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Apps in Facebook & Google OpenSocial: Why Librarians Should Pay Attention
Looking at Google OpenSocial & Facebook Apps (in their early stages) and what it means for libraries.
Collaborating in the Clouds: The Tools
Do you collaborate on documents within committees that are made up of members scattered around the world or your institution? Are you looking for alternatives to email discussion groups that will push your content out to ...
Get Your Game On in Instruction
Author Zora Neale Hurston said that "Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” The same could be said about video games, where a gamer explores new and unfamiliar areas, asks questions along ...
iTouch and Go: Funding Innovation in the UH Libraries
UH Libraries trialed the use of the iPod Touch as a tool to enhance the work of librarians. This presentation outlines the successes and pitfalls of this trial and you’ll learn ways in which you can jump-start a similar ...
The mechanisms of chronic nadolol treatment on the regulation of bronchial tone in a murine model of asthma
Statement of the problem: Using a murine model of asthma, chronic beta blocker treatment was found to improve airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR). This finding completed a paradigm shift in the treatment of asthma using ...
Impacts of Size on Pharmacokinetics and Biodistributions of Mebendazole Nanoformulations in Mice and Rats
Mebendazole (Mbz), a poorly water-soluble anthelminthic drug, possesses siginificant antineoplastic effects in both in vitro and in vivo studies. Microemulsions (PM1 37nm and PM2 478 nm) and nanosuspensions (NS-167nm, ...
Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website
Libraries today are presented with the challenge creating a unified user experience out of systems which are traditionally highly separate silos. Often this is done by literally copying and inserting data and information ...
Librarians Using Mobile Devices
At the University of Houston Libraries, we wrote a microgrant for prototyping mobile services on iPod Touch devices. We looked not only at user needs and expectations, but we also looked at how librarians are using mobile ...
A Randomized Trial of the Effect of Soft Contact Lenses on Myopia Progression in Children
(Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science, 2008-11)
Purpose: Soft contact lenses have been reported to increase the progression of myopia. The purpose of this study was to determine whether soft contact lenses affect the progression of myopia in children. Methods: Children ...
Signals of eye-muscle proprioception modulate perceived motion smear
(Journal of Vision, 2008-10)
Achieving clear perception during eye movements is one of the major challenges that the human visual system has to face every day. Like most light sensitive mechanisms, the human visual system has a finite integration time ...