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Human Origins in Southern African Palaeo-wetlands? Strong Claims from Weak Evidence
Chan and colleagues in their paper titled “Human origins in a southern African palaeo-wetland and first migrations” ( report 198 novel whole mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequences and infer that ‘anatomically ...
Disentangling the Amyloid Pathways: A Mechanistic Approach to Etiology
Amyloids are fibrillar protein aggregates that are associated with diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, type II diabetes and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease. The process of amyloid aggregation involves three pathological ...
Approaches to Addressing Informal Settlement Problems: A Case Study of District 13 in the Kabul city, Afghanistan
Abstract: Afghanistan witnessed rapid urbanization in recent decades due to the post-war recovery process. When the war ended in 2001 by fall of Taliban regime, most Afghans refugees returned to ...
From Allostatic Agents to Counterfactual Cognisers: Active Inference, Biological Regulation, and The Origins of Cognition
What is the function of cognition? On one influential account, cognition evolved to co-ordinate behaviour with environmental change or complexity (Godfrey-Smith 1996). Liberal interpretations of this view ascribe cognition to ...
Understanding the Value and Limits of Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change and Other Global Challenges
There is growing awareness that “Nature-based Solutions” (NbS) can help to protect us from climate change impacts whilst slowing further warming, supporting biodiversity and securing ecosystem services. However, the potential ...


Reconstructing f(T) Modified Gravity from ECHDE and ECNADE Models
We investigate alternative candidates to dark energy that can explain the current state of the universe in the framework of the generalized teleparallel theory of gravity f(T ) where T ...
An Innovative Virtual Simulation Teaching Platform on Digital Mapping with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Remote Sensing Education
This work mainly discusses an innovative teaching platform on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle digital mapping for Remote Sensing (RS) education at Wuhan University, underlining the fast development of RS technology. Firstly, ...
Coarsening Kinetics of Complex Macromolecular Architectures in Bad Solvent
This study reports a general scenario for the out-of-equilibrium features of collapsing polymeric architectures. We use molecular dynamics simulations to characterize the coarsening kinetics, in bad solvent, for several macromolecular ...
Extracellular Laccase Produced by Tree Bark Scrape Isolate : A Potential Source for Bioremediation of Non-Textile Dyes
Although laccase has been recognized as a wonder molecule, and green enzyme, the use of low yielding fungal strains, poor production, purification, and low enzyme kinetics have hampered its larger-scale ...
Evaluation of the Geometallurgical Indexes for Comminution Properties at Sarcheshmeh Porphyry Copper Mine
Geometallurgy has become an important toll to predict the process behavior of the ores, and to decrease the production risks cause by variability of geological settings. In this paper geometallurgical ...
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