3 Sources of energy from the natural environment

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Energy from sources other than fossil or nuclear fuels is to a large extent free of the concerns about environmental effects and renewability that characterise those two sources. Each alternative source supplies energy continually, whether or not we use it. Many alternative sources of energy have been used in simple ways for millennia, e.g. wind and water mills, sails, wood burning – but only in the last two centuries has their potential begun to be exploited on an industrial scale. Except
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3.6.2 Exponential increase: bacteria

Bacteria are single-celled organisms. Many different types of bacteria exist and they populate almost every environment on earth, from deep oceans to soil to human intestines. Several bacteria are beneficial to us: for instance, our gut bacteria can help to break down foodstuffs that we would otherwise find difficult to digest. However, some bacteria produce harmful toxins and if they grow in an uncontrolled way in our bodies this can have serious health consequences.

If a bacterium is
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8.3 Genetically modified material

8.3.1 Genetic modification

You must ensure that your department is registered for genetic modification work.

All new GM projects must be submitted to the departmental GM Safety Committee (GMSC) on a GM Risk Assessment form for approval before commencement of the work.

The GM labs will be identified and the following procedures should be followed:

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This free course, An introduction to law in contemporary Scotland, provided an introduction to studying Law. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Law.


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