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Submissions from 2015

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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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Comparing monitoring data collected by volunteers and professionals shows that citizen scientists can detect long-term change on coral reefs, Graham E. Forrester, Patricia Baily, Dennis Conetta, Linda Forrester, Elizabeth Kintzing, and Lianna Jarecki

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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, 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, 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, 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 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 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, R. Caffrey, Eunsun Noh, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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

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Treatment Options for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections, Haley J. Morrill, 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

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Development and Validation of the Cognitive Behavioral Physical Activity Questionnaire, Susan M. Schembre, Casey P. Durand, Bryan J. Blissmer, and Geoffrey W. Greene

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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

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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, Joseph S. Rossi, and Rebecca Lebeau

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Rate Accelerated Organocatalytic Ring-Opening Polymerization of l-Lactide via the Application of a Bis(thiourea) H-bond Donating Cocatalyst, Samuel S. Spink, Oleg I. Kazakov, Elizabeth T. Kiesewetter, and Matthew K. Kiesewetter

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A General Equilibrium Theory of Contracts in Community Supported Agriculture, Thomas W. Sproul and Jaclyn D. Kropp

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The Pricing of Community Supported Agriculture Shares: Evidence from New England, Thomas W. Sproul, Jaclyn D. Kropp, and Kyle D. Barr

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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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Low demanding parental feeding style is associated with low consumption of whole grains among children of recent immigrants, Alison Tovar, Silvina F. Choumenkovitch, Erin Hennessy, Rebecca Boulos, Aviva Must, Sheryl O. Hughes, David M. Gute, Emily Kuross Vikre, and Christina D. Economos

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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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An Assessment of Food Safety Handling Practices at Farmers' Markets in Rhode Island Using a Smartphone Application, Elizabeth G. Vandeputte, Lori F. Pivarnik, Joshua Scheinberg, Robson Machado, Catherine N. Cutter, and Ingrid E. Lofgren

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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 B. Cohen

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Measuring kidney patients’ motivation to pursue living donor kidney transplant: Development of Stage of Change, Decisional Balance and Self-Efficacy measures, Amy D. Waterman, Mark L. Robbins, Andrea L. Paiva, John D. Peipert, LaShara A. Davis, Shelley S. Hyland, Emily A. Schenk, Kari A. Baldwin, and Nicole R. Amoyal

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

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Deficiency in Nrf2 transcription factor decreases adipose tissue mass and hepatic lipid accumulation in leptin‐deficient mice, Jialin Xu, Ajay C. Donepudi, Vijay R. More, Supriya R. Kulkarni, Liya Li, Liangran Guo, Bingfang Yan, Tapan Chatterjee, Neal Weintraub, and Angela L. Slitt

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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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Laser mimicking mosquito bites for skin delivery of malaria sporozoite vaccines, Chang Zhou, Xinyuan Chen, Qi Zhang, Ji Wang, and Mei X. Wu