Let's have less pride, and more shame, in the work place
In the current climate, where business has almost become an ethics-free zone, Dr Stiles talks about his new research which looks at the negative emotion of shame and how he discovered that used properly, it can actually play a positive role in the workplace in helping both to motivate people and to encourage them to regulate their behaviour. He says, "Shame is always seen as a negative emotion. But in fact there are some positives for companies in using the mechanism of shame to help ensure that
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Projections of regional impacts of a 4 degrees global warming of Northeast Brazil
Fourth presentation of the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem services) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
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Killing two birds with one stone
Tough cutbacks in public spending could be mitigated by a new Climate Change Tax says Dr Chris Hope. A Climate Change Tax of £75 per tonne of carbon dioxide would allow a drop in income tax and replace the need for a hike in VAT; infact it could lead to VAT being reduced back down to 15 per cent.
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3.4 The organ of Corti and hair cells

We have established that the vibration patterns of the basilar membrane carry information about frequency, amplitude and time. The next step is to examine how this information is converted or coded into neural signals in the auditory nervous system. To do so, we must look at the organ of Corti in some detail since it is here that the auditory receptor cells that convert mechanical energy into a change in membrane polarisation are located.

As we saw in
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3.3.2 Citizenship beyond (species) borders

Political philosophers are struggling to fit together conventional ideas of citizenship and issues of global environmental change. Most have simply ignored these momentous challenges: they have failed to fully comprehend the implications of our new understanding of humans' revised place in the world.

However, our advancing awareness of global environmental changes draws us into a very different sense of shared fate from that of the nation state, or even the global citizen. As Chapter 5
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How adaptation decision-making is affected by the potential for 4 degrees and beyond
Second presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
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How adaptation decision-making is affected by the potential for 4 degrees and beyond
Second presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
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What would happen to barley production in Finland if the global temperature increases above 4 degree
Third presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference.
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Protein Assembly in a Cell
The video uses computer animation and narration to explain the process of protein synthesis. It shows the process within the context of the cell organelles with a narrative to explain each step. 3:02 min.
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The week ahead: The year of the Scots
As Britain goes to the polls, historians will remember Scotland's transformation, Syrians talk in Geneva and the Malaysian opposition watches an election from behind bars
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The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
This three minute video gives insights into how the earthquake resulted in more scientific methods to study such events. Excellent graphics. Good for understanding this topic and the importance of being prepared. 02:59 run time
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1.3.8 Choosing the right tool for the job

Before searching it is always a good idea to check what the source you have chosen covers to make sure it will unearth information that matches your search need (you will notice that all the resources we’ve covered in this guide have short descriptions to enable you to decide which to use). Some of the decision makers, depending on the context of your search might be:

  • Does it have full text?

  • Does it cover the right subject?


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The Economist asks: Is Angela Merkel likely to be Germany's next Chancellor?
Anne McElvoy heads to Potsdam to look into Angela Merkel's future with some of Germany's foremost analysts and thinkers. Together, they ask whether the the three-times Chancellor can weather the recent storms of poor election results and fallout from Brexit - and whether she can once again secure the top job
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4.3 Asymmetry between labour and capital

Finally, stepping back to get a broader picture, I would like to point to the asymmetry built into the emerging institutional framework governing international economic relations, of which the WTO is one important pillar. The various WTO agreements encourage free movement of goods and certain kinds of services. Possible agreements on cross-border investment and competition policy may allow for freer international movement of capital, already encouraged by the IMF. Yet there is no move towards
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"LoveSong of J. Alfred Prufrock," A Poem by T. S. Eliot c. 1915
The classic poem by T.S. Eliot is read, while amazingly rendered colored and sketchy animated graphics accompany the words. (4:02)
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