Rio Conference on Sustainable Development: “Health Should Be Top Priority”
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RIO DE JANEIRO and LONDON—A call for action on global health has been made in an article published by The Lancet medical journal about the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de
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Egyptians celebrate Sisi win, EU questions media bias
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 29 - Supporters of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate provisional election results showing his likely win. Observers say election was free, not necessarily fair. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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
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2013 Three Minute Thesis Winner - Sharon Savage
Sharon Savage (School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine) gives her winning presentation in the 2013 UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition - "Giving words new life in dementia". With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition requires PhD and Research Masters candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. The annual event is organised by the Graduate Research School http://researc
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Neilly Series: Leslie Adrienne Miller on "The Resurrection Trade and Other Reflections"
Leslie Adrienne Miller's poetry has won numerous prizes and awards, and has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. She is currently Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota
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Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
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The Deadliest Planet, Venus Surface & Atmosphere
Venus is the deadliest planet in our solar system. Photgraphy and story goes with a probe that was dropped onto the planet. It starts with the details of the atmosphere, then goes to the surface of the planet. Video is of good quality and is appropriate for middle elementary, middle school, and high school students.
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391 GG Scrabble Words
A fun romp through some quirky words you may see when you're playing Scrabble. Remember to check out my new game, Grammar Pop, for your iPhone or iPad.
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Wie was wie : Je eigen stamboom maken
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Op deze site kan je je eigen stamboom maken in een paar stappen: 

  • Je kiest een begin persoon en vult de gegevens in.
  • Je kiest een relatie, de begin persoon en de volgende …

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Embodiment and Illusion: The Implications of Scale as a Cue for Immersion in Virtual Environments
This paper examines the extent to which the issue of scale impinges on our sense of immersion in virtual environments. We consider perception from the point of view of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology, and describe a study involving extended interviews of a small number of subjects who were presented with static, moving and interactive images of spaces. We test a series of propositions about scale cues, and speculate on the wider phenomenological issues of expectation, metaphor and play.
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Adult learners drop to lowest level under Labour
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A+ Exam and Brain Dumps: Guide to the A+ Certification Exam (01:03)
Should A+ Certification Exam candidates use brain dump sites? My answer might surprise you. This is part of Mr. Ford's Guide to the A+ Certification Exam: How to Be A Computer Technician. (08:09)
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Developing a new endoscopy laboratory with digital tools.
Tampere School of Architecture had to leave its old down-town building and move to the TU Tampere university campus in Hervanta, 10 km away. In this process, the 20 years old endoscopic system "The Urban Simulator" was one of the victims. Old mechanical parts and especially the original home-built microcomputer system were too old to compete with modern computer-aided methods. A new endoscopical system is now under construction, using all of the 20-year experience, new technical components and c
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Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) porous scaffold for tissue engineering.
The patients own cells are seeded onto the scaffold and allowed to attach and start producing new bone. The construct is implanted into the defect site, where eventually the polymer will biodegrade and be completely removed, leaving a natural autogenous bone graft. This technique is particularly useful for large defects, or where the host bed is compromised due to disease, although it is still at the research stage. Average Pore Size 350-550 micrometre, porosity estimated at 35-45%.
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Rachel Carson's legacy.
Forty-five years after the publication of Rachel Carson's landmark book Silent Spring, which launched the modern environmental movement, her disturbing story of how toxic chemicals were poisoning the earth still resonates. But who was Rachel Carson? And what can the ferocious debate she started and the vicious attacks she endured tell us about environmentalism in the 21st century? Bill Moyers Journal looks at the life and legacy of Rachel Carson through an extraordinary portrayal of her in a o
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In recent years, the Del Mar College Natural Sciences Department has transitioned away from the old classroom and school lab model to one that encourages bright, resourceful majors to seek out academic and professional internship opportunities that provide critical insight into how the professional research world works. Del Mar College students shared their research and summer internship experience as part of the 9th Annual Poster Presentation, showcasing the work from those who participated in
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Joshua Chapter 21 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Joshua, Chapter 21, from the New International Version of the Bible.  Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects.  No moving images.
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15.810 Marketing Management (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of marketing, including a customer orientation, matched with attention to competition and core strengths. It is organized so that each class is either a lecture or a case discussion. This course is a half semester MBA course taught to students in their first semester at Sloan. Together with their other core courses, students have the option of taking this course or an introductory finance course. This course is a prerequisite for a
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8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II (MIT)
This is the second of a two-semester subject sequence beginning with Atomic and Optical Physics I (8.421) that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics. Topics covered include non-classical states of light, multi-photon processes, coherence, trapping and cooling, atomic interactions, and experimental methods.
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Delta Leadership Institute
The first session of the 2013 Delta Leadership Institute will convene Nov. 4-7 at the University of Mississippi. The university's McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement is playing a leading role in organizing and implementing the program, which is funded through a grant from the Delta Regional Authority. Video by Mary Stanton Knight
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