Embedding Shape Grammars in a Parametric Design Software
The Garifuna are a group of people that live on the northern coast of Honduras and the coast of Belize. They have a very distinct and vibrant culture. Minority cultures are currently absorbed by mainstreamed cultures and the Garifuna ethnicity is directly influenced by this phenomenon. In this research it is of special concern to encapsulate Garifuna vernacular architecture by means of shape grammars. The research provides a clear documentation of the grammars implemented in Grasshopper, as well
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Flying the Fields
MSU is using drones to help improve farming and biofuels practices. Carolyn Malmstrom, associate professor of plant biology, explains how having close-up, aerial views of crops can improve yields and sustainability. This project was supported by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture and MSU AgBioResearch.
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Vuurwerk maken : Practicum
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Dit practicum daagt leerlingen uit om een vuurwerkraketje te maken. Daarbij is het ook de bedoeling dat ze leren omgaan met vuurwerk en inzicht verwerven in de gevaren ervan.


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Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
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Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
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Sophie Delaunay, "Doctors Without Borders"
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A Walk Through the Old Testament- Part 3 with Margaret Barker
Christians use a vast library of Jewish writings from the time before Jesus in their worship, reflection, and study – and they call this library ‘the Old Testament.’ In this video we look at how it involves histories – not as we use the term, stories that are far more complex than we usually imagine, and a series of overlapping covenants which can be the key to understanding much of what we read. Other videos you might find useful: Why Study the Old Testament alongside the New with Marg
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Myanmar: Blood, dreams and gold
Richard Cockett, The Economist’s former south east Asia bureau chief, discusses Myanmar’s colonial past, current president and the country’s increasing geopolitical importance
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Duke Medicine Profiles: Jane E. Onken, MD, MHS
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1.6.3 Mailing lists and newsgroups

Mailing or discussion lists are e-mail based discussion groups. When you send an e-mail to a mailing list address, it is sent automatically to all the other members of the list.

The majority of academic-related mailing lists in the UK are maintained by JISCMail You will find details of joining these mailing lists on the JISCMail website. Mailing lists are useful for getting in
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U.S.-led air strike targets Islamic State fighters in Iraq
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5.1 Introduction

When people did seek help for their ailments, most sought some form of outpatient care. For the upper and middle classes, during much of the nineteenth century, this meant calling in a general practitioner. The poorest could apply for help at the outpatient department of a charitable hospital or dispensary. Another source of help was to apply for assistance from local government – in some countries the local authorities employed doctors to care for the poor. In Britain, medical help was ava
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Iowa Site Files: (Overview)
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Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) was created in 1974 as an independent agency with the mandate to regulate commodity futures and option markets in the United States. The agency's mandate has been renewed and expanded several times since then, most recently by the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000. The CFTC's mission is to protect market users and the public from fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices related to the sale of commodity and financial futures and options,
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1.2 Globalisation is about networks

Globalisation is a term that refers to the flows around the world of species, money, goods, ideas, people, etc., and the networks that are integral to these flows. The word is used to attempt to capture a dizzying mix of recent economic, political and socio-cultural developments. The term can also be applied to ecological globalisation. The global transport of people, goods and services has massively increased. Technological and economic networks have developed to smooth trade and econ
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Introduction

This unit describes some of the effects of drinking alcohol. It looks at alcohol's journey through the body and its effect on the liver. It also discusses some possible beneficial effects. This is an important health issue and should be of wide interest.

This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course Introducing health sciences: a cas
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Financial Accounting
This book is intended for an undergraduate or MBA level Financial Accounting course. It covers the standard topics in a standard sequence, utilizing the Socratic method of asking and answering questions. Read the authors' preface or watch a podcast. Joe Ben Hoyle is co-author of two current market-leading advanced accounting textbooks with McGraw-Hill. He and and co-author CJ Skender have both won numerous teaching awards, and both were recently recognized by BusinessWeek as top undergraduate pr
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Book review : creative tasks
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De leerlingen kunnen uit deze bundel met acht taken twee taken selecteren om op een creatieve manier te bewijzen dat ze een bepaald boek gelezen hebben.

De opdrachten zijn een bundeling van ideeën die ik via bijscholingen ontvangen heb.


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HILT Conference 2014 – Early lessons from research: Sam Moulton
EARLY LESSONS FROM RESEARCH IN TEACHING AND LEARNING Insights and practical findings from in-progress research 3 bodies of work underway and a facilitated discussion of them. Featuring: Samuel T. Moulton, Director of Educational Research and Assessment, Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching The Annual HILT Conference 2014 was held on September 16 in Wasserstein Hall. See more multimedia from the conference at http://hilt.harvard.edu/multimedia.
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