Auctus: The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creativity is student-run and peer-reviewed. Auctus accepts submissions from VCU undergraduates in all disciplines. The journal welcomes submissions of research articles, technical papers, expository articles and works of creative scholarship including visual art, music, creative writing, film and multi-media projects. Auctus is sponsored by the Honors College and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program.

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Cultural Appropriation and the Plains' Indian Headdress, Marisa Wood

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Improving Health Literacy: Parental Medical Decisions Regarding Lower Extremity Amputations, Rebecca Aber

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Examining a Link between Paraquat, Alpha-Synuclein Fibrillation and Neurodegeneration: A Review, Nikhil Ailaney

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InGaN LEDs for General Lighting: Overcoming Efficiency Droop at High Current Injection, Nicolas Andrade

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Computer Simulation of Tooth Mobility using Varying Material Properties, Allison R. Beckmann, Lena Unterberg, Stefan Raith, and Horst Fischer

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Reduction of Oxidative Stress and Storage Lesions (RCSL) in Red Blood Cells: Analysis of Ascorbic Acid (AA), N-Acetylcysteine amide (AD4), and Serotonin (5-HT), Shanmuka Gadiraju

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Prenatal Nicotine Exposure as a Teratogen in Neurological Pathways, Monica Grover

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Cataract Blindness: Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Treatment Barriers and High Blindness Rates for Women in Rural Regions of Andhra Pradesh, Kiranpreet Kaur

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Examining the Relationship between Particulate Matter, Nitrogen Oxide, Carbon Oxides, Sulfur Dioxide and Hypertension in Urban Areas in India: A Review, Hiren Kolli

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The Induction of EMT and Activation of Adipose Stem Cells in Correlation with the Secretion of LTBP-1 in Mammary Cells, Roshni Malik, Lauren Griggs, and Dr. Christopher Lemmon PhD

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Analysis of Humira, Electro-Acupuncture, and Pulsatile Dry Cupping on Reducing Joint Inflammation in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Natalie Noll

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An Investigation of the Efficacy of Curcumin for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, Parantap Patel

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Using Platelet-Rich Plasma to Reverse the Effects of Tendinopathy and Prevent Tendon Re-rupture after Surgery in Athletes: The Search for a Standardized Protocol, Shiv Patel

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The Use of Rhyme, Rhythm, and Melody as a Form of Repetition Priming to Aid in Encoding, Storage, and Retrieval of Semantic Memories in Alzheimer’s Patients, Faiz Plastikwala

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The Role of Patient and Physician in Establishing Patient-Physician Communication in the In-Patient Environment, Tamanna Sahni

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Factors that Lead to the Immunotherapy Gap in Multiple Sclerosis Testing, Karthika Solai

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Understanding Nicotine Addition: Dependency as a Result of Maladaptive Brain Structure, Nate Thomas

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Speech Recognition Technology: Improving Speed and Accuracy of Emergency Medical Services Documentation to Protect Patients, Tan Tran

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Feasibility of Integrating Tripterygium wilfordii into Modern Cancer Therapy for Increased Efficacy with Minimal Toxicity, Andy Vo

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Osseointegration of Wrapped Dental Implants in Rabbits, Alex Whitehead

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Breastfeeding as a Mechanism to Reduce Postpartum Depression with Weight as a Major Contributing Factor in Hispanic Women, Celia Wilson