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Paleontology: Ancient Marine Reptiles (Coursera)

Apr 21st 2021
Paleontology: Ancient Marine Reptiles (Coursera)
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Paleontology: Ancient Marine Reptiles is a four-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of the evolutionary changes that occur when air-breathing terrestrial animals return to water. This course examines the diversity, adaptations, convergence, and phylogenetic relationships of extinct marine reptiles. Students will explore three major groups of marine reptiles: ichthyosaurs, [...]
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Paleontology: Theropod Dinosaurs and the Origin of Birds (Coursera)

Paleontology: Theropod Dinosaurs and the Origin of Birds is a five-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of the origins of birds. This course examines the anatomy, diversity, and evolution of theropod dinosaurs in relation to the origin of birds. Students explore various hypotheses for the origin of flight. [...]
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Paleontology: Early Vertebrate Evolution (Coursera)

Paleontology: Early Vertebrate Evolution is a four-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of the origin of vertebrates. Students will explore the diversity of Palaeozoic lineages within a phylogenetic and evolutionary framework .This course examines the evolution of major vertebrate novelties including the origin of fins, jaws, and tetrapod limbs. [...]
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ImageInLife - Imaging the Vertebrate embryo: from biological material to modelling (FUN)

Apr 20th 2021
ImageInLife - Imaging the Vertebrate embryo: from biological material to modelling (FUN)
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Microscopy technologies have progressed to such a point that it is now possible to image a developing vertebrate at the single cell resolution. Two main model species are being used for such studies, the zebrafish and the mouse. The present MOOC introduces the trainees to these two animal models, [...]
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Antivaccination and Vaccine Hesitancy (edX)

Join us on AVAXX101 to increase your understanding of vaccine hesitancy, and get equipped to respond to antivaccination claims. In 2019 the World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy as one of the top ten threats to global health. Vaccine hesitancy is the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate. Even though [...]
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Being a researcher (in Information Science and Technology) (Coursera)

The course provides a broad view of how to become and progress as a researcher. It spans over a wide range of topics, from the historical development of scientific thought to research methodology, to the pragmatics of publication, research funding, evaluation, and promotion in a researcher’s career. It also [...]
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Toxicology 21: Scientific Applications (Coursera)

This course familiarizes students with the novel concepts being used to revamp regulatory toxicology in response to a breakthrough National Research Council Report “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy.” We present the latest developments in the field of toxicology—the shift from animal testing toward [...]
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Sustainable Tourism – promoting environmental public health (Coursera)

The MOOC introduces learners to key environmental health and natural resources management challenges associated with the rapid growth in international tourist arrivals into low-income countries. Since infrastructural and regulatory capacities in such countries are often limited they are more exposed to the negative implications of such development. The MOOC [...]
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TECH MeD: Transdisciplinary Education for Critical Hacks of Medical Devices (Coursera)

Apr 19th 2021
TECH MeD: Transdisciplinary Education for Critical Hacks of Medical Devices (Coursera)
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This course seeks to create an informed public, aware of the technical, medical, legal, and ethical issues associated with implantable medical devices. The course features conversations with experts from a variety of relevant fields to discuss the present and future technological, ethical, legal, and social challenges associated with implantable [...]
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Introduction to Particle Accelerators (NPAP MOOC) (Coursera)

Welcome to the Nordic Particle Accelerator Program's (NPAP) Massive Open Online Courses and to the fascinating world of particle accelerators! Did you know that in the year of 2000 there were more than 15 000 particle accelerators in the world? Yet, today it has grown to more than 30 [...]
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