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Plasma membrane translocation of trimerized MLKL protein is required for TNF-induced necroptosis

Zhenyu Cai, Siriporn Jitkaew, Jie Zhao, Hsueh-Cheng Chiang, Swati Choksi, Jie Liu, Yvona Ward, Ling-Gang Wu, Zheng-gang Liu

Surgeon's approach to the thyroid gland: surgical anatomy and the importance of technique.

The cornerstone of safe and effective thyroid surgery is thorough training in and understanding of thyroid anatomy and pathology. With appropriate techniques, total thyroid lobectomy and total thyroidectomy (which should be considered simply as a bilateral...

Observation of a three-dimensional topological Dirac semimetal phase in high-mobility Cd3As2

Madhab Neupane, Su-Yang Xu, Raman Sankar, Nasser Alidoust, Guang Bian, Chang Liu, Ilya Belopolski, Tay-Rong Chang, Horng-Tay Jeng, Hsin Lin, A. Bansil, Fang-Cheng Chou, M. Zahid Hasan

Cooperative cache partitioning for chip multiprocessors

This paper presents Cooperative Cache Partitioning (CCP) to allocate cache resources among threads concurrently running on CMPs. Unlike cache partitioning schemes that use a single spatial partition repeatedly throughout a stable program phase, CCP...

Kraken: ultrafast metagenomic sequence classification using exact alignments

Kraken is an ultrafast and highly accurate program for assigning taxonomic labels to metagenomic DNA sequences. Previous programs designed for this task have been relatively slow and computationally expensive, forcing researchers to use faster abundance...

Antibodies to watch in 2014

The transitions of antibody therapeutics to late-stage clinical development, regulatory review and the market are proceeding at a rapid pace in 2013. Since late 2012, two monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapeutics (itolizumab, trastuzumab emtansine) received...

Vitamin D and multiple health outcomes: umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of observational studies and randomised trials

Objective To evaluate the breadth, validity, and presence of biases of the associations of vitamin D with diverse outcomes.Design Umbrella review of the evidence across systematic reviews and meta-analyses of observational studies of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin...

Controls of Trace Metals in Seawater

This chapter presents a general overview of the major controls of trace metals in seawater, developed from the extensive research on trace metals over the last few decades. The reader should be given a first-order understanding and insight into trace...

Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells: Morphology and Performance Relationships

Ye Huang, Edward J. Kramer, Alan J. Heeger, Guillermo C. Bazan

Diagnostic Performance of Noninvasive Fractional Flow Reserve Derived From Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Suspected Coronary Artery Disease : The NXT Trial (Analysis of Coronary Blood Flow Using CT Angiography: Next Steps)

Objectives The goal of this study was to determine the diagnostic performance of noninvasive fractional flow reserve (FFR) derived from standard acquired coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) datasets (FFRCT) for the diagnosis of myocardial ischemia...

Growing up in a Recession

Does the historical macroeconomic environment affect preferences for redistribution? We find that individuals who experienced a recession when young believe that success in life depends more on luck than effort, support more government redistribution,...

Diffusion-weighted MRI in the evaluation of renal lesions:preliminary results

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the capability and the reliability of diffusion-weighted MRI in the evaluation of normal kidney and different renal lesions. 39 patients (10 normal volunteers and 29 patients with known renal lesions) underwent...

The myeloma drug lenalidomide promotes the cereblon-dependent destruction of Ikaros proteins.

Thalidomide, once infamous for its deleterious effects on fetal development, has re-emerged as a drug of great interest because of its beneficial immunomodulatory effects. A derivative drug called lenalidomide significantly extends the survival of patients...

Handbook of positive psychology in schools

Michael J. Furlong, Rich Gilman, E. Scott Huebner

Fibrinolysis for patients with intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism

Background The role of fibrinolytic therapy in patients with intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism is controversial. Methods In a randomized, double-blind trial, we compared tenecteplase plus heparin with placebo plus heparin in normotensive patients with...

