Lesley F Roberts

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In the present study, we exposed 53 animals from 23 different species of amphibians and reptiles to microgravity (mug). This nearly doubles the number of amphibians and reptiles observed so far in mug. The animals were flown on a parabolic flight, which provided 20-25s of mug, to better characterize behavioral reactions to abrupt exposure to mug. Highly(More)
Though the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) is the most commonly used amphibian in biological research, there are no standard protocols for the husbandry of this species. With the goal of developing optimal conditions for raising these frogs, the authors assessed the effects of available cover and feeding schedule on post-metamorphic growth and behavior(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore the relationship between academic performance, extracurricular activity, and quality of life at medical school in the UK to aid our understanding of students' work-life balance. METHODS A cross-sectional study, using an electronic questionnaire distributed to UK final year medical students across 20 medical schools (4478 students).(More)
This year celebrates the start of a second decade of partnerships with the countries of Central and EasternEurope (CEE) as transfersof know-how and technology continue to support economic, social, civil and political restructuring processes. Although the sustainability of consultancy inputs from advanced capitalist countries of the West to traditional(More)
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