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  • Hotz, Robbie (Kansas State University. Dept. of History, 2012-06-28)
    When people think of Willam Tecumseh Sherman they often imagine the hard and tough general who burned Atlanta and devastated the Confederacy in his march to the sea. However, few are aware of his nervous breakdown early ...
  • McCloskey, Benjamin
    Philostratus’ Herōikos depicts two anonymous interlocutors who meet and talk. One of the two, known as the Vinedresser, spends much of their conversation informing the other, the Phoenician, about the true history of the ...
  • Duhachek-Muggy, S.; Zolkiewska, Anna (2015-03-04)
    ADAM12-L and ADAM12-S represent two major splice variants of human metalloproteinase-disintegrin 12 mRNA, which differ in their 3'-untranslated regions (3' UTRs). ADAM12-L, but not ADAM12-S, has prognostic and chemopredictive ...
  • Wang, Qin; Yao, Weixin (2012-05-24)
    Minimum average variance estimation (MAVE, Xia et al: 2002) is an effective dimension reduction method. It requires no strong probabilistic assumptions on the predictors, and can consistently estimate the central mean ...
  • Ben-Itzhak, Itzik; Kling, M. F.; Bergues, B.; De Vivie-Riedle, R.; Carnes, K. D.; De, S.; Gaire, B.; Ablikim, U.; Andrews, P. R.; Jochim, B.; Siemering, R.; Zohrabi, M.; Rallis, C. E.; Wells, E. (2013-12-04)
    Shaping ultrafast laser pulses using adaptive feedback can manipulate dynamics in molecular systems, but extracting information from the optimized pulse remains difficult. Experimental time constraints often limit feedback ...
  • Floyd, Kory; Riforgiate, Sarah E. (2008-12-03)
    Recent research on the communication of affection has illuminated its implications for mental and physical health. In particular, affectionate communication has been shown to covary with healthy hormonal variation and ...
  • Saenger, Allana (Kansas State University. Dept. of History. Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2010-05-19)
    Allana Saenger finds connections between the modern day Paxico Blues Festival and the African American population of early Wabaunsee County. She describes the tradition of church singing in black congregations with vivid ...
  • Davis, Rymonda (Kansas State University. Dept. of History. Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2010-05-19)
    Rymonda Davis studies the historic familial roles in African American families. Based on a series of interviews with elderly black residents primarily in Riley County, she shows that the role of female authority figures – ...
  • Lienberger, William (Kansas State University, The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2014-03)
    This paper explores the agricultural history of Clay County, Kansas, and the African American workers who persevered during the time. Sources used were newspaper articles, the class reader, websites, and a book about ...
  • Zhang, Ting; Kedzierska-Mieszkowska, Sabina; Liu, Huitao; Cheng, Chuanmin; Ganta, Roman R.; Zolkiewski, Michal (2013-05-07)
    Rickettsiale diseases, including human monocytic ehrlichiosis caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis, are the second leading cause of the tick-borne infections in the USA and a growing health concern. Little is known about how ...
  • Caldas, Marcellus M.; Perz, Stephen (2013-06-01)
    During the last few decades, the media, government leaders, scholars and national security analysts have all called attention to the potential threat presented by terrorism. In general, analyses have focused on the use of ...
  • Dayton, Tim (2012-12-07)
    The American poet Alan Seeger imagined the First World War as an opportunity to realize medieval values, which were embodied for him in Sir Philip Sidney. Sidney epitomized Seeger’s three ideals: “Love and Arms and Song,” ...
  • Grimm, Julie (Kansas State University, The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2011-09-19)
    Albany was formed by a set of individuals who desired to fight for their values by bringing Kansas into the United States as a free state. They overcame the harsh environment of the Kansas prairie to build a prosperous ...
  • Muturi, Nancy W. (2014-09-23)
    Objective: The goal of the current study is to explore the perceived reproductive health risks associated with alcoholism from the perspective of rural communities in Kenya where abuse of illicit liquor especially among ...
  • Prior, Allan M.; Thapa, Mahendra; Hua, Duy H. (2012-04-01)
    Nanotechnology is a rapidly emerging drug-delivery system that makes possible the controlled release of small molecules, and nanodelivery of therapeutic molecules using nanoparticles or nanogels represents a major improvement ...
  • Amini, K.; Boll, R.; Lauer, A.; Burt, M.; Lee, J. W. L.; Christensen, L.; Brau?e, F.; Mullins, T.; Savelyev, E.; Ablikim, Utuq; Berrah, N.; Bomme, C.; Düsterer, S.; Erk, B.; Höppner, H.; Johnsson, P.; Kierspel, T.; Krecinic, F.; Küpper, J.; Müller, M.; Müller, E.; Redlin, H.; Rouzée, A.; Schirmel, N.; Thøgersen, J.; Techert, S.; Toleikis, S.; Treusch, R.; Trippel, S.; Ulmer, A.; Wiese, J.; Vallance, C.; Rudenko, Artem; Stapelfeldt, H.; Brouard, M.; Rolles, Daniel (2017-05-09)
    Laser-induced adiabatic alignment and mixed-field orientation of 2,6-difluoroiodobenzene (C6H3F2I) molecules are probed by Coulomb explosion imaging following either near-infrared strong-field ionization or extreme-ultraviolet ...
  • Liang, X. W.; Garcia, Brandon L.; Visai, L.; Prabhakaran, S.; Meenan, N. A. G.; Potts, J. R.; Humphries, M. J.; Hook, M.
    Adherence ofmicrobes to host tissues is a hallmark of infectious disease and is often mediated by a class of adhesins termed MSCRAMMs (Microbial Surface Components Recognizing Adhesive Matrix Molecules). Numerous pathogens ...
  • Liang, X.; Garcia, Brandon L.; Visai, L.; Prabhakaran, S.; Meenan, N. A. G.; Potts, J. R.; Humphries, M. J.; Höök, M. (2016-07-19)
    Adherence of microbes to host tissues is a hallmark of infectious disease and is often mediated by a class of adhesins termed MSCRAMMs (Microbial Surface Components Recognizing Adhesive Matrix Molecules). Numerous pathogens ...
  • Peters, Grant (Kansas State University, The Chapman Center for Rural Studies, 2013-03)
    This study is about the small Alta Mills community in Alta Township, Harvey County, Kansas, and the history of how it came to be. The long journey and migration of Mennonites to Kansas and the cooperative rural spirit they ...
  • Jones, S. K.; Collins, S. L.; Blair, John M.; Smith, M. D.; Knapp, A. K.
    Models predict that precipitation variability will increase with climate change. We used a 15-year precipitation manipulation experiment to determine if altering the timing and amount of growing season rainfall will impact ...

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