Rubber is an elastic, hydrocarbon polymer that occurs as a milky, colloidal suspension (known as latex ) in the sap of several varieties of plants. Rubber can also be produced synthetically. Unfortunately, the history of rubber has a dark side as well. About one hundred years ago, millions of Africans died in the Congo Free State as a result of lust for rubber and rubber profits.
Population health is an approach to health that aims to improve the health of an entire population. One major step in achieving this aim is to reduce health inequities among population groups. Population health seeks to step beyond the individual-level focus of mainstream medicine and public health by addressing a broad range of factors that impact health on a population-level, such as environment, social structure, resource distribution, and so forth.
Previous (Lev Vygotsky) Next (Leviathan) Levers can be used to exert a large force over a small distance at one end by exerting only a small force over a greater distance at the other. In physics, a lever (from French lever , meaning "to raise") is a rigid object that is used with an appropriate fulcrum (pivot point) to multiply the mechanical force that can be applied to another object.
George Enescu (pronunciation in Romanian: /'ʤěor.ʤe e'nes.ku/; known in France as Georges Enesco ) (August 19 1881, Liveni - May 4, 1955, Paris) was a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher. He was the preeminent Romanian musician of the twentieth century, one of the greatest performers of his time.
Hylozoism (Greek hyle, matter + zoe, life) is the philosophical doctrine that all matter possess life, or that all life is inseparable from matter. The English term “hylozoism” was introduced by Ralph Cudworth in 1678. Hylozoism is logically distinct both from early forms of animism, which personifies nature, and from panpsychism, which attributes some form of consciousness or sensation to all matter.
Previous (Fishing rod) Next (Flag) A birds-eye view of the coastline of eastern Greenland, with its many fjords. At the bottom is the longest fjord in the world, Scoresby Sund. A fjord (or fiord ) is a long, narrow deep inlet of the sea bordered by steep cliffs. Fjords commonly extend far inland and are extremely deep in their upper and middle reaches.