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Submissions from 2016

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A Bacterial Quorum-Sensing Precursor Induces Mortality in the Marine Coccolithophore, Emiliania huxleyi, Elizabeth L. Harvey, Robert W. Deering, David C. Rowley, Abrahim El Gamal, Michelle Schorn, Bradley Moore, Matthew Johnson, Tracy J. Mincer, and Kristen E. Whalen

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Control of sexuality by the sk1-encoded UDP-glycosyltransferase of maize, Andrew P. Hayward, Maria A. Moreno, Thomas P. Howard III, Joel Hague, Kimberly Nelson, Christopher Heffelfinger, Sandra Romero, Albert P. Kausch, Gaétan Glauser, Ivan F. Acosta, John P. Mottinger, and Stephen L. Dellaporta

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Lateral Gene Transfer in a Heavy Metal-Contaminated-Groundwater Microbial Community, Christopher L. Hemme, Stefan J. Green, Lavanya Rishishwar, Om Prakash, Angelica Pettenato, Romy Chakraborty, Adam M. Deutschbauer, Joy D. Van Nostrand, Liyou Wu, Zhili He, I. King Jordan, Terry C. Hazen, Adam P. Arkin, Joel E. Kostka, and Jizhong Zhou

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Domination Game: A proof of the 3/5-Conjecture for Graphs with Minimum Degree at Least Two, Michael A. Henning and William B. Kinnersley

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Dissociation Dynamics of XPC-RAD23B from Damaged DNA Is a Determining Factor of NER Efficiency, Benjamin Hilton, Sathyaraj Gopal, Lifang Xu, Sharmistha Mazumder, Phillip R. Musich, Bongsup P. Cho, and Yue Zou

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Design for mosquito abundance, diversity, and phenology sampling within the National Ecological Observatory Network, D. Hoekman, Y. P. Springer, C. M. Barker, R. Barrera, M. S. Blackmore, W. E. Bradshaw, D. H. Foley, Howard S. Ginsberg, M. H. Hayden, C. M. Holzapfel, S. A. Juliano, L. D. Kramer, S. L. LaDeau, T. P. Livdahl, C. G. Moore, R. S. Nasci, W. K. Reisen, and H. M. Savage

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Local Dynamics and Global Stability of Certain Second-Order Rational Difference Equation with Quadratic Terms, S. Jasarevic Hrustic, Mustafa Kulenovic, and M. Nurkanovic

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Anti-Tumor Effects of Second Generation β-Hydroxylase Inhibitors on Cholangiocarcinoma Development and Progression, Chiung-Kuei Huang, Yoshifumi Iwagami, Arihiro Aihara, Waihong Chung, Suzanne de la Monte, John-Michael Thomas, Mark Olsen, Rolf Carlson, Tunan Yu, Xiaoqun Dong, and Jack Wands

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When the Fourth Estate Becomes a Fifth Column: The Effect of Media Freedom and Social Intolerance on Civil Conflict, Marc L. Hutchison, Salvatore Schiano, and Jenifer Whitten-Woodring

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Trust in China? The Impact of Development, Inequality, and Openness on Political Trust across China’s Provinces, 2001-2012, Marc L. Hutchison and Ping Xu

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Detection of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in U.S. Drinking Water Linked to Industrial Sites, Military Fire Training Areas, and Wastewater Treatment Plants, Xindi C. Hu, David Q. Andrews, Andrew B. Lindstrom, Thomas A. Bruton, Laurel A. Schaider, Philippe Grandjean, Rainer Lohmann, Courtney C. Carignan, Arlene Blum, Simona A. Balan, Christopher P. Higgins, and Elise M. Sunderland

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Thyrotropin Receptor Epitope and Human Leukocyte Antigen in Graves’ Disease, Hidefumi Inaba, Leslie J. De Groot, and Takashi Akamizu

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Environmental change explains cichlid adaptive radiation at Lake Malawi over the past 1.2 million years, Sarah J. Ivory, Margaret W. Blome, John W. King, Michael M. McGlue, Julia E. Cole, and Andrew S. Cohen

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Analyzing Data Utilized in Process Control and Continuous Improvement, Jeffrey E. Jarrett

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Internet Banking and E-commerce: A Consumer Perspective, Jeffrey E. Jarrett

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Characteristics of the Association Some Asian Equity Markets with the New York and London Equity Market, Jeffrey E. Jarrett and Yifei Li

