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    JUSTin Hope Foundation Respite Care 

    Baker, Michelle (5/6/2019)
    The purpose of this study was to look into the factors that inhibit families from receiving respite care from the JUSTin Hope Foundation, a community center that offers an array of services to families with children or ...
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    Log Data Visualization 

    Talavera, Gabrielle (2019)
    For end-to-end strong authentication and authorization solutions which generate a great amount of system information via system logs, it is important to treat, store, and visualize the interactions between the elements, ...
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    Low Bandwidth Geometric Point Cloud Approximations for Subterranean Environments 

    Bugatto, Anthony; Mascarich, Frank; Khattak, Shehryar M. K.; Feil-Seifer, David J. (2019)
    Aerial robots are becoming increasingly important for exploration and mapping of unknown, subterranean environments for scenarios where human labor is unsafe or costly such as mining and underground warfare. In order to ...
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    LUMO LOWERING 

    Alimandi, Tiziano; Mikesell, Anya (2019)
    One of the applications of Transition Metals in organic chemistry is due to their capability to function as catalysts for many reactions. Metals with empty d orbitals can coordinate with organic compounds, leading to high ...
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    Modern pollen analysis from Duck Valley Indian Reservation, Northern Great Basin 

    Max, Destiny; Briem, Cedar (2019)
    This is an overview of palynology that focuses on the great basin region. Pollen can be extracted in several different ways that are useful in paleoenvironmental reconstructions of vegetation this can also determine the ...
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    Nevada Volunteers and Service Enterprise Certification 

    Drymalski, Noah (5/6/2019)
    This research analyses the benefits and drawbacks associated with the Service Enterprise (SE) training administered by Nevada Volunteers, the Governor's commission that manages volunteer programs in the state. Nevada ...
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    Opportunity and Estrangement in Born-Translated Literature: An Analysis of Yiyun Li's Language and Self-Translation. 

    Wang, Lynn (5/6/2019)
    My thesis traces World Literature from Goethe's coining of the phrase to contemporary discussions of World Literature. Whereas Goethe's idea of Weltliteratur is situated in the distinction between different national ...
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    Phosphorylation of Orb2 by Wnd 

    Ho, Joshua (2019)
    Wallenda (Wnd) is an evolutionarily conserved protein kinase that is essential for neural development including axon branch development, axon regeneration and degeneration. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying Wnd ...
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    Predict pedestrians' trajectories by estimating their motion planners 

    Duong, Eric; Poston, Jamie E. (2019)
    Predicting an agent's (in this case human's) trajectory is a challenging, yet crucial step in robotic research. Humans have "internal planners" that govern their paths, which allow them to dynamically plan their trajectories. ...
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    Prevalence of Mental Illness Among Latino Youth 

    Suarez, Kassandra; Avina, Gabriela; Cruz, Maria C. C.; Duarte, Miguel; Leyva, Nancy (2019)
    Mental illness a marginalized area of public health, particularly for Latino youth ages 10-18. A unique combination of socioeconomic and cultural factors contribute to why Latino youth experience a higher prevalence of ...
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    Road Networks as Catalysts for Plant Invasion of Burned Landscapes 

    Wesely, Natasha; Dilts, Thomas E.; Knight, Anna C. (5/6/2019)
    Invasive species pose one of the greatest threats to ecological integrity and economic viability in dryland ecosystems, including Nevada's Great Basin. The positive feedback between invasive annual plants and wildfire ...
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    Self-Organizing Mesh Networks of Search & Rescue Drone Swarms 

    Ruetten, Laik; Feil-Seifer, David J.; Sengupta, Shamik (2019)
    Intelligent robot swarms are increasingly being explored as tools for search and rescue missions. Efficient path planning and robust communication networks are critical elements of completing missions. The focus of this ...
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    SLIT-2 conditional knock-out in parvalbumin-expressing interneurons lead to anxiety deficits 

    Lin, Zhibang; Feng, Ting (5/6/2019)
    Parvalbumin-expressing (PV) interneurons innervate a large amount of neighboring pyramidal neurons and establish perisomatic inhibition of pyramidal neurons. The lack of perisomatic inhibition is one of the factors for ...
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    Stereological Assessment of Purkinje Cell Densities in Autism 

    McIntire, Pearson; Otto, Stephanie R.; Manierka, Marena S.; Hutsler, Jeffrey J. (5/6/2019)
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in social interaction, communication, and is often accompanied by repetitive or stereotyped behaviors. The cerebellum ...
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    Student Sentiment on Immigration at the University of Nevada, Reno 

    Bombara, Christian (5/6/2019)
    This study explored the relationship between particular demographics of students at the University of Nevada, Reno, (UNR) and their opinions regarding immigration in the United States. Specifically, the differences in ...
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    Supplements of chicken essence increase sleep in fruit flies 

    Werdann, Michelle; Ye, Niu (2019)
    Sleep is a conserved behavior and has vital functions among animal species. Many drugs or natural ingredients have been used to amount of sleep or improve sleep quality. Brand's Essence of Chicken® (BEC) has been used for ...
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    Supporting language revitalization of Great Basin indigenous language through archival materials: A catalogue of language records at the UNR Special Collections. 

    Harvey, Lauren (5/6/2019)
    Language revitalization is the process of reviving dormant or endangered languages. Four major Great Basin indigenous languages - Northern Paiute, Southern Paiute, Washoe and Shoshone - are among these endangered languages ...
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    Synthesis of Ta2O5 by Anodization and TaON by Nitridation and their Characterization 

    Yue, Wenxue; Khanal, Vijay; Dhabarde, Nikhil R. (2019)
    Synthesis TaON nanotubes by annealed and nitrided tantalum oxide nanotubes. Tantalum oxide nanotubes was synthesized by traditional anodization method. Characterize TaON nanotubes' physical property by XRD (X-ray diffraction) ...
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    Taiwan Catholic Consciousness: Postcolonial Effects on Catholics' Perceived Identities and Perceptions of Chinese-Language Media Bias 

    Lang, Daniel (5/6/2019)
    There is a need for greater understanding of Eastern religious development. Whereas Western studies tend to focus on individual religious development, Eastern development requires a look at citizenry. This study asks, How ...
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    The Effects of Voice Pitch on Perceptions of Robots 

    Peterson, Christopher D.; Feil-Seifer, David J. (2019)
    While previous research in human-robot interaction (HRI) has shown people respond similarly to vocal cues in robot speech as they do with human speech, there has been minimal research into the effects of voice pitch. This ...