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The Concept of Dignity among Palestinian Youth: An Exploratory Pilot Study [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rita Giacaman | How do young Palestinians define dignity? What is the importance of dignity in their lives? What would increase or decrease their sense of dignity? Following a pilot project which included 102 interviews with young people between the ages of 15 and 24 years old in Ramallah, Professor Rita Giacaman's presentation will outline the main findings of the research which focused on young Palestinian's reflections on dignity. Rita Giacaman is a professor of public health at t
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SP.718 Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing Worl
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Eukaryotic Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation (GPC)
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Understand RNA splicing and explain its role in regulating gene expression Describe the importance of RNA stability in […]

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Virtual laboratories in Molecular and Cell Biology - Immuno-electron-microscopy
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Virtual laboratories in Molecular and Cell Biology - SDS-PAGE
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