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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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4 Conclusion

Finally, a few key messages to take from this course. One is that there is no great mystery about what good writing is. We can recognize it just by reading it. The difficulty is how to produce it. However, since there are different aspects of writing well, you will find it useful to return to the ‘Criteria of good essay writ
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Plato-A Short Biography
This informative seven-minute biography tells of Plato's life and his philosophies. This video has moving and still images with narration.
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5.2.1 When to look at the question

At what stage do you look at the title of your next assignment?

Activity 8

Note down in your Learning Journal what you think are the advantages and disadvantages of looking at the title before and after starting to w
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African-American Pioneers of California
(Note: Many videos on other sites start with a very brief ad.) African American Pioneers of California - Learn about the history of African American pioneers and their achievements in California. This video includes vintage photos of the era. (07:12)
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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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Life Cycle of a House Fly
This is a short, animated narrated video (01:43) that offers an overview about the life cycle of a house fly. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions.
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Does Your Vote Count? The Electoral College Explained
You vote, but then what? Discover how your individual vote contributes to the popular vote and your state's electoral vote in different ways--and see how votes are counted on both state and national levels. (05:21)

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2012 Distinugished Teaching Awards
Images and comments from the 2011-12 Distinguished Teaching Awards Ceremony and Reception, held April 23 in the McNamara Alumni Center.
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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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References

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, (2004) Coaching and Buying Coaching Services, [online], London, CIPD. Available from CIPD.
Clark, T. (1995) Managing Consultants: Consultancy as the Management of Impressions, Milton Keynes, Open University Press.
Craig, D. (2005) Rip-Off, London, Original Book Company.
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Duke Chapel, Choral Vespers - 11/8/2012
Duke University Chapel, Choral Vespers Weekly candlelit worship of scripture readings, prayers, and sacred music. Duke Vespers Ensemble Brian A. Schmidt, Conductor David Arcus, Chapel Organist *This service is live streamed weekly on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. EST at: http://www.youtube.com/dukechapel Prelude - (14:43) Preces (18:10) and Responses (41:25) - Gabriel Jackson Remember not, Lord, Our Offenses (27:41) Verleih uns frieden - Felix Mendelssohn (33:36)
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1.1 Defining privacy

Before considering the extent to which privacy is protected in UK law we first need to understand exactly what privacy means and what a right to privacy protects. As with many human rights, privacy is difficult to define. There are many definitions of privacy, and in Activity 1 we look at some of these definitions, which should help you to un
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Striking workers gather for London march
Nov. 30 - Public sector workers who are in the middle of a 24-hour strike gather in central London for a mass march and rally, protesting pension reforms and the government's austerity measures. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Heading for a nuclear showdown in the Middle East
Iran has issued its response to UN Security Council demands that it stop its uranium enrichment programme by August 31st. Whilst offering to join 'serious talks' on the issue Iranian officials have been clear in their refusal to back down to international pressure to end their vision of a nuclear Iran. How do the latest developments change the diplomatic picture for both Iran and the UN? Does the passing of a UN resolution change the legal position of those involved and what lies behind th
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Chrystee Cheng: Super Street | New High-Density "Hutong" Housing in Beijing
Architecture Final Reviews were presented by students in the Architecture Program at California College of the Arts. Filmed at CCA's San Francisco campus April 27--29, 2012, 9 a.m.--7 p.m. The rapid urbanism in Beijing is subjecting the 700-year-old city to the extreme condition of "total erasure." This thesis argues that the current crisis in Beijing lies not in "erasure" itself, but in "total erasure." Both total preservation and total erasure of the urban fabric have failed to respond to the
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Suu Kyi optimistic about reform
Nov. 30 - Aung San Suu Kyi says she's encouraged by recent reforms in Myanmar and excited that her country is moving closer to returning to the world stage. Deborah Gembara reports.
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5.2.1 Microwave

You saw the importance of microwave transmission for newsgathering in the Higgins extract. The term 'microwave' identifies a particular range of frequencies used for radio communications. The range of frequencies that are referred to as 'microwave' is not exactly defined (or, rather, slightly different ranges are used in different contexts), but roughly speaking it is from about 200 MHz to 50 GHz. [Remember that MHz stands for megahertz, which is 1,000,000 Hz (106 Hz) and GHz is gi
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