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  1. Drill Sergeant Candidate Transformation (United States)


    leadership styles of NCOs entering Drill Sergeant School (DSS). ARI also developed and administered a prototype DS Assessment Battery to assess...preferred leadership styles . DSS training increases both the degree to which the DSC feels obligated to and identifies with the Army. DSS training...4 TABLE 3. PREFERRED LEADERSHIP STYLES DEFINITIONS .............................................6 TABLE 4. DSC CHANGE IN

  2. Obituary: Horace Welcome Babcock, 1912-2003 (United States)

    Vaughan, Arthur Harris


    Horace Welcome Babcock died in Santa Barbara, California on 29 August 2003, fifteen days short of his ninety-first birthday. An acclaimed authority on solar and stellar magnetism and the originator of ingenious advances in astronomical instrumentation in his earlier career, he served as Director of Mount Wilson and Palomar (later Hale) Observatories from 1964 until his retirement in 1978. The founding of the Carnegie Institution of Washington's Las Campanas Observatory in Chile was the culmination of his directorship. Horace was born in Pasadena California on 13 September 1912, the only child of Harold Delos Babcock and Mary G. Henderson. His father, an electrical engineer and physicist by training, had been hired by George Ellery Hale to work at the recently founded Mount Wilson Solar Observatory beginning in 1909. Thus Horace spent much of his boyhood on Mount Wilson in the company of astronomers. Horace developed an early interest in astronomy, worked as a volunteer solar observer at Mount Wilson and published his first paper in 1932, with his father. He was fascinated by fine mechanisms and by optical and electrical instruments. After graduating from Caltech with a degree in structural engineering in 1934, he earned his PhD in astronomy at Lick Observatory in 1938. His dissertation provided the first measurement of the rotational velocity curve and a derivation of the mass-to-luminosity ratio for M31; this work is still cited in reviews of the study of ``dark matter." Horace served as a research assistant at Lick Observatory (1938 39) and an Instructor at the University of Chicago's McDonald and Yerkes Observatories (1939--41) under Otto Struve. He undertook radar-related wartime electronics work at the MIT Radiation Laboratory (1941 42) and then worked on aircraft rocket launchers as part of the Caltech Rocket Project (1942 45). This project brought him into contact with Ira S. Bowen, head of the project's Photographic Division. Impressed with his knowledge of

  3. Irony and Aequabilitas : Horace, Satires 1.3

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    Jerome Kemp


    Full Text Available In Satire 1.3 Horace upholds ‘Stoic’ aequabilitas, ironically aligning it with Epicurean moderation to attack Stoic inflexibility. His connection between friendship and justice shows an awareness of this link in Hellenistic thought. His ironic use of philosophical material serves a serious, anti-Stoic purpose (pace some recent scholarship.

  4. In Defense of Freedom: Horace L. Traubel and the "Conservator." (United States)

    Bussel, Alan

    Philadelphia poet and journalist Horace L. Traubel's work as biographer of Walt Whitman has overshadowed his role as crusading editor. Traubel (1858-1919) devoted 30 years to publishing the "Conservator," a monthly newspaper that reflected its editor's idiosyncratic philosophy and crusaded persistently for libertarian principles. He made…

  5. Horace Lamb and Osborne Reynolds: Remarkable mancunians ... and their interactions

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    Launder, B E


    The paper provides glimpses into the professional lives of arguably, the two outstanding fluid mechanicists of their time who were simultaneously professors at Owens College, Manchester. Their interactions with each other were sometimes amicable but, equally, sometimes testy and their views on their common professional subject differed radically. Reynolds was appointed to the Chair of Engineering in 1868 at the age of 25 against strong competition while Horace Lamb, graduating a decade after Reynolds, was appointed as the inaugural Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Adelaide where he stayed for nine years before being appointed to a chair at Owens College in 1885. Among their various interactions the most significant arose from Reynolds' famous 'Reynolds averaging' paper. That was sent for review by Lamb who was critical of the paper but finally recommended that a revised version be published since Reynolds had essentially invented the subject. Reynolds, in his turn, criticised Lamb's patronizing reference to engineers' approach to fluid mechanics in a draft revision of his book Hydrodynamics. Nevertheless, on Reynolds' death in 1912, it was Lamb who attended his funeral on behalf of the University and the Royal Society and who later wrote a moving, much cited obituary of him.

  6. Concurrent Validation of the NLSI for U.S. Army Drill Sergeants

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    Kubisiak, U. Christean; Horgen, Kristen E; Connell, Patrick W; Lentz, Elizabeth; Zu, Xian; Borman, Walter C; White, Leonard A; Young, Mark C


    .... The overall goal is to expand the NLSI into a Noncommissioned Officer classification test to identify high potential soldiers at the E-4/5/6 levels for several occupational specialties, including Drill Sergeants...

  7. Horace Walpole and his correspondents : social network analysis in a historical context

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    Henstra, Froukje Helena


    Horace Walpole (1717-1797) was not only a politician, author and patron of the arts, he was also one of the most prolific letter writers in all of English history. Many of the letters which he sent and received have been collected, edited and published. They are a treasure trove of information on

  8. Personnel Retention Policy and Force Quality: Twice-Passed Staff Sergeants (United States)


    61 Figure 20. Impact of Policy Changes on Average TIG . For Staff Sergeants, average TIG is reduced from 4.4 years to 3.8 years...with a 2P non-retention policy. Sergeants (E5) experience the only other significant reduction in average TIG , which goes from 3.2 years in the base...Warehouse TFRS Total Force Retention System TIG Time in Grade TIS Time in Service VSP Voluntary Separations Pay xxiii EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In

  9. Horace Sandars (1852–1922 y la epigrafía romana de Sierra Morena = Horace Sandars (1852–1922 and the Roman Epigraphy in Sierra Morena

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    Juan Manuel Abascal Palazón


    Full Text Available Entre 1898 y 1922, Horace Sandars compaginó su trabajo como ingeniero de minas con el estudio de las antigüedades de la provincia de Jaén y, sobre todo, de los alrededores de Linares. En sus prospecciones descubrió diversas inscripciones romanas así como minas y poblados mineros. Realizó también excavaciones en el santuario ibérico de Collado de los Jardines. En los últimos años de su vida, donó sus colecciones al Museo Arqueológico Nacional. Durante toda su vida, mantuvo una relación institucional fluida con la Real Academia de la Historia.Between the years 1898 and 1922, Horace Sandars combined his daily work as a mining engineer with the study of the Antiquities of the province of Jaén and, above all, the region of Linares. In that surveys he discovered several Roman inscriptions as well as ancient mines and mining spots. It also carried out excavations in the Iberian sanctuary of Collado de los Jardines. In the last years of his life, he donated many of his archaeological collections to the Spanish National Archaeological Museum. Throughout his life, he kept an institutional close relationship with the Spanish Royal Academy of History.

  10. The Mobilization of Effort: Sergeants, Patrol Officers, and Productivity in an American Agency. (United States)


    the precinct captain complaining about the sergeant’s notorious "mandatory car stop" policies. After the sergeant’s words about "those fucking fools...internal investigations by 16 telling IID to "not go after my men" or to " fuck off" have a formidable ally and guardian. Of course, the price officers...sector covering a small, almost rural, lightly populated region where it was thought only the " fuck -ups were assigned -- an assignment from which it

  11. Phoebus volentem proelia me loqui: The Apollo of Callimachus in Horace

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    Kristina Tomc


    Full Text Available The Augustan poets often modelled their recusationes on Callimachus’ portrayal of Apollo in theAetiaPrologue. The paper discusses parallel passages in Horace’s oeuvre, illustrating some typical characteristics of Horace’s poetry and of his attitude to his poetic models. After a brief introduction, the paper first touches on three poems by Horace where the role of Callimachus’ Apollo is taken over by another deity: the Muse in C. 1.6.10-12, Venus in C. 1.19.9-12, and adeus (presumably Cupid in Epod. 14.6-8. The three examples display similarities to, rather than identity with, the Callimachean situation: instead of supplying a direct quote, Horace merely reports the words of a ῾higher power’ which allegedly prevented him from writing what he wanted or what was expected of him. In the two Odes Horace thus refuses to compose an epic, while Epode 14 is not a typical recusatio: Horace’s polished iambics paradoxically profess his inability to compose iambic poetry, and his preference for erotic lyric poetry. The next section focuses on Satire 1.10.31-35, which portrays the Roman god Quirinus warning the young poet in a dream that writing Greek verse is pointless. An analysis of this complex programmatic satire reveals continual departures from, and approximations to, Callimachean poetic, as Horace interweaves several, at times clearly irreconcilable, traditions. Indeed, Callimachean poetic itself is not unequivocal or monolithic but contains many tensions.  The short fourth section discusses Horace’s prayer to Mercury in Satire 2.6.13-15. Although superficially lacking a ῾programmatic’ dimension, the satire in fact contains several allusions to Callimachus. It serves to show that Horace’s images function at several levels at once, and that his satires closely interweave ethics with aesthetics. The final and longest section focuses on Horace’s last poem, C. 4.15. In the first strophe, Horace is finally given

  12. Special article: Horace Nelson MD, John Webster LDS--unrecognized Canadian anesthesia pioneers. (United States)

    Craig, Douglas; Chartrand, Daniel


    The timing of the earliest reported ether anesthetics in early 1847, in regions to become Canada in July 1867, was examined using information from on-line and library-based sources. Previous authors had identified the first reported ether anesthetic given by a visiting American dentist in January 1847 in Saint John, New Brunswick. Nevertheless, they had reported three different anesthetics as the second occurrence - which would denote the first anesthetic given by a resident of Canada. We confirmed that there were no reports of ether anesthetics being given in Canada before that reported on January 18, 1847 in Saint John. The information available for our review indicates that the second ether anesthetic, and the first by a Canadian, was given in Montreal by a dentist, Dr. John Horatio Webster, on February 20, 1847. The surgical assistant for that operation, Dr. Horace Nelson, later reported on animal and human experiments with ether, which he had led in Montreal starting in January 1847. Earlier authors, who may not have had access to the information now available, came to incorrect conclusions about the first ether anesthetic reported to have been given by a Canadian. Current information indicates that John Webster gave the first reported anesthetic in Montreal on February 20, 1847 following experiments with ether led by Horace Nelson. Both Webster and Nelson deserve recognition as Canadian anesthesia pioneers.

  13. Horace Lamb and the circumstances of his appointment at Owens College (United States)

    Launder, Brian


    This paper examines a succession of incidents at a critical juncture in the life of Professor Horace Lamb FRS, a highly regarded classical fluid mechanicist, who, over a period of some 35 years at Manchester, made notable contributions in research, in education and in wise administration at both national and university levels. Drawing on archived documents from the universities of Manchester and Adelaide, the article presents the unusual sequence of events that led to his removing from Adelaide, South Australia, where he had served for nine years as the Elder Professor of Mathematics, to Manchester. In 1885 he was initially appointed to the vacant Chair of Pure Mathematics at Owens College and then, in 1888, as an outcome of his proposal for rearranging professorial responsibilities, to the Beyer Professorship of Pure and Applied Mathematics.

  14. [Skyblue - the cyanometer of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure (1740 - 1799)]. (United States)

    Breidbach, Olaf; Karliczek, André


    The cyanometer is a simply constructed measuring instrument that enables a determination of skyblue. It consists of a color-scale that is arranged circularly going in equal steps from white to blue (Prussian blue) and finally into black. According to its inventor--Horace-Bénédict de Saussure--the azure is determined by the amount of so called opaque vapors in the atmosphere associated with meteorological phenomena. As outlined by De Saussure, the blackness of the universe seen through an illuminated and blurred medium results in azure. Thereby his instrument offers a relative scale that is consistent with color theories of his time like those of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The description allows the construction of the scale without the employment of standardized color-prints. Instead he provides a clear report of the necessary procedures to produce such a scale. The accuracy of this description is tested and discussed employing the methods of experimental history of science. The reception of the cyanometer in the time about 1800 and its implications on color theories is discussed.

  15. Remo cum fratre Quirinus: Metamorphoses of the Roman Foundation Myth from its Beginnings to Horace

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    Špela Tomažinčič


    Full Text Available From the first reference to Romulus by Alcimus, a historian from the mid-fourth century BC, where the hero appears alone, down to the age of Augustus, the story of the foundation of Rome underwent considerable plot changes. The two most important are, firstly, Romulus' later role not merely as a conditor urbis, but – in keeping with the Hellenistic tradition of ktiseis poleon – mainly as a creator gentis and a model of the new Roman, who can subsequently embody a new ethnic identity; and, secondly, the later dichotomy of the founders. The interpretation of the Roman foundation myth must be therefore closely associated with the symbolism of numbers – one founder as opposed to twin founders – as it is reflected in different socio-political and historical contexts. In addition to shaping society, myth also documents all its changes. In the context of replacing a single founder with twin founders, Romulus and Remus, the first critical change is the introduction of Remus. The twin founders imply a double community, a notion which becomes meaningful in Rome only after the plebeian achievement of political equality between 367 and 342 BC. The second significant change is the death of Remus, involving the notion of a foundation sacrifice, for which the evidence points to the crisis of 296 BC. The foundation story also serves as an explanation model for the events in the Late Roman Republic. Horace's pessimistic Seventh Epode evokes the foundation crime of fratricide to explain the tragic pattern of civil wars. As Romulus' successors, the Romans are also heirs to his crime, to the scelus fraternae necis, from which they cannot escape. Moreover, Romulus as a creator gentis represents a potential source for the Roman change of identity, which was regarded as coincidental with the foundation act. This recurring theme is elaborated first in Ennius' Annals and later in Vergil's Aeneid and Horace's Third ‘Roman Ode’. The central motif is Ennius

  16. Chiral Induction with Chiral Conformational Switches in the Limit of Low "Sergeants to Soldiers" Ratio

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    Nuermaimaiti, Ajiguli; Bombis, Christian; Knudsen, Martin Markvard


    Molecular-level insights into chiral adsorption phenomena are highly relevant within the fields of asymmetric heterogeneous catalysis or chiral separation and may contribute to understand the origins of homochirality in nature. Here, we investigate chiral induction by the "sergeants and soldiers......" mechanism for an oligo(phenylene ethynylene) based chiral conformational switch by coadsorbing it with an intrinsically chiral seed on Au(111). Through statistical analysis of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) data we demonstrate successful chiral induction with a very low concentration of seeding...... molecules down to 3%. The microscopic mechanism for the observed chiral induction is suggested to involve nucleation of the intrinsically chiral seeds, allowing for effective transfer and amplification of chirality to large numbers of soldier target molecules....

  17. Preparing the Strategic Sergeant for War in a Flat World: Challenges in the Application of Ethics and the Rules of Engagement (ROE) in Joint/Multinational/Multicultural Operations

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    Newall, Peter A


    .... The answer to the research question "Does the US Military insure the Strategic Sergeant" is prepared to make value based ethical and moral decisions in a joint, multi-national and multi-cultural environment...

  18. Échos de Sappho et éléments nuptiaux dans les Odes d’Horace

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    Olivier Thévenaz


    Full Text Available Partant du constat que la réception de Sappho oppose les volets erotique et nuptial de sa poésie, cet article aborde le cas particulier de la lyrique d'Horace, qui ne semble pas faire de place à la Sappho nuptiale. Le thème du mariage y apparaît néanmoins de diverses manières. Il constitue d'abord un idéal moral, et ce surtout dans des odes politiques soutenant les réformes entreprises par Auguste et culminant dans les lois de 18—17 av. J.-C. sur les mariages et les adultères. Par contraste, les odes érotiques concernent des relations essentiellement non-matrimoniales, conformément à la tradition lyrique dominante. Néanmoins, un certain nombre de formules et d'images y introduisent des connotations nuptiales, qui prennent dans ce contexte des valeurs métaphoriques. Le mariage peut ainsi représenter la saison de la vie propice à l'amour ; moment unique dans une vie amoureuse et récurrent comme circonstance lyrique rituelle, il confronte alors le temps linéaire de l'amour à celui, cyclique, de la poésie lyrique. Mais le mariage fonctionne aussi comme métaphore de l'éternité non pas érotique, mais poétique promise par la lyrique, qui permet à Horace d'opposer sa poésie d'amour à celle de Catulle et des élégiaques. Ainsi, bien que la Sappho nuptiale ne soit pas directement évoquée par Horace — sans doute parce que Catulle l'avait fait avant lui —, le thème du mariage n'en occupe pas moins une place importante, entre autres dans la définition de sa lyrique par rapport à la tradition et aux poètes contemporains.

  19. HORACE: Software for the analysis of data from single crystal spectroscopy experiments at time-of-flight neutron instruments

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    Ewings, R.A.; Buts, A.; Le, M.D. [ISIS Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Didcot OX11 0QX (United Kingdom); Duijn, J. van [Departamento de Mecánica, Universidad de Córdoba, 14071 Córdoba (Spain); Bustinduy, I. [ESS Bilbao, Poligono Ugaldeguren III, Pol. A, 7B - 48170 Zamudio, Bizkaia – País Vasco (Spain); Perring, T.G., E-mail: [ISIS Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Didcot OX11 0QX (United Kingdom); London Centre for Nanotechnology and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (United Kingdom)


    The HORACE suite of programs has been developed to work with large multiple-measurement data sets collected from time-of-flight neutron spectrometers equipped with arrays of position-sensitive detectors. The software allows exploratory studies of the four dimensions of reciprocal space and excitation energy to be undertaken, enabling multi-dimensional subsets to be visualized, algebraically manipulated, and models for the scattering to simulated or fitted to the data. The software is designed to be an extensible framework, thus allowing user-customized operations to be performed on the data. Examples of the use of its features are given for measurements exploring the spin waves of the simple antiferromagnet RbMnF{sub 3} and ferromagnetic iron, and the phonons in URu{sub 2}Si{sub 2}.

  20. HORACE: Software for the analysis of data from single crystal spectroscopy experiments at time-of-flight neutron instruments

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    Ewings, R.A.; Buts, A.; Le, M.D.; Duijn, J. van; Bustinduy, I.; Perring, T.G.


    The HORACE suite of programs has been developed to work with large multiple-measurement data sets collected from time-of-flight neutron spectrometers equipped with arrays of position-sensitive detectors. The software allows exploratory studies of the four dimensions of reciprocal space and excitation energy to be undertaken, enabling multi-dimensional subsets to be visualized, algebraically manipulated, and models for the scattering to simulated or fitted to the data. The software is designed to be an extensible framework, thus allowing user-customized operations to be performed on the data. Examples of the use of its features are given for measurements exploring the spin waves of the simple antiferromagnet RbMnF_3 and ferromagnetic iron, and the phonons in URu_2Si_2.

  1. [A study on Horace N. Allen's medicine and recognition of Korean body]. (United States)

    Lee, Young Ah


    Je Jung Won was the first modern-style Government hospital built by the Korean King Ko-Jong in April 1885, and it was the medical missionary Horace Newton Allen(1858~1932) who made one of the greatest contributions to the establishment of the hospital. Allen was an American missionary. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in theology in 1881, and completed one-yearcourse at Miami Medical College. In Korea and America he worked as a physician, a missionary, an American diplomatic minister to Korea and a Korean minister's secretary to America. While acting as a mediator between Korea and America, he knew and recorded the domestic and foreign situation of Korea during Gaehwagi(the civilized and enlightened age). Thus to study him is to understand Korea's Gaehwagi as well as to research American medical missionaries. During his stay in Korea(1884~1905), Allen steadily wrote diaries and letters about Korean politics, diplomacy, society, culture, and medicine. Thus his public/private record through diaries and letters(the quantity of these materials amounts to several thousands) supplements the Korean early modern era's historical record. However, until now these materials have received little scholarly attention from researchers except for a few historians of missionary work between Korea and America, or of Korean modern medicine. I intended to use these materials to suggest a new perspective on the study of Korean Gaehwagi. Allen, along with John W. Heron, who came to Seoul on June 21st 1885, treated about 10,460 Korean patients in the first year of the opening of JeJungWon. They made "the first annual report of the Korean Government Hospital". This report explained how Allen and Heron regarded and treated Korean patients. Allen's diaries, letters and other writings offer a realistic view of how the western people actually recognized the Korean people at that time. As a western doctor, Allen had an ambivalent attitude toward Korean medical concepts

  2. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-was Robert Louis Stevenson inspired by Horace Wells? (United States)

    Vyas, Rini A; Desai, Sukumar P


    It has been suggested that Robert Louis Stevenson's masterpiece Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde derived inspiration from the real-life tragedy of the final days of Connecticut dentist Horace Wells, innovator of the clinical use of the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide. We examined Stevenson's letters, biographies, and other references in the literature, press, and online to determine whether any factual basis exists for Stevenson to be aware of Wells' life, and also if it played any role in creating the novel's plot. Stevenson was born in Scotland, several years after Wells had committed suicide in New York. Wells' life and death received widespread coverage in the northeastern United States, but there is no evidence that it was printed in newspapers or periodicals in England or Scotland. On the other hand, novelists of the period, psychologists, and the lay public were quite interested in the concept of split personalities and the dual nature of man, so these may have been natural substrates for the novel. There is evidence that Stevenson dreamt about episodes similar to those depicted in his novel. All claims to any relationship between Wells and the novel come from the United States, and none of them are backed by evidence. In the absence of evidence supporting a relationship between the behavior exhibited by Wells during his final days and any inspiration that Stevenson might have derived from it, we conclude that there is insufficient evidence to suggest any relationship between them. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  3. Exerting control over the helical chirality in the main chain of sergeants-and-soldiers-type poly(quinoxaline-2,3-diyl)s by changing from random to block copolymerization protocols. (United States)

    Nagata, Yuuya; Nishikawa, Tsuyoshi; Suginome, Michinori


    Chiral random poly(quinoxaline-2,3-diyl) polymers of the sergeants-and-soldiers-type (sergeant units bearing (S)-3-octyloxymethyl groups) adopt an M- or P-helical conformation in the presence of achiral units bearing propoxymethyl or butoxy groups (soldier units), respectively. Unusual bidirectional induction of the helical sense can be observed for a copolymer with butoxy soldier units upon changing the mole fraction of the sergeant units. In the presence of 16-20% of sergeant units, the selective induction of a P-helix was observed, while the selective induction of an M-helix was observed for a mole fraction of sergeant units of more than 60%. This phenomenon could be successfully employed to control the helical chirality of copolymers by applying either random or block copolymerization protocols. Random or block copolymerization of sergeant and soldier monomers in a 18:82 ratio resulted in the formation of 250mers with almost absolute P- or M-helical conformation, respectively (>99% ee). Incorporation of a small amount of coordination sites into the random and block copolymers resulted in chiral macromolecular ligands, which allowed the enantioselective synthesis of both enantiomers in the Pd-catalyzed asymmetric hydrosilylation of β-methylstyrene.

