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Metabolic comparison of polycystic ovarian syndrome and control women in Middle Eastern and UK Caucasian populations (2020)
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Butler, A. E., Abouseif, A., Dargham, S. R., Sathyapalan, T., & Atkin, S. L. (2020). Metabolic comparison of polycystic ovarian syndrome and control women in Middle Eastern and UK Caucasian populations. Scientific reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75109-2

© 2020, The Author(s). To determine if metabolic characteristics differed in women with and without polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) between a Caucasian and Middle East population. Comparative cross-sectional analysis. Demographic and metabolic data... Read More about Metabolic comparison of polycystic ovarian syndrome and control women in Middle Eastern and UK Caucasian populations.

Growth and Redistribution Impacts of Income Taxes in the Thai Economy: A Dynamic CGE Analysis (2020)
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Bhattarai, K., & Benjasak, C. (in press). Growth and Redistribution Impacts of Income Taxes in the Thai Economy: A Dynamic CGE Analysis. Journal of economic asymmetries,

A reform in the personal income tax (PIT) is helpful in reducing inequality in the distribution of income and consumption in both short and long terms in Thailand. It boosts private consumption, investment, employment, capital stock, exports, imports... Read More about Growth and Redistribution Impacts of Income Taxes in the Thai Economy: A Dynamic CGE Analysis.

Managing strategic resources in petroleum industry projects (2020)
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Al-Hanshi, M. A. M., Al-Hanshi, M., Ojiako, U., & Williams, T. (in press). Managing strategic resources in petroleum industry projects. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1843081

This paper seeks to explore how strategic resources in petroleum industry projects are to be best managed and exploited in order to deliver enhanced project performance and sustained business competitiveness. Framed upon the Resource-Based View (‘RBV... Read More about Managing strategic resources in petroleum industry projects.

Understanding the influence of the head coach on soccer training drills—an 8 season analysis (2020)
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Barrett, S., Varley, M. C., Hills, S. P., Russell, M., Reeves, M., Hearn, A., & Towlson, C. (2020). Understanding the influence of the head coach on soccer training drills—an 8 season analysis. Applied Sciences, 10(22), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10228149

Soccer players perform a variety of training drills to develop the physical, technical and tactical qualities required for match‐play. The role of coaches in prescribing training suggests that players may not always meet physical targets set by condi... Read More about Understanding the influence of the head coach on soccer training drills—an 8 season analysis.

Advanced biomedical applications based on emerging 3D cell culturing platforms (2020)
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Wang, A., Madden, L. A., & Paunov, V. N. (2020). Advanced biomedical applications based on emerging 3D cell culturing platforms. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, https://doi.org/10.1039/d0tb01658f

It is of great value to develop reliable in vitro models for cell biology and toxicology. However, ethical issues and the decreasing number of donors restrict the further use of traditional animal models in various fields, including the emerging fiel... Read More about Advanced biomedical applications based on emerging 3D cell culturing platforms.

Surgical fixation compared with cast immobilisation for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist: the SWIFFT RCT (2020)
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Dias, J., Brealey, S., Cook, L., Fairhurst, C., Hinde, S., Leighton, P., …Torgerson, D. (2020). Surgical fixation compared with cast immobilisation for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist: the SWIFFT RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 24(52), 1-234. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta24520

Participants: Adults (aged ≥ 16 years) presenting within 2 weeks of injury with a clear, bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist on plain radiographs. Interventions: Early surgical fixation using Conformité Européenne-marked headless compression sc... Read More about Surgical fixation compared with cast immobilisation for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist: the SWIFFT RCT.

Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050 (2020)
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Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Aslansefat, K., Zhao, X., Sadati, S., Badiei, A., Xiao, X., …Ma, X. (2021). Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050. Applied energy, 281, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116062

The empirical success of the Artificial Intelligence (AI), has enhanced importance of the transparency in black box Machine Learning (ML) models. This study pioneers in developing an explainable and interpretable Deep Neural Network (DNN) model for a... Read More about Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050.

