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StereoCAD: Three Dimensional Representation
Concepts of stereoscopic vision have been around for more than two thousand years. Despite this long history, its application to the field to architecture and design seems relatively unexplored. Synthesis of two technologies, the stereoscope and the computer, was the focus of the present study. The goal of the research was to determine if computer-generated stereoscopic pairs hold value for architectural design. Using readily available computer technology (Apple Macintosh) the research team mode
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1.4.2 Concepts of a good death

The concept of a ‘good death’ is highly contentious. Definitions vary according to different historical and cultural contexts. At certain points in history there has existed formal teaching about the proper conduct of death and dying, perhaps the most noteworthy being the medieval books on ‘the art of dying well’. These were often illustrated with woodcuts showing angels and devils at the deathbed competing for the dying person’s soul. The accompanying inscriptions explain that God
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HST.584J Magnetic Resonance Analytic, Biochemical, and Imaging Techniques (MIT)
This course is an introduction to basic NMR theory. Examples of biochemical data obtained using NMR are summarized along with other related experiments. Students participate in detailed study of NMR imaging techniques, including discussions of basic cross-sectional image reconstruction, image contrast, flow and real-time imaging, and hardware design considerations. Exposure to laboratory NMR spectroscopic and imaging equipment is included.
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L’adolescente e l’uso di sostanze psicoattive
Si analizza il rapporto fra adolescenza e uso di sostanze psicotrope (legali e illegali). Lo studio degli atteggiamenti dei giovani nei confronti dell’uso e dell’abuso di tali sostanze assume un’importanza funzionale nella comprensione dei processi di costruzione e sviluppo dell’identità e di tutti quegli elementi psicologici che vanno a comporre credenze, valori, sentimenti, cognizioni e sistemi di significato dei comportamenti d’abuso.,It analyzes the relationship between adolescenc
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R&D | Hannah Donovan | Salon 13: Bigger Data
Hannah Donovan, Lead Product Designer at Ripcord, explores the use of Big Data within the music industry.
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4.3.5 Postscript

It is important to remember that the reactions discussed in sections 4.2–4.4, and often studied separately, occur simultaneously in the presence of all the other exhaust constituents. This may have an effect on the efficiency of the individual reactions. For example, kinetic experiments have demonstrated that NO has a strong inhibiting effect on the rate of the reaction of CO with O2: Author(s): The Open University

Five Reasons for the Weakness of the Argentine Economy

Argentina has been “printing money for the people” MMT-style for many years. Its wrongly-called “inclusive monetary policy” of the past-print money to finance massive government spending- has driven the country to massive inflation and depression.

This is the main reason why a country with an excellent education, human capital, and high economic potential has third-world inflation rates.

Argentina inflation rose to 54% annualized last week. Bonds spreads soared to 854 Bp
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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expe
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5.3.3 Decisions

A decision is an individual act emanating from an EU institution and addressing particular individuals, firms or EU member states. It is a legal tool designed to allow the Community institutions to order that a measure be taken in an individual case. The decision therefore, unlike the regulation or directive, is of individual application, and is binding only upon the persons to whom it is addressed.


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5 Celebrities and newsworthiness

Celebrity has become one of the principal ways in which information is disseminated, including information about such apparently different fields as entertainment and politics. Even health advice is provided through stories about celebrities’ encounters with illness and their recoveries. For example, on the back of the announcement of Kylie Minogue's breast cancer treatment, the press were full of breast cancer reports and personal stories all of which began with a reference to Kylie. This
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3.4.2 Periodic arousal

All mammalian hibernators arouse periodically. The frequency of the arousal and the length of the euthermic periods between bouts of hibernation vary widely with species, among individuals, and with the time of year (e.g. in deep hibernators, the larger species seem to have longer periods of wakefulness than the smaller ones). The arctic marmot (Marmosa caligata), whose heart rate recording is shown in Author(s): The Open University

The Leveson Inquiry: Theres a bargain to be struck over media freedom and regulation
In this policy brief, former Managing Editor of The Times George Brock assesses the Leveson Inquiry and advocates strengthened legal defences for public interest journalism and incentives for non-statutory regulation. The Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practice, and ethics of the British press was triggered when the full scale of the phone-hacking scandal became clear in July 2011 and closed the News of the World. But the inquiry has gone much wider than that, hearing evidence about accuracy
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1.1 Why does it hurt?

The relief or avoidance of pain must be one of the major driving forces behind medical research. In this course we start the discussion about relief of pain.

When we experience the sensation of pain it is likely that something is happening that the brain needs to know about, so it can direct us to whatever damage-limiting action is needed. We hurt because we have genes that constructed a body able to feel pain.

Without such a mechanism it is likely that life would be much shorter,
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Stanley Fischer’s Well-Timed Fed Exit
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Fed vice-chair Stanley Fischer’s surprise announcement of early retirement triggers the obvious question as to whether this could be the fore-runner to a serious market and economic deterioration ahead. Monetary b
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4.3.3 Pipe dreams?

The idea underlying complementary currencies – that there is a great well of social capital waiting to be drawn upon to make society more sustainable – is an idea that is becoming quietly influential. ‘Social capital’ is a term frequently used by those mainstream politicians and civil servants tasked with addressing the widening gap between rich and poor people within societies throughout the world. Indeed, investing in and enhancing social capital is now the starting point in
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1.1 Formal handover

The outputs of a project should be defined at the planning stage, including any conditions that will be required for a smooth transfer. Each outcome should be formally handed over to the sponsor who should confirm their delivery (‘sign them off’) so that there is no dispute about whether outcomes have been completed.

A closure list is likely to have sections to include the following groups of tasks, but each project will have different features to consider. A list of suggested areas
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