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  • The longevity legacy: the problem of old animals in zoos 

    Kitchener, Andrew; Macdonald, Alastair A (Blackwells, 2002)
    Zoos once demonstrated their skill in keeping wild mammals in captivity by longevity records. However, as our knowledge of animal husbandry in zoos has increased and breeding in most species has become commonplace, so the ...
  • Longitudinal cohort study of childhood IQ and survival up to age 76 

    Whalley, Lawrence J; Deary, Ian J (BMJ Publishing Group, 2001)
    Objectives: To test the association between childhood IQ and mortality over the normal human lifespan. Design: Longitudinal cohort study. Setting: Aberdeen. Subjects: All 2792 children in Aberdeen born in 1921 and ...
  • Loss of Dicer fowls up centromeres 

    White, Sharon A; Allshire, Robin C (Nature Publishing Group, 2004-08)
    Centromeres, specialized regions on chromosomes, are essential for accurate chromosome segregation during cell division. In fission yeast, the RNA interference machinery has a pivotal function in the assembly of ...
  • Low levels of cardiovascular risk factors and coronary heart disease in a UK Chinese population. 

    Harland, J O; Unwin, Nigel; Bhopal, Raj; White, M; Watson, B; Laker, M; Alberti, K G (BMJ Group, 1997)
    OBJECTIVE: To compare the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and coronary heart disease in Chinese and Europid adults. DESIGN: Population based, cross sectional survey. SETTING: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 1991-93. ...
  • Lowering the barriers from Discovery to Delivery: a JISC funded EDINA and Mimas project 

    Guy, Fred; Palmer, Joy Elizabeth (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2010)
    Abstract – Purpose The paper describes the context and the progress with the Discovery to Delivery project. Approach Having set the scene for discovery to delivery, the paper describes how the project work was ...
  • LWPR: A Scalable Method for Incremental Online Learning in High Dimensions 

    Vijayakumar, Sethu; D'Souza, Aaron; Schaal, Stefan (2005-06)
    Locally weighted projection regression (LWPR) is a new algorithm for incremental nonlinear func- tion approximation in high dimensional spaces with redundant and irrelevant input dimensions. At its core, it employs ...
  • A macrocyclic approach to transition metal and uranyl Pacman complexes 

    Love J.B. (2009-01-01)
    Multielectron redox chemistry involving small molecules such as O-2, H2O, N-2, CO2, and CH4 is intrinsic to the chemical challenges surrounding sustainable, low-carbon energy generation and exploitation. Compounds with ...
  • Madster and Madster: File-sharing and Copyright Infringement Again 

    MacQueen, Hector L (W Green, 2003)
    The article examines file-sharing across the internet.
  • Magic Words: How Language Augments Human Computation 

    Clark, Andy (Cambridge University Press, 1998)
    Of course, words aren’t magic. Neither are sextants, compasses, maps, slide rules and all the other paraphenelia which have accreted around the basic biological brains of homo sapiens. In the case of these other tools and ...
  • Magnetic cluster excitations in the antiferromagnetic phase of a-MnMoO4 

    Ochsenbein, Stefan T; Chaboussant, Gregory; Sieber, Andreas; Gudel, Hans U; Janssen, Stefan; Furrer, Albert; Attfield, J. Paul (© 2003 The American Physical Society, 2003)
    The tetramer-based compound a-MnMoO4 exhibits four prominent peaks in the inelastic neutron scattering (INS) spectrum between 0.5 and 2.0 meV below 10 K. They are assigned to magnetic excitations of the (Mn2+)4 rhombus ...
  • Magnetic ion exchange: Is there potential for international development? 

    Neale, Peta A.; Schäfer, Andrea (Elsevier, 2009)
    Magnetic ion exchange (MIEX®) is an ion exchange resin developed as an additive to existing water treatment plants where additional organic matter is to be removed. The smaller size, magnetic properties and simple ...
  • Magnetotransport properties of doped RuSr2GdCu2O8 

    McCrone, J E; Tallon, J L; Cooper, J R; MacLaughlin, A C; Attfield, J. Paul; Bernhard, C (©2003 The American Physical Society, 2003)
    RuSr2GdCu2O8, in which magnetic order and superconductivity coexist with Tmag>Tc , is a complex material which poses new and important questions to our understanding of the interplay between magnetic and superconducting ...
  • Making Moral Space: A Reply To Churchland 

    Clark, Andy (University of Calgary Press, 2000)
    Like those famous nations divided by a single tongue, my paper (this volume) and Professor P.M. Churchland's deep and engaging reply offer different spins on a common heritage. The common heritage is, of course, a connectionist ...
  • Making sense of support: how parents view, experience and manage support for their everday parenting 

    Mountney, Karen (CRFR - About Families, 2013-04)
    A range of policy initiatives have been introduced in Scotland with the aim of supporting families, increasing parenting capacity, and facilitating early intervention (for example, Early Years Framework; parenting programmes ...
  • Making sense of support:how parents view, experience and manage support for their everyday parenting 

    Mountney, Karen (CRFR, 2013-04)
    A range of policy initiatives have been introduced in Scotland with the aim of supporting families, increasing parenting capacity, and facilitating early intervention (for example, Early Years Framework; parenting ...
  • Many South Asian people probably need pre-diabetes care 

    Bhopal, Raj; Fischbacher, C M (2002)
  • Maps and Journeys: an Ethnomethodological Investigation 

    Brown, Barry; Laurier, Eric (University of Toronto Press, 2005)
    The notion of the ‘cognitive map’ has long been central to studies of maps, wayfinding and navigation. In this paper we provide an alternate approach to what are often mistakenly taken to be private mental processes which ...
  • The MATCH Corpus: A Corpus of Older and Younger Users' Interactions With Spoken Dialogue Systems. 

    Georgila, Kallirroi; Wolters, Maria K.; Moore, Johanna D.; Logie, Robert (Springer, 2010-03)
    We present the MATCH corpus, a unique data set of 447 dialogues in which 26 older and 24 younger adults interact with nine different spoken dialogue systems. The systems varied in the number of options presented and the ...
  • Material Properties that Control Ignition and Spread of a Fire in Micro-Gravity Environments 

    Torero, Jose L (The 34th National Heat Transfer Conference (USA), 2000-08)
    A study of the different mechanisms controlling the initial stages of a fire in a micro-gravity environment is presented. Three different processes are deemed important for evaluation of material flammability, piloted ...
  • Material Symbols 

    Clark, Andy (Taylor and Francis, 2006)
    What is the relation between the material, conventional symbol structures that we encounter in the spoken and written word, and human thought? A common assumption, that structures a wide variety of otherwise competing ...