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T he publication of Samuel Huntington's Who Are We? The Challenges to America's National Identity provides an opportunity to consider several distinct underlying assumptions about American national identity , and to evaluate the claim that this identity is threatened by growth among native-born and immigrant populations of Latin American origin,(More)
It is impossible to assess the impact of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) without a thorough consideration of the role of the Section 5 Preclearance Provision. This subdivision of the law transformed the traditional relationship between national and state governments in that it gave the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the United States District Court for the(More)
No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval systems, without permission in writing from the Chief Justice Earl Acknowledgments The Warren Institute would like to thank the Ford Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation(More)
The endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) plays an important homeostatic role in the cardiovascular system (CVS) by maintaining appropriate blood pressure through production of nitric oxide. The 894TT genotype of 894G>T (Glu298Asp, rs1799983), a polymorphic variant of eNOS, has been associated with several vascular diseases. On the basis of this strong(More)
"Meet the Frumbles" is a group of felt robotic characters that talk amongst themselves and interact with the audience. Empathy, cuteness and gags are explored as communicational facilitators and ludic interaction between a felt robot creature's orchestra and its human conductor. Creative coding using computer vision, electronic prototyping and physical(More)