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Paolozzi - Newton After Blake DP166954

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The Britiish Library, 98 Euston Road, London. Eduado Paolozzi sculpture, Newton After Blake in the courtyard of the British Library. Photographed by James O. Davies, 2015.
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6.2 The growing axon: growth cones

The growth cone is a small area of active tissue at the tip of a growing axon (Figure 15). As the growth cone moves forward, it adds new material to the cell membrane and so extends the axon. (New axonal membrane is also added at other points along the axon, though to a much lesser extent.)

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3.3.3 Temperature

All aquatic organisms have a fairly well-defined temperature tolerance range and this determines their distribution. Temperature affects the saturation concentration of dissolved oxygen (as seen in Table 2). An increase in water temperature will reduce the oxygen solubility as well as increase the metabolic activity of aquatic organisms. The combination of these two effects means that oxygen demand by organisms increases just when oxygen supply is being reduced.

Coarse fish such as perc
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17.1 Introduction

I'm going to pause here to try to put together some of the ideas we have encountered so far. I deliberately chose the example of a supermarket to illustrate some of the key processes involved in an ICT system. Figure 15 is a modified version of the block diagram for computers in a ne
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1.5.3 Desktop search tools

Finding your paperwork or electronic files can be a problem. You may find that even if you do have some sort of filing system, your structure soon gets quite large with files in multiple locations, which can be hard to navigate. You may find yourself making arbitrary decisions about which folder to place a document in. It may make sense now but in the future, when you look where you think it should be, it's not there.

At times like this you may resort to the search command from the Wind
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4.2.4 The Law Reports

These are the case reports produced by the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales. They have the distinct advantage of containing summaries of counsels’ arguments and, perhaps even more importantly, they are subject to revision by the judges in the case before they are published. Not surprisingly, the Law Reports are seen as the most authoritative of reports and it is usual for them to be cited in court cases in preference to any other report.

The current series o
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2.5.3 Consistency

A common problem with sentences is not making all the parts match up. What is wrong with this sentence of Philip's, for example?

So therefore woman began to long for the urban or city way of living, if even for a short period so that they could deploy the art of socializing…

The mistake is that ‘woman’ should be followed by ‘she’ not ‘they’. ‘Woman’ is singular, whereas
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6 A short biography of Mandy: comparing theories about work and welfare

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Figure 7: Exclusion from welfare: the price of resistance?

Mandy's biography has s
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Introduction

The unit that follows presents two sections from different parts of the Maths for Science teaching text – a course designed to help OU students acquire the knowledge and skills to tackle the mathematical aspects of science courses they are likely to go on to study. The first (Section 1), covering the first six of the learning outcomes, is about measurement. Observation, measurement and the recording of data are central activities in science. Whether measurements are made using simple inst
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3.1 Division

In this section, instead of enlarging the number system , we do arithmetic with finite sets of integers, namely the sets of possible remainders when we divide by particular positive integers. This type of arithmetic is important in n
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1.3.13 Choosing the right tool for the job

Before searching it is always a good idea to check what the source you have chosen covers to make sure it will unearth information that matches your search need (you will notice that all the resources we’ve covered in this guide have short descriptions to enable you to decide which to use). Some of the decision makers, depending on the context of your search might be:

  • Does it have full text?

  • Does it cover the right subject?


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1.4 Taking and leaving messages

In the message that you completed you saw that the information covered four things.

  1. Who was calling.

  2. When they called.

  3. What the call was about (the subject).

  4. What information or action was required.

These are the four key things in a message that need to be noted.

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2.3 Reasons for social marketing

Your thoughts should already have suggested reasons why social marketing can be an effective approach to dealing with social problems and issues. We will now consider some of these and also arguments against the use of marketing within this context. Three key reasons for adopting a social marketing approach are:

  1. The power of marketing – The power of marketing principles and techniques in the hands of the commercial sector cannot be denied. M
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2.2 Why fertilization may not happen

It is estimated by most practitioners that more than 50% of all conceptions are genetically abnormal, and it has been suggested that this results in part from the fertilizing of old eggs. Of course, good maternal health and adequate nutrition are also important for the production of good eggs. To maximize the chance of healthy offspring, perhaps intercourse should be timed so that sperm are present as soon as the egg is ovulated. But, as you have seen for practitioners of natural methods of c
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4.4.1 Partnerships for sustainable consumption

Moderate NGOs, progressive businesses and government all have a stake in seeing roundtable partnerships come up with practical steps that can bring sustainability closer. One area that has attracted the attention of all these players is consumption. Directing or limiting consumption is politically difficult for even the NGOs to promote. Similarly, ‘voluntary simplicity’ of the sort lived at Findhorn eco-village (Author(s): The Open University

5.2 Blair's babe

The ESRC report demonstrated the high awareness amongst the public of the Leo Blair issue, in spite of it not being the most prominent aspect of the media coverage. In December 2001, during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, Tony Blair was asked whether his infant son had been immunised with MMR. Mr Blair declined to answer on the basis that it was a private family matter. The perception in the media was that if Leo had been immunised, Mr Blair would have been happy to say so
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1.5.2 Ways of organising yourself

How do you organise yourself?

Activity 12

Make a note of how you organise your:

  • emails

  • internet bookmarks or favorites

  • computer files

  • you
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Flanagan - The Cricketer DP167116

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Jesus College, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. <br> The Cricketer, 1989, by Barry Flanagan. Photographed by James O. Davies, 2015.
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9.6 Changing parents' perceptions

Bellaby, P. (2003) ‘Communication and miscommunication of risk: understanding UK parents' attitudes to combined MMR vaccination’, British Medical Journal, 327, 27 September 2003, pp. 725–28. Reproduced by permission from the BMJ Publishing Group; Mary Evans Picture Library Ltd; P A Photos.

Vaccination has a heroic history in the control of communicable diseases. However, collective provision that is taken for granted today in Britain-not just vaccination, but also se
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