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Communicating science: A novel frame of reverence
Scientists, science educators, and communicators commit an enormous amount of effort to promote science literacy but the evidence suggests that we consistently fail to produce results that scale with the investment. Thus ...
Applying microwave technology in sintering of dental zirconia
Introduction . This study examined the differences in physical properties of Y-TZP sintered in conventional and microwave furnaces. Material and methods . I: Flexural strength: Twenty bars of Y-TZP were prepared from Zircad ...
A parent-implemented shared storybook reading intervention for preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders
Background . Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), a group of disabilities characterized by difficulty with communication and social interaction, have fewer opportunities for early literacy activities like shared ...
Levels of health literacy and impact of health education in working adults with disabilities
Approximately 43% of American adults have inadequate health literacy (HL). This study assessed levels of HL in 70 adults with disabilities who work for Western New York Independent Living, Inc. The brief version of the ...
Assessing the current hand hygiene knowledge and attitudes in Buffalo Public School teachers and the hand hygiene practices of teachers and students to guide future hand hygiene promotion programs
Problem under investigation . Following the detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections among Buffalo school children, an elevated concern for infectious disease transmission in the schools led to ...
Becoming a dentist: A panoramic x-ray of the professional socialization of dental students
This research explores the professional socialization of dental students at a public university in New York State. The ethnographic study focuses on the mechanisms through which dental students are socialized into the ...