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The changing sources of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans in sediments and the ecological risk for nekton in the lower Passaic River and Newark Bay, New Jersey, USA, Mohammed Khairy, Kirk Barrett, and Rainer Lohmann

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Spatial Distribution, Air-Water Fugacity Ratios and Source Apportionment of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in the Lower Great Lakes Basin, Mohammed Khairy, Derek Muir, Camilla Teixeira, and Rainer Lohmann

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Early Childhood Preservice Teachers' Beliefs about e-Portfolios and Experiences in the Development of an e-Portfolio in the United States, Hyunjin Kim

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Trade Exposure and the Polarization of Government Spending in the American States, Brian S. Krueger and Ping Xu

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The Impact of a Student-Run Journal Club on Pharmacy Students’ Self-Assessment of Critical Appraisal Skills, Macayla Landi, Sydney Springer, Erica Estus, and Kristina E. Ward

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The Dynamics of House Price Responsiveness and Locational Sorting: Evidence from Air Quality Changes, Corey Lang

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Addressing the STEM Gender Gap by Designing and Implementing an Educational Outreach Chemistry Camp for Middle School Girls, Mindy Levine, Nicole Serio, Bhasker Radaram, Sauradip Chaudhuri, and William Talbert

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Maternal Plasma and Breastmilk Viral Loads are Associated with HIV-1-Specific Cellular Immune Responses Among HIV-1-Exposed, Uninfected Infants in Kenya, Amy Y. Liu, Barbara Lohman-Payne, Michael H. Chung, James Kiarie, John Kinuthia, Jennifer Slyker, Barbra Richardson, Dara Lehman, Carey Farquhar, and Grace John-Stewart

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Source Apportionment of Gaseous and Particulate PAHs from Traffic Emission Using Tunnel Measurements in Shanghai, China, Ying Liu, Siyao Wang, Rainer Lohmann, Na Yu, Chenkai Zhang, Yi Gao, Jianfu Zhao, and Limin Ma

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Gaseous and Freely-Dissolved PCBs in the Lower Great Lakes based on Passive Sampling: Spatial Trends and Air-water Exchange, Ying Liu, Siyao Wang, Carrie A. McDonough, Mohammed Khairy, Derek Muir, Paul Helm, and Rainer Lohmann

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Relevance to Psychology of Beliefs About Socialism: Some New Research Questions, Bernice Lott

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Observed antagonistic effect of linezolid on daptomycin or vancomycin activity against biofilm-forming methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an in vitro pharmacodynamic model, Megan Luther Pharm. D. and Kerry L. LaPlante Pharm. D.

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The Role ofthe Specialty Pharmacist in Optimizing the Quality of Care for Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, Celia P. MacDonnell and Molly MacDonnell

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Assessment of Food Intake, Obesity, and Health Risk Among the Homeless in Rhode Island, Diane C. Martins, Kathleen S. Gorman, Robin J. Miller, Leah Murphy, Sekboppa Sor, and Jonah C. Martins

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Interference Suppression in Congested Undersea Environments, James McGee, Josko Catipovic, Steven Schoenecker, and Peter F. Swaszek

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A plasmid-based reporter system for live cell imaging of dengue infected cells, Carey L. Medin, Sierra Valois, Chinmay G. Patkar, and Alan Rothman

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Use of passive samplers to detect Organochlorine Pesticides in air and water at Wetland Mountain region sites (S-SE Brazil), R. O. Meire, M. Khairy, A. C. Targino, P. M.A. Galvão, J. P.M. Torres, O. Malm, and Rainer Lohmann

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Contextual and Cultural Influences on Parental Feeding Practices and Involvement in Child Care Centers among Hispanic Parents, Noereem Z. Mena, Kathleen S. Gorman PhD, Katie Dickin, Geoffrey Greene, and Alison Tovar

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Placental Transfusion Improves Iron Stores at 6 Weeks of Age in Late Preterm Infants, Judith S. Mercer and Debra A. Erickson-Owens

