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  • Banking and industrialization 

    Heblich, Stephan; Trew, Alex (2018-09-27) - Journal article
    We establish a causal role for banking access in the spread of the Industrial Revolution over the period 1817–1881 by exploiting unique employment data from 10,528 parishes across England and Wales and a novel instrument. ...
  • Consequences of glacial cycles for magmatism and carbon transport at mid-ocean ridges 

    Cerpa, Nestor G.; Rees Jones, David W.; Katz, Richard F. (2019-12-15) - Journal article
    Magmatism and volcanism transfer carbon from the solid Earth into the climate system. This transfer may be modulated by the glacial/interglacial cycling of water between oceans and continental ice sheets, which alters the ...
  • Involution centralisers in finite unitary groups of odd characteristic 

    Glasby, Stephen; Praeger, Cheryl; Roney-Dougal, Colva M. (2020-03-01) - Journal article
    We analyse the complexity of constructing involution centralisers in unitary groups over fields of odd order. In particular, we prove logarithmic bounds on the number of random elements required to generate a subgroup of ...
  • Enhanced cycling performance of magnesium doped lithium cobalt phosphate 

    Kim, Eun Jeong; Miller, David; Irvine, John T. S.; Armstrong, A. Robert (2019-09-26) - Journal article
    The cycling performance of LiCoPO4 (LCP) as a high voltage positive electrode material in lithium‐ion batteries is enhanced by partial magnesium substitution for cobalt. Structural investigation of magnesium‐doped LCP using ...
  • Non-human primates use combined rules when deciding under ambiguity 

    Romain, A.; Broihanne, M.-H.; De Marco, A.; Ngoubangoye, B.; Call, Josep; Rebout, N.; Dufour, V. (2020-09-25) - Journal article
    Decision outcomes in unpredictable environments may not have exact known probabilities. Yet the predictability level of outcomes matters in decisions, and animals, including humans, generally avoid ambiguous options. ...

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