#255: Pregnancy 2.0: The lingering effects of modern reproduction

Reproductive biologist Dr Mark Green discusses early embryo development and how a range of environmental factors such as  IVF, nutrition and chemicals can have lasting effects on health of the organism. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.

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In our society we tend to expect not to have to face the likelihood of death until our 70s at least, but one group of people who are having to face the prospect of death at a relatively young age are those diagnosed as HIV-positive. Controversy surrounds the issue of whether those at risk of contracting the virus should have the blood test which might give them that death sentence. At the time of writing there is no clear evidence that any treatment can improve the prognosis, even if taken at
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Greetings for Special Occasions- Beginner Spanish
This is a video introducing polite and friendly phrases in Spanish that can be used to greet others on special occasions such as Christmas and Easter. The phrases are shown both in English and in Spanish and the Spanish pronunciation is repeated several times.
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
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3.3 ‘Intentionality’

Is the work of art a free-standing artefact to be interpreted entirely on its own terms, extracted from its historical context, as Bal does it? Or can the artist and the artwork be brought back together again without committing the intentional fallacy?

Joseph Margolis makes several important points about the relationship of an artwork to its maker which has significant implications for the limits and possibilities of interpretation of works of art. Margolis puts it thus:

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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
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11- Les camps sont-ils les laboratoires de la gouvernance mondiale des migrations et de ...


" Les camps sont-ils les laboratoires de la gouvernance mondiale des migrations et de l’asile ?" 

Animé par Eric Fotorino (hebdo le Un).

Avec Julien Brachet (IRD, DEVSOC),  Alain Morice (CNRS, URMIS), Emmanuel T
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2012 Staff Awards winners - Sunita Morris
For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk Music by http://www.incompetech.com
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Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford on purpose
Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford joined Elon University President Leo. M. Lambert for a conversation on October 28th, 2014, about ways students can make a difference in the world through service.
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5.6 The history of medicine: a Scottish perspective

This unit looks at how historians seek to understand past diseases and epidemics. These had social, political and medical implications as they inevitably damaged the economic resources of a community. An example based in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary is used to illustrate how changes in medical delivery affected the local population.

In addition there is a description of the work of the eminent Scot William Cullen, professor of medicine at Edinburgh University (1752), who described the
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History of the Copier
This 2:22 long video explains how a copier works and its invention by Carlson. It is also rated by the series.
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The 14th Annual Lions Oratory Competition 2008
The 14th Annual Lions Oratory Competition saw selected ANU students from across the University present eight minute orations to convince the judges and the audience that they deserved to win the ANU Lions Oratory Trophy and prizes totaling $3,000 in cash. The event was hoseted by Esther Sainsbury, last years winner of the 2007 Lions Oratory Competition and judged by an esteemed panel of public-speaking experts. The oratory saw speakers addressing a range of subjects incorporating the L
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Egg Osmosis (Part Two)
This student-made video is an conclusion to the egg osmosis experiment. Egg A has been sitting in corn syrup.  Egg B has been sitting in water. The results will astound you... well they might at least be interesting. Other vocabulary words include: hypertonic, hypotonic, and viscosity. Run time 04:20.
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The Annual Shapiro Writing Contest
This special edition of Tower Views highlights, The Annual Shapiro Writing celebration, where students were awarded scholarships based on their performance in the Shapiro Writing Contest earlier this semester.
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This free course looks at how characters might be drawn and how setting is established. It works on the different levels of characterisation, from flat to round, and how character and Author(s): The Open University

Jose Cordeiro - The Future of Technology and the Technology of the Future | Talks at Google
Abstract: Forget flying cars and robot butlers. If José Cordeiro has it his way the future will be a far more interesting place. What's more, it may be coming sooner than many of us ever imagined. Bio: A member of Nasa's Singularity University and global think-tank The Millennium Project, Cordeiro is one of an increasing number of researchers encouraging everyone from schoolchildren to business leaders to think big – very big – about the future. Do you want mental powers of calculation th
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Can Women Stop War? | Institute of Politics
HKS Lecturer and former U.S. Ambassador to Austria (1993-97) Swanee Hunt moderated the 15th annual Institute for Inclusive Security Colloquium panel discussion with female leaders and activists Vanessa Lievano Gutierrez of Colombia, Mariam Jalabi of Syria, Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana of Rwanda, Suraya Pakzad of Afghanistan, and Irene M. Santiago of the Philippines. "Can Women Stop War?" explored international security concerns, challenges for female politicians, gender-specific violence, and
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Debunking Azure Myths: Azure doesn't scale out to large and complex workloads

A lot of myths and misinformation out there about what you can do with Microsoft Azure and what using Azure is like. I figured it was time to debunk some of these myths by talking to the engineering team to see what they have to say.

MYTH: Azure doesn't scale out to large and complex workloads

People think that deploying large and complex workloads is a slow and cumbersome task on Azure.  You have to learn PowerShell and write complex scripts to accompli
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