Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Business & Management. 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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3 DNA: Spot the difference

Here we look at DNA, the molecule which contains the instructions for making each living creature. It is contained within the genes of every individual living thing on Earth. Closely related creatures have DNA that is very similar, and distantly related creatures have DNA that is very different. By looking at how similar or different their DNA molecules are, we can see how closely related two species are.

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Ancient naval battle site 'rammed' with relics of war

On March 10 241BC a huge naval battle took place off the coast of Sicily which put an end to the First Punic War and set the Roman Republic on its militaristic path to becoming an Empire. The Battle of the Egadi Islands is the first ancient naval battle site ever discovered and it is now being surveyed in minute detail. The survey team has been joined by The University of Nottingham's underwater archaeologist Dr Jon Henderson who is using some of the latest underwater archaeology techn
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3.1 Environmental aspects of coal mining

Coal produced by both types of mining is used either to fuel electricity generation or for industrial and domestic heating, both of which result in atmospheric pollution, but here we are concerned with direct environmental impact on the land. Surface and underground mining operations cause significantly different environmental problems. Those that surround surface mining are common to any large quarrying operation: sterilization of the land and restoration of quarry sites; dust; and noise whi
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Biopatología de la Edad Escolar (2009)
Biopatología es un término amplio con el que podemos englobar todas las patologías de origen orgánico que afectan al ser humano. Sin embargo, dados los intereses de la diplomatura de Maestro de Educación Especial, donde se encuadra esta asignatura, y las asignaturas ya cursadas en cursos anteriores (Biopatología Infantil y Juvenil, y Biopatología de los Procesos Superiores) vamos a centrar su contenido en el estudio de problemáticas biológicas o ambientales que pueden afectar o condicio
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Handwriting Repair with Kate Gladstone - Making Handwriting Make Sense
This video explores why students may have trouble with penmanship. The video is a slide show with music. Video does not follow the 'standard' practice of how to write in cursive, but the video may have value to stuggling cursive writers.
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The reversal of cell differentiation and prospects for cell replacement therapy
The inaugural Anne McLaren Memorial Lecture, "The reversal of cell differentiation and prospects for cell replacement therapy", given by Prof Sir John Gurdon FRS, University of Cambridge, at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, on 7 November 2008. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/McLaren-2008 to view the full presentation from Professor Sir John Gurdon FRS, including his slides.
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Ann Cooper Talks School Lunches
19:38 Video Speaking at the 2007 EG conference, "renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper talks about the coming revolution in the way kids eat at school -- local, sustainable, seasonal and even educational food.
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Michiel Heyns, Finuala Dowling, Imraan Coovadia, Yewande Omotoso, Henrietta Rose-Innes