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Transcriptome Analysis of Colchicine Producing Plant Species: Gloriosa superba and Colchicum autumnale
Colchicine is an alkaloid product of plant biosynthesis which is FDA approved and commonly used to treat gout. It has also been proven to be beneficial in heart attack recovery and its antimitotic properties make it a ...
Material Decomposition Using Multi-Energy Imaging with Photon Counting Detectors
The current screening tool for breast cancer is digital mammography (DM). DM is based on the principle that x-ray photons are absorbed by materials differently. Breast cancer screening relies on the detection of tumors and ...
Mico Patterned Substrates for Differentiating Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Insulin Producing Cells
Type 1 Diabetes is a global epidemic on the rise, effecting nearly 1.25 million Americans and rising. Currently the only therapeutic option for patients besides traditional insulin shots is transplantation of donor islet ...
Electrodeposition of Chromium Film Using Cr3+ Solution: Fundamental Study of Crack Formation
What is the purpose of this study? Understand issues with electrodeposition (ELD) of chromium (Cr) film from Cr3+ solution and then suggest an approach to address them. What is ELD? In ELD process by applying current ...
Neuron-Epithelial Cell Fusion Occurs in the Central Murine Cornea
Of the 21 interactions observed in the central cornea, 43% were fusing with basal corneal epithelial cells. Nerves undergoing fusion were twice as large in diameter as standard corneal stromal nerves. Fusing nerves lack ...
#NoFilter: An Analysis of Journalistic Interventionism in Twitter Coverage of the Travel Ban
Journalists primarily employed interpretation in covering the travel ban, or quoted sources' opinions or interpretations. While reporting focused on the various negative implications of the travel ban, none of the journalists ...
Using Data to Asses Future Teachers' Professional Dispositions and Inform Instruction
In teacher preparation programs, students must develop professional mindsets as future teachers. In the course, Introduction to Teaching, data is collected to view changes in professional educator dispositions.
Determining Fluidization Across Gravel Pack Completion to Confirm its Integrity
The aim of this research is to understand the relationships determining pressure drop across an undamaged gravel pack such that the velocity for non-uniform inflow from the reservoir can be determined at the screen and at ...
Informal Learning in a Museum Settings Among Young Children
Museums face a number of challenges including: lack of funding, a rapidly changing society, and constant changes in technology (Everett & Barrett, 2009). Now museums are viewed as a place where children can develop a deeper ...