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    • Kaj Tanaka 

      Tanaka, Kaj (2017-09-20)
      Kaj Tanaka's stories have been featured in Longform, selected for Wigleaf’s Best (Very) Short Fictions, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is the nonfiction editor for BULL Magazine.
    • Kaj Tanaka 

      Tanaka, Kaj (2017-09-19)
      Kaj Tanaka's stories have been featured in Longform, selected for Wigleaf’s Best (Very) Short Fictions, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is the nonfiction editor for BULL Magazine.
    • Karankawas - Reexamining Texas Gulf Coast Cannibalism 

      Seiter, Timothy F. (2019-05)
      In 1688, the Karankawa Peoples abducted and adopted an eight-year-old Jean-Baptiste Talon from a French fort on the Texas Gulf Coast. Talon lived with these Native Americans for roughly two and a half years and related an ...
    • Ketogenic Diet To Improve Outcomes In Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 

      Yap, Mark (2018-04-13)
      The recommendation of a ketogenic diet for type 2 diabetes is often overlooked in favor of the traditional high carbohydrate, low-fat diet due to lack of knowledge. There is accumulating evidence to show that a ketogenic ...
    • Kim Nguyen 

      Nguyen, Dat (2018-04-25)
      In an interview with Houston resident Kim Nguyen for the Hurricane Harvey Oral History Project, nine months after Hurricane Harvey, on March 29, 2018, we look into how the worries and problems of the victims changed as the ...
    • Kinesin in a Cell-Like Environment 

      Leal, David (2018)
      Motor proteins turn chemical energy into mechanical energy for movement. Kinesin is a type of motor protein that acts as a carrier of various components within the cell. An important factor in its movement is how it attaches ...
    • Kitchen Detective: What is in your kitchen? 

      Anzures, Eduardo; Henao, Natalia (2018)
      Studies reveal that accessibility and availability of foods available at home play a role in obesity status in children (Ludwig et al., 2001). Fewer studies have identified the impact of glycemic index levels (GILs) of ...
    • Know Your Data: Metadata Quality Control for Content Migration 

      Weidner, Andrew (2016-04-22)
      Migration of digital objects from one digital asset management system to another creates an opportunity to clean and standardize descriptive metadata through automated analysis and remediation. This presentation will discuss ...
    • Knowledge of and Attitudes toward Behavioral Health Services among Older Youth in the Foster Care System 

      Munson, Michelle R.; Narendorf, Sarah C.; McMillen, J. Curtis (Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 11/06/10)
      This study examined knowledge of and attitudes toward services among 268 17-year olds with psychiatric diagnoses preparing to exit foster care. A structured interview assessed knowledge of services with vignette scenarios ...
    • Knowledge-Based and Contextual Factors Associated with R&D Teams’ Improvisation Capability 

      Vera, Dusya M.; Nemanich, Louise; Vélez-Castrillón, Susana; Werner, Steve (Journal of Management, 11/1/2016)
      We examine three knowledge-based processes and interactions underlying an effective improvisation capability in research and development (R&D) teams: a team’s ability to create a shared understanding of new knowledge, a ...
    • KUHT: Preserving American's First Public Television Station 

      Vinson, Emily (2015-11-20)
      Broadcasting from the University of Houston, KUHT signed on the air for the first time on May 25, 1953, with the promise of providing the growing city with educational programming. Focused on preservation and access, the ...
    • La representación de la muerte como vida en la narrativa de García Márquez 

      Marrugo-Puello, Cecilia (2018)
      In a number of literary pieces in the western world tradition, death has typically been represented as an obscure episode related to mourning and sadness, brought about by ceasing of life or the departure of a dear one. ...
    • Labor Market Power 

      Berger, David; Herkenhoff, Kyle; Mongey, Simon (2019-04)
      What are the welfare implications of labor market power? We provide an answer to this question in two steps: (1) we develop a tractable quantitative, general equilibrium, oligopsony model of the labor market, (2) we estimate ...
    • Lactobacillus reuteri as an enhancer of milk production via the hypothalamic-pituitary axis 

      Nguyen, Nicholas (2018)
      The microbiome has been shown to influence the secretion of the hormone oxytocin. Milk production depends on the ability of the pituitary to secrete prolactin and oxytocin. Lactobacillus reuteri, a Gram-positive gut symbiont, ...
    • Language Correlates of Achievement in Children with Math Difficulties 

      Ochoa Lopez, Andrea (2018)
      Many factors are believed to predict math performance. One of such factors is language, and yet the relations between certain relevant language variables and specific math outcomes have not been fully studied. This project ...
    • Large crowding zones in peripheral vision for briefly presented stimuli 

      Tripathy, Srimant P.; Cavanagh, Patrick; Bedell, Harold E. (Journal of Vision, 2014-12)
      When a target is flanked by distractors, it becomes more difficult to identify. In the periphery, this crowding effect extends over a wide range of target-flanker separations, called the spatial extent of interaction (EoI). ...
    • Large Scale Docking of Chemical Compound Against CDK20 

      Nazarian, Amir; Wang, Xin; Yu, Fang; Liu, Yu (2017)
      Regulation of the eukaryotic cell cycle is directed by the activation of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs). CDK’s are known to interact with cyclins and are inhibited by enzymes like p27. Literature has identified CDK20 as ...
    • Last Words in the Texas Death Chamber: Implications for Theory, Practice & Research 

      Willis, Nicole (University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2005)
      A qualitative study was conducted to investigate thematic components of the last words given by death row inmates in Texas between 1982 and 2004 at the time of execution. Last words were available from the Texas Department ...
    • Launching 

      Riley, Jenn; Weidner, Andrew (2014-10-28)
      As library publishing becomes increasingly synonymous with offering traditional journal publishing services, it’s critical that libraries also engage in experimental publishing initiatives. Recent experimental publishing ...
    • Laura Biagi 

      Biagi, Laura (2017-09-19)
      Laura is a first-year MFA in fiction at UH. She grew up in small-town Kentucky, earned her BA in Creative Writing and Anthropology from Northwestern University, and most recently worked as a literary agent in New York City.