Learning Phrase Representations using RNN Encoder-Decoder for Statistical Machine Translation

In this paper, we propose a novel neural network model called RNN Encoder– Decoder that consists of two recurrent neural networks (RNN). One RNN encodes a sequence of symbols into a fixedlength vector representation, and the other decodes the representation...

The Development of the Index of Complexity, Outcome and Need (ICON)

This paper is based on the winning submission for the 1998 Chapman prize awarded by the British Orthodontic Society for an essay on a subject promoting the interests of orthodontics. The aim of the investigation is to develop a single index for assessing...

It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major...

Ten years of next-generation sequencing technology

Ten years ago next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies appeared on the market. During the past decade, tremendous progress has been made in terms of speed, read length, and throughput, along with a sharp reduction in per-base cost. Together, these...

Unravelling the mechanism of photoinduced charge transfer processes in lead iodide perovskite solar cells

Lead halide perovskites have recently been used as light absorbers in hybrid organic–inorganic solid-state solar cells, with efficiencies as high as 15% and open-circuit voltages of 1 V. However, a detailed explanation of the mechanisms of operation...

Carbon nanotube/polymer composites as a highly stable hole collection layer in perovskite solar cells.

Severin N. Habisreutinger, Tomas Leijtens, Giles E. Eperon, Samuel D. Stranks, R. J. Nicholas, Henry J. Snaith

Registration of MR and CT images for skull base surgery using point-like anatomical features

We have developed a registration technique for combining magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) images of the skull base for use in surgical planning. The technique is based on user identification of point-like landmarks visible...

Unfractionated heparin versus bivalirudin in primary percutaneous coronary intervention (HEAT-PPCI): an open-label, single centre, randomised controlled trial

Methods In our open-label, randomised controlled trial, we enrolled consecutive adults scheduled for angiography in the context of a PPCI presentation at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (Liverpool, UK) with a strategy of delayed consent. Before angiography...

Nutrition in clinical practice.

D. L. Katz, R. S. C. Friedman, Sean C. Lucan, Douglas S. Katz, Sean C. Lucan

Bevacizumab Combined With Chemotherapy for Platinum-Resistant Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: The AURELIA Open-Label Randomized Phase III Trial

Purpose In platinum-resistant ovarian cancer (OC), single-agent chemotherapy is standard. Bevacizumab is active alone and in combination. AURELIA is the first randomized phase III trial to our knowledge combining bevacizumab with chemotherapy in platinum-resistant...

Biochar as a Sorbent for Contaminant Management in Soil and Water: A Review

Biochar is a stable carbon-rich by-product synthesized through pyrolysis/carbonization of plant- and animal-based biomass. An increasing interest in the beneficial application of biochar has opened up multidisciplinary areas for science and engineering....

Works on the Foundations of Statistical Physics

Nikolai Sergeevich Krylov, Joel S. Migdal, Ya. G. Sinai, Yu. L. Zeeman

National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Management of Sport Concussion

Objective: To provide athletic trainers, physicians, and other health care professionals with best-practice guidelines for the management of sport-related concussions. Background: An estimated 3.8 million concussions occur each year in the United States...

Unexpected Abrupt Increase in Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis

This letter confirms previous reports of an increase in HeartMate II left ventricular assist device thrombosis beginning in 2011. An explanation for the increased risk of this potentially serious complication has not yet been identified.

Deficient neuron-microglia signaling results in impaired functional brain connectivity and social behavior.

Microglia are phagocytic cells that infiltrate the brain during development and have a role in the elimination of synapses during brain maturation. Changes in microglial morphology and gene expression have been associated with neurodevelopmental disorders....

An Overview of Massive MIMO: Benefits and Challenges

Massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wire- less communications refers to the idea equipping cellular base stations (BSs) with a very large number of antennas, and has been shown to potentially allow for orders of magnitude improvement in spectral...

