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Reverse-Engineering Self-Organized Behavior in Myxococcus xanthus Biofilms
Myxococcus xanthus ( M. xanthus ) is a gram-negative, rod-shaped soil-dwelling predatory bacterium. It can move on solid surfaces forming cooperative single-species biofilm in which various self-organizing patterns are ...
Novel Methods for Reducing Breast Dose During Computed Tomography Scans
Pediatric female and young adult female patients who undergo computed tomography (CT) scanning may be at higher risk for developing radiation-induced breast cancer later in life. Thus, the purpose of this thesis was to ...
Harnessing Inflammatory Signaling to Promote Bone Regeneration and Mitigate Joint Damage
Inflammatory processes are infamous for their destructive effects on tissues and joints in a variety of diseases. Within the body, inflammation is a highly regulated biological response whose purpose is to promote tissue ...