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(Cos)playing Culture: Reimagining the Kimono in Modern-Day Kyoto
“The kimono is said to be dying,” reported American anthropologist Liza Dalby in the opening of her book Kimono: fashioning culture, “to be utterly too cumbersome for modern life, to be as elegantly anachronistic as the ...
Mechanical Characterization of Photo-crosslinkable Hydrogels with AFM
Photo-crosslinkable hydrogel films are versatile materials for controlled drug delivery devices (Duncan, 2003), three-dimensional micro-assemblies, and components in microfluidic systems (Beebe et al., 2000). A hydrogel ...
Early Differential IDO Expression Patterns In The MAIDS Model
Murine acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (MAIDS) is an animal model that is used to study AIDS. It is caused by an exposure to a defective retrovirus present in the LP-BM5 isolate of murine leukemia virus (MuLV) mixture. ...
IL-10 and Suppression/ Susceptibility in MAIDS Model
Individuals infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) typically progress to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is characterized by an increase in opportunistic infections like tuberculosis, as well ...
Using Rigidity Theory To Identify Hinge Joints In Proteins
Computational biology uses tools from different fields, including computer science, to solve the challenges in the field of molecular biology and engages in the interpretation, classification and understanding of biological ...
Tea Party for the Left: How Progressives Can Use the Tea Party's Strategy to Promote Their Own Goals
With the sudden rise and popularity of the Tea Party, many on the Left of the American political spectrum have looked on with scorn and some degree of envy. Originally dismissed as conspiracy theorists and radicals, Tea ...
Passages and Parallels: Forty Days in Cape Town
This is a personal narrative of one person's journey from childhood to adulthood, juxtaposed against the social narrative of contemporary, post-apartheid South Africa.
Developing a Framework for Nonviolent Resistance in Palestine
In January of 2011, a series of revolutions began sweeping across the Arab world. In Tunisia and Egypt, dictators who had been in power for over 30 years were ousted in a matter of weeks. Countries such as Libya and Yemen ...
From the Classroom to the Streets: A Fight for Education in Contradictions
Can education transform into a social movement? A simple enough question, but one that I asked while researching alternative schools in Buenos Aires. Specifically known as Bachilleratos Populares (Popular Mini-Bachelors ...