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4.3.1 Summary of Section 4
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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1.2 Parenting and parenthood
“I blame the parents!” How often is that phrase used to explain the ills of society and is it valid? This material will consider how important is quality parenting, who judges it, and is its provision the sole responsibility of parents – should parents just be left to get on with it? It explores what parenting actually means, what is meant by quality parenting and, how it can be enhanced and promoted. It is of interest to anyone who is, might become or works with parents.
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Islam and Liberal Democracy: How Tradition Matters (with An-Na'im, Jackson, Moosa, Esposito)
Moderated by Jane McAuliffe, President, Bryn Mawr College. Panelists included Abdullahi An-Na'im, Georgetown University; Sherman Jackson, University of Michigan; Ebrahim Moosa, Duke University; and John Esposito, Georgetown University.
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Boebinger lecture 2 part A
By: icamvideo Boulder summer school 2014 videos
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The Implications of Party Change in Japan: A joint seminar of Georgetown and Waseda Universities
Michael Green, Georgetown University; Takeshi Iida, Waseda University; and Sheila Smith, Council on Foreign Relations discuss US-Japanese relations in an era of party change in Japan.
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'In Defense of Religious Liberty': (with Rabbi David Novak)
Rabbi David Novak discusses the need to ground democratic religious liberty once again in divine law. To introduce Novak's new book, The Berkley Center featured a vigorous discussion between Novak, William Galston of the Brookings Institution, and Georget Weigel of the Ethics and Public Policy Center.
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From Cultural Tensions to Political Conflict: A Dimension of the War of Ideas
Bassam Tibi, author of Islam?s Predicament with Modernity, argues that cultural tensions?if not dealt with and tamed?can escalate and lead to political conflict.
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A life in Intelligence: A Symposium on Richard Helms (Panel 2)
This symposium explores the life and legacy of former CIA Director Richard Helms and the tumultuoous historical role the CIA played during the apex of public mistrust of American foreign policy in Cuba and Vietnam. The second panel titled "Historical Perspectives? features a keynote address by General Michael Hayden of the USAF.
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19th Century Spanish History
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3.4.3 Dam failure
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
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3.3 Dams
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
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1.4 Genetic testing of children
This Unit looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such tests provide genetic information in the form of a predictive diagnosis, and as such are described as predictive tests. Pre-natal diagnosis uses techniques such as amniocentesis to test fetuses in the womb. For example, it is commonly offered to women over 35 to test for Down's syndrome. Childhood testing involves testing children for genetic diseases that may not become a p
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A New Approach to Nuclear Disarmament: Learning from International Humanitarian Law Success
Achieving an end-state of "zero" has emerged as an important policy goal for a number of 21st Century challenges. The most prominent example is the "Global Zero" campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons. Few issues are more appropriate subjects of humanitarian concern and international humanitarian law than the choice, possession, use and misuse of weapons. A body of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Disarmament Treaty Law has been built up over the last century to control and prohibit a ran
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001 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Probability Amplitudes and Quantum States
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Comparative evaluation of ICP-AES and turbidimetric methods for determining extractable sulfur in so
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Discovering 'La Bella Principessa'
Martin Kemp discusses 'La Bella Principessa', a profile portrait of a Milanese lady, a newly rediscovered work by Leonardo Da Vinci. In this podcast, Martin Kemp discusses the discovery of the painting itself and how he felt at the time
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The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day
Judith Priestman, curator of the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 exhibition, where a selection of J.R.R. Tolkien's original artwork which was used to illustrate The Hobbit, was on display to the public.
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020 Further Orbital Angular Momentum, Spectra of L2 and LZ
Twentieth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
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