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Neighborhood Price Externalities of Foreclosure Rehabilitation: An Examination of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program

This article examines the neighborhood price impacts of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funded foreclosure rehabilitation undertaken by Habitat for Humanity in Dallas County, Texas using a difference-in-difference framework.
Date: January 12, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Jha, Nikhil & Zhang, Lei
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Polynomial Harmonic Decompositions (open access)

Polynomial Harmonic Decompositions

Article on polynomial harmonic decompositions. For real polynomials in two indeterminates a classical polynomial harmonic decomposition is extended from square-norm divisors to conic ones.
Date: January 2017
Creator: Anghel, Nicolae
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Problems of HIV/AIDS infected women in Manipur: agenda for policy change (open access)

Problems of HIV/AIDS infected women in Manipur: agenda for policy change

This article explores the problems of HIV/AIDS infected women in Manipur, India.
Date: July 26, 2016
Creator: Singh, M. Romesh
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Seeing the Growth: Strengthening Teacher Connectedness Through Outward Bound Excursions (open access)

Seeing the Growth: Strengthening Teacher Connectedness Through Outward Bound Excursions

This article assesses high-school teacher connectedness following participation in Outward Bound (OB) excursions.
Date: 2017
Creator: Turke, Shani Rose; Caldas, Stephanie; Kågesten, Anna; Parsons, Jennifer; Ahn, Ji Young & Winch, Peter
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Body shape differences in a pair of closely related Malawi cichlids and their hybrids: Effects of genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity, and transgressive segregation (open access)

Body shape differences in a pair of closely related Malawi cichlids and their hybrids: Effects of genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity, and transgressive segregation

This article investigates the contributions of genetic and plastic components for differences in body shape in two species of Lake Malawi cichlids using wild-caught specimens and a common garden experiment.
Date: January 28, 2017
Creator: Husemann, Martin; Tobler, Michael; McCauley, Cagney; Ding, Baoqing & Danley, Patrick D.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Methods and results from the genome-wide association group at GAW20 (open access)

Methods and results from the genome-wide association group at GAW20

This article reports on promising statistical approaches and findings of the members of the Genome-wide Association Study group applied on real and simulated data which encompass the current topics of epigenetic and pharmacogenomics.
Date: March 2017
Creator: Wang, Xuexia; Boekstegers, Felix & Brinster, Regina
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Methods to evaluate rare variants gene-age interaction for triglycerides (open access)

Methods to evaluate rare variants gene-age interaction for triglycerides

This article discusses the development of two statistical methods to test the gene environment interaction effect of rare variants.
Date: March 2017
Creator: Huayang Gao, Tony; Zhang, Jianjun; Medina Miguelangel, Diaz & Wang, Xuexia
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Centering Information Literacy (as) Skills and Civic Engagement in the Basic Communication Course: An Integrated Course Library Collaboration (open access)

Centering Information Literacy (as) Skills and Civic Engagement in the Basic Communication Course: An Integrated Course Library Collaboration

This article describes a course-library partnership to integrate information literacy instruction with a basic communication course.
Date: February 2017
Creator: Herakova, Liliana; Bonnet, Jennifer & Congdon, Mark
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
ELL Teachers' Attitudes of Google Earth for Inquiry-Based Instruction on ELL Students' Language Development in a Rural New England State (open access)

ELL Teachers' Attitudes of Google Earth for Inquiry-Based Instruction on ELL Students' Language Development in a Rural New England State

This article contains an investigation of factors predicting the intentions of English Language Learner (ELL) teachers to use Google Earth for language development instruction.
Date: 2017
Creator: Congdon, Mark; Mette, Ian; Mercado, Andrea; Lindenfeld, Laura & Tupper, Emily
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Do Neighborhoods Matter Differently for Movers and Non-Movers?: Analysis of Weight Gain in the Longitudinal Dallas Heart Study

