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    • Portable Drone Jammers : An Assessment 

      Tan, Teck Boon (2018-08-17)
      The rapid proliferation of consumer drones poses a security threat. Portable drone jammers are being used to combat rogue consumer drones. Their shortcomings can be offset by deploying them together with other counter-drone ...
    • India-China : Forging ‘Development Partnership’? 

      P. S. Suryanarayana (2018-08-16)
      China will be happy to have partners as it faces the United States in the emerging global trade war. With India seeking to break out of its geopolitical trap, there seems to be some room for a new ‘sense’ of Sino-Indian ...
    • 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Singapore – Whither ASEAN Centrality? 

      Tsjeng, Henrick Zhizhao; Ho, Shawn (2018-08-14)
      The recent 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) and Related Meetings in Singapore saw progress on the South China Sea issue. This demonstrates the importance of ASEAN as a regional anchor and the viability of ASEAN ...
    • Monocyte adhesion to atherosclerotic matrix proteins is enhanced by Asn-Gly-Arg deamidation 

      Dutta, Bamaprasad; Park, Jung Eun; Kumar, Subodh; Hao, Piliang; Gallart-Palau, Xavier; Serra, Aida; Ren, Yan; Sorokin, Vitaly; Lee, Chuen Neng; Ho, Hee Hwa; de Kleijn, Dominique; Sze, Siu Kwan (2017)
      Atherosclerosis arises from leukocyte infiltration and thickening of the artery walls and constitutes a major component of vascular disease pathology, but the molecular events underpinning this process are not fully ...
    • Ocular fundus pulsations within the posterior rat eye : chorioscleral motion and response to elevated intraocular pressure 

      Augustin, Marco; Fialová, Stanislava; Fischak, Corinna; Schmetterer, Leopold; Hitzenberger, Christoph K.; Baumann, Bernhard (2017)
      A multi-functional optical coherence tomography (OCT) approach is presented to determine ocular fundus pulsations as an axial displacement between the retina and the chorioscleral complex in the albino rat eye. By combining ...
    • Polarization invariant plasmonic nanostructures for sensing applications 

      Tobing, Landobasa Yosef Mario; Goh, Geat-Yee; Mueller, Aaron D.; Ke, Lin; Luo, Yu; Zhang, Dao-Hua (2017)
      Optics-based sensing platform working under unpolarized light illumination is of practical importance in the sensing applications. For this reason, sensing platforms based on localized surface plasmons are preferred to ...
    • Possible mechanisms of control of Fusarium wilt of cut chrysanthemum by Phanerochaete chrysosporium in continuous cropping fields : a case study 

      Li, Ping; Chen, Jingchao; Li, Yi; Zhang, Kun; Wang, Hailei (2017)
      Continuous cropping is a universal challenge in agriculture because it has adverse physiological effects on plants, resulting in stunting, inferior quality, and even massive loss in harvest due to diseases. In this study, ...
    • Magneto-photoconductivity of three dimensional topological insulator bismuth telluride 

      Cao, Bingchen; Eginligil, Mustafa; Yu, Ting (2018)
      Magnetic field dependence of the photocurrent in a 3D topological insulator is studied. Among the 3D topological insulators bismuth telluride has unique hexagonal warping and spin texture which has been studied by ...
    • Flex sensor based biofeedback monitoring for post-stroke fingers myopathy patients 

      Garda, Y. R.; Caesarendra, W.; Tjahjowidodo, Tegoeh; Turnip, A.; Wahyudati, S.; Nurhasanah, L.; Sutopo, D. (2018)
      Hands are one of the crucial parts of the human body in carrying out daily activities. Accidents on the hands decreasing in motor skills of the hand so that therapy is necessary to restore motor function of the hand. In ...
    • Observation of transverse coherent backscattering in disordered photonic structures 

      Boguslawski, Martin; Brake, Sebastian; Leykam, Daniel; Desyatnikov, Anton S.; Denz, Cornelia (2017)
      Coherent backscattering, also referred to as weak localization, is an exciting multidisciplinary phenomenon that appears in disordered systems of multiple coherent-wave scattering. Providing proper scattering conditions ...
    • Effects of the TiC nanoparticle on microstructures and tensile properties of selective laser melted IN718/TiC nanocomposites 

      Yao, Xiling; Moon, Seung Ki; Lee, Bing Yang; Bi, Guijun (2018)
      The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of TiC nanoparticle content on microstructures and tensile properties of the IN718/TiC nanocomposites fabricated by selective laser melting (SLM). 0.5wt%, 1.0wt%, and ...
    • Oncofetal HMGA2 effectively curbs unconstrained (+) and (−) DNA supercoiling 

