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Stem Cell Therapy: the ethical issues - Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Stem Cell Therapy: the ethical issues a discussion paper Published by Nuffield Council on Bioethics 28 Bedford Square London WC1B 3EG Telephone: Fax: Email: Website: 020 7681 9619 020 7637 1712 bioethics@nuffieldfoundation.org http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/bioethics April 2000 © Nuffield Council on Bioethics 2000 All rights reserved. Apart from fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, no part of the publication may be produced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form, or by any means, without prior permission of the copyright owners. Nuffield Council on Bioethics Professor Ian Kennedy (Chairman) Professor Martin Bobrow CBE (Deputy Chairman) Professor Tom Baldwin Professor Sir Kenneth Calman KCB FRSE* Reverend Professor Duncan Forrester DD Professor Brian Heap CBE FRS Mrs Rebecca Howard Lady Hornby Professor John Ledingham Mr Derek Osborn CB Professor Catherine Peckham CBE Professor Martin Raff FRS Mr Nick Ross Professor Herbert Sewell Professor Albert Weale FBA * (co-opted member of Council for the period of his Chairmanship of the Working Party on the ethics of healthcare-related research in developing countries) The terms of reference are as follows: 1 to identify and define ethical questions raised by recent advances in biological and medical research in order to respond to, and to anticipate, public concern; 2 to make arrangements for examining and reporting on such questions with a view to promoting public understanding and discussion; this may lead, where needed, to the formulation of new guidelines by the appropriate regulatory or other body; 3 in the light of the outcome of its work, to publish reports; and to make representations, as the Council may judge appropriate. The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is funded jointly by the Medical Research Council, the Nuffield Foundation and the Wellcome Trust Attendees of the Round Table meeting on Stem Cell Therapy: the ethical issues Professor Martin Bobrow CBE, Department of Medical Genetics, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research and Deputy Chairman of Nuffield Council on Bioethics Professor Tom Baldwin, Department of Philosophy, University of York, member of Nuffield Council on Bioethics Lady Hornby, Chairman of The Kingwood Trust, member of Nuffield Council on Bioethics...

MacBook Air User's Guide (Manual) - Support - Apple

Congratulations, you and your MacBook Air were made for each other. Built-in iSight camera Video chat with up to three friends anywhere in the world at the same time. www.apple.com/macbookair Mac Help isight Finder Browse the contents of your computer using Cover Flow. Time Machine Automatically back up your files to an extra hard drive. www.apple.com/macosx www.apple.com/macosx Mac Help Mac Help finder time machine iMovie Collect all your video in one library. Create and share movies in minutes. iPhoto Organize all your photos with Events. Publish to a Web Gallery with a click. www.apple.com/ilife/imovie www.apple.com/ilife/iphoto iMovie Help iPhoto Help movie GarageBand Create music by adding musicians to a virtual stage. Enhance your song to sound like a pro. www.apple.com/ilife/garageband GarageBand Help record photo iWeb Create beautiful websites with photos, movies, blogs, podcasts, and dynamic web widgets. www.apple.com/ilife/iweb iWeb Help website Contents Chapter 1: Ready, Set Up, Go 8 9 10 15 16 19 22 Welcome What’s in the Box Setting Up Your MacBook Air Setting Up DVD or CD Sharing Migrating Information to Your MacBook Air Getting Additional Information onto Your MacBook Air Putting Your MacBook Air to Sleep or Shutting It Down Chapter 2: Life with Your MacBook Air 26 28 30 32 34 35 Basic Features of Your MacBook Air Keyboard Features of Your MacBook Air Ports on Your MacBook Air Using the Trackpad and Keyboard Running Your MacBook Air on Battery Power Getting Answers Chapter 3: Problem, Meet Solution 40 Problems That Prevent You from Using Your MacBook Air 44 Using Apple Hardware Test Contents

