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Women in Transition: Changes in Gender Wage Differentials in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
Under state socialism, women fared relatively well in the labor market: female-male wage differentials were similar to those in the West, and female labor force participation rates were among theExpand
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X-ray reconstruction of moving morphology (XROMM): precision, accuracy and applications in comparative biomechanics research.
X-Ray Reconstruction of Moving Morphology (XROMM) comprises a set of 3D X-ray motion analysis techniques that merge motion data from in vivo X-ray videos with skeletal morphology data from bone scansExpand
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We examined the hypothesis that fish species with similar ecomorphological patterns, but from different taxonomic groups, would use similar feeding modes. We contrasted the feeding behavior ofExpand
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Economic Reform and Mortality in the Former Soviet Union: A Study of the Suicide Epidemic in the 1990s
Male suicide rates in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and the Baltic countries increased substantially in the early 1990s and are now the highest in the world. To what extent is this suicide epidemicExpand
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Variable gearing in pennate muscles
Muscle fiber architecture, i.e., the physical arrangement of fibers within a muscle, is an important determinant of a muscle's mechanical function. In pennate muscles, fibers are oriented at an angleExpand
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Biomechanics of the movable pretarsal adhesive organ in ants and bees
Hymenoptera attach to smooth surfaces with a flexible pad, the arolium, between the claws. Here we investigate its movement in Asian weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) and honeybees (ApisExpand
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Validation of XMALab software for marker-based XROMM
We describe and validate XMALab, a new open-source software package for marker-based XROMM (C++ source and compiled versions on Bitbucket). Expand
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The role of social capital in the Russian mortality crisis
Abstract Emerging evidence suggests that the degree of social cohesion is an important determinant of population health status. Citizens living in societies with a high degree of social cohesion —Expand
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Evolution of axial patterning in elongate fishes
Within the ray-finned fishes, eel-like (extremely elongate) body forms have evolved multiple times from deeper-bodied forms. Previous studies have shown that elongation of the vertebral column may beExpand
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The Economic Effects of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic
The 1918-19 influenza epidemic killed at least 40 million people worldwide and 675,000 people in the United States, far exceeding the combat deaths experienced by the US in the two World Wars, Korea,Expand
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