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Skeletal Muscle Vascular Function: A Counterbalance of Insulin Action.
(Wiley Online Library, 2015-07)
Insulin is a vasoactive hormone that regulates vascular homeostasis by maintaining balance of endothelial derived nitric oxide (NO) and the potent vasoconstrictor, endothein-1 (ET-1). Although there is general agreement ...
Integrating Oral History into a Social Studies Course: Lessons Learned
This article offers an overview of the Desegregation of Virginia Education Project (DOVE), a nationally recognized oral history project in the United States, and discusses how the project was integrated into an ...
From paper to pixels: Using Google Forms for collaboration and assessment
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the use of Google Forms in the university library instruction classroom. Librarians at the Richard J. Daley Library at the University of Illinois at Chicago began using ...
The Long Shadow of Nazi Indoctrination: Persistence of Anti-Semitism in Germany
Anti-Semitism and the holocaust are among the central themes in the modern German secondary school curriculum. During history lessons in middle school, we learned about anti-Semitism and the persecution of Jews in Europe ...
Does Thinking About God Increase Our Willingness to Make Risky Decisions?
Daniella Kupor and her colleagues at Stanford University have recently published the paper Anticipating Divine Protection? Reminders of God Can Increase Nonmoral Risk Taking (1), which takes a new look at the link between ...
The Dire State of Science in the Muslim World
Universities and the scientific infrastructures in Muslim-majority countries need to undergo radical reforms if they want to avoid falling by the wayside in a world characterized by major scientific and technological ...
Public Health and Travel Behavior
Public health, as a major factor influencing the livability and well-being of a community has been a subject of interest in many academic fields including Transportation science. It is postulated that public health has ...
Lessons learned from a hepatitis C testing, case management and linkage to care program for persons who inject drugs from metropolitan Chicago
The Chicago Hepatitis C (HCV) Testing, Case Management and Linkage to Care Program (HepCLink) provided HCV testing, case management and linkage to medical care for persons who inject drugs (PWID) in metropolitan Chicago, ...
Keep calm and carry on: the new technical services
(Rowman & Littlefield/Scarecrow Press, 2015-11)
Librarians have long been information stewards, and in technical services we serve this role by acquiring, describing, and providing access to information resources. In the past this meant our skills were highly specialized ...
How Viruses Feign Death to Survive and Thrive