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What if the Lottery were Run for Lottery Players?
Why America is losing to al-Qaida
Diasporic Agents and Trans-Asian Flows in the Making of Asian Modernity: The Case of Thailand
(Everyday Politics of the World Economy, 2007-11-15)
How do our everyday actions shape and transform the world economy? This volume of original essays argues that current scholarship in international political economy (IPE) is too highly focused on powerful states and large ...
Capture won't snuff al-Qaeda
(Raleigh News and Observer, 2007-09-09)
Thousands of human mobile element fragments undergo strong purifying selection near developmental genes.
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2007-05)
At least 5% of the human genome predating the mammalian radiation is thought to have evolved under purifying selection, yet protein-coding and related untranslated exons occupy at most 2% of the genome. Thus, the majority ...
Sequence variations in DNA repair gene XPC is associated with lung cancer risk in a Chinese population: a case-control study.
(BMC cancer, 2007-01)
BACKGROUND: The nucleotide excision repair (NER) protein, xeroderma pigmentosum C (XPC), participates in recognizing DNA lesions and initiating DNA repair in response to DNA damage. Because mutations in XPC cause a high ...
The Progressives’ Prejudice
(Harvard Crimson, 2007-06-07)
Like other communities of progressive and highly educated people, Harvard is often in denial about the perseverance of racism. Precipitated by the famous "Quad Incident," in which a fellow student called to police on black ...
Orwellian Uses of Free Speech
In recent debates at Harvard University, the discourse of "free speech" has been used to silence civil debate about Israel and its policies.