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Loneliness doesn't always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially connected we feel to the people around us -- and it's often the result of the homes we live in. She shares an age-old antidote to isolation: co-housing, a way of living where people choose to share space with their neighbors, get to know them, and look after them. (10:15)

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The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
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1.7 Summary of Section 1.2

  1. There is a need for a certain level of daily energy intake to allow the body to maintain its BMR, and to carry out work.

  2. Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is the chemical currency of energy used by the body and is produced from the metabolism of food.

  3. The body mass index or BMI indicates whether an adult is a healthy weight for their height.

  4. Inadequate nutrition is a huge problem globally. Anorexia nervosa is one examp
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3.1 Pre-implantation and assymetric division

Let us now return to the Fallopian tube, where a fertilized egg is assembling its chromosomes prior to commencing a series of mitotic divisions which will eventually give rise to the millions of cells that make up the human body. Obviously these millions of cells do not just exist as an amorphous mass: they are differentiated into many different types of cell, and they are organized into recognizable, discrete structures: tissues and organs. This is accomplished by a coordinated sequen
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Terra Foundation Lectures in American Art 2017: Picturing a Nation: (4) Frozen in History: The Arriv
Professor David Lubin gives his final Terra Lecture in American Art on the Kennedys. David M. Lubin is the Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professor 2016-17 at Oxford University, as well as the Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Professor Lubin is the author of Act of Portrayal (Yale, 1985), Picturing a Nation (Yale, 1994), Titanic (BFI, 1999), and Shooting Kennedy (California, 2003), which was awarded the Smithsonian Americ
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6.5 Conformational changes upon protein–DNA interactions

During binding, both the protein and the DNA can alter their conformation. In the case of proteins, this conformational change can involve small changes in side-chain location, but can also involve local refolding. These changes upon binding of specific DNA sequences serve to facilitate the interaction and also to enhance the binding of other proteins, such as when dimerization of two proteins occurs at a single recognition site. Changes such as these can be the basis of cooperative binding e
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21A.360J The Anthropology of Sound (MIT)
This class examines the ways humans experience the realm of sound and how perceptions and technologies of sound emerge from cultural, economic, and historical worlds. In addition to learning about how environmental, linguistic, and musical sounds are construed cross-culturally, students learn about the rise of telephony, architectural acoustics, and sound recording, as well as about the globalized travel of these technologies. Questions of ownership, property, authorship, and copyright in the ag
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SFU VISION LAUNCH
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The "Human Sciences" on Trial in Iran [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ali Mirsepassi | Why the "human sciences" have become the target of a major government crackdown in Iran today. This talk will focus thematically upon a specific conceptual shift. Today’s religious-reformist intellectuals articulating Iran’s contemporary mass movement for democracy draw their vision of change from the social sciences rather than philosophy, reflecting complex underlying conceptual-theoretical and organizational-practical shifts since the long struggle o
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
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Trade Opportunities for the Australian Financial Services Sector
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When Convictions Blind Leaders
Many leaders are passionate individuals, often highly driven by deeply held philosophical convictions or values. This can make them very influential but can also cause them and others to lose sight of potential trip wires.
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APPLICATION OF FULL-SCALE MODELLING IN VIETNAM: AN OUTLINE FOR DISCUSSION
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Kyrgyz shepherds cheer for World Cup from afar
Shepherds in Kyrgyzstan's mountain valley cheer for Brazil as they watch the World Cup from their nomad tents. Nathan Frandino 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 including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years
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Duke University is joining with other members of the Association of American Universities to raise awareness of the innovation deficit, whose impact reaches far beyond university campuses to affect the prosperity and national security of all Americans. #InnovationDeficit http://www.InnovationDeficit.org Website: http://duke.edu YouTube: http://youtube.com/Duke Google+: http://plus.google.com/+dukeuniversity/posts Facebook: http://facebook.com/DukeUniv Twitter: http://twitter.com/DukeU Instagra
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