Rights and justice: reproductive politics and legal activism in India
This Anthropology departmental Seminar was delivered by Professor Maya Unnithan (University of Sussex) on 26 January 2018
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Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.

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Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf

This paper provides an indept look at issues associated with the use of medical abbreviations and clinical evidence of what can go wrong is they are misused.


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Lenguajes, tecnologías y paradigmas de la programación (2015)
Comprender los aspectos esenciales de los diferentes paradigmas de programación y las implicaciones derivadas del uso y diseño de un lenguaje facilita el posterior aprendizaje de lenguajes nuevos, así como su diseño. Asimismo proporciona la base necesaria para una adecuada elección y utilización (posiblemente combinada) de lenguajes y paradigmas en tareas de análisis, diseño, construcción y mantenimiento de aplicaciones de forma robusta, segura y eficiente. El objetivo del curso es intr
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7.88J Protein Folding and Human Disease (MIT)
This course covers amino acid sequence control of protein folding, misfolding, amyloid polymerization and aggregation. Readings and discussions address topics such as chaperone structure and function, folding and assembly of fibrous proteins, and pathologies associated with protein misfolding and aggregation in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's and other protein deposition diseases. Students are required to write and present a research paper.
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Your Health: Trauma
Some people say that "accidents happen," but there are some specific things you can do to prevent a traumatic injury. In this interview, viewers will learn about trauma prevention as well as the expansion of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center, including how this new building will benefit Marylanders. Related Links: Shock Trauma Center http://www.umm.edu/shocktrauma/ Center for Injury Prevention and Policy http://www.umm.edu/shocktrauma/special_
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3.1.1 Treatment or management?

In the preceding paragraph you will notice that we talked generally about the treatment of conditions, but referred to ‘managing’ dyslexia. Why did we do this? It relates to the following important general issues:

Is treatment (i.e. intervention) warranted? We mentioned this issue when we were discussing sociocultural or personal distress based definitions of abnormality. Intervention is not always desir
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Intelligent Life: In Welsh Patagonia
After years of idle dreams, Jasper Rees visited the valleys in Argentina that have been an outpost of Wales for 150 years. He joins Matthew Sweet to talk about keeping a language and a culture alive 7,000 miles from home
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The Story of Stuff - Chapter 3
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This third chapter gives an explanation of the production process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.  Run time 03:28.  This chapter discusses the impact of toxins in productions and their impact on humans
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A Variety of Puppet Vignettes - Kevin Kammeraad and the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe
Two artists, a cast of puppets, a suitcase of songs, and a bundle of energy!
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The Declaration of Independence: Ideas for a New Age
This 17 minute examines the basic principles and concepts set forth in the  Declaration of Independence, as well as the American leaders, their ideas and the historical events that resulted in the document. Good details. Best used with a timeline and a word list. Many items need a great deal more explanation, but the video is a good start.



Has video quiz, too.

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Carlo Bonini, Jonathan Miller and Jerry Miller
As Congress investigates why the Administration made false pre-war claims, Italy's foremost investigative reporter Carlo Bonini, takes viewers on the trail of the forged intelligence documents purporting that Iraq sought to buy yellowcake uranium from Niger. Also on the program: Bill Moyers interviews Jerry Miller, the 200th person exonerated by postconviction DNA testing about clearing his name; and British renaissance man - physician, author, and director of theater and opera - Jonathan Mille
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The Crisis of Capitalism
An essay on the strengths and weaknesses of capitalism. Excellent graphics. For older students, but very interesting way to explain this economic system. Modern version of economics. Materials could be used for a great debate.

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#373: Ongoing symptoms: Why isn't treatment for depression and anxiety leading to lower prevalence?

Public health researcher Prof Tony Jorm asks why prevalence of anxiety and depression in North America, Australia and elsewhere has not decreased despite a quarter century of more and better treatment for two of the world's most common mental health problems. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.


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6.2 A rational-economic perspective on risk

A rational-economic perspective generally represents risk as a combination of the expected magnitude of a gain or loss, combined with some probability distribution of anticipated outcomes. Economic ideas of risk behaviour are founded largely on expected utility theory. Expected utility theory predicts that investors will always be risk averse. The shape of the utility curve (utility plotted against increasing wealth) is such that utility increases with wealth, but at a declining rate. This is
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Les problèmes économiques posés par l'intermittence d'électricité d'origine éolienne et ...

Dans cette vidéo, Jacques Percebois présente les principaux mécanismes de soutien aux énergies renouvelables et, sur la base de leur analyse, met en évidence la nécessité d'une réforme de ces systèmes d'aide.


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GoNUxstream Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. Maine - Feb. 24, 2012
Northeastern curbed a five-game winless streak and skated to a 4-2 triumph over 11th-ranked Maine on Friday night. The Huskies picked up their first win over Maine in six tries with the last win coming at home on Nov. 14, 2009 (5-2). Adam Reid netted the game-winner at 18:46 of the third stanza.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify the four main strategies shown by organisms for coping with winter

  • appreciate and give examples of the levels and types of explanation used for understanding these strategies

  • describe ways in which the strategies can be subjected to experimental manipulation

  • provide examples of how plants, birds and mammals can remain active through winter

  • give examples of orga
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Choisir un navigateur pour consulter un site web (Module 6.3) (Vidéo)

MOOC "Données et services numériques dans le nuage et ailleurs" : cours en ligne délivré du 27 janvier 2014 au 31 mars 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC.

Semaine 6 : Ouverture ou cloisonnement, enjeux de l’interopérabilité
Cours 3 : Choisir un navigateur pour consulter un site web


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