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18.319 Geometric Combinatorics (MIT)
This course offers an introduction to discrete and computational geometry. Emphasis is placed on teaching methods in combinatorial geometry. Many results presented are recent, and include open (as yet unsolved) problems.
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Our Future Food Demand
Lead Producer: Madison Bernier; First Colonial High School, Virginia Beach, VA Created for the 2014-2015 World of 7 Billion student video contest, sponsored by Population Education. (01:12)

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Fat test
Nutrients include fats, protein, minerals, water, and carbohydrates. Brown paper can be used as an indicator of how much fat is in a food. The food that makes the largest grease spot has the most fat.
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Introduction

This course looks at the work of William Beveridge in reforming the field of social welfare after World War II. Particular attention is paid to the attitude towards women and immigrants to the United Kingdom.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in Health and Social Care.


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UT News - March 16, 2015
In today's UT News - Dr. Sharon Gaber is named UT's 17th President, Dr. Clinton Longenecker has received recognition.
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The John Smith Well
Discovery continues at Virginia's James Fort, site of America's first permanent English settlement. Archaeologist Bill Kelso gets to the bottom of a 1609 well.
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4.2 Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy as a concept has had an interesting career: it begins in France in the eighteenth century. By the nineteenth century, the German state constructed by its first Chancellor, Bismarck, was a model bureaucracy in both its armed forces and civil administration. Weber (1978) realised that the creation of the modern state of Germany had only been possible because of the development of a disciplined state bureaucracy and a bureaucratised standing army – innovations pioneered in Prussia
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6.2 Summary of Part E

In Part E you have studied:

  • the nature of pressure groups;

  • their composition;

  • how they operate;

  • examples of successful pressure groups;

  • the strengths and weaknesses of pressure groups.

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There and Back Again
Latinum's move across to libsyn was short lived. Future episodes will be uploaded here only.
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GS-04: Illustratorアートワークからコンポーネントに変換
HaZ beschreibt, wie sehr der Wechsel zu Adobe Premiere Pro und den anderen Video-Tools der Creative Cloud seine kreative Arbeit als Filmemacher beflügelt hat.
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 6th 2016 edition
This week: North Korea tests the world’s patience, HSBC has an identity crisis (again) and Algeria’s president remains absent
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4.6 Summary

  1. RNA chains play fundamentally important roles within the cell, including genetic information transfer (mRNA), components of the translation machinery (rRNA in ribosomes and tRNAs) and as regulatory small RNAs.

  2. The tertiary structure of RNA is determined by interactions that maximise base pairing. Despite instability and isolation problems, the tertiary structures of several major cellular RNAs are known.

  3. Transfer RNA struct
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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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2.4 Auction sites

These are sites on the web which run conventional auctions. There are two types of auction: those that are carried out in real time, where participants log in to an auction site using a browser at a specified time and bid for an article until the highest price is reached and no other bids are forthcoming. The other type of site – and the most common – is where an item is offered for sale and a date advertised after which no more bids are accepted. Such sites make a profit from two sources
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Chronique pygmée, Akungu 1994 : Le lémurien et l'araignée, chante-fable (Vidéo)


Chant-fable du lémurien, harpe et yodle pygmée

Images : Alain Epelboin


Nzike est un Galago, un petit lémurien aux yeux protubérants et au ventre volumineux. Dans un chant-fable très prisé, reprenant un mythe fondateur, il est décrit comme très goinfre. Un jour il fait le pari avec komba le civilisateur démiurge, avatar ...
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Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
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4.1 Introduction

Prevention strategies for cardiovascular diseases are often referred to as primary or secondary. This distinction is made because recommendations for the patient are slightly different, depending on whether cardiovascular diseases have already been established. Primary prevention involves preventing the onset of disease in individuals without symptoms. Secondary prevention refers to the prevention (or delay) of death or recurrence of disease in those with symptoms.

For all coronary hear
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The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: Translating Pioneer Programs
Considering the importance of the use of programming languages for teaching computational design to architects, this paper proposes the translation of computer programs from a pioneer work in this field into a more contemporary programming language. The book The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: A Structured Introduction for Architects and Designers was published in 1987 by William J. Mitchell, Robin Ligget and Thomas Kvan, and remains an important reference for architects. The original Pasc
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2.3 Pressure waves and cycles

In this section we shall be looking at the behaviour and properties of pressure waves in the atmosphere.

Sound originates from the motion or vibration of an object. Let's look at an example of a sound wave generated by a vibrating tuning fork. The prongs of the tuning fork move backwards and forwards cyclically. A cycle is a complete series of movements up to the point where the movement starts to repeat itself. As the prongs of the fork vibrate back and forth they push on neighbouring
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Armenian church
The Armenian Church website provides an overview of the history of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as its official religion, in 301 AD, and the site gives a brief history of Christianity in the region, plus background information about the country and details of the church's hierarchy. While the site gives a useful introduction to the subject, it is probably not detailed enough to be of use for more advanced research. It does, however, offer an
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