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Our children's lunch: putting a small meal in the big picture of food and people
(Creighton University, 2011-06-21)
The Rhetoric of Taste Education: Food's Rhetorical Influence in the Creation of Gastronome Principles and Identity
(Creighton University, 2011-05-03)
Michael Pollan terms it “a national eating disorder,” for Lynn Z. Bloom it is “America’s current preoccupation with food,” and Michael Ruhlman points to what mass media and its consumers have begun to call a “food revolution” ...
Differentiation of porcine mesenchymal stem cells into epithelial cells as a potential therapeutic application to facilitate epithelial regeneration.
(Creighton University, 2011-05-11)
Epithelial denudation has been shown to be one of the characteristics of chronic asthma and airway remodeling. To restore its functions, the airway epithelium has to rapidly repair the injuries and regenerate its structure ...
Digital Holographic Microscopy for Measurement of Cellular Refractive Indices
(Creighton University, 2011-04-27)
Holography is an optical technique in which the wave nature of light is used to produce three-dimensional images of an object of interest. In addition to the flat 2D representation of a photograph, the holograph also records ...
Role of Vitamin D receptor and vitamin D binding protein restriction fragment length polymorphisms in determining dose response to vitamin D: a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial
(Creighton University, 2011-06)
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) is considered to be the best biomarker of vitamin D status. Besides the dietary intake of vitamin D and exposure to sunlight, there are other factors that affect serum 25OHD such as weight, ...
Like, Share or Continue Shopping: Branding Identity and Consumerizing Online Literacy
(Creighton University, 2011-04-14)
The Internet today presents information consumable as a tangible good that is often used in exchange for something else. Technology eases our access to literacy while redefining it, making literacy a product aimed at ...
The Transparent Classroom: Engendering the Culture of the Master Teacher through Peer Observation.
(Creighton University, 2011-01-03)
This analysis considers the possibilities of a transformative relationship between an inductee and master teacher in the liminal stage of the student teaching experience. The mentoring process, considered in the teaching ...
Molecular Study of Gβγ Dependent Breast Cancer Cell Migration and Invasion
(Creighton University, 2011-05-07)
The G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) convey signals mainly via heterotrimeric G proteins in the form of Gα-GTP and Gβγ subunits. Recent studies show that expression of Gβγ-sequestering peptide derived from the carboxyl ...
Characteristics of Fuzzy Social Choice Functions
(Creighton University, 2011-04-20)
This paper considers the strategic manipulation of fuzzy social choice functions where both individuals and groups can choose alternatives to various degrees. Past efforts to model fuzzy social choice and strategic ...
Human Rights Violations in Africa: Personal Narrative
(Creighton University, 2011-11-08)
This thesis examines my personal experience of human rights violations in Africa, including some stories of my closest relatives. I address the urgent need of respecting human dignities in Africa from the perspective of a ...