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  • Virtue and prejudice: giving and taking reasons 

    Birondo, Noell N. (Oxford University Press, 2016-04-01)
    The most long-standing criticism of virtue ethics in its traditional, eudaimonistic variety centers on its apparently foundational appeal to nature in order to provide a source of normativity. This paper argues that a ...
  • School racial composition and parental choice: new evidence on the preferences of white parents in the United States 

    Billingham, Chase M.; Hunt, Matthew O. (SAGE Publications, 2016-04)
    Racial segregation remains a persistent problem in U.S. schools. In this article, we examine how social psychological factorsin particular, individuals' perceptions of schools with varying demographic characteristicsmay ...
  • Book review: How sex became a civil liberty 

    Henry, Robin (Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2016)
    The US Supreme Court regularly reviews cases dealing with sexual liberty, privacy, and freedom of speech. Where our understanding of sexuality and sexual privacy as a civil liberty originated and how it evolved is the ...
  • Oxadiazole-based cell permeable macrocyclic transition state inhibitors of norovirus 3CL protease 

    Damalanka, Vishnu C.; Kim, Yunjeong; Alliston, Kevin R.; Weerawarna, Pathum M.; Kankanamalage, Anushka C. Galasiti; Lushington, Gerald H.; Mehzabeen, Nurjahan; Battaile, Kevin P.; Lovell, Scott; Chang, Kyeong-Ok; Groutas, William C. (American Chemical Society, 2016-03-10)
    Human noroviruses are the primary causative agents of acute gastroenteritis and a pressing public health burden worldwide. There are currently no vaccines or small molecule therapeutics available for the treatment or ...
  • Editorial: Westward growth of Laurentia by pre-late Jurassic terrane accretion, Eastern Oregon and Western Idaho, United States: a discussion 

    Gray, Keith D. (University of Chicago Press, 2016-01)
    Advances in the Blue Mountains province (BMP) and adjacent areas of the Pacific Northwest have required an occasional updating of terms used to express new concepts (“trans-Idaho discontinuity” [Yates 1968], “Sr-isotopic ...
  • Social networks and links to isolation and loneliness among elderly HCBS clients 

    Medvene, Louis J.; Nilsen, Kari M.; Smith, Rachel A.; Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; DiLollo, Anthony; Webster, Noah; Graham, Annette; Nance, Anita (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-05-03)
    Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the network types of HCBS clients based on the structural characteristics of their social networks. We also examined how the network types were associated with social ...
  • Increasing stability for the conductivity and attenuation coefficients 

    Isakov, Victor, 1947-; Lai, Ru-Yu; Wang, Jenn-Nan (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2016)
    In this work we consider stability of recovery of the conductivity and attenuation coefficients of the stationary Maxwell and Schrodinger equations from a complete set of (Cauchy) boundary data. By using complex geometrical ...
  • Anti-norovirus therapeutics: a patent review (2010-2015) 

    Kankanamalage, Anushka C. Galasiti; Weerawarna, Pathum M.; Kim, Yunjeong; Chang, Kyeong-Ok; Groutas, William C. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-03-03)
    Introduction: Human noroviruses are the primary causative agents of acute gastroenteritis and are a pressing public health burden worldwide. There are currently no vaccines or small molecule therapeutics available for the ...
  • On an ad hoc test for order restricted multivariate normal means 

    Hu, Xiaomi (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    For several normal mean vectors restricted by a simple ordering with respect to a multivariate order, this article derives sufficient and necessary conditions for the restricted MLEs for both mean vectors and covariance ...
  • Relationship of service members' deployment trauma, PTSD symptoms, and experiential avoidance to postdeployment family reengagement 

    Brockman, Callie J.; Snyder, James J.; Gewirtz, Abigail; Gird, Suzanne R.; Quattlebaum, Jamie; Schmidt, Nicole; Pauldine, Michael R.; Elish, Katie; Schrepferman, Lynn M.; Hayes, Charles; Zettle, Robert D.; DeGarmo, David S. (American Psychological Association, 2016-02)
    This research examined whether military service members' deployment-related trauma exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, and experiential avoidance are associated with their observed levels of positive ...
  • Mechanisms of amphetamine action illuminated through optical monitoring of dopamine synaptic vesicles in Drosophila brain 

