• Comparing the Effect of Stent Geometry on Blood Flow Rate of Curved Coronary Artery Stenosis
    Author:
    Ethan Z. Levy (1) and Yair Levy (2)
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    29 February 2016 9:17 PM |

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a global disease that causes fatal buildup of plaque in the arteries. Currently stents are placed in the artery for many patients with CHD to support proper blood flow. Here, the authors build a system to explore how the shape of the stent affects blood flow rate, a finding that can help optimize stents for patients.

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  • Negative Effects of Pollution on English Daisy (Bellis perennis) Height and Flower Number
    Author:
    Rose Cohen-Sandler (1), Tia Furness (1), Sam Gearing (1), Jacob L Moore (2)
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    22 February 2016 4:44 PM |

    Chemicals used in fertilizers and pesticides often end up in nearby bodies of water due to runoff and may have negative impacts on these important ecosystems. In this study, the authors use water containing different nitrogen levels to investigate the effect on the growth of the English daisy.

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