• Spelling Bee: A Study on the Motivation and Learning Strategies Among Elementary and Junior-High Student Competitors
    Author:
    Syamantak Payra and Stephanie Cardona
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    27 May 2016 12:54 PM |

    This article investigates the study methodologies, learning strategies, and motives of spelling bee participants. The authors identify several important educational implications of this work.

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  • The Effects of L-glutamate, L-glutamine, and L-aspartic Acid on the Amylase Production of E. coli Transformed with pAmylase
    Author:
    Kevin S. Liu and Brittany Franckowiak
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    10 May 2016 5:40 PM |

    Human amylase is important to digestion and has broad applications for therapeutic use in patients with pancreatic insufficiency. The authors present a method to increase amylase production in E. coli by adding the amino acids L-glutamate and L-glutamine.

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