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¡°This study shows that the brain has different functional states when asleep and when awake,¡± said Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc., co-director of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) Center for Translational Neuromedicine and lead author...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 4:04am
D. She considers it part of her heritage. 14. What pronoun would be used for the narrator(s) of a story such as A Rose for Emily, which is written in the first-person, plural point of view? A. I C. We B. You D. He 15. In the dramatic point of view, the author A. ...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 2:37am
There are seven books. A series of eight movies based on the novels has been made by Warner Bros. They started making the movies in 2001. The first one was released on November 16th 2001. The second to the fifth were released respectively on 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2007. (Would ...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 12:01am
(1) After my interview with these four young people, I reflected on the quiet sense of "difference" I sensed with many of these Upward Bound students. (2) As a college teacher who has also taught seventh-grade science, I have some experience with the faces and ...
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 6:10pm
What was one way the historical rivalry between the French and the English played out in the American colonies? (1 point) The two European powers fought over control of present-day Florida They competed over resources in Ohio River Valley*** They clashed over trade regulations...
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 1:36pm
The various prizes are awarded yearly. Each recipient, or laureate, receives a gold medal, a diploma and a sum of money, which is decided by the Nobel Foundation. As of 2012, each prize was worth 8 million SEK. (How do we pronounce "SEK"?)
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 8:41am
1. What about Thoreauï¿½s night in jail made him angry? (1 point) The fact that his stay in prison was too short to make a point. *The interference with his protest. The uncomfortable accommodations. 2. Why do the playwrights refer to their protagonist as &...
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 2:27pm
What must a prepositional phrase include? A. a preposition and a noun or pronoun B. a preposition and an adjective or article C. a preposition and a verb or adverb D. a preposition and a conjunction or interjection C???
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 1:10pm
Which relationships do many prepositions describe? A. size relationships B. value relationships C. personal relationships D. spatial relationships i think D?
Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 12:16pm
I would for you to overlook my narrative essay, for corrections and your advice. The essay is not finished, but would like to know am I on the right path. A Painful Moment It was the summer of 1998; I was twenty years old celebrating the 4th of July with my brother the day ...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 11:05pm
Though not sedking any attention or credit, the volunteer organization was (adulated) for its many (quibbling) activities. are the two vocabulary words correct
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 2:11pm
My ears buzz, but I think I hear him shout, Run, son! Get up and run! Uncertain, I scramble and gape at Baba. Sweat streams down his face, and he holds a hand over his chest. Is he having a heart attack? He cant be. His eyes are shining. I can see every tooth...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:38pm
Two of your friends are fighting with each other. What could you say to help them? Why don't you sit down with each other? Each person can hear the other one's side of the story. 1. Why don't you sit down with each other? (What is the action of each person? Are ...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 10:19pm
9. Cell phones were first invented in the early 1970s by Martin Cooper, "vice-president" of the Motorola company, and they were so large they were called The Brick. (1 point) cell phones invented Martin Cooper The Brick 10. This area of the country ...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 7:48pm
english language arts 2
Identify the comma rule that the following sentence breaks: Although she loved her parents Sarah was eager to leave for college and be independent.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 6:36pm
Identify the subordinate clause in the sentence below. We will go on a run after dinner is over. a. We will go b. will go on a run c. on a run after dinner d. after dinner is over. D?
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 12:29pm
Mind checking my answers? Using these words animosity, effervescent, solicitude anonymity, nonchalant and nepotism, where would they go in these sentences? A. After losing the to Henry, Gary cited NEPOTISM as the reason for his firing since Henry's father owned the company...
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 2:26pm
"Studying about medicine" is important to a doctor. adverbial phrase gerund phrase infinitive phrase participial phrase What type of phrase is the phrase in quotes? Is it gerund?
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 1:13pm
Examples of Assonance ...An wondering what the bravest of warriors could do. And sometimes they sacrificed to the old stone gods, made heathen vows, hopping for Hell's support... ...and again twisted gold, heaped-up treasure, will reward you for the battle you win!
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 1:04pm
Sari has to read a book for English class by the end of the week. She wants to read at least 200 pages in the first 5 days of the week. On average, how many pages should Sari read per day to meet her goal? Answer: p >= 40
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 12:26pm
english............... can't decide
Just got a debate to write on the following topic: Modern Means of Communication have Brought People Closer Are there more valid points if i write against the topic? Help................
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 9:26am
It is difficult to travel through the huge expanse of parched sands in the Sahara Desert, where oases are plentiful but distant from each other. Which phrase is the adverb clause?
