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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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5.2 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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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand Darwin’s theory of evolution and natural selection

  • recognise how his theory has influenced other work in this area and beyond.


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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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21W.747 Rhetoric (MIT)
This course is an examination of the theory, the practice, and the implications of rhetoric & rhetorical criticism. This semester, you will have the opportunity to deepen many of your skills: Analysis, persuasion, oral presentation, and critical thinking. In this course you will act as both a rhetor (a person who uses rhetoric to persuade) and as a rhetorical critic (one who analyzes the rhetoric of others). Both the rhetor and the rhetorical critic write to persuade; both ask and answer imp
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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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The new Bing...your questions answered

There has been quite a lot of buzz going around about the updates and changes to Bing. So we thought it was a prime opportunity to speak to the design manager,Robert Dietz and program manager, Nathan Buggia about the new release and answer some of your questions directly. You've got questions...we've got answers.

 

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2.4 Going down: using scientific notation for small numbers

You saw in Section 2.2 how the powers of ten notation provides a concise method of expressing very large numbers and reduces the chances of errors when, otherwise, many zeros would have to be written out. You will now see how the powers of ten notation can be extended to cover small numbers, such as 0.000 000 0002 m.

Write down th
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5.3.1 Allosteric regulation

In many proteins, the binding of a particular ligand at one site affects the conformation of a second remote binding site for another ligand on the same protein. This effect is called allosteric regulation and it is an important mechanism by which a protein's binding capacity and/or its activity are regulated. Thus the switch between two different protein conformations can be controlled by binding of a regulatory ligand.

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The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions) and is used under licence.

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

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11.1 The lessons of MMR

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This week, The Lancet prints a partial retraction – a retraction of an interpretation1 – from the majority of authors of a paper published in February, 1998, by Andrew Wakefield and colleagues.2 Wakefield and one other co-author, Peter Harvey, have not signed this retraction statement. We hope to publish their respon
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2.2 Going up: using scientific notation for large numbers

Think again about the value for the total volume of water stored on Earth: 1460 000 000 km3.

When dealing with large numbers such as one thousand four hundred and sixty million (1460 000 000), it is tedious to write the number in words or to keep writing all of those zeros. Worse still, it is very easy to lose some of the zeros or add extra ones by mistake. Fortunately, large numbers can be referred to without having to write out all of the zeros. The powers of ten not
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Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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3.5 Natural selection

Darwin summarised his theory of natural selection in the introduction to The Origin of Species as follows:

As many more individuals of each species are born than can possibly survive; and as, consequently, there is a frequently recurring struggle for existence, it follows that any being, if it vary however slightly in any manner profitable to itself, under the complex and sometimes varying conditions of life
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3.2 Shrews

Activity 2

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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