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The New Biology of Ageing - Video
Research into ageing has been rejuvenated by the discovery that genetic alterations extend the lifespan of laboratory animals. These mutations keep animals healthy for longer and protect them from many of the diseases of ageing. Professor Partridge will look at how this and other discoveries have led to a new wave of research directed at understanding how these changes can increase healthy lifespan in humans.
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4.8.2 Median

The median is the middle value of a set of numbers arranged in ascending (or descending) order. If the set has an even number of values then the median is the mean of the two middle numbers. For example:

1, 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 24This set of nine values is arranged in ascending order and the median is 8.
32, 25, 20, 1
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Woods and Vonn break up after almost three-year relationship
Golfer Tiger Woods and skier Lindsey Vonn end their relationship after nearly three years. Bob Mezan 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. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained i
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Energy Puppet: An Ambient Awareness Interface for Home Energy Consumption
The Energy Puppet is an ambient display device that provides peripheral awareness of energy consumption for individual home appliances. The display produces different ?pet-like? behavioral reactions according to energy use patterns of the appliances to give homeowners an indication of their energy consumption status. The puppet would raise its ?arms? in victory to display normal consumption rate, or its ?eyes? would change color to red and ?roar? to warn the homeowners when the specific applianc
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HMS Broadsword (F88) off Plymouth. July 1990. This Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy was commissioned in 1979. She was sold to the Brazilian Navy in 1995. Aerofilms Collection.
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4.1 The effects of armed conflict on children

The final area of violence examined in this course involves children caught up in armed conflict, as victims, perpetrators or witnesses in violence affecting whole communities. It is important to emphasize that the three sites of conflict discussed in this course – family, schools and the community – are in no way exclusive. It is also important to stress that, in some parts of the world, criminal violence and repressive law enforcement measures (including harsh prison regimes) affect chi
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Darden School of Business Overview & Tour - German Language Version
A visual tour of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the surrounding community. This is the German language version.
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7 Of rats and men

The two most successful species of omnivore - humans and the brown (or Norwegian) rat - both arose within mammalian groups that are not particularly omnivorous. Most members of our own family, the primates, are exclusively or predominantly herbivorous. However, chimpanzees do occasionally hunt and eat monkeys and the human species is far from being exclusively vegetarian. Brown rats are rodents and almost all rodents use their continuously growing incisors to feed on seeds, nuts, grass, stems
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6.2 Non-covalent bonding in site-specific binding

The affinity of a protein for DNA is determined in thermodynamic terms by the free energies of the individual components compared to the free energy of the DNA-protein complex. DNA binding proteins, which contain different binding motifs, demonstrate a wide range of thermodynamic strategies.

The affinity of a site-specific DNA binding protein for its specific DNA sequence is generally of the order of 104−107 times greater than its affinity for non-specific sequen
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1.060 Engineering Mechanics II (MIT)
This subject provides an introduction to fluid mechanics. Students are introduced to and become familiar with all relevant physical properties and fundamental laws governing the behavior of fluids and learn how to solve a variety of problems of interest to civil and environmental engineers. While there is a chance to put skills from calculus and differential equations to use in this subject, the emphasis is on physical understanding of why a fluid behaves the way it does. The aim is to make the
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References

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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Dutch painting of the Golden Age
Seventeenth-century Dutch painting stands out from other art of the same period and even more so from that of previous centuries on account of its apparently ‘everyday’ character. Works by artists such as Johannes Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch and Jacob van Ruisdael seem to offer a faithful picture of life in the Netherlands at the time. In studying this free course, Dutch painting of the Golden Age, you will discover that there is much more to Dutch painting than meets the eye. You will explore
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Dr. Alice and Miss A
Dr Alice tries to cure Miss A by giving her things that begin with /a/. (02:49)
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After Your Death [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sam Scheffler | Imagine you discovered that shortly after your death an asteroid would destroy the world. How would that affect how you lived your life? Would you bother to come to this session with renowned philosophy professor Sam Scheffler? We think you should. Samuel Scheffler is University Professor and Professor of Philosophy and Law at New York University. Edward Stourton is one of BBC Radio 4's leading presenters of news and documentaries.
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1.46 Strategic Management in the Design and Construction Value Chain (MIT)
This course provides an overview of key concepts in strategic management in the construction, real estate, and architecture industries. Topics include supply chain analysis, market segmentation, vertical integration, competitive advantage, and industry transformation. This course is of interest to students seeking more understanding of the business dynamics of real estate and construction; seeking to provide value in firms which they may join; or seeking to build a foundation for their own entre
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6.2 Storing and transporting energy

To be useful to us, energy must be available where and when we want it, and in a form and in amounts we can handle. Severe weather systems concentrate natural Author(s): The Open University

National Anthem of Australia- words and music
A video version of "Advance Australia Fair," the national anthem of Australia. Very useful for learning the words - straightforward.

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1.3 Most receptors are on the cell surface

Water-soluble signalling molecules cannot cross the membrane lipid bilayer, but bind to specific receptors embedded in the plasma membrane. The receptors have an extracellular domain that binds the signalling molecule, a hydrophobic transmembrane domain and an intracellular domain.

Binding of a ligand induces a conformational change in the receptor, in particular that of its intracellular region. It is this conformational change that activates a relay of intracellular signalling molecul
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1.2.2 Cell–cell signalling via secreted molecules

Extracellular signalling molecules are all fairly small, and are easily conveyed to the site of action; they are structurally very diverse. The classification and individual names of these mainly water-soluble mediators often reflect their first discovered action rather than their structure. So, for example, growth factors direct cell survival, growth and proliferation, and interleukins stimulate immune cells (leukocytes). However, to complicate matters further, they often have different effe
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Actividad 5

En esta actividad deberá distinguir la información implícita de la explícita. Utilizando esta estrategia podrá prestar atención a la información que se da por sobrentendida y mejorar su capacidad de comp
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