Ultrafast Long-Range Charge Separation in Organic Semiconductor Photovoltaic Diodes

Understanding the charge separation mechanism in organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs) could facilitate optimization of their overall efficiency. Here, we report the time dependence of the separation of photogenerated electron hole pairs across the donor-acceptor...

Role of spectral counting in quantitative proteomics

Spectral count, defined as the total number of spectra identified for a protein, has gained acceptance as a practical, label-free, semiquantitative measure of protein abundance in proteomic studies. In this review, we discuss issues affecting the performance...

Assessing agricultural risks of climate change in the 21st century in a global gridded crop model intercomparison

Here we present the results from an intercomparison of multiple global gridded crop models (GGCMs) within the framework of the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project and the Inter-Sectoral Impacts Model Intercomparison Project. Results...

Implication of sperm RNAs in transgenerational inheritance of the effects of early trauma in mice

Small non-coding RNAs (sncRNAs) are potential vectors at the interface between genes and environment. We found that traumatic stress in early life altered mouse microRNA (miRNA) expression, and behavioral and metabolic responses in the progeny. Injection...

Screening and prostate cancer mortality: results of the European Randomised Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) at 13 years of follow-up.

yielding a prostate cancer mortality ratio of 0.79 (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.69–0.91). The absolute reduction in prostate caner mortality was 0.13%. The incidence ratio was 1.57...

The Case Against Statistical Significance Testing, Revisited

At present, too many research results in education are blatantly described as significant, when they are in fact trivially small and unimportant. There are several things researchers can do to minimize the importance of statistical significance testing...

BING: Binarized Normed Gradients for Objectness Estimation at 300fps

Training a generic objectness measure to produce a small set of candidate object windows, has been shown to speed up the classical sliding window object detection paradigm. We observe that generic objects with well-defined closed boundary can be discriminated...

Biogenesis, secretion, and intercellular interactions of exosomes and other extracellular vesicles.

In the 1980s, exosomes were described as vesicles of endosomal origin secreted from reticulocytes. Interest increased around these extracellular vesicles, as they appeared to participate in several cellular processes. Exosomes bear proteins, lipids, and...

Medical imaging by NMR

Application of the new nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) method of fast scan proton imaging is described. Cross sectional proton scans of a human finger in vivo are measured and reveal considerable anatomical detail, particularly of the soft tissue regions....

Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height

Using genome-wide data from 253,288 individuals, we identified 697 variants at genome-wide significance that together explained one-fifth of the heritability for adult height. By testing different numbers of variants in independent studies, we show that...

Heterogeneous nanocarbon materials for oxygen reduction reaction

Heterogeneous nanocarbon materials are being increasingly investigated and deployed in numerous new technologies and devices for sustainable energy conversion and storage. Nanocarbons often consist of fullerene, graphene and carbon nanotubes. Their derivatives...

Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems IX

Tina Balke, Frank Dignum, M. Birna van Riemsdijk, Amit K. Chopra

Introduction to metaphysics

Martin Heidegger, Gregory Fried, Richard F. H. Polt

Trust in Government - the Relative Importance of Service Satisfaction, Political Factors and Demography

This paper focuses on trust in government, meaning the parliament, the cabinet, the civil service, local councils, political parties, and politicians. Trust is measured in terms of specific support--as indicated by people's satisfaction with specific...

The Effect of Dabigatran Plasma Concentrations and Patient Characteristics on the Frequency of Ischemic Stroke and Major Bleeding in Atrial Fibrillation Patients The RE-LY Trial (Randomized Evaluation of Long-Term Anticoagulation Therapy)

Objectives The goal of this study was to analyze the impact of dabigatran plasma concentrations, patient demographics, and aspirin (ASA) use on frequencies of ischemic strokes/systemic emboli and m ...

Bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Bile duct injuries during laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Estimation of genetic parameters.

R. Thompson, R. A. Mrode

Hyperbaric oxygen and radiotherapy: a Medical Research Council trial in carcinoma of the bladder

In a randomized controlled clinical trial of hyperbaric oxygen in the radiotherapy of carcinoma of the bladder a total of 241 cases were contributed by four radiotherapy centres in the United Kingdom. In this trial where in each centre identical radiotherapy...

