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Artificial bee colony algorithm with time-varying strategy (2015)
Journal Article
Qin, Q., Cheng, S., Zhang, Q., Li, L., & Shi, Y. (2015). Artificial bee colony algorithm with time-varying strategy. Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 2015, doi:10.1155/2015/674595

Artificial bee colony (ABC) is one of the newest additions to the class of swarm intelligence. ABC algorithm has been shown to be competitive with some other population-based algorithms. However, there is still an insufficiency that ABC is good at ex... Read More

Private lives and public power: Norwich merchants' houses between the 14th and 16th centuries (2015)
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King, C. (2015). Private lives and public power: Norwich merchants' houses between the 14th and 16th centuries. In Norwich: medieval and early modern art, architecture and archaeologyManey Publishing

This chapter discusses the surviving examples of large merchants’ houses in the city of Norwich dating between the 14th and 16th centuries. These were the residences of families who dominated the economic and political life of the medieval and early... Read More

'Am I anorexic?': weight, eating and discourses of the body in online adolescent health communication (2015)
Journal Article
Mullany, L., Smith, C., Harvey, K., & Adolphs, S. (in press). 'Am I anorexic?': weight, eating and discourses of the body in online adolescent health communication. Communication and Medicine, 12(2-3), doi:10.1558/cam.16692. ISSN 1612-1783

This article explores the communicative choices of adolescents seeking advice from an internet-based health forum run by medical professionals. Techniques from the disciplines of sociolinguistics and corpus linguistics are integrated to examine the s... Read More

Development, testing and reporting of mobile apps for psycho-social interventions: lessons from the pharmaceuticals (2015)
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Naeem, F., Syed, Y., Xiang, S., Shokraneh, F., Munshi, T., Yang, M., …Farooq, S. (2015). Development, testing and reporting of mobile apps for psycho-social interventions: lessons from the pharmaceuticals. doi:10.4172/2168-9784.1000191. ISSN 2168-9784

The mobile Health offers great potential for delivery of Psycho-social Interventions. So far, the researchers have focused mainly on efficacy, and to some extent feasibility of Psycho-social Interventions. Poor reporting of development and initial te... Read More

The bottom-up formation and maintenance of a Twitter community: analysis of the #FreeJahar Twitter community (2015)
Journal Article
Ch'ng, E. (2015). The bottom-up formation and maintenance of a Twitter community: analysis of the #FreeJahar Twitter community. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 115(4), doi:10.1108/imds-11-2014-0332

Purpose – The article explores the formation, maintenance and disintegration of a fringe Twitter community in order to understand if offline community structure applies to online communities Design/methodology/approach – The research adopted Big Data... Read More

Researching the lived experiences of cancer patients with malignant fungating wounds (2015)
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Rowan, S., Moffatt, C., & Olden, A. (2015). Researching the lived experiences of cancer patients with malignant fungating wounds. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 21(12), doi:10.12968/ijpn.2015.21.12.579. ISSN 1357-6321

Background: Researching the experiences of terminally ill patients with disfiguring wounds is likely to be a challenge anywhere, and this investigation came face-to-face with different attitudes on the part of both patients and nurses and doctors in... Read More

Pharmacological analysis and structure determination of 7-methylcyanopindolol–bound b1-adrenergic receptor (2015)
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7-methylcyanopindolol–bound b1-adrenergic receptor. Molecular Pharmacology, 88(6), doi:10.1124/mol.115.101030. ISSN 0026-895X

Comparisons between structures of the b1-adrenergic receptor (AR) bound to either agonists, partial agonists, or weak partial agonists led to the proposal that rotamer changes of Ser5.46, coupled to a contraction of the binding pocket, are sufficient... Read More

Draft genome sequences of 14 Escherichia coli phages isolated from cattle slurry (2015)
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Smith, R., O'Hara, M., Hobman, J. L., & Millard, A. (2015). Draft genome sequences of 14 Escherichia coli phages isolated from cattle slurry. Genome Announcements, 3(6), doi:10.1128/genomeA.01364-15. ISSN 2169-8287

The diversity of bacteriophages in slurry from dairy cows remains largely unknown. Here, we report the draft genome sequences of 14 bacteriophages isolated from dairy cow slurry using Escherichia coli K-12 MG1655 as a host.

