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Making Bridge Accessible To The Visually Impaired
Bridge is an entertaining card game enjoyed by many, particularly senior citizens. In addition to being enjoyable, playing bridge involves a large amount of strategy and challenges the player's memory. Studies have shown ...
Capturing, persisting, and querying the provenance of scientific data
Scientists use technology ubiquitously to collect and process data. They often use software to handle massive datasets and produce scientific results, which they post on the web, making them readily available to the public. ...
The Marketable Swamp People: The Effects of Commodification on Louisiana’s Cajun Culture
The Cajuns are a cultural group that lives almost exclusively in Southwest Louisiana. Today they are portrayed in mainstream media through reality television shows and cook books, but how did this 'Cajun fever' emerge? ...
The Chilean Winter: Student Movements and Higher Education Reform in Chile
In the winter of 2011 (May-August) higher education students throughout Chile mobilized to improve their neoliberalized education system that they perceive to be in crisis. Through a historical review of Chilean higher ...
Passages and Parallels: Forty Days in Cape Town
This is a personal narrative of one person's journey from childhood to adulthood, juxtaposed against the social narrative of contemporary, post-apartheid South Africa.
Mechanical Characterization of Photo-crosslinkable Hydrogels with AFM
Photo-crosslinkable hydrogel films are versatile materials for controlled drug delivery devices (Duncan, 2003), three-dimensional micro-assemblies, and components in microfluidic systems (Beebe et al., 2000). A hydrogel ...
Induction of Epstein - Barr virus Lytic Replication
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpesvirus family and is one of the most common human viruses. In the United States, 95% of adults between 35 and 40 years of age have been infected with EBV. EBV is the ...
IL-10 and Suppression/ Susceptibility in MAIDS Model
Individuals infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) typically progress to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is characterized by an increase in opportunistic infections like tuberculosis, as well ...
Using Rigidity Theory To Identify Hinge Joints In Proteins
Computational biology uses tools from different fields, including computer science, to solve the challenges in the field of molecular biology and engages in the interpretation, classification and understanding of biological ...
Characterization of a Human Neuroblastoma Cell Line and Its Differentiation into Dopamine Neurons
Dopamine (DA) synthesizing neurons are important because of their role in the control of motor movement, cognition and motivation. The development of DA neurons is marked by the presence of transcription factors and proteins ...