstrates, whenever you use E...
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels shows how to create a custom profile provider to store and retrieve data associated with a user profile in SQL Server tables separate from the standard ASP.NET membership provider’s aspnet_Profile table. The principles covered in this video will apply to creating profile providers for other databases like Access and Oracle. After learning how to create the custom profile provider we learn how to install the provider in a web site and see a demonstration of l...
This video tutorial is for educational purposes only. See how to pick a normal lock with a tension allen wrench and a small screwdriver.
Uninstalling an app on your Mac isn't as straightforward as you would think. When you drag and drop an app into the Trash, then empty it, the main app itself may be gone, but many associated files and folders are left behind. So how do you get rid of them? There are a couple of ways.
This video tutorial from butterscotch presents how to change file associations on your computer.File association is a link between a certain type of file (.doc, .gif, .txt) with a particular program.For example text files are by default associated with Notepad application.So if you double-click text file it will be automatically opened in this program.In case you want to open this file in a different type of program, you need to change the file association.To do that, right click the file, th...
Interested in chakras? Boost the seven energy centers from the base of your spine to the top of your head for optimum health and vitality. Learn how to awaken chakras with help from this video.
Awakening the sixth chakra – known as the third eye – also awakens your sixth sense, and unlocks psychic potential. In this tutorial, learn how to harness your spirituality and get in touch with your third eye.