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Isolating and Characterizing an Fe(III) Transforming Deep Sea Thermophilic Archaeon
Thermophilic bacteria and archaea that grow optimally between 50-80°C thrive in deep-sea hydrothermal vent environments. These organisms adapt and evolve unique chemosynthetic mechanisms to flourish in chemically rich vent ...
Missing Stories: Housekeepers at Mount Holyoke
Missing Stories is the culminating project of a special major in multimedia journalism. The project focuses on three protagonists and has two parts: a magazine feature-length narrative nonfiction profile of one housekeeper ...
The Antecedents and Outcomes of Self-Regulation in Early Childhood
Interpersonal success requires effective self-regulation. Thus, researchers must discern the developmental origins of self-regulation, in addition to understanding the impact of self-regulation on later social competence. ...
Roswell Field's Dinosaur Footprints, 1854-1880
Roswell Field (1804-1882), a farmer of Gill, Massachusetts, supplied sandstone dinosaur tracks and fossil fish from the Connecticut River Valley to scientists, collectors, and institutions, from 1854 to 1880. Like his ...
The strays of Moscow: and other stories
Utility Maximization Function and Optimum Wage-Investment Split in a Labor Managed Firm
This paper presents a theoretical model showing how a labor managed firm (LMF) would determine the optimum trade-off between salary levels and investment decisions with the maximization of total utility of its workers as ...
Testing the occurrence of forward hyper-translocation during the promoter escape transition
The macromolecular process of RNA transcription is composed of three phases, initiation, elongation and termination. At many promoters, RNA polymerase (RNAP) repetitively aborts short RNAs 2 to 15 nucleotides (nts) ...
"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 ...
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 ...