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Impact of Irrigation Method on Water Use Efficiency and Productivity of Fodder Crops in Nepal, Ajay K. Jha, Razan Malla, Mohan Sharma, Jeeban Panthi, Tarendra Lakhankar, Nir Y. Krakauer, Soni Pradhanang, Piyush Dahal, and Madan Lall Shrestha

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Global Dynamics and Bifurcations of Two Quadratic Fractional Second Order Difference Equations, Senada Kalabušić, Mustafa Kulenovic, and M. Mehuljić

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Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of the tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta, Michael R. Kanost, Marian R. Goldsmith, and et al

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A Comparison of Plants and Animals in Their Responses to Risk of Consumption, Richard Karban, John L. Orrock, Evan L. Preisser, and Andrew Sih

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In situ embryo rescue for generation of wide intra- and interspecific hybrids of Panicum virgatum L., Albert P. Kausch, Michael Tilelli, Joel Hague, Christopher Heffelfinger, David Cunha, Maria Moreno, Stephen L. Dellaporta, and Kimberly Nelson

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On the linear approximation of mixture internal energies of departure, Robert B. Kelly and Angelo Lucia

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Sequential Release of Nanoparticle Payloads from Ultrasonically Burstable Capsules, Stephen Kennedy, Jennifer Hu, Cathal Kearney, Hadas Skaat, Luo Gu, Marco Gentili, Herman Vandenburgh, and David Mooney

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Draft Genome Sequence of Aliiroseovarius crassostreae CV919-312, the Causative Agent of Roseovarius Oyster Disease (Formerly Juvenile Oyster Disease), Linda Kessner, Edward Spinard, Marta Gomez-Chiarri, David C. Rowley, and David R. Nelson

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Levels, Sources and Chemical Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Atmosphere and Snow along the Western Antarctic Peninsula, Mohammed A. Khairy, Jenna Luek, Rebecca Dickhut, and Rainer Lohmann

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Burden of Diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990–2013: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, Ibrahim Khalil, Ali Shafqat Akanda, and et al

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The Effect of Cost-share Programs on Ground Water Exploitation and Nonpoint-source Pollution under Endogenous Technical Change, C. S. Kim and Todd Guilfoos

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Mentors, Hyunjin Kim

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Game Brush Number, William B. Kinnersley and Pawel Pralat

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To Catch a Falling Robber, William B. Kinnersley, Paweł Prałat, and Douglas B. West

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Fossil DNA persistence and decay in marine sediment over hundred-thousand-year to million-year time scales, John B. Kirkpatrick, Emily A. Walsh, and Steven D'Hondt

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A distinct source and differentiation history for Kolumbo submarine volcano, Santorini volcanic field, Aegean arc, Martijn Klaver, Steven Carey, Paraskevi Nomikou, Ingrid Smet, Athanasios Godelitsas, and Pieter Vroon

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Determinants of spread in an urban landscape by an introduced lizard, Jason J. Kolbe, Paul VanMiddlesworth, Andrew C. Battles, James T. Stroud, Bill Buffum, Richard T. T. Forman, and Jonathan B. Losos

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When Are Medical Apps Medical? Off-Label Use and the Food and Drug Administration, William H. Krieger

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The Effect of Tropical Cyclones on Climate Change Engagement, Corey Lang and John David Ryder

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Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Metabolite-Dependent Quiescence and Persistence May Explain Antibiotic Tolerance during Urinary Tract Infection, Mary P. Leatham-Jensen, Matthew E. Mokszycki, David C. Rowley, Robert Deering, Jodi L. Camberg, Evgeni V. Sokurenko, Veronika L. Tchesnokova, Jakob Frimodt-Møller, Karen A. Krogfelt, Karen Leth Nielsen, Niels Frimodt-Møller, Gongqin Sun, and Paul S. Cohen

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Berkelely Redux: Imagination as Ethical Power in Shelley's "Mont Blanc", Daniel E. Lees

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Vested Interests, Venue Shopping, and Policy Stability: The Long Road to Improving Air Quality in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Aaron J. Ley

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Prescribe to Prevent: Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Rescue Kits for Prescribers and Pharmacists, Jamie K. Lim, Jeffrey P. Bratberg, Corey S. Davis, Traci C. Green, and Alexander Y. Walley

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Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, Stephen S. Lim, Ali Shafqat Akanda, and et al