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 8:01am
Now in that part of Africa it was unheard of for a bride to go to her wedding without a host of friends and relations all singing and dancing for joy. So the father was astonished when his daughter said she would go alone, even though he knew she had been proud and headstrong ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 9:51pm
Identify the infinitive phrase in the sentence below. The pilot agreed to fly from Texas to Oklahoma. agreed to fly fly from Texas to Oklahoma to fly from Texas to Oklahoma C
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 7:41pm
Using these words animosity, effervescent, solicitude anonymity, nonchalant and nepotism, where would the go in these sentences? Would it be animosity, solicitude, nonchalant, then nepotism?? A. After losing the to Henery, Gary cited _______ as the reason for his firing since ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 6:54pm
Using these words ebbed, solicitude, elusive, effervescent,nemesis,and bibliophile. where would the go in these sentences? would it be effervescent ebbed nemesis bibliophile then elusive?? C. A day at the beach made Jane feel_____. Jane always stayed at the beach until the ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 6:52pm
Many parents are guilty of "cajoling" their children with treats to get them to do something. What does cajoling mean? a. tricking b. persuading c. pleasing d. bullying In which of the following sentences is the gerund italicized? a. Running is Jonathan's first ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 5:56pm
Using these words animosity, effervescent, solicitude anonymity, nonchalant and nepotism, where would the go in these sentences? Would it be animosity, effervescent, anonymity, solicitude, then nepotism?? A. After losing the to Henery, Gary cited _______ as the reason for his ...
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 5:25pm
What's the word with the meaning : A strange habit or characteristics that is seen as not important and not harming anyone. I am doing a pre-PSAT crossword puzzle and the word ends with e. Thank you!
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 9:54am
1. So the necklace on his desk had to be the real diamond necklace. 2. So the necklace on his desk must have been the real diamond necklace. (Does #1 mean #2? What is the difference between them?) 3. He must be strong. 4. He has to be strong. (Are both grammatical and the same...
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 7:58am
The stolen necklace is insured for five million dollars. (What is the meaning of the role of 'for' in this sentence? What else can we use instead of 'for' ?)
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 5:32am
1. You are out of breadth a lot. 2. You are very out of breadth. 3. You are much out of breadth. 4. How aout of breadth you are! (Which one is grammatical? Which one is similar to #4? What other expressions can we us instead of 'out of breadth.?)
Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 12:47am
Read the following passage from The Oxcart: The governor of Settsu had three outstanding samurai in his service. Their names were Taira no Hidemichi, Taira no Suetake, and Sakata no Kintoki. Once in late fall, when the time of the Kamo festival was approaching, the...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:29pm
What is the participle in the participle phrase italicized below? Refusing to settle for less (italicized), the girl kept searching for her job. A. refusing B. settle C. for D. less A What does the compound word foremost mean based on what you know about the words "fore&...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:23pm
How do you know Paul Reveres Ride is narrative poetry? It is a poem has a setting, characters, and conflict. It is prose that has rhyme and rhythm. It is a poem that uses sound devices. It is prose that has a protagonist and antagonist. I think it's A but...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 3:35pm
1. Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated? A. The local police asked the F.B.I. to assist with the case. (B). Mr. Jones visited the YMCA before becoming a member. C. Mary remembered to buy milk didn't she? D. The company held it's annual party at the ...
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 12:18am
Sari has to read a book for English class by the end of the week. She wants to read at least 200 pages in the first 5 days of the week. On average, how many pages should Sari read per day to meet her goal? (1point) I think it's p<40....
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 7:33pm
Which of the following words is an antonym for scorned? a. disliked b. ignore c. acknowledge d. approve of C Which sentence includes an adverbial phrase? a. The weight of an American Mastiff can be up to 160 pounds. b. Xun lives in the mountainous region of Central Asia. c. ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 3:42pm
The determined threesome hiked higher and higher up the mountains, battling frostbite, dehydration, frigid temperatures, and fierce winds. They traveled over the icy ground in silence, sometimes 14 hours a day, and were often too tired to even stop and eat. "They kept me ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1:38pm
What is the best way to correct the misplaced modifier in the sentence below? In the bag, the dog poked around looking for the last morsel of food. a. The dog poked around looking for the last morsel of food in the bag. b. Looking for the last morsel of food, in the bag the ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1:18pm
Argue a case for either the usage of hyperbole or understatement. Which do you think is more effective? More humorous? Explain your opinions, citing examples from the texts. Explain what this means and give an example...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 12:21pm
The significance of the birds red feathers which is the prominent color of doodle's blood when he was found under the red nightshade bush. Help me reword this sentence it doesnt make sense...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:38am
In a survey of a TriDelt chapter with 50 members, 18 were taking mathematics, 37 were taking English, and 7 were taking both. How many were not taking either of these subjects?
