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A mechanical model for creep, recovery and stress relaxation in polymeric materials (2005)
Journal Article
Fancey, K. S. (2005). A mechanical model for creep, recovery and stress relaxation in polymeric materials. Journal of materials science, 40(18), (4827-4831). doi:10.1007/s10853-005-2020-x. ISSN 0022-2461

A mechanical model is presented, in which viscoelastic response is described by the action of time-dependent latch elements. The model represents viscoelastic changes occurring through incremental jumps as opposed to continuous motion. This is suppor... Read More about A mechanical model for creep, recovery and stress relaxation in polymeric materials.

Phenotype and homing of CD4 tumor-specific T cells is modulated by tumor bulk (2005)
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Benigni, F., Zimmermann, V. S., Hugues, S., Caserta, S., Basso, V., Rivino, L., …Mondino, A. (2005). Phenotype and homing of CD4 tumor-specific T cells is modulated by tumor bulk. Journal of Immunology, 175(2), 739-748. https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.175.2.739

Technical difficulties in tracking endogenous CD4 T lymphocytes have limited the characterization of tumor-specific CD4 T cell responses. Using fluorescent MHC class II/peptide multimers, we defined the fate of endogenous Leishmania receptor for acti... Read More about Phenotype and homing of CD4 tumor-specific T cells is modulated by tumor bulk.

Imitative learning of stimulus-response and response-outcome associations in pigeons (2005)
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Saggerson, A. L., George, D. N., & Honey, R. C. (2005). Imitative learning of stimulus-response and response-outcome associations in pigeons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 31(3), 289-300. https://doi.org/10.1037/0097-7403.31.3.289

A novel automated procedure was used to study imitative learning in pigeons. In Experiments 1 and 2, observer pigeons witnessed a demonstrator pigeon successfully performing an instrumental discrimination in which different discriminative stimuli ind... Read More about Imitative learning of stimulus-response and response-outcome associations in pigeons.

The impact of pumped water from a de-watered Magnesian limestone quarry on an adjacent wetland: Thrislington, County Durham, UK (2005)
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Mayes, W. M., Large, A. R. G., & Younger, P. L. (2005). The impact of pumped water from a de-watered Magnesian limestone quarry on an adjacent wetland: Thrislington, County Durham, UK. Environmental pollution, 138(3), (443-454). doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2005.04.018. ISSN 0269-7491

Although quarrying is often cited as a potential threat to wetland systems, there is a lack of relevant, quantitative case studies in the literature. The impact of pumped groundwater discharged from a quarry into a wetland area was assessed relative... Read More about The impact of pumped water from a de-watered Magnesian limestone quarry on an adjacent wetland: Thrislington, County Durham, UK.

Amplitude and frequency estimator of a sinusoid (2005)
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Hou, M. (2005). Amplitude and frequency estimator of a sinusoid. IEEE transactions on automatic control, 50(6), 855-858. doi:10.1109/TAC.2005.849244

A dynamic estimator with global convergence property is proposed to simultaneously reconstruct the unknown values of the amplitude, frequency, and offset of a sinusoidal signal which is measured. Several versions of the estimator along with illustrat... Read More about Amplitude and frequency estimator of a sinusoid.

Surface tension: Floater clustering in a standing wave (2005)
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Falkovich, G., Weinberg, A., Denissenko, P., & Lukaschuk, S. (2005). Surface tension: Floater clustering in a standing wave. Nature, 435(7045), 1045-1046. doi:10.1038/4351045a

How do waves affect the distribution of small particles that float on water? Here we show that drifting small particles concentrate in either the nodes or antinodes of a standing wave, depending on whether they are hydrophilic or hydrophobic, as a re... Read More about Surface tension: Floater clustering in a standing wave.

Constructive implicit fitting (2005)
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Li, Q., Griffiths, J. G., & Ward, J. (2005). Constructive implicit fitting. Computer aided geometric design, 23(1), 17-44. doi:10.1016/j.cagd.2005.04.011

In this paper, we present a constructive method for fitting both an explicit and an implicit curve or surface to a set of scattered points by using gate functions. With this technique, the data are first partitioned with geometric primitives into sma... Read More about Constructive implicit fitting.

Tuning of electronic coupling between self-assembled quantum dots (2005)
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Rybchenko, S., Itskevich, I., Skolnick, M. S., Cahill, J., Tartakovskii, A. I., Hill, G., & Hopkinson, M. (2005). Tuning of electronic coupling between self-assembled quantum dots. Applied physics letters, 87(3), 033104. doi:10.1063/1.1995953

Semiconductor self-assembled quantum dots (SAQDs) normally have zero-dimensional properties, but become coupled and acquire higher-dimensional character if the distance between the dots is small. Using photoluminescence spectroscopy under high hydros... Read More about Tuning of electronic coupling between self-assembled quantum dots.

Why are small males aggressive? (2005)
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Morrell, L. J., Lindström, J., & Ruxton, G. D. (2005). Why are small males aggressive?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 272(1569), 1235-1241. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2005.3085

Aggression is ubiquitous in the animal kingdom, whenever the interests of individuals conflict. In contests between animals, the larger opponent is often victorious. However, counter intuitively, an individual that has little chance of winning (gener... Read More about Why are small males aggressive?.

The social construction of 'reproductive vulnerability' in family planning clinics (2005)
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Hayter, M. (2005). The social construction of 'reproductive vulnerability' in family planning clinics. Journal of advanced nursing, 51(1), 46-54. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2005.03459.x

Aim.  The aim of this paper is to report a study exploring the discursive construction of contraceptive use within nurse consultations with women in family planning clinics. Background.  This paper takes as its starting point the lack of a contrac... Read More about The social construction of 'reproductive vulnerability' in family planning clinics.

A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 10(2), (202-214). doi:10.1080/13548500512331315434. ISSN 1354-8506

The concept of locus of control (LOC) is an important psychological dimension within health research and the issue of personal control has become of increasing salience within the clinical domain of pregnancy, both psychologically and in relation to... Read More about A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy.

A Monte Carlo study of amphiphilic dendrimers: Spontaneous asymmetry and dendron separation (2005)
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Giupponi, G., & Buzza, D. M. A. (2005). A Monte Carlo study of amphiphilic dendrimers: Spontaneous asymmetry and dendron separation. The Journal of chemical physics, 122(19), doi:10.1063/1.1896347

We study via Monte Carlo simulation the conformation of amphiphilic dendrimers for which terminal monomers (t) and internal monomers (i) interact differently with the solvent (s). Specifically, we have studied g=3,6 dendrimers as a function of χit, χ... Read More about A Monte Carlo study of amphiphilic dendrimers: Spontaneous asymmetry and dendron separation.

Sacral nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence (2005)
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Pillinger, S. H., Gardiner, A., & Duthie, G. S. (2005). Sacral nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence. Digestive surgery, 22(1-2), 1-5. doi:10.1159/000084344

Faecal incontinence is a common problem. Conservative measures are effective in a significant proportion of patients. Failure of conservative management has until recently meant recourse to surgical intervention. Surgical treatment is often associate... Read More about Sacral nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence.

An extant cichlid fish radiation emerged in an extinct Pleistocene lake (2005)
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Joyce, D. A., Lunt, D. H., Bills, R., Turner, G. F., Katongo, C., Duftner, N., …Seehausen, O. (2005). An extant cichlid fish radiation emerged in an extinct Pleistocene lake. Nature, 435(7038), 90-95. doi:10.1038/nature03489

The haplochromine cichlid fish of the East African Great Lakes represent some of the fastest and most species-rich adaptive radiations known(1), but rivers in most of Africa accommodate only a few morphologically similar species of haplochromine cich... Read More about An extant cichlid fish radiation emerged in an extinct Pleistocene lake.

Men behaving differently: South African men since 1994 (2005)
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Walker, L. (2005). Men behaving differently: South African men since 1994. Culture, health & sexuality, 7(3), (225-238). doi:10.1080/13691050410001713215. ISSN 1369-1058

Liberal versions of sexuality, which mark South Africa's new democracy, have had a number of highly contradictory consequences for women and men, as old notions of masculinity and male privilege have been destabilized. The transition to democracy has... Read More about Men behaving differently: South African men since 1994.

Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 23(2), (143-154). doi:10.1080/02646830500129297. ISSN 0264-6838

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a screening tool for depression that has been used widely postnatally and increasingly antenatally. Recent investigations have suggested that the EPDS may actually be measuring both anxiety and depre... Read More about Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy.