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  • Discovery of WASP-65b and WASP-75b : two hot Jupiters without highly inflated radii 

    Gómez Maqueo Chew, Y.; Faedi, F.; Pollacco, D.; Brown, David John Alexander; Doyle, A.P.; Collier Cameron, A.; Gillon, M.; Lendl, M.; Smalley, B.; Triaud, A.H.M.J.; West, R.G.; Wheatley, P.J.; Busuttil, R.; Liebig, C.; Anderson, D.R.; Armstrong, D.J.; Barros, S.C.C.; Bento, J.; Bochinski, J.; Burwitz, V.; Delrez, L.; Enoch, B.; Fumel, A.; Haswell, C.A.; Hébrard, G.; Hellier, C.; Holmes, S.; Jehin, E.; Kolb, U.; Maxted, P.F.L.; McCormac, J.; Miller, G.R.M.; Norton, A.J.; Pepe, F.; Queloz, D.; Rodríguez, J.; Ségransan, D.; Skillen, I.; Stassun, K.G.; Udry, S.; Watson, C. (2013-11-01) - Journal article
    We report the discovery of two transiting hot Jupiters, WASP-65b (Mpl = 1.55 ± 0.16 MJ; Rpl = 1.11 ± 0.06 RJ), and WASP-75b (Mpl = 1.07 ± 0.05 MJ; Rpl = 1.27 ± 0.05 RJ). They orbit their host star every ~2.311, and ~2.484 ...
  • Discovery theology: reflecting people by the Tay 

    Gammack, George (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2006-06-01) - Journal article
    George Gammack’s paper emerges from the context of his ministry in the Whitfield area of Dundee. He describes a parish marked by significant levels of deprivation and seeks ways in which to forge a theology relevant to ...
  • Discovery, in vivo activity, and mechanism of action of a small-molecule p53 activator 

    Lain, Sonia; Hollick, Jonathan J.; Campbell, Johanna; Staples, Oliver D.; Higgins, Maureen; Aoubala, Mustapha; McCarthy, Anna; Appleyard, Virginia; Murray, Karen E.; Baker, Lee; Thompson, Alastair; Mathers, Joanne; Holland, Stephen J.; Stark, Michael J. R.; Pass, Georgia; Woods, Julie; Lane, David P.; Westwood, Nicholas J. (2008-05-06) - Journal article
    We have carried out a cell-based screen aimed at discovering small molecules that activate p53 and have the potential to decrease tumor growth. Here, we describe one of our hit compounds, tenovin-1, along with a more ...
  • Discrepancies between isochrone fitting and gyrochronology for exoplanet host stars? 

    Brown, D.J.A. (2014-08-01) - Journal article
    Using a sample of 68 planet-hosting stars, I carry out a comparison of isochrone fitting and gyrochronology to investigate whether tidal interactions between the stars and their planets are leading to underestimated ages ...
  • A discussion of pneumatology and the linguistic turn to practice, with reference to Kevin Vanhoozer’s canonical-linguistic approach to Christian theology 

    Bellenger, Peter John Russell (University of St Andrews, 2009-11-30) - Thesis
    This dissertation assesses the pneumatological implications of Kevin Vanhoozer’s canonical-linguistic approach to Christian theology, in the context of the wider issue of recent interest in re-conceiving the cultural-linguistic ...
  • Disease progression in Plasmodium knowlesi malaria is linked to variation in invasion gene family members 

    Ahmed, Atique M.; Monsanto Pinheiro, Miguel; Divis, Paul C.; Siner, Angela; Zainudin, Ramlah; Wong, Ing Tien; Lu, Chan Woon; Singh-Khaira, Sarina K.; Millar, Scott B.; Lynch, Sean; Willmann, Matthias; Singh, Balbir; Krishna, Sanjeev; Cox Singh, Janet (2014-08-14) - Journal article
    Plasmodium knowlesi, a parasite of Southeast Asian macaques, has entered the human population. Approximately 10% of P. knowlesi infections are severe, 1–2% are fatal, in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Increase in parasitaemia ...
  • Disentangling planetary orbits from stellar activity in radial-velocity surveys 

    Haywood, R.D.; Cameron, A.C.; Queloz, D.; Barros, S.C.C.; Deleuil, M.; Fares, R.; Gillon, M.; Hatzes, A.; Lanza, A.F.; Lovis, C.; Moutou, C.; Pepe, F.; Pollacco, D.; Santerne, A.; Ségransan, D.; Unruh, Y. (2014-04-01) - Journal article
    The majority of extra-solar planets have been discovered (or confirmed after follow-up) through radial-velocity (RV) surveys. Using ground-based spectrographs such as High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planetary Search (HARPS) ...
  • Disinflation and exchange-rate pass-through 

    Senay, Ozge (2008-04) - Journal article
    This paper analyzes exchange-rate dynamics following a money-based disinflation under different degrees of exchange-rate pass-through. Using a microfounded dynamic general equilibrium model with imperfect competition and ...
  • The disk around the brown dwarf KPNO TAU 3 

