5.1 Basic do's and don'ts and lone working

Some basic ‘do's and don'ts’ are:

  • Laboratory coats must be worn at all times.

  • When handling chemicals or sharps (any sharp object that can cause injury, particularly to the hands), observe good laboratory practice by wearing gloves. Latex or nitrile gloves are best, depending on the application.

  • There should be no eating, chewing gum, drinking, smoking or applying cosmetics in any laboratory.

  • No p
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Personalized Diabetes Management
We present a system to make personalized lifestyle and health decisions for diabetes management, as well as for general health and diet management. In particular, we address the following components of the system: (a) efficiently learning preferences through a dynamic questionnaire that accounts for human behavior; (b) modeling blood glucose behavior and updating these models to match individual measurements; and (c) using the learned preferences and blood glucose models to generate an overall d
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Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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“Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy” (video)
Deborah Brautigam book coverA talk by Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz. The current global financial crisis carries a "made in America" label. In "Freefall", Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to cobble together a haphazard and ineffective response when
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the concept of energy transfer between trophic levels

  • outline the usefulness and limitations of food chains and food webs

  • using examples, weigh up the value of dietary specialisation and of omnivory

  • summarise the physiological changes linked with ‘hibernation’ in grizzly bears

  • give examples of variations in diet and lifestyle among the bear family.

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Erno Goldfinger : designing modern Britain
London's Design Museum's website has provided this online resource on the Hungarian architect Erno Goldfinger (1902-1987), who was responsible for a number of London buildings, including his own home at 2 Willow Road, Hampstead and the 31-floored Trellick Tower in North Kensington, which is now a Grade II listed building. This resource was part of an online version of an exhibition on the 'The Mars Group: Designing Modern Britain', held at the Design Museum in 2006. Photos of a number of Goldfin
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Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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2011 SDM Alumni Video
Several SDM alumni share their insight on the impact the System Design and Management has had on their thinking, lives and careers.
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Why Finding a Successor for Justice Scalia Will Be a Challenge
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last weekend, deeply affected legal discourse, say legal experts from Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania. They warn against undue delay in finding a successor.
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The Adventures of Huck Finn Summary
This is a video summary of the Adventures of Huck Finn set to song by Flocabulary.  It is a cartoon portrayal of the key events in the story. Please be aware that this song does use some euphemisms so it might not be suitable for younger learners. (5:03)
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GoNUxstream Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. Maine - Feb. 25, 2012
The Northeastern men's hockey team suffered a 7-1 setback to No. 11 Maine at Matthews Arena on Saturday night. Junior Vinny Saponari tallied the lone goal for the Huskies as all three NU netminders saw time in the loss.
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Introduction

This unit will concentrate on one of the most common forms of art history writing – a biographical monograph about a single artist's life and work. You will be focusing on the way that one author, Helen Langdon, has used biography in her book about one artist, Caravaggio. In order to get the most out of studying this unit you will need access to a copy of this book (ISBN 071266582x)

You will look in detail at the methods she has used to approach her subject and the different kinds of
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Ten years that shook the media world [2013]
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Intracellular Signal Transduction
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Compare internal receptors with cell-surface receptors Recognize the general relationship between a ligand’s structure […]

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Multiple Sketch Users in DDDoolz
This paper presents DDDoolz, a desktop-VR three-dimensional voxel sketchtool. DDDoolz is developed in the Design Systems Group to explore the use of Virtual Reality technology in the early design stage. The aim is to offer a sketch-like environment in VR with an unobtrusive interface. The paper presents DDDoolz, how it is used in education and with partners in architectural practice, and some future developments. As an extension to current functionality, the possibility of multiple users at the
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2.3.4 Using ‘quel’, ‘quelle’

You have already come across the following question:

  • Quelle est la date de votre anniversaire?

Quel means ‘what’ or ‘which’. It changes to quelle if the noun that it is linked to is feminine.


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Clemson University is a vibrant, student-centered community in South Carolina that thrives on leadership, collaboration, public service, relevant research and a winning spirit — in academics, athletics and life. A major science- and technology-oriented research university, Clemson challenges students to excellence every day.
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Money talks: Drums of trade war

As fears mount of a trade war between China and America, David Rennie looks at how China is preparing. And as part of our Open Future season, we explore how tax systems could be improved. Also, the electric bike business is riding high. Helen Joyce hosts


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