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Social media: a catalyst for Yemeni contagion
An examination of the role of social media in the Yemeni Arab Spring.
Health preservation over food preservation
An examination of the use of synthetic preservatives, synthetic additives, and natural alternatives in food production and their impacts on health.
A habitat suitability analysis and theoretical model of honeybees (Apis mellifera) in Maryland
Honeybees are vital pollinators for a majority of agricultural produce. Unfortunately, their resilient populations are endangered with the threats of Colony Collapse Disorder. This plaguing ailment is spreading nationwide ...
The influence of network structure, habitat fragmentation, and faunal sources on aquatic communities in headwater streams
Headwater streams comprise the majority of the stream network, providing important ecological functions to the downstream network. Although we are beginning to understand how network structure may influence fish, our ...
Presidential health secrets: reclaiming history's medical unknowns
This thesis analyzes the role of illness in the administrations of three twentieth-century presidents—Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), and John F. Kennedy (JFK)—who had serious health problems unknown to the ...
The impact of simulations on achievement and attitudes in mathematics classrooms
A change in the national focus of education has led to a curriculum more focused on the student developing his or her own knowledge. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been developed to place a greater focus on ...
Seasonal variations of fine particulate matter derived from biogenic and anthropogenic sources
Organic aerosols are classified as solid or liquid particles suspended in the gas phase. Studies have shown that they impact both humans as well as the environment. Organosulfates (OSs) are an important class of secondary ...
Predicting the terminal ballistics of kinetic energy projectiles using artificial neural networks
The U.S. Army requires the evaluation of new weapon and vehicle systems through the use of experimental testing and Modeling & Simulation (M&S). Traditional M&S has worked well over the years but can be a lengthy process ...
Chesapeake Bay imaginaries: a human geography
Nature has been profoundly and increasingly impacted by the expansion of human society over time and space. While scholarly examination of the relationship between society and nature dates at least to ancient Greece, there ...
Evaluating sex differences in procedural learning and memory deficits caused by 3-nitropropionic acid
The current study attempted to evaluate sex differences in procedural learning and memory deficits in mice using intraperitoneal (i.p.) injections of 3-nitropropionic acid (3NP). 3NP is a mitochondrial toxin that creates ...