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NutriGenomics - Personlized Medicine By Vasu. K Brown, MD
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We are at the dawn of a new age of personalized medicine. Just as Moore’s law transformed computing so, too, will the interpretation of the human genome transform medicine. We are moving from... More > the inefficient and experimental medicine of today towards the data-driven medicine of tomorrow. Soon, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and most importantly, prevention will be tailored to individuals’ genetic and phenotypic information. It appears that nutrients and bioactive food components can influence epigenetic phenomena either by directly inhibiting enzymes that catalyze DNA methylation or histone modifications, or by altering the availability of substrates necessary for those enzymatic reactions. In this regard, nutritional epigenetics has been viewed as an attractive tool to prevent pediatric developmental diseases and cancer as well as to delay aging-associated processes. This book is meant as a guide for Health Care Professionals to implement Genetic SNP testing in their practice.< Less
Mimeo Mimeo 3 By Kyle Schlesinger
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MIMEO MIMEO IS A FORUM FOR critical and cultural perspectives on artists’ books, typography and the mimeograph revolution. This periodical features essays, interviews, artifacts, and... More > reflections on the graphic, material and textual conditions of contemporary poetry and language arts. We are especially pleased with this issue, our first devoted to the work of a single author. In Simultaneously Agitated in All Directions, Daniel Scott Snelson discusses the relationship between structuralism and the poetries of the mimeo era by presenting a detailed analysis of Form (a Cambridge-UK magazine published in 1966) and Alcheringa (a journal published by Boston University in 1975), two exemplary gatherings that brilliantly illuminate the historical, material and social circumstances under which theory informed art (and vice-versa) in the early works of some of today’s most celebrated experimental writers. JB|KS< Less
Colablablabook By Hope Ginsburg et al.
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This Colablablabook was generated by a curricular experiment called Colablablab, which was a Spring 2010 visual art studio and seminar offered through the VCUarts Painting & Printmaking... More > department and orgainzed around the study of biology. The Colablablab participants and their instructor took a Biological Concepts lecture and lab section together. The class took a class. The book was designed by Katie Connor. Katie Connor, Hope Ginsburg, Olivia Gibian and Rebecca Henderson were editors. All content was provided by the Colablablaborators themselves. That class, or rather constellation of classes, was the first semester-long project of Sponge, the ongoing participatory artwork begun in 2006 by Hope Ginsburg, which is now headquartered at the Anderson Gallery of VCUarts. Sponge generates experimental approaches to learning and teaching. Attached to a public university the way a sea sponge affixes to a marine reef, Sponge provides open waters for the conspicuous mixing of disciplines.< Less
The Art of Jonathan Bowden Vol.2 By Jonathan Bowden
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Early pop art and graphic novel work (1968-1974). Jonathan was born in Kent in 1962. He was the author of over thirty books - such as Our Name Is Legion, A Bullet Through Bone, Spiders Are Not... More > Insects, Apocalypse TV and Kratos. A painter of distinction, Jonathan has produced over 200 full-size oil paintings. An orator of great power, Jonathan was a regular speaker at various events around the United Kingdom, and with his keen interest in the arts, his abilities as both an actor and writer have won him leading roles in two experimental films by the Italian filmmaker Andrea Lioy - Venus Fly Trap and Grand Guignol. Can such a card, in Alexander Pope's depiction of Ombre, be cut in half? Now we shall find out...< Less
Memoirs of a Nonexistent Nation By Patrick Braga
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In Memoirs of a Nonexistent Nation, Patrick Braga records the fleeting histories of a short-lived country in the woods. Composed in a mixture of poetry and prose, this short volume covers the history... More > of the Independent Governorate of Sylvania, a postmodern experimental micronation he established. The book begins with the Hegoaldeïd, the Sylvanian national epic poem that tells of the ancient King Olaf. Following are the foundations of Sylvanian mythology, some territorial descriptions, and accounts of the early history of Sylvania. The text then takes on a more political tone. The Memoirs conclude with a final set of recollections and an explanation of Ludprim, the Sylvanian national sport. Interspersed throughout the text are hand-drawn illustrations of Sylvania and its mythology. Regardless of what may happen to Sylvania in the future, Memoirs of a Nonexistent Nation will surely keep Sylvanian culture and history alive in the years to come.< Less
Know the Difference By Lynette Greenfield
