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On Latinx Poetics: Black Feminist Interventions with the Latinx "X"
The term "Latinx" has proliferated in the last ten years for several reasons. Some view the term as a gender inclusive alternative to Latino and Latina; others see the term as an anti-essentialist tool that highlights the ...
Does posture at death reveal behavior patterns?
Studies on functional morphology are common in the field of evolutionary anthropology. Many anthropologists observe and meticulously record the locomotor behavior of primates, categorize them, and seek to understand how ...
Understanding Community-Sourced Practices Used by Lay Counselors in a Family Therapy Intervention in Eldoret, Kenya
The large global burden of mental health disorders calls for the development and implementation of contextually-appropriate mental health interventions that improve the wellbeing of children and families in low-resource ...
Understanding the Impacts of Traditional Cooking Practices in Rural Madagascar and a Way Forward with Improved Cookstoves
Traditional biomass cooking practices pose a major threat to human health and the environment in Madagascar, where over 99% of the population relies on solid biomass fuels for energy. Biomass burning is a major contributor ...
Short-chain fatty acids are produced by zebrafish microbiota and influence glucose homeostasis
Increasingly, attention has been drawn to the association between gut microbiomes and host health, particularly to the production of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) from indigestible carbohydrates by colonic microbiota. It ...
Political Party Development in South Korea: focusing on the 2017 presidential election
This study analyzes the extent to which the media and the public spurred changes in South Korean political parties following the impeachment of Park Geun-Hye. By analyzing the five parties in the subsequent 2017 presidential ...
Pricing and Pack Size: Brand, Quantity, and Cost Considerations in Purchasing Multipacks of Toothpaste
The US market for toothpaste, like many other goods, is shifting towards selling in bulk. Multipacks of toothpaste require quantity discounts to incentivize consumers, making buying in bulk a great deal for the savings-minded ...
Development and characterization of chronic exposure models to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) complex mixture in estrogen receptor-negative and -positive breast cancer cell lines
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a class of carcinogenic endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), produced from incomplete organic fuel combustion. Human exposure is often chronic in response to complex chemical ...
Regulation of cell polarity by the cell cycle in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Cell polarity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is essential for bud formation, which is regulated by the cell cycle. How this regulation occurs is poorly understood. The master regulator of polarity is a Rho-GTPase called Cdc42, ...