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– In this report, structural and civil engineers are introduced to the world of very large floating structures (VLFS) that have been gradually appearing in the waters off developed coastal cities (and countries with coastlines). Their presence is largely due to a severe shortage of land and the sky-rocketing land costs in recent times. After providing a(More)
The present study examined a costly signaling model of human apology. The model assumes that an unintentional transgressor is more motivated to restore the relationship with the victim than an intentional transgressor who depreciates the relationship. The model predicts the existence of a separating equilibrium, in which only sincere apologizers will pay a(More)
The relationship between signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and bilateral occlusal contact patterns was investigated in 143 TMD patients (mean age: 34.0 +/- 15.9 years; 38 male and 105 female). In addition to an interview regarding chief complaints and accompanying symptoms, various muscles and the temporomandibular joints were palpated(More)
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