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    • Heat Loss in the Carotid Artery During Selective Brain Cooling in Humans 

      Attygalle, Suneth; Girnary, Hussein; Jeffrey, Natalie; Lee, Sean; Torre, Rosa (2006-05-24)
      Heat flow in the neck was simulated in FLUENT to study countercurrent effects of cooling blood in the carotid artery during selective brain cooling. The simulation was performed in order to verify Zhu?s theory (used as a ...
    • Heat Transfer in Laser Tumor Excision 

      Chen, Alan; Cheung, Edwin; Lee, Steven; Picuri, John; Shih, Tsung Li (2004-07-13)
      Cancer is an ongoing disease that is present in a majority of the population. Laser surgery provides minimally invasive techniques to excise tumors in humans. This method allows quicker recoveries and fewer complications. ...
    • Heat Transfer in Penguin Huddles 

      Karben, Samson; Kim, Glenn; Purwamaska, Ivanakbar; Tormey, Caitlin (2020-05)
      Emperor penguins have several adaptations that allow them to survive the extreme Antarctic winter. Some of these adaptations are behavioral, such as huddling to reduce exposure and preserve body heat. While previous research ...
    • The Heat Transfer Modeling for Minimization of Thermal Necrosis in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty 

      Baskind, Daniel; Kim, Hyunjin; Min, Flora; Park, Hyeongsu (2009-05-08)
      In the past, the only option for replacing broken or otherwise malfunctioning hip bones was total hip replacement (THR), which involved the removal of the body's natural hip joint and replacing it with an entirely synthetic ...
    • Heat Treatment of an Enlarged Prostate 

      Alexander, Conor; Cohen, Rich; Furman, Guy; Pino, Chris; Schleifer-Schneggenburger, Jill (2001-01-07)
      An enlarged prostate, known in the medical field as either benign prostate hyperplasia or benign prostate hypertrophy, is a common affliction among older men, resulting in a difficulty in urination. The condition is also ...
    • Heating Effects of Dental Drilling 

      Bunimovich, Yuri; Mintseris, Julian; Kim, Becky; Mohan, Vivek (1999-01-10)
      Drilling causes pain in the tooth for various reasons. This paper addresses the heating of the pulpal region due to friction from drilling. The heating may depend on such parameters as the speed of the drill, water supply, ...
    • Heating of Nanoshells by Near-infrared Radiation: A Rapid and Minimally-invasive method for destroying tumors 

      Arquiza, Apollo; Holt, Brendan; Lai, Kay; Mak, Hester; Mendelson, Avital (2006-05-24)
      The purpose of this project is to model a novel and promising cancer treatment that involves the destruction of tumor cells by the direct injection of biocompatible nanoparticles (gold-silicon nanoshells) and their subsequent ...
    • Heavy Metals and Phosphorus in Parking Lot Run-Off: A Comparison Study 

      Bender, Tracy (Internet-First University Press, 2005-08-03)
      This presentation demonstrates research into the heavy metals that are in the run-off from parking lots. This presentation was by Tracy Bender of Pennsylvania State University.
    • Hormone Delivery System: The Contraceptive Ring 

      Antisell, Joanna; Poon, Tiffany; Borey, Adam; Briddell, Jenna; Palesch, Seth (2006-05-24)
      Many women use contraceptive methods that involve the hormones estrogen and progestin, which prevent the ovaries from developing and releasing mature eggs. This, therefore, prevents conception. Currently there are two ...
    • How do Laser Pointers Damage your Retina? 

      Lee, Joseph; Kuhikar, Sneha; van der Vliet, Riemer (2022-05-27)
      Lasers are devices used for many applications, for instance, in CD burning and reading, to baffle an audience in a light show or to point out details on a projector. The handheld laser or laser pointer is not given much ...
    • How Warm is an Igloo? 

      Holihan, Rich; Keeley, Dan; Lee, Daniel; Tu, Powen; Yang, Eric (2003-06-17)
      Homeostasis maintains the human body temperature within a few degrees of 37oC. However, in severe environments, such as a harsh winter blizzard, the body will not be able to maintain a 37oC temperature without the aid ...
    • Hydrogel Smart Bandage as a Diagnostic Tool for Infection in Burn Wounds 

      Kelly, Abby; Zhai, Mattieu; Li, Alan; Zhu, Jiaming (2022-05-27)
      Every year, almost half a million people are admitted to the emergency room because of burn wounds. Of the thousands of deaths that result from these wounds, more than half are due to complications from infection. An easy ...
    • Hyperthermia Ablation of Breast Tumors Using Ultrasound 

      Jin, Shiyi; Wang, Xing; Yuan, Mona; Zheng, Anqi (2014-05-28)
      Breast cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer, excluding lung cancer, for women in the United States. Left untreated, a malignant primary tumor in the breast can metastasize via the underarm lymph nodes, increasing ...
    • Hyperthermic Ablation of Hepatic Tumors by Inductive Heating of Ferromagnetic Alloy Implants 

      Androlowicz, Julie; Clark, Iain; Doerr, Georgr; Netravali, Nathan; Wynne, Joseph (2003-06-17)
      This study is an investigation into the ability of ferromagnetic thermal therapy to destroy cancerous hepatic tissue. Ferromagnetic rods are implanted in cancerous tissue and heated by induction. Increased temperatures ...
    • In Their Own Voices: A Conversation with Howard W. Riley: Early Agricultural Engineering at Cornell University 

      Colman, Gould P. (Internet-First University Press, 2007)
      In August of 1963, Dr. Gould Colman, University Archivist Emeritus, interviewed Professor Howard W. Riley, who was the head of the Department of Agricultural Engineering from 1907-1945. In these interviews, Professor Riley ...
    • In Vitro Scaffold Construction for a Bio-artificial Liver 

      Webster, Brad; Jong Kim, Tak; Chow, Sharon; Wang, Jeff; Tsai, Chrissy (2004-06-17)
      The main focus of this investigation is to design a scaffold that will accommodate a growing Bio-Artificial Liver (BAL) with oxygen. The two design objectives are to find the maximum length and the distance between the ...
    • Ingestion of Elemental Mercury Vapor Released from Amalgam Dental Fillings 

      Babina, Arianne; Katchmar, Natalie; Khan, Nadeem (2012-01-18)
    • An Injectable Oxygen and VEGF Releasing Hydrogel for Cardiac Tissue Regeneration 

      Li, Linda; Lubinus, Ariadna; Murundi, Shamanth; Prakash, Gayatri (2021-05)
      The purpose of this study was to determine the design requirements of an injectable fibrin hydrogel as a viable tool in delivering sufficient oxygen (O2) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) to hypoxic tissue to ...
    • Investigation of Pulp Pressure Dynamics by Modeling the Topical Application of 50% Lidocaine HCl in the Human Premolar 

      LaViolette, Aaron K.; Furness, Samuel P.; Rodriguez, Alexander; Alamgir, Ashab S. (2018-05-10)
      The purpose of this research is to perform a time study on local anesthetics in dental surgery to provide insight on the inner workings pulp pressure dynamics. The dynamics of the pulp pressure when the dentin surface is ...
    • Ithaca Got Your Lips Chapped? A Performance Analysis of Lip Balm 

      Madans, Andrew; Pilarz, Katie; Pitner, Christine; Prasad, Shailly (2012-01-18)