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Gingko leaf
The gingko tree produces leaves that are flat. They resemble small lily pads in some ways because of the roundness of the leaf and the notch at the end of the leaf opposite the stem.
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Meet Dr. Zeke J Walton, M.D. MUSC Health's newest Orthopaedic Oncologist
Dr. Zeke J. Walton is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in orthopaedic oncology, including the treatment of bone and soft-tissue growths both benign and malignant. He has specialized training in the treatment of bony metastatic disease, as well as all types of soft-tissue and bone sarcomas. His clinical interests include limb salvage surgery for all types of tumors of the extremities. Dr. Walton is a native of Greenville, SC. He obtained his medical degree from the Medical University of So
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the June 23rd 2018 edition

Women at the wheel in Saudi Arabia are the most visible symbol of a social revolution led by Muhammad bin Salman. The crown prince has a chance to transform the Arab world for the better, but failure could bring more chaos. Also, why America’s small-town newspapers are down but certainly not out. And the fight for free speech, from campuses to stand-up comedy. Anne McElvoy hosts



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Faculty of Social Sciences
A snapshot overview of the Faculty of Social Sciences at The University of Nottingham. The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories of: • Contemporary Chinese Studies • Economics • Education • Geography • Law • Nottingham University Business School • Politics and International Relations • Sociology and Social Policy This video was filmed by members of staff and Geography student Izzy Cross, one of our student video team. For m
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2.2.1 Craft manufacturing

Craft manufacturing describes the process by which skilled craftspeople produce goods in low volume, with a high degree of variety, to meet the requirements of their individual customers. Over the centuries, skills have been transmitted from masters to apprentices and journeymen, and controlled by guilds. Craftspeople usually worked at home or in small workshops. Such a system worked well for small-scale local production, with low levels of competition. Some industries, such as furniture manu
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TRU - 2015 English Deparment Events
In this edition of The Relevant University - Larry Burns vice president for External Affairs meets with two English department members to share events happening throughout the next few weeks.
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Article :: An Adobe Analytics Reports Overview
This chapter discusses Adobe Analytics reports—types of reports, sections of a report, and how to configure reports.
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The week ahead: The three T’s of Trump

Will the president who arrives at the NATO summit next week be Triumphant Trump, Tetchy Trump or Torpedo Trump? Also, how the discovery of a new gas field could mean a better economic future for Egypt. And the vegan attacks on boucheries in northern France. Simon Long hosts


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SCRIBE : spoken corpus of British English
The online resource SCRIBE - Spoken Corpus of British English provides information on a pilot project that 'investigated the construction of a corpus of spoken British English'. The project ran in the academic year 1989/90 and was funded by the UK Department of Trade and Industry and the UK Science and Engineering Research Council. Research was facilitated by the partnership between the University College London, Cambridge University, Edinburgh University, the Speech Research Unit, and the Natio
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2.4What is ‘capital’?

Before we move on to look at the different types of business organisation, we will introduce one more concept. It is the concept of capital. It has, historically, been a very important concept in company law. But it is a concept not limited to company law. The next activity will allow you to reflect on your own ideas of what ‘capital’ means, without you needing to have any prior legal knowledge, or, for that matter, knowledge of any other discipline.

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Differentiated Spelling Homework Menu
Charity Preston, veteran teacher and owner of organized classroom blog, shares how to use a spelling homework menu. Students are assigned a different point value to be completed in a week. Students choose from different spelling options in order to get their points. This is a great resource to differentiate spelling homework for all learners. (4:35)
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Assoção portuguesa da línguistica
The Association of Portuguese Linguists is a professional association that promotes the study of linguistics, creates opportunities for professional discussion for its members, and formulates and establishes research questions and directions. Its membership consists of linguists from lusophone countries from all over the world. The society organises annual conferences (programme included from 2003 onwards); provides a bibliography of members' publications; carries calls for papers in the field
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Control Breathing During a Speech
How does one control breathing during a speech? This short public speaking tip is to take a couple of good deep breaths before speech. If you find yourself getting nervous during speech-stop and take a deep breath (0:54).
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MAS.630 Affective Computing (MIT)
This class explores computing that relates to, arises from, or deliberately influences emotion. Topics include the interaction of emotion with cognition and perception; the role of emotion in human-computer interaction; the communication of human emotion via face, voice, physiology, and behavior; construction of computers that have skills of emotional intelligence; the development of computers that "have" emotion; affective technologies for autism; and other areas of current research i
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Duke Campus Reacts to Dr. Lefkowitz's Nobel Prize
The Duke campus and beyond honored Dr. Robert Lefkowitz for sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of Medicine, who was a post-doctoral fellow in Lefkowitz's lab.
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2.4 Northern Ireland

Ireland was long considered a de facto province of England, a colonial possession dominated politically and militarily by its more powerful neighbour to the east. The English divided Ireland into counties for administrative purposes, introduced English law and established a Parliament in England and Ireland in 1297, within which only the Anglo-Irish were represented. By the fourteenth century Irish discrimination by the English had prompted widespread protests, which had resulted in a revival
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4.7 Summary

  • The social sciences have generated a range of explanations of criminal behaviour, running on a spectrum from overwhelmingly structural causes to overwhelmingly agency-driven causes.

  • Structural explanations locate the causes of criminality in abnormal or deviant biologies, pathological or problem families and deviant sub-cultures.

  • Agency-driven explanations, like rational choice theory, argue that crimes are an every-day exp
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3.8.3 Identify ways of further improving your own learning and performance

Remember that improving your own learning and performance is not something that you can do once and then forget about it. It is a process that needs to become an integral part of your normal approach to work and study throughout your career in higher education and in the world of work. Developing and using the skill of improving your own learning and performance can enhance all other learning. As you worked through this key skill, what is it that you have learned? What can you take away with
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HST.935 Narrative Ethics: Literary Texts and Moral Issues in Medicine (MIT)
This eight-session course, designed for a mixed group of first, second, third and fourth-year medical students, uses literary narratives and poetry to study ethical issues in medicine. This methodology emphasizes the importance of context, contingency, and circumstances in recognizing, evaluating, and resolving moral problems. The seminar will focus on developing the skills of critical and reflective reading that increase effectiveness in clinical medicine. Texts will include short fiction and p
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1.1.3 Searching for information on education

How well does the following statement match what you do when you begin a new search for information?

Before I begin a new search for information (maybe for an assignment, or to help you choose your next holiday destination), I spend some time thinking about what I already know, what the gaps in my knowledge are, and the best types of information to meet my needs.

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