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Hacking the Future

Christopher Coker.

in Warrior Geeks

February 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 13510 words.

This chapter first considers how the atomic bombing of Japan raised questions about the future of war, the inhumanity of war, and the relationship between technology and humanity. It then...

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auditory disorders

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Deafness can arise through defects in conduction through the outer or middle ear (conductive deafness), even though the sound-detection system is normal. A common cause is otosclerosis. See...

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foreign

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Foreign body an object or piece of extraneous matter that has entered the body by accident or design.

foreign devil in China, a foreigner, especially a European, a translation of...

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Emile Zola's Forgotten History: Les Rougon-Macquart

William Gallois.

in French History

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History. 0 words.

This article argues that while Émile Zola's Les Rougon-Macquart has retained its enduring status as a work of fiction, the cycle has become curiously forgotten as a work of history and,...

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Narrating Sensation: Michael Ondaatje’s The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

Ridvan Askin.

in Narrative and Becoming

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 18382 words.

The second chapter traces in detail how Ondaatje’s text engages in what Askin terms disfiguration—the very process of disfiguring its representational surface both in terms of content and...

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Reprise

Bruce Gustafson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Form. 172 words.

Repetition. In 17th- and 18th-century French usage the term could refer to any strain of a composition that was normally repeated, such as both sections of binary forms or the recurring and...

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Importance of Polarisome Proteins in Reorganization of Actin Cytoskeleton at Low pH in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Mitsuyoshi Motizuki and Zhaojun Xu.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

November 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 4208 words.

The actin cytoskeleton of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae can be altered rapidly in response to external cues. We reported previously that S. cerevisiae responds to low-pH stress by...

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Introduction: Time Travel and the Mechanics of Narrative

David Wittenberg.

in Time Travel

December 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 12702 words.

The Introduction begins the theoretical discussion of time travel and narrative theory with interpretations of three representative texts from the late 1960s: Robert Silverberg's Up the Linenull...

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Price-Mars, Jean

Richard Watts.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 274 words.

Jean Price-Mars was born in Grande Rivière du Nord, Haiti. After studying medicine, anthropology, and political science in Haiti and Paris, he joined the Haitian diplomatic corps. It was...

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LRP6 exerts non-canonical effects on Wnt signaling during neural tube closure

Jason D. Gray, Stanislav Kholmanskikh, Bozena S. Castaldo, Alex Hansler, Heekyung Chung, Brian Klotz, Shawn Singh, Anthony M. C. Brown and M. Elizabeth Ross.

in Human Molecular Genetics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 8954 words.

Low-density lipoprotein receptor related protein 6 (Lrp6) mutational effects on neurulation were examined using gain (Crooked tail, Lrp6Cd ) and loss (Lrp6 ) of...

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Homozygous mutation of STXBP5L explains an autosomal recessive infantile-onset neurodegenerative disorder

Raman Kumar, Mark A. Corbett, Nicholas J. C. Smith, Lachlan A. Jolly, Chuan Tan, Damien J. Keating, Michael D. Duffield, Toshihiko Utsumi, Koko Moriya, Katherine R. Smith, Alexander Hoischen, Kim Abbott, Michael G. Harbord, Alison G. Compton, Joshua A. Woenig, Peer Arts, Michael Kwint, Nienke Wieskamp, Sabine Gijsen, Joris A. Veltman, Melanie Bahlo, Joseph G. Gleeson, Eric Haan and Jozef Gecz.

in Human Molecular Genetics

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 6705 words.

We report siblings of consanguineous parents with an infantile-onset neurodegenerative disorder manifesting a predominant sensorimotor axonal neuropathy, optic atrophy and cognitive...

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The Interpretation of the Bible

Michael D. Coogan.

in The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version

February 2007; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 5259 words.

As the article on New Testament interpretation of the Jewish Scriptures indicates, Christian interpretation of scripture has already begun in the New Testament writings. The New Testament...

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Planet Formation

Morris Podolak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Planetary Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. 9999 words.

Modern observational techniques are still not powerful enough to directly view planet formation, and so it is necessary to rely on theory. However, observations do give two important clues...

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Fuller, S. B.

Jonathan J. Bean.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 969 words.

businessman, publisher, and self-help advocate, was born Samuel Bacon Fuller in Monroe, Louisiana, the son of William Fuller, a sharecropper and commercial fisherman, and Ethel Johnson...

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Washington, Mary Parks

Krystal Appiah.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 775 words.

artist, teacher, and arts advocate, was born Mary Jeanne Parks in Atlanta, Georgia, the eldest of four daughters of Hattie Brookins and Walter Parks, owner of a shoe repair...

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Bush, John

Nicholas Westbrook.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1219 words.

provincial soldier during the French and Indian Wars of the mid-eighteenth century, prisoner of war, and originator of the Lake George School of powder-horn engraving, was born in the...

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Track and Field.

Curtis Fogel.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1162 words.

Track and field, also referred to as the sport of athletics, comprises numerous running, walking, throwing, and jumping events. The sport is popular throughout the world, with more than...

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Part I Host States, Mining Companies, and Mining Projects, 1 Host States

Henry G. Burnett and Louis-Alexis Bret.

in Arbitration of International Mining Disputes

Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 8 pages. 3814 words.

This chapter is organized into two parts. The first part discusses the role of Host States. States have the power to regulate, manage, and tax the mining sector. Mining is heavily regulated...

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African American Vernacular English

James Sellman.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2001 words.

African American Vernacular English, or Black English, is fundamentally a spoken language. In fact, it is several distinct dialects, encompassing the vernacular speech of blacks in the...

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The Puzzle of Collective Self-defence: Dangerous Fragmentation or a Window of Opportunity? An Analysis with Finland and the Åland Islands as a Case Study

Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 12213 words.

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The present article moves across international, European Union (EU) and domestic law while examining the legal puzzle of collective security. The...

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