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2012-03-01 02:06:02

Political Studies professor Colin Farrelly wants to see more research into remarkable examples of health — such as why some people live 100 years disease-free. He describes the current pathology-based approach that emphasizes what causes specific diseases as “negative biology” and suggest more resources should be focused on “positive biology.” “Currently the medical sciences presume that answering the question ℠what causes disease?´ is the...

2008-08-20 03:00:16

By Stemplowska, Zofia One of the main tasks that occupies political theorists, and arouses intense debate among them, is the construction of theories - so-called ideal theories - that share a common characteristic: much of what they say offers no immediate or workable solutions to any of the problems our societies face. This feature is not one that theorists strive to achieve but nor can it be described as an accidental one: these theories are constructed in the full knowledge that,...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin