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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 ...
Investigation of the Interior Valley Networks of Central Pit Craters on Mars: Characteristics and Formation Processes
Central pit craters are impact craters that contain central depressions, either in the crater floor or superposed on a central rise. Examples of these craters have been found broadly distributed on Mars. Using images from ...
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.
"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 ...
Rule of Law Reform in Post-Conflict Environments: Problematic Realities from Kosovo
Over the past two decades, efforts to promote the rule of law around the globe have expanded, especially in post-conflict environments. As Thomas Carothers remarked, “One cannot get through a foreign policy debate these ...
Comparisons Between Oral and Silent Reading in Developing Readers
The developmental reading achievements necessary for fluency require a reader who is quick, accurate, and automatic. For beginning readers assessment is done via oral reading tests. As readers progress through their ...
Regulation of Matrix metalloproteinase 2 Expression by E93 during Fat Body Remodeling in Drosophila melanogaster
Regulation of Matrix metalloproteinase 2 Expression by E93 during Fat Body Remodeling in Drosophila melanogaster Student presenter: Nshunge Musheshe Project advisor: Craig Woodard Changes in Drosophila melanogaster ...
THE ROLE OF DROSOPHILA INHIBITOR OF APOPTOSIS (DIAP1) IN FAT BODY REMODELING
During metamorphosis in Drosophila melanogaster some larval tissues are destroyed through programmed cell death (PCD) (Aguila et al., 2007). The steroid hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone (ecdysone) regulates several genes that ...
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. ...