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  • Unknown author (Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, 1981)
    Ilegal Immigration and U.S. Obligation Claudia Mills 1 to 5 "What Has Posterity Ever Done for Me?": Energy Policy and Future Generations Claudia Mills 6 to 8 An Attack on the Social Discount Rate Derek Parfit 8 ...
  • Peredo, Carlos Mauricio; Pyenson, Nicholas D.; Uhen, Mark D.; Marshall, Christopher D. (PLOS One, 2017)
    The evolution of filter feeding in baleen whales (Mysticeti) facilitated a wide range of ecological diversity and extreme gigantism. The innovation of filter feeding evolved in a shift from a mineralized upper and lower ...
  • Yang, Ruixin; Fairley, Allison S.; Park, Wonsun (Earth Interactions, 2018)
    Predicting tropical cyclone (TC) activity becomes more important every year while the understanding of what factors impact them continues to be complicated. El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is one of the primary factors ...
  • Wong, Carol M.; Tetrick, Lois E. (Frontiers in Psychology, 2017)
    Aging at work is a dynamic process. As individuals age, their motives, abilities and values change as suggested by life-span development theories (Lang and Carstensen, 2002; Kanfer and Ackerman, 2004). Their growth and ...
  • Espinosa, Linda M.; LaForett, Doré R.; Burchinal, Margaret; Winsler, Adam; Tien, Hsiao-Chuan; Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S.; Castro, Dina C. (AERA Open, 2017)
    Although quality center-based child care is helpful in promoting school readiness for dual language learners (DLLs), little is known about the nonparental child care that young DLL children experience. DLL status is often ...
  • Hausfather, Zeke; Cowtan, Kevin; Clarke, David C.; Jacobs, Peter H; Richardson, Mark; Rohde, Robert (Scientific Advances, 2017)
    Sea surface temperature (SST) records are subject to potential biases due to changing instrumentation and measurement practices. Significant differences exist between commonly used composite SST reconstructions from the ...
  • Venkadesh, Siva; Komendantov, AO; Listopad, Stanislav; Scott, Eric O.; De Jong, Kenneth; Krichmar, Jeffrey L.; Ascoli, Giorgio A. (Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 2018)
    The diversity of intrinsic dynamics observed in neurons may enhance the computations implemented in the circuit by enriching network-level emergent properties such as synchronization and phase locking. Large-scale spiking ...
  • Rossheim, Matthew E.; Livingston, Melvin D.; Lerch, Jennifer A.; Taxman, Faye S.; Walters, Scott T. (Health and Justice, 2018)
    Background Adults on probation are at greater risk of both using substances and having a mental disorder compared to the general population. Several theories explain the relationship between substance use and poor mental ...

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