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Michael Travisano, Ruth G. Shaw
2012 Evolution  
Biological complexity demands explanation, which, in turn, entails understanding the causes and consequences of biological change over time.  ...  One difficulty is to account for the operation of evolutionary mechanisms over different temporal and spatial scales, a problem common to most current topics in evolutionary biology.  ...  In a study of E. coli spanning over 50,000 generations, phenotypes of replicate populations changed largely in parallel (Lenski et al. 1991; Lenski and Travisano 1994; Cooper and Lenski 2000; Cooper et  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01802.x pmid:23356605 fatcat:hbg4yjphq5a6lew5olelu4dbxe

Lost in cyberspace: Harnessing the Internet, international relations, and global security

Nazli Choucri, Daniel Goldsmith
2012 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  
For the first time in human history, advances in information and communications technologies are potentially accessible to much of the worldÕs population.  ...  E arly in the twenty-first century, new, cyber-based threats to the well-being of individuals, economies, and societies added a new dimension to the well-understood threats of the twentieth century.  ...  The most likely origin of the virus seems to be either Israel or the United States, though the origin remains disputed (Keizer, 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/0096340212438696 fatcat:dpmjxopevzg43loyaehjvjenza

Lost in Debate: The Safety of Domestic Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Yeonmin Cho
2014 Journal of Strategic Security  
Privacy has been the focus of public debate over the more widespread use of UAS.  ...  However, such benefits will be accompanied by concerns over misuse and abuse of the new technologies by criminals and terrorists.  ...  Also, commuter planes are almost seven times more likely to be involved in an accident, and on demand operations 9.6 times more likely than major airlines. 57 In other words, while the safety of large  ... 
doi:10.5038/1944-0472.7.4.4 fatcat:tz6opwutije4hf2xiovmtubwpm

Lost in Space? On the History, Status, and Future of Regional Science

Andrew M. Isserman
1993 The Review of Regional Studies  
of research in regional science as it has become known over the past thirty years."  ...  Indeed, as standards of rigor in economics have risen over time, the study of location has been pushed further and further into the intellectual periphery ....  ... 
doi:10.52324/001c.9101 fatcat:hlfqwobfifepxo5dcdk6ch7gjq

The Exportability of the Principles of Software: Lost in Translation?

Michael L. Rustad, Maria Vittoria Onufrio
2010 Social Science Research Network  
The American Law Institute approval of The  ...  The software industry has evolved over the past four decades out of step with the ability of contract law to adapt to the economic realities of software. 18 The term, "cultural lag" was coined in 1922  ...  European courts will not enforce rolling contracts 178 See, Prefatory Clauses to Council Directive 93/13/EEC of April 1993 on unfair terms in consumer contracts. 179 Id. 180 Over the past four decades  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1466875 fatcat:f6n7jfcw3nal3l54acscjxmkgy

Paradise lost: An introduction to the geography of water pollution in Puerto Rico

John M. Hunter, Sonia I. Arbona
1995 Social Science and Medicine  
Success, however, is marred by widespread pollution that outstrips the infrastructural capacity necessary for the preservation of environmental quality and of human health.  ...  Rapid industrialization has transformed the agricultural economy of Puerto Rico, creating employment opportunities and raising standards of living.  ...  White, Head of the Cartography Laboratory, Department of Geography, Michigan State University, kindly prepared the final figures, and Marilyn Bria, also of the Department of Geography, gave secretarial  ... 
doi:10.1016/0277-9536(94)00255-r pmid:7638643 fatcat:cwpqjcyxdnfy7flhexp3qck2hu

16 Making up for Lost Time: Digital Epigraphy, Chronology, and the PeriodO Project [chapter]

Adam Rabinowitz, Ryan Shaw, Patrick Golden
2019 Crossing Experiences in Digital Epigraphy  
The ability to search across epigraphic collections by time, and especially by relative chronologies, lags behind.  ...  Digital epigraphy has made great strides toward interoperability and data integration over the last two decades, and Linked Data approaches are now taking advantage of the spatial information associated  ...  Linked Data gazetteer, not of spatial entities, but of definitions of periods located in both space and time.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110607208-017 fatcat:budsjfctxze7rljr5rjs2yvlwa

The Potential of Biotechnology Investments in Selected Eastern European Countries: Lost Chances

Patrik Vida
2016 Business Systems Research  
Several changes in regulations could have a large impact on biotechnology investments.  ...  Conclusions: The findings make a significant contribution to understanding how the biotechnology industry in EE countries is structured and how investments can be rationally placed.  ...  Summary of the research The EE countries cannot rely solely on tier low-wage advantage over West European production locations.  ... 
doi:10.1515/bsrj-2016-0002 fatcat:rnm3chlnbnblrcvdq36ewfeqai

