Newsmaker Highlight: El-Erian Says in hindsight QE2 made no sense, QE3 not likely
March 31, 2011 - Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian says the Fed initiated QE2 without vital information from Congress and the economic argument for a third round of Fed quantitative easing is weak.
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FlashMeeting QuickStart Guide
FlashMeeting is a one-click video conferencing tool. It allows a dispersed group of people to meet from anywhere in the world with an internet connection, running in a standard web browser window, with the Adobe Flash 'plug in'. If you have a properly installed web cam and microphone you will be able to communicate with friends and colleagues anywhere they are.
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California Spotted Owl
Owls sit high in trees and use their head-turning ability to search for food such as snakes, spiders, and small rodents (skunks, mice, and chipmunks). They do not eat plants and are considered carnviores.
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Posterior Fossa Tumor - Cranial Nerves Exam - Facial Nerve (CN VII) Sub-exam - Patient 9
Patient is a 58-year-old white male with a history of acoustic neuroma that was resected in 1990. He has residual cranial nerve palsies on the right side and experiences tremors, ataxia and disequilibrium. His wife reports that she has noticed an increase in right hand tremor for the past year or so. The tremor worsens as the day progresses and occurs with activity. Patient reports an increase in balance problems while standing over the past 4 months. He has noticed that he staggers a step or t
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9 Sedimentation at the end of the Caledonian Orgeny; Section 10 Legacy
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
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8 Multiple plate collisions and the end of the Iapetus Ocean
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
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Serious Sediment - Partners Video Magazine
Rutgers' Donna Fennell is reclaiming chlorine-contaminated sediments in New Jersey 's urban Meadowlands through smart environmental engineering and microbiological enrichment. Serious Sediment is a segment from CSREES' Partners Video Magazine's 19th episode, The Soil Explorers. To view the entire episode, go to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/soil_explorers.html.
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Aquatic Animal Skeleton - Skull
Aquatic animals use their skull to protect their brain from damage and injury. The skull may contain paired eyes and nostrils that aid the animal in capturing prey or avoiding its predators.
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Different Characteristics of HHV-6 Encephalitis Between Primary Infection and Viral Reactivation - Y
Different Characteristics of HHV-6 Encephalitis Between Primary Infection and Viral Reactivation - Y. Kawamura
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Improved transport shipment of different varieties of bananas
A report on the study done to (1) identify the existing handling practices in the transport shipment of bananas using the modified non-refrigerated vans, (2) determine the profitability of the existing and improved practices in banana transport, (3) reduce losses in mixed varieties of banana through development of local and export-oriented postharvest technology packages, (4) create awareness of the basic concepts of handling, packaging, storage and transport of bananas and; (5) develop product
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Protein interaction networks - Prof. Yin Liu
Inference of gene modules and protein interaction networks using using synthetic lethality method (e.g., Pan X et al, Cell 124 1069-1081, 2006) the yeast-two-hybrid method and homology with model organisms. Part of the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.
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Shrinking the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in
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Early Belief Systems
How did people begin to understand themselves in relation to the natural world and to the unseen realms beyond, and how was religion a community experience? In this unit, animism and shamanism in Shinto are contrasted with philosophical and ethical systems in early Greece and China, and the beginnings of Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, and Judaism. (28:35)
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Monopoly
A presentation of Monopoly, its characteristics and influences.
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2.2 Mental models: implicit and explicit

We all have mental models of the world in which we live. We have mental models of ‘how X will react if I ask her to do a particular job’, of what would be ‘a nice holiday’, ‘what should happen if I turn up the thermostat on this heater’ and so on. Virtually all these models are so taken-for-granted that we do not even realise that they are models, i.e. that they are simplifications of the complexity around us. The significance of these implicit mental models is that
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Use of the Question Mark
This student-created animated slide show defines the question mark and explains its use. Bright, vivid slides are accomapnied by upbeat music.         ( 2:14)
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Hormone Concentrations During Puberty
Guide questions - Do the reproductive systems of males and females function during childhood as they do in adults? Is the hypothalamic-pituitary unit sensitive to gonadal steroids during childhood? How do gonadotropin and reproductive steroid hormone levels fluctuate during fetal life, infancy, childhood, puberty and adulthood? When do males and females undergo puberty? What is the first observed hormonal change for males and females at puberty? University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Repro
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Tone - Hand Position
A newborn baby's hand is held in a fisted position with the fingers flexed over the thumb. The hand should open intermittently and should not always be held in a tight fisted position. Rubbing the ulnar aspect of the hand or touching the dorsum of the hand will often cause extension of the fingers. Over the first 1 to 2 months of life, the baby's hand becomes more open. Persistence of a fisted hand is a sign of an upper motor neuron lesion in an infant. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those
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Television (Irish)- Quiz 2
Pupils will practice reading and expand their vocabulary.
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