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      Wage stickiness and unemployment fluctuations: an alternative approach 

      Casares, Miguel; Moreno, Antonio; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (Springer, 2012-09)
      Erceg et al. (J Monet Econ 46:281-313, 2000) introduce sticky wages in a New-Keynesian general-equilibrium model. Alternatively, it is shown here how wage stickiness may bring unemployment fluctuations into a New-Keynesian ...
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      Water Adsorption on the β-Dicalcium Silicate Surface from DFT Simulations 

      Wang, Qianqian; Manzano Moro, Hegoi; López Arbeloa, Iñigo María; Shen, Xiaodong (MDPI, 2018-09-04)
      beta-dicalcium silicate (beta-Ca2SiO4 or beta-C2S in cement chemistry notation) is one of the most important minerals in cement. An improvement of its hydration rate would be the key point for developing environmentally-friendly ...
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      Water Uptake Behavior and Young Modulus Prediction of Composites Based on Treated Sisal Fibers and Poly(Lactic Acid) 

      Orue Mendizabal, Ander; Eceiza Mendiguren, María Aranzazu; Peña Rodríguez, Cristina; Arbelaiz Garmendia, Aitor (MDPI, 2016-05)
      The main aim of this work was to study the effect of sisal fiber surface treatments on water uptake behavior of composites based on untreated and treated fibers. For this purpose, sisal fibers were treated with different ...
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      Water-Based Suspensions of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles with Electrostatic or Steric Stabilization by Chitosan: Fabrication, Characterization and Biocompatibility 

      Kurlyandskaya, Galina V.; Litvinova, Larisa S.; Safronov, Alexander P.; Schupletsova, Valeria V.; Tyukova, Irina S.; Khaziakhmatova, Olga G.; Slepchenko, Galina B.; Yurova, Kristina A.; Cherempey, Elena G.; Kulesh, Nikita A.; Andrade Pocino, Ricardo; Beketov, Igor V.; Khlusov, Igor A. (MDPI, 2017-11-13)
      Present day biomedical applications, including magnetic biosensing, demand better understanding of the interactions between living systems and magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs). In this work spherical MNPs of maghemite were ...
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      Waterborne Acrylate-Based Hybrid Coatings with Enhanced Resistance Properties on Stone Surfaces 

      Sbardella, Francesca; Pronti, Lucilla; Santarelli, Maria Laura; Asua González, José María; Bracciale, Maria Paola (MDPI, 2018-08)
      The application of coating polymers to building materials is a simple and cheap way to preserve and protect surfaces from weathering phenomena. Due to its environmentally friendly character, waterborne coating is the most ...
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      We can work it out: an enactive look at cooperation 

      Fantasia, Valentina; De Jaegher, Hanneke; Fasulo, Alessandra (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2014-08-08)
      The past years have seen an increasing debate on cooperation and its unique human character. Philosophers and psychologists have proposed that cooperative activities are characterized by shared goals to which participants ...
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      Weak effect of trans-10, cis-12-conjugated linoleic acid on body fat accumulation in adult hamsters 

      Miranda Gómez, Jonatan; Churruca Ortega, Itziar; Fernández Quintela, Alfredo; Rodríguez Rivera, Víctor Manuel; Macarulla Arenaza, María Teresa; Simón Magro, Edurne; Portillo Baquedano, María Puy (Cambridge University Press, 2009-12-14)
      It has been proposed that young animals and subjects are more responsive to conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) than the adults. Nevertheless, there is very little information concerning the effectiveness of CLA in adult animals. ...
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      Wear And Friction Evaluation Of Different Tool Steels For Hot Stamping 

      Muro Larisgoitia, Maider; Artola Beobide, Garikoitz; Gorriño Vicandi, Antonio; Angulo Duque, Carlos (Hindawi, 2018-03-26)
      The aim of this work is to investigate the durability of tool steels for hot stamping by comparing the wear resistance of three hot work tool steels. Friction and wear behaviours of different tool steels sliding against a ...
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      Weighted lambda superstrings applied to vaccine design 

      Martínez Fernández, Luis; Milanič, Martin; Malaina Celada, Iker; Álvarez, Carmen; Pérez Pinilla, Martín Blas; Martínez de la Fuente Martínez, Ildefonso Abel (Public Library Science, 2019-02-08)
      We generalize the notion of lambda-superstrings, presented in a previous paper, to the notion of weighted lambda-superstrings. This generalization entails an important improvement in the applications to vaccine designs, ...
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      Wende und Körperdarstellung in Hensels Lärchenau 

      Iztueta Goizueta, Garbiñe (Universidad de Sevilla, Facultad de Filología, 2010)
      [EN] Kerstin Hensel’s literary universe is haunted by fallen heroes, outsiders and gregarious figures with no success. They experience the German Wende in a very peculiar constellation, they perceive Post-Unification Germany ...
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      What Can the Brain Teach Us about Winemaking? An fMRI Study of Alcohol Level Preferences 

      Frost, Ram; Quiñones, Ileana; Veldhuizen, Maria; Alava, José Iñaki; Small, Dana; Carreiras Valiña, Manuel Francisco (Public Library Science, 2015-03-18)
      Over the last few decades, wine makers have been producing wines with a higher alcohol content, assuming that they are more appreciated by consumers. To test this hypothesis, we used functional magnetic imaging to compare ...
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      What if gravity becomes really repulsive in the future? 

