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This unit looks at the methods that have been developed by organisms for the uptake, transport and storage of iron: a process made more complicated by the insolubility of its oxides and hydroxides. You will examine iron storage in mammals, including humans, is achieved by ferritin, which stores iron as a hydrated iron (III) oxide – an example of biomineralisation.
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4.2 Iron transport
This unit looks at the methods that have been developed by organisms for the uptake, transport and storage of iron: a process made more complicated by the insolubility of its oxides and hydroxides. You will examine iron storage in mammals, including humans, is achieved by ferritin, which stores iron as a hydrated iron (III) oxide – an example of biomineralisation.
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1.2 Offshoring

The premise is straightforward. Given modern telecommunications capability, it matters little where telephone support is based. India, with a large population of English-speaking graduates and low (by Western standards) wage rates is an obvious choice. The significant cost-savings look very attractive to many organisations.

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You've Got to be Kidding (Interactive)
Develop problems solving, decision making and social skills by analyzing various social situations involving appropriate manners, honesty, values, and understanding one's own and other's feelings.
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Solving Intercepted Arcs: Ants in Space (Interactive)
Investigate various types of angles formed by radii, chords, secants and tangents and the arcs of circles that they intercept. Enhance understanding with practice problems and an interactive assessment.
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Quick Q
Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow 'Assessing Students at Masters level' project, Assimilate.
Author(s): Tim Deignan,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Ambassador Bridge vs. Gov. Rick Snyder
Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Moroun has funded a massive campaign against Gov. Rick Snyder's efforts to build a second bridge from Detroit to Canada. Michigan State University political scientist Sarah Reckhow discusses the issue.
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Why CRM fails and how to fix it
Over half of companies fail to meet the expected return on their CRM investments...because they rush too quickly into large-scale, IT-based CRM investments, seduced by "best practice" and management fashion. A framework that helps managers develop their CRM resources and capabilities is presented in this article.
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
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Firsthand Account of Hiroshima Bombing
A Catholic missionary who had been living near Hiroshima at the time the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on the city on August 6, 1945, delivers a firsthand account to Marine Corps radio correspondent Sgt. Eddie Pendergast. (3:33)
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Pierce Biotechnology
The pedagogical value lies in its concise description of the various analytical derivatization reactions and reagents used for gas chromatography. This site gives a nice description of the various derivatization reagents and what type of analyte they are used for. One of the few, if not the only, ASDL sites dealing with derivatization.
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Hydrophilic Interaction Chromatography, HILIC/SEC, HILIC/SXC
This site provides good background and operational parameters for the use of a specific type of chromatography, hydrophilic interaction chromatography. Pedagogical value, however, is probably only directed toward a graduate/advanced course in separations. This document provides a very clear explanation of operational parameters and mode of operation for HILIC. Very readable!
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • have an understanding of Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection;

  • see how his theory has influenced other work in this area and beyond.

References

Lemert, C. (1993) ‘Social Theory: Its Uses and Pleasures’ in Lemert, C. (ed.) Social Theory: The Multicultural and Classic Readings, Oxford, Westview Press.
Millet, K. (1970) Sexual Politics, New York, Doubleday.
Schütz, A. (1943) ‘The Problem of Rationality in the Social World’, Economica, Vol. X, May, pp. 130–49.

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Syrian forces fire on protesters
Amateur video footage purportedly shows Syrian forces opening fire on youths protesting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
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Noodles for comfort in quake-damaged Japan
A Japanese noodle chef travels more than 700 miles to feed quake victims. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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NATO stresses Libya arms embargo
Fighter jets complete more missions over Libya, and NATO vows to robustly enforce an arms embargo.
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Just-Eat has appetite for expansion
The London-based online food ordering service Just-Eat has raised $48 million in funding which it says will be used to accelerate the company's international roll-out plans.
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On completion of this unit you should be able to:

  • describe why and how we study social phenomena;

  • outline how theory can help us to deal with complex evidence;

  • give examples of the most appropriate theory;

  • identify which concepts are most useful for the task;

  • explain how hypotheses are generated;

  • summarise what makes our evidence and arguments more plausible.

INFO1010 Team Working and Profiling
INFO1010 Team Working and Profiling - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:teamworking , profiling , belbin , activity
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