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This is a book everyone can relate to. Know the Difference is a collection of poems about everyday life experiences. Lynette Greenfield expresses joy, frustration, anger, faith, and explores... More > observations of human behaviors, and the contrast of love and loss. Go on a journey with Greenfield's mind as she explores secret thoughts and dreams through beautifully crafted, honest, visually, tender, poems. A constant theme of needing more out of life carries an occasional story of the experiences of travel and its calming qualities. Through playful, experimental, wordplay, the author bravely confronts her private, social and emotional battles. Know the Difference is Lynette Greenfield's second poetry edition. Evidence of her literary maturity, powerful intensity and the experienced ability to take the reader on a journey of the mind, proves Lynette's artistic progress, passion, and willingness to embrace change.< Less
Second Language Vocabulary Learning: An Empirical Study By Ali Jahangard & Somayeh Akbari
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One of the insurmountable obstacles in learning a foreign or a second language is to acquire a huge number of words in a relatively short interlude of time , a conundrum , most of learners have to... More > confront in their attempts to learn a second or foreign language. Assisting learners in tackling the learning of thousands of new words obstacle compels teachers to discover and offer the most effective tasks for vocabulary learning. Most teachers and researchers have been aware of this necessity but most often they have been in a state of indeterminacy as to what practices are the best to help the learners cope with the problem. The present book focuses on the comparison of three different methods of vocabulary instruction in a quasi experimental design and processes the related data through statistical procedures. The findings are discussed with reference to theoretical frameworks which best justify the outcomes.< Less
Colablablabook By Hope Ginsburg et al.
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This Colablablabook was generated by a curricular experiment called Colablablab, which was a Spring 2010 visual art studio and seminar offered through the VCUarts Painting & Printmaking... More > department and orgainzed around the study of biology. The Colablablab participants and their instructor took a Biological Concepts lecture and lab section together. The class took a class. The book was designed by Katie Connor. Katie Connor, Hope Ginsburg, Olivia Gibian and Rebecca Henderson were editors. All content was provided by the Colablablaborators themselves. That class, or rather constellation of classes, was the first semester-long project of Sponge, the ongoing participatory artwork begun in 2006 by Hope Ginsburg, which is now headquartered at the Anderson Gallery of VCUarts. Sponge generates experimental approaches to learning and teaching. Attached to a public university the way a sea sponge affixes to a marine reef, Sponge provides open waters for the conspicuous mixing of disciplines.< Less
DaSP (Portfolio) By Charles Davis
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DaSP summarizes the research activities I have conducted to explore the critical intersections between form and culture. The acronym DaSP stands for design as social praxis. In comparison to... More > traditional avant-garde practices that give short shrift to social concerns, my work expands the ways that architecture serves as a tool for mediating social needs. While formal experimentation remains an important tool for any design practice, it is used here to support the social and cultural purposes of the built environment. (BIO: Charles Davis is an architectural historian and critic. He completed his Master’s of Architecture at SUNY Buffalo and his Ph.D. in Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. His academic research examines the historical integrations of race and style theory in modern architectures of the nineteenth and twentieth century. Charles’ current book manuscript, “Building Character: the Racial Politics of Modern Architectural Style” is under contract with the University of Pittsburgh Press.)< Less
Bragging About The Waves: the 50th trail anniversary anthology By Ryan Smith & Matt Abra
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In the summer of 1963, Camp Stephens launched a new and experimental canoe out-tripping program called Voyageurs. Fifty years later, the success of this program – better known as Trail - is... More > reflected within the memories of those who underwent its challenges. Did you know that it can rain hot dogs? Did you know that septic systems make for great modes of relaxation? Did you know that boulders are NOT meant to be stored at the bottom of tripping packs? These are unique truths known only because of the Stephens trail program, and for the first time, they are unveiled in this 50th Anniversary Anthology of stories, poems, and songs. Above all, these stories describe what has become, over the past fifty years, a rich camp culture that has fostered adventurism, confidence and responsibility in countless young lives. *note: all profits from the sale of this book will go towards helping send kids to camp< Less

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