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Tiger athletes : Where are they now?
(MU Alumni Association, University of Missouri, 2009)
MIZZOU magazine tracked down five former Tiger athletes and found out about their lives after college.
Reading sources and reading spaces in Honduras
(IFLA Journal, 2009)
Though literacy is often presented as a universal and monolithic achievement, it is in fact context-dependent, and largely dependent upon the kinds of texts available in a particular community. This paper presents an ...
Persistent Narratives: Why is the “Failure of Bt Cotton in India” Story Still with Us?
Science can say nothing conclusive about many important dimensions of the global cognitive and political rift on transgenic agricultural crops. Empirical studies will not answer questions in the realms of food preference, ...
Comprehensive Child Welfare Conference An Evaluation of Interagency Learning
(University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2009)
to implement the provisions. In an effort to improve the coordination and problem solving abilities of these teams at the local level, the Department of Social Services and the Office of State Courts Administrator funded, developed, and implemented a series...
The Santaniello Theorem of Irreversible Benefits
Irreversible benefits favor an earlier introduction of GM crops versus a later one. A non-trivial question is if they also weigh more than reversible benefits similar to irreversible costs but in the opposite direction. ...
Socio-economic Considerations, Article 26.1 of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: What are the Issues and What is at Stake?
The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety allows the possibility of including socio-economic considerations in biosafety regulatory approval processes and decision making for genetically modified products. Divergent opinions ...
Efficiency Analysis of the US Biotechnology Industry: Clustering Enhances Productivity
This article attempts to identify the factors affecting location of biotechnology firms in the United States. To achieve this goal, the regional efficiency in the biotech industry is measured using the Data Envelopment ...
The Role of Coordination and Cooperation in Early Adoption of GM Crops: The Case of Bt Maize in Brandenburg, Germany
Since 2006, several varieties of transgenic Bt maize have been approved for commercial cultivation in Germany. The German regulatory framework for growing these crops comprises moderate ex-ante regulations as well as strict ...
Science and Technology in World Agriculture: Narratives and Discourses
The narratives characterizing the current debate on world agricultural research tend to be part of a discourse that rationalizes past experience and future tendencies along the lines of extreme recounts of successes and ...