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D. Dwight Davis’s Legacy: A Morphological Examination of the Evolutionary Synthesis
D. Dwight Davis was a morphologist who worked at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, publishing between 1932 and 1964. Best-known for an authoritative monograph on the comparative anatomy of the giant panda, ...
Does Democratization Help Growth? A Propensity Score Matching Approach
I apply propensity score matching to estimate the average and individual effects of 65 democratizations in the 1965-2011 period on long-term growth. The matching successfully establishes balance between the control and ...
Power and Property in the Community Forests of Bhutan
Power and property are mutually constituted and continually (re)negotiated and inextricable throughout the world, including in the eastern Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Forest governance and access to natural resources are ...
The Role of Bifidobacterium Colonization and Microbial Diversity in the Gastrointestinal Microbiome on the Development of Allergic Proctocolitis in Early Infancy
Microbial dysbiosis is proposed to impair immune system maturation and thus contribute to the development of allergic disease in early infancy (Azad et al., 2015; Cseh et al., 2010). However the role of the microbiome in ...
Parental Boundary Dissolution and Young Adults’ Romantic Relationships
Parental boundary dissolution is a term used to describe a parent-child relationship structure wherein a parent breaches age-appropriate and relationship-appropriate boundaries with their child. The current study aimed ...
Circadian Rhythms of Perineuronal Nets and Somatostatin: Relationship to Growth Hormone and Sleep Associated with Memory Consolidation
ABSTRACT How memory is stored and processed during sleep, a phenomenon called memory consolidation, remains unclear. Perineuronal Nets (PNNs), which are structures that form around neurons and regulate synapses, and ...
Ultrasonic Backscatter Coefficients, Attenuation Coefficients, and Speed of Sound Measurements on Human Colon Carcinoma Cells
Measuring and analyzing the ultrasonic properties of cancer cells in vitro may identify specific properties of these cells leading to better ultrasound diagnostics. We aim to quantify human colon carcinoma cells through ...
The Groundwater and Surface Water Hydrology of Project Stream, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
The research in this study contains a combination of high-resolution time series data sets taken in intervals ranging from ten seconds to thirty minutes. These data sets were utilized for a quantitative assessment of the ...
Imagination in Reading to Abstract Art
DENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THREE POPULATIONS OF CHRISTIANS AND NON-MUSLIMS IN POLLENTIA, MALLORCA
The diet, health, nutrition, and genetics of an individual leave unique and identifiable markers on dental remains. Those markers can be used to understand the diet and health of an ancient population. This study presents ...