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  • Laser Displacement Sensors for Wind Tunnel Model Position Measurements 

    Kuester, Matthew; Intaratep, Nanyaporn; Borgoltz, Aurélien (MDPI, 2018-11-22)
    Wind tunnel measurements of two-dimensional wing sections, or airfoils, are the building block of aerodynamic predictions for many aerodynamic applications. In these experiments, the forces and pitching moment on the airfoil ...
  • Validity and Repeatability of Single-Sensor Loadsol Insoles during Landing 

    Peebles, Alexander T.; Maguire, Lindsay A.; Renner, Kristen E.; Queen, Robin M. (MDPI, 2018-11-22)
    Clinically feasible methods for quantifying landing kinetics could help identify patients at risk for secondary anterior cruciate ligament injuries. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validity and between-day ...
  • Title IX Mandated Reporting: The Views of University Employees and Students 

    Newins, Amie R.; Bernstein, Emily; Peterson, Roselyn; Waldron, Jonathan C.; White, Susan W. (MDPI, 2018-11-20)
    Per Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, many university employees are mandated reporters of sexual assault. University employees (N = 174) and students (N = 783) completed an online survey ...
  • Solar Neutrinos Spectroscopy with Borexino Phase-II 

    Miramonti, Lino; Agostini, Matteo; Altenmueller, Konrad; Appel, Simon; Atroshchenko, Victor; Bagdasarian, Zara; Basilico, Davide; Bellini, Gianpaolo; Benziger, Jay; Bick, Daniel; Bolognino, Irene; Bonfini, Giuseppe; Bravo, David; Caccianiga, Barbara; Calaprice, Frank; Caminata, Alessio; Caprioli, Silvia; Carlini, Marco; Cavalcante, Paolo; Cavanna, Francesca; Chepurnov, Alexander; Choi, Koun; Collica, Laura; Davini, Stefano; Derbin, Alexander; Ding, XueFeng; Di Ludovico, Antonio; Di Noto, Lea; Drachnev, Ilia; Fomenko, Kirill; Formozov, Andrey; Franco, Davide; Gabriele, Federico; Galbiati, Cristiano; Gschwender, Michael; Ghiano, Chiara; Giammarchi, Marco; Goretti, Augusto; Gromov, Maxim; Guffanti, Daniele; Hagner, Caren; Houdy, Thibaut; Hungerford, Ed; Ianni, Aldo; Ianni, Andrea; Jany, Anna; Jeschke, Dominik; Kobychev, Vladislav; Korablev, Denis; Korga, Gyorgy; Lachenmaier, Tobias; Laubenstein, Matthias; Litvinovich, Evgeny; Lombardi, Francesco; Lombardi, Paolo; Ludhova, Livia; Lukyanchenko, Georgy; Lukyanchenko, Liudmila; Machulin, Igor; Manuzio, Giulio; Marcocci, Simone; Maricic, Jelena; Martyn, Johann; Meroni, Emanuela; Meyer, Mikko; Misiaszek, Marcin; Muratova, Valentina; Neumair, Birgit; Oberauer, Lothar; Opitz, Bjoern; Orekhov, Vsevolod; Ortica, Fausto; Pallavicini, Marco; Papp, Laszlo; Penek, Omer; Pietrofaccia, Lidio; Pilipenko, Nelly; Pocar, Andrea; Porcelli, Alessio; Raikov, Georgy; Ranucci, Gioacchino; Razeto, Alessandro; Re, Alessandra; Redchuk, Mariia; Romani, Aldo; Rossi, Nicola; Rottenanger, Sebastian; Schöenert, Stefan; Semenov, Dmitrii; Skorokhvatov, Mikhail; Smirnov, Oleg; Sotnikov, Albert; Stokes, Lee F. F.; Suvorov, Yura; Tartaglia, Roberto; Testera, Gemma; Thurn, Jan; Toropova, Maria; Unzhakov, Evgenii; Vishneva, Alina; Vogelaar, Bruce; von Feilitzsch, Franz; Weinz, Stefan; Wojcik, Marcin; Wurm, Michael; Yokley, Zachary; Zaimidoroga, Oleg; Zavatarelli, Sandra; Zuber, Kai; Zuzel, Grzegorz (MDPI, 2018-11-07)
    Solar neutrinos have played a central role in the discovery of the neutrino oscillation mechanism. They still are proving to be a unique tool to help investigate the fusion reactions that power stars and further probe basic ...
  • Longitudinal Maternal Vitamin D Status during Pregnancy Is Associated with Neonatal Anthropometric Measures 

