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    • Review of Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada 

      Yaco, Sonia (Society of American Archivists, 2015-04)
      Medium cleaned for re-use, a palimpsest, retains a ghost image of the old content - whether the medium is parchment or a VHS tape. Likewise, ethnic identities are composed of layers, the old overlain with the new. These ...
    • Roles of Birds and Bats in Early Tropical-Forest Restoration 

      de la Pen a-Domene, Marines; Martinez-Garza, Cristina; Palmas-Perez, Sebastian; Rivas-Alonso, Edith; Howe, Henry F. (PLoS One, 2014-08-14)
      Abstract Restoration of tropical forest depended in large part on seed dispersal by fruit-eating animals that transported seeds into planted forest patches. We tested effectiveness of dispersal agents as revealed by ...
    • The Science Mystique 

      Jalees, Rehman (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2013-02-04)
      The Science Mystique can impinge on the rigor of science by conveying a false sense of certainty.
    • Sharing Our Sorrow Via Facebook 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-03-31)
      Geteiltes Leid ist halbes Leid (“Shared sorrow is half the sorrow”) is a popular German proverb that refers to the importance of sharing bad news and troubling experiences with others. The process of sharing takes on many ...
    • Skeletal Muscle Vascular Function: A Counterbalance of Insulin Action. 

      Mahmoud, Abeer; Brown, Michael; Phillips, Shane; Haus, Jacob (Wiley Online Library, 2015-07)
      Insulin is a vasoactive hormone that regulates vascular homeostasis by maintaining balance of endothelial derived nitric oxide (NO) and the potent vasoconstrictor, endothein-1 (ET-1). Although there is general agreement ...
    • SLIT3–ROBO4 activation promotes vascular network formation in human engineered tissue and angiogenesis in vivo 

      Paul, Jonathan D.; Coulombe, Kareen K. L.; Toth, Peter T.; Zhang, Yanmin; Marsboom, Glenn; Bindokas, Vytas P.; Smith, David W.; Murry, Charles E.; Rehman, Jalees (Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 2013-11-01)
      Successful implantation and long-term survival of engineered tissue grafts hinges on adequate vascularization of the implant. Endothelial cells are essential for patterning vascular structures, but they require supportive ...
    • Synthetic Biology: Engineering Life to Examine It 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2014-01-06)
      Two scientific papers that were published in the journal Nature in the year 2000 marked the beginning of engineering biological circuits in cells. The paper Construction of a genetic toggle switch in Escherichia coli (1) ...
    • Tapping Into the Creative Potential of Our Elders 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2013-11-11)
    • There Was No Couch: On Mental Illness and Creativity 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2012-12-10)
    • Three Journal Metrics for Studying Author Publication Behavior: journalPair_metrics.txt 

      Smalheiser, Neil R.; D'Souza, Jennifer L. (2014-08-11)
      We have created several novel journal metrics related directly or indirectly to author publication behavior. Our original motivation was to identify different ways of capturing the similarity of two journals, in a manner ...
    • Three Seconds: Poems, Cubes, and the Brain 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2013-07-22)
      Temporal order can be assessed in a rather straightforward experimental manner. Research subjects can be provided sequential auditory clicks, one to each ear. If the clicks are one second apart, nearly all participants can ...
    • Typical Dreams: A Comparison of Dreams Across Cultures 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2015-01-05)
      Have you ever wondered how the content of your dreams differs from that of your friends? How about the dreams of people raised in different countries and cultures? It is not always easy to compare dreams of distinct ...
    • Using Model Checking to Detect Simultaneous Masking in Medical Alarms 

      Hasanain, Bassam; Boyd, Andrew D; Bolton, Matthew L (Ieee Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 2016-04)
      The ability of people to hear and respond to auditory medical alarms is critical to the health and safety of patients. Unfortunately, concurrently sounding alarms can perceptually interact in ways that mask one or more ...
    • The Venus Fly Trap: The Lure and Pitfalls of Digitizing Moving Image Collections 

      Yaco, Sonia (Society of American Archivists, 2014-06-01)
      The potential for tapping into the popularity of web video content has increased repository interest in digitizing film collections. The lure of instant access to digital content can attract the attention of donors and ...
    • We Have Become Exhausted Slaves in a Culture of Positivity 

      Rehman, Jalees (www.3Quarksdaily.com, 2016-01-04)
      We live in an era of exhaustion and fatigue caused by an incessant compulsion to perform. This is one of the central tenets of the book Müdigkeitsgesellschaft (translatable as The Fatigue Society or The Tiredness Society) ...
    • A web-based community-building archives project: A case study of kids in birmingham 1963. 

      Yaco, Sonia; Jimerson, Ann; Anderson, Laura c; Temple, Chandra (Archival Science, 2015-04-21)
      Recent archival literature on social justice emphasizes activism—the importance of documenting social activism and activists, and activists’ use of archives for promoting social justice. Left out of these discussions is ...
    • What is an anatomy ontology? 

      Druzinsky, Robert E.; Mungall, Christopher J; Haendel, Melissa A; Lapp, Hilmar; Mabee, Paula (The Anatomical Record, 2013-10-11)