Sample records for diverse animal populations

  1. Diversity waves in collapse-driven population dynamics

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    Maslov, Sergei

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Populations of species in ecosystems are constrained by the availability of resources within their environment. In effect this means that a growth of one population, needs to be balanced by the reduction in size of others. In neutral models of biodiversity all populations are assumed to change incrementally due to stochastic births and deaths of individuals. Here we propose and model another redistribution mechanism driven by abrupt collapses of the entire population of a single species freeing up resources for the remaining ones. This mechanism may be relevant for communities of bacteria, with strain-specific collapses caused e.g. by invading bacteriophages, or for other ecosystems where infectious diseases play an important role. The emergent property of the population dynamics in our system are cyclic "diversity waves" triggered by collapses of globally dominating populations. The population diversity in the environment peaks at the beginning of each wave and exponentially decreases afterwards. Population ...

  2. Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of the Arabian Horse Populations from Syria and other Countries

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    Khanshour, Anas M

    2013-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

    different populations of Arabians representing Middle Eastern and Western populations. The main two aims of this study were to provide the genetic diversity description of Arabians from different origins and to examine the traditional classification system...

  3. PLANT-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS -ORIGINAL PAPER Geographic patterns in fruit colour diversity: do leaves constrain

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    Schaefer, Martin

    PLANT-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS - ORIGINAL PAPER Geographic patterns in fruit colour diversity: do leaves constrain the colour of fleshy fruits? Kevin C. Burns √? Eliana Cazetta √? Mauro Galetti √? Alfredo Valido √? H 2008 √? Springer-Verlag 2008 Abstract We tested for geographic patterns in fruit colour diversity. Fruit

  4. animal population monitoring: Topics by E-print Network

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    Populations Biology and Medicine Websites Summary: in the atmosphere (i.e., the "greenhouse effect"; IPCC 2007; Figure 1). The greenhouse effect is a natural of this century (IPCC...

  5. Population genetic diversity influences colonization K. M. CRAWFORD and K. D. WHITNEY

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    Whitney, Kenneth

    (reviewed in Novak & Mack 2005; Roman & Darling 2007; Dlugosch & Parker 2008) and has the potential colonizing novel habitats harbour genetic diversity as high as or higher than that found in populations

  6. Genetic diversity and fitness in small populations of partially asexual, self-1 incompatible plants2

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    1 Genetic diversity and fitness in small populations of partially asexual, self-1 incompatible) 557 122 383, Fax: (33) 557 12215 439, E-mail: smariett@bordeaux.inra.fr16 17 Keywords18 Self-incompatibility20 Running title: Asexuality and self-incompatibility in small populations21 Word count: 543322 23

  7. Distribution and population diversity of Ceratocystis pirilliformis in South Africa G. Kamgan Nkuekam1

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    Distribution and population diversity of Ceratocystis pirilliformis in South Africa G. Kamgan (FABI), University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 0002 I. Barnes Department of Genetics, FABI, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 0002 M.J. Wingfield J. Roux Department of Microbiology and Plant

  8. Animations

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    The animations shown on this page are designed and meant to help understand basic geothermal concepts, and are not meant as exhaustive and detailed depictions of technical principles. Rather, they...

  9. Diversity

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    Diversity on corporate boards: how much difference does difference make?, Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University. Rushford & Associates. (2011). Role of the...

  10. Genetic diversity and structure in two species of Leavenworthia with self-incompatible and self-compatible populations

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    Koelling, Vanessa A.; Hamrick, J.L.; Mauricio, Rodney

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    1 Genetic Diversity and Structure in Two Species of Leavenworthia With Self- incompatible and Self-compatible Populations Vanessa A. Koelling*, J. L. Hamrická, and Rodney Mauricio* *Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA... 30602, USA, áDepartment of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA Keywords: Leavenworthia, self-incompatibility, selfing, genetic diversity, mating system Corresponding author: Vanessa A. Koelling, Current Address: Department...

  11. Diversity

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE:Year in Review: TopEnergy DOEDealingVehicle1 Guidance for Agency-Specific Diversity and

  12. The Role of Population-based Diversity on Productivity: Considerations for Restored Spartina alterniflora Salt Marshes

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    Lee, Courtney T

    2014-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

    Plant genetic diversity can augment ecosystem functions in habitats with low plant species diversity. Salt marshes are typically species-depauperate, a condition that is exacerbated when marshes are restored with a single species such as Spartina...

  13. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal species population Sample Search...

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    of Biodiversity Summary: of populations is a single species is important to conservation management.species is important to conservation... Criteria Populations...

  14. Author's personal copy Genetic diversity patterns in Phragmites australis at the population,

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    Schierup, Mikkel Heide

    and the Romanian population, indicating that a very extensive gene pool exists in Europe, to which both Po Plain and Romanian populations belong. There is however a certain degree of genetic structure among the populations

  15. Socioeconomic status and prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates among the diverse population of California

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA Hispanic Whites, Hispanics, and Asian/Paci?c Islanders, we conducted a large population-

  16. The Retention of Black and White Millennial Generation Teachers Working With Diverse Student Populations

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    Hlavinka, Sylinda

    2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    -research-driven method was used for data analysis. The Millennial Generation is touted to be the most diverse generation to date. This study found that both Black and White Millennial Generation teachers feel they are able to successfully reach ethnically...

  17. Population dynamics and diversity of Synechococcus on the New England shelf

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    Hunter-Cevera, Kristen Rachell

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Synechococcus is a ubiquitous marine primary producer. Our understanding of the factors that determine its abundance has been limited by available observational tools, which have not been able to resolve population dynamics ...

  18. Effects of host migration, diversity and aquaculture on sea lice threats to Pacific salmon populations

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    Lewis, Mark

    populations Martin Krkosek1,*, Allen Gottesfeld2 , Bart Proctor3 , Dave Rolston3 , Charmaine Carr-Harris3 movement among sleeping groves (Papio cynocephalus; Hausfater & Meade 1978) and post-calving reindeer

  19. Heredity (Edinb) . Author manuscript Genetic diversity and fitness in small populations of partially asexual,

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    of partially asexual, self-incompatible plants Miguel Navascu sé 1 2 * , Solenn Stoeckel 3 , St phanie@supagro.inra.fr > Abstract Summary How self-incompatibility systems are maintained in plant populations is still a debated issue. Theoretical models predict that self-incompatibility systems break down according

  20. Genetic Diversity in Microcystis Populations of a French Storage Reservoir Assessed by Sequencing of the 16S-23S rRNA

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    Jacquet, Stéphan

    Genetic Diversity in Microcystis Populations of a French Storage Reservoir Assessed by Sequencing stations with different depths and at two dif- ferent sampling times (winter and summer) in the French allows this microorganism to growth in a broad range of environmental conditions. These papers

  1. A Shared Population of Epidemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus 15 Circulates in Humans and Companion Animals

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    Harrison, Ewan M.; Weinert, Lucy A.; Holden, Matthew T. G.

    2014-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

    and Environmental Sciences, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdomf; Centre for Preventive Medicine, Animal Health Trust, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdomg ABSTRACT Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a global human health problem... causing infections in both hos- pitals and the community. Companion animals, such as cats, dogs, and horses, are also frequently colonized by MRSA and can become infected. We sequenced the genomes of 46 multilocus sequence type (ST) 22 MRSA isolates from...

  2. "The Spirit of Cairo": the rhetoric of unity within diversity at the International Conference on Population and Development

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    White, Johanna

    1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . . . . 108 Media Characterizations of the ICPD. . Implications and Future Directions. . . . 110 . . . 1 1 8 REFERENCES. . . . . 125 . . . . 1 3 1 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Population and development issues constitute an important public debate... health, migration, education, and empowerment of women and families connect with population, making it difficult to separate these issues. Gita Sen (1995) explains, "emerging from this debate is a new paradigm for population policy, one that focuses...

  3. Genomic Diversity at Thirteen Short Tandem Repeat Loci in a Substructured Caste Population, Golla, of Southern Andhra Pradesh, India

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    Reddy, B. Mohan; Sun, Guangyun; Luis, Javier Rodriguez; Crawford, Michael H.; Hemam, Natabar Shyam; Deka, Ranjan

    2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    among such populations. In fact, many successful at- tempts have been made to use this class of markers for understanding the evolu- tionary relationships among global populations, both at the racial and the conti- nental levels (Deka et al. 1995; Nei... method (Li 1976). Pairwise genetic distances were computed using the modi- fied Cavalli-Sforza distance (DA) of Nei et al. (1983). Although this genetic dis- tance measure is not linear with evolutionary time, it is observed to be most efficient...

  4. Background: Beta-thalassemia is a common genetically inherited blood disorder affecting 4.83% of the world's population. It is caused by defective beta-globin synthesis and has diverse clinical phenotypes ranging

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    Ollivier-Gooch, Carl

    ABSTRACT Background: Beta-thalassemia is a common genetically inherited blood disorder affecting 4.83% of the world's population. It is caused by defective beta-globin synthesis and has diverse clinical phenotypes ranging from severe to mild. In beta-thalassemia intermedia (-TI), the moderate form of the disease

  5. ANIMAL COGNITION Animal cognition

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    Cooper, Brenton G.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NivAusARwd8 #12;Culture and social learning Kasoje, Tanzania: Oil palm of oil palm nuts. Bossou, Guinea: Chimps use the hammer- anvil tool to crack oil palm nuts. Senegal: No oil palm nuts. #12;Animal cognition ·Basic concepts ·Case study: incentive learning ·Rule learning

  6. Plants & Animals

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    Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email We sample many plants and animals, including wild and domestic crops, game animals, fish, and food products from animals, as well as...

  7. Systemic Equity Pedagogy in Science Education: A Mixed-Method Analysis of High Achieving High Schools of Culturally Diverse Student Populations in Texas

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    Blocker, Tyrone Dewayne

    2013-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

    schools. The following research questions address the research gap regarding indicators of SEP associated with high science achievement and college readiness in highly culturally diverse high schools. How do data from ten highly successful, high...

  8. Modeling Diverse Communities of

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    Follows, Mick

    the export of organic matter to the deep ocean, critical for the global ocean sequestration of carbon and the modulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide. The diversity of marine microbial populations is both ecologically locked in a tightly coupled microbial loop with protist grazers (e.g., Pomeroy 1974, Laws et al. 2000

  9. animal venoms tested: Topics by E-print Network

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    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 25 Diversity in...

  10. Diversity Statement

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    2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

    Open tenure track and postdoctoral faculty searches. All positions have traditionally been .... of Science Strategic Plan and. Purdue's Diversity Resource Office.

  11. Going Forth and Multiplying: Animal Acclimatization and Invasion

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    Ritvo, Harriet

    The nineteenth century saw numerous transfers and attempted transfers of animal populations, mostly as the result of the spread of European agriculture. The exchange of animal populations facilitated by the acclimatization ...

  12. Global Atmospheric Change and Animal Populations

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    , which are increasing in frequency, also produce large amounts of greenhouse gases (e.g., CO2; methane to increase dramatically (Withgott & Brennan, 2009; Figure 2). Burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, gasoline by 2100 (IPCC 2007). (Approximate contribution to global warming: 33%; Hansen & Sato 2001). Methane (CH4

  13. Diversity in evolving systems : scaling and dynamics of genealogical trees

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    Rauch, Erik, 1974-

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Diversity is a fundamental property of all evolving systems. This thesis examines spatial and temporal patterns of diversity. The systems I will study consist of a population of individuals, each with a potentially unique ...

  14. Forest Productivity and Diversity: Using Ecological Theory and Landscape Models to Guide Sustainable Forest Management

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    Huston, M.A.

    1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Sustainable forest management requires maintaining or increasing ecosystem productivity, while preserving or restoring natural levels of biodiversity. Application of general concepts from ecological theory, along with use of mechanistic, landscape-based computer models, can contribute to the successful achievement of both of these objectives. Ecological theories based on the energetics and dynamics of populations can be used to predict the general distribution of individual species, the diversity of different types of species, ecosystem process rates and pool sizes, and patterns of spatial and temporal heterogeneity over a broad range of environmental conditions. This approach requires subdivision of total biodiversity into functional types of organisms, primarily because different types of organisms respond very differently to the spatial and temporal variation of environmental conditions on landscapes. The diversity of species of the same functional type (particularly among plants) tends to be highest at relatively low levels of net primary productivity, while the total number of different functional types (particularly among animals) tends to be highest at high levels of productivity (e.g., site index or potential net primary productivity). In general, the diversity of animals at higher trophic levels (e.g., predators) reaches its maximum at much higher levels of productivity than the diversity of lower trophic levels (e.g., plants). This means that a single environment cannot support high diversity of all types of organisms. Within the framework of the general patterns described above, the distributions, population dynamics, and diversity of organisms in specific regions can be predicted more precisely using a combination of computer simulation models and GIS data based on satellite information and ground surveys. Biophysical models that use information on soil properties, climate, and hydrology have been developed to predict how the abundance and spatial distribution of various plants and animals. These models can be, used to predict the patterns of forest type and structure that develop in response to variation in productivity and disturbance across complex landscapes, as well as species diversity and the distribution and population fluctuations of threatened species in specific regions.

  15. Research and management of soil, plant, animal, and human resources in the Middle Rio Grande Basin

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    Research and management of soil, plant, animal, and human resources in the Middle Rio Grande Basin in 1994 called. "Ecology, diversity, and sustainability of soil, plant, animal, and human resources, Diversity, and Sustainability of Soil, Plant, Animal, and Human resources of the Rio Grande Basin" (Finch

  16. Diversity, Inclusion

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary)morphinanInformation Desert Southwest Region service area. The DesertDirectionsWorkplace ¬Ľ Diversity, Inclusion

  17. annual plant populations: Topics by E-print Network

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    DEMOGRAPHY IN PLANTAGO:VARIATION AMONG COHORTS IN A NATURAL PLANT POPULATION DEBORAH A Roach,. Deborah 67 PLANT-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS -ORIGINAL PAPER Population density of North...

  18. E-Print Network 3.0 - assessing population genetic Sample Search...

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    Authors Summary: . We assessed genetic diversity of 25 populations of desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni... assess whether genetic diversity in 25 of the remaining...

  19. Populations Population Ecology

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    Dever, Jennifer A.

    - species interactions Abiotic factors: l Climate l Temperature l Moisture l Wind l Soil l Fire Biotic- √? mortality increases as population size increases or birth rate decreases" l Negative feedback

  20. Ecology and population structure of vibrionaceae in the coastal ocean

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    Preheim, Sarah Pacocha

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Extensive genetic diversity has been discovered in the microbial world, yet mechanisms that shape and maintain this diversity remain poorly understood. This thesis investigates to what extent populations of the ...

  1. The gene content of diverse choanoflagellates illuminates animal origins

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    Richter, Daniel Joseph

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of potential interest may lack protein domains, or they mayidentified, may lack information about protein function,our lack of perfect coverage of core eukaryotic proteins was

  2. Best Practices for Managing Organizational Diversity

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    Kreitz, Patricia A.; /SLAC

    2007-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

    In the twentieth century, ecologists and agriculturists developed an increasingly sophisticated understanding of the value of biological diversity, specifically the resilience and adaptability it brings to ecosystems. In the twenty-first century, the ecosystem model has been applied to human systems, particularly to understanding how organizations are structured and how they operate. Twenty-first century organizations are challenged by diversity in many arenas. Demographic changes in workforce composition and customer populations, combined with globalized markets and international competition are increasing the amount of diversity organizations must manage, both internally and externally. Many diversity specialists and business leaders argue that businesses and organizations interested in surviving and thriving in the twenty-first century need to take competitive advantage of a diverse workplace (Soutar, 2004; Yang, 2005). But to do so successfully, leaders and human resources (HR) managers must redefine management and leadership (Jones, 1989). Just as mono-cropping destroys biological diversity, and, in extreme cases, such as the Irish potato famine--human as well as natural ecosystems (Keohane, n.d.), so does mono-managing similarly destroy diversity within organizations. Leaders wanting to build strong, diverse organizations will not be successful if they rely on one approach or solution. Single-threaded diversity solutions, such as focusing only on recruitment or single-approach management techniques, such as requiring every employee to take diversity training, do not create lasting change (Kossek & Lobel, 1996; McMahon, 2006; Thomas, 1990). Bringing about the changes needed to build and sustain diversity requires commitment, strategy, communication, and concrete changes in organizational structure and processes. How, then, can managers and leaders develop diverse organizations and ensure that they are managed to take optimum advantage of diversity? What role should human resource specialists play in creating and managing diverse organizations? What are the best practices they should apply? The purpose of this review is to define workplace diversity, to identify best practices, and to identify how diversity management best practices can be applied in academic libraries. Finally, this review will provide a resource list for HR managers and leaders to learn more about those best practices with the goal of optimizing their organization's approach to diversity.

  3. COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES

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    Krovi, Venkat

    a caring home for the animal. · Animals must be adopted as personal or family pets only, excluding farm animals. · Animals must not be used for food (human or animal consumption). · Sheep returning to the farm

  4. Producing computer facial animation

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    Koehlert, Erik Wulf

    1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    animation. A description of current state of the art provides current achievements by academic and industrial labs as well as individual artists. A tutorial focusing on modeling, texturing, and setting up animation controls for a facial model offers step...

  5. Diversity and Technological Progress

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    Acemoglu, Daron

    2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper proposes a tractable model to study the equilibrium diversity of technological progress and shows that equilibrium technological progress may exhibit too little diversity (too much conformity), in particular ...

  6. Biology 2003: Diversity of Life I Syllabus Fall 2010 Diversity of Life I

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    Adl, Sina

    Animal Lab Quiz 4 Oct. 27 18. Urochordates, cephalochordates Chp. 15 Oct. 29 19. Hagfish, Lampreys, chondrichthyes Chp. 16 Nov. 1 20. Osteichthyes I Chp. 16 Fish and Amphibians SOL: Bones, Brawn and Brains Lab Quiz 5 Insect Diversity Analysis Due Nov. 3 21. Osteichthyes II Nov. 5 22. Lissamphibia Chp. 17 Nov. 8

  7. Ecosystem-specific selection pressures revealed through comparative population genomics

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    Coleman, Maureen L.

    Bacterial populations harbor vast genetic diversity that is continually shaped by abiotic and biotic selective pressures, as well as by neutral processes. Individuals coexisting in the same geographically defined population ...

  8. Diversity and Inclusion Guidance

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    All DOE diversity and inclusion policies, practices and programs must comply with Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws, Merit Systems Principles, the foundation of the Civil Service, and not...

  9. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal movement bans Sample Search Results

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    ideas from the future generation Summary: discussing the health risks of wild bird trade to both human and animal populations. In 2005, an initial ban... from the future...

  10. Environmentally friendly animal litter

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    Chett, Boxley; McKelvie, Jessica

    2013-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

    A method of making an animal litter that includes geopolymerized ash, wherein, the animal litter is made from a quantity of a pozzolanic ash mixed with a sufficient quantity of water and an alkaline activator to initiate a geopolymerization reaction that forms geopolymerized ash. After the geopolymerized ash is formed, it is dried, broken into particulates, and sieved to a desired size. These geopolymerized ash particulates are used to make a non-clumping or clumping animal litter. Odor control may be accomplished with the addition of a urease inhibitor, pH buffer, an odor eliminating agent, and/or fragrance.

  11. J. Derory et al.Genetic diversity in P. pinaster Original article

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    Boyer, Edmond

    . In this paper, a genetic diversity study was performed using nuclear simple sequence repeats (SSRs or microsatelJ. Derory et al.Genetic diversity in P. pinaster Original article What can nuclear microsatellites in the study. The population genetic parameters indicated that some populations should be a focus

  12. Animal Waste Technology Fund (Maryland)

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    A bill passed in 2012 transferred responsibility for animal waste management technology projects to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. The Department will maintain the Animal Waste Technology...

  13. Purdue extension Animal Sciences

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    , although most types originated from hot and dry climates. They can be raised efficiently on a small acreage. Crossing Spanish goats with improved Boer Goat Photo Courtesy of UMass Student Run Goat Herd breeds management. Assess the animals' general health, including vital signs, body condition, and coat. The normal

  14. Composting Large Animal Carcasses

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    Auvermann, Brent W.; Mukhtar, Saqib; Heflin, Kevin

    2006-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Disposing of large animal carcasses can be a problem for agricultural producers. Composting is a simple, low-cost method that yields a useful product that can be used as fertilizer. In this publication you'll learn the basics of composting, how...

  15. Purdue extension Animal Sciences

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    Lafayette, IN 47907 Indiana Poultry Emergency Disease Response - Fact Sheet T. Applegate, PhD, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Purdue University; P. Brennan, Indiana State Poultry Association; M. Kopp, DVM, and M situation. Levels of Response by the Poultry Industry The Indiana State Poultry Association (ISPA) has had

  16. September 15, 2000 Applications of Population Approaches in Toxicology

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    Boyer, Edmond

    or animal studied and extrapolating their results to larger and different populations requires careful in animal and human populations. It cannot be reduced and seems even desirable for the stability intra-individual variability, optimal design of experiments, and extension of toxicokinetic modelling

  17. Genetic Variability and Population Differentiation in Captive Baird's Tapirs

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    Ashley, Mary V.

    one of housing and displaying as diverse a collection of species as possible, to one of creating self and Ballou, 1986; Soule et al., 1986]. One obstacle to achieving a self-sustaining captive population- sustaining captive populations that may one day act as a source for restocking wild populations [Ralls

  18. Creating effective character animation

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    Gerwig, Jennifer

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . 2 Parametric Surlaces. . . . . 4. 3 Implicit Surfaces . . . . . . 24 . . . . . 25 30 Page CHAPTER V COMPUTER BASED METHODS OF ANIMATION . . . , . . . . . 32 5, 1 Kinematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. 2 Lattice... deformed lattice over a VW Bug model. . . 41 Fig. 15. A sphere with selected surface points . Fig. 16. A sphere with transhtel surface points. . . . . . Fig. 17. Varying areas of influence around metabaHs and their effects on the metaball systems...

  19. RESEARCH ARTICLE Genetic diversity in a reintroduced swift fox population

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    State University, Brookings, SD 57006, USA G. M. Schroeder Wind Cave National Park, 26611 U.S. Highway depression and subsequent reduced fecundity, increased mortality, reduced adaptability, and physical

  20. Emergency Animal Management during Disasters

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    Dement, Angela

    2006-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

    This publication explains how communities and counties can incorporate animal issues into their emergency management plans. It explains what local plans should include, what role county Extension agents can play, and how animal management plans can...

  1. Interactive crayon rendering for animation

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    Halstead, Howard John IV

    2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis describes the design and implementation of an interactive, nonphotorealistic rendering system for three-dimensional computer animation. The system provides a two-dimensional interface for coloring successive frames of animation using a...

  2. Mitochondrial genomics and northwestern Atlantic population genetics of marine annelids

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    Jennings, Robert M. (Robert Michael)

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The overarching goal of this thesis was to investigate marine benthic invertebrate phylogenetics and population genetics, focused on the phylum Annelida. Recent expansions of molecular methods and the increasing diversity ...

  3. Extrinsic and intrinsic controls of zooplankton diversity in lakes.

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    Hessen, Dag O.; Faafeng, Bjorn A.; Smith, Val H.; Bakkestuen, Vegar; Walseng, Bjorn

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    :676Ė683. Connell, J. 1978. Diversity in tropical rain forests and coral reefs. Science 199:1304Ė1310. Currie, D. J. 1991. Energy and large-scale patterns on animal- species and plant-species richness. American Naturalist 137:27Ė49. Dodson, S. I. 1992. Predicting.... ōkland, R., T. ōkland, and K. Rydgren. 2001. VegetationĖ environment relationships of boreal spruce swamp forests in ōstmarka Nature Reserve, SE Norway. Sommerfeltia 29: 1Ė190. Paine, R. J. 1966. Food web complexity and species diversity. American...

  4. Extrinsic and intrinsic controls of zooplankton diversity in lakes

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    Hessen, Dag O.; Faafeng, Bjø rn A.; Smith, Val H.; Bakkestuen, Vegar; Walseng, Bjø rn

    2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    :676Ė683. Connell, J. 1978. Diversity in tropical rain forests and coral reefs. Science 199:1304Ė1310. Currie, D. J. 1991. Energy and large-scale patterns on animal- species and plant-species richness. American Naturalist 137:27Ė49. Dodson, S. I. 1992. Predicting.... ōkland, R., T. ōkland, and K. Rydgren. 2001. VegetationĖ environment relationships of boreal spruce swamp forests in ōstmarka Nature Reserve, SE Norway. Sommerfeltia 29: 1Ė190. Paine, R. J. 1966. Food web complexity and species diversity. American...

