[00:05.63]Chávez faces growing discontent over electricity and water shortages and a sharp currency devaluation
[00:12.84]this month as he heads into legislative elections in September that could reduce his tight rein on the
[00:20.02]Opec nation's congress.
[00:28.53]While rare in common usage, for nearly two centuries it has appealed to legal writers (and a few others)
[00:36.38]as an antonym of inchoate. In R. S. Donnison Roper’s “Treatise on the Law of Legacies,”…
[00:53.17]Siemens just completed work on a $150 million to $200 million high- voltage wire that reduces the loss
[01:02.26]of electricity during transmission from 10 percent to 3 percent.
[01:13.45]It is, however, presumptuous to insist that there will only be so many jobs for so many scientists,
[01:21.30]so many businessmen, so many accountants.
[01:28.90]At the start of the 20th century, under-nutrition and childhood infections got in the way. But as diet
[01:36.82]and health improved, children and adolescents have, on average, increased in height by about an inch
[01:44.90]and a half every 20 years, a pattern known as the secular trend in height.
[01:56.67]The growth of specialization in the nineteenth century, with its consequent requirement of a longer,
[02:03.25]more complex training, implied greater problems for amateur participation in science.
[02:17.71]I want to pay tribute to Leah Rabin, a wonderful woman, a dear friend, an ambassador of peace, a woman
[02:26.05]of valor whose "candle goeth not out by night.
[02:34.51]Interest in historical methods has arisen less through external challenge to the validity of history
[02:41.47]as an intellectual discipline and more from internal quarrels among historians themselves.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-236307-1.html