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Lecture Reports

The following CSTS Lecture Reports are available:

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13_09_2017 Fungus Wars Professor Lynne Boddy
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14_06_2017 The Origin of Taste Dr Jane Parker
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10_05_2017 The Secret Life of your Mobile Phone Dr Andrew Bloodworth
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12_04_2017 The Map that Changed the World David Vessey
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08_03_2017 How Chemical Fossils help us Understand past Greenhouse Climates & Future Ones Prof Richard Pancost
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08_02_2017 Epigenetics - The Missing Link Between Nature and Nurture? Professor Nessa Carey
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11_01_2017 The Monster That Wasn't - Or Was It? Professor Gareth Williams
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14_12_2016 Defending Planet Earth Dr Michael McEllin
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09_11_2016 Power from Light Professor Alison Walker
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12_10_2016 The Ethical Roboticist Professor Alan Winfield
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14_09_2016 Fusion - Within Our Grasp? Samuel Ha
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08_06_2016 Use of Hydrogen as a Low Carbon Energy Vector Mark Crowther
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11_05_2016 The Role of Plant Roots in Preventing Soil Erosion Professor Claire Grierson
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13_04_2016 Getting Hotter: the effect of Climate Change on Wildlife in Gloucestershire and the UK Dr Anne Goodenough
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09_03_2016 Left and Right: The Mathematics of Chirality from Darwin's Perversion to Feyman's Obsession Professor Alain Goriely
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10_02_2016 Small Science Dr Annela Seddon
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13_01_2016 Geohazards Globally Professor John Ludden
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Filename: GeohazardsGlobally.pdf
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14_10_2015 Exploring Giant Waves in the Atmosphere over the Mountains of the Andes, Antarctica & Southern Islands Professor Nicholas Mitchell
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09_09_2015 Construction, Operation and Decommissioning Nuclear Plant Mr David Brown
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10_06_2015 No More Drugs for Superbugs Dr Matthew Avison
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13_05_2015 Bras to Bridges Professor John Tyrer
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08_04_2015 Environmental effects and monitoring of nuclear power plants Dr Gareth Beard
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11_03_2015 Germ Warfare Dr Robert Spencer
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11_02_2015 How Quantum Physics Democratized Music Professor Sir Michael Berry
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14_01_2015 Computing for the Future of the Planet Professor Andy Hopper
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10_12_2014 Citizen Science Professor Adam Hart
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13_11_2014 Tracking changes in nutrient cycling from the past to the present: is the world awash with nitrogen? Dr Elizabeth S Jeffers
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09_10_2014 Malaria: the 2000 year old killer, and the production of preventive treatments Mr Malcolm Cutler
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10_09_2014 The UK's Atmospheric Research Aircraft Dr Guy Gratton
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11_06_2014 Crocodiles, Pills and pH: Some chemistry in Birth Control History Dr Colin Chapman
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14_05_2014 Safety and Accident Investigations Professor Graham Braithwaite
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09_04_2014 Reverse Engineering the Violin Professor Jim Woodhouse
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19_03_2014 The Aurora Borealis Mr Ian Ridpath
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12_02_2014 Volcanoes, Earthquakes & Tsunamis Prof D A Rothery
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08_01_2014 Edward Jenner:Local man:Global impact Professor Gareth Williams
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08_01_2014 Edward Jenner: Local Man Global Impact Professor Gareth Williams
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11_12_2013 Hedonics, or the study of happiness: a load of old rubbish or a new hard science? Professor Peter Stoward
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06_11_2013 Modern Cryptography – A Mathematician in Cyberspace Dr Richard Price
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Filename: 2013-11-06 Cryptography.doc
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09_10_2013 What Science & Technology can do for UK Agriculture Professor Chris Gaskell
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18_09_2013 Using Lidar to see through trees Jon Hoyle
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12_06_2013 A Little Light Relief Professor David Phillips
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08_06_2013 Use of Hydrogenas a Low-Carbon Energy Vector Mark Crowther
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08_06_2013 Use of Hydrogenas a Low-Carbon Energy Vector Mark Crowther
