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Evidence Supporting a Novel Mechanism of Abortive Initiation by E. coli RNA Polymerase
Transcription is one of the highly regulated steps in gene expression and comprises three phases – initiation, elongation and termination. In prokaryotes, the initiation phase is further divided into two steps: (1) promoter ...
The Effect of Child Care Subsidies on the Employment of Mothers
Women’s labor force participation has skyrocketed in the past half-decade. With this shift, the demand for child care has also risen dramatically. Women increasingly need child care during work hours, whether it be from a ...
Motion Simulation of Geometric Constraint Structures
Motion simulation is a classical problem in areas of research such as CAD (Computer Aided Design), robotics, and protein folding and flexibility. Efficient motion simulation techniques could facilitate advancements in many ...
Poe and Baudelaire: The Creation of Mutual Legacy
An examination of the relationship between Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire and the effect they had on each others' legacies and careers.
Induction of Epstein - Barr virus Lytic Replication
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpesvirus family and is one of the most common human viruses. In the United States, 95% of adults between 35 and 40 years of age have been infected with EBV. EBV is the ...
"Frightful Persecutions" or "Persians Who Protect Us?": Re-examining the Jewish Experience Under Sasanian Rule
Under the rule of the Sasanian dynasty (224-651 CE), the last of the Persian empires before the rise of Islam, Jewish scholarship flourished, resulting in the creation of the Babylonian Talmud, which remains one of the ...
A Choreographic Exploration of the Objectification and Empowerment of Women
Mainstream American media is currently bombarded with countless images of objectified women. From ad campaigns for Victoria’s Secret to music videos of popular songs, the female body has become a strong and effective ...
Evaluation of Statistical Methods for Classification of Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Data
When NASA’s Curiosity rover lands in August 2012, the rover will use a laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument to collect data in an effort to understand the chemical composition and geological classification ...
Making Bridge Accessible To The Visually Impaired
Bridge is an entertaining card game enjoyed by many, particularly senior citizens. In addition to being enjoyable, playing bridge involves a large amount of strategy and challenges the player's memory. Studies have shown ...
Capturing, persisting, and querying the provenance of scientific data
Scientists use technology ubiquitously to collect and process data. They often use software to handle massive datasets and produce scientific results, which they post on the web, making them readily available to the public. ...