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A Capstone Project on Robust Dynamic Positioning and Data Acquisition Systems, James Meyers, Adam Hoburg, Tooran Emami, Peter F. Swaszek, Richard Hartnett, and Paul Crilly

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T Cell Epitope Redundancy: Cross-conservation of the TCR face between Pathogens and Self and its Implications for Vaccines and Auto-immunity, Leonard Moise, Sarah Beseme, Ryan Tassone, Rui Liu, Farzana Kibria, Francis Terry, William Martin, and Anne S. De Groot

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Islands of Difference: Design, Urbanism, and Sustainable Tourism in the Anthropocene Caribbean, Amelia Moore

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Vancomycin Dosing Considerations in a Real-World Cohort of Obese and Extremely Obese Patients, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Eunsun Noh, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Overconsumption of Antibiotics, Haley J. Morrill and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Treatment Options for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections, Haley J. Morrill, Jason M. Pogue, Keith S. Kaye, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Testing sample stability using four storage methods and the macroalgae Ulva and Gracilaria, Autumn Oczkowski, Carol S. Thornber, Erin E. Markham, Ryann Rossi, Amanda Ziegler, and Shelby Rinehart

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Getting the Most out of Third Party Trust Seals: An Empirical Analysis, Koray Özpolat and Wolfgang Jank

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Food Aid Procurement and Transportation Decision-making in Governmental Agencies: The United Nations/EU versus the United States Approach, Koray Özpolat, Dina Ribbink, Douglas N. Hales, and Robert J. Windle

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Engaging Donors in Smart Compassion: USAID CIDI’s Greatest Good Donation Calculator, Koray Özpolat, Juanita Rilling, Nezih Altay, and Eric Chavez

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Energy Dissipation and Constitutive Modeling for a Mechanistic Description of Pad Scratching in Chemical-Mechanical Planarization, David Ponte and D.M.L. Meyer

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GNSS Spoof Detection Based on Pseudoranges from Multiple Receivers, David S. Radin, Peter F. Swaszek, Kelly C. Seals, and Richard J. Hartnett

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Crowdfunding Access to Archives, Andrée J. Rathemacher

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Imaging Tumor Acidity: pH-Low Insertion Peptide Probe for Optoacoustic Tomography, Yana Reshetnyak

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Analysis of Cell-Mediated Immune Responses in Support of Dengue Vaccine Development Efforts, Alan L. Rothman, Jeffrey R. Currier, Heather L. Friberg, and Anuja Mathew

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Concentrations, Trends, and Air-Water Exchange of PAHs and PBDEs Derived from Passive Samplers in Lake Superior in 2011, Zoe Ruge, Derek Muir, Paul Helm, and Rainer Lohmann

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The Effect of Light Intensity on Prey Detection Behavior in Two Lake Malawi Cichlids, Aulonocara stuartgranti and Tramitichromis sp., Margot A.B. Schwalbe and Jacqueline F. Webb Ph.D.

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Efficient Extraction and Detection of Aromatic Toxicants from Crude Oil and Tar Balls Using Multiple Cyclodextrin Derivatives, Nicole Serio and Mindy Levine

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Solvent Effects in the Extraction and Detection of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Complex Oils in Complex Environments, Nicole Serio and Mindy Levine

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Array-Based Detection of Persistent Organic Pollutants via Cyclodextrin Promoted Energy Transfer, Nicole Serio, Daniel F. Moyano, Vincent M. Rotello, and Mindy Levine

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Rapid and Efficient Pesticide Detection via Cyclodextrin-Promoted Energy Transfer, Nicole Serio, John Roque, Andrew Badwal, and Mindy Levine

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Coil-Helix Transition of Polypeptide at Water-Lipid Interface, Ganga P. Sharma, Yana Reshetnyak, Oleg A. Andreev, Michael Karbach, and Gerhard Müller

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Transition-metal free umpolung carbon-nitrogen vs. carbon-chlorine bond formation, John J. Sirois and Brenton DeBoef