  5. Journal of Animal Ecology 2007

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    Wilmers, Chris

    -dependent and density-independent factors on population dynamics (Royama 1992; Saether 1997; Bjornstad & Grenfell 2001

  6. New Mexico State University Department of Animal & Range Sciences

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    Johnson, Eric E.

    New Mexico State University Department of Animal & Range Sciences Number 299 September 24, 2012 Holechek is giving an invited paper, "How global trends in population, energy use, water use, and climate to officially dedicate the Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability at the Corona Range and Livestock

  7. Diversity | Argonne National Laboratory

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmospheric Optical Depth7-1D: Vegetation Proposed Newcatalyst phasesDataTranslocationDiurnal Cycle of Convection atDiversity of

  8. Fermilab | WDRS | Diversity

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr MayAtmospheric Optical Depth7-1D: Vegetation ProposedUsing ZirconiaPolicyFeasibility ofSmall15.000TechnologyTune IT UpDiversity / EEO / EAP

  9. Variances of the Average Numbers of Nucleotide Substitutions Within and Between Populations'

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    Nei, Masatoshi

    Variances of the Average Numbers of Nucleotide Substitutions Within and Between Populations the variances of nucleotide diversity within pop- ulations and of nucleotide divergence between populations of the extent of DNA polymorphism is nucleotide diversity (z), which is defined as the average number of either

  10. Occupational Populations

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    unknown authors

    ? The general population may be exposed to radon in indoor and outdoor air and drinking water. ? The primary source of indoor radon is from soil; radon in the soil can enter the home through cracks in the floors, walls, or foundations. The release of radon from water may also contribute to indoor levels. ? Exposures to radon gas are accompanied by exposure to radon progeny which are the decay products of radon-222 [e.g., bismuth-214 ( 214 Bi), lead-210 ( 210 Pb), 214 Pb, polonium-210 ( 210 Po), and 218 Po.

  11. Journal of Animal Ecology 2002

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    Laaksonen, Toni

    Journal of Animal Ecology 2002 71, 23¬≠31 ¬© 2002 British Ecological Society Blackwell Science Ltd TONI LAAKSONEN, ERKKI KORPIM√?KI and HARRI HAKKARAINEN Section of Ecology, Department of Biology of Animal Ecology (2002) 71, 23¬≠31 Introduction An understanding of age-dependent reproductive out- put

  12. Journal of Animal Ecology 2004

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    Laaksonen, Toni

    Journal of Animal Ecology 2004 73, 342¬≠352 ¬© 2004 British Ecological Society Blackwell Publishing VALKAMA and VILLE P√?YRI Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, FIN-20014 Turku, reproductive value, sex allocation, sex-dependent mortality, varia- ble environment. Journal of Animal Ecology

  13. COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES

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    Krovi, Venkat

    3.E.1 COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES for ACCESS, and the correct way to leave the facility. 2.0 Scope: This procedure applies to all CMLAF staff, maintenance, ENTRY, AND EXIT PROCEDURES FOR THE ANIMAL BIOSAFETY SUITE ROOM 305 BEB 1.0 Purpose: The Biosafety suite

  14. Wave-swept rocky shores support a surprisingly diverse assemblage of organisms that includes members of virtually

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Wave-swept rocky shores support a surprisingly diverse assemblage of organisms that includes members of virtually every animal phylum and both algae and vascular plants. In general, wave that hydrodynamic forces can play an important role in limiting the size of wave-swept plants and animals (Denny et

  15. Journal of Animal Ecology 2002

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    Kr√ľger, Oliver

    fluctuations and population growth rates of 15 raptor species in the Kalahari desert in South Africa. 2 on larger prey-items than population abundances of species best described by density dependence. 4. Population growth rates were always best described by direct density dependence. The strength of density

  16. Mature weights and lean maturing patterns of diverse breedtypes of cattle

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    Rajab, Mohammad Hasan

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    MATURE WEIGHTS AND LEAN MATURING PATTERNS OF DIVERSE BREEDTYPES OF CATTLE A Thesis by MOHAMMAD HASAN RAJAB Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ABM University in partial fulfullment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE May 1983 Major Subject: Animal Breeding MATURE WEIGHTS AND LEAN MATURING PATTERNS OF DIVERSE BREEDTYPES OF CATTLE A Thesis by MOHAMMAD HASAN RAJAB Approved as to style and content by: (Co-Chairman of Committee) Gerald M. Smith (Co...

  17. Social Diversity in the Forestry

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    Social Diversity in the Forestry Profession #12;Diversity & the forestry profession Forest Research Ymchwil Coedwigaeth Forestry Commission Wales Gwydyr Uchaf Office Swyddfa Comisiwn Coedwigaeth Cymru Gwydyr Uchaf Llanrwst Conwy LL26 0PN Tel/ffon: 0300 068 0300 email/ebost: Bianca.Ambrose-Oji@forestry

  18. Environmentally-friendly animal litter

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Boxley, Chett; McKelvie, Jessica

    2013-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

    An animal litter composition that includes geopolymerized ash particulates having a network of repeating aluminum-silicon units is described herein. Generally, the animal litter is made from a quantity of a pozzolanic ash mixed with an alkaline activator to initiate a geopolymerization reaction that forms geopolymerized ash. This geopolymerization reaction may occur within a pelletizer. After the geopolymerized ash is formed, it may be dried and sieved to a desired size. These geopolymerized ash particulates may be used to make a non-clumping or clumping animal litter or other absorbing material. Aluminum sulfate, clinoptilolite, silica gel, sodium alginate and mineral oil may be added as additional ingredients.

  19. Genetic analysis in the Collaborative Cross breeding population

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    Philip, Vivek [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Sokoloff, Greta [ORNL; Ackert-Bicknell, Cheryl [Jackson Laboratory, The, Bar Harbor, ME; Striz, Martin [University of Kentucky, Lexington; Branstetter, Lisa R [ORNL; Beckmann, Melissa [ORNL; Spence, Jason S [ORNL; Jackson, Barbara L [ORNL; Galloway, Leslie D [ORNL; Barker, Gene [ORNL; Wymore, Ann M [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Hunsicker, Patricia R [ORNL; Durtschi, David W [University of Kentucky, Lexington; Shaw, Ginger S [University of Kentucky, Lexington; Shinpock, Sarah G [ORNL; Manly, Kenneth F [University of Kentucky, Lexington; Miller, Darla R [ORNL; Donahue, Kevin [University at Buffalo, NY; Culiat, Cymbeline T [ORNL; Churchill, Gary A [Jackson Laboratory, The, Bar Harbor, ME; Lariviere, William R [University of Pittsburgh; Palmer, Abraham [University of Chicago; O'Hara, Bruce [University of Kentucky; Voy, Brynn H [ORNL; Chesler, Elissa J [ORNL

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Genetic reference populations in model organisms are critical resources for systems genetic analysis of disease related phenotypes. The breeding history of these inbred panels may influence detectable allelic and phenotypic diversity. The existing panel of common inbred strains reflects historical selection biases, and existing recombinant inbred panels have low allelic diversity. All such populations may be subject to consequences of inbreeding depression. The Collaborative Cross (CC) is a mouse reference population with high allelic diversity that is being constructed using a randomized breeding design that systematically outcrosses eight founder strains, followed by inbreeding to obtain new recombinant inbred strains. Five of the eight founders are common laboratory strains, and three are wild-derived. Since its inception, the partially inbred CC has been characterized for physiological, morphological, and behavioral traits. The construction of this population provided a unique opportunity to observe phenotypic variation as new allelic combinations arose through intercrossing and inbreeding to create new stable genetic combinations. Processes including inbreeding depression and its impact on allelic and phenotypic diversity were assessed. Phenotypic variation in the CC breeding population exceeds that of existing mouse genetic reference populations due to both high founder genetic diversity and novel epistatic combinations. However, some focal evidence of allele purging was detected including a suggestive QTL for litter size in a location of changing allele frequency. Despite these inescapable pressures, high diversity and precision for genetic mapping remain. These results demonstrate the potential of the CC population once completed and highlight implications for development of related populations. Supplementary material consists of Supplementary Table 1 Phenotypic means, variances, ranges and heritabilities for all traits and generations, Supplementary Table 2, all phenotypic values, Supplementary Table 3, multiple QTL mapping.

  20. Humans and Animals Learning Together

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    Tennessee, University of

    for treatment of substance abuse, behavioral or alienation problems. They are selected by the staff Medicine. Dogs are provided through an arrangement with Young-Williams Animal Center. Veterinary care

  1. Venomous Terrestrial Animals of Texas

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    Jackman, John A.

    2004-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

    This pocket guide describes 24 species of venomous insects, spiders and snakes found in Texas. Color photos and descriptive text aid in identifying each species. There is also information about each animal's biology, as well as a section on first...

  2. Application of mark-recapture models to estimation of the population size of plants

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    Alexander, Helen M.; Slade, Norman A.; Kettle, W. Dean

    1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    observed in a particular year may greatly underestimate the true population size, just as a count of animals in traps does not adequately estimate the total number of animals in an area. Using a family of closed population models (CAPTURE), we applied mark...

  3. Theoretical Population Biology 69 (2006) 231233 ESS theory now

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    Lessard, Sabin

    Theoretical Population Biology 69 (2006) 231­233 Editorial ESS theory now More than 30 years have passed since the concept of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) was introduced in the context of animal of the ESS concept. Even today the main idea, and the more general one, remains to look for a population

  4. Automated gait generation based on traditional animation

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    Lee, Sung Hwa

    2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis describes the development of a tool to assist animators in doing walk cycles. In traditional animation, animators create expressive walk cycles with key poses. The process of generating walk cycles by hand is tedious and repetitive...

  5. Neocortical Interneurons: From Diversity, Strength

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    Moore, Christopher I.

    Interneurons in the neocortex of the brain are small, locally projecting inhibitory GABAergic cells with a broad array of anatomical and physiological properties. The diversity of interneurons is believed to be crucial for ...

  6. 16S rRNA-Based Tag Pyrosequencing of Complex Food and Wastewater Environments: Microbial Diversity and Dynamics

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    McElhany, Katherine

    2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

    pyrosequencing and traditional culture-based techniques to investigate the diversity and dynamics of bacterial populations within milk and untreated sewage sludge samples. Pasteurized and raw milk samples were collected from grocery stores and dairies within...

  7. animals: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  8. Population Dynamics and Tropical Deforestation: State of the Debate and Conceptual Challenges

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    Lopez-Carr, David

    Population Dynamics and Tropical Deforestation: State of the Debate and Conceptual Challenges David is the role of population in driving deforestation? This question was put forth as a discussion topic diverse backgrounds weighed in on the discussion, citing key factors in the population-deforestation nexus

  9. Community Ecology 1: Patterns of biological diversity

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    Creel, Scott

    · Measures of... · energy (solar radiation, temperature), · water (precipitation), · water-energy balance4/15/2013 1 Community Ecology 1: Patterns of biological diversity 600 tree species in all of North diversity in space · Alpha diversity : # of species in a local area, Species Richness · Beta diversity

  10. Animal innovation defined and operationalized

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    Indiana University

    , improvisation, innovation, invention, operational definition, social learning 1. Introduction The studyAnimal innovation defined and operationalized Grant Ramsey Department of Philosophy, University://www.aim.unizh.ch/Members/vanschaik.html Abstract: Innovation is a key component of most definitions of culture and intelligence. Additionally

  11. Children's Understanding of Animal Minds†

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    Collins, Timothy

    2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper examines the development of childrenís understanding of animalsí minds and mental capabilities over two experiments. Experiment 1 modified standard false-belief and discrepant-desire tasks in two age-groups (3-4 and 7-8 years) to test...

  12. COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES

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    Krovi, Venkat

    and vaporizers is necessary to assure the health and well being of animals receiving inhalational anesthesia, and to assure the occupational health and safety of persons operating anesthesia machines. The Guide's recommendations. 2.0 Scope This procedure applies to all CMLAF owned anesthesia machines and to all anesthesia

  13. Journal of Animal Ecology 2007

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    Laaksonen, Toni

    Journal of Animal Ecology 2007 76, 1045­1052 © 2007 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2007 British Ecological Society Blackwell Publishing Ltd Climatechangecanaltercompetitiverelationshipsbetween resident and migratory birds MARKUS P. AHOLA, TONI LAAKSONEN, TAPIO EEVA and ESA LEHIKOINEN Section of Ecology

  14. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANIMAL RIGHTS AND

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    Galef Jr., Bennett G.

    : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992)., HOLMES ROLSTON III 2. Simple objects such as balls can be rotated with other toys, and where possible, some possibility for their animation can be provided. A ball); to rotate a wheel or perform other exercise to deliver food treats; or to turn on showers or mists in which

  15. COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES

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    Krovi, Venkat

    4.A.7 COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES LUNAR PIXIMUS MACHINE 1.0 Purpose This procedure outlines precautions, maintenance and use of the Lunar PIXImus Machine housed in room 310 BEB. 2.0 Scope This procedure applies to all CMLAF and principal investigator staff. 3

  16. COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES

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    Krovi, Venkat

    5.A.4 COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE for CRITICAL Plant and maintenance personnel as well as CMLAF personnel that will be notified. 3.0 Procedure ALARM RESPONSE PROCEDURE FOR CHILLED WATER PLANT 1.0 Purpose: This SOP outlines the procedure

  17. COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES

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    Krovi, Venkat

    1.E.1 COMPARATIVE MEDICINE LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE for ENTRY RODENT FACILITY 1. I have read, understand, and will follow the Standard Operating Procedures listed: This procedure applies to all CMLAF, principal investigator and maintenance personnel 3.0 Procedure: 3

  18. ANIMATION OF TALKING AGENTS Jonas Beskow

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    Beskow, Jonas

    . Animation issues Animation of human, or humanoid, faces is a key technology in this context. There existANIMATION OF TALKING AGENTS Jonas Beskow Centre for Speech Technology KTH 10044 Stockholm, Sweden screen. This paper describes an architecture that can be used to design and animate characters capable

  19. Phylum Cnidaria Origin of Diversity

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    Cochran-Stafira, D. Liane

    of many polyps ∑ Allows increase in size without expanding mesoglea (in medusae), or support structures resembles organ systems of more highly organized animals. Defense tentaculozooids Defense Nerve net connects

  20. Identifying linguistically diverse students as gifted and talented: a qualitative study of adding a new measure

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    Breedlove, Lynette

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The under-representation of linguistically diverse students in gifted and talented programs has been recognized as a problem for decades, yet little progress has been made (Bernal, 1980; Ford & Harris, 1999; Rendon, 1996; VanTassel-Baska, Patton..., & Prillaman, 1991). Many states now include references to students of special populations, including linguistically diverse students, in their policies and procedures related to gifted and talented programs (VanTassel-Baska, Patton, & Prillaman, 1991). Some...

  1. Population Genomics of Early Events in the Ecological Differentiation of Bacteria

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    Shapiro, B. J.

    Genetic exchange is common among bacteria, but its effect on population diversity during ecological differentiation remains controversial. A fundamental question is whether advantageous mutations lead to selection of clonal ...

  2. E-Print Network 3.0 - arteries--a population-based study Sample...

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    www.idealibrary.com on doi:10.1006bulm.2000.0177 Summary: ; Frank, 1994). We study the eco- 12;Individual- and Population-based Diversity in RM Systems 761... of Mathematical...

  3. INTRODUCTION Running animals diverse in leg number and posture often negotiate

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    increases the probability of extreme yawing, pitching or rolling, and may result in a reduction in forward models consists of those referred to as `spring­mass systems'. Driven by the finding that across a broad that of simple, bouncing spring­mass systems (Blickhan and Full, 1993; Farley et al., 1993), these models

  4. Secure Symmetrical Multilevel Diversity Coding

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    Li, Shuo

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    Secure symmetrical multilevel diversity coding (S-SMDC) is a source coding problem, where a total of L - N discrete memoryless sources (S1,...,S_L-N) are to be encoded by a total of L encoders. This thesis considers a natural generalization of SMDC...

  5. Population Analysis, Fall 2005 1 Population Analyses

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    Clark, William R.

    Population Analysis, Fall 2005 1 Population Analyses EEOB/AEcl 611 Fall Semester 2005 Scheduled Phone: 294-5176 email: wrclark@iastate.edu AEcl 611 is evolving in response to very rapid changes. The emphasis in AEcl 611 is on understanding the statistical basis of various analytical techniques, applying

  6. animal welfare: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    with PHS Animal Welfare Assurances to submit verification of Institutional Animal Care and Use... 9 A....

  7. animal welfare legislation: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    with PHS Animal Welfare Assurances to submit verification of Institutional Animal Care and Use... 9 A....

  8. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal health animal Sample Search Results

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    City -UMKC Laboratory Animal Research Core -LARC Summary: applicable training in animal care and use, occupational health and safety, equipment operation, and Standard... Status...

  9. Animal Waste Treatment System Loan Program (Missouri)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    The purpose of the Animal Waste Treatment System Loan Program is to finance animal waste treatment systems for independent livestock and poultry producers at below conventional interest rates. Loan...

  10. Animal madness : a natural history of disorder

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    Braitman, Laurel

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Beginning in the late 19 th century, changing conceptions of relatedness between people and other animals -- and animals' assumed capacities for, or susceptibilities to, mental or emotional distress-- were influenced by ...

  11. Computer animation via optical video disc

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    Bender, Walter

    1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper explores the notion of marrying two technologies: raster-scan computer animation and optical video discs. Animated sequences, generated at non real-time rates, then transfered to video disc, can be recalled under ...

  12. Diversity in AALL - It Does Exist

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    McCray Pearson, Joyce A.

    1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A. McCray Pearson's personal observations, and her insights derived from her chairmanship of the Committee on Diversity....

  13. FOR PERSONNEL WORKING WITH LABORATORY ANIMALS

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    Bacuta, Constantin

    to Standard Operating Procedures. SOPs at the University of Delaware are detailed operating procedures, which and maintenance of the animals. AHT ≠ Animal Health Technician AUP ≠ Animal Use Protocol AV ≠ Attending to the IACUC. Accommodations are available at the OLAM AF for the housing and maintenance of common laboratory

  14. diversity

    National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary) "ofEarlyEnergyDepartmentNationalRestart of the Reviewwill help prepareA Review 2008 A0 YEAR6customs

  15. Diversity employment and recruitment sources

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    Not Available

    1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Effective human resources management has been identified as one of four critical success factors in the Department of Energy Strategic Plan. The Plan states relative to this factor: ``The Department seeks greater alignment of resources with agency priorities and increased diversification of the workforce, including gender, ethnicity, age, and skills. This diversification will bring new thinking and perspectives that heretofore have not had a voice in departmental decision-making.`` This Guide has been developed as a key tool to assist Department of Energy management and administrative staff in achieving Goal 2 of this critical success factor, which is to ``Ensure a diverse and talented workforce.`` There are numerous sources from which to recruit minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Applying creativity and proactive effort, using traditional and non-traditional approaches, and reaching out to various professional, academic and social communities will increase the reservoir of qualified candidates from which to make selections. In addition, outreach initiatives will undoubtedly yield further benefits such as a richer cultural understanding and diversity awareness. The resource listings presented in this Guide are offered to encourage active participation in the diversity recruitment process. This Guide contains resource listings by state for organizations in the following categories: (1) African American Recruitment Sources; (2) Asian American/Pacific Islander Recruitment Sources; (3) Hispanic Recruitment Sources; (4) Native American/Alaskan Native Recruitment Sources; (5) Persons with Disabilities Recruitment Sources; and (6) Women Recruitment Sources.

  16. Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar Diversity in Science and Technology Advances National Clean Energy in Solar The SunShot Diversity in...

  17. Government-Wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan (2011...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    diversity and inclusion efforts: workforce diversity, workplace inclusion, and sustainability. The Department of Energy's Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan was based off...

  18. Gametophytic self-incompatibility in Lycium parishii (Solanaceae): allelic diversity, genealogical

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    Miller, Jill S.

    Gametophytic self-incompatibility in Lycium parishii (Solanaceae): allelic diversity, genealogical controlling self- incompatibility (SI) for a population of Lycium parishii (Solanaceae) from Organ Pipe.1038/sj.hdy.6800818; published online 19 April 2006 Keywords: balancing selection; gametophytic self-incompatibility

  19. Population structure and possible origin of Amylostereum areolatum in South Africa

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    Population structure and possible origin of Amylostereum areolatum in South Africa B. Slippers*², M, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa 0002 The woodwasp, Sirex noctilio, and its symbiotic fungus was first reported from South Africa in 1994. In this study, the population diversity of A. areolatum

  20. animal cell technology: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    2 ANIMAL SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, Animal Management Effective Fall 2012 College of the Environment & Life Sciences (CELS) Geosciences Websites Summary: with experience in animal...

  1. Reproductive mode and fine-scale population genetic structure of grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae) in a viticultural area in California

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    Islam, Md Sajedul; Roush, Tamara L; Walker, Michael; Granett, Jeffrey; Lin, Hong

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in Napa (Oakville) and Yolo (Woodland) counties, Californiaand 1103P Woodland Woodland, Yolo 110R and 101-14Mgt , AXR#1of diversity in Napa and Yolo county populations with a

  2. Fuel Cell Animation- Chemical Process (Text Version)

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    This text version of the fuel cell animation demonstrates how a fuel cell uses hydrogen to produce electricity, with only water and heat as byproducts.

  3. Animal rights organisations in Norway and their work against

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    Bech, Claus

    Animal rights organisations in Norway and their work against animal experiments Dyrefors√łksl√¶re ZO............................................................................................................................ 4 2. Organisations against animal experiments in Norway ........................................................................................ 7 2.4 Animal Liberation Front In Norway

  4. Economic Impact & Diversity (WCF) | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    in the future. Economic Impact & Diversity Responsible Contacts Thomas Wheeler Director, Workforce Analysis & Planning Division E-mail thomas.wheeler@hq.doe.gov Phone (202)...

  5. SENATE ANIMAL ETHICS COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE

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    Jarrett, Thomas H.

    and Teaching; the Appeal to Senate Animal Ethics Committee Standard Operating Procedures, the UCT Code from Faculty Animal Ethics Committees in terms of the Standard Operating Procedure for Appeals clarification and transparency in sharing information to ensure the maintenance of the highest ethical standards

  6. Solid Waste Diversion Plan Fallen Star, 2012

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    Aluwihare, Lihini

    Solid Waste Diversion Plan DO HO DUH Fallen Star, 2012 Stuart Collection UC San Diego Updated July 2012 Prepared by: Facilities Management #12;UC San Diego Solid Waste Diversion Plan Table of Contents Overview Location and Areas Covered Recycling and Solid Waste Management Contact Campus/Medical Center

  7. Annual report of the Committee on Diversity

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    McCray Pearson, Joyce A.

    1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An annual report of the Diversity Committee, chaired by Prof. Joyce A. McCray Pearson, for the 1997-1997 year. Committee efforts during the period focused n the organization of the third annual Diversity Symposium and Reception at the Anaheim Annual...

  8. Populating the Whole Landscape

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    Adam R. Brown; Alex Dahlen

    2012-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

    Every de Sitter vacuum can transition to every other de Sitter vacuum despite any obstacle, despite intervening anti-de Sitter sinks, despite not being connected by an instanton. Eternal inflation populates the whole landscape.

  9. Methods for the survey and genetic analysis of populations

    DOE Patents [OSTI]

    Ashby, Matthew

    2003-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

    The present invention relates to methods for performing surveys of the genetic diversity of a population. The invention also relates to methods for performing genetic analyses of a population. The invention further relates to methods for the creation of databases comprising the survey information and the databases created by these methods. The invention also relates to methods for analyzing the information to correlate the presence of nucleic acid markers with desired parameters in a sample. These methods have application in the fields of geochemical exploration, agriculture, bioremediation, environmental analysis, clinical microbiology, forensic science and medicine.

