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    • Voltage-gated sodium channel and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activation affect calcium influx and neuronal structural plasticity in murine hippocampal neurons 

      Gomez, Dina Akasheh (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) dysfunction is associated with many central nervous system disorders such as autism, stroke, and neurodegenerative diseases. Thus, regulation of NMDAR function represents a potential ...
    • Realm of Science October 20th 1916 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1916)
      First Paragraph: | About three years ago the United States Naval Observatory at Washington, D. C, and the Observatory of Paris, France, began to exchange wireless time signals in order to determine their difference of ...
    • Realm of Science December 20th 1916 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1916)
      First Paragraph: | The most remarkable eclipse in a certain way that can possibly occur, is the one that will come when we are busily preparing for Christmas, that is, when our clocks show 3 p.m. central time on Christmas ...
    • Realm of Science January 20th 1917 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
      First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the largest scientific society in America. It was established in 1848 and numbers over eleven thousand members. Its presidents have been the ...
    • Realm of Science April 20th 1917 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
      First Paragraph: | It has often been said that no astronomer can be an atheist. The scale upon which the universe is built; the endless variety and the infinite number of the visible stars, all of which are self-luminous ...
    • Realm of Science October 20th 1917 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
      First Paragraph: | The term nebula (plural nebulae) is a Latin word meaning a cloud. It is applied by astronomers to a class of heavenly bodies that look like shining clouds with patches or regions of brighter or fainter ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1917 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
      First Paragraph: | If there is anything in the realm of the wonderful science of astronomy that commands the admiration of the world, learned as well as unlearned, it is the accuracy with which eclipses are predicted, and ...
    • Realm of Science March 20th 1918 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1918)
      First Paragraph: | On next June 8th, a considerable section of the United States will enjoy a celestial spectacle for which astronomers often travel halfway round the earth. This will be a total eclipse of the sun, when ...
    • Realm of Science May 20th 1918 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1918)
      First Paragraph: | The most wonderful and unique geographical wonder of the world in its own line has lately been discovered in Alaska. It is called the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, because from innumerable vents of all ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | The latest volume of the Annals of the Zo-se Observatory in Zi-ka-wei, near Shanghai in China, was received recently and is more than usually interesting. It is for the year 1911, and consists of four ...
    • Realm of Science January 20th 1915 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1915)
      First Paragraph: | Among the many beliefs that are firmly rooted in the public mind is the one that it rains after every big battle. As the exact interval between the battle and the rain is a matter of no consequence, it ...
    • Realm of Science December 20th 1913 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1913)
      First Paragraph: | While wireless telegraphy may justly be called one of the greatest inventions of our day, its use has spread so rapidly and its manipulation is mastered by so many youthful amateurs, that it behooves ...
    • Realm of Science March 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | The wonderful diversity of genius that is shown by writers in scientific journals, is at times intensely astonishing. While one astronomer, for example, not proficient in the higher mathematics, will ...
    • Modified Release of Agglomerated Nano-Particles for Pulmonary Drug Delivery 

      Misra, Bishal (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      The delivery of nanoparticulate medicines to the lungs via the pulmonary route presents many challenges. Nanoparticles tend to lack sufficient mass and are principally exhaled and not deposited in the lungs. However, they ...
    • Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Triggered Delivery System for the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy 

      Nayak, Rachna (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Prolonged uncontrolled hyperglycemia is reported to lead to a chronic progressive disease called diabetic retinopathy (DR). It is associated with and characterized by neurodegeneration, increased vascular permeability, ...
    • Realm of Science February 20th 1916 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1916)
      First Paragraph: | A short time ago when the writer of these lines was A called to the telephone, a female voice inquired: "What are the signs of the zodiac going to be tomorrow ?" "What are the signs of the zodiac going ...
    • Realm of Science January 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | Professor W.J. Humphreys, of the United States Weather Bureau, one of our leading meteorologists, has a very instructive article on "Holes in the Air" in the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution ...
    • Realm of Science October 20th 1915 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1915)
      First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the largest scientific organization in the country, which generally holds an annual meeting during Christmas week in some large city in the United ...
    • Realm of Science February 20th 1914 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1914)
      First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science held its sixty-fifth annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, from December 29, 1913, to January 3, 1914. The Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of ...
    • Realm of Science November 20th 1913 

      Rigge, William F., S.J. (1913)
      First Paragraph: | Wireless telegraphy possesses a peculiar charm of its own. To be able to send and receive messages without any apparent medium of communication, seems intensely marvelous. Even if one has become accustomed ...