Lesson 11 - Love is in the Air
(Due to lack of interest in the enhanced version of the podcast I am going to stick with the audio only version. Below is the Valentine's Day enhanced show converted into .mp3 file)

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1.1 What is genetic testing?

When most people encounter genetic testing today, it is usually in a medical context. We may be referred by our GPs to a regional genetics unit, or we may approach our doctors, asking for genetic tests because we suspect something about our family history. In this course we look at the issues and problems facing individuals and families when confronted with genetic testing.

The technologies that make genetic testing possible range from chemical tests for gene products in the bloo
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Sustainability and the Corporate Brand
Sustainability is becoming increasingly important to the corporate brand: the triple bottom line - profit, people and planet-is under active consideration in more and more companies. Professor Simon Knox investigates some key questions: Are customers really interested in sustainable products and sustainability? What is the effect on reputation and employees? Should companies trumpet their sustainability record?
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Connections with Randy Fertel
CONNECTIONS Since it began in 1990, the program has featured writers such as National Book Award winners, Tim O'Brien and Robert Stone, Pulitzer Prize winning poets, Yusef Komunyakaa and Henry Taylor, and Maryland Poet Laureates, Lucille Clifton and Michael Glaser. Connections readings offer the Southern Maryland community a chance to hear from and meet established and emerging local writers up-close-and-personal. In "The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak," Randy Fertel weaves the stories of
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Introducción
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South Korean Ambassador Visits Ole Miss
Han Duk-Soo, the ambassador for the Republic of Korea to the United States, gave a talk to Ole Miss students recently at the Ford Center. Video produced by Mary Stanton.
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1 Transitions

The term ‘transition’ implies a change, and change has implications for the identity of the person who experiences it. It is likely to require a period of adjustment to assimilate and respond to it. Hopson and Adams (1976) suggest that a major transition, however triggered, can result in a cycle of changes to an individual's self-esteem. For example, moving into residential care is a major transition in anyone's life, yet older people are often assessed for, or seek, residential or nursin
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Looking at, describing and identifying objects
This free course, Looking at, describing and identifying objects, will enable you to practise and develop your skills of observation and description of objects. It will also enable you to interpret objects and work towards writing your own object life cycle. You will also work with, and understand artefact databases. First published on Wed, 06 Jan 2016 as
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe the principal differences between a eutrophic and an oligotrophic ecosystem

  • explain the mechanisms by which species diversity is reduced as a result of eutrophication (Questions 2.1 and 2.2)

  • contrast the anthropogenic sources that supply nitrogen and phosphorus to the wider environment, and describe how these sources can be controlled (Question 3.1)

  • describe how
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The Cold War and the Culture of Secrecy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Matthew Connelly | Official secrecy in the U.S. during the Cold War altered the culture of government and served many hidden agendas. Classified information became an institutional asset to be traded for other kinds of access and information. Security clearances became a way to police behavior, such that homosexuals and others deemed to be deviant could be driven from government. At the same time, senior officials who leaked classified information – such as false reports
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Shakespeare: A critical analysis
Is Shakespeare still relevant today? How does his work influence pop culture today? Do the themes of his plays continue to resonate with modern audiences or as a result of his legacy has he become a caricature of himself? Stephen Regan, accompanied by experts from the world Shakespeare congress examine Shakespeare ‘s work from a critical perspective, putting his plays in historical and social context as well as making a critical analysis of the broader questions of performance and audience int
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Les configurations internationales de l'expertise et de la critique (audio)

Table ronde introduite par Yohann Aucante (CESPRA)

Avec

  • Daniel Béland (Université de Saskatchewan),
  • Klaus Petersen (Université d’Odense),
  • Diane Stone (Murdoch University),
  • Kent Weaver (Georgetown University)

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The Innovation Feeback Loop
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How to Make Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Pie recipe and how to make delicious pumpkin pie are the topics in this short video. If you look at the page you will notice a video on how to make the crust also listed.
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The Great Awakening
"The Great Awakening was a period of great revivalism that spread throughout the colonies in the 1730s and 1740s. It de-emphasized the importance of church doctrine and instead put a greater importance on the individual and their spiritual experience." (28:06)




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5.6 The history of medicine: a Scottish perspective

This unit looks at how historians seek to understand past diseases and epidemics. These had social, political and medical implications as they inevitably damaged the economic resources of a community. An example based in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary is used to illustrate how changes in medical delivery affected the local population.

In addition there is a description of the work of the eminent Scot William Cullen, professor of medicine at Edinburgh University (1752), who described the
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Feelings Count: Emotions and Learning-Session 5
This program introduces ways to create an emotionally safe classroom to foster learning and to deal effectively with emotions and conflicts that can be obstacles. Featured are a fifth-grade teacher and an eighth-grade band teacher, with expert commentary from Daniel B. Goleman, author of the book Emotional Intelligence, and Yale University Professor James P. Comer.
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How To Draw Simple Flowers: Roses, Vines, Dandelions & Daisies
♥ For all of you who would love to know how to draw simple flower doodle designs on your notebooks, gift tags and personal planners! (09:03)
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Hyperbole Examples
This is a video slide show that features hyperbole examples that are shown through words and images. Appropriate for third-graders and older. (01:19)
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SMU shapes answers to real-world challenges
At SMU, students and faculty work hand-in-hand to shape answers to real-world challenges. You can learn more about the programs shown in this video by using the following links: - SMU’s Embry Human Rights Program: http://smu.edu/humanrights - SMU’s Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security: http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/Institutes/DeasonInstitute - SMU’s Locomotor Performance Laboratory: http://smu.edu/locomotor - George W. Bush Presidential Center: http://www.smu.edu/bushcenter To
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