Episode 6: Dry and Getting Drier

Professor Nancy Millis and Professor John Langford discuss the need for radical changes in water management in Australia with Jacky Angus.

Guests:
Emeritus Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE, Microbiologist and pioneer in fermentation technology in Australia
Professor John Langford
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Episode 11: Precision Drug Delivery with Nanotechnology

Professor Frank Caruso chats with Dr Shane Huntington about how advances in Nanotechnology enable delivery of therapeutic drugs in the human body with "pinpoint" accuracy.

Guest: Professor Frank Caruso from the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

Topic: Precision delivery
Author(s): up-close@unimelb.edu.au (University of Melbourne)

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Cells: An Overview
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Author(s): Ms. Frechette

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This section is mostly concerned with thinking about your rich picture and the complex situation it depicts.

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Although my discussion will focus on rich pictures,
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7.1 Introduction
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your studies, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information, and possibly encouraged to present your own findings in this way. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this, and gain the confidence to use them. This unit can be used in conjunction with, and builds on the ‘Working
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Energy from sources other than fossil and nuclear fuels is to a large extent free of the concerns about environmental effects and renewability that characterise those two sources. Each alternative source supplies energy continually, whether or not we use it. This unit considers one of these alternative sources, geothermal energy derived from the interior heat of the Earth, and the potential for this alternative to supplant fossil and nuclear fuel use to power social needs fast enough to avoid th
Author(s): An Open University Course Team

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