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Chaos Theory and Equicontinuity.
Chaos is a recently developed mathematical theory that has proved useful in the study of dynamical systems, including weather and climate, plate tectonics, and population dynamics. There is reason to believe that chaotic ...
Prevalence & Correlates of Eating Disordered Behaviors Among Students at the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.
Eating disorders (EDs) are a concern among college counselors. Prevalence rates of diagnosed EDs on college campuses range between 1-3%. We sought to determine whether depression, self-esteem, and body shape satisfaction ...
MUC1 Tandem Repeat Structural Studies Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
In this project we employed the Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis Method to synthesize mucin peptides. The methodology for the synthesis of linear and cyclic mucin peptides are presented here. The amino acid sequence of the ...
How Does Amphotericin B Activate Inflammatory Gene Expression in Monocytic Cells?
Amphotericin B is an antifungal drug used to treat systemic fungal infection because of its ability to form a pore complex with ergosterolin the fungal cell membrane. The side effects of this drug include fever, shaking, ...
Tests for Learning in the Flatworm Dugesia Tigrina.
We investigated the learning capabilities of the flatworm Dugesia tigrina through a series of choice texts following the simultaneous presentation of food with a variety of stimuli.
Comparing the Language Development of Native and Foreign Born Children.
This study compared the language development of one foreign born child to that of two native born children. Researchers followed these children, two males and one female, from 26 to 36 months of age. This research provides ...
Can You Match These Friends? A Test of Genetic Similarity Theory.
Genetic similarity theory proposes that in selecting social partners, people choose individuals who resemble themselves at the genetic level. In a novel test of this theory, we asked outside raters to view photographs ...
The Efficacy in Predicting Risk of Injury in Collegiate Basketball Players : Functional Movement Screening vs. Traditional Pre-Participation Examination.
Historically, the standard pre-participation examination (PPE) denies 0.3% ? 1.3% of athletes, and alone may not adequately identify those individuals at-risk for injury. Kiesel, Pliskey, and Voight recently reported that ...
Examining the early life history of the coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) from a study of otolith microstructure
Birth date can be an important correlate to evolutionary fitness because birth timing can profoundly influence growth and survival. As part of an ongoing study, we report here on birth date and growth patterns for two ...
Ireland : an Outsourcing Perspective.
Companies are choosing Ireland as their prime destination for outsourcing and offshoring due to many favorable factors such as time zone and availability of quality labor. Personnel at offshoring facilities in Ireland were ...