Flu pandemic : how prepared are we?
In this podcast Professor Robert Dingwall, Director of the 'Institute of Science and Society' at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the UK government’s Department of Heath committee on the ethical aspects of pandemic influenza, discusses the causes and potential impact of a flu pandemic on the UK. In particular, examining how prepared the UK government is to cope with the medical and social impacts of a flu pandemic, and what steps we can take as individuals to protect
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Days and Months in Greek
In this video you will learn the days days of the week and the months of the year in Greek.
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Recording Reading Fluency on the Ipad
This video shows how the use of the iPad for recording students is beneficial and simple.  Students can time and record themselves which builds reading fluency, oral development, and aids in the keeping of running records.  (00:27)
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EdgeShow 37 - Server Manager and Microsoft Design Principles with Mike Pell | Edge

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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
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Highlights from the "London Talks" speaker event series
An audience of MBA students got to hear from inspirational and thought provoking leaders including the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Michael Bear, World famous Head Chef Ferran Adria and Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
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Food Webs: Producers
A producer is an organism that produces its own food for energy use. Producers often accomplish this by using photosynthesis if they are plants. Producers provide food and energy for consumers, or organisms that cannot make their own food.
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Advances in Nanotechnology
 In this podcast, Professor Moriarty discusses nanotechnology, and how it has led to a convergence of the traditional sciences. He talks about the commercial applications of nanotechnology such as hard disk technology in laptops, stain free materials and fabrics, self-cleaning windows and advanced water filtration.

He also touches on some of the myths about nanotechnology as well as some of the real dangers of Nanotechnology and the steps governments are taking to regulate it.
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Life as a Journalist
 Mr Jeff Randall

Former Nottingham University graduate and business journalist for the Daily Telegraph, Mr. Jeff Randall addresses the graduating class of 2006.

Mr. Randall speaks about his time as a student at Nottingham University and advises the students on the importance of keeping close ties with friends they’ve made at the University.

He describes his humorous first attempt at doing a live broadcast in front of the Bank
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Depiction of Terrorism in Film and Television: Professor Roberta Pearson
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In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events.

Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audienc
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Article :: Using Qualitative Research to Inform a Customer-Centric Design
This chapter from Refining Design for Business: Using analytics, marketing, and technology to inform customer-centric design discusses several types of qualitative research and shows how they can be used to generate test ideas while providing insights that will help guide the business in an evolving marketplace.
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The Tory fight back?
 Do the Tories have what it takes to replace Labour at No.10? Shadow Leader of the Commons Theresa May tells the UON Podcast why she thinks they do.

Ms. May's podcast comes during the inaugural conference of the Centre for British Politics - Cameron's Conservatives, approaching government?

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Elections: pre-match report
 A tense election period is looming with certain MPs refusing to pay back expenses and some already announcing that they intend to stand down.

In this podcast Professor Steven Fielding weighs up the main parties and asks if they're fighting fit.

Professor Fielding is Director of the Centre for British Politics


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Not from your pal, Wil Wheaton
I urge you, for your own safety, to NOT watch Wil Wheaton on The Big Bang Theory on CBS Thursday night.
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Web Science: the story of a new research and education discipline
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HIV and Malaria- Johanna Daily (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
Day 1, Part 8: HU CFAR Annual Symposium The HU CFAR Annual Symposium was held at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and featured international and local experts in the field of HIV/TB research.
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Ancient arachnid crawls back to life
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25863 Open-source software has been used to reconstruct the gait of one of the first land predators
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Auburn vs. Birmingham Southern (1938)
"With the "War Eagle" Ringing to the skies, the Tigers opened the season with a night game against Southern. Their offense was sluggish and only five or six plays were used, but one of them was "Wild Bull" Haynsworth's straight cut off tackle, with which he averaged more than ten yards per try." (Description from 1939 Glomerata)
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The Influence of Race, Ethnicity, and Individual Socioeconomic Factors on Breast Cancer Stage at Dia
Objectives. Previous research has generally found that racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer stage at diagnosis attenuate when measures of socioeconomic status are included in the analysis, although most previous research measured socioeconomic status at the contextual level. This study investigated the relation between race/ethnicity, individual socioeconomic status, and breast cancer stage at diagnosis. Methods.Women with stage 0 to III breast cancer were identified from populationbased
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Reducing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Female Breast Cancer: Screening Rates and Stage at Diagnosis
Objectives. We assessed whether population rates of mammography screening, and their changes over time, were associated with improvements in breast cancer stage at diagnosis and whether the strength of this association varied by race/ethnicity. Methods. We analyzed state cancer registry data linked to socioeconomic characteristics of patients’ areas of residence for 1990–1998 time trends in the likelihood of early stage diagnosis. We appended each cancer registry record with matching subgro
Author(s): Sassi, Franco,Luft, Harold S.,Guadagnoli, Edward

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