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Polyrational approaches to obesity
In this talk, Professor Stanley Ulijaszek considers whether obesity is a polyrational problem
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6.1 Introduction

In recent years different explanations of how labour markets operate have been proposed by a number of economists dissatisfied with neoclassical theory in general and its explanation for labour market disadvantage in particular. Some of these alternatives simply extend neoclassical models to include the effects of various institutional factors. Others, however, have sought to develop a new theoretical approach. All reject a predominantly competitive analysis and emphasise instead the fragment
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2.3 Negative feedback and stability

If positive feedback results in change, then another mechanism must exist that creates stability. This is negative feedback.

What stops water hyacinth from taking over the world? Clearly, it is the lack of tropical freshwater. As the number of water hyacinth reaches the limits of their water body, there is a sudden increase in the death rate as offspring compete for the ever decreasing levels of sunlight. The sudden overcrowding allows the establishment of a negative feed
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El Uso de Scaners y Ploteadores Tridimensionales en Talleres de Dise?o Iniciales (The Use of Three-d
The paper makes reference to the introduction of a new pedagogical strategy in the teaching of fundamental design in early design studios. The authors recognizes a relationship between the creative process and the media that supports the design process, and proposes the use of 3-dimensional scanners and plotters (rapid prototyping) for interfacing between the use of digital and analogue media. The paper suggests that in such learning environment the students will learn to design without the limi
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6.4 Chemical equations and chemical reactions

The previous section shows how different elements can either exist on their own or combine with other elements to make compounds. This section builds on these ideas by looking at chemical reactions in more detail. It also shows how chemical shorthand can be extended to describing chemical reactions.

First, consider some of the molecules described earlier: water, methane, carbon dioxide and ammonia.

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Freed Cuban tells of release joy
Dec 30 - One of the first Cuban dissidents freed from jail ahead of a visit by Pope Benedict XVI describes his shock at learning of his pardon. Paul Chapman reports.
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2.2 Standardised products

While Theodore Levitt's (1983) classic article about the globalisation of markets accepted that there are fundamental disparities across different local contexts that have to be accommodated (for example, Japan's auto exporters had to adjust to the fact that the USA and continental Europe, unlike Japan, drive on the right), he argued that there was an underlying uniformity in human tastes. Levitt's vision of the globalisation of markets was that it created opportunities for firms to offer glo
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The Historical Background to the Science - Religion Debate
Talk given by Dr Denis Alexander as part of summer course 1
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Conclusion

When we read about genetics and the future of medicine, we should also think about genetics and the future of health services that have to deliver medical care. The advent of predictive medicine, based on more detailed DNA profiling of individual genotypes using technologies like gene chips, rather than screening for one gene at a time, may shift the relationship between doctor and patient. People will be seeking advice on how to manage their susceptibilities or genetic risks, rather than loo
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Focus on Research - Linda Spurlock
Linda Spurlock, an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Kent State, discusses her field of study, which includes forensic art, reconstructing fossils and more.
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“I will see that all children are attending school in my lifetime” Kailash Satyarthi
Kailash Satyarthi says he will definitely experience improvements concerning human rights for children during his lifetime. Interview at the Nobel Foundation 12 December 2014. Kailash Satyarthi is awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize together with Malala Yousafzai, "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education".
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Eggnog Cheesecake: Egg nog Batter
In this step eggnog is pulsed into eggnog cheesecake batter using a food processor to maintain a smooth consistency. Add eggnog to the cheesecake batter.

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1.7 Planes in three-dimensional Euclidean space

We now look at the general form of the equation of a plane in 3.

Three planes whose equations are easy to find are those that contain a pair of axes. For example, the (x, y)-plane is the plane that contain
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1.4.2 The functional group approach

It is the classification of functional groups that simplifies the study of organic chemistry (the chemistry of compounds that contain carbon). With many millions of known organic compounds, and more being added by the day, it would be hopeless if their properties could not be systematised in some way. It turns out that a given functional group usually has the same chemical properties whatever carbon chain it is bonded to, so once the general properties of each functional group are known, all
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Hypertext Between Research and Teaching: An Experience in a Didactic Building Technology Laboratory
IPER (hypertext for the knowledge of building patrimony) is the result of a research developed with C.N.R. (National Research Institute). The aim of IPER is to provide the knowledge, the description and the management of one or more historical buildings for public or private institutions. IPER allowed us to improve our methodology of building analysis, covering various disciplinary fields, in two different systems. (1.) the first one, synthetic and suitable for a group of historical buildings, (
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2.2.3 Cystic fibrosis

A different model for the genetic tests of the future is screening for cystic fibrosis (CF). This is a DNA-based test, which became possible after the gene involved in CF was identified in 1989. CF is a recessive disease, and it should be easy to test to see if prospective parents carry a mutated allele. A simple mouthwash yields enough cells for DNA extraction. If both partners are carriers, they can consider further counselling before conception, and/or pre-natal testing of any potentially
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4.2.3 Modern reports (1865 to present)

As you have seen, the private reports were not without their problems. In addition to, at least occasional, inaccuracy, their publication could be both slow and expensive. This situation was at last remedied by the establishment of the Council for Law Reporting in 1865, subsequently registered as a corporate body in 1870 under the name of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales. The council was established under the auspices of the Inns of Court and the Law Society wit
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2012 Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege 2012 Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition Our 2nd Annual Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition is open to all current full or part-time SPC students enrolled in a degree or certificate program. With prizes totaling up to $10,000.00, students with a great business idea should attend an InfoByte information session on one of our campuses to learn more about eligibility, how to enter, resources to help you create a business plan and/o
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A Face Examined
A Face Examined

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