Forum for Undergraduate Research

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Forum for Undergraduate Research


Volume 5, Number 1

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Section I: Eastern Colleges Science Conference -- Abstracts -- 2 Investigating Scaling in Brownian Motion / Brittany Corn and Dr. Otto Raths -- 2 Nanotechnology: The Organic Synthesis of Cyclacenes and Introducing Nanotechnology to the Public / Diana D’Onorio DeMeo, Kim Farrell and Dr. Wendy deProphetis -- 3 The Hormetic Effects of Ethanol: Enhanced Cell Proliferation, Migration and Differentiation as Seen in Surviving Organotypic, Adult Zebrafish Brain Cultures II. An Ultrastructural Analysis / Vincenzo DiMaggio, Richard Maltese, Christopher Corbo, Prof. Linda Raths and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- 4 Cognitive Dissonance and Intentions to Use Condoms in College Students / Stephanie Nygard and Dr. Amy Eshleman -- 4 Establishing Conditions for the Detection of GFP Transcription in E. Coli Using RT-PCR / Christi O'Donnell and Dr. Roy Mosher -- 5 Absorption-A Physical Interpretation / Kaitlin Buffington and Dr. Otto Raths -- 5 Effects of Seating Arrangements and Assigned Seating on Group Discussion in a Classroom Setting / Meghan Dennis and Dr. Amy Eshleman -- 5 Morphological Description of the Cortex of the Adult Zebrafish Optic Tectum / Nidaa Othman, Christopher Corbo, Prof. Linda Raths and Dr. Zoltan Fulop -- Section II: The Natural Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 8 Absorption – A Physical Interpretation / Kaitlin Buffington -- Section III: The Social Sciences -- Full Length Papers -- 18 Evaluation of Gender Differences in Mathematics and Science in Early Childhood and Adolescence / Courtney Small -- 26 Sarbanes-Oxley and its Effect on Risk Perception / Cristina Modifica -- 45 The Benefits of Breastfeeding and Formula in Regard to Illness Rates / Lauren Grispo -- 53 Touch and Learning in a Dance Lesson / Jennifer Wiech -- Section IV: Critical Essays -- Full Length Papers -- 62 Progressive or Regressive? Coping with Alleged Fin-de-Siècle Corruption / Elena Beth Pushaw -- 68 The Motivation behind Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper’s Perseverance & Extraordinary Accomplishments / Amy Jensen -- 74 Blonde Humor: An Acceptable Form of Prejudice / Nancy Russell -- 80 The Greek Element in Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice / Timothy Cushing -- 88 Elizabeth Blackwell / Alexandra DeArmon


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