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  • clear channel

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    Clear Channel Ever turn on the radio and hear the same five songs over and over again? You can thank clear channel for that. According to a study conducted last summer the top songs are played more than 85 times between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and only add around 15 songs a week giving the most air time to the largest sum accepted in the promotional payment contract. In blunt terms it is the illegal practice of payola which allows goods and/or money to be exchanged for air time. But Clear channel has managed

  • The Weather Channel: Winter

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    buried them deep into the pockets of her jacket, attempting to revive them back. after almost Every 10 steps, she stopped and shook the falling snow off herself which tended to settle on her head and shoulders. What was she doing here? The weather channel had clearly predicted a blizzard and warnings had been sent out to everyone to stay indoors. So what was she doing out here today? She looked at the white desert that lay in front of her. There was stark blankness all around. The road that once there

  • Disney Channel Case Study

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    Introduction: Disney Channels Worldwide are 24 hour kids and family entertainment channels that owned by Disney Channels Television Group, which is part of the Walt Disney Company, based on the United States but Disney Channels Worldwide broadcast in 163 countries, as well as broadcast in 34 languages (“Fact Sheet-Disney Channels Worldwide,” n.d.). Disney Channels Worldwide were able to reach diverse geographical locations through the partnership with to third party broadcasters in different parts

  • Clear Channel Entertainment

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    Clear Channel Entertainment Stress is typically regarded as being unhealthy for us, but a little bit is actually necessary to survive. Stress is any tension within our body-mind system. Since all activity involves shifting energy by the creation and release of tension, this means that we could not even move without it! Stress itself is not unhealthy unless it is poorly managed, causing extremely high or prolonged states of tension. If allowed to stay out-of-balance, stress can manifest as any

  • The K+ Channel Revisited

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    The K+ Channel Revisited Many scientists enter the field of neuroscience with a desire to understand how the human brain functions to create our actions. Some take a large approach and study reactions to stimulus in live animals. This approach leaves us still wanting to know about things that aren't a result of an outside stimulus. Other scientists take the minimalist approach and start by studying the exact mechanisms of individual cells of the brain. But, what good does that do us for everyday

  • Channel Signaling Systems

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    Channel Signaling Systems: Channel signaling systems are communications systems that are used for controlling, accounting for, and managing traffic during communication. Generally, signals are transmitted between controllers either over the talking route or over different data networks. One of the most commonly used paths is telecommunications networks that provide various methods of developing and bringing down circuit links like signaling. Signals can be classified into four major functions

  • Clear Channel: Music Entertainment

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    Clear Channel: Music Entertainment After scanning over the frequencies offered on the FM dial, radio listeners today quickly become bored, annoyed, and frustrated at what they hear.As they flip from station to station, listeners usually hear the same songs, often songs they do not especially like, repeated on multiple stations despite a change in frequency.Few of these songs are not that month's best-selling singles, unless they are listening to older music, which often only reflects the several

  • The K+ Channel, A New Hope For a Better Understanding

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    The K+ Channel, A New Hope For a Better Understanding The axons of our neurons are the pathway for the communication that exists in our nervous system. This communication takes the form of an electric signal, also called an action potential. The action potential occurs due to a change in voltage across the membrane of the axon. The change in voltage is achieved by a change in the concentrations of the ions, Na+, Ca+, and K+(1) . The cell starts with a large concentration of potassium ions, K+

  • Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome: Pathophysiological Effects of Non-functional Iks Channels

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    potassium channels (Iks) in cardiac muscle tissue and in the inner ear.1, 5-8 The structure and function of this channel will be considered with respect to the effects of mutations in KCNQ1 and KCNE1, the resulting pathophysiology and treatment of this disorder. Structure and Function of the Iks Channel The Iks channel is a voltage-gated channel that is responsible for the repolarization of cardiac myocytes as well as the maintenance of the endocochlear potential via K+ efflux1. This channel is encoded

  • Mutations in KCNQ1 Ion Channel May Cause Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome

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    Mutations in KCNQ1 Ion Channel May Cause Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome Abstract Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome is a human disorder that causes deafness and an irregular heartbeat. It is caused by a mutation in a protein that is a potassium ion channel. The mutations lead to a protein that does not serve the purpose it was designed to serve. It is difficult to treat, but there are things that can be done for both the cardiac and auditory aspects of it. Implantation of a device used