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    • Africa, the Arabian Gulf and Asia: Changing Dynamics in Contemporary West Africa's Political Economy 

      Akyeampong, Emmanuel K. (African Finance and Economic Association, 2011)
      The last two to three decades have witnessed significant transformation in West Africa’s relations to the Arabian Gulf and Asia. While ties to countries such as Saudi Arabia are historic, economic liberalization since the ...
    • African Americans respond to stigmatization: the meanings and salience of confronting, deflecting conflict, educating the ignorant and ‘managing the self’ 

      Fleming, Crystal; Lamont, Michele; Welburn, Jessica (Routledge, 2012)
      Drawing on interviews with 150 randomly sampled African Americans, we analyse how members of a stigmatized group understand their experience of stigmatization and assess appropriate responses when asked about the best ...
    • African origin of the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax 

      Liu, Weimin; Li, Yingying; Shaw, Katharina S.; Learn, Gerald H.; Plenderleith, Lindsey J.; Malenke, Jordan A.; Sundararaman, Sesh A.; Ramirez, Miguel A.; Crystal, Patricia A.; Smith, Andrew G.; Bibollet-Ruche, Frederic; Ayouba, Ahidjo; Locatelli, Sabrina; Esteban, Amandine; Mouacha, Fatima; Guichet, Emilande; Butel, Christelle; Ahuka-Mundeke, Steve; Inogwabini, Bila-Isia; Ndjango, Jean-Bosco N.; Speede, Sheri; Sanz, Crickette M.; Morgan, David B.; Gonder, Mary K.; Kranzusch, Philip J.; Walsh, Peter D.; Georgiev, Alexander V.; Muller, Martin N.; Piel, Alex K.; Stewart, Fiona A.; Wilson, Michael L.; Pusey, Anne E.; Cui, Liwang; Wang, Zenglei; Färnert, Anna; Sutherland, Colin J.; Nolder, Debbie; Hart, John A.; Hart, Terese B.; Bertolani, Paco; Gillis, Amethyst; LeBreton, Matthew; Tafon, Babila; Kiyang, John; Djoko, Cyrille F.; Schneider, Bradley S.; Wolfe, Nathan D.; Mpoudi-Ngole, Eitel; Delaporte, Eric; Carter, Richard; Culleton, Richard L.; Shaw, George M.; Rayner, Julian C.; Peeters, Martine; Hahn, Beatrice H.; Sharp, Paul M. (2014)
      Plasmodium vivax is the leading cause of human malaria in Asia and Latin America but is absent from most of central Africa due to the near fixation of a mutation that inhibits the expression of its receptor, the Duffy ...
    • After the Crisis: Domestic Politics and the Challenge of Rebalancing 

      Frieden, Jeffry (Center for Economic Policy Research, 2009)
    • After the Fall: The Future of Global Cooperation 

      Frieden, Jeffry; Pettis, Michael; Rodrik, Dani; Zedillo, Ernesto (Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2012)
    • The Afterglow and Early-type Host Galaxy of the Short GRB 150101B at Z = 0.1343 

      Fong, W.; Margutti, R.; Chornock, R.; Berger, Edo; Shappee, B. J.; Levan, A. J.; Tanvir, N. R.; Smith, N.; Milne, P. A.; Laskar, T.; Fox, D. B.; Lunnan, R.; Blanchard, P. K.; Hjorth, J.; Wiersema, K.; van der Horst, A. J.; Zaritsky, D. (American Astronomical Society, 2016)
      We present the discovery of the X-ray and optical afterglows of the short-duration GRB 150101B, pinpointing the event to an early-type host galaxy at z = 0.1343±0.0030. This makes GRB 150101B the most nearby shortGRB with ...
    • The Afterglow and Environment of the Short Grb 111117a 

      Margutti, R; Berger, Edo; Fong, W; Zauderer, B; Cenko, S. B.; Greiner, J.; Soderberg, Alicia M.; Cucchiara, A.; Rossi, A.; Klose, S.; Schmidl, S.; Milisavljevic, Danny; Sanders, Nathan Edward (IOP Publishing, 2012)
      We present multi-wavelength observations of the afterglow of the short GRB 111117A, and follow-up observations of its host galaxy. From rapid optical and radio observations we place limits of r & 25.5 mag at δt ≈ 0.55 d ...
    • The Afterglow and Ulirg Host Galaxy of the Dark Short Grb 120804a 

