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  • Hershberger, Alexandra; Karyadi, Kenny; Cyders, Melissa (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Background: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) were created as an alternative to cigarettes and approximate the look and experience of smoking a cigarette (American Cancer Society, 2014). E-cigs are often marketed as having ...
  • Rybarczyk, Ryan; Raje, Rajeev; Tuceryan, Mihran (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    Accurately tracking an object as its moves in a large indoor area is at-tractive due to its applicability to a wide range of domains. For example, a typical healthcare setup may benefit from tracking their assets, such as ...
  • Walker, Marquita (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Abstract: Grounded in constructivist/cognitive learning theory, this paper explores the assessment of student learning in one learning module in one Labor Studies class in one Midwestern university using alternative ...
  • Martin, Allison D.; Rand, Kevin L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Psychologists have defined hope as a cognitive style involving how people think about pursuing goals. Research by Snyder and colleagues has shown that hope predicts academic performance and psychological well-being among ...
  • Hall, Natalie K.; Rogers, Christian; Schnepp, Jerry; Whinery, Tiffany; Maillet, Matt; Smith, Vicky; Gokul, Sridutt (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    The EASEL application is a learning tool which puts an emphasis on the student’s interaction with her/his learning environment and her/his reflection of that interaction. EASEL draws up on basic theories of constructivism ...
  • Mensah, Nicole Lurline; Rohr-Kirchgraber, Theresa; Stupiansky, Nathan; Teat, Rachel (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    The lifetime prevalence of acquiring an Eating Disorder (ED) in the US is 0.6–4.5%. The focus of ED research has traditionally been in adolescents with minimal focus on adults. We aimed to compare and contrast the etiology ...
  • Horne, Isaiah R. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Black capitalism is the push for African Americans to find economic success through business ownership. But, current data still suggests that there are significant gaps in market representation for African American business ...
  • Egunyomi, Ayobami; Tucker Edmonds, Joseph (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Mass incarceration refers to the high and growing rate of imprisonment amongst a particular population of people. The problem of mass incarceration is common among African Americans and has greatly affected their economic ...
  • Xu, Qingmin; Cheng, Ruihua; Thornberry, Courtney; Chen, Rongrong (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2010-04-09)
    Alkaline fuel cells (AFC) have come to the forefront of fuel cell research due to the friendlier environment they provide to the cell’s components in comparison to acid-based Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells. The ...
  • Taylor, Vanessa N.; Lahm, Tim; Cucci, Anthony; Petrache, Irina; Albrecht, Marjorie E.; Brown, Mary Beth; Chingombe, Tsungai J.; Gaidoo, Richard G. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a devastating disease that is characterized by a rise of blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lung. This puts significant strain on the right ventricle (RV) of the heart. If untreated, ...
  • Dalman, Noriel; Stringer, Megan; Abeysekera, Irushi; East, Audrey; Patel, Roshni; Roper, Randall J.; Goodlett, Charles R. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    Trisomy 21 (Ts21) causes deficits in motor and cognitive ability that are hallmark phenotypes in Down syndrome (DS). The Ts65Dn mouse model of DS has about 50% of the orthologous genes that are triplicated from human ...
  • Aqeel, Dania; Ohlman, Tom; Mikesky, Alan E.; Naugle, Keith E.; Naugle, Kelly M. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    The U.S. society has become more accustomed to a sedentary lifestyle in the past few decades, partially due to increased time spent in front of a screen. Recently, active gaming, which allows an individual to be physically ...
  • Aqeel, Dania; Ohlman, Tom; Mikesky, Alan E.; Naugle, Keith E.; Naugle, Kelly M. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    An acute bout of moderate to vigorous exercise temporarily reduces pain sensitivity in healthy adults, a phenomenon termed exercise-induced hypoalgesia (EIH). Recently, active gaming, which allows an individual to be ...
  • Fetzer, William R.; Fritz, Brandon M.; Boehm, Stephen L., II (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2014-04-11)
    Binge alcohol drinking may increase the rate of development of acute functional tolerance (AFT; within session tolerance) and decrease initial sensitivity to alcohol, which in turn may increase the binge drinking behavior. ...
  • Cilingir, H. Z.; Ghoneima, Ahmed A.; Dagg, J.; Kula, Katherine S. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Objective: Music teachers contend that the arrangement of anterior teeth affects trumpet performance by influencing the embouchure. Since there is little quantitative data to support this claim, the purpose of this study ...
  • Li, Zhuokai; Eckert, George; Tu, Wanzhu; Gupta, Sandeep; Carroll, Aaron; Pratt, J. Howard; Hannon, Tamara S. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    The effect of adiposity on blood pressure (BP) intensifies as children become obese, and black children tend to have greater body mass index (BMI) and higher BP than age-matched white children. But few studies have compared ...
  • DuBois, Aubrey E.; Gregory, Richard L. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015-04-17)
    Caffeine consumption is a staple of the typical adult diet. Previous research has demonstrated many possible health benefits of regular consumption of caffeine-containing beverages such as coffee and tea. Coffee may contain ...
  • Lewis, Shanta; Blazer-Yost, Bonnie L.; Petrache, Horia I.; Roark, Torri (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2012-04-13)
    The burgeoning of the nanotechnology industry has revolutionized engineering, medicine and the fashion industry amongst many other technologies. The arrays of products that are synthesized from nanomaterials include high ...
  • Connors, Craig; Mohammed, Arooj; Muralidharan, Pooja; Sarmah, Swapnalee; Marrs, James; Marrs, Kathleen; Chism, Grady (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2016-04-08)
    This experiment was designed with the intention of determining whether turmeric could act as a rescue agent to prevent or mitigate the extent of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) caused by early ethanol exposure ...
  • Slaton, Jennifer A.; Johnson, Merrell A.; Rosen, Elliot D.; Petrache, Horia I. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2013-04-05)
    Hemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders are a consequence of the body’s inability to form effective blood clots. A major component of the hemostatic clot is a polymerized fibrin network. The network is formed by polymerization ...

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