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German Global Studies Internship Opportunity The Global Studies Internship Programme (Hessen Global) from 1 July to 26 August 2006, is a new programme in the German state of Hessen, consisting of: seminars, workshops, language course, and academic internship. The topic for 2006 is 'Sustainable Development in Germany and Europe'. Applications should be submitted by 15 March 2006. From EdNA Online on February 21, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Computer Hope's free computer help This site contains veru useful information for everyday computer users. Answering general and specific questions about everything from Windows to games to video cards this site will really help the novice and sometimes advanced user. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Lillium Meiosis in Anthers This page contains a set of photomicrographs of the stages of meiosis in lilies. Each image has a text caption. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


Anatomy Atlases This site contains several anatomy atlases that were formerly maintained at the University of Iowa's Virtual Hospital site. This page is the portal to the following atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy, Atlas of Human Anatomy in cross section, Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy - A Functional Approach, Anatomy of First Aid - A Case Study Approach, Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation, and Lessons From a Bone Box. Each atlas has a table of contents and provides in depth information on aspects of human anatomy. The site also contains links to a number of digital libraries. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


WebAnatomy This is a great site for students and faculty alike. It contains self tests on varoius parts of human anatomy that can be self paced or timed. A multiplayer quiz game is in development. It also contains an image bank From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


WritingFix Writing Fix provides a spark to the imagination to all levels of writers. Using their interactive plot creator writers can get a jump start on a story by getting random ideas from other writers. The site was started and is maintained by teachers, students, and the online community. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


AAA Math AAA Math contains hundreds of sample problems as well as interactive games and worksheets. Geared towards elementary and high school students it does contain help for almost any math student. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 21, 2006 at 10:30 p.m..


GOING VIRTUAL - The Future of Work Call for Conference Papers The aims of this third annual conference are the exchange and consolidation of knowledge and experience about virtual, remote and mobile working. Speakers are welcome from industry, government and the public sector, research bodies and academia. Interested parties should submit the title and abstract of their papers and a speaker biography with full contact details by 1 May 2006. From EdNA Online on February 21, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


NSW Department of Education & Training - Translated Documents The NSW Department of Education and Training has produced a collection of documents for teachers, parents and caregivers, translated into over 40 languages. From EdNA Online on February 21, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


SC: 21/02 Safari Browser for Mac OSX has serious vulnerability Users of the Mac OSX operating system need to be aware of a serious vulnerability in the 'Safari' web browser, which is used by default on that platform, for which there is now a live exploit (it doesn't apply to non-Mac OSX systems such as Windows or Linux); in its default configuration shell commands can be executed simply by visiting a web site - no user interaction required.  Attackers can thereby run potentially damaging and malicious shell scripts on a Mac OSX computer remotely just because they visited a malicious website using their standard Safari web browser ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on February 21, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


Catching up with Pia Waugh Yesterday we had a visit from a fellow antipodean, Pia Waugh, who works for ASK OSS. It turns out that ASK OSS is a very similar servcie to OSS Watch, but for the Australia, rather than the UK. The Australian Service for Knowledge of Open Source Software (ASK-OSS) provides a national foc From StuartYeates's blog on February 21, 2006 at 6:30 a.m..


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