Thrombophilia (sometimes hypercoagulability or a prothrombotic state) is an abnormality of blood coagulation that increases the risk of thrombosis (blood clots in blood vessels). Such abnormalities can be identified in 50% of people who have an episode of thrombosis (such as deep vein thrombosis in the leg) that was not provoked by other causes. A significant proportion of the population has a detectable abnormality, but most of these only develop thrombosis in the presence of an additional risk factor.
Elinor Ostrom was also challenging the received wisdom in her field of political science. Starting with her thesis research on how a group of stakeholders in southern California cobbled together a system for managing their water table, and culminating in her worldwide study of common-pool resource (CPR) groups, the message of her work was that groups are capable of avoiding the tragedy of the commons without requiring top-down regulation
Instead, bitcoin has become a vehicle for hoarding by libertarians and hard-currency enthusiasts who fear central banks will inflate away their savings, and for gambling by hordes of speculators attracted to its wild price swings.
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Introduction to Data Mining with R and Data Import/Export in R
Data Exploration and Visualization with R,
Regression and Classification with R,
Data Clustering with R,
Association Rule Mining with R,
Text Mining with R: Twitter Data Analysis, and
Time Series Analysis and Mining with R
The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian code of law of ancient Mesopotamia, dating back to about 1754 BC (Middle Chronology). It is one of the oldest deciphered writings of significant length in the world. The sixth Babylonian king, Hammurabi, enacted the code
The mighty conflicts between Zerg, Protoss and Human are now the stuff of high literature, as Blizzard Entertainment has landed a short story about Starcraft in the Spring 1999 issue of Amazing Stories.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.