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Why Public Health Agencies Cannot Depend on Good Laboratory Practices as a Criterion for Selecting Data: The Case of Bisphenol A
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
(NIH) funding, peer-reviewed for publication in leading journals, subject to independent replication, but rejected by the U.S. FDA for regulatory purposes....
Creating a Seto epic
Agricultural Applications of Biotechnology and the Potential for Biodiversity Valorization in Latin America and the Caribbean
This article provides a brief account of key developments in agricultural applications of biotechnology in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries; it also focuses on the potential of developing value-added products ...
The German Orchestra System: An Account of the German Orchestra in its Culture, with Comparisons to the American Symphony Orchestra
This paper attempts to give a firm understanding of the German orchestra system, including what kind of orchestras exist in Germany; what kind of music they play; how they are organized; where money to support them comes ...
Pollution, soil, and Columbia Missouri
(Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Columbia Missouri is getting bigger in every aspect. From parking lots to mega apartment complexes Columbia is expanding its borders constantly. Because of this rapid growth there are many effects of the construction that ...
A Fugitive Essence: The Public Radio Legacy of Alec Wilder
Two central goals have motivated the scholarship contained in this paper. The first of these is to provide an account of an obscure series of radio programs produced for public broadcast in the nineteen-seventies (a ...
Minimization and Management of Wastes from Biomedical Research
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2000-12)
Several committees were established by the National Association of Physicians for theEnvironment (NAPE) to investigate and reporton various topics at the National Leadership Conference on Biomedical Research and the ...
The Presentation of Precipitation Information in Television Broadcasts: What is Normal?
In a typical weather broadcast, observed precipitation information such as the daily amount that fell and the accumulated monthly total are shown and compared to the mean monthly average or “normal” precipitation. Such ...
Development and assessment of scoring functions for protein identification using PMF data
PMF is one of the major methods for protein identification using the MS technology. It is faster and cheaper than MS/MS. Although PMF does not differentiate trypsin-digested peptides of identical mass, which makes it less ...
Energy-Aware Portable Video Communication System Design for Wildlife Activity Monitoring
In this paper, we introduce our recent research and development effort on energy-efficient portable video communication system design for wildlife activity monitoring. The capability of seeing what an animal sees in the ...
Accounting for Uncertainty in Ecological Analysis: The Strengths and Limitations of Hierarchical Statistical Modeling
(Ecological Society of America, 2009)
Analyses of ecological data should account for the uncertainty in the process(es) that generated the data. However, accounting for these uncertainties is a difficult task, since ecology is known for its complexity. ...
A Select Guide for Swedish Choral Music of the Post-World War II Era
In Sweden, folk music has been the source of inspiration for choral writing and the church the source of encouragement for singing and choral music. The golden age of Swedish choral music came about as a direct result of ...
Instructional Practices Inventory: A Process for Profiling Student Engaged Learning for School Improvement
This manuscript was written to describe in some detail the IPI data collection categories, the use of those categories to support school-wide instructional change by studying student engaged learning and provide data from ...
The Presentation of Temperature Information in Television Broadcasts: What is Normal?
(National Weather Association, 2003-12)
In a typical weather broadcast, observed daily temperature information such as maximum and minimum temperatures are shown and compared to the daily average or “normal”. Such information, however, does not accurately ...
Review Article : Neuromuscular causes of weakness in critically ill patients
(University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-07)
Multiple predisposing factors are responsible for the development of neuromuscular weakness in a critically ill patient. Thorough history and physical examination is paramount and should not be omitted despite that the ...
A Study of the American Piano 1850-1929
The purpose of this paper is to discuss a portion of the piano's history, the period of development in America between 1850 and 1929. During this eighty-year period, piano construction underwent significant change as ...
Interannual variability of tropical cyclone activity in the southern South China Sea
(American Geophysical Union, 2008-03)
A study of tropical storm activity in the southern South China Sea region was carried out for the period of 1960 to 2006 using data obtained from the UNISYS website archive, which was provided to them from the Joint Typhoon ...
An Investigation of the Effects of Teacher Prepared Programmed Tapes, Designed to Enhance Student Listening Abilities on Aural Concept Identification Tasks
The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of post-instruction achievement by 9-10 year old students, in a single school in Silverdale, Washington, who were instructed with teacher-prepared instructional tapes. ...