    Francis, Ellen C.; Hinkle, Stefanie N.; Song, Yiqing; Rawal, Shristi; Donnelly, Sarah R.; Zhu, Yeyi; Chen, Liwei; Zhang, Cuilin (MDPI, 2018-11-02)
    Findings on maternal 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) and neonatal anthropometry are inconsistent, and may at least be partly due to variations in gestational week (GW) of 25(OH)D measurement and the lack of longitudinal ...
  • Effects of the Environmental Temperature on Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes: A Review 

    Reinhold, Joanna M.; Lazzari, Claudio R.; Lahondère, Chloé (MDPI, 2018-11-06)
    The temperature of the environment is one of the most important abiotic factors affecting the life of insects. As poikilotherms, their body temperature is not constant, and they rely on various strategies to minimize the ...
  • Spatial Prediction of Erosion Risk of a Small Mountainous Watershed Using RUSLE: A Case-Study of the Palar Sub-Watershed in Kodaikanal, South India 

    Sujatha, Evangelin Ramani; Sridhar, Venkataramana (MDPI, 2018-11-09)
    An erosion model using the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) equation derived from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Global Digital Elevation Model (ASTER G-DEM) and LANDSAT 8 is presented ...
  • Use of Foaming Disinfectants and Cleaners to Reduce Aerobic Bacteria and Salmonella on Poultry Transport Coops 

    Hinojosa, Carolee; Caldwell, David; Byrd, James; Droleskey, Robert; Lee, Jason; Stayer, Phil; Resendiz, Erin; Garcia, Javier; Klein, Stephanie; Caldwell, Denise; Pineda, Megan; Farnell, Morgan (MDPI, 2018-11-02)
    Transport coops are infrequently washed and have been demonstrated to cross-contaminate broiler carcasses. We hypothesized that peracetic acid or a chlorinated cleaner, commonly used within poultry processing plants, can ...
  • Odor-Specific Daily Rhythms in the Olfactory Sensitivity and Behavior of Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes 

    Eilerts, Diane F.; VanderGiessen, Morgen; Bose, Elizabeth A.; Broxton, Kyera; Vinauger, Clément (MDPI, 2018-10-23)
    Many biological processes and behaviors in mosquitoes display rhythmic patterns, allowing for fine tuning to cyclic environmental conditions. In mosquitoes, vector-host interactions are primarily mediated by olfactory ...
  • Characterizing Permethrin and Etofenprox Resistance in Two Common Laboratory Strains of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) 

    Gross, Aaron D.; Bloomquist, Jeffrey R. (MDPI, 2018-10-22)
    Anopheles gambiae Giles (Diptera: Culicidae) is the most prolific malaria vector in sub-Saharan Africa, where widespread insecticide resistance has been reported. An. gambiae laboratory strains are commonly ...
  • Long-Term Decision on Wind Investment with Considering Different Load Ranges of Power Plant for Sustainable Electricity Energy Market 

    Valinejad, Jaber; Marzband, Mousa; Funsho Akorede, Mudathir; D Elliott, Ian; Godina, Radu; Matias, João Carlos de Oliveira; Pouresmaeil, Edris (MDPI, 2018-10-22)
    The aim of this paper is to provide a bi-level model for the expansion planning on wind investment while considering different load ranges of power plants in power systems at a multi-stage horizon. Different technologies ...
  • Influencing Parameters on Tire–Pavement Interaction Noise: Review, Experiments, and Design Considerations 

