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His first answer, to a question about child poverty, decried the "growinggap between rich and poor in America."
Although the report focuses attention on the huge gap between the top fifth of income-earning families and the bottom fifth, a gap worthy of Brazil, the more striking numbers delineate the wideninggap between the top fifth of income earners (and, within that group, the top 5 percent in particular) and everyone else.
Borrowings Borrowed words fillgaps in a language for which they were not designed, much as if one were to take pieces from one jig-saw puzzle and use them in another which happens to be missing a few.
An external appraisal of a business's position regarding effective use of technology, which will identifygaps or opportunities.
The findings of this study suggest that, in order to fulfill its obligations, the government of Nigeria should continue to addressgaps in policy and legislation and work together with the international community to ensure that health professionals receive the training, protective materials, and medications they need to treat PLWA.
The goal of the current phase of the Project is to closegaps and improve the quality of the data, which is to be accomplished by collecting additional sequence data.
Each unmatched segment was classified according to the nature of the mismatch as follows: known gaps in Release 2 which are filled with sequence in Release 3; newly discoveredgaps in Release 2 defined as 20 bp or more of sequence that does not align with Release 3 using Sim4; and regions containing single nucleotide differences between Release 2 and Release 3, defined as less than 20 bp of sequence that does not align with Release 3 using Sim4.
These 'declared' gaps were represented in the sequence by a string of Ns corresponding in length to the estimatedgap size, or by 1,000 Ns if we were unable to estimate the size of the gap.
A declaredgap estimated to be 1,400 bp and involving an mdg3 transposable element was filled in Release 3 with 50 kb of sequence.
Resin bonding was promoted because it improved retention and sealedgaps around Cerec restorations.
They used the game software to increase their familiarity with aircraft models and functions, and to highlightgaps in cabin security.
While statistics tell us the trends in the gender paygap, they cannot tell us what it means for women.
Where necessary, small sequencinggaps (100 bp or fewer) were ignored and genomic clones were considered contiguous except where a large gap was indicated in the draft assembly (> 50 kb).
This definitely shows the interests of the contributors and outlines the current state of the art; it leavesgaps, however, in the coverage of crucial topics related to the evolution of human language.
Our extensions include: (1) using fully probabilistic models; (2) adding a third model of pairwise alignments constrained by structural RNA evolution; (3) allowinggapped alignments; and (4) allowing for the possibility that only part of the pairwise alignment may represent a coding region or structural RNA, because a primary sequence alignment may extend into flanking noncoding or nonstructural conserved sequence.
Annan failed to understand the most basic inspection rules and permitted the Iraqis to introducegaping loopholes in the process.
Regeneration in natural and single-tree selection logginggaps in Okarito Forest In lowland terrace podocarp forest in Okarito Forest, South Westland, eight natural and eight logged canopy gaps of similar age and size were studied to compare regeneration.
If you wear your pearls often, have them restrung once a year, or as soon as you noticegaps appearing between the pearls.
Teachers commented that the banks filled a perceivedgap in providing assessment material in the field of non-fiction.
The larger-than-anticipated surplus would be used to cover prescription drugs for Medicare recipients and to partially fill the projectedgap in Social Security coverage.
The positions of the remaininggaps are diagrammed in Figure 1.
Despite the fact that I thought I had trimmed enough off the screen I found that the two outboard curves had to be trimmed further to get it to fit with the requiredgap.
The Management Group will help advocate for resolvinggaps in service.
"One day, soon perhaps, the public will have to stopgaping at the ability of Boris Yeltsin 'to be good at times of crisis.'
Bootstrap samples were analyzed using parsimony as implemented in PAUP 4.0 beta 8 [ 47 ] treatinggaps as missing data.
Fans love that she colors her own hair, wearsGap clothes, and flies coach.
While the piece dismisses the idea of a racial split between Internet users and non-Internet users, it does acknowledgegaps based on economics and education.
A yawninggap in the lineup of military officers; a face that failed to match the body attached to it; a face whose shading did not match that of the faces on either side; an elbow marooned in space, bereft of other body parts--such things could just pass for evidence of ineptitude.
NetSearch included both GTPase constituents of this pathway, Rho1p and Cdc42p, as well as associatedGAPs and other interactors, including Rdi1p, Rga1p, and Gic2p.
States will also be freed from the hodgepodge of regulations that currently causegaps in coverage as mothers move among home, training, and work.
