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Understanding Leukemia In Children
In this video, Dr. Guarini from Columbia University is interviewed and explains what leukemia is and who is most likely to have the disease. Leukemia ia a cancer of the white blood cells.  There are two types of leukemia.  4:07 min.
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Understanding Food - Part 2 - Nutrition by Natalie
In this video Natalie explains exactly what a nutrient is and goes over each category. This included descriptions of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, amino acids and water.
It explains how important proteins are and the differences in the types of fats.  It is a lecture style video.

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8.8 Hinduism as ‘a world religion’: a more recent understanding

Traditionally, as we have seen, a Hindu was someone born to Hindu parents and into a caste with its appropriate dharma. The link between religious
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Segre Lecture: Understanding Neutrinos Using Deep Dark Scien
Arthur B. McDonald, Queen's University Neutrinos are extremely difficult to detect. However, in recent years large detectors located in deep laboratories to avoid cosmic background radiation have helped to define the properties of neutrinos and their role in the most basic laws of physics. Neutrinos have also become a valuable cosmic messenger, providing unique information from the core of the Sun and from the deepest reaches of the Universe. The lecture will discuss the current status of neutr
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3.2 Understanding James's account
What is emotion? This unit takes a philosophical approach to this question in an attempt to understand why people respond to events in a certain way. Is there a difference between an emotion and a bodily feeling or is one a consequence of the other?
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1 Understanding operations management

Consider the ingredients of your breakfast this morning. Unless you live on a farm and produced them yourself, they passed through a number of different processing steps between the farmer and your table and were handled by several different organisations. Similarly, your morning newspaper was created and delivered to you through the interactions of a number of different organisations.

Every day, you use a multitude of physical objects and a variety of services. Most of the physical obj
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5.3 Appreciating your basis for understanding

In my experience, the explanation that Fell and Russell suggest (i.e. that we each construct our own version of reality and therefore cannot be an objective observer; which in turn means we have to take responsibility for our observations and explanations) is challenging for many people. When I attend workshops where these ideas are expressed for the first time, people often become angry. You may be able to identify with them. If so, please try to use your discomfort productively for your own
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5.6 Public understanding and perception of science

Everyday reality presents itself not just through the senses but intersubjectively (Berger and Luckmann, 1966) – that is, we form meanings about the world because we talk to others about what we perceive. Scientific knowledge is also formed intersubjectively through being shared within a community of scientists – a community of practice which stipulates what constitutes legitimate scientific knowledge, and validates the epistemological assumptions made by its own traditions.


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4.1 From awareness to understanding

In this section the mathematical content is more obvious as we talk explicitly about what it means to know and to think in mathematics. We will also address your own personal knowledge in the subject.

Like any other activity, doing and learning mathematics involves:

  • using and adapting existing knowledge;

  • acquiring and constructing new knowledge through thinking and learning;

  • building up links that enable known t
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Grain Farmers of Ontario
Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) is an organisation representing Ontario’s growers of corn, soybean and wheat. Its website provides growing and production information, crop yields, and marketing news. There is also a substantial research section with summaries of projects and research papers on agronomy, pests and diseases, crop breeding and genetics, and utilization.
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AnimalResearch.info
AnimalResearch.info is an international collaboration of scientists and researchers providing information about the use of animals in medical research. This website outlines the important contribution of animal research to medical advances and provides detailed information on drug development, medical advances, animal models, alternatives and the 3Rs, regulation and legislation, and experimental design and analysis. There is a document library and an A-Z listing of organisations (commercial, aca
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Tube your Future
Tube Your Future is a video contest aimed at 3rd, 4th and 5th year secondary education students who create and film their own ideas of what it is like to work in the world of science and technology by interviewing a professional in their respective discipline. The contest is organised by the science centre, NEMO and it was developed in 2008 as a pilot project within the context of the European research project GAPP whose purpose is to encourage more students, particularly girls, into an educatio
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Modern Life and Fashion
Clothing is a tool for expressing one's individuality and self-image in the pursuit of stylishness. It is an important medium in our interaction with others. This course improves overall understanding of modern life and fashion so that students can equip themselves with good taste, insight and knowledge of garments.
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Strategies for Successful Internet Business
ine the characteristics of the Internet, and discuss the Internet as a catalyst for a business paradigm shift
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Digital Camera and Video Content Production
Helps students to understand various video media, and provides a theoretical introduction to various filming techniques, adjustment and production of video. Also teaches students about digital cameras and camcorders, so that they can create creative videos using existing images
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Education Method and Educational Technology
Identify the social changes seen in the 21st century
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CEO view: Wolfgang Prock-Schauer of India’s Jet Airways
As the aviation industry faces its biggest crisis in recent history because of high fuel prices and the economic slowdown, airlines are forced to do business differently as they seek to trim operating costs ruthlessly to brace themselves for tough times ahead.

“Jet Airways is working on all areas to streamline operations including cutting loss-making routes,” says Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO of Jet Airways, India's largest private airline. India’s aviation industry lost $1 billion

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Diversity in the workplace: how it affects the bottom line
Be it male-female or multi-cultural, diversity is an offshoot of today’s global economy, the workforce more and more reflecting society’s make-up. But with unemployment having increased since the economic crisis, corporate diversity targets - in the developed world, at least- are in jeopardy, with the remaining workforce left largely unmotivated, disillusioned, and prepared to jump ship at the next job offer. How can companies cope? And can maintaining workforce diversity be an asset or a li
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Bank Valuation and Value-based Management
Unlike bank textbooks that emphasize institutional arrangements in the banking world, a first purpose of the book is to propose a sound valuation model for banks. Surprisingly, very few publications are available on the subject. Anchored in the fields of economics and finance, it provides not only useful tools to value banks, but also an integrated value-based management framework to discuss managerial issues such as: fund transfer pricing, risk-adjusted performance evaluation, deposit pricing,
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Unilever and Oxfam: Understanding the Impacts of Business on Poverty (A)
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