  10. Estimation of the larval numbers of two Heliothis species in a local population

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    Henry, Patrick Malcolm

    1964-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    OF LITERAIURE l. Host plants of the bollworm . 2. Factors influencing s population 3. The tobacco budworm 4. Sampling of a population PROCEDURE 1. General method 2. Sampling of crops . 3. Sampling of wild hosts 4. Identification of larvae 5... learn to better control the animals with which man is forced to live and cope, The purpose of the present study was to investigate certain aspects of the population dynamics of the bollworm, Heliothis sea (Boddie) and the tobacco budworm, Heliothis...

  11. Animals on Campus Responsible Administrative Unit

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    areas housing hazardous materials or machinery. 3.3 Except for trained service animals1 and fish: March 5, 2013 Page 2 of 2 3.4 Aquariums no larger than 30 gallons containing fish or turtles

  12. Information Scaffolding: Application to Technical Animation

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    Newman, Catherine Claire

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Into Place The device pictured contains four batteries.The animation of the batteries is done is such a way thatis clear that the four batteries are all the same and that

  13. Creation of Computer Animation from Story Descriptions

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    Kahn, Kenneth Michael

    1979-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report describes a computer system that creates simple computer animation in response to high-level, vague, and incomplete descriptions of films. It makes its films by collecting and evaluating suggestions from ...

  14. The Cellular Basis for Animal Regeneration

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    Tanaka, Elly†M.

    The ability of animals to regenerate missing parts is a dramatic and poorly understood aspect of biology. The sources of new cells for these regenerative phenomena have been sought for decades. Recent advances involving ...

  15. Towards believable cloth motion in computer animation

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    Segu, Sunil Venkatesh

    2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis covers the implementation of a cloth modeling algorithm within a computer animation package. The main objective of this thesis is to prove the feasibility of simulating the behavior of cloth using an empirically based model coupled...

  16. A conceptual model for particle systems animation

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    Flaherty, Eric Wayne

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Particle systems represent a technique for creating a special class of computer generated images. This class of imagery would be difficult or impossible to create using traditional surface based representations found in current computer animation...

  17. Beta diversity of marine bacteria depends on temporal scale

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    Hatosy, Stephen M; Martiny, Jennifer B. H; Sachdeva, Rohan; Steele, Joshua; Fuhrman, Jed A; Martiny, Adam C

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    scales of aquatic bacterial beta diversity. Frontiers inthe multiple meanings of beta diversity: a roadmap for theCondit, R. , et al. 2002. Beta-diversity in tropical forest

  18. Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech...

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    Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math October...

  19. The Drive for Energy Diversity and Sustainability: The Impact...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    Diversity and Sustainability: The Impact on Transportation Fuels and Propulsion System Portfolios The Drive for Energy Diversity and Sustainability: The Impact on Transportation...

  20. abundance genetic diversity: Topics by E-print Network

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    Elaine 2011-01-01 117 Genetic Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Peru and Exploration of Phylogenetic Associations with Drug Physics Websites Summary: Genetic Diversity...

  1. The diversity of design of TSOs

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    Rious, Vincent

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    It is puzzling today to explain diversity and imperfection of actual transmission monopoly designs in competitive electricity markets. We argue that transmission monopoly in competitive electricity markets has to be analysed ...

  2. Limitations on Diversity in Basic Science Departments

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    ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Limitations on Diversity in Basic Science Departments Phoebe S. Leboy 1,2, * and Janice F. Madden 3 It has been over 30 years since the beginning of...

  3. Equal Opportunity Publicationsí STEM Diversity Career Expo

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    Meet qualified job candidates face-to-face at EOPís STEM Diversity Career Expo hosted by Equal Opportunity Publications (EOP). EOP publishes of seven nationally recognized career guidance and...

  4. Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Program

    Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

    2003-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

    Provides a centralized, comprehensive source of information for DOE/NNSA employees and applicants regarding the requirements of the Department's equal employment opportunity and diversity program. Cancels DOE O 311.1A.

  5. Historical change in marine animal populations and coastal ecosystems in the Caribbean and Florida Keys

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    McClenachan, Loren Elizabeth

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    region-wide declines in Caribbean corals. Science 301:958-region-wide declines in Caribbean corals. Science 301:958-mass mortality through the Caribbean. Science 226:335-337.

  6. June 14, 2013Animal Health Diagnostic Center Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences

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    Keinan, Alon

    Endocrinology Dr. Ned Place Clinical Pathology Dr. Tracy Stokol Information Management Corey Merrell Quality Moroni Executive Staff Assistant Cathy Andersen Anatomic Pathology College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Dr

  7. Satellite imagery characterizes local animal reservoir populations of Sin Nombre virus in the

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    Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131; §Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases infected mice and the crude prevalence was 30.8%. Only 1 18 of the low-risk sites contained infected

  8. Decreasing fallow duration in tropical slash-and-burn agriculture alters soil macro-invertebrate diversity: A

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    in terms of conservation and management of soil macrofaunal diversity in agro-ecosystems. Key words: Soil and for this reason, they are in-8 creasingly considered as a resource to be managed and protected. Amongst9 soil their populations to improve12 the sustainability of soil fertility especially in countries or regions where farm-13

  9. 21H.909 People and Other Animals, Fall 2005

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    Ritvo, Harriet

    A historical survey of the ways that people have interacted with their closest animal relatives, for example: hunting, domestication of livestock, worship of animal gods, exploitation of animal labor, scientific study of ...

  10. animal hormonell wirksame: Topics by E-print Network

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    in Oberflchengewssern. Ein erhhtes Augenmerk liegt auf Substanzen, (more) Hoffmann, Frauke 2012-01-01 3 Artificial Animals for Computer Animation Computer Technologies...

  11. Chevron Richmond Refinery Pipe Rupture and Fire Animation - Work...

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    Chevron Richmond Refinery Pipe Rupture and Fire Animation - Work Planning and Control is Not Chevron Richmond Refinery Pipe Rupture and Fire Animation - Work Planning and Control...

  12. animal studies good: Topics by E-print Network

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    to Animal Study Proposals The Animal Welfare Regulations and the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Biology and Medicine Websites Summary: Guideline Regarding...

  13. animal hect ubiquitin: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  14. animal tratado con: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  15. animal empregando leguminosa: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  16. animal para humanos: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  17. animals suckling: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  18. animal alternative method: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  19. animal geranyl diphosphate: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  20. animal experimentation: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  1. animal diseases brucellosis: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  2. animal diseases: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  3. animal imaging eude: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  4. animal hoarding cases: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  5. animal cranial irradiation: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  6. animal brucellosis bulgaria: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  7. animal pathogen cryptococcus: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  8. accelerates animal hemostasis: Topics by E-print Network

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    major contribution of this paper is that for the first time, it is possible for computer graphics animators, to specify and control a three dimensional fluid animation, without...

  9. animal science research: Topics by E-print Network

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    be looking at livestock, arable, and mixed Evans, Paul 8 Professor of Animal Science Meat Science Engineering Websites Summary: Professor of Animal Science Meat Science B.S.,...

  10. Population Ecology Philip M. Dixon

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    Population Ecology Philip M. Dixon Department of Statistics Iowa State University 20 December 2001 Population ecology is the discipline in ecology that deals with the structure and dynamics (e.g. growth interacting populations. Population ecology is closely related to other ecological disciplines, e

  11. USA National Phenology Network: Plant and Animal Life-Cycle Data Related to Climate Change

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    Phenology refers to recurring plant and animal life cycle stages, such as leafing and flowering, maturation of agricultural plants, emergence of insects, and migration of birds. It is also the study of these recurring plant and animal life cycle stages, especially their timing and relationships with weather and climate. Phenology affects nearly all aspects of the environment, including the abundance and diversity of organisms, their interactions with one another, their functions in food webs, and their seasonable behavior, and global-scale cycles of water, carbon, and other chemical elements. Phenology records can help us understand plant and animal responses to climate change; it is a key indicator. The USA-NPN brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators, and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States. The network harnesses the power of people and the Internet to collect and share information, providing researchers with far more data than they could collect alone.[Extracts copied from the USA-NPN home page and from http://www.usanpn.org/about].

  12. Animal Pathogen/Product Import Importing "Animal" Pathogens from Outside Canada

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    Animal Pathogen/Product Import Importing "Animal" Pathogens from Outside Canada 1) Permits is required from the CFIA* (a division of Agriculture Canada), please go to the CFIA website at http importation permit from Public Health Agency Canada may also be required. #12;

  13. Sketch-Based Animation Tool for Character Animation Intergrating into a Production Pipeline

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    Low, Ser En

    2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ...................................................................................... 15 III.E. Integrated into a production environment ............................................ 18 CHAPTER IV FUTURE WORK ........................................................................... 22 IV.A. Pressure sensitivity.... 22 CHAPTER IV FUTURE WORK This thesis describes several possibilities in the area of computer animation field in expanding and extending natural functionalities. IV.A. Pressure sensitivity The current sketch-based animation tool has...

  14. Genetic Diversity Among Botulinum Neurotoxin Producing Clostridial Strains

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    Hill, K K; Smith, T J; Helma, C H; Ticknor, L O; Foley, B T; Svennson, R T; Brown, J L; Johnson, E A; Smith, L A; Okinaka, R T; Jackson, P J; Marks, J D

    2006-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

    Clostridium botulinum is a taxonomic designation for many diverse anaerobic spore forming rod-shaped bacteria which have the common property of producing botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs). The BoNTs are exoneurotoxins that can cause severe paralysis and even death in humans and various other animal species. A collection of 174 C. botulinum strains were examined by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis and by sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene and BoNT genes to examine genetic diversity within this species. This collection contained representatives of each of the seven different serotypes of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNT A-G). Analysis of the16S rRNA sequences confirmed earlier reports of at least four distinct genomic backgrounds (Groups I-IV) each of which has independently acquired one or more BoNT serotypes through horizontal gene transfer. AFLP analysis provided higher resolution, and can be used to further subdivide the four groups into sub-groups. Sequencing of the BoNT genes from serotypes A, B and E in multiple strains confirmed significant sequence variation within each serotype. Four distinct lineages within each of the BoNT A and B serotypes, and five distinct lineages of serotype E strains were identified. The nucleotide sequences of the seven serotypes of BoNT were compared and show varying degrees of interrelatedness and recombination as has been previously noted for the NTNH gene which is linked to BoNT. These analyses contribute to the understanding of the evolution and phylogeny within this species and assist in the development of improved diagnostics and therapeutics for treatment of botulism.

  15. Speed-line for 3D animation

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    Song, Won Chan

    2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

    Committee Members, Carol LaFayette John Keyser Head of Department, Mardelle Shepley December 2005 Major Subject: Visualization Sciences iii ABSTRACT Speed-Line for 3D Animation. (December 2005) Won Chan Song, B.F.A., Ringling School of Art and Design Chair... to thank my committee members, Prof. Carol LaFayette and Dr. John Keyser for their advice and feedback. My gratitude also goes to Hobart Chan for letting me borrow his car model, which saved me a huge amount of time when I was making an animation as a...

  16. Emergent patterns of diversity and dynamics in natural populations of planktonic Vibrio bacteria

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    Thompson, Janelle Renťe, 1976-

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Despite the importance of microorganisms for global and engineering processes, currently lacking is a theoretical framework to describe how the structure of a microbial assemblage translates an environmental condition into ...

  17. Genetic diversity at RFLP loci in an Oregon Septoria tritici population

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    Boeger, Jeffrey Michael

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    creating RFLP banding patterns unique to each asexual clone or genotype. No genetic variation was found within pycnidia, but variation was found among pycnidia within lesions, and among lesions on individual leaves. On average, there were 8. 3 allele... closely related individuals, and they may detect many highly polymorphic loci simultaneously thereby allowing unam- biguous identification of individual genotypes (RFLP fingerprinting). RFLPs have become a widely accepted genetic tool, used in mapping...

  18. An Artificial Animated Boxer Alexander Kolliopoulos

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    Toronto, University of

    that need to be addressed for this project: animation and control. It is difficult to model good human of artificial life is to model independently acting human characters that appear to behave realistically to a viewer. By modeling artificial human characters engaged in one activity, such as boxing, we may gain

  19. Simulation and animation of a slinky

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    Maxey, Mark Ray

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    physical parameters of objects as well. One application of this is the dynamic simulation and animation of a toy Slinky. The equations of motion which model a Slinky have been developed and initially tested by Jim Williams of Rockwell International, Inc...

  20. UW SCHOOL OF PHARMACY ANIMAL USE COMMITTEE

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    Sheridan, Jennifer

    UW SCHOOL OF PHARMACY ANIMAL USE COMMITTEE 2013-2014 Warren Heideman (chair) Lara Collier Delinda the research- related activities of the School. 4. Continue to consider relocation of aquatics to space outside and how those activities fulfilled the charges and support the School's mission and strategic priorities

  1. Authoring and Animating Painterly Characters KATIE BASSETT

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    Popovic, Jovan

    156 Authoring and Animating Painterly Characters KATIE BASSETT Disney Research Zurich and ETH Zurich ILYA BARAN Disney Research Zurich JOHANNES SCHMID and MARKUS GROSS Disney Research Zurich and ETH Authors' addresses: K. Bassett (corresponding author), Disney Research Zurich and ETH Zurich; email

  2. learning, Memory, and Cognition: Animal Perspectives 28

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    Menzel, Randolf - Institut fŁr Biologie

    inverte brates and lower vertebrates), but such processes must be assumed to also exist in these animal-specific sensory and motor domains will lead to more flexible behavior, and thus to more advanced cognitive functions. Predicting the future will there fore be less constrained, and more options will enrich

  3. Domestic animals in a changing world

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    of high quality feed Management systems Higher total production Environmental impact Diseases (infectious material Production of high quality feed Management systems Higher total production Environmental impact with high production in the feeding and management systems that we provide, without compromising animal

  4. Perceptual Modeling for Behavioral Animation of Fishes

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    Toronto, University of

    Perceptual Modeling for Behavioral Animation of Fishes Xiaoyuan Tu Demetri Terzopoulos Department worlds. We have created a virtual marine world inhabited by artificial fishes which can swim hydrody­ namically in simulated water through the motor control of internal muscles. Artificial fishes exploit

  5. Animal Care and Biosafety STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

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    Animal Care and Biosafety Committee 1 STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES BUACBC-SOP-01 Fish technique for fish species. 1. Materials 1. Water, MS222TM A. Considerations 1. Tricane methanesulphonate (MS222TM) is one of the few anaesthetic registered for veterinary use on fish in Canada and has

  6. LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE

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    Krovi, Venkat

    4.A.22 LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR OPERATION/MAINTENANCE. 2.0 Scope This procedure applies to all personnel needing to operate this equipment. 3.0 Procedure 3 OF QUANTIFLEX ANESTHESIA MACHINE/ SURGIVET SAV2500 VENTILATOR UNIT 1.0 Purpose This procedure outlines how

  7. COMPARATIVE MEDICINE AND LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES

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    Krovi, Venkat

    COMPARATIVE MEDICINE AND LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES For Guillotine Maintenance at the CMLAF 1.0 Purpose: This procedure details the rationale and justification for the use of the guillotine 2.0 Scope: This procedure applies to all CMLAF staff as well as research staff using

  8. Animal Care and Biosafety STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

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    for use within the given animal tank; 3. NO PLASTIC TANKS WILL HAVE HEATERS! 4. ALL tanks containing glasses and nitrile gloves. #12;BUACBCSOP05 2 4. Procedure A. Aquarium Maintenance: 1. Water changes. I. 2025% of the tank water will be replaced weekly and 50% monthly. The water must

  9. UNIVERSITY COUNCIL ON ANIMAL CARE (UCAC) Terms of Reference

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    Lennard, William N.

    's Terms of Reference; AUS-approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). b) Ensure that the University, maintenance and use of animals as defined by the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC), hereafter referred Canada. iv) The Canadian Association of Laboratory Medicine's Standards of Animal Care; v) The Animals

  10. Sandia National Laboratories: About Sandia: Diversity

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary)morphinanInformation Desert Southwest RegionatSearch WelcomeScience SSRL Science VisitAbout Diversity Diversity

  11. CELL BIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS Forage Yields of Alfalfa Populations Derived from Parents

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    Yandell, Brian S.

    CELL BIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS Forage Yields of Alfalfa Populations Derived from Parents inbreeding (Bus- bice, 1970).It is important to know if forage yields of alfalfa (Medicago sativa variabilitythe level of genetic diversity among 93 alfalfa genotypes previously selected as parents

  12. Adaptive microbial population shifts in response to a continuous ethanol blend release increases biodegradation potential

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    Alvarez, Pedro J.

    Adaptive microbial population shifts in response to a continuous ethanol blend release increases 2013 Accepted 28 March 2013 Keywords: Pyrosequencing Ethanol Microbial diversity Temperature a b s t r a pilot- scale continuous release (10 months) of a 10% v:v ethanol solution mixed with benzene and toluene

  13. Population and Climate Change:Population and Climate Change: Coupling Population Models withCoupling Population Models with

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    Kalnay, Eugenia

    Coupling Population Models with Earth System ModelsEarth System Models Eugenia Kalnay, Safa Motesharrei, Jorge Rivas Change: Fully Coupling Population and Earth System Models" My research at the U. of Maryland #12

  14. Animals In Synchrotrons: Overcoming Challenges For High-Resolution, Live, Small-Animal Imaging

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    Donnelley, Martin [Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia (Australia); Parsons, David [Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia (Australia); Women's and Children's Health Research Institute, Adelaide, South Australia (Australia); Department of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, University of Adelaide, South Australia (Australia); Department of Paediatircs Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of Adelaide, South Australia (Australia); Morgan, Kaye [School of Physics, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria (Australia); Siu, Karen [School of Physics, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria (Australia); Monash Centre for Synchrotron Science, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)

    2010-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

    Physiological studies in small animals can be complicated, but the complexity is increased dramatically when performing live-animal synchrotron X-ray imaging studies. Our group has extensive experience in high-resolution live-animal imaging at the Japanese SPring-8 synchrotron, primarily examining airways in two-dimensions. These experiments normally image an area of 1.8 mmx1.2 mm at a pixel resolution of 0.45 {mu}m and are performed with live, intact, anaesthetized mice.There are unique challenges in this experimental setting. Importantly, experiments must be performed in an isolated imaging hutch not specifically designed for small-animal imaging. This requires equipment adapted to remotely monitor animals, maintain their anesthesia, and deliver test substances while collecting images. The horizontal synchrotron X-ray beam has a fixed location and orientation that limits experimental flexibility. The extremely high resolution makes locating anatomical regions-of-interest slow and can result in a high radiation dose, and at this level of magnification small animal movements produce motion-artifacts that can render acquired images unusable. Here we describe our experimental techniques and how we have overcome several challenges involved in performing live mouse synchrotron imaging.Experiments have tested different mouse strains, with hairless strains minimizing overlying skin and hair artifacts. Different anesthetics have also be trialed due to the limited choices available at SPring-8. Tracheal-intubation methods have been refined and controlled-ventilation is now possible using a specialized small-animal ventilator. With appropriate animal restraint and respiratory-gating, motion-artifacts have been minimized. The animal orientation (supine vs. head-high) also appears to affect animal physiology, and can alter image quality. Our techniques and image quality at SPring-8 have dramatically improved and in the near future we plan to translate this experience to the Imaging and Medical Beamline at the Australian Synchrotron.Overcoming these challenges has permitted increasingly sophisticated imaging of animals with synchrotron X-rays, and we expect a bright future for these techniques.

  15. Annual Report 06 EquityandDiversity

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    Hickman, Mark

    Management Team, especially the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Mäori) and the Director of Human Resources. Beyond and a commitment to addressing them needs to become an integral part of the University's culture. An EquityandDiversityPlan and learning, research and creative work, students, staff and governance, leadership and management. The plan

  16. Web Accessibility Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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    Jones, Michelle

    Web Accessibility Office of Diversity and Inclusion Applies to: Any website conducting university of the art digital and web based information delivery of information is increasingly central in carrying out constituencies. This policy establishes minimum standards for the accessibility of web based information

  17. insect Phenotypic Plasticity Diversity of Responses

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    Gadagkar, Raghavendra

    Illinois State University Normal,IL, USA ~Science Publishers, Inc. Enfield (NH),USA Plymouth, UK ~Oo5 #12. Published by Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, NH, USA Printed in India. #12;Behavioral Diversity and its Insect phenotypic plasticity editors, T.N. Ananthakrishnan. Douglas Whitman. p. em. Includes

  18. Original article Structuration of alfalfa genetic diversity

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    Boyer, Edmond

    studied on 46 tetraploid populations of Medicago sativa ssp. sativa and ssp. falcata over three growing sativa = lucerne / morphological characteristics / Euclidean distance / Mantel test R√©sum√© - √?tude of the varieties and cultivated populations of lucerne originate from the crosses between the perennial forms

  19. Understanding the Neutron Star Population with the SKA

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    Tauris, Thomas M; Breton, Rene P; Deller, Adam T; Keane, Evan F; Kramer, Michael; Lorimer, Duncan R; McLaughlin, Maura A; Possenti, Andrea; Ray, Paul S; Stappers, Ben W; Weltevrede, Patrick

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Since their discovery in the late 1960's the population of known neutron stars (NSs) has grown to ~2500. The last five decades of observations have yielded many surprises and demonstrated that the observational properties of NSs are remarkably diverse. The surveys that will be performed with SKA (the Square Kilometre Array) will produce a further tenfold increase in the number of Galactic NSs known. Moreover, the SKA's broad spectral coverage, sub-arraying and multi-beaming capabilities will allow us to characterise these sources with unprecedented efficiency, in turn enabling a giant leap in the understanding of their properties. Here we review the NS population and outline our strategies for studying each of the growing number of diverse classes that are populating the "NS zoo". Some of the main scientific questions that will be addressed by the much larger statistical samples and vastly improved timing efficiency provided by SKA include: (i) the spin period and spin-down rate distributions (and thus magnet...

  20. Diversity and Evolution of the Bovine and Equine Toll-Like Receptor Gene Family: Applications to Animal Disease

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    Fisher, Colleen 1988-

    2012-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

    Intervala Marker Model Odds Ratio P Valuec Lower Bound Upper Bound TLR2-SNP 9564 Recessive 3.20 0.032d 1.11 9.24 TLR2-SNP 10511 Recessive 3.21 0.031d 1.11 9.25 TLR2-SNP 10540 Recessive 2.51 0.020d 1.15 5.48 TLR4-SNP 9788 Additive 0.27b 0.026 0...

  1. Understanding Forage Intake in Range Animals

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    Lyons, Robert K.; Machen, Richard V.; Forbes, T. D. A.

    1999-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

    ruminants classified as browsers (such as white-tailed deer) and interme- diate feeders (like sheep and goats) have mouth parts that allow them to be more selective in their browsing and grazing than ruminants classi- fied as grazers (such as cattle... as important as forage quality, especially when quality is marginal. Forage intake in a rangeland environment is influenced by a num- ber of important factors, including: ? Herbivore species and size. ? Foraging behavior. ? Physiological status. ? Animal...

  2. Perception Based Character Modeling and Animation

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    Higa, Mitsutoshi

    procedure Page RESULTS 32 Perceived sex 3 Perceived masculinity 4 Perceived femininity 6 Perceived attractiveness 38 DISCUSSION 40 Perceived sex Perceived masculinity and femininity 41 Perceived attractiveness 42 Summary 43 PERCEPTION BASED MODELING... the WHR and walk motion 4 Modeling the WHR 49 Animating the walk 51 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION 3 REFERENCES 55 APPENDIX A 8 APPENDIX B 61 APPENDIX C 9 APPENDIX D.... 72 APPENDIX E 120 Page VITA 121 LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page 1 A complete cycle...

  3. Wrinkles in the rare biosphere: Pyrosequencing errors can lead to artificial inflation of diversity estimates

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    Kunin, Victor; Engelbrektson, Anna; Ochman, Howard; Hugenholtz, Philip

    2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Massively parallel pyrosequencing of the small subunit (16S) ribosomal RNA gene has revealed that the extent of rare microbial populations in several environments, the 'rare biosphere', is orders of magnitude higher than previously thought. One important caveat with this method is that sequencing error could artificially inflate diversity estimates. Although the per-base error of 16S rDNA amplicon pyrosequencing has been shown to be as good as or lower than Sanger sequencing, no direct assessments of pyrosequencing errors on diversity estimates have been reported. Using only Escherichia coli MG1655 as a reference template, we find that 16S rDNA diversity is grossly overestimated unless relatively stringent read quality filtering and low clustering thresholds are applied. In particular, the common practice of removing reads with unresolved bases and anomalous read lengths is insufficient to ensure accurate estimates of microbial diversity. Furthermore, common and reproducible homopolymer length errors can result in relatively abundant spurious phylotypes further confounding data interpretation. We suggest that stringent quality-based trimming of 16S pyrotags and clustering thresholds no greater than 97% identity should be used to avoid overestimates of the rare biosphere.

