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Engineered nonlinear materials using gold nanoantenna array
This article describes the use of a gold nanoantenna array to enhance both the nonlinear refractive index and two-photon absorption (2PA) of the organic dye 4,4'-bis(diphenylamino)stilbene (BDPAS), which is known as a dye with relatively large 2PA.
Eight Genome Sequences of Cluster BE1 Phages That Infect Streptomyces Species
This article reports eight newly isolated Streptomyces bacteriophages recovered using either direct plating or enrichment on three Streptomyces hosts.
Domestic carnivore interactions with wildlife in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile: husbandry and perceptions of impact from a community perspective
This article contains results of surveys to pet owners and non-owners living in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve in order to understand husbandry and perceptions of impacts by unconfined, domestic carnivores.
Development and use of a switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) transformation pipeline by the BioEnergy Science Center to evaluate plants for reduced cell wall recalcitrance
This article provides information on the organization and outcomes of the BioEnergy Science Center Transformation Pipeline, and supplies useful information when developing coordinated, large-scale, multi-institutional reverse genetic pipelines to improve crop traits.
Extraordinary Light-Trapping Enhancement in Silicon Solar Cell Patterned with Graded Photonic Super-Crystals
This article explores light-trapping enhancement in newly discovered graded photonic super-crystals (GPSCs) with dual periodicity and dual basis.
Dynamic changes in transcriptome and cell wall composition underlying brassinosteroid‑mediated lignification of switchgrass suspension cells
This article provides an overview of the dynamic compositional changes during brassinosteroid-induced cell wall remodeling, and identifies candidate genes for future plant genetic engineering to overcome cell wall recalcitrance.
Tinker-HP: a massively parallel molecular dynamics package for multiscale simulations of large complex systems with advanced point dipole polarizable force fields
This article presents Tinker-HP, a massively MPI parallel package dedicated to classical molecular dynamics (MD) and to multiscale simulations, using advanced polarizable force fields (PFF) encompassing distributed multipoles electrostatics.
Picture Interpretation Test (PIT) 360°: An Innovative Measure of Executive Functions
This article evaluates a 360° version of an ecologically valid assessment called the Picture Interpretation Test (PIT).
Square Roots of Real 3 x 3 Matrices vs. Quartic Polynomials with Real Zeros
Article on the analogy between the description of the real square roots of 3x3 matrices and the zeros of the (depressed) real quartic polynomial, using the Cayley-Hamilton theorem.
Short-chain fatty acid receptors inhibit invasive phenotypes in breast cancer cells
This article evaluates the effects of enforced overexpression of two known G protein-coupled receptors in two phenotypically distinct breast cancer cell lines.
Sodium chloride accumulation in glycophyte plants with cyanobacterial symbionts
This article reports an apparently novel and taxonomically diverse grouping of plants that continuously maintain high tissue sodium contents and share the rare feature of possessing symbiotic cyanobacteria.
Experimental and theoretical studies of the reactions of ground-state sulfur atoms with hydrogen and deuterium
This article studies the gas-phase kinetics of S(³P) atoms with H₂ and D₂ via the laser flash photolysis--resonance fluorescence technique.
Understanding Yik Yak: Location-based sociability and the communication of place
This article reports on six months of ethnographic work and interviews performed with 18 Yik Yak users to discuss the spatial and social impacts of locative media.
Brain Inflammation, Blood Brain Barrier dysfunction and Neuronal Synaptophysin Decrease after Inhalation Exposure to Titanium Dioxide Nano-aerosol in Aging Rats
This article focuses on the consequences of TiO₂ distribution on the central nervous system and particularly on the blood-brain barrier functions.
Altered embryonic development in northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) induced by pre-incubation oscillatory thermal stresses mimicking global warming predictions
This article describes the exposure of freshly laid bobwhite quail eggs to one of five thermal regimes during a 12 day pre-incubation period.
Critical developmental windows for morphology and hematology revealed by intermittent and continuous hypoxic incubation in embryos of quail (Coturnix coturnix)
This article describes the exposure of quail embryos in the intact egg to hypoxia during "early" or "late" incubation for their entire 16-18 day incubation to determine critical windows for viability and growth.
