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Planck Pre-Launch Status: The Planck Mission
The European Space Agency's Planck satellite, launched on 14 May 2009, is the third-generation space experiment in the field of cosmic microwave background (CMB) research. It will image theExpand
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Individual breast milk consumption and exposure to PCBs and PCDD/Fs in Hungarian infants: a time-course analysis of the first three months of lactation.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) are persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals. These compounds areExpand
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Metronomic chemotherapy with oral vinorelbine (mVNR) and capecitabine (mCAPE) in advanced HER2-negative breast cancer patients: is it a way to optimize disease control? Final results of the VICTOR-2
PurposeThe VICTOR-1 study demonstrated that the all-oral metronomic combination of vinorelbine and capecitabine is highly active and well tolerated in hormone receptor-positive/HER2-negativeExpand
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The first meeting of the International Cereal Cyst Nematode Initiative, held in October 2009 in Turkey, involved over 60 scientists from wheat-growing regions in Asia, Australia, Europe, north AfricaExpand
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From Rebellion to Electoral Violence: Evidence from Burundi
What causes electoral violence in postconflict countries? The theoretical literature emphasizes the potential role of (1) ethnic grievances, (2) political competition, and (3) specialists inExpand
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GenoSurf: metadata driven semantic search system for integrated genomic datasets
We implemented GenoSurf, a multi-ontology semantic search system providing access to a consolidated collection of metadata attributes found in the most relevant genomic datasets; values of 10 attributes are semantically enriched by making use of the most suited available ontologies. Expand
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Tax Incentives and Job Creation in the Tourism Sector of Brazil’s SUDENE Area
In recent decades, a significant number of developing countries have implemented fiscal incentives programs for the tourism industry as part of their regional development policies. The main objectiveExpand
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[Work and medicine in Manuali Hoepli series].
The Authors analyse the Italian, technical series called Manuali Hoepli, devoted to promote technical knowledge in the second half of XIXth century. Johann Ulrich (Ulrico) Hoepli (1847-1935) cameExpand
A Weighted Likelihood Estimator for Operational Risk Data: Improving the Accuracy of Capital Estimates by Robustifying Maximum Likelihood Estimates
Severity parameters play a crucial role in the operational risk (OpRisk) capital estimates for Advanced Measurement Approach banks. When relying on maximum likelihood estimates (MLEs), nonrobustnessExpand
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Why do local institutions matter? The political economics of decentralisation
In the last decades, decentralization reforms have often come to the fore of the policy debate in both OECD and non-OECD countries. In spite of the many theorised virtues, these reforms might fail toExpand