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  • Griesinger, Peggy; Peltzman, Shira; Blumenthal, Karl-Rainer; Steeves, Vicky; Kim, Julia (iPRES, 2016-10-03)
    Digital stewardship is the active and long-term management of digital objects towards their preservation for and unencumbered access by future generations. Although the field is rapidly maturing, it still lacks a comprehensive ...
  • Caswell, Shane V.; Ausborn, Ashley; Guoqing, Diao; Johnson, David C.; Johnson, Timothy S.; Atkins, Rickie; Ambegaonkar, Jatin P.; Cortes, Nelson (Sage, 2016-08-18)
    Background: Prior research has described the anthropometric and physical performance characteristics of professional, collegiate, and high school American football players. Yet, little research has described these factors ...
  • Radzikowski, Jacek; Stefanidis, Anthony; Jacobsen, Kathryn; Croitoru, Arie; Crooks, Andrew; Delamater, Paul L. (JMIR Publications, 2016-04-01)
    Background: The emergence of social media is providing an alternative avenue for information exchange and opinion formation on health-related issues. Collective discourse in such media leads to the formation of a complex ...
  • Al Jewari, Mahdi F. H.; Koblentz, Gregory D. (Frontiers, 2016-02-26)
    Since 2004, the Republic of Iraq has undertaken a concerted effort to comply with all of its international obligations to prevent the proliferation and the use of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) ...
  • Gewa, Constance A.; Chepkemboi, Joan (BioMed Central, 2016-03-09)
    Background Despite the importance of multiple psychosocial factors on nutrition-related behavior, very few studies have explored beyond the role of mothers’ knowledge and perception of child-focused outcomes on the duration ...
  • Perkins, David R.; Debbage, Keith G. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2016-03-14)
    Weather events have the potential to greatly impact business operations and profitability, especially in outdoor-oriented economic sectors such as Tourism, Recreation, and Leisure (TRL). Although a substantive body of work ...
  • Jenkins, Andrew; Croitoru, Arie; Crooks, Andrew T.; Stefanidis, Anthony (Public Library of Science, 2016-04-06)
    Place can be generally defined as a location that has been assigned meaning through human experience, and as such it is of multidisciplinary scientific interest. Up to this point place has been studied primarily within the ...
  • Propst, Crystal N.; Pylypko, Stephanie L.; Blower, Ryan J.; Ahmad, Saira; Mansoor, Mohammad; van Hoek, Monique L. (Frontiers, 2016-05-24)
    Francisella (F.) philomiragia is a Gram-negative bacterium with a preference for brackish environments that has been implicated in causing bacterial infections in near-drowning victims. The purpose of this study was to ...
  • Parsons, E. C. M.; Wright, Andrew J. (Frontiers, 2015-06-04)
    The terms “good science,” “bad science,” and especially “sound science” are frequently used in the policy arena. Most often, this is so parties with interests (usually economic) in the outcome of a political decision can ...
  • Sattler, David N.; McKnight, Patrick E.; Naney, Linda; Mathis, Randy (Public Library of Science, 2015-06-15)
    This study developed and evaluated a brief training program for grant reviewers that aimed to increase inter-rater reliability, rating scale knowledge, and effort to read the grant review criteria. Enhancing reviewer ...
  • Xia, Jizhe; Curtin, Kevin M.; Li, Weihong; Zhao, Yonglong (Public Library of Science, 2015-06-30)
    Carpooling is an effective means of reducing traffic. A carpool team shares a vehicle for their commute, which reduces the number of vehicles on the road during rush hour periods. Carpooling is officially sanctioned by ...
  • Parsons, E. C. M.; DellaSala, D. A.; Wright, A. J. (Frontiers, 2015-11-27)
    The use of science in policy-making has declined dramatically around the world. One of the most obvious examples of scientific neglect is the refusal of many U.S. politicians to accept anthropogenic climate change despite ...
  • Koizumi, Naoru; DasGupta, Debasree; Patel, Amit V.; Smith, Tony; Mayer, Jeremy D.; Callender, Clive; Melancon, Joseph K. (Wolters Kluwer, 2015-08-13)
    Background: Regional variations in kidney and liver transplant outcomes have been reported, but their causes remain largely unknown. This study investigated variations in kidney and liver cold ischemia times (CITs) across ...
  • Popova, Taissia G.; Espina, Virginia; Liotta, Lance; Popov, Serguei G. (Public Library of Science, 2015-06-19)
    Anthrax is a frequently fatal infection of many animal species and men. The causative agent Bacillus anthracis propagates through the lymphatic system of the infected host; however, the specific interactions of the host ...
  • Benedict, Ashwini; Bansal, Neha; Senina, Svetlana; Hooper, Idris; Lundberg, Lindsay; de la Fuente, Cynthia; Narayanan, Aarthi; Gutting, Bradford; Kehn-Hall, Kylene (Frontiers, 2015-07-08)
    There are currently no FDA-approved therapeutics available to treat Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) infection. In an effort to repurpose drugs for RVFV treatment, a library of FDA-approved drugs was screened to determine ...
  • Akerlof, Karen L.; Delamater, Paul L.; Boules, Caroline R.; Upperman, Crystal R.; Mitchell, Clifford S. (MDPI AG, 2015-12-04)
    Climate change is already taking a toll on human health, a toll that is likely to increase in coming decades. The relationship between risk perceptions and vulnerability to climate change’s health threats has received ...
  • Mishin, Y. (Elsevier, 2015-09-25)
    The postulational basis of classical thermodynamics has been expanded to incorporate equilibrium fluctuations. The main additional elements of the proposed thermodynamic theory are the concept of quasi-equilibrium states, ...
  • Martini, Molly C.; Gonzalez, Christian A.; Wiese, Eva (Public Library of Science, 2016-01-08)
    Ascribing mental states to non-human agents has been shown to increase their likeability and lead to better joint-task performance in human-robot interaction (HRI). However, it is currently unclear what physical features ...
  • Hasan, Md Rezaul; Xie, Ting; Barron, Sara C.; Liu, Guannan; Nguyen, Nhan V.; Motayed, Abhishek; Rao, Mulpuri V.; Debnath, Ratan (American Institute of Physics, 2015-10-01)
    A self-powered ultraviolet (UV) photodetector (PD) based on p-NiO and n-ZnO was fabricated using low-temperature sputtering technique on indium doped tin oxide (ITO) coated plastic polyethylene terephthalate (PET) substrates. ...
  • Alsharari, Shakir D.; King, Justin R.; Nordman, Jacob C.; Muldoon, Pretal P.; Jackson, Asti; Zhu, Andy Z. X.; Tyndale, Rachel F.; Kabbani, Nadine; Damaj, M. Imad. (Public Library of Science, 2015-09-10)
    Although menthol, a common flavoring additive to cigarettes, has been found to impact the addictive properties of nicotine cigarettes in smokers little is known about its pharmacological and molecular actions in the brain. ...

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