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    • 4150 Cousins: What 7 DNA Ancestry Tests Can Tell You About Your Kin 

      Nadeau, Danielle (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-12)
      This thesis presents the results of seven commercialized DNA ancestry tests that are all available to the public, for under $400 Canadian dollars each. This research is conducted to explore the use of commercialized DNA ...
    • 4D induced matter from non-compact 5D Kaluza-Klein gravity 

      Sajko, W. J. (University of Waterloo, 2000)
    • A 4d Lorentzian Spin Foam Model With Timelike Surfaces 

      Hnybida, Jeffrey (University of Waterloo, 2010-10-07)
      We construct a 4d Lorentzian spin foam model capable of describing both spacelike and timelike surfaces. To do so we use a coherent state approach inspired by the Riemannian FK model. Using the coherent state method we ...
    • 5-HT7 Receptor Neuroprotection against Excitotoxicity in the Hippocampus 

      Vasefi, Seyedeh Maryam (University of Waterloo, 2014-04-11)
      Introduction and Objectives: The PDGFβ receptor and its ligand, PDGF-BB, are expressed throughout the central nervous system (CNS), including the hippocampas. Several reports confirm that PDGFβ receptors are neuroprotective ...
    • 50:50—Sovereignty, Price, Density, Efficiency: Housing-led Economic Urban Expansion in Hong Kong. 

      Tam, Kam-Ming Mark (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-16)
      Hong Kong is an ideal laboratory in which to study relationships between economy and architecture. In this city, tremendous power is held by both the state and in private capital. Urban form may be read as a tangible ...
    • 53 North: Tactical Infrastructure in Edmonton 

      Clayton, Bryce (University of Waterloo, 2017-08-15)
      Edmonton, Alberta is the northernmost major city in North America, but inappropriate urban form has created a winter culture of avoidance. Long, straight city streets and a proliferation of voids within the downtown urban ...
    • 56 Days of Solitude 

      Alladin, Kemal (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-21)
      Man is a social animal. He needs community for support and for the success of his life. Yet, throughout history, man has withdrawn from community to retreat into the wilderness. The journey takes him from the world, into ...
    • 60 Watts Broadband Push Pull RF Power Amplifier Using LTCC Technology 

      Jundi, Ayman (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-27)
      The continuous increase in wireless usage forces an immense pressure on wireless communication in terms of increased demand and spectrum scarcity. Service providers for communication services had no choice but to allocate ...
    • 80 Fathoms Deep 

      de Cola, Marianna Rosa (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-26)
      The history of Newfoundland is intimately tied to its relationship with the sea, to its island status and its consequent cultural isolation, to its reliance on fishing and more recently oil. But it is also one of tides - ...
    • 9 Sum Sorcery 

      Hildreth, Alexis (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-25)
      9 Sum Sorcery is a multimedia exhibition comprised of video and sculpture. Nine screens depict 'The Player' performing with an assortment of augmented found materials within the framework of a board game. The Player ...
    • a-Si:H-Silicon Hybrid Low Energy X-ray Detector 

      Shin, Kyung-Wook (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-15)
      Low energy X-ray (< 20 keV) detection is a key technological requirement in applications such as protein crystallography or diffraction imaging. Silicon based optical cameras based on CCDs or CMOS imaging chips coupled to ...
    • A. Schopenhauer and F. Dostoevsky: Some Philosophical and Literary Parallels 

      Minin, Oleg (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-29)
      This thesis juxtaposes the philosophical theories of Arthur Schopenhauer with themes and characters in Fyodor Dostoevsky's major fictional works of the middle post-Siberian period (1863-1871). Of particular interest is the ...
    • Ab Condita 

      Breg, Justin (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-21)
      Time and structure; expectation and construction; landscape and architecture; history and myth. The foundation is a joint which carries extraordinary potential to speak of the cultures that built it. This ...
    • Abandoned Mid-Canada Radar Line Site 500 in the Western Hudson Bay region of sub-Arctic, Canada: A source of organochlorines for the people of Weenusk First Nation? 

      Bertrand, John (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-26)
      Interest in the presence of environmental contaminants in the Canadian arctic and sub-arctic arises in part over concerns that Aboriginal people residing in these regions continue to rely on subsistence harvesting. ...
    • ABCD and beyond: From grain merchants to agricultural value chain managers 

      Clapp, Jennifer (Canadian Food Studies, 2015-09-08)
      The world of agricultural commodity trading firms has changed over the years, although corporate concentration has long been a defining feature of this sector. The four dominant agricultural trading firms—the ABCDs (ADM, ...
    • Abiotic Stresses to Vegetation Re-establishment in a Cutover Bog Contaminated with Seawater 

      Montemayor, Marilou B. (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Part of a cutover bog in Pokesudie Island, New Brunswick, Canada was contaminated with seawater and was still largely devoid of vegetation 5 years after the event and was consequently chosen for study. The study area ...
    • Aboriginal participation in sport: Critical issues of race, culture and power. 

      Henhawk, Daniel (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-28)
      This study is a qualitative examination of my lived experiences and the lived experiences of my immediate family in sport. Using critical race theory (CRT) as my guiding theoretical framework, this research project answers ...
    • Aboriginal Participation in Tourism Planning in British Columbia 

      McKenna, Sarah (University of Waterloo, 2010-07-22)
      Tourism has been identified as a strategy for Indigenous communities worldwide to adopt in order to stimulate economic and social development. The goal of this research was to evaluate Aboriginal participation in tourism ...
    • Absorption of Nitric Oxide from Flue Gas Using Ammoniacal Cobalt(II) Solutions 

      Yu, Hesheng (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-24)
      Air emissions from the combustion of fossil fuel, including carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and nitric oxide, have caused severe health and environmental problems. The post-combustion wet scrubbing has ...

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