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    • A tale of two callings. 

      Lefkowitz, Robert J (J Clin Invest, 2011-10)
    • Global nitrogen budgets in cereals: A 50-year assessment for maize, rice, and wheat production systems. 

      Ladha, JK; Tirol-Padre, A; Reddy, CK; Cassman, KG; Verma, Sudhir; Powlson, DS; van Kessel, C; ... (10 authors) (Scientific reports, 2016-01-18)
      Industrially produced N-fertilizer is essential to the production of cereals that supports current and projected human populations. We constructed a top-down global N budget for maize, rice, and wheat for a 50-year period ...
    • 'One physical system': Tansley's ecosystem as Earth's critical zone. 

      Richter, Daniel deB; Billings, Sharon A (The New phytologist, 2015-05)
      Integrative concepts of the biosphere, ecosystem, biogeocenosis and, recently, Earth's critical zone embrace scientific disciplines that link matter, energy and organisms in a systems-level understanding of our remarkable ...
    • Q Fever, Scrub Typhus, and Rickettsial Diseases in Children, Kenya, 2011-2012. 

      Maina, Alice N; Farris, Christina M; Odhiambo, Antony; Jiang, Ju; Laktabai, Jeremiah; Armstrong, Janice; Holland, Thomas; ... (9 authors) (Emerg Infect Dis, 2016-05)
      To increase knowledge of undifferentiated fevers in Kenya, we tested paired serum samples from febrile children in western Kenya for antibodies against pathogens increasingly recognized to cause febrile illness in Africa. ...
    • Reduction in Mortality after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation in Children Over a 20-Year Period (1995-2014). 

      Spees, Lisa P; Martin, Paul L; Kurtzberg, Joanne; Stokhuyzen, Andre; McGill, Lauren; Prasad, Vinod K; Driscoll, Timothy A; ... (18 authors) (Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 2019-04)
      Infections and graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) have historically resulted in high mortality among children undergoing umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT). However, recent advances in clinical practice have likely ...
    • Steep increase in best-practice cohort life expectancy. 

      Shkolnikov, Vladimir M; Jdanov, Dmitri A; Andreev, Evgeny M; Vaupel, James W (Popul Dev Rev, 2011)
      We analyze trends in best-practice life expectancy among female cohorts born from 1870 to 1950. Cohorts experience declining rather than constant death rates, and cohort life expectancy usually exceeds period life expectancy. ...
    • The annual ASCI meeting: does nostalgia have a future? 

      Lefkowitz, Robert J (J Clin Invest, 2008-04)
      For many academic physician-scientists, the yearly Tri-Societies meeting of the ASCI, AAP, and AFCR during the 1960s, '70s, and '80s was an annual rite of spring and the focal point of the academic year. In this brief essay, ...