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Global Biodiversity: Indicators of Recent Declines
Global Biodiversity Target Missed In 2002, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) committed to a significant reduction in the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010. There has been widespreadExpand
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University course selection and services marketing
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine university applicants' choice processes using Kotler's five stage consumer buying process with a particular emphasis on the final stage of theExpand
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In Teachers' Hands: Effective Literacy Teaching Practices in the Early Years of
The study links children's growth in English literacy in the early years of schooling and their teachers' classroom teaching practices. Quantitative results of the study include teaching practicesExpand
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Effect of nociceptin in acid-evoked cough and airway sensory nerve activation in guinea pigs.
RATIONALE Nociceptin/orphanin FQ has been reported to inhibit capsaicin- and mechanically provoked cough in animal models, but the mechanism of this effect has not been elucidated. OBJECTIVES TheExpand
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Global goals mapping: the environment-human landscape
The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), The Rockefeller Foundation (RF), and the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognise that the development challenges of the 21stExpand
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The REstart or STop Antithrombotics Randomised Trial (RESTART) after stroke due to intracerebral haemorrhage: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
BackgroundFor adults surviving stroke due to spontaneous (non-traumatic) intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) who had taken an antithrombotic (i.e. anticoagulant or antiplatelet) drug for the preventionExpand
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A review of recent developments in ecosystem assessment and its role in policy evolution
As ecosystem assessments represent syntheses of knowledge on ecosystem status created to answer key policy questions, it is important to identify whether the dialogue between assessment practitionersExpand
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Accuracy of PET-CT in Predicting Survival in Patients with Esophageal Cancer
BackgroundPositron emission tomography (PET) is an integral part of tumor staging for patients with esophageal cancer. Recent studies suggest a role for PET scan in predicting survival in theseExpand
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