Treatment for primary postpartum haemorrhage

Background Primary postpartum haemorrhage is one of the top five causes of maternal mortality in both developed and developing countries. Objectives The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness and safety of pharmacological and surgical...

What are we doing here? Analyzing fifteen years of energy scholarship and proposing a social science research agenda

Social science related disciplines, methods, concepts, and topics remain underutilized, and perhaps underappreciated, in contemporary energy studies research. To make this case, the article offers both quantitative and qualitative data. It begins with...

Controllable self-induced passivation of hybrid lead iodide perovskites toward high performance solar cells.

To improve the performance of the polycrystalline thin film devices, it requires a delicate control of its grain structures. As one of the most promising candidates among current thin film photovoltaic techniques, the organic/inorganic hybrid perovskites...

Multiplatform Analysis of 12 Cancer Types Reveals Molecular Classification within and across Tissues of Origin

Katherine A. Hoadley, Christina Yau, Denise M. Wolf, Andrew D. Cherniack, David Tamborero, Sam Ng, Max D.M. Leiserson, Beifang Niu, Michael D. McLellan, Vladislav Uzunangelov, Jiashan Zhang, Cyriac Kandoth, Rehan Akbani, Hui Shen, Larsson Omberg, Andy Chu, Adam A. Margolin, Laura J. van’t Veer, Nuria Lopez-Bigas, Peter W. Laird, Benjamin J. Raphael, Li Ding, A. Gordon Robertson, Lauren A. Byers, Gordon B. Mills, John N. Weinstein, Carter Van Waes, Zhong Chen, Eric A. Collisson, Christopher C. Benz, Charles M. Perou, Joshua M. Stuart

PlantTFDB 3.0: a portal for the functional and evolutionary study of plant transcription factors

With the aim to provide a resource for functional and evolutionary study of plant transcription factors (TFs), we updated the plant TF database PlantTFDB to version 3.0 (http://planttfdb.cbi.pku.edu.cn). After refining the TF classification...

The Boundary-Scan Handbook

Boundary-Scan, formally known as IEEE/ANSI Standard 1149.1-1990, is a collection of design rules applied principally at the integrated circuit (IC) level that allow software to alleviate the growing cost of designing and producing digital systems. The...

Risk-adapted targeted intraoperative radiotherapy versus whole-breast radiotherapy for breast cancer: 5-year results for local control and overall survival from the TARGIT-A randomised trial

The TARGIT-A trial compared risk-adapted radiotherapy using single-dose targeted intraoperative radiotherapy (TARGIT) versus fractionated external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for breast cancer. We report 5-year results for local recurrence and the first...

Brain–computer interface systems: progress and prospects

Brain–computer interface (BCI) systems support communication through direct measures of neural activity without muscle activity. BCIs may provide the best and sometimes the only communication option for users disabled by the most severe neuromuscular...

High-throughput screening of a CRISPR/Cas9 library for functional genomics in human cells

Yuexin Zhou, Shiyou Zhu, Changzu Cai, Pengfei Yuan, Chunmei Li, Yanyi Huang, Wensheng Wei

PINK1 phosphorylates ubiquitin to activate Parkin E3 ubiquitin ligase activity

PINK1 kinase activates the E3 ubiquitin ligase Parkin to induce selective autophagy of damaged mitochondria. However, it has been unclear how PINK1 activates and recruits Parkin to mitochondria. Although PINK1 phosphorylates Parkin, other PINK1 substrates...

The just city

Justice has always been a major topic within political philosophy, but scholars in the behavioural sciences have largely avoided normative statements. After the urban uprisings of the 1960s and 1970s, however, leftist scholars adopted a critical approach...

