WSU researcher says FDA ban on bisphenol A "not enough"
The Food and Drug Administration this week announced that baby bottles and children's drinking cups can no longer contain bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-mimicking chemical used in some plastic bottles and food packaging. For more about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=32185&TypeID=4
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U.S. Morning Call: IBM CFO confident; eBay posts profit beat
July 19 - IBM sees a strong June, raising its full-year earnings target, and eBay posts a better profit than anticipated for the quarter.
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Sesame Street: Fireflies: Learn About the Letter "W"
Young learners will enjoy this animated Sesame Street video about the letter "W". Fireflies fly through the night and make the letter W with their lights and emphasize the word wings. This is a fun resource to introduce and/or review alphabet sounds in the early childhood classroom. (0:52)
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Sesame Street: Mountain M
Young learners will enjoy this cute Sesame Street video about the letter "M". A funny character climbs a mountain that is shaped like the letter "M". This is a great resource to help introduce and/or review alphabet letters in the early childhood classroom. (1:02)
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Law Professor Lee Strang comments on Birth Control Decision
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Singapore bans Japanese food
Singapore becomes the latest country to ban food imports from certain regions in Japan.
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The Engineering Systems Division at MIT
An overview of MIT's Engineering Systems Division.
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About the MISTI Program
The MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives—better known as MISTI—connects MIT students and faculty with research and innovation around the world. MIT's primary international program, MISTI is a pioneer in applied international studies—a distinctively MIT concept. Working closely with a network of premier corporations, universities and research institutes, MISTI matches hundreds of MIT students annually with all-expenses-paid internships and research abroad.
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2 Darwin and natural selection
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. We will look at natural selection as Darwin did, taking inheritance for granted, but ignoring the mechanisms underlying it.
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Welcome and Introduction by the Conference Co-Chairs - Louis Flamand and Tetsushi Yoshikawa
Welcome and Introduction by the Conference Co-Chairs - Louis Flamand and Tetsushi Yoshikawa
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Talking about sports - a reusable worksheet
Talking about sports - a reusable worksheet.
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1.7.1 European citizenship

The EU is an economic, juridical and, to an extent, political reality. But is it a public space in the sense of an arena in which groups and individuals vigorously exchange symbolic messages of different types? It would appear as if, while the public of most EU countries are willing to accept ever closer economic union (including a common currency and even political convergence), when it comes to historical memories, social organisation and cultural ideas (including religion), they are mostly
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Inside the News: Moody's puts U.S. on review for downgrade
Safe-haven trades find fresh support after Moody's puts U.S. ratings on review for a downgrade and a White House meeting on the debt ceiling ends in acrimony. European shares open lower in early trade
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Moses and Mt. Sinai
This three minutevideo briefly looks at the history of Israel starting at the plains of Moab, and takes a look at the covenant between Moses and God. The meaning of the events is discussed. A good introduction into this subject and the Old Testament.
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Han Dynasty
This nine minute video reviews the accomplishments and influence the Han Chinese dynasty had and has both maps and other images of how the empire grew. In lecture format. Good use of graphics makes this easier for students to understand.
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Healing in Ancient Greece
This 1:34 video explains the Greek sanctuaries that
honor Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and how
performing at the theater were ways the Greeks believed improved their health. This would make a good video for explaining how that being able to express yourself is believed to be helpful as well as a good video to show how health was a such concern to the Greeks. Would be a nice contrast/compare to television commercials for health products.

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How to Stay Focused During Sport Competition
This four minute video is how to stay focused in sports, but can also be used in the classroom. The video slowly goes through the elements that are necessary to improve concentration. This is an ideal video to show students and for them to practice on teaching them how to concentrate before tests and competitions.
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4.1 Introduction: the social context of social work

Extract 1 discussed the four components of good practice: Knowledge, Skills, Values and Process. From Extract 2 you will now have an understanding of ‘individual people’ in social work: the service providers and the service users. Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work, but as the name suggests, social work is not only about indi
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