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Visual ability and searching behavior of adult Laricobius nigrinus, a hemlock woolly adelgid predator
(Univ Arizona, 2011-08-29)
Very little is known about the searching behavior and sensory cues that Laricobius spp. (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) predators use to locate suitable habitats and prey, which limits our ability to collect and monitor them ...
A Time Course for Susceptibility to Staphylococcus aureus Respiratory Infection during Influenza in a Swine Model.
Bacterial superinfections following influenza A virus (IAV) are predominant causes of morbidity in humans. The recent emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and highly virulent IAV strains has ...
The ALPS project release 2.0: open source software for strongly correlated systems
(Iop Publishing Ltd, 2011-05-01)
Evaporation of Lennard-Jones fluids.
Evaporation and condensation at a liquid/vapor interface are ubiquitous interphase mass and energy transfer phenomena that are still not well understood. We have carried out large scale molecular dynamics simulations of ...
More Than "Getting Us Through:" A Case Study in Cultural Capital Enrichment of Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates.
Minority students continue to be underrepresented among those who seek graduate and professional degrees in the sciences. Much previous research has focused on academic preparation. Equally important, however, are the ...
Learning About World Religions in Modesto, California
(Politics And Religion/ Cambridge Journals, 2011-08-01)
After cultural and religious controversy in Modesto, California, community leaders attempted to increase tolerance and respect by requiring an unique world religions course for high school students. The first large-n ...
Development of a Nongenetic Mouse Model of Type 2 Diabetes
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011-01-01)
Insulin resistance and loss of beta-cell mass cause Type 2 diabetes (T2D). The objective of this study was to generate a nongenetic mouse model of T2D. Ninety-six 6-month-old C57BL/6N males were assigned to 1 of 12 groups ...
Homeostatic response to hypoxia is regulated by the N-end rule pathway in plants.
Plants and animals are obligate aerobes, requiring oxygen for mitochondrial respiration and energy production. In plants, an unanticipated decline in oxygen availability (hypoxia), as caused by roots becoming waterlogged ...
A History of Dogs as Subjects in North American Experimental Psychological Research
The modern resurgence in psychological experiments involving dogs follows a long and rich tradition of using dogs as experimental subjects in psychology. Except for a few exceptions (e.g., Pavlov, and Scott and Fuller), ...