Mauricio Farías

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In the Atacama Desert, the narrow littoral plain and the adjacent mountain range have a unique climate. This area is locally called the “coastal desert with abundant cloudiness”, and extends from the coastline up to an elevation of 1000 m. The climate is designated as being BWn according to Köppen's Climate Classification as adapted for Chile. In the(More)
Work for this study was funded by the Joyce Foundation and IES Award R305B090016. Any errors or oversights are our own. We would like to thank Andres Cantero Jr. for his data collection efforts and Abstract: The assumption that choice-driven competition between schools will improve school quality rests upon several assumptions that remain largely(More)
BACKGROUND Intracellular neurofibrillary tangles are part of the core pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), which are mainly composed of hyperphosphorylated tau protein. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to determine whether high molecular weight (HMW) or low molecular weight (LMW) tau protein levels, as well as the ratio HMW/LMW, present in(More)
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