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The valine and lysine residues in the conserved FxVTxK motif are important for the function of phylogenetically distant plant cellulose synthases, Erin Slabaugh, Tess Scavuzzo-Duggan, Arielle Chaves, Liza Wilson, Carmen Wilson, Jonathan K. Davis, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Charles T. Anderson, Alison Roberts, and Candace H. Haigler

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Cannabis Withdrawal Among Detained Adolscents: Exploring the Impact of Nicotine and Race, Shayna Soenksen, L.A.R. Stein, Joanna D. Brown, JoAnn R. Stengel, J S. Rossi, and Rebecca Lebeau

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Manipulation of Host Quality and Defense by a Plant Virus Improves Performance of Whitefly Vectors, Qi Su, Evan L. Preisser, Wen Xie, Shao Li Wang, Qin Jun Wu, and You Jun Zhang

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Modernized eLoran: The Case for Completely Changing Chains, Rates, and Phase Codes, Peter F. Swaszek, Richard J. Hartnett, and Kelly C. Seals

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Time for T? Immunoinformatics addresses the challenges of vaccine design for neglected tropical and emerging infectious diseases, Francis E. Terry, Leonard Moise, Rebecca Martin, Melissa Torres, Nils Pilotte, Steven Williams, and Anne S. De Groot

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Weighing the Facts: A Systematic Review of Expected Patterns of Weight Loss in Full-Term, Breastfed Infants, Diane Thulier

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Pedagogical Media Competencies of Preservice Teachers in Germany and the United States: A Comparative Analysis of Theory and Practice, Jennifer Tiede, Silke Grafe, and Renee Hobbs

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Interaction of a dengue virus NS1-derived peptide with the inhibitory receptor KIR3DL1 on natural killer cells, Elizabeth Townsley, Geraldine O'Connor, Cormac Cosgrove, Marcia Woda, Mary Co, Stephen J. Thomas, Siripen Kalayanarooj, In-Kyu Yoon, Ananda Nisalak, Anon Srikiatkhachorn, Sharone Green, Henry A. F. Stephens, Emma Gostick, David A. Price, Mary Carrington, Galit Alter, Daniel W. McVicar, Alan L. Rothman, and Anuja Mathew

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Cellulose synthase (CESA) gene expression profiling of Physcomitrella patens, Mai L. Tran and Alison Roberts

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HLA class I supertype associations with clinical outcome of secondary dengue virus infections in ethnic Thais, Sasijit Vejbaesya, Rungrot Thongpradit, Siripen Kalayanarooj, Komon Luangtrakool, Panpimon Luangtrakool, Robert V. Gibbons, Duangporn Srinak, Somporn Ngammthaworn, Kusuma Apisawes, In-Kyu Yoon, Stephen J. Thomas, Richard G. Jarman, Anon Srikiakthachorn, Sharone Green, Dasnayanee Chandanayingyong, Sangshin Park, Jennifer Friedman, Alan Rothman, and Henry A.F. Stephens

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Alters Fine Root Bacterial Abundance and Mycorrhizal Associations in Eastern Hemlock, Justin F. Vendettuoli, David A. Orwig, Jennifer Adams Krumins, Matthew D. Waterhouse, and Evan L. Preisser

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Promoting safe use of medications: Providing medication education to seniors receiving Meals on Wheels, Kristina E. Ward and Lisa B. Cohen

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Age Differences in Consumer Financial Capability, Jing Jian Xiao, Cheng Chen, and Lei Sun

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Imported Inequality? Immigration and Income Inequality in the American States, Ping Xu, James C. Garand, and Ling Zhu

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Ion Bombardment of Ni(110) Studied with Inverse Photoemission Spectroscopy and Low-Energy Electron Diffraction, Benjamin Young, James Warner, and David R. Heskett

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Research in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management and A New Framework, Degan Yu, Mehmet G. Yalcin, Koray Özpolat, and Douglas N. Hales

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Simulation of Observed PCBs and Pesticides in the Water Column during the North Atlantic Bloom Experiment, Lin Zhang, Louis Thibodeaux, Lee Jones, and Rainer Lohmann

