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Worksheets for idea development
As part of day 2 of the Summit, participants were asked to form teams and develop an action plan for preservation of and access to newspapers. This document contains the handwritten notes from the teams with their plan, ...
Factors Influencing Agricultural Education Students' Choice to Teach
Recruiting students into agricultural education is a critical component in maintaining and growing secondary agricultural education programs across the country. A national study of the supply and demand for Agricultural ...
The phenomena of retraction in biomedical literature
These are the preliminary results of a study that examines the impact of retracted articles in biomedical literature. The study is a continuation of Budd JM, Sievert ME, Schultz TR, JAMA. 1998;280 (3): 296-7, which focused ...
Poster Session Index
Index for a selection of recent posters by Health Sciences Librarians and by colleagues in related disciplines presented at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Symposium.
Stressors in the pharmacy: An observational of interruptions in pharmacy
Errors in the healthcare field are a significant problem. Interruptions leading to distractions can cause errors as these interruptions can distract the pharmacy workers from their tasks. Hence it is important to study ...
Seed Company Contact Information
(University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
This is a list of seed companies with contact information.
J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Anniversary Symposium Quotes and Kudos
Poster with various quotations and commendations of the staff at the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library presented at the HSL Anniversary Symposium.
J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Anniversary Symposium Post er
Poster depicting various milestones for the anniversary of the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library.
Intracranial and whole brain volumes in infants with sagittal craniosynostosis
Single-suture craniosynostosis occurs in approximately1 in 2000 live births and has been associated with brain dysmorphology. It has been suggested that premature fusion of cranial sutures restricts and alters brain growth ...
Colonial Churches as Astronomical Instruments in San Cristóbal de las Casas: Informe Preliminár—Archivos de la Catedrál
There are many documented examples of meridian lines in Italian churches in the 14th and 15th centuries. Hilbron (1999) discusses how these lines and others were used to measure the date of the equinox, the sun's altitude ...
Deb Ward's remarks at HSL Anniversary Symposium, September, 28, 2011
Remarks made by J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library Director, Deborah Ward, on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the library.
Profiling women's breast cancer screening practices using data mining
Breast cancer is a major chronic disease and early identification is necessary for treatment. Mammograms are clinical tests that increase the detection of breast cancer. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and ...
Managing innovation : navigating disruptive and transformational technologies
(University of Missouri, 2011)
Major technological changes unleash large-scale social, cultural, economic and political consequences. Digitized computing is the most recent example of disruptive technology; the wheel could be regarded as one of the ...
Dairy Policy Briefs
(Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 2006-06)
This document is a set of one-page briefs that describe current dairy policy issues including issues like the MILC program, WTO issues and federal milk orders.
Current State of the Dairy Industry
Testimony given before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at the request of committee chair, Representative Gutknecht.
Independent Practice with KidSkills #2
This independent practice handout deals with appropriate KidSkills tool selection, specifically the Homework Planner tool.
Patterns of brain growth in one FGFR2 mouse model for Apert Syndrome
Apert syndrome is a disorder associated with craniosynostosis resulting from one of two mutations in Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 2 (FGFR2). Individuals with Apert syndrome demonstrate brain dysmorphology, often ...
Discovery and Mechanistic Characterization of Novel SARS Coronavirus Inhibitors that Block Viral Entry [abstract]
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is an infectious and highly contagious disease that is caused by SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV). Viral entry is a key target step for therapies because it can prevent the ...
Development of human C-peptide LC-MS isotope-dilution assay : optimization of C-peptide isolation from biological fluids and with ion exchange chromatography
Human C-peptide is an effective marker of insulin secretion in diabetes diagnostics, as it is produced in equimolar amounts with insulin. Little metabolism of C-peptide by the liver also enables its concentrations to be ...
A New 3D Representation and Compression Algorithm for Non-Rigid Moving Objects using Affine-Octree
This paper presents a new 3D representation for non-rigid objects using motion vectors between two consecutive frames. Our method relies on an Octree to recursively partition the object into smaller parts for which a small ...