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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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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TALAT Lecture 3207: Solidification Defects in Castings
This lecture provides an introduction to the causes and remedies of the main solidification defects in castings. The students should be able to diagnose the major defects in castings and propose methods of preventing them. Basic knowledge of physics and foundry practice is assumed.
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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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Genesis Chapter 50 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Genesis, Chapter 50, from the New International Version of the Bible.  Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects.  No moving images.
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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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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
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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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2.3 Some proteins require small-molecule cofactors

Cofactors are non-protein substances that complex with particular proteins and are essential for their activity. They include prosthetic groups and coenzymes.

Coenzymes are organic molecules that bind only temporarily to an enzyme. They are often derivatives of a mono- or dinucleotide, e.g. nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), and may serve as a vehicle for a chemical group generated or required in an enzyme-catalysed reaction. In contrast to coenzymes, prosthetic groups
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9.5 What went wrong with MMR?

Bellaby, P. (2003) ‘Communication and miscommunication of risk: understanding UK parents' attitudes to combined MMR vaccination’, British Medical Journal, 327, 27 September 2003, pp. 725–28. Reproduced by permission from the BMJ Publishing Group; Mary Evans Picture Library Ltd; P A Photos.

The extent of people's willingness to conform to public health programmes in Britain was and remains considerable. From the Introduction of the MMR vaccination in 1988 until the sc
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21W.747 Rhetoric (MIT)
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Color
Long ago, only the rich could afford colorful textiles. The search for new colors in the mid 1800s boosted the development of modern chemistry. Color is explained in terms of light and pigment. Join with experts to observe chemistry in action. Synthetic dyes were first discovered by an 18 year old chemist, and the video demonstrates how the first one was accidentally discovered.
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Resumo da Aula 03 de Algoritmos e Programação - Parte 02

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