Causal Reasoning
Does excessive exposure to violent video games cause violent behavior? Does increased gun availability cause more crime or less? Causal claims permeate everyday life and are constantly the subject of "studies" reported in the newspaper. The material in Causal and Statistical Reasoning examines the nature of causal claims and the statistical sorts of evidence used to support them. The material is contained in: approximately 20 content modules, a repository of over 100 short case studies, and a "C
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Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. When we think of large risks, we often think in terms of natural hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes or tornadoes Perhaps man-made disasters come to mind such as the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001. Typically we have overlooked financial crises, such as the credit crisis of 2008. However, these types of man-made disasters have the potential to devastate the global mark
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Chemical Equilibria: The Law of Mass Action
Fundamental ideas and terminology of equilibria from a general chemistry perspective. A focus on closed systems, reversible chemical reactions, the law of mass action, Q and K. Also included are several multiple-choice questions that test the theories discussed. This site provides supplementary material that could be useful to beginning students in general and analytical chemistry.
Author(s): Chieh, Chung

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Plan B for the euro zone
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Introduction to Entrepreneurship
EEE 370 is an introductory course intended to provide students with a solid foundation in terms of the vital role played by entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in the 21st century global economy. In a sense, this is the cornerstone course, which is complemented at the end of your program with the capstone business plan course. During this semester, we will assess, explore, critique, and celebrate the phenomenon of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is approached as a way of thinking and acting, a
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Science Infos 06/07/2009

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La situation de la médecine contemporaine apparaît, à bien des égards, paradoxale. Elle occupe en effet une position éminente dans le monde contemporain et se voit amener à prendre en charge un nombre toujours plus grand de problèmes biologiques ou même sociaux. Mais les conditions et modes d'exercice de la médecine se sont, ces dernières années, profondément transformés. De nouveaux
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Encylcopedia of Laser Physics and Technology
This is a comprehensive encyclopedia that provides a brief definition or explanation of a keyword term or principle of laser physics and technology. The site is organized so that one can click on an alphabet letter to get a listing of keywords or terms for searching. This site will be useful for novices in the field and anyone who needs a refresher or reminder of terms and definitions. Most useful to upper division undergrads, graduate students and practitioners who need to learn terms to naviga
Author(s): Rudiger Paschotta

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GEM: Greener Education Materials for Chemists
This site is a resource for green chemistry principles and literature. It provides links for making green organic experiments and teaching the principles of green synthesis. Although it does not have many links specifically to chemical analysis, it provides an extensive overview and source of information regarding the important area of green chemistry.
Author(s): Julie Haack

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Radioanalytical Chemistry
Course on the use of radionuclides in analytical chemistry. Types of radioactive decay are discussed as well as the techniques of scintillation counting, neutron activation analysis, and gamma spectroscopy.
Author(s): Hardy, James K.

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Empirical Research Methods in Software Engineering
This course will explore the role of empiricism in software engineering research, and will prepare students for advanced research in SE by examining how to plan, conduct and report on empirical investigations. The course will cover all of the principal methods applicable to SE: controlled experiment, case studies, surveys, archival analysis, action research and ethnographies, and will relate these methods to relevant metatheories in the philosophy and sociology of science. The course will critic
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Author(s): Health and, Medicine Week

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API student activities: pruning peach trees, 1926
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Évènement organisé par le Comité du film ethnographique en collaboration avec la Bibliothèque nationale de France, le Centre national du cinéma - Archives françaises du film et le Centre national de la recherche scientifique.

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Évènement organisé par le Comité du film ethnographique en collaboration avec la Bibliothèque nationale de France, le Centre national du cinéma - Archives françaises du film et le Centre national de la recherche scientifique.

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A l'occasion de la Semaine des Primeurs, Denis Dubourdieu et Laurence Geny, respectivement professeur et maître de conférences à la Faculté d'Oenologie de Bordeaux, présentent le Millésime 2009 et proposent une dégustation des grands vins de Bordeaux: St Emilion, Pomerol, Margaux, Barsac...

La couleur profonde, le fruit éclatant, la qualité des tanins des 2009 annoncent une grande année dans laquelle les terroirs s'expriment avec la plus haute définition.

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Learn the  history and origin of the ancient black people who are called egyptians. There's informatiion stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period.Some questionable facts are given. Fairly old data.

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Poem by Kwame Dawes Images by Andre Lambertson Music by Kevin Simmonds Editing by Robin Bell When a brave woman's out walking she's Mistress Life's spitting image (Michel-Ange Hyppolite) The faces of mothers of mothers, their cheekbones gleaming against taut skins; their eyes glazed with the scarring of so much loss. In Haiti, the mothers of mothers have lamented for so long—all that is left is the sturdy presence of grace, the wide open heart of knowing how much a casket weighs, how it
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