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1.1 Origin of the term 'eutrophication'

The levels of nutrients present determine the trophic state of a water body, where trophic means 'feeding'.

SAQ 1

Give another example of the adjective t
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MMW 4T - Lecture 18 - 11/24/2009
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1.3 Nucleic acids and the flow of genetic information

The ‘flow’ of information from an organism's genome to the synthesis of its encoded proteins is referred to as the central dogma and emphasises the crucial roles that nucleic acids play within the cell (Figure 2). The synthesis of proteins (translation) is directed by the base order in mRNA, copied directly from that in the DNA of the genes by transcription. Translation involves RNAs in the form of the ribosome and tRNAs. In this unit we will be focusing on the relationship between
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Acknowledgements

This free course is an adapted extract from the course DD305 Personal lives and social policy, which is currently out of presentation.

Course image: Erik Törner in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.
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The Oregon Trail: American Settler App for iOS
'You’ve conquered the trail, now it’s time to tame the frontier! Experience the next step in The Oregon Trail story, where you and your family can finally settle down and build a new home in the Wild West…''The Oregon Trail: American Settler is a fun and addictive game stocked with heaps of engaging features to keep you entertained for hours and hours! Build the largest and greatest town the Wild West has ever seen!FEATURES:√ Create and manage your own frontier town&radi
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Haiku Deck App for iOS
״Haiku Deck is the simple and fun new way to create stunning presentations – whether you’re pitching an idea, teaching a lesson, telling a story, or igniting a movement. Featured on the iTunes “New and Noteworthy” and “What’s Hot” lists, Haiku Deck makes it fast and fun to create beautifully designed slideshows you’ll be proud to share.“A smart app that makes beautiful slide shows in no time and makes your iPad a more productive tool” -- Wall Street Journal“Makes creating
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Introduction

This unit is about rights and rights claims, and the idea of implementing justice in the international sphere based on the concept of rights. It is agreed by most people that ‘rights are a good thing’ and in many respects they are. However, this unit deliberately takes a critical view. It seeks to examine closely why rights are a good thing and highlights some of the problems associated with rights. In this way, we hope that the sense in which rights are still, ultimately, ‘a good thing
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Back to the Land

This is the true story of Arthurdale, West Virginia, a town created as a "pet project" of the Roosevelts. Designed to be (in the words of Eleanor Roosevelt) "a human experiment station", she was to create a "New American" citizen who would embrace a collectivist form of life. This book tells the story of what happened to the people resettled in Arthurdale and how the policies implemented there shaped America as we know it. Arthurda
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STS.340J Introduction to the History of Technology (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the consideration of technology as the outcome of particular technical, historical, cultural, and political efforts, especially in the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries. Topics include industrialization of production and consumption, development of engineering professions, the emergence of management and its role in shaping technological forms, the technological construction of gender roles, and the relationship between humans and machines.
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3.1 Overview

The Tay Bridge disaster came towards the end of a period of intense development of the railway system in the UK. The bridge had materials that were well known. Cast iron was used for the columns and wrought iron for the trussed girders.

The construction of the bridge was, at the time, the largest single engineering project in Britain, the Tay estuary being about two miles wide near Dundee, and the bridge was the longest in the world.

In the shallower approaches in the estuary, con
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Somatic Cell Transfer
Shows how a skin cell nucleus is used to make an embryonic stem cell. 3-D color animation with narration. 54 sec.
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Vodcast: Corporate Social Media im B2B
By: Fraunhofer IAO Auch in diesem Jahr war Social Media für Unternehmen das Thema der Stuttgarter E-Business-Tage und 150 Teilnehmer sind am 8. November gekommen, um sich durch Anwendervorträge Anregungen und Ideen speziell für den Einsatz von Social Media in Business-to-Business Geschäftsbeziehungen zu holen.
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3.1 The role of observation

It was clear to Canadian psychologist Albert Bandura (1924– ) that not only is children's behaviour shaped by its consequences, but also that children learn by watching the behaviour of people around them. In contrast to behaviourism, Bandura's social learning theory emphasised the importance of children imitating the behaviours, emotions and attitudes of those they saw around them:

Learning would be exceedingly
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9.1 User trip

This section introduces a simple method of investigating product use. Even such simple methods can provide useful information to guide product redesign and new product development.

The essential idea of user trips is simple: you just take a ‘trip’ through the whole process of using a particular product or system, making yourself a critical observant user.

The only way to learn how to make these user trips is to try one or two for yourself. You will be surprised how much you fi
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Cold War: Allies Against The Axis - part 3/5
1917 - 1945 Though ideological enemies, the Soviet Union and the U.S. are allies against Hitler during World War II. At the end of the war, Europe is divided, and the one-time allies now confront each other. The U.S. has the atomic bomb.
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Fluxus at Rutgers | 01/31/12
Christopher Benincasa talks with curator Donna Gustafson about fifty years of Fluxus at Rutgers University. Fluxus was a radical and experimental art movement that started in the sixties and involved a group of Rutgers faculty members. The exhibit "art/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers" is on view at the Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick through April 1.
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6.1 Introduction

The biological functions of both DNA and RNA are dependent on complex, and sometimes transient, three-dimensional nucleoprotein structures. It is in such structures that the enzymatic manipulation of DNA in the essential biological processes such as DNA replication, transcription and recombination occur, and it is important to understand the interactions that drive these processes. Whether it is the activity of enzymes associated with DNA, such as DNA topoisomerases, or the packaging of DNA o
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3.3 What were the fundamental human rights which required protection?

Earlier in this course you explored why certain rights were considered to be basic human rights. These can be described as those rights of individuals or groups relating to human dignity and fundamental freedoms, which require legal protection from adverse interference by the state, where those rights derive from the fact of being human. Such rights can be traced back to two aspects of international law, namely customary international law and treaty law. The former derives from the customs ad
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Barbara Ransby on Rethinking Dr. King's Legacy through the Lens of Ella Baker
Historian and longtime political activist Barbara Ransby discusses her award-winning biography of civil rights activist Ella Baker as well as Dr. Martin Luther King as part of the Jepson Leadership Forum at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. Professor Ransby teaches history and African-American studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and she recently completed a political biography of Eslanda Cardozo Goode Robeson. Her lecture is through the James MacGregor Burns Lecture in Leader
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6.161 Modern Optics Project Laboratory (MIT)
6.161 offers an introduction to laboratory optics, optical principles, and optical devices and systems. This course covers a wide range of topics, including: polarization properties of light, reflection and refraction, coherence and interference, Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction, holography, imaging and transforming properties of lenses, spatial filtering, two-lens coherent optical processor, optical properties of materials, lasers, electro-optic, acousto-optic and liquid-crystal light modulat
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