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Dans le campement pygmÃ©e d'Akungu, en RÃ©publique centrafricaine, les femmes et les enfants vaquent Ã  leurs occupations quotidiennes. Au cours de quelques journÃ©es se dÃ©roulent des scÃ¨nes telles que la prÃ©paration et la cuisson de chenilles, la cure de la migraine d'une jeune femme, la toilette des enfants dans la ...
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By the end of this unit you should be able to:

• begin to recognise how elite sport is funded in the UK.

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There are two basic methods of representing still images in a computer: bit maps (also sometimes called raster graphics or raster images) and vector graphics (also sometimes called geometrical-shape graphics or graphics metafiles). Bit maps are usually used when there is a great deal of detail, as in photographs, or when there are irregular shapes, such as in drawings of natural objects. Vector graphics are usually reserved for line and blocked-colour drawings consisting of regu
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This unit examines David Hume's reasons for being complacent in the face of death, as these are laid out in his suppressed essay of 1755, â€˜Of the immortality of the soulâ€™. More generally, they examine some of the shifts in attitude concerning death and religious belief which were taking place in Europe at the end of the eighteenth century, through examination of this and other short essays.

Hume was a pivotal figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and his death in 1776 was widely anti
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1 The diagram below shows an oatmeal cake marked into 12 equal portions. I want to give my sister a third of the cake. Where could I cut the cake, and what would be left over?

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The aim of this section is to help you to think about how you study mathematics and consider ways in which you can make your study more effective.

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DWDM improves the utilisation of optical fibre for point-to-point links, but a further step in exploiting the potential of optical fibre comes from optical networking in which routeing or switching is done optically.

Optical networking is in its infancy, but the concept of the optical layer based upon wavelength channels is emerging. The optical layer effectively sits below the SDH layer in the network, and provides wavelength channels from one location to another.

An analogy can
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• *The Good Study Guide by Andrew Northedge, published by The Open University, 1990, ISBN 0 7492 00448.

Chapter 4 is entitled â€˜Working with numbersâ€™

Other chapters are entitled: â€˜Reading and note takingâ€™, â€˜Other ways of studyingâ€™, â€˜What is good writing?â€™, â€˜How to write essaysâ€™, â€˜Preparing for examinationsâ€™.

• The Sciences Good Study Guide by Andrew Northedge, Jeff Thomas, Andrew Lane, Alice
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Top 25 Japanese Questions You Need to Know #8 - Can you eat Japanese food?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Chatting with all of the Japanese people at the farmers’ market in Japan has made you realize you aren’t tired anymore! You’ve even managed to make a friend and score your first invite to a dinner party. Not bad considering you’ve only been in Japan for a few hours! [...]
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Before moving on to consider how law is made in Scotland and how the legal system works, it is important to understand what the sources of law are. By this we mean locating authoritative statements of the laws that are applied to determine rights, duties and remedies and understanding where these laws come from raises another question: who or what has the authority to make laws and why?

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Analytical science: Secrets of the Mary Rose
This free course, Analytical science: Secrets of the Mary Rose, teaches you about the analytical techniques that are used in the research and investigation of historical objects using the case study of the Mary Rose. It covers the use of sonar to locate shipwrecks, and the analysis of the artefacts found on the ship, and the crew and their remains.
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Listen to the following audio clips, â€˜Panel discussion on critical practiceâ€™, Part 2: Professional power

In these clips, the panel critically discusses the importance of serv
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Artificial photosynthesis
How can government, industry and business better work together to invest in long-term research to harness solar energy and transform carbon dioxide into energy fuel? In this lecture, Global Chair at the University, Professor Geoffrey Ozin talks about using carbon dioxide as a source of fuel rather than treating it as a waste product and pioneering advances in nano-chemistry.
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How To Write a Thesis Statement
This video explains how to write a  thesis. It goes step-by-step and is easy to follow with examples.

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Biography and legacy: A workshop
Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, delivers a workshop at the 2012 Alumni Reunion event, inviting participants to draw their lifeline and reflect on the forces and factors that have shaped their life journey.
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Not everything in a court case sets a precedent. The contents of a case report can be divided into two categories:

• 1. The reason for the decision â€“ ratio decidendi

• The ratio decidendi of a case is not the actual decision, like â€˜guiltyâ€™ or â€˜the defendant is liable to pay compensationâ€™. The precedent is set by the rule of law used by the judge or judges in deciding the legal problem raised by the facts of the case
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At this point let us examine the idea of the â€˜five giantsâ€™ (Want, Ignorance, Disease, Squalor and Idleness). Beveridge, remember, was not just writing about income protection; he had a vision of social reconstruction and social progress. The five giants represented the key areas of need for all of us â€“ the areas where we should pool resources to tackle our needs collectively (see the box below).

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Hong Kong police dismantle protest site
Hong Kong police have dismantled the city's main pro-democracy protest site after hauling away protesters, ending more than two months of street demonstrations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, fin
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