      Berger, Edo; Zauderer, B; Levan, A.; Margutti, R.; Laskar, T.; Fong, W.; Mangano, V.; Fox, D. B.; Tunnicliffe, R. L.; Chornock, R.; Tanvir, N. R.; Menten, K. M.; Hjorth, J.; Roth, K.; Dupuy, T. J. (IOP Publishing, 2013)
      We present the optical discovery and sub-arcsecond optical and X-ray localization of the afterglow of the short GRB 120804A, as well as optical, near-IR, and radio detections of its host galaxy. X-ray observations with ...
    • The Aftermath of Financial Crises 

      Reinhart, Carmen M.; Rogoff, Kenneth S. (American Economic Association, 2009)
    • Afterword: Human Rights and Responsibilities 

      Sommer, Doris (University of Minnesota, 2009)
    • Afterword: Rethinking Western Printing With Chinese Comparisons 

      Blair, Ann M. (Brill, 2011)
      Historians of the book of all specialisms, but especially those pondering the impact of printing in Europe or elsewhere, stand much to gain from a volume like this one which tackles a big question --the impact of printing ...
    • An Afterword: The Utility of Cognitive Models for the Field of Psychopathology 

      Maher, Brendan Arnold (American Psychological Association, 2002)
      Cognitive models of psychopathology provide opportunities and challenges for both the research psychopathologist and the clinician concerned with practical applications to individuals. Heterogeneity of individual pathology ...
    • Against Covert A-Movement in Russian Unaccusatives 

      Polinsky, Maria; Potsdam, Eric (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 2011)
    • Against Intentionalism 

      Nickel, Bernhard (Springer Verlag, 2007)
      Intentionalism is the claim that the phenomenological properties of a perceptual experience supervene on its intentional properties. The paper presents a counterexample to this claim, one that concerns visual grouping ...
    • Against Performance Art 

      Lambert-Beatty, Carrie (Artforum International Magazine, 2016-11-22)
    • Age and gender related neuromuscular changes in trunk flexion-extension 

      Kienbacher, Thomas; Paul, Birgit; Habenicht, Richard; Starek, Christian; Wolf, Markus; Kollmitzer, Josef; Mair, Patrick; Ebenbichler, Gerold (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: The root mean square surface electromyographic activity of lumbar extensor muscles during dynamic trunk flexion and extension from a standing position and task specific spine ranges of motion objectively assess ...
    • Age and gender related neuromuscular pattern during trunk flexion-extension in chronic low back pain patients 

      Kienbacher, Thomas; Fehrmann, Elisabeth; Habenicht, Richard; Koller, Daniela; Oeffel, Christian; Kollmitzer, Josef; Mair, Patrick; Ebenbichler, Gerold (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: The root mean square surface electromyographic activity of lumbar extensor muscles during dynamic trunk flexion and extension from standing has repeatedly been recommended to objectively assess muscle function ...
    • The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions over the Life-Cycle with Implications for Regulation 

      Agarwal, Sumit; Driscoll, John C.; Gabaix, Xavier; Laibson, David I. (Brookings Institution Press, 2009)
      Many consumers make poor financial choices and older adults are particularly vulnerable to such errors. About half of the population between ages 80 and 89 either has dementia or a medical diagnosis of “cognitive impairment ...
    • Age- and Pregnancy-Associated DNA Methylation Changes in Mammary Epithelial Cells 

      Huh, Sung Jin; Clement, Kendell; Jee, David; Merlini, Alessandra; Choudhury, Sibgat; Maruyama, Reo; Yoo, Ronnie; Chytil, Anna; Boyle, Patrick; Ran, Fei Ann; Moses, Harold L.; Barcellos-Hoff, Mary Helen; Jackson-Grusby, Laurie; Meissner, Alexander; Polyak, Kornelia (Elsevier, 2015)
      Summary Postnatal mammary gland development and differentiation occur during puberty and pregnancy. To explore the role of DNA methylation in these processes, we determined the genome-wide DNA methylation and gene expression ...