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    • Growth Signaling in Aging and Disease 

      Johnson, Simon (2013-11-14)
      Nutrient sensing and growth signaling pathways are key regulators of healthspan and longevity. Caloric restriction, the most widely studied and well documented intervention in aging, functions largely through effects on ...
    • Guanidine donors in nonlinear optical chromophores 

      Buker, Nicholas D (2006)
      The variable refractive index of electro-optic (EO) materials has led to a great deal of research interest. Application of an electric field to EO materials leads to a linear variance in refractive index known as Pockel's ...
    • Guerrilla Art and Protest in Modern Russia 

      Skaar, Suzanne (2013-07-25)
      This paper looks at the connection between guerrilla art and protest in modern Russia, specifically in the major cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow. A historical context is provided to show the long tradition of guerrilla ...
    • Guerrilla Productivity: Gamification and Design-Related Touch Interfaces 

      Schiller, Peter Andrew
      In recent years, applications for touch screen devices have experienced tremendous growth and distribution. While some of the most widely-adopted applications offer game-based drawing experiences, tools designed specifically ...
    • A guided exploration model of problem-solving discovery learning 

      Hedden, Chet (1998)
      This dissertation concerns development of a model to represent problem-solving discovery learning. The model shows the steps learners must take when content is presented in a form that requires that they discover solutions ...
    • Guiguzi: a textual study and translation 

      Broschat, Michael Robert (1985)
      The rather obscure early Chinese text Guiguzi is used in this study as a focus for the explication of an overall method of reading a Classical Chinese text. First, the study gives a textual history of this text, tracing ...
    • The guise of deliberation: a rhetorical criticism of arguments in the Yucca Mountain site authorization controversy 

      Endres, Danielle (2005)
      A contemporary controversy in the United States over nuclear waste concerns the 2001 decision to site a national high-level nuclear waste repository in Yucca Mountain in Nevada. This dissertation is a rhetorical criticism, ...
    • Habitat connectivity and spotted owl population dynamics 

      Schumaker, Nathan H (1995)
      The ecological consequences of habitat fragmentation include the direct effects of habitat loss and the indirect effects of reduced inter-patch dispersal. I examine these consequences of habitat fragmentation through two ...
    • Haggling With the Muses: Negotiating Value in 18th Century English Poetry 

      Morgan, Paige Courtney
      "Haggling With the Muses: Negotiating Value in 18th Century English Poetry" argues that English poets writing in the 1730s and 1740s were substantially engaged with the emergent economic system as a result of their ...
    • Haggling With the Muses: Negotiating Value in 18th Century English Poetry 

      Morgan, Paige Courtney
      "Haggling With the Muses: Negotiating Value in 18th Century English Poetry" argues that English poets writing in the 1730s and 1740s were substantially engaged with the emergent economic system as a result of their ...
    • Hair as a Biomarker for Manganese Exposure Among Welders 

      Reiss, Boris
      Quantifying exposure to manganese (Mn) in airborne welding fume, and the resultant dose, presents many challenges. Common biomarkers such as Mn in blood or Mn in urine have not proven to be practical even in studies where ...
    • Hair Cell Regeneration in the Crista Ampullaris of the Mammalian Vestibular System 

      Slowik, Amber
      The sensory modalities of hearing and balance are mediated by the six sensory organs of the inner ear that are each comprised of the same two main cell types, support cells and mechanosensory hair cells. Loss of the sensory ...
    • "Hanging On With Both Hands": Teacher Leaders and Small School Reform 

      Coryelle, Stephen (2010)
      Because many schools that are naturally small have experienced successful student outcomes, there has been a recent trend of converting large, comprehensive schools into smaller units, with the idea of replicating these ...
    • The Hangzhou dialect 

      Simmons, Richard VanNess (1992)
      This dissertation is a description of the dialect of Hangzhou, including phonology, grammar, and lexicon. The history and classification of the dialect are also discussed. The data upon which the description is based was ...
    • Haptic Virtual Fixtures for Robotic Surgery 

      Nia Kosari, Sina (2013-11-14)
      This dissertation presents a method to protect objects from touch by the robot during teleoperation. Using the point cloud obtained in real-time by a depth camera, a virtual fixture is placed around protected areas of the ...
    • Hardware and Software for Approximate Computing 

      Sampson, Adrian
      Approximate computing is the idea that we are hindering computer systems' efficiency by demanding too much accuracy from them. While precision is crucial for some tasks, many modern applications are fundamentally approximate. ...
    • Harlem Holiday: The Cotton Club, 1925-1940 

      Womack, Malcolm (2013-07-25)
      This study looks at the Cotton Club, the most famous nightclub in American history, and its position in the histories of the American urban landscape and the white imagination. The Cotton Club is remarkably both very ...
    • Harmonic Encoding in Cochlear Implants 

      Ganter, Tyler
      Today’s standard in cochlear implant (CI) signal processing is based on incoherent tem- poral envelope and temporal fine structure (TFS) extraction. Incoherent envelopes are suffi- cient for the baseline task of speech ...
    • Harnessing Natural Resources for Development: New Legal Regimes for Localized Benefit Sharing in the Mining Sector 

      Dupuy, Kendra Elizabeth
      Between 1993 and 2012, thirty-two countries around the world adopted community development in mining laws. This new public regulation approach to addressing mining’s impact goes beyond mitigating the negative effect of ...
    • The Harp in Jazz and American Pop Music 

      Bledsoe, Megan A. (2013-04-17)
      The harp has endured a tenuous relationship with the genres of jazz and American popular music throughout history. While a few harpists have enjoyed successful and significant careers in these fields, the harp is largely ...