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  • The New Veterinary College, Edinburgh, 1873 to 1904 

    Warwick, Colin M; Macdonald, Alastair A (British Veterinary Association, 2003)
    Veterinary education in Edinburgh has had a long and meritorious history, most of which is popularly perceived to be exclusively associated with the veterinary school founded by William Dick in Clyde Street, Edinburgh, ...
  • Newly identified patterns of Pax2 expression in the developing mouse forebrain 

    Fotaki, V.; Price, D. J.; Mason, J. O. (BioMed Central, 2008-08)
    Background: The availability of specific markers expressed in different regions of the developing nervous system provides a useful tool for the study of mouse mutants. One such marker, the transcription factor Pax2, is ...
  • No longer living together: how does Scots cohabitation law work in practice? 

    Wasoff, Fran; Miles, Jo; Mordaunt, Edith (CRFR, 2010-10)
    In response to the greater diversity of family life in Scotland, the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 gives some recognition to people who live together without marriage or civil partnership and provides limited financial ...
  • No more periods? Oral contraception and menstrual suppression 

    Gunson, Dr Jessie (CRFR, 2010-03)
    Oral contraception, or ‘The Pill’, is widely used by women to control how often they have a period. In many countries using oral contraception in this way has remained unofficial practice. However, in 2003 the first FDA ...
  • Noise removal at the rod synapse of mammalian retina 

    van Rossum, Mark; Smith, Robert (Cambridge University Press, 1998)
    Mammalian rods respond to single photons with a hyperpolarization of about 1 mV which is accompanied by continuous noise. Since the mammalian rod bipolar cell collects signals from 20-100 rods, the noise from the converging ...
  • Nominal Logic Programming 

    James Cheney; Christian Urban (Association for Computing Machinery, 2008-08)
    Nominal logic is an extension of first-order logic which provides a simple foundation for formalizing and reasoning about abstract syntax modulo consistent renaming of bound names (that is, α-equivalence). This article ...
  • Notes on the behaviour of Sulawesi Warty pigs (Sus celebensis) in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. 

    Macdonald, Alastair A; Leus, Kristin; Florence, Andrea; Clare, Jim; Patry, Maurice (Malaysian Nature Society, 1996)
    The behavior of 13 groups of Sulawesi pigs was observed and filmed at a 'salt-lick' and a wallow in Northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. The group size ranged from one to six animals. In proportion to the reported population size ...
  • A Novel Method for Learning Policies from Variable Constraint Data 

    Howard, Matthew; Klanke, Stefan; Gienger, Michael; Goerick, Christian; Vijayakumar, Sethu (Springer, 2009)
    Many everyday human skills can be framed in terms of performing some task subject to constraints imposed by the environment. Constraints are usually unobservable and frequently change between contexts. In this paper, we ...
  • A novel protein-mineral interface. 

    Alexeev, Dmitriy; Zhu, Haizhong; Guo, Maolin; Zhong, Weiqing; Hunter, Dominic JB; Yang, Weiping; Campopiano, Dominic J; Sadler, Peter J (Nature Publishing Group, 2003)
    Transferrins transport Fe3+ and other metal ions in mononuclear-binding sites. We present the first evidence that a member of the transferrin superfamily is able to recognize multi-nuclear oxo-metal clusters, small mineral ...
  • A Novel, Low-Volume Method for Organ Culture of Embryonic Kidneys That Allows Development of Cortico-Medullary Anatomical Organization 

    Sebinger, D. D. R.; Unbekandt, M.; Ganeva, V. V.; Ofenbauer, A.; Werner, C.; Davies, J. A. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2010-05)
    Here, we present a novel method for culturing kidneys in low volumes of medium that offers more organotypic development compared to conventional methods. Organ culture is a powerful technique for studying renal development. ...
  • Occurrence of pharmaceutically active and non-steroidal estrogenic compounds in three different wastewater recycling schemes in Australia 

    Al-Rifai, Jawad H.; Gabelish, Candace L.; Schäfer, Andrea (Elsevier, 2007)
    The discovery that natural and synthetic chemicals, in the form of excreted hormones and pharmaceuticals, as well as a vast array of compounds with domestic and industrial applications, can enter the environment via ...
  • Of poles, pressmen, and the newspaper public: reporting the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902–1904 

    Keighren, Innes M (Royal Scottish Geographical Society, 2005)
    Between 1902 and 1904, the Scots naturalist William Speirs Bruce (1867-1921) led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition on a voyage of oceanographical discovery. Unlike other British expeditions undertaken during the ...
  • Older women and domestic violence in Scotland 

    Flueckiger, Jennifer (CRFR, 2008-09)
    Older women, like younger women, experience domestic violence in large numbers and suffer significant physical, emotional and social consequences. Because of existing attitudes about women and age, these older women ...
  • On Bonnefoy 

    Mansfield, Charlie (East Midlands Arts, 1993-12)
    Book review of English translation of French poetry by Yves Bonnefoy With these narrative artefacts, fragmented and unfinished, Yves Bonnefoy begins to show us a world without conclusion. His act of defiance towards the ...
  • On Process Equivalence = Equation Solving in CCS 

    Bundy, Alan; Monroy, Raul; Green, Ian (Springer, 2009-06)
    Unique Fixpoint Induction (UFI) is the chief inference rule to prove the equivalence of recursive processes in the Calculus of Communicating Systems (CCS) (Milner 1989). It plays a major role in the equational approach to ...
  • On the Diversity Order of Non-Orthogonal Amplify-and-Forward over Block-Fading Channels 

    Krikidis, Ioannis; Thompson, John S.; McLaughlin, Steve (IEEE, 2010-05)
    In this paper, we deal with the performance of non-orthogonal Amplify-and-Forward protocols over block-fading channels (BFNAF),where the source retransmits the same data during cooperation in order to increase spatial ...
  • On the lines passing through two conjugates of a Salem number 

    Smyth C.; Dubickas A. (2008-01-01)
    We show that the number of distinct non-parallel lines passing through two conjugates of an algebraic number alpha of degree d >= 3 is at most [d(2)/2] - d + 2, its conjugates being in general position if this number is ...
  • On the relational dynamics of caring: a psychotherapeutic approach to emotional and power dimensions of women’s care work 

    Bondi, Liz (Institute of Geography. The School of Geosciences.The University of Edinburgh, 2007)
    Care is double-edged and paradoxical, inspiring a vast range of strong feelings in both care-givers and care-recipients. This paper draws on ideas about psychotherapeutic relationships to offer a theorisation of the ...
  • On Wright’s Inductive Definition of Coherence Truth for Arithmetic 

    Ketland, Jeffrey (Blackwells, 2000)
    In “Truth – A Traditional Debate Reviewed” (1999), Crispin Wright proposed an inductive definition of “coherence truth” for arithmetic relative to an arithmetic base theory B. Wright’s definition is in fact a notational ...
  • On-line dispute resolution in cross-border consumer e-commerce transactions: lessons from eBay and ICANN 

    Edwards, Lilian; Wilson, Caroline (Taylor & Francis, 2007)
    Effective dispute settlement is regarded as one of the means of enhancing consumer confidence in cross-border purchases over the Internet. Yet, studies of online dispute resolution (ODR) show, on the whole, poor uptake of ...