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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A naval mine that has been cut or otherwise parted from its mooring.

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free mine

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A naval mine that has been cut or otherwise parted from its mooring.

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in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 15 words.

a naval mine that has been cut or otherwise parted from its mooring.

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Henry Thomas Burn (1895–1977)

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 99 words.

An opportunity as does seldom come to mortal man to free seventeen million from political slavery was mine.

On August

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creeping mine

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

In naval mine warfare, a buoyant mine held below the surface by a weight, usually in the form of a chain, which is free to creep along the seabed under the influence of stream or current.

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Dominican Republic

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 501 words.

A country in the Caribbean, the eastern part of the island of Hispaniola.

Telecommunications, duty-free industrial zones, and tourism have been fostered and have now overtaken the...

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Coupled two-way clustering server

Gad Getz and Eytan Domany.

in Bioinformatics

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 0 words.

Summary: The CTWC server provides access to the software, CTWC1.00, that implements Coupled Two Way Clustering (Getz et al., 2000), a method designed to mine gene expression data

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Salvage chemotherapy with alternating MINE–ESHAP regimen in relapsed or refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma followed by autologous stem-cell transplantation

C. Fernández de Larrea, C. Martínez, A. Gaya, A. López-Guillermo, M. Rovira, F. Fernández-Avilés, M. Lozano, F. Bosch, J. Esteve, B. Nomdedeu, E. Montserrat and E. Carreras.

in Annals of Oncology

June 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 3254 words.

Background: High-dose chemotherapy (HDT) followed by autologous stem-cell transplantation (ASCT) is considered the gold standard in the treatment of patients with relapsed or...

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Williams, John Elias

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 852 words.

Williams, John Elias (28 October 1853–02 January 1919), industrial mediator, was born in Merthyr-Tydfil, Wales, the son of John Elias Williams, a coal miner, and Elizabeth Bowen. In 1864...

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Miners

Kris Lane.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online July 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 5378 words.

Humans mined and refined gold, silver, copper, tin, and other minerals long before Columbus first crossed the Atlantic in 1492. But it was only after that year that mining, especially of...

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activity segregation

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

The spatial separation of the sexes during the working day, as in a mining village, where the mines were an exclusively male preserve and the kitchen an exclusively female one. ‘The gender...

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Coupled two-way clustering analysis of breast cancer and colon cancer gene expression data

Gad Getz, Hilah Gal, Itai Kela, Daniel A. Notterman and Eytan Domany.

in Bioinformatics

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 0 words.

We present and review coupled two-way clustering, a method designed to mine gene expression data. The method identifies submatrices of the total expression matrix, whose clustering analysis...

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PDQ Wizard: automated prioritization and characterization of gene and protein lists using biomedical literature

G. R. Grimes, T. Q. Wen, M. Mewissen, R. M. Baxter, S. Moodie, J. S. Beattie and P. Ghazal.

in Bioinformatics

August 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 1502 words.

Summary: PDQ Wizard automates the process of interrogating biomedical references using large lists of genes, proteins or free text. Using the principle of linkage through...

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Serabit el-Khadim

Raphael Ventura.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 467 words.

Site of an Egyptian rock-cut sanctuary on a turquoise-bearing desert plateau in the south-western Sinai Peninsula. The evidence of Egyptian activity at Serabit el-Khadim (mainly associated...

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Mining in Latin America and the Caribbean

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1059 words.

From the earliest days of slavery in the New World, Africans were sent from Europe and, later, directly from Africa to toil in mines. Spanish governor Nicolás Ovando arrived on the...

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Édouard Pignon

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1905–93)

French painter, graphic artist, ceramicist, and designer, born at Bully-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais. A miner's son, he worked in the mines himself until 1927, when he moved...

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<i>Saccharomyces</i> genome database provides new regulation data

Maria C. Costanzo, Stacia R. Engel, Edith D. Wong, Paul Lloyd, Kalpana Karra, Esther T. Chan, Shuai Weng, Kelley M. Paskov, Greg R. Roe, Gail Binkley, Benjamin C. Hitz and J. Michael Cherry.

in Nucleic Acids Research

January 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4690 words.

The Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD; http://www.yeastgenome.org) is the community resource for genomic, gene and protein information about the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, con...

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Hearing protection device usage at a South African gold mine

Mohammed Rashaad Hansia and David Dickinson.

in Occupational Medicine

January 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 1215 words.

Background Occupational noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) occurs in many industries despite interventions such as hearing conservation programmes.

Aims To...

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Conroy, Jack

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1515 words.

Conroy, Jack (05 December 1898–28 February 1990), author and editor, was born John Wesley Conroy in Monkey Nest, a coal-mining camp near Moberly, Missouri, the son of Thomas E. Conroy, a...

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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Cuts Cordwood

Talitha L. LeFlouria.

in Chained in Silence

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 14921 words.

This chapter charts the transition of women prisoners from sexually integrated railroad camps, brickyards, and mines into feminine carceral spaces, narrating the life-world of female...

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Introduction California Welcomes the World

Jessica B. Teisch.

in Engineering Nature

February 2011; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 5703 words.

This book begins with San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. The state's nineteenth-century dream had rested on anti-industrial and agrarian themes, but the 1915...

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