Foreclosed and Sold: An Examination of Community and Property Characteristics Related to the Sale of REO Properties
This article uses foreclosure data from Dallas County, Texas to examine how both housing and neighborhood characteristics are related to the possibility of the sale of a foreclosed property out of real-estate-owned (REO) stock.
Combined effects of ZnO particle deposition and heat treatment on dimensional stability and mechanical properties of poplar wood
This article proposes a one-step wood modification method by combining the deposition of ZnO particles on wood surface and heat treatment.
Evaluating the longitudinal risk of social vigilance on atherosclerosis: study protocol for the North Texas Heart Study
This article proposes a longitudinal measurement burst design to examine psychosocial determinants of subclinical atherosclerosis.
Descriptors for Pentane-2,4-dione and Its Derivatives
This article uses equations for partition coefficients of compounds from water and the gas phase to various solvents to obtain descriptors for pentane-2,4-dione and 21 of its derivatives.
Inadequate thermal refuge constrains landscape habitability for a grassland bird species
This article uses the northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) as a model species for studying how microclimates serve as refuge against severe weather conditions.
Oral spore-based probiotic supplementation was associated with reduced incidence of post-prandial dietary endotoxin, triglycerides, and disease risk biomarkers
This article contains a study to determine if 30-d of oral spore-based probiotic supplementation could reduce dietary endotoxemia.
Epigenetic reprogramming converts human Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells into functional cardiomyocytes by differential regulation of Wnt mediators
This article studies the differentiation of human Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells into the cardiomyocyte lineage via epigenetic manipulations.
An updated understanding of Texas bumble bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) species presence and potential distributions in Texas, USA
This article aims to update existing Texas bumble bee presence databases, model statewide species distributions, and identify conservation target areas.
Porphyrinoid rotaxanes: building a mechanical picket fence
This article describes the active template CuAAC synthesis of interlocked triazole functionalised porphyrinoids in excellent yield.
Extensive shared polymorphism at non-MHC immune genes in recently diverged North American prairie grouse
This article investigates the patterns of shared polymorphism and selection at non-MHC immune genes in five grouse species from Centrocercus and Tympanuchus genera.
Tailoring seed oil composition in the real world: optimising omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid accumulation in transgenic Camelina sativa
This article discusses the further tailoring of the seed oil profile to reduce the omega-6 content, and an evaluation of the performance of such GM plants under field conditions in terms of agronomic performance and the lipidomic profile of seed oil.
A Brief History of Insecticides and Quail
This paper examines the types of insecticides that have been used in the United States, how quail could be exposed to these substances, and how they may have contributed to declining quail populations.
An Evaluation of Northern Bobwhite Conservation Research: A Call for Large-Scale Studies
This paper reviews current and historical studies that have facilitated the implementation of management techniques on multiple scales.
Predicting Northern Bobwhite Habitat in Semiarid Rangeland Using LANDSAT Imagery
This paper discusses a classification on 4 LANDSAT scenes of Clay County, Texas, from July and December 2015 to identify bobwhite habitat in subhumid and semiarid rangeland.
Retention and Efficacy of Citizen Scientist Volunteers of the Texas Quail Index
This paper discusses volunteer retention and efficacy for the Texas Quail Index.
Translocation as a Population Restoration Technique for Northern Bobwhites: A Review and Synthesis
This paper includes a review and recommendation by the National Bobwhite Technical Committee Science Subcommittee, along with a discussion of the state of science on key aspects of bobwhite conservation, best management practices for translocation, and ways to reduce uncertainty about implementation.
Association between CYP2D6 Genotypes and the Risk of Antidepressant Discontinuation, Dosage Modification and the Occurrence of Maternal Depression during Pregnancy
This article investigates the association between CYP2D6 genotype and the risk of antidepressant discontinuation, dosage modification, and the occurrence of maternal CYP2D6, Antidepressants, Depression during pregnancy.
Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages
This article describes the isolation and genomic characterization of 46 phages from environmental samples at various geographic locations in the U.S. infecting a single Arthrobacter sp. strain.
