All URI faculty publications that are in DigitalCommons@URI are listed here. This includes journal article articles that were deposited under the URI Open Access Policy, as well as other articles that were deposited according to journal policies.

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AI-Powered Robots for Libraries: Exploratory Questions, Bohyun Kim

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Early Childhood Preservice Teachers’ Mathematics Teaching Efficacy : Effects of Passion and Teacher Efficac, Hyunjin Kim and Jillian Connelly

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Global Dynamics of Leslie-Gower Competitive Systems in the Plane, Mustafa R. S. Kulenović and David T. McArdle

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Maternal and Infant Lipid-Based Nutritional Supplementation Increases Height of Ghanaian Children at 4–6 Years Only if the Mother Was Not Overweight Before Conception, Sika M. Kumordzie, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Mary Arimond, Rebecca R. Young, Theodosia Adom, Rose Boatin, Maku E. Ocansey, Harriet Okronipa, Elizabeth L. Prado, Brietta M. Oaks, and Kathryn G. Dewey

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Keep Your Stats in the Cloud! Evaluating the Use of Google Sheets to Teach Quantitative Methods, Zachary J. Kunicki, Nicholas S. Zambrotta, Marie C. Tate, Angela R. Surrusco, Megan M. Risi, and Lisa L. Harlow

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Evidence for activated Lck protein tyrosine kinase as the driver of proliferation in acute myeloid leukemia cell, CTV-1, Li Li, Yixin Cui, Jinyan Shen, Hannah Dobson, and Gongqin Sun

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Parenting practices that may encourage and discourage physical activity in preschool-age children of Brazilian immigrant families: A qualitative study, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Carlos André Moura Arruda, Gabriela Perreira De Andrade, Márcia Maria Tavares Machado, and Mary L. Greaney

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“If You Let Them, They Will Be on It 24 Hours a Day”: Qualitative Study Conducted in the United States Exploring Brazilian Immigrant Mothers’ Beliefs, Attitudes, and Practices Related to Screen Time Behaviors of Their Preschool-Age Children, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Carlos André Moura Arruda, Márcia M. T. Machado, and Mary L. Greaney

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Sociocultural and interpersonal influences on latina women’s beliefs, attitudes, and experiences with gestational weight gain, Ana Cristina Lindsay, Marcia Maria Tavares Machado, Sherrie F. Wallington, and Mary L. Greaney

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Ponatinib Inhibits Proliferation and Induces Apoptosis of Liver Cancer Cells, but Its Efficacy Is Compromised by Its Activation on PDK1/Akt/mTOR Signaling, Chang Liu, Xiuli Mu, Xuan Wang, Chan Zhang, Lina Zhang, Baofeng Yu, and Gongqin Sun

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Genome-wide annotation and comparative analysis of cuticular protein genes in the noctuid pest Spodoptera litura, Jianqiu Liu, Shenglong Li, Wanshun Li, Li Peng, Zhiwei Chen, Yingdan Xiao, Huizhen Guo, Jiwei Zhng, Tingcai Cheng, Marian R. Goldsmith, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Qingyou Xia, and Kazuei Mita

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Air-soil diffusive exchange of PAHs in an urban park of Shanghai based on polyethylene passive sampling: Vertical distribution, vegetation influence and diffusive flux, Ying Liu, Shuya Xie, Lirong Zheng, Tongtong Li, Yajie Sun, Limin Ma, Zhifen Lin, Peter Grathwohl, and Rainer Lohmann

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Older adults learning technology in an intergenerational program: Qualitative analysis of areas of technology requested for assistance, Dara L. LoBuono, Skye N. Leedahl, and Elycia Maiocco

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Managing and improving electronic thesis and dissertation programs (book review), Julia Lovett

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Realistic atomic structure of fly ash-based geopolymer gels: Insights from molecular dynamics simulations, Gideon A. Lyngdoh, Rajesh Kumar, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Alternative functional strategies and altered carbon pathways facilitate broad depth ranges in coral‐obligate reef fishes, Chancey MacDonald, Tom C.L. Bridge, Kelton W. McMahon, and Geoffrey P. Jones