  4. Measuring Job Satisfaction in Portuguese Military Sergeants and Officers: Validation of the Job Descriptive Index and the Job in General Scale. (United States)

    Lopes, Silvia; Chambel, Maria José; Castanheira, Filipa; Oliveira-Cruz, Fernando


    This article presents the psychometric properties of the Job Descriptive Index (JDI) and Job in General (JIG) instruments with a Portuguese representative sample of military sergeants and officers. Demographic correlates of job satisfaction are also investigated. The sample consists of 413 sergeants and 362 officers in different hierarchical positions, who equally perform different functions. The results show high internal consistency coefficients for the scores on the JDI and JIG subscales, ranging from .76 to .92. The data support a 6-factor structure of job satisfaction. The results offer empirical support for the Portuguese adaptation of the JDI and JIG scales with these militaries. Pay and promotion opportunities emerge as the job satisfaction dimensions more related to the demographic variables.

  5. Special Forces Medical Sergeants' perceptions and beliefs regarding their current medical sustainment program: implications for the field. (United States)

    Wilson, Ramey L; DeZee, Kent J


    Special Forces Medical Sergeants (SFMS) are trained to provide trauma and medical care in support of military operations and diplomatic missions throughout the world with indirect physician oversight. This study assessed their perceptions of the current program designed to sustain their medical skills. An Internet-based survey was developed using the constructs of the Theory of Reasoned Action/Planned Behavior and validated through survey best practices. Of the 334 respondents, 92.8% had deployed at least once as an SFMS. Respondents reported spending 4 hours per week sustaining their medical skills and were highly confident that they could perform their duties on a no-notice deployment. On a 5-point, Likert-type response scale, SFMS felt that only slight change is needed to the Special Operations Medical Skills Sustainment Course (mean: 2.17; standard deviation [SD]: 1.05), while moderate change is needed to the Medical Proficiency Training (mean: 2.82; SD: 1.21) and nontrauma modules (mean: 3.02; SD: 1.22). Respondents desire a medical sustainment program that is provided by subject matter experts, involves actual patient care, incorporates new technology, uses hands-on simulation, and is always available. SFMS are challenged to sustain their medical skills in the current operational environment, and barriers to medical training should be minimized to facilitate sustainment training. Changes to the current medical sustainment program should incorporate operator-level perspectives to ensure acceptability and utility but must be balanced with organizational realities. Improving the medical sustainment program will prepare SFMS for the challenges of future missions. 2014.


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    SHOMAN, A.A.


    A trial on the construction, maintenance and adaptation of the genetic sexing strain Vienna-8/Sr2 of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wied.), has been done in the fruit fly laboratories of the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA) in the cooperation with the laboratories of International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna. This trial was successful and this strain was maintained in the medfly laboratories of the EAEA for more than 10 generations up till now. Vienna-8/ Sr 2 is very stable strain and carries the dominant mutation called sergeant-2 (Sr 2 ) and could be used as a visible marker for the sterile male flies released in the field for controlling the Mediterranean fruit fly. This visible marker simplifies the discrimination between released sterile males and wild males caught in field monitoring traps. Males of this strain have three white stripes on the abdomen while wild males have only two stripes. The use of this genetic marker, as a replacement of the external dye marker, clearly has an immediate positive impact on the efficiency of Mediterranean fruit fly SIT programs (by using gamma radiation)

  7. Chromosome mapping of repetitive DNAs in sergeant major fishes (Abudefdufinae, Pomacentridae): a general view on the chromosomal conservatism of the genus. (United States)

    Getlekha, Nuntaporn; Cioffi, Marcelo de Bello; Yano, Cassia Fernanda; Maneechot, Nuntiya; Bertollo, Luiz Antonio Carlos; Supiwong, Weerayuth; Tanomtong, Alongklod; Molina, Wagner Franco


    Species of the Abudefduf genus (sergeant-majors) are widely distributed in the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic oceans, with large schools inhabiting rocky coastal regions and coral reefs. This genus consists of twenty recognized species are of generalist habit, showing typical characteristics of colonizers. Some populations maintain gene flow between large oceanic areas, a condition that may influence their cytogenetic features. A number of species have been shown to be invaders and able to hybridize with local species. However, cytogenetic data in this genus are restricted to few species. In this way, the present study includes the chromosomal investigation, using conventional (Giemsa staining, Ag-NOR and C-banding) and molecular (in situ mapping of six different repetitive DNA classes) approaches in four Abudefduf species from different oceanic regions (A. bengalensis and A. sexfasciatus from the Indo-Pacific, A. vaigiensis from the Indian and A. saxatilis from the Atlantic oceans, respectively), to investigate the evolutionary events associated with the chromosomal diversification in this group. All species share a similar karyotype (2n = 48; NF = 52), except A. sexfasciatus (2n = 48; NF = 50), which possesses a characteristic pericentric inversion in the NOR-bearing chromosomal pair. Mapping of repetitive sequences suggests a chromosomal conservatism in this genus. The high karyotypic similarity between allopatric species of Abudefduf may be related to the success of natural viable hybrids among species with recent secondary contact.

  8. Phylogeography of the sergeants Abudefduf sexfasciatus and A. vaigiensis reveals complex introgression patterns between two widespread and sympatric Indo-West Pacific reef fishes. (United States)

    Bertrand, Joris A M; Borsa, Philippe; Chen, Wei-Jen


    On evolutionary timescales, sea level oscillations lead to recurrent spatio-temporal variation in species distribution and population connectivity. In this situation, applying classical concepts of biogeography is challenging yet necessary to understand the mechanisms underlying biodiversity in highly diverse marine ecosystems such as coral reefs. We aimed at studying the outcomes of such complex biogeographic dynamics on reproductive isolation by sampling populations across a wide spatial range of a species-rich fish genus: the sergeants (Pomacentridae: Abudefduf). We generated a mutlilocus data set that included ten morpho-species from 32 Indo-West Pacific localities. We observed a pattern of mito-nuclear discordance in two common and widely distributed species: Abudefduf sexfasciatus and Abudefduf vaigiensis. The results showed three regional sublineages (Indian Ocean, Coral Triangle region, western Pacific) in A. sexfasciatus (0.6-1.5% divergence at cytb). The other species, A. vaigiensis, is polyphyletic and consists of three distinct genetic lineages (A, B and C) (9% divergence at cytb) whose geographic ranges overlap. Although A. vaigiensis A and A. sexfasciatus were found to be distinct based on nuclear information, A. vaigiensis A was found to be nested within A. sexfasciatus in the mitochondrial gene tree. A. sexfasciatus from the Coral Triangle region and A. vaigiensis A were not differentiated from each other at the mitochondrial locus. We then used coalescent-based simulation to characterize a spatially widespread but weak gene flow between the two species. We showed that these fishes are good candidates to investigate the evolutionary complexity of the discrepancies between phenotypic and genetic similarity in closely related species. © 2017 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  9. Horace: Carmina 4.2 (translation

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    Polonca Zupančič


    Full Text Available Četrta knjiga Horacijevih Od, del katere je tudi spodaj prevedena pesem, je nastala v poznem obdobju pesnikovega ustvarjanja. Prve tri knjige Od, ki obsegajo skupaj 88 pesmi, so bile objavljene leta 23 pr. Kr., četrta knjiga, ki jo sestavlja 15 pesmi, pa jim je bila pridružena nekaj let kasneje.

  10. Development of a First Sergeant Guidebook (United States)


    prevent roll- - oil/gasoline burning equipment) ing into bivouac area * Portable power tool and device safe- 0 Wire laying in vicinity of high volt- ty...Clean cooking, serving, and eating utensils 4. Waste Disposal a. Human waste: -- Cat hole -- Straddle trench -- Deep pit * - -- Burn -out latrine...periods in excess of the U.S. Army Reserve except major U.S. Army of six months. This regulation also precribes pro- Reserve commands, and units of the

  11. Reducción de indios infieles en la Montaña del Chol: la expedición del Sargento Mayor Miguel Rodríguez Camilo en 1699 Reduction of Unfaithful Indians in Chol's Mountains: The Expedition of the Master Sergeant Miguel Rodriguez Camilo in 1699

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    Francisco Luis Jiménez Abollado


    Full Text Available En 1699, entre febrero y marzo, se produjo una entrada a la Montaña del Chol, comandada por el Sargento Mayor don Miguel Rodríguez Camilo. Éste era castellano del Castillo de San Felipe del Golfo Dulce y Alcalde Mayor del Puerto de Santo Tomás de Castilla y del pueblo de San Pedro Amatique. La entrada fue una incursión más de las habidas en estos territorios del sureste maya para reducir a los denominados "indios infieles" y huidos diseminados por el área y enviada desde la Audiencia de Guatemala. La principal diferencia de esta entrada con las anteriores estribaba en que en esta ocasión no había presencia de religiosos en la misma. Sin embargo, el objetivo era la reducción de dichos indios, y la citada penetración se produjo en plena acometividad por incorporar el área inmediata a las Montañas del Chol, El Petén, al dominio colonial.In 1699, between February and March, the Sergeant Major don Miguel Rodríguez Camilo carried out an entrada to the Mountain of the Chol. He was the Castellano of the Castillo de San Felipe del Golfo Dulce and Major Mayor of the Puerto de Santo Tomás de Castilla and of the village of San Pedro Amatique. The entrada was another incursion in these territories of the Mayan south-east to reduce the so called "unfaithful Indians" and escaped spread by the area and envoy from the Audiencia of Guatemala. The difference between this entrada with the previous ones was the fact that on that in this occasion there was no presence of religious in the same one. Nevertheless, the purpose was the reduction of the above mentioned Indians, and the penetration took place with full aggressiveness for incorporating the immediate area into the Mountains of the Chol, The Petén, into the colonial control.

  12. Drill Sergeant or Math Teacher: Teacher Socialization and Computer Advertisements. (United States)

    Gribble, Mary; And Others

    This paper addresses the question of teacher socialization through contrived images, i.e., the influence of advertising as part of an educational and socialization process. It examines ways in which computer advertisements directed towards teachers influence their perceptions of how computers can and should be used, and how the same advertisements…

  13. The solar collector of Horace-Benedict de Saussure. Le capteur solaire de Horace-Benedict de Saussure; Genese d'une science empirique

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    Sigrist, R.


    The solar collector was invented 200 years before the first oil crisis: in 1774, the geologist and physicist H.B. de Saussure from Geneva built his ''Heliothermometer'' which is amazingly similar to today's solar collectors. With this, he laid the foundation for farming solar energy. 53 figs., 5 tabs., refs.

  14. The United States Army and the Sergeant Problem: The Army’s Systemic Inability to Produce Enough Sergeants and a Proposal to Fix it (United States)


    Intelligence Agency library / publications/the-world-factbook/index.html (accessed November 24, 2013); John Pike, "Royal Thai Army" http...accessed November 24, 2013); Barbara LePoer, Thailand: A Country Study, Area Handbook Series (Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1989), 246, 259...accessed December 22, 2013); "Professional Leadership Programs: Apprenticeship, Internship, and Multicultural Fellowship", http



    Drasgow, 2012). The TAPAS was developed to assess up to 21 sub-dimensions of the Big Five personality factors and several additional personality...differences and developmental activities: Getting more bang for your buck from DPACs. Paper presented at the 31st International Congress on Assessment...Prediction for Personnel Decisions. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Haaland, S., & Christiansen, N. D. (2002). Implications of trait-activation theory for

  16. Keynote Addresses from the Horace Mann Lecture Series and the Paul Masoner International Lecture Series 1972-1978. (United States)

    Bender, Mary, Ed.

    The document contains eight lectures addressing a variety of educational trends, issues, and concerns. The objective is to heighten the awareness of educational challenges that must be met and to promote continued professional renewal activities. Lecture I discusses fundamental problems concerning world education, concentrating on hunger and…

  17. Evaluation of Student Injuries at the Sergeants Major Course (SMC), Fort Bliss, Texas, August 2013-May 2014 (United States)


    William Beaumont Army Medical Center Department of Preventive Medicine under the Executive Wellness Program. The Executive Wellness Program consists...Fields KB. 2011. Running injuries – changing trends and demographics. Curr Sports Med Rep 10(5): 299-303. Franche, RL, Cullen K, Clarke J

  18. Promoting Airmen with the Potential to Lead: A Study of the Air Force Master Sergeant Promotion System (United States)


    Following recommendations for qualitative data analysis in the research literature (e.g., Corbin and Strauss, 2008; Miles and Huberman , 1994), we employed an...Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 33, No. 12, 2003, pp. 2493–2514. Miles , Mathew B., and A. Michael Huberman , Qualitative Data Analysis...Korotkin, M. R. Wallis, and J. Marshall- Miles , Characteristics Relevant to Performance as an Army Leader: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Other

  19. Review of Electrocution Deaths in Iraq: Part 1 - Electrocution of Staff Sergeant Ryan D. Maseth, U.S. Army (United States)


    concurrently. Photographs of LSF-1 from before and after June 2006 are consistent with the believed installation date. A forensic engineering...other services such as refuse collection and disposal, entomology , etc. Starting in November 2003, Washington Group International/Black and Veatch

  20. A manuscript of De Saussure, Horace, Benedict on the origin of coal - Oratio de Lithantrace (1770) - science, business and environmental politics

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    Carozzi, A.V.; Newman, J.K. (Illinois University, Urbana, IL (USA). Dept. of Geology)


    18th century ideas about the origin of coal are presented. They ranged from thinking that coal and lignite were accumulations of resinous wood transported from forests to the sea, to coal being a shale impregnated by bituminous fluids, through to the idea, in 1778, that all types of coal are the products of peat having undergone different degrees of coalification.

  1. Air National Guard Installation Restoration Program Site Investigation Report, 185th Tactical Fighter Group, Iowa Air National Guard, Sioux Gateway Airport, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa (United States)


    IDPC /76a-3 I# - iV -I U I TABLE OF CONTENTS (continued) FINAL SITE INVESTIGATION REPORT LIST OF FIGURES Number TitlePage 1.1 Site Locations 1-4 1.2 Site...for Laboratory Analysis 4-62 4.17 Detected Compounds in Soil Samples - Site 2 4-63 4.18 Detected Compounds in Water Samples - Site 2 4-65 " iDPC /7a36...USEPA - United States Environmental Protection Agency UST - underground storage tank " IDPC /7"-3" - viii - I FINAL EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report documents

  2. Preparing the Strategic Sergeant for War in a Flat World: Challenges in the Application of Ethics and the Rules of Engagement (ROE) in Joint/Multinational/Multicultural Operations

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    Newall, Peter A


    ... how to apply them in combat. Junior leaders are faced with increasing conflict between the moral standards of multi-cultural operations and a litany of guidance that is not easy to assimilate or understand...

  3. Empirical Evaluation of a Model of Team Collaboration Using Selected Transcripts from September 11, 2001 (United States)


    Bianchi. MISC MISC MISC 1498 Sergeant McCain: Yeah, this is Sergeant Gaber from the 178th Op. I’d like to go secure. TIE TIE TIE 1499 Male Speaker...Sergeant Bianchi: Okay. MISC MISC MISC 1502 Sergeant Gaber : Northeast Air Defense Sector, this is Sergeant McCain, MISC MISC MISC may...Terrorist Team. TKS TKS TKS We need to get a BPR so the plane can land in Boston. TSOG TSOG TSOG 1504 Sergeant Gaber : Counter terrorist team

  4. Laboratory Services Guide (United States)


    Division Chief Dr George Lee ................................ Executive Manager MSgt Mike Wantland .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Division...prevents cross contamination of samples. The plastic bag may be Labelled with either a Sharple or an adhesive-backed label. Finally, the bagged tube...cost of the TCLP Metals Screen is aruund $400.00. 3. Who do I call ff I have Further questions? In the Analytical Division, MSgt Mike Wantland (DSN240

  5. Chiral memory via chiral amplification and selective depolymerization of porphyrin aggregates

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    Helmich, F.A.; Lee, C.C.; Schenning, A.P.H.J.; Meijer, E.W.


    Chiral memory at the supramolecular level is obtained via a new approach using chiral Zn porphrins and achiral Cu porphyrins. In a "sergeant-and-soldiers" experiment, the Zn "sergeant" transfers its own chirality to Cu "soldiers" and, after chiral amplification, the "sergeant" is removed from the

  6. 77 FR 56632 - Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records (United States)


    ...) through Chief Master Sergeant (E-9). Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve personnel grades Staff Sergeant (E-5) through Chief Master Sergeant (E- 9).'' * * * * * Retrievability: Delete entry and replace.... Electronic files are only accessed by authorized personnel with a Secure Common Access Card (CAC) and need...

  7. Senior Enlisted Advisor to the CNGB - The National Guard (United States)

    ARNG Readiness Home : Leadership : SEA Senior Enlisted Advisor to the CNGB Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner currently serves as the Senior Enlisted Advisor include the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military

  8. A campanha da legalidade: a percepção dos Sargentos da Brigada Militar de Santa Maria sobre sua participação = A campaign of legality: perceptions of Sergeants Brigade Military from Santa Maria about your participation

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    Santos, Elheovandro José dos


    Full Text Available No ano de 1961 o Brasil passou por uma das maiores crises políticas da sua história. Esta crise mobilizou tanto a sociedade civil como a militar, e foi deflagrada com a renúncia do então Presidente da República Jânio Quadros, no dia 25 de Agosto de 1961, sob alegação de que “forças terríveis” levantaram-se contra ele. O Governador do Rio Grande do Sul, Leonel de Moura Brizola, levantou-se contra a tentativa dos Ministros Militares tomarem o poder. Essa resistência ficou conhecida como Campanha da Legalidade. A maior força bélica que o governo estadual pode contar foi a Brigada Militar. Após a reconstrução de um breve histórico da Polícia Militar do Rio Grande do Sul, conhecida como Brigada Militar, foi feita uma reconstituição dos principais fatos ocorridos durante aqueles dias, com ênfase na atuação das forças militares estaduais. Entender como os Sargentos da Brigada Militar de Santa Maria percebem na atualidade sua participação é o objetivo deste artigo. Para alcança-lo nos valemos da história oral

  9. Cultural Adaptation of Second Language Soldiers. (United States)


    Micronesian), Operations Sergeant; SSG Willie Maxwell, Field First Sergeant; SGT Tipo Toomalatai (Western Samoan), Platoon Sergeant, and SSG Alfredo Taitague...Rican), ESL Instructor and Ms. Norma Garrett (Puerto Rican), ESL Instructor, BSEP Program, Ft Jackson, SC, 16 Jun 81. NARRATIVE Ms. Padilla and Ms...psychiatric disor- de .’s in the Puerto Rican population at large and among Puerto Rican soldiers. Compare these with the US population and Anglo soldiers. 9. Mr

  10. Control of Coastal Lighting in Anti-Submarine Warfare (United States)


    Street and highway lights 64 d. Linor aids to navigation 65 e. Non-hazardous brightnesses of vertical 67 ; (1) Small sur-faces 67 (2) Large...permissible-brightness of small vertical surfaces with target boat 5 nauti- cal miles therefrom. 70 -i- ~xii • ’* ’, ’ - 0 0 .. . . . . . . . . * 0...2nd Lt. George Henderson 1 (Jacksonville Beach only),Sergeant John R. Davis, Sergeant - William Musiker , Sergeant Joseph L. Martin (Point Pleasant

  11. Korean Military Advisory Group: Insights for Future Security Force Assistance Efforts (United States)


    Battalion MiTT Rank Brigade MiTT Rank Division MiTT Rank Team Chief Maneuver, Fires, and Effects ( MFE ) Major Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant...Colonel (Promotable) or Colonel Staff Maneuver Trainer MFE Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Intelligence Trainer Operational Support (OS...Field Artillery Effects Advisor MFE Captain Captain Major Intelligence NCO Trainer OS Master Sergeant Master Sergeant Master Sergeant Logistics NCO

  12. Studies in Intelligence. Volume 51, Number 2, 2007 (United States)


    double agent tasking, have been fitted against a larger tap - estry of the adversary’s strategic purpose to inform a CI plan for dealing with the...north of Tay Ninh City. The au thor ( right) with o ther P RU lea ders, l eft to righ t, Mr. Ngiem , Tay N inh Ci ty tea m lead er, MSgt Smith (US

  13. 2002 Department of Defense Survey of Health Related Behaviors Among Military Personnel (United States)


    development, iv Mr. Russ Vandermaas-Peeler led the data collection task, and Ms. Antonieta Diaz coordinated day-to-day activities with the field sites. Ms...Wright-Woods CPT Candace Adair CPT Karen Gremba TSGT Diane Gustafson MAJ Nancy Klein LT Alicia LaPray MSGT Sharon Proxmire CPT Iris Reedom LT Daniel C

  14. Development of useful recombinant promoter and its expression analysis in different plant cells using confocal laser scanning microscopy.

