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Sprenger, Matthias (author), Stumpp, Christine (author), Weiler, Markus (author), Aeschbach, Werner (author), Allen, Scott T. (author), Benettin, Paolo (author), Dubbert, Maren (author), Hartmann, Andreas (author), Hrachowitz, M. (author), More Authors (author)
The time that water takes to travel through the terrestrial hydrological cycle and the critical zone is of great interest in Earth system sciences with broad implications for water quality and quantity. Most water age studies to date have focused on individual compartments (or subdisciplines) of the hydrological cycle such as the unsaturated...
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van Zandwijk, Jan Peter (author), Vester, Marloes E.M. (author), Bilo, Rob A. (author), van Rijn, Rick R. (author), Loeve, A.J. (author)
Various types of complex biomechanical models have been published in the literature to better understand processes related to inflicted head injury by shaking trauma (IHI-ST) in infants. In this systematic review, a comprehensive overview of these models is provided. A systematic review was performed in MEDLINE and Scopus for articles using...
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Scharenborg, O.E. (author), van Os, Marjolein (author)
There is ample evidence that recognising words in a non-native language is more difficult than in a native language, even for those with a high proficiency in the non-native language involved, and particularly in the presence of background noise. Why is this the case? To answer this question, this paper provides a systematic review of the...
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Tao, X. (author), Infante Ferreira, C.A. (author)
The corrugation channels of plate heat exchangers enhance the heat transfer and complicate the prediction of heat transfer coefficients and frictional pressure drop. This paper reviews the heat transfer and frictional pressure drop correlations for condensation in plate heat exchangers, and classifies the correlations into basic forms. An...
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Guo, Y. (author), Markine, V.L. (author), Zhang, X. (author), Qiang, Weile (author), Jing, Guoquig (author)
The performance and deformation of ballast bed are significantly influenced by the particle morphology (size and shape), the rheology (translation and rotation), and the degradation (breakage and abrasion). Regarding the ballast particle morphology, the ballast particle size is generally measured by sieving and described with the Particle Size...
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Maier, H. R. (author), Razavi, SF (author), Kapelan, Z. (author), Matott, L. S. (author), Kasprzyk, J (author), Tolson, B. A. (author)
Environmental models are used extensively to evaluate the effectiveness of a range of design, planning, operational, management and policy options. However, the number of options that can be evaluated manually is generally limited, making it difficult to identify the most suitable options to consider in decision-making processes. By linking...
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Sarkiri, Maria (author), Fox, Stephan C. (author), Fratila-Apachitei, E.L. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
Clinical use of bioengineered skin in reconstructive surgery has been established for more than 30 years. The limitations and ethical considerations regarding the use of animal models have expanded the application of bioengineered skin in the areas of disease modeling and drug screening. These skin models should represent the anatomical and...
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Cohen, Keira A (author), Manson McGuire, Abigail L. (author), Desjardins, Christopher A. (author), Abeel, T.E.P.M.F. (author), Earl, Ashlee M. (author)
Tuberculosis (TB) is a global infectious threat that is intensified by an increasing incidence of highly drug-resistant disease. Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) studies of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of TB, have greatly increased our understanding of this pathogen. Since the first M. tuberculosis genome was published in 1998...
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Witte, Patrick (author), Wiegmans, B. (author), Ng, Adolf K.Y. (author)
Over the past twenty-five years a considerable amount of literature has emerged that addresses inland port development in a variety of ways and in different institutional contexts. A recurring issue throughout most papers focusing on inland ports is the wide diversity of definitions, actors, functions, levels and geographies that are of...
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Prieto Hoces, A.I. (author), Knaack, U. (author), Auer, Thomas (author), Klein, T. (author)
Increasing cooling demands in the built environment call for innovative technical solutions and systems for application in buildings. Cooling loads represent an important share of the total energy consumption in warm climates, especially in commercial and office buildings. Moreover, mechanical systems will still be needed in most cases to cope...
