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According to a research team studying Taiwanese folk religion at Providence University in central Taiwan, ceremonies are held for Mazu to symbolically go on a tour of inspection of every Mazu temple in Taiwan every year.
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According to a research report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oran was decimated by the plague in 1556 and 1678, but outbreaks after European colonization, in 1921 ( 185 cases ), 1931 ( 76 cases ), and 1944 ( 95 cases ), were very far from the scale of the epidemic described in the novel.
According to research funded by the USAID CAPS project, Armenia's exceptionally high rate of economic growth during the last decade has been largely dependent on external factors ( e. g., remittances, assistance from international financial and donor organization ).
According to research commissioned by the Yerevan office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE ), at least one in three working-age Armenians was unemployed as of February 2005 despite several consecutive years of double-digit economic growth.
According to Scott Simpson, the Gona Project's physical anthropologist, the fossil evidence from the Middle Awash indicates that both A. kadabba and A. ramidus lived in " a mosaic of woodland and grasslands with lakes, swamps and springs nearby ," but further research is needed to determine which habitat Ardipithecus at Gona preferred.
According to a single unsupported piece of recent research, refugees from the collapsed Assyrian Empire claim to have reached the region of Lake Chad and founded the kingdoms of Kanem and Kebbi.
According to this research, genetic markers commonly found in modern humans worldwide suggest that today many people carry a gene that evolved as protection against the brain diseases that can be spread by consuming human brain tissue.
According to the rationalist philosophy, design is informed by research and knowledge in a predictable and controlled manner.
According to Robert Evans, head of Paramount Pictures at the time, Coppola also did not initially want to direct the film because he feared it would glorify the Mafia and violence, and thus reflect poorly on his Sicilian and Italian heritage ; on the other hand, Evans specifically wanted an Italian-American to direct the film because his research had shown that previous films about the Mafia that were directed by non-Italians had fared dismally at the box office, and he wanted to, in his own words, " smell the spaghetti ".
According to the research of Russian anthropologist S. M. Shirokogoroff, in the Manchu tribe of the Amur river mothers used to put their male babies ' penises into mouths as a caress, since it was not considered a sexual act.
According to the GÉANT website its core objective is to deliver real value and benefit to society by enabling research communities across Europe, and the world, to transform the way they collaborate on ground-breaking research.
According to research by Lera Boroditsky, grammatical genders are among the aspects of languages that shape how people think ( a hypothesis called " linguistic relativity ").
According to the ideal of research-university, the university teaching staff is actively involved in the research of the institution.
According to Jex & Britt, individual and organization research can be divided into four unique research focuses.
According to research, the vulture population has undergone a sharp decline on the Indian subcontinent, 95 % decline in 2004, 99. 9 % decline as of 2008 due to the use of diclofenac in animals.
According to Kerry Gaynor, one of her former research assistants, " many felt Kirlian photography ’ s effects were just a natural occurrence.
According to research by John R. Clarke ( Drexel University ) it affects about 15 % of the population.
According to several linguists, neurocognitive research has confirmed many standards of language learning, such as: " learning engages the entire person ( cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains ), the human brain seeks patterns in its searching for meaning, emotions affect all aspects of learning, retention and recall, past experience always affects new learning, the brain's working memory has a limited capacity, lecture usually results in the lowest degree of retention, rehearsal is essential for retention, practice does not make perfect, and each brain is unique " ( Sousa, 2006, p. 274 ).
According to economists Donald Deere ( Texas A & M ), Kevin Murphy ( University of Chicago ), and Finis Welch ( Texas A & M ), Card and Krueger's conclusions are contradicted by " common sense and past research ".
According to Weber's theses, social research cannot be fully inductive or descriptive, because understanding some phenomenon implies that the researcher must go beyond mere description and interpret it ; interpretation requires classification according to abstract " ideal ( pure ) types ".
According to contemporary research, males are dominant throughout Melanesia ( although some believe that female witches have special powers ).
