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    • 1,4-Dioxane-degrading consortia can be enriched from uncontaminated soils: prevalence of Mycobacterium and soluble di-iron monooxygenase genes 

      He, Ya; Mathieu, Jacques; da Silva, Marcio L.B.; Li, Mengyan; Alvarez, Pedro J.J. (2017)
      Two bacterial consortia were enriched from uncontaminated soil by virtue of their ability to grow on 1,4-dioxane (dioxane) as a sole carbon and energy source. Their specific dioxane degradation rates at 30°C, pH = 7 (i.e. ...
    • 1D to 3D Crossover of a Spin-Imbalanced Fermi Gas 

      Revelle, Melissa C.; Fry, Jacob A.; Olsen, Ben A.; Hulet, Randall G. (2016)
      We have characterized the one-dimensional (1D) to three-dimensional (3D) crossover of a two-component spin-imbalanced Fermi gas of 6Li atoms in a 2D optical lattice by varying the lattice tunneling and the interactions. ...
    • 25th Anniversary Article: Ordered Polymer Structures for the Engineering of Photons and Phonons 

      Lee, Jae-Hwang; Koh, Cheong Yang; Singer, Jonathan P.; Jeon, Seog-Jin; Maldovan, Martin; Stein, Ori; Thomas, Edwin L. (2014)
      The engineering of optical and acoustic material functionalities via construction of ordered local and global architectures on various length scales commensurate with and well below the characteristic length scales of ...
    • 2D material integrated macroporous electrodes for Li-ion batteries 

      Gullapalli, Hemtej; Kalaga, Kaushik; Vinod, Soumya; Rodrigues, Marco-Tulio F.; George, Antony; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2017)
      Three-dimensionally structured architectures are known to improve the performance of electrodes used in Li ion battery systems. In addition, integration of select 2D materials into 3D structures, for enhancing both electrical ...
    • The 2nd DBCLS BioHackathon: interoperable bioinformatics Web services for integrated applications 

      Katayama, Toshiaki; Wilkinson, Mark D.; Vos, Rutger; Kawashima, Takeshi; Kawashima, Shuichi; Nakao, Mitsuteru; Yamamoto, Yasunori; Chun, Hong-Woo; Yamaguchi, Atsuko; Kawano, Shin; Aerts, Jan; Aoki-Kinoshita, Kiyoko F.; Arakawa, Kazuharu; Aranda, Bruno; Bonnal, Raoul J.; Fernández, José M.; Fujisawa, Takatomo; Gordon, Paul M.; Goto, Naohisa; Haider, Syed; Harris, Todd; Hatakeyama, Takashi; Ho, Isaac; Itoh, Masumi; Kasprzyk, Arek; Kido, Nobuhiro; Kim, Young-Joo; Kinjo, Akira R.; Konishi, Fumikazu; Kovarskaya, Yulia; von Kuster, Greg; Labarga, Alberto; Limviphuvadh, Vachiranee; McCarthy, Luke; Nakamura, Yasukazu; Nam, Yunsun; Nishida, Kozo; Nishimura, Kunihiro; Nishizawa, Tatsuya; Ogishima, Soichi; Oinn, Tom; Okamoto, Shinobu; Okuda, Shujiro; Ono, Keiichiro; Oshita, Kazuki; Park, Keun-Joon; Putnam, Nicholas; Senger, Martin; Severin, Jessica; Shigemoto, Yasumasa; Sugawara, Hideaki; Taylor, James; Trelles, Oswaldo; Yamasaki, Chisato; Yamashita, Riu; Satoh, Noriyuki; Takagi, Toshihisa (2011)
      Background: The interaction between biological researchers and the bioinformatics tools they use is still hampered by incomplete interoperability between such tools. To ensure interoperability initiatives are effectively ...
    • 3-Dimensional spatially organized PEG-based hydrogels for an aortic valve co-culture model 

      Puperi, Daniel S.; Balaoing, Liezl R.; O'Connell, Ronan W.; West, Jennifer L.; Grande-Allen, K. Jane (2015)
      Physiologically relevant inᅠvitro models are needed to study disease progression and to develop and screen potential therapeutic interventions for disease. Heart valve disease, in particular, has no early intervention or ...
    • 3D bioprinting: improving in vitro models of metastasis with heterogeneous tumor microenvironments 

      Albritton, Jacob L.; Miller, Jordan S. (2017)
      Even with many advances in treatment over the past decades, cancer still remains a leading cause of death worldwide. Despite the recognized relationship between metastasis and increased mortality rate, surprisingly little ...
    • A 3D inᅠvitro model of patient-derived prostate cancer xenograft for controlled interrogation of inᅠvivo tumor-stromal interactions 

      Fong, Eliza L.S.; Wan, Xinhai; Yang, Jun; Morgado, Micaela; Mikos, Antonios G.; Harrington, Daniel A.; Navone, Nora M.; Farach-Carson, Mary C. (2016)
      Patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models better represent human cancer than traditional cell lines. However, the complex in vivo environment makes it challenging to employ PDX models to investigate tumor-stromal interactions, ...
    • A 3D inᅠvitro model of patient-derived prostate cancer xenograft for controlled interrogation of inᅠvivo tumor-stromal interactions 

