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  • A model for prostate cryoablation 

    Ashton, John A. (2006-03-08)
    One area of male specific health issues would certainly be disease affecting the prostate. Three main prostatic ailments include Prostatitis, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), and Cancer. Prostate cancer is the most ...
  • A bunch of garbage? How Sedgwick County’s trash came to be exported and its innovator ignored 

    Gumm, Angela Shannon (2006-03-08)
    The EPA estimates that the average American throws away 4.6 pounds of trash per day, of which 57%, or 114 million tons per year, is disposed of in one of the nation's 3,500 landfills. Despite the growing presence of trash, ...
  • Compassion Kansas: Strengthening community and faith based organizations through capacity building 

    Gregory, Tara D.; Wituk, Scott A.; Meissen, Gregory J. (2006-03-08)
    Beyond the intention to “do good” in the community, non-profits sometimes struggle to realize this goal due to a lack of organizational capacity. Capacity is defined by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations as the ability ...
  • Towards an artistic synthesis of audio/video composition 

    Wilson, Steve (2006-03-08)
    The quest for innovation and experimentation in art is ongoing. The early electronic music explored by Babbitt, Stockhausen and others provided a new creative outlet for composers. Computers are now capable of real-time ...
  • Quantum gates using a pulsed bias scheme 

    Kumar, Preethika (2006-03-08)
    We present here a novel scheme to realize quantum gates by means of a pulsed bias. We show how a NOT gate (one qubit), a C-NOT gate (two qubits) and a Toffoli gate (three qubits) can be realized by clocking the bias on one ...
  • Vocabulary strategies to help students remember definitions 

    McGehee, Sandra Bumpus (2006-03-08)
    The goal of this study was to determine if a specific strategy designed to teach students vocabulary words would affect long term memory. Students should remember words even after the test. The students were members of a ...
  • Gene expression during the peri-folliculogenic period in the neonatal hamster ovary 

    Bowser, Jessica Lynn; Srikanthan, Sowmya; Hendry, William J. III; May, Jeffrey V. (2006-03-08)
    Mammalian ovarian organogenesis is characterized temporally by oogonial mitosis, oogonial apoptosis, rescue of germ cells via interaction with somatic cells to form primordial follicles, and entrance into meiosis. Recent ...
  • Report Rainbow United Inc, Autism Project: Spring 2004-2005 

    Stiner, Lana (2006-03-08)
    A paucity of studies exist that examines the effects of the behavior modification approach for the treatment of autism using the following therapeutic treatments: Discrete Trial Training; Picture Exchange Communication ...
  • Are SH-SY5Y and MN9D cell lines adequate neurological models? 

    Balasooriya, Inoka S.; Wimalasena, Kandatege (2007-03-12)
    SH-SY5Y and MN9D cell lines are commonly used cell models in researching neurotoxicity, oxidative stress, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Early studies suggested that SH-SY5Y ...
  • No "white" child left behind: The academic achievement gap between blacks and whites 

    Rowley, Rochelle; Wright, David W. (2007-03-12)
    The issue of racial inequality in education has consistently been addressed through government policy in an attempt to solve the problem of discrimination rampant in the American school system. The latest government stab ...
  • Modified PM Generator for Low RPM Wind Turbine 

    Basnet, Saurav Man Singh; Sharma, R.; Ghimire, Pramod; Freere, P.; Jewell, Ward T. (2007-03-12)
    A modified tractor alternator is designed and constructed to suit a 300 Watt low speed, high altitude wind turbine. The tractor alternator does not produce the required power output for the given speed of the turbine. A ...
  • Sedgwick County Archaeology GIS 

    Merkel, Errol D.; Hughes, David T. (2007-03-12)
    This multifaceted project primarily concerns the establishment of a Geographical Information System (GIS) database for the archaeology of Sedgwick County, Kansas. The database documents archaeological sites and surveys ...
  • Fast Language Token Recognition Algorithm applied to increase performance of Internet HTTP Web Servers 

    Myers, Joseph Kenneth; Isakov, Victor, 1947-; Chopra, Dharam (2007-03-12)
    We present a paper, computer programs, and source code which enable fast recognition of a finite set of language tokens. The recognition algorithm can write the source code for a computer program which provides a recognition ...
  • Experimental study of aircraft wake vortices in ground effect 

    Kliment, Linda K.; Rokhsaz, Kamran (2007-03-12)
    Aircraft wake vortices pose a great threat in airport terminal areas, where heavy transport vehicles operate along the same flight paths as lighter aircraft. Flying an aircraft into a vortical wake can cause large changes ...
  • Destination branding in Sin City: A communication case study of Las Vegas’ rhetorical gamble 

    Grillot, Kateri M.; Huxman, Susan Schultz (2007-03-12)
    Destination branding warrants more attention from rhetorical scholars than it has already received due to the economical, political and rhetorical significance of locations packaging themselves as products. The Las Vegas ...
  • Improving assessments for Spanish-speaking children with communication disorders in Kansas 

    Prezas, Raúl Francisco; Hodson, Barbara Williams, 1937- (2007-03-12)
    A critical need exists for unbiased speech/language assessment instruments for all children, but especially for children who speak a language other than English (e.g., Spanish). According to the National Clearinghouse for ...
  • “Hitch your wagon to a star:” The Kansas Boom of 1887 

    Chennell, Charles Luke; Miner, Craig (2007-03-12)
    Kansas experienced a major boom in the late 1880s that touched nearly every aspect of life in the state. Wichita, for instance, was the fastest growing city in the nation barring none. Other Kansas towns across the state ...
  • Harvesting solar energy via artificial photosynthesis 

    Chitta, Raghu; Gadde, Suresh; Zandler, Melvin E.; Schumacher, Amy Lea; D’Souza, Francis (2007-03-12)
    Photosynthesis is nature’s efficient way of converting available solar energy into usable chemical energy. In photosynthesis, cascades of short-range energy transfer, between well-organized pigments, followed by electron ...
  • Damage detection in metal structures using acoustic 

    Kral, Zachary Tyler; Horn, Walter J.; Steck, James E. (2009-03-12)
    The structural components of many machines remain in service far beyond their designed lifetimes. This is especially true in the field of aerospace structures, where aircraft, wind turbines, satellites, and other components ...
  • Identifying users’ characteristics critical to product selection using Rough Set Theory 

    Ahmady, Ali (2009-03-12)
    A consumer’s purchase decision making process is very complex. It is obvious that the set of product functional features has a major role in the purchase decision. However, for a same product, users may have different ...