The pact will have great resonance abroad, as related churches in Europe and Africa also start to bridgegaps in practices and programs.
In March a number of groups representing a variety of health promotion sectors were selected, relevant papers combed for pertinent comment, and current networks explored for possible models and to clarifygaps.
He wants to creategaps in his art, and the obvious gap in 750 Painting is that, though the books look real, you can't take them off the shelf and read them - something is missing.
Studies suggest that a wide gapexists between the 2 minutes clinicians typically allot to seeking evidence [ 2 ] and the amount of time needed to search MEDLINE [ 4 12 13 ] .
Three unresolved gapsremain in the physical map (see additional data file 1, blau_map.pdf).
Besides, we read the Economist regularly, such a prize for its fine and lucid prose and its comprehensive worldwide coverage that fills the gapsleft by the Times and the Wall Street Journal .
This left Bradley at 84 percent , with the Gore-Bradley gapnarrowed from 20 to 19 percentage points.
Polymerase β fills the nucleotide gapcreated in DNA with the deoxyribonucleoside triphosphate complementary to the template.
Because visual examination of the aligned sequences revealed a number of gapssuggesting insertion/deletion events within different taxa, gaps were treated as a fifth base for construction.
If you wear your pearls often, have them restrung once a year, or as soon as you notice gapsappearing between the pearls.
The combination of search engines (services that trawl for selected word combinations) and archives means that stray facts can be compiled into dossiers, perhaps even with the gapsfilled in by an astute observer.
A Long Road Yet to Travel The positive trends in scientific productivity in Latin America should not be misinterpreted as a reason to be unconcerned about the existing gaphighlighted by Mr. Annan.
If you watch carefully, you will find that even your daily consciousness is in flashes, with gapsintervening all the time.
The length of the alignments generated for those hairpin loops and bulges and internal loops is variable and depends on the number of gapsintroduced.
The scaffolds range from 1 kb to 712 kb (Figure 2) and include 1,170 sequence gapsaccounting for 3.7 Mb (18%).
The course ran down under the double chair making for great spectator viewing especially on the HUGE gapjumps.
First, the 1982 starting point--as opposed to some other year--makes the gaplook especially big, since there was a substantial military pay increase in 1981.
Two decades later (1995), the equivalent gapmeasuring the income return to education had more than doubled to 74%5.
To group the repeats into classes the gapmerging strategy was used, with a maximum gap size of less than 25 bp.
The key is to transmit the feedback with the correct phase delay, and the new paper describes how this can be done using ‘squirting waves’ in the gapoccupied by the outer hair cell stereocilia.
Because this gapoccurred in all four FastGroup 8 sequences, and not in any of the FastGroup 1 sequences, these two groups probably represent different 16S rDNAs and possibly two bacterial species.
At this point Hopping was subbed off, and with him out of the action, huge gapsopened in the defence, and Otumoetai brought it back to 3:2 just on half time.
Identified needs should be balanced with service capacity such as workforce supply, and service gapsprioritised according to national and local health priorities.
Gapsrepresented by Ns were not given a consensus quality score and did not contribute negatively to the estimated error rate.
GAPstands for Global Activity Projects and is an opportunity for young people from all around the world to experience life in a different culture between secondary and tertiary study.
That brought Bradley up from 84 percent to 85 percent , leaving the Gore-Bradley gapstuck at 19 percentage points.
There are three gapsinvolved in this discussion: 1) The gap between the earnings of men and women.
This gapallows the translator to distance him/herself from the source language and tidy up any awkward wording.
Over the entire 1984-1998 period, the output gapamounts to $215 billion, or more than two years of output in this country.
While the piece dismisses the idea of a racial split between Internet users and non-Internet users, it does acknowledge gapsbased on economics and education.
Owing to the nature of whole-genome shotgun (WGS) assembly, the 1,630 gaps present in the genome tended to occur at the sites of repetitive sequence [ 3]; gapscorresponding to transposable elements were filled with composite sequences (reflecting sequence reads from throughout the genome) rather than the actual sequence.
The WSJ reports that a study to be released today finds that while the income gap between rich and poor widened in the U.S. overall during the '90s, the size of the gapdepended on the state in question.
Smokers and sales will increase, with a gapemerging between the nations who have and who have not vigorous preventive health measures.
A declared gapestimated to be 1,400 bp and involving an mdg3 transposable element was filled in Release 3 with 50 kb of sequence.