Scholarly articles by URI faculty, collected under the University of Rhode Island's Open Access Policy. Details of the Policy and how to submit articles can be found here: http://uri.libguides.com/oapolicy

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Submissions from 2016

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Consumer Financial Education and Financial Capability, Jing Jian Xiao and Barbara O'Neill

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Compensation or Retrenchment? The Paradox of Immigration and Public Welfare Spending in the American States, Ping Xu

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Social Media, Public Discourse and Civic Engagement in Modern China, Yinjiao Ye, Ping Xu, and Mingxin Zhang

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Older parents benefit more in health outcome from daughters’ than sons’ care in China, Yi Zeng, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Danan Gu, and James W. Vaupel

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Source attribution of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in surface waters from Rhode Island and the New York Metropolitan Area, Xianming Zhang, Rainer Lohmann, Clifton Dassuncao, Xindi C. Hu, Andrea K. Weber, Chad D. Vecitis, and Elsie M. Sunderland

Submissions from 2015

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PhonoSys: Mobile Phonocardiography Diagnostic System for Newborns, Amir Mohammad Amiri, Giuliano Armano, Amir Mohammad Rahmani, and Kunal Mankodiya

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The Terrestrial Uranium Isotope Cycle, Morten B. Andersen, Tim Elliott, Heye Freymuth, Kenneth W.W. Sims, Yaoling Niu, and Katherine A. Kelley

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Benefits of Surfing for Children with Disabilities: A Pilot Study, Cortney N. Armitano, Emily D. Clapham, Linda S. Lamont, and Jennifer G. Audette

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The Effect of Loyalty Program Fees on Program Perceptions and Engagement, Christy Ashley, Erin A. Gillespie, and Stephanie M. Noble

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Considering Educational Perspectives and Their Relevance to Allied Health Professional Education: Using Physical Therapy as an Example, Jennifer G. Audette and Susan Roush

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A Poly(thioester) by Organocatalytic Ring-Opening Polymerization, Timothy J. Bannin and Matthew K. Kiesewetter

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Review of Casey, Susan: Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins, Judith B. Barnett

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Review of Mancuso, Stefano and Alessandra Viola. Brilliant Green : The surprising history and science of plant intelligence., Judith B. Barnett

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Review of Schmitt, Catherine: The President's Salmon, Judith B. Barnett

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Minimal forbidden sets for degree sequence characterizations, Michael D. Barrus and Stephen G. Hartke

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Specialized Literacy Professionals as Literacy Leaders: Results of a National Survey, Rita M. Bean, Diane Kern, Virginia Goatley, Evan Ortlieb, Jennifer Shettel, Kristine Calo, Barbara Marinak, Elizabeth Sturtevant, Laurie Elish-Piper, Susan L'Allier, Mae A. Cox, Shari Frost, Pamela Mason, Diane Quatroche, and Jack Cassidy

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Stakeholder Perceptions of Seaport Resilience Strategies: A Case Study of Gulfport (Mississippi) and Providence (Rhode Island), Austin Becker and Margaret R. Caldwell

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Implicit Government Guarantee and the CDS Spreads, Natalia Beliaeva, Shahriar Khaksari, and Georges Tsafack

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Asymptotic Approximations of the Stable and Unstable Manifolds of Fixed Points of a Two-dimensional Cubic Map, Jasmin Betešević, Mustafa Kulenovic, and Esmir Pilav

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Valuation of Expectations: A Hedonic Study of Shale Gas Development and New York's Moratorium, Andrew Boslett, Todd Guilfoos, and Corey Lang

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Application of passive sampling for measuring dissolved concentrations of organic contaminants in the water column at three marine superfund sites, Robert M. Burgess, Rainer Lohmann, Joseph P. Schubauer-Berigan, Pamela Reitsma, Monique M. Perron, Lisa Lefkovitz, and Mark G. Cantwell

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A comparison of satellite-derived sea surface temperature fronts using two edge detection algorithms, Yi Chang and Peter C. Cornillon

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THz Fiber Bragg Grating for Distributed Sensing, Zhen Chen, Lei Yuan, Gerald Hefferman, and Tao Wei

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Ultra-weak intrinsic FP cavity array for distributed sensing, Zhen Chen, Lei Yuan, Gerald Hefferman, and Tao Wei

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Empowering Girls with Chemistry, Exercise and Physical Activity, Emily Clapham, Lori E. Ciccomascolo, and Andrew J. Clapham

