# Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Title

• (2014-01-16)
Nanodiscs, engineered lipoparticles composed of a lipid bilayer and two surrounding amphipathic proteins, have been utilized to house and solubilize integral membrane proteins and other molecules with large hydrophobic ...
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• (2012-02-06)
The total contribution of the small (radius <= 0.35 um) and medium (radius <= 0.7 um) sized particles as a defined by MISR (Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer) to the Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) is correlated to the ...
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• (2011-05-25)
In contrast to many studies that link commercial agriculture with deforestation, analysis of household survey data and forest measurements in a group of 17 neighboring villages in the Indian Himalayas revealed a positive ...
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• (2012-02-06)
Naming a picture of a dog primes the subsequent naming of a picture of a dog (repetition priming) and interferes with the subsequent naming of a picture of a cat (semantic interference). Behavioral studies suggest that ...
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• (2013-05-24)
Between 1951 until the mid-1970s Brazil went through a phase of intense economic growth and development of its industry. This study aims to study the period in which the military took power and became responsible for ...
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• (1991)
The complexes CpIr($\eta\sp2$-C$\sb8$H$\sb{14}$)CO and ($\eta\sp5$-C$\sb9$H$\sb7$)Ir($\eta\sp2$-C$\sb8$H$\sb{14}$)CO were prepared in high yield from (($\eta\sp2$-C$\sb8$H$\sb{14}$)$\sb2$Ir(CO)Cl) $\sb2$ and thallium ...
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• (1991)
Investigators disagree over the selection pressures responsible for helping behavior. Controversy stems from the relative importance of direct and indirect fitness benefits. In this study, I focused on possible indirect ...
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• (2011-05-25)
Humans exhibit marked individual differences in susceptibility to develop drug dependence. Addiction-like behaviors have been modeled in rodents as well with similar individual variability in the development of addiction-like ...
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• (2010-01-06)
This study examined whether temperamental traits and sex moderate the effects of peer victimization on children’s adjustment over a year to identify factors that put victimized children at heightened risk for adjustment ...
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• (1990)
This dissertation examined how individualism-collectivism, a core dimension of cultural variability, is reflected in the advertising appeals in two countries (the U.S. and Korea) that have been shown to differ on this ...
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• (1994)
An experiment was conducted in Illinois, Korea and Hong Kong to test predictions about the impact of individualism and collectivism on the process of distributive negotiation. Individualism and collectivism are cultural ...
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• (1991)
This study estimates the labor supply response of workers to the income tax in Indonesia. It begins by developing a model of work-leisure choice and deriving a labor supply function. A progressive tax is then introduced ...
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• (1989)
Induced resistance in soybean (Glycine max), cv 'Williams 82', to the soybean looper (SBL) (Pseudoplusia includence) and the Mexican bean beetle (MBB) (Epilachna varivestis) was investigated. An increased level of antifeeding ...
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• (2012-05-22)
Establishment of the disease endometriosis requires the attachment and invasion of endometrial fragments into the peritoneal lining of the peritoneal cavity. For proper attachment and invasion to occur, the endometrial ...
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• (1994)
This dissertation examines the British response to the rise of mass production industries beginning in the late 19th century. It challenges the frequent complaint that British entrepreneurs in this period were not alive ...
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• (1995)
In Chapter 1 we sharpen Burkholder's inequality $\mu(\vert v\vert\geq1)\leq2\Vert u\Vert\sb1$ for two harmonic functions u and v by adjoining an extra assumption. That is, we prove the weak-type inequality \$\mu(\vert ...
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• (1990)
The purpose of the study was to explore a previously neglected aspect of infant social referencing, namely the familial antecedents of this aspect of parent-infant relationships. Thus, associations among marital functioning, ...
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• (1994)
The specific goals of this study were to: (1) document the presence of prosodic modifications in the infant-directed speech of African American mothers; (2) examine the differences in the acoustic properties of the infant- ...
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• (1996)
Although much research has been done examining the antecedents of infant-mother attachment, far less research has explored the antecedents of infant-father attachment. This study examines paternal and infant antecedents ...
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• (1994)
The present research investigated young infants' understanding of events in which a moving object collides with a stationary object. In the first set of experiments, 2.5-month-old infants were presented with collision and ...
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