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  • A 1.9 Earth radius rocky planet and the discovery of a non-transiting planet in the Kepler-20 system 

    Buchhave, Lars A.; Dressing, Courtney D.; Dumusque, Xavier; Rice, Ken; Vanderburg, Andrew; Mortier, Annelies; Lopez-Morales, Mercedes; Lopez, Eric; Lundkvist, Mia S.; Kjeldsen, Hans; Affer, Laura; Bonomo, Aldo S.; Charbonneau, David; Cameron, Andrew Collier; Cosentino, Rosario; Figueira, Pedro; Fiorenzano, Aldo F. M.; Harutyunyan, Avet; Haywood, Raphaëlle D.; Johnson, John Asher; Latham, David W.; Lovis, Christophe; Malavolta, Luca; Mayor, Michel; Micela, Giusi; Molinari, Emilio; Motalebi, Fatemeh; Nascimbeni, Valerio; Pepe, Francesco; Phillips, David F.; Piotto, Giampaolo; Pollacco, Don; Queloz, Didier; Sasselov, Dimitar; Ségransan, Damien; Sozzetti, Alessandro; Udry, Stéphane; Watson, Chris (2016-11-11) - Journal article
    Kepler-20 is a solar-type star (V = 12.5) hosting a compact system of five transiting planets, all packed within the orbital distance of Mercury in our own Solar System. A transition from rocky to gaseous planets with a ...
  • A 220 GHz 3D imaging radar with sub-cm3 voxel resolution for security applications 

    Robertson, Duncan Alexander; MacFarlane, David Graham; Bryllert, Tomas (IEEE, 2017-01-19) - Conference item
    Radars operating at high millimetre and sub-millimetre wave frequencies are promising candidates for security applications such as people screening since they offer the possibility to form 3D images through clothing with ...
  • 3D MHD modeling of twisted coronal loops 

    Reale, F.; Orlando, S.; Guarrasi, M.; Mignone, A.; Peres, G.; Hood, A. W.; Priest, E. R. (2016-10-10) - Journal article
    We perform MHD modeling of a single bright coronal loop to include the interaction with a non-uniform magnetic field. The field is stressed by random footpoint rotation in the central region and its energy is dissipated ...
  • 3D pic simulations of collisionless shocks at lunar magnetic anomalies and their role in forming lunar swirls 

    Bamford, R. A.; Alves, E. P.; Cruz, F.; Kellett, B. J.; Fonsesca, R. A.; Silva, L. O.; Trines, R. M. G. M.; Halekas, J. S.; Kamer, G.; Harnett, E.; Cairns, Robert Alan; Bingham, R. (2016-10-18) - Journal article
    Investigation of the lunar crustal magnetic anomalies offers a comprehensive long-term data set of observations of small-scale magnetic fields and their interaction with the solar wind. In this paper a review of the ...
  • 3D whole-prominence fine structure modeling 

    Gunar, Stanislav; Mackay, Duncan Hendry (2015-04-20) - Journal article
    We present the first 3D whole-prominence fine structure model. The model combines a 3D magnetic field configuration of an entire prominence obtained from nonlinear force-free field simulations, with a detailed description ...
  • 3D whole-prominence fine structure modeling. II. Prominence evolution 

    Gunar, Stanislav; Mackay, Duncan Hendry (2015-10-20) - Journal article
    We use the new three-dimensional (3D) whole-prominence fine structure model to study the evolution of prominences and their fine structures in response to changes in the underlying photospheric magnetic flux distribution. ...
  • 3T MRI investigation of cardiac left ventricular structure and function in a UK population : he Tayside screening for the prevention of cardiac events (TASCFORCE) study 

    Gandy, Stephen J.; Lambert, Matthew; Belch, Jill; Cavin, Ian; Crowe, Elena; Littleford, Roberta; MacFarlane, Jennifer A; Matthew, Shona Z; Martin, Patricia; Nicholas, R. Stephen; Struthers, Allan; Sullivan, Frank; Waugh, Shelley A.; White, Richard D.; Weir-McCall, Jonathan R.; Houston, J. Graeme (2016-11) - Journal article
    Purpose : To scan a volunteer population using 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). MRI of the left ventricular (LV) structure and function in healthy volunteers has been reported extensively at 1.5T. Materials and Methods ...
  • 6-exo-trig Michael addition-lactonizations for catalytic enantioselective chromenone synthesis 

    N P, Rifahath Mon; Cordes, David Bradford; Slawin, Alexandra Martha Zoya; Smith, Andrew David (2017-02-28) - Journal article
    The catalytic enantioselective 6-exo-trig Michael addition-lactonization of enone-acid substrates to form cis-chromenones with high diastereo- and enantiocontrol was developed using the commercially available isothiourea ...
  • Above the noise : the search for periodicities in the inner heliosphere 

