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Doctors in Kathmandu say they are amazed by the good health of a 15-year-old boy pulled from the rubble of a collapsed building where he was trapped for five days after Saturday's earthquake. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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 i
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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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The Odyssey ( KCLS Book Trailer Contest Entry)
This video is a trailer book review of the Odyssey of Homer.  This was used as an entry for the KCLS Video Book Review Contest on the The Odyssey by Homer.

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After the Stock market crash Roosevelt introduced "The New Deal." The beginning of government using opinion polls.
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Limitations and Tradeoffs of High Resolution LM Techniques
In this talk, Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy systems will be compared As reviewed in the January, 2009 issue of Nature: Methods , the past decade has seen the introduction of a number of fluorescence light microscopy techniques that permit one to surpass the Abbe Resolution limit. Although the resulting images are quite similar, differences in the operational details of these techniques can make them more or less suitable for specific types on biological studies. This talk focus on me
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1.2.5 Summary of Sections 1.1 and 1.2

  1. The majority of organisms are exposed to environmental fluctuations, including seasonal change in climate. In this course, we focus on the effects of winter.

  2. Organisms have evolved a range of strategies to cope with winter. Thus this common environmental variable has led to a diversity of responses.

  3. The strategies for coping with winter can be considered with respect to different levels and types of explanation.

  4. M
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In this professionally-produced video, learn the role of law enforcement, community, and parent involvement in preventing gang violence. (01:35)
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Launch event of the Reuters Institute new report 'Reporting the EU'. Speakers; Sara Hobolt, Professor and Deputy Head of the European Institute, LSE. John Lloyd, Senior Research Fellow, Reuters Institute and co-author of ‘Reporting the EU: News, Media and the European Institutions’. Cristina Marconi, Italian freelance journalist, writer and researcher and co-author of ‘Reporting the EU: News, Media and the European Institutions’. Chaired by Hans Kundnani, Research Director, ECFR.
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9.01 Neuroscience and Behavior (MIT)
This course covers the relation of structure and function at various levels of neuronal integration. Topics include functional neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, sensory and motor systems, centrally programmed behavior, sensory systems, sleep and dreaming, motivation and reward, emotional displays of various types, "higher functions" and the neocortex, and neural processes in learning and memory.
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Living with Disability
How does living with disability and chronic illness impact on a person's quality of life? What are the consequences of physical limitations and treatment regimes? The tracks on his album explore real-life case studies in a variety of care environments. From domestic homes to residential and hospital settings, we explore physical, social and psychological impacts and investigate the extent to which care environments are enabling or disabling. The album also contains a fictional case study which
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The current three-way catalyst, shown schematically in Figure 1, is generally a multicomponent material, containing the precious metals rhodium, platinum and (to a lesser extent) palladium, ceria (CeO2), γ-alumina (Al2O3), and other metal oxides. It typically consists of a ceramic mono
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Season 3 – Lesson 03 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this lesson: This lesson was originally released in October, so in lesson 3 of Show Time Spanish, Alba tells Mark about a Halloween party she attended. They discuss the traditions of Halloween. In the intermedio José provides two alternative ways to say that you’re tired. Grammar points include reflexive verbs in a […]
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This free course examines issue of nature and nurture, how genes and the environment interact in the development of the nervous system to make each of us unique. In particular it looks at the period from conception to birth. It is a topic that should be of wide interest to many.

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Is Giving Music Away for Free a Good Idea - Online Music Marketing
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Stretching is essential before starting a cardio kickboxing workout to prevent injury. Stretch with tips from a kickboxing instructor. Easy to follow along with.  3:21 min.
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2.2 Winning coal in former times

Coal was probably first used as a fuel by early Chinese civilizations, and there is evidence for coal working in the UK since Roman times. However, early approaches to mining were limited by the available technology, and left much of the coal behind.

At first, coal was dug from seams exposed at the surface in shallow excavations into valley sides that followed the coal seam. The amount of coal that could be extracted from these trenches and from adits (short horizontal tunnels) w
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