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  • Fahed-Sreih, Josiane; Sharifi, Hazar
    This paper explores the existence of a wage gap between the two genders using a sample of 6081 individuals and tests the effect of experience and educational backgrounds on widening or narrowing this gap. The findings ...
  • Rowayheb, Marwan (2016-01-18)
  • Azzi, Reine
    Abstract: The dichotomy between the "angel in the house' and the "devil in the flesh" used to symbolize the restrictions facing women in 19th century literature. With the advance of the different stages of feminism, this ...
  • Bjorling, Marcus; Habchi, Wassim; Bair, Scott; Larsson, Roland
    A coating material made of carbon reduces friction not just by providing a slippery surface, but also by keeping the points of contact warm. Marcus Björling at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden and his team coated ...
  • Sarmiento, Corina; Wang, Weigang; Dovas, Athanassios; Yamaguchi, Hideki; Sidani, Mazen; El-Sibai, Mirvat; Desmarais, Vera; Holman, Holly A.; Kitchen, Susan; Backer, Jonathan M.; Alberts, Art; Condeelis, John
    We examined the role of the actin nucleation promoters neural Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (N-WASP) and WAVE2 in cell protrusion in response to epidermal growth factor (EGF), a key regulator in carcinoma cell invasion. ...
  • Mansour, Charbel; Bou Nader, Wissam; Dumand, Clément; Nemer, Maroun
    Considerable efforts have been invested in the automotive industry on electrified powertrains in order to reduce passenger cars’ dependence on fossil fuels. Powertrains electrification resulted in a wide range of mass-production ...
  • Marroum, Marianne (2016-01-18)
    This study interprets Japanese novelist Kobo Abe’s The Woman in the Dunes in terms of the interplay of water and sand, taken now as a dialectic of disorder and order, entropy and negative entropy (negentropy). The protagonist ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (American Society of Civil Engineers, )
    In Middle Eastern factional scheming for power, water is viewed as a strategic resource. The distribution of surface waters constitutes the basis for water geopolitics, thus representing the way to national security. In ...
  • Zereini, Fathi; Jaeschke, Wolfgang (Springer, )
  • Houri, Ahmad; El Jeblawi, Saadieh W. (2016-03-08)
    The chemical and microbiological properties of Lebanese perennial coastal rivers were studied during the dry season extending from July to September 2004. The results indicate significant levels of pollution in all eight ...
  • Tokajian, Sima; Hashwa, Fuad (2016-04-01)
    A controlled study was conducted in Lebanon over a period of 12 months to determine bacterial regrowth in a small network supplying the Beirut suburb of Naccache that had a population of about 3,000. The residential area, ...
  • Hammoud, Rayan Amine (Lebanese American University, 3/8/2011)
    Water shortage and the deterioration of water quality in the Middle Eastern region are alarming. The question of water shortage is becoming a salient issue and a prominent potential source of conflict. This thesis examines ...
  • Rizk, Rita (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-21)
  • Armache, Jalal
    This article discusses the ways and methods that keep employees motivated and productive. Several studies have shown great positive corrolation between employees's motivational level and organizational productivity. This ...
  • Bahous, Rima; Nabhani, Mona; Hachem, Amira (2015-11-03)
    The study presents the process of differentiated instruction, its implementation, and impact on second graders in a Lebanese school It analyses how writing instruction has been differentiated through implementing the writing ...
  • Ukaily, Wail (Lebanese American University, 2011-10-14)
    In most cases, development of Web-based systems has been ad hoc, lacking systematic approach and quality control and assurance procedures. Hence, there is now legitimate and growing concern about the marmer in which ...
  • Weblins 
    Mansour, Nashat; Faour, Ahmad (2016-01-26)
    With the ever-growing web traffic, cluster-based web servers have become very important to the Internet infrastructure. Thus, making the best use of all available resources in the cluster to achieve high performance is a ...
  • Rakha, Razan Abdul Kader (Lebanese American University, 2011-04-15)
    This study proposes a website dedicated to parents, educators, professionals, and anyone else interested in being informed on special education, in an effort to raise awareness of the special education field in Lebanon and ...