What is a fire resistance rating?
The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully controlled test setting for a specified period of time. This is a paper that discussed the implications and meaning of the tern for walls and builing membranes made with gypsum.
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Highlights from 2009
In this week's podcast, we look back at some of the highlights from 12 months of Planet Earth podcasts, and look ahead to some of the big stories expected in 2010.
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DNA, RNA, and Protein Extraction: The Past and The Present
This is a review article that provides an overview of the molecular techniques in DNA, RNA, and protein isolation, past and present. It discusses manual procedures and the accompanying difficulties involved. It discusses the advantages of automated procedures that can signifincatly increase efficiency and accuracy while minimizing cross-contamination. 
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Auburn vs. Mississippi State (1949)
"A well pleased body of 20,000 students and alumni saw Auburn thoroughly trounce Mississippi State 25 to 6 in Auburn's annual homecoming classic. The game was played in the newly dedicated Hare Stadium before the largest crowd ever to attend a sports event in Auburn. It was Auburn all the way as the Tigers coasted to their first S.E.C. victory since 1947. With Tidwell in the driver's seat the Tigers played their best offensive game of the season. Tidwell scored two touchdowns, Lagner added anoth
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Five In The Bed - A Subtraction Song
A librarian uses a felt board show what happens when there are "Five in the Bed" and one says, "Roll over."  The children sing and perform the actions with the librarian during a story time. (1:35)
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George Washington in a Nutshell
A brief animated video summarizing the life and major achievements of George Washington.
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Food and Nutritional Sciences. Dept. University of Reading

thumbnailThe website of the Dept of Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Reading provides details of first and higher degree studies, and research projects in food science and technology, biotechnology applications, nutrition and c
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Teaching Science and Maths - POSTreport December 1996
POSTreports are intended to give UK Members of Parliament an overview of issues based on the evidence available to government and were compiled by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and then the ESRC. This briefing dates back to 1996 and looks at supply and demand for school science and maths teachers and the implications for teaching quality.
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World history Documents

WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
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U.S.-Cuba Relations: The Beginning of a Long Thaw?
To the dismay of these seasoned Cuba specialists, the Obama administration is not pursuing a rapid thaw in relations with the Castro regime. While there appears no speedy end to 50 years of icy antipathy toward Cuba, the speakers detect a few hopeful signs of warming in recent times.

Wayne Smith has seen opportunities f

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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
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San Juan Capistrano and San Miguel Missions, Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama
This image is part of a series of color photographs of the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) San Juan Capistrano and San Miguel Missions ... The AVE MARIA GROTTO consists of over 125 miniature reproductions of famous churches, shrines and buildings from all over the world. Encompassing an area of over three acres, this miniature fairyland was built by a Benedictine Monk, Brother Joseph. He has spent over 40 years in making this scenic spot, using all kinds of jewelry,
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Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy
Gara LaMarche believes the nation’s charitable organizations have lost “moral clarity,” growing more concerned with “the fix, the intervention, than about reasons for doing or caring about what is right.”

After many decades laboring in large, private foundations, LaMarche has an intimate perspective on this dr

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Jenkins’ Farewell: Reflections on a Career at MIT
In conversation with William Uricchio, Henry Jenkins returns to reflect on his time at MIT and offers insights into MIT’s culture, his new life at USC, and the state of digital cultures, new media and collective intelligence.

Jenkins shares that complex feeling of loving and hating MIT, at the same time and often wit

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Alabama Polytechnic Institute Varsity Football Team, 1904
This image is a black and white photograph of the 1904 Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University) varsity football team. The postcard has the names of players Street, Moon, Foy, Little Pat, Runt Perkins, Josiah Hournoy(?), Lacy, Rendler, and Donahue written on it, but the names are not tied to the places of the players in the photograph. Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at caudlda@auburn.edu.
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Mary Martin Hall, Auburn University 1
This image is a colorized photograph showing the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn, Ala.) library. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. This building was renamed Mary Martin Hall for former university librarian Mary Martin and converted to offices and classrooms following the construction of a new, larger library.
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Campus Scene, circa 1909, Auburn University 1
This image is a color photograph showing a scene on the campus of Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala., circa 1909. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Miss Bernice Lowe, Opelika, Ala., postmarked May 11, 1909.
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Architectural Building, Auburn University
This image is a colorized photograph showing the Architectural Building, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala. Alabama Polytechnic Institute is the former name of Auburn University. Postcard folder text: (back) Souvenir folder of Auburn, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala.
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Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Opelika, Alabama 1
This image is a pen and ink drawing of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Opelika, Ala., in 1872. Postcard text: (back) Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Opelika, Ala. First church erected 1862. This was destroyed by tornado in 1869. Easter, 1872, the corner stone of present building was laid.
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Azalea Trail, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of an azalea trail in Mobile, Ala.
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