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    • Design and development of 3D visual mapping system for elevator shaft inspection 

      Ong, Eng Hui (2019-10-18)
      Elevator is an important vertical transportation system in Singapore as a highly urbanized country with limited geographical land. There are about 79.9% of the residents are staying in high-rise building. With population ...
    • 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 ...
    • Draft genome sequence of Anoxybacillus ayderensis strain MT-Cab (Firmicutes) 

      Thiel, Vera; Tank, Marcus; Tomsho, Lynn P.; Burhans, Richard; Gay, Scott E.; Hamilton, Trinity L.; Schuster, Stephan Christoph; Bryant, Donald A. (2017)
      The draft genome of the Gram-positive spore-forming Anoxybacillus ayderensis strain MT-Cab (Firmicutes), isolated from an enrichment culture of Chloracidobacterium thermophilum, was sequenced and comprises 2,577,015 bp in ...
    • Genome sequence of Prosthecochloris sp. strain HL-130-GSB from the phylum Chlorobi 

      Thiel, Vera; Drautz-Moses, Daniela Isabel; Purbojati, Rikky Wenang; Schuster, Stephan Christoph; Lindemann, Stephan; Bryant, Donald A. (2017)
      The genome of the green sulfur bacterium Prosthecochloris sp. strain HL-130-GSB, isolated from a cyanobacterial mat obtained from Hot Lake, a saline meromictic lake in Washington, USA, comprises 2,437,774 bp in a single ...
    • 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 ...
    • Data descriptor : daily observations of stable isotope ratios of rainfall in the tropics 

      Munksgaard, Niels C.; Kurita, Naoyuki; Sánchez-Murillo, Ricardo; Ahmed, Nasir; Araguas, Luis; Balachew, Dagnachew L.; Bird, Michael I.; Chakraborty, Supriyo; Nguyen, Kien Chinh; Cobb, Kim M.; Ellis, Shelby A.; Esquivel-Hernández, Germain; Ganyaglo, Samuel Y.; Gao, Jing; Gastmans, Didier; Kaseke, Kudzai F.; Kebede, Seifu; Morales, Marcelo R.; Mueller, Moritz; Poh, Seng Chee; dos Santos, Vinícius; He, Shaoneng; Wang, Lixin; Yacobaccio, Hugo; Zwart, Costijn (2019)
      We present precipitation isotope data (δ2H and δ18O values) from 19 stations across the tropics collected from 2012 to 2017 under the Coordinated Research Project F31004 sponsored by the International Atomic Energy Agency. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Alloy engineering of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides 

      Liu, Sheng (2019)
      The two-dimensional (2D) transition metal dicalcogenides (TMDs) have taken over the tremendous research attention from graphene in the last decade. The MX2 (M=Mo and W; X=S, Se and Te) honeycomb lattice down to monolayer ...
    • 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。