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    Deepak Kumar

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Designing functionally efficient recombinant promoters having reduced sequence homology and enhanced promoter activity will be an important step toward successful stacking or pyramiding of genes in a plant cell for developing transgenic plants expressing desired traits(s. Also basic knowledge regarding plant cell specific expression of a transgene under control of a promoter is crucial to assess the promoter's efficacy. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: We have constructed a set of 10 recombinant promoters incorporating different up-stream activation sequences (UAS of Mirabilis mosaic virus sub-genomic transcript (MS8, -306 to +27 and TATA containing core domains of Figwort mosaic virus sub-genomic transcript promoter (FS3, -271 to +31. Efficacies of recombinant promoters coupled to GUS and GFP reporter genes were tested in tobacco protoplasts. Among these, a 369-bp long hybrid sub-genomic transcript promoter (MSgt-FSgt showed the highest activity in both transient and transgenic systems. In a transient system, MSgt-FSgt was 10.31, 2.86 and 2.18 times more active compared to the CaMV35S, MS8 and FS3 promoters, respectively. In transgenic tobacco (Nicotiana tabaccum, var. Samsun NN and Arabidopsis plants, the MSgt-FSgt hybrid promoter showed 14.22 and 7.16 times stronger activity compared to CaMV35S promoter respectively. The correlation between GUS activity and uidA-mRNA levels in transgenic tobacco plants were identified by qRT-PCR. Both CaMV35S and MSgt-FSgt promoters caused gene silencing but the degree of silencing are less in the case of the MSgt-FSgt promoter compared to CaMV35S. Quantification of GUS activity in individual plant cells driven by the MSgt-FSgt and the CaMV35S promoter were estimated using confocal laser scanning microscopy and compared. CONCLUSION AND SIGNIFICANCE: We propose strong recombinant promoter MSgt-FSgt, developed in this study, could be very useful for high-level constitutive expression of transgenes in

  15. The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 79, Number 1, January-February 1936 (United States)


    Lieutenant A. W. Betts, from 62d. Ft. Totten, transferred to Corps of Engi- neers, Ft. Belvoir. Second Lieutenant P. N. Gillon. from 41st, Ft. Kamehameha ...Crockett, retired, December 31. First Sergeant Houston Chitwood, 15th, Ft. Kamehameha , retired, November 30. First Sergeant L. J. Glendennin, 63d, Ft

  16. Natur versus Nationalgarten

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    Tabarasi, Ana-Stanca


    August Wilhelm Schlegels oversættelse af og kommentarer til Horace Walpoles "The History of the Modern Taste in Gardening" bliver tolket som en form for formidling af nationale stereotyper gennem havehistoriske forestillinger....

  17. Company Command: The Bottom Line (United States)


    personal basis. Be direct and don’t pull punches. Be sincere and ob- 1e/ctie.. First sergeants. as a group, agree on one rule: Good first sergeants make...8217" You must undo the confusion, LACK OF AGREEMENT ON IINIT GOALIS AND STANDARDS: First sergeants and (C()s should decide jointhr oin the direction for...34* Keep the interview informal. In fact, not every inter- view has to b- in your office. Pull one of your me- chanics aside in the motor pool for a chat

  18. Southeast Asia Report. (United States)


    Minister of Justice Comments on New Criminal Code (Phan Hien; NHAN DAN, 2, 3 Jul 85) m Army Paper Discusses Induction Task of Localities...administrative code , the local executives are responsible for the maintenance of peace and order in their respective jurisdiction. It is necessary...Albay 9 days ago. He died clutching the Philipping national flag as a touching symbol of what he fought and died for. 58 But M/Sgt Isaias Silvestre

  19. A Capabilities Based Assessment of the United States Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Team (United States)


    MSgt Boyle was notified for a last minute tasking. He was told that the Respiratory Therapist that was originally on alert broke their ankle while...torso and her left foot had been amputated just above the ankle . The third 172 injured person was a Special Forces Soldier. He had been shot in the...damaged area. The USS DENVER is anchored 30 NM due east of the damaged area; whereas USS FRESNO and USS DAYTON have been anchored strategically along

  20. Operational Law Handbook 2002 (United States)


    Denmark Egypt France [Greece] India Iraq Japan Luxembourg Morocco Nepal [the Netherlands] Norway Oman Pakistan Saudi Arabia [Spain...Support Equipment CSH Combat Support Hospital CSM Command Sergeant Major CSP Contracting Support Plan CSR Controlled Supply Rate CSS Combat Service

  1. 75 FR 38151 - Governors' Designees Receiving Advance Notification of Transportation of Nuclear Waste (United States)


    ... hours: (518) 292- 2200, Fax: (518) 322-4978. North Carolina First Sergeant Shane S. Manuel, North.... Ignacio T. dela Cruz, D.V.M., Secretary, Same. Department of Lands & Natural Resources, Commonwealth of...

  2. The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 78, Number 4, July-August 1935 (United States)


    The Red G-2 section must have had a hectic time. The Coast Artillery, under the command of Colonel A. J. Cooper at Fort Kamehameha , Colonel W. G. Fort Kamehameha , Lieutenant E. C. Wallace at Fort Ruger, and Lieutenant Robert W. Berry of the 64th. Coast Ar- tillery all came through with flying...Fort ~{ills, retired. May 31. Sergeant Emil Fagerlund. 15th, Fort Kamehameha , retired, June 30. Sergeant James Groome. 6th, Fort \\Yin- field Scott

  3. Joint Countermobility Capabilities in the Department of Defense (United States)


    Warfare School FASCAM Family of scatterable mines GCE Ground Combat Element GEMSS Ground Emplaced Mine Scattering System ILE Intermediate Level ...and officer education system (OES) at the Company grade level . The US military tends to teach concepts based on rank. As Soldiers progress, their... level of understanding is expected to increase and their duration at school will be longer. Staff Sergeants, Sergeants First Class, Lieutenants, and

  4. From Successful Defense to Problematic Offense: The Devolution of Unconventional Warfare (United States)


    evaluation as to whether or not they deserved to graduate. The Master Sergeant then began an impassioned speech about why Robin Sage was so important...wanted freedom . The Master Sergeant looked towards the Special Forces crest painted on the wall of the auditorium, emblazoned with the unit’s motto...numerous books and several films .”10 However, today’s version of UW differs significantly from what was expected during World War II. The

  5. Range Riders and Game Wardens: A Brief History of Fort Bragg’s Forest Ranger Program (United States)


    Estelle Rowland and Evelyn Ellington. Infor- mal interviews were conducted with family members of former rangers, Myra Mort Hanni , Elizabeth McPherson, Dun...worked under the command of the sergeant whose family resided in the main house. As Myra Mott Hanni , daughter of 1920s ranger Sergeant John Sidney Mott...above as well as by Myra Mott Hanni who retains a photograph of her father standing next to a confiscated still. Wilson recalls finding stills on the

  6. Catalog of Air Force Weather Technical Documents 1941-2008 (United States)


    Meteorological Rocketsonde Network, by Lt. Col. Walter I. Christensen, Maj. Terrell D. McCorry, and CMSgt. Ernest Fisher, June 1972, 24pp. Study presents...Biddulph, May 1989, 14pp. Inspired by Ann Besson, a reporter for the Kaiserslautern American, a newspaper that uses these summaries in a monthly “Weather...Asheville NC 28801-5002 DSN 673-9019. 4WW TM 70-2 (AD-None) Relationship Between 10 CM Solar Flux and Sunspot Number, by MSgt. Terrell S. Birch

  7. Air & Space Power Journal. Volume 28, Number 3, May-June 2014 (United States)


    Lt Col Jason Evenson, Maj Cyn- thia Wittnam, Maj Jason Haufschild, Capt Joe Rice , Capt D. Jerred Cooper, Capt Holden Leute, Capt Hudson Graham, Jim...thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, March 2011), 17–38, 543725. 55. MSgt Louis A. Arana-Barradas, “ Black ...Samuels point out, Even with the best of intentions, it is common to make surface-level, of- ten cosmetic , changes in the hope of alleviating the problem

  8. Making the Familiar Strange: Creative Cultural Storytelling within the Communication Classroom (United States)

    Blinne, Kristen C.


    In this activity, students employ mock campfire storytelling to "make the familiar strange" in the same spirit as Horace Miner's (1956) classic tale of the "Nacirema." Students work individually, in pairs, or as small groups (around three) to create a whimsical story that deconstructs a mundane, everyday ritual (event, activity, practice) into a…

  9. A Primary Source to Supplement High School History Textbooks in a Character Study of Ulysses S. Grant. (United States)

    Beardsley, Donna A.

    This paper discusses the use of General Horace Porter, President Ulysses S. Grant's personal friend and closest adviser through the latter stages of the U.S. Civil War and into Grant's presidency. During the Civil War, Porter made field observations, suggested strategy, and relayed orders among commanders. As adviser to the president, Porter wrote…

  10. Logistical Impact Study of Photovoltaic Power Converter Technology to the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps (United States)


    19th and early 20th centuries was born in 1760 when Swiss naturalist Horace de Saussure invented what was to become know as the “hot box.” De... Saussure built a rectangular box out of half-inch pine, insulated the inside, and had the top covered with glass, and had two smaller boxes placed inside

  11. The JEDBURGHS: Combat Operations Conducted in the Finistere Region of Brittany, France from July-September 1944 (United States)


    LrpAvomworth, .3. ABSTRACT (Maximum 200wods) An h1itot-icnl "arrltive of Jndhurr-h Team~s Giles, Gilbert, ’Ronald, Horace, Hilar -rl Francis. T~i- T-r1)t1...demobilization paper, textile ration card, certificate of domicile, work permit and driving license. These all seemed authentic, as they had been produced

  12. Educational Genocide: A Plague on Our Children (United States)

    Lucido, Horace


    Across the country educational policies and practices are killing the students' desire to learn and teachers' passion to teach. The central theme of this book is that high-stakes testing is having a critically deleterious effect on students. The fallout impacts parents, teachers, schools, districts and states. Horace the author uses language and…

  13. Proceedings of the 1993 Particle Accelerator Conference Held in Washington, DC on May 17-20, 1993. Volume 4 (United States)


    for high Stewing O.A.P.Ca mirro Gasjet E~lectron accelerating gradients, compact size and low cost compared detector with conventional rf-driven...follows the analytical function z = -(w + 1 + e") (6) The Rogowski profile is shown in figure 2. 2902 IV. 3D CALCULATIONS [21 Horace Lamb

  14. Investing in Equal Opportunity: What Would It Take to Build the Balance Wheel? (United States)

    Rice, Jennifer King


    More than 150 years ago Horace Mann persuasively reasoned that education is the "balance wheel" of the social structure. He argued that education should be free and universal. While much progress has been made in establishing a universal education system since Mann spoke those words, substantial disparities in educational resources,…

  15. Undergraduate Teacher Education that Cultivates Political Knowledge and Action in Future Teachers (United States)

    Chavez-Reyes, Christina


    Teacher education is charged with the goal of training teachers who will prepare the next generation of citizens. Since Horace Mann's common schools, teachers have been the purveyors of political education, often through teaching patriotic songs and celebrated historical events and individuals. Through liberal education and critical pedagogy,…

  16. Trends in Massachusetts Education, 1826-1860 (United States)

    Vinovskis, Maris A.


    Under Horace Mann, children aged 4-16 spent more days in school. Reformers concentrated their efforts on this group. Thus, although there was an overall decline in school attendance, 1820-60, economic historians need to consider quality as well as quantity in assessing the economic productivity of education. (Author/WM)

  17. 76 FR 58535 - National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions (United States)


    ... Railroad District, (Post-World War II Development in Ottumwa, IA 1944-1959 MPS), Main St. to BNSFRR tracks..., Horace and Rosemond, Farmstead, (Agriculture-Related Resources of Kansas), 25761 151st. St., Leavenworth... Pottawatomie County Heptig, Joseph, Barn, (Agriculture-Related Resources of Kansas), 12115 Antons Rd., Flush...

  18. Editorial Special Issue on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power (FMFP ...

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    a shark is more efficient than a propeller; the notoriously complicated and nonlinear Navier–. Stokes equations governing fluid motion provide fertile ground for research to both applied and pure mathematicians. There is the phenomenon of turbulence in fluid flows. A statement in 1932, attributed to Horace Lamb, author of ...

  19. Ancient Civilization in Contemporary Contexts. (United States)

    Natunewicz, Chester F.

    The development of more than 325 short radio talks, designed to inform the general public, on the relevance and contemporaneity of classical civilization to our times, is discussed in this address. Materials are derived from a wide range of sources and include such writers as Cicero, Plautus, Horace, Ovid, Quintillian, Aeschylus, and Plutarch.…

  20. Strindbergs vrede stemme

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    Rösing, Lilian Munk


    -over in film, and “tone” to be analogous with the background music. The article develops its concept of textual voice from Horace Engdahl, and its concepts of affect, emotion and tone from Sianne Ngai. The literary text to be analysed is August Strindberg’s Le Plaidoyer d’un fou which is known as one...




  2. Free vibration and biaxial buckling analysis of magneto-electro-elastic microplate resting on visco-Pasternak substrate via modified strain gradient theory (United States)

    Jamalpoor, A.; Ahmadi-Savadkoohi, A.; Hosseini-Hashemi, Sh


    This paper deals with the theoretical analysis of free vibration and biaxial buckling of magneto-electro-elastic (MEE) microplate resting on Kelvin-Voigt visco-Pasternak foundation and subjected to initial external electric and magnetic potentials, using modified strain gradient theory (MSGT). Kirchhoff plate model and Hamilton’s principle are employed to extract the governing equations of motion. Governing equations were analytically solved to obtain clear closed-form expression for complex natural frequencies and buckling loads using Navier’s approach. Numerical results are presented to reveal variations of natural frequency and buckling load ratio of MEE microplate against different amounts of the length scale parameter, initial external electric and magnetic potentials, aspect ratio, damping and transverse and shear stiffness parameters of the visco-Pasternak foundation, length to thickness ratio, microplate thickness and higher modes. Numerical results of this study illustrate that by increasing thickness-to-material length scale parameter ratio, both natural frequency and buckling load ratio predicted by MSGT and modified couple stress theory are reduced because the non-dimensional length scale parameter tends to decrease the stiffness of structures and make them more flexible. In addition, results show that initial external electric and initial external magnetic potentials have no considerable influence on the buckling load ratio and frequency of MEE microplate as the microplate thickness increases.

  3. 32 CFR 552.128 - Requirements for possession and use. (United States)


    ... will be reported to the Fort Gordon military police desk sergeant immediately. Reports will contain all... Section 552.128 National Defense Department of Defense (Continued) DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY MILITARY RESERVATIONS AND NATIONAL CEMETERIES REGULATIONS AFFECTING MILITARY RESERVATIONS Control of Firearms...

  4. Defensive Operations in a Decisive Action Training Environment (United States)


    Operations in a Decisive Action Training Environment Christopher L. Vowels W. Anthony Scroggins U.S. Army Research Institute Captain Kyle T...Daniels Master Sergeant Paul M. Volino Joint Readiness Training Center July 2017 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited...for distribution: MICHELLE SAMS Director Technical review by Dr. William R. Bickley, U.S. Army Research

  5. Military Review: The Professional Journal of the U.S. Army. Volume 87, Number 2, March-April 2007 (United States)


    of their mamas .” —Staff Sergeant Hardin, squad leader, Arkansas National Guard if you are truly leading change to serve, rather than to manipulate...popular. But support from the population—even tacit support—is critical. Like a patient diagnosed with cancer forced to choose between chemotherapy

  6. Controlling the amplification of chirality in hydrogen-bonded assemblies

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    Mateos timoneda, Miguel; Crego Calama, Mercedes; Reinhoudt, David


    The amplification of chirality (a high enantiomeric or diastereomeric excess induced by a small initial amount of chiral bias) on hydrogen-bonded assemblies has been studied using “sergeants-and-soldiers” experiments under thermodynamically controlled conditions. Here it is shown that different

  7. Amplification of Chirality in Hydrogen-Bonded Tetrarosette Helices

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    Mateos timoneda, Miguel; Crego Calama, Mercedes; Reinhoudt, David


    The amplification of chirality in hydrogen-bonded tetrarosette assemblies under thermodynamic equilibrium is described. The extent of the chiral amplification obtained by means of “sergeants-and-soldiers” experiments depends only on the structure of the assembly and it is independent of the

  8. Amplification of chirality in helical supramolecular polymers: the majority-rules principle.

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    Gestel, van J.A.M.


    Amplification of chirality, being a strongly nonlinear response of the optical activity of helical polymers to a small (net) amount of optically active material, has recently been discovered in supramolecular copolymers. Apart from the sergeants-and-soldiers type we discussed in earlier work,

  9. 75 FR 74713 - Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations; Correction (United States)


    ... Sergeant's Pet Care Products' pesticide product, EPA Reg. No. 2517-79. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maia Tatinclaux, Pesticide Re- evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental... hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S- 4400, One...

  10. 78 FR 17386 - Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records (United States)


    ... System name: Historical Airman Promotion Master Test File (MTF) (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793). Changes... of Senior Airman (E-4) to Senior Master Sergeant (E-8).'' Categories of records in the system: Delete... Infrastructure (PKI)/ Common Access Card (CAC) authentication to lock out unauthorized access. Access to the...

  11. Training Detractors in FORSCOM Divisions and How They Are Handled (United States)


    mandatory training on conducting effective combat training, and explored four resource areas No. DD JAN 1473 EDITION OF I NOV 65 IS OBSOLETE...INSTITUTIONAL RSCH I USA AIR DEFENSE SCHOOL AITN: AISA -CD-MS 1 USAA|)S-LIBRARY-DOCUMENIS I USA AIR DEFENSE BOAR) ATIN: FILES REPOSITORY I USA sERGEANTS

  12. Violating the Sacred Trust: Sexual Misconduct in Initial Entry Training (United States)


    sexual harassment . Quid pro quo occurs when a supervisor or superior bases an employment benefit or continuing employment...extent of interfering with their job performance.15 In the IET environment, the quid pro quo type of sexual harassment is more prevalent than the... quid pro quo type of sexual harassment , since drill sergeants exercise total control over the recruits. The second condition that

  13. The Unsung Role of the Career Assistant Principal. (United States)

    Marshall, Catherine

    Common views of the assistant principal (AP) as the "Marine Corps sergeant type" with nowhere better to be are outdated. Career APs have diverse roles in school administration, often including, but not limited to, discipline. Many career APs find rewards in working with children and put high value on having a balanced personal life. Two…

  14. Does the Leadership Style and Command Method of General Sir John Monash Remain Relevant to the Contemporary Commander? (United States)


    expected to advertise the fact that the greatest strategist in the Army was a civilian when the war began, and that they were surpassed by a man who...Monash enlisted into D Company (University Company), 4th Battalion, Victorian Rifles, where he rose to the rank of Colour -Sergeant. Military service

  15. Operational Reservations: Considerations for a Total Army Force (United States)


    individually proficient. To answer some of the questions about the viabil- ity of a 5-year training cycle for RC units, Major Gen- eral Tim Orr, the Adjutant...resident school). 85. “Structured Self-Development,” Ft. Bliss , TX: U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, available from https://usasma.bliss.

  16. Stress and Coping with War: The Experience of Deployment and Reunion for Mortuary Affairs Units, Reserve Units, and First-Term Army Wives (United States)


    even when people tended to ignore me." "After the ground war started I had to handle the U.S. KIAs from Ist Tiger Brigade. One was a staff sergeant I...two small daughters and they were both hospitalized for asthma while I was in the Gulf." * "My wife experieaced deep saress." "My mother was very sick

  17. In medias res

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    Foote, Jonathan


    nor does he begin the Trojan War ab ovo (with the egg) but always he hurries to the action and snatches the listener in medias res (into the middle of things)      Horace, Ars Poetica 145–147 Good epic poets do not commence their tale from the beginning—ab ovo (with the egg)—as Horace states......, but rather descend in medias res (into the middle of things), a reference to the Illiad opening already many years into the Trojan War. Perhaps this sentiment of plunging into the middle of action was felt by researchers in 1976 when, upon the walls of the San Lorenzo New Sacristy in Florence, they uncovered...

  18. FRONTS CRUISE: Leg I: 11 July 1985, Leg II: 12-23 July 1985. (United States)


    de Pesca (INP), the Secretaria de Marina, and the Centro de Investi- gacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada (CICESE). The purpose of...the Secretaria de Marina, and the Centro de Investi- gacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada (CICESE). The purpose of the cruise was...Prof R Radok. Director Hokkaido Regional Fisheries California Horace Lamb Institute of Oceanography Research Laboratory Apartado tic Correos 453 P 0

  19. Sobre la posible secuencia uvas et ficus en un fragmento de cerámica de Gayo Valerio Verdulo hallado en el yacimiento de las Eras de San Martín de Alfaro

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    Marc Mayer i Olivé


    Full Text Available Un fragmento de cerámica atribuible a Gayo Valerio Verdulo contiene un texto fragmentario que presenta una probable reminiscencia de Lucilio y concomitancias con otros autores latinos, como Horacio y Marcial.A fragment of ceramics attributable to Gaius Valerius Verdullus contains a fragmentary text that presents Lucilius’ probable reminiscence and concommittances with other Latin authors, as Horace and Martial.

