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  • Jenna M. Bellano (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) exercise and Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation (TENS) are a treatment for reducing chronic low back pain (CLBP). The purpose of this critically appraised topic was to ...
  • Ryan S Sullivan (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    In the aftermath of the unprecedented global financial collapse in 2008, the public remains skeptical of financial institutions. Much of the lead-up to this crisis has its roots in the steady expansion of the financial ...
  • Katherine A Kiley (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Vibrio species are bacteria found in coastal marine waters that cause harmful health issues in humans. In particular, there are three species Vibrio vulnificus, Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus that are of ...
  • adam harris (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Developmental exposures to certain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), found in human cord blood and breast milk, affect normal cardiac function and morphology in fish models. Some of these abnormalities in cardiac ...
  • Jack David Callahan; Vivian Valengavich (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    This project aims to celebrate both the Chemistry Lyceum and the Keene State College Pride student organizations by producing a 'chemical rainbow' composed of acid-base indicators. The chemical rainbow will be designed by ...
  • Alison Argiro (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Ski resorts are an important part of many local economies, and every year they must determine what price they are going to charge for lift tickets. There is substantial price variation across ski resorts in the US, and ...
  • Kegan Landfair (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    This talk will trace an evolution of a philosophical quandary regarding mathematics. Ancient Greek philosophies of mathematics centered on Platonism, the idea that mathematics exists independent of the human mind. This set ...
  • Brooke M Hatanaka (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    In high school, every geometry student learns the Pythagorean Theorem, which states that a triangle ABC with sides a, b, and c is a right triangle if and only if a^2 + b^2 = c^2. A Pythagorean triple is a triple of three ...
  • Amanda R Petrow (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Abstract: A convex figure in the plane is a set of points that completely contains the line segment that joins any two points of the figure. Convex sets have the property that given any direction, parallel lines in that ...
  • Andrew C Michaud; Briae A Robillard; Hope S Moran; Alyssa McCartney; Andrew D Starace (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Geomorphology, the study of classifying landforms, is the backbone of this project. This project addresses the geomorphological changes and the effect thereof on the Ashuelot River and the surrounding Keene area. The study ...
  • Claire E. Lilley; Riley B. Mason (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    The objective of this research is to create a potential inhibitor of Type IV prepilin peptidase to prevent the autoagglutination, or clumping of bacterial cells, by preventing pili formation of V. cholerae. Substrates must ...
  • Robert Tocci (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Ice hockey players have been shown to experience greater numbers of concussions compared to other contact sport athletes. Furthermore, female athletes have been shown to experience a greater number of and more severe ...
  • Robert F Rein (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    The goal of this project is to implement a method for the separation and measurement of inorganic ions using an analytical technique called Capillary Electrophoresis. Environmental and biological research often requires ...
  • Evan M Dunkley (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    There are multiple types of cancer that depend on a constant supply of fatty acids made by an enzyme known as Fatty Acid Synthase (FAS). It has been proposed that preventing FAS from making fatty acids could be useful in ...
  • Rachel Lally (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    While efforts to reduce U.S. school drop-out rates have met with some success in recent years, a significant number of adolescents continue to leave school prematurely. My project explores the relationship of students? ...
  • Margaret R Mason (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    This presentation summarizes participatory action research conducted during July of 2016 in partnership with the Rwandan non-government organization Health Development Initiative (HDI). The purpose of the study was to ...
  • Ryan Hayward (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    : We live in what we think of as a three-dimensional world. We justify this by noting that if a point is selected as the origin and three mutually perpendicular real number lines are drawn through the origin, then each ...
  • Katherine R Marinoff (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    The Chokwe people of central and southern Africa create designs in sand called sona drawings. In a typical mathematical manner, we ask whether these drawings can be created without lifting a finger from the sand. However, ...
  • Sara Hickey; Grace Tormey; Kayla Carta; Holly O'Brien; Lauren Marple; Marisa Benjamin (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Over the past year we have been working on a multi year study funded by INBRE-NH with adolescents who present with autism. The study focuses on the understanding of neuropsychological functioning while using an Ipad ...
  • Chelsea DeRoehn (Keene State College, 10/11/2017)
    Mindfulness meditation practice has been shown to improve self-esteem, a widely-used indicator of mental well-being. Some psychologists argue that the current definition of self-esteem is incomplete and have proposed ...

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