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  • Black-capped chickadees categorize songs based on features that vary geographically 

    Hahn, Allison; Hoeschele, M; Guillette, Lauren Mary; Hoang, J; McMillan, N; Congdon, J; Campbell, K; Mennil, D; Otter, K; Grava, T; Ratcliffe, L; Sturdy, C (2016-02) - Journal article
    The songs of many songbird species vary geographically, yet, the songs of black-capped chickadees, Poecile atricapillus, show remarkable consistency across most of the species' North American range. Previous research has ...
  • Blame and wrongdoing 

    Brown, Jessica Anne (2016-09-28) - Journal article
  • Blessed are those who weep : gratia lacrymarum in thirteenth-century hagiographies 

    Knight, Kimberley-Joy (University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
    Hagiographies and canonisation processes from the thirteenth century are frequently saturated with descriptions of tears. The tears of holy men and women were both the means to, and apex of, spiritual perfection. Using ...
  • Blind injustice : Jesus' prophetic warning against unjust judging (Matt 7:1-5) 

    Chandler, Christopher N. (University of St Andrews, 2010-11) - Thesis
    This dissertation seeks to provide a plausible alternative to the consensus interpretation of Jesus' "do not judge" teaching in Matt 7:1-5. While the overwhelming majority of recent interpreters understand "do not judge" ...
  • Blinded by beauty: attractiveness bias and accurate perceptions of academic performance 

    Talamas, Sean; Mavor, Kenneth Ian; Perrett, David Ian (2016-02-17) - Journal article
    Despite the old adage not to ‘judge a book by its cover’, facial cues often guide first impressions and these first impressions guide our decisions. Literature suggests there are valid facial cues that assist us in assessing ...
  • Blockage of saline intrusions in restricted, two-layer exchange flows across a submerged sill obstruction 

    Cuthbertson, Alan; Laanearu, Janek; Carr, Magda; Sommeria, Joel; Viboud, Samuel (2017-03-23) - Journal article
    Results are presented from a series of large-scale experiments investigating the internal and near-bed dynamics of bi-directional stratified flows with a net-barotropic component across a submerged, trapezoidal, sill ...
  • Blocking Variant Surface Glycoprotein synthesis in Trypanosoma brucei triggers a general arrest in translation initiation 

    Smith, Terry K; Vasileva, Nadina; Gluenz, Eva; Terry, Stephen; Portman, Neil; Kramer, Susanne; Carrington, Mark; Michaeli, Shulamit; Gull, Keith; Rudenko, Gloria (2009-10-26) - Journal article
    Background: The African trypanosome Trypanosoma brucei is covered with a dense layer of Variant Surface Glycoprotein (VSG), which protects it from lysis by host complement via the alternative pathway in the mammalian ...
  • 'Blog This' : surfing the metropolis and the method of London 

    Reed, Adam Douglas Evelyn (2008-06) - Journal article
    this article examines the ways in which a group of London webloggers or online journal keepers constitute their city. They claim that their strategies for knowing London are derived from techniques for knowing the Internet. ...
  • Blood flow suppresses vascular Notch signalling via dll4 and is required for angiogenesis in response to hypoxic signalling 

    Watson, Oliver; Novodvorsky, Peter; Gray, Caroline; Rothman, Alexander M. K.; Lawrie, Allan; Crossman, David C.; Haase, Andrea; McMahon, Kathryn; Gering, Martin; Van Eeden, Fredericus J. M.; Chico, Timothy J. A. (2013-11-01) - Journal article
    The contribution of blood flow to angiogenesis is incompletely understood. We examined the effect of blood flow on Notch signalling in the vasculature of zebrafish embryos, and whether blood flow regulates angiogenesis in ...
  • The blood service should ask donors about practice, not just partners 

    Sothern, Matthew Barry; Kesby, Mike (2011-09-14) - Journal article
  • Blood, sex and trust: : The limits of the population-based risk management paradigm 

    Kesby, Mike; Sothern, Matthew Barry (2014-03) - Journal article
    Blood screening is imperfect so Donor Health Check questionnaires (DHC) are used to defer those whose ‘behaviour’ suggests disproportionate risk of Blood Borne Infection (BBI). Taking the UK case, we compare deferment of ...
  • 'Blossoming spirits': communication despite dementia 

