Waiting times between geyser eruptions

Figure 20 shows a histogram of waiting times, varying from about 40 minutes to about 110 minutes.

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Environmental Ethics
To what extent does Man have a right to exploit nature in order to live? Do animals have rights? Should we modify the genes of crops if it allows us to increase production, and even alleviate poverty? This album explores the arguments for and against genetically-modified crops, hearing the views of a dairy farmer competing in the global market, a GM scientist, an activist who believes GM crops are unsustainable, and an organic cultivator. The various views reveal how the debate is made complex b
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • read closely – analyse a passage from the play

  • examine genre – what kind of play is Doctor Faustus?

  • consider themes – what are the main themes or issues explored in the play?

  • read historically – what are some of the connections between Doctor Faustus and the historical period in which it was written?

  • read biographically – what, if any, insights d
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5 The Scopes monkey trial

This section was written by Gary Slapper.

In 2007, Professor Michael Reiss, a Church of England priest and the head of science at London's Institute of Education, said that it is becoming more difficult to teach evolution in schools because of the spread of creationism. Similar debate has long been burning in the United States. Also in 2007, a creationist museum opened near Cincinnati, where children in animal skins play amid model dinosaurs, suggesting they once coexisted and th
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Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Bifidobacterium animalis MB5 Induce Intestinal but Not Systemic Antig
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Friends and Friendship
This video is about friends and friendship. The presenter refers to words used in American and in British English like buddy and pal. He refers to some of his own friends and greets them.
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Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
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Babbage: What can science do for my garden?
The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew has unlocked the DNA sequence of thousands of plants. Is the ability to manipulate colour and smell good news for the worldwide floral industry? Also: Pests and pathogens thriving in a warmer climate could wipe out our woodlands. And is Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank the ultimate horticultural insurance policy for the planet? Kenneth Cukier hosts.
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Introduction

Sorley Maclean (1911–1998) is now regarded as one of the greatest Scottish poets of the twentieth century. However, until the 1970s, his verse was known by very few people. In that decade, publication of English translations of his work and the impact of his public readings established him in the eyes of poetry lovers in Scotland, Ireland and England, as well as further afield, as a major poet.

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Literature in the moder
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Introduction

In this unit, we study one aspect of the fluctuating nature of an organism's environment. We consider how organisms living in a temperate climate, such as that in Britain, are adapted to cope with winter. You will see that there is much diversity of adaptations among organisms, with different species coping with the demands of a fluctuating environment in quite different ways. As cyclic variations are a widespread feature of environments, the range of adaptations to them is an important sourc
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1.6.5 Folate (folic acid, vitamin B9)

Folate is a generic name for a group of related compounds. The name ‘folate’ was based on the word ‘foliage’, after it was identified in a crude extract from spinach, though it is also found in liver, other green vegetables, oranges and potatoes and it is often added to breakfast cereals (usually listed as folic acid). Folate is less sensitive to heat than many of the B vitamins, though it is destroyed if food is reheated or kept hot for long periods. Folate is involved in amino acid
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Steenovens in Sint-Amands
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De Steenovens heeft een lange geschiedenis en vertelt boeiende verhalen. Al in de zestiende eeuw werden hier bakstenen gebakken in veldovens. In de achttiende eeuw was de Steenovens een bruisend economisch centrum met een …


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How to cover a Textbook with a Paper Sack - SwH #002
Textbook covering in its simplest and most exact terms that will avoid fines or protect your investment in a textbook.
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Plato-A Short Biography
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21. What Are Just Prices?
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the August 6th 2016 edition
This week: Taiwan’s canine couture, the world develops a sweet tooth for posh chocolate and artificial minds edge a little closer to our own
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying the arts and humanities. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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2006.09.26-From Maya to MEChistA: An Enduring Spirit of Inquiry and Activism
This presentation entails a historical overview of indigenous tribal communities in pre-conquest Meso-America, tracing the roots of contemporary issues within the Latino/a community in the southwestern U.S. back to the clash of indigenous tribes and ...
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Study Note 3 'Dos and don'ts' with decimals in the healthcare workplace

As suggested in Box 1 above, there are a number of common 'dos and don'ts' that you need to remember and apply whenever you are dealing with decimals in your workplace.

  • Look carefully! Because a decimal point is just a dot on the page it is sometimes easy to miss when reading, especially on lined paper or in faxed documents. For this reason if there are no whole units, always place a zero before the decimal point when writing decimal numbers,
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