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    • Bioenergetic shifts during transitions between stem cell states 

      Zhang, Lianghui; Marsboom, Glenn; Glick, Danielle; Zhang, Yanmin; Toth, Peter T.; Jones, Nicole; Malik, Asrar B.; Rehman, Jalees (Pulmonary Circulation, 2014-09-01)
      Two defining characteristics of stem cells are their multilineage differentiation potential (multipotency or pluripotency) and their capacity for self-renewal. Growth factors are well-established regulators of stem cell ...
    • Breadth of Coverage, Ease of Use, and Quality of Mobile Point-of-Care Tool Information Summaries: An Evaluation 

      Johnson, Emily; Emani, Vamsi; Ren, Jinma (JMIR Publications, 2016-10)
      Background: With advances in mobile technology, accessibility of clinical resources at the point of care has increased. Objective: The objective of this research was to identify if six selected mobile point-of-care tools ...
    • Builders and Blocks: Engineering Blood Vessels with Stem Cells 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-09-15)
      Back in 2001, when we first began studying how regenerative cells (stem cells or more mature progenitor cells) enhance blood vessel growth, our group as well as many of our colleagues focused on one specific type of blood ...
    • Curating Creativity 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2013-03-04)
      Analogous to art curatorship, Internet curatorship also requires a significant creative effort. Each Internet curator uses individual criteria to create their own collage of information and themes they focus on. Even when ...
    • Design and Modeling of a Miniaturized Substrate Integrated Waveguide Using Embedded SRRs 

      Farzami, Farhad; Majid, Norooziarab; Keyvan Forooraghi (IEEE, 2011-07-25)
      A substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) loaded by embedded split-ring resonators (SRRs) with transversal negative effective permeability is proposed. It is shown that the structure can support propagation of backward waves ...
    • Developmental Origins of Pregnancy Loss in the Adult Female Common Marmoset Monkey (Callithrix jacchus) 

      Rutherford, Julienne; DeMartelly, Victoria; Layne Colon, Donna; Ross, Corinna; Tardif, Suzette (PLOS ONE, 2014-05-28)
      Background The impact of the intrauterine environment on the developmental programming of adult female reproductive success is still poorly understood and potentially underestimated. Litter size variation in a nonhuman ...
    • Dietary Profiles of First-Generation South Asian Indian Adolescents in the United States 

      Martyn-Nemeth, Pamela; Quinn, Laurie; Menon, Usha; Shakuntala, Shrestha; Patel, Chaula; Shah, Grishma (Springer, 2017-04)
      Background: This study aimed to describe the dietary profile and health characteristics of first-generation South Asian Indian (SAI) adolescents in the United States because SAIs have a high prevalence of cardiovascular ...
    • The Dire State of Science in the Muslim World 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-12-07)
      Universities and the scientific infrastructures in Muslim-majority countries need to undergo radical reforms if they want to avoid falling by the wayside in a world characterized by major scientific and technological ...
    • Discovering Usability: Comparing Two Discovery Systems at One Academic Library 

      Djenno, Mireille; Insua, Glenda; Brantley, John; Gregory, Gwen (Taylor and Francis, 2014-07-16)
      In the spring of 2013, the University Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago was in the unique position of having access to two discovery systems, Summon and WorldCat Local, at the same time. When tasked with ...
    • Diversity Storage: Implications for tropical conservation and restoration 

      Howe, Henry F. (Elsevier B.V., 2014-10-22)
      The future of tropical biodiversity in human-dominated landscapes will be conservation and restoration of processes of seed dispersal by birds and mammals. Here the Diversity Storage Hypothesis posits that immense biological ...
    • A documentation case study: the Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE) project 

      Yaco, Sonia; Hardy, Beatriz (Society of American Archivists, 2014-05-01)
      Fifty years ago, the state of Virginia, in the southeastern US, embarked on a strategy called "Massive Resistance" to prevent "racial mixing" in public schools. Massive Resistance legislation resulted in over 14,000 students ...
    • Does Literary Fiction Challenge Racial Stereotypes? 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-04-28)
      Reading literary fiction can be highly pleasurable, but does it also make you a better person? Conventional wisdom and intuition lead us to believe that reading can indeed improve us. However, as the philosopher Emrys ...
    • Does Thinking About God Increase Our Willingness to Make Risky Decisions? 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-03-02)
      Daniella Kupor and her colleagues at Stanford University have recently published the paper Anticipating Divine Protection? Reminders of God Can Increase Nonmoral Risk Taking (1), which takes a new look at the link between ...
    • The Environmental and Ecological Benefits of Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Runoff in Urban Areas 

      Gonzalez-Meler, Miquel A; Cotner, Lisa; Massey, Dean A; Zellner, Moira L; Minor, Emily S (JSM Environmental Science and Ecology, 2013-12)
      Water runoff from impervious surfaces threatens urban ecosystems, public health and property values. Traditional stormwater management systems are often overwhelmed after big storms, prompting the evaluation of alternative ...
    • Evidence-based medicine, the essential role of systematic reviews, and the need for automated text mining tools 

      Unknown author (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2010)
      High quality, cost-effective medical care requires consideration of the best available, most appropriate evidence in the care of each patient, a practice known as Evidence-based Medicine (EBM). EBM is dependent upon the ...
    • Experimental Realization of Tunable Transmission Lines Based on Single-Layer SIWs Loaded by Embedded SRRs 

      Farzami, Farhad; Norooziarab, Majid (IEEE, 2013-08-02)
      Wave propagation in single layer substrate integrated waveguides (SIWs) loaded by embedded split-ring resonators (ESRRs) is discussed theoretically and experimentally. It is shown that the loaded SIW can support a backward-wave ...
    • FC Bayern Munich: Too Jewish for the Nazis 

      Jalees, Rehman (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-05-26)
      Konrad Heitkamp was taken aback by the extraordinary ordinariness present in the lobby of the Zurich hotel. In November of 1943, life in Zurich seemed unperturbed by the fact that the countries surrounding Switzerland were ...
    • Feel Our Pain: Empathy and Moral Behavior 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-10-12)
      “It’s empathy that makes us help other people. It’s empathy that makes us moral.” The economist Paul Zak casually makes this comment in his widely watched TED talk about the hormone oxytocin, which he dubs the “moral ...
    • From paper to pixels: Using Google Forms for collaboration and assessment 

      Djenno, Mireille; Insua, Glenda; Pho, Annie (Emerald, 2015)
      Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the use of Google Forms in the university library instruction classroom. Librarians at the Richard J. Daley Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago began using ...
    • Glutamine Metabolism Regulates the Pluripotency Transcription Factor OCT4 

      Rehman, Jalees; Marsboom, Glenn (Elsevier (Cell Press), 2016-07-12)
      The molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of pluripotency by cellular metabolism in human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are not fully understood. We found that high levels of glutamine metabolism are essential to ...