      Albarran, Imanol; Bouhmadi López, Mariam; Morais, João (Springer, 2018-03-24)
      The current acceleration of the Universe is one of themost puzzling issues in theoretical physics nowadays. We are far from giving an answer in this letter to the question of its nature. Yet, with the observations we have ...
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      What mechanism of niche segregation allows the coexistence of sympatric sibling rhinolophid bats? 

      Salsamendi Pagola, Egoitz; Garín Atorrasagasti, Ignacio; Arostegui Madariaga, Inmaculada; Goiti Ugarte, Urtzi; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón (Biomed Central, 2012)
      Introduction: Our purpose was to assess how pairs of sibling horseshoe bats coexists when their morphology and echolocation are almost identical. We collected data on echolocation, wing morphology, diet, and habitat use ...
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      What to consider when pseudohypoparathyroidism is ruled out: iPPSD and differential diagnosis 

      Pereda Aguirre, Arrate; Garin Elcoro, Intza; Spanish Network for Imprinting Disorders; Pérez de Nanclares Leal, Guiomar (Biomed Central, 2018-03-02)
      Background: Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) is a rare disease whose phenotypic features are rather difficult to identify in some cases. Thus, although these patients may present with the Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy ...
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      Wheel-rail wear index prediction considering multiple contact patches 

      Santamaría Manrique, Javier; García Vadillo, Ernesto; Oyarzabal de Celis, Olatz (Elsevier, 2009-06)
      This paper shows a new wheel-rail contact model specially suited to obtain wear indexes between wheel and rail when the vehicle negotiates tight curves. The model presented in the paper enables introduction of the two ...
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      When the sun never sets: daily changes in pigment composition in three subarctic woody plants during the summer solstice 

      Fernández Marín, Beatriz; Atherton, Jon; Olascoaga, Beñat; Kolari, Pasi; Porcar Castell, Albert; García Plazaola, José Ignacio (Springer, 2018-02-02)
      Composition and content of photosynthetic pigments is finely tuned by plants according to a subtle equilibrium between the absorbed and used energy by the photosynthetic apparatus. Subarctic and Arctic plants are subjected ...
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      Why are we fat? Discussions on the socioeconomic dimensions and responses to obesity 

      Rayner, Geof;; Gracia, Mabel;; Young, Elizabeth;; Mauleón Gómez, José-Ramón; Luque, Emilio;; Rivera-Ferre, Marta G. (BioMed Cental, 2010-04)
      This paper draws together contributions to a scientific table discussion on obesity at the European Science Open Forum 2008 which took place in Barcelona, Spain. Socioeconomic dimensions of global obesity, including those ...
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      Wide Screening of Phage-Displayed Libraries Identifies Immune Targets in Planta 

      Rioja, Cristina; Van Wees, Saskia C.; Charlton, Keith A.; Pieterse, Corne M.J.; Lorenzo, Oscar; García-Sánchez, Susana (PLoS ONE, 2013)
      Microbe-Associated Molecular Patterns and virulence effectors are recognized by plants as a first step to mount a defence response against potential pathogens. This recognition involves a large family of extracellular ...
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      Wood charcoal analysis of Mesolithic archaeological contexts from Portugal: state of the art 

      Monteiro, Patricia Diogo (Arkeogazte: Asociación de Jóvenes Investigadores en Arqueología Prehistórica e Histórica, 2013)
      [EN] This paper presents the state of the art of wood charcoal analyses carried out from six Mesolithic archaeological sites in Portugal. Summarized data allows observing the presence or absence of wood species in some ...
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      Xenofobia y homofobia como efectos de la orientación política, religión y sexo mediados por clasismo y patriocentrismo en jóvenes universitarios chilenos 

      Hatibovic Díaz, Fuad Juso; Bobowik, Magdalena; Faúndez, Ximena; Sandoval, Juan (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2017-06)
      La presente investigación examina, en estudiantes universitarios chilenos, la relación entre xenofobia, homofobia y las variables: sexo, religión y orientación política. También se evalúa el papel mediador del clasismo y ...