Peripheral Nervous System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology
Duke Neurology of Raleigh's Vinod Krishnan, MD, helps to make sense of the peripheral nervous system.
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Media and Democracy in Post-Putin Russia: has the death of press freedom been exaggerated?
Who is to blame for the current state of the Russian media? Can press freedom be revived? Miklos Haraszti is the representative on freedom of the media at the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Edward Lucas is East European correspondent at The Economist and author of The New Cold War and How to Win It, to be published in 2008. Pavel Andreev is London deputy bureau chief, Russian News & Information Agency. Darya Pushkova is a correspondent from Russia Today.
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La théorie de l'évolution - Patrick Dupouey

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Human Rights in the 21st century: problems and prospects
In the past decade, Human Rights Watch has emerged as one of the leading human rights organisations in the world, its reports increasingly acclaimed for their accuracy and for the depth of their human rights advocacy. Executive Director Kenneth Roth discusses the human rights landscape in the Centre's annual Human Rights Day lecture: What have been the main challenges that Human Rights Watch has faced as it has worked to achieve this position? How has the organisation adapted to the new climate
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Individual and Corporate Social Responsibility
This is the third annual Coase-Phillips lecture, hosted jointly by Economica and the Department of Economics. Jean Tirole is one of the world's most eminent economists working in the fields of industrial organisation, finance and game theory.
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Progrès technique et inégalités (video)

Le progrès technique génère-t-il des inégalités, comme peuvent le suggérer certains discours à la mode sur la fin du travail et la fracture digitale? Sur longue période, il n'en est rien. Depuis le dix-neuvième siècle, le progrès technique a permis une hausse spectaculaire du niveau de vie, et l'inégalité entre individus dans les pays industrialisés a progressivement diminué. Mais, depuis les années 1970, un phénomène inquiétant est apparu aux Etats-Unis et dans d'autres p
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
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An Evening with Video Artist Bill Viola
Bill Viola dims the lights in MIT’s Room 10-250, and begins to talk of life, death and all that lies between, leaving the realm of classroom and entering a place of potential enlightenment. Weaving together his video art, personal anecdotes, poetry and other writings from religious traditions spanning the globe and the ages, V
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13.1 Introduction

I'll now introduce you to some different storage media and devices. As the uses for ICTs have expanded and developed, so has the need to store ever larger amounts of data. I've quoted some figures for storage capacity in this section but, given the rapid rate of development in ICT systems, some of these figures may be out of date when you read this unit.


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Group Seating in Primary Schools: an indefensible strategy?
This paper is concerned with classroom organisation in primary education in the UK, with a particular focus on the widespread use of group seating. It highlights the fact that the rationale underpinning this practice is inadequately reflected in primary teachers’ approach to classroom organisation and questions the appropriateness of group seating as a standard approach.
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Answering the question that matters most - has student achievement increased since ‘No Child Left
As reported in the US press, on May 31st the Center on Education Policy, an independent not-for-profit organisation in the USA, published a key report into the trends in mathematics and reading scores of children in the US since the passing of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. The findings show that since NCLB achievement in reading and mathematics, as measured by test results, has increased. In addition, gaps in achievement between different ethnic groups are narrower than they wer
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Interview with Professor Elizabeth Colson
In this podcast Professor Elizabeth Colson is in conversation with Dr Anna Schmidt. Elizabeth Florence Colson is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. In this podcast Professor Elizabeth Colson is in conversation with Dr Anna Schmidt. Elizabeth Florence Colson is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work in anthropology addresses politics, religion, social organisation, social change, migration, anthropological
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9.14 Brain Structure and Its Origins (MIT)
Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. Outline of mammalian functional neuroanatomy, aided by studies of comparative neuroanatomy and evolution, and of brain development. Topics include early steps to a central nervous system, basic patterns of brain and spinal cord connections, regional development and differentiation, regeneration, motor and sensory pathways and structures, systems underlying motivations, innate action patterns, formation of habits, and various cognitive functions. Lab t
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should:

  • understand why and how innovation is important;

  • recognise the benefits which innovation can confer on an innovating organisation.

2.2 The challenge of methods
In a complex and rapidly changing world, social scientific study examines how we produce things, communicate, govern ourselves, understand our environments, and how to solve the problems we face in the organisation of social relations and processes. This unit provides a basic overview of how social science contains deeply embedded cultural assumptions and outlines the important relationship between philosophical thinking and practical research methods in social sciences.
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Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation. With some understanding of software development, you will learn about current development practices for this type of system and develop relevant skills to apply them to real-world problems. You will develop core skills in object-oriented analysis and design, allowing you to develop software that is fit for purpose, reusable and amenable to change.
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GeeksRock! Why You Should Join JHU's Newest Affinity Group
This video is about GeeksRock!, a new JHU Affinity Group. Host and alumnus Rob Aggarwal explains what the group is about and how it's open to all alumni. To watch the inaugural event: http://youtu.be/nP8dfJQ_DEE To learn more about JHU Affinity Groups for alumni: http://alumni.jhu.edu/jhaffinitie
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If you've ever been involved in campaigning for change, you probably know that getting the desired result is much harder than it seems. Moreover, the decision to campaign on a particular issue can expose tensions and cracks within an organisation itself. This unit explores effective approaches to campaigning.
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The social in social science
In a complex and rapidly changing world, social scientific study examines how we produce things, communicate, govern ourselves, understand our environments, and how to solve the problems we face in the organisation of social relations and processes. This unit provides a basic overview of how social science contains deeply embedded cultural assumptions and outlines the important relationship between philosophical thinking and practical research methods in social sciences.
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