Discworld author Pratchett dies
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The principles and practice of tissue engineering (and regenerative medicine) are taught by faculty of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. The principles underlying strategies for employing selected cells, biomaterial scaffolds, soluble regulators or their genes, and mechanical loading and culture conditions, for the regeneration of tissues and organs in vitro and in vivo are addressed. Differentiated cell types and stem cells
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UT News - February 18, 2015
In today's UT News - the theatre department is debuting their production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, UT researchers are working to improve health disparities in Lucas County and the University Women's Commission is awarding scholarships.
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4.3 Assessing GM foods: substantial equivalence is introduced

In the early 1990s, biotechnology companies were preparing to market the first food products derived from GM crops. This provided a challenge to legislators. There were no precedents to guide them as to how to approve or ban novel food products. The methods used to approve pharmaceuticals, summarised above (Section 3.1), did not seem to transfer easily to whole food products.

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Vanderbilt sophomore Jacob Beranek loves music and his Czech heritage. These passions recently converged in an incredible opportunity for the talented music composition major.
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How do you take those first steps to creating the actual web site. It is easier than you think - borrow from someone else's. this video will take you through simple ways to get started on your web site.  [09:13]
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2 Britain's oldest rocks: remnants of Archaean crust

The document attached below includes the second section of Mountain building in Scotland. In this section, you will find the following subsections:

  • 2.1 Introduction

  • 2.2 The Lewisian Complex

    • 2.2.1 The nature, age and origin of the gneiss protoliths

    • 2.2.2 Deformation and high-grade metamorphism

  • 2.3 Basement inliers in the Moine Supergroup


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Barrow, J (1988) The World Within the World, Oxford.
Berkson, W. (1974) Fields of Force, RKP.
Cassidy, D.C., (1992) Uncertainty, New York.
Cohen, I.B., (1987) The Birth of a New Physics, Penguin.
Einstein, A et al. (1952) The Principle of Relativity, New York,
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1.2.6 Summary of Section 1.2

  1. Many people wish to limit the number of their offspring, and so resort to contraceptive measures.

  2. Chemical contraceptives interrupt the production of gametes, or prevent implantation.

  3. Mechanical or barrier contraceptives prevent egg and sperm from meeting and, in the case of IUDs, prevent implantation.

  4. Surgical methods of contraception involve physical alteration of the reproductive tract so as to prevent eggs and
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1 Natural groups

Darwin made extensive observations on a great many creatures, including mammals, and noticed that species fell into natural groups, e.g. lions, tigers and leopards have many similarities, and resemble cats. On the basis of his observations, he was able to place mammals in distinct groups.

His work has continued, and we now recognise that mammals have evolved from a common ancestor, and have branched into many different groups, or ‘Orders’. The animation below shows the different O
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1 Why is information security important?

This course introduces you to information security and its management.

A succinct definition of information security might run as follows:

Information security is the collection of technologies, standards, policies and management practices that are applied to information to keep it secure.

But why is it important to secure information? And how should its security be managed? To
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1 Physics and the physical world

Studying physics will change you as a person. At least it should. In studying physics you will encounter some of the deepest and most far-reaching concepts that have ever entered human consciousness. Knowledge gathered over many centuries, that has been subjected to continuous scientific scrutiny, will be presented, along with its applications. Fact will follow fact, useful theory will succeed useful theory. Amidst this rich mix of information, newcomers to physics might not always appreciate
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