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Tackling Twin Epidemics: New Innovations to Fight Obesity and Diabetes, Part I
UW Medicine's Mini-Medical School is a series of lectures and demonstrations designed to teach viewers about medical science, patient care and leading-edge research underway at the University of Washington. Get the latest information on reversing the trends for these two major diseases. Part one is presented by Doctor Irl B. Hirsch. Mika Sinanan, M.D., Ph.D., UW Medicine Irl B. Hirsch, M.D., UW Medicine, diabetes treatment and teaching endowed chair, UW School of Medicine, professor, Metabolis
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2010 Floods in Pakistan
This segment contains footage showing the devastation which resulted from the floods of 2010 in Pakistan.  The selection is set to music with words appearing on the screen to explain the footage.  (00:47)

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Activity 1: Defining culture

Allow 60 minutes for this activity.

This first activity will help you to define key norms and values. It consists of four separate tasks, the first three of which involve reading short pieces of writing. Each of these extracts deals with a different aspect of culture – beginning with the idea of culture itself and then moving on, more specifically, to the notions of ‘national culture’ and ‘organisational culture’.

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mar 2 \ doris sommer \ the work of art in the world: civic agency and public humanities
Doris Sommer is Founder of Cultural Agents, Harvard University and Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Director of Graduate Studies in Spanish, Harvard University. Founder of Harvard’s Cultural Agents Initiative, Sommer calls attention to art as a social resource, and she promotes best practices through workshops and public forums. Her book “takes inspiration from arts projects that merit more sustained reflection than they have gotten. Creative works on gran
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Walter Lewin Describes Electricity and Magnetism
Professor Lewin of MIT speaks to a small group of children and their parents. His topics are electricity and magnetism. He pulls young students from the audience and gets them involved in the demonstrations. These are great demonstrations that teachers can use in their own classrooms easily (01:41:56).
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Economic Update: Capitalism's Other Side
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Five wounded in bomb blast in Libyan capital
A bomb blast in the western part of the Libyan capital Tripoli claimed by Islamic State leaves 5 security personnel wounded, one seriously. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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
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UW Women's Golf Coach
Meet Mary Lou Mulflur, the long-tenured, well-respected head coach of the UW women's golf team. Mary Lou Mulflur, head coach, UW women's golf 04/26/2015 uwtv.org/uw360
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2.2 The Cain and Hopkins thesis
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
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8 Analysis, argument and critical thinking

In this section, we are going to look in detail at analysis and argument. Analytical thinking is a particular type of higher order thinking central to much academic activity. It is concerned with examining 'methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of something' (Oxford English Dictionary). This includes looking at variables, factors, and relationships between things, as well as examining ideas and problems, and detecting and analysing arguments. Many essay questions require ar
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1.10 Subtraction of decimal numbers

Subtraction of numbers can be used to answer questions such as 'what's the difference between two values?' or 'if something has decreased by a certain amount, what's its new value?' Subtraction can also be thought of as undoing the process of addition. For instance, instead of saying '£10 take away £7.85 leaves how much?' you could say, 'what do I have to add to £7.85 to get back to £10?'

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UT News - April 20, 2015
In today's UT News - -The first event in the Tie One On Cancer Awareness Lecture Series will take place this Thursday -Artwork is on display in the Mulford Library -Visit myUT.utoledo.edu for all campus news
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Lengte, gewicht en inhoud : Omzettingstabel met referentiematen
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Deze tabellen zijn een handig instrument om de verschillende maateenheden om te zetten (bijv. van cm naar mm).

De maateenheden worden ook visueel voorgesteld door voorwerpen die als referentiemaat dienen (bijv. 1 cm = breedte van vingernagel). …


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Introduction

Contributions from leading academics, voluntary sector campaigners and practitioners, highlight the distinctive features of Scotland's experience of poverty and the extent to which devolved and reserved policies have contributed to progress in tackling it.

This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from the book Poverty in Scotland 2011, originally published by Child Poverty Action Group, in association with Glasgow Caledonian University, The Open University and Pove
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2.6 Summary

Ecology is the study of the interactions between organisms and their environment (including other organisms). An understanding of ecology is important to inform environmental decision-making.

Soil pH influences the availability of mineral nutrients to plants and hence the distribution of different plant species. Some species may be classified as either calcicoles or calcifuges.

Variation in salinity, exposure to desiccation and biotic interactions (e.g. grazing) influence the zona
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3.1 Surfaces with twists

In Section 3 we study the orientability of surfaces from an informal point of view. In particular, we take a detailed look at the projective plane and its properties. We start by examining some surfaces that resemble a Möbius band.

A cylinder or a Möbius band can be formed by gluing together the ends of a rectangular strip or band of paper either with or without twisting the paper before gluing. Does adding further twists to the band before gluing provide any more examples of surfaces
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1.1 Early influences

In the early summer of 1771, the clergyman and writer John Newton (1725–1807) was visited at Olney by two of his admirers, William and Hannah Wilberforce, a wealthy childless couple, and their 11-year-old nephew and heir, also named William. Newton made a profound impression on the boy. In 1785 it was to Newton that the younger William Wilberforce (1759–1833), now Member of Parliament for Yorkshire and a close friend of Prime Minister William Pitt (the Younger), turned for counsel in the
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3.19 Multiplication with negative numbers

Now that you have rules for addition and subtraction of negative numbers, think about multiplication and division.

Example 27

Describe each of the following in terms of the number line and the value of Thomas's piggy bank:

  • (a) the mul
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6.101 Introductory Analog Electronics Laboratory (MIT)
6.101 is an introductory experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. Lectures and six laboratory projects investigate the performance characteristics of diodes, transistors, JFETs, and op-amps, including the construction of a small audio amplifier and preamplifier. Seven weeks are devoted to the design and implementation, and written and oral presentation of a project in an environment similar to that of engineering design teams in
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