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  • The 2014-2017 outburst of the young star ASASSN-13db. A time-resolved picture of a very-low-mass star between EXors and FUors 

    Sicilia-Aguilar, A.; Oprandi, A.; Froebrich, D.; Fang, M.; Prieto, J. L.; Stanek, K.; Scholz, A.; Kochanek, C. S.; Henning, Th.; Gredel, R.; Holoien, T. W.-S.; Rabus, M.; Shappee, B. J.; Billington, S. J.; Campbell-White, J.; Zegmott, T. J. (2017-11) - Journal article
    Context. ASASSN-13db is a M5-type star with a protoplanetary disk, the lowest mass star known to experience accretion outbursts. Since its discovery in 2013, it has experienced two outbursts, the second of which started ...
  • 3D printing the pterygopalatine fossa : a negative space model of a complex structure 

    Bannon, Ross; Parihar, Shivani; Skarparis, Yiannis; Varsou, Ourania; Cezayirli, Enis (2018-02) - Journal article
    Purpose : The pterygopalatine fossa is one of the most complex anatomical regions to understand. It is poorly visualized in cadaveric dissection and most textbooks rely on schematic depictions. We describe our approach to ...
  • A 6% measurement of the Hubble parameter at z~0.45 : direct evidence of the epoch of cosmic re-acceleration 

    Moresco, Michele; Pozzetti, Lucia; Cimatti, Andrea; Jimenez, Raul; Maraston, Claudia; Verde, Licia; Thomas, Daniel; Citro, Annalisa; Tojeiro, Rita; Wilkinson, David (2016-05-04) - Journal article
    Deriving the expansion history of the Universe is a major goal of modern cosmology. To date, the most accurate measurements have been obtained with Type Ia Supernovae and Baryon Acoustic Oscillations, providing evidence ...
  • The abundance of ultra-diffuse galaxies from groups to clusters : UDGs are relatively more common in more massive haloes 

    Burg, Remco F. J. van der; Hoekstra, Henk; Muzzin, Adam; Sifon, Cristobal; Viola, Massimo; Bremer, Malcolm N.; Brough, Sarah; Driver, Simon P.; Erben, Thomas; Heymans, Catherine; Hildebrandt, Hendrik; Holwerda, Benne W.; Klaes, Dominik; Kuijken, Konrad; McGee, Sean; Nakajima, Reiko; Napolitano, Nicola; Norberg, Peder; Taylor, Edward N.; Valentijn, Edwin (2017-11) - Journal article
    In recent years, many studies have reported substantial populations of large galaxies with low surface brightness in local galaxy clusters. Various theories that aim to explain the presence of such ultra-diffuse galaxies ...
  • Accuracy of circulating adiponectin for predicting gestational diabetes : a systematic review and meta-analysis 

    Iliodromiti, S; Sassarini, J; Kelsey, Tom; Lindsay, R; Sattar, N; Nelson, S (2016-04) - Journal article
    Aims/hypothesis Universal screening for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) has not been implemented, and this has had substantial clinical implications. Biomarker-directed targeted screening might be feasible. We sought ...
  • An ALMA study of the Orion Integral Filament : I. Evidence for narrow fibers in a massive cloud 

    Hacar, A.; Tafalla, M.; Forbrich, J.; Alves, J.; Meingast, S.; Grossschedl, J.; Teixeira, P. S. (2018-02) - Journal article
    Aim. We have investigated the gas organization within the paradigmatic Integral Shape Filament (ISF) in Orion in order to decipher whether or not all filaments are bundles of fibers. Methods. We combined two new ALMA Cycle ...
  • Analysis and visualisation of movement : an interdisciplinary review 

    Demsar, Urska; Buchin, Kevin; Cagnacci, Francesca; Safi, Kamran; Speckmann, Bettina; Van de Weghe, Nico; Weiskopf, Daniel; Weibel, Robert (2015-03-10) - Journal article
    The processes that cause and influence movement are one of the main points of enquiry in movement ecology. However, ecology is not the only discipline interested in movement: a number of information sciences are specialising ...
  • Architecture of the Andromeda galaxy : a quantitative analysis of clustering in the inner stellar halo 

    Kafle, P. R.; Sharma, S.; Robotham, A. S. G.; Lewis, G. F.; Driver, S. P. (2017-02) - Journal article
    We present a quantitative measurement of the amount of clustering present in the inner ∼30 kpc of the stellar halo of the Andromeda galaxy (M31). For this we analyse the angular positions and radial velocities of the ...
  • Assessing the psychometric and ecometric properties of neighbourhood scales using adolescent survey data from urban and rural Scotland 

    Martin, Gina; Inchley, Joanna; Humphris, Gerry; Currie, Candace (2017-03-28) - Journal article
    Background:  Despite the well-established need for specific measurement instruments to examine the relationship between neighborhood conditions and adolescent well-being outcomes, few studies have developed scales to measure ...
  • Assessing the societal benefits of river restoration using the ecosystem services approach 

    Vermaat, Jan E.; Wagtendonk, Alfred J.; Brouwer, Roy; Sheremet, Oleg; Ansink, Erik; Brockhoff, Tim; Plug, Maarten; Hellsten, Seppo; Aroviita, Jukka; Tylec, Luiza; Giełczewski, Marek; Kohut, Lukas; Brabec, Karel; Haverkamp, Jantine; Poppe, Michaela; Böck, Kerstin; Coerssen, Matthijs; Segersten, Joel; Hering, Daniel (2016-04) - Journal article
    The success of river restoration was estimated using the ecosystem services approach. In eight pairs of restored–unrestored reaches and floodplains across Europe, we quantified provisioning (agricultural products, wood, ...
  • The Atlas3D project - XXXI. Nuclear radio emission in nearby early-type galaxies 

