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Riming Electrification as a Charge Generation Mechanism in Thunderstorms
