Leslie Jill Miller

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Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is an unusual genetic disorder characterized by short stature, obesity, hypogonadism, hypotonia, cognitive impairment, and dysmorphic facies. There is an interstitial deletion of the proximal long arm of chromosome 15 in about 70% of patients. Some of these clinical features suggest a central hypothalamic/pituitary dysfunction,(More)
A multiprocessor architecture is proposed which is based on the Multics concept of having all on-line information processor-addressible. All memory management is done by an intelligent paged virtual memory system, and each processor deals only with those segments relevant to its single executing program. The processors are chosen to have different(More)
During the 1970's computing facilities which had previously provided stand-alone processing were linked into a variety of networks under quite different geographical, technical, financial and application constraints. The effect of these independent developments was that similar services were often provided by quite different mechanisms, and interconnection(More)
In this article I examine one of the thorniest aspects of the relationship between feminism and postmodernism, in order to see what a discursive analytic approach can contribute to this important debate. The problem I refer to concerns the threat that the postmodern turn—despite its benefits—is said to pose for a politically committed feminism. I begin with(More)
The selection, definition, and development phases of a Life Sciences flight research experiment has been consistent throughout the past decade. The implementation process, however, has changed significantly within the past two years. This change is driven primarily by the shift from highly integrated, dedicated research missions on platforms with well(More)
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