• Publications
  • Influence
An investigation into causal links between victimization and offending in adolescents.
  • D. Smith, R. Ecob
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The British journal of sociology
  • 1 December 2007
There is a considerable body of evidence from earlier research to show that offending is associated with an increased risk of victimization, and being a victim with an increased risk of offending.Expand
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Nanopore DNA Sequencing and Genome Assembly on the International Space Station
We evaluated the performance of the MinION DNA sequencer in-flight on the International Space Station (ISS), and benchmarked its performance off-Earth against the MinION, Illumina MiSeq, and PacBioExpand
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Microbes in the upper atmosphere and unique opportunities for astrobiology research.
  • D. Smith
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Astrobiology
  • 21 October 2013
Microbial taxa from every major biological lineage have been detected in Earth's upper atmosphere. The goal of this review is to communicate (1) relevant astrobiology questions that can be addressedExpand
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Stratosphere Conditions Inactivate Bacterial Endospores from a Mars Spacecraft Assembly Facility
Abstract Every spacecraft sent to Mars is allowed to land viable microbial bioburden, including hardy endospore-forming bacteria resistant to environmental extremes. Earth's stratosphere is severelyExpand
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Venus' Spectral Signatures and the Potential for Life in the Clouds
Abstract The lower cloud layer of Venus (47.5–50.5 km) is an exceptional target for exploration due to the favorable conditions for microbial life, including moderate temperatures and pressuresExpand
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The 'multi-agency' approach to crime prevention has received considerable attention in recent years. This paper examines both theoretical and practical aspects of multi-agency work, in the light ofExpand
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Survivability of Psychrobacter cryohalolentis K5 under simulated martian surface conditions.
Spacecraft launched to Mars can retain viable terrestrial microorganisms on board that may survive the interplanetary transit. Such biota might compromise the search for life beyond Earth if capableExpand
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Architecture and magnetism of alnico
Abstract A rare-earth supply crisis has stimulated an intensive search for alternative permanent magnets. Alnico materials, alloys containing Al, Ni, Co and Fe, are functional nanostructured alloys,Expand
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Meshfree and efficient modelling of swimming cells
We propose an extension of the nearest-neighbour regularized Stokeslet method [30] to enable the simulation of multiple force- and moment-free cells swimming in a bounded domain. Expand
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Applications of simulation
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