Introduction to active galaxies
The field of active galaxies is recognised as one of increasing importance. But how do we know there are different kinds of galaxy? What are active galaxies? How are they powered? This unit examines the different types of active galaxy and looks at the crucial role of the active galactic nucleus and the energy source at its heart.
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Online Writing Handbook (University of Toronto)
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This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
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This profession video addresses the search for hidden healers within our own genes and stem cells. More and more doctors are looking to the smallest places in the human body for cures that are hidden within genes and stem cells.  The video focuses on a young man who suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed.  An experimental treatment may hold the key to renewed mobility.  It involves injecting embryotic stem cells into the spine. Another part of the video focuses on a small boy
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In the process of learning, we “sometimes make more deliberative choices, and sometimes make more visceral ones,” says Paul Phillips. These are “semantic terms we intuitively know,” and scientists have become well-versed in creating tasks for animals and humans that demonstrate how these different kinds of lea
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