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Exploring the Anthropocene through Multivariate Analysis of Diversity Metrics in Upper Mississippi River System FIsh Communities
The proposed epoch of the Anthropocene has been slow to gain acceptance despite mounting evidence indicating that human inputs now have a greater impact on Earth’s ecosystems than do natural processes (Corlett 2015; Waters ...
Aptamer Based Organic Electrochemical Transistor for Sensitive and Selective Epinephrine Detection
The goal of this project was to detect epinephrine in concentrations less than 1 nM. Detection of epinephrine (aka. adrenaline) has significance in a variety of applications: from anti-doping regulations in sports to ...
Social Anxiety and Smoking Cessation Difficulties: The Moderating Role of Negative Urgency
During socially stressful situations, heightened levels of anxiety and low levels of confidence have been linked to stronger smoking urges (Niaura et al., 2002). One such mechanism may be negative urgency, defined as the ...
Artemisia and Lucretia: How They Met
How can Artemisia Gentileschi, a 17th century Italian artist who was barely literate, know the Latin myth of Lucretia without knowing Latin? Artemisia was able to learn about Lucretia through oral and visual learning at ...
Using Numerical Integration to Further Understand Dynamical Systems
Some equations are impossible to solve analytically, so a numerical integrator must be used. Mainly studied the Lorenz System and the double pendulum, both of which are chaotic systems. Studied return map and symbolic ...
Effect of High-Fat Diet on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is chronic disease where normal tissues attacked by the body’s immune system. Discover how SLE and CVD positively impact one another as well as other influencing factors, such as lifestyle, ...