Researcher attacking Zika virus by stirring up mosquitoes’ taste buds
Summer is here, and the United States is bracing for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. A Vanderbilt researcher is working on one way to stop the spread of the disease – by revving up the mosquito’s taste buds.
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Interesse voor de nieuwe milleniumdoelen en kinderrechten?

Naar aanleiding van de Internationale Dag voor de Rechten van het Kind op 20 november, maakte UNICEF België een overzicht van ons gebruiksvriendelijk en gratis aanbod voor leerkrachten …


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Should Markets be Moral? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Felix Martin, Professor Lord Skidelsky | Professor Lord Skidelsky will be in conversation with Felix Martin about the topic of a recent book he edited, to which Felix Martin contributed, Are Markets Moral? Felix Martin is a macroeconomist and bond investor, author of Money: the Unauthorised Biography. Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. His three-volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) received n
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2.6 Summary of Section 2

Human language is a complex communication system that allows the generation of infinitely many different messages by combining the basic sounds (phonemes) into words, and combining the words into larger units called sentences. The way the sounds combine is governed by phonological rules, and the way the words combine is governed by syntactic rules.

Phonemes can be divided into the vowels, which are made by vibration of the vocal folds, and consonants, which are abrupt sounds made by bri
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The Universe in Trinitarian Perspective
Talk given by Revd Dr John Polkinghorne as part of short course 3
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Rug From Old T-Shirts without a hook
Made a rug of their own with old T-shirts. Weaving the rug is an interesting and useful activity. Make a mat is not difficult, even a novice can cope. Look at the video, how to make a rug your own hands step by step, and you too can do it! (06:21)

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Dieren tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog
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Leerlingen krijgen een invulblad waarop ze vragen moeten beantwoorden over de functie van dieren tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Het antwoord kunnen ze vinden door een bijhorende QR-code in te scannen. Daardoor komen ze op informatieve sites terecht …


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2.3 From ear to phoneme: the phonological problem

The phonological problem is the problem of knowing which units (words, calls) are being uttered. The speech signal is a pattern of sound, and sound consists of patterns of minute vibrations in the air. Sounds vary in their frequency distribution. The sound of a flute playing is relatively harmonic. This means that the energy of the sound is concentrated at certain frequencies of vibration. A plot of the energy of a sound against the frequency at which that energy occurs is called a spe
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Les cinq niveaux d'intégration de l’Éducation au développement durable dans les classes ...

Dans cette vidéo, Laurent Dubois présente les cinq niveaux de mise en oeuvre des projets d'éducation à l'environnement et au développement durable dans les classes : les écogestes, l'enseignement au développement durable, l'intégration disciplinaire, l'approche interdisciplinaire et la remise en question des fondements de l'école.


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All About Your Body! | Human Body Compilation
The human body is a complicated thing! To be able to move, fight off diseases, and even see colors, lots of different systems and organs need to work together. Squeaks' robot body is pretty complicated, too, so Jessi has put together a bunch of videos about your body as she makes sure he's in tip-top shape! (15:11)

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Binnen de cirkel staan vier getallen. Met deze getallen moet je bewerkingen uitvoeren om het getal dat buiten de cirkel staat te bekomen. Je mag de getallen optellen, aftrekken, vermenigvuldigen en delen, maar je mag elk getal slechts …


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Temple Grandin-Short Interview-Reinventing Autism
This is a short interview advertising a documentary about Temple Grandin - Reinventing Autism. This short interview gives interesting facts and information of Temple's life and journey of living with autism. This is a good resource for anyone who works with the autism spectrum population.(5:15)
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Trains were the first step in making PSU accessible
Students exiting University Park campus for holiday break will find their way home by car, plane and bus, but once upon a time, other than horse and carriage, trains were the main method of transportation in and out of State College.
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Why I chose the Cranfield MBA
Alumna Vijaya Ravindran, MBA 2012, describes why she chose to study at Cranfield.
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1 Meeting the insect eaters

As you work through this course you will come across boxes, like this one, which give you advice about the study skills that you will be developing as you progress through the course. To avoid breaking up the flow of the text, they will usually appear at the start or end of the sections.

As well as the co
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Religion Today
Religion is a powerful force in today’s world, as almost any newspaper or news broadcast will make clear. Inextricably linked with nationalism, popular culture, social norms and the lives of individuals, it touches almost every area of public and private life. This course examines many of the most exciting and controversial issues in religion today, including the impact of globalisation/Evangelicalism, feminism and environmentalism, and whether secularisation might mean the eventual death of r
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Helicopters: flight basics
A look at the basic physics of helicopter flight.
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Introduction

We have divided the collection under the following headings:

  1. Evolution and natural selection

  2. Animals at the extremes

  3. Studying mammals

  4. How Darwin has influenced others

These sub-sections can be navigated around by using the section breakdown list on the right-hand of the screen. Within the sections you will see a list of units that appear elsewhere on the OpenLearn site, click on the l
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Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: how foreign aid became a casualty of war [Audio]
Speaker(s): Peter Gill | In his latest book Peter Gill reveals how the ‘war on terror’ has ravaged the independence and neutrality of humanitarian aid, with serious consequences for relief operations. Focusing on Turkey, Afghanistan, Somalia and Pakistan he explains how western counter-terror laws are restricting humanitarian relief operations and costing lives. Peter Gill is a current affairs reporter working in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Michiel Hofman is the Senior Humanitarian Spe
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