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Do you know someone who has been affected by Dengue Fever? Worldwide, the risks of Dengue Fever outbreak have been growing these past few years. Currently, the best way to prevent and control dengue infection is to control the mosquito populations responsible for transmitting the disease. Why has an effective vaccine against this virus or antiviral medications been so difficult to accomplish? Why has research funding been difficult to come by? Learn more in our Spotlight.

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Finding reliable information about climate science As with all scientific fields, climate change science relies on the continued questioning and challenging of ideas. Peer-reviewed research The peer-review process provides a mechanism to quality control scientific discourse, and peer-reviewed papers therefore provide a reliable and quality assured source of information on climate change science. Once an article is published in a peer-reviewed journal, its ideas can be challenged or supported by other scientists with peer-reviewed articles of their own. Peer-review ensures that published findings are objective and conform to accepted scientific standards.

How to prepare for your UN phone interview – Human Rights Careers If you have been selected for a UN phone interview you are one of the best candidates for the job. This should give you confidence that you can manage the interview, if you prepare in a convenient way. Below are some tips and considerations that can improve your interview performance significantly. First steps after the invitation British Pathé releases 85,000 films on YouTube Newsreel archive British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films, in high resolution, to its YouTube channel. This unprecedented release of vintage news reports and cinemagazines is part of a drive to make the archive more accessible to viewers all over the world. “Our hope is that everyone, everywhere who has a computer will see these films and enjoy them,” says Alastair White, General Manager of British Pathé. “This archive is a treasure trove unrivalled in historical and cultural significance that should never be forgotten. Uploading the films to YouTube seemed like the best way to make sure of that.”

Seven ways climate change could kill you (really) What do allergies, heart attacks, salmonella outbreaks, and depression have in common? Give up? Well, most Americans don’t know either, according to an October report from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. The answer is that they’re all symptoms of a warming planet – just some of the health problems that experts say we can expect as temperatures rise. But when the Yale Project asked Americans what climate change has to do with their health, the nation basically flunked. Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice This lesson explores the debate about whether public schools, which typically close on major Christian and Jewish holidays, should also shutter for important celebrations in other faiths. This debate is relevant in many cities, districts and states. The activities ask students to think critically about the question and identify multiple points of view before forming their own opinions and proposing possible solutions and/or compromises.

Why do blood types matter? - Natalie S. Hodge As with most topics in human genetics, blood type is more complicated than it appears on the surface. There are other human blood groups that are less common than the ABO blood group. For example, the Bombay Phenotype is a recessive condition in which the precursor of the A or B antigen, the H antigen, is not made. It occurs in about 1 in 10,000 people in India and 1 in million people in Europe. Even though someone inherits the alleles for an A or a B antigen, they can’t make these antigens if they don’t have the instructions on HOW to make them. For more info on the Bombay phenotype, visit this site.

Watch Full Episodes Online of Time For School on PBS Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS: You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we need you to sign-in to PBS using one of the services below. Accueil CancelEditDeletePreviewrevert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem). Please copy the text in the edit box below and insert it manually by editing this page. Upon submitting the note will be published multi-licensed under the terms of the CC-BY-SA-3.0 license and of the GFDL, versions 1.2, 1.3, or any later version.

Geology of Great Britain - Introduction and maps - by Ian West West, Ian M. 2012. Geology of Great Britain - Introduction; for the Geology of the South Coast. Internet site: www.southampton.ac.uk/~imw/Geology-Britain.htm. Romsey and Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Southampton University, UK.

Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff Illustration by Bill Bragg This guide was created for educators, school support staff and service providers who teach, mentor and help open the doors of opportunity for undocumented youth and unaccompanied and refugee children currently living in the United States. Educators, school support staff and service providers are often the first individuals a student and/or family comes out to as undocumented. Moreover, they are often the first ones to witness the impact of increased enforcement measures on students and their families. Schools should be safe havens that embrace all students and families, regardless of citizenship and national origin, and that includes unaccompanied and refugee children.

eBird Sam Murray, June eBirder of the Month Please join us in congratulating Sam Murray of Augusta, GA, winner of the June 2017 eBird Challenge, sponsored by Carl Zeiss Sports Optics. Our June winner was drawn from eBirders who submitted 15 or more eligible checklists containing at least one breeding code in June. Sam’s name was drawn randomly from the 1,769 eligible eBirders who achieved the June challenge threshold. Sam will receive new ZEISS Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars for his eBirding efforts. Read more to see Sam’s full story.

Fox Tor - Wikipedia On the flank of the tor, about 500 m to the north stands Childe's Tomb - according to local legend, the last resting place of Childe the Hunter, an unfortunate traveller who died there during a blizzard.[2] Little Fox Tor, also known as Yonder Tor lies about 500 m. to the east.[1] About a kilometre north-east of the tor lies the swampy land known as Fox Tor Mires. This is said to have been the inspiration for the fictional Grimpen Mire in the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Stacie Gomm / Netiquette, Ethics, and Privacy We are going to discuss three areas. You will create a new word document and copy and paste the questions in the word document. As you discover the answers to the questions through exploring the web pages, you will enter your answers in the word document.

Flying Past - The Historic Environment of Cornwall: Streams of Tin Streams of Tin Introduction By the thirteenth century the Cornish tin industry was already internationally important. The landscape of the medieval tin industry represents the most extensive remains of pre-1700 mining in Britain.

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