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Sailing Alone Around the World
Joshua Slocum's solo voyage around the world in 1895 in the sloop "Spray" stands as one of the world's greatest adventures. By the end he had cruised some 46,000 miles by sail and entirely alone -Expand
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Terrorism, media, liberation
September 11, 2001 made the dangers of terrorism horrifyingly real for Americans. Although not the first or only attack on U.S. soil, its magnitude renewed old debates and raised fresh concerns aboutExpand
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Nitrile Probes of Electric Field Agree with Independently Measured Fields in Green Fluorescent Protein Even in the Presence of Hydrogen Bonding.
  • J. Slocum, L. Webb
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society
  • 11 May 2016
There is growing interest in using the nitrile vibrational oscillation as a site-specific probe of local environment to study dynamics, folding, and electrostatics in biological molecules such asExpand
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Measuring Electric Fields in Biological Matter Using the Vibrational Stark Effect of Nitrile Probes.
  • J. Slocum, L. Webb
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Annual review of physical chemistry
  • 20 April 2018
Measurement of the electrostatic interactions that give rise to biological functions has been a longstanding challenge in biophysics. Advances in spectroscopic techniques over the past two decadesExpand
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Orthogonal Electric Field Measurements near the Green Fluorescent Protein Fluorophore through Stark Effect Spectroscopy and pKa Shifts Provide a Unique Benchmark for Electrostatics Models.
Measurement of the magnitude, direction, and functional importance of electric fields in biomolecules has been a long-standing experimental challenge. pKa shifts of titratable residues have been theExpand
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Quantifying the Effects of Hydrogen Bonding on Nitrile Frequencies in GFP: Beyond Solvent Exposure.
Vibrational spectroscopy is a powerful tool for characterizing the complex noncovalent interactions that arise in biological systems. The nitrile stretching frequency has proven to be a particularlyExpand
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RC-DARTS: Resource Constrained Differentiable Architecture Search
Recent advances show that Neural Architectural Search (NAS) method is able to find state-of-the-art image classification deep architectures. In this paper, we consider the one-shot NAS problem forExpand
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Violence and American cinema
Part One: Theorizing and Historicizing Hollywood Violence 1. Introduction 2. Some Thought on Film Violence 3. The Violence of the Perfect Moment 4. Violence American Style - The NarrativeExpand
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