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Red squirrels and a tropical Antarctica
Red squirrels used to be the most common squirrel in Britain. But since the grey squirrel was introduced from the USA as an illegal immigrant in the late 1800s, their numbers have nose-dived.
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It's not fair!
America's regulators now rely on 'fair value' with additional historical or mark-to-market input. Europe's regulators view 'fair value' as the way forward. Unless there is a compromise on international accounting practices, investors face confusion, says Amir Amel-Zadeh.
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5.3 Project initiation
The search for new medicinal products is one of the major driving forces behind the development and application of new synthetic methods. This unit focuses on a specific case study, which follows the development of a drug for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a particularly good example of the application of organic chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry, and illustrates the scientific processes that are involved in the development of any new drug.
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The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.2
This video answers the question of who were the Ancient Egyptains?
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8.3 Problems for Locke's View of Personal Identity
Part 8.3. Criticisms of Locke's view of personal identity; if personal identity is dependent on memory then how does forgetting personal history and the concept of false memory change Locke's view of personal identity.
Author(s): Peter Millican

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4.3.1 Summary of Section 4
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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1.1 Preamble
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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1.1 Introduction
“I blame the parents!” How often is that phrase used to explain the ills of society and is it valid? This material will consider how important is quality parenting, who judges it, and is its provision the sole responsibility of parents – should parents just be left to get on with it? It explores what parenting actually means, what is meant by quality parenting and, how it can be enhanced and promoted. It is of interest to anyone who is, might become or works with parents.
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A River of Poetry
The evening's seven poets, all associated with various faculties at Concordia University, have collectively selected the poetry for performance. The program for the most part evokes cosmopolitan Montreal as a place, as well as humanity's fraught relation to technology. It includes the reading of full poems and extracts in several languages, accompanied by projections and voice recordings. With the collaboration of acclaimed choreographer and Associate Professor of Contemporary Dance Michael Mont
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UMMC Physician Profile: Peter Gaskin, M.B.B.S.
This one-minute video introduces viewers to Peter Gaskin, M.B.B.S., an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and pediatric cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Gaskin's special interest is pediatric cardiology. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related Links: Dr. Peter Gaskin http://www.umm.edu/doctors/peter__gaskin.html University of Maryland Hospital for Children http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/i
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Monthly Dialogue Series: Katja Niethammer: ?Democrats and Autocrats, Shi?ites and Sunnis: Political
Katja Niethammer, a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Center for International and Regional Studies, reflects on the differences in goals, strategies and behavior between Shi?ite and Sunni Islamist political organizations in Bahrain.
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Islam and Liberal Democracy: How Tradition Matters (with An-Na'im, Jackson, Moosa, Esposito)
Moderated by Jane McAuliffe, President, Bryn Mawr College. Panelists included Abdullahi An-Na'im, Georgetown University; Sherman Jackson, University of Michigan; Ebrahim Moosa, Duke University; and John Esposito, Georgetown University.
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Zero Chance? Aiming for zero in Weapons Control
These seminars are being run by the James Martin 21st Century School in association with the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. Three intersecting considerations will be examined for their relevance in assessing the wisdom of adopting 'zero' as the goal for an international initiative: 1) Tactics: Whether and how framing an issue in terms of getting to zero can be a successful technique for issue advocates? 2) Diplomatic strategy: What is the wisdom of going ahead with a major
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Medicine without Frontiers: An Oxford physician-scientist working in Kenya.
On one of Kevin Marsh's regular visits to Oxford, the historian Conrad Keating caught up with the world-renowned malariologist and asked him what initially drew him to tropical medicine... Africa is the world's most malarious continent, and the east coast of Kenya has been particularly debilitated by the disease. In 1987 Kevin Marsh visited the area and recognised that the region offered great possibilities for an integrated programme of research on malaria that linked basic scientific, clinical
Author(s): Conrad Keating,Kevin Marsh

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General Philosophy Lecture 7 (slides)
PDF slides from Peter Millican's General Philosophy lecture 7.
Author(s): Peter Millican

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General Philosophy Lecture 6 (slides)
PDF slides from Peter Millican's General Philosophy lecture 6.
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The Duchess of Malfi: John Webster
In dramatizing a woman's sexual choices in a notably sympathetic manner, this tragedy articulates perennial questions about female autonomy and class distinction.
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008 The Harmonic Oscillator and the Wavefunctions of its Stationary States
Eighth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009
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CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - Péripéties dans l’histoire de la psychiatrie.

CNIPsy 2010 Marseille : 7ème Congrès National des Internes en Psychiatrie (CNIPsy). Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Péripéties dans l’histoire de la psychiatrie.
Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille – Sur la recherche en psychiatrie
Résumé : On pourrait croire la psychiatrie atteinte d’amnésie antérograde, oubliant à mesure les chemins qui l’ont conduite au présent. Et son histoire, elle la réécrit parfois avec une extraordinaire politisation sélective.<
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