    Threlfall, James William; De Moortel, Ineke; Conlon, Thomas Michael (2017-11) - Journal article
    Remote sensing of coronal and heliospheric periodicities can provide vital insight into the local conditions and dynamics of the solar atmosphere. We seek to trace long (one hour or longer) periodic oscillatory signatures ...
  • Acceleration-as-a-Service : exploiting virtualised GPUs for a financial application 

    Varghese, Blesson; Prades, Javier; Reaño, Carlos; Silla, Federico (IEEE Computer Society, 2015-09-01) - Conference item
    How can GPU acceleration be obtained as a service in a cluster? This question has become increasingly significant due to the inefficiency of installing GPUs on all nodes of a cluster. The research reported in this paper ...
  • Accountability for quality of care : monitoring all aspects of quality across a framework adapted for action 

    Hulton, Louise; Matthews, Zoe; Bandali, Sarah; Izge, Abubakar; Daroda, Ramatu; Stones, William (2016-01) - Journal article
    Quality of care is essential to maternal and newborn survival. The multidimensional nature of quality of care means that frameworks are useful for capturing it. The present paper proposes an adaptation to a widely used ...
  • Achieving stable subspace clustering by post-processing generic clustering results 

    Pham, Duc-Son; Arandjelovic, Ognjen; Venkatesh, Svetha (IEEE, 2016-10-31) - Conference item
    We propose an effective subspace selection scheme as a post-processing step to improve results obtained by sparse subspace clustering (SSC). Our method starts by the computation of stable subspaces using a novel random ...
  • Acting in solidarity: testing an extended dual-pathway model of collective action by bystander group members 

    Saab, Rim; Tausch, Nicole; Spears, Russell; Cheung, Wing (2015-09) - Journal article
    We examined predictors of collective action among bystander group members in solidarity with a disadvantaged group by extending the dual pathway model of collective action, which proposes one efficacy-based and one ...
  • Adapting to time : duration channels do not mediate human time perception 

    Curran, WIlliam; Benton, Christopher; Harris, Julie; Hibbard, Paul Barry; Beattie, L (2016-03) - Journal article
    Accurately encoding the duration and temporal order of events is essential for survival and important to everyday activities, from holding conversations to driving in fast-flowing traffic. Although there is a growing body ...
  • Addressing uncertainty in marine resource management; combining community engagement and tracking technology to characterize human behavior 

    Metcalfe, Kristian; Collins, Tim; Abernethy, Kirsten E.; Boumba, Richard; Dengui, Jean-Claude; Miyalou, Ricky; Parnell, Richard J.; Plummer, Kate E.; Russell, Debbie J. F.; Safou, Gilbert Koumba; Tilley, Dominic; Turner, Rachel A.; VanLeeuwe, Hilde; Witt, Matthew J.; Godley, Brendan J. (2017-08-14) - Journal article
    Small-scale fisheries provide an essential source of food and employment for coastal communities, yet the availability of detailed information on the spatiotemporal distribution of fishing effort to support resource ...
  • Adenosine-mediated modulation of ventral horn interneurons and spinal motoneurons in neonatal mice 

    Witts, Emily Charlotte; Nascimento, Filipe; Miles, Gareth Brian (2015-10) - Journal article
    Neuromodulation allows neural networks to adapt to varying environmental and biomechanical demands. Purinergic signalling is known to be an important modulatory system in many parts of the CNS, including motor control ...
  • Adiposity and response to an obesity prevention intervention in Pakistani and Bangladeshi primary school boys and girls : a secondary analysis using the BEACHeS feasibility study 

    Cezard, Geneviève; Bansal, Narinder; Bhopal, Raj; Pallan, Miranda; Gill, Paramjit; Barrett, Timothy; Adab, Peymane (2016-02-09) - Journal article
    Objectives: As a secondary analysis of the BEACHeS study, we hypothesised there would be sex differences in Pakistani and Bangladeshi school children when examining adiposity and their response to an obesity intervention. ...
  • Adjusting foraging strategies : a comparison of rural and urban common mynas (Acridotheres tristis) 

    Federspiel, Ira G.; Garland, Alexis; Guez, David; Bugynar, Thomas; Healy, Susan D.; Güntürkün, Onur; Griffin, Andrea S. (2017-01) - Journal article
    Establishment in urbanized environments is associated with changes in physiology, behaviour, and problem-solving. We compared the speed of learning in urban and rural female common mynas, Acridotheres tristis, using a ...
  • Age-dependent cognitive inflexibility in great apes 

    Marin Manrique, Hector; Call, Josep (2015-04) - Journal article
    The ability to suppress and/or change behaviour on the basis of negative feedback, often conceptualized as cognitive flexibility, has rarely been investigated in nonhuman great apes across a broad age range. In this study, ...
  • Air exposure induced recombination in PTB7:PC71BM solar cells 

    Thomson, Stuart A. J.; Hogg, Stephen C.; Samuel, Ifor D. W.; Keeble, David J. (2017-11-07) - Journal article
    Understanding degradation pathways in organic photovoltaic cells (OPV) is essential to achieve long term device stability and allow commercialisation. Upon exposure to an ambient atmosphere the power conversion efficiency ...