Lost futures? Educated youth precarity and protests in the Oromia region, Ethiopia

Tatek Abebe
2020 Children's Geographies  
Educated youth protests in the Oromia region reveal how shortages of farmland and education play crucial roles in the conflict about sovereignty and development.  ...  Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, this article explores the connections between young people's livelihoods, education and visions of the future in Ethiopia.  ...  Many thanks to the working group on 'Learning for the Future-Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Knowledge Transmission in Africa and Beyond' in Bayreuth University for hosting me during my sabbatical in  ... 
doi:10.1080/14733285.2020.1789560 fatcat:zaj6sknm2zhxjpgk7iu7biptli

Landscape Ecology: Past, Present, and Future [chapter]

Samuel A. Cushman, Jeffrey S. Evans, Kevin McGarigal
2010 Spatial Complexity, Informatics, and Wildlife Conservation  
Landscape ecology is the science of linking patterns and processes across scale in both space and time.  ...  In the preceding chapters we discussed the central role that spatial and temporal variability play in ecological systems, the importance of addressing these explicitly within ecological analyses and the  ...  That is, as habitat is lost and fragmented, residual habitat patches become more isolated from each other in space and time.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-4-431-87771-4_4 fatcat:dud4ksx6u5fafn7b22cvzfetmi

"Lost in Translation? Transnational American Rock Music of the Sixties and its Misreading in 1980s China"

. Teng Jimeng
2019 Journal of Transnational American Studies  
Excerpt from The Power of Culture: Encounters between China and the United States, edited by Priscilla Roberts  ...  At the same time, the youth culture that cohered in and through the social movements of the 1960s became the standard bearer for society at large.  ...  Lost in Translation? 447 the central instrumental link to tradition. The other link was, of course, the singer and the song.  ... 
doaj:730de62fdc844110b7f3f90d5b082fca fatcat:aut743ea7jembla2m4p5gx32zm

Learning to Rapidly Re-Contact the Lost Plume in Chemical Plume Tracing

Meng-Li Cao, Qing-Hao Meng, Jia-Ying Wang, Bing Luo, Ya-Qi Jing, Shu-Gen Ma
2015 Sensors  
In the time immediately following the loss of chemical detection during the process of CPT, Track-Out activities bias the robot heading relative to the upwind direction, expecting to rapidly re-contact  ...  We also propose a collaborative VTF (cVTF) method, in which multiple robots store their own instances, and learn from the stored instances, in the same database.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the anonymous referees for their valuable and constructive suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s150407512 pmid:25825974 pmcid:PMC4431220 fatcat:xy5buygxlrgzzcbhps2trxd3eq

Lost in Translation: International Criminal Tribunals and the Legal Implications of Interpreted Testimony

Joshua D. H. Karton
2008 Social Science Research Network  
It then assesses the impact that errors in interpretation may have on fact finding by  ...  This Article surveys the history and mechanics of courtroom interpretation, explains the inherent indeterminacy of translated language, and describes the other sources of inaccuracy in interpreted testimony  ...  This Article is supported in large part by examples from the Nuremberg trials.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1511946 fatcat:aoxfhcj6tzaahadcavjswrhstm

Parathyroid hormone: past and present

John T Potts
2005 Journal of Endocrinology  
Elucidation of the pathophysiology of hormone excess (severe bone loss) and deficiency (hypocalcemia) continued over the following decades.  ...  Early debates about the function of the parathyroids were resolved by 1925, when understanding the role of PTH led to comprehending the action of the glands in calcium physiology.  ...  Acknowledgements The author declares that there is no conflict of interest that would prejudice the scientific impartiality of this work. References  ... 
doi:10.1677/joe.1.06057 pmid:16423810 fatcat:bdqdvwx6avd5rmx4eaqjt5ynei

Reconstructing past changes in locus-specific recombination rates

Murray P Cox, Barbara R Holland, Matthew C Wilkins, Jan Schmid
2013 BMC Genetics  
Now recognized as a transient feature of the genome, recombination rates at a given locus can change markedly over time.  ...  Nevertheless, we show for the first time that reconstructing historic recombination rates is possible in principle.  ...  This research was supported by the Australian Research Council through a Future Fellowship (FT100100031) to BRH, and by the Royal Society of New Zealand through a Marsden Grant (MAU0603) to JS and BRH,  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-11 pmid:23442125 pmcid:PMC3605148 fatcat:bxg2l3kbbfd4zc7a5g5dpnrgcq
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