According to archaeological research, during the 970s the Sandomierz region and the Przemyśl area inhabited by the Lendians became incorporated into the Polish state.
According to recent research, adult Manduca sexta is able to retain the behaviour learned as a caterpillar.
According to the International Atomic Energy Agency there are at least 100 research reactors in the world fueled by highly enriched ( weapons-grade / 90 % enrichment uranium ).
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According to the original press release from Colangelo's group ( which remained posted on the team website during the first few seasons ) the chosen team colors were Arizona turquoise, copper, black and purple.
According to the London IPO filings, the management team was Philippe Kahn as President, Spencer Ozawa as VP of Operations, Marie Bourget as CFO, and Spencer Leyton as VP of business development, while all software development was continuing to take place in Denmark and later London as the Danish co-founders moved there.
According to the plan the Royals had six years to find a local owner for the team before opening ownership to an outside bidder.
According to some historians, Jefferson understood he would have a better claim of ownership to the Pacific Northwest if the team gathered scientific data on animals and plants.
According to Russian sources, the official decision to launch Sputnik 2 was made on October 10 or 12, leaving the team only four weeks to design and build the spacecraft.
According to Terry Pluto's book, Loose Balls, Downey was one of the owners of the New Orleans Buccaneers basketball team in the American Basketball Association in the late 1960s.
According to cryptozoologists Loren Coleman and Patrick Huyghe, authors of the Field Guide to Lake Monsters, " African guides found large, unexplained tracks along the bank of a river and later in a swamp the team heard mysterious roars, which had no resemblance with any known animal ".
According to the Internet Movie Database, the production team could not get hold of blank rounds for the M60 machine gun used in the movie, and therefore the gun was firing live ammunition.
According to a team spokesman, in 2001, 52 percent of the Giants ' season ticket-holders lived in New Jersey.
According to a 2006 report released by Forbes Magazine, the Raiders ' overall team value of US $ 736 million ranks 28th out of 32 NFL teams.
According to the team leader Professor Vince Gaffney, this discovery may provide a direct link between the rituals and astronomical events to activities within the Cursus at Stonehenge.
According to Michael Jeck's DVD commentary, Seven Samurai was among the first films to use the now-common plot element of the recruiting and gathering of heroes into a team to accomplish a specific goal, a device used in later films such as The Guns of Navarone, Ocean's Eleven, The Dirty Dozen, and the western remake The Magnificent Seven.
According to founding SEAL team member Roy Boehm the SEAL's first missions were directed against communist Cuba.
According to Abrams, the production team considered ways to resurrect Shatner's deceased Kirk character, but could not devise a way that was not " lame ".
According to Forbes, the first year the team was in Oklahoma City, the Thunder earned $ 111, 000, 000 in revenue.
According to the vice-director of JINR, the Dubna team wanted to name element 116 moscovium, after the Moscow Oblast in which Dubna is located.
According to the Globe and Mail, a deal was finalized on May 20, 2011 to relocate the team to Winnipeg.
According to the HAARP team, this will advance the study of basic natural processes that occur in the ionosphere under the natural but much stronger influence of solar interaction, and how the natural ionosphere affects radio signals.
According to the vice-director of JINR, the Dubna team chose to name element 114 flerovium ( symbol Fl ), after the founder of the Russian institute, Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, the Soviet physicist Georgy Flyorov ( also spelled Flerov ).
According to Special Counsel Ted Sorensen, Kennedy regarded McNamara as the " star of his team, calling upon him for advice on a wide range of issues beyond national security, including business and economic matters.
According to artist Steve Purcell, that became a major limitation for the art team ; due to a low number of " ghastly " colors, they often chose bizarre tones for backgrounds.
According to an interview with Bernard's trainer Bouie Fisher, prior to the fight members of Hopkins ' team visited the Trinidad dressing room in what is considered a normal boxing custom to watch the taping of Trinidad's hands before his gloves were placed on.