Volume VII, 2012

Explorations Volume VII

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Biology and Biotechnology

History of Passive Solar Energy Scott Barber, East Carolina University

Microbial Kinetics of Photorhabdus luminescens in Glucose Bach Cultures Matt Bowen, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Toxicity of Moist Snuff and Impact on Various Stages of Darkling Beetles Lisa Collins, Fayetteville State University

The Effects of Ocean Acidification on Spicule Formation in Developing Lytechinus variegatus (Green Sea Urchins) Breanna DeGroot, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Sequence and Structural Similarities Between Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase and CysP Bacterial Periplasmic Binding Protein Garressa Henry, Livingstone College



Idle Talk, The 'They,' Anxiety, and Death as Subjects of Language Necessary to Dasein's Hermeneutic of the Self Hannah Cloninger, Lenoir Rhyne University

Schiller's Alchemical Education: Conceptualizing Art as the Philosopher's Stone Andrew Jester, East Carolina University

Defining the Natural Rights of Man: An Analysis of Burke, Paine and Wollstonecraft Lindsay Kohl, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Greensboro Massacre: A Challenge to Accepted Historical Interpretations Jason Kops, East Carolina University

Romanticism: New Waves of Imaginative Thinking Chris Masiello, Elizabeth City State University


Mathematics and Economics

Scholastic Network Susceptibility Models of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis Jaehoon Jung, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

An Examination of the Impact of Police Expenditures on Arrest Rates Ben Shoesmith, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Divergence Measurements of Empty Parking Spaces Wen Tang, Fayetteville State University


Social Sciences

Tests of Transitive Inference in Rats using an Automated Olfactometer Alyse Kaszubski, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Native American Mascot Controversy and Mass Media Involvement: Do the Media Promote Racism Through Native American Athletic Imagery or Support Those who are Offended Elizabeth Locklear, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

The Ever-Changing Social Perception of Autism Spectrum Disorders in the United States Danielle Martin, East Carolina University

The Role of Formal and Informal Support in the Decision to Return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina Nicholson Sprinkle, University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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