Efficacy of progesterone supplementation during early pregnancy in cows: a meta-analysis (2015)
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Yan, L., Robinson, R. S., Shi, Z., & Mann, G. E. (2016). Efficacy of progesterone supplementation during early pregnancy in cows: a meta-analysis. Theriogenology, 85(8), doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2015.12.027

Progesterone is a critical hormone during early pregnancy in the cow. As a result, a number of studies have investigated the effects of progesterone supplementation on pregnancy rates. In this study, a meta-analysis using a univariate binary random e... Read More

ELF5 drives lung metastasis in luminal breast cancer through recruitment of Gr1+ CD11b+ myeloid-derived suppressor cells (2015)
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Gallego-Ortega, D., Ledger, A., Roden, D. L., Law, A. M., Magenau, A., Kikhtyak, Z., …Ormandy, C. J. (2015). ELF5 drives lung metastasis in luminal breast cancer through recruitment of Gr1+ CD11b+ myeloid-derived suppressor cells. PLoS Biology, 13(12), doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002330

During pregnancy, the ETS transcription factor ELF5 establishes the milk-secreting alveolar cell lineage by driving a cell fate decision of the mammary luminal progenitor cell. In breast cancer, ELF5 is a key transcriptional determinant of tumor subt... Read More

An investigation into the geometric parameters affecting field uniformity in four pole magnetisers (2015)
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Bartolo, J. B., Klimczyk, P., Tiwisina, K., Denke, P., Siebert, S., & Gerada, C. (2015). An investigation into the geometric parameters affecting field uniformity in four pole magnetisers. International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, 48(2,3), doi:10.3233/JAE-151992

In recent years, the field-metric method for measuring the joule losses set up in an electrical steel laminate when subjected to a rotating field has gained popularity. The ideal geometry of the magnetiser required to set up such a field is still how... Read More

Starting antidepressant use: a qualitative synthesis of UK and Australian data (2015)
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Anderson, C., Kirkpatrick, S., Ridge, D., Kokanovic, R., & Tanner, C. (2015). Starting antidepressant use: a qualitative synthesis of UK and Australian data. BMJ Open, 5(12), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008636

Objective :To explore people's experiences of starting antidepressant treatment. Design :Qualitative interpretive approach combining thematic analysis with constant comparison. Relevant coding reports from the original studies (generated using NVi... Read More

Leaching as a pretreatment process to complement torrefaction in improving co-firing characteristics of Jatropha curcas seed cake (2015)
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Madanayake, B. N., Gan, S., Eastwick, C., & Ng, H. K. (2016). Leaching as a pretreatment process to complement torrefaction in improving co-firing characteristics of Jatropha curcas seed cake. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 7(3), doi:10.1007/s12649-015-9467-z. ISSN 1877-2641

The presence of certain inorganic elements in biomass causes issues such as slagging, fouling and corrosion when co-firing with coal for power generation. In this work, the efficacy of leaching to remove these elements from Jatropha curcas seed cake... Read More

Effect of head pitch and roll orientations on magnetically induced vertigo (2015)
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Mian, O. S., GLOVER, P., Li, Y., Antunes, A., & Day, B. L. (2016). Effect of head pitch and roll orientations on magnetically induced vertigo. Journal of Physiology, 594(4), 1051-1067. doi:10.1113/JP271513

High strength static magnetic fields are known to induce vertigo, believed to be via stimulation of the vestibular system. The leading hypothesis (Lorentz forces) predicts that the induced vertigo should depend on the orientation of the magnetic fiel... Read More

An investigation on thermoelastic damping of high-Q ring resonators (2015)
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Hossain, S. T., McWilliam, S., & Popov, A. A. (2016). An investigation on thermoelastic damping of high-Q ring resonators. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 106, doi:10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2015.12.023. ISSN 0020-7403

For applications requiring high performance angular rate measurements it is important to be able to design MEMS rate sensors with high quality factors (Q). This paper considers ring resonator based rate sensors and investigates the influence of desig... Read More