Learning Deep Features for Scene Recognition using Places Database

Scene recognition is one of the hallmark tasks of computer vision, allowing definition of a context for object recognition. Whereas the tremendous recent progress in object recognition tasks is due to the availability of large datasets like ImageNet and...

Optoelectronic devices based on electrically tunable p-n diodes in a monolayer dichalcogenide

Britton W. H. Baugher, Hugh Olen Hill Churchill, Yafang Yang, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

Simeprevir with pegylated interferon alfa 2a or 2b plus ribavirin in treatment-naive patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection (QUEST-2): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial

Pegylated interferon (peginterferon) alfa 2a or 2b plus ribavirin regimens were the standard of care in patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, but the sustained virological response can be suboptimum in patients with HCV genotype 1 infection....

How to increase value and reduce waste when research priorities are set

The increase in annual global investment in biomedical research—reaching US$240 billion in 2010—has resulted in important health dividends for patients and the public. However, much research does not lead to worthwhile achievements, partly because...

A history of financial accounting

This volume deals with the evolution of accounting from earliest times, and gives particular attention to corporate accounting developments since the Industrial Revolution. The author identifies the various sources of accounting practices employed by...

Organolead Halide Perovskite: New Horizons in Solar Cell Research

Organolead-halide-perovskite-based solar cells have recently received significant attention due to their excellent photovoltaic performance and low cost. The general formula of this perovskite light harvester is RPbX3, where R and X stand for a monovalent...

FlowDroid: precise context, flow, field, object-sensitive and lifecycle-aware taint analysis for Android apps

Today's smartphones are a ubiquitous source of private and confidential data. At the same time, smartphone users are plagued by carelessly programmed apps that leak important data by accident, and by malicious apps that exploit their given privileges...

Impact of parental BMI on the manifestation of overweight 5–7 year old children

Sandra Danielzik, Kristina Langnäse, Mareike Mast, Carina Spethmann, Manfred J. Müller

The role of the posterior cingulate cortex in cognition and disease

The posterior cingulate cortex is a highly connected and metabolically active brain region. Recent studies suggest it has an important cognitive role, although there is no consensus about what this is. The region is typically discussed as having a unitary...

Identification of distinct basal and luminal subtypes of muscle-invasive bladder cancer with different sensitivities to frontline chemotherapy.

SummaryMuscle-invasive bladder cancers (MIBCs) are biologically heterogeneous and have widely variable clinical outcomes and responses to conventional chemotherapy. We discovered three molecular subtypes of MIBC that resembled established molecular subtypes...

Data-intensive applications, challenges, techniques and technologies: A survey on Big Data

It is already true that Big Data has drawn huge attention from researchers in information sciences, policy and decision makers in governments and enterprises. As the speed of information growth exceeds Moore’s Law at the beginning of this new century,...

Programmed death ligand-1 expression in non-small cell lung cancer

Vamsidhar Velcheti, Kurt Schalper, Daniel E Carvajal, Valsamo K. Anagnostou, Konstantinos N. Syrigos, Mario Sznol, Roy S. Herbst, Scott Gettinger, Lieping Chen, David L. Rimm

A review of shape memory alloy research, applications and opportunities

Shape memory alloys (SMAs) belong to a class of shape memory materials (SMMs), which have the ability to 'memorise' or retain their previous form when subjected to certain stimulus such as thermomechanical or magnetic variations. SMAs have drawn significant...

Function in Device Representation

B. Chandrasekaran, John R. Josephson

Cognitive Reappraisal of Emotion: A Meta-Analysis of Human Neuroimaging Studies

Jason T. Buhle, Jennifer A. Silvers, Richard B. Lopez, Chukwudi Onyemekwu, Hedy Kober, J. Weber, Kevin N. Ochsner

Final Trial Report of Sentinel-Node Biopsy versus Nodal Observation in Melanoma

Background Sentinel-node biopsy, a minimally invasive procedure for regional melanoma staging, was evaluated in a phase 3 trial. Methods We evaluated outcomes in 2001 patients with primary cutaneous melanomas randomly assigned to undergo wide excision...