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The Magic of Wondering: Building Understanding Through Online Inquiry, Julie Coiro

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C3d adjuvant effects are mediated through the activation of C3d-specific autoreactive T cells, Anne S. De Groot, Ted M. Ross, Lauren Levitz, Timothy J. Messitt, Ryan Tassone, Christine M. Boyle, Amber J. Vincelli, Leonard Moise, William Martin, and Paul M. Knopf

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Like Terms: What’s in a Name?, Cornelis de Groot and Meredith Boyajian

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When Products are Sums, Cornelis de Groot and Nicole Hersey

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Mobile Media: From Legato to Staccato, Isochronal Consumptionscapes, Nikhilesh Dholakia, Ian Reyes, and Jennifer Bonoff

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Exploring the Planetary Boundary for Chemical Pollution, Miriam L. Diamond, Cynthia A. de Wit, Sverker Molander, Martin Scheringer, Thomas Backhaus, Rainer Lohmann, Rickard Arvidsson, Åke Bergman, Michael Hauschild, Ivan Holoubek, Linn Persson, Noriyuki Suzuki, Marco Vighi, and Cornelius Zetzsch

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Selective Detection of Non-Aromatic Pesticides via Cyclodextrin-Promoted Fluorescence Modulation, Dana J. DiScenza and Mindy Levine

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Collagen Gel Formation in the Presence of a Carbon Nanobrush, George W. Dombi, Kaushalkumar Purohit, Lenore M. Martin, and Sze C. Yang

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Fog Data: Enhancing Telehealth Big Data Through Fog Computing, Harishchandra Dubey, Jing Yang, Nick Constant, Amir Mohammad Amiri, Qing Yang, and Kunal Mankodiya

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The Evolution of Difficult Childbirth and Helpless Hominin Infants, Holly M. Dunsworth and Leah Eccleston

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Developing Feasible and Effective School-Based Interventions for Children With ASD: A Case Study of the Iterative Development Process, Jessica R. Dykstra Steinbrenner, Linda R. Watson, Brian A. Boyd, Kaitlyn P. Wilson, Elizabeth R. Crais, Grace T. Baranek, Michelle Flippin, and Sally Flagler

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An immunoinformatic approach for identification of Trypanosoma cruzi HLA-A2-restricted CD8+ T cell epitopes, Christopher S. Eickhoff, Daniel Van Aartsen, Francis E. Terry, Sheba K. Meymandi, Mahmoud M. Traina, Salvador Hernandez, William D. Martin, Leonard Moise, Anne S. De Groot, and Daniel F. Hoft

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Fathers' and Mothers' Verbal Responsiveness and the Language Skills of Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder, Michelle Flippin and Linda R. Watson

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ES&T Guest Comment: Celebrating Bidleman’s 1988 “Atmospheric Processes”, Elisabeth Galarneau, Janet Arey, Roger Atkinson, Jordi Dachs, Steven Eisenreich, Tom Harner, Ronald A. Hites, Gerhard Lammel, Rainer Lohmann, Donald Mackay, Mustafa Odabasi, James F. Pankow, Martin Scheringer, Deborah Swackhamer, Yucel Tasdemir, and Frank Wania

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IMMIGRATION ATTITUDES AND SUPPORT FOR THE WELFARE STATE IN THE AMERICAN MASS PUBLIC, James C. Garand, Ping Xu, and Belinda C. Davis

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Designing Interprofessional Education Curriculum Using Multiple Conceptual Frameworks, Paul George, Celia P. MacDonnell, Jayashree Nimmagadda, Judy Murphy, and Richard Dollase

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Automatic sleep apnea detection using fuzzy logic, Aminollah Golrou, Keivan Maghooli, Amir Mohammad Amiri, Kunal Mankodiya, and Kazem Ghaemi

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Clinical Implications of Vancomycin Heteroresistant and Intermediately Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, Diane M. Gomes, Kristina E. Ward, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Impact of Study Skills and Parent Education on First-Year GPA Among College Students With and Without ADHD: A Moderated Mediation Model, Matthew J. Gormley, Trevor Pinho, Brittany Pollack, Kristina Puzino, Melanie K. Franklin, Chelsea Busch, George J. DuPaul, Lisa Weyandt, and Arthur D. Anastopoulos

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Herbivore Impacts on Two Morphologically Similar Bloom-Forming Ulva Species in a Eutrophic Bay, Michele Guidone, Carol S. Thornber, and Kathryn L. Van Alstyne