This article uses data from the Dallas Heart Study to evaluate the relationship between changes in neighborhood condition and weight change for both movers and non-movers over an approximate seven-year follow-up period.
Date: May 10, 2016
Creator: Leonard, Tammy; Ayers, Colby; Das, Sandeep R.; Neeland, Ian J. & Powell-Wiley, Tiffany M.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Physical activity counseling in primary care: Insights from public health and behavioral economics

This article evaluates pertinent literature from the fields of medicine/public health and economics/psychology to suggest a comprehensive approach to physical activity counseling at the primary care level.
Date: February 15, 2017
Creator: Shuval, Kerem; Leonard, Tammy; Drope, Jeffrey; Katz, David L.; Patel, Alpa V.; Maitin-Shepard, Melissa et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transgenic Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum L.) Targeted for Reduced Recalcitrance to Bioconversion: A 2-Year Comparative Analysis of Field-Grown Lines Modified for Target Gene or Genetic Element Expression (open access)

Transgenic Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum L.) Targeted for Reduced Recalcitrance to Bioconversion: A 2-Year Comparative Analysis of Field-Grown Lines Modified for Target Gene or Genetic Element Expression

This article discusses the investigation of clones of plants representing independent transgenic events and their respective nontransgenic control lines for biomass yield, carbohydrate composition and recalcitrance to bioconversion via separate hydrolysis and fermentation to yield ethanol.
Date: August 18, 2016
Creator: Dumitrache, Alexandru; Natzke, Jace; Rodriguez, Miguel, Jr.; Yee, Kelsey L.; Thompson, Olivia A.; Poovaiah, Charleson R. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Phylogenetic analysis of eukaryotic NEET proteins uncovers a link between a key gene duplication event and the evolution of vertebrates (open access)

Phylogenetic analysis of eukaryotic NEET proteins uncovers a link between a key gene duplication event and the evolution of vertebrates

This article describes the use of three members of the human NEET protein family (CISD1, mitoNEET; CISD2, NAF-1 or Miner 1; and CISD3, Miner2) as guides to conduct a phylogenetic analysis of eukaryotic NEET proteins and their evolution.
Date: February 16, 2017
Creator: Inupakutika, Madhuri A.; Sengupta, Soham; Nechushtai, Rachel; Jennings, Patricia A.; Onuchic, José N.; Azad, Rajeev K. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Interactions between mitoNEET and NAF-1 in cells (open access)

Interactions between mitoNEET and NAF-1 in cells

This article uses yeast two-hybrid to demonstrate through vivo bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC), direct coupling analysis (DCA), RNA-sequencing, ROS and iron imaging, and single and double shRNA lines with suppressed mNT, NAF-1 and mNT/NAF-1 expression, that mNT and NAF-1 directly interact in mammalian cells and could function in the same cellular pathway.
Date: April 20, 2017
Creator: Karmi, Ola; Holt, Sarah H.; Song, Luhua; Tamir, Sagi; Luo, Yuting; Bai, Fang et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Legislative Ambiguity and Ontological Hierarchy in US Sacred Land Law (open access)

Legislative Ambiguity and Ontological Hierarchy in US Sacred Land Law

This article demonstrates instances in which sacred site law was construed so narrowly as to a priori preclude indigenous ways of knowing, particularly in regards to the nature of land, use of sacred objects, and pollution.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dunstan, Adam
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Delta-Flux: An Eddy Covariance Network for a Climate-Smart Lower Mississippi Basin (open access)

Delta-Flux: An Eddy Covariance Network for a Climate-Smart Lower Mississippi Basin

This article describes the rationale to create the new Delta-Flux network, which will coordinate efforts to quantify carbon and water budgets at seventeen eddy covariance flux tower sites in the Lower Mississippi River Basin.
Date: February 23, 2017
Creator: Runkle, Benjamin R. K.; Rigby, James R.; Reba, Michele L.; Anapalli, Saseendran S.; Bhattacharjee, Joydeep; Krauss, Ken W. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Climate change and human infectious diseases: A synthesis of research findings from global and spatio-temporal perspectives (open access)

