Few Open Access Journals are Plan S Compliant
Much of the debate on Plan S seems to concentrate on how to make toll access journals open access, taking for granted that existing open access journals are Plan S ...
Impacts of a Changing Earth on Microbial Dynamics and Human Health Risks in the Continuum between Beach Water and Sand
Humans may be exposed to microbial pathogens at recreational beaches via environmental sources, such as water, sand, and aerosols. Although infectious disease risk from exposure to waterborne pathogens has been ...
A Hypothesis Regarding how Sleep can Calibrate Neuronal Excitability in the Central Nervous System and thereby Offer Stability, Sensitivity and the Best Possible Cognitive Function
The function of sleep in mammal and other vertebrates is one of the great mysteries of biology. Many hypotheses have been proposed, but few of these have made even the ...
Heterogeneous Catalysis Under Flow for the 21st Century Fine Chemical Industry
Due to metal leaching and poor catalyst stability, the chemical industry’s fine chemical and pharmaceutical sectors have been historically reluctant to use supported transition metal catalysts to manufacture fine chemicals ...
New Paradigm in Mapping: A Critique on Cartography and GIS
As noted in the introductory quotation, an ideal map was long ago seen as the map of the map, the map of the map, of the map, and so on ...
Thinking Twice about the Evolution of Photosynthesis
Sam Granick opened his seminal 1957 paper titled Speculations on the Origins and Evolution of Photosynthesis with the assertion that there is a constant urge in human beings to seek ...
Improving the Efficiency of Opportunistic Routing in Dynamic Ad Hoc Networks by Eliminating Duplicate Message Forwarding
Opportunistic routing has emerged as one of the prominent solutions for efficient data delivery in ad hoc networks especially in highly dynamic scenarios. Opportunistic routing uses the broadcasting nature of ...
The Ubiquitin versus NEDD8 Binding Preference of NEDD4 Binding Protein 1 (N4BP1) Is Based on a Mutual Conformational Perturbation
Ubiquitin binding domains (UBDs) are modular elements that bind non-covalently to ubiquitin and act as downstream effectors and amplifiers of the ubiquitination signal. With few exceptions, UBDs recognize the hydrophobic ...
Enhanced Adaptation to Low-P stress by Altering Rhizosphere Exudation and P-Uptake Rate other than Root Morphological Traits in Two Maize Genotypes
Alterations in root morphology and physiology are important strategies in plants to adapt to low-phosphorus (P) environments. Maize genotypes differed in nitrogen (N) efficiency may also respond differently to low ...
Microscopic Views of Atomic and Molecular Oxygen Bonding with epi Ge(001)-2×1 Studied by High-Resolution Synchrotron Radiation Photoemission
Embryo stage of oxidation of an epi Ge(001)-2×1 by atomic oxygen and molecular O2 is studied via synchrotron radiation photoemission. The topmost surface buckled with the up- and down-dimer atoms ...
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