    Broekhoven-Fiene, H.; Matthews, B.; Duchêne, G.; Di Francesco, J.; Scholz, A.; Chrysostomou, A.; Jayawardhana, R. (2014-07-10) - Journal article
    We present submillimeter observations of the young brown dwarfs KPNO Tau 1, KPNO Tau 3, and KPNO Tau 6 at 450 μm and 850 μm taken with the Submillimetre Common-User Bolometer Array on the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope. ...
  • Disk evolution, element abundances and cloud properties of young gas giant planets 

    Helling, C.; Woitke, P.; Rimmer, P.B.; Kamp, I.; Thi, W.-F.; Meijerink, R. (2014-04-14) - Journal article
    We discuss the chemical pre-conditions for planet formation, in terms of gas and ice abundances in a protoplanetary disk, as function of time and position, and the resulting chemical composition and cloud properties in the ...
  • Dislocation and relocation: clarsach and live electronics 

    MacDonald, Alistair (The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 2014-12-16) - Journal article
    In writing The Salutation (clarsach and electroacoustic sound) for harpist Catriona McKay in 2002, I wanted to create something which celebrated the history and music of the instrument itself, using studio technology to ...
  • Dismissivism in metaphysics : debates about what there is and debates about what grounds what 

    Porro, Laura Cecilia (University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis
    In this thesis I focus on dismissivism in metaphysics. Some philosophers argue that at least some metaphysical disputes are not substantial, and as a consequence should be dismissed. In this work I restrict my attention ...
  • Disorder driven structural and dielectric properties of silicon substituted strontium titanate 

    Dugu, Sita; Pavunny, Shojan P.; Sharma, Yogesh; Scott, James F.; Katiyar, Ram S. (2015-07-17) - Journal article
    A systematic study on structural, microstructural, optical, dielectric, and electrical properties of phase-pure silicon-modified SrTiO3 polycrystalline electroceramics synthesized using high energy solid state reaction ...
  • Disordered driven coupled cavity arrays : Non-equilibrium stochastic mean-field theory 

    Kulaitis, Gytis; Kruger, Frank; Nissen, Felix; Keeling, Jonathan Mark James (2013-01-29) - Journal article
    We study the interplay of disorder with pumping and decay in coupled qubit-cavity arrays, the Jaynes-Cummings-Hubbard model. We find that relatively weak disorder can wash out the bistability present in the clean pumped ...
  • Dispersal and population structure at different spatial scales in the subterranean rodent Ctenomys australis 

    Mora, Matias S.; Mapelli, Fernando J.; Gaggiotti, Oscar E.; Kittlein, Marcelo J.; Lessa, Enrique P. (2010-01-28) - Journal article
    Background: The population genetic structure of subterranean rodent species is strongly affected by demographic (e.g. rates of dispersal and social structure) and stochastic factors (e.g. random genetic drift among ...
  • Dispersion studies on multimode polymer spiral waveguides for board-level optical interconnects 

    Chen, J.; Bamiedakis, N.; Edwards, Tom; Brown, C Tom A; Penty, R.V.; White, I.H. (IEEE, 2015-05-29) - Conference item
    Dispersion studies are conducted on 1m long multimode polymer spiral waveguides with different refractive index profiles. Bandwidth-length products >40GHz×m are obtained from such waveguides under a 50/125 μm MMF, indicating ...
  • The displaced I : a poetics of exile in Spanish autobiographical writing by women 

    Cadman, Jennifer (University of St Andrews, 2013-06-27) - Thesis
    Literary responses to Republican exile are diverse and autobiographical works have emerged as a significant modality of this exilic literature. Utilising poetics as a mode of inquiry, this thesis aims to examine some of ...
  • Displacement of the canonical single-stranded DNA-binding protein in the Thermoproteales 

    Paytubi, Sonia; McMahon, Stephen; Graham, Shirley; Liu, Huanting; Botting, Catherine Helen; Makarova, Kira S.; Kroonin, Eugene V.; Naismith, Jim; White, Malcolm F (2012-02-14) - Journal article
    Single-stranded DNA binding proteins (SSBs) based on the OB-fold are considered ubiquitous in nature and play a central role in many DNA transactions including replication, recombination and repair. We demonstrate that the ...
  • Dissecting daily and circadian expression rhythms of clock-controlled genes in human blood 

    Lech, Karolina; Ackermann, Katrin; Revell, Victoria L.; Lao, Oscar; Skene, Debra J.; Kayser, Manfred (2016-02-01) - Journal article
    The identification and investigation of novel clock-controlled genes (CCGs) has been conducted thus far mainly in model organisms such as nocturnal rodents, with limited information in humans. Here, we aimed to characterize ...
  • Dissection of genetic associations with language-related traits in population-based cohorts 

    Paracchini, Silvia (2011) - Journal item
    Recent advances in the field of language-related disorders have led to the identification of candidate genes for specific language impairment (SLI) and dyslexia. Replication studies have been conducted in independent samples ...