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Sun, Y. (author), Kang, Xuanwu (author), Zheng, Yingkui (author), Lu, Jiang (author), Tian, Xiaoli (author), Wei, Ke (author), Wu, Hao (author), Wang, Wenbo (author), Liu, Xinyu (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author)
Gallium nitride (GaN)-based vertical power Schottky barrier diode (SBD) has demonstrated outstanding features in high-frequency and high-power applications. This paper reviews recent progress on GaN-based vertical power SBDs, including the following sections. First, the benchmark for GaN vertical SBDs with different substrates (Si, sapphire, and...
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Krijgsman, W. (author), Tesakov, A. (author), Yanina, T. (author), Lazarev, S. (author), Danukalova, G. (author), van Baak, Christiaan G.C. (author), Agustí, J. (author), Flecker, R. (author), Kroonenberg, S.B. (author), More Authors (author)
The Pontocaspian (Black Sea - Caspian Sea) region has a very dynamic history of basin development and biotic evolution. The region is the remnant of a once vast Paratethys Sea. It contains some of the best Eurasian geological records of tectonic, climatic and paleoenvironmental change. The Pliocene-Quaternary co-evolution of the Black Sea...
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Adiego-Pérez, Belén (author), Randazzo, P. (author), Daran, J.G. (author), Verwaal, René (author), Roubos, Johannes A. (author), Daran-Lapujade, P.A.S. (author), van der Oost, John (author)
Microbial production of chemical compounds often requires highly engineered microbial cell factories. During the last years, CRISPR-Cas nucleases have been repurposed as powerful tools for genome editing. Here, we briefly review the most frequently used CRISPR-Cas tools and describe some of their applications. We describe the progress made...
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Balasubramanian, S. (author), Aubin-Tam, M.E. (author), Meyer, Anne S. (author)
Bacterial biofilms are three-dimensional networks of cells entangled in a self-generated extracellular polymeric matrix composed of proteins, lipids, polysaccharides, and nucleic acids. Biofilms can establish themselves on virtually any accessible surface and lead to varying impacts ranging from infectious diseases to degradation of toxic...
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Lakshminarayanan, Vasudevan (author), Poltorak, L. (author), Bosma, D. (author), Sudhölter, Ernst J. R. (author), van Esch, J.H. (author), Mendes, E. (author)
Controlled localization of platinum nanoparticles (Pt NPs) at a solid support assisted by a polarized liquid-liquid interface is reported. Electrocatalytic water oxidation resulted in local pH modulation followed by the directed self-assembly of a dibenzoyl-l-cystine hydrogelator forming a structured hydrogel retaining the shape of the Pt NP...
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van den Heuvel, D. (author)
To deconstruct the still hegemonic narrative of free market ideologists in the realm of housing, this article looks at the provocative position of the German-British architect Patrik Schumacher, director of Zaha Hadid Architects. Schumacher’s 2016 lecture on housing at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin, in which he claims that only...
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Weninger, B. (author), Mulder, F.M. (author)
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Kool, Fréderique Suzanne (author), van Dorp, I. (author), Bolck, A (author), Leegwater, Anna Jeannette (author), Jongbloed, G. (author)
In the evaluation of measurements on characteristics of forensic trace evidence, Aitken and Lucy (2004) model the data as a two-level model using assumptions of normality where likelihood ratios are used as a measure for the strength of evidence. A two-level model assumes two sources of variation: the variation within measurements in a group ...
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Straathof, Adrie J.J. (author), Wahl, S.A. (author), Benjamin, Kirsten (author), Takors, Ralf (author), Wierckx, Nick (author), Noorman, H.J. (author)
Future manufacturing will focus on new, improved products as well as on new and enhanced production methods. Recent biotechnological and scientific advances, such as CRISPR/Cas and various omic technologies, pave the way to exciting novel biotechnological research, development, and commercialization of new sustainable products. Rigorous...
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Böke, J. (author), Knaack, U. (author), Hemmerling, Marco (author)
The high and increasing requirements concerning energy consumption and the interior comfort of buildings result in a demand for more efficient façade constructions. In its role as a mediator between the exterior and interior of a building, the façade takes on a multitude of functions with effect on the building’s performance. Intelligent...
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