# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1983)
Critics and biographers of H. G. Wells have commonly disregarded his journalism and much of is nonfiction. After the Edwardian period Wells's reputation as a novelist began to deteriorate. He continued to produce novels, ...

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• (2005)
We have studied the energy spectrum of multiwall carbon nanotubes using differential conductance measurements. The carbon nanotubes act as the Coulomb island of a single electron tunneling transistor. Temperature dependence ...

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• (1992)
H36 is a 120,000 Da membrane glycoprotein that is expressed during the differentiation of skeletal muscle. H36 cDNA clones were isolated from a lambda UniZapXR rat myotube cDNA library and sequenced. The deduced amino acid ...

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• (2010-05-19)
A 2 year cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate the occurrence of feral and wild cats and the risk of Toxoplasma gondii infection in terrestrial wildlife in a natural area in Piatt County, Illinois. Cats are the ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Conversions of grasslands to row crop agriculture over recent decades have contributed to steep declines in grassland bird populations in the Midwest. On top of habitat loss, the cessation of historic disturbance regimes ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Population declines of many species of songbirds have stimulated much research on breeding, migration, and wintering ecology. Until recently, the post-breeding season, the period from the completion of breeding and the ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Social cues are used by many species to locate and select breeding sites. The role of social information in attracting birds to newly restored habitats is management relevant, but largely unexplored. I investigated the ...

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• (2015-01-21)
In order to effectively manage and conserve species, it is essential to have a basic understanding of their ecology. Unfortunately, such information is unavailable for most crayfish species, including the two members of ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Predator-prey interactions form ecologically significant links between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and may be particularly important in riparian ecosystems with highly variable habitat features in human-dominated ...

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• (1995)
This dissertation explores the ways in which three contemporary Latin American women--Ana Maria Rodas from Guatemala, Maria Mercedes Carranza from Colombia, and Gioconda Belli from Nicaragua--deal with the traditional ...

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• (1978)
We have performed an experiment to study muon-proton scattering at an incident energy of 225 GeV and a total effective flux of 4.3 x 1010 muons. This experiment is able to detect charged particles in coincidence with the ...

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• (1978)

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• (1988)
We consider the thermodynamical and hydrodynamical stability of proposed mechanisms for the dynamical hadronization transition in both ultra-relativistic heavy-ion collisions and the very early universe. We develop very ...

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• (1988)

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• (1987)
Production of the charmed baryon $\Lambda\sb{\rm c}$ has been observed in n-nucleus collisions at the Proton East area of FNAL. A 5$\sigma$ peak was seen in the decay mode $\Lambda\sbsp{\rm c}{+}$ $\to$ pK$\sp-\pi\sp+$ ...

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• (1989)
A study of the decay D*+ ---+ (K- 1r+ ) 1r+ (and charge conjugate) has been performed based on data taken from n-nucleus collisions by the experiment E400 at the Proton East area of FNAL. A signal was observed at the ...

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• (1989)
A study of the decay D*$\sp+$ $\to$ (K$\sp-$ $\pi\sp+$) $\pi\sp+$ (and charge conjugate) has been performed based on data taken from n-nucleus collisions by the experiment E400 at the Proton East area of FNAL. A signal was ...

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• (1987)
Production of the charmed baryon Ac has been observed in n-nucleus collisions at the Proton East area of FNAL. A 50' peak was seen in the decay mode At -+ pK-7r+ (and charge congugate). The lifetime was determined to be ...

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• (2014-05-30)
This thesis comprises a case study, to explore one motif that Petronius uses throughout his work. The chosen topic is the use of descriptions of hair: how Petronius describes hair, where he includes it, and what significance ...

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