  4. Hydrogen from Diverse Domestic ResourcesHydrogen from Diverse Domestic Resources Distributed

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    Sequestration Biomass Hydro Wind Solar Biomass Hydro Wind Solar Coal Nuclear Natural Gas Oil Sequestration #12 on foreign oil. · Promote the use of diverse, domestic, and sustainable energy sources. · Reduce carbon

  5. Diverse Power- Energy Efficient New Construction Rebate Programs

    Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

    Diverse Power is a member-owned electric cooperative that provides electric service to customers in Troup, Harris, Heard, Meriwether, Muscogee and Coweta counties in Georgia. Diverse Power offers a...

  6. Diverse Power- Energy Efficient Existing Homes Rebate Program (Georgia)

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    Diverse Power is a member-owned electric cooperative that provides electric service to customers in Troup, Harris, Heard, Meriwether, Muscogee and Coweta counties in Georgia. Diverse Power offers a...

  7. Princeton Diversity Programs in Molecular Biology and Quantitative & Computational Biology

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    CASE STUDY Princeton Diversity Programs in Molecular Biology and Quantitative & Computational Biology Author Princeton University Acknowledgments. Vides estius moluptaquis aut maxime vitin peroribus: Diversity Programs in Molecular Biology and Quantitative & Computational Biology Founded in 2007 in response

  8. SCRIPTS : on the description of computer animated images

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    Velho, Luiz

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The problem of specification of temporal transformations for Computer Animation production is investigated. Based on this analysis, an interactive animation language is developed which supports both procedural and key-frame ...

  9. Method and apparatus for animal positioning in imaging systems

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    Hadjioannou, Arion-Xenofon; Stout, David B.; Silverman, Robert W.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    An apparatus for imaging an animal includes a first mounting surface, a bed sized to support the animal and releasably secured to or integral with the first mounting surface. The apparatus also includes a plurality of straps, each having a first end in a fixed position relative to the bed and a second end for tightening around a limb of the animal. A method for in-vivo imaging of an animal includes providing an animal that has limbs, providing a first mounting surface, and providing a bed removably secured to or integral with the mounting surface and sized to support the animal as well as being coupled to a plurality of straps. The method also includes placing the animal on the bed between the plurality of straps and tightening at least two of the plurality of straps around at least two of the limbs such that the animal is substantially secured in place relative to the bed.

  10. animal nutritional physiological phenomena: Topics by E-print...

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    of livestock. Most practical Paris-Sud XI, Universit de 11 E&E Animal Physiology Syllabus, Fall 2006 Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites Summary: E&E Animal Physiology...

  11. animal welfare held: Topics by E-print Network

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    genetics, animal behavior and safe handling topics, Animal 4-H'ers who had an interest in horses and rabbits. Guests were treated to opening remarks by Dr'er and active 4-H horse...

  12. Creating Automated Interactive Video Playback for Studies of Animal Communications

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    Butkowski, Trisha

    2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

    Video playback is a technique used to study the visual communication and behaviors of animals. While video playback is a useful tool, most experiments lack the ability for the visual stimulus to interact with the live animal. The limited number...

  13. Low beta diversity of herbivorous insects in tropical forests

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    Basset, Yves

    LETTERS Low beta diversity of herbivorous insects in tropical forests Vojtech Novotny1 , Scott E) and fruit (fruitflies, Diptera) found a low rate of change in species composition (beta diversity) across 75 of kilo- metres. Low beta diversity was also documented in groups with differing host specificity

  14. alternative animal feed: Topics by E-print Network

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    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 318 2009...

  15. animal feed ingredients: Topics by E-print Network

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    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 404 Commercial...

  16. animal feed human: Topics by E-print Network

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    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 478 Interactive...

  17. Animating Human Athletics Jessica K. Hodgins Wayne L. Wooten

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    Brogan, David

    Animating Human Athletics Jessica K. Hodgins Wayne L. Wooten David C. Brogan James F. O animate these behaviors using control algorithms that cause a physically realistic model to perform and biomechanical data. Key Words and Phrases: computer animation, human motion, motion control, dynamic simulation

  18. Greta: A Simple Facial Animation Engine Stefano Pasquariello1

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    Pelachaud, Catherine

    aim was the realization of an animated model able to simulate in a rapid and believable manner the dynamics aspect of the human face. We have realized a Simple Facial Animation Engine (SFAE) where the 3D the structure of a proprietary 3D model, to animate it, and, finally, to render it in real-time. Our model uses

  19. Florida Atlantic University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    of the animal use protocol is dependent on receipt of the approval. 8. Hazardous Waste A. Animal wastes Agents and Hazardous Chemicals A. Review of any animal research protocol involving the use of infectious to avoid human exposure or damage to the environment. Hazardous waste material must be conducted

  20. YZC Animal of the Month, September 2012 African Elephant

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    YZC Animal of the Month, September 2012 African Elephant Loxodonta africana Go to the lower gallery. The African Elephant is the largest land-living animal alive today. The biggest animal on record measured up. University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge September 2012 African Elephants live in a range

  1. Does interactivity improve exploratory data analysis of animated trend visualization?

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    Shaw, Chris

    ]. In particular, animation has become a popular method for visualizing trends in multivariate information spaces1 Does interactivity improve exploratory data analysis of animated trend visualization? Felwa A technique for data analysis of large data. We compared interactive animations with non-interactive (passive

  2. POLICY REGARDING SERVICE ANIMAL ACCESS TO UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA FACILITIES,

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    Arnold, Jonathan

    POLICY REGARDING SERVICE ANIMAL ACCESS TO UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA FACILITIES, PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES This policy ("Policy") is to implement federal and state laws regarding access for service animals, for purposes of this Policy, "Service Animals" are collectively defined to include those that are defined

  3. Using Text Animated Transitions to Support Navigation in Document Histories

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    Toronto, University of

    of an animated transition between two revisions of the Wikipedia article User interfaces. ABSTRACT This article examines the benefits of using text animated transitions for navigating in the revision history of textual documents. We propose an animation technique for smoothly transitioning between different text revisions

  4. ISBE Newsletter, Vol. 17(2) Nov 2005 Animal Architecture.

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    Lindgren, Staffan

    ISBE Newsletter, Vol. 17(2) Nov 2005 33 Animal Architecture. Mike Hansell, Oxford University Press and inclusive review of the science of animal architecture with respect to every conceivable aspect. For example to the objective, and a summary. Chapter 1 introduces animal architecture as driven by three basic functions: "to

  5. Development of an Automated Tracking System of Tagged Wild Animals

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    Development of an Automated Tracking System of Tagged Wild Animals Mariya Ishutkina1 Timothy Chan2 and there are about a hundred of them living in the wild. For tracking purposes, each animal is outfitted remaining animals and established a captive-breeding program to restore red wolves in the wild. As pointed

  6. Lighted display devices for producing static or animated visual displays, including animated facial features

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    Heilbron, Valerie J; Clem, Paul G; Cook, Adam Wade

    2014-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

    An illuminated display device with a base member with a plurality of cavities therein. Illumination devices illuminate the cavities and emit light through an opening of the cavities in a pattern, and a speaker can emit sounds in synchronization with the pattern. A panel with translucent portions can overly the base member and the cavities. An animated talking character can have an animated mouth cavity complex with multiple predetermined mouth lighting configurations simulative of human utterances. The cavities can be open, or optical waveguide material or positive members can be disposed therein. Reflective material can enhance internal reflectance and light emission.

  7. Purdue extension CAFOsConcentrated Animal Feeding OperationsConcentrated Animal Feeding Operations

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    Operations MrsA and Livestock Production Paul ebner Departmentof AnimalSciences Purdue MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and livestock production. What follows are some answers to several of the most common questions surrounding this issue. 1. What is MRSA? Staphylococcus

  8. HOME GROUNDS & ANIMALS 2014 Other Animals: Vertebrates as Pests 8-1

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    Liskiewicz, Maciej

    or endanger health and safety. At the same time, all animals have value, whether it is ecological, aesthetic starling, house sparrow, and rock pigeon to be "nuisance" birds; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS as "nuisance species" in Virginia are the house mouse, Norway rat, black rat, coyote, feral hog, nutria

  9. Purdue extension CAFOsConcentrated Animal Feeding OperationsConcentrated Animal Feeding Operations

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    In response to consumer demand, the European Union has adopted several animal welfare friendly agricultural cultural practices are rarely explained in a context that serves the best interests of both the consumers arisen as to the safety of these new husbandry practices. The costs and benefits of alternative agri

  10. MICROBIAL POPULATIONS FECAL PELLETS AND

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    Luther, Douglas S.

    MICROBIAL POPULATIONS FECAL PELLETS AND AND BIOLU}IINESCENCEOF OCEANIC SEDII,IENTTRAP PARTICLES activities of microbial populations associated with fecal pellets col-Lecteo from oceanic zooplankton were (indicators of microbial growth and reproduction rates, respectively) were monitored in fecal pellets at time

  11. POPULATION GEOGRAPHY Instructor: Dr. Carr

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    Lopez-Carr, David

    in a year · Crude rates may be misleading: - e.g., CDR, US (8) vs. Mexico (5) -What's going on here? -Are: #12;HOW DOES POPULATION CHANGE? #12;Population Change = Fertility ­ Mortality +/- Migration #12;Crude Birth Rate (CBR): Births/1000 individuals in a year Crude Death Rate (CDR): Deaths/1000 individuals

  12. Perturbation Theory for Population Dynamics

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    Francisco M. Fernandez

    2007-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

    We prove that a recently proposed homotopy perturbation method for the treatment of population dynamics is just the Taylor expansion of the population variables about initial time. Our results show that this perturbation method fails to provide the global features of the ecosystem dynamics.

  13. Energy demand and population changes

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    Allen, E.L.; Edmonds, J.A.

    1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Since World War II, US energy demand has grown more rapidly than population, so that per capita consumption of energy was about 60% higher in 1978 than in 1947. Population growth and the expansion of per capita real incomes have led to a greater use of energy. The aging of the US population is expected to increase per capita energy consumption, despite the increase in the proportion of persons over 65, who consume less energy than employed persons. The sharp decline in the population under 18 has led to an expansion in the relative proportion of population in the prime-labor-force age groups. Employed persons are heavy users of energy. The growth of the work force and GNP is largely attributable to the growing participation of females. Another important consequence of female employment is the growth in ownership of personal automobiles. A third factor pushing up labor-force growth is the steady influx of illegal aliens.

  14. Population Characteristics and Seasonal Movement Patterns of the Rattlesnake Hills Elk Herd - Status Report 2000

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    Tiller, B.L.; Zufelt, R.K.; Turner, S.; Cadwell, L.L.; Bender, L.; Turner, G.K.

    2000-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

    Population characteristics of the Rattlesnake Hills elk herd indicate reduced herd growth rates from the 1980s compared to the 1990s (McCorquodale 1988; Eberhardt 1996). However, the population continued to grow approximately 25% annually through the 1990s, reaching a high of 838 animals in summer 1999. Calf recruitment rates appear to be cyclic and are likely related to reduced calf survival during the first weeks of life; however, late-term abortions may also have occurred. The cause(s) could be predator-related and/or a function of shifts in nutritional condition (age-class distributions, assuming older-age cows are less likely to recruit calves, major climate shifts) or changes in the human-related disturbances during gestation, and/or calf rearing periods. In fall 1999 and spring 2000, the population was reduced from 838 individuals to 660 individuals. The primary controlling factors were modified hunting seasons on private and state lands and the large-scale roundup conducted in spring 2000. Continued removal of animals (particularly females) within the population will be pivotal to maintain the population at a level that minimizes land damage complaints, animal-vehicle collisions, use of central Hanford areas, and deterioration of natural resources.

  15. Compact conscious animal positron emission tomography scanner

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    Schyler, David J. (Bellport, NY); O'Connor, Paul (Bellport, NY); Woody, Craig (Setauket, NY); Junnarkar, Sachin Shrirang (Sound Beach, NY); Radeka, Veljko (Bellport, NY); Vaska, Paul (Sound Beach, NY); Pratte, Jean-Francois (Stony Brook, NY); Volkow, Nora (Chevy Chase, MD)

    2006-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

    A method of serially transferring annihilation information in a compact positron emission tomography (PET) scanner includes generating a time signal for an event, generating an address signal representing a detecting channel, generating a detector channel signal including the time and address signals, and generating a composite signal including the channel signal and similarly generated signals. The composite signal includes events from detectors in a block and is serially output. An apparatus that serially transfers annihilation information from a block includes time signal generators for detectors in a block and an address and channel signal generator. The PET scanner includes a ring tomograph that mounts onto a portion of an animal, which includes opposing block pairs. Each of the blocks in a block pair includes a scintillator layer, detection array, front-end array, and a serial encoder. The serial encoder includes time signal generators and an address signal and channel signal generator.

  16. Handoff issues in a transmit diversity system

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    Jaswal, Kavita

    2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

    .L.Miller (Chair of Committee) K. R. Narayanan (Member) A. L. N. Reddy (Member) D. Friesen (Member) C. Singh (Head of Department) December 2003 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering iii ABSTRACT Hando Issues in a Transmit Diversity System. (December 2003) Kavita... s obviates the need for soft hando s. iv To my parents and brother, for making this possible. v ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to express my deep gratitude and respect to Dr. Scott Miller for his guidance and all the advice and continuous encouragement that he...

  17. Adverse Diversity Analysis Guidance | Department of Energy

    Energy Savers [EERE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious RankCombustion |Energyon ArmedWaste andAccess to OUO Access to OUO DOENuclearAdverse Diversity Analysis

  18. Diversity & Inclusion | Argonne National Laboratory

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE:1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel),Feet) Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul(Summary)morphinanInformation Desert Southwest Region service area. The DesertDirections TheMadisonDisclosures,Diversity

  19. Guidelines for Housing Multiple Species of Large Laboratory Animals Animals should not be housed with or near another species of animal that might compromise

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    Bandettini, Peter A.

    1 Guidelines for Housing Multiple Species of Large Laboratory Animals I. General Animals should or in quarters designed to provide visual and auditory separation from other species. Dogs should be transported by the use of physical barriers, chemical restraint, visual separation, assignment of different species

  20. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal studies molecular Sample Search...

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    search results for: animal studies molecular Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Animal Genomics Advances in genome se- Summary: Animal Genomics Advances in genome se- quencing and...

  1. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal gene families Sample Search Results

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    a curated database of phylogenetic trees of animal gene families... Fam: a curated database of phylogenetic trees of animal gene families 12,400 animal gene ... Source:...

  2. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal detection system Sample Search Results

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    res served. No par Summary: . Security System D. AnimalProcedure Room Locks VI. Animal Care Training Program Plan 16 A. Requirements... with animals, especially if the illness...

  3. E-Print Network 3.0 - animals reveal genetic Sample Search Results

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    Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology 30 ANIMAL USERS TRAINING HANDBOOK Animal Care and Use Program Personnel Training Summary: healthy, genetically similar animals- it...

  4. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal technicians Sample Search Results

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    their animals. The investigator will be charged "tech time" for this. The animal care technician... to identify animals that have special husbandry requirements, have...

  5. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal species specific Sample Search Results

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    training in safe handling techniques for the specific large animal species. 3.1.3 CARE and EHS... Inoculation of Infectious Agents in Large Animal Species Animal Biosafety...

  6. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal tissue samples Sample Search Results

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    Summary: infectious agents and contaminated samples between the laboratory and animal facility in a sealed, secondary... tissue harvest in the animal room or arrange with animal...

  7. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal welfare-environment-food quality...

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    & Use of Laboratory Animals" and all pertinent local, state... , and federal laws. ANIMAL CARE SURGICAL FACILITY ANIMAL HEALTH STATUS ... Source: Meagher, Mary - Department of...

  8. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal protein ingredients Sample Search...

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    only animal-origin ingredients. In this context, animal feeds may include livestock, poultry, bird... the importation of animal feeds and ingredients intended for incorporation...

  9. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal model comparison Sample Search Results

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    as animation... test for this model. Mayer and Moreno (2002) describe seven animation design principles that support... Article Molecular and Cellular Biology Animations:...

  10. Diverse Power Iteration Embeddings and Its Applications

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    Huang H.; Yoo S.; Yu, D.; Qin, H.

    2014-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

    AbstractóSpectral Embedding is one of the most effective dimension reduction algorithms in data mining. However, its computation complexity has to be mitigated in order to apply it for real-world large scale data analysis. Many researches have been focusing on developing approximate spectral embeddings which are more efficient, but meanwhile far less effective. This paper proposes Diverse Power Iteration Embeddings (DPIE), which not only retains the similar efficiency of power iteration methods but also produces a series of diverse and more effective embedding vectors. We test this novel method by applying it to various data mining applications (e.g. clustering, anomaly detection and feature selection) and evaluating their performance improvements. The experimental results show our proposed DPIE is more effective than popular spectral approximation methods, and obtains the similar quality of classic spectral embedding derived from eigen-decompositions. Moreover it is extremely fast on big data applications. For example in terms of clustering result, DPIE achieves as good as 95% of classic spectral clustering on the complex datasets but 4000+ times faster in limited memory environment.

  11. Hispanic & Border Health Concentration Profession: diverse, dynamic

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    Ward, Karen

    prevention initiatives. Lobby legislators to improve health care coverage for low- income families. Plan Perspective: social justice Focus: population (community) health Aim: to promote health, prevent disease, and improve quality of life in communities. #12;(CDC, 2008) #12;Specific Examples: Conduct disease outbreak

  12. Article Linda Laikre, Anna Palme, Melanie Josefsson, Fred Utter and Nils Ryman Release of Alien Populations in Sweden

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    Article Linda Laikre, Anna Palme¬ī, Melanie Josefsson, Fred Utter and Nils Ryman Release of Alien Populations in Sweden Introduction of alien species is a major threat to biological diversity. Although public define alien species to include entities below species level. This inclusion recognizes that re- lease

  13. Effect of Crude Oil and Chemical Additives on Metabolic Activity of Mixed Microbial Populations in Fresh Marsh Soils

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    Nyman, John

    Effect of Crude Oil and Chemical Additives on Metabolic Activity of Mixed Microbial Populations remineralization rates. Crude oil, which is known to contain toxins and reduce microbial diversity organic matter (Panicum hemitomon Shult. or Sagittaria lancifolia L. dominated marshes), crude oil

  14. Risk to animal health from pathogens in municipal sludge

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    Yeager, J.G.

    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Public and legislative concerns directed toward resource and materials recycling have stimulated widespread interest in the use of sewage sludge to improve the fertility and water-holding capacity of soil. The use of sludge on land to grow crops for human or animal consumption has raised concerns over the health hazards from the sludge pathogens. Relatively little attention has been focused on the risks to the health of animals that may graze on sudge-amended pastures or consume feedstuffs grown on these lands. Concern about the animal health risks is justified because economic losses from animal disease that may be associated with the use of sewage sludge could be quite large. In fact, these losses may exceed poential economic losses from human disease associated with sludge use. This review emphasizes the risk to animal health from zoonotic and human pathogens in sludge and from specific animal pathogens that may be found in sludge.

  15. A physically based approach to modeling and animating a sailboat

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    Miniati, Maria Pia

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A PHYSICALLY BASED APPROACH TO MODELING AND ANIMATING A SAILBOAT A Thesis by MARIA PIA MINIATI Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE... Approach to Modeling and Animating a Sailboat. (May 2000) Maria Pia Miniati, B. S. , Buenos Aires Institute of Technology Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Donald H. House This thesis describes a method for modeling and animating a sailboat, by means...

  16. Tri-modality small animal imaging system

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    Kundu, B.K.; Stolin, A.V.; Pole, J.; Baumgart, L.; Fontaine, M.; Wojcik, R.; Kross, B.; Zorn, C.; Majewski, S.; Williams, M.B.

    2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Our group is developing a scanner that combines x-ray, single gamma, and optical imaging on the same rotating gantry. Two functional modalities (SPECT and optical) are included because they have different strengths and weaknesses in terms of spatial and temporal decay lengths in the context of in vivo imaging, and because of the recent advent of multiple reporter gene constructs. The effect of attenuation by biological tissue on the detected intensity of the emitted signal was measured for both gamma and optical imaging. Attenuation by biological tissue was quantified for both the bioluminescent emission of luciferace and for the emission light of the near infrared fluorophore cyanine 5.5, using a fixed excitation light intensity. Experiments were performed to test the feasibility of using either single gamma or x-ray imaging to make depth-dependent corrections to the measured optical signal. Our results suggest that significant improvements in quantitation of optical emission are possible using straightforward correction techniques based on information from other modalities. Development of an integrated scanner in which data from each modality are obtained with the animal in a common configuration will greatly simplify this process.

  17. Method of detoxifying animal suffering from overdose

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    Mehlhorn, Rolf J. (Richmond, CA)

    1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A method for accumulating drugs or other chemicals within synthetic, lipid-like vesicles by means of a pH gradient imposed on the vesicles just prior to use is described. The method is suited for accumulating molecules with basic or acid moieties which are permeable to the vesicles membranes in their uncharged form and for molecules that contain charge moieties that are hydrophobic ions and can therefore cross the vesicle membranes in their charged form. The method is advantageous over prior art methods for encapsulating biologically active materials within vesicles in that it achieves very high degrees of loading with simple procedures that are economical and require little technical expertise, furthermore kits which can be stored for prolonged periods prior to use without impairment of the capacity to achieve drug accumulation are described. A related application of the method consists of using this technology to detoxify animals that have been exposed to poisons with basic, weak acid or hydrophobic charge groups within their molecular structure.

  18. agricultural animals part: Topics by E-print Network

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    (*) K. MAIJALA Agricultural Research Centre, Department of Animal Breeding, Tikkurila, Finland SUMMARY The problem of gene losses of present breeding methods on the genetic...

  19. animal testing station: Topics by E-print Network

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    J. HANLON Department of Biology, Washington and Lee University (Received online 27 October 2004; MS. number: A9684) Most studies of animal behaviour are based on direct Marsh,...

  20. animal pet studies: Topics by E-print Network

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    objects to communicate with other persons, although Gutkin, Boris 30 Record Keeping and Care for Animals in Study Areas Definitions Computer Technologies and Information Sciences...

  1. animal pet study: Topics by E-print Network

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    objects to communicate with other persons, although Gutkin, Boris 30 Record Keeping and Care for Animals in Study Areas Definitions Computer Technologies and Information Sciences...

  2. Radio controlled release apparatus for animal data acquisition devices

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    Stamps, James Frederick (5252 Norma Way, Livermore, Alameda County, CA 94550)

    2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A novel apparatus for reliably and selectively releasing a data acquisition package from an animal for recovery. The data package comprises two parts: 1) an animal data acquisition device and 2) a co-located release apparatus. One embodiment, which is useful for land animals, the release apparatus includes two major components: 1) an electronics package, comprising a receiver; a decoder comparator, having at plurality of individually selectable codes; and an actuator circuit and 2) a release device, which can be a mechanical device, which acts to release the data package from the animal. To release a data package from a particular animal, a radio transmitter sends a coded signal which is decoded to determine if the code is valid for that animal data package. Having received a valid code, the release device is activated to release the data package from the animal for subsequent recovery. A second embodiment includes floatation means and is useful for releasing animal data acquisition devices attached to sea animals. This embodiment further provides for releasing a data package underwater by employing an acoustic signal.

  3. curve plotting and animations 1 Curve Plotting with Matplotlib

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    Verschelde, Jan

    and animations 30 September 2013 3 / 38 #12;ipython --pylab In [1]: x = arange(0.0,2.0,0.05) In [2]: noise = 0

  4. Solid-Liquid Separation of Animal Manure and Wastewater

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    Mukhtar, Saqib; Sweeten, John M.; Auvermann, Brent W.

    1999-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    Solid-liquid separation is an alternative treatment for animal manure and process-generated wastewater. This publication explains the techniques, equipment, performance and economics of separators....

  5. animal test design: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 51 Design-led...

  6. animal feeding operation: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib First Page Previous...

