Contemporary Perspectives in Distal Radius Fracture Fixation
Wrist fractures, those injuries involving the distal radius, the distal ulna, and the joints about these bones, are some of the most commonly sustained fractures in any age group. With such a large number of injuries encountered, the effort to return patients to their normal activities has driven remarkable changes in treatment methods. UW physicians Matt Lyons, Jeffrey Friedrich, Douglas Hanel, and Jerry Huang discuss the history of wrist fractures and how the recently updated AAOS guidelines a
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The International Immunogenetics Information System
Created by Marie-Paule Lefranc from Universite Montpellier, the international ImMunoGeneTics (IMGT) information system? "is a high-quality integrated knowledge resource specializing in immunoglobulins (IG), T cell receptors (TR), major histocompatibility complex (MHC) and related proteins of the immune system of human and other vertebrate species." The site contains sequence databases, genome and structure databases, web resources, and other interactive tools. With hundreds, if not thousands, of
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The Whyfiles Spring Break Edition: Bad News on Skin Cancer
You are unlikely to meet anyone these days who has never heard that UV radiation from the sun can cause skin cancer, but scientific inquiry into this unfortunate fact is far from over. This Whyfiles feature offers an in-depth explanation of the sun-skin cancer connection, beginning with a highly readable, explanatory introduction to UV radiation, forms of skin cancer, and the ozone layer. This background information sets the groundwork for the next section, an intriguing look at epidemiological
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Soil Association
Since its inception over a half century ago, the Soil Association has "been working to raise awareness about the positive health and environmental benefits of organic food and farming and supporting farmers in producing natural food consumers can trust." Originally formed by a coalition of inspired scientists, nutritionists, and farmers, the Soil Association is now the leading organic farming and food certification and campaigning organization in the United Kingdom. Although primarily geared tow
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The Messier Catalog
The Students for the Exploration and Development of Space of the University of Arizona maintains The Messier Catalog Web site. Named after the French astronomer who first discovered the objects, the catalog describes and features what are considered to be some of the most beautiful nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies in the sky. Visitors can read about Messier and about each individual object in the actual catalog, which includes a picture, its distance, brightness, the history of its discovery
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Reproductive Isolation in Angiosperms
This resource gives detailed descriptions and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in plant reproductive biology and evolution. It includes student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
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Next steps
This unit considers two ideas: that health is an ever-present factor in our lives, and that health is something difficult to define. But how can we say that health is everywhere if it is so mysterious? How do we recognise health if it so difficult to define? There are no easy answers to these questions! In this unit we explore this paradox, not just because it is a fascinating dilemma but because understanding health in all its multifaceted complexity is a prerequisite to working for health in i
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Hands-On Science with Squishy Circuits
In a zippy demo at TED U, AnnMarie Thomas shows how two different kinds of homemade play dough can be used to demonstrate electrical properties -- by lighting up LEDs, spinning motors, and turning little kids into circuit designers. This video could also be used to inspire a science fair project (04:09)
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Awesome Video Milky Way Time-Lapse
Watch the Milky Way 'float' over your head in Lake Tahoe, NV. (41 seconds)
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Causes Of The American Civil War
This video is accompanied by rap music that explains the causes.
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Branded Works
This installation is based around the appropriation of specific works into a 'Fashion Space' through the process of identified (fashion) 'branding'. In this context the work engages with a new discourse that has well established agendas in culture and society, that are reactive and proactive, real and fictional, and with a variety of currencies and values, that are ultimately the same as those that make up the discourse that originated the work in the show' thus turns the fashion/art cycle. This
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141: Can you innovate your business model?
Business models help support strategic goals, but too often executives don't inject them with the necessary dose of creativity to bring about real success, according to new research by two INSEAD professors.
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143: Betting on the wind
Strong headwinds are challenging Spain’s largest wind turbine manufacturer despite a surging demand for renewable power. Gamesa’s CTO discusses its emerging markets expansion, new technologies and the outlook for offshore, and rising competition in the rapidly evolving wind energy sector.
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Plan daily work routines
This unit focuses on planning daily work routines. It covers the elements of competencies for RUH CORE6 Plan daily work routines. It includes interpreting work schedules, organising materials and equipment, and responding to problems as they arise. Some hints, tips and ideas given include how to prioritise work, getting organised for the job, respond to problems, position equipment and materials correctly and reporting workplace hazards.
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Order Whole Numbers with StudyJams
Whether you are putting scores in order to figure out who won the game or dates in order for a histor project, being able to order whole numbers is important.  These step-by-step strategies from StudyJams will make it a cinch!  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this interactive link.
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Work effectively in the security industry
This is the task for the activity Work effectively in the security industry. It asks students to complete a diary based on daily orders for a job at Kingscliffe Shopping City. They will need to prioritise their daily tasks to complete the activity.
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The Crystal Capers: #3
Students at the famous Foy Information Desk report that the crystal football from the national championship trophy, which was removed by Aubie a few weeks ago, appeared briefly at the desk while they were answering a series of questions posed, allegedly, by Trooper Taylor. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
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Inside the Lab: Daniel G. Anderson, Ph.D.
Learn more about the work that Professor Anderson’s lab is doing to create tiny nanoparticles that can deliver RNA to a cancer cell to stop tumor growth—and how they are collaborating with industry to speed development of this potential therapy.
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