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Radiative Energy and Momentum Transfer for Various Spherical Shapes: A Single Sphere, a Bubble, a Spherical Shell and a Coated Sphere, Yi Zheng and Alok Ghanekar

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Casimir effect modified surface energy of a nanocavity in homogeneous media, Yi Zheng and Arvind Narayanaswamy

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The Politics of Welfare Exclusion: Immigration and Disparity in Medicaid Coverage, Ling Zhu and Ping Xu

Submissions from 2014

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HIV Viremia and Incidence of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Patients Successfully Treated With Antiretroviral Therapy, Chad J. Achenbach, Ashley L. Buchanan, Stephen R. Cole, Lifang Hou, Michael J. Mugavero, Heidi M. Crane, Richard D. Moore, Richard H. Haubrich, Satish Gopal, Joseph J. Eron, Peter W. Hunt, Benigno Rodriguez, Kenneth Mayer, Michael S. Saag, and Mari M. Kiahata

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Using Non-Dietary Gastropods in Coastal Shell Middens to Infer Kelp and Seagrass Harvesting and Paleoenvironmental Conditions, Amira F. Ainis, René Vellanoweth, Queeny G. Lapeña, and Carol S. Thornber

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The Risk of Hepatotoxicity with Fluoroquinolones: A National Case-Control Safety Study, T M. Alshammari, E P. Larrat, H J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, B J. Quilliam, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Evolution of Self-Care Education, Emily M. Ambizas, Karen M. S. Bastianelli, Stefanie P. Ferreri, Seena L. Haines, Katherine Kelly Orr, Misty M. Stutz, Jenny A. VanAmburgh, and Miranda Wilhelm

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Lactate Dehydrogenase Like Crystallin: A Potentially Protective Shield for Indian Spiny-Tailed Lizard (Uromastyx hardwickii) Lens Against Environmental Stress?, Ambreen Atta, Amber Ilyas, Zehra Hashim, Aftab Ahmed, and Shamshad Zarina

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A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Perceptions of Interprofessional Education in Medical Students, Nina Ayala, Celia P. MacDonnell, Luba Dumenco, Richard Dollase, and Paul George

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CHOPPI: a web tool for the analysis of immunogenicity risk from host cell proteins in CHO-based protein production, Chris Bailey-Kellogg, Andres H. Gutiérrez, Leonard Moise, Frances Terry, William D. Martin, and Anne S. De Groot

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Statistically interacting vacancy particles, Benaoumeur Bakhti, Michael Karbach, Philipp Maass, Mohammad Mokim, and Gerhard Müller

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Nonprescription Naloxone: Pros and Cons, Karen M S Bastianelli and Katherine Kelly Orr

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Toward Seaport Resilience for Climate Change Adaptation: Stakeholder Perceptions of Hurricane Impacts in Gulfport (MS) and Providence (RI), Austin Becker, Pam Matson, Martin Fischer, and Mike Mastrandrea

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Who Benefits from Environmental Regulation? Evidence from the Clean Air Act Amendments, Antonio Bento, Matthew Freedman, and Corey Lang

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Interventions During Labor and Birth in the United States: A Qualitative Analysis of Women’s Experiences, Alana M. Bibeau

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Toppling Numbers of Complete and Random Graphs, Anthony Bonato, William B. Kinnersley, and Paweł Prałat

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Variations in Fe3+/∑Fe of Mariana Arc Basalts and Mantle Wedge fO2, M. N. Brounce, K. A. Kelley, and E. Cottrell

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Worth the weight: Using Inverse Probability Weighted Cox Models in AIDS Research, Ashley L. Buchanan, Michael G. Hudgens, Stephen R. Cole, Bryan Lau, and Adaora A. Adimora