Do early warning track and trigger tools improve patient outcomes? A systematic synthesis without meta-analysis (2020)
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Credland, N., Dyson, J., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Do early warning track and trigger tools improve patient outcomes? A systematic synthesis without meta-analysis. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14619

Aim To determine the effect of Early Warning Track and Trigger Tools on patient outcomes. Design A systematic review: synthesis without meta‐analysis. Data sources Electronic databases were searched from 1 January 2013–1 August 2018 and 221... Read More about Do early warning track and trigger tools improve patient outcomes? A systematic synthesis without meta-analysis.

The Kasei Valles, Mars: a unified record of episodic channel flows and ancient ocean levels (2020)
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Duran, S., & Coulthard, T. J. (2020). The Kasei Valles, Mars: a unified record of episodic channel flows and ancient ocean levels. Scientific reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75080-y

There is widespread evidence across Mars of past flows in major channel systems as well as more than one palaeo ocean level. However, evidence for the timing of channel flows and ocean levels is based on geographically diverse sources with a limited... Read More about The Kasei Valles, Mars: a unified record of episodic channel flows and ancient ocean levels.

Targeted and passive environmental DNA approaches outperform established methods for detection of quagga mussels, Dreissena rostriformis bugensis in flowing water (2020)
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Blackman, R. C., Ling, K. K. S., Harper, L. R., Shum, P., Hänfling, B., & Lawson-Handley, L. (2020). Targeted and passive environmental DNA approaches outperform established methods for detection of quagga mussels, Dreissena rostriformis bugensis in flowing water. Ecology and Evolution, https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6921

The early detection of invasive non-native species (INNS) is important for informing management actions. Established monitoring methods require the collection or observation of specimens, which is unlikely at the beginning of an invasion when densiti... Read More about Targeted and passive environmental DNA approaches outperform established methods for detection of quagga mussels, Dreissena rostriformis bugensis in flowing water.

Perceptions and experiences of laws and regulations governing access to opioids in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia: A systematic review, critical interpretative synthesis and development of a conceptual framework (2020)
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Clark, J., Gnanapragasam, S., Greenley, S., Pearce, J., & Johnson, M. (in press). Perceptions and experiences of laws and regulations governing access to opioids in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia: A systematic review, critical interpretative synthesis and development of a conceptual framework. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320966505

© The Author(s) 2020. Background: Opioids are essential medicines. Despite international and national laws permitting availability, opioid access remains inadequate, particularly in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia. Aim: To review evidence of... Read More about Perceptions and experiences of laws and regulations governing access to opioids in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia: A systematic review, critical interpretative synthesis and development of a conceptual framework.

The forensic exploitation of fingermark chemistry: A review (2020)
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Bleay, S. M., Bailey, M. J., Croxton, R. S., & Francese, S. (in press). The forensic exploitation of fingermark chemistry: A review. WIREs Forensic Science, https://doi.org/10.1002/wfs2.1403

The substances deposited from the fingertip onto a surface during contact between them represent a highly complex range of chemicals that can be exploited in a variety of ways in a forensic investigation. An overview is given of the multitude of chem... Read More about The forensic exploitation of fingermark chemistry: A review.

Old ways and new fears bayanihan and covid-19 (2020)
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Bankoff, G. (2020). Old ways and new fears bayanihan and covid-19. Philippine studies, historical & ethnographic viewpoints, 68(3-4), 467-475

© Ateneo de Manila University. In times of trouble, Filipinos traditionally turn to one another for help. This form of community assistance is popularly known as bayanihan. Historically, Filipinos have met the challenges of life in their perilous hom... Read More about Old ways and new fears bayanihan and covid-19.