  20. GREAT III Erosion and Sediment Inventory (Saverton, Missouri to Cairo, Illinois). (United States)


    Berkas (Don Coffin) (Horace Jeffery) Illinois Tim Lazaro (Doug Glysson) University of Missouri at Rolla, 140 (Dr. Glendon Stevens) Dr. Charles Morris...sediment sampling began with periodic particle size samples of suspended material, bedload, and bad material. All data collection at this station has been... Berkas , W.D., Personal Communication, Hydrologist, Water Resources * Division, Missouri, United States Geological Survey, Rolla, Missouri, 1981. 3

  1. Historic Properties Report: United States Army Materials and Mechanics Research Center, Watertown, Massachusetts (United States)


    typescript, "Report on Inspection and Recommendations for Safety in the Workplace , 1914," describing working conditions at the Arsenal. The report also...breaking point, the development of radiography introduced non-destruc- tive materials testing techniques to Watertown and to the metallurgical field...Pioneered by Horace H. Lester in 1922, x- radiography was used for the inspection and control of castings and welds in foundry practice. (Fig. 5-8

  2. Using Hierarchical Temporal Memory for Detecting Anomalous Network Activity (United States)


    warfare, computer network operations, psychological operations, military deception, and operations security, in concert with specified supporting up short—you were subconsciously predicting something else and were surprised by the mismatch” [3]. Notable neurobiologist Horace Barlow of the...malicious network activity is flagged as abnormal . That is, test data should present the N-HTM network with spatial-temporal patterns that do not match 46

  3. US Army Armor Reference Data in Three Volumes. Volume II. Nondivisional Organizations. (United States)


    SQuat 1r) R 2 SGI IB20 (Team Ldr) R I SP4 19GIO (Loader/Gnr) P I SP5 19G20 (St Gunner) P 1 t,5 19G20 (Sr Gunner) P I SP4 IICII ()Carrrr Dv) P 2 SP4 11810...Sergeant 2 SP4 Mat Storage Sp 1 SIC Platoon SOT1 SPC Food Svc SGT 1 SP4 Supply Con & Acct Cik 1 SP4 Lt Veh DriverI SFC Motor Sergeant I SP4 Subsistence...PLATOON Ho-.-- Loader Scoop Type 2-1/2 CU YD .Platoon Leader Tank Fabric Fuel 10,000-Gal. 1 SPC Platoon SC? 1 PFlC Reports Clerk 0lRadio Set N/VRC-46

  4. Army Logistician. Volume 39, Issue 4, July-August 2007 (United States)


    Staff Sergeant Michael P. Winkler, USAR 28 Battlefield Vision: Eyeglasses for the Soldier—Captain Joy A. Schmalzle 31 Tiedown for Safety and...steering wheel. Bearing on the hub is a stylized star. Inscribed on the ship’s wheel is the Latin phrase, “Sustinendum Victoriam,” which means...falls to an acceptable level. JULY–AUGUST 200728 Have you ever wondered how a Soldier gets a new pair of eyeglasses if his become scratched, broken, or

  5. Encouraging Work Family Balance: Why The Department of Defense Needs A Family Medical Leave Act (United States)


    the author does not propose a policy, she recognizes there needs to be one implemented which would include counseling of single service members and...Sergeant (E-5) ranks with a total of 19,987 Soldiers. These two rank groups accounted for 72% of the overall population Soldiers discharged. The Army...psychological injuries, seek counseling , participate in safety planning, relocation, or other steps to ensure physical safety of service member

  6. Special Operations Forces Reference Manual. Fourth Edition (United States)


    activities that support an adversary’s ability to negatively affect U.S. interests. CTF support can assist SOF in the execution of core activities in...the split team concept making up two six-man teams. Assistant Detachment Operations Sergeant Methods of Infiltration Special Forces soldiers possess...Twelve ODAs per SFG can infil- trate and exfiltrate by surface swim techniques. Unless specifically identified, the only teams with designated specialty

  7. Designing an Instrument to Identify Instructor Characteristics and Student Reactions in U.S. Marine Corps Vocational Training (United States)


    vocations including: micro-miniature electronics repair, airfield operations, family resource center office manager , U.S. Marine Corps recruiter, CT...39 Saberliner jet-aircraft plane captain, technical formal school instructor, and curriculum course manager . He retired as a Master Sergeant an adjunct professor, septic tank builder and drain field installer, short order cook and waiter , graphic artist, yacht engine repair and dock

  8. The Strategic Implications of Sustaining and Improving Military Health Care (United States)


    Soldiers dealing with psychological disorders of their own have been put in charge of others at risk of suicide . Disengaged clerks, unqualified...platoon sergeants, and overworked case managers struggle to provide patient’s with simple needs: feeding soldiers’ families who are close to poverty...require. Suicide attempts and unintentional overdoses from prescription drugs and alcohol have occurred as a direct result of these shortages. No

  9. The Proposed Change Strategy to Embed Energy Stewardship into the Army’s Culture (United States)


    remember (e.g., Sergeant Energy, metaphors, or analogies) the message. a. Use Storytelling to Communicate the Message---The importance of the change...Documentation Page Form ApprovedOMB No. 0704-0188 Public reporting burden for the collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response...collection of information . Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information , including suggestions for

  10. Charles Dicken’s Use of Folklore: A Study of Elements in Bleak House (United States)


    asserts the association between death and blackness by misquoting Shakespeare ; in Hamlet Shakespeare refers to the "fell sergeant, Death," ~66 and Dickens...2t464. One can find many allusions to works by Shakespeare in Dickens’s novels. The relevance of Shakespeare as a source is a field that awaits extensive... Shakespeare Land (London: Mitchell Hughes and Clarke, 1929), p.41. 3Cora Linn Daniels, ed. Encyclopedia of Superstitions, Folklore and the Occult Sciences of

  11. Professors in the Trenches: Deployed Soldiers and Social Science Academics (United States)


    consequences-based ethics (based on the writings of John Stuart Mill ); and finally virtues-based ethics (based on the writings of Aristotle) (Kem 2006a...monetary rewards are offered for relevant information. In sum, from a utilitarian , ego-centered perspective, this operation allows individuals who want...the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Training Center at Ft. Bragg, NC, the Assistant Operations Sergeant for a Special Forces Operational Detachment



    support the “5” being advertised . Writing guidance also varied throughout the Service with the format and content being changed with the leadership; one...the year and reduction in required bullets should allow supervisors and Airmen a better foundation for the assessment and advertisement of their...Experience: A Conversation with the Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force. Washington, D.C.: Air Force History and Museums Program, 1995. Browning, CMSgt

  13. Semiannual Report to the Congress. April 1, 2010 - September 30, 2010 (United States)


    officer of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. The sergeant petitioned the promotion board and was subsequently promoted to staff...Qaeda’s hideout at Tora Bora in late 2001, crossed the border into Pakistan , and was arrested by local officials who turned him over to the DoD Criminal...requirements by 34 percent. Finally, battlefield weather airmen were assigned workplace facilities lacking required space and substandard facilities at one

  14. USSR Report, Military Affairs, No. 1806. (United States)


    military pedagogy and psychology with a practical critique of the actions of sergeants on a daily detail and in other official situations? In short, the...could perform capital repair work on the kindergarten? The way it is one is ashamed to look the kids in the eye. The building is falling apart in...difficult and I just can’t any more. And the loving mother decided: let the other fellows learn to defend the motherland and my kid should return

  15. Duplicate Class IV (Lumber) Ordering Within Defense Logistics Agency and Its Impact in Each Combatant Command (United States)


    opened up in a foreign country. Over time this can lead to shortages for other requesting units with impact to mission requirements (Wright, cameras, barcoding, and manpower that can contribute towards physical accountability measures. Though actions are taken, opportunity costs...position is held by a Staff Sergeant E-6” (U. S. Army, 2014a, p. 1-8). Warehouse supervisor: “Assists the SSA NCOIC in implementing policies

  16. Evolution of United States Army Deployment Operations: The Santiago Campaign (United States)


    organizational equipment in an untimely manner, or not at all, and equipment shortages contributed to insufficient and incomplete training.69...proper ventilation systems or facilities for soldiers. The War Department spent a large amount of manpower and resources to turn these freighters into...backlogs prevented adequate on-hand supply. Availability of equipment drove distribution. At the quartermaster warehouse , a supply sergeant would guess the

  17. Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Initial Defensive Operations Capability (IDOC) at Vandenberg Air Force Base Environmental Assessment (United States)


    Zielinski , EDAW, Inc., concerning utilities supply and demand for Vandenberg Air Force Base, 1 August. Rush, P., 2002. Personal communication between...Pernell W. Rush, Technical Sergeant, Water Utilities/Water Treatment NCO, USAF 30th CES/CEOIU, Vandenberg Air Force Base, and James E. Zielinski ... Dave Savinsky, Environmental Consultant, 30 CES/CEVC, Vandenberg Air Force Base, on the Preliminary Draft Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD

  18. Wounded Warrior Regiment Strategic Plan 2011-2012 (United States)


    months later, the “Miracle Man”, as he had come to be known, walked out of the hospital under his own power. Sergeant German met his challenges...Coordination Program-Support Solution ( RCP -SS), Marine Corps Medical Entitlement Data System (MCMEDS), Comprehensive Health Care System (CHCS), and...PTS Post-Traumatic Stress RCC Recovery Care Coordinator RCP -SS Recovery Coordination Program-Support Solution RMED Reserve Medical Entitlements

  19. Engineer: The Professional Bulletin of Army Engineers, May-Aug 2010 (United States)


    in Collective Training By Mr. Shawn M. Bowen 57 The Need for Dedicated Technical Rescue Companies By Staff Sergeant Jesus B. Cuartas 61...facility may not be able to buy the best produce or meats, but there’s a lot that can be done with food preparation. Ask the hospital nutritionist draw equipment and conduct final coordination for a bill of materials ( BOM ) and life support and prepare to receive the main body. Although JTF

  20. 99th Regional Support Command Uses LED Lighting to Capture Significant Savings

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    Case study describes how the Army Reserve 99th Regional Support Command (RSC) cut its energy consumption in half at the Support Command's Technical Sergeant Vernon McGarity Army Reserve Center by replacing more than 1,200 fluorescent troffers with 46 W and 61 W LED troffers with dimmers. The site achieved annual savings of more than 180,000 kWh and more than $20,000 in energy cost savings.

  1. Systemic Stress: The Army Lifestyle through the Social Readjustment Scale Lens (United States)


    killings. This theory has been advanced in both civilian settings, such as the Columbine shooting , and the military venue, as in the case of Staff Sergeant...the general population. Eighteen to forty year old men and women with no history of mental illness and at least a high school diploma should have a...of Mental Health OBC Officer Basic Course OCS Officer Candidate School PCS Permanent Change of Station PERI Psychiatric Epidemiology Research

  2. Army Communicator. Volume 35, Number 2 (United States)


    heliograph at Fort Whipple , Virginia and flashed signals up to 30 miles distant. In 1886 the army used heliographs in for the first time in...Lockard and Elliot returned to their billets for breakfast. The Signal Corps equipment, training and aircraft warning procedures had worked...Training this many Soldiers in common procedures and techniques required a sound training program of instruction. master sergeant, later LTC

  3. In Contact! Case Studies from the Long War. Volume I (United States)


    lull, Bellavia called his platoon sergeant, Cantrell, on his radio. Cantrell, who was not with Meno, immediately responded yelling into the mike <>, accessed 12 June 2006. 3. Mike Tucker, Among Warriors in Iraq: True Grit, Special Ops, and...SGT Kennedy SPC Detman SPC Hubbard SPC Graff SPC Harris SPC Rullo SPC Kinzer SPC Sharples SPC Heesacker SPC Birkel SPC Schrad Regulator 3 SSG Castro SPC

  4. Working hours and common mental disorders in English police officers


    Houdmont, Jonathan; Randall, Raymond


    Background: There is a paucity of evidence on working hours and their psychological correlates in police officers of the federated ranks in England.\\ud Aims: An exploratory study to establish the extent to which a sample of English police officers worked long hours and the association between long working hours and common mental disorder (CMD).\\ud Methods: Officers of the federated ranks (constable, sergeant, inspector) from two English county forces completed a questionnaire to report their ...

  5. Remembering Dick Crane (United States)

    Jossem, E. Leonard


    Physicist, polymath, educator, leader, Horace Richard Crane died on April 19, 2007, a few months short of his 100th birthday. Those of us who were fortunate enough to have had him as a friend mourn his loss, but for all of us he leaves a rich and varied legacy of published works that invite reading and rereading. Dick's work as a physicist was recognized in 1966 by his election to the National Academy of Sciences and in 1986 by the award of the President's National Medal of Science: "For the first measurement of the magnetic moment and spin of free electrons and positrons."

  6. Prolífica George Sand

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    Àngels Santa


    Full Text Available A propósito de las obras de George Sand, Œuvres complètes. Sous la direction de Béatrice Didier. 1841-1842.Un hiver à Majorque. Édition critique par Angela Ryan. Horace.Édition critique par Jeanne Brunereau (París, Honoré Champion, 2013, 748 p. ISBN : 9782745319265 y Œuvres complètes. ́Sous la direction de Béatrice Didier. 1849.La petite Fadette. Édition critique par Andrée Mansau (París, Honoré Champion, 2013, 345p. ISBN : 9782745319203

  7. Neutral current Drell-Yan with combined QCD and electroweak corrections in the POWHEG BOX

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    Barze', Luca; Nason, Paolo; Nicrosini, Oreste; Piccinini, Fulvio; Vicini, Alessandro


    Following recent work on the combination of electroweak and strong radiative corrections to single W-boson hadroproduction in the POWHEG BOX framework, we generalize the above treatment to cover the neutral current Drell-Yan process. According to the POWHEG method, we combine both the next-to-leading order (NLO) electroweak and QED multiple photon corrections with the native NLO and Parton Shower QCD contributions. We show comparisons with the predictions of the electroweak generator HORACE, to validate the reliability and accuracy of the approach. We also present phenomenological results obtained with the new tool for physics studies at the LHC.

  8. Os gêneros poéticos antigos e o lugar-específico nas poéticas de Aristóteles e Horácio


    Oliva Neto, João Angelo de; IEL/Unicamp


    Considering the distinction between tópos koinós and tópos ídios made by Aristotle in the Art of rhetoric, as well as the existence of a series of tópoi koinoí that the poets dealt with in the composition of their poems, in this essay we examine what are and what could be, in Poetics, the correspondent tópoi ídioi, and why they seem not to have been studied further. Two major texts are mentioned, Aristotle's and Horace's Poetics, and an outstanding modern essay, once more Francis Cairn's Gene...

  9. Si vis me flere. Emotions in the mirror

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    Clelia Falletti


    Full Text Available This paper addresses the issue of the actor's work with the aidof elements from neurosciences and philosophy. It presents texts by Horace in which he gives indications to actors and speakers. Suchassumptions are elaborated with texts by Diderot and Copeau in orderto raise comprehensions about the emotions and more rational tasks of the actor's work. It presents the concept of mirror mechanism to showhow mirror neurons in the brain are responsible for chain actions in the nervous system. It compares those mechanisms with the actor'swork.

  10. Extraction efficiency of hydrophilic and lipophilic antioxidants from lyophilized foods using pressurized liquid extraction and manual extraction. (United States)

    Watanabe, Jun; Oki, Tomoyuki; Takebayashi, Jun; Takano-Ishikawa, Yuko


    The efficient extraction of antioxidants from food samples is necessary in order to accurately measure their antioxidant capacities. α-Tocopherol and gallic acid were spiked into samples of 5 lyophilized and pulverized vegetables and fruits (onion, cabbage, Satsuma mandarin orange, pumpkin, and spinach). The lipophilic and hydrophilic antioxidants in the samples were sequentially extracted with a mixed solvent of n-hexane and dichloromethane, and then with acetic acid-acidified aqueous methanol. Duplicate samples were extracted: one set was extracted using an automated pressurized liquid extraction apparatus, and the other set was extracted manually. Spiked α-tocopherol and gallic acid were recovered almost quantitatively in the extracted lipophilic and hydrophilic fractions, respectively, especially when pressurized liquid extraction was used. The expected increase in lipophilic oxygen radical absorbance capacity (L-ORAC) due to spiking with α-tocopherol, and the expected increase in 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging activities and total polyphenol content due to spiking with gallic acid, were all recovered in high yield. Relatively low recoveries, as reflected in the hydrophilic ORAC (H-ORAC) value, were obtained following spiking with gallic acid, suggesting an interaction between gallic acid and endogenous antioxidants. The H-ORAC values of gallic acid-spiked samples were almost the same as those of postadded (spiked) samples. These results clearly indicate that lipophilic and hydrophilic antioxidants are effectively extracted from lyophilized food, especially when pressurized liquid extraction is used. © 2014 Institute of Food Technologists®

  11. Antioxidant activity of the giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai measured by the oxygen radical absorbance capacity and hydroxyl radical averting capacity methods. (United States)

    Harada, Kazuki; Maeda, Toshimichi; Hasegawa, Yoshiro; Tokunaga, Takushi; Ogawa, Shinya; Fukuda, Kyoko; Nagatsuka, Norie; Nagao, Keiko; Ueno, Shunshiro


    The giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai (reaching sizes of up to 2 m diameter and 150 kg), which forms dense blooms, has caused extensive damage to fisheries by overloading trawl nets, while its toxic nematocysts cause dermatological symptoms. Giant jellyfish are currently discarded on the grounds of pest control. However, the giant jellyfish is considered to be edible and is part of Chinese cuisine. Therefore, we investigated whether any benefits for human health may be derived from consumption of the jellyfish in order to formulate medicated diets. Antioxidant activity of Nemopilema nomurai was measured using the oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) and hydroxyl radical averting capacity (HORAC) methods. Based on the results, the ORAC value of the giant jellyfish freeze-dried sample was 541 µmol trolox equivalent (TE)/100 g and the HORAC value was 3,687 µmol gallic acid equivalent (GAE)/100 g. On the other hand, the IC50 value of hydroxyl radical scavenging activity measured by using the electron spin resonance method was 3.3%. In conclusion, the results suggest that the freeze-dried powder of the giant jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai is a potentially beneficial food for humans.

  12. Defense Attache Saigon: RVNAF Quarterly Assessment, 3rd Quarter FY74. (United States)


    Part A - Saigon 1,037,000 Hospital Equipment 500,000 Clothing Factory - Go Vap 312,000 Arsenal Foundry - Go Vap 195,000 54th Construction Bn - Hoc Mon...185,000 $5,896,000 (2) Funded Projects Under Design/ Advertisement: Arsenal Phase II - Go Vap $985,000 450 Bed Hospital - Part B - Saigon 850,000...1973 Age-Limit s Combat Specialist Private, PFC, Corporal, Sergeant 41 43 NCO 46 48 Aspirant , 2LT, iLT 47 49 Captain 48 51 rda~or 49 53 Lieutenant

  13. The Air Land Sea Bulletin. Issue No. 2005-2, May 2005 (United States)


    2005 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7...BO-M, Bldg 183, McNair Drive, Ft Monroe VA, 23651. Reprints: ALSA Center grants permission to reprint articles. Please credit the author and being on a Disneyland ride. ‘OK, guys, now it’s your turn to go through the gauntlet.’” Sergeant Weis remembers a “fight or U S A P H O TO B Y

  14. A Unique Application of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Used to Facilitate Patient Engagement in the Amputation Recovery Process. (United States)

    Wise, Jessica; White, Alicia; Stinner, Daniel J; Fergason, John R


    Amputation rates during recent military conflicts were at an all-time high, but medical treatment of those amputations and attitudes of service members to get back to duty are also surging ahead. We present the cases of an active duty rescue C130 pilot with an above-the-knee amputation and a retired army sergeant with a below-the-knee amputation. Successful rehabilitation was augmented in both cases by using negative pressure incorporated in a custom prosthetic socket to accelerate incision closure, improve self-efficacy in wound care, and self-management, ultimately leading to faster recovery times, full engagement of the rehabilitation process, and return to active duty.

  15. Congressional Authority to Limit U.S. Military Operations in Iraq (United States)


    consist of “one major, four captains, sixteen first lieutenants, twelve second lieutenants, forty-eight sergeants, forty-eight corporals , thirty-two...after-the-fact financing . In 1994, for example, President Clinton based his authority to order the participation of U.S. forces in NATO actions in...1973). 97 Fleming v. Mohawk Wrecking & Lumber Co., 331 U.S. 111, 116 (1947). See also Berk v. Laird 317 F. Supp. 715, 727-728 (D.C.N.Y. 1970

  16. New records of Athyma whitei Tytler, 1940 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Limenitidinae from northeastern India: a recently reported species from India

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    M.Y. Gogoi


    Full Text Available Tytler’s Sergeant, Atyma whitei was described by Tytler from Chin Hills, Myanmar in 1940. The taxon was not reported in India untill the record from Phura, Mizoram in November 2012. Recent surveys in northeastern India recorded the species four times in the forest of North Cachar (N.C. Hills and E. Jaintia Hills. The new sightings are approximately 223km from Chin-type locality. These recent records of the rare insect gives an insight into the distribution range and habitat of the rare taxon in northeast India.

