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Epigenetics as a source of variation in comparative animal physiology - or - Lamarck is lookin' pretty good these days

Epigenetics as a source of variation in comparative animal physiology - or - Lamarck is lookin' pretty good these days

Date: February 26, 2014
Creator: Burggren, Warren W.
Description: This article discusses the ecological and and evolutionary significance of such epigenetic inheritance in a comparative physiological context, and provides a number of caveats and warnings regarding the interpretation of transgenerational phenotype modification as a true epigenetic phenomenon.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana

Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana

Date: June 19, 2015
Creator: Wu, Jianyong; Tschakert, Petra; Klutse, Erasmus; Ferring, David; Ricciardi, Vincent; Hausermann, Heidi et al.
Description: This article presents the first analysis of Buruli ulcer at the village level in southwestern Ghana, where prevalence rates are among the highest globally, and explores fine and medium-scale associations with land cover by comparing patterns both within Buruli ulcer clusters and surrounding landscapes.
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Hybrid boron nitride-natural fiber composites for enhanced thermal conductivity

Hybrid boron nitride-natural fiber composites for enhanced thermal conductivity

Date: October 5, 2016
Creator: Xia, Changlei; Garcia, Andres C.; Shi, Sheldon Q.; Qiu, Ying; Warner, Nathaniel; Wu, Yingji et al.
Description: This article finds that the synergy of natural fiber with hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) could significantly improve thermal conductivity, compared with that solely using hBN.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
Interspecific Differences in Metabolic Rate and Metabolic Temperature Sensitivity Create Distinct Thermal Ecological Niches in Lizards (Plestiodon)

Interspecific Differences in Metabolic Rate and Metabolic Temperature Sensitivity Create Distinct Thermal Ecological Niches in Lizards (Plestiodon)

Date: October 19, 2016
Creator: Watson, Charles M. & Burggren, Warren W.
Description: This article examines three congeneric lizards from the southeastern United States (Plestiodon fasciatus, P. inexpectatus, and P. laticeps) and hypothesizes that interspecific differences in metabolic temperature sensitivity locally segregates them across their total range.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Parental hypoxic exposure confers offspring hypoxia resistance in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Parental hypoxic exposure confers offspring hypoxia resistance in zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Date: August 13, 2012
Creator: Ho, Dao H. & Burggren, Warren W.
Description: This article examines how chronic hypoxic exposure on adult zebrafish (Danio rerio) affects the phenotype of their offspring.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Interplay between Bladder Microbiota and Urinary Antimicrobial Peptides: Mechanisms for Human Urinary Tract Infection Risk and Symptom Severity

Interplay between Bladder Microbiota and Urinary Antimicrobial Peptides: Mechanisms for Human Urinary Tract Infection Risk and Symptom Severity

Date: December 8, 2014
Creator: Nienhouse, Vanessa; Gao, Xiang; Dong, Qunfeng; Nelson, David E.; Toh, Evelyn; McKinley, Kathleen et al.
Description: This article explores the interrelationship between the urinary microbiota and host antimicrobial peptides as mechanisms for urinary tract infection risk.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Towards a Neuronal Gauge Theory

Towards a Neuronal Gauge Theory

Date: March 8, 2016
Creator: Sengupta, Biswa; Tozzi, Arturo; Cooray, Gerald K.; Douglas, Pamela K. & Friston, Karl J.
Description: This article proposes that the brain (and other self-organised biological systems) can be characterised via the mathematical apparatus of a gauge theory.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Using Paired Depth Interviews to Collect Qualitative Data

Using Paired Depth Interviews to Collect Qualitative Data

Date: September 5, 2016
Creator: Wilson, Angela K.; Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J. & Manning, LaShondra P.
Description: This article defines and describes paired depth interviews, discusses conceptualizations of paired depth interviews using Roulston's framework, delineates the strengths and limitations of paired depth interviews, and provides examples of paired depth interviews utilized in helping professions.
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Technology Enhanced Formative Assessment for 21st Century Learning

Technology Enhanced Formative Assessment for 21st Century Learning

Date: July 2016
Creator: Spector, J. Michael; Ifenthaler, Dirk; Sampson, Demetrios; Yang, Lan (Joy); Mukama, Evode; Warusavitarana, Amali et al.
Description: This article is based on the deliberations of the Assessment Working Group at EDUsummIT 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. All of the members of Thematic Working Group 5 (TWG5) have contributed to this synthesis of potentials, concerns and issues with regard to the role of technology in assessment as, for and of learning in the 21st century.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Bayesian Prior Choice in IRT Estimation Using MCMC and Variational Bayes

