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  • The Ethics of Reddit and an Artificial Moral Compass. 

    Teitelbaum, Ayliana; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    In this paper, an analysis was done on the AITA subreddit, looking at the submissions posted and the rulings they received. Using different feature selection methods and machine learning algorithms, the models attempted ...
  • The Genetic and Environmental Effects on Parkinson’s Disease. 

    Aranoff, Nicole Danielle; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-04-20)
    Parkinson’s disease is a widespread and prominent disease affecting many individuals world-wide. Though familial Parkinson’s disease is one way in which the disease manifests itself, genetics only seems to successfully ...
  • COVID-19 Ventilator Crisis: Comparative Ethical Analysis of Jewish and Secular Approaches to Scarce Resource Allocation. 

    Frohlich, Bailey Abigail; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-03-22)
    This paper will explore the different perspectives of Jewish and Secular ethics regarding triage decisions, specifically comparing and contrasting the two perspectives as it is relevant to the COVID-19 ventilator shortage. ...
  • The Impact of Advanced Paternal Age on Autism, Schizophrenia, and other Neurological Disorders: A Literature Review. 

    Blanchard, Elisheva; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-22)
    Autism Spectrum Disorder is a chronic disorder with onset by age three and is characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, as well as with nonverbal communication (American Psychiatric ...
  • The Association Between Noise Pollution and Heart Disease. 

    Berger, Sarah; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States and the world for decades. It is therefore a highly researched topic as scientists, healthcare professionals, government organizations and individuals ...
  • Genre Analysis Via Constituent Tree Structure. 

    Schick, Moriyah; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-22)
    Among the many tasks within the field of natural language processing, genre analysis is one of the most difficult as there is no objective standard of what the features of a genre are. Past works have attempted to apply ...
  • Stability of Doublons. 

    Baitner, Miriam; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-22)
    In this thesis, I discuss my research of the behavior and stability of doublons. I describe the dynamics of a one-dimensional closed chain of spins ½. I show that by analyzing the eigenstates and eigenvalues of the Hamiltonian ...
  • “This is Torah, and I Must Learn”: Evaluation of Women’s Premarital Sexual Education and Sexual Satisfaction in the Orthodox Jewish Community. 

    Buxbaum, Channa; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-22)
    Cultural and religious characteristics have been found to play a pivotal role in shaping sex-related attitudes and behaviors. Specifically, studies have found an association between religious affiliation, sexual pleasure, ...
  • Male Infertility: The Effect of SUMO Protein Inhibition on Sertoli Cells. 

    Levy, Rebecca; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    Approximately 15% of couples worldwide experience infertility issues (Agarwal et al., 2015). According to the Reproductive Medical Associates (RMA), contrary to previous beliefs, infertility issues affect males and females ...
  • Concussion: A Study of the Spectrum of Injury. 

    Simantov, Sofia; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-22)
    ABSTRACT Traumatic Brain Injury is a major cause of death and disability, with a worldwide incidence of approximately 10 million cases per year1. Every thirteen seconds someone in the United States sustains a traumatic ...
  • Overview of In Vitro Gametogenesis in Mice, Future Applications, and Related Social Changes and Ethics. 

    Somorov, Rachel; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this review was to introduce the in vitro gametogenesis and explore the ethical dilemmas that will face the international community when the technology becomes clinically useful. In vitro gametogenesis ...
  • An Analysis of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s Utilization of Dialectic. 

    Yeshiva University, degree granting institution.; Guindi, Linda (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    Consequently, the Rav’s extension of Man’s perpetual dialectic condition to the meta-dialectic can be understood as representing the Rav’s consistency in his emphasis on perpetuity in regard to Man’s dialectic condition. ...
  • Pulmonary Effects of Cigarette Smoking. 

    Paul, Atara; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-20)
    Smoking is currently the main cause of preventable illnesses and deaths in the United States. The chemicals in cigarette smoke can damage nearly every organ in the body, though the lungs are at the greatest risk. Smoking ...
  • Adaptations of Austen: How Does Multimedia Impact Our Ability to Read Between the Lines of Pride and Prejudice and Emma? 

    Wiesenberg, Elka Basya; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    This paper will explore the experience of reading an Austen novel, specifically the effects of narrative style, including Austen’s narrator and free indirect discourse, and study the original novels, followed by the listed ...
  • Cellular Senescence: A Nuanced Mechanism and Its Contemporary Implications. 

    Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    Cellular senescence is a unique molecular mechanism with characteristics and consequences that vary greatly across distinct physiological contexts. Definitionally, senescence represents a retreat from cellular division to ...
  • America’s Deadliest Penalty: The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States. 

    Markovitz, Shanee; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    In the United States of America, the controversy surrounding capital punishment spans across every state as well as more than 100 years of debate. Also referred to as the death penalty2, capital punishment includes “the ...
  • Issues in Data Privacy: A Religious Perspective on a Modern Problem 

    Leiser, Rachel; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    All businesses use data, and all individuals contribute to this data- whether they know it or not. Over the last few decades, as the amount of data collected on the internet has increased drastically, the amount of data ...
  • Eating Disorders Among the Ultra-Orthodox: Treatment Implication and Adaptations. 

    Shapiro, Stephanie (Avigayil); Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    Eating disorders (ED’s) are serious illnesses that require proper treatment and care. If such illnesses are not attended to, grave consequences can ensue. As such, several evidence-based treatment approaches are used in ...
  • The Domino Effect: The Implications of Pediatric Stuttering on the Development of Mental Health Disorders. 

    Yeshiva University, degree granting institution.; Katz, Aleeza (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    If the hypothesis, which states that children in the study who stutter will later present with at least one mental health disorder, is demonstrated by the results to be true, then a therapeutic approach is necessary. ...
  • Exploring the Role of the DNA Damage Response in Hematopoiesis in ddx41 Mutant Zebrafish. 

    Pechman, Elianna S.; Yeshiva University, degree granting institution. (New York, NY. Stern College for Women. Yeshiva University., 2020-05-06)
    Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a preleukemic conditions arising from mutations in hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) resulting in an expansion of dysfunctional blasts and ineffective hematopoiesis. Germline ...

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