The College of Science and You
The College of Science and its four nationally ranked departments ? biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics ? are poised to make significant advances in scientific research, facilities, and student education at the University of Utah. We have in...
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
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"The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry, and What We Must Do to Stop It"
ali book coverA talk by Antonia Juhasz, author, policy expert, and activist. Antonia Juhasz is an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, a fellow with Oil Change International, and a senior analyst for Foreign Policy In Focus. The author of The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time (2006), Juhasz has also written extensively on various aspec
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
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Are You Making Your Employees Attractive to Competitors?
Trumpeting your firm’s achievements makes your top managers more attractive to competitors and gives them a leg up in the labor market. Greater care should be taken with media splashes to hold on to your talent.
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The Importance of Plot Focus in Short Stories
Writing students sometimes struggle with conveying what their story is really about. This video helps them understand the importance of plot focus in short stories, while showing them what problems can occur if their writing fails to properly progress the plot. (02:19)
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Universal Physics Helper XAML now available

Today Andy Beaulieu shares how his cool Physics Helper XAML has been updated to be a Windows Universal library. This opens it up to a broader world and brighter future...

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The Role of Blogging in Open Notebook Science
I spoke at the North Carolina Science Blogging Conference (un-conference really) on January 19, 2008. Mainly I reviewed some of my posts on the UsefulChem blog from the past few months to show what types of issues are relevant to doing research openly. I then showed the connection from the blog to the wiki, mailing list and GoogleDocs where the laboratory data get reported and analyzed
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Cameron Neylon Drexel Talk
A Beginner’s Guide to Open Science(not for beginners but by beginners)
A talk by Cameron Neylon
STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and School of Chemistry, University of Southampton

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Factfulness: ten reasons we're wrong about the world and why things are better than you think [Audio
Speaker(s): Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling | When asked simple questions about global trends – why the world's population is increasing; how many young women go to school; how many of us live in poverty – we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers according to the book's authors In their new book Factfulness, Professor of International Health Hans Rosling,
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Obama highlights job growth, urges Congress against government shutdown
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe President Obama touts positive job growth in his weekly address while urging Congress to pass a budget and avoid a government shutdown. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 including bu
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4.6 Summary

  1. RNA chains play fundamentally important roles within the cell, including genetic information transfer (mRNA), components of the translation machinery (rRNA in ribosomes and tRNAs) and as regulatory small RNAs.

  2. The tertiary structure of RNA is determined by interactions that maximise base pairing. Despite instability and isolation problems, the tertiary structures of several major cellular RNAs are known.

  3. Transfer RNA struct
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CMS.796 Major Media Texts (MIT)
This class does intensive close study and analysis of historically significant media "texts" that have been considered landmarks or have sustained extensive critical and scholarly discussion. Such texts may include oral epic, story cycles, plays, novels, films, opera, television drama and digital works. The course emphasizes close reading from a variety of contextual and aesthetic perspectives. The syllabus varies each year, and may be organized around works that have launched new mode
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Lucy Kasofsky: 2013 Visual Studies Spring Symposium Presentation
"Hans-Peter Feldmann and the Conspicuous Photograph" German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann has long employed photography as a central element of his practice. His presentations of photographs, both appropriated and original, take the forms of artist books, grids of images arranged neatly across a wall, and clusters of images pinned to the wall like specimens. For the most part, critics have associated Feldmann's appropriation and minimal representation of photography as a kind of construction to i
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Acknowledgements

Source: Natural History Museum

All other material within this course originated at The Open University.

Course image: Nishanth Joisin Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence.

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Tensors and Relativity Course

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Professor Peter Dunsby