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Major features of the transcellular signaling mechanism responsible for endothelium-dependent regulation of vascular smooth muscle tone are unresolved. We identified local calcium (Ca(2+)) signals ("sparklets") in the vascular endothelium of resistance arteries that represent Ca(2+) influx through single TRPV4 cation channels. Gating of individual TRPV4(More)
  • James H Fowler, James H Fowler Is Professor, Laura A Baker Is Professor, K Ahn, John Aldrich, Robert Bates +36 others
  • 2008
T he decision to vote has puzzled scholars for decades. Theoretical models predict little or no variation in participation in large population elections and empirical models have typically accounted for only a relatively small portion of individual-level variance in turnout behavior. However, these models have not considered the hypothesis that part of the(More)
This sparkling Handbook offers an unrivalled resource. Systematically, it introduces readers to the key concepts, substantive topics, central methods and prime debates. · 712 pages eade s to t e ey co cepts, substa t e top cs, ce t a et ods a d p e debates Among the specific areas covered are: • Network theory • Interdisciplinary applications • Online(More)
This work in progress paper describes collaborative research, taking place on three continents, towards creating a 'mixed reality teaching & learning environment' (MiRTLE) that enables teachers and students participating in real-time mixed and online classes to interact with avatar representations of each other. The longer term hypothesis that will be(More)
This paper reviews the development of social network analysis and examines its major areas of application in sociology. Current developments, including those from outside the social sciences, are examined and their prospects for advances in substantive knowledge are considered. A concluding section looks at the implications of data mining techniques and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of major multi-sport events on health and socioeconomic determinants of health in the population of the city hosting the event. DESIGN Systematic review. DATA SOURCES We searched the following sources without language restrictions for papers published between 1978 and 2008: Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts(More)