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Trace Metal Distribution within Levee Samples in the Coeur d'Alene River Idaho.
Extensive lead, silver, and zinc mining in the Coeur d'Alene River Valley, Idaho during the late 1800s-mid 1900s produced mine tailings that were reworked downstream by fluvial processes. This study focuses on oxidized ...
Domain-Domain Communication for tRNA Aminoacylation : Importance of Evolutionarily Conserved and Energetically Coupled Residues.
Aminoacyl tRNA synthetases (ARSs) are an important family of protein enzymes that play a key role in protein biosynthesis. ARSs catalyze the covalent attachment of amino acids to their cognate transfer RNA (tRNA). In the ...
Vadose zone characterization using ground penetrating radar groundwaves.
Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a non-invasive geophysical technique that can be used to estimate the soil water content quickly and with high resolution over large areas. This research explores the potential of GPR ...
Anticipatory Guidance for Teens with Diabetes as They Transition to Adulthood.
This project focused on the development of a tool, combining research and practice, that could improve self-management for teens and young adults with diabetes.
Critical Numeracy Checklist Validation Study
Numeracy skills are seen as the gateway to the learning of formal mathematics, especially computational mathematics. Our goal was to see how our assessment tool, the Critical Numeracy Checklist (CNC), correlated with the ...
Nonphotic Clock Resetting in Mice
The circadian clock regulates many aspects of body function including the daily rest/activity cycle and sleep/wake cycle. To stay in synchrony with the environmental light/dark cycle the clock must be reset periodically ...
Games and Puzzles to Boggle the Mind.
This study investigated whether older adults can benefit from memory enhancement exercises involving games and puzzles. This study took place over a five week period with each session lasting one hour. Each session ...
Realism of Preschool Children's Career Aspirations.
Although career development is often associated with late childhood/early adolescence, there is growing evidence that career development is a lifelong process that begins in early childhood. Godttfredson's(2002) theory of ...
Expression Analysis of the MBP1 Gene in Candida albicans
Candida albicansis the most commonly isolated fungal pathogen in humans. Candida albicansis a dimorphic species, having both single-celled (the yeast form) and filamentous growth forms. Morphogenesis, the ability to ...
An Analysis of Metaphor Teaching Methods.
This study examined metaphors and the effect the method of presentation as well as the metaphor type had on their understanding in kindergarten, second, and fourth graders. Participants were presented with both transparent ...