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  • 曹靖华 (1897-1987) 

    崔峰 Cui Feng (上海外语教育出版社 Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, 2017)
    曹靖华,原名曹连亚,曾用化名汝珍、亚丹等,1897年出生于河南省卢氏县,中国杰出的革命家、文学家、翻译家、作家和教育家。他于1920年代开始从事苏俄文学的介绍工作,是中国译介苏联文学的先驱者。新中国成立后,曹靖华在繁重的大学科研工作外,还担任了第一、 二、三届全国人大代表,第五、六届全国政协委员,中国作协书记处书记、全国文联委员、国务院学位委员会委员、鲁迅博物馆顾问、中国翻译工作者协会名誉理事、中国外国文学学会顾问、中国苏联文学研究会名 ...
  • A single regulator mediates strategic switching between attachment/spread and growth/virulence in the plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum 

    Khokhani, Devanshi; Lowe-Power, Tiffany M.; Tran, Tuan Minh; Allen, Caitilyn (2017)
    The PhcA virulence regulator in the vascular wilt pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum responds to cell density via quorum sensing. To understand the timing of traits that enable R. solanacearum to establish itself inside host ...
  • Psychometric evaluation of the Smartphone for Clinical Work Scale to measure nurses’ use of smartphones for work purposes 

    Bautista, John Robert; Rosenthal, Sonny; Lin, Trisha Tsui-Chuan; Theng, Yin-Leng (2018)
    Objective: This study reports the development and psychometric evaluation of the Smartphone for Clinical Work Scale (SCWS) to measure nurses’ use of smartphones for work purposes. Materials and Methods: Items were developed ...
  • Dengue virus-infected dendritic cells, but not monocytes, activate natural killer cells through a contact-dependent mechanism involving adhesion molecules 

    Costa, Vivian Vasconcelos; Ye, Weijian; Chen, Qingfeng; Teixeira, Mauro Martins; Preiser, Peter; Ooi, Eng Eong; Chen, Jianzhu (2017)
    Natural killer (NK) cells play a protective role against dengue virus (DENV) infection, but the cellular and molecular mechanisms are not fully understood. Using an optimized humanized mouse model, we show that human NK ...
  • Going to great lengths in the pursuit of luxury : how longer brand names can enhance the luxury perception of a brand 

    Pathak, Abhishek; Velasco, Carlos; Petit, Olivia; Calvert, Gemma Anne (2019)
    Brand names are a crucial part of the brand equity and marketing strategy of any company. Research suggests that companies spend considerable time and money to create suitable names for their brands and products. This paper ...
  • Structural basis for linezolid binding site rearrangement in the Staphylococcus aureus ribosome 

    Belousoff, Matthew J.; Eyal, Zohar; Radjainia, Mazdak; Tofayel Ahmed; Bamert, Rebecca S.; Matzov, Donna; Bashan, Anat; Zimmerman, Ella; Mishra, Satabdi; Cameron, David; Elmlund, Hans; Peleg, Anton Y.; Bhushan, Shashi; Lithgow, Trevor; Yonath, Ada (2017)
    An unorthodox, surprising mechanism of resistance to the antibiotic linezolid was revealed by cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) in the 70S ribosomes from a clinical isolate of Staphylococcus aureus. This high-resolution ...
  • A library of atomically thin metal chalcogenides 

    Zhou, Jiadong; Lin, Junhao; Huang, Xiangwei; Zhou, Yao; Chen, Yu; Xia, Juan; Wang, Hong; Xie, Yu; Yu, Huimei; Lei, Jincheng; Wu, Di; Liu, Fucai; Fu, Qundong; Zeng, Qingsheng; Hsu, Chuang-Han; Yang, Changli; Lu, Li; Yu, Ting; Shen, Zexiang; Lin, Hsin; Yakobson, Boris I.; Liu, Qian; Suenaga, Kazu; Liu, Guangtong; Liu, Zheng (2018)
    Investigations of two-dimensional transition-metal chalcogenides (TMCs) have recently revealed interesting physical phenomena, including the quantum spin Hall effect1,2, valley polarization3,4 and two-dimensional ...
  • Mechanistic formation of drug-encapsulated Janus particles through emulsion solvent evaporation 

    Fan, Yan Liang; Tan, Chuan Hao; Lui, Yuansiang; Zudhistira, Dionaldo; Loo, Joachim Say Chye (2018)
    Janus particles are emerging as structurally unique drug carriers with the potential to deliver multiple drugs and agents. Although synthesis methods have been extensively explored to fabricate Janus particles, it remains ...
  • Who eats whom, when and why? Juvenile cannibalism in fish Asian seabass 

