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The Chilean Winter: Student Movements and Higher Education Reform in Chile
In the winter of 2011 (May-August) higher education students throughout Chile mobilized to improve their neoliberalized education system that they perceive to be in crisis. Through a historical review of Chilean higher ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
DRYING DYNAMICS OF SESSILE DROPLETS ON SUBSTRATES OF DIFFERENT WETTABILITIES
The interaction between a liquid and a solid substrate, as encountered in any wetting phenomenon, is relevant to a wide range of industrial and biological applications. The drying mechanism was first explored by Deegan and ...
Manipulation of Individual Magnetic Domain Walls with a Local Circular Field
Understanding domain wall (DW) motion in nanoscale ferromagnetic structures reveals intriguing physics, with tremendous potential applications in logic devices and racetrack memory. Work has been done to move a series of ...
Quantifying Physical Characteristics and Weathering of Bedrock in Relation to Landscape Development in the Colorado Front Range
Bedrock weathering is a fundamental component of critical zone geomorphology that can be influenced by rock strength, fracture spacing, mineralogy, and topoclimate. By quantifying rock strength, we can characterize bedrock ...
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 ...