Browsing Natural & Life Sciences by Title

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  • Galaxies, Stars, and Planets 

    Clark, S. (Simon); Green, S. (Simon); Serjeant, S. (Stephen) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course is a general introduction to galaxies, stars and planets, including scale of the universe from the very large to the very small; orbits and gravity; the Solar System; the Sun and other stars; galaxies and ...

  • Gas Dynamics 

    Kulkarni, V. (Vinayak) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Basic Concepts ; One Dimensional Compressible flow ; Two-Dimensional Flows ; Quasi-One Dimensional Flows ; Linearised Flows ; Unsteady Wave Motion ; Introduction to Experimental Facilities ;

  • Gas Dynamics 

    Muruganandam, T. M. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-01)
    Modules / Lectures : Introductory concenpts ; One Dimensional Flow ; Normal Shocks ; Oblique shocks ; Other shocks ; Expansions ; Shock Expansion Theory ; Nozzle flow ; Supersonic Jet ; ...

  • Gene Manipulation in Plants 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Genetic manipulation of crops is an issue of great current interest and controversy. This unit covers some of the basic science that underpins the debate and examines the hotly contested case study of the development of ...

  • Gene Testing 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This Unit looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such tests provide genetic information in the form of a predictive diagnosis, and as such are described ...

  • Gene therapy 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Following on from the advances made in diagnosing disorders using genetic testing, this unit looks at the possibilities for genetic therapies. Two approaches to gene therapy are discussed: correcting genes involved in ...

  • Gene Therapy 

    Kumar, S. (Sachin) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-01)
    Modules/Lectures: Introduction, Somatic and germ line gene therapy, Gene replacement and gene addition; In vivo gene therapy; Viral vectors; Cancer gene therapy; Gene Therapy and diseases I; Gene Therapy and diseases II.

  • General Principles of Cellular 

    Bootman, M. (Martin) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-08)
    Learn about how cells sense and respond to extrinsic stimuli, a capacity that allows them to communicate with each other and to respond to changes in their environment. This free course, General principles of cellular ...

  • General Virology 

    Kumar, S. (Sachin) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-01)
    Modules / Lectures: General Concepts: Virus history, Diversity, shapes, sizes and components of genomes. Isolation and purification of viruses and components; Virus host interaction; Positive strand RNA virus; Negative ...

  • Genetic Revolutions 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    How have discoveries in modern genetics vindicated Darwin's theories? Does the study of DNA reveal the process of evolution? Tracks on this album produced by The Open University in collaboration with the British Council. ...

  • Geo-environmental Engineering 

    Sreedeep, S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Fundamentals of Geo-environmental Engineering ; Soil-water-contaminant interaction ; Waste containment system ; Contaminated site remediation ; Advanced soil characterization ;

  • Geoengineering, Permaculture and Transition Towns 

    Taylor, R. (Ray) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Geoengineering – what is it? ; Permaculture ;The Transition Movement and the Post Carbon Institute ; A synthesis of geoengineering and permaculture – ‘geonurturing’ ; Getting involved ;

  • Geological Processes in the British Isles 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar terrain of the 21st century. In this free course, Geological processes in the ...

  • Geometrical Optics and Physical Optics 

    Ramilison, H. A. (Herimanda A.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    In this module, the concept of light’s behavior when reflected from the same medium or at the interface between two different media will be treated. The construction of images obtained through optical systems and different ...

  • Global responses to Darwin's ideas 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    How was Darwin initially received in Europe, and beyond? Why was he eagerly accepted in some countries and bitterly rejected in others? Tracks on this album produced by The Open University in collaboration with the British ...

  • Global warming 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    This unit provides an introduction to global warming. We will be considering the history of global warming by looking at the pattern of ice ages and analyisis of recorded temperatures. We will aim to gather meaningful ...

  • Global Water Resources 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water ...

  • Graduate Research Skills in Science and Engineering 

    Yilmaz, O. (Osman) (Eastern Mediterranean University, 2016)
    This course aims to provide a solid foundation in conducting quality research at graduate level (especially at Master level) in the fields of science and engineering. Scientific research methods and their implications at ...

  • Ground Water Hydrology 

    Bhattacharjya, R. K. (Rajib K.) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : INTRODUCTION ; MOVEMENT OF GROUNDWATER ; WELL HYDRAULICS ; GROUNDWATER MANEGEMENT ; GROUNDWATER TRANSPORT PROCESS ;

  • Groundwater 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water ...