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    • Hair cortisol as a biomarker of stress in mindfulness training for smokers. 

      Goldberg, Simon B; Manley, Alison R; Smith, Stevens S; Greeson, Jeffrey M; Russell, Evan; Van Uum, Stan; Koren, Gideon; ... (8 authors) (J Altern Complement Med, 2014-08)
      OBJECTIVES: Stress is a well-known predictor of smoking relapse, and cortisol is a primary biomarker of stress. The current pilot study examined changes in levels of cortisol in hair within the context of two time-intensity ...
    • Probing near-infrared photorelaxation pathways in eumelanins and pheomelanins. 

      Piletic, Ivan R; Matthews, Thomas E; Warren, Warren S (J Phys Chem A, 2010-11-04)
      Ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy readily discerns the two types of melanin pigments (eumelanin and pheomelanin), although fundamental details regarding the optical properties and pigment heterogeneity are more difficult ...
    • Stable isotope ratios indicate diet and habitat use in New World monkeys. 

      Schoeninger, MJ; Iwaniec, UT; Glander, KE (Am J Phys Anthropol, 1997-05)
      This paper demonstrates the use of stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen in animal tissue for indicating aspects of species behavioral strategy. We analyzed hair from individuals representing four species of New World ...