Greenewables
Students form expert engineering teams working for the (fictional) alternative energy consulting firm, Greenewables, Inc. Each team specializes in a form of renewable energy used to generate electrical power: passive solar, solar photovoltaic, wind power, low-impact hydropower, biomass, geothermal and (for more advanced students) hydrogen fuel cells. Teams produce poster presentations making a case for their technology and produce an accompanying PDF document using Adobe Acrobat that summarizes
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The Reproductive Revolution - Have We Gone Too Far?
We are in the middle of a reproductive revolution that is changing the way we think about fertility and social aspects of families. We have also developed new technologies in stem cells that will affect regenerative medicine. Are our technologies in reproduction too far ahead of the social consequences and ethical decisions found in our society?
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Widgets, gadgets and other health technologies: Using evidence, priorities and values to guide choic
All health care systems in the world “set priorities and make choices”, but how do we inform policy makers about which health care interventions should be supported or promoted? Increasing use is being made of health technology assessment, which evaluates the safety, effectiveness, and social and ethical implications of different types of health care to guide decisions about health care policy and practice in Australia and elsewhere.
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Internet Scout Project
From the USDA Forest Service's St. Paul Field Office, this website offers a collection of instructive, online publications (first mentioned in the January 21, 2005 NSDL Scout Report for Life Sciences) that "are written for homeowners, land managers and others who want to know more about how to care for trees." The publications provide information about dealing with a number of diseases and other threats to a variety of tree types including Jack Pine, Oak, White Pine, Aspen, Basswood, Sugar Maple
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Great Ormond Street Hospital children and family AUDIO information: Types of medicines
This podcast explains about different types of medicines
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Julian Birkinshaw - Third briefing of the crisis compendium
Professor Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategic and International Management, discusses types of risk, processes for managers and examples of risk managemnt from companies during the downturn.

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The School has been providing a regular commentary on the economic crisis and likely scenarios for the future. Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting, provided his insights on the recession and the types of companies that will be affected

Episode 33: Mathematics of Biology

Prof Kerry Landman chats with Dr Shane Huntington about how mathematics sheds light on biological phenomena like the growth of cancer cells.

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3 Conclusion
Do you want to get more out of your reading? This unit is designed to develop the analytical skills you need for a more in-depth study of literary texts. You will learn about narrative events and perspectives, the setting of novels, types of characterisation and genre.
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2.7 Style and language
Do you want to get more out of your reading? This unit is designed to develop the analytical skills you need for a more in-depth study of literary texts. You will learn about narrative events and perspectives, the setting of novels, types of characterisation and genre.
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Introduction
This unit provides basic historical background to the French Revolution. It will show that the Revolution accelerated intellectual, cultural and psychological change, and opened up new horizons and possibilities. In fact, while much controversy and scepticism remain as to the real extent of underlying change in the social and economic structure of France, it is generally agreed by scholars that the Revolution stimulated a widening of expectations and imaginative awareness: a belief, inherited fr
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
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New groundnut varieties for smallholder farmers in Mpumalanga, South Africa
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11.471 Targeting the Poor: Local Economic Development in Developing Countries (MIT)
This course treats public-sector policies, programs, and projects that attempt to increase employment through development-promoting measures in the economic realm, through support and regulation. It discusses the types of initiatives, tasks, and environments that are most conducive to equitable outcomes, and emphasizes throughout the understandings gained about why certain initiatives work and others don’t.
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Michigan's World Class - Autophagy: Understanding Science through Artistic Expression
A unique artistic collaboration between a cell biologist, composer, choreographer and scientific illustrator helps University of Michigan students and others understand the complex cellular process of autophagy.
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On Thursday, March 29, SAIS held a welcome reception for incoming Dean Vali Nasr. Other speakers included JHU President Ronald Daniels, JHU Provost Lloyd Minor and current SAIS Dean Jessica Einhorn.
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Blastwaves and malaria-infected blood cells are just some of the amazing images shown at the exhibition - stretch your mind and your perceptions to look into micro worlds. Curated and managed by the Australian Museum, this exhibition at RMIT Gallery showcased the best twenty-five entries in the annual Eureka Prize for Science Photography, sponsored by New Scientist. The Prize is awarded for a single photograph that most effectively communicates an aspect of science, and is a significant componen
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Debt has now become a part of everyday life, with personal debt in the UK topping £1.1 trillion in 2005. In this unit, you will explore the different types of debt and loans and some of the associated concepts, arming yourself with more information to plan your financial future.
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7.6 Questions
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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7.5 Outstanding issues
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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