Does high public debt consistently stifle economic growth? A critique of Reinhart and Rogoff

We replicate Reinhart and Rogoff (2010A and 2010B) and find that selective exclusion of available data, coding errors and inappropriate weighting of summary statistics lead to serious miscalculations that inaccurately represent the relationship between...

Group 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells Are Critical for the Initiation of Adaptive T Helper 2 Cell-Mediated Allergic Lung Inflammation

SUMMARY Naive CD4 + T cell differentiation into distinct subsets of T helper (Th) cells is a pivotal process in the initiation of the adaptive immune response. Allergens predominantly stimulate Th2 cells, causing allergic inflammation. However, why allergens...

Subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinson's disease

Stéphane Thobois, Patrick Mertens, Marc Guenot, M. Hermier, Hélène Mollion, Martine A. Bouvard, Guy Chazot, Emmanuel Broussolle, M. Sindou

Whole-genome sequencing and comprehensive molecular profiling identify new driver mutations in gastric cancer

Gastric cancer is a heterogeneous disease with diverse molecular and histological subtypes. We performed whole-genome sequencing in �00 tumor-normal pairs, along with DNA copy number, gene expression and methylation profiling, for integrative genomic...

3.4 - Orogenic, Ophiolitic, and Abyssal Peridotites

Orogenic, ophiolitic, and abyssal peridotites represent subcontinental, suboceanic, and subarc mantle rocks that were exhumed to the surface in various tectonic settings. These rocks provide coverage of vast regions of the Earth's upper mantle that are...

Science Teacher Attitudes and Beliefs

M. Gail Jones, Megan Leagon

New and emerging HDAC inhibitors for cancer treatment

Epigenetic enzymes are often dysregulated in human tumors through mutation, altered expression, or inappropriate recruitment to certain loci. The identification of these enzymes and their partner proteins has driven the rapid development of small-molecule...

Probabilistic Graphical Models

This report presents probabilistic graphical models that are based on imprecise probabilities using a comprehensive language. In particular, the discussion is focused on credal networks and discrete domains. It describes the building blocks of credal...

An overview of 3GPP device-to-device proximity services

Device-to-device communication is likely to be added to LTE in 3GPP Release 12. In principle, exploiting direct communication between nearby mobile devices will improve spectrum utilization, overall throughput, and energy consumption, while enabling new...

Effect of an RNA interference drug on the synthesis of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) and the concentration of serum LDL cholesterol in healthy volunteers: a randomised, single-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1 trial.

Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) binds to LDL receptors, leading to their degradation. Genetics studies have shown that loss-of-function mutations in PCSK9 result in reduced plasma LDL cholesterol and decreased risk of coronary...

IL-35-producing B cells are critical regulators of immunity during autoimmune and infectious diseases

Ping Shen, Toralf Roch, Vicky Lampropoulou, Richard A. O’Connor, Ulrik Stervbo, Ellen Hilgenberg, Stefanie Ries, Van Duc Dang, Yarúa Jaimes, Capucine Daridon, Rui Li, Luc Jouneau, Pierre Boudinot, Siska Wilantri, Imme Sakwa, Yusei Miyazaki, Melanie D. Leech, Rhoanne C. McPherson, Stefan Wirtz, Markus F. Neurath, Kai Hoehlig, Edgar Meinl, Andreas Grützkau, Joachim R. Grün, Katharina Horn, Anja A. Kühl, Thomas Dörner, Amit Bar-Or, Stefan H. E. Kaufmann, Stephen M. Anderton, Simon Fillatreau

The Customs Union Issue

Jacob Viner's The Customs Union Issue was originally published in 1950 by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. It set the framework for the contemporary debate over the benefits or otherwise of preferential trading agreements such as the European...

The hubs of the human connectome are generally implicated in the anatomy of brain disorders

Brain networks or ‘connectomes’ include a minority of highly connected hub nodes that are functionally valuable, because their topological centrality supports integrative processing and adaptive behaviours. Recent studies also suggest that hubs have...