MLTI Participation Packet 2013 MLTI Apple Alternate ... - Maine.gov

MLTI Apple Alternate Solution THIS PACKET CONTAINS: MLTI Apple Program Description Student and Staff Eligibility Guidelines Participation and Funding Information MLTI Participation Form 2013 M a i n e L e a r n i n g Te c h n o l o g y I n i t i a t i v e • M a i n e D e p a r t m e n t o f E d u c a t i o n • 2 3 S t a t e H o u s e S t a t i o n • A u g u s t a M a i n e • 0 4 3 3 3 - 0 0 2 3 • Vo i c e ( 2 0 7 ) 6 2 4 - 6 7 4 6 • FA X 8 7 7 - 4 9 4 - M LT I ( 6 5 8 4 ) 1 M A I N E L E A R N I N G T E C H N O L O G Y I N I T I AT I V E 2013-2017 Deployment IV MLTI Apple Program Description Goals The MLTI goals remain: • Equity • Integration with Maine’s Learning Results • Sustainability / Avoiding Obsolescence • Teacher Preparation and Professional Development • Economic Development At a school and classroom level, these goals can be translated into a few more tangible actionable goals: 1) changing teacher practices in ways that leverage technology to facilitate a student-centered learning environment, and 2) active participation in on-going professional development efforts. Professional Development Apple Professional Development (APD) brings educational experience and curriculum knowledge to every workshop delivered. With over 10 years of collaborative work in Maine, the APD team is comprised of trained educators with years of classroom and leadership experience. APD delivers comprehensive professional development programs focused on supporting classroom teachers along with building and district leaders. The comprehensive Professional Development plan outlined in this solution focuses on teaching and learning best practices underpinned by a long-term association with the SAMR Model, learned from the work done with MLTI. An emphasis on hands-on, engaging learning is foundational to the offerings outlined from Apple Professional Development. Whether through the use of online resources from iTunes U, face-to-face engagement in a traditional workshop setting, classroom coaching and mentoring, or as part of the Leadership Cadres, Apple’s comprehensive Professional Development plan is ready to take Maine educators to new levels of capability and effectiveness. M a i n e L e a r n i n g Te c h n o l o g y I n i t i a t i v e • M a i n e D e p a r t m e n t o f E d u c a t i o n • 2 3 S t a t e H o u s e S t a t i o n • A u g u s t a M a i n e • 0 4 3 3 3 - 0 0 2 3 • Vo i c e ( 2 0 7 ) 6 2 4 - 6 7 4 6 • FA X 8 7 7 - 4 9 4 - M LT I ( 6 5 8 4 ) ...

METRO-NORTH RAILROAD CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Summer Internship Opportunities Multiple opportunities are available. Work location will vary per position. Positions will be launched over the next 4-5 weeks and will be open until filled.  12 week program runs from 5/28-8/16.  Undergraduate pay rates are $15 per hour. Graduate and Law student pay rates are $17 per hour.  Free commuting on Metro-North Railroad.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).  Position may require limited travel to our various New York and Connecticut locations.  To qualify for credit earning internships applicants must obtain approval from your Student Career Placement Office.  Good oral and written communication skills.  Good analytical and organization skills.  Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to include dealing with the general public.  Flexibility to work as a team member, supportive of all Metro-North Railroad initiatives.  Must be dependable and a self-starter.  Monthly journal entries and final project assignment will be required as part of the Internship program.  A background check is required.  A physical abilities test and medical exam will be required for selected candidates at our NYC facility.  Students will be required to attend New Hire Orientation and Speaker Series meetings in our NYC facility.  All Interns are required to complete a Final Group Project and presentation. PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Applicants must be a matriculating Undergraduate, Graduate, or Law student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and a focus in the following fields:  Accounting  Communication/Journalism  Economics  Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Computer, Industrial)  Environmental studies  Finance  Hotel/Hospitality Management  Human Resources / Training/ Organizational Behavior / Industrial / Organizational Psychology  Information Technology/Computer Science ...

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability ... - IPCC

ASSESSING AND MANAGING THE RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE Human interference with the climate system is occurring,1 and climate change poses risks for human and natural systems (Figure SPM.1). The assessment of impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability in the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (WGII AR5) evaluates how patterns of risks and potential benefits are shifting due to climate change. It considers how impacts and risks related to climate change can be reduced and managed through adaptation and mitigation. The report assesses needs, options, opportunities, constraints, resilience, limits, and other aspects associated with adaptation. Climate change involves complex interactions and changing likelihoods of diverse impacts. A focus on risk, which is new in this report, supports decision-making in the context of climate change, and complements other elements of the report. People and societies may perceive or rank risks and potential benefits differently, given diverse values and goals. Compared to past WGII reports, the WGII AR5 assesses a substantially larger knowledge base of relevant scientific, technical, and socioeconomic literature. Increased literature has facilitated comprehensive assessment across a broader set of topics and sectors, with expanded coverage of human systems, adaptation, and the ocean. See Background Box SPM.1.2 Section A of this summary characterizes observed impacts, vulnerability and exposure, and adaptive responses to date. Section B examines future risks and potential benefits. Section C considers principles for effective adaptation and the broader interactions among adaptation, mitigation, and sustainable development. Background Box SPM.2 defines central concepts, and Background Box SPM.3 introduces terms used to convey the degree of certainty in key findings. Chapter references in brackets and in footnotes indicate support for findings, figures, and tables. Figure SPM.1: Illustration of the core concepts of the WGII AR5. Risk of climate-related impacts results from the interaction of climate-related hazards (including hazardou...