  7. animal control services: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 103 Biodiversity in...

  8. animal testing alternatives: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 48 Statistical test...

  9. animal feed industry: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 327 Protein phase...

  10. animal feeding operations: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib First Page Previous...

  11. animal feed samples: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 305 Protein phase...

  12. animal feed additive: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 316 CHAPTER III...

  13. Contribution of muscular weakness to osteoporosis: Computational and animal models

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    Gefen, Amit

    Contribution of muscular weakness to osteoporosis: Computational and animal models M. Be obtained herein indicate that muscular weakness may be an important factor contributing to osteoporosis. ”

  14. animals genetically modified: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Websites Summary: Points to Consider When Purchasing Companion Animals, Livestock or Horses By Carrie Chickering what breed of dog, livestock or horse that you want to...

  15. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences epartment of Animal Sciences

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    Watson, Craig A.

    and collaborators include the UF Department of Animal Sciences, Southeast Milk Inc, Sunbelt Milk of the open LPCV building with the evaporative cooling pa

  16. aquatic animal diseases: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital University serving as a fish health specialist at the University of Arkansas; Animal Health Manager at the New...

  17. animal use alternatives: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    may someday allow surgeons to rehearse procedures in a patient-specific operating environment. Replacing animals with simulators in medical training is limited no longer by...

  18. attenuated animal viral: Topics by E-print Network

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    25 Next Page Last Page Topic Index 1 Atlas-based attenuation correction for small animal PETMRI scanners Abhijit J. Chaudhari, ajchaudhari@ucdavis.edu, Biology and Medicine...

  19. animal spect imaging: Topics by E-print Network

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    trained to detect coronary Ohlsson, Mattias 8 SemiSPECT: A Novel Small-Animal SPECT System Incorporating Eight Pixellated CZT Detectors Biology and Medicine Websites Summary:...

  20. animal model system: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    and understanding biological systems Harel, David 2 A Dynamic Emotion Representation Model Within a Facial Animation System CiteSeer Summary: This paper presents a Dynamic...

  1. animal model systems: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    and understanding biological systems Harel, David 2 A Dynamic Emotion Representation Model Within a Facial Animation System CiteSeer Summary: This paper presents a Dynamic...

  2. Application of diversity to regional ecological assessment: a review with recommendations

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    Levenson, J.B.; Stearns, F.W.

    1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Species diversity is frequently considered a primary indicator of ecosystem health, stability, and resilience. As such, species diversity is commonly the major criterion upon which environmental impact statements and ecological assessments are based. This report describes the theoretical development and refinement of the concept of ecological diversity and the various mathematical expressions of diversity. Advantages and disadvantages of each diversity expression are discussed. The application and interpretation of diversity indices for different spatial scales (e.g., specific sites and regional assessments) and variables (e.g., species diversity, habitat diversity, landscape diversity) are contrasted. Recommendations indicate the appropriate diversity indices for regional ecological assessments.

  3. Comparative genomics reveals diversity among xanthomonads infecting tomato and pepper

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    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Potnis et al. : Comparative genomics reveals diversity amongtomato and pepper. BMC Genomics Submit your next manuscriptpv. syringae Potnis et al. BMC Genomics 2011, 12:146 http://

  4. EA-1994: Malheur Resource Area Jonesboro Diversion Dam Replacement...

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    Burns Paiute Tribe for replacement of an existing diversion dam and installation of a fish passage structure. BPA's proposed action was to fund the project. PUBLIC COMMENT...

  5. Diversity Strategies for Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems

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    Wood, Richard Thomas [ORNL; Belles, Randy [ORNL; Cetiner, Mustafa Sacit [ORNL; Holcomb, David Eugene [ORNL; Korsah, Kofi [ORNL; Loebl, Andy [ORNL; Mays, Gary T [ORNL; Muhlheim, Michael David [ORNL; Mullens, James Allen [ORNL; Poore III, Willis P [ORNL; Qualls, A L [ORNL; Wilson, Thomas L [ORNL; Waterman, Michael E. [U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This report presents the technical basis for establishing acceptable mitigating strategies that resolve diversity and defense-in-depth (D3) assessment findings and conform to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements. The research approach employed to establish appropriate diversity strategies involves investigation of available documentation on D3 methods and experience from nuclear power and nonnuclear industries, capture of expert knowledge and lessons learned, determination of best practices, and assessment of the nature of common-cause failures (CCFs) and compensating diversity attributes. The research described in this report does not provide guidance on how to determine the need for diversity in a safety system to mitigate the consequences of potential CCFs. Rather, the scope of this report provides guidance to the staff and nuclear industry after a licensee or applicant has performed a D3 assessment per NUREG/CR-6303 and determined that diversity in a safety system is needed for mitigating the consequences of potential CCFs identified in the evaluation of the safety system design features. Succinctly, the purpose of the research described in this report was to answer the question, 'If diversity is required in a safety system to mitigate the consequences of potential CCFs, how much diversity is enough?' The principal results of this research effort have identified and developed diversity strategies, which consist of combinations of diversity attributes and their associated criteria. Technology, which corresponds to design diversity, is chosen as the principal system characteristic by which diversity criteria are grouped to form strategies. The rationale for this classification framework involves consideration of the profound impact that technology-focused design diversity provides. Consequently, the diversity usage classification scheme involves three families of strategies: (1) different technologies, (2) different approaches within the same technology, and (3) different architectures within the same technology. Using this convention, the first diversity usage family, designated Strategy A, is characterized by fundamentally diverse technologies. Strategy A at the system or platform level is illustrated by the example of analog and digital implementations. The second diversity usage family, designated Strategy B, is achieved through the use of distinctly different technologies. Strategy B can be described in terms of different digital technologies, such as the distinct approaches represented by general-purpose microprocessors and field-programmable gate arrays. The third diversity usage family, designated Strategy C, involves the use of variations within a technology. An example of Strategy C involves different digital architectures within the same technology, such as that provided by different microprocessors (e.g., Pentium and Power PC). The grouping of diversity criteria combinations according to Strategies A, B, and C establishes baseline diversity usage and facilitates a systematic organization of strategic approaches for coping with CCF vulnerabilities. Effectively, these baseline sets of diversity criteria constitute appropriate CCF mitigating strategies for digital safety systems. The strategies represent guidance on acceptable diversity usage and can be applied directly to ensure that CCF vulnerabilities identified through a D3 assessment have been adequately resolved. Additionally, a framework has been generated for capturing practices regarding diversity usage and a tool has been developed for the systematic assessment of the comparative effect of proposed diversity strategies (see Appendix A).

  6. Avian populations of urban woodlands: comparisons, habitat requirements, and management implications

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    Mitchnick, Alan David

    1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    woodland transects. The bird populations of three urban areas were compared. As amount of vegetation increased, number of species, total individuals, and bird species diversity also increased. Urban residential areas were compared to Hensel Park, a...-sized natural area. Numbers of individuals and species were much lower in the large- sized natural area. Nany species preferred urban woodlands. Open and closed parkland transects were compared to the moderately and heavily vegetated urban areas, Species...

  7. Algorithm for detecting energy diversion. [Appendix contains an annotated bibliography

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    Altschul, R.E.; Janky, D.G.; Scholz, F.W.; Tjoelker, R.A.; Tosch, T.J.; Tosch, T.J. (Boeing Computer Services Co., Seattle, WA (United States))

    1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The objective of this project was to investigate those factors influencing energy consumption and to develop advanced statistical algorithms and a corresponding computer program to aid utilities in identifying energy diversion by analyzing patterns of energy consumption and other factors readily available to the utility. This final report documents the development of the algorithms, the methodologies used in analyzing their validity, and the advantages and disadvantages of these methods that resulted from these analyses. In the internal study, the algorithms appear to discriminate diverters from the rest of the population. Problems were found that decreased the efficiency of the algorithms during the field investigation. These included the quality of the data used by the algorithms, and the incomplete description of diverters. For the external study 300 potential diverters were submitted to the participating utility for field investigation. They found many cases of vacancies, seasonal use, two cases of tampering, several of suspect nature, irregularities in billing, and a number of meter problems. The code development was not undertaken due to the inconclusive nature of the results obtained in the external validation of the algorithms. Two final recommendations are presented. The first, to create better profiles for diverters and nondiverters, a large sample investigation of electric utility customers should be conducted. This would eliminate selection bias problems perceived to be present in current data. The second provides a list of action items that can be taken by the utilities, to improve both present detection methods and any algorithms that may be developed in the future. 64 refs., 39 figs., 32 figs.

  8. High-velocity clouds: a diverse phenomenon

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    B. P. Wakker

    2001-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

    In this contribution the current state of knowledge about the high-velocity clouds (HVCs) is summarized. Recent progress has shown that the HVCs are a diverse phenomenon. The intermediate-velocity clouds (IVCs) are likely to be part of a Galactic Fountain. The Magellanic Stream is a tidal remnant. HVC complex C (possibly complexes A and GCN) are low-metallicity clouds near the Galaxy; they could be remnants of the formation of the Galaxy or old tidal streams extracted from nearby dwarf galaxies. Having a substantial number of HI HVCs dispersed throughout the Local Group seems incompatible with the observed HI mass function of galaxies. Finally, FUSE finds high-velocity OVI, some of which is clearly associated with HI HVCs, but some which is not.

  9. International Council for Laboratory Animal Science: International activities. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources annual report, 1993--1994

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    Not Available

    1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In late 1987, the Interagency Research Animal Committee (IRAC) requested that the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (ILAR), National Research Council (NRC), National Academy of Sciences, reestablish US national membership in the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS). The ICLAS is the only worldwide organization whose goal is to foster the humane use of animals in medical research and testing. ILAR`s Mission Statement reflects its commitment to producing highly respected documents covering a wide range of scientific issues, including databases in genetic stocks, species specific management guides, guidelines for humane care of animals, and position papers on issues affecting the future of the biological sciences. As such, ILAR is recognized nationally and internationally as an independent, scientific authority in the development of animal sciences in biomedical research.

  10. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal materials Sample Search Results

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    of Mental Health Collection: Biology and Medicine 2 IACUC Animal Care andor Service Requests Summary: IACUC Animal Care andor Service...

  11. Lie Group Integrators for Animation and Control of Vehicles

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    Desbrun, Mathieu

    .8 [Simulation and Modeling]: Animation 1. INTRODUCTION A vehicle is an actuated mechanical system that moves animation for which a plethora of techniques are available. Additionally, human familiarity with vehicles simulation appears simple: a vehicle is easily modeled by its pose in the world and a set of internal

  12. Human Factors Aspects of Power System Flow Animation

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    into utility control centers. For example, [1] and [2] describe the on-line usage of animated flows, voltageHuman Factors Aspects of Power System Flow Animation Douglas A. Wiegmann, Gavin R. Essenberg flow information, including transmission line MW flow and power transfer distribution factor (PTDF

  13. Muscle-based facial animation using blendshapes in superposition

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    Smith, Andrew Patrick

    2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

    of a known human subject is compared to 3D scan reference data and video reference data of that person. Test animation is compared to video reference footage. The test animation seems to mimic the effects of actual muscle action superposition accurately....

  14. Department of Animal Sciences Quarterly Newsletter Spring 2003

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    Watson, Craig A.

    Workshop for Consultants and Dairy Managers (Animal Sciences Building) - Dan Webb, leader. Tuesday Morning a day - Michele Cooper, Dairy Farmers, Inc. Session 2: Nutritional Updates - Bill Thatcher, Presiding of Animal Sciences, UF/ IFAS 9:00 am - Effects of Gossypol on Fertility in Dairy Cattle - Jose Santos, VMTRC

  15. Multiperspective Panoramas for Cel Animation Daniel N. Wood1

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    Washington at Seattle, University of

    Disney Feature Animation Figure 1 A multiperspective panorama from Disney's 1940 film Pinocchio. (Used environment as seen from along a given camera path. When viewed through a small moving window, the panorama was then revealed just a little at a time though a small moving window. The resulting animation provides

  16. ANIMAL TRACING: BENEFITS IN CATTLE INDUSTRY AND PRIVATE INCENTIVES

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    McCarl, Bruce A.

    AND PRIVATE INCENTIVES The economic implications of foreign animal diseases and their mitigation options haveANIMAL TRACING: BENEFITS IN CATTLE INDUSTRY AND PRIVATE INCENTIVES LEVAN ELBAKIDZE Assistant Research Professor Department of Agricultural Economics Texas A&M University College Station, TX, 77843

  17. Interactive Control of Nonlinear Projection for Complex Animated Scenes

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    Toronto, University of

    . This thesis presents techniques for creating interactive nonlinear projections of complex scene geometryInteractive Control of Nonlinear Projection for Complex Animated Scenes by Patrick Coleman A thesis of Nonlinear Projection for Complex Animated Scenes Patrick Coleman Master of Science Graduate Department

  18. Children's understanding of false belief in humans and animals

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    Saunders, Katherine Nuttall

    1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    -year-olds' and four-year-olds' abilities to correctly identify a false belief in both an animal and a human. I found that using an animal as an actor in a false belief task increased the likelihood of three-year-olds passing the task. Results are discussed in terms...

  19. Educational systems need appropriate animations and simulations Ruddy LELOUCHE

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    Paris-Sud XI, Universitť de

    -mail: LELOUCHE@IFT.ULAVAL.CA Abstract Animations and simulations are often presented as tools for learning in a simulation-based system to help practising and learning algorithmics. Finally, the paper proposes a guideline, learning activity, knowledge type. Rťsumť Les animations et les simulations sont souvent prťsentťes comme

  20. Agriculture, Food, and Animal Sciences Art, Design, and Music

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    Stephens, Graeme L.

    #12;Agriculture, Food, and Animal Sciences Art, Design, and Music Contents 2013-2014 Program Guide, and range science. [Online] Food Science and Nutrition, Dietetics Option ­ Master of Science Learn to design] Integrated Resource Management ­ Master of Agriculture Prepare to manage land, animal, and human resources

  1. University of California San Diego ANIMAL WELFARE ASSURANCE

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    Krstic, Miroslav

    its own IACUC, PHS Assurance, and USDA registration. Each maintains separate accreditation and regulations relating to animals. B. This Institution is guided by the "U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training." C. This Institution

  2. Cultural Diversity Procedures Commencement Date: 20 November, 2002

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    initiatives to enhance diversity in education and employment; (ii) The provision of human resource management University Plans. 5.4.2 The monitoring of grievances and complaints related to cultural diversity issues Planning and Management Committee Review Date Sep 1, 2011 #12;REVISION HISTORY Revision Ref. No. Approved

  3. Undergraduate Research Internships for Enhancing Diversity in Science and Engineering

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    Dyer, Bill

    Undergraduate Research Internships for Enhancing Diversity in Science and Engineering Sponsored by the Office of VP for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer Vision The internship program, "Undergraduate Research Internships for Enhancing Diversity in Science and Engineering" is part of a campus

  4. SNR Estimation in Nakagami Fading with Diversity for Turbo Decoding

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    Chockalingam, A.

    SNR Estimation in Nakagami Fading with Diversity for Turbo Decoding A. Ramesh¬£, A. Chockalingam-√? fading channels without di- versity combining and used this estimate in the decoding of turbo codes. Now equal gain diversity combining. We use our SNR estimates in the iterative decoding of turbo codes

  5. Diverse Fusarium solani isolates colonise agricultural environments in Ethiopia

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    Diverse Fusarium solani isolates colonise agricultural environments in Ethiopia M. Bogale & E soils and plant tissues in Ethiopia. To determine the diversity of F. solani in Ethiopia, we studied 43 AFLP. -tubulin . Ethiopia . Fusarium solani . TEF-1 Introduction Fusarium solani (teleomorph

  6. ON THE MOVE! The New Jersey Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health and Animal Health Di-

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    Delgado, Mauricio

    chemicals, increasing the lab's capacity to respond to high consequential animal diseases like avian Public Health, Environmental, and Agricultural Laboratories (NJPHEAL) facility, located in Ewing, New: The Division of Animal Health maintains disease control programs to protect the health and well- being

  7. Aladdin Animation: Supplementary Notes These animated slides were designed for the investigation of the syntax of motion events.

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    Indiana University

    Aladdin Animation: Supplementary Notes These animated slides were designed for the investigation embedded in the slides. These have been removed to make the presentation easier to adapt for future closely to particular slides (for context) and particular sound files (for uniformity of delivery). #12

  8. Diversity of Alticinae in Oaxaca, Mexico: A preliminary study (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) 1 Diversity of Alticinae in Oaxaca, Mexico

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    Mathis, Wayne N.

    Diversity of Alticinae in Oaxaca, Mexico: A preliminary study (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) 1 Diversity of Alticinae in Oaxaca, Mexico: A preliminary study (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae)1 David G. Furth1 1)DiversityofAlticinaeinOaxaca,Mexico:Apreliminarystudy(Coleoptera,Chrysomelidae). In: Jolivet P, Santiago

  9. Beta diversity of angiosperms in temperate floras of eastern Asia and eastern North America

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    Peet, Robert K.

    LETTER Beta diversity of angiosperms in temperate floras of eastern Asia and eastern North America The diversity of a region reflects both local diversity and the turnover of species (beta diversity) between, we calculated beta diversity as the slope of the relationship between the log of species similarity

  10. The stellar population of bulges

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    P. Jablonka

    2007-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

    This review summarizes the properties of the stellar population in bulges as observed in nearby or distant spiral galaxies. It gives a particular emphasis to the comparison with elliptical galaxies, when possible. The criteria of sample selection and choices in data analysis are addressed when they may be involved in discrepant results reached by different studies.

  11. Population and Climate Change:Population and Climate Change: Coupling Population Models withCoupling Population Models with

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    Kalnay, Eugenia

    carbon over the next 40 years as adopting low-carbon technologies Concluded: Family planning is cost / Capita Outputs: 1. Emissions CO2, Methane, etc 2. Waste Products Garbage, Toxics, etc 3. Surface Changes are needed to: · Stabilize population and · Stabilize industrial production per person · Adopt technologies

  12. Population Displacements Associated with Environmentally

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    Columbia University

    Socio economic Impacts Enviro Impacts Dam Climate Change Fresh H20 Salinization Drought Flood infrastructure Climate Impact(s) Infrastructure development objectives Socio economic Impacts Enviro Impacts ­ Environmental impacts of major infrastructure projects 2 P l i di l i d i h l i f2. Population displacements

  13. Population Ecology ISSN 1438-3896

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    de Aguiar, Marcus A. M.

    1 23 Population Ecology ISSN 1438-3896 Popul Ecol DOI 10.1007/s10144-012-0352-3 Impacts of enemy of Population Ecology and Springer Japan. This e-offprint is for personal use only and shall not be self of Population Ecology and Springer Japan 2012 Abstract In this study, we used data from both experi- ments

  14. Shrinking Global Population: A futuristic scenario

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    Nagurney, Anna

    global population it will not be a game-changer. #12;Measures for changes in total births 1. TotalShrinking Global Population: A futuristic scenario or a current challenge. Hillel Bar of RSAI - Atlanta November 15, 2013 #12;The evolution of global population Year Global Population

  15. EO 12898: Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    EO 12898: Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations EO 12898: Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations To focus...

  16. Proper Use of Sulfonamides in Market Show Animals

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    Faries Jr., Floron C.; Fajt, Virginia

    2008-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

    -OTC, or Veterinary Feed Directive- VFD) of animal drug products. The agency bases this determination on whether or not it is possible to prepare ?adequate directions for use? under which a layperson can use a drug safely and effec- tively. A prescription animal.... The dosages, durations and withdrawal times vary by species and product. Before admin- istering a sulfonamide, or any drug, read the label. Table 1 lists examples of common sulfonamides approved in the U.S. for food-producing animals. Regulatory Issues When...

  17. Population Structure of Columbia River Basin Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Trout, Technical Report 2001.

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    Brannon, E.L.; National Science Foundation (U.S.)

    2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The population structure of chinook salmon and steelhead trout is presented as an assimilation of the life history forms that have evolved in synchrony with diverse and complex environments over their Pacific range. As poikilotherms, temperature is described as the overwhelming environmental influence that determines what life history options occur and where they are distributed. The different populations represent ecological types referred to as spring-, summer-, fall, and winter-run segments, as well as stream- and ocean-type, or stream- and ocean-maturing life history forms. However, they are more correctly described as a continuum of forms that fall along a temporal cline related to incubation and rearing temperatures that determine spawn timing and juvenile residence patterns. Once new habitats are colonized, members of the founding populations spread through adaptive evolution to assume complementary life history strategies. The related population units are collectively referred to as a metapopulation, and members most closely associated within common temporal and geographic boundaries are designated as first-order metapopulations. Population structure of chinook salmon and steelhead in the Columbia Basin, therefore, is the reflection of the genetic composition of the founding source or sources within the respective region, shaped by the environment, principally temperature, that defines life history evolutionary strategy to maximize fitness under the conditions delineated. The complexity of structure rests with the diversity of opportunities over the elevations that exist within the Basin. Consistent with natural selection, rather than simply attempting to preserve populations, the challenge is to provide opportunities to expand their range to new or restored habitat that can accommodate genetic adaptation as directional environmental changes are elaborated. Artificial propagation can have a critical role in this process, and the emphasis must be placed on promoting the ability for anadromous salmonids to respond to change by assuring that the genetic diversity to facilitate such responses is present. The key in developing an effective recovery program for chinook salmon and steelhead is to recognize that multiple life history forms associated with temperature characterize the species in the Columbia Basin, and recovery measures taken must address the biological requirements of the population unit within the environmental template identified. Unless such measures are given first and highest priority, establishment of biologically self-sustaining populations will be restrained.

  18. Endophyte Microbiome Diversity in Micropropagated Atriplex canescens and Atriplex torreyi var griffithsii

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    Endophyte Microbiome Diversity in Micropropagated Atriplex canescens and Atriplex torreyi var to diverse fungal and bacterial taxa. Culturing isolated some seed borne endophyte taxa which could, Cooke P, Dowd S, Sun S (2011) Endophyte Microbiome Diversity in Micropropagated Atriplex canescens

  19. Diversity and productivity peak at intermediate dispersal rate in evolving metacommunities

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    Hochberg, Michael

    LETTERS Diversity and productivity peak at intermediate dispersal rate in evolving metacommunities * Positive relationships between species diversity and productivity have been reported for a number of understanding how diversity and productivity are linked over evolutionary timescales. Here, we investigate

  20. Linear Bellman combination for control of character animation

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    da Silva, Marco

    Controllers are necessary for physically-based synthesis of character animation. However, creating controllers requires either manual tuning or expensive computer optimization. We introduce linear Bellman combination as a ...

  1. animal irradie ou: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    such as the formation of animal skin spots. Besides the pioneering explanation of Alan Turing in 1952 in terms-filling model. The existence of Turing Pattern can be proved by...

  2. animal foods plant: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    is related to the isotopic anomalies of carbon. The first J. Chela-flores; M. E. Montenegro; N. Pugliese 16 GENERAL FRAMEWORK FOR ANIMAL FOOD SAFETY TRACEABILITY USING GS1 AND...

  3. A computational approach to the quantification of animal camouflage

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    Akkaynak, Derya

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Evolutionary pressures have led to some astonishing camouflage strategies in the animal kingdom. Cephalopods like cuttlefish and octopus mastered a rather unique skill: they can rapidly adapt the way their skin looks in ...

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    Pose within the jEMA System Mathematics Websites Summary: the jEMA system. It proposes to control the animation of 3D computer graphics models through the captureGraphics Model...

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    an4 sold at enation o 21 2, Important mes'bors of the Allen family of Walking Horses Xxi& number of animals inbx'e4 to cash Important...

  6. RESEARCH OF ANIMAL DISEASE INFORMATION SYSTEM BASED ON GIS

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    Boyer, Edmond

    RESEARCH OF ANIMAL DISEASE INFORMATION SYSTEM BASED ON GIS TECHNOLOGY Hongbin Wang *, Lin Li, Jing.1007/978-3-642-12220-0_9 #12;2 Hongbin Wang, Lin Li, Jing Dong, Danning Xu, Jing Li distribution. It is evident

  7. The beast within : measuring the minds of zoo animals

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    Duke, Julia Jane

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Though zoos have come far from their early days of concrete boxes in caring for their residents' physical health, zoo animals' mental health-the feelings and thoughts beneath the furry and scaly exteriors-has only recently ...

