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    • 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)
    • Laser Ablation for Cardiac Tissue Oxygenation 

      Dokko, Jacqueline; Eun, Chae Young; Kiembock, Conor; Wang, Qikun (2017-05-18)
      The leading cause of myocardial infarctions, commonly known as heart attacks, is the reduced blood flow to the heart muscle due to plaque buildup in the coronary artery. Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMLR) is ...
    • Laser Hair Removal 

      Jolly, Aaron; Gupta, Sameer; Auerbach, Eric; Loaknauth, Nicholas; Drost, Laurens (2004-11-12)
      Laser hair removal, through a process known as selective photothermolysis, is a new trendy way to remove all that unwanted hair. Traditional methods such as waxing, tweezing, shaving and electrolysis each have their ...
    • Laser Hair Removal: Comparative Study of Light Wavelength and its Effect on Laser Hair Removal 

      Cheung, Ling; Mitrea, Diana; Suhrland, Cassandra; Zeng, Henry (2009-05-08)
      For some people, hirsuteness (having excess body hair) can be an embarrassing problem. Many attempts have been made to find a solution to these problems, including electrolysis, tweezing, shaving, and waxing. However, most ...
    • Laser Interstitial Thermo-Therapy in Hepatic Tissue 

      Ahyow, Patrick; Lee, Brian; Wong, Kevin (2006-05-24)
      Laser Interstitial ThermoTherapy (LITT) is a well establish surgical method used in the treatment of tumors. This study analyzes the extent of tissue damage when using LITT in a liver. GAMBIT and FIDAP was used to model ...
    • Laser Irradiation of Tumors for the Treatment of Cancer: An Analysis of Blood Flow, Temperature and Oxygen Transport 

      Sood, Ravi; Nahlik, David; Nichols, Weston; Graham, Evan (2007-07-10)
      It has been shown that hypoxic tumor cells are resistant to radiation and that increasing tumor oxygen levels via laser-mediated hyperthermia treatment increases tumor cell radiosensitivity. Hence, studies of the effects ...
    • Life Under the Ice: The Effect of Ice Development on Photosynthetic Submerged Plants 

      Bishop, Sochima; Callahan, Rowan; Sendelbach, Luke (2018-05-10)
      Many submerged plants rely on photosynthesis as a means to obtain sugars and oxygen. Plants that inhabit deeper regions have limited exposure to sunlight, as light irradiance decreases exponentially with increasing distance ...
    • Long Term Flux Profile of Implanon Birth Control Implant 

      Aiwazian, Jonathan; Baker, Courtney; Nissanka, Nadee; Sarker, Upal (2010-05-21)
      Hormonal birth control methods have become increasingly popular since 2000, as the technology becomes more convenient for users, moving from daily pills, to weekly patches, to yearly implants. Implanon is an example of a ...
    • Lord of the Mood Rings 

      Celia, Chan; Yen, Cu; Jessica, Kadlec; Jennifer, Lee (2003-06-17)
      Our main objective is to study the mechanisms by which heat transfer taking place in the human finger will affect the color change in the mood ring. This project uses GAMBIT and FIDAP to model the heat transfer from the ...
    • Lou Albright Reminisces 

      Albright, Louis D.; Scott, Norman R. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-09-04)
    • Lynah Rink: The Science of the Ice 

      Lund, Stephen; Mathew, Esha; Pratt, Kristamarie; Zacherman, Jonathan (2007-07-10)
      Ice hockey is probably the most popular sports team at Cornell, easily selling out tickets to every game at the start of every year. Although eager fans study the team, plays, opponents, and results, it is doubtful that ...