New life for Mark I, world's first programmable computer
The Harvard Mark I computer, the world's first programmable, mechanical computer, sprang to life when officials switched it on to mark the opening of a refurbished exhibition in Harvard's Science Center.
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USAID, Texas A&M partner to fight coffee rust
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe USAID partners with Texas A&M to invest $5 million in fight against coffee rust, a disease plaguing Central America's coffee crop, threatening livelihoods. Gavino Garay 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 topics inclu
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Four suspects arrested in Kharkiv attack plot
Police video shows Ukraine's SBU security service arresting men suspected of planning a series of attacks in Kharkiv. Mana Rabiee 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 ye
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Beaver Nation: 2 Towns Ciderhouse
For Two Towns Cider, the biggest goal — besides making amazing hard cider — has been supporting their community. That includes sourcing ingredients from local orchards and farms, creating jobs for their fast-growing operations outside Corvallis and even sponsoring local bands, events and sports teams. More Beaver Nation: http://beavernation.is/everywhere
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Why Study...James Ussher with Professor Alan Ford
Ussher (1581-1656) is now principally remembered for just one thing: giving the date of the creation as 4004 B.C.! In this video Prof Alan Ford sets him in his context as a great Protestant scholar who made contributions to patristics, biblical studies, and the church and society of his time.
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2.2.4 Film cassette and grid

As the X-rays pass through the patient some of them will be scattered and will therefore not follow the expected line through the patient. If these reach the detector they will blur the image. Some of the scattered radiation can be removed by a grid, usually oscillating, placed between the patient and the detector.

Analogue imaging systems use either film alone (rarely) or a combination of a film and fluorescent material (phosphor). The phosphor fluoresces and produces visible light whi
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2.3 Analysing nucleic acid structures

In studying nucleic acid structures, many different experimental approaches can be adopted. In many cases, nucleic acid structures are examined in vitro, under non-physiological conditions, such as after denaturation or chemical synthesis. Nucleic acids within a cell are formed under very specific conditions and the structures that they adopt are influenced not only by the nature of their synthesis (by DNA or RNA polymerases), but by ancillary proteins that influence their folding. Nev
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Integrating Singapore Math and Literacy-Kindergarten
A kindergarten teacher explains a math strategy from Singapore for building number sense at the concrete level. Students use a literacy poem about pigs to represent "two eyes, two ears, four legs, and characteristics of same and different." This is a great professional development resource. (0:52)
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TALAT Lecture 3206: The Feeding of Castings
This lecture provides an introduction to the techniques used to compensate for the solidification shrinkage of castings. The students will be able to understand the basic principles of how to design a feeder system to produce a shrinkage-free casting. Basic knowledge of castings production, basic physics and metallurgy background is assumed.
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Solid State Physics II
As the second part of a two-semester-class, students will study the characteristics of semiconductors, metals, superconductors and magnetic substances among various solid forms.
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Govan Mbeki and the place of ideas in the National Liberation Struggle

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Professor Colin Bundy