02.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Zum ersten Jahrestag der Tötung von Al-Kaida-Chef Osama bin Laden hat US-Präsident Barack Obama Afghanistan einen Besuch abgestattet. In Kabul unterzeichnete Obama mit Präsident Hamid Karsai ein Abkommen, das den Einsatz von US-Soldaten am Hindukusch nach dem geplanten Abzug der ausländischen Kampftruppen Ende 2014 regelt. Demnach können amerik
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Chem 131C (Spring 2012): Carnot cycle
Spring Quarter 2012, Lecture 13 for Chem 131C recorded on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Items covered: the Carnot cycle.
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7.340 Immune Evasion: How Sneaky Pathogens Avoid Host Surveillance (MIT)
Every infection consists of a battle between the invading pathogen and the resisting host. To be successful, a pathogen must escape the many defenses of the host immune system until it can replicate and spread to another host. A pathogen must prevent one of three stages of immune function: detection, activation, or effector function. Examples of disease-specific immune evasion and the mechanisms used by pathogens to prevail over their hosts' immune systems are discussed. Also considered is what
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Peer Advisors & Mentors (PAM) Spotlight: Shana Bloom
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Letter-Writing Exercise
Exercise requiring students to write a letter to their Spanish host thanking them for their stay with her family.
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To read, vocabulary, grammar: Dieses Bett ist sehr schön und modern
You will practice your reading skills and vocabulary regarding furniture. You will practice the use of the correct form of personal pronouns.
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Searching in the UNIX Directory
The structure of the directory space and subjects search behaviors in the UNIX operating system environment are examined. Protocol analysis with two subjects and survey of the contents of the directory space of all users of E-VAX and X-VAX systems in the Architecture and Computer Science Systems at Carnegie Mellon University were conducted. Depth first search characterized both the organization of the directories and the behavior of the subjects. Single step as opposed to multiple step traversal
Author(s): Akin, Omer, Baykan, Can D. and Rao, Radha D.

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The week ahead: May 4th 2012


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One Step Pregnancy Dipstick Test
This pharmacological procedure demonstrates the procedure in a pregnancy test.  The One Step Pregnancy Test Strip would be used in the test, utilizing a combination of antibodies including a monoclonal hCG antibody to selectively detect elevated levels of hCG.
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An integrated system for computer-aided design and construction of reinforced concrete buildings usi
The study reported in this paper investigates the feasibility of automating the on-site construction of reinforced concrete residential buildings. The basic construction tasks are identified, analyzed and modified with a view towards potential for automation. Emphasis is placed on developing modular forms that facilitate automation. The majority of work in the field of construction robotics has focused on the adaptation of existing industrial robots to automate traditional construction processes
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WQM207 Unit 4
This web page is Unit 4 of the WQM207 course (Operations and Controls of Activated Sludge Systems) at Red Rocks Community College. It covers control systems.
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How to Build A Road (Interactive)
The Alaska Highway is a stretch of road that runs 1,520 miles from Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Fairbanks, Alaska. Its construction began in 1942 in the discontinuous permafrost zone, where the soil is frozen solid in some places and boggy in others. In this interactive activity from the American Experience Web site, learn about the unexpected geology and weather-related challenges faced by Army road crews as they built over frozen earth and swampland in the midst of changing temp
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James Garfield's Presidency
President James Garfield was and outgoing and a well-read man, although he had a weakness in policy making. In this video clip, watch the events unfold as President James Garfield's involvement in civil service reforms leads to his assassination. (3:53)

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Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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Bill Gates Biography - BBC Documentary 5 of 6
5:13 Bill Gates Biography - BBC Documentary 5 of 6. William Henry "Bill" Gates III Justice Dept. charges Microsoft and the stock dros.
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She goes 0-60 MPH in just a few strides, but it'll take more than speed to keep pace with the savannah's top predators. (46:38)
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Clark Barrett, "The Evolution of Human Brain Specializations: A New Look" Part 2
Dr. Clark Barrett, Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Anthropology Abstract: The social sciences have arrived at an impasse with respect to a key concept in the understanding of the evolution of the human brain and behavior: the concept of a psychological adaptation. While everyone seems to agree in principle that the nature / nurture dichotomy is invalid, debates about adaptations in the brain continue to get hung up on dichotomies like innate / learned, flexible / automatic, and s
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"The Hot Air Show" Episode 9c: March 19, 2012
The Sustainable Development Law and Policy publication held their annual symposium entitled "On the Brink: Environmental Conflicts Along the Path to Sustainable Development." This is the third in a series of podcasts from that symposium. This panel focused on international conflicts over natural resources. This included a discussion of the formation and resolution of natural resource conflicts and post-conflict peacebuilding strategies. International environmental laws and policies as they relat
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Leçon 4 - Partie 2 : Débat sur la mise en scène documentaire

Un débat organisé à partir de l'ouvrage de François Niney : "Le documentaire et ses faux-semblants" qui interroge la nature des images à la télévision et au cinéma.

A quoi reconnaît-on un documentaire ? Qu'est-ce qui distingue, à l'écran, le monde réel d'un monde fictionnel ? Entre ceux qui croient aveuglément à l'objectivité des prises de vue (actualités ou archives) et ceux qui leur dénient toute vérité, n'y voyant que "mise en scène", le
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