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Con Cast Away Tom Hanks perse 20 chili. Poi lo abbandonarono sull’isola

Cast Away è il film diretto da Robert Zemeckis e arrivato nelle sale cinematografiche nel 2000 che vede come protagonista un bravissimo Tom Hanks nei panni di u…

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Cast Away è il film diretto da Robert Zemeckis e arrivato nelle sale cinematografiche nel 2000 che vede come protagonista un bravissimo Tom Hanks nei panni di un uomo comune che deve imparare a sopravvivere in completa solitudine su un’isola deserta. La pellicola andrà in onda stasera, domenica 18 Ottobre, alle 21.27 su Rete 4.
Il soggetto di Cast Away deve molto a Robinson Crusoe, il capolavoro dello scrittore Daniel Defoe pubblicato nel 1719 incentrato proprio sulla figura di un naufrago che …

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Exploring persons with disabilities preparedness, perceptions and experiences of disasters in Tuvalu

Background Historically, Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) are disproportionately affected by disasters. In Pacific Island Countries (PICs), the risks and vulnerabilities…

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Background
Historically, Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) are disproportionately affected by disasters. In Pacific Island Countries (PICs), the risks and vulnerabilities of PwDs arise from social inequalities, as well as environmental barriers. As the frequency and intensity of disasters will increase over the next decade, it is critical that the challenges faced by PwDs are addressed and that they are prepared.
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This study explores disaster preparedness, perceptions, and experiences…

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Mesenchymal stem cells promote metastasis through activation of an ABL-MMP9 signaling axis in lung cancer cells

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are recruited and activated by solid tumors and play a role in tumor progression and metastasis. Here we show that MSCs promote metastasis…

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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are recruited and activated by solid tumors and play a role in tumor progression and metastasis. Here we show that MSCs promote metastasis in a panel of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells. MSCs elicit transcriptional alterations in lung cancer cells leading to increased expression of factors implicated in the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and secreted proteins including matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP9). MSCs enhance secretion of enzymatically…

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Vatubua withdraws from Fiji squad to play Autmn Nations Cup

Fiji centre Jale Vatubua has withdrawn from the squad for the Autumn Nations Cup, he announced in a statement on Thursday.The 29-year-old, who currently plays for…

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Fiji centre Jale Vatubua has withdrawn from the squad for the Autumn Nations Cup, he announced in a statement on Thursday.
The 29-year-old, who currently plays for Pau in the French Top 14, was due to link up with coach Vern Cotter’s Fiji squad in Limoges on Wednesday but said instead that he was turning down the selection.
In a statement, Vatubua said he did “not wish to participate in this tour for personal reasons and after consultation with his coach”.
The gathering in Limoges…

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