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Gall Invisible Ink
In December 1657 the circle of James Butler (1610-88), Marquess of Ormond, used a recipe they had received from Lord Ogleby, which after testing they found most effective to delude the Cromwellian regime: ‘ye secret that L. Ogleby gaue (namely the powder of gall in water, to be washd ouer wth ye powder of calcined copperas) is not discouered, but may be safely used.’ View Porta's 1644 Latin edition of "Magia Naturalis" in MIT Libraries Institute Archives, Vail Collection, call number: Q155.P
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Cooper, Lord (1991) Scottish Legal Tradition, Edinburgh, Saltire Society.

Robertson, G. (1998) The Justice Game, London, Chatto & Windus.

Scottish Case Digests ‘Adams and others v The Scottish Ministers’, hearing date 28 May 2004 taken from LexisNexis Legal Database.

Walker, D. (1981) The Scottish Legal System, 5th edn, Edinburgh, W Green & Son Ltd.


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Lecture 15: Engineering for Sustainable Development
Professor Roland Clift, CBE on "Engineering for Sustainable Development". The term "sustainable development" embodies an important ethical principle which includes the concept of responsibility to present and future generations. This has significance not just for the practice of engineering but for the role of the individual engineer. This talk explored, using specific cases, how sustainable development affects the way in which the technical skills of the engineer should be deployed.
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2.5 The therapeutic relationship as a placebo

Mitchell and Cormack propose that the relationship aspect of a therapeutic encounter can be as important as the technical dimensions of healing (Mitchell and Cormack, 1998). CAM practitioners argue that the therapeutic relationship itself may be an important tool in healing. Critics of CAM turn this argument on its head, suggesting that CAM is, in fact, no more than a powerful form of placebo. What they generally mean is that it is not the specific treatments used that evoke a healing respons
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National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780–1840
What is a ‘nation’? What is a ‘state’? Where have these ideas come from and how have they developed over time? This free course, National identity in Britain and Ireland, 1780-1840, explores how the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland was formed. It then moves to analyse the distinctions between the terms ‘nation’ and ‘state’. Finally, it evaluates the role of national identities in British popular politics during the first half of the nineteenth century.
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4.2 The use of systems analysis in public policy

The application of mathematical techniques to military operations was pioneered in Britain during the Second World War (see Box 7) and became known by a variety of names (Hoos, 1972, p. 42). At the end of the war, the United States Air Force sponsored the application of those techniques and methods to problems of US national security. Funds to investigate the effects of new weapons systems and for the exploration of defence policy issues were allocated to defence contractors. From one of thes
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17.1 Getting the technology to work

A fundamental requirement for successful innovation is that the invention must work. It mustn't violate any scientific laws and it must be capable of being transformed into a working prototype. In addition to getting the technology to work it must be designed to be easy to use and reliable, attractive, safe and environmentally friendly. It must also be designed so it's capable of being manufactured on a scale that makes it economic to produce and to buy.

Sometimes an idea for an inventi
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Flanagan - Bronze Horse DP167114

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Jesus College, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. <br> First Court, Bronze Horse, 1983, by Barry Flanagan. Photographed by James O. Davies, 2015.
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4.4 Are there alternatives to medication?

Another response to bereavement has been to suggest that the bereaved person should go through some form of bereavement counselling. Cruse Bereavement Care is the largest bereavement counselling organisation in the UK.

There are contrasting opinions about the effectiveness of bereavement counselling (also called grief counselling). For many years it had been thought that there was no evidence for the effectiveness of grief counselling, and there was even an opinion that substantial numb
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2.3.2 Synthesis

  • Look at the lesson as a whole in relation to the agreed focus.

  • Draw together an overall picture of the lesson where the identified strengths and suggested needs for change are all represented.

  • Help the student teacher to identify connections and possible misconceptions.


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Sickle cell disease: a lethal advantage
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that occurs in 1 in every 375 African Americans. There is currently no cure for this life-shortening disease. These five video tracks will help you to understand exactly what sickle cell disease is and answer many of the questions surrounding it. They'll also explain its hereditary nature in people of African descent. This material forms part of The Open University course SK195 Human genetics and health issues.Author(s): The iTunes U team

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Charles Darwin lectures at the University of Nottingham
As part of the University of Nottingham, School of Biology's 200 years of Darwin celebrations, Darwin — aka evolutionary geneticist Professor John Brookfield in full Victorian attire — outlines the ideas from his 1859 breakthrough publication The Origin of Species, which presented the theory of natural selection as the main driving force for evolution. Presentation delivered March 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor John Brookfield, Professor of Evolut
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In Naples, Pope rails against mafia crime
Pope Francis visits one of Naples' most dangerous neighborhoods and urges residents not to let "road of evil" rob society of "hope." Gavino Garay 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.
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1.5.2 What is the significance of the numbers?

In seeking the significance of these numbers, there is more information on the tablet that we have not yet taken into account, namely the text of the column headings themselves. The heading of column A is partly destroyed, but the text headings for B and C are clearer. B says something like ‘ib-sa of the front’, and C ‘ib-sa of the diagonal’, where ib-sa is a Sumerian word whose significance here is not precisely known. The geometrical
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The Thought Train Ep. 5 - Dr Brett Edwards & Dr Mattia Cacciatori
On the University of Bath Thought Train we sit down with an academic from the University to talk about their work and current events. In this week's show Dr Brett Edwards & Dr Mattia Cacciatori are in the studio to talk international law & order. They also discuss: - Donald Trump's approach to international diplomacy - The important questions about chemical weapons in Syria - Why individualism in war rarely heralds resultsAuthor(s): No creator set

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Elasticity: Studying How Solids Change Shape and Size
This lesson’s primary focus is to introduce high school students to the concept of Elasticity, which is one of the fundamental concepts in the understanding of the physics of deformation in solids. The main learning objectives are: (1) To understand the essential concept of Elasticity and be able to distinguish simple solids objects based on degree and extent of their elastic properties; (2) To appreciate the utility of the elastic force vs. deformation curve through experiments; (3) To be awa
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MSUToday presents: Spartan Sagas (Manpreet Singh—Helping one child at a time)
A principle learned early in life—known as "seva," or service—has shaped the kind of physician and teacher alumna Manpreet Singh has become. Watch her Saga now to see how she's helping one child at a time. More at http://www.msutoday.msu.edu/shows/spartan-sagas-3, and http://www.spartansagas.msu.edu.
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Department of Health (2011) UK Physical Activity Guidelines [Online], Available from https://www.gov.uk/ government/ publications/ uk-physical-activity-guidelines (Accessed
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Las artesanías propias de Canarias

Actividad 14

Ahora va a seguir escuchando a Caridad Rodríguez, que habla esta vez sobre el origen de algunas de las artesanías propias de Canarias.

1 Antes de escuchar los pistas, intente relacionar cada una
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Becoming the President
To be elected, candidates must meet age, residency, and citizenship
requirements. It helps, also, to belong to a political party. Political
parties select candidates at political conventions and help them
campaign. Presidential elections are held every four years, Citizens who meet the age requirement vote to select electors to the Electoral
College. The Electoral College votes and determins who will be
president. The president takes the oath of office in Janua

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