Bayesian Prior Choice in IRT Estimation Using MCMC and Variational Bayes

Date: September 27, 2016
Creator: Natesan, Prathiba; Nandakumar, Ratna; Minka, Tom & Rubright, Jonathan D.
Description: This study investigates the impact of three prior distributions: matched, standard vague, and hierarchical in Bayesian estimation parameter recovery in two and one parameter models.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Education
Inverted Social Reward: Associations between Psychopathic Traits and Self-Report and Experimental Measures of Social Reward

Inverted Social Reward: Associations between Psychopathic Traits and Self-Report and Experimental Measures of Social Reward

Date: August 27, 2014
Creator: Foulkes, Lucy; McCrory, Eamon J.; Neumann, Craig S. & Viding, Essi
Description: This article describes two studies of individuals with high levels of psychopathic traits. Study 1 explores what aspects of social reward are associated with psychopathic traits, and Study 2 administers these measures to a new group of participants along with two experimental tasks investigating monetary and social reward value.
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Egg yolk environment differentially influences physiological and morphological development of broiler and layer chicken embryos

Egg yolk environment differentially influences physiological and morphological development of broiler and layer chicken embryos

Date: January 26, 2011
Creator: Ho, Dao H.; Reed, Wendy L. & Burggren, Warren W.
Description: This article investigates the effect of breed-specific yolk composition on embryonic broiler and layer chicken phenotypes, using an ex ovo, xenobiotic technique that allows the transfer of broiler and layer chicken embryos from their natural yolks to novel yolk environments.
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William James, Gustav Fechner, and Early Psychophysics

William James, Gustav Fechner, and Early Psychophysics

Date: October 4, 2011
Creator: Hawkins, Stephanie
Description: This article examines aspects of William James's thought such as his "transmission theory" of consciousness, his ideas on the "knowing of things together," and "the compounding of consciousness," which suggest his working toward a naturalistic understanding of consciousness.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Leukocyte Subset Changes in Response to a 164-km Road Cycle Ride in a Hot Environment

Leukocyte Subset Changes in Response to a 164-km Road Cycle Ride in a Hot Environment

Date: January 15, 2016
Creator: Luk, Hui-Ying; McKenzie, Amy L.; Duplanty, Anthony A.; Budnar, Ronald; Levitt, Danielle; Fernandez, Alex et al.
Description: This article determines the circulating leukocyte subset response to completing the 2013 Hotter'N Hell Hundred recreational 164-km road cycle event in a hot and humid environmental condition.
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Biomass burning drives atmospheric nutrient redistribution within forested peatlands in Borneo

Biomass burning drives atmospheric nutrient redistribution within forested peatlands in Borneo

Date: August 4, 2016
Creator: Ponette-González, Alexandra G.; Curran, Lisa M.; Pittman, Alice M.; Carlson, Kimberly M.; Steele, Bethel G.; Ratnasari, Dessy et al.
Description: This article quantifies the influence of fire on biogeochemical fluxes of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur in a 12 ha forested peatland in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
trans-Dichloridotetrapyrazine-ruthenium(II) dichloromethane disolvate

trans-Dichloridotetrapyrazine-ruthenium(II) dichloromethane disolvate

Date: August 14, 2012
Creator: Nesterov, Vladimir N.; Khan, Wajiha; Rangel, Alexandra E. & Smucker, Bradley W.
Description: In the title compound, [RuCl₂(C₄H₄N₂)₄]·2CH₂Cl₂, the Ruᴵᴵ atom occupies a position of 222 symmetry and the C atom of the solvent molecule occupies a site with twofold symmetry.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Chlorido(4,4',4''-tri-tert-butyl-2,2':6',2''-terpyridine)platinum(II) chloride toluene monosolvate

Chlorido(4,4',4''-tri-tert-butyl-2,2':6',2''-terpyridine)platinum(II) chloride toluene monosolvate

