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The Dinosaur Tracks of Dexter Marsh: Greenfield's Lost Museum, 1846-1853
This publication is the first biography of Dexter Marsh (1806-1853), a quarrier, stonemason and janitor of Greenfield whose short life culminated in the opening of his own museum of dinosaur tracks. From 1846 to 1853, ...
She's Filled With Secrets: the Mythology of Landscape in the American Western
Americans are heirs to a weighty, complex system of mythology surrounding landscape. The film, literary, and artistic genre of the Western encompasses the classic system of this mythology: that American space exists for ...
The strays of Moscow: and other stories
"We Hid Books in Bags of Sugar": South African Histories in Opposition
In this thesis on teacher resistance to apartheid in South Africa, I argue that teaching against the prescribed curriculum constituted a form of subversion to the National Party-led government. Students, teachers and parents ...
The Effects of Land Use and Novel Stream Pollutants on Extracellular Enzyme Activity in Baltimore County, Maryland Urban Streams
Urban streams are characterized by their impervious surface cover, lack of riparian vegetation, and pollutant loading. Studies have shown that urban streams uniquely cycle nutrients and pollutants leading to degradation ...
Determining and Understanding Long-Range Proton Conduction Pathways and Patterns in Perovskite Systems
Fuel cells with solid oxide electrolytes (SOFCs) have attracted increasing interest as efficient alternatives to combustion-based energy production. Doped perovskites have displayed mechanical stability and high proton ...
IFN-γ and IL-10 Regulation in the MuLV-Infected MAIDS Model
Those infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) classically progress to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), an illness typified by an increase in opportunistic infections ranging from influenza to tuberculosis ...
The Effects of Different Reimbursement Policies on Physicians’ Decisions
In the healthcare industry, physicians have advantages in collecting information about the revenue and the effectiveness of every prospective treatment. Moreover, physicians are reimbursed by three basic methods: base ...
Does Height Matter? The Effects of Take-off Elevation on Forelimb Movements during Jumping and Landing in Cane Toads
Past research has shown the significance of the musculoskeletal system in enabling deceleration during certain actions, including landing from a step, hop or jump. For instance, in toads, landing forces increase with hop ...