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Biological Sciences

The Effect of Neem on Common Nosocomial Infection-Causing Organisms

The Effect of Neem on Common Nosocomial Infection-Causing Organisms

Shah et al. | Jan 27, 2020

Nosocomial infections acquired in hospitals pose a risk to patients, a risk compounded by resistant microorganisms. To combat this problem, researchers have turned to bioactive compounds from medicinal plants such as the widely used neem. In the present study, researchers sought to determine the...

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Effects of Common Pesticides on Population Size, Motor Function, and Learning Capabilities in <em>Drosophilia melanogaster</em?

Effects of Common Pesticides on Population Size, Motor Function, and Learning Capabilities in Drosophilia melanogaster

Abramson et al. | Jan 25, 2020

In this study, the authors examined the effects of commonly used pesticides (metolachlor, glyphosate, chlorpyrifos, and atrazine) on population size, motor function, and learning in Drosophila melanogaster.

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Do Attractants Bias the Results of Malaise Trap Research?

Do Attractants Bias the Results of Malaise Trap Research?

Martinez et al. | Jan 22, 2020

Malaise traps are commonly used to collect flying insects for a variety of research. In this study, researchers hypothesized the attractants used in these traps may create bias in insect studies that could lead to misinterpreted data. To test this hypothesis two different kinds of attractant were...

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Physical Sciences and Engineering

Threshold frequency of a bubble is positively correlated to the density of the surrounding fluid.

Threshold frequency of a bubble is positively correlated to the density of the surrounding fluid.

Han et al. | Jan 27, 2020

In this article the authors explore the peculiar behavior of sinking bubbles. By investigating the relationship between the viscosity of a fluid and the the formation of stationary bubbles, they identify why bubbles behave differently between in different fluids.

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Efficacy of Mass Spectrometry versus 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance with Respect to Denaturant Dependent Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange in Protein Studies

Efficacy of Mass Spectrometry versus 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance with Respect to Denaturant Dependent Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange in Protein Studies

Chenna et al. | Jan 22, 2020

The misfolding of proteins leads to numerous diseases including Akzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Type II Diabetes. Understanding of exactly how proteins fold is crucial for many medical advancements. Chenna and Englander addressed this problem by measuring the rate of hydrogen-deuterium exchange...

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An Analysis of the Mathematical Accuracy of Perspective in Paintings

An Analysis of the Mathematical Accuracy of Perspective in Paintings

Grewal et al. | Dec 13, 2019

Here the authors investigate whether there are mathematical inaccuracies of perspective in artists' paintings that are undetectable with our naked eyes. Using the cross-ratio method, they find that there are three significant errors in various famous paintings which increase as the structures in...

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Social Sciences

Understanding the Relationship Between Perception and Reality Related to Public Safety: A Case Study of Public Opinion on Local Law Enforcement in Andover, MA

Understanding the Relationship Between Perception and Reality Related to Public Safety: A Case Study of Public Opinion on Local Law Enforcement in Andover, MA

Luck et al. | Jan 25, 2020

A small town with low crime rates and relatively high education levels usually gives the perception of a safe and comfortable community. This study explored the connection between this perception, as defined by public opinion, and reality, as defined by US Census and FBI crime data.

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Assessing Attitude Across Different Age Groups in Regard to Global Issues: Are kids more optimistic than adults?

Assessing Attitude Across Different Age Groups in Regard to Global Issues: Are kids more optimistic than adults?

Luck et al. | Jan 11, 2020

In this article the authors investigate whether there is a correlation between age of a person and their outlook on global issues such as technology, politics, and environment. They find a correlation between increased age and decreased optimism. However regardless of age, they find that...

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Anonymity reduces generosity in high school students

Anonymity reduces generosity in high school students

Vargas-Guerrero et al. | Nov 25, 2019

The disinterested willingness a person has for helping others is known as altruism. But is this willingness to help others dependent on external factors that make you more or less inclined to be generous? We hypothesized that generosity in adolescents would depend on external factors and that...

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