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 8:41am
1. I went on a school field trip to Jeju Island. 2. I went on a school trip to Jeju Island. 3. I went on a study trip to Jeju Island. 4. I went on a study tour to Jeju Island. 5. I went on a study travel to Jeju Island. 6. I went on a field trip to Jeju Island. (Which ...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 4:55am
You cannot escape me, Swift Runner shouted again. Then he ran after the bear. The Nyagwahe turned toward the east, with Swift Runner and his dog close behind. It left the trail and plowed through the thick forest, breaking down great trees and leaving a path of ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 9:53pm
I'm supposed to write about a hero using gods and goddesses for this "Your Hero's Journey Outline" but I can't typically think of what to write about. Any ideas?
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 6:38pm
Although the old bow seemed frail and weak compared to the arrow, its sinewy strings shot the arrow more than 1,200 yards. strong flexible tight soft Strong?
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 5:06pm
Which sentence includes an adjectival phrase? a. The American chameleon, a type of lizard, can change colors to blend with the environment. b. The fastest land mammals, cheetahs, reach speeds in excess of 65 miles per hour. c. The length of a person's forearm can often be ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 4:42pm
In a survey of a TriDelt chapter with 50 members, 18 were taking mathematics, 37 were taking English, and 7 were taking both. How many were not taking either of these subjects?
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 4:03pm
Identify the comma splice. A. Sheema applied for a summer internship she accepted a volunteer position at the hospital. B. Sheema applied for a summer internship, she accepted a volunteer position at the hospital. C. Sheema applied for a summer internship and she accpted a ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:55am
main idea: The idea that women are not equal to men has been a prevailing, common theme in literature since the beginning of time. Like their predecessors, Renaissance writers staunchly laid down the tenet that women were less valuable throughout the pages of effusive literary...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:52am
As it turns out, the second thrust accounts for 32 percent of the jellyfish's forward movement, and the kicker is it requires no energy. (Would you check the sentence? Is the sentence grammatical?)
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 4:38am
(ENGLISH) please check over english work.
I have finished all of the questions, just need someone to look over them. I have posted these questions before, but someone told me to re-do them and I decided to post them again. Canada Day Love Match My mother stalked her future son in law, convinced he was the one for me...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 9:22pm
1. They are having an election for school president. 2. They are having an election for the school president. 3. They are having an election for a school president. (Which one is grammatical and commonly used?)
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 7:43pm
1. The reason why I like it is I can enjoy tasting many ingredients. 2. The reason why I like it is that I can enjoy tasting many ingredients. 3. The reason why I like it is because I can enjoy tasting many ingredients. (Which one is grammatical? Which one is omitted after ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 7:21pm
What is the title for the student who is a representative of all the students in school? is it school president or student president? Would you let me know about that? Thank you.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:56pm
Please help me which one is coreect in grammar and please explain me. 1.She was moving to singapore on June 2012 for job opportunity. 2. She has moved to singapore on june 2012 for job opportunity.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:05pm
1.Read the following Papago song. Identify the purpose. No talking, no talking. The snow is falling. And the wind seems to be blowing backwards. A. To inform B. To persuade C. To analyze D. To express 2.which of the following statements about early American and Colonial ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 3:32pm
complete the sentence by writing the correct form of the word shown in parentheses. You may not need to change the form that is given. 1. Is their (dissuade) Ted from attempting that difficult dive. dissuading 2. That statement is absolutely (fallacy). fallacious. 3.Dr.Kims ( ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 12:21am
Match the letter of the author with his or her description. Not all letters will be used. A.William Bradford B.Captain John Smith C.Anne Bradstreet D.Olaudah Equiano E.Thomas Paine F.Thomas Jefferson 1.I wrote an account of my voyage cross on the Mayflower 2. My persuasive ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 10:57pm
1. In three minutes, he started to shout. 2. After three minutes, he started to shout. (Which preposition should we use? Which one is right?) 3. Three minutes later, he started to shout. 4. Some minutes later, he started to shout. 5. After a short time, he started to shout. 6...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:28pm
This is my second time taking this exam this is the last one so I can graduate here is what I think the answers are. If you see any mistakes please help. 1. Choose the sentence in which the verb is a linking verb. A. He works at a gas station. B. His boss pays him well. (C.) ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 4:00pm
Select the part of speech that correctly identifies the italicized word in each sentence below. The movie was wonderful, YET it was not nearly as detailed and creative as the novel. a. preposition b. conjunction* c. adjective d. interjection INDEED, it has been one of the ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:51pm
1) Which of the following was once a Dutch colony? (1point) New Jersey Rhode Island Philadelphia New York City*** 2) The Franciscan monk who worked for the rights of Native Americans was (1point) Robert de La Salle Jacques Marquette Louis Joliet Junipero Serra*** 3) What ...
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 3:12pm