  17. The Women’s Army Corps: 1945-1978 (United States)


    their new neighbors by proclaiming 21 July as "WAC Day." The main streets of the city (popu- lation 26,000) were draped with bunting and welcome...counseling the women and managing activities in the building. A WAC first sergeant, Anna M. Armour , assisted her in her command duties-administration...Utilization of women. Armor, 385 women’s command authority. See Corn- Armour , 1st Sgt. Anna M., 201 mand authority. Army, act’g ass’t secretary of for manpow

  18. The Defence of Duffer’s Drift (United States)


    w.arned me that my colour -sergeant was waiting for orders. (See Map 2) After a moment’s consideration, I decided to pitch my small camp on a spot just...recognised as my unhappy camera. Here, I suppose, my mind must have slightly wandered, for I found myself re- peating some Latin lines, once my favourite ...patrols returned shortly with their bag of a few men, women and children . The women indulged in much useless abuse, and refused to obey orders, tak- ing

  19. Colonialism and Sanctity in the Mariana Islands: the soldiers of Gideon (1676-1690

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    Full Text Available In this article I analyze the conquest and conversion of the Marianas (1676- 1690 as a discursive reality that turned the islands in a violent theater wherein the chamorros were defined as ruthless warriors (warrior’s ethos, and the Jesuits, on the contrary, as victims of the betrayals and retaliations of their newly converted «children» (martyr’s ethos. The hagiographers elevated their Jesuit martyrs to the category of «moral heroes», turning their deeds into a strong element of cohesion and identity for the missionaries preaching in the archipelago. In addition, the superiors wrote informaciones or memorials in which they stood out the behaviour of the military «heroes» of the colonization. We refer to José de Quiroga y Losada, captain and major sergeant of the garrison, and to the «loyal Indian» don Ignacio de Hineti, Indian sergeant and a «good Christian», whose military expeditions were directed to deal with the «anomaly» of the chamorros’ resistance. After the Second Great War (1683-86, the Jesuits clearly adopted the political and religious leadership in the islands, becoming the founders of a real «missionary state» wherein their martyrs acted as moral referents of the subjugated territories.

  20. Greenhouse effect and ice ages: historical perspective; Effet de serre et glaciations, une perspective historique

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    Bard, E. [College de France, Chaire d' Evolution du Climat et de l' Ocean, 75 - Paris (France); CEREGE (UMR 6635), 13 - Aix en Provence (France)


    This article provides a brief historical perspective on the first scientific research on the greenhouse effect and glaciations. While these two aspects of our climate can be investigated separately, naturalists, physicists and chemists during the 19. century were interested jointly in both issues, as well as the possible relationship between them. The contributions of famous pioneers are mentioned, ranging from scholars with encyclopedic knowledge such as Horace-Benedict de Saussure, to modern scientists like Svante Arrhenius, who was first to predict global warming as a consequence of using fossil fuels. Despite fragmentary observations, these pioneers had prophetic insights. Indeed, the main fundamental concepts used nowadays have been developed during the 19. century. However, we must wait until the second half of the 20. century to see a true revolution of investigative techniques in the Earth Sciences, enabling full access to previously unknown components of the climate system, such as deep oceans and the interior of the polar ice caps. (author)

  1. Dell' art di mangiar bene, secondo orazio

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    Paolo Fedeli


    Horace, in his Satires and Epistles, gives ample space to everyday life’s characters and situations of first century Rome (a.C.. He integrates himself into an ancient tradition of gastronomy treaties in verse and documents the different typologies of daily roman meals: from frugal dishes (Sat. 2.2, to more refined (Sat. 2.4 and even trimalchionic banquets (Sat. 2, 8, togheter with culinary habits of the countryside opposed to those of the city. In this way, important varieties of different meals are described; especially the more copious -the cena- in a gradation from the simplest to the most complex. We are allowed then to know the horacian taste on this issue, consistent with his ideal of frugalitas and aurea mediocritas in others aspects of life. Keywords: Horacio; Sermons; culinaria ars; everyday life in Rome

  2. Ebenezer Hopkins Frost (1824-1866): William T.G. Morton's first identified patient and why he was invited to the Ether demonstration of October 16, 1846. (United States)

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    Although he was not the first to use ether as an anesthetic, it was not until William Thomas Green Morton's demonstration of the efficacy of ether anesthesia that its use spread rapidly throughout the world. Full identities of the first anesthetized patients of William Edward Clarke and Horace Wells are not known, but we are quite certain that Crawford Williamson Long correctly identified James Venable as his first patient to receive anesthesia. Using municipal records, historical accounts, and recent analyses of Morton's unsavory side, we undertook this study to explore three questions. First, we examine how Morton refined the technique of administering anesthesia based on Wells' failed attempt. Second, we describe the circumstances under which Morton encountered his first patient to receive anesthesia. Third, we offer an explanation as to why Morton insisted on bringing along this patient to attend the grand event we celebrate as Ether Day. This is an essay about William Thomas Green Morton and Ebenezer Hopkins Frost.

  3. Sidneyova Obrana básnictví jako strategie vyrovnání s antickými a kontinentálními vzory // Sidney’s The Defence of Poesy as a strategy of dealing with ancient and continental examples

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    Martina Kastnerová


    Full Text Available The study deals with the main tenets of Philip Sidney’s poetics on the basis of his The Defence of Poesy and his poetry (mainly Astrophil and Stella in the context of Elizabethan considerations of the classical aesthetic concepts (especially that of Aristotle and Horace and some of the Renaissance continental examples. Sidney’s Defence of Poesy represents a fundamental step in establishing poetry as the creator of its own world, its so–called second nature, and points out the poetry’s ability to create figures and imitate reality; thus the main value of poetry lies in creating clear rhetorical images of moral truth. So Sidney’s poetics plays an important role in establishing English poetry as a device of the national cultural and social independence.

  4. Implementation of electroweak corrections in the POWHEG BOX: single W production

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    Barzè, L; Nason, P; Nicrosini, O; Piccinini, F


    We present a fully consistent implementation of electroweak and strong radiative corrections to single W hadroproduction in the POWHEG BOX framework, treating soft and collinear photon emissions on the same ground as coloured parton emissions. This framework can be easily extended to more complex electroweak processes. We describe how next-to-leading order (NLO) electroweak corrections are combined with the NLO QCD calculation, and show how they are interfaced to QCD and QED shower Monte Carlo. The resulting tool fills a gap in the literature and allows to study comprehensively the interplay of QCD and electroweak effects to W production using a single computational framework. Numerical comparisons with the predictions of the electroweak generator HORACE, as well as with existing results on the combination of electroweak and QCD corrections to W production, are shown for the LHC energies, to validate the reliability and accuracy of the approach

  5. The Prehistory of Serendipity, from Bacon to Walpole. (United States)

    Silver, Sean


    During the past four decades there has developed a burgeoning literature on the concept of serendipity, the name for sudden insights or conceptual breakthroughs that occur by chance or accident. Studies repeatedly note that it was Horace Walpole, the eighteenth-century man of letters, who coined the word. None of them, however, notice that Walpole's term is itself indebted to a much older tradition, invoking a formula developed by Francis Bacon. Recovering the prehistory of the term suggests that "serendipity," rather than being a name for a special mode of discovery invented by Walpole, has all along accompanied empiricism as the name for an essential gap in its epistemology. Serendipity bears directly on the "induction problem," or what has more recently been called the "conceptual leap." Though Walpole gave it its current name, versions of the concept have all along isolated a critical gap in the method of the sciences inaugurated by Bacon.

  6. Forging a Black identity

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    Barry Chevannes


    Full Text Available [First paragraph] The Rastafarians: sounds of cultural dissonance [revised and updated editionj. LEONARD E. BARRETT, SR. Boston: Beacon Press, 1988. xviii + 302 pp. (Paper US$ 11.95 Rasta and resistance: from Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney. HORACE CAMPBELL. Trenton NJ: Africa World Press, 1987. xiii + 236 pp. (Cloth US$32.95, Paper US$ 10.95 Garvey's children: the legacy of Marcus Garvey. TONY SEWELL. London: Macmillan Caribbean, 1990. 128 pp. (Paper £ 17.95 The central theme linking these three titles is the evolution of a black identity among English-speaking Caribbean peoples, in particular Jamaicans. Consequently all three authors cover the two most important historical phenomena in Caribbean black nationalism, namely Garveyism and Rastafari, one focusing on the former and the other two focusing on the latter.

  7. Quand (redire c’est (refaire : stratégies citationnelles dans le Paradis perdu

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    Gilles MATHIS


    Full Text Available “Non canimus surdis.” (Virgile : Eclogue X.8 : Je / Nous ne chantons pas pour les sourds.“Auditis? an me ludit amabilis / insania?” (Horace, Odes, III. iv. 5-6 : “L’entendez-vous ? ou suis-je le jouet d’un aimable délire ?”“Je ne dis les autres, sinon pour d’autant plus me dire” (Montaigne, Essais.I GénéralitésColloque, écriture, lecture, mêmes débats, mêmes ébats, mêmes combats. Dans tous les cas, il s’agit d’un banquet, d’un symposium, où la citation s’impose naturellement, en intruse ou...

  8. Ethnicity and Social Critique in Tony Hilleman’s Crime Fiction

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    Bubíková Šárka


    Full Text Available American mystery writer Tony Hillerman (1925-2008 achieved wide readership both within the United States and abroad, and, significantly, within the US both among white Americans and Native Americans. This article discusses Hillerman’s detective fiction firstly within the tradition of the genre and then focuses on particular themes and literary means the writer employs in order to disseminate knowledge about the Southwestern nations (tribes among his readers using the framework of mystery (crime fiction. Hillerman’s two literary detectives Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Sergeant Jim Chee, both of the Navajo Tribal Police, are analyzed and contrasted with female characters. Finally, the article analyzes the ways in which Hillerman makes the detectives’ intimate knowledge of the traditions, beliefs and rituals of the southwestern tribes and of the rough beauty of the landscape central to the novels’ plots, and how he presents cultural information.

  9. Topical application of hemostatic paste

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    Mohammad Mizanur Rahman


    Full Text Available As a measure to control minor surgical bleeding, surgeons usually depend on a number of hemostatic aids. Topical use of bovine thrombin is a widely used procedure to arrest such minor bleeding. A 35 year old male sergeant of Bangladesh Air Force presented with repeated development of hematoma in his left thigh without any history of trauma or previous history of bleeding. Critical analysis of the patient’s history, routine and sophisticated hematological investigations revealed that the patient developed anti-thrombin antibody following the application of hemostatic paste in the tooth socket five years back during minor dental procedure to stop ignorable bleeding episodes. Therefore, topical use of hemostatic glue/paste or bovine thrombin should be avoided to desist minor bleeding as recombinant human thrombin is now available for topical use.

  10. A preliminary checklist of butterflies (Lepidoptera: Rhophalocera of Mendrelgang, Tsirang District, Bhutan

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    I.J. Singh


    Full Text Available The survey was conducted to prepare a preliminary checklist of butterflies of Mendrelgang, Bhutan. Butterflies were sampled from February 2012 to February 2013 to assess the species richness in a degraded forest patch of a sub-tropical broadleaf forest. This short-term study recorded 125 species of butterflies in 78 genera from five families. Of these, Sordid Emperor Apatura sordida Moore, Black-veined Sergeant Athyma ranga ranga Moore, Sullied Sailor Neptis soma soma Linnaeus, Blue Duke Euthalia durga durga Moore, Pea Blue Lampides boeticus Linnaeus and Chocolate Albatross Appias lyncida Cramer are listed in Schedule II of the Indian Wildlife (Protection Act (IWPA 1972. This study provides the baseline data of butterfly species richness of Mendrelgang.

  11. O dialogismo e as construções narrativas no game literário brasileiro: Memórias de um Sargento de Milícias

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    Patricia Margarida Farias Coelho


    Full Text Available Neste estudo, refletimos, a partir da proposta teórica-metodológica sobre o conceito dialogismo proposto por Bakhtin e buscamos depreender como foram construídas as narrativas para os games educativos. Este artigo tem dois objetivos: (i compreender como as narrativas são desenvolvidas para plataformas digitais e, (ii verificar  os aspectos dialógicos desenvolvidos por Bakhtin a partir da análise do jogo online. Dessa forma, tomamos como corpus o game: Memórias de um Sargento de Milícias. Nossa pesquisa encontra-se, em fase de desenvolvimento, mas constatamos que essa nova maneira de ler transforma e contribui positivamente para o acesso à literatura. Dialogism and narrative constructions in the Brazilian literary game Memórias de um Sargento de Milícias (Memoirs of a Militia Sergeant Abstract This study reflects on Bakhtin’s theoretical and methodological proposal about the concept of dialogism and the inferences on the construction of narratives for educational games. This paper has two objectives: (i to understand how narratives for digital platforms are developed, and (ii to check the dialogic aspects developed by Bakhtin from the analysis of the online game. In order to achieve the goals, the corpus chosen is the game Memoirs of a Militia Sergeant. Although this research is also in the development stage, this new way of reading has been found to contribute positively to and transform access to literature. Keywords: Educational game; literary work; dialogism; narrative; education.

  12. [The beginning of western medical education]. (United States)

    Kee, C D


    Our country had quite an advanced system of medical education during the era of the Koryo Kingdom, and during the Choson Dynasty, the Kyong Guk Dae Jon, in which a systematized medical education was clearly described, was compiled in the era of King Sejong. However, the educational system was not for Western medicine. Western medicine was first introduced to our country in the 9th year of King Injo (1631) when Chong Du Won, Yi Yong Jun, etc. returned from Yon Gyong (Beiuin) with Chik Bang Oe Gi. Knowledge of Western medicine was disseminated by Shil Hak (practical learning) scholars who read a translation in Chinese characters, of Chik Bang Oe Gi. Yi Ik (Song Ho), Yi Gyu Gyong (O ju), Choe Han Gi (Hye Gang), Chong Yak Yong (Ta San), etc., read books of Western medicine and introduced in writing the excellent theory of Western medicine. In addition, Yu Hyong Won (Pan Gye), Pak Ji Won (Yon Am), Pak Je Ga (Cho Jong), etc., showed much interest in Western medicine, but no writings by them about western medicine can be found. With the establishment of a treaty of amity with Japan in the 13th year of King Kojong (1876), followed by the succession of amity treaties with Western powers, foreigners including medical doctors were permitted to flow into this country. At that time, doctors Horace N. Allen, W. B. Scranton, John W. Heron, Rosetta Sherwood (Rosetta S. Hall), etc., came to Korea and inaugurated hospitals, where they taught Western medicine to Korean students. Dr. Horace N. Allen, with the permission of king Kojong, established Che Jung Won in April 1885, and in March 1886, he began at the hospital to provide education of Western medicine to Korean students who were recrutied by the Korean Government. However, the education was not conduted on a regular basis, only training them for work as assistants. This is considered to be the pioneer case of Western medical education in this country. Before that time, Japanese medical doctors came to Korea, but there are no

  13. El Generalife y las ruinas árabes de sus contornos. Un capítulo inédito de los Nuevos Paseos de Simón de Argote

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    Barrios Rozúa, Juan Manuel


    Full Text Available Simón de Argote’s Nuevos paseos (1806-1807 is one of the most remarkable works written on the Alhambra. It offers an Enlightenment response to the distortions of the Roman past of Granada of the cleric and Arabist Velázquez de Echeverría. Unfortunately, the work was unfinished because it did not cover all the “Arabian antiques” located outside the Nasrid city. In this article, an unknown chapter about the Generalife and the ruins around is presented, accompanied with critical notes. It was given by the author to King Joseph Bonaparte during his stay in Granada and it was kept among the papers the king had lost at the Battle of Vitoria. The study of the documents found in different archives and publications of that time sheds some light on the mysterious personality of Simón de Argote and deepens in the knowledge of his relationship with General Horace Sebastiani, a military who was embassador in Istanbul and other cities of the Middle East under Napoleon’s order, before he ruled the Kingdom of Granada.Los Nuevos paseos (1806-1807 de Simón de Argote constituyen una de las obras más notables escritas sobre la Alhambra y suponen una respuesta ilustrada a las tergiversaciones sobre el pasado romano de Granada del clérigo y arabista Velázquez de Echeverría. Desgraciadamente la obra quedó incompleta porque no llegó a cumplir su objetivo de abarcar las “antigüedades árabes” ubicadas fuera de la ciudadela nazarí. En este artículo se presenta, con anotaciones críticas, un capítulo inédito dedicado al Generalife y a las ruinas de su entorno, el cual fue entregado por su autor al rey José Bonaparte durante su estancia en Granada y se conservó entre los papeles perdidos por el monarca en la batalla de Vitoria. A partir de documentación hallada en muy diversos archivos y publicaciones de la época se arroja luz sobre la mal conocida trayectoria de Simón de Argote y se profundiza en su relación con el general Horace

  14. COSMIC: A Regimen of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Plus Dose-Escalated, Raster-Scanned Carbon Ion Boost for Malignant Salivary Gland Tumors: Results of the Prospective Phase 2 Trial

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    Jensen, Alexandra D., E-mail: [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg (Germany); Nikoghosyan, Anna V.; Lossner, Karen [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg (Germany); Haberer, Thomas; Jäkel, Oliver [Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Centre, Heidelberg (Germany); Münter, Marc W.; Debus, Jürgen [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg (Germany)


    Purpose: To investigate the effect of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and dose-escalated carbon ion (C12) therapy in adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) and other malignant salivary gland tumors (MSGTs) of the head and neck. Patients and Methods: COSMIC (combined treatment of malignant salivary gland tumors with intensity modulated radiation therapy and carbon ions) is a prospective phase 2 trial of 24 Gy(RBE) C12 followed by 50 Gy IMRT in patients with pathologically confirmed MSGT. The primary endpoint is mucositis Common Terminology Criteria grade 3; the secondary endpoints are locoregional control (LC), progression-free survival (PFS), overall survival (OS), and toxicity. Toxicity was scored according to the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events version 3; treatment response was scored according to Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors 1.1. Results: Between July 2010 and August 2011, 54 patients were accrued, and 53 were available for evaluation. The median follow-up time was 42 months; patients with microscopically incomplete resections (R1, n=20), gross residual disease (R2, n=17), and inoperable disease (n=16) were included. Eighty-nine percent of patients had ACC, and 57% had T4 tumors. The most common primary sites were paranasal sinus (34%), submandibular gland, and palate. At the completion of radiation therapy, 26% of patients experienced grade 3 mucositis, and 20 patients reported adverse events of the ear (38%). The most common observed late effects were grade 1 xerostomia (49%), hearing impairment (25%, 2% ipsilateral hearing loss), and adverse events of the eye (20%), but no visual impairment or loss of vision. Grade 1 central nervous system necrosis occurred in 6%, and 1 grade 4 ICA hemorrhage without neurologic sequelae. The best response was 54% (complete response/partial remission). At 3 years, the LC, PFS, and OS were 81.9%, 57.9%, and 78.4%, respectively. No difference was found regarding resection status. The

  15. Phenolic characterization of aging wine lees: Correlation with antioxidant activities. (United States)

    Romero-Díez, R; Rodríguez-Rojo, S; Cocero, M J; Duarte, C M M; Matias, A A; Bronze, M R


    Aging wine lees are water-wastes produced during the wine aging inside wood barrels that can be considered as alternative sources of bioactive compounds. Phenolic characterization and antioxidant activity (AA) measurements of wines lees solid-liquid extracts have been undertaken on a dry extract (DE) basis. Solvents with different polarities (water, methanol, ethanol, two hydroalcoholic mixtures and acetone) were used. Total phenolic (TPC) and total flavonoid contents (TFC) were determined. The mixture of 75:25(v/v) EtOH:H 2 O showed the highest values with 254 mg GAE /g DE and 146 mg CATE /g DE respectively. HORAC, HOSC and FRAP were used to determine the AA of the extracts being also highest for the mixture of 75:25(v/v) EtOH:H 2 O (4690 µmol CAE /g DE , 4527 µmol TE /g DE and 2197 µmol TE /g DE , respectively). For ORAC method, methanol extract showed the best value with 2771 µmol TE /g DE . Correlations between TPC, TFC, phenolic compounds and AA were determined. Most relevant compounds contributing to AA were identified using data from mass spectrometry, being mainly anthocyanins. Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  16. UTOPISTIC JOURNEY OF POETRY AGAINST HEGEMONIC CORRUPTION A study on the cultural movement of Indonesian poets 434 resisting against corruption through poetry

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    Full Text Available Hundreds of Indonesian poets have declared a cultural movement to resist against hegemonic corruption through poetry. Poetry is believed to be powerful and thus must have didactic, moral, and utilitarian functions to change society. As Horace said ―dulce and utile‖, literature is supposed to enlighten people and persuade society for a better life. This paper is intended to present the struggle of Puisi Menolak Korupsi (PMK cultural movement during this 4-year journey and what it has gained. 6 anthologies have been published. 47 road shows have run in the entire country to both disseminate the idea and persuade more people to rebuff corruption, and it is still counting. Gauri Viswanathan explained hegemonic control by showing how the humanistic functions traditionally associated with the study of literature can be vital in the process of sociopolitical control. Indonesia was ranked 90 in corruption index 2016 among 176 surveyed countries in the world. Corruption seems to be a hegemonic control to this country, from the top until the bottom level. Corruption becomes hegemonic since it has power and is powerful. The massiveness of hegemonic corruption tends to make this cultural movement of resistance autopistic journey. Faith and spirit are the keys to keep persisting the movement.

