Looking at the citations, (4000+) many of the studies involved what you more typically find in America and Western Europe: voluntary starvation / socially induced starvation / etc. However many of the studies are also about involuntary starvation as well. I suspect the ones on anorexia nervosa are common because “Why is my daughter not eating?” is a more popular question than questions about the conditions in Romanian orphanages. But: I’d bet money that any studies on Romanian orphanages will be found in this set, having also referenced the 1950s study. https://scholar.google.com/scholar?client=opera&oe=UTF-8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&lr&cites=4690371720748007129

Looking at the citations,
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van der Waals, nano- molecular planetary system motor, Delauney and Voronoi diagrams, and a nice free modeling suite called “Molecular Workbench” I found. (I( just made this but I forgot to do music) Now to find this in tribology and I have a connection – I suspect in stick-slip mechanics, which is what I’m hoping for.

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politicians control the money as do corporations. But there is a slightly higher calling _within_ the sciences itself, perhaps as banal as “reputation” but I like to think it’s doing it proper for its own sake – so even if not everything gets funded, that which DOES get funded and tested has a decent chance of reliability within itself, at least one would hope. Of course the magic of science is in the mess of it too and then there’s publish-or-perish culture which renders a lot of what I said a little weaker, but a weak scientist has a stronger morality than a moral politician. That’s my bias right there.

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