  8. New Mexico State University Department of Animal & Range Sciences

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    Johnson, Eric E.

    prolactin concentration and demeanor in ewes," Dustin Yates, G. L. Srosser, Patricia Black, Raed Halalshed, Leah Lankford, Laura Hernandez, Clint Löest, and Tim Ross. Journal of Animal Science 88

  9. Grain Sorghum By-Product Feeds for Farm Animals.

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    1951-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    X3.AJ.N SORGHUM BY-PRODUCT FEEDS FOR FARM ANIMALS FEED FOR LIVESTOCK -. Grain sorghum is the leading feed grain produced in Texas and in the Southwest. Its importance as a feed fc farm animals is generally recognized. Recent developments... in Texas have made available 1 livestock producers and the feed industry a considerab tonnage of sorghum gluten meal and sorghum gluten fee as by-products in sorghum grain processing. The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station conduct( a series...

  10. Object oriented framework for character animation and design

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    Devoy, Erin

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    . PROPOSED SOLUTION. IMPLEMENTATION OF PROTOTYPE. Overview Underlying Technology. . Adaptive Animation SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS. . REFERENCES . . 15 . 16 . 7 . 9 . 11 LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page 1 Model Parameters in User Interface... to be more fluid throughout the animation process. The success of this approach hinges on our ability to adequately describe motion and geometry so that it is flexible and adaptive. IMPLEMENTATION OF PROTOTYPE Overview To demonstrate the feasibility...

  11. Automated Vehicle Articulation and Animation: A Maxscript Approach

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    Griffin, Christopher Corey

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    AUTOMATED VEHICLE ARTICULATION AND ANIMATION: A MAXSCRIPT APPROACH A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER COREY GRIFFIN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE December 2010 Major Subject: Visualization Sciences AUTOMATED VEHICLE ARTICULATION AND ANIMATION: A MAXSCRIPT APPROACH A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER GRIFFIN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

  12. Diversity of Developmental Trajectories in Natural and Artificial Intelligence

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    Sloman, Aaron

    how to characterise that variety and what AI researchers, including robot designers, can learn from it sorts of design requirements for an animal or robot, using a comparative design stance to expand both. This requires us to understand important features of the environment. Some robots and animals can be pre

  13. E-Print Network 3.0 - archaeal diversity reveals Sample Search...

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    diversity and ecology of environmental Archaea Charles E Robertson, J Kirk Harris, John R Spear and Norman R Pace Summary: , Chun J: Archaeal diversity in tidal flat...

  14. Mentoring and Educating to Increase Diversity in Science, Tech, Engineering and Math

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    "The next two decades of global diversity and inclusion will present unprecedented opportunities and challenges," began the description of one of yesterday's panels at the 2011 National Diversity...

  15. Managing the diversity of parental involvement in primary schools / Andre Smith.

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    Smith, Andre

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??The word diversity can be described as being different or having differences. Furthermore, it also relates to variety or assortment. Diversity forms an integral partÖ (more)

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    Summary: than the temperate area in Europe. Keywords Alpha diversity, amphibians, biodiversity, Bolivia... diversity and more restricted geographic distributions of Amazonian...

  17. Efforts to Enhance Personal Growth When Teaching Academically Diverse Classes

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    Lenz, B. Keith; Melvin, Jeff; Kissam, Brenda; Bulgren, Janis; Roth, Janet

    1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This study was undertaken to identify what kinds of professional growth experiences teachers value within the context of the challenge presented by academic diversity in their classrooms. The research was carried out With ...

  18. Factors Inhibiting Personal Growth When Teaching Academically Diverse Classes

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    Lenz, B. Keith; Melvin, Jeff; Kissam, Brenda; Bulgren, Janis; Roth, Janet

    1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This study seeks to identify the factors that inhibit personal growth in teaching as teachers work to meet the needs of all students in academically diverse groups of learners. To identify these factors, researchers worked ...

  19. Structure and dynamics of genome-wide diversity in Prochlorococcus

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    Coleman, Maureen Lynn

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The capability of microbes to thrive in myriad environments has its foundation in the diversity of microbial genomes. Here we explore adaptation and diversification through the lens of the marine cyanobacterium Prochlorococcus, ...

  20. Electrical Engineering is a diverse discipline encompassing computer and information

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    Rohs, Remo

    70 ELECTRICAL Electrical Engineering is a diverse discipline encompassing computer and information environmental engineering and manufacturing to semiconductors and telecommunications. The Electrical Engineering Technology and the Signal and Image Processing institute. PROGRAMS AVAILABLE Electrical Engineering Bachelor

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    Rohs, Remo

    70 ELECTRICAL Electrical Engineering is a diverse discipline encompassing computer and information environmental engineering and manufacturing to semiconductors and telecommunications. The Electrical Engineering Technology and the Signal and Image Processing institute. PROGRAMS AVAILABLE · Electrical Engineering

  2. Genetic diversity and combining ability among sorghum conversion lines

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    Mateo Moncada, Rafael Arturo

    2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

    on genetic similarities estimated using AFLP markers and (3) to estimate heterosis, general and specific combining ability for grain yield among the set of conversion lines. Genetic diversity was present in the set of conversion lines evaluated. For the lines...

  3. Genetic diversity and its consequences for light adaptation in Prochlorococcus

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    Kettler, Gregory C. (Gregory Carl)

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    When different cells thrive across diverse environments, their genetic differences can reveal what genes are essential to survival in a particular environment. Prochlorococcus, a cyanobacterium that dominates the open ...

  4. Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM...

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    Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and the Workforce March 5, 2013 - 9:43am Addthis Watch our science and tech experts answer questions and share advice...

  5. Soil microbes drive the classic plant diversity≠ productivity pattern

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    Schnitzer, Stefan A.; Klironomos, John N.; HilleRisLambers, Jannek; Kinkel, Linda L.; Reich, Peter B.; Xiao, Kun; Rillig, Matthias C.; Sikes, Benjamin A.; Callaway, Ragan M.; Mangan, Scott A.; van Nes, Egbert H.; Scheffer, Marten

    2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Ecosystem productivity commonly increases asymptotically with plant species diversity, and determining the mechanisms responsible for this well-known pattern is essential to predict potential changes in ecosystem productivity ...

  6. Bees in the Southwest Pacific: Origins, diversity and conservation

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    and biodiversity conservation. With impending threats from land use change, invasive species and climate change in island ecosystems. bees / conservation / biodiversity / biogeography / Pacific 1. INTRODUCTIONBees in the Southwest Pacific: Origins, diversity and conservation Scott V. C. GROOM, Michael P

  7. ECOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND BIODIVERSITY AS CONCEPTS FOR CONSERVATION PLANNING

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    Sarkar, Sahotra

    ECOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND BIODIVERSITY AS CONCEPTS FOR CONSERVATION PLANNING: COMMENTS ON RICOTTA Sahotra Sarkar Biodiversity and Biocultural Conservation Laboratory, Section of Integrative Biology of measures of biodiversity which can be used for systematic conservation planning. Moreover, these measures

  8. Sustainable Product Design: Designing for Diversity in Engineering Education

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    Agogino, Alice M.

    1 Sustainable Product Design: Designing for Diversity in Engineering Education Lora Oehlberg, Ryan to address sustainability's triple bottom line, simultaneously addressing financial, environmental". This freshman course included a six-week Mechanical Engineering module entitled "Sustainable Human

  9. african animal trypanosomiasis: Topics by E-print Network

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    Health Organization reports that African Trypanosomiasis affects mostly poor populations living in remote rural areas of Africa that can be fatal if properly not treated. This...

  10. animal insect pests: Topics by E-print Network

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    the tarsonemids, a serious increase in P. latus on chilli has coincided with the growing cultivation of this crop, whereas increasing population levels of Steneotarsonemus spinki...

  11. animal bait effect: Topics by E-print Network

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    Lattice... Gerwig, Jennifer 1999-01-01 6 Bias Associated With Baited Camera Sites for Assessing Population Characteristics of Deer Environmental Sciences and Ecology Websites...

  12. E-Print Network 3.0 - als animal models Sample Search Results

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    Sample search results for: als animal models Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Planning Computer Modeled Animation: Towards an Animation Machine ADAILTON JOS E ALVES DA CRUZ ALBERTO...

  13. Anime Creativity: Characters and Premises in the Quest for Cool Japan

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    Condry, Ian

    This article examines ethnographically the production of anime (Japanese animated films and TV shows) by focusing on how professional animators use characters and dramatic premises to organize their collaborative creativity. ...

  14. Journey to the East : the re(make) of Chinese animation

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    Huang, He, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis attempts to look at how Chinese animation cinema has evolved over the years and how the Chinese nation is being constructed and contested through animation filmic texts and animation filmmaking practices as ...

  15. Molecular Characterization of MADS-BOX Transcription Factors and Analysis of Field Population Diversity in the Maize Pathogen Fusarium verticillioides

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    Ortiz, Carlos S

    2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

    Organization of the United Nations, 2013). First introduced by Link in 1809, the Fusarium genus is subdivided in fourteen sections (Leslie & Summerell, 2006). Fusarium species in the section Liseola can be found worldwide in regions ranging from temperate... asexual spores for dispersion by wind and water (Desjardins, 2003; Leslie & Summerell, 2006). F. verticillioides is also considered a seed-borne or seed-transmitted pathogen due to its symptomless infection of maize (Munkvold & Desjardins, 1997...

  16. Smart Growth, New Urbanism and Diversity: Progressive Planning Movements in America and Their Impact on Poor and Minority Ethnic Populations

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    Kushner, James A.

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    at 281-82. 33. See Timothy Beatley & Richard Collins, Smartsee Vicki Been, Comment on Beatley and Collins' Smart Growthsolutions to-the 35. Beatley & Collins, supra note 33, at

  17. Diversity of the marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium : characterization of the Woods Hole culture collection and quantification of field populations

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    Hynes, Annette Michelle

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Trichodesmium is a colonial, N2-fixing cyanobacterium found in tropical oceans. Species of Trichodesmium are genetically similar but several species exist together in the same waters. In order to coexist, Trichodesmium ...

  18. SIGNIFICANT LINKAGE DISEQUILIBRIUM AND HIGH GENETIC DIVERSITY IN A POPULATION OF PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM FROM AN AREA (REPUBLIC OF

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    structure is essential for understanding analyses of epidemiologic surveys (i.e., target choices for disease] and MSP- 2, circumsporozoite surface protein [CSP], and glutamate-rich protein [GLURP]),8 which

  19. Avian population densities and species diversity on reclaimed strip-mined land in East-Central Texas

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    Cantle, Peter Christopher

    1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    significant (P = 0. 05) pa1r wise contrasts for spec1es varying by "TRANSECT" in ANOUA; "+" or "-" indicates contrast constituent with greater density . Statist1cally s1onif1cant (P = 0. 05) pair-wise contrasts for species varying by "SEASON" in ANOUA... and drainages; dashed lines show boundaries between reclaim years; shaded areas represent remnant oak woodland; CVHR is coal vehicle haul road. Numbers ('72-'76) depict year of reclama- tion . 10 12 12 15 18 Picture of the 1974 Gradient transect area...

  20. Hantavirus testing in small mammal populations of northcentral New Mexico

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    Biggs, J.; Bennett, K.; Foxx, T. [and others

    1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In 1993, an outbreak of a new strain of hantavirus in the southwestern US indicated that deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) was the primary carrier of the virus. In 1993 and 1994, the Ecological Studies Team (EST) at Los Alamos National Laboratory surveyed small mammal populations in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, primarily for ecological risk assessment (ecorisk) studies. At the request of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the School of Medicine at the University of New Mexico, EST also collected blood samples from captured animals for use in determining seroprevalence of hantavirus in this region due to the recent outbreak of this virus in the four-comers region of the Southwest. The deer mouse was the most commonly captured species during the tripping sessions. Other species sampled included harvest mice (Reithrodontomys megalotis), least chipmunk (Eutamias minimus), long-tailed vole (Microtus longicaudus), Mexican woodrat (Neotoma mexicana), and brush mouse (Peromyscus boylii). The team collected blood samples from tripped animals following CDC`s suggested guidelines. Results of the 1993 and 1994 hantavirus testing identified a total overall seroprevalence of approximately 5.5% and 4.2%, respectively. The highest seroprevalence rates were found in deer mice seri (3--6%), but results on several species were inconclusive; further studies will be necessary, to quantify seroprevalence rates in those species. Seroprevalence rates for Los Alamos County were much lower than elsewhere in the region.

  1. Arthropod population and community dynamics in turfgrass

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    Wang, Yong

    1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Non-target arthropod and nematode populations in ographics. fungal and nematode treated bermudagrass were contrasted with populations in a chlorpyrifos and an untreated control treatment. Fifty-five arthropod families or suborder, herein referred...

  2. Stellar populations of bulges at low redshift

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    Sanchez-Blazquez, Patricia

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This chapter summarizes our current understanding of the stellar population properties of bulges and outlines important future research directions.

  3. ANIMAL DEMOGRAPHY UNIT, DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

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    de Villiers, Marienne

    , Underhill LG (assistant eds) 2009. An atlas of wader populations in Africa and western Eurasia. Wageningen of climate change on the population ecology of Blue Cranes. Functional Ecology 23: 1014­1021. Angel A recreational disturbance in the Namib Desert increases breeding density and overall success. Ostrich 80: 71

  4. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal em pastagem Sample Search Results

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    G. GALEF, JR. PAULA DURLACH McMaster University Abstract The Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC... of laboratory animal maintenance, some objective evidence should be provided...

  5. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal behavior Sample Search Results

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    and Ecology ; Biology and Medicine 19 Policy on Reporting Deficiencies in Animal Care Approved by UGA IACUC October 1997 Summary: , or the Director of Animal Care and Use....

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    of certain feeds that reduce voluntary intake by animals. Ruminant animals, such as sheep... , and some by-product feeds ... Source: Liskiewicz, Maciej - Institut fr...

  7. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal production systems Sample Search...

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    Anderson and Urquhart, 1986 12;Animal Weight Telemetry System, i.e. Cow Boots Horn, F.P. 1981. Direct... foster low stress animal handling. - Use tools ... Source:...

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    of the Animal Welfare Act as promulgated by the United States Department of Agriculture. (http... Research and Teaching." (FASS Guide) (http:www.fass.org) Animal use...

  9. Motion capture based motion analysis and motion synthesis for human-like character animation.

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    Xiao, Zhidong

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ??Motion capture technology is recognised as a standard tool in the computer animation pipeline. It provides detailed movement for animators; however, it also introduces problemsÖ (more)

  10. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal behaviorists study Sample Search...

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    for: animal behaviorists study Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Animal Behavior Society Conservation Committee The Conservation Behaviorist, an electronic newsupdate, informs ABS...

  11. animal manure bio-solids: Topics by E-print Network

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    testing of animal manure ... 11 Figure 6. Temperature profile for manure gasification... Engler, Cady; Capereda, Sergio; Mukhtar, Saqib 3 Using Animal...

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    Sample search results for: animal disease outbreaks Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Economic Consideration of Mitigation of Foreign Animal Disease Introduction * Summary:...

  13. E-Print Network 3.0 - animals poisonous Sample Search Results

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    to the phone to read the label. Or describe the animal... Poisonous plants Food poisoning Pesticide information Poisonings of animals Workplace exposures......

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    as minimums: 1. The USDA Animal Welfare Act Regulations and Policies 2. The ILAR (NIH) Guide... Investigator. References: 1. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal...

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    physiological ecology Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: animal physiological ecology Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Animal Behaviour...

  16. International radiobiology archives of long-term animal studies. I. Descriptions of participating institutions and studies

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    Gerber, G.B.; Watson, C.R.; Sugahara, T.; Okada, S.

    1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This document describes archived radiobiology animal studies. Information is presented on experimental details, pathology, radioactivity, results, dosimetry, status, and animal type employed.

  17. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal residues seuchenhygienische Sample...

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    and loss of motility. Surprisingly, genetically identical animals express- ing near-threshold poly... in the back- ground of age-1 mutant animals that exhibit an extended...

  18. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal groups theoretical Sample Search...

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    Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: animal groups theoretical Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Addresses of authors Trineke Bakker, Animal Ecology Group,...

  19. E-Print Network 3.0 - animals evolution effectiveness Sample...

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    on the animals, conducted under IACUC oversight, might be appropriate. General... Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Collected as HTML ... Source: Zeng, Yong -...

  20. Beta diversity of frogs in the forests of New Guinea, Amazonia and Europe

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    ORIGINAL ARTICLE Beta diversity of frogs in the forests of New Guinea, Amazonia and Europe are characterized by low beta diversity, both in tropical and in temperate areas. Location Lowland forests tracking. The community data were analysed for alpha and beta diversity. Results Local (alpha) diversity

  1. Integrating Suburban Schools: How to Benefit from Growing Diversity and Avoid Segregation

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    Tefera, Adai; Frankenberg, Erica; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Chirichigno, Gina

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    graduation and college attendance, racially diverse schools lead to a more educated workforce. Civil Rights Project/

  2. Novel Bacterial Diversity in an Anchialine Blue Hole on Abaco Island, Bahamas

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    Gonzalez, Brett Christopher

    2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

    of microbial diversity, and analogs for stratified and sulfidic oceans present early in Earth's history....

  3. Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and the Workforce

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    A recap of our discussion on increasing diversity in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

  4. Population Biology Graduate Group Bylaws of the Population Biology Graduate Group

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    Wainwright, Peter C.

    Population Biology Graduate Group Bylaws of the Population Biology Graduate Group Amended and Approved: February 1, 1994 I. Definition of the Graduate Group in Population Biology The purpose of this graduate group is to bring together faculty and graduate students interested in population biology

  5. Population Density Population density (persons per square kilometer) layers, for 1990

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    Columbia University

    Population Density Africa Population density (persons per square kilometer) layers, for 1990 the 12 population density classes. Source information: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/. ¬ī Robinson://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/place/ Publish Date: 03/13/07 0 1,000 km Population Density 2000 0 Persons \\ Sq.Km 0-2 Persons \\ Sq.Km 2

  6. Summer investigations into the metabolic diversity of the microbial world

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    Breznak, J.; Dworkin, M.

    1993-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

    The philosophy of the course described here is to underscore the essence of microbiology which is diversity>: diversity of morphology and cellular development, behavior, and metabolic and physiological functions. Emphasis is on microbes other than those customarily covered in conventional microbiology courses and includes: the archaebacteria, extremophiles, and array of obligate anaerobes, various phototrophs, and those microbes exhibiting complex developmental cycles. Also included are microbes carrying out a variety of transformations of organic and inorganic compounds, as well as those which normally occur in symbiotic association with other microbes or with higher forms of life.

  7. Diversity Employment and Recruitment Sources | Department of Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE:Year in Review: TopEnergy DOEDealingVehicle1 Guidance for Agency-Specific DiversityDiversity

  8. College students򠰥rceptions of the national animal identification system

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    Long, Jeanie Marie

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    The purpose of this study was to determine awareness, knowledge, and perceptions of the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) among college students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University. Since the issue of a...

  9. New Mexico State University Department of Animal & Range Sciences

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    Johnson, Eric E.

    (4):21-22. "Changing western landscapes, debt, and oil: A perspective," Jerry Holechek. Rangelands 28 Animal Care and Use Committee annual conference in San Diego, California on March 25-28. Dean Hawkins. The livestock judging team placed 9th in sheep, 10th in placings, and 14th overall. Team members were Davena

  10. COMPARING THE EMOTIONAL BRAINS OF HUMANS AND OTHER ANIMALS

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    Berridge, Kent

    25 3 COMPARING THE EMOTIONAL BRAINS OF HUMANS AND OTHER ANIMALS Kent C. Berridge How is emotion embodied in the brain? That is the ques- tion posed by affective neuroscience (Cacioppo & Gardner, 1999 and emotion at both psychological and neurobiological levels. Evidence regarding the brain substrates

  11. Anim. Res. 50 (2001) 223226 223 INRA, EDP Sciences, 2001

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    the effects of 0.3 M calcium chloride (CaCl2) injection on final tenderness in muscle Longissimus thoracis et lum- borum. Injection of beef carcasses with CaCl2 accelerated post mortem tenderization process. Ca2 significantly (P CaCl2 injected animals (n = 24) compared with control ani- mals (n = 24

  12. Invasive species are a leading cause of animal extinctions

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    GarcŪa-Berthou, Emili

    Invasive species are a leading cause of animal extinctions Miguel Clavero and Emili Garci and extinctions of species is unproven. They analyzed the IUCN Red List database [2] and stated that only 6% of the taxa are threatened with extinction as a result of invasion by alien species and !2% (ten terrestrial

  13. Helping animals, people and the planet Office of the Dean

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    Helping animals, people and the planet Office of the Dean 1601 Campus Delivery Fort Collins, CO students enrolled in the DVM program and serves as a liaison with Student Financial Services to help scholarship opportunities for DVM students both at CSU and outside CSU and be able to help advise

  14. Large Animal Irradiation J. Daniel Bourland, PhD

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    Departments of Physics and Biomedical Engineering Wake Forest School of Medicine Winston-Salem, North Carolina · Summary #12;Irradiation Issues same as for humans · Animal size (nominal L x W x H) · Photon energy (to Beam (high energy) Orthovoltage or Diagnostic X rays (low energy) #12;Isodose Curves Representing

  15. animal pet imaging: Topics by E-print Network

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    animal pet imaging First Page Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Next Page Last Page Topic Index 1 Wesleyan University Policy on Pets,...

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    animal pet scanner First Page Previous Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Next Page Last Page Topic Index 1 Atlas-based attenuation correction...

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  1. Animal Cancer Care and Research Program Summer 2011

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    Minnesota, University of

    Synergy Animal Cancer Care and Research Program Summer 2011 Michael G. Conzemius, D.V.M., Ph Cancer Care and Research Program 2 · Synergy Summer 2011 COTC016: A pilot study to assess feasibility Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Masonic Cancer Center T he University of Minnesota

  2. BIOLOGY 650 (credit 2 hours) Animal Physiology LABORATORY

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    Cooper, Robin L.

    BIOLOGY 650 (credit 2 hours) Animal Physiology LABORATORY Spring 2011 Instructor: ROBIN COOPER , Ph role of ion channels and transporters in regulation of the membrane potential will be covered in great-neuron communication through electrical and chemical synapses will be examined in live preparations. The historical

  3. Pressure Differential Analysis of a Laboratory Animal Room

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    Jiang, X.; Liu, Z.; Yoshida, H.; Tang, B.

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    differential can prevent air flow from a low pressure region to a high pressure region. We tested whether the differential pressure is reasonable to regulate the code between the indoors and outdoors, and among laboratory animal rooms, so as to provide a...

  4. Interactive Control For PhysicallyBased Animation Joseph Laszlo Michiel van de Panne Eugene Fiume

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    Toronto, University of

    and Modeling]: Types of Simulation---Animation Keywords: physically based animation, user interfaces 1, the same cannot be said of controlling human or animal motions where the interface between our intentions to interactively experiment with the dynamics of human and animal motions, we are faced with the task of designing

  5. Interactive Control For Physically-Based Animation Joseph Laszlo Michiel van de Panne Eugene Fiume

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    Panne, M. van de

    and Modeling]: Types of Simulation--Animation Keywords: physically based animation, user interfaces 1, the same cannot be said of controlling human or animal motions where the interface between our intentions to interactively experiment with the dynamics of human and animal motions, we are faced with the task of designing

  6. (~ ~ ComputerGraphics,Volume21, Number4,July1987 PRINCIPLES OF TRADITIONAL ANIMATION

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    DeCarlo, Doug

    -dimensional Graphics and Realism - Animation; J.5 Computer Applications : Arts and Humanities - Arts, fine and performing. General Terms: Design, Human Factors. Additional Keywords and Phrases: Animation Principles resources were devoted to image rendering than to animation. Because 3D computer animation uses 3D models

  7. A programming approach for complex animations. Part I. Methodology , C. Baldazzib

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    Texas at Austin, University of

    a high-level methodology oriented towards building, simulating and analyzing complex animated 3D scenesA programming approach for complex animations. Part I. Methodology C. Bajaja , C. Baldazzib , S of complex 3D scenes and animations. It also introduces a minimal set of animation primitives

  8. A Follow-up of Animal Science Graduates at Texas A&M University, 1950-2010

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    Campbell, Robert

    2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

    that the animal science curriculum did not emphasize creativity and did not provide enough flexibility to emphasize specialized areas of animal science such as companion animals. Continual research about animal science graduates, their academic programs...