An age-associated reduction in Nav1.5 protein expression correlates with an increase in Nav1.8 protein expression in the right atrial appendage of the human heart. (2020)
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Isaac, E., Cooper, S., Lancaster, M., Loubani, M., & Jones, S. (2020). An age-associated reduction in Nav1.5 protein expression correlates with an increase in Nav1.8 protein expression in the right atrial appendage of the human heart. Circulation Research, 127(Suppl_1), A493

Background: Nav1.5 is the predominantly expressed voltage-gated sodium channel (VGSC) isoform in the heart, responsible for phase 0 of the action potential. Our rodent studies have shown expression of neuronal isoform Nav1.8 protein in the adult hear... Read More about An age-associated reduction in Nav1.5 protein expression correlates with an increase in Nav1.8 protein expression in the right atrial appendage of the human heart..

Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence: big data and modern information processing systems (2020)
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Akhtar, P., Osburg, V. S., Kabra, G., Ullah, S., Shabbir, H., & Kumari, S. (in press). Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence: big data and modern information processing systems. Production planning & control, https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2020.1834126

Humanitarian operational excellence depends on effective coordination and collaboration not only between supply chain partners but also among other actors such as host government, local and international non-government organizations (NGOs), and donor... Read More about Coordination and collaboration for humanitarian operational excellence: big data and modern information processing systems.

Cytotoxic effects of Ridolfia segetum (L.) Moris phytoproducts in cancer cells (2020)
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Lemos, M. F., Beeby, E., Magalhães, M., Lemos, M. F. L., Pires, I. M., & Cabral, C. (in press). Cytotoxic effects of Ridolfia segetum (L.) Moris phytoproducts in cancer cells. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2020.113515

Ethnopharmacological relevance: The past few years have witnessed an increasing interest in essential oils (EOs) as potential therapeutic agents against a wide variety of pathologies, including cancer. EOs extracted from Ridolfia segetum (L.) Moris (... Read More about Cytotoxic effects of Ridolfia segetum (L.) Moris phytoproducts in cancer cells.

Relating the Flow Processes and Bedforms of Steady-State and Waning Density Currents (2020)
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de Cala, I., Ohata, K., Dorrell, R., Naruse, H., Patacci, M., Amy, L. A., …McCaffrey, W. D. (2020). Relating the Flow Processes and Bedforms of Steady-State and Waning Density Currents. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.535743

© Copyright© 2020 de Cala, Ohata, Dorrell, Naruse, Patacci, Amy, Simmons, McLelland and McCaffrey. The interaction between turbidity currents and mobile substrates can lead to the development of different types of bedforms. Although much research has... Read More about Relating the Flow Processes and Bedforms of Steady-State and Waning Density Currents.

Does corruption matter for stock markets? The role of heterogeneous institutions (2020)
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Lakshmi, G., Saha, S., & Bhattarai, K. (2021). Does corruption matter for stock markets? The role of heterogeneous institutions. Economic modelling, 94, 386-400. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2020.10.011

In examining the role of institutions in resisting corruption and its impact on growth, most studies concentrate on the aggregate level and conclude that sound institutions enhance growth. We focus instead on varying dimensions of heterogeneous insti... Read More about Does corruption matter for stock markets? The role of heterogeneous institutions.

Do wild raccoons (Procyon lotor) use tools? (2020)
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Morton, F. B. (2020). Do wild raccoons (Procyon lotor) use tools?. Animal Cognition, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10071-020-01430-y

Being able to make and use tools was once considered to be an evolutionary hallmark of our species, but has since been documented in other animals. However, for reasons that remain unclear, not all species naturally use tools. Racoons (Procyon lotor)... Read More about Do wild raccoons (Procyon lotor) use tools?.

Validation and factor structure of the Italian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2020)
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Nespoli, A., Colciago, E., Fumagalli, S., Locatelli, A., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (in press). Validation and factor structure of the Italian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2020.1836333

Objective To validate the Italian-language version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) and report key measurement properties of the tool. To evaluate the impact of antenatal class attendance on BSS-R assessed birth satisfaction. Backg... Read More about Validation and factor structure of the Italian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R).