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    Predicting the IQ of young children from early developmental markers

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    Special Adaptations of Orb Weavers and Prey

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    Orb weaving spiders have devised both webs and special devices for capturing prey. The prey have also evolved mechanisms for eluding spiders and for living with them. Some of the mechanisms involved are discussed in this paper

    Phosphorescent Animal Forms of Arkansas

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    Two phosphorescent animal forms, Euryurus sp. and Centruroides vittatus, were collected with a black light in an attempt to collect phosphorescent spiders. Both the millipede and the scorpion were easily observed by the bright phosphorescent yellow color which glowed in the presence of the black ligh

    A Check-list of the Spiders of Arkansas

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    Collections of spiders were made from 1966, to the present in the six physiographic regions of Arkansas. During this time 435 species representing 35 families were collected and recorded

    Uniplanar nystagmus associated with perceptual and cognitive visual dysfunction due to presumed focal ischemic occipital cortical atrophy: a missed diagnosis and new observation

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    Uniplanar nystagmus has been described in relation to pathology of the brain stem, retina, optic nerve, sensory visual deprivation, periventricular leucomalacia, and drug toxicity. This paper describes a case of uniplanar nystagmus associated with features of higher visual dysfunction and a presumed focal insult to the occipital lobes following an episode of neonatal apnea

    A summary report on system effectiveness and optimization study

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    Report treats optimization and effectiveness separately. Report illustrates example of dynamic programming solution to system optimization. Computer algorithm has been developed to solve effectiveness problem and is included in report

    Spam Agenda, V1.0

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    There is an asymmetry between the way men perceive women and the way women perceive men. My first insight into gender on the internet came when I would go through the spam that would arrive in my email folder everyday and delete it. While the contents made me giggle at times, it did rouse some questions, like: Do women feel sexually inadequate? How do we perceive members of the opposite sex? Why is there gender discrimination and rape and what are the effects of this offline threat when we are online? On the whole it seems that, online, the power relations and techniques of interaction between the genders resemble the traditional models which have prevailed in real life – men are driven by insecurity and women by caution