  17. Chondroprotective effects of a proanthocyanidin rich Amazonian genonutrient reflects direct inhibition of matrix metalloproteinases and upregulation of IGF-1 production by human chondrocytes

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    Gupta Kalpana


    Full Text Available Abstract Background The Amazonian medicinal plant Sangre de grado (Croton palanostigma has traditional applications for the treatment of wound healing and inflammation. We sought to characterize two extracts (progrado and zangrado in terms of safety and oligomeric proanthocyanidin chain length. Additionally progrado was evaluated for antioxidant activity and possible chondroprotective actions. Methods Acute oral safety and toxicity was tested in rats according under OECD protocol number 420. The profile of proanthocyanidin oligomers was determined by HPLC and progrado's antioxidant activity quantified by the ORAC, NORAC and HORAC assays. Human cartilage explants, obtained from surgical specimens, were used to assess chondroproteciton with activity related to direct inhibitory effects on human matrix metalloproteinase (MMP, gelatinolytic activity using synovial fluid and chondrocytes activated with IL-1β (10 ng/ml. Additionally, progrado (2–10 μg/ml was tested for its ability to maintain optimal IGF-1 transcription and translation in cartilage explants and cultured chondrocytes. Results Both progrado and zangrado at doses up to 2000 mg/kg (po displayed no evidence of toxicity. Oligomeric proanthocyanidin content was high for both progrado (158 mg/kg and zangrado (124 mg/kg, with zangrado almost entirely composed of short oligomers ( Conclusion Progrado has a promising safety profile, significant chondroprotective and antioxidant actions, directly inhibits MMP activity and promotes the production of the cartilage repair factor, IGF-1. This suggests that progrado may offer therapeutic benefits in joint health, wound healing and inflammation.

  18. Ueda Akinari y el gótico japonés

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    José Ricardo Chaves


    Full Text Available El uso del término ‘gótico’ en las letras surgió en el siglo XVIII para describir un movimiento que, a contracorriente de la racionalidad recién entronizada, ponía énfasis en el carácter contingente e inexplicable del mundo humano y natural. Coincidentemente, en la misma época se publicó en el archipiélago japonés una colección de narraciones centradas en lo sobrenatural, titulada Ugetsu monogatari, de Ueda Akinari. Este ensayo explora los interesantes paralelismos entre la obra de Akinari y la de escritores como Horace Walpole, Ann Radcliffe y Mathew Lewis, no con el afán de mostrar una relación directa entre el gótico europeo y el “gótico” japonés (algo imposible, dado el aislamiento que marcó el final del periodo feudal en Japón, sino para señalar el carácter transcultural del género, fuera de las estrechas definiciones espaciales y temporales que solemos asignarle.

  19. Canadian inquiry assesses blame for tainted blood supply. (United States)


    A commission of inquiry, headed by Justice Horace Krever of the Ontario Court of Appeal, found that hundreds of hemophiliacs and blood transfusion recipients could have avoided HIV if the government regulators and medical suppliers had taken precautions in the early 1980s to protect Canada's blood supply. The report documents an inventory of errors and misjudgments that resulted in the infection of more than 1,200 people with HIV and roughly 60,000 with hepatitis C. The report noted that one U.S. blood fractionator, Armour Pharmaceutical, violated Canadian law by not informing government regulators in 1985 that its products might be tainted with HIV. Other findings conclude that the Red Cross, the agency with principal responsibility for protecting Canada's blood supply, put forth a halfhearted and ineffective response, and little effort was made to promote the use of safer blood clotting agents for hemophiliacs. Canada only began testing its blood supply for HIV eight months after the U.S. initiated ELISA testing. The commission recommends compensating all past and future recipients of contaminated blood and blood products.

  20. Proanthocyanidin Accumulation and Biosynthesis Are Modulated by the Irrigation Regime in Tempranillo Seeds

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    Tania Genebra


    Full Text Available The main effects of three different irrigation regimes, i.e., sustained deficit irrigation (SDI, regulated deficit irrigation (RDI and non-irrigated (NI, on seed traits namely proanthocyanidins (PAs were evaluated in the wine grape cultivar Aragonez (syn. Tempranillo grown in Alentejo (Portugal over two growing seasons. Results showed that while the number of seeds per berry was not affected by water availability, seed fresh weight differed among treatments, the NI treatment exhibiting the lowest values. The biosynthetic pathway of flavanols appeared to be modified by the irrigation treatment, and several genes responsible for PA synthesis were up-regulated in the most stressed seeds (RDI and NI. However, this effect had no impact on PA content, suggesting the influence of other factors such as oxidation and/or degradation of PAs at late stages of maturation in grape seeds. The seeds’ non-enzymatic antioxidant capacities (oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC and hydroxyl radical adverting capacity (HORAC were modulated by water deficit and correlated well with PA content. The impact of irrigation strategy on PA biosynthesis, content, and anti-radical activity during seed ripening is discussed in the context of increasing interest in the role of PAs in the color and taste of wine, and the potential health benefits relating to their antioxidant capacity.

  1. Entrevista com Michael R. KatzDOI: 10.5007/2175-7968.2011v1n27p329

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    Maria Lúcia Barbosa de Vasconcellos


    Full Text Available Michael R. Katz graduated from Horace Mann School (New York and attended Williams College (Massachusetts, where he was the very first Russian major. Following graduation in 1966, he studied at Oxford University and the University of Leningrad, where he received his D.Phil. (or Ph.D. in Literature from Oxford. He first taught Russian at Williams and in 1984 became Chair of the Department of Slavic Language and Director of the Title VI Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Texas at Austin,. In 1998, he accepted a position as Dean of Language Schools and Schools Abroad at Middlebury College (Vermont. Since his term as Dean ended in 2004, he has been a full-time professor at the Russian Department. Prof. Katz has published several articles on literary translation and written two books. Additionally, he is a published translator of more than a dozen works into English, including novels by Herzen, Chernyshevsky, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, Tolstoy. In this interview, Katz explains how he became a translator, and addresses some important issues concerning the market for translation, his relationship with editors and publishing houses, translation and its critics, and some of the challenges he encountered translating from Russian into English.


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    Elena V. Somova


    Full Text Available The article examines historical novels by J.G. Lockhart and T. Moore hitherto under- studied in Russia. It analyzes main principles and techniques of historical narrative in these novels; the influence of Walter Scott and F.R. Chateaubriand; philosophical Epicureanism in the novels; and the specificity of their work with historical sources. The author comes to the following conclusions. Lockhart’s and Moore’s reflection on time and history results in the idea that every man is connected with the whole of creation, and that the culture of each epoch depends on the culture of earlier civilizations. Lockhart’s novel Valerius, for example, was influenced by the genre of the Enlightenment philosophical novella. Such categories as time, the meaning of life, death, place, and role of man in history are intro- duced in the narrative through the form of philosophical dialogue. Following the tradi- tion of F.R. Chateaubriand, Lockhart, and Moore largely draw on literary heritage: texts by Homer, Virgil, Horace, Cicero as well as philosophical works of antiquity: the writings of Epicurus, Lucretius, and Plato. Historical novels by Lockhart and Moore reveal cer- tain important aspects of the ethical and philosophical system of the 19 th century Victorian England.

  3. “De interpretatione recta...”: Early Modern Theories of Translation

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    Zaharia Oana-Alis


    Full Text Available Translation has been essential to the development of languages and cultures throughout the centuries, particularly in the early modern period when it became a cornerstone of the process of transition from Latin to vernacular productions, in such countries as France, Italy, England and Spain. This process was accompanied by a growing interest in defining the rules and features of the practice of translation. The present article aims to examine the principles that underlay the highly intertextual early modern translation theory by considering its classical sources and development. It focuses on subjects that were constantly reiterated in any discussion about translation: the debate concerning the best methods of translation, the sense-for-sense/ word-for-word dichotomy - a topos that can be traced to the discourse on translation initiated by Cicero and Horace and was further developed by the Church fathers, notably St. Jerome, and eventually inherited by both medieval and Renaissance translators. Furthermore, it looks at the differences and continuities that characterise the medieval and Renaissance discourses on translation with a focus on the transition from the medieval, free manner of translation to the humanist, philological one.

  4. William Chambers. Sobre el arte de trazar jardines entre los chinos

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    Miguel Angel Aníbarro


    Full Text Available El texto que aquí se presenta es el último capítulo de Designs of Chinese Buildings, Furniture, Dresses, Machines and Utensils, libro publicado por el arquitecto William Chambers en 1757 (ed. fac. Arno Press, Nueva York, 1980. Chambers viajó dos veces, al parecer a China; perosu objetivo en este escrito no es tanto -a pesar de su título- describir el jardín chino como exponer algunas ideas que permitieran dar al jardín paisajista inglés una mayor variedad que la lograda en los jardines del momento. Con él se inicia una polémica, progresivamente centrada en la obras de Capability Brown, cuyos ecos resuenan en los escritos de Horace Walpole y Willim Mason, y que para Chambers culminará con la publicación, quince años después de A Dissertation on Oriental Gardening, donde argumenta y amplía sus opiniones, y con la burlesca respuesta de Mason en su Heroic Epistle de 1773. La traducción ha sido realizada por Marta Heras Aznar y revisada por quien suscribe.

  5. [Medicine and orientalism in the late nineteenth century Korea]. (United States)

    Lee, Jong-Chan


    The paper investigates medical missionaries that exerted a significant role in establishing Western medicine in the late nineteenth century Chosun, in relation to orientalism, an academically popularized concept introduced by Edward Said. Historical analysis is focused on several important medical missionaries such as Horace N. Allen, William B. Scranton, John W. Heron, C. C. Vinton, and Oliver R. Avison to explain how their activism as medical missionary contributed to the formation of medical orientalism in which Western medicine was 'taught, studied, administered, and judged' in that period. In addition, I explore into how medical orientalism was in service of Japanese imperialism by showing that medical missionaries had to be under imperial surveillance by Japanese colonizers. The article explores the medical system of the Koryo Dynasty period and its social characteristics. First, the structure of medical system and roles of medical institutions during the Koryo Dynasty period will be summarized. Then the characteristics of the medical system will be identified through exploring the principles of its formation in a view of social recognition of medical care and a view of social recognition of medical care and a view of public policy.

  6. A list of personal perspectives with selected quotations, along with lists of tributes, historical notes, Nobel and Kettering awards related to photosynthesis. (United States)

    Krogmann, David W


    The history of photosynthesis research can be found in original papers and books. However, a special history is available from the prefatory chapters and the personal perspectives of various researchers who published them in several journals over the last 40 years. We have compiled a list of such perspectives published since 1964. Selection is not easy, especially of authors who were not directly engaged in photosynthesis research; some are included for their special insights related to central issues in the study of photosynthesis. Our journal, Photosynthesis Research, contains other valuable historic data in the occasional tributes, obituaries and historical notes, that have been published. Lists of these items are included. This article ends by listing the Nobel prizes related to photosynthesis and the Kettering Awards for Excellence in Photosynthesis Research. Wherever possible, a web page address is provided. The web page addresses have been taken from the article 'Photosynthesis and the Web: 2001' by Larry Orr and Govindjee, available at and at photoweb/default.html.When I find a bit of leisureI trifle with my papers.This is one of the lesserfrailities.'- Horace, Satires I, IV.

  7. Cleopatra – a Queen, a Lover, a Mother: Transformations of the Image

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    Full Text Available Transformations are not only conditioned by facts encompassing narrower or wider panoramas: from concentrating on death and one (political role (the ode of Horace, through recalling Cleopatra’s mature life and love (the drama of Shakespeare, to creating an image embracing the heroine’s whole life with its numerous roles, but as a mother and a daughter in the first place, because even her lovers resemble a father and a child (the fictional biography of Karen Essex. Above all, they appear to be more connected with different attitudes towards universal references lying within human cognitive abilities. Horace’s didactic opposition of contradictory patterns leads to the victory of one of them — and it is a linear pattern, as an equivalent of modern myth, which is accepted by the author himself. In Shakespeare, it takes a form of tragedy resulting from the fragmentary character of each pattern, one of which introduces change (archaic myth and the other constancy (modern myth, and from a painful attempt to combine them. In Essex, the vision of the world in which archaic myth, strongly represented by a child, triumphs is utopian. Irrespective of the differences, all the works realize the essential role played by images developed by heroes, and especially by authors, in human cognition.

  8. [Catering services bases in the Russian army under military regulation of Peter the Great]. (United States)

    Konyshev, I S; adamenko, A M; Koshelev, V P


    At Peter I the regular army was organized and the system of target state deliveries to troops of the food is created. Provisioning and fodder was normalized as portion and ration. Portion was contained the products forpeoplefood, and ration - fodder for horses food who were used by the serviceman. Portion and ration unit was identical to all categories of the military personnel. Difference in food level consisted in that, how many portions and rations serviceman received. Up to the end of existence of Russian army in 1918 in each rota there were contractor and the cook who were engaged in foodstuff and cooking under sergeant-major and one of rota officers supervision. According to the Charter it was necessary to carry with respect and attention to officers and soldiers, their needs, including in the field of supply and catering services and providing with the food: Despite the lack of scientific justification, soldiers' nutrition was sufficient to provide fighting capacity of the Russian army.

  9. Historical Development of War Stress Reaction Syndromes

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    Kamil Nahit Ozmenler


    Full Text Available The battles that have come to this day had spectacular psychologic and psychiatric effects. Battle stres reactions in historical development phase has been mentioned with such different names as nostalgia, shell shock, soldier’s heart, Da Costra Syndrome, old sergeant syndrome, agent orange effect and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD due to the symptoms coming into prominence. On the othere hand they do tend to show similarities (palpilation, stomach complaints, rhomatizmal aches, neurological and psychiatric symptoms, etc. in the context of symptoms and findigs. During the historical phase, the transition of methods have also infliuenced the prominent clinical characteristics of the war stress syndromes. The symptoms that arose during the gulf War have exhibited neither similarities nor explainable characteristics with previous war stress reactions of the past. Therefore, in the context of diagnostics systems, there is no clarity about where it should be incorporated. The inability to find any satisfactory organic pathology in war stress reactions have been the unchanging characteristic of the illness. In collaboration with the increasing mortality and morbidity that arise in wars it is not only an important factor but the resistance of patients, who had been effected, to amelioration is continuing to be an important concern which preoccupies governments, military authorities and doctors. [TAF Prev Med Bull 2010; 9(1.000: 63-70

  10. Kotoranin Tripun Gregorina (1719-1791 - pukovnik hrvatskih konjanika (Croati a cavallo

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    Lovorka Čoralić


    Full Text Available Based on analysis of the archival material kept at the State Archives in Venice (Archivio di Stato di Venezia, fond Inquisitori sopra l’amministrazione dei pubblici ruoli, State Archives in Zadar (Državni arhiv u Zadru, fond Spisi generalnih providura, Historical Archives in Kotor (Istorijski arhiv u Kotoru, fond Sudsko-notarski spisi and Diocesan Archives in Kotor (Biskupski arhiv u Kotoru, fond Matične knjige katedrale sv. Tripuna u Kotoru, this article highlights the military career of Tripun Gregorina from Kotor, from his fi rst mention in military service as captain (1736, his military activity in the rank of sergeant major (sargente maggiore from the 1750s, to his rise to the lieutenant colonel (tenente colonnello in 1774. Attention has been focused on Gregorina’s career as commander (colonnello of a cavalry regiment (1775-1791, with special emphasis on the company (compagnia of which he was directly in charge (its size, native origin of the soldiers, recruitment of soldiers and other. Appended are several lists of the company’s men under the military command of Tripun Gregorina.

  11. Trust Management Considerations For the Cooperative Infrastructure Defense Framework: Trust Relationships, Evidence, and Decisions

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    Maiden, Wendy M.


    Cooperative Infrastructure Defense (CID) is a hierarchical, agent-based, adaptive, cyber-security framework designed to collaboratively protect multiple enclaves or organizations participating in a complex infrastructure. CID employs a swarm of lightweight, mobile agents called Sensors designed to roam hosts throughout a security enclave to find indications of anomalies and report them to host-based Sentinels. The Sensors’ findings become pieces of a larger puzzle, which the Sentinel puts together to determine the problem and respond per policy as given by the enclave-level Sergeant agent. Horizontally across multiple enclaves and vertically within each enclave, authentication and access control technologies are necessary but insufficient authorization mechanisms to ensure that CID agents continue to fulfill their roles in a trustworthy manner. Trust management fills the gap, providing mechanisms to detect malicious agents and offering more robust mechanisms for authorization. This paper identifies the trust relationships throughout the CID hierarchy, the types of trust evidence that could be gathered, and the actions that the CID system could take if an entity is determined to be untrustworthy.

  12. A tradução de marcadores culturais em Sargento Getúlio à luz da lingüística de corpus

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    Elisangela Fernandes Martins


    Full Text Available Este artigo aborda a tradução de marcadores culturais em Sergeant Getulio em relação ao seu original Sargento Getúlio, ambos do escritor e autotradutor João Ubaldo Ribeiro. A fundamentação teórica apóia-se nos Estudos da Tradução baseados em corpus de Baker e de Camargo, na Lingüística de Corpus de Berber Sardinha, nos trabalhos sobre domínios culturais de Nida e de Aubert, e na proposta das modalidades tradutórias reformuladas por Aubert. Quantos aos procedimentos metodológicos, usamos as ferramentas de busca disponibilizadas pelo programa WordSmith Tools, versão 4.0. Os resultados obtidos revelam que João Ubaldo Ribeiro busca uma maior aproximação entre o leitor de língua inglesa e a mensagem do original por meio do uso de recursos da modulação, da explicitação e da adaptação ao traduzir, para o inglês, marcadores culturais específicos da realidade brasileira.

  13. The Representation of Aboriginality in the Novels of Peter Temple

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    Bill Phillips


    Full Text Available Identity politics is fraught with difficulties. Of few places is this truer than in Australia when it comes to the representation of Aboriginality. On the one hand the absence or invisibility of Aboriginality in Australian life and culture maybe interpreted as a deliberate exclusion of a people whose presence is uncomfortable or inconvenient for many Australians of immigrant origin. Equally, the representation of Aboriginality by non-Aboriginals may be seen as an appropriation of identity, an inexcusable commercial exploitation or an act of neocolonialism. Best-selling and prize-winning South African-born author Peter Temple appears to be very much aware of these pitfalls. In his crime novels, written between 1996 and 2009, he has obviously made the decision to grasp the nettle and attempt to represent Aboriginality in a way that would be as acceptable as possible. This paper traces the evolution of Temple's representation of Aboriginality through the three major Aboriginal characters present in his novels: Cameron Delray (Bad Debts, 1996; Black Tide, 1999; Dead Point, 2000; and White Dog, 2003, Ned Lowey (An Iron Rose, 1998 and Detective Sergeant Paul Dove (The Broken Shore, 2005 and Truth, 2009.

  14. A Healthy Eating Identity is Associated with Healthier Food Choice Behaviors Among U.S. Army Soldiers. (United States)

    Jayne, Julianna M; Frongillo, Edward A; Torres-McGehee, Toni M; Emerson, Dawn M; Glover, Saundra H; Blake, Christine E


    Promoting healthy eating among Soldiers is a priority to the Army due to the link between nutrition and performance. The Army typically uses nutrition education to encourage Soldiers to make healthier food choices with low emphasis on other psychosocial determinants of food choice behaviors. Drill Sergeant Candidates (n = 575) completed surveys assessing nutrition knowledge, eating identity type, and food choice behaviors including fruit and vegetable intake, skipping meals, and eating out frequency. In multiple linear regression models using full-information maximum likelihood estimation while controlling for race/ethnicity, education, and marital status, we examined relationships between nutrition knowledge, a healthy eating identity, and Soldiers' food choice behaviors. The study was approved by the Department of Defense and University of South Carolina's Institutional Review Boards. A healthy eating identity was positively associated with greater fruit and vegetable consumption (p eating out frequency (p healthy eating identity may be more effective for promoting healthy food choice behaviors than nutrition education alone. Determining if various points in a Soldier's career could be leveraged to influence a healthy eating identity and behaviors could be an important strategy to improve compliance with health promotion programs.

  15. Tetanus after allogeneic bone-marrow transplantation

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    Kendra, J.R.; Halil, O.; Barrett, A.J.; Selwyn, S.


    A brief report is presented of a case of tetanus after allogeneic bone-marrow transplantation complicated by radiation-induced pneumonitis. A 30-year-old army sergeant received a bone-marrow transplant from his brother for the treatment of a granulocytic sarcoma after local radiotherapy to the tumour. Six years earlier he had sustained an open, compound fracture of the left tibia and fibula while on army exercise. At the time a pin and plate had been inserted and booster anti-tetanus administered. Bone-marrow transplantation was performed after total body irradiation. Cyclosporin A was given against graft-versus-host disease. Fifty four days after transplantation tetanus was diagnosed and death followed 14 days later. Necropsy disclosed radiation-induced pneumonitis, but no organisms were cultured from the lungs or the old fracture site. It is suggested that spores were incorporated into the wound site before surgery and that oxygenation around the plate became compromised after transplantation, permitting germination of dormant spores, immunosuppression allowing development of the disease. (U.K.)

