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2.2 Vitamin A
Both vitamins and minerals are essential in the diet in small quantities.The term ‘vitamin’ was not coined until early in the 20th century, to describe those chemicals in food without which a pattern of deficiency symptoms (often called a deficiency syndrome) occurs. Minerals, also called mineral elements, are those elements other than carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen that are found in the body. This unit looks at the two main groups of vitamins: the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K,
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1.1 Introduction to vitamins and why we need them
Both vitamins and minerals are essential in the diet in small quantities.The term ‘vitamin’ was not coined until early in the 20th century, to describe those chemicals in food without which a pattern of deficiency symptoms (often called a deficiency syndrome) occurs. Minerals, also called mineral elements, are those elements other than carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen that are found in the body. This unit looks at the two main groups of vitamins: the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K,
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5 Energy services and efficiency improvement
The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – cleaner use of fossil fuels or renewable energy sources?
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3 Present energy sources and sustainability
The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – cleaner use of fossil fuels or renewable energy sources?
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2 Definitions: energy, sustainability and the future
The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – cleaner use of fossil fuels or renewable energy sources?
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1 Why sustainable energy matters
The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – cleaner use of fossil fuels or renewable energy sources?
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5.5 Distinctions about systems practice

A tension has existed throughout the history of Western thought around whether to focus on parts or the whole. The practice that springs from this history carries the same tension. This tension has been particularly visible within science and philosophy for a long time and it gives rise to different approaches.

Emphasizing the parts has been called mechanistic, reductionist or atomistic. An emphasis on the whole has been called holistic, organismic or ecological. As Fritjof Capra (1996)
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7.3 Staff costs

The staff time and staff-related costs need to be calculated. These include salaries, taxes, holidays, overtime, training, travel and subsistence, and accommodation for the number of staff for the time they will be needed. This raises all sorts of questions about the basis on which staff are costed and the relationship of the project budgeting system to other budgets and costing systems in the organisation. The basic assumptions underlying allocation of resources need careful consideration ea
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4 Identifying deliverables

The project brief will identify the goals of the project and may express some of these as key objectives. At an early stage of planning you will need to identify all of the project objectives and the deliverables that are implied or required from each objective.

Each objective will identify a clear outcome. The outcome is the deliverable. In some cases, the outcome will be some sort of change achieved and in other cases it will be the production of something new. In either case, the pro
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1 Technological change, demand and costs

The new economy

Over the past 40 years global computing power has increased a billionfold. Number-crunching tasks that once took a week can now be done in seconds. Today a Ford Taurus car contains more computing power than the multimillion-dollar mainframe computers used in the Apollo space programme. Cheaper processing allows computers to be used for more and more purposes. In 1985, it cost Ford
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Survey of London: volume 26 - Lambeth: Southern area
Volume 26 completes the Survey’s study of Lambeth parish, taking in Kennington, Vauxhall, Stockwell and Brixton, and the outlying districts of Denmark Hill, Herne Hill, Tulse Hill and West Norwood. Much of this area is classic suburbia of the later eighteenth and nineteenth centuries — late-Georgian terraces in Kennington; detached and semi-detached villas in Brixton, Denmark Hill and Herne Hill. There are two interesting planned estates: Stockwell Park, a Regency 'rus in urbe', and Angell T
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3.3 The reasons for – and emergence of – women working in medicine
This unit examines the role that Scots played in contributing to the developments in healthcare during the nineteenth century. The radical transformation of medicine in Europe included the admission of women as doctors and the increased numbers of specialised institutions such as asylums. Such developments were also influenced by wider social, economic, political and cultural backgrounds – these are also examined.
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Leading Innovation
Since innovation is “not necessarily always predictable,” Daniel Vasella declines to discuss it in a systematic way, and instead, focuses on a case study of one of his company’s flagship pharmaceuticals, Gleevec. The discovery, development and marketing of this drug, which fights the rare chronic myeloid leukemia (CM
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5. Politician, Diplomat, Statesman (August 1, 2007)
History, Literature, Science, Politics, Law, inventor, founding father, humorist, Enlightenment, electricity, lightning rod, American Revolution, Poor Richard's Almanac, Pennsylvania Gazette, library, writer, Continental Congress, Freemason, United States
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Cambridge, England - Study Abroad
Cambridge, located 50 miles northeast of London is home to the University of Cambridge,the second oldest university in the English-speaking world. Instruction dates back to the 12th century. One of the most prestigious universities in the world, Cambridge, like Oxford, is a collegiate university. It is comprised of 31 colleges which are essentially self-governing units. King's College, founded in 1441, is where Notre Dame students will live and study. Contact the Office of International Studie
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Washington DC - Study Program
Students can participate in the various facets of American political and cultural life from a unique vantage point, whether engaged in government service, elective politics, international relations, history or policy research, museum work, or some other realm. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
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Oxford, England - Study Abroad
Located 60 miles northwest of London, Oxford is a medieval town with the oldest university in the English speaking world - Oxford. Instruction at Oxford dates to the 11th century. It's 30 colleges are self-governing units, each of which offers a full university curriculum. The oldest of these was established in 1249. New College, where Notre Dame students live and study, opened in 1379. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
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Microsoft Help Viewer 1.1 - Updates Planned for Visual Studio 2010 SP1

Paul O’Rear, a Program Manager on the Library Experience Team, walks us through an early build of Help Viewer 1.1, which will ship with Visual Studio 2010 SP1. Help Viewer 1.1 is intended to specifically address many productivity issues raised by customers regarding the Visual Studio 2010 RTM release.

Details on the overall story of how we got to this stage can be found here: The Story of Help in
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Plate Tectonics: An Introduction
In the early 1900s, most geologists thought that Earth's appearance, including the arrangement of the continents, had changed little since its formation. This video segment adapted from Discovering Women describes the impact the theory of plate tectonics has had on our understanding of Earth's geological history, as we have become aware of our planet's ever-changing nature. Closed captioning included.  Run time 02:21.
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