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  • Blunting of AICAR-induced human skeletal muscle glucose uptake in type 2 diabetes is dependent on age rather than diabetic status 

    Babraj, John A.; Mustard, Kristy; Sutherland, Calum; Towler, Mhari C.; Chen, Shaui; Smith, Kenneth; Green, Kevin; Leese, Graham; Hardie, David Grahame; Rennie, Michael J.; Cuthbertson, Daniel J. (American Physiological Society, 2009)
    We demonstrated previously that, in healthy young men, 5-aminoimidazole-4-carboxamide 1-β-D-ribofuranoside (AICAR) stimulates human muscle 2-deoxyglucose (2DG) uptake without detectable activation of muscle AMP-activated ...
  • Body dissatisfaction and pursuit of thinness in black South African females: The role of men 

    Seed, J. A.; Szabo, C. P.; Allin, L. J.; Nxumalo, S. A.; Olivier, Steve (The British Psychological Society, 2005-02)
    Background: Previous research has shown body dissatisfaction and pursuit of thinness among contemporary black South African females to be related to the female perception that black males now prefer thinner, more Western ...
  • Body odor quality predicts behavioral attractiveness in humans 

    Roberts, S. Craig; Kralevich, Alexandra; Ferdenzi, Camille; Saxton, Tamsin K.; Jones, Benedict C.; DeBruine, Lisa M.; Little, Anthony C.; Havlicek, Jan (Springer Verlag, 2011-12)
    Growing effort is being made to understand how different attractive physical traits co-vary within individuals, partly because this might indicate an underlying index of genetic quality. In humans, attention has focused ...
  • Bologna bytes: higher education and personal development planning 

    Moir, James (The International Journal of Learning, 2009)
    Personal Development Planning (PDP) has become a central feature of student activity across the higher education sector. There is now an awareness that in a globalised education and workplace market students will need to ...
  • Bologna bytes: higher education and personal development planning 

    Moir, James (Common Ground Publishing, 2009-07-02)
    Personal development Planning (PDP) has become a central feature of student activity across the higher education sector. This has come about as the result of an awareness that in a globalised education and workplace market ...
  • Book Review: Andrew Hewson: hints & tips for videogame pioneers 

    McAlpine, Kenneth B. (Springer, 2017-03-16)
  • Boyz n the hood 

    Winter, Aaron (Greenwood Press, 2009)
  • Brain matters…in social sciences 

    Rusconi, Elena; Sedgmond, Jemma; Bolgan, Samuela; Chambers, Christopher D. (AIMS Press, 2016-08-16)
    Here we offer a general introduction to cognitive neuroscience and provide examples relevant to psychology, healthcare and bioethics, law and criminology, information studies, of how brain studies have influenced, are ...
  • Branching particle systems and compound Poisson processes related to Pólya-Aeppli distributions 

    Paris, Richard B.; Vinogradov, Vladimir (Serials Publications, 2015-03)
    We establish numerous new refined local limit theorems for a class of compound Poisson processes with Pólya-Aeppli marginals, and for a particular family of the branching particle systems which undergo critical binary ...
  • Brazilian soil science: from its inception to the future, and beyond 

    Camargo, Flavio A. O.; Alvarez V, Victor H.; Baveye, Philippe C. (Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência do Solo, 2010)
    The present essay is meant to provide some background on the evolution of the soil science community in Brazil, since its inception, to describe its current situation, and to outline a number of opportunities and challenges ...
  • Breaking shape-from-shading inference through body form and countershading camouflage 

    Harris, Julie M.; Penacchio, Olivier; Lovell, P. George; Cuthill, Innes C. (Sage, 2016-12-06)
  • Bridgebuilders 

    McAlpine, Kenneth B.; Thomson, Sandy; Stewart, Anna (Poorboy Theatre Company, 2005-06)
    Those who live by the sea know that you must always treat it with respect. Isn’t everyone afraid of the dark? Of the deep? Of the unknown? Bridgebuilders explores the relationships with the sea; the men who work on it and ...
  • A brief introduction to "human pheromones" 

    Saxton, Tamsin K.; Havlicek, Jan (Nova Science Publishers, 2010)
  • Brief report: the sexual and physical abuse histories of offenders with intellectual disability 

    Lindsay, William R.; Steptoe, Lesley; Haut, F. (Blackwell Publishing, 2012-03)
    Background Some studies have found higher rates of childhood sexual abuse in sex offenders while others have failed to find such relationships. Method This study reviews the sexual and physical abuse histories of 156 ...
  • The British reaction to dementia praecox 1893-1913. Part 1 

    Ion, Robin M.; Beer, M. Dominic (SAGE Publications, 2002-08)
    Emil Kraepelin introduced the concept of dementia praecox in 1893. The eventual acceptance of the concept brought a degree of clarity and order previously unknown to psychiatric nosology. The pre-Kraepelin era had been ...
  • The British reaction to dementia praecox 1893-1913. Part 2 

    Ion, Robin M.; Beer, M. Dominic (SAGE Publications, 2002-10)
    Part 1 of this study described the backdrop to the development of Kraepelin's ideas on dementia praecox and examined the response to the concept in the British psychiatric textbooks and journals of the period. Part 2 now ...
  • British surfers and their attitudes and values toward the environment 

    Holland-Smith, David; Love, Aharon; Lorimer, Ross (Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-06-27)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the attitudes of British surfers toward their environment. Eight surfers were interviewed and their views analyzed using an inductive thematic analysis to explore their perceptions ...
  • The Brussels Convention: a still born child? 

    O'Neill, Maria (School of Law, Queen's University Belfast, 1999)
    Whether status of Brussels Convention as international treaty rather than EU treaty limits its potential and effectiveness.
  • Buckling of cylindrical shells with stepwise variable wall thickness under uniform external pressure 

    Chen, Lei; Rotter, Michael J.; Doerich-Stavridis, Cornelia (Elsevier, 2011-12)
    Cylindrical shells of stepwise variable wall thickness are widely used for cylindrical containment structures, such as vertical-axis tanks and silos. The thickness is changed because the stress resultants are much larger ...
  • Building bridges between user and designer: co-creation, immersion and perspective taking 

    Martinez, Santiago; Isaacs, John; Fernandez-Gutierrez, Fabiola; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Scott-Brown, Kenneth C. (Springer, 2016-07-08)
    Designing for users rather than with users is still a common practice in technology design and innovation as opposed to taking them on board in the process. Design for inclusion aims to define and understand end-users, ...