    Liu, Xiaojun; Xia, Junhong; Pang, Hongyan; Yue, Genhua (2017)
    While juvenile cannibalism plays an important role in the evolution of organisms in natural populations, it is a serious problem in aquaculture. A number of genetic and environmental factors result in different rates of ...
  • The modern naval fortress : an additional sea denial option for coastal states 

    Wu, Shang-su (2017)
    As fixed facilities, naval fortresses seem unlikely to be important in a sea denial strategy which is usually about mobility, but new defence technologies and the changing geostrategic environment may revive the concept ...
  • The grass is greener, but why? Evidence of employees’ perceived sector mismatch from the US, New Zealand, and Taiwan 

    Chen, Chung-An; Bozeman, Barry; Berman, Evan (2018)
    To answer the question of who wants to work for the government, scholars have relied on a few approaches, including sector preference, sector-based comparison of work motives, and sector-switching patterns of job mobility. ...
  • Tackling social inequality in development : beyond access to appropriation of ICTs for employability 

    Loh, Yvonne Ai-Chi; Chib, Arul (2018)
    This study was motivated to investigate social inequality in developed nations, by studying the impact of ICTs upon the vulnerable unemployed and under-employed in Singapore. First, drawing upon Amartya Sen’s capability ...
  • Narrative matters : you do you : teens’ coconstruction of narrative, reality and identity on social media 

    Duffy, Andrew (2018)
    Children's literature is awash with bildungsromane, or ‘novels of formation’ in which a young person makes a physical, spiritual, moral or emotional journey and learns about themselves, the world, or Life with a capital L ...
  • Introduction : trade, industrialization, and structural reform in Southeast Asia 

    Kikuchi, Tomoo (2018)
    This special issue of the Journal of Asian Economics is the outgrowth of a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City in October, 2016, with support from the Centre on Asia and Globalisation of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public ...
  • 董秋斯 (1899-1969) 

    崔峰 Cui Feng (上海外语教育出版社 Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, 2017)
    董秋斯,原名董绍明,号景天,字秋士,笔名秋斯、求思、求是、凌空等,1899年出生于清末直隶静海县(今属天津市),1969年“文革”期间受到迫害,含冤而死。董秋斯是中国著名的文学翻译家与杰出的翻译工作者;不仅翻译了多部外国文学名著,也一直致力于中国翻译工作的调查研究、翻译经验交流、翻译期刊的编排等事务;并在翻译理论方面颇有建树,极具前瞻性,为新中国翻译事业的发展作出了突出贡献。
  • Polyhedral predictive regions for power system applications 

    Golestaneh, Faranak; Pinson, Pierre; Gooi, Hoay Beng (2018)
    Despite substantial improvement in the development of forecasting approaches, conditional and dynamic uncertainty estimates ought to be accommodated in decision-making in power system operation and market, in order to yield ...
  • Object detection in a maritime environment : performance evaluation of background subtraction methods 

    Prasad, Dilip Kumar; Prasath, Chandrashekar Krishna; Rajan, Deepu; Rachmawati, Lily; Rajabally, Eshan; Quek, Chai (2018)
    This paper provides a benchmark of the performance of 23 classical and state-of-the-art background subtraction (BS) algorithms on visible range and near infrared range videos in the Singapore Maritime dataset. Importantly, ...
  • Educational pamphlets for improving uptake of cancer screening : a systematic review 

    Teo, Boon See; Li, Esther; Tan, Clara; Munro, Yasmin Lynda (2019)
    INTRODUCTION: The effectiveness of cancer screening programmes is highly dependent on screening uptake. Many interventions have been tested to increase screening uptake. AIM: The goal of this study was to evaluate the ...
  • Large-scale 3D printing by a team of mobile robots 

    Zhang, Xu; Li, Mingyang; Lim, Jian Hui; Weng, Yiwei; Tay, Daniel Yi Wei; Pham, Hung; Pham, Quang-Cuong (2018)
    Scalability is a problem common to most existing 3D printing processes, where the size of the design is strictly constrained by the chamber volume of the 3D printer. This issue is more pronounced in the building and ...
  • An adaptive beamforming technique for UWB impulse transceiver 

    Qiu, Lei; Liu, Supeng; Fang, Zhongyuan; Zheng, Yuanjin (2019)
    A two-channel beamforming ultra-wideband (UWB) impulse transceiver chip, which includes a beam steering TX controlled by a fractional delay locked loop and an adaptive RX that can self-tune the beamforming to the direction ...

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