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Comparing Visual and Statistical Analysis in Single-Case Studies Using Published Studies, Magadalena Harrington and Wayne Velicer

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Effects of Light and Water Availability on the Performance of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), Mauri Hickin and Evan L. Preisser

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Teacher motivations for digital and media literacy: An examination of Turkish educators, Renee Hobbs and Sait Tuzel

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Preclinical development of HIvax: human survivin Highly Immunogenic vaccines, Peter R. Hoffmann, Maddalena Panigada, Elisa Soprana, Francis Terry, Ivo Sah Bandar, Andrea Napolitano, Aaron H. Rose, Fukun W. Hoffmann, Lishomwa C. Ndhlovu, Mahdi Belcaid, Lenny Moise, Anne S. De Groot, Michele Carbone, Giovanni Gaudino, Takashi Matsui, Antonio Siccardi, and Pietro Bertino

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3D Printed Microtransporters: Compound Micromachines for Spatiotemporally Controlled Delivery of Therapeutic Agents, Tian-Yun Huang, Mahmut Selman Sakar, Angelo Mao, Andrew Petruska, Xue-Bo Chen, Stephen Kennedy, David Mooney, and Bradley J. Nelson

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Google Classroom for Librarians: Features and Opportunities, Amanda Izenstark and Katie L. Leahy

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8th vaccine renaissance: A creative nexus for vaccine developers, Heather Johnson, Lenny Moise, Austin Menge, Sarah Beseme, and Anne S. De Groot

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Regioselective C–H bond amination by aminoiodanes, Abhishek A. Kantak, Louis Marchetti, and Brenton DeBoef

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Oxidative Cross-Coupling of sp3- and sp2-Hybridized C–H Bonds: Vanadium-Catalyzed Aminomethylation of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines, Pinku Kaswan, Ashley Porter, Kasiviswanadharaju Pericherla, Marissa Simone, Sean Peters, Anil Kumar, and Brenton DeBoef

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Cocatalyst Binding Effects in Organocatalytic Ring-Opening Polymerization of L-Lactide, Oleg I. Kazakov and Matthew K. Kiesewetter

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Switchable Release of Entrapped Nanoparticles from Alginate Hydrogels, Cathal J. Kearney, Hadas Skaat, Stephen M. Kennedy, Jennifer Hu, Max Darnell, Theresa M. Raimondo, and David J. Mooney

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Talking Argument from Multiple Perspectives Across the Curriculum, Diane Kern

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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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Change in chirality of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes can overcome anionic surfactant stabilisation: a systematic study of aggregation kinetics, Iftheker A. Khan, Joseph R. V. Flora, A. R. M. Nabiul Afrooz, Nirupam Aich, P. Ariette Schierz, P. Lee Ferguson, Tara Sabo-Attwood, and Navid B. Saleh

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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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City slickers: poor performance does not deter Anolis lizards from using artificial substrates in human‐modified habitats, Jason J. Kolbe, Andrew C. Battles, and Kevin J. Avilés-Rodríguez

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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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Awaken Your AgePotential, Exploring Chosen Paths of Thrivers, Skye N. Leedahl

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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 and Kerry L. LaPlante

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The Role of the 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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Do Lower Top Marginal Tax Rates Slow the Income Growth of Workers?, Liam C. Malloy

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Loss Aversion, Education, and Intergenerational Mobility, Liam C. Malloy

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College Students' Perceptions of Professor/Instructor Bullying: Questionnaire Development and Psychometric Properties, Marissa E. Marraccini, Lisa L. Weyandt, and Joseph S. Rossi

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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, Jonah C. Martins, and Maria L. Vecchiarelli

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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, 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

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

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

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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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Design, Synthesis, Antiviral Activity, and Pre-Formulation Development of Poly-L-Arginine-Fatty Acyl Derivatives of Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors, Bhanu P. Pemmaraju, Swapnil Malekar, Hitesh K. Agarwal, Rakesh K. Tiwari, Donghoon Oh, Gustavo F. Doncel, David R. Worthen, and Keykavous Parang

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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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Stages of Change for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision and Sexual Risk Behavior in Uncircumcised Zambian Men: The Spear and Shield Project, Colleen A. Redding, Deborah Jones, Robert Zulu, Ndashi Chitalu, Ryan Cook, and Stephen M. Weiss

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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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Mediation analysis of decisional balance, sun avoidance and sunscreen use in the precontemplation and preparation stages for sun protection, Marimer Santiago-Rivas, Wayne F. Velicer, and Colleen A. Redding