Asbestos testing is important If you are living in an older home
Asbestos testing is important If you are living in an older home. The reason is this, there is a good chance that, if you are living in a home that was built prior to 1970, asbestos may have used in its construction. Predominantly, asbestos was used in basements, attics or roofs. Before the significant health risks of asbestos were brought to light, the mineral was readily available and it was an inexpensive material that could be used in a variety of ways. It was used to fill spaces, cover item
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What is vermiculite?
What is Vermiculite? Vermiculite is a hydrated basaltic mineral with some unusual properties. It has a unique physical structure, which takes the form of crystalline layers, like mica. Secondly, there is water trapped inside vermiculite. When the vermiculite is heated the water turns to steam, forcing the mineral to expand and the layers fold out like an accordion. Before 1990 much of the world's supply of vermiculite came from a mine near Libby, Montana. This mine had a natural deposit of asbes
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"Reflections on Argentina" - Session 3 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin America" (video)
nicolini posterA three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
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International Economics: Theory and Policy
International Economics: Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic’s belief that students need to learn the theory and models to understand how economics works and how economists understand the world. And, that these ideas are accessible to most students if they are explained thoroughly. So, if you are looking for an International Economics text that will prepare your PhD students while promoting serious comprehension for the non-economics major, Steve Suranovic’s International Economic
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Human Nature and the "Perfect" Society
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Human Nature and the "Perfect" Society

[This article is excerpted from The Rise and Fall of Society (1959). An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by Keith Hocker, is available for download.]

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Humus Formation in the Ecoregion Kaindorf, Production of Biochar

A lecture by Gerald Dunst, Ecoregion Kaindorf, in the seminar "Humus, Forgotten Opportunity for Global Climate?", in September 2010
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Change of Humus Content on Farmland 1965 - 2009

A lecture by Dr. Georg Dersch, AGES Institute for Soil Health at the seminar "Humus, Forgotten Chance for the Global Climate? Oktober 2010
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Guitar Lesson from Spinal Tap's Nigel Tufnel
Join the World's Largest Online Guitar Lesson on March 3rd! http://bit.ly/eYBKAm Watch Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) of Spinal Tap discuss his friend Steve Vai's attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the World's Largest Online Guitar Lesson. Help Steve Vai and Berkleemusic make history! Steve's free 30-minute online lesson will detail some of Steve's techniques, and focus on how you can develop and expand your own playing. Join Steve's lesson online on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 1:3
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Gov't and the Marketplace Seminar: Toxics 02/22/2011 #1: Burnes Intro
Managing Risk: The Case of Safer Alternatives to Toxics Speakers: Joel Tickner, Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Lowell Robert A. Rio, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Associated Industries of Massachusetts Moderator: Jennifer Nash, Senior Research Associate, Nanotechnology and Society Research Group, Northeastern University
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A Year in Focus - Assessing Gordon Brown Part 3
 Steven Fielding

In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.

In the third and final part of this podcast Doctor Fielding looks ahead to 2008 and what political issues could possibly dominate in the New Year.

Doctor Fielding works in the University's School of Politics and International Relations. He i
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From grey suits to grass roots
 As the Conservatives respond to Labour's fightback in the 2008 Tory Party Conference in Birmingham, Dr Kieron O'Hara looks at the current situation in light of previous lessons.

Drawing on the book 'Democratising Conservative Leadership: From Grey Suits to Grass Roots', he co-authored with Dr Andrew Denham from The University of Nottingham, he charts the changes in the party and the impact David Cameron has made.


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Don Sull GLS 2010 interview
Don Sull Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management; Faculty Director of Executive Education, London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets
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Quelle est la part d'influence des médias dans la formation de l'opinion publique - F. Dabi

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

Quelle est la part d'influence des médias dans la formation de l'opinion publique par Frédéric Dabi (directeur IFOP)

Lycée Albert de Mun (94 Nogent-sur-Marne)


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"I Limited My Own Family": Memoir of a 1920s Birth Control Activist
Born in Forreston, Illinois, in 1868, Sylvie Thygeson taught and worked as a stenographer and typist before her marriage at the age of twenty-three. She and her husband, a lawyer, lived in St. Paul, Minnesota. An activist for women's rights, including suffrage and the legalization of contraception, Thygeson felt that birth control was both a crucial part of egalitarian marriage and a major political commitment. In this interview, conducted in 1972 by her daughter Mary Thygeson Shepardson and his
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National Mall and Memorial Parks
provides information about the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, Ford's Theatre, the Franklin Roosevelt Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and more.
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Life on the Home Front
As the picture of the 1942 Santa Ana High School graduating class shows, uniformed graduates were headed into the service right after graduation day some may have been volunteers and others drafted. Those who weren't eligible for service could volunteer to help the war effort at home. As the images in this topic show, people at home contributed to the war effort in a variety of ways. Many people readied for possible enemy attack. In one photograph men carry glass globes that will dim street lam
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Utilization of Nursing Research in Advanced Practice, Summer 2008
The primary goal of this course is to promote an evidence-based approach to advanced nursing practice. Evidenced-based research findings for nursing practice will be evaluated in terms of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic relevance. An understanding of the research process, applicable theories, organizational dynamics, and leadership functions are applied to design and process of implementing research in health care settings.
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