    Blackley, Jane M. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2008-06-01) - Journal article
    Despite the very real barriers faced by those caring for people with severe dementia, Jane Blackley argues that communication is not only possible, but for Christians is an imperative. While being realistic about the extent ...
  • Blowup dynamics of coherently driven polariton condensates : experiment 

    Gavrilov, S. S.; Brichkin, A. S.; Grishina, Ya. V.; Schneider, C.; Höfling, S.; Kulakovskii, V. D. (2015-11-30) - Journal article
    We report an experimental verification of the recent prediction that sharp transitions between steady states in multistable cavity-polariton systems are mediated by intermode parametric scattering that triggers the ...
  • The 'Blue Rose' movement and Russian symbolist painting 

    Bowlt, John E. (University of St Andrews, 1972) - Thesis
    The object of this essay is two-fold: firstly, to present an examination of the "Blue Rose" group of artists in the context of Russian Symbolism and secondly, to indicate its importance to the evolution of modern Russian ...
  • Blue whales respond to simulated mid-frequency military sonar 

    Goldbogen, Jeremy A.; Southall, Brandon L.; De Ruiter, Stacy Lynn; Calambokidis, John; Friedlaender, Ari S.; Hazen, Elliott L.; Falcone, Erin A.; Schorr, Gregory S.; Douglas, Annie; Moretti, David J.; Kyburg, Chris; McKenna, Megan F.; Tyack, Peter Lloyd (2013) - Journal article
    Mid-frequency military (1–10 kHz) sonars have been associated with lethal mass strandings of deep-diving toothed whales, but the effects on endangered baleen whale species are virtually unknown. Here, we used controlled ...
  • Blue-green emissive cationic iridium(III) complexes using partially saturated strongly-donating guanidyl-pyridine/pyrazine ancillary ligands 

    Hasan, Kamrul; Pal, Amlan K.; Auvray, Thomas; Zysman-Colman, Eli; Hanan, Garry S. (2015) - Journal article
    A new class of cationic iridium(III) complexes of the form [(C^N)2Ir(N^N)][PF6] is reported, where C^N = cyclometallating 2-phenylpyridinato, ppy, or 2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-5′-methylpyridinato, dFMeppy, and N^N = ...
  • Bluetongue virus NS4 protein is an interferon antagonist and a determinant of virus virulence 

    Ratinier, Maxime; Shaw, Andrew E.; Barry, Gerald; Gu, Quan; Di Gialleonardo, Luigina; Janowicz, Anna; Varela, Mariana; Randall, Richard E.; Caporale, Marco; Palmarini, Massimo (2016-06-01) - Journal article
    Bluetongue virus (BTV) is the causative agent of bluetongue, a major infectious disease of ruminants with serious consequences to both animal health and the economy. The clinical outcome of BTV infection is highly variable ...
  • BODIPY star-shaped molecules as solid state colour converters for visible light communications 

    Vithanage, Chiranthika Dimali Amarasinghe; Manousiadis, Pavlos; Sajjad, Muhammad Tariq; Rajbhandari, Sujan; Chun, Hyunchae; Orofino, Clara; Cortizo-Lacalle, Diego; Kanibolotsky, Alexander; Faulkner, Grahame; Findlay, Neil; O'Brien, Dominic; Skabara, Peter; Samuel, Ifor David William; Turnbull, Graham Alexander (2016-07-06) - Journal article
    In this paper we study a family of solid-state, organic semiconductors for visible light communications. The star-shaped molecules have a boron-dipyrromethene (BODIPY) core with a range of side arm lengths which control ...
  • Body and space: discovering the compositions of Paul Burman 

    Burman, Kristi (School of Art History, University of St Andrews, 2003) - Journal article
    This article will discuss some aspects of Paul Burman's compositions. The creative endeavour of Paul Burman (1888-1934) belongs to the earliest period of Estonian art history. Born into a Baltic-German family, living mainly ...
  • Body and text in the Greek and Roman novels 

    König, Jason Peter (Cambridge University Press, 2008-05) - Book item