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Garnet: A Tour of Barton Mine, North Creek, NY

Garnet: A Tour of Barton Mine, North Creek, NY

Garnet, the January birthstone and official gem of New York State, is a mineral prized for its beauty but often unrecognized for its practical applications. Garnet jewelry was historically worn by the nobility and upper-middle classes; garnet necklaces dating back to the Bronze Age have been found in the graves […]

 
 

Stem Cells: A Potential Cure for Type I and II Diabetes

Stem Cells: A Potential Cure for Type I and II Diabetes

Diabetes is a growing health concern in the United States. Although it is estimated that 20.8 million Americans suffer from diabetes, only two-thirds are actually diagnosed with the disease (1). Diabetes occurs when the body cannot properly metabolize sugar, which results in high glucose levels in the blood. Normally, the […]

 
 

Breaking the Mold: Moving Toward More Functional Prostheses

Breaking the Mold: Moving Toward More Functional Prostheses

The loss of a limb is a life-changing and often devastating event. As a result, the use of artificial approximations as replacements has persisted for both cosmetic and functional reasons. Historically, the technology used to produce these important artificial limbs has always failed at mimicking either the lost limb’s appearance […]

 
 

Incorporation of Fluorinated Nucleotide Analogs Into HIV-1 TAR RNA

Incorporation of Fluorinated Nucleotide Analogs Into HIV-1 TAR RNA

Abstract Tat is an 86 amino acid virally encoded protein vital to the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) life cycle by stimulating transcription initiation and increases processivity of ribonucleic acid (RNA) polymerase II. Tat is introduced to the endogenous transcription machinery upon binding of the RNA stem-loop TAR. The […]

 
 

Ooid Production and Transport on the Caicos Platform

ABSTRACT Limestone is common in rocks from all geologic periods of the Phanerozoic era as well as in many Proterozoic assemblages (1). The minerologic and fabric character of these limestones generally reflect the complex biological, physical, and climactic character of the depositional systems under which they were created. Of particular […]

 
 
 
 

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