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Alabama State Bank, Decatur, Ala.
This image is a colorized photograph of a branch of the old Alabama State Bank in Decatur, Ala. Postcard text: (back) Oldest bank building in the State of Alabama, erected before the war between the states [Civil War]. C.T. American Art Colored.
Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Nearly 100 years ago, the building of the present Cathedral of Immaculate Conception was begun to take the place of the old Cathedral of the same name, that was built when Mobile was a French posession.
Endometrial Cancer: Socioeconomic Status and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Stage at Diagnosis, Treatm
Objective. We evaluated the association between socioeconomic status and racial/ ethnic differences in endometrial cancer stage at diagnosis, treatment, and survival. Methods. We conducted a population-based study among 3656 women. Results. Multivariate analyses showed that either race/ethnicity or income, but not both, was associated with advanced-stage disease. Age, stage at diagnosis, and income were independent predictors of hysterectomy. African American ethnicity, increased age, aggressi
Cicero, Pro Caelio § 69 (Natural)
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Ozark. Alabama Land Use Plan
This document is a city plan for Ozark, Ala. dated October 25, 2007. Contents: Introduction to the plan -- Citywide development concept -- Major development components -- Green infrastructure -- Gateways, centers and corridors -- Neighborhoods -- The use of land -- Implementing the plan -- Conclusion.
Science in Focus: Energy
Interview with Dr. Jaci VanHeest about the transfer/transformation of energy, food ordering, and the food chain/web,,Dr. Jaci VanHeest states that heat is generated when using muscles. Targets only first sentence of benchmark.
Reassessment of intra- and extra-ovarian expression of growth differentiation factor-9
Mammalian ovarian organogenesis is characterized temporally by oogonial mitosis, oogonial apoptosis, rescue of germ cells via interaction with somatic cells to form primordial follicles, and entrance into meiosis. Recent studies suggest that germ cell’s activity participate in this process via the production of local regulatory factors. Growth differentiation factor-9 (GDF-9), a novel transforming growth factor-family member, is expressed in ovaries of various species as a crucial factor in ov
Histology, cardiac x10, (direct/above view)
Histology, cardiac x10, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Volta Cylinder vacuum Cleaner
Cylinder vacuum cleaner; body covered in beige fabric with small all-over design of diamonds.. Maker: Volta. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Histology, striated muscle ts x40, (direct/above view)
Histology, striated muscle ts x40, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
French Navy Crepe Dress with Yoke-Effect Embroidery
French navy crepe dress; small collar to round neck. Embroidered self-coloured detail to give yoke-effect. Three-quarter length sleevesfinished in fold-back cuffs with single self-covered button trim. Bodice is loosely gathered to waist; skirt has two unpressed pleats to centre front. Short metal zips to back neck and left hand side; belt loops in same fabric (belt missing). Bodice is pleated into waist either side of centre back. Label 'Dominant Dorma Fitting'. Date: 1940 - 1949 - from the The
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Excitation-Contraction Coupling -- So What's the Difference Between Striated and Smooth Muscle?
This module illustrates, primarily through animation, the phenomenon of excitation-contraction coupling of muscle in a step by step manner. Striated and smooth muscle are both shown. Entry to the module is via the html "Intro" file.
The Heart of the Matter
This lesson describes how the circulatory system works, including the heart, blood vessels and blood. Students learn about the chambers and valves of the heart, the difference between veins and arteries, and the different components of blood. This lesson also covers the technology engineers have developed to repair the heart if it is damaged. Students also understand how the circulatory system is affected during spaceflight (e.g., astronauts lose muscle in their heart during space travel).
Move Your Muscles!
This lesson covers the topic of muscles. Students learn about the three different types of muscles in the human body and the effects of microgravity on muscles. Students also learn how astronauts need to exercise in order to lessen muscle atrophy in space. Students discover what types of equipment engineers design to help the astronauts exercise while in space.
Walk, Run, Jump!
In this activity, students participate in a series of timed relay races using their skeletal muscles. The compare the movement of skeletal muscle and relate how engineers help astronauts exercise skeletal muscles in space.
Opportunities for Reducing U.S. Transportation's Petroleum Usage and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
While the U.S. has set formidable goals around cutting oil consumption and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, these will likely remain out of reach as long as we continue our romance with big, powerful cars, says John Heywood. This unshakeable passion, alongside the well-established habit of petroleum use, and the expanding
Lunch with a Laureate: Richard Schrock
Growing up in Indiana, exploring the local woods and pit where fossils were found, Richard Schrock early on became interested in the natural world. He was captivated by the way things worked. When he was eight, his older brother gave him a chemistry set and he knew that was what he wanted to do. “Like many things, you slide i
The Ethics of the Cognitive Sciences: children's pathologies – how do we think about children’s
Speaker(s): Dr Rachel Cooper, Professor Eileen Munro, Professor Emily Simonoff | The classification, identification and treatment of mental illnesses in children raises particular challenges. For example, what are the appropriate criteria for diagnosing children with a mental disorder? How can we avoid the risk of stigmatisation that some children and their families experience? What are the risks of not identifying mental illness in children and how does it impact on their well-being, self-estee