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Before we launched the most recent version of Channel 9 we did a lot of work to make sure site performance was acceptable for our users. This involves data collection to try to determine what aspects of the site are slow, and then work to make it all better. At some point though, we run into problems that just can’t be solved.

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Winchester School of Art PhD and MPhil applications guide
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Imagine The Universe - Supernova Chemistry
As part of this lesson plan, students will observe the visible spectra of known elements and learn to identify an unknown element by its spectral emission. Included are prerequisites, an engagement activity, materials list, instructions, teacher notes, and a student handout.
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6.5 Summary of Section 6

Growth cones respond to proximal and distal cues. The proximal cues in the extracellular matrix or other cells affect adhesion and result in chemotactic guidance. Distal cues are also in the extracellular matrix but they diffuse through it and result in the growth cone either moving towards the source (attractants) or away from it (repellants). These distal cues are chemotropic cues and can have different effects on different growth cones; what may be an attractant to one growth cone may be r
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YouTube generation looks for a job
Oct. 21 -In the UK, employers and recruitment agencies are experimenting with video as a way of expediting the search for potential employees. Matt Cowan reports.
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This colorful, insightful story, demystifies for children what it means to be green by helping them to view everyday tasks through an environmentally-friendly lens. The book empowers children to do whatever they can to protect the earth's precious resources. Don't be surprised if they start coming up with suggestions of their own for you! This is a great resource to encourage our young readers to go green. (1:48)
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The pupil will learn key facts about Neil Armstrong and his crew. The pupil will learn about the first time a person landed on the moon.
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In recent years the aerospace R&D community has witnessed a significant surge in research activities connected to morphing aerospace structures. This seminar describes the results from modelling and testing prototypes of wingboxes and satellite antenna reflectors made with cellular configurations. The cellular structures used (honeycombs, truss-cores, lattices) show negative and zero Poisson’s ratio behaviours, and are made from polimeric, shape memory alloy and embedded piezoelectr
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5.9 Membrane filtration

Membrane filtration is a process whereby particles smaller than about 10−2 mm (which can pass through sand filters) are removed using synthetic polymeric membranes and a high pressure. The membrane effectively acts as a sieve.

It is increasingly becoming popular as an advanced treatment process for water (especially for removal of Cryptosporidium) and wastewater (where water reuse takes place), and various possibilities are:

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Enhancing Online Instruction in Higher Education: Professional Development Strategies That Work
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The education landscape at all levels is changing at a dramatic rate due to the influx and ongoing expansion of technology. Professors in higher education are faced with the challenge of not only […]

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