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Evaluating the Use of Technology in Long-Term Care Settings
The purpose of this study was to gather information from a sample of nursing homes to determine the following questions: • What technology is being used? • How is this technology being used?
Screening for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus spp. Dog Isolates Capable of Transferring mecA
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus that is responsible for many community and hospital-acquired infections worldwide. A survey of the ...
Winter Weight Gain or Breeding Activity Weight Loss : How Does Dark-Eyed Junco Weight Seasonally Differ?
Dark-eyed Juncos of the Slate-colored subspecies (SCJU) are boreal migrants that over winter in lower latitudes, such as Wisconsin. In the spring, Juncos migrate to northern breeding grounds. The purpose of this research ...
Development of a One Week Delay Discounting Procedure For Use in the Nonhuman Laboratory
The current study tested and compared results from three variations of delay discounting procedures – one that is widely reported in the literature, and two novel variations. The novel procedures were designed to assess ...
Education and the Communication of Consent
In late 2017 and early 2018 the #MeToo movement brought attention to the issues of sexual assault and sexual harassment. With this attention can an additional focus on the meaning and application of consent in U.S. society. ...
Metal Sequestration During Aggregation Based Crystal Growth
This project is focused on determining how associated metals of environmental concern (especially Pb) behave during aggregationbased crystal growth as a function of increasing Crystallinity Index (CI).
Spatial and Contextual Analysis of Post-Independence Regional Migration in Ghana
Regional migration is a common phenomenon in developing countries, where push-pull factors of migration favor rural-urban flows. The purpose of this study was to produce a spatial and contextual analysis of regional migration ...
Synthesis and Antibody Binding Study of MUC1 Mucin Peptides with Unnatural Backbones
The MUC-1 mucin is a heavily glycosylated transmembrane protein found on the apical surface of epithelial cells with a short cytoplasmic end and a longer extracellular domain consisting of multiple 20-amino acid tandem ...
Prospecting Through TEM Analyis of Metallic Nanoparticles in Groundwater
With the search for new deposits of metallic resources pushing prospecting into increasingly poorly exposed areas, this project aims to test an experimental prospecting technique developed in China to discover potential ...
A Biographical Compendium of Organic Name Reactions
Name reactions are a mainstay of organic chemistry, and serve as a useful shorthand in discussions among organic chemists. These discussions usually focus on the reaction itself, and seldom include any significant consideration ...