  9. Ethnic Diversity in Materials Science and Engineering. A report on the workshop on ethnic diversity in materials science and engineering.

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    Schwartz, Justin

    2014-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

    The immediate goal of the workshop was to elevate and identify issues and challenges that have impeded participation of diverse individuals in MSE. The longerterm goals are to continue forward by gathering and disseminating data, launching and tracking initiatives to mitigate the impediments, and increase the number of diverse individuals pursuing degrees and careers in MSE. The larger goal, however, is to create over time an ever-increasing number of role models in science fields who will, in turn, draw others in to contribute to the workforce of the future.

  10. Working with Human Cells in Animals This cubicle is currently housing _____________ (animal species) that have been injected with human cell

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    Cui, Yan

    ) and Animal Biosafety Level 2 (ABSL2). Personnel working on the protocols must be trained in the hazards) that have been injected with human cell lines. The protocol will be conducted at Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2 of as biological waste. After the completion of these procedures, personnel will remove all PPE and must wash his

  11. Animals, Research, and Health "At the University of Toronto, animals are recognized as creatures of great intrinsic

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    Sokolowski, Marla

    understanding of how the brain works, leading to improved treatment for addictions and other behavioural when it is essential. All researchers are obliged to ensure that the animals under their care do or treatment of a disease can be found, scientists must first understand how the body works. At the University

  12. Bacterial Diversity in Livestock Manure Composts as Characterized by Terminal

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    Tiquia-Arashiro, Sonia M.

    Bacterial Diversity in Livestock Manure Composts as Characterized by Terminal Restriction Fragment in the decomposition of organic matter during the composting process. However, microbial communities active in composts of bacterial communities in livestock manure compost was determined based on terminal restriction fragment

  13. Stimulating Cooperative Diversity in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks through Pricing

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    Adve, Raviraj

    Stimulating Cooperative Diversity in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks through Pricing Naveen Shastry in commercial wireless ad hoc networks. For the relay, cooperation represents both a real cost of energy a pricing game that stimulates cooperation via reimbursements to the relay. Specifically, given the price

  14. High Plant Diversity in Eocene South America: Evidence from

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    Lyons, S. Kathleen

    High Plant Diversity in Eocene South America: Evidence from Patagonia Peter Wilf,1,2,3 * N. Rube in Patagonia, Argentina, paleolatitude 47¬įS, we report 102 leaf species. Radioisotopic and paleomagnetic) in northwestern Chubut Province, Patagonia, Argentina (24, 25). It is derived from tuffaceous caldera-lake depos

  15. Air Pollution Impacts on Ecosystems and Biological Diversity

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    Air Pollution Impacts on Ecosystems and Biological Diversity in the Eastern United States Threats CITATION Lovett, G.M., and T.H. Tear. 2008. Threats from Above: Air Pollution Impacts on Ecosystems and nitrogen pollution. © Eric Middelkoop/BigStockPhoto.com Botom: A newly hatched common loon chick is watched

  16. Contributions of Renewable Energy Resources to Re-source Diversity

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    Gross, George

    1 Contributions of Renewable Energy Resources to Re- source Diversity George Gross, Fellow, IEEE Resources, Environmental Attributes of Renewable Resources PANEL PRESENTATION SUMMARY HE myriad changes of renewable energy resources in meeting future energy needs. The dwindling oil supplies and their in- creasing

  17. California agriculture is large, diverse, complex and dynamic. It generated

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    Ishida, Yuko

    California agriculture is large, diverse, complex and dynamic. It generated nearly $37.5 billion in cash receipts in 2010. California has been the nation's top agricultural state in cash receipts every in 1960 to about 12 percent in 2010. UniversityofCalifornia AgriculturalIssuesCenter The Measure

  18. ORIGINAL PAPER Microbial activity and diversity during extreme freezethaw

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    Hammerton, James

    soils abut with polar ice caps. Here we report on preliminary studies carried out during an expedition to 27¬įC and when sub-zero, soil cooling rates reached 1.8¬įC h-1 (the most rapid soil cooling rates soils that had been more recently covered by ice. Overall, our findings indicate that a diverse

  19. National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Diversity and Inclusion

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    Waliser, Duane E.

    Plan FY 2012 ­ FY 2015 March 16, 2012 Enclosure #12;NASA Diversity and Inclusion Strategic and Inclusion Assessment Survey, deployed in FY 2010, as well as the annual government-wide Employee Viewpoint actions for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Equal

  20. DIVERSION OF ADULT SALMON BY AN ELECTRICAL FIELD

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    DIVERSION OF ADULT SALMON BY AN ELECTRICAL FIELD Marine Biological Laboratory : -1958 WOODS HOLE OF ADULT SALMON BY AN ELECTRICAL FIELD By Roger E. Burrows Fishery Research Biologist Entiat, Wash. Bureau 1957 #12;ABSTRACT An electrical weir consisting of a line of hanging electrodes and a submerged ground

  1. 2012 DIVERSITY FUND Call for Proposals: March 30, 2012

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    Carpick, Robert W.

    be limited to no more than ten pages and should include: Section One: Cover Sheet and Abstract 1. A cover 100 words Section Two: Budget 1. Total amount requested from the Diversity Fund for the project. 2 will not exclude anyone from participation on the basis of any class protected by law. #12;Section Three: Project

  2. DIVERSIFY -Ecology-inspired software evolution for diversity emergence

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    DIVERSIFY - Ecology-inspired software evolution for diversity emergence Benoit Baudry, Martin are essential to provide adaptive capacities to many forms of complex systems, ranging from ecological in software systems. In particular, we are inspired by bipartite ecological relationships to investigate

  3. Optimal Blind Data and Channel Estimation With Diversity

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    Petersen, Brent

    Optimal Blind Data and Channel Estimation With Diversity by David P. Williams BSc hons, University of Bath U.K., 1983 A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master and Computer Engineering This thesis is accepted _______________________________________________. Dean

  4. High-Diversity Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks

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    Pleite, Alfonso Cano

    High-Diversity Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks Guobing Li1,2, Alfonso Cano2 and Shihua Zhu1 1 School of Elect. and Info. Engr., Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi-mails: {gbli, szhu}@mail.xjtu.edu.cn; alfonso@umn.edu Abstract--This paper develops a cooperative scheme among

  5. Report of the Task Force on Faculty Diversity and Inclusiveness

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    Mahon, Bradford Z.

    faculty search committees or to inform search committees themselves on best practices for increasing care demands affect tenure track faculty in unique ways; and many of our peer institutions a more diverse and inclusive institution. In response, the Task Force proposes 31 recommendations

  6. Fungal Diversity Characterization of Fusarium oxysporum isolates from Ethiopia

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    Fungal Diversity 51 Characterization of Fusarium oxysporum isolates from Ethiopia using AFLP, SSR.D., Wingfield, M.J. and Steenkamp, E.T. (2006). Characterization of Fusarium oxysporum isolates from Ethiopia Sequence Repeat (SSR) markers and DNA sequence analyses to study 32 strains of F. oxysporum from Ethiopia

  7. RDS and Recycling Waste Diversion in Food Prep

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    Awtar, Shorya

    RDS and Recycling Waste Diversion in Food Prep Setting #12;Why Recycle? Recycling saves resources Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees! Recycling saves energy Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a television for 3 hours! Recycling is easy There are 4 waste categories here at UM

  8. MICROPROTEOMICS: ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN DIVERSITY IN SMALL SAMPLES

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    MICROPROTEOMICS: ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN DIVERSITY IN SMALL SAMPLES Howard B. Gutstein,1 * Jeffrey S.interscience.wiley.com) DOI 10.1002/mas.20161 Proteomics, the large-scale study of protein expression in organisms, offers be expressed by the genetic material of an organism. Advancements in protein extraction, purification

  9. Ecosystem recovery after climatic extremes enhanced by genotypic diversity

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    Myers, Ransom A.

    Ecosystem recovery after climatic extremes enhanced by genotypic diversity Thorsten B. H. Reusch with such climatic extremes is a question central to contem- porary ecology and biodiversity conservation. Previous, and it may buffer against extreme climatic events. In a manipulative field experiment, increasing

  10. Supernova rates and stellar populations

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    F. Mannucci

    2007-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

    We discuss the results about the nature of type Ia Supernovae that can be derived by studying their rates in different stellar populations. While the evolution of SN photometry and spectra can constrain the explosion mechanism, the SN rate depends on the progenitor system. We review the current available data on rates as a function of parent galaxy color, morphology, star formation rate, radio luminosity and environment. By studying the variation of the rates with the color of the parent galaxy, a strong evidence was established that type Ia SNe come from both young and old stars. The dependence of the rates with the radio power of the parent galaxy is best reproduced by a bimodal distribution of delay time between the formation of the progenitor and its explosion as a SN. Cluster early-type galaxies show higher type Ia SN rate with respect to field galaxies, and this effect can be due either to traces of young stars or to differences in the delay time distribution.

  11. X-ray populations in galaxies

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    G. Fabbiano

    2005-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

    Today's sensistive, high resolution Chandra X-ray observations allow the study of many populations of X-ray sources. The traditional astronomical tools of photometric diagrams and luminosity functions are now applied to these populations, and provide the means for classifying the X-ray sources and probing their evolution. While overall stellar mass drives the amount of X-ray binaries in old stellar population, the amount of sources in star-forming galaxies is related to the star formation rate. Shart-lived, luminous, high mass binaries (HNXBs) dominate these young populations.

  12. Stellar populations in bulges of spiral galaxies

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    P. Jablonka

    1997-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

    We discuss the integrated properties of the stellar population in bulges along the Hubble sequence and new HST data for individual stars in the bulge of M31.

  13. Empirical Prediction Intervals for County Population Forecasts

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    Rayer, Stefan; Smith, Stanley K.; Tayman, Jeff

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in the determination and prediction of population forecastperformance of empirical prediction intervals? Table 5 shows26, 163Ė184. Empirical Prediction Intervals for County

  14. Dual-headed SPECT for awake animal brain imaging

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    S. Lee, B. Kross, D. Weisenberger, J. McKisson, J.S. Goddard, J.S. Baba, M.S. Smith

    2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Motion-corrected awake animal imaging is needed for normal-state investigations of models of neurological disease and brain activity. The awake animal brain SPECT/CT system, AwakeSPECT at Johns Hopkins University has in the past used a single gamma camera for imaging. Enhancements have been made by adding a pinhole collimator to the second gamma camera at the opposite side which has been previously equipped parallel hole collimator. Geometry calibration was performed using a custom built quality control phantom containing three Co-57 point sources and applied to the tomographic reconstruction code. Hot-rod phantom scans with Tc-99m were performed to test sensitivity and resolution improvements. The reconstruction results show significant resolution and sensitivity improvements.

  15. The chimaera project: an online database of animal motions

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    Gele, Julie Katherine

    2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

    links to favorite tutorials and a variety of resources. Currently, few websites exist that contain free, albeit limited, content for rigging. Websites, such as Rigging101 (http://www.rigging101.com/), hosted by two Vancouver Film School students..., features five unique rigs. These rigs are well documented with well developed instructions, but they feature no associated animations. Only one of the rigs is a quadruped. The website also houses a variety of scripts and visual tutorials, a great...

  16. The chimaera project: an online database of animal motions

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    Gele, Julie Katherine

    2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

    links to favorite tutorials and a variety of resources. Currently, few websites exist that contain free, albeit limited, content for rigging. Websites, such as Rigging101 (http://www.rigging101.com/), hosted by two Vancouver Film School students..., features five unique rigs. These rigs are well documented with well developed instructions, but they feature no associated animations. Only one of the rigs is a quadruped. The website also houses a variety of scripts and visual tutorials, a great...

  17. Proper Usage of Drugs and Chemicals in Food Animals

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    Faries Jr., Floron C.

    2002-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

    of omission or commission, violative residues in livestock and poultry (by irresponsible and illegal distribution and use of drugs) violates state and federal laws. When FSIS inspectors detect violative drug residues in food products derived from ani- mals... quality ani- mal food products. Extra-label distribution, prescription and use of veterinary drugs in food producing animals are reg- ulated by FDA. The FDA policy requires all extra- label drug usage to be under the control of a licensed veterinarian...

  18. Animal intrusion status report for fiscal year 1989

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    Landeen, D.S.

    1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Protective Barrier and Warning Marker System Development Plan identified tasks that need to be completed to design a final protective barrier to implement in-place disposal of radioactive waste. This report summarizes the animal intrusion tasks that were conducted by Westinghouse Hanford Company in fiscal years 1988 and 1989 with respect to small mammals and water infiltration. 2 refs., 8 figs., 6 tabs.

  19. Use of Preventative and Therapeutic Drugs in Show Market Animals

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    Faries Jr., Floron C.

    2001-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

    Various preventive and therapeutic medicines may be used for disease management in show mar- ket livestock and poultry. These include vaccines and bacterins, antibiotics and antibacterials, para- siticides and corticosteroids. Exhibitors of show ani.... These instructions are to be followed precisely. L-2335 2-01 Use of Preventive and Therapeutic Drugs in Show Market Animals F.C. Faries, Jr. Associate Professor and Extension Program Leader for Veterinary Medicine The Texas A&M University System Testing The Food...

  20. Scaling and biomechanics of surface attachment in climbing animals

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    Labonte, David; Federle, Walter

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    detachment, this observation suggests that climbing animals are able to switch between both states. This ability may be an essential prerequisite for combining reliable surface attachment with rapid locomotion, but the detailed underlying mecha- nisms... which peel like Scotch tape [62, 63], as well as for the influence of capillarity and viscosity in Ďwetí adhesive contacts [64, 65, 66, 67]. Each of these models predicts a specific dependence on the dimensions of the contact, and thus the scaling...

  1. Toon physics and the automation of computer animation

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    Hinckley, Marshal Everett

    1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and Walt Disney features have since acquired a place in American pop culture [1]. Traditional cel animation is more popular than ever [16]. A recent film, Space Jam, had Warner Brothers' Loony Toon characters interacting with real celebrities to help... is the violation of conservation of momentum. Large, fast moving objects are frequently stopped by small, powerful creatures that don' t recoil after the collision as dictated by the law of momentum conservation. As audience members, we have come to expect...

  2. Fish Population and Behavior Revealed by Instantaneous

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    Fish Population and Behavior Revealed by Instantaneous Continental Shelf­Scale Imaging Nicholas C-transect methods from slow-moving research vessels. These methods significantly undersample fish populations in time and space, leaving an incomplete and ambiguous record of abundance and behavior. We show that fish

  3. Calculating Evolutionary Dynamics in Structured Populations

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    Nowak, Martin A.

    Calculating Evolutionary Dynamics in Structured Populations Charles G. Nathanson1. , Corina E. Here we provide a general formula for calculating evolutionary dynamics in a wide class of structured) Calculating Evolutionary Dynamics in Structured Populations. PLoS Comput Biol 5(12): e1000615. doi:10

  4. Cancer Epidemiology Population Health Sciences 750

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    Sheridan, Jennifer

    -01/5/11-1 Cancer Epidemiology Population Health Sciences 750 3 credits When: Spring 2011 (1 Audience: This course is intended for students in health-related disciplines interested in cancer etiology. the unequal burden of cancer among populations and variations across time and geography, 2. the distinctive

  5. Reversing Wolbachia-based population replacement

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    Dobson, Stephen L.

    Wolbachia bacteria as a vehicle for population replace- ment. Also discussed are strategies strategies and provide mechan- isms for the autonomous spread of desired transgenes into the targeted relative to the natural population [15­17]. Primary candidates for gene-drive strategies are autonomous

  6. Workshop on Excellence Empowered by a Diverse Academic Workforce: Achieving Racial & Ethnic Equity in Chemistry

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    Hassan. B. Ali

    2008-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

    The purpose of the Workshop 'Excellence Empowered by a Diverse Academic Workforce: Achieving Racial & Ethnic Equity in Chemistry' was to promote the development of a cadre of academic leaders who create, implement and promote programs and strategies for increasing the number of racial and ethnic minorities to equitable proportions on the faculties of departments throughout the academic chemistry community. An important objective of the workshop was to assist in creating an informed and committed community of chemistry leaders who will create, implement and promote programs and strategies to advance racial and ethnic equity in both the faculty and the student body with the goal of increasing the number of U.S. citizen underrepresented minorities (URM) participating in academic chemistry at all levels, with particular focus on the pipeline to chemistry faculty. This objective was met by (1) presentations of detailed data describing current levels of racial and ethnic minorities on the faculties of chemistry departments; (2) frank discussion of the obstacles to and benefits of racial/ethnic diversity in the chemistry professoriate; (3) summary of possible effective interventions and actions; and (4) promotion of the dissemination and adoption of initiatives designed to achieve racial/ethnic equity. Federal programs over the past thirty years have been instrumental in delivering to our universities URM students intending to major in the physical sciences such as chemistry. However, the near absence of URM faculty means that there is also an absence of URM as role models for aspiring students. For example, citing 2003 as a representative year, some statistics reveal the severity of the pipeline shrinkage for U. S. citizen URM starting from chemistry B.S. degrees awarded to the appointment to chemistry faculty. Compared to the URM population of approximately 30% for that year, 67% of the B.S. degrees in chemistry were awarded to white citizens and 17% were awarded to URM citizens. Proceeding along the pipeline, 83% of the Ph.D. degrees in chemistry were awarded to white citizens, and 6.4% were awarded to URM citizens. The number of white citizens occupying tenure faculty lines in chemistry departments at major research universities is estimated to be 86%, while the corresponding lines for URM was estimated to be only 3.7% in 2003. In raw numbers, the number of white chemistry faculty is estimated to be 1459 and the number of URM faculty was estimated to be just 62. Thus, starting with 16.6% for URM students awarded B.S. degrees in chemistry, the number decreases to 6.4% for URM students awarded Ph.D degrees in chemistry and then dwindles to only 3.6% URM faculty in major research universities, compared to a population of approximately 30% URM citizens. Similar statistics for URM representation in chemistry is found for the last two decades. Clearly there is a serious lack of URM mentors and role models among tenure faculty in our chemistry departments. The impact of this deficiency is captured in the statement that 'A university's lack of minority faculty sends a message to its students that minorities have no place in academia' thereby perpetuating a cycle of marginalization and discrimination. The lack of mentors and role models in academia deprive URM students who pass through the undergraduate programs of an education that is enriched by the intellectual and cognitive diversity that is inherent in a faculty of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Furthermore, URM are projected to constitute almost 32% of the U.S. population by 2020, so that URM will outnumber White males [who are projected to constitute 30% of the population (U.S. Census data)]. It is clearly time for this to change and proactive programs are needed immediately in order to insure that there will be an optimal inclusion of the future 'majority' of the U. S. domestic population throughout all levels of academia. The workshop was organized with the intention of triggering such a change by working with key representatives of chemistry in academia, namely the chem

  7. A theoretical analysis of population genetics of plants on restored habitats

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    Bogoliubov, A.G. [Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation). Botanical Inst.; Loehle, C. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States). Environmental Research Div.

    1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Seed and propagules used for habitat restoration are not likely to be closely adapted to local site conditions. Rapid changes of genotypes frequencies on local microsites and/or microevolution would allow plants to become better adapted to a site. These same factors would help to maintain genetic diversity and ensure the survival of small endangered populations. The authors used population genetics models to examine the selection of genotypes during establishment on restored sites. Vegetative spread was shown to affect selection and significantly reduce genetic diversity. To study general microevolution, the authors linked a model of resource usage with a genetics model and analyzed competition between genotypes. A complex suite of feasible ecogenetic states was shown to result. The state actually resulting would depend strongly on initial conditions. This analysis indicated that genetic structure can vary locally and can produce overall genetic variability that is not simply the result of microsite adaptations. For restoration activities, the implication is that small differences in seed source could lead to large differences in local genetic structure after selection.

  8. Population genomics20-02-2009 Antnio Rodrigues; Bruno Santos / 59 Population Genomics

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    Goldschmidt, Christina

    Population genomics20-02-2009 António Rodrigues; Bruno Santos / 59 Population Genomics 1 António Rodrigues (PDBC 2008) Bruno Santos (PDBC 2008) #12;Population genomics20-02-2009 António Rodrigues; Bruno Santos / 59 Contents 2 2 1000 genome project 1 Motivation and Introduction New generation sequencing

  9. POPULATION ECOLOGY Population Dynamics of the Colorado Potato Beetle in an

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    POPULATION ECOLOGY Population Dynamics of the Colorado Potato Beetle in an Agroecosystem with Tomatoes and Potatoes with Management Implications to Processing Tomatoes CHRIS L. HARDING,1 S. J Environ. Entomol. 31(6): 1110√ź1118 (2002) ABSTRACT We evaluated the population dynamics of Colorado potato

  10. Modality comparison for small animal radiotherapy: A simulation study

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    Bazalova, Magdalena, E-mail: bazalova@stanford.edu; Nelson, Geoff; Noll, John M.; Graves, Edward E. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 (United States)

    2014-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Purpose: Small animal radiation therapy has advanced significantly in recent years. Whereas in the past dose was delivered using a single beam and a lead shield for sparing of healthy tissue, conformal doses can be now delivered using more complex dedicated small animal radiotherapy systems with image guidance. The goal of this paper is to investigate dose distributions for three small animal radiation treatment modalities. Methods: This paper presents a comparison of dose distributions generated by the three approachesóa single-field irradiator with a 200?kV beam and no image guidance, a small animal image-guided conformal system based on a modified microCT scanner with a 120 kV beam developed at Stanford University, and a dedicated conformal system, SARRP, using a 220 kV beam developed at Johns Hopkins University. The authors present a comparison of treatment plans for the three modalities using two cases: a mouse with a subcutaneous tumor and a mouse with a spontaneous lung tumor. A 5 Gy target dose was calculated using the EGSnrc Monte Carlo codes. Results: All treatment modalities generated similar dose distributions for the subcutaneous tumor case, with the highest mean dose to the ipsilateral lung and bones in the single-field plan (0.4 and 0.4 Gy) compared to the microCT (0.1 and 0.2 Gy) and SARRP (0.1 and 0.3 Gy) plans. The lung case demonstrated that due to the nine-beam arrangements in the conformal plans, the mean doses to the ipsilateral lung, spinal cord, and bones were significantly lower in the microCT plan (2.0, 0.4, and 1.9 Gy) and the SARRP plan (1.5, 0.5, and 1.8 Gy) than in single-field irradiator plan (4.5, 3.8, and 3.3 Gy). Similarly, the mean doses to the contralateral lung and the heart were lowest in the microCT plan (1.5 and 2.0 Gy), followed by the SARRP plan (1.7 and 2.2 Gy), and they were highest in the single-field plan (2.5 and 2.4?Gy). For both cases, dose uniformity was greatest in the single-field irradiator plan followed by the SARRP plan due to the sensitivity of the lower energy microCT beam to target heterogeneities and image noise. Conclusions: The two treatment planning examples demonstrate that modern small animal radiotherapy techniques employing image guidance, variable collimation, and multiple beam angles deliver superior dose distributions to small animal tumors as compared to conventional treatments using a single-field irradiator. For deep-seated mouse tumors, however, higher-energy conformal radiotherapy could result in higher doses to critical organs compared to lower-energy conformal radiotherapy. Treatment planning optimization for small animal radiotherapy should therefore be developed to take full advantage of the novel conformal systems.

  11. Assessment of Technologies Used to Characterize Wildlife Populations in the Offshore Environment

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    Duberstein, Corey A.; Tagestad, Jerry D.; Larson, Kyle B.

    2011-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

    Wind energy development in the offshore environment can have both direct and indirect effects on wildlife, yet little is known about most species that use near-shore and offshore waters due in part to the difficulty involved in studying animals in remote, challenging environments. Traditional methods to characterize offshore wildlife populations include shipboard observations. Technological advances have provided researches with an array of technologies to gather information about fauna from afar. This report describes the use and application of radar, thermal and optical imagery, and acoustic detection technologies for monitoring birds, bats, and marine mammals in offshore environments.

  12. Correlation of Oil-Water and Air-Water Contact Angles of Diverse...

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    Oil-Water and Air-Water Contact Angles of Diverse Silanized Surfaces and Relationship to Fluid Interfacial Correlation of Oil-Water and Air-Water Contact Angles of Diverse...