The Age of Consequences - Center for Strategic and International ...

The Foreign Policy and National Security Implications of Global Climate Change About the Authors Kurt M. Campbell is CEO and co-founder of the Center for a New American Security and former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asia and the Pacific. Leon Fuerth is a research professor of international affairs at The George Washington University, and former national security advisor to Vice President Al Gore. Jay Gulledge, Ph.D., is the senior scientist and program manager for science and impacts at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Alexander T. J. Lennon is the editor-in-chief of CSIS’s flagship journal, The Washington Quarterly. J.R. McNeill is a professor of history at Georgetown University. Derek Mix is a research associate in the CSIS Europe Program. Peter Ogden is senior national security analyst at the Center for American Progress. John Podesta is president and CEO of the Center for American Progress and former chief of staff for President Bill Clinton. Julianne Smith is the director of the CSIS Europe Program and the Initiative for a Renewed Transatlantic Partnership. Richard Weitz is a senior fellow and director of program management at Hudson Institute. R. James Woolsey is a vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton and former director of the CIA. Production Notes Paper recycling is reprocessing waste paper fibers back into a usable paper product. Soy ink is a helpful component in paper recycling. It helps in this process because the soy ink can be removed more easily than regular ink can be taken out of paper during the de-inking process of recycling. This allows the recycled paper to have less damage to its paper fibers and have a brighter appearance. The waste that is left from the soy ink during the de-inking process is not hazardous and it can be treated easily through the development on modern processes.

Climate change flyer05-05_fin.qxp - National Academies

Joint science academies’ statement: Global response to climate change Climate change is real There will always be uncertainty in understanding a system as complex as the world’s climate. However there is now strong evidence that significant global warming is occurring1. The evidence comes from direct measurements of rising surface air temperatures and subsurface ocean temperatures and from phenomena such as increases in average global sea levels, retreating glaciers, and changes to many physical and biological systems. It is likely that most of the warming in recent decades can be attributed to human activities (IPCC 2001)2. This warming has already led to changes in the Earth's climate. The existence of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is vital to life on Earth – in their absence average temperatures would be about 30 centigrade degrees lower than they are today. But human activities are now causing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases – including carbon dioxide, methane, tropospheric ozone, and nitrous oxide – to rise well above pre-industrial levels. Carbon dioxide levels have increased from 280 ppm in 1750 to over 375 ppm today – higher than any previous levels that can be reliably measured (i.e. in the last 420,000 years). Increasing greenhouse gases are causing temperatures to rise; the Earth’s surface warmed by approximately 0.6 centigrade degrees over the twentieth century. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projected that the average global surface temperatures will continue to increase to between 1.4 centigrade degrees and 5.8 centigrade degrees above 1990 levels, by 2100.

The Facts and Science of Climate Change - U.S. Senate ...

Committee on Environment and Public Works The Facts and Science of Climate Change by U.S. Senator James M. Inhofe Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works The climate is constantly changing, and has done so throughout history. The challenge is to understand the natural changes in the climate and whether humans are contributing significantly to those changes. The larger challenge is to separate the politics from the discussion of the science, in order to better understand the state of knowledge of climate change science. Today, even saying there is scientific disagreement over global warming is itself controversial. But anyone who pays even cursory attention to the issue understands that scientists vigorously disagree over whether human activities are responsible for global warming, or whether those activities will precipitate apocalyptic natural disasters. It is extremely important for the future of this country that the facts and the science get a fair hearing. Without proper knowledge and understanding, alarmists will scare the country into enacting their ultimate goal: making energy suppression, in the form of harmful mandatory restrictions on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions, the official policy of the United States. Such a policy would induce serious economic harm, especially for low income and minority populations. Energy suppression, as official government and nonpartisan private analyses have amply confirmed, means higher prices for food, medical care, and electricity, as well as massive job losses and drastic reductions in gross domestic...

Acer Aspire 5315 Manual Download - User Manual World

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Fibonacci Trading : How to Master the Time and Price Advantage

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