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Introduction: Martian chaotic terrains (CTs) are assemblages of mesas and knobs most widely recognized for their putative role in the formation of huge flooding channels bordering Chryse Planitia, a large topographic basin east of the Tharsis volcanic province. They are traditionally thought to have resulted from disruption and collapse of an icy permafrost(More)
Human Herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) has been implicated in the pathogenesis of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). In this paper we attempted to confirm the connection between dialysis, HHV-8, and KS by examining the case of an elderly haemodialysis nonimmunosuppressed male patient with end-stage renal disease, who developed KS. By using PCR we have verified the presence of DNA(More)
Introduction: The eastern Hellas rim region displays evidence for continued fluvial/glacial activity throughout its evolution. First episodes of fluvial erosion date back to Noachian to early Hesperian age [1] and the last flow features found within the region are Amazonian [2]. Formation of the outflow channels and smaller channel systems occurred after(More)
33, 1092. [3] Carr, M.H. (1990) Icarus, 87. [4] Mellon, M.T. and Jakosky, B.M. (1995) JGR, 100, E6. Figure 1: Top half (left) and bottom half (right) of MOC image M0902875 (traverse C on Figure 2). The plateau is at extreme top showing smooth (Ps) and pitted (Pp) surface. Below the rim are gullies and alcoves, some of which are filled with a material that I(More)
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