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A Cross-sectional Study of the Relative Associations of Nutrition and Water Quality with Child Body Size in a Rural Kenyan Community
An adequate, diverse, and nutritious diet is critical to early development. Due to a number of factors, however, access to quality food sources is limited for much of the developing world. This research study investigates ...
Aspects of black holes in gravitational theories with broken Lorentz and diffeomorphism symmetries.
Since Stephen Hawking discovered that black holes emit thermal radiation, black holes have become the theoretical laboratories for testing our ideas on quantum gravity. This dissertation is devoted to the study of ...
The Presentation of Mosquitocidal Protein Toxin for Delivery in Yeast-Based Stations
Throughout history, humans have been plagued by vector-borne diseases such as dengue fever, malaria, and yellow fever. These particular diseases are spread by mosquitoes, and they cause severe losses to human growth and ...
The Effects of Vancomycin on the Structure of Cell Wall Peptidoglycan of vanB-type Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecalis by Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Enterococcus faecalis is a leading cause of nosocomial infections, and the clinical emergence of vancomycin-resistant E. faecalis (VRE) makes studying this bacterium increasingly urgent. This study investigates a vanB-type ...
Assessing the Impact of a School Garden on the Attitudes of Children Towards Agriculture in Rural Western Kenya
A school garden was established at the Bethlehem Home Academy by the Straw to Bread non-profit organization in rural western Kenya in 2012. This school serves very poor and often malnourished children from the Luo tribe ...
Divine attachment styles and affective organizational commitment.
This study is the first to link the literatures of divine attachment and affective organizational commitment (AC). Existing research overlooks divine attachment as a "personal characteristic" relevant to affective commitment, ...