      Fong, Eliza L.S.; Wan, Xinhai; Yang, Jun; Morgado, Micaela; Mikos, Antonios G.; Harrington, Daniel A.; Navone, Nora M.; Farach-Carson, Mary C. (2016)
      Patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models better represent human cancer than traditional cell lines. However, the complex in vivo environment makes it challenging to employ PDX models to investigate tumor-stromal interactions, ...
    • 3D Macroporous Solids from Chemically Cross-linked Carbon Nanotubes 

      Ozden, Sehmus; Narayanan, Tharangattu N.; Tiwary, Chandra S.; Dong, Pei; Hart, Amelia H.C.; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel M. (2014)
      Suzuki reaction for covalently interconnected 3D carbon nanotube (CNT) architectures is reported. The synthesis of 3D macroscopic solids made of CNTs covalently connected via Suzuki cross-coupling, a well-known carbon-carbon ...
    • 3D printed fiber optic faceplates by custom controlled fused deposition modeling 

      Wang, Ye; Gawedzinski, John; Pawlowski, Michal E.; Tkaczyk, Tomasz S. (2018)
      A 3D printing technique for manufacturing air-clad coherent fiber optic faceplates is presented. The custom G-code programming is implemented on a fused deposition modeling (FDM) desktop printer to additively draw optical ...
    • 3D tissue-engineered model of Ewing's sarcoma 

      Lamhamedi-Cherradi, Salah-Eddine; Santoro, Marco; Ramammoorthy, Vandhana; Menegaz, Brian A.; Bartholomeusz, Geoffrey; Iles, Lakesla R.; Amin, Hesham M.; Livingston, J. Andrew; Mikos, Antonios G.; Ludwig, Joseph A. (2014)
      Despite longstanding reliance upon monolayer culture for studying cancer cells, and numerous advantages from both a practical and experimental standpoint, a growing body of evidence suggests that more complex three-dimensional ...
    • 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: Literary Composition and Oral Performance in First-Century Apocalyptic Literature 

      Henze, Matthias (2012)
      Students of 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch have long noticed numerous thematic, generic, and linguistic parallels that exist between them. Both texts were written in the late first or possibly the early second century C.E., most ...
    • A Ball and Beam Module for a Haptic Paddle Education Platform 

      Rose, Chad G.; Bucki, Nathan; O’Malley, Marcia K. (2017)
      Single degree of freedom force-feedback mechatronic devices, often called haptic paddles, are used in university curriculum as well as massive open online courses (MOOCs). While devices differ based on the goals of a given ...
    • A Bayesian Integrative Model for Genetical Genomics with Spatially Informed Variable Selection 

      Cassese, Alberto; Guindani, Michele; Vannucci, Marina (2014)
      We consider a Bayesian hierarchical model for the integration of gene expression levels with comparative genomic hybridization (CGH) array measurements collected on the same subjects. The approach defines a measurement ...
    • A Branch Decomposition Algorithm for the p-Median Problem 

      Fast, Caleb C.; Hicks, Illya V. (2017)
      In this paper, we use a branch decomposition technique to improve approximations to the p-median problem. Starting from a support graph produced either by a combination of heuristics or by linear programming, we use dynamic ...
    • A Burrowing/Tunneling Assay for Detection of Hypoxia in Drosophila melanogaster Larvae 

      Qiang, Karen M.; Zhou, Fanli; Beckingham, Kathleen M. (2018)
      Oxygen deprivation in animals can result from exposure to low atmospheric oxygen levels or from internal tissue damage that interferes with oxygen distribution. It is also possible that aberrant behavior of oxygen-sensing ...
    • A cable-based series elastic actuator with conduit sensor for wearable exoskeletons 

      Blumenschein, Laura H.; McDonald, Craig G.; O’Malley, Marcia K. (2017)
      There is currently a scarcity of wearable robotic devices that can practically provide physical assistance in a range of real world activities. Soft wearable exoskeletons, or exosuits, have the potential to be more portable ...
    • A century of Gestalt psychology in visual perception: II. Conceptual and theoretical foundations 

      Wagemans, Johan; Feldman, Jacob; Gepshtein, Sergei; Kimchi, Ruth; Pomerantz, James R.; van der Helm, Peter A.; van Leeuwen, Cees (2012)
      Our first review article (Wagemans et al., 2012) on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of Gestalt psychology focused on perceptual grouping and figure-ground organization. It concluded that further progress requires ...
    • A Closed-Form Technique for the Reliability and Risk Assessment of Wind Turbine Systems 

      Mensah, Akwasi F.; Dueñas-Osorio, Leonardo (2012)
      This paper proposes a closed-form method to evaluate wind turbine system reliability and associated failure consequences. Monte Carlo simulation, a widely used approach for system reliability assessment, usually requires ...