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Explaining How Ants Build Rafts and Bridges
Georgia Tech Assistant Professor David Hu explains how ants build rafts and bridges to solve problems and stay alive. For more information, visit http://www.news.gatech.edu/2014/06/12/going-inside-ant-raft.
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466 GG Healthy Versus Healthful. The Best SAT Essay Ever. Fast and Loose
Follow along on the website: Healthy Versus Healthful http://bit.ly/1Hem0wb The Best SAT Essay Ever Article: http://bit.ly/1H4dr4c PDF of the Essay: http://j.mp/1cVMKHV Fast and Loose http://bit.ly/1A1704R
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Superposition and Interference
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1.3 Minerals and rocks

To begin with, it is necessary to explain the meanings of the two terms ‘minerals’ and ‘rocks’.


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How Volcanoes Form
This video features information regarding the formation of volcanoes explained in geological terms through computer animation. (04:48)
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3.4 A note on suspense

By raising various expectations in the reader's mind, a writer can create an atmosphere of suspense – the desire to turn the page and find out what happens next. How much will the story follow the reader's expectations, how much will it confound them? In this way, suspense is
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Efficient Computer-User Interface in Electronic Mail Systems
This research explores the question of improving user- computer interface. The approach is one of observing and codifying various parameters that influence the efficiency of interface in the context of electronic mail tasks. In the paper the authors observe 'expert' and 'regular' users of a mail system and analyze the sources of efficiency. It is clear that experts use a different, more specialized, set of commands in performing standard mail tasks. While experts perform these tasks with fewer e
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The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions). this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

Grateful thanks is made to the pupils and staff of: The Henley College, Oxon; Langtree School, Wo
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German President Gauck visits Syrian refugee family in Turkey
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe German President Gauck visits Syrian refugee camp in Turkey, calls on Germany to "ask ourselves if we are already doing everything possible" to end hardship. Gavino Garay reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics includi
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Baxter, C, Poonia, K., Ward, L. and Nadirshaw, Z. (1990). Double Discrimination: Issues and Services for People with Learning Difficulties from Black and Ethnic Minority Communities, London, Kings Fund Centre.
Becker, G. (1971). The Economics of Discrimination. Series: (ERS) Economic Research Studies.
Blackaby, D., Clark, K., Leslie, D. and Murphy, P. (1994). Bla
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
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The view from Brussels: The lion's den


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2015 CSM Jazz Festival
April 18, 2015 - 8:00 pm April 17-18 | 8 p.m., La Plata Campus $5 in advance, $7 day of concert Solid Brass, directed by Randy Runyon, is CSM’s jazz ensemble, comprised of CSM students, local high school students, community members, and professional musicians. Each year’s spring jazz festival features an internationally-known guest artist. The spring festival offers workshops for local public school jazz students and ends with a concert featuring Solid Brass and the guest artist. www.csmd
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"I had this crazy idea that you had to be a natural." Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie (2008 Chemistry)
http://www.nobelprize.org/podcast/ http://tinyurl.com/iTunesNobelPrizeTalks In this short clip from episode 17 of the Nobel Prize Talks podcast, Martin Chalfie speaks about how as a student he became convinced that science was not for him. Now the 2008 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry enjoys spreading news of the social, collaborative joy of science to new generations. In the podcast, he discusses the beauty of the scientific field of touch and why failed experiments mean making progress.
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Animation through atrium
This animation explores the atrium of Northeastern University's planned state-of-the-art interdisciplinary science and engineering research complex, to be located in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood on Columbus Avenue. Scheduled for completion in fall 2016, the facility will provide 220,000 square feet of research and educational space. This animation was produced by the Architecture firm Payette.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the terms surface, surface in space, disc-like neighbourhood and half-disc-like neighbourhood

  • explain the terms n-fold torus, torus with n holes, Möbius band and Klein bottle

  • explain what is meant by the boundary of a surface, and determine the boundary number of a given surface with boundary

  • construct certain compact surfaces from a polygon by identifying edges

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Updating Your Student Moodle Profile

Updating Your Student Moodle Profile
Instructions for updating a BASHS Moodle profile.

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XXII SETTSC IL MIO AMICO ALBERT LIC SCIENTIF MAJORANA CALTAGIRONE
By: calogero.messina Il cortometraggio è stato realizzato dagli studenti della classe IV C del Liceo Scientifico “E. Majorana” di Caltagirone per la partecipazione al concorso “Scienziati in corto”, in occasione della XXII settimana della Cultura Scientifica. Il corto è centrato sul fenomeno fisico dell’effetto fotoelettrico, la cui dimostrazione valse ad Albert Einstein il premio Nobel per la Fisica nel 1921. Il video racconta di un incontro nella “fantasia” tra una studentessa
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