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Question 1.1

Read the following account and then state which strategy from Table 1.1 it best fits.

While freezing is lethal for most organisms, one group of organisms is unaffected by it. Water-bears or tardigrades (p
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Herschel Lecture: Active-Galaxy Jets:An exhausting business - Diana Worrall
Professor Diana Worrall addresses our understanding of the Universe, and the largely uncharted structures that we find when we explore space.
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2.5 Free and Open Source (FOSS) Assistive Technologies

The word ‘free’ in FOSS actually refers to the ‘freedom’ to use and edit the program, but it should also be available free of charge. Whilst one must always take care in downloading programs from the internet, there is a huge range of free assistive technology out there, including (but not limited to):

  • Audio tools, to help you record or listen to text rather than writing or reading it.
  • Display enhancement tools, to help you magnify what’
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Pope Francis calls Armenian massacre 'first genocide of 20th century'
Pope Francis conducts holy mass marking the 100th anniversary of the Armenian massacre. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintaine
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3.5.3 Lateral force (friction) mode

If the AFM probe is put in contact with the surface and dragged sideways across it, the cantilever will be sensitive to variations in the lateral force between the probe tip and the sample. Figure 8 illustrates the principle.

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El programari lliure al sector públic
Aquesta assignatura persegueix apropar els estudiants a les principals qüestions vinculades amb l'aplicació del programari lliure a les administracions públiques. Aquestes, que entre d'altres funcions han de vetllar per la seguretat i la transparència de la informació pública del ciutadà, tenen una responsabilitat especial respecte a l'ús dels fons públics aplicats a les tecnologies de la informació i la comunicació (TIC). És en aquest sentit en què les administracions s'han posicio
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11.520 A Workshop on Geographic Information Systems (MIT)
This class uses lab exercises and a workshop setting to help students develop a solid understanding of the planning and public management uses of geographic information systems (GIS). The goals are to help students: acquire technical skills in the use of GIS software; acquire qualitative methods skills in data and document gathering, analyzing information, and presenting results; and investigate the potential and practicality of GIS technologies in a typical planning setting and evaluate possibl
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15.289 Communication Skills for Academics (MIT)
Your success as an academic will depend heavily on your ability to communicate to fellow researchers in your discipline, to colleagues in your department and university, to undergraduate and graduate students, and perhaps even to the public at large. Communicating well in an academic setting depends not only on following the basic rules that govern all good communication (for example, tailoring the message to meet the needs of a specific audience), but also on adhering to the particular norms of
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of knowledge, attitudes and feelings in each subject area

  • identify, in each subject, areas of knowledge where a deepened understanding is or is not required

  • understand more fully the place that language, mathematics and science have in the everyday life of individuals and societies.


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Supporting community archaeology in the UK
The "Supporting Community Archaeology in the UK" website produced by for The Council for British Archaeology (CBA) publishes an updated report (in PDF format) by Dr Suzie Thomas entitled "Community Archaeology in the UK: Recent Findings". The report concludes that in 2010 up to 215,000 individuals may be available to be involved in such projects, a resource to be assessed against the declining role of universities in excavations due to funding cuts.Professional archaeologists are usually in char
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1.3.4 Hormonal control of sperm production

The most important hormone involved in controlling sperm production is a steroid called testosterone. This is produced in the testis itself, by the Leydig cells (see Figure 12a). The testosterone is released from the Leydig cells between the tubules, and taken up by the neighbouring Sertoli cells. The Leydig cells are stimulated to make testosterone by two other hormones, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), which are both produced by the pituitary gland and
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Men, Women & Children Press Conference | BFI #LFF
Men, Women & Children Press Conference | BFI London Film Festival 2014 #LFF. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Jason Reitman, producer Helen Estabrook and actor Ansel Elgort attend the conference panel on Men, Women & Children before its Virgin Atlantic Gala screening at the 58th BFI London Film Festival. They discuss how technology affects relationships and the process of adapting Chad Kultgen’s novel film for the screen. View our BFI LFF playlist here: http://bit.ly/1sdiv4m Mor
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2.6 Reflecting on identity

Activity 3

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How would you describe your identity or identities? What kind of words would you use to describe yourself in terms of:

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Gormley - Untitled (Listening) DP183107

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Maygrove Peace Park, Kilburn, Borough of Camden, Greater London. Antony Gormley sculpture 'Untitled (Listening)' from south east. Photographed by Chris Redgrave in 2016.
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Lesson 07 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 7 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that it's nice to meet someone in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Talks At Google: Amanda Gefter, "Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn"
Science writer Amanda Gefter visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss her book "Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn: A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of NOTHING, and the Beginning of EVERYTHING."
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1.4.1 PROMPT

There is so much information available on the internet on every topic imaginable. But how do you know if it is any good? And if you find a lot more information than you really need, how do you decide what to keep and who to discard?

In this section we are going to introduce a simple checklist to help you to judge the quality of the information you find. Before we do this, spend a few minutes thinking about what is meant by information quality.

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References

Michael Jackson, Software Requirements & Specifications, Addison-Wesley, 1995. ISBN 0–201–87712–0.
Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson, Mastering the Requirements Process, Addison-Wesley, second edition, 2006. ISBN 0–321–41949–9

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Take a Computer Tour
Have you ever wondered what is on the inside of your computer? This video takes a look at the inside of a computer and examines its seven major parts.  (3:24)
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2.2 Effective communication

Whilst effective communication is an essential skill for the project manager, most people tend to be over-optimistic about the accuracy and efficacy of the communication process. Achieving understanding can be difficult, especially in the atmosphere of change and uncertainty generated by a major project. Verma (1996) identifies the following barriers to good communication.


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