Date: November 22, 2010
Creator: Batrice, Rami J.; Nesterov, Vladimir N. & Smucker, Bradley W.
Description: In the title compound, [PtCl(C₂₇H₃₅N₃)]Cl·C₇H₈, the Ptᴵᴵ atom is coordinated in a pseudo-square-planar fashion by the N atoms of a 4,4',4''-tri-tert-butyl-2,2':6',2''-terpyridine ligand and a Cl atom.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Dual-Wavelength Terahertz Metasurfaces with Independent Phase and Amplitude Control at Each Wavelength

Dual-Wavelength Terahertz Metasurfaces with Independent Phase and Amplitude Control at Each Wavelength

Date: September 23, 2016
Creator: Ding, Jun; Xu, Ningning; Ren, Han; Lin, Yuankun; Zhang, Weili & Zhang, Hualiang
Description: This article describes the design of a dual-wavelength achromatic metasurface-based deflector deflecting the incident wave to the same direction at two selected wavelengths, which has circumvented the critical limitation of strong wavelength dependence in the planar metasurface-based devices caused by the resonant nature of the plasmonic structures.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
Chlorido(4,4',4''-tri-tert-butyl-2,2':6',2''-terpyridine)platinum(II) tetrafluorido-borate

Chlorido(4,4',4''-tri-tert-butyl-2,2':6',2''-terpyridine)platinum(II) tetrafluorido-borate

Date: November 22, 2010
Creator: Batrice, Rami J.; Nesterov, Vladimir N. & Smucker, Bradley W.
Description: In the title compound, [PtCl(C₂₇H₃₅N₃)]Cl·C₇H₈, the Ptᴵᴵ atom is coordinated in a pseudo-square-planar coordination, which is typical of Pt-terpyridine complexes.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Parallel expression evolution of oxidative stress-related genes in fiber from wild and domesticated diploid and polyploid cotton (Gossypium)

Parallel expression evolution of oxidative stress-related genes in fiber from wild and domesticated diploid and polyploid cotton (Gossypium)

Date: August 17, 2009
Creator: Chaudhary, Bhupendra; Hovav, Ran; Flagel, Lex; Mittler, Ron & Wendel, Jonathan F.
Description: This article studies the evolution of oxidative stress related genes in a single plant cell by conducting comparative expression profiling analyses of the elongated seed trichomes of cotton, using a phylogenetic approach.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
State-selective charge transfer cross sections for light ion impact of atomic hydrogen

State-selective charge transfer cross sections for light ion impact of atomic hydrogen

Date: January 15, 2015
Creator: Schultz, David R.; Stancil, P.C. & Havener, C.C.
Description: This article compares results of approaches applicable in a lower impact energy regime by benchmarking them using key experimental data in order to make knowledge of these cross sections available across the range parameters needed by fusion plasma diagnostics.
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Cognitive impairment among World Trade Center responders: Long-term implications of re-experiencing the 9/11 terrorist attacks

Cognitive impairment among World Trade Center responders: Long-term implications of re-experiencing the 9/11 terrorist attacks

Date: August 19, 2016
Creator: Clouston, Sean A.P.; Kotov, Roman; Pietrzak, Robert H.; Luft, Benjamin J.; Gonzalez, Adam; Richards, Marcus et al.
Description: This article examines the association between World Trade Center (WTC)-related post-traumatic stress disorder and cognitive impairment in WTC responders.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Electrostatic enhancement of light emitted by semiconductor quantum well

Electrostatic enhancement of light emitted by semiconductor quantum well

Date: October 13, 2015
Creator: Krokhin, Arkadii A.; Neogi, Arup; Llopis, A.; Mahat, M.; Gumen, L.; Pereira, S. et al.
Description: This article proposes an electrostatic mechanism for enhancement of light radiated from semiconductor emitter which is comparable in effect to plasmonic mechanism.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Controlling the length scale and distribution of the ductile phase in metallic glass composites through friction stir processing

Controlling the length scale and distribution of the ductile phase in metallic glass composites through friction stir processing

Date: June 24, 2014
Creator: Singh Arora, Harpreet; Mridha, Sanghita; Singh Grewal, Harpeet; Singh, Harpreet; Hofmann, Douglas C. & Mukherjee, Sundeep
Description: This article demonstrates the refinement and uniform distribution of the crystalline dendritic phase by friction stir processing of titanium based in situ ductile-phase reinforced metallic glass composite.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
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