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Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 1 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com.Author(s): No creator set

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1.3.6 Hormonal control of egg production

As you can see from the preceeding section, hormones play a crucial role in the maturation of the oocyte. Figure 3 showed you how levels of oestogen and progestogen vary throughout the menstrual cycle, and suggested that hormone balance is important for a woman's fertility, but you can now see how subtle the control really is. Cells have to develop sensitivity to hormones at the times when the hormones are likely to be present, otherwise the entire operation will fail.

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Italian police arrest 10 suspected al Qaeda-linked militants
An early morning raid in Italy nets 10 people suspected of belonging to an al Qaeda-linked group. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has
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4.2 What pressures for change were exerted?

The emphasis is very much on the impetus individuals gave to change. Jim Nickson in particular seems to have been a man with energy and vision. The parents set up their own services where they were missing – a holiday chalet, swimming sessions, a club where young people could meet, above all the long-established Welfare Visitor Scheme. They campaigned for services in the community as an alternative to hospital admission. A strong theme is that work they started was often taken up by the loc
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Science. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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11.5.5 Chance

Another important source of inventions and scientific discoveries is chance, which is strongly associated with acts of insight. As well as the sort of painstaking work that either precedes an invention or goes into the steady improvement in performance, in the development of most inventions there's a moment when chance plays a part. Often people are looking for one thing but find another – perhaps working on one technology when they stumble on the principles behind another. The skill of the
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Heart Anatomy
In this video, a doctor describes the essential components - of a human heart. The anatomical names - associated with these components - is presented, and the basic function of each is described. (03:29)
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You Can Grow New Brain Cells. Here's How | Sandrine Thuret | TED Talks
Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way. (11:04)

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Language of Mathematics II (52): Creating a Large Radicals Problem, Part 1
It is night and the instructor is outside in a parking garage where he uses a concrete wall for demonstrating how to create a large radicals problem. The viewer can see his passion for the 'language' of math. (10:41) 
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Carnivorous Plants of Texas
This video adapted from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department explores the bizarre world of carnivorous plants. More than 400 species of plants evolved structures and strategies for capturing, killing, and digesting insects and other creatures to satisfy their need for a scarce nutrient. This video highlights two types of carnivorous plants common to bogs of the southern United States. (02:01)
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1.6 Vitamin B

Vitamin B, often called the vitamin B complex, consists of a whole range of different compounds, some of which have similar functions and work together. However, unlike the families of compounds forming vitamins E and K, the B vitamins are sufficiently different from one another to be given individual names or numbers, and to be listed separately on many food labels. Except for vitamin B12, the body can only store limited amounts of B vitamins and because they are all water-soluble
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Feedback Toolbox (full screen)
Feedback Toolbox (full screen) - James Tepper Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
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2.7 Summary

Pressure in the air is related to how closely packed the molecules are. Other things being equal, more closely packed molecules are at a higher pressure than more dispersed molecules. Sound is associated with fluctuations of the air pressure caused by local disturbance. Fluctuations of pressure travel outwards away from the disturbance, carrying energy imparted by the disturbance.

A simple form of local disturbance to air pressure is a vibrating tuning fork. It generates a pressure wave
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying sociology. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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Activist: People of Slaviansk want peace
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe April 21 - A day after a deadly shooting in Slaviansk, one activist says they just want peace. Meanwhile, Russia blames Kiev for failing to control extremists. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topic
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Defining City Regions
The concept of 'City Regions' has been picked up by political leaders in the UK at both a national and local level. The concept has been used as the basis for a number of policy initiatives, but what lies behind the idea of a 'City Region' and what are the implications for governance and local identity if we start to think in these terms. Professor Colin Crouch, Professor of Governance and Public Management at Warwick Business School, has studied City Regions for the OECD. Length: 29 mins
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I Love Jersey City: Everybody Counts
In this podcast Christopher Benincasa interviews Jersey City Museum’s Rocio Aranda-Alvarado about the museum’s new show I Love Jersey City: Everybody Counts. This exhibition, running through December, includes 4 x 6 inch images sent in by the public of people they know who live, work, or play in Jersey City. I Love Jersey City: Everybody Counts is in honor of the 2010 National Census.
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Tom Fowler
Describes training to be an actuary and working as a Benefits Consultant.
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Six Traits of Writing
This 20 minute lecture is on using the Six Traits of Writing. It includes student examples and moves slowly through the traits.
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Frog Leg Dissection
This video demonstrates the dissection of a frog leg. It shows how the cuts are made to the skin on the thigh to reveal the underlying leg muscles. A professional video segment from The Digital Frog virtual dissection. Run time 01:13.
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