Ozone Layer Shielding Our Planet
An animation showing the ozone layer shielding our planet from the suns intense ultraviolet radiation. Ozone absorbs nearly all of the biologically damaging UV radiation from the sun.
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Offers an integrative molecular and biological perspective on public health problems. Explores population biology and ecological principles underlying public health and reviews molecular biology in relation to public health biology. Modules focus on specific diseases of viral, bacterial, and environmental origin. Uses specific examples of each type to develop the general principles that govern interactions among susceptible organisms and etiologic agents. Devotes special attention to factors tha
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Environmental Health
Examines health issues, scientific understanding of causes, and possible future approaches to control of the major environmental health problems in industrialized and developing countries. Topics include how the body reacts to environmental pollutants; physical, chemical, and biological agents of environmental contamination; vectors for dissemination (air, water, soil); solid and hazardous waste; susceptible populations; biomarkers and risk analysis; the scientific basis for policy decisions; an
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Civil Engineering in Developing Countries
Based on working on exercises on project decision making and planning, the specific context of working abroad in general and in developing countries in particular is illustrated, with regard to socio-cultural aspects, planning and financing of projects, roles of (consulting) engineers and contractors, local materials, techniques and knowledge and environmental issues.
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4.3.2 Complementary currencies

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Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer du sein : Carcinome canalaire in situ (CCIS) du sein.

Titre : Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer du sein : Carcinome canalaire in situ (CCIS) du sein.
Intervenant (s) : Loïc BOULANGER (Service de chirurgie gynécologique et mammaire Hôpital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU de Lille).
Résumé : Touchent des femmes jeunes (40 à 50 ans)
• Souvent multifocal (25 à 70 %)
• Très bon pronostic si traitement correct: 95% de SG à 10 ans
• Prolifération de cellules malignes :
• à l’intérieur du réseau galactopho
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Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer du sein : Chirurgie des cancers invasifs du sein

Titre : Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer du sein : Chirurgie des cancers invasifs du sein
Intervenant (s) : Loïc BOULANGER (Service de chirurgie gynécologique et mammaire Hôpital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU de Lille).
Résumé : La prise en charge chirurgicale des cancers invasifs ne se limite pas à la chirurgie…
• Elle s’intègre dans une discussion pluridisciplinaire relative à la patiente et aux caractéristiques de sa maladie
• Elle peut se faire d’emblée
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Comics Are Good
Lesson ObjectiveUsing comics helps engage reluctant readers.  Questions to ConsiderHow might teachers in any subject use comics to engage reluctant readers?How could you use comics to tackle sensitive issues?Once engaged, how would you migrate comic book readers to regular books?
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