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  • Adaptation to facial trustworthiness is different in female and male observers 

    Wincenciak, Joanna; Dzhelyova, Milena; Perrett, David I.; Barraclough, Nick E. (2013-07-19) - Journal article
    Face adaptation paradigms have been used extensively to investigate the mechanisms underlying the processing of several different facial characteristics including face shape, identity, view and emotional expression. ...
  • Adapting authoritarianism: institutions and co-optation in Egypt and Syria 

    Stacher, Joshua A (University of St Andrews, 2007-03-07) - Thesis
    This PhD thesis compares Egypt and Syria’s authoritarian political systems. While the tendency in social science political research treats Egypt and Syria as similarly authoritarian, this research emphasizes differences ...
  • Adapting to a warmer ocean – seasonal shift of baleen whale movements over three decades 

    Ramp, Christian; Delarue, Julian; Palsbøll, Per J; Sears, Richard; Hammond, Philip Steven (2015-03-18) - Journal article
    Global warming poses particular challenges to migratory species, which face changes to the multiple environments occupied during migration. For many species, the timing of migration between summer and winter grounds and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adaptive dissemination of network state knowledge in structured peer-to-peer networks 

    Hajiarabderkani, Masih (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-24) - Thesis
    One of the fundamental challenges in building Peer-to-Peer (P2P) applications is to locate resources across a dynamic set of nodes without centralised servers. Structured overlay networks solve this challenge by proving a ...
  • Adaptive network traffic management for multi user virtual environments 

    Oliver, Iain Angus (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
    Multi User Virtual Environments (MUVE) are a new class of Internet application with a significant user base. This thesis adds to our understanding of how MUVE network traffic fits into the mix of Internet traffic, and how ...
  • Adaptive pattern recognition in a real-world environment 

    Bairaktaris, Dmitrios (University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis
    This thesis introduces and explores the notion of a real-world environment with respect to adaptive pattern recognition and neural network systems. It then examines the individual properties of a real-world environment ...
  • "Adaptive response" - some underlying mechanisms and open questions 

    Dimova, Evgeniya G; Bryant, Peter Edward; Chankova, Stephka G (2008) - Journal article
    Organisms are affected by different DNA damaging agents naturally present in the environment or released as a result of human activity. Many defense mechanisms have evolved in organisms to minimize genotoxic damage. One ...
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital travel plan 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2004-11) - Report
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has an 'Access to Addenbrooke’s' strategy to encourage more sustainable and healthy methods of transport to the hospital.
  • Adding a psychological dimension to mass gatherings medicine 

    Hopkins, Nick; Reicher, Stephen (2016-06) - Journal article
    Objectives. Mass gatherings pose distinctive challenges for medicine. One neglected aspect of this is that the behaviour of people participating in such events is different from the behaviour they exhibit in their everyday ...
  • Addressing hate and violence : the Scottish experience of complexities and communities, a report for the Young Academy of Scotland of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 

    Murer, Jeffrey Stevenson (The RSE Young Academy of Scotland, 2014-03-15) - Report
    In its efforts to break down barriers and encourage constructive dialogue, the RSE Young Academy of Scotland hosted a workshop on 8 July 2013 bringing together over 50 stakeholders comprising community activists, representatives ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adenovirus and its interaction with host cell proteins 

    Carr, Sharon (University of St Andrews, 2007-01-16) - Thesis
    The E1B55k gene in adenovirus type 5 was studied by generating recombinant viruses in which the E1B55k gene was N-terminally tagged with either a cyan fluorescent protein (CFP) tag or a tandem affinity purification (TAP) ...
  • Adenovirus-mediated Cre deletion of floxed sequences in primary mouse cells is an efficient alternative for studies of gene deletion 

    Prost, Sandrine; Sheahan, Sheahan; Rannie, Dominic; Harrison, David (2001-08-15) - Journal article
    This study evaluates the utility of Cre-expressing adenovirus for deletion of floxed genes in primary cells using primary murine hepatocytes. Adenovirus infection was very efficient, even at very low MOI (>95% infection ...
  • Adenylate forming enzymes involved in NRPS-independent siderophore biosynthesis 

    Schmelz, Stefan (University of St Andrews, 2010-06-23) - Thesis
    Activation of otherwise unreactive substrates is a common strategy in chemistry and in nature. Adenylate-forming enzymes use adenosine monophosphate to activate the hydroxyl of their carboxylic substrate, creating a better ...
  • Adherence in behavioural interventions for stroke patients : measurement and prediction 

    Joice, Sara A. (University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis
    Background: With the increasing incidence in stroke and the resultant high prevalence of residual disability resources are not adequately meeting the needs of the patients. Furthermore patients continue to express ...
  • Adoption of integrated reporting by the ASX 50 

    ACCA Australia and New Zealand; Net Balance Foundation (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 2011-12-07) - Report
    This report investigates the state of integrated reporting among Australia’s 50 largest listed companies. It examines, on the basis of publicly available information, the extent to which companies have integrated non-financial ...
  • ‘Adoption’ by maternal siblings in wild chimpanzees 

    Hobaiter, Cat; Schel, Anne Marijke; Langergraber, Kevin; Zuberbuehler, Klaus (2014-08-01) - Journal article
    The adoption of unrelated orphaned infants is something chimpanzees and humans have in common. Providing parental care has fitness implications for both the adopter and orphan, and cases of adoption have thus been cited ...
  • The ADOR mechanism for the synthesis of new zeolites 

    Eliášová, P.; Opanasenko, M.; Wheatley, Paul Stewart; Shamzhy, M.; Mazur, M.; Nachtigall, P.; Roth, W.J.; Morris, Russell Edward; Čejka, J. (2015-10-21) - Journal article
    A novel methodology, called ADOR (assembly-disassembly-organisation-reassembly), for the synthesis of zeolites is reviewed here in detail. The ADOR mechanism stems from the fact that certain chemical weakness against a ...
  • Adsorption materials and processes for carbon capture from gas-fired power plants : AMPGas 

    Gibson, J. A. Arran; Mangano, Enzo; Shiko, Elenica; Greenaway, Alex; Gromov, Andrei V.; Lozinska, Magdalena M.; Friedrich, Daniel; Campbell, Eleanor E. B.; Wright, Paul A.; Brandani, Stefano (2016-04-06) - Journal article
    The key challenge in postcombustion capture from gas-fired power plants is related to the low CO2 concentration in the flue gas (4–8% by volume). This means that conventional amine processes will result in a relatively ...