    Freyberg, Zachary; Sonders, Mark S.; Aguilar, Jenny I.; Hiranita, Takato; Karam, Caline S.; Flores, Jorge; Pizzo, Andrea B.; Zhang, Yuchao; Farino, Zachary J.; Chen, Audrey; Martin, Ciara A.; Kopajtic, Theresa A.; Fei, Hao; Hu, Gang; Lin, Yi-Ying; Mosharov, Eugene V.; McCabe, Brian D.; Freyberg, Robin; Wimalasena, Kandatege; Hsin, Ling-Wei; Sames, Dalibor; Krantz, David E.; Katz, Jonathan L.; Sulzer, David; Javitch, Jonathan A (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-02-16)
    Amphetamines elevate extracellular dopamine, but the underlying mechanisms remain uncertain. Here we show in rodents that acute pharmacological inhibition of the vesicular monoamine transporter (VMAT) blocks amphetamine-induced ...
  • Parent training to reduce problem behaviors over the transition to high school: Tests of indirect effects through improved emotion regulation skills 

    Mason, W. Alex; January, Stacy-Ann A.; Fleming, Charles B.; Thompson, Ronald W.; Parra, Gilbert R.; Haggerty, Kevin P.; Snyder, James J. (Elsevier B.V., 2016-02)
    Adolescent problem behaviors are costly for individuals and society. Promoting the self-regulatory functioning of youth may help prevent the development of such behaviors. Parent-training and family intervention programs ...
  • Ethel Tobach (1921-2015) in memoriam 

    Greenberg, Gary (American Psychological Association, 2016-01)
    With the passing of Ethel Tobach, the world of psychology has lost one of its few remaining giants. While her death brings to an end an important era in 20th-century comparative psychology, her contributions went beyond ...
  • Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide over Co-Fe Bimetallic Catalysts 

    Gnanamani, Muthu Kumaran; Jacobs, Gary; Hamdeh, Hussein H.; Shafer, Wilson D.; Liu, Fang; Hopps, Shelley D.; Thomas, Gerald A.; Davis, Burtron H. (American Chemical Society, 2016-02)
    A series of Co-Fe bimetallic catalysts was prepared, characterized, and studied for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide. The catalyst precursors were prepared via an oxalate coprecipitation method. Monometallic (Co or Fe) ...
  • Book review: Gangs, logs and civil guards. Memory and fiction 

    Navarro Serrano, Jose Enrique (Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies (Philadelphia, PA), 2016)
  • Potent inhibition of enterovirus D68 and human rhinoviruses by dipeptidyl aldehydes and alpha-ketoamides 

    Kim, Yunjeong; Kankanamalage, Anushka C. Galasiti; Damalanka, Vishnu C.; Weerawarna, Pathum M.; Groutas, William C.; Chang, Kyeong-Ok (Elsevier Ltd., 2016-01)
    Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is an emerging pathogen responsible for mild to severe respiratory infections that occur mostly in infants, children and teenagers. EV-D68, one of more than 100 non-polio enteroviruses, is acid-labile ...
  • Increasing stability in the inverse source problem with many frequencies 

    Cheng, Jin; Isakov, Victor, 1947-; Lu, Shuai (Elsevier B.V., 2016-03-05)
    We study increasing stability in the interior inverse source problem for the Helmholtz equation from boundary Cauchy data for multiple wave numbers. By using the Fourier transform with respect to the wave number, explicit ...
  • Valence tautomerism induced nucleophilic ipso substitution in a coordinated tetrabromocatecholate ligand and diverse catalytic activity mimicking the function of phenoxazinone synthase 

    Panja, Anangamohan; Jana, Narayan Ch; Patra, Moumita; Brandao, Paula; Moore, Curtis E.; Eichhorn, David M.; Frontera, Antonio (Elsevier B.V., 2016-02)
    Two new manganese(III) complexes, [pyH][Mn(Br(4)Cat)(2)(PY)1 (1) and [Mn(Br(4)Cat)(Br(3)PYCat)(PY)(2)] (2), where py is pyridine, Br(4)CatH(2) is tetrabromocatechol and Br(3)pyCatH(2) is 3,5,6-tribromo-4-pyridiniumcatechol, ...
  • Searching for diamonds in the apomictic rough: a case study involving Boechera lignifera (Brassicaceae) 

    Windham, Michael D.; Beck, James B.; Li, Fay-Wei; Allphin, Loreen; Carman, John G.; Sherwood, David A.; Rushworth, Catherine A.; Sigel, Erin; Alexander, Patrick J.; Bailey, C. Donovan; Al-Shehbaz, Ihsan A. (American Society of Plant Taxonomists, 2016-01)
    The genus Boechera is one of the most difficult species complexes in North America, with about 70 sexual diploids and hundreds of apomictic taxa representing diverse combinations of nearly every known sexual genome. In ...
  • Advances in biological therapy for nucleus pulposus regeneration 

    Priyadarshani, Priyanka; Li, Yongchao; Yao, Li (Elsevier B.V., 2016-02)
    Objective: The intervertebral disc (IVD) is composed of the external annulus fibrosus (AF) and the inner gel-like center, the nucleus pulposus (NP). The elastic NP can function to relieve stress and maintain IVD function ...

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