STS.330J History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology (MIT)
This course explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of life, in both medicine and biology. After grounding our conversation in accounts of natural history and medicine that predate the rise of biology as a discipline, we explore modes of theorizing historical and contemporary bioscience. Drawing on the work of historian William Coleman, we examine the forms, functions, and transformations of biological and medical objects of study. Along the way we treat the histor
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Organic Compounds 2D/3D App for Android
'Organic Compounds 3D LD has over 1,370+ drugs and organic compounds to view in a 2D/3D structure with a detailed description accompanying each compound. Search engine and index are alphabetized along with beautiful graphics. Search by name and view details regarding molecular structure, properties, IUPAC, formulas and so much more. Easy to access, zoom in and rotate. Great for students!'This app costs $0.99
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7.346 RNAi: A Revolution in Biology and Therapeutics (MIT)
Despite centuries of effort, modern medicine still struggles to find the source of disease and to provide specific treatment without side effects. Both traditional small molecules and protein-based therapeutics have achieved only limited success. What is the next therapeutic frontier? The answer may be RNA interference. In this course, we will focus on the therapeutic potential of RNAi. We will discuss its discovery functions in normal biological processes, utility as an experimental tool, poten
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Discussion about the nervous system.
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03 - Ouverture par la Région (jipn 2015) (Vidéo)

Les journées innovations pédagogiques normandes : Ouverture par la Région

Vincent Louvet, Conseiller régional en charge du développement numérique


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a new course in OpenCourseWare: Urban Drainage and Watermanagement
Last week a new course Urban Drainage and Watermanagement has been published. A course from the master Watermanagement. In a series of lectures urban planners and other experts will explain on urban tasks and (recently) built urban plans for inner city interventions, for restructure and transformation locations of former harbour and industrial sites and for […]
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Christopher Merrill discussed basic web design tips for new web designers. Less is always more.  It is better to have one large quality image than a mess of images.  Keep it simple. (2:05)
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Rod Carley - Best Lecturer Finalist - on Adapting Shakespeare within a Modern Canadian Context
Top ten finalist, Professor Rod Carley, from the Communication Arts department at Canadore College in North Bay is profiled and delivers his competition lecture entitled, Adapting Shakespeare Within a Modern Canadian Context.
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National Health Reform Series- Youth Mental Health: Is anybody listening?
ANU presents a roundtable series that will contribute significantly to the health reform agenda in Australia. The fourth event in the series is ‘Youth mental health: is anybody listening?' - Australian of Year and mental health advocate Professor Patrick McGorry will be part of the expert panel. Recent media reports have indicated concerns about the adequacy of the national health reform processes in relation to mental health, especially youth mental health. What can be done to address the
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2.3.6 'Horses for courses'

Different team structures have different advantages and disadvantages. A structure may fit a particular task in one organisation better than another. On the next page, Table 1 sets out the strengths and weaknesses of different team structures.

Table 1 Strengths and weaknesses of different structures for project teams

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1.5 Moving forward?

So far you have read about the development of consultation with service users. Why, then, do service users and their organisations experience a struggle to be heard? What barriers are they encountering?

Service providers may structure consultation around service needs rather than service users' interests. For example, consultation at the planning, delivery and monitoring stages of a new day centre might be informative to service providers as well as a good example of service user involv
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Can neuroscience be harnessed to make public policies more effective and attractive? To influence health outcomes, such as rates of obesity and diabetes? To spur social good, such as better planning for retirement? These questions brought together a varied group of experts for "Public Policy and the Brain," a two-day Exploratory Seminar hosted by the Radcliffe Institute. In a seminar coorganized by Cass Sunstein of Harvard Law School and Tali Sharot of University College London, lawyers and econ
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21F.030 East Asian Cultures: From Zen to Pop (MIT)
The course examines various aspects of culture in both premodern and modern East Asia, ranging from literature, art, performance, and cuisine to contemporary pop culture (film, manga, anime, etc.).
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GRCC Players Presents: HATPIN (the musical)
HATPIN (the musical) by Peter Rutherford & James Millar, directed by Rob Karel and Duane Davis, collaboration with GRCC's Music Department
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2.12 Summary

The hydrological cycle is a complex process involving evaporation, transpiration, condensation, air circulation, precipitation, infiltration, surface run-off and percolation. Aquifers are an important source of fresh water supplying about one-third of the UK's potable water demand. Most of the world's water is present as saline water in the oceans.


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Acknowledgements

This course was written by Dr Steve Padley

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

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