# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (2011-05-25)
Previous research suggests that mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) results in significant cognitive and behavioral learning deficit, as well as long-term depressive like behavior in mice. mTBI has been identified as ...

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• (1984)
A major purpose of this study was to determine whether or not keeping minimal care pets, such as goldfish, could have an effect on the health status and social interaction of homebound elderly people living alone and ...

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• (2005)
The sound velocities, elasticity, and crystal chemistry of minerals in Earth's lower mantle are of general importance for the interpretation of seismic wave observations, geochemical modeling, and geodynamic simulations. ...

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• (1989)
Grain growth in BaTiO$\sb3$ can be significantly inhibited by insoluble or slightly soluble second phase additions such as ZrO$\sb2$, or by fluxes in the CaO$\cdot$Al$\sb2$O$\sb3\cdot$B$\sb2$O$\sb3$ system. SEM and TEM ...

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• (2002)
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effect of moderate physical activity (following the CDC/ACSM recommendation) on the resting level of fat oxidation. It was hypothesized that a 30-minute treadmill walk at 50% ...

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• (1992)
The rate of metabolism and recirculation contributes to the rate of excretion and to concentration in the circulation. Steroids are substrates for mixed function oxidases (MFO). Enterohepatic circulation (EHC) of estrogens ...

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• (1954)

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• (1965)

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• (2005)
Zhang and Stout (1999) have demonstrated that the unidimensional ability composite of a multidimensional test to be a standardized linear combination of multiple abilities. Both simulated test data and real ACT test data ...

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• (1996)
The ultrasonic speed and attenuation coefficient of three muscle samples were measured in-vitro as a function of temperature and frequency. The sarcomere length of each of these samples was also determined. The three muscle ...

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• (2007)
The Schrodinger equation, in a real space k·p Hamiltonian formation, is solved using the finite element method to study effects of edge and screw dislocations on optical properties in GaN. Energy levels and corresponding ...

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• (1977)

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• (1962)

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• (1979)
Systematic low-temperature measurements of the thermal conductivity, specific heat, dielectric constant, and temperature-dependent ultrasound velocity have been made on a single piece of vitreous silica. These measurements ...

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• (2014-05-30)
The positive growth response of maize ears to nitrate supplementation declines during late vegetative development, whereas ammonia addition continues to promote ear growth through the reproductive phase. The underlying ...

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• (1986)
Oxynitride glasses in the Ba-Si-Al-O-N system which were clear, homogeneous, and free of metallic inclusions were produced using gel-derived oxide glass batches and electronic-grade Si(,3)N(,4). Nitrogen was found to act ...

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• (1988)
A fundamental investigation of the potential of nitroxides and O$\sb2$ for enhancement of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast in vivo is presented. The effect of these species on proton relaxation in both aqueous ...

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• (2004)
Natural auditory scenes, like frog choruses, comprise multiple sound sources like individual vocalizations and background noise that overlap in the time- and frequency domains. Detection of sound in such a background is ...

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• (2012-05-22)
The goal of this research is to investigate the effects of noise on the pull-in dynamics of a micro-electromechanical switch. We take into account thermal noise and noise present in the voltage source. Thermal noise is ...

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