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Understanding the genetics of asthma and implications for clinical practice, Jennifer R. Mammen and Kimberly Arcoleo

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Development and preliminary results of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)-integrated smartphone telemedicine program to deliver asthma care remotely, Jennifer R. Mammen, James J. Java, Jill Halterman, Marc N. Berliant, Amber Crowley, Sean M. Frey, Marina Reznik, Jonathan M. Feldman, Judith D. Schoonmaker, and Kimberly Arcoleo

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Aryl hydrocarbon receptor-mediated activity of gas-phase ambient air derived from passive sampling and an in vitro bioassay, Carrie A. McDonough, Diana G. Franks, Mark E. Hahn, and Rainer Lohmann

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Decision makers’ barriers to climate and extreme weather adaptation: a study of North Atlantic high- and medium-use seaports, Elizabeth L. Mclean and Austin Becker

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N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation from Treatment of Seasonally and Spatially Varying Source Water, Maxwell C. Meadows, Soni M. Pradhanang, Takahiro Fuijoka, Hitsohi Kodamatani, Menu B. Leddy, and Thomas B. Boving

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Interpreting the law of the sea ‘regime of islands’: An opportunity for productive US leadership, Elizabeth Mendenhall

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The Ocean Governance Regime, Elizabeth Mendenhall

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Neurosyphilis: Old Disease, New Implications for Emergency Physicians, Laura Mercurio, Lynn E. Taylor, and Angela F. Jarman

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Antagonism of Quorum Sensing Phenotypes by Analogs of the Marine Bacterial Secondary Metabolite 3-Methyl-N-(2′-Phenylethyl)-Butyramide, Susan M. Meschwitz, Margaret E. Teasdale, Ann Mozzer, Nicole Martin, Jiayuan Liu, Stephanie Forschner-Dancause, and David C. Rowley

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Spatial patterns of arctic sponge ground fauna and demersal fish are detectable in autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) imagery, H.K. Meyer, E.M. Roberts, H.T. Rapp, and Andrew J. Davies

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Associations of less healthy snack food consumption with infant weight-for-length z-score trajectories: Findings from the Nurture cohort study, Amy M. Moore, Maya Vadiveloo, Alison Tovar, Karen McCurdy, Truls Østbye, and Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon

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A Satellite Assessment of Environmental Controls of Phytoplankton Community Size Structure, Colleen B. Mouw, Audrey B. Ciochetto, and James A. Yoder

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Nephromyces Represents a Diverse and Novel Lineage of the Apicomplexa That Has Retained Apicoplasts, Sergio A. Munoz-Gomez, Keira Durnin, Laura Eme, Christopher Paight, Christopher E. Lane, Mary B. Saffo, and Claudio H. Slamovits

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Nighttime notifications and compulsivity illuminate the link between emerging adults’ cellphone use and sleep-related problems, Karla Klein Murdock, Sue K. Adams, Caroline Crichlow-Ball, Mikael Horissian, and Meredith Roberts

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A microstructure-guided numerical approach to evaluate strain sensing and damage detection ability of random heterogeneous self-sensing structural materials, Sumeru Nayak and Sumanta Das

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Spatial damage sensing ability of metallic particulate-reinforced cementitious composites: Insights from electrical resistance tomography, Sumeru Nayak and Sumanta Das

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Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Fracture Behavior of Particle Reinforced Alkali Activated Slag Mortars, Sumeru Nayak, Ahmet B. Kizilkanat, Narayanan Neithalath, and Sumanta Das

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Fracture Response of Metallic Particulate-reinforced Cementitious Composites: Insights from Experiments and Multiscale Numerical Simulations, Sumeru Nayak, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Microstructure-guided numerical simulation to evaluate the influence of phase change materials (PCMs) on the freeze-thaw response of concrete pavements, Sumeru Nayak, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Influence of Microencapsulated Phase Change Materials (PCMs) on the Chloride Ion Diffusivity of Concretes Exposed to Freeze-thaw Cycles: Insights from Multiscale Numerical Simulations, Sumeru Nayak, Gideon A. Lyngdoh, and Sumanta Das

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Prenatal Iron Deficiency and Replete Iron Status Are Associated with Adverse Birth Outcomes, but Associations Differ in Ghana and Malawi, Brietta M. Oaks, Josh M. Jorgensen, Lacey M. Baldiviez, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Ken Maleta, Harriet Okronipa, John Sadalaki, Anna Lartey, Per Ashorn, Ulla Ashorn, Stephen Vosti, Lindsay H. Allen, and Kathryn G. Dewey

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Sex Differences in Lifestyle Behaviors among U.S. College Freshmen, Melissa D. Olfert, Makenzie L. Barr, Camille C. Charlier, Geoffrey W. Greene, Wenjun Zhou, and Sarah E. Colby

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Mechanism of action of HTX-011: a novel, extended-release, dual-acting local anesthetic formulation for postoperative pain, Thomas Ottoboni, Barry Quart, Jayne E. Pawasauskas, Joseph F. Dasta, Richard A. Pollak, and Eugene R. Viscusi

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The meaning of growing old: A lifeworld hermeneutic study on existential matters during the third age of life, Lina Palmér, Maria Nyström, Gunilla Carlsson, Catharina Gillsjö, Irene Eriksson, and Ann-Charlotte Dalheim-Englund

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Associations between pre-pregnancy BMI, gestational weight gain, and prenatal diet quality in a national sample, Haley W. Parker, Alison Tovar, Karen McCurdy, and Maya Vadiveloo

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Path Analyses of Risk Factors for Linear Growth Faltering in Four Prospective Cohorts of Young Children in Ghana, Malawi and Burkina Faso, Elizabeth L. Prado, Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez, Stephen Vosti, Robert Stewart, Christine P. Stewart, Jérôme Somé, Anna Pulakka, Jean Bosco Ouédraogo, Harriet Okronipa, Eugenia Ocansey, Brietta Oaks, Kenneth Maleta, Anna Lartey, Emma Kortekangas, Sonja Y. Hess, Kenneth Brown, Jaden Bendabenda, Ulla Ashorn, Per Ashorn, Mary Arimond, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Souheila Abbeddou, and Kathryn Dewey

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Open @ URI, Andrée Rathemacher

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Platonic Personal Immortality, Doug Reed

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Unlocking the Value: Communicating the Value of the Pharmacist to the Patient, Saumitra V. Rege and Celia P. MacDonnell

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Conifer Responses to a Stylet-Feeding Invasive Herbivore and Induction with Methyl Jasmonate: Impact on the Expression of Induced Defenses and a Native Folivore, Chad M. Rigsby, Emma E. Shoemaker, Mary M. Mallinger, Colin M. Orians, and Evan L. Preisser

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Glass Fracture Upon Ballistic Impact: New Insights From Peridynamics Simulations, Jared Rivera, Jonathan Berjikian, R. Ravinder, Hariprasad Kodamana, Sumanta Das, Naresh Bhatnagar, Mathieu Bauchy, and NM Anoop Krishnan

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Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and Holocaust Literature, Michael Robinson

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Passive Sampling of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Four Coastal Aquatic Systems of Puerto Rico: A Pilot Study, Carlos J. Rodríguez-Sierra, David Adelman, Šimon Vojta, Imar Mansilla-Rivera, and Rainer Lohmann

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Trophic upgrading and mobilization of wax esters in microzooplankton, Keyana Roohani, Brad A. Haubrich, Kai-Lou Yue, Nigel D'Souza, Amanda Montalbano, Tatiana A. Rynearson, Susanne Menden-Deuer, and Christopher W. Reid

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Factors Affecting Surgical Decisions in Newly Diagnosed Young Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer, Shoshana M. Rosenberg, Mary L. Greaney, Andrea F. Patenaude, and Ann H. Partridge

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Suppressing miR-21 activity in tumor-associated macrophages promotes an antitumor immune response, Mahnaz Sahraei, Balkrishna Chaube, Yuting Liu, Jonathan Sun, Alanna Kaplan, Nathan L. Price, Wen Ding, Stanley Oyaghire, Rolando Garcia-Milian, Sameet Mehta, Yana Reshetnyak, Raman Bahal, Paolo Fiorina, Peter M. Glazer, David L. Rimm, Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, and Yajaira Suarez

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Comparisons of Types of Exposure to Violence Within and Across Contexts in Predicting the Perpetration of Dating Aggression, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Sylvie Mrug, and Michael Windle

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Temporal Associations between Psychological and Physical Intimate Partner Violence: A Cross-Lag Analysis, Hans Saint-Eloi Cadely, Joe F. Pitman, Gregory S. Pettit, Jennifer E. Lansford, John E. Bates, Kenneth A. Dodge, and Amy Holtzworth-Munroe

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Dengue illness impacts daily human mobility patterns in Iquitos, Peru, Kathryn L. Schaber, Valerie A. Paz-Soldan, Amy C. Morrison, William HD Elson, Alan L. Rothman, Christopher N. Mores, Helvio Astete-Vega, Thomas W. Scott, Lance A. Waller, Uriel Kitron, John P. Elder, Christopher M. Barker, T. Alex Perkins, and Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec

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Population demography of Oldham’s leaf turtle (Cyclemys oldhamii) in protected and disturbed habitats in Thailand, Sengvilay Seateun, Nancy E. Karraker, Bryan L. Stuart, and Anchalee Aowphol

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Enhancement of macrophage uptake via phosphatidylserine-coated acetalated dextran nanoparticles, Nishan K. Shah, Sweta K. Gupta, Zimeng Wang, and Samantha A. Meenach

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Drug Sensitivity Screening and Targeted Pathway Analysis Reveal a Multi-Driver Proliferative Mechanism and Suggest a Strategy of Combination Targeted Therapy for Colorectal Cancer Cells, Jinyan Shen, Li Li, Tao Yang, Niuliang Cheng, and Gongqin Sun

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Variation in both host defense and prior herbivory can alter plant-vector-virus interactions, Xiaobin Shi, Evan L. Preisser, Baiming Liu, Huipeng Pan, Min Xiang, Wen Xie, Shaoli Wang, Qingjun Wu, Chuanyou Li, Yong Liu, Xuguo Zhou, and Youjun Zhang

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Evidence of Environmental Changes Caused by Chinese Island-Building, Leland Smith, Peter C. Cornillon, Don Rudnickas, and Colleen B. Mouw

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A Multi-Year Examination of Gardening Experience and Fruit and Vegetable Intake During College, Daniel Staub, Sarah E. Colby, Melissa D. Olfert, Kendra Kattelmann, Wenjun Zhou, Tanya M. Horacek, Geoffrey Greene, Ivana Radosavljevic, Lisa Franzen-Castle, and Anne E. Mathews

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Visualizations Out of Context: Addressing Pitfalls of Real-Time Realistic Hazard Visualizations, Peter Stempel and Austin Becker

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Exploring HPV Knowledge, Awareness, Beliefs, Attitudes, and Vaccine Acceptability of Latino Fathers Living in the United States: An Integrative Review, Paloma Suárez, Sherrie F. Wallington, Mary L. Greaney, and Ana Cristina Lindsay

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Bioabsorption and Effectiveness of Long-Lasting Permethrin-Treated Uniforms over Three Months among North Carolina Outdoor Workers, Kristin M. Sullivan, Alison Poffley, Sheana Funkhouser, Jeffrey Driver, John Ross, Maria Ospina, Antonia M. Calafat, Charles B. Beard, Avian White, Jo Anne Balanay, Stephanie Richards, Megan Dyer, Thomas N. Mather, and Steven Meshnick

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Pectic Oligosaccharides from Cranberry Prevent Quiescence and Persistence in the Uropathogenic Escherichia coli CFT073, Jiadong Sun, Robert W. Deering, Zhiyuan Peng, Laila Najia, Christina Khoo, Paul S. Cohen, Navindra P. Seeram, and David C. Rowley

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Rethinking Star Selection in Celestial Navigation, Peter F. Swaszek, Richard J. Hartnett, and Kelly C. Seals

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Urbanization affects body size and parasitism but not thermal preferences in Anolis lizards, Christopher J. Thawley, Haley A. Moniz, Amanda J. Merritt, Andrew C. Battles, Sozos N. Michaelides, and Jason J. Kolbe

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Speech, language, and feeding phenotypes of SATB2‐associated syndrome, Ashlen Thomason, Emily Pankey, Beth Nutt, Aisling R. Caffrey, and Yuri A. Zarate

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Assessing the Multiple Impacts of Extreme Hurricanes in Southern New England, USA, David S. Ullman, Isaac Ginis, Wenrui Huang, Catherine Nowakowski, Xuanyu Chen, and Peter Stempel

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Geographic Differences in the Dietary Quality of Food Purchases among Participants in the Nationally Representative Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS), Maya Vadiveloo, Elie Perraud, Haley W. Parker, Filippa Juul, and Niyati Parekh

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Associations between timing and quality of solid food introduction with infant weight-for-length z-scores at 12 months: Findings from the Nurture cohort, Maya Vadiveloo, Alison Tovar, Truls Østbye, and Sara E. Benjamin-Neelon

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Transcranial focal electrical stimulation via concentric ring electrodes in freely moving cats: Antiepileptogenic and postictal effects, Alejandro Valdés-Cruz, Benjamín Villasana-Salazar, Brandon Williams, David Martínez-Vargas, Víctor Manuel Magdaleno-Madrigal, Salvador Almazán-Alvarado, and Walter Besio

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Data Body Milieu: The Latinx Immigrant at the Center of Technological Development, Melissa Villa-Nicholas

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Latinx Digital Memory: Identity Making in Real Time, Melissa Villa-Nicholas

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Designing the ‘good citizen’ through Latina identity in USCIS’s virtual assistant ‘Emma’, Melissa Villa-Nicholas and Miriam E. Sweeney

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Development and Application of a Measurement Framework to Evaluate Safe, Effective and Efficient Medication Use Among Older Adults, Ami Vyas, Emily Patry, Norma Owens, Nicholas Belviso, and Stephen Jon Kogut

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A Global 3‐D Ocean Model for PCBs: Benchmark Compounds for Understanding the Impacts of Global Change on Neutral Persistent Organic Pollutants, Charlotte C. Wagner, Helen N. Amos, Colin P. Thackray, Yanxu Zhang, Elizabeth W. Lundgren, Gael Forget, Carey L. Friedman, Noelle E. Selin, Rainer Lohmann, and Elise M. Sunderland

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Toward Inclusivity in the Documentation of Student Struggle: Continuing the Discussion, Karen Walton Morse

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Hybridization and rapid differentiation after secondary contact between the native green anole (Anolis carolinensis) and the introduced green anole (Anolis porcatus), Johanna E. Wegener, Jessica N. Pita-Aquino, Jessica Atutubo, Adam Moreno, and Jason J. Kolbe

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Identifying Drivers of Genetically Modified Seafood Demand: Evidence from a Choice Experiment, Michael J. Weir and Thomas W. Sproul

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Variation in genome content and predatory phenotypes between Bdellovibrio sp. NC01 isolated from soil and B. bacteriovorus type strain HD100, Laura E. Williams, Nicole Cullen, Joseph A. DeGiorgis, Karla J. Martinez, Justina Mellone, Molly Oser, Jing Wang, and Ying Zhang

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Developing Consequence Thresholds for Storm Models Through Participatory Processes: Case Study of Westerly Rhode Island, Robert Witkop, Austin Becker, Peter Stempel, and Isaac Ginis

