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Enabling Far-Infrared Nanophotonics with 2D Materials

The dielectric functions of several 2D materials were extracted in order to determine the infrared optical properties of these materials.

Posted by John Lee on Thursday, December 24th, 2020 in May 2019, , , , ,

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Radiation Emissions of Primordial Black Holes as Dark Matter in a Dwarf Galaxy

Dark matter in a simulated dwarf galaxy was replaced with primordial black holes and the resulting radiation is analyzed.

Posted by John Lee on Thursday, December 24th, 2020 in May 2018, , ,

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Investigating stress response to a social evaluative threat in female and male children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

An analysis of the cortisol stress responses to the Trier Social Stress Test and responses to social ability questionnaires in females and males with autism spectrum disorder.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020,

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Development of an Educational Platform for Teaching Young Students Complex Networking Topics using the Parallax BadgeWX

A platform was created that allows students to more thoroughly engage in group learning using models that teach complex networking concepts.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , , ,

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The Optimization of a Commercial-Sized Hybrid Barrel-Panel Solar Oven for Implementation in Tropical Climates

The usability and temperature capabilities of a commercial-sized, easily replicable solar oven were improved upon through structural changes, temperature testing, and material comparisons, and cook trials were performed to understand functionality.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , ,

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Analyzing the role of endothelial cell derived Jedi-1 in postnatal neurogenesis

Neural stem cells experience a decrease in quiescence in the absence of Jedi-1 positive endothelial cells.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , , ,

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Feasibility assessment of heat transfer as an independent variable to compare cold exposure studies of brown adipose tissue

A flow-temperature sensing device was incorporated into a water-blanket system to calculate heat transfer for use as an independent varia-ble in cooling studies

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , ,

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Maintenance and expansion of myeloid progenitor cells in 3D culture

This study aimed to find a better treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome using myeloid progenitor cells grown in 3D culture.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , ,

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Investigating the Metabolic Characteristics of Brain Microvascular Endothelial Cells

Determining the metabolism of brain microvascular endothelial cells through conditional media testing.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , , ,

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Validating a Dual-Threshold Peak Detection for Calcium Signals Around Laser-Induced Epithelial Wounds

A comparison between an automated method of collection calcium peaks to a manual version to determine the accuracy of the automated system and gain insight into the role of calcium during the wound healing process.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, ,

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Tracking river movement and delta formation by analyzing sediment from the Brahmaputra river

The average grain size of Brahmaputra sediment samples from the Pleistocene and Holocene were compared to understand delta formation.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , ,

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Developing remote procedure calls for NetsBlox to facilitate climate change lessons in K-12 STEM education

Climate change services were implemented into NetsBlox, as linking computer science to outside fields of science is an effective method of teaching programming.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , , , ,

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Development of a Python-based Platform for Teaching Computer Science

This project consists of the creation of a robotics platform built on Python and a curriculum for middle and high school students in order to increase the amount of students interested in computer science.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , , , ,

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Analyzing the Spatial Organization of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Tumor Cells Using Immunostaining and Computational Approaches

Immunostaining and Computational approaches through the HistoCAT software determined a non-random organization of cells in Subependymal Giant-Cell Astrocytomas (SEGAs), a type of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex tumor.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , ,

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Provenance of Zircon in McMurdo Sound Antarctica

This study analyzes the ages of zircon minerals found in the ANDRILL core in order to track past ice flow.

Posted by John Lee on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020 in May 2020, , , ,

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The effects of C2STEM on student mastery and motivation in learning marine biology concepts and developing computational thinking skills

A computational thinking-based curriculum is an effective and productive tool for facilitating a transition into an interdisciplinary approach to precollege education.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , , ,

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Interactive Anatomy and Physiology Augmented Reality Application

An interactive augmented reality prototype application was created as an interactive educational tool for the classroom.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , ,

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Utilizing Camera Traps to Analyze Relative Abundance of Basking Turtles in Wetland Ecosystems

Solar irradiance positively influences the time of day at which red-eared sliders bask in wetland ecosystems.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , , ,

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Analyzing homozygous loss of TSC2 mutants in human iPSC-derived neural spheres.

Early neural progenitors with tuberous sclerosis are larger and more disorganized than those without.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , ,

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Using MicroCT to Improve Precision of Uranium-Thorium Dating in Speleothem Records

Avoiding impurities by using microCT to look below stalagmite surfaces leads to more precise age models and better climate records.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , ,

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Determining the provenance of glacial till from the Tucker Glacier, Antarctica

Lead and uranium dating of zircon minerals from glacial till indicates that Tucker Glacier in Antarctica experienced a shift in flow pattern.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , ,

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Imputing Gene Expression in Twelve Ancient Europeans

Analysis of the viability of applying a prediction model to impute the gene expression of ancient humans.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , ,

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The Fabrication of Retina Phantoms for Sub- and Intra- Retinal Injections

A retina phantom was made to mimic the mechanical and visual properties of a human retina under OCT to simulate retinal injection ther-apies.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , , ,

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The Production of Complex Syntax in Five-Year-Old Children with Specific Language Impairment

The complex syntax of five-year-olds with specific language impairment and typical language was compared to understand the language patterns of the two groups.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , ,

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Integrating ligand- and receptor-based descriptors in deep neural network QSAR

We demonstrated the functionality of a novel drug discovery technique in a proof-of-concept study.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , , ,

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The Biomechanics of Walking and Turning With a Split Toe Prosthesis versus a Single Toe Prosthesis

This research found that a split toe and a single toe prosthesis did not have significant biomechanical differences while walking or turning

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , ,

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In Vitro Analysis of Synergy between Adjuvants MPLA, CpG, and cGAMP for Treatment of Cancer

Synergistic application of adjuvants was used to analyze interferon and NF-κB immunological responses in mouse macrophages for the treatment of cancer.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , ,

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Identification and Characterization of Helicobacter pylori Genes Regulating DNA Translocation and TLR9 Activation by the Cancer-Associated cag Type IV Secretion System

Novel Helicobacter pylori genes regulating DNA translocation and TLR9 activation were identified and characterized to investigate the role of DNA translocation in gastric cancer development.

Posted by John Lee on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 in May 2019, , , , ,

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