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Developmental variation in ecogeographic body proportions.
While ecogeographic variation in adult human body proportions has been extensively explored, relatively less attention has been paid to the effect of Bergmann's and Allen's rules on human body shapeExpand
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Community Based Disaster Management : Empowering Communities to Cope with Disaster Risks
Sustainable development and disaster reduction are essential preconditions for each other. Natural disasters severely hamper the progress and achievements of sustainable development while, at theExpand
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Ontogeny of limb proportions in late through final Jomon period foragers.
This study reports on developmental patterning in the intralimb indices of Late/Final Jomon period (4000-2300 BP) people. Jomon foragers represent the descendants of migrants from Northeast Asia, whoExpand
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An exploratory study on perceptions of seismic risk and mitigation in two districts of Istanbul.
Istanbul is one of the world's cities most vulnerable to seismic events. According to seismologists, the probability of a severe earthquake in the next 30 years is approximately 40 per cent.Expand
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Research on the Disaster Coping Capability of a Historical Village in a Mountainous Area of China: Case Study in Shangli, Sichuan☆
Abstract Most valuable historical villages in Southwest China are located within remote mountainous areas, not only facing a high risk of unexpected natural disasters, but also threatened byExpand
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Antiaggregant effects on human platelets of culinary herbs
The inhibitory effects of methanol extracts of 20 herb species on human platelet aggregation were investigated. Allspice, basil, marjoram, tarragon and thyme strongly inhibited the plateletExpand
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A morphological study on the growth patterns of ancient people in the northern Kyushu-Yamaguchi region, Japan
This study investigated the growth patterns of morphometric features of ancient people determined from historic and prehistoric skeletal remains. Subadult skeletons from the Yayoi, medieval, andExpand
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Disaster Induced Resettlement: Multi-stakeholder Interactions and Decision Making Following Tropical Storm Washi in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines☆
Abstract The Tropical Storm Washi (locally known as Sendong) hit the major cities in the region of Northern Mindanao in Southern Philippines between December 16th and 17th, 2011. The flash floodsExpand
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Developmental perspectives on neurocranial proportions in Japan.
  • K. Okazaki
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Homo : internationale Zeitschrift fur die…
  • 1 October 2010
This study employs juvenile cranial data derived from collections dating to between about 5000 years ago and the present in order to investigate how differences in cranial growth trajectoriesExpand
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