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Access and utilization of healthcare services in Massachusetts, United States: a qualitative study of the perspectives and experiences of Brazilian-born immigrant women, Ana C. Lindsay, Mariana Gonçalves de Oliveira, Sherrie F. Wallington, Mary L. Greaney, Marcia Maria Tavares Machado, Lorita M. Freitag Pagliuca, and Carlos Andre Moura Arruda

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Estimation of Uncertainty in Air-­Water Exchange Flux 2 and Gross Volatilization Loss of PCBs: a Case Study 3 based on Passive Sampling in the Lower Great Lakes, Ying Liu, Siyao Wang, Carrie A. McDonough, Mohammed Khairy, Derek Muir, and Rainer Lohmann

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Optimization and validation of the protocol used to analyze the taste of traditional Chinese medicines using an electronic tongue, Xuelin Li, Xiaojie Gao, Ruixin Liu, Junming Wang, Zidan Wu, Lu Zhang, Huiling Li, Xinjing Gui, Bingya Kang, and Junhan Shi

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Estimating the recharge properties of the deep ocean using noble gases and helium isotopes, Brice Loose, William J. Jenkins, Roisin Moriarty, Peter Brown, Loic Jullion, Alberto C. Naveiro Garabato, Sinhue Torres Valdes, Mario Hoppema, Chris Ballentine, and Michael P. Meredith

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Penetrative Radiative Flux in the Bay of Bengal, Aneesh A. Lotliker, Melissa M. Omand, Andrew J. Lucas, Samuel R. Laney, Amala Mahadevan, and M. Ravichandran

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Comparison of Telavancin and Vancomycin Antibiotic Lock Solutions in the Eradication of Biofilm-Producing Staphylococci and Enterococci from Central Venous Catheters, Megan K. Luther, Leonard A. Mermel, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Ampicillin in Combination with Ceftaroline, Cefepime, or Ceftriaxone Demonstrates Equivalent Activities in a High-Inoculum Enterococcus faecalis Infection Model, Megan K. Luther, Louis B. Rice, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Do Faculty Know “IL”?: Information Literacy Understandings and General Education Student Learning Outcomes, Mary C. MacDonald, Jim Kinnie, and Amanda Izenstark

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A Team-Based Practicum Bringing Together Students Across Educational Institutions and Health Professions, Celia P. MacDonnell, Paul George, Jayashree Nimmagadda, Samantha Brown, and Kathleen Gremel

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Using smartphone video “selfies” to monitor change in toothbrushing behavior after a brief intervention: A pilot study, Parangimalai Diwakar Madan Kumar, Anusa Arunachalam Mohandoss, Theodore A. Walls, Thavarajah Rooban, and Lance T. Vernon

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Freshwater in the Bay of Bengal: Its Fate and Role in Air-Sea Heat Exchange, Amala Mahadevan, Gualtiero Spiro Jaeger, Mara Freilich, Melissa M. Omand, Emily L. Shroyer, and Debasis Sengupta

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Effects of a Standardized Phenolic-Enriched Maple Syrup Extract on β-Amyloid Aggregation, Neuroinflammation in Microglial and Neuronal Cells, and β-Amyloid Induced Neurotoxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans, Hang Ma, Nicholas A. DaSilva, Weixi Liu, Pragati P. Nahar, Zhengxi Wei, Yongqiang Liu, Priscilla T. Pham, Rebecca Crews, Dhiraj A. Vattem, Angela L. Slitt, Zahir A. Shaikh, and Navindra P. Seeram

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Glucitol-core containing gallotannins inhibit the formation of advanced glycation end-products mediated by their antioxidant potential, Hang Ma, Weixi Liu, Leslie Frost, Louis J. Kirschenbaum, Joel A. Dain, and Navindra P. Seeram

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Improving the Accuracy of Laplacian Estimation with Novel Variable Inter-Ring Distances Concentric Ring Electrodes, Oleksandr Makeyev and Walter Besio

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The Minimum Wage, Bargaining Power, and the Top Income Share, Liam C. Malloy

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Going positive: The effects of negative and positive advertising on candidate success and voter turnout, Liam C. Malloy and Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz

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State Sponsored Health Insurance and State Economic and Employment Growth, Liam Malloy, Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, and Irwin Morris

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Understanding and describing users’ wayfinding behavior in public library facilities, Lauren H. Mandel

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Visualzing the Library as Place, Lauren H. Mandel

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Evaluating Library Signage: A Systematic Method for Conducting a Library Signage Inventory, Lauren H. Mandel and Melissa P. Johnston

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Neurocognitive enhancement or impairment? A systematic meta-analysis of prescription stimulant effects on processing speed, decision-making, planning, and cognitive perseveration, Marissa E. Marraccini, Lisa L. Weyandt, Joseph S. Rossi, and Bergljot Gyda Gudmundsdottir

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The effect of viscous force on the prediction of muscle contractility in biohybrid cantilever-based experiments, Bahador Marzban and Hongyan Yuan

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Early-life exposure to lead (Pb) alters the expression of microRNA that target proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease, Anwar M. Masoud, Syed W. Bihaqi, Jason T. Machan, Nasser H. Zawia, and William Renehan

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Are non-allergic drug reactions commonly documented as medication “allergies”? A national cohort of Veterans' admissions from 2000 to 2014, Kevin W. McConeghy, Aisling R. Caffrey, Haley J. Morrill, Amal N. Trivedi, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Polycyclic Musks in the Air and Water of the Lower Great Lakes: Spatial Distribution and Volatilization from Surface Waters, Carrie A. McDonough, Paul A. Helm, Derek Muir, Gavino Puggioni, and Rainer Lohmann

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Spatial Distribution and Air-Water Exchange of Organic Flame Retardents in the Lower Great Lakes, Carrie A. McDonough, Gavino Puggioni, Paul A. Helm, Derek Muir, and Rainer Lohmann

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Stakeholder perceptions of ecosystem services of the Wami River and Estuary, Catherine G. McNally, Arthur J. Gold, Richard B. Pollnac, and Halima R. Kiwango

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Development of three-dimensional lung multicellular spheroids in air- and liquid-interface culture for the evaluation of anticancer therapeutics, Samantha A. Meenach, Alexandran N. Tsoras, Ronald C. McGarry, Heidi M. Mansour, J. Zach Hilt, and Kimberly W. Anderson

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Effects of Placental Transfusion on Neonatal and 18 Month Outcomes in Preterm Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Judith S. Mercer, Debra A. Erickson-Owens, Betty R. Vohr, Richard J. Tucker, Ashley B. Parker, William Oh, and James F. Padbury

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Development of Lithium Dimethyl Phosphate as an Electrolyte Additive for Lithium Ion Batteries, Mickdy S. Milien, Usha Tottempudi, Miyoung Son, Makoto Ue, and Brett L. Lucht

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Health in times of uncertainty in the eastern Mediterranean region, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, Ali H. Mokdad, Ali Shafqat Akanda, and et al

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Anthropocene Anthropology: Reconceptualizing Contemporary Global Change, Amelia Moore

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Modeling Nitrogen Losses in Conventional and Advanced Soil-Based Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems under Current and Changing Climate Conditions, Ivan Morales, Jennifer Cooper, José A. Amador, and Thomas B. Boving

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Impact of a Prospective Audit and Feedback Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center: A Six-Point Assessment, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Melissa M. Gaitanis, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Call to Action, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Robin L. P. Jump, David Dosa, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Consensus of recommendations guiding comparative effectiveness research methods, Jacob B. Morton, Robert McConeghy, Kirstin Heinrich, Nicolle M. Gatto, and Aisling R. Caffrey

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Predictors of Mortality Among U.S. Veterans With Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infections, Jacob B. Morton, Haley J. Morrill, Kerry L. LaPlante, and Aisling R. Caffrey

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Phytoplankton size impact on export flux in the global ocean, Colleen B. Mouw, Audrey Barnett, Galen A. McKinley, Lucas Gloege, and Darren Pilcher

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pHLIP Peptide Interaction with a Membrane Monitored by SAXS, Theyencheri Narayanan, Dhammika Weerakkody, Alexander G Karabadzhak, Michael Anderson, Oleg A. Andreev, and Yana Reshetnyak

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Improved cycling performance of Si nanoparticle anodes via incorporation of methylene ethylene carbonate, Cao Cuong Nguyen and Brett L. Lucht

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Dynamic Model for Fatigue Evolution in a Cracked Beam Subjected to Irregular Loading, Son Hai Nguyen and David Chelidze

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A Review of Recent Advances in Red-Clay Environmental Magnetism and Paleoclimate History of the Chinese Loess Plateau, Junsheng Nie, Yougui Song, and John W. King