      Zhao, Xiaodan; Peter, Sabrina; Dröge, Peter; Yan, Jie (2017)
      HMGA2 belongs to the family of the high mobility group (HMG) proteins. It binds DNA via three AT-hook domains to the minor groove of adenine-thymine (AT) rich DNA. Recently, a new function of HMGA2 as a replication fork ...
    • Metabolite profiling in identifying metabolic biomarkers in older people with late-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus 

      Tam, Zhi Yang; Ng, Sean Pin; Tan, Ling Qiao; Lin, Chih-Hsien; Rothenbacher, Dietrich; Klenk, Jochen; Boehm, Bernhard Otto; Goh, Kelvin Kau Kiat; Suwanchaikasem, Pipob; Tipthara, Pornpimol; Yang, Song Yi; Becker, T.; Stingl, J.; Koenig, W.; Riepe, M.; Peter, R.; Geiger, H.; Ludolph, A.; Arnim, C. v.; Nagel, G.; Weinmayr, G.; Rapp, K.; Denkinger, M. D.; Dallmeier, D.; Steinacker, J. M.; Laszlo, R. (2017)
      Regulation of blood glucose requires precise coordination between different endocrine systems and multiple organs. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) arises from a dysregulated response to elevated glucose levels in the ...
    • Modulation of the vault protein-protein interaction for tuning of molecular release 

      Yu, Kang; Yau, Yin Hoe; Sinha, Ameya; Tan, Tabitha; Kickhoefer, Valerie A.; Rome, Leonard H.; Lee, Hwankyu; Shochat, Susana G.; Lim, Sierin (2017)
      Vaults are naturally occurring ovoid nanoparticles constructed from a protein shell that is composed of multiple copies of major vault protein (MVP). The vault-interacting domain of vault poly(ADP-ribose)-polymerase (INT) ...
    • Modification of the contact surfaces for improving the puncture resistance of laminar structures 

      Wang, Pengfei; Yang, Jinglei; Li, Xin; Liu, Mao; Zhang, Xin; Sun, Dawei; Bao, Chenlu; Gao, Guangfa; Yahya, Mohd Yazid; Xu, Songlin (2017)
      Uncovering energy absorption and surface effects of various penetrating velocities on laminar structures is essential for designing protective structures. In this study, both quasi-static and dynamic penetration tests were ...
    • 3D printable high performance fiber reinforced cementitious composites for large-scale printing 

      Weng, Yiwei; Qian, Shunzhi; He, Lewei; Li, Mingyang; Tan, Ming Jen (2018)
      3D printing cementitious composites require special rheological properties, which are affected significantly by the materials constituents. In this work, a novel mixture of 3D printable fiber reinforced cementitious ...
    • An online condition monitoring system implemented an internet connectivity and FTP for low speed slew bearing 

      Caesarendra, W.; Kosasih, B.; Tjahjowidodo, Tegoeh; Ariyanto, M.; Daryl, L. W. Q.; Pamungkas, D. (2018)
      Rapid and reliable information in slew bearing maintenance is not trivial issue. This paper presents the online monitoring system to assist maintenance engineer in order to monitor the bearing condition of low speed slew ...
    • Mechanistic action of weak acid drugs on biofilms 

      Kundukad, Binu; Schussman, Megan; Yang, Kaiyuan; Seviour, Thomas; Yang, Liang; Rice, Scott A.; Kjelleberg, Staffan; Doyle, Patrick S. (2017)
      Selective permeability of a biofilm matrix to some drugs has resulted in the development of drug tolerant bacteria. Here we studied the efficacy of a weak organic acid drug, N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC), on the eradication ...
    • Hybridization of materials and processes by additive manufacturing 

      Moritz, Tassilo; Scheithauer, Uwe; Weingarten, Steven; Abel, Johannes; Johne, Robert; Michaelis, Alexander; Hampel, Stefan; Cano, Santiago Cano (2018)
      Material hybrids allow for property combinations like electrically conductive/electrically insulating, magnetic/non-magnetic, ductile/hard, porous/non-porous or metallic gloss combined with different colors. Furthermore, ...
    • EMG finger movement classification based on ANFIS 

      Caesarendra, Wahyu; Tjahjowidodo, Tegoeh; Nico, Yohanes; Wahyudati, S.; Nurhasanah, L. (2018)
      An increase number of people suffering from stroke has impact to the rapid development of finger hand exoskeleton to enable an automatic physical therapy. Prior to the development of finger exoskeleton, a research topic ...