Dielectric gradient metasurface optical elements

To build miniature optical devices, scientists are using silicon to replace bulky three-dimensional devices with flat versions. A patterned surface consisting of dense arrays of nanoscale silicon strips, which act as antennae, can be designed to work...

Daclatasvir Plus Asunaprevir for Chronic HCV Genotype 1b Infection

Hiromitsu Kumada, Yoshiyuki Suzuki, Kenji Ikeda, Joji Toyota, Yoshiyasu Karino, Kazuaki Chayama, Yoshiiku Kawakami, Akio Ido, Kazuhide Yamamoto, Koichi Takaguchi, Namiki Izumi, Kazuhiko Koike, Tetsuo Takehara, Norifumi Kawada, Michio Sata, Hidetaka Miyagoshi, Timothy Eley, Fiona McPhee, Andrew Damokosh, Hiroki Ishikawa, Eric Hughes

Power and Society

This article is not concerned with the sociology of power in general; that is a vast and inexhaustible theme. I shall try to confine myself to presenting what post-Marxist and post-Weberian sociology offers for understanding the problems of power. This...

Alzheimer disease: Epidemiology, diagnostic criteria, risk factors and biomarkers

The global prevalence of dementia is as high as 24 million, and has been predicted to quadruple by the year 2050. In the US alone, Alzheimer disease (AD) – the most frequent cause of dementia characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function...

Mutations in the Matrin 3 gene cause familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

MATR3 is an RNA- and DNA-binding protein that interacts with TDP-43, a disease protein linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia. Using exome sequencing, we identified mutations in MATR3 in ALS kindreds. We also observed...

Artificial Photosynthesis : Molecular Systems for Catalytic Water Oxidation

Markus D. Kärkäs, Oscar Verho, Eric V. Johnston, Björn Åkermark

A review of soil heavy metal pollution from mines in China: Pollution and health risk assessment

Heavy metal pollution has pervaded many parts of the world, especially developing countries such as China. This review summarizes available data in the literature (2005–2012) on heavy metal polluted soils originating from mining areas in China. Based...

Solvent Annealing of Perovskite‐Induced Crystal Growth for Photovoltaic‐Device Efficiency Enhancement

Zhengguo Xiao, Qingfeng Dong, Cheng Bi, Yuchuan Shao, Yongbo Yuan, Jinsong Huang

Technology Integration Practice as a Function of Pedagogical Expertise.

This study investigated how teachers at various levels of technology use and teaching abilities used technology and how technology use related to general teaching practice. Data from case studies of exemplary technology integrators, representing categories...

Changes in the rate of repopulation during multifraction irradiation of mouse skin

The skin reaction on the feet of albino mice has been used to investigate the relative effects of repopulation and repair of sublethal injury at various stages during a course of “daily” 300 rad fractions. Previous two-dose experiments have shown...

Mepolizumab Treatment in Patients with Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

The rate of exacerbations was reduced by 47% (95% confidence interval [CI], 29 to 61) among patients receiving intravenous mepolizumab and by 53% (95% CI, 37 to 65) among those receiving subcutaneous mepolizumab, as compared with those receiving placebo...

In utero exposure to A-bomb radiation and mental retardation; a reassessment

The prevalence of mental retardation in children exposed in utero to the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki has been re-evaluated in reference to gestational age and tissue dose in the fetus. There was no risk at 0-8 weeks postconception....

Untangling the Rise of Coopetition: The Intrusion of Competition in a Cooperative Game Structure

Strategy research on inter-firm cooperation has been commonly affected by a collaborative bias, implicitly assuming that firms interact among each other on the basis of fully converging interests and goals. Yet, plenty of empirical evidence shows that...

Handbook of argumentation theory

Frans H. van Eemeren, B. Garssen, Erik C. W. Krabbe, A.F. Snoeck Henkemans, Bart Verheij, J.H.M. Wagemans

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