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    • Rainforest alteration near Manaus, Brazil : as measured by Landsat, 1973 to 1982 

      Wozniczka, James F. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      The purpose of this research was to examine the extent and nature of rainforest alteration near the city of Manaus, Brazil. This was accomplished through the digital analysis of Landsat imagery dated 1973 to 1982. Two ...
    • Raka 

      Van Wyk, Ilse-Mari (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      RAKA is a composition for string orchestra, percussion and choir based on the drama "Raka" by the South African author N.P. van Wyk Louw. This work is a musical portrayal of the drama, depicting the gradual insurgence of ...
    • Rambo as Potted Plant: Local Rulemaking's Preemptive Strike Against Witness-Coaching During Depositions 

      Taylor, David H. (1995)
      Several federal district courts have enacted rules that seek to preempt attorneys from interfering with the discovery process through improper "witness-coaching" by prohibiting an attorney from engaging in off-the-record ...
    • RAPD mapping of the pea genome 

      Self, Kimberly Ann (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      I have constructed a linkage map of the pea genome based upon classical and molecular-marker traits. Existing morphological, isozyme and RFLP (restriction fragment length polymorphism) markers were supplemented with a ...
    • The rapid development of the Qigong Movement in modern China 

      Shen, Zhiyong (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      Qigong (Chinese yoga) has been practiced for thousands of years in China. But in the past five decades, it has developed into a conspicuous social movement that involves more than sixty-million practitioners. With its ...
    • Rapid Recovery of Damaged Ecosystems 

      Jones, Holly P.; Schmitz, O.J. (PloS, 2009)
      Background: Recent reports on the state of the global environment provide evidence that humankind is inflicting great damage to the very ecosystems that support human livelihoods. The reports further predict that ecosystems ...
    • Raster-mode generalization of land use/land cover maps 

      Rebert, Paula (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The purpose of the research presented in this thesis was to apply the parameters of a raster-mode algorithm for nominal-level areal generalization to scale reduction of the national land use/land cover digital data, and ...
    • RC to Rπ Car Conversion 

      Myers, Nicole F., 1995-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-02)
      A C++ program was developed on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B in order to control the speed and steering of a radio controlled car so that it would autonomously drive within a lane. Images were captured by a Raspberry Pi Camera ...
    • A (re)conception of the city : commercialization, domestication, and resistance in New York City from Melville to McKay 

      Baltrum, James (Northern Illinois University, 2014)
      This dissertation characterizes the historical changes that shaped nineteenth and twentieth century New York City by examining how Herman Melville, Stephen Crane, Edith Wharton, John Dos Passos, and Claude McKay expressed ...
    • Reactions of boranes and carboranes with iron (II) chloride 

      Tomlinson, Susan Ann (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
    • Reactive Oxygen Species and the Regulation of Hyperproliferation in a Colonial Hydroid 

      Blackstone, Neil W.; Harmata, Katherine L. (University of Chicago Press, 2011-08)
      Colonies of Podocoryna carnea circulate gastrovascular fluid among polyps via tubelike stolons. At polyp-stolon junctions, mitochondrion-rich cells in part regulate this gastrovascular flow. During competition, colonies ...
    • Reactivity of some anti-erythrocytes alloantisera with peripheral leukocytes 

      Taylor, Wiley Vee (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      Alloantisera against erythrocyte alloantigens of the chicken were evaluated for reactivity to leukocyte antigens of the same species. Leukocytes and erythrocytes were tested by indirect immunofluorescence (IIF) for reactivity ...
    • A reaffirmation of faith 

      Sullivan, Mary (Student of English) (Northern Illinois University, 1985)
      Some things are like riding a bicycle; once you acquire the talent you rarely need to practice it. Other things, like teaching, are more difficult skills to master. They require a considerable amount of practice and ...
    • Real Estate and the 1986 Tax Reform Act 

      Baugh, Brian W. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      The 1986 Tax Reform Act has made sweeping changed in the nation's tax code. While the Code has been totally revamped, the investors of real estate seem to be the main target of the Act. Changes in capital gain treatment, ...
    • The Real Problem: Avatars, Metaphysics, and Online Social Interaction 

      Gunkel, David J. (Sage Publications, 2010-02)
      It is often assumed that the problem with ‘virtual reality’ – the concept, its various technological deployments and the apparently oxymoronic phrase itself – has been our understanding, or perhaps misunderstanding, of the ...
    • The Reality of Imaginationland 

      Hansa, Jack T., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2017-05-09)
      What I am arguing is that people’s inability to distinguish between the truth and a lie, is influenced by a number of factors such as lack of education, political fatigue, and the fact that likeable people are able to ...
    • A reanalysis of the Putney Landing ceramic material 

      Creighton, Lisa M. (Northern Illinois University, 2002)
    • Reasonable or innocent : the innocent construction rule in Illinois 

      Hamilton, Liz (Student of journalism) (Northern Illinois University, 1984)
      An examination of the legal concept of "innocent construction" in the state of Illinois.
    • The Reasons for Wage Rigidity: Evidence From a Survey of Firms 

      Campbell, Carl M., III; Kamlani, Kunal S. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 1997-08)
      A survey of 184 firms was conducted to investigate the reasons for wage rigidity. The strongest support was found for explanations based on adverse selection in quits and on the effect of wages on effort. In addition, ...