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Conspicuous female ornamentation and male mate preference of Threespine Sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
(East Carolina University, 2012)
Sexual selection drives the evolution of exaggerated male ornaments (traits showing little function outside social interactions) in many animal species. Female ornamentation is now acknowledged also to be common but is ...
Group Mutual Exclusion in Linear Time and Space
(East Carolina University, 2014)
The Group Mutual Exclusion (GME) problem, introduced by Joung, is a natural extension of the classical Mutual Exclusion problem. In the classical Mutual Exclusion problem, two or more processes are not simultaneously allowed ...
PI3K mediated activation of GSK‑3β reduces at‑level primary afferent growth responses associated with excitotoxic spinal cord injury dysesthesias
Background Neuropathic pain and sensory abnormalities are a debilitating secondary consequence of spinal cord injury (SCI). Maladaptive structural plasticity is gaining recognition for its role in contributing to the ...
Lexical diversity in Parkinson’s disease
Background: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative syndrome of the basal ganglia (BG) believed to disrupt cortical-subcortical pathways critical to motor, cognitive and expressive language function. Recent studies ...
College Men and Women and Their Intent to Receive Genital Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
The study set out to investigate what influences the intentions of college students to get vaccinated against genital human papillomavirus (HPV). College men and women were surveyed to understand their intentions. Regression ...
Prognostic factor from MR spectroscopy in rat with astrocytic tumour during radiation therapy
Objective: To investigate the relationship between the tumour volume and metabolic rates of astrocytic tumours using MR spectroscopy (MRS) during radiation therapy (RT). Methods: 12 healthy male Sprague-Dawley® rats ...
Author Impact Measures in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Author impact metrics were collected from approximately 2000 academic research faculty in 257 accredited universities in the US and Canada. Three databases (Scopus, Google Scholar, and ResearchGate) were utilized. Indices ...
A second locality for the Namib darkling beetle Onymacris brainei (Tenebrionidae, Coleoptera) and first report on its molecular phylogenetic placement
Onymacris brainei Penrith, 1984 – the most recent species of Onymacris to be described – is known only from its type locality in the Namib Desert, adjacent to the Cunene River in northern Namibia. No additional specimens ...
Innovative Controller Design for a 5MW Wind Turbine Blade
The development and evaluation of a nonlinear pitch controller for wind turbine blades and the design and modeling of an associated actuator and controller was examined. The pitch actuator and controller were modeled and ...
ECU Sustainability Plan
ECU's first Sustainability Plan for 2019 through 2023 lays out goals and strategies in the following focus areas: Climate Change Mitigation, Academics and Research, Campus Grounds, and Materials Management.