  16. Himmelsblau. Bemerkungen zum Thema „Farben“ in Humboldts Alterswerk Kosmos. Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung

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    Full Text Available Articel in German, Abstracts in English and German.For the greater part of his life, Alexander von Humboldt was interested in colour phenomena which he observed in nature. These observations led him to do research into phenomena such as the blue colour of the sky, enigmatic dust and hail, and the colour of plants. Humboldt corresponded with many scientists about the connection between sunlight and the creation of colours, about coloured shadows, the Blue Cave in Capri, the colour of stars, plants etc. Claude-Louis Berthollet developed a model for the composition of a blue colour (Indigo, a technology which was of great importance to the textile industry.The present paper focuses on Humboldt’s interest in the blue colour of the sky, which he shared with artists, writers and scientists like Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Christian Gottfried Lichtenberg, Caspar David Friedrich and Horace Bénédict de Saussure. During his travels in South America, Humboldt used Saussure’s cyanometer to determine the intensity of the blue colour of the sky. Later he corresponded about this instrument with his friend François Arago who had invented a cyanometer based on chromatic polarisation. While Humboldt was working on his “Cosmos”, Arago explained to his friend the latest results in physics, especially in polarography. Towards the end of his life, Humboldt corresponded with the painter J. G. Schall and admitted that he had somewhat lost his interest in the physical explanation of the blue colour of the sky.

  17. Teacher-led relaxation response curriculum in an urban high school: impact on student behavioral health and classroom environment. (United States)

    Wilson, H Kent; Scult, Matthew; Wilcher, Marilyn; Chudnofsky, Rana; Malloy, Laura; Drewel, Emily; Riklin, Eric; Saul, Southey; Fricchione, Gregory L; Benson, Herbert; Denninger, John W


    Recent data suggest that severe stress during the adolescent period is becoming a problem of epidemic proportions. Elicitation of the relaxation response (RR) has been shown to be effective in treating anxiety, reducing stress, and increasing positive health behaviors. The research team's objective was to assess the impact of an RR-based curriculum, led by teachers, on the psychological status and health management behaviors of high-school students and to determine whether a train-the-trainer model would be feasible in a high-school setting. The research team designed a pilot study. The setting was a Horace Mann charter school within Boston's public school system. Participants were teachers and students at the charter school. The team taught teachers a curriculum that included (1) relaxation strategies, such as breathing and imagery; (2) psychoeducation regarding mind-body pathways; and (3) positive psychology. Teachers implemented this curriculum with students. The research team assessed changes in student outcomes (eg, stress, anxiety, and stress management behaviors) using preintervention/postintervention surveys, including the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS), the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory-Form Y (STAI-Y), the stress management subscale of the Health-promoting Lifestyle Profile II (HPLP-II), the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES), the Locus of Control (LOC) questionnaire, and the Life Orientation Test-Revised (LOTR). Classroom observations using the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)-Secondary were also completed to assess changes in classroom environment. Using a Bonferroni correction (P management behaviors at that point. Using a Bonferroni correction (P management behaviors (P classroom productivity (eg, increased time spent on activities and instruction from pre- to postintervention). This study showed that teachers can lead an RR curriculum with fidelity and suggests that such a curriculum has positive benefits on student emotional and behavioral

  18. Acute reduction of serum 8-iso-PGF2-alpha and advanced oxidation protein products in vivo by a polyphenol-rich beverage; a pilot clinical study with phytochemical and in vitro antioxidant characterization

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    Full Text Available Abstract Background Measuring the effects of the acute intake of natural products on human biomarker concentrations, such as those related to oxidation and inflammation, can be an advantageous strategy for early clinical research on an ingredient or product. Methods 31 total healthy subjects were randomized in a double-blinded, placebo-controlled, acute pilot study with post-hoc subgroup analysis on 20 of the subjects. The study examined the effects of a single dose of a polyphenol-rich beverage (PRB, commercially marketed as "SoZo®", on serum anti-inflammatory and antioxidant markers. In addition, phytochemical analyses of PRB, and in vitro antioxidant capacity were also performed. Results At 1 hour post-intake, serum values for 8-iso-PGF2-alpha and advanced oxidation protein products decreased significantly by 40% and 39%, respectively. Additionally, there was a trend toward decreased C-reactive protein, and increased nitric oxide levels. Both placebo and PRB treatment resulted in statistically significant increases in hydroxyl radical antioxidant capacity (HORAC compared to baseline; PRB showed a higher percent change (55-75% versus 23-74% in placebo group, but the two groups did not differ significantly from each other. Conclusions PRB produced statistically significant changes in several blood biomarkers related to antioxidant/anti-inflammatory effects. Future studies are justified to verify results and test for cumulative effects of repeated intakes of PRB. The study demonstrates the potential utility of acute biomarker measurements for evaluating antioxidant/anti-inflammatory effects of natural products.

  19. Working hours and common mental disorders in English police officers. (United States)

    Houdmont, J; Randall, R


    There is a paucity of evidence on working hours and their psychological correlates in police officers of the federated ranks in England. An exploratory study to establish the extent to which a sample of English police officers worked long hours and the association between long working hours and common mental disorder (CMD). Officers of the federated ranks (constable, sergeant, inspector) from two English county forces completed a questionnaire to report their typical weekly working hours and symptoms of CMD. We also collected socio- and occupational-demographic data. We defined long working hours as ≥49 h in a typical week in accordance with 48-h weekly limit specified in the 1993 European Directive on the Organisation of Working Time. We established associations between long working hours and self-reported CMDs using binary logistic regression to generate odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) adjusted for potential confounding variables. Twenty-seven per cent (n = 327/1226) of respondents reported long working hours. The ORs for psychological distress (OR 2.05, 95% CI 1.57-2.68), emotional exhaustion (OR 1.99, 95% CI 1.52-2.59), and depersonalization (OR 1.30, 95% CI 1.00-1.71) were significantly increased for long working hours after adjustment for socio- and occupational-demographic characteristics. More than one quarter of sampled police officers reported working long hours and were significantly more likely to report CMD. National and longitudinal research is required to confirm these findings, which suggest management of working hours may effectively promote psychological well-being. © The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society of Occupational Medicine. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email:

  20. Democracia e violência policial: o caso da policia militar Democracy and police violence: the case of military police

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    Full Text Available Este estudo tem como objetivo investigar o apoio de policiais militares às ações extrajudiciais para o combate à violência. Duzentos e dois policiais militares do Estado de Goiás participaram deste estudo durante os meses de maio e junho de 2003. Os resultados indicam a preponderância da adesão aos valores democráticos para a rejeição às ações extrajudiciais. Além disso, as justificativas para essa rejeição, que ressaltam o respeito pelos diretos humanos, foram citadas com maior freqüência pelos soldados do que pelos sargentos, tenentes e capitães. Esses resultados são discutidos enfatizando a importância da inclusão do estudo sobre a democracia na formação dos policiais militares.The aim of this study is to investigate Military Policemen's support to extra judicial actions to combat violence. Two hundred and two military policemen who were students at the Center of Studies and Higher Education of the Military Police at Goiás (Brazil participated in this study during May and June 2003. The results indicate the importance of the adhesion to democratic values for the rejection of extra judicial actions. Furthermore, the justifications stressing the respect to the Human Rights are evocated more frequently by privates than by sergeants, lieutenants and captains. Those results are discussed stressing the importance of studies about democracy in the police formation courses.

  1. Chirality in adsorption on solid surfaces. (United States)

    Zaera, Francisco


    In the present review we survey the main advances made in recent years on the understanding of chemical chirality at solid surfaces. Chirality is an important topic, made particularly relevant by the homochiral nature of the biochemistry of life on Earth, and many chiral chemical reactions involve solid surfaces. Here we start our discussion with a description of surface chirality and of the different ways that chirality can be bestowed on solid surfaces. We then expand on the studies carried out to date to understand the adsorption of chiral compounds at a molecular level. We summarize the work published on the adsorption of pure enantiomers, of enantiomeric mixtures, and of prochiral molecules on chiral and achiral model surfaces, especially on well-defined metal single crystals but also on other flat substrates such as highly ordered pyrolytic graphite. Several phenomena are identified, including surface reconstruction and chiral imprinting upon adsorption of chiral agents, and the enhancement or suppression of enantioselectivity seen in some cases upon adsorption of enantiomixtures of chiral compounds. The possibility of enhancing the enantiopurity of adsorbed layers upon the addition of chiral seeds and the so-called "sergeants and soldiers" phenomenon are presented. Examples are provided where the chiral behavior has been associated with either thermodynamic or kinetic driving forces. Two main approaches to the creation of enantioselective surface sites are discussed, namely, via the formation of supramolecular chiral ensembles made out of small chiral adsorbates, and by adsorption of more complex chiral molecules capable of providing suitable chiral environments for reactants by themselves, via the formation of individual adsorbate:modifier adducts on the surface. Finally, a discussion is offered on the additional effects generated by the presence of the liquid phase often required in practical applications such as enantioselective crystallization, chiral

  2. Geomorphosites and the history of geomorphology (United States)

    Giusti, Christian


    Geomorphosites are geosites of geomorphological significance, with a now well admitted distinction between central or scientific values on the one hand, and additional values such as ecological, economical or aesthetical values on the other hand. Among the scientific values, some are directly linked to the climatic forcings through geomorphological processes in the case of active geomorphosites, for example the meaning of a waterfall in a post-glacial trough valley. In the case of passive geomorphosites, the central values rather lie in structural features, ancient landforms, inherited regoliths such as the clay-with-flints of the Chalklands of Southern England and Northern France. Sometimes, the scientific value is not fully determined by the type of geomorphosite, active or passive, but rather by the fact this geosite has a special importance concerning the history of the Earth sciences, especially in geomorphology. This is well exemplified with the famous case of the Nant d'Arpenaz waterfall S-folds in the lower Arve valley between Geneva and Chamonix, first described by Horace Benedict de Saussure in 1774 and invoked to explain the formation of the Alps by folding. This structural geosite (history of tectonics) is also a geomorphosite. Concerning geomorphology, the current Nant d'Arpenaz waterfall is quite similar to the Pissevache waterfall in the Rhone valley: they are both examples of postglacial geomorphosites due to hanging valleys. When erosion is more advanced narrow gorges appear, for example Diosaz gorge (Haute-Savoie, France) or Dailley, Trient and Triège gorges (Valais, Switzerland). All these geomorphosites (main trough valleys, tributary valleys, waterfalls and postglacial gorges) were studied by pionneers of fluvial and glacial geomorphology such as Jean Bruhnes and Emmanuel de Martonne before World War I. The former has played an important role at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) and has devoted many studies about the potholes and eddies

  3. The Hellenistic Epigram and the Roman Poets of the Augustan Period

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    Full Text Available The paper surveys »Greece through Roman eyes« by searching individual Hellenistic literary epigrams for traces of their impact on the Augustan poets, especially on Vergil, but also on Horace, Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid. The first section focuses on those passages which echo the poetry of the older generation of epigrammatists (4th—3rd century B.C., particularly Callimachus, Posidippus, and Asclepiades, and the second on those which allude to epigrams composed by the younger generation of Greek authors from the archaic and classical periods of Latin literature, such as Damagetus, Dioscorides, Philodemus, and Crinagoras. Besides the echoes of Greek poetry in the Roman poets’ passages, the paper examines in what ways and to what degree Roman history and Roman authors marked such Greek epigrammatists as Antipater of Sidon or Philip of Thessalonica. A key observation seems to be that Roman authors, albeit they may have written epigrams themselves, nevertheless preferred to embed fragments of epigrammatic poetry (or allusions to it in their longer works, as Vergil did in his Eclogues or the Aeneid. One way in which Vergil played on epigrammatic discourse was to include in the Aeneid recognisable motifs from the Hellenistic literary epigram (e.g. by Anyte and Damagetus, and to treat implicitly through these motifs, embedded in a new context, the same thematic problems as the model epigrams did. Another interesting observation is that the (supposed allusions do not refer exclusively to Greek epigrams but sometimes even to epigrammatic discourse within other poetry genres. An example is Vergil’s passage on Daphnis’ death in the Eclogues, which continues, and alludes to, Theocritus’ episode in the Idylls. While Theocritus’ passage on Daphnis’ death imitates the discourse of funerary epigrams in the voice of Thyrsis or Daphnis himself, Vergil’s passage actually contains a kind of rounded-off, spoken mythological epitaph. Later

  4. “Ardebo igneo amore Tui”: De Coelestino Leuthnero O.S.B., Matris Dei amatore

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    Curtius Smolak


    Full Text Available "In my fiery love for you I will burn": Coelestinus Leuthner OSB, the lover of the Mother of God. This article examines the Latin poems of the Benedictine monk Coelestinus (Cölestin Leuthner (1695–1759, who taught Rhetoric at the gymnasiums of Freising and Salzburg. Those who read Leuthner will find that his poetry, for all its variety with regard to both genres (epigrams, odes and elegies and subject matters (which are indeed many and diverse, creates a kind of red string leading – like an Ariadne’s thread – to Mary, the mother of Jesus. Poems in her honour are placed at the beginning of every single part of his collection of poems (Salzburg, no year, seemingly in order to render the various parts of the work coherent with each other. Through these opening poems the poet gradually ascends to the summit of his own affections for Mary. He starts by addressing Mary as the Lady of Sorrows, then turns to the Lady of Miracles and after that to the Refuge of Sinners, until he finally praises Mary Assumed into Heaven. According to the different literary genres Leuthner refers either directly or subtly and covertly to various Roman poets who are considered the foremost in their genres. Thus, in his epigrams, Leuthner alludes to Martial, in his odes, to Horace, in his elegies, to Propertius and Ovid. Furthermore, Leuthner considers the very name of Mary to contain something magnificent and gracious. This is something which the poet illustrates not only through one particular poem, in which he deals with three etymologies of her name, but also through examples taken from history, namely, Mary the sister of Lazarus and Mary Stuart, the catholic Queen of Scotland who suffered what Leuthner reckons to be a particularly memorable martyr’s death for her faith. When all these circumstances are taken into consideration, it becomes evident that this manifest love for Mary the Mother of God, whom the poet does not refrain from characterizing as

  5. Effect of Gamma Irradiation on Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis Capitata (Wiedemann) and Improvement of The Sterile-Insect Technique

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    Sayed, W.A.A.


    The population suppression success of Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wied.) using sterile insect technique (SIT) depends mainly upon: the release of male only, ability of sterilized males to compete with wild males in mating with wild females and discrimination of released male flies from the wild population. The effect of gamma irradiation doses on the male sterility was evaluated, to determine the level of induced sterility for achieving the balance between sterility and mating competitiveness. For optimal sterilizing dose, 8 different doses of gamma irradiation were tested. The results revealed that the doses 80, 90 and 100 Gy were the effective doses for SIT. In a field cage experiment, the mating ability, mating competitiveness and sexual compatibility were determined for the three effective sterilizing doses. The indices of sexual isolation (ISI) and the relative sterile index (RSI) indicated that mating efficiency of the dose 80 Gy was better than the doses 90 and 100 Gy. Obtained results also revealed that the competitiveness of 80 Gy irradiated males was higher than either 90 or 100 Gy irradiated males. Mutant strains, i.e. white eye white pupae strain (WeWp strain), male linked translocated strain (T strain), temperature sensitive lethal strain (tsl strain) and sergeant 2 strain (Sr 2 strain) were reared and maintained for the construction of genetic sexing strain Vienna 8- Sr 2 strain (GSS V8-Sr 2 ). The results of biological characters of GSSs revealed that, the 3 sexing strains (T, Sr 2 and V8 strains) which have Y- auto some translocation were less productive than the bisexual strain (BSS). Also, the development of tsl and GSS V 8-Sr 2 strains was delayed compared with the BSS strain. The stability of GSS V8-Sr 2 strain in the filter rearing was higher than in the mass rearing throughout 12 successive generations. The use of recombinant DNA to develop the two genetically modified strains GMSs (V8-2) and (V8-4) using insect transformation

  6. Recruitment and Ongoing Engagement in a UK Smartphone Study Examining the Association Between Weather and Pain: Cohort Study. (United States)

    Druce, Katie L; McBeth, John; van der Veer, Sabine N; Selby, David A; Vidgen, Bertie; Georgatzis, Konstantinos; Hellman, Bruce; Lakshminarayana, Rashmi; Chowdhury, Afiqul; Schultz, David M; Sanders, Caroline; Sergeant, Jamie C; Dixon, William G


    , Bruce Hellman, Rashmi Lakshminarayana, Afiqul Chowdhury, David M Schultz, Caroline Sanders, Jamie C Sergeant, William G Dixon. Originally published in JMIR Mhealth and Uhealth (, 01.11.2017.

  7. Cloudy with a Chance of Pain: Engagement and Subsequent Attrition of Daily Data Entry in a Smartphone Pilot Study Tracking Weather, Disease Severity, and Physical Activity in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis. (United States)

    Reade, Samuel; Spencer, Karen; Sergeant, Jamie C; Sperrin, Matthew; Schultz, David M; Ainsworth, John; Lakshminarayana, Rashmi; Hellman, Bruce; James, Ben; McBeth, John; Sanders, Caroline; Dixon, William G


    The increasing ownership of smartphones provides major opportunities for epidemiological research through self-reported and passively collected data. This pilot study aimed to codesign a smartphone app to assess associations between weather and joint pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to study the success of daily self-reported data entry over a 60-day period and the enablers of and barriers to data collection. A patient and public involvement group (n=5) and 2 focus groups of patients with RA (n=9) supported the codesign of the app collecting self-reported symptoms. A separate "capture app" was designed to collect global positioning system (GPS) and continuous raw accelerometer data, with the GPS-linking providing local weather data. A total of 20 patients with RA were then recruited to collect daily data for 60 days, with entry and exit interviews. Of these, 17 were loaned an Android smartphone, whereas 3 used their own Android smartphones. Of the 20 patients, 6 (30%) withdrew from the study: 4 because of technical challenges and 2 for health reasons. The mean completion of daily entries was 68% over 2 months. Patients entered data at least five times per week 65% of the time. Reasons for successful engagement included a simple graphical user interface, automated reminders, visualization of data, and eagerness to contribute to this easily understood research question. The main barrier to continuing engagement was impaired battery life due to the accelerometer data capture app. For some, successful engagement required ongoing support in using the smartphones. This successful pilot study has demonstrated that daily data collection using smartphones for health research is feasible and achievable with high levels of ongoing engagement over 2 months. This result opens important opportunities for large-scale longitudinal epidemiological research. ©Samuel Reade, Karen Spencer, Jamie C Sergeant, Matthew Sperrin, David M Schultz, John Ainsworth, Rashmi

  8. A systematic review investigating measurement properties of physiological tests in rugby. (United States)

    Chiwaridzo, Matthew; Oorschot, Sander; Dambi, Jermaine M; Ferguson, Gillian D; Bonney, Emmanuel; Mudawarima, Tapfuma; Tadyanemhandu, Cathrine; Smits-Engelsman, Bouwien C M


    This systematic review was conducted with the first objective aimed at providing an overview of the physiological characteristics commonly evaluated in rugby and the corresponding tests used to measure each construct. Secondly, the measurement properties of all identified tests per physiological construct were evaluated with the ultimate purpose of identifying tests with strongest level of evidence per construct. The review was conducted in two stages. In all stages, electronic databases of EBSCOhost, Medline and Scopus were searched for full-text articles. Stage 1 included studies examining physiological characteristics in rugby. Stage 2 included studies evaluating measurement properties of all tests identified in Stage 1 either in rugby or related sports such as Australian Rules football and Soccer. Two independent reviewers screened relevant articles from titles and abstracts for both stages. Seventy studies met the inclusion criteria for Stage 1. The studies described 63 tests assessing speed (8), agility/change of direction speed (7), upper-body muscular endurance (8), upper-body muscular power (6), upper-body muscular strength (5), anaerobic endurance (4), maximal aerobic power (4), lower-body muscular power (3), prolonged high-intensity intermittent running ability/endurance (5), lower-body muscular strength (5), repeated high-intensity exercise performance (3), repeated-sprint ability (2), repeated-effort ability (1), maximal aerobic speed (1) and abdominal endurance (1). Stage 2 identified 20 studies describing measurement properties of 21 different tests. Only moderate evidence was found for the reliability of the 30-15 Intermittent Fitness. There was limited evidence found for the reliability and/or validity of 5 m, 10 m, 20 m speed tests, 505 test, modified 505 test, L run test, Sergeant Jump test and bench press repetitions-to-fatigue tests. There was no information from high-quality studies on the measurement properties of all the other tests

  9. Investigation of the Hydantoin Monomer and its Interaction with Water Molecules (United States)

    Gruet, Sébastien; Perez, Cristobal; Schnell, Melanie


    Hydantoin (Imidazolidine-2,4-dione, C_3H_4N_2O_2) is a five-membered heterocyclic compound of astrobiological interest. This molecule has been detected in carbonaceous chondrites [1], and its formation can rise from the presence of glycolic acid and urea, two prebiotic molecules [2]. The hydrolysis of hydantoin under acidic conditions can also produce glycine [3], an amino acid actively searched for in the interstellar medium. Spectroscopic data of hydantoin is very limited and mostly dedicated to the solid phase. The high resolution study in gas phase is restricted to the work recently published by Ozeki et al. reporting the pure rotational spectra of the ground state and two vibrational states of the molecule in the millimeter-wave region (90-370 GHz)[4]. Using chirped-pulse Fourier-transform microwave (CP-FTMW) spectroscopy, we recorded the jet-cooled rotational spectra of hydantoin with water between 2 to 8 GHz. We observed the ground state of hydantoin monomer and several water complexes with one or two water molecules. All the observed species exhibit a hyperfine structure due to the two nitrogen atoms present in the molecule, which were fully resolved and analyzed. Additional experiments with a ^{18}O enriched water sample were realized to determine the oxygen-atom positions of the water monomers. These experiments yielded accurate structural information on the preferred water binding sites. The observed complexes and the interactions that hold them together, mainly strong directional hydrogen bonds, will be presented and discussed. [1] Shimoyama, A. and Ogasawara, R., Orig. Life Evol. Biosph., 32, 165-179, 2002. DOI:10.1023/A:1016015319112. [2] Menor-Salván, C. and Marín-Yaseli, M.R., Chem. Soc. Rev., 41(16), 5404-5415, 2012. DOI:10.1039/c2cs35060b. [3] De Marcellus P., Bertrand M., Nuevo M., Westall F. and Le Sergeant d'Hendecourt L., Astrobiology. 11(9), 847-854, 2011. DOI:10.1089/ast.2011.0677. [4] Ozeki, H., Miyahara R., Ihara H., Todaka S., Kobayashi