Genome Sequences of Five Streptomyces Bacteriophages Forming Cluster BG
This article discusses the isolation of five novel phages, which were used to established the cluster BF, using Streptomyces griseus subsp. griseus strain ATcC 10137 as the host.
Art therapy and music reminiscence activity in the prevention of cognitive decline: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
This article explores the feasibility of using art therapy and music reminiscence activity to improve the cognition of community living elderly with mild cognitive impairment.
Developmental transcriptomic analyses for mechanistic insights into critical pathways involved in embryogenesis of pelagic mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus)
This article characterizes the developmental transcriptome of mahi-mahi by means of high throughput sequencing at three critical developmental stages.
Health Information on the Web and Consumers’ Perspectives on Health Professionals’ Responses to Information Exchange
This article provides preliminary information on users' perceptions of the extent to which use of the Internet for health information impacts medical encounters.
Toward a More Rational Design of the Direct Synthesis of Aniline: A Density Functional Theory Study
This article uses plane-wave density functional theory calculations to investigate the direct amination of benzene catalyzed by a Ni(111) surface to explore the reaction intermediates and to understand the role of nickel in this reaction.
The role of the 5f valence orbitals of early actinides in chemical bonding 5f valence orbiatls of early actinides in chemical bonding
This article illuminates the role of the 5f valence orbitals of uranium, neptunium and plutonium in chemical bonding using advanced spectroscopies.
Heart Performance Determination by Visualization in Larval Fishes: Influence of Alternative Models for Heart Shape and Volume
This article assesses the validity of three different heart models applied to digital images of complete cardiac cycles in larval mahi-mahi and red drum.
Fearful Faces do Not Lead to Faster Attentional Deployment in Individuals with Elevated Psychopathic Traits
This article discusses a gaze-cueing experiment in which the predictivity of a gaze-cue was manipulated to assess the degree to which individuals with elevated psychopathic traits can use contextual information.
Gold at what cost? Another megaproject threatens biodiversity in the Amazon
This article summarizes three controversial aspects of the Volta Grande project.
Calculation of Five Thermodynamic Molecular Descriptors by Means of a General Computer Algorithm Based on the Group-Additivity Method: Standard Enthalpies of Vaporization, Sublimation and Solvation, and Entropy of Fusion of Ordinary Organic Molecules and Total Phase-Change Entropy of Liquid Crystals
This article presents the calculation of the standard enthalpies of vaporization, sublimation and solvation of organic molecules using a common computer algorithm on the basis of a group-additivity method.
Cardiorespiratory physiological phenotypic plasticity in developing air-breathing anabantid fishes (Betta splendens and Trichopodus trichopterus)
This article discusses development plasticity of cardiorespiratory physiology in two air-breathing anabantid fishes.
Dioxygen: What Makes This Triplet Diradical Kinetically Persistent?
This article examines experimental heats of formation and enthalpies obtained from G4 calculations to find that the resonance stabilization of the two unpaired electrons in triplet O₂, relative to the unpaired electrons in two hydroxyl radicals, amounts to 100 kcal/mol.
Self-organizing Complex Networks: individual versus global rules
This article introduces a form of Self-organized Criticality (SOC) inspired by the new generation of evolutionary game theory, which ranges from physiology to sociology.
Computational investigation of O₂ diffusion through an intra-molecular tunnel in AlkB; influence of polarization on O₂ transport
This article discusses the use of computational simulations to investigate possible migration pathways inside AlkB for O₂ molecules.
Further calculations on solubility of 2-chloro-3-(trifluoromethyl)pyridine in ethanol + 1-propanol solvent mixtures at various temperatures
This article reports on the reanalysis of reported calculations on solubility data of 2-chloro-3-(trifluoromethyl)pyridine in binary ethanol + 1-propanol solvent mixtures at various temperatures, and several additional points regarding the correlations.
Sexual identity and risk behavior among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Accra, Ghana and Lomẻ, Togo
This article studies the impact of homonegativity on risky sexual behavior among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ghana and Togo (West Africa) using a mixed method approach.