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The Facsimilist's Tale
Michael Kuczynski is an associate professor of English at Tulane University specialized in Middle English literature. His visit will focus on the relationships between physical and digital facsimiles of medieval manuscripts ...
Overcoming Biomass Recalcitrance by Combining Genetically Modified Switchgrass and Cellulose Solvent-Based Lignocellulose Pretreatment
Decreasing lignin content of plant biomass by genetic engineering is believed to mitigate biomass recalcitrance and improve saccharification efficiency of plant biomass. In this study, we compared two different pretreatment ...
Risk Map of Cholera Infection for Vaccine Deployment: The Eastern Kolkata Case
Background Despite advancement of our knowledge, cholera remains a public health concern. During March-April 2010, a large cholera outbreak afflicted the eastern part of Kolkata, India. The quantification of importance ...
ICTAS Connection, January 2013
(Virginia Tech, 2013-01)
This newsletter details new developments in staff and programs for ICTAS. In this issue: A focus on sustainability across multiple disciplines.
Contemplative Practices for a Technological Society: Cultivating Mind Body Practices to Invent our Future
(Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS), Virginia Tech, 2013-04-11)
Intersections, Creativity, and Black Swans
(Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS), Virginia Tech, 2013-05-30)
Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles at the Air-Liquid Interface
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013-01-01)
Silver nanoparticles are one of the most prevalent nanomaterials in consumer products. Some of these products are likely to be aerosolized, making silver nanoparticles a high priority for inhalation toxicity assessment. ...
Wind Plant Aerodynamics - A Spectral Analysis for Energy Entrainment
During the first portion of this seminar, extensive PIV data collected from a scaled down 3 blade, 3 x 5 turbine array is shown. In order to understand how large-scales motions play a role in providing mean kinetic energy ...
Summarizing cellular responses as biological process networks
Background Microarray experiments can simultaneously identify thousands of genes that show significant perturbation in expression between two experimental conditions. Response networks, computed through the integration ...
Dynamics of photoexcited carriers and spins in InAsP ternary alloys
(AIP Publishing, 2013-06)
The recent rapid progress in the field of spintronics involves extensive measurements of carrier and spin relaxation dynamics in III-V semiconductors. In addition, as the switching rates in devices are pushed to higher ...