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Comparative Structural and Computational Analysis Supports Eighteen Cellulose Synthases in the Plant Cellulose Synthesis Complex, B. Tracey Nixon, Katayoun Mansouri, Abhishek Singh, Juan Du, Jonathan K. Davis, Jung-Goo Lee, Erin Slabaugh, Venu Gopal Vandavasi, Hugh O'Neill, Eric M. Roberts, Alison W. Roberts, Yaroslava G. Yingling, and Candace H. Haigler

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Post-eruptive flooding of Santorini caldera and implications for tsunami generation, P. Nomikou, T. H. Druitt, C. Hübshcer, T. A. Mather, M. Paulatto, L. M. Kalnins, K. Kelfoun, D. Papnikolaou, K. Bejelou, D. Lampridou, D. M. Pyle, Steven Carey, A. B. Watts, B. Weiß, and M. M. Parks

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Metagenomic investigation of the geologically unique Hellenic Volcanic Arc reveals a distinctive ecosystem with unexpected physiology, Anastasis Oulas, Paraskevi N. Polymenakou, Rekha Seshadri, H. James Tripp, Manolis Mandalakis, A. David Paez-Espino, Amrita Pati, Patrick Chain, Paraskevi Nomikou, Steven Carey, Stephanos Kilias, Christos Christakis, Georgios Kotoulas, Antonions Magoulas, Natalia N. Ivanova, and Nikos C. Kyrpides

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Multithreaded Sensor Analysis for a Redundant Dynamic Positioning 2 Project, Stephen A. Palmieri, Adam D. Kline, Tooran Emami, Ali Reza, and Peter F. Swaszek

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Natal Host Plants Can Alter Herbivore Competition, Huipeng Pan, Evan L. Preisser, Qi Su, Xiaoguo Jiao, Wen Xie, Shaoli Wang, Qingjun Wu, and Youjun Zhang

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Rational Expectations Voting in Agent-based Models: An Application to Tax Ceilings, Andreas D. Pape, Todd Guilfoos, Nathan B. Anderson, and Jeffrey Schmidt

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Observation of diurnal variations in mesoscale eddy sea-surface currents using GOCI data, Ji-Eun Park, Kyung-Ae Park, David S. Ullman, Peter C. Cornillon, and Young-Je Park

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When Partisans and Minorities Interact: Interpersonal Contact, Partisanship and Public Opinion Preferences on Immigration Policy, Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, Alexandra Filindra, and Joshua J. Dyck

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pH-sensitive pHLIP® Coated Niosomes, Mohan C. Pereira, Monica Pianella, Da Wei, Anna Moshnikova, Carlotta Marianecci, Maria Carafa, Oleg A. Andreev, and Yana Reshetnyak

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Why Ukraine and Russia Need Each Other, Nicolai Petro

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Comparative Use of a Caribbean Mesophotic Coral Ecosystem and Association with Fish Spawning Aggregations by Three Species of Shark, Alexandria E. Pickard, Jeremy J. Vaudo, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Richard S. Nemeth, Jeremiah B. Blondeau, Elizabeth A. Kadison, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Ploidy Distribution of the Harmful Bloom Forming Macroalgae Ulva spp. in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA, Using Flow Cytometry Methods, Elaine E. Potter, Carol S. Thornber, John-David Swanson, and Malcolm McFarland

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Atmosphere‐ocean linkages in the eastern equatorial Pacific over the early Pleistocene, Patricia Povea, Isabel Cacho, Ana Moreno, Leopoldo D. Pena, Melisa Menéndez, Eva Calvo, Miquel Canals, Rebecca S. Robinson, Fernando J. Méndez, and Jose-Abel Flores

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CpG Improves Influenza Vaccine Efficacy in Young Adult but Not Aged Mice, Alejandro Ramirez, Mary Co, and Anuja Matthew

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Copyright and Sharing Your Research, Andrée Rathemacher, Julia Lovett, and Amanda Izenstark

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Impact of Sea-State-Dependent Langmuir Turbulence on the Ocean Response to a Tropical Cyclone, Brandon G. Reichl, Isaac Ginis, Tetsu Hara, Biju Thomas, Tobias Kukulka, and Dong Wang

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Langmuir Turbulence Parameterization in Tropical Cyclone Conditions, Brandon G. Reichl, Dong Wang, Tetsu Hara, Isaac Ginis, and Tobias Kukulka

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Missing the tide? Workplace cultural differences as a barrier to seafarer mobility in the U.S. workboat and sail training sectors, Eric Romelczyk and Austin Becker