  13. Order and diversity within a modular system for housing : a computational approach

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    Duarte, Josť Pinto

    1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This thesis introduces elements of a methodology to achieve order and diversity in the systematic design of street facades within a modular system for housing. In its context both order and diversity refer to the spatial ...

  14. Nucleotide diversity and neutrality testing in genes involved in adaptation in Douglas-fir

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    Nucleotide diversity and neutrality testing in genes involved in adaptation in Douglas-fir B. Pande-Oregon region, and 684 SNPs were identified in total. We report the estimation of nucleotide diversity and tests

  15. Genetic Diversity of White Tigers and Genetic Factors Related to Coat Color

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    Carney, Sara Elizabeth

    2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

    be indicative of the amount of inbreeding present and overall levels of genetic diversity. A panel of twelve microsatellites was used to analyze heterozygosity, thus inferring the levels of genetic diversity present. Among the tigers sampled, estimated...

  16. Variation in species diversity within macrobenthic invertebrate communities in the western Gulf of Mexico

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    Lohse, Angela M.

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Species diversity, richness, and evenness have been compared in the macrobenthos along an environmental gradient from the Galveston Bay estuary to the abyssal plain of the western Gulf of Mexico. A parabolic pattern in diversity was found...

  17. INTRODUCTION Successful locomotion in a diversity of environments (Blickhan and

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    Goodisman, Michael

    . Recent kinematic studies revealed that the sandfish utilizes a wave of body undulation during swimming modulated by sensory input to generate specific kinematic patterns that are tuned in response plays a significant role in determining animal kinematics, neuromuscular strategy and the efficacy

  18. Atmospheric cloud water contains a diverse bacterial community

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    Kourtev, P. S.; Hill, Kimberly A.; Shepson, Paul B.; Konopka, Allan

    2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Atmospheric cloud water contains an active microbial community which can impact climate, human health and ecosystem processes in terrestrial and aquatic systems. Most studies on the composition of microbial communities in clouds have been performed with orographic clouds that are typically in direct contact with the ground. We collected water samples from cumulus clouds above the upper U.S. Midwest. The cloud water was analyzed for the diversity of bacterial phylotypes by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) and sequencing of 16S rRNA gene amplicons. DGGE analyses of bacterial communities detected 17e21 bands per sample. Sequencing confirmed the presence of a diverse bacterial community; sequences from seven bacterial phyla were retrieved. Cloud water bacterial communities appeared to be dominated by members of the cyanobacteria, proteobacteria, actinobacteria and firmicutes.

  19. New orthogonal space-time block codes with full diversity

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    Dalton, Lori Anne

    2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . C. Diversity Analysis . D. Constellation Design 1. PAM Based Constellations 2. PSK Based Constellations . E. Capacity . 15 15 16 18 19 19 21 22 24 25 26 26 27 28 vn CHAPTER Page F. Receivers for Known Fading 1. Optimal Receivers... a. Using PAM Base Constellations b. Using PSK Base Constellations 2. Sub-Optimal Receivers G. Receivers for Unknown Known Fading IV PERFORMANCE . A. Class I Non-Linear Code Performance . 1. Non-Rotated QPSK Constellations . 2. Rotated QPSK...

  20. Anim. Res. 50 (2001) 239250 239 INRA, EDP Sciences, 2001

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    was carried out with a sample of females from the 21st generation of lines R­ and R+ selected divergently been distributed among climatic rooms into two groups, one fed with a complete commercial feed (control" variability Bordas and Mérat [2], starting from a Rhode Island Red base population, selected two lines

  1. Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation.

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    Borer, Elizabeth T. [Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota; et al, et al

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Human alterations to nutrient cycles1,2 and herbivore communities3Ė7 are affecting global biodiversity dramatically2. Ecological theory predicts these changes should be strongly counteractive: nutrient addition drives plant species loss through intensified competition for light, whereas herbivores prevent competitive exclusion by increasing ground-level light, particularly in productive systems8,9. Here we use experimental data spanning a globally relevant range of conditions to test the hypothesis that herbaceous plant species losses caused by eutrophication may be offset by increased light availability due to herbivory. This experiment, replicated in 40 grasslands on 6 continents, demonstrates that nutrients and herbivores can serve as counteracting forces to control local plant diversity through light limitation, independent of site productivity, soil nitrogen, herbivore type and climate. Nutrient addition consistently reduced local diversity through light limitation, and herbivory rescued diversity at sites where it alleviated light limitation. Thus, species loss from anthropogenic eutrophication can be ameliorated in grasslands where herbivory increases ground-level light.

  2. Energy Systems and Population Health

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    Ezzati, Majid; Bailis, Rob; Kammen, Daniel M.; Holloway, Tracey; Price, Lynn; Cifuentes, Luis A.; Barnes, Brendon; Chaurey, Akanksha; Dhanapala, Kiran N.

    2004-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

    It is well-documented that energy and energy systems have a central role in social and economic development and human welfare at all scales, from household and community to regional and national (41). Among its various welfare effects, energy is closely linked with people s health. Some of the effects of energy on health and welfare are direct. With abundant energy, more food or more frequent meals can be prepared; food can be refrigerated, increasing the types of food items that are consumed and reducing food contamination; water pumps can provide more water and eliminate the need for water storage leading to contamination or increased exposure to disease vectors such as mosquitoes or snails; water can be disinfected by boiling or using other technologies such as radiation. Other effects of energy on public health are mediated through more proximal determinants of health and disease. Abundant energy can lead to increased irrigation, agricultural productivity, and access to food and nutrition; access to energy can also increase small-scale income generation such as processing of agricultural commodities (e.g., producing refined oil from oil seeds, roasting coffee, drying and preserving fruits and meats) and production of crafts; ability to control lighting and heating allows education or economic activities to be shielded from daily or seasonal environmental constraints such as light, temperature, rainfall, or wind; time and other economic resources spent on collecting and/or transporting fuels can be used for other household needs if access to energy is facilitated; energy availability for transportation increases access to health and education facilities and allow increased economic activity by facilitating the transportation of goods and services to and from markets; energy for telecommunication technology (radio, television, telephone, or internet) provides increased access to information useful for health, education, or economic purposes; provision of energy to rural and urban health facilities allows increased delivery and coverage of 3 various health services and interventions such as tests and treatments, better storage of medicine and vaccines, disinfection of medical equipment by boiling or radiation, and more frequent and efficient health system encounters through mobile clinics or longer working hours; and so on. In fact, while the dominant view of development-energy-health linkages has been that improvements in energy and health are outcomes of the socioeconomic development process (e.g., the ''energy ladder'' framework discussed below), it has even been argued that access to higher quality energy sources and technologies can initiate a chain of demographic, health, and development outcomes by changing the household structure and socioeconomic relationships. For example, in addition to increased opportunities for food and income production, reduced infant mortality as a result of transition to cleaner fuels or increased coverage of vaccination with availability of refrigerators in rural clinics may initiate a process of ''demographic transition'' to low-mortality and low-fertility populations (14). Such a transition has historically been followed with further improvements in maternal and child health and increased female participation in the labor markets and other economic activities.

  3. Predator diversity strengthens trophic cascades in kelp forests by modifying herbivore behaviour

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    Stachowicz, Jay

    LETTER Predator diversity strengthens trophic cascades in kelp forests by modifying herbivore the consequences of changing predator diversity for trophic cascades in kelp forests. In field surveys we found that predator diversity was negatively correlated with herbivore abundance and positively correlated with kelp

  4. 1 OHSU Diversity Digest | April 2014 Introducing OHSU's New Recruitment Manual

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    Chapman, Michael S.

    and best practices for a well-executed search for talent. Adrienne Thompson, Ed.D.Manager for Faculty1 OHSU Diversity Digest | April 2014 Introducing OHSU's New Recruitment Manual The Center for Diversity & Inclusion has developed a Recruitment Manual to help enhance diversity recruitment efforts

  5. Beta diversity and latitude in North American mammals: testing the hypothesis of covariation

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    Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad

    Beta diversity and latitude in North American mammals: testing the hypothesis of covariation Pilar Rodri¬īguez and He¬īctor T. Arita Rodri¬īguez, P. and Arita, H. T. 2004. Beta diversity and latitude of the pattern remain insufficiently explored, including the effect of scales and the role of beta diversity

  6. Putting Beta-Diversity on the Map: Broad-Scale Congruence and Coincidence

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    Peet, Robert K.

    Putting Beta-Diversity on the Map: Broad-Scale Congruence and Coincidence in the Extremes Meghan W of America, 7 World Land Trust­US, Deerfield, New Hampshire, United States of America Beta diversity. Patterns of beta-diversity provide information central to many ecological and evolutionary

  7. Soil fungal pathogens and the relationship between plant diversity and productivity

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    Cleveland, Cory

    LETTER Soil fungal pathogens and the relationship between plant diversity and productivity John L community productivity often increases with increasing plant diversity. Most frequently, resource- based or competitive interactions are thought to drive this positive diversity≠productivity relationship. Here, we ask

  8. Copyright 2004 by the Genetics Society of America Nucleotide Diversity in Gorillas

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    Seaman, Michael I.

    Copyright 2004 by the Genetics Society of America Nucleotide Diversity in Gorillas Ning Yu,*,1 for publication November 19, 2003 ABSTRACT Comparison of the levels of nucleotide diversity in humans and apes may level of nucleotide diversity in the African apes than in humans. Noting that the nuclear DNA data from

  9. Office of Supplier Diversity Development SUMMER 2011Edition 11TH Annual Multicultural Business Conference Honors Top

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    Ginzel, Matthew

    companies and government agencies most dedicated to supporting diversity and the nation's top diversity-owned aspects of the conference. Produced for business owners and the corporations, government agencies and academic institutions that utilize their services, the DiversityBusiness.com conference offered a solid

  10. Challenging Heterosexism, Homophobia, and Biophobia: Acknowledging Sexual Diversity in the College Classroom During a time of Economic Turmoil.

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    Boone, Randall B.

    Challenging Heterosexism, Homophobia, and Biophobia: Acknowledging Sexual Diversity in the College that acknowledge sexual diversity into classroom practices without altering curricular choices or interfering examples drawn from our own campus illustrating a variety of approaches for acknowledging sexual diversity

  11. Estimating Traveler Populations at Airport and Cruise Terminals for Population Distribution and Dynamics

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    Jochem, Warren C [ORNL; Sims, Kelly M [ORNL; Bright, Eddie A [ORNL; Urban, Marie L [ORNL; Rose, Amy N [ORNL; Coleman, Phil R [ORNL; Bhaduri, Budhendra L [ORNL

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In recent years, uses of high-resolution population distribution databases are increasing steadily for environmental, socioeconomic, public health, and disaster-related research and operations. With the development of daytime population distribution, temporal resolution of such databases has been improved. However, the lack of incorporation of transitional population, namely business and leisure travelers, leaves a significant population unaccounted for within the critical infrastructure networks, such as at transportation hubs. This paper presents two general methodologies for estimating passenger populations in airport and cruise port terminals at a high temporal resolution which can be incorporated into existing population distribution models. The methodologies are geographically scalable and are based on, and demonstrate how, two different transportation hubs with disparate temporal population dynamics can be modeled utilizing publicly available databases including novel data sources of flight activity from the Internet which are updated in near-real time. The airport population estimation model shows great potential for rapid implementation for a large collection of airports on a national scale, and the results suggest reasonable accuracy in the estimated passenger traffic. By incorporating population dynamics at high temporal resolutions into population distribution models, we hope to improve the estimates of populations exposed to or at risk to disasters, thereby improving emergency planning and response, and leading to more informed policy decisions.

  12. Hanford Site Regional Population - 2010 Census

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    Hamilton, Erin L.; Snyder, Sandra F.

    2011-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

    The U.S. Department of Energy conducts radiological operations in south-central Washington State. Population dose estimates must be performed to provide a measure of the impact from site radiological releases. Results of the U.S. 2010 Census were used to determine counts and distributions for the residential population located within 50-miles of several operating areas of the Hanford Site. Year 2010 was the first census year that a 50-mile population of a Hanford Site operational area exceeded the half-million mark.

  13. First Use of Mobile Peer-to-Peer Network Technology on a Marine Animal

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    Hawai'i at Manoa, University of

    First Use of Mobile Peer-to-Peer Network Technology on a Marine Animal First Use of Mobile Peer-to-Peer Network Technology on a Marine Animal Carl Meyer, Yannis Papastamatiou, Laurent Dagorn* and Kim Holland

  14. E-Print Network 3.0 - affect plants animals Sample Search Results

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    Worksheet Spring 2006 prepared by H.McEntee, UW-Madison Wisconsin Institutional Animal Care and Use Program Review Worksheet Summary: for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals...

  15. E-Print Network 3.0 - au petit animal Sample Search Results

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    petit animal Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: au petit animal Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 RENDEZ VOUS AU JARDIN A la dcouverte du...

  16. Putting the Dog Back in the Park: Animal and Human Mind-in-Action†

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    Laurier, Eric; Maze, Ramia; Lundin, Johan

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In this article we use actual instances of human conduct with animals to reflect on the debates about animal agency in human activities. Where much of psychology, philosophy, and sociology begin with a fundamental ...

  17. E-Print Network 3.0 - animals environmental constraints Sample...

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    constraints Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 1. Background 1.1 Animal source foods and its impact Summary: a high environmental impact. To produce animal source foods vast amounts...

  18. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal inhalation facility Sample Search...

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    U.S. Department of Commerce Summary: spill, these animals may be exposed to volatile chemicals during inhalation. Depending on the size... to live animals that are exposed to oil...

  19. A graphical interface for the integration of algorithm animations / by Christopher James Roda

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    Roda, Christopher James

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . A Command Router C. B Environment Liaison C. C Outpnt Dispatch D GLOSSARY VITA LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page 1 A Simple Animation Digraph. . . . . . 2 A More Sophisticated Animation Digraph 3 Interface Appearance Upon Invocation 4 Interface...

  20. E-Print Network 3.0 - animated self-serve web-based Sample Search...

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    self-serve web-based Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: animated self-serve web-based Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Working with Animal...

  1. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal health association Sample Search...

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    for: animal health association Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Policy on the Occupational Health & Safety Program in the Care and Use of Animals in Research and Instruction...

  2. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal health monitoring Sample Search...

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    for: animal health monitoring Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Policy on the Occupational Health & Safety Program in the Care and Use of Animals in Research and Instruction...

  3. Energy Supply- Production of Fuel from Agricultural and Animal Waste

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    Gabriel Miller

    2009-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

    The Society for Energy and Environmental Research (SEER) was funded in March 2004 by the Department of Energy, under grant DE-FG-36-04GO14268, to produce a study, and oversee construction and implementation, for the thermo-chemical production of fuel from agricultural and animal waste. The grant focuses on the Changing World Technologies (CWT) of West Hempstead, NY, thermal conversion process (TCP), which converts animal residues and industrial food processing biproducts into fuels, and as an additional product, fertilizers. A commercial plant was designed and built by CWT, partially using grant funds, in Carthage, Missouri, to process animal residues from a nearby turkey processing plant. The DOE sponsored program consisted of four tasks. These were: Task 1 Optimization of the CWT Plant in Carthage - This task focused on advancing and optimizing the process plant operated by CWT that converts organic waste to fuel and energy. Task 2 Characterize and Validate Fuels Produced by CWT - This task focused on testing of bio-derived hydrocarbon fuels from the Carthage plant in power generating equipment to determine the regulatory compliance of emissions and overall performance of the fuel. Task 3 Characterize Mixed Waste Streams - This task focused on studies performed at Princeton University to better characterize mixed waste incoming streams from animal and vegetable residues. Task 4 Fundamental Research in Waste Processing Technologies - This task focused on studies performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the chemical reformation reaction of agricultural biomass compounds in a hydrothermal medium. Many of the challenges to optimize, improve and perfect the technology, equipment and processes in order to provide an economically viable means of creating sustainable energy were identified in the DOE Stage Gate Review, whose summary report was issued on July 30, 2004. This summary report appears herein as Appendix 1, and the findings of the report formed the basis for much of the subsequent work under the grant. An explanation of the process is presented as well as the completed work on the four tasks.

  4. Animated simulation of greenhouse internal transport using Siman/Cinema

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    Fang, W.; Ting, K.C.; Giacomelli, G.A. (Rutgers--the State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ (USA). Dept. of Biological and Agricultural Engineering)

    1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This paper reports on an animated computer model developed using a simulation language Sinman/Cinema to simulate greenhouse internal transport systems. The model can be used as a tool to study the performance of materials handling operations within a greenhouse. The potential bottleneck of a transport system can be visually detected on the computer monitor. Statistical analyses on the system parameters, such as the status and utilization of machines, workers and waiting lines, and throughput time of an operation, are performed during the simulation. From these data, the interaction between machines and workers within a greenhouse system can be studied.

  5. 2001 New York State NHTS: Travel Patterns of Special Populations

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    Hu, Patricia S [ORNL; Reuscher, Tim [ORNL

    2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Policymakers rely on transportation statistics, including data on personal travel behavior, to formulate strategic transportation policies, and to improve the safety and efficiency of the U.S. transportation system. Data on personal travel trends are needed to examine the reliability, efficiency, capacity, and flexibility of the Nation's transportation system to meet current demands and accommodate future demands; to assess the feasibility and efficiency of alternative congestion-alleviating technologies (e.g., high-speed rail, magnetically levitated trains, intelligent vehicle and highway systems); to evaluate the merits of alternative transportation investment programs; and to assess the energy-use and air-quality impacts of various policies. To address these data needs, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) initiated an effort in 1969 to collect detailed data on personal travel. The 1969 survey was the first Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS). The survey was conducted again in 1977, 1983, 1990, 1995, and 2001. Data on daily travel were collected in 1969, 1977, 1983, 1990 and 1995. Longer-distance travel was collected in 1977 and 1995. The 2001 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) collected both daily and longer-distance trips in one survey. The 2001 survey was sponsored by three USDOT agencies: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The primary objective of the survey was to collect trip-based data on the nature and characteristics of personal travel so that the relationships between the characteristics of personal travel and the demographics of the traveler can be established. Commercial and institutional travel was not part of the survey. New York State participated in the 2001 NHTS by procuring additional 12,000 sample households. These additional sample households allowed New York State to address transportation planning issues pertinent to geographic areas that are significantly smaller than what the national NHTS data allowed. The final sample size for New York State was 13,423 usable households. In this report, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) identifies and analyzes differences, if any, in travel patterns that are attributable to demographic characteristics (e.g., gender, age, race and ethnicity), household characteristics (e.g., low income households, zero and one car households), modal characteristics and geographic location. Travel patterns of those who work at home are examined and compared to those of conventional workers, as well as those who do not work. Focus is given to trip frequency, travel by time of day, trip purpose, and mode choice. For example, included in this analysis is the mobility of the elderly population in New York State. The American society is undergoing a major demographic transformation that is resulting in a greater percentage of older individuals in the population. In addition to demographic changes, recent travel surveys show that an increasing number of older individuals are licensed to drive and that they drive more than their same age cohort did a decade ago. Cohort differences in driving are particularly apparent - not only are more of today's elderly population licensed to drive than their age cohort two decades ago, they also drive more. Equally important are the increase in immigration and in racial and cultural diversity. This report also discusses vehicle availability, socioeconomic characteristics, travel trends (e.g., miles travelled, distance driven, commute patterns), and the transportation accessibility of these populations. Specifically, this report addresses in detail the travel behavior of the following special populations: (1) the elderly, defined as those who were 65 years old or older, (2) low-income households, (3) ethnic groups and immigrants, and (4) those who worked at home.

  6. E-Print Network 3.0 - animals wild Sample Search Results

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    2... . Staying Alive - animal defences ... Source: Carleton University, Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Laboratory Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology ;...

  7. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal diseases onderstepoort Sample Search...

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    , Agricultural Research Service, Animal ... Source: Jawitz, James W. - Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida Collection: Environmental Sciences and...

  8. Introduction: The University of Connecticut Health Center is actively involved in working with animals. In

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    Oliver, Douglas L.

    an allergic reaction to animals. If you are experiencing hives, a runny nose or eyes, coughing or shortness

  9. E-Print Network 3.0 - animal pet bioluminescence Sample Search...

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    animal imaging," Phys. ... Source: Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Biomedical Imaging Division Collection: Engineering ;...

  10. SEROLOGICAL DIFFERENTIATION OF POPULATIONS OF SOCKEYE SALMON,

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    States Section of the Commission. Special Scientific Report --Fisheries No. 257 Washington, D. C. August , the normal serums of human beings, cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, goats, brown bullheads, and other salmon were-blooded animals. (Cf. Cushing and Campbell 1957 for a general account of these reactions). They have also been

  11. Independent optical excitation of distinct neural populations

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    Klapoetke, Nathan Cao

    Optogenetic tools enable examination of how specific cell types contribute to brain circuit functions. A long-standing question is whether it is possible to independently activate two distinct neural populations in mammalian ...

  12. Method for spatially distributing a population

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    Bright, Edward A [Knoxville, TN; Bhaduri, Budhendra L [Knoxville, TN; Coleman, Phillip R [Knoxville, TN; Dobson, Jerome E [Lawrence, KS

    2007-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

    A process for spatially distributing a population count within a geographically defined area can include the steps of logically correlating land usages apparent from a geographically defined area to geospatial features in the geographically defined area and allocating portions of the population count to regions of the geographically defined area having the land usages, according to the logical correlation. The process can also include weighing the logical correlation for determining the allocation of portions of the population count and storing the allocated portions within a searchable data store. The logically correlating step can include the step of logically correlating time-based land usages to geospatial features of the geographically defined area. The process can also include obtaining a population count for the geographically defined area, organizing the geographically defined area into a plurality of sectors, and verifying the allocated portions according to direct observation.

  13. Stellar Populations in Bulges of Spiral Galaxies

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    P. Jablonka; J. Gorgas; P. Goudfrooij

    2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    We have conducted a spectroscopic analysis of the bulges of a sample of 31 spiral galaxies, spanning the Hubble sequence from S0 to Scd type, in order to study the radial distribution of their stellar population properties.

  14. Statistical inference in population genetics using microsatellites†

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    Csillťry, Katalin

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Statistical inference from molecular population genetic data is currently a very active area of research for two main reasons. First, in the past two decades an enormous amount of molecular genetic data have been produced ...

  15. Population dynamic interference among childhood diseases

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    Rohani, Pejman

    is predicted and cannot be dismissed in the limited case-study data available for measles and whooping cough in England before the vaccination era. Keywords: measles; whooping cough; population dynamics; epidemiology

  16. Eurographics/ ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Computer Animation (2007) D. Metaxas and J. Popovic (Editors)

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    Terzopoulos, Demetri

    (Editors) A Decision Network Framework for the Behavioral Animation of Virtual Humans Qinxin Yu1 behavioral animation in virtual humans, which addresses the challeng- ing open problem of simulating social repertoires that are much more challenging to model. Our self-animating pedestrians can independently assess

  17. Eurographics/ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Computer Animation (2005) K. Anjyo, P. Faloutsos (Editors)

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    Pang, Alex

    Graphics]: Three-Dimensional Graphics and Realism--Animation; I.6.8 [Simulation and Modeling]: Types and photometric detail, it does not yet enable the automated animation of the station's human occupants deploy a mul- titude of self-animated virtual pedestrians within a large en- vironment model, a VR

  18. Articulated Mesh Animation from Multi-view Silhouettes Daniel Vlasic Ilya Baran Wojciech Matusik

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    Popovic, Jovan

    , and deformation model learning. CR Categories: I.3.7 [Computer Graphics]: Three Dimensional Graphics and Realism--AnimationArticulated Mesh Animation from Multi-view Silhouettes Daniel Vlasic Ilya Baran Wojciech Matusik Institute of Technology Abstract Details in mesh animations are difficult to generate but they have great

  19. Modeling 3D animals from a side-view sketch Even Entema,b

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    Barthe, Lo√Įc

    Modeling 3D animals from a side-view sketch Even Entema,b , Loic Barthea , Marie-Paule Canib. This paper tackles the problem of creating 3D models of animals from a single, side-view sketch. We use be an important step for generat- ing more lively virtual worlds. Animals are also among the models

  20. 3D Linear Facial Animation Based on Real Data Andrea Britto Mattos

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    , that compute the matchings of intermediate points. We are able to animate any model of the dataset, given its it possible to animate other models given only the texture and geometry information of the neutral face animation from a single 2D image of a person. Also, as an extension of the system, we use artificial models