  10. Radical Designs: The Emergence of the Progressive Editorial in the Nineteenth-Century Press

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    Full Text Available This article traces the transformation of the newspaper editorial in the nineteenth century from a partisan platform narrowly focused on contemporary politics into a broader more inclusive genre engaging progressive cultural reform with a literary bent. After 1814, the newspaper editorial spread its wings and soared with lofty poetic rhetoric and increasingly metaphorical language. Editors frequently broke into verse in their columns, inspired by the powerful presence of poetry and oratory in antebellum culture. A key figure at the heart of that oratorical and poetic culture was Ralph Waldo Emerson, who held a prominent position in print culture through books and newspaper reports of his speaking engagements. Horace Greeley, Karl Marx, Fanny Fern, Margaret Fuller, and Harriet Martineau form the subjects of this study because they reflect Emerson’s radical liberal influence on the emergence of the progressive editorial, particularly through literary stylistics blending poetic and philosophical rhetoric. These figures represent a diverse transatlantic mix of revolutionary and feminist columnists from the weekly and daily press who extended Emerson’s purview, especially his critiques of capitalism and institutional corruption. This approach diversifies previous understandings of the evolution of the editorial reflected in Allen Nevins’ American Press Opinion (1928, which exclusively focuses on American political editorials written by men. The more recent 1997 anthology of historical editorials by Sloan, Wray, and Sloan also excludes women and transnational journalism. The commercial press liberated the news industry from the partisan press, providing new opportunities for Emerson protégés such as Fuller to capitalize on her literary prowess, transcendentalist sensibility, and female perspective to offer some of the most politically powerful and socially efficacious writing published in the New-York Tribune. These editorialists reached

  11. A Paradigm shift to an Old Scheme for Outgoing Longwave Radiation (United States)

    McDonald, Alastair B.


    nérales Sur Les Températures Du Globe Terrestre Et Des Espaces Planétaires.' Annales de Chimie et de Physique 27: 136-67, translated by Raymond T. Pierrehumbert Philipona, Rolf, Bruno Dürr, Atsumu Ohmura, and Christian Ruckstuhl. 2005. 'Anthropogenic Greenhouse Forcing and Strong Water Vapor Feedback Increase Temperature in Europe'. Geophysical Research Letters 32 (19): L19809. doi:10.1029/2005GL023624. Saussure, Horace-Benedict de. 1786. 'Chapter XXXV. Des Causes du Froid qui Regne sur les Montagnes'. In Voyages dans les Alpes, II:347-71. Neuchatel: Fauche-Borel., translated by Alastair B. McDonald, Thorne, Peter W., Philip Brohan, Holly A. Titchner, et al. 2011. 'A Quantification of Uncertainties in Historical Tropical Tropospheric Temperature Trends from Radiosondes'. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 116 (D12): n/a - n/a. doi:10.1029/2010JD015487. Wild, Martin, Doris Folini, Christoph Schär, et al. 2013. 'The Global Energy Balance from a Surface Perspective'. Climate Dynamics 40 (11-12): 3107-34. doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1569-8. White, James W.C., Alley, Richard B., Archer, David E., et al. 2013. Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

  12. Polifenoles y Actividad Antioxidante del Fruto Liofilizado de Palma Naidi (Açai Colombiano (Euterpe oleracea Mart Polyphenols and Antioxidant Activity of the Freeze-Dried Palm Naidi (Colombian Açai (Euterpe oleracea Mart

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    activity by the techniques ABTS, DPPH and FRAP and specifically H-ORAC value (Hydrophilic Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity of 98142.0 Micromol Tx /100 g of freeze dried and L-ORAC value (Lipophilic Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity was 3194.1 Micromol Tx /100 g of freeze dried. Total ORAC 101336.1 Micromol Tx /100 g of freeze dried.

  13. ‘I can touch him now’: Harry Potter as a Gothic Narrative of Trauma and Homoerotic Sexual Abuse

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    Forbidden Forest inhabited by many dangerous and lethal creatures in The Philosopher’s Stone; the mysterious and hidden chamber under the Hogwarts castle within which a frightening and monstrous horror resides in The Chamber of Secrets; the low and narrow secret passages leading out of the castle in The Prisoner of Azkaban; the dark and overgrown graveyard in The Goblet of Fire; the labyrinthic corridors of the Department of Mysteries in The Order of the Phoenix, full of rooms which are actually laboratories where dangerous experiments unknown to the community at large take place; and the frightening cave containing a lake which hides an army of zombies in The Half-Blood Prince. As Anne Hiebert Alton has recognized, the use of such Gothic elements “leads to an atmosphere that tends to be frightening” and thus further stimulates suspense in the reader (203. For example, the tunnel under the castle – a location which itself has been the proper setting for Gothic narratives since Horace Walpole’s 1764 The Castle of Otranto – leading Harry and Ron to the Chamber of Secrets in the second volume of the series is depicted as

  14. Recurrences and fertility after endometrioma ablation in women with and without colorectal endometriosis: a prospective cohort study. (United States)

    Roman, Horace; Quibel, Solène; Auber, Mathieu; Muszynski, Hélène; Huet, Emmanuel; Marpeau, Loïc; Tuech, Jean Jacques


    83 women wishing to conceive (66.9%), 51 became pregnant (61.4%) and 33 of these pregnancies were spontaneous (64.7%). The rates of pregnancy were 65.8% for the group of patients with associated colorectal endometriosis and 57.8% for controls (P = 0.50). Age over 35 years was the only independent factor for which association with pregnancy rates approached the significance threshold (adjusted odds ratio 0.35, 95% CI 0.12-1, P = 0.06). The study sample size may be insufficient to reveal statistically significant differences related to risk factors which have low impact on the probability of recurrence and pregnancy. Data on ovarian reserve before and after the procedure was not available in all patients, which would have added to our results and the discussion about treatment of endometrioma in general. Concomitant management of colorectal endometriosis does not impact either risk of recurrences or the probability of pregnancy in women having benefited from ovarian endometrioma ablation using plasma energy. Moreover, surgical management of colorectal and ovarian endometriosis may allow spontaneous conception in one out of three patients, thus reducing expenses related to ART management. No financial support was received for this study. Horace Roman reports personal fees for participating in a symposium and masterclass presenting his experience in the use of PlasmaJet. © The Author 2015. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email:

  15. Entomology Unit annual report 2002

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    Medfly genetic sexing strains (GSS) are now being used for all operational SIT programmes. In 2002, a new strain, VIENNA 8, was evaluated for stability, quality and production characteristics. The strain carries the inversion as described in the 2001 Annual Report and it can produce ca 10% more males for irradiation and release than could previous GSS. This strain will be transferred to several facilities in 2003. As a further improvement to the strain the visible marker, Sergeant, has been introduced into the strain following the successful field cage evaluations reported in the 2001 Annual Report. In 2003 this strain will be further analysed to assess the stability of the marker. There is considerable interest in the field of medfly SIT in developing procedures whereby eggs can be shipped between different rearing facilities. This could be especially relevant for GSS as a central facility could hold and maintain a specific strain and eggs could be sent to satellite facilities where only males would be reared for sterilization and release. During 2002 a series of egg shipments was received from the medfly mass rearing facility at El Pino, Guatemala and the effect of shipment on the quality parameters of the resultant flies was assessed. It was concluded that although there was some reduction in egg viability, especially for long shipments, it will be possible to develop an effective shipment protocol. In 2002 colonies of Bactrocera oleae and Anastrepha fraterculus were established, the former after some initial problems associated with the unsuitability of the larval diet. In 2003 these colonies will be used to develop improved mass rearing techniques for these species and for A. fraterculus a series of field cage evaluations will be carried out to assess the degree of mating compatibility of populations from the whole geographic range of this species in South and Central America. The development of tsetse mass rearing facilities in Africa is expanding and in

  16. Soboba Community Energy Solar Project – Phase 1

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    Castello, Michael [Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, San Jacinto, CA (United States); DeForge, Deborah [Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, San Jacinto, CA (United States); Estrada, Steven [Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, San Jacinto, CA (United States)


    Since time immemorial the descendants of the Soboba people are those whom have lived on and occupied the land that is presently known as the cities of San Jacinto, Hemet, Valle Vista and Winchester. On June 19, 1883, President Chester Arthur by Executive Order established the Soboba Indian Reservation, a 3,172-acre tract which included the Soboba village and the adjacent hills. The President had limited authority as he was only able to set aside public land for the establishment of a reservation and had no authority to take private land. Thus the Soboba village; cultivated lands and major springs were part of Rancho San Jacinto Viejo and belonged to Matthew Byrne. Today the Soboba Indian Reservation lies in the lower reaches of the San Jacinto Mountains, across the San Jacinto River from the city of San Jacinto. The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians was awarded a community solar grant through the U.S. Department of Energy. The incorporated cities of San Jacinto and Hemet, and the unincorporated community of Valle Vista border the Reservation. All three of these surrounding communities have experienced tremendous population growth over the past two decades, with slower growth during the recent economic downturn. The Tribal community that benefits from under this grant includes 1,161 enrolled members, the majority of which live on the reservation. Nearly 41% of the enrolled members are youth, age 18 and under. The elders and community leaders value preserving and maintaining the Luiseño and Cahuilla cultures and Tribal structure for future generations. The proposed project was administered from the Tribal Administration offices located on the reservation. The Soboba Tribal Government consists of five Tribal Members who are elected by the general membership to Tribal Council for a staggered two year term. The Chairman/Chairwoman is elected by a majority vote of the general membership but the positions for Vice-Chair, Tribal Secretary, Tribal Treasurer and Sergeant at

  17. Soboba Community Energy Solar Project - Phase 2

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    Estrada, Steven [Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, San Jacinto, CA (United States)


    of the general membership but the positions for Vice-Chair, Tribal Secretary, Tribal Treasurer and Sergeant at Arms are decided by the elected council. The Soboba Tribal Administration encompasses several departments that serve the needs of the Tribe, the Reservation and the general public. They assist in day-to-day Tribal operations, public safety, Tribal family services, Native American assistance to needy families, cultural preservation, and Tribal environmental protection of natural resources, along with the monitoring of progress and needs of its Enterprises and the general public. The Tribe’s long term energy vision is to become self-sufficient and thereby attain greater control of its destiny, to control costs in view of rapidly rising electric utility expenses, and to maximize the use of renewable energy consistent with sustainable development practices. The project is a Renewable Energy System, specifically a ground mounted, fixed tilt, solar photovoltaic (PV) generating system with a rated capacity of 1.0MWac. The solar generated power serves the electric needs of the affected meters. It benefits every Tribal member since the cost of running the community Tribal facilities, including electric bills, comes out of the General Fund. The estimated 20 year project savings of $ 6,418,064 can be re-directed to other vital community needs, and the project will provide additional jobs for Tribal members. The project has been thoroughly researched and is ready to implement as soon as funding is approved.

  18. If You Want to Convict a Domestic Violence Batterer, List Multiple Charges in the Police Report

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    criminal conviction. Conversely, reports that list four crimes have a 100% rate of conviction. Three quarters of all “felony” DV, as labeled by police, either resulted in no criminal prosecution or prosecution as a misdemeanor. This replicates a finding of the California State Attorney General who reported a serious problem with police regularly inflating DV charges. Police routinely failed to list children as victims (4% of investigations, even though they could have been listed about 61% to 86% of the time. Conclusions: There is substantial room for investigative improvement by police. A number of easily added crime codes are reviewed in the discussion section. The importance of sergeants sending officers back to the scene of the DV crime, while it is still warm and witnesses and additional evidence are still available is discussed. The article concludes with a prediction: As rates of listing more than one crime in police reports increases, there should follow a significant and permanent increase in rates of prosecution and criminal conviction for DV crime.

  19. Perceptions of tutors and students on affectivity and conflict mediation in an e learning course for the Brazilian police/ Percepciones de tutores y alumnos acerca de la afectividad en la mediación de conflictos en un curso a distancia de la policía

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    Full Text Available Conflicts are inherent to human relations and should not be ignored; however, they are a lesser component in e-learning discussion. The role of the tutor and the importance of affectivity in conflict mediation in a course offered to Military Police sergeants of a Brazilian state were studied. The perceptions of seven tutors and sixty-four students were collected in a questionnaire prepared with Google Forms. For those subjected to it, conflicts in the virtual learning environment were not common, probably due to the fact that the interactions between students and tutors were considered respectful and friendly. Nevertheless, they expressed their views on which actions were expected in the event of a conflict. In the event of a conflict between students, the tutor should act as a mediator, in an impartial, friendly and firm manner; in a student‑and‑tutor event, one should seek conciliation and consensus through dialogue, although the placement of a temporary mediator was considered unnecessary. Both tutors and students felt that affectivity would help reduce or mediate conflicts. In the understanding of the students, keeping relations based on ethics and on mutual acceptance and respect would mitigate conflicts between colleagues. Friendliness was chosen as the most important social-affective competence a tutor should rely on in conflict mediation. ________________________________________________________ Los conflictos son inherentes a las relaciones humanas y no deben ser ignorados, sin embargo, son escasamente abordados en educación a distancia. En este trabajo se investigó el papel del tutor y la importancia de la afectividad en la mediación de conflictos, en un curso de sargentos de una escuela virtual para la cualificación profesional de la policía militar de un estado brasileño. Fueron recopiladas las percepciones de siete tutores y sesenta y cuatro alumnos a través de un cuestionario elaborado y disponible en Google Forms. Para

  20. “Gülün Adı ve Benim Adım Kırmızı” Adlı Romanlara Karşılaştırmalı Bir Yaklaşım A Comparative Approach to the novels “Name of the Rose and My Name Is Red”

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    Full Text Available Especially in recent years, in spite of interest in world literature,comparative literature also emerged as a popular discipline with theimpact of cultural studies. Today, comparative studies started to gohead to head by criticism and cultural studies, moving nationalliteratures to the international dimensions, seems that it’s preparedground for the meeting of world literature at one point in both theoryand practice.A work by another work or works in the context of the commonthemes and motifs, the term "comparative literature" which meanscompared and contrasted by its similarities and differences, although itoccurred in the 19th century as an academic discipline, the exit point ofthe concept "comparative" would not be wrong to say that it began withPlato and Aristotle’s classical era. While the comparative discoursesPlato and Aristotale started by comparing poetry and philosophy,having developed with Horace, Longinus, Dryden, Arnold; Sanctis,Goethe and Cuiver, reached the peak in academic dimension in 20thcentury.In the west, the works such as Rene Wellek's The Crisis ofComparative Literature; Concepts of Criticism (1963, C: L: Wrenn's TheIdea of Comparative Literature (1973, Rey Chow's In the Name ofComparative Literature (1995; and in our country, the studies such asİnci Enginün's Comparative Literature (1992, Gursel Aytaç’sComparative Literature (1997, Emel Kefeli's Comparative LiteratureStudies (2000 and Kamil Aydın’s Comparative Literature: Perception InToday's Postmodern Context (2008 are the first theoretical approachescontributing to the science of comparative literature.After 1950s, Comparative literature together with the developmentof postmodern literature also begins to make its name with the conceptof “intertextuality” very often. Some interactions such as diachronic andsynchronic similarities, intertextual references, quotations, assembliesin terms of both language and theme and technical aspects; and

  1. [Science in the crosshairs of enlightenment. Significance of hypothetical thinking]. (United States)

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    theoretical goals and practical purposes such that their agents cannot be conscious of all aspects of their practices in advance and reflect about all of them at the same time. On the other hand, the agents of such scientific practices are rarely trained, to analyze the cognitive implications of their own actions with the conceptual means of philosophical analysis. Furthermore, the agents of scientific research are hardly able to foresee the theoretical results of their research or even predict the chances and risks of eventual applications with the methods of the social sciences. Despite of the chastening experiences with the ambivalence of the theoretical results and practical applications of the modern sciences and despite of the illuminating effects of modern history and theory of science, contemporary scientists are not fully conscious yet of what they are really doing and what science really is. The contemplative ideal of scientific investigations for their own sake has been replaced in modern times by the practical ideal of scientific research in the service of humanity. The emancipation of the modem sciences from philosophical authorities and religious institutions has freed at first the sciences from alien restrictions to their self-chosen objects and purposes of research. However, the increasing economic constraints and the political dependences prevented even more so that scientists could realize the autonomy which the representatives of the enlightenment had been hoping for. KANT defined the goal of enlightenment as "man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity". Quoting HORACE'S Sapere aude! he appealed to the courage of his comrades to use their own reason without the guidance of others in philosophical and especially in religious matters. Intellectual maturity as the proper goal of the enlightenment remained to be an undelivered promise despite of the emancipation of the sciences from traditional philosophical authorities and religious institutions. It is

  2. Çanakkale Muharebelerinde Gelibolu ve Civarı

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    existing in Gallipoli and consisting of Army Chief of Medical Staff Sergeant and Army Headquarters Medical Staff and the ones needed treatment urgently as not be able to transfer back were taken from the ship and their referrals were made to the two hospitals in Gallipoli. The bed capacity of the Military Hospital of Gallipoli had been increased from 250 to 1000 before and also a Red Crescent hospital with a 200-bed capacity in the French school and a 150-bed war hospital were opened. These hospitals were moved to Lapseki partially and mostly to Tekirdag upon the bombarding of the Gallipoli centre. The remaining part having 150 beds was in the situation on the 4th of May and left for the emergency cases. The Medical School students, who were employed in the hospitals of Istanbul province for the maintenance of the wounded increasing in number, were brought to Canakkale with the Sungurlu Battalion boarded the Ship of Resit Pasha in April, 1915 and then to Gallipoli under the auspices of the Ottoman destroyer and finally they were distributed to the hospitals.

  3. Obituary: John Beverley Oke, 1928-2004 (United States)

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    one of the first two photoelectric scanners ever built. His main interests at the time were the classification of the thousands of stellar spectra in the DDO archives, and studies of Cepheids using his new spectrum scanner. At a Halloween party in 1954 he met Nancy Sparling. Together they initiated a life partnership factually punctuated by their August, 1955 marriage and the arrival of their children, Christopher (1957), Kevin (1958), Jennifer (1961) and Valerie (1966). Their home was notable to all for the deep aura of familial love and joy in the pursuit of knowledge and accomplishments. In winter 1957-58 Jesse Greenstein invited Bev to join Cal Tech, where he became an Associate Professor (1958) and then Professor (1964); during the period 1970-1978 he was Hale Observatories Director. With the large telescopes at Mount Wilson and Mount Palomar, astronomy there could aspire to be the best in the world, but this required instrumentation of the highest capabilities. Bev soon began to contribute in a major way to their instrumentation excellence following examples established, among others, by Ira Bowen and Horace Babcock. His began by improving the DC amplifiers then in use; constructing a high-spectral-resolution, scanning spectrophotometer; designing vacuum Dewars for astronomical applications; creating pulse counting systems for photoelectric devices; and building the innovative 32-channel spectrum scanner for the Palomar 5-m telescope that was completed in 1968. Bev built instruments to advance astronomy and to satisfy his wide-ranging curiosity about nature. With the first single-channel spectrum scanner he built at Cal Tech he played a key role in the discovery of the redshift of 3C273. Using his multi-channel spectrometer with students and colleagues, he pursued a highly successful quest to establish accurate spectral-energy distributions for diverse classes of stars and galaxies, based upon rigorous calibration against physical standards. Through this

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  5. Obituary: Jesse Greenstein, 1909-2002 (United States)

    Gunn, James Edward


    On the 21 October 2002, with the death of Jesse Greenstein, many of us in astronomy lost a beloved adopted father and astronomy lost one of its most influential leaders of the postwar era. Truly a giant is gone; it is easy to say that they don't make the likes of Greenstein, Spitzer, and Scharwarzschild any more, but it is unfortunately only the truth. The field has changed and grown enormously in the more than 50 years spanned by Jesse's career with no small part of this traceable directly to his efforts. His growth was shaped very much by world events. He enjoyed a quite comfortable childhood; he was born on 15 October 1909 to successful immigrant parents, Maurice and Leah, who indulged his early interests in astronomy, radio, and science in general; these interests were to remain with him the rest of his life. As a boy he thought physics dull and chemistry exciting, though later he was to be influential in the transformation of astronomy into astrophysics in this country. He was something of a prodigy, entering the Horace Mann School for boys (an excellent private high school) at age 11 and Harvard at age 16 (in 1926). He met and became close friends with Cecilia Payne, with whom he shared cultural and scientific passions. She was certainly the greatest female astronomer of the era but largely shunned and ignored by her colleagues. Thus began a curious ambivalence in his relationship with women in the field; in fact and in action he was highly supportive but much less so in word. He graduated with a BA in astronomy in October 1929, on the eve of the stock market crash. He stayed for one more year and obtained a Master's degree, prevented by ill health from a planned one-year visit to Oxford. His family had always assumed that he would forego his interest in research and take his place in the family's successful business and real estate endeavors and the seriousness of the market collapse impelled him, very much against his will, to do just that. He proved