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Off Topic: Hurricane Kartina's Devastation
Just to keep all my listeners posted. I am using internet access through Houma Public Library at the moment. I was affraid I wouldn't be able to get the next show out to you this coming Saturday, but now I promise you it WILL happen.


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Introduction

This course examines how organic chemistry is used within the pharmaceutical industry to develop new drugs. You will investigate the process of drug development by following one new product through the intial process and research programme.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 3 study in Science.
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7.2 Film properties

In practice, we can hardly ever use just the fastest technique to put some material down onto the wafer. Before deciding how to deposit a particular layer, we must consider which film properties are important for the function of the device. The commonest requirements relate to uniformity, step coverage, composition, micro structure and stress. We shall consider each of these in detail.


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Billy and the Witch: A Halloween Story

Video is the story about a boy named Billy and how he is going to stay with a babysitter.  However, the babysitter is Ms. Butterbean, who everyone thinks is a witch.  Billy is taken to Ms. Butterbean’s house, once inside the house Ms. Butterbean puts Billy to work; giving her cat a bath, sweeping the porch, and doing the dishes in her sink.  After all the chores are done he asks about dinner.  She says “Little
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3.3 Architecture

Printing and publishing, then, had their connections with the Enlightenment programme. Architecture too was related. The Adam family of architects (the father and his two sons) moved in the Edinburgh circle of the intellectuals. The young Robert Adam, for example, attended both McLaurin's mathematics lectures and Monro's anatomy lectures at the university, and his home life was enlivened by regular visits from the leading lights of the city. As one contemporary described the household, in a r
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New Jersey Film Festival | 06/02/10
The 2010 New Jersey International Film Festival’s 15th anniversary season takes place on the Rutgers New Brunswick campus June 4-20. Producer Eric Schultz spoke with the creators of three featured films: "The Hand of Fatima," Augusta Palmer’s documentary about her father, rock critic Robert Palmer; "Sneakers & Soul," a romantic feature set in NJ, and "Muskrat John: Urban Trapper," a documentary about a Meadow Lands hunter from the '30s.
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9 Conclusion

Now you will be very familiar with cardiovascular diseases, their development and their diagnosis. You will also know their treatment and many of the cardiovascular disease risk factors – what they are and how they can be influenced positively to minimise cardiovascular diseases. You will understand the overall importance of a balanced diet, regular exercise and weight management (guided by adiposity measurements) throughout life, to maintain cardiac and Author(s): The Open University

4.4.2 Passive optical networks and Ethernet in the first mile

If FTTH uses a dedicated fibre link between each house and the telephone exchange then each house carries the cost of two sets of terminal equipment: one in the house and one in the exchange.

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Introduction

This key skill is about helping you understand how you learn; think about how you can improve your own learning and performance, and consider how you might generalise the principles and processes for future learning.

Improving your learning and performance could be considered to be a ‘meta-skill’, that is the skill of learning how to learn. This course, then, is a little different from the other skills courses because improving your own learning and performance is not a separate opt
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5.1 Reasons for unclear meaning

The meaning of law in a statute should be clear and explicit, but this is not always achieved. Thus, many of the cases which come before the courts concern a dispute over the meaning of a word or phrase in a statute. In those cases the task of the court is to decide the exact meaning of that particular word or phrase. There are a number of factors which can lead to an unclear meaning.

  • A broad term – There may be words designed to cover several
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4.5 Endocrine disruptors

Then he was a she…

(Lou Reed, American rock singer)

In 1996, a book called Our Stolen Future was published, bringing to public attention a debate that had been simmering among biologists for some time. Written by Theo Colborn and two colleagues at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), this book presented the hypothesis that certain industrial chemicals, commonly found as environmental pol
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4.2.5 Adverbs

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs, for example runningquickly, veryclever, quitewell.

Adverbs of manner describe how the action of the verb is being done, for example boldly, graciously, well.

Adverbs of time show when the action of the verb is taking place, for example today, then.

Adverbs of place show where the action of the verb is taking place, for example here.
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Design in the Sense of Taste
We "taste"... But,how? This video shows how the tongue relates to what it tastes to the brain. The tongue also performs a task when we talk. The video talks about the salivary glands and how the tongue works. Taste buds are also discussed, how many we have, why we have this many, and where and why they were located where they are. 07:25.
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12 More information about W150 An introduction to law in contemporary Scotland

This course has been designed as a taster for the Open University's short course W150 An introduction to law in contemporary Scotland. Over six months the course covers a range of topics which introduce students to law making in Scotland, the structure of the Scottish court system, court procedure before moving on to look at some specific areas of law: Child Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Unlawful Conduct.

The purpose of the course is to provide an overview of contemporary
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10.1 Introduction

For a variety of reasons, not least the very wide dynamic range of human hearing, the decibel (symbol dB) is often used as a unit for the amplitude of sound waves. The decibel is also used in other contexts, such as specifying the amplification of amplifiers or the degree to which a signal is affected by noise. In the context of sound, the use of the decibel as a unit captures something of the subjective impression of the way loudness changes with amplitude.

The decibel unit has
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Derived copy of Early Plant Life Abridged
Sascha McKeon
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Discuss the challenges to plant life on land Describe the adaptations that allowed plants to colonize the land […]

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1.5 The formation of metamorphic rocks

Any type of rock can become a metamorphic rock if it is heated to temperatures of several hundred degrees Celsius, and/or if subjected to high pressure (because of the weight of overlying rocks). During metamorphism, the minerals making up the rock become chemically unstable, meaning that their constituent ions are redistributed. The result is that either large crystals grow at the expense of existing smaller ones, or a new set of minerals is formed. Generally speaking, the overall chemical c
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2.6 Summary of Part A

The European Convention on Human Rights emerged after the Second World War. Its aim was the protection of certain individual rights. Some of these rights are absolute and there can be no exceptions (derogations), while others are qualified rights. If a right is qualified, a member state may impose legal and proportionate restrictions. The European Court of Human Rights has ultimate responsibility for the interpretation and application of the European Convention on Human Rights.


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2.3 Application of the ECHR

The ECHR places an important emphasis on individual rights whilst trying to strike a balance between individual and collective rights.

Activity 1 Drafting a charter of rights

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