    Li, Tan (MDPI, 2018-10-18)
    Tire–pavement interaction noise (TPIN) is dominant for passenger vehicles above 40 km/h and 70 km/h for trucks. In order to reduce TPIN, numerous investigations have been conducted to reveal the influencing parameters. ...
  • Effect of Cetylpyridinium Chloride (CPC) on Colony Formation of Common Nontuberculous Mycobacteria 

    Williams, Myra D.; Falkinham, Joseph O. (MDPI, 2018-10-05)
    Cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) is widely used to decontaminate water samples for the cultivation of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). The rationale for using CPC is that it kills more non mycobacteria than NTM and thereby ...
  • Classifier for Activities with Variations 

    Younes, Rabih; Jones, Mark; Martin, Thomas L. (MDPI, 2018-10-18)
    Most activity classifiers focus on recognizing application-specific activities that are mostly performed in a scripted manner, where there is very little room for variation within the activity. These classifiers are mainly ...
  • Combinations of Small RNA, RNA, and Degradome Sequencing Uncovers the Expression Pattern of microRNA–mRNA Pairs Adapting to Drought Stress in Leaf and Root of Dactylis glomerata L. 

    Ji, Yang; Chen, Peilin; Chen, Jing; Pennerman, Kayla K.; Liang, Xiaoyu; Yan, Haidong; Zhou, Sifan; Feng, Guangyan; Wang, Chengran; Yin, Guohua; Zhang, Xinquan; Hu, Yuanbin; Huang, Linkai (MDPI, 2018-10-11)
    Drought stress is a global problem, and the lack of water is a key factor that leads to agricultural shortages. MicroRNAs play a crucial role in the plant drought stress response; however, the microRNAs and their targets ...
  • Whitebark Pine Prevalence and Ecological Function in Treeline Communities of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, U.S.A.: Potential Disruption by White Pine Blister Rust 

    Wagner, Aaron C.; Tomback, Diana F.; Resler, Lynn M.; Pansing, Elizabeth R. (MDPI, 2018-10-12)
    In the northern Rocky Mountains of the U.S. and Canada, whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis Engelm.) is a functionally important species in treeline communities. The introduced fungal pathogen Cronartium ribicola, ...
  • Influences of Clay Brick Particles on the Performance of Cement Stabilized Recycled Aggregate as Pavement Base 

    Miao, Yinghao; Yu, Weixiao; Hou, Yue; Liu, Cong; Wang, Linbing (MDPI, 2018-09-30)
    This paper presents an investigation on the influences of clay brick particles on the performance of cement stabilized recycled aggregate as pavement base. The comparative tests of unconfined compressive strength, compressive ...
  • Plant Essential Oils Enhance Diverse Pyrethroids against Multiple Strains of Mosquitoes and Inhibit Detoxification Enzyme Processes 

    Norris, Edmund J.; Johnson, Jacob B.; Gross, Aaron D.; Bartholomay, Lyric C.; Coats, Joel R. (MDPI, 2018-10-04)
    Mosquito-borne diseases account for the deaths of approximately 700,000 people annually throughout the world, with many more succumbing to the debilitating side effects associated with these etiologic disease agents. This ...
  • Using Window Regression to Gap-Fill Landsat ETM+ Post SLC-Off Data 

    Brooks, Evan B.; Wynne, Randolph H.; Thomas, Valerie A. (MDPI, 2018-09-20)
    The continued development of algorithms using multitemporal Landsat data creates opportunities to develop and adapt imputation algorithms to improve the quality of that data as part of preprocessing. One example is de-striping ...
  • A Hydroclimatological Analysis of Precipitation in the Ganges–Brahmaputra–Meghna River Basin 

    Curtis, Scott; Crawford, Thomas; Rahman, Munshi; Paul, Bimal; Miah, M. Giashuddin; Islam, M. Rafiqul; Patel, Mohin (MDPI, 2018-09-29)
    Understanding seasonal precipitation input into river basins is important for linking large-scale climate drivers with societal water resources and the occurrence of hydrologic hazards such as floods and riverbank erosion. ...

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