    Nyland, Kristina; Young, Lisa M.; Wrobel, Joan M.; Sarzi, Marc; Morganti, Raffaella; Alatalo, Katherine; Blitz, Leo; Bournaud, Frederic; Bureau, Martin; Cappellari, Michele; Crocker, Alison F.; Davies, Roger L.; Davis, Timothy A.; de Zeeuw, P. T.; Duc, Pierre-Alain; Emsellem, Eric; Khochfar, Sadegh; Krajnovic, Davor; Kuntschner, Harald; McDermid, Richard M.; Naab, Thorsten; Oosterloo, Tom; Scott, Nicholas; Serra, Paolo; Weijmans, Anne-Marie (2016-05-11) - Journal article
    We present the results of a high-resolution, 5 GHz, Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array study of the nuclear radio emission in a representative subset of the ATLAS3D survey of early-type galaxies (ETGs). We find that 51 ± 4% ...
  • The Atlas3D project -- XXIX. The new look of early-type galaxies and surrounding fields disclosed by extremely deep optical images 

    Duc, Pierre-Alain; Cuillandre, Jean-Charles; Karabal, Emin; Cappellari, Michele; Alatalo, Katherine; Blitz, Leo; Bournaud, Frederic; Bureau, Martin; Crocker, Alison F.; Davies, Roger L.; Davis, Timothy A.; de Zeeuw, P. T.; Emsellem, Eric; Khochfar, Sadegh; Krajnovic, Davor; Kuntschner, Harald; McDermid, Richard M.; Michel-Dansac, Leo; Morganti, Raffaella; Naab, Thorsten; Oosterloo, Tom; Paudel, Sanjaya; Sarzi, Marc; Scott, Nicholas; Serra, Paolo; Weijmans, Anne-Marie; Young, Lisa M. (2015-01) - Journal article
    Galactic archaeology based on star counts is instrumental to reconstruct the past mass assembly of Local Group galaxies. The development of new observing techniques and data reduction, coupled with the use of sensitive ...
  • Atmospheric drying as the main driver of dramatic glacier wastage in the southern Indian Ocean 

    Favier, V.; Verfaillie, D.; Berthier, E.; Menegoz, M.; Jomelli, V.; Kay, J. E.; Ducret, L.; Malbéteau, Y.; Brunstein, D.; Gallée, H.; Park, Y. -H.; Rinterknecht, V. (2016-09-01) - Journal article
    The ongoing retreat of glaciers at southern sub-polar latitudes is particularly rapid and widespread. Akin to northern sub-polar latitudes, this retreat is generally assumed to be linked to warming. However, no long-term ...
  • Automatic generation of generalised regular factorial designs 

    Kobilinsky, André; Monod, Hervé; Bailey, R. A. (2017-09) - Journal article
    The R package planor enables the user to search for, and construct, factorial designs satisfying given conditions. The user specifies the factors and their numbers of levels, the factorial terms which are assumed to be ...
  • Automatically improving SAT encoding of constraint problems through common subexpression elimination in Savile Row 

    Nightingale, Peter; Spracklen, Patrick; Miguel, Ian James (Springer, 2015-10) - Conference item
    The formulation of a Propositional Satisfiability (SAT) problem instance is vital to efficient solving. This has motivated research on preprocessing, and inprocessing techniques where reformulation of a SAT instance is ...
  • Avoiding medication conflicts for patients with multimorbidities 

    Kovalov, Andrii; Bowles, Juliana Kuster Filipe (Springer, 2016) - Conference item
    Clinical pathways are care plans which detail essential steps in the care of patients with a specific clinical problem, usually a chronic disease. A pathway includes recommendations of medications prescribed at different ...
  • Between Flows and Places : Using Geodemographics to Explore EU Migration Across Neighbourhoods in Britain 

    Sabater, Albert (2015-05) - Journal article
    During the past decade, the growing significance of EU migrants in Britain has attracted considerable media and policy attention. While the rhetoric and public policy debate has focused on national and regional levels, ...
  • Beyond the numbers : interpreting the 2016 global tuberculosis report to inform policy and practice in the East African Community 

    Sabiiti, Wilber; TWENDE consortium (2017-03-30) - Journal article
    By the year 2000 five East African Community (EAC) member states: Uganda,Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi had adopted the WHO directly observed treatment, short-course (DOTS), a policy meant to speed up the control of ...
  • Body mass index relates weight to height differently in women and older adults : serial cross-sectional surveys in England (1992–2011) 

    Sperrin, Matthew; Marshall, Alan David; Higgins, Vanessa; Renehan, Andrew; Buchan, Iain E. (2016-09-17) - Journal article
    Background Body mass index (BMI) tends to be higher among shorter adults, especially women. The dependence of BMI–height correlation on age and calendar time may inform us about temporal determinants of BMI. Methods Series ...
  • Brown dwarf disks with Herschel: linking far-infrared and (sub)-mm fluxes 

    Daemgen, Sebastian; Natta, Antonella; Scholz, Alexander; Testi, Leonardo; Jayawardhana, Ray; Greaves, Jane; Eastwood, Daniel (2016-10-14) - Journal article
    Brown dwarf disks are excellent laboratories to test our understanding of disk physics in an extreme parameter regime. In this paper we investigate a sample of 29 well-characterized brown dwarfs and very low-mass stars, ...