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The why, when, and how of computing in biology classrooms [version 1; peer review: 2 approved], April M. Wright, Rachel Schwartz, Jamie R. Oaks, Catherine E. Newman, and Sarah P. Flanagan

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The FLEX Study School-Based Physical Activity Programs – Measurement and Evaluation of Implementation, Catherine M. Wright, Virginia R. Chomitz, Paula J. Duquesnay, Sarah A. Amin, Christina D. Economos, and Jennifer M. Sacheck

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Long-Term Variations in the Pixel-to-Pixel Variability of NOAA AVHRR SST Fields from 1982 to 2015, Fan Wu, Peter C. Cornillon, Lei Guan, and Katherine Kilpatrick

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Present bias and financial behavior, Jing Jian Xiao and Nilton Porto

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Relationship between Physical Activity, Screen Time, and Sleep Quantity and Quality in US Adolescents Aged 16–19, Furong Xu, Sue K. Adams, Steven A. Cohen, Jacob E. Earp, and Mary L. Greaney

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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in US Adolescents’ Dietary Quality and Its Modification by Weight-Related Factors and Physical Activity, Furong Xu, Steven A. Cohen, Mary L. Greaney, Disa L. Hatfield, and Geoffrey W. Greene

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Informing the Balanced Theory of Port Competitiveness Using Ambidextrous Supply Chain Strategy, Mehmet G. Yalcin, Satya S. Chakravorty, and Gawon Yun

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Psychometric properties of the PROMIS® Fatigue Short Form 7a among adults with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, Manshu Yang, San Keller, and Jin-Mann S. Lin

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Rapid Preparation of Spherical Granules via the Melt Centrifugal Atomization Technique, Yan Yang, Nan Zheng, Xiaoyue Wang, Ryan Ivone, Weiguang Shan, and Jie Shen

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Defining a recovery-oriented cascade of care for opioid use disorder: A community-driven, statewide cross-sectional assessment, Jesse L. Yedinak, William C. Goedel, Kimberly Paull, Rebecca Lebeau, Maxwell S. Krieger, Cheyenne Thompson, Ashley L. Buchanan, Tom Coderre, Rebecca Boss, Josiah D. Rich, and Brandon D. L. Marshall

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Dietary Diversity Was Positively Associated with Psychological Resilience among Elders: A Population-Based Study, Zhaoxue Yin, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Virginia B. Kraus, Yuebin Lv, Xiaoming Shi, and Yi Zeng

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Maternal hemoglobin concentrations across pregnancy and maternal and child health: a systematic review and meta‐analysis, Melissa F. Young, Brietta M. Oaks, Sonia Tandon, Reynaldo Martorell, Kathryn G. Dewey, and Amanda S. Wendt

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Effects of land use, topography, climate and socio-economic factors on geographical variation pattern of inland surface water quality in China, Qinghui You, Na Fang, Lingling Liu, Wenjing Yang, Li Zhang, and Yeqiao Wang

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Mutation update for the SATB2 gene, Yuri A. Zarate, Aisling R. Caffrey, and et al

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Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Seawater and Plankton from the Northwestern Atlantic Margin, Xianming Zhang, Rainer Lohmann, and Elsie M. Sunderland

Submissions from 2018

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Genetic variants predicting aerobic capacity response to training are also associated with skeletal muscle oxidative capacity in moderate-to-severe COPD, Alessandra Adami, Brian D. Hobss, Merry-Lynn N. McDonald, Ricard Casaburi, and Harry B. Rossiter

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Ghanaian Parents' Perceptions of Pre and Postnatal Nutrient Supplements and their Effects, Katherine P. Adams, Harriet Okronipa, Seth Adu‐Afarwuah, Mary Arimond, Sika Kumordzie, Brietta M. Oaks, Maku E. Ocansey, Rebecca R. Young, Stephen A. Vosti, and Kathryn G. Dewey

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Growing Water Insecurity and Dengue Burden in the Americas, Ali S. Akanda and Kristin Johnson