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    • Past and future changes of streamflow in Poyang Lake Basin, Southeastern China 

      Sun, S.L.; Chen, H.S.; Ju, W.M.; Song, Jie; Li, J.J.; Ren, Y.J.; Sun, J. (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2012-07)
      To understand the causes of the past water cycle variations and the influence of climate variability on the streamflow, lake storage, and flood potential, we analyze the changes in streamflow and the underlying drivers in ...
    • Phylogenetic Analyses of Two Mitochondrial Metabolic Genes Sampled in Parallel from Angiosperms Find Fundamental Interlocus Incongruence 

      Duvall, Melvin R.; Robinson, J.W.; Mattson, J.G.; Moore, A. (Botanical Society of America, 2008)
      Plant molecular phylogeneticists have supported an analytical approach of combining loci from different genomes, but the combination of mitochondrial sequences with chloroplast and nuclear sequences is potentially ...
    • Phylogenetically Widespread Multiple Paternity in New World Natricine Snakes 

      King, Richard B.; Grayburn, W. Scott; Duvall, Melvin R.; Wusterbarth, Theresa L.; Burghardt, Gordon M. (Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 2010)
      We used microsatellite DNA markers to identify the extent to which multiple paternity within litters occurs among species of New World natricine snakes. We selected seven species to represent the three major clades ...
    • Phylogenetics of Paniceae (Poaceae) 

      Duvall, Melvin R.; Noll, Jeffrey D.; Minn, Alexandra (Botanical Society of America, 2001-11)
      Paniceae demonstrate unique variability of photosynthetic physiology and anatomy, including both non-Kranz and Kranz species and all subtypes of the latter. This variability suggests hypotheses of independent origin or ...
    • Physiological Characterization of Stolon Regression in a Colonial Hydroid 

      Blackstone, Neil; Cherry Vogt, Kimberly S.; Geddes, Gabrielle; Bross, Lori (The Company of Biologists, 2008-03)
      As with many colonial animals, hydractiniid hydroids display a range of morphological variation. Sheet-like forms exhibit feeding polyps close together with short connecting stolons, whereas runner-like forms have more ...
    • PlantCAZyme: a database for plant carbohydrate-active enzymes 

      Yin, Yanbin; McGinn, Nathan; Taujale, Rahil; Ekstrom, Alexander (Oxford University Press, 2014-06-16)
      PlantCAZyme is a database built upon dbCAN (database for automated carbohydrate active enzyme annotation), aiming to provide pre-computed sequence and annotation data of carbohydrate active enzymes (CAZymes) to plant ...
    • Planters and Politics in Peru, 1895-1919 

      Gonzales, Michael J. (Cambridge University Press, 1991-10)
      Article explores Peruvian political development in the period 1895-1919, with a focus on the activities of the Civilistas Party, Guillermo Billinghurst, and Augusto B. Leguia.
    • Popular Culture 

      Atkins, E. Taylor, 1967-- (Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
      Overview of popular culture in Japanese history.
    • Popular Culture Studies and Autoethnography: An Essay on Method 

      Manning, Jimmie; Adams, Tony E. (The Popular Culture Studies Journal, 2015)
      We begin this essay by defining autoethnography, paying special attention to the various orientations of autoethnographic research. We then review popular culture research that has used autoethnography as a method of inquiry ...
    • Positrons ride the wave 

      Piot, P. (Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2015-08-27)
      This is an invited News & View that comment on the paper published in the same issue of Nature and detailing a new regime for positrons acceleration in a plasma-wakefield accelerator.
    • The Power of the Claw 

      Rothschild, Bruce M.; Bryant, Bill; Hubbard, Christopher; Tuxhorn, Kent; Penn Kilgore, Ginny; Martin, Larry; Naples, Virginia (PLOS One, 2013-09-04)
      Scratches on bones have routinely been attributed to tooth marks (a predominantly untested speculation), ignoring the effects of claws, perhaps because of the general assumption that claws are too soft to damage bone. ...
    • Preserving Madagascar’s Natural Heritage: The Importance of Keeping the Islands’s Fossils in the Public Domain 

      Samonds, Karen E.; Krause, D.W.; O'Connor, P.M.; Rasoamiaramanana, A.H.; Buckley, G.A.; Chatrath, P.S.; Burney, D.A.; Carrano, M.T.; Flynn, J.J.; Forster, C.A.; Godfrey, L.R.; Jungers, W.L.; Rogers, R.R.; Simons, E.L.; Wyss, A.R. (Madagascar Wildlife Conservation, 2006)
      Article argues for the development of adequate repositories and support infrastructure in Madagascar to safeguard and display the country’s vertebrate fossil collections; doing so would ensure the preservation and appreciation ...
    • Prevalence and Patterns of Major Depressive Disorder in the United States Labor Force 

      Wilcox-Gök, Virginia; Marcotte, Dave E.; Redmon, D. Patrick (John Wiley and Sons, 1999-09)
      Background and Aims of the Study: In this paper, we identify the 12-month and lifetime prevalence of major depressive disorder in and out of the labor force, and among the employed and unemployed. We examine whether ...
    • Primitive Ontology and Laws of Nature 

      Allori, Valia (2013-09)
      In this talk I would like to present and hopefully discuss a new take on the connection between ontology, laws of nature and properties in physics and metaphysics. This view has been inspired by the primitive ontology (PO) ...
    • Primitive Ontology and the Structure of Fundamental Physical Theories 

      Valia Allori (Oxford University Press, 2007-10-08)
    • Prognosis for Ecosystem Recovery Following Rodent Eradication and Seabird Restoration in an Island Archipelago 

      Jones, Holly P. (Ecological Society of America, 2010-07)
      Invasive species are widespread and can have devastating effects on biota, especially insular biota. Invasive species eradications are increasingly employed to promote island recovery to preinvasion states. However, it ...
    • Quantifying groundwater-sapping landforms with a hypsometric technique 

      Luo, W. (American Geophysical Union, 2000)
      The groundwater-sapping process generates peculiar landform features, including amphitheater channel head, U-shaped cross section with steep wall and flat floor, and short stubby tributaries. However, previous attempts to ...
    • Queering the conflicts: What LGBT students can teach us in the classroom and online 

      Swanson, Diana; Peters, Brad (Elsevier, 2004-09)
      Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students need to develop successful rhetorical strategies for dealing with the conflicts that education, community, and society impose upon them. Webbed writing environments ...
    • Rapid Recovery of Damaged Ecosystems 

      Jones, Holly P.; Schmitz, O.J. (PloS, 2009)
      Background: Recent reports on the state of the global environment provide evidence that humankind is inflicting great damage to the very ecosystems that support human livelihoods. The reports further predict that ecosystems ...