Climate change and human infectious diseases: A synthesis of research findings from global and spatio-temporal perspectives

This article shows that over the past few decades, the reported negative or uncertain responses of infectious diseases to climate change has been growing.
Date: December 6, 2016
Creator: Liang, Lu & Gong, Peng
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Monitoring Annual Urban Changes in a Rapidly Growing Portion of Northwest Arkansas with a 20-Year Landsat Record (open access)

Monitoring Annual Urban Changes in a Rapidly Growing Portion of Northwest Arkansas with a 20-Year Landsat Record

This article employs a time series Landsat stack covering the period from 1995 to 2015 to detect the urban dynamics in Northwest Arkansas via a two-stage classification approach.
Date: January 13, 2017
Creator: Reynolds, Ryan; Liang, Lu; Li, XueCao & Dennis, John
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Bold-Independent Computational Entropy Assesses Functional Donut-Like Structures in Brain fMRI Images (open access)

Bold-Independent Computational Entropy Assesses Functional Donut-Like Structures in Brain fMRI Images

This article introduces a novel technique of fMRI images analysis, called computational proximity method, i.e., nucleus clustering in Voronoï tessellations.
Date: February 1, 2017
Creator: Peters, James F.; Ramanna, Sheela; Tozzi, Arturo & Inan, Ebubekir
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Dual-Modality System for Both Multi-Color Ultrasound-Switchable Fluorescence and Ultrasound Imaging (open access)

A Dual-Modality System for Both Multi-Color Ultrasound-Switchable Fluorescence and Ultrasound Imaging

This article discusses the development of a dual-modality imaging system by combining recently developed ultrasound-switchable fluorescence (USF) imaging technology with the conventional ultrasound (US) B-mode imaging.
Date: February 4, 2017
Creator: Kandukuri, Jayanth; Yu, Shuai; Cheng, Bingbing; Bandi, Venugopal; D'Souza, Francis; Nguyen, Kytai T. et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Novel transcriptome assembly and comparative toxicity pathway analysis in mahi-mahi (Coryphaena  hippurus) embryos and larvae exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil (open access)

Novel transcriptome assembly and comparative toxicity pathway analysis in mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) embryos and larvae exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil

This article establishes the de novo transcriptomic database from the embryos and larvae of mahi-mahi exposed to water accommodated fractions (HEWAFs) of two Deepwater Horizon oil types (weathered and source oil) in an effort to advance understanding of the molecular aspects involved during specific toxicity responses.
Date: March 15, 2017
Creator: Xu, Elvis Genbo; Mager, Edward M.; Grosell, Martin; Hazard, E. Starr; Hardiman, Gary & Schlenk, Daniel
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Comparison of Least Squares Regression and Geographically Weighted Regression Modeling of West Nile Virus Risk Based on Environmental Parameters (open access)

A Comparison of Least Squares Regression and Geographically Weighted Regression Modeling of West Nile Virus Risk Based on Environmental Parameters

This article discusses the effectiveness of utilizing local spatial variations in environmental data to uncover the statistical relationships between West Nile Virus (WNV) risk and environmental factors.
Date: March 28, 2017
Creator: Kala, Abhishek K.; Tiwari, Chetan; Mikler, Armin R. & Atkinson, Samuel F.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Study of traits and recalcitrance reduction of field-grown COMT down-regulated switchgrass (open access)

Study of traits and recalcitrance reduction of field-grown COMT down-regulated switchgrass

This article discusses the fundamental features of why biomass is recalcitrant to conversion without pretreatment.
Date: January 3, 2017
Creator: Li, Mi; Pu, Yunqiao; Yoo, Chang Geun; Gjersing, Erica; Decker, Stephen R.; Doeppke, Crissa et al.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library