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Wound Healing and the Foreign Body Reaction

Friday, November 23, 2012
Category: Health

From www.uweb.engr.washington.edu

The body’s top priorities are to stop blood loss, restore function and to prevent infection. Repairing tissue involves restoring both cells and their protein matrix. The protein matrix defines tissue structure and supports cellular adhesion and migration.

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Learning from Psychopaths: Q&A With Psychologist Kevin Dutton TIME.com

Friday, November 23, 2012
Category: Behavior

From healthland.time.com

One difference tends to emerge between functional and criminal psychopaths. The successful functioning ones are able to delay gratification a bit more. They are less impulsive than the criminal ones. Recently, a study looked at the difference between criminal psychopaths in a maximum security prison and business executives.

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Why Online Education Works

Friday, November 23, 2012
Category: Education

From www.cato-unbound.org

Teaching students 30 at a time is expensive and becoming relatively more expensive. Teaching is becoming relatively more expensive for the same reason that butlers have become relatively more expensive‚Ä"butler productivity increased more slowly than productivity in other fields, so wages for butlers rose even as their output stagnated; as a result, the opportunity cost of butlers increased.

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When a C.I.A. Director Had Scores of Affairs - NYTimes.com

Friday, November 23, 2012
Category: America

From www.nytimes.com

Dulles ran the agency from 1953 to 1961, and he had a profound effect on America’s role in the cold war. Together with his brother, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, he exercised enormous power and helped overthrow governments from Iran to Guatemala to Congo.

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