Learning outcomes

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the scientific basis for the main methods of contraception (Question 1)

  • list the factors affecting fertilization (Questions 2 and 5)

  • describe with the help of diagrams the early stages of embryonic development (Question 3)

  • describe the main developmental forces at work during early embryonic development (Questions 3 and 4)

  • discuss s
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Alumni in Action - Sean Finnegan ’01
http://www.dickinson.edu/alumni-in-action By way of graduate school, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Sean Finnegan ’01 recently was back on campus to deliver the seminar speech for this year’s Sigma Pi Sigma induction ceremony. The former physics major now manages a portfolio of $42 million in research grants for the DOE, and he had a lot to say about his field, the scientific career path and the value of Dickinson's liberal-arts education.
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Tunnelling

The following resources are part of the module Civil Engineering Technology from the 2009/10 BSc (Hons) degree programme Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying. It covers the reasons for tunnelling, types of ground tunnelling can be undertaken in. Control of ground water and tunnelling machines.

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Catholics Observe Lent
In this video they discuss what Catholics do to observe the season of Lent.
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Conditie en uithoudingsvermogen
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Dit leermiddel omvat een lesplan waarmee de conditie en uithouding van de leerlingen op de proef wordt gesteld aan de hand van loop- en tikspelen.  


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3.8 How computers work with numbers

Today's mass media wrap computers in a damaging myth. The message of TV thrillers seems to be that computers are inscrutable, subtle devices, far beyond the ordinary person's comprehension. Only spectacularly gifted, young, ‘cool’ people seem to be capable of working with them successfully. For such individuals, a few clicks on the keyboard work miracles. The myth suggests that when we less gifted mortals use a computer and something goes wrong, it's our fault. We're simply too stupid for
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Plastics historical society
This is the website of the Plastics Historical Society, a partner in the JISC Museum of Design in Plastics Digitisation Project. Along with a wealth of information about the Society and its activities, the website contains a Virtual Museum which offers a useful timeline and a variety of exhibits on horn and different types of 20th century plastics. There is a useful 'Caring for Plastics' page which may interest conservators - this can be found in the 'Experiencing Plastics' section. There are
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1 Members of the governing body

Governors will have many demands upon their time and they must be sure that the time which they are devoting to school business is used wisely.

Creese (1995)

Governors are usually busy people with a genuine commitment to the school, but with limited time available. The governing body therefore needs to know, and use, the strengths of its individual members.

The 2002 Education Act has brou
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Erica Chenoweth - 'Do Violent Flanks Help or Hurt Campaigns of Nonviolent Resistance?'
An open lecture by Erica Chenoweth, Professor & Associate Dean for Research at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Professor Chenoweth is an internationally recognised authority on political violence and its alternatives.
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Shawn Askinosie, honorary doctorate - Spring 2012 commencement
Missouri State University granted its 14th honorary doctorate to Shawn Askinosie, J.D., founder of Askinosie Chocolate. Askinosie received the Doctor of Public Affairs (A.P.D.) during the spring commencement ceremonies on May 18, 2012. There were technical difficulties during the recording of this address, and we apologize for the loss of sound from 1:32 to 2:20 in this video.
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Lecture 6 [slides]: Ajax
DOM. XMLHttpRequest. Methods. Properties. Content Types. JSON. PHP + JSON. Progress. Frameworks. YUI Connection Manager.
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"Recent Developments in Indonesia's Forests: Revival, Resurgence, or Business as Usual?"
Potter posterA Program on the Global Environment Distinguished Lecture by Lesley Potter, Associate Professor, Department of Human Geography, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. Despite the global paradigm shift from centralized to decentralized forest management, this process has been slow to develop in "forest rich" Indonesia. Alth
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"Pens and Swords: How the American Mainstream Media Report the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"
dunsky book coverA talk by Marda Dunsky, former Arab affairs reporter for the Jerusalem Post and editor on the national/foreign desk of the Chicago Tribune. As world attention is renewed and refocused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the sixtieth anniversary of its seminal year of 1948, Marda Dunsky takes a close look at how more than two dozen major American print and broadcast outlets have reported the conflict i
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Module team

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Dr Dorothy Miell, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences (Course Team Chair)

Dr Paul Anand, Lecturer in Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences

Peter Barnes, Lecturer in Centre for Childhood, Development and Learning, Faculty of Education and Language Studies

Pam Berry, Key Compositor

Dr Nicola Brace, Lecturer in Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr Nick Braisby, Lectur
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Libraries, Archives and Museums: A Strategic Conversation: Opening Talk
Monday, April 9 For generations Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums have been pre-eminent participants in support of the research, teaching, and learning carried out both within the university, and also beyond its walls. In an increasingly connected global society, interdisciplinary work is becoming the norm and researchers increasingly seek and share information across formats, genres, and institutional settings. To support users and to continue to grow and thrive, libraries, archives,
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History tour : Borsa Italiana
Created to celebrate two-hundred years of the foundation of the Italian Stock Exchange in 1808, this website presents an interesting excursion through the history of the Milan-based financial institution. Three interconnected thematic sections enable users to access valuable resources and information on the history of the Italian Stock Exchange, from its inception to the present day. Each section includes reproductions of documents of relevance, which can be downloaded as PDF files. Also availab
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how the linear sequence of DNA within a gene is related to the linear sequence of amino acids of a protein

  • understand how the information in DNA is carried via RNA to make a protein

  • understand how RNA is synthesised from DNA by the process of transcription

  • understand where the processes of transcription and translation occur within the cell.


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SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Christopher Kohel
By: tcarrasc Forearc Basin Analysis of the Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous Eugenia Formation; New Mapping and Provenance Analysis in the Northern Vizcaino Penninsula, Baja California Sur Christopher Kohel M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University The Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous Eugenia Formation represents an enigmatic part of the Vizcaino Peninsula forearc stratigraphy. Eugenia sub-basins on the Vizcaino Peninsula are broadly correlative to the Jurassic for
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Initial Consonant "D" - Delighted You're Mine Song
This short song performed by the Dixie Chimps helps to explain the beginning sound of d.  Many different words beginning with 'D' are mentioned in the song and spelled out on the screen during the video. Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions." (00:48)
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5.3 EU secondary legislation

Law made by the EU institutions in exercising the powers conferred on them by the treaties is referred to as secondary legislation. This legislation includes:

  • regulations

  • directives

  • decisions

  • recommendations

  • opinions.

Another EU institution often required to contribute to the EU law-making process is the European Court of Justice. This has two main functions:

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