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Serotonin transporter genotype modulates social reward and punishment in rhesus macaques
(PLoS ONE, 2009)
Background: Serotonin signaling influences social behavior in both human and nonhuman primates. In humans, variation upstream of the promoter region of the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) has recently been shown to ...
Human dimensions of bycatch reduction technology: Current assumptions and directions for future research
(Endangered Species Research, 2008-12-01)
Bycatch reduction technology (BRT) modifies fishing gear to increase selectivity and avoid capture of non-target species, or to facilitate their non-lethal release. As a solution to fisheries-related mortality of non-target ...
Future shock: the inevitable impact of a "new generation of patron" on theological libraries
(American Theological Library Association Summary of Proceedings, 2006-01-01)
The rise of Rome: the emergence of a new mode for exploring the fourth Gospel
(American Theological Library Association Summary of Proceedings, 2003-01-01)
A partnership framework for geospatial data preservation in North Carolina
(Library Trends, 2009-07-31)
The North Carolina Geospatial Data Archiving Project (NCGDAP) is a joint project of the NC State University Libraries and the NC Center for Geographic Information and Analysis focusing on collection and preservation of state ...
Myosin VIIA, important for human auditory function, is necessary for Drosophila auditory organ development.
(PLoS One, 2008-05-07)
BACKGROUND: Myosin VIIA (MyoVIIA) is an unconventional myosin necessary for vertebrate audition -. Human auditory transduction occurs in sensory hair cells with a staircase-like arrangement of apical protrusions called ...
Small-bodied humans from Palau, Micronesia.
(PLoS One, 2008-03-12)
UNLABELLED: Newly discovered fossil assemblages of small bodied Homo sapiens from Palau, Micronesia possess characters thought to be taxonomically primitive for the genus Homo. BACKGROUND: Recent surface collection and test ...
Fiber type-specific nitric oxide protects oxidative myofibers against cachectic stimuli.
(PLoS One, 2008-05-07)
Oxidative skeletal muscles are more resistant than glycolytic muscles to cachexia caused by chronic heart failure and other chronic diseases. The molecular mechanism for the protection associated with oxidative phenotype ...