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08_05_2013 Extremophiles - Plants or Animals Professor Michael Danson
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Filename: 2013-05-08 Extremophiles.doc
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10_04_2013 Modelling Networks: The British Railway System 1845-2012 Professor Mark Casson
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13_03_2013 Aerosols - The X-Factor? Professor Jonathan Reid
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13_02_2013 Nuclear Fusion Potential & Present Status Mr Chris Warrick
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Filename: 2013-02-13 Nuclear Fusion.doc
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09_01_2013 Green (and Brown and Red) Prospects for Algal Biofuels Professor Alison Smith
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Filename: 2013-01-09 Algal Biofuels.doc
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14_11_2012 Active Galaxies Professor Ian McHardy
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11_10_2012 Virtual Fossils Professor Derek Siveter
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12_09_2012 The Eugenic Darwins Professor Jim Moore
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25_07_2012 Visit Report - The Tank Museum, Bovington
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06_06_2012 The Effects of Acid Rain Professor Rick Batterbee
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Filename: 2012-06-06 Acid Rain.doc
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16_05_2012 Visit Report - Rolls Royce Heritage Collections at Derby Reporter: Tony Gordon
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Filename: 2012-05-16 CSTS visit report to Rolls Royce.doc
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09_05_2012 Decoding the Wheat Genome Professor Keith Edwards
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Filename: 2012-05-09 Wheat Genome.doc
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11_04_2012 The Evolution of Biodiversity Rachel Warnock & Alex Dunhill
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Filename: 2012-04-11 The Evolution of Biodiversity.doc
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14_03_2012 Visit Report - National Physical Laboratory Reporter: Tony Gordon
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Filename: 2012-03-14 Visit Report NPL.doc
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14_03_2012 Early Settlers in South West England Dr Paula Gardiner
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Filename: 2012-03-14 MESOLITHIC AGE.doc
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08_02_2012 Global Water Security Professor Roger Falconer
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11_01_2012 The UK Space Agency Dr David Williams
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Filename: UK Space Agency Report.doc
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14_12_2011 Who Owns Dogs and What Do They Do With Them? Professor Rosalind Gaskell
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09_11_2011 The Future of Human Reproduction Professor David Coleman
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Filename: THE FUTURE OF HUMAN REPRODUCTION.doc
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20_10_2011 Putting Population at the Heart of Sustainability Jonathon Porritt
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14_09_2011 To Infinity and Beyond Professor Andy Parker
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17_08_2011 Visit Report - Culham Centre for Fusion Energy Bunny Lees-Smith
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08_06_2011 The Quantification of Personal Risk Dr Frank Duckworth
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11_05_2011 From Engineering to clinical Practice Professor Giani Angelini
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13_04_2011 Bumps, Blips & Bulges Professor Alan Champneys
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16_03_2011 The geoarchaeology of the Severn Estuary Professor Martin Bell
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Filename: Geoarchaeology of the Severn Estuary Report.doc
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09_02_2011 The History of Flooding on the River Severn Professor Lindsey McEwen
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Filename: THe history of Flooding on the River Severn Report.doc
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12_01_2011 Biogeoengineering Solutions to Climate Change Professor Paul Valdes
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Filename: Geobioengineeringreport.doc
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10_11_2010 Stem Cell Biology and the Promise of Regenerative Medicine Professor Paul Fairchild
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13_10_2010 Fruits of Curiosity: Science, Innovation and Future Sources of Wealth Dr. James Wilsdon
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08_09_2010 Stealing Ideas from Nature Professor Julian Vincent
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Filename: Biomimetics.doc
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14_07_2010 Self-replicating Machines - An end to Shopping, Waste & Industry? Dr Adrian Bowyer
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Filename: Selfreplicating machines report.doc
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23_06_2010 Where Now - Post Copenhagen? The Rt Honourable Chris Smith
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09_06_2010 Global Challenges - Chemical Solutions Professor David Garner
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12_05_2010 Darwin and the Fossil Record Professor Richard Fortey
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14_04_2010 What role does Science play in food safety and healthy eating? Dr Alisdair Whotherspoon
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10_03_2010 Current Challenges for Conservation in Historic Properties Dr Sarah Staniforth
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10_02_2010 The March of Unreason Lord Dick Taverne
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09_12_2009 We Are Watching You Mr Michael Speed
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11_11_2009 Wind Energy: Technology and Ploitics Dr Andrew Garrad
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30_10_2009 Biomedical Sciences: Opportunities and Challenges in a Changing World Dr David Lynn, Head of Strategic Planning, the Wellcome Trust
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14_10_2009 Climate Change and the Energy Challenge Prof. Chris Rapley, Director of the Science Museum
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09_09_2009 Learning Lessons from the 2007 Floods Sir Michael Pitt
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11_06_2009 Report on visit to the Oxford Botanic Garden Timothy Walker
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10_06_2009 Touch is the New Click Dr D Wollen
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13_05_2009 Some Epidemic Diseases of Animals Prof. Chris Gaskell, Principal, Royal Agricultural College
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15_04_2009 Killing cancer from within: when cell death is the cure Dr Richard Clarkson, Cardiff University
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Filename: CancerCure.doc
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11_03_2009 Archaeology:From Dating Roack Art to Prehistoric Diet Dr Alistair Pike
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Filename: Isotopes in Archeology Report.doc
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11_02_2009 20th Century – the last Century of Youth Dr Jaco Hoffman, Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Ageing
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14_01_2009 Can Fuel Cells Compete? Dr Colin Snowden, Linacre College, Oxford
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10_12_2008 The Science of Cooking Professor Peter Barham of Bristol University
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12_11_2008 The Ecological Consequences of Removing Badgers from an Ecosystem Dr Ian Trewby from the Woodchester Research Station
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08_10_2008 Unpredictability and Chance in Science & Technology Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas
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10_09_2008 Introducing Renewable Energy to the Energy Mix Kevin McCullough, Chief Operating Officer RWE Innogy
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09_07_2008 Climate Change Debate Various
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11_06_2008 Plants for Life? Professor Monique Simmonds
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14_05_2008 Genetic Fortune Telling Dr. Bill Amos
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09_04_2008 Nanoscience, carbon and quantum computers Professor John Jefferson
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12_03_2008 Whittle - the Jet Pioneer Nicholas Jones
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13_02_2008 Fast Track Development of Fusion Power Dr D J Ward
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09_01_2008 Blood of the Isles Professor Bryan Sykes
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14_11_2007 What a good cup of tea can do Professor Peter Stoward FRSE
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10_10_2007 Engineering: The Ultimate Reality Show Dr. Andrew Ives
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12_09_2007 The Art of Concealment Professor Innes Cuthill
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13_06_2007 Dust till Dawn: Exploring saharan Dust Storms and their Influence on Climate Change Dr Ellie Highwood
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Filename: Dust till Dawn Report.doc
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09_05_2007 Nanotechnology: Seven Wonders of a Small World Professor Richard Palmer
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18_04_2007 Broad Shoulders: Trail Blazing theUK Wave Energy Project Mr Iain Russell
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14_03_2007 The Brunel Legacy Mr Keith Hickman
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31_01_2007 The Patricia Clarke Lecture<BR>Hard Choices for Tomorrow's World Professor Lord May
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10_01_2007 The Impermanence of Mathematics Professor Peter Neumann
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13_12_2006 The Holly and the Ivy Professor Palmer Newbould
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29_11_2006 Design Close to My Heart Taliesin Golesworthy
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08_11_2006 Fighting a Family Curse: Inherited Sudden Death Syndrome Professor Hugh Watkins
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04_10_2006 Opening Lecture for 'Tree of Life Exhibition' Dr Geoffrey Farrer-Brown
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06_09_2006 The History of the SS Great Britain and its Recent Refurbishment Dave Beattie
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