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Predictors of Clinical Success Among a National Veterans Affairs Cohort With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia, Aisling R. Caffrey, Haley J. Morrill, Laura A. Puzniak, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Comparative Effectiveness of Linezolid and Vancomycin Among a National Veterans Affairs Cohort with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia, Aisling R. Caffrey, Haley J. Morrill, Laura A. Puzniak, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Out of Place: Racial Stereotypes and the Ecology of Frisks and Searches Following Traffic Stops, Leo Carroll and M. Liliana Gonzalez

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Improving labour relations performance using a Simplified Drum Buffer Rope (S-DBR) technique, Satya S. Chakravorty and Douglas N. Hales

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Synthesis and Evaluation of c-Src Kinase Inhibitory Activity of Pyridin-2(1H)-one Derivatives, Karam Chand, Suchita Prasad, Rakesh K. Tiwari, Amir N. Shirazi, Sumit Kumar, Keykavous Parang, and Sunil K. Sharma

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The Ocean as a Unique Therapeutic Environment: Developing a Surfing Program, Emily D. Clapham, Cortney N. Armitano, Linda S. Lamont, and Jennifer G. Audette

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Self-Control and Adverse “Drinking” Consequences, Barbara J. Costello, Bradley J. Anderson, and Michael D. Stein

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Tuberculosis interferon-gamma responses in the breast milk of human immunodeficiency virus infected mothers, Lisa Cranmer, Mercy Kanyugo, Barbara Lohman-Payne, Ken Tapia, and Grace John-Stewart

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Swimming in a Sea of Shame: Incorporating Emotions into Explanations of Institutional Reproduction and Change, W. E. Douglas Creed, Bryant Ahsley Hudson, Gerardo A. Okhuysen, and Kristin Smith-Crowe

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Immune Camouflage: Relevance to Vaccine Design and Human Immunology, Anne S. De Groot, Leonard Moise, Rui Liu, Andres H. Gutierrez, Ryan Tassone, Chris Bailey-Kellogg, and William Martin

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El Español en el Perú Desde el Lente de José Jiménez Borja: Panhispanismo y Monolingüismo Extremo, Susana de los Heros

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Applications and Identification of Surface Correlations, Mauricio Escobar and A. E. Meyerovich

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Nonlinear System Identification and Modeling of a New Fatigue Testing Rig Based on Inertial Forces, Michael Falco, Ming Liu, Son Hai Nguyen, and David Chelidze

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Upper Mantle Structure of the Cascades from Full-Wave Ambient Noise Tomography: Evidence for 3D Mantle Upwelling in the Back-Arc, Haiying Gao and Yang Shen

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Tree Responses to an Invasive Sap-Feeding Insect, Liahna Gonda-King, Sara Gomez, Jessica L. Martin, Colin M. Orians, and Evan L. Preisser

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Reforming American Higher Education: The University of Rhode Island International Engineering Program, John M. Grandin and Sigrid Berka

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Implementing a Multi-Component School-based Obesity Prevention Intervention: A Qualitative Study, Mary L. Greaney, Cary K. Hardwick, Jennifer L. Spadano-Gasbarro, Solomon Mezgebu, Christine M. Horan, Sara Schlotterbeck, S. Bryn Austin, and Karen E. Peterson

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Two-slot coiled coaxial cable resonator: reaching critical coupling at a reduced number of coils, Gerald Hefferman, Zhen Chen, and Tao Wei

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Seeing, Believing and Learning to be Skeptical: Supporting Language Learning through Advertising Analysis Activities, Renee Hobbs, Haixia He, and Michael Robbgrieco

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Look Good When You're Googled: Creating and Optimizing Your Digital Identity, Amanda Izenstark

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The Feasibility of R-Mode to Meet Resilient PNT Requirements for e-Navigation, Gregory Johson, Peter F. Swaszek, Juergen Alberding, Michael Hoppe, and Jan-Henrik Oltmann

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Cooperative Hydrogen-bond Pairing in Organocatalytic Ring-Opening Polymerization, Oleg I. Kazakov, Partha P. Datta, Meghedi Isajani, Elizabeth T. Kiesewetter, and Matthew K. Kiesewetter

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Common Core-­less?: A Critical Review of the Common Core State Standards Research, Diane Kern