Podcasting
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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TALAT Lecture 1255: Metallurgical Background to Alloy Selection and Specifications for Wrought, Cast
This lecture outlines the metallurgical principles of alloy selection and specifications. Basic knowledge of physics and chemistry and some familiarity with TALAT lectures 1201 through 1205 is assumed.
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IPL: Strategic Shortfall: the 'Somalia Syndrome' and the march to 9/11
Professor Robert Patman, Professor of International Relations, Department of Politics, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture, “Strategic Shortfall: the ‘Somalia Syndrome’ and the march to 9/11.” 16 October 2008
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Trump’s ethnocentrism will bring voters to the polls, pro and con
Ethnocentrism, a term explained in a 2009 book by Vanderbilt's Cindy Kam, is showing up in a major way as a driver in the campaign of Donald Trump.
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Attack Ads: Media Beware
Attack ads are already hitting the airwaves during this presidential election. John Geer, who wrote the book In Defense of Negativity which analyzes negative ads during the 1960-2004 presidential campaigns, discusses the media’s role in the attack ad wars. View 2012 election expertise information for John Geer >> Visit election VU to find all Vanderbiltkeep reading »
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5.3 Hindgut fermenters

The odd-toed ungulates (comprising the order Perissodactyla), the horses, tapirs and rhinoceroses, are hindgut fermenters, as are elephants. Update Table 2 with this information. These animals have a relatively simple, small undivided stomach, but this time an even larger caecum and colon where the microbes are housed and whe
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Chemistry Magic Show 
This chemistry project could be used for grades 9-12.  It builds on their previous knowledge of chemistry and shows them how different chemical reactions can be going on at the same time.  Run time 02:57.
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The Quest for the Structure of the Ribosome: A Personal Voyage
The 2019 Haldane Lecture was delivered by Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society, on February 7th at Wolfson College, Oxford. The lecture was introduced by College President Sir Tim Hitchens. The thousands of genes in our DNA are translated by ribosomes - ancient, enormous molecular machines that read the genetic code to make the thousands of proteins that carry out the functions of life. Although the ribosome was discovered in the 1950s, unravelling its million atom structure to
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5.2 Summary of Section 5

  1. The structural formulae of organic molecules can be divided into the carbon-hydrogen framework or skeleton, and the functional group(s). In the first approximation, the functional groups are the sites where reaction occurs, the framework remaining unreactive.

  2. This approximation works best when the framework consists of saturated carbon atoms.

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CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
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Orphan Works 1: The Need for Legislation in Light of Recent Legal & Technological Developments
The U.S. Copyright Office is reviewing the problem of orphan works under U.S. copyright law in continuation of its previous work on the subject and to advise Congress on possible next steps for the United States. The Office has long shared the concern with many in the copyright community that the uncertainty surrounding the ownership status of orphan works does not serve the objectives of the copyright system. For good faith users, orphan works are a frustration, a liability risk, and a major ca
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Brazilian football ledgend Neymar says recovering well
Brazilian football player and Barcelona forward Neymar says his back is recovering after sustaining injury during the World Cup. Natalie Thomas 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. F
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2 Preparing for the course

You are required to engage with some preparatory work before the start of the course. The first activity – ‘Preparation of research summary’ – will allow us to orient the various sessions towards your specific experiences. Please complete this activity now following the instructions provided below.

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1600-1700: The Baroque - Smart History
The Baroque style in Catholic Flanders and Protestant Holland as exemplified by Peter Paul Rubens's Elevation of the Cross, oil on canvas, 1610-11 (Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp) and Rembrandt van Rijn's Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, oil on canvas, 1632, (Mauritshuis, The Hague). (12:42)
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The Holburne museum and its plans for the future - Alexander Sturgis
Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Holburne Museum, talks about its plans for the future. He gives an insight into what visitors will be able to see in the renewed museum and the ways in which the development will allow it to play its part to the full in the cultural life of the city and region.
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Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
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The Explorers - Lionfish hunting and night diving at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize
Georgia Tech researchers traveled to the Carrie Bow Cay field station in Belize for the coral spawning season. The team's goal was to collect coral larvae for their research. While there, they helped rid the reef of invasive lionfish. Read more at: www.rh.gatech.edu Special thanks to Moby for the music.
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7.4 The 419 money fraud

Here is an example of a special type of spam message; you may have come across this before.

STRICTLY PRIVATE &CONFIDENTIAL

FROM: Mr. Grote Martins

DEPARTMENT OF MINERALS AND ENERGY

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA.

Email: ngofn1@xxxxxxx.net

Sir,

It is my great pleasure to write you this letter on behalf of my colleagues. Your information was given to me
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Table

Table 1: Eurobarometer 49, September 1998, © European Communities.

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