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Effect of Maternal Mental Health on Mechanism of Child Word Learning
This study’s purpose was to explore how mother-child one-to-one play might be different between typical and struggling mothers. In the present study, we specifically focused on the dynamic relation among infant’s object ...
Timepix and Cosmic Radiation
We developed a new method of calibrations for the Timepix pixel detector with scientists at the Italian Space Agency using alpha and beta particle sources. This method is quicker and easier to use than existing methods and ...
From Pixel, to Plate: Additive Manufacturing Food and the Future of Restaurant Spaces
3D food printing is an emerging technology that uses extruded multimaterial ingredients to generate three-dimensional meals by layering of compounded food. Additive manufacturing will reduce waste and will encourage food ...
Minority-Owned Business and the Great Recession
Current economic research suggests that there is severe racial inequalities in small business ownership, outcomes, and startup capital; this, coupled ever increasing diversity in the U.S., will only continue to grow in ...
Data-Driven Parameter Selection in Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is one of the most common therapies for prostate cancer. IMRT’s goal is to kill the tumor while sparing nearby healthy organs (bladder, rectum and femoral heads). Multiple ...
Oyster Restoration in Galveston Bay: Can citizen scientists help monitor spat recruitment?
Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) provide many services for Galveston Bay, Texas (Fig 1.) but have been in decline; there are currently efforts being made to restore historic sites of oyster reefs. Citizen science projects ...
In Search of 'The Clearing': Blackness and Being in Toni Morrison's Beloved
Considering today’s sociopolitical climate and the advent of the “Black Lives Matter” movement, I hope to continue my research on the literature of Morrison and other Black women/queer men writers and how their fiction can ...
Automated Method for Reliable Detection of Corrupted fNIRS Signals
THE GOAL: To design a reliable and easily interpretable software tool to quantitatively assess the validity of experimental data collected with any fNIRS instrument.
Undergraduate Student Instrumentation Project: A New Approach on Sampling Microorganisms from the Lower Stratosphere
Summary. Obtain cross-sectional data of microorganisms collected in the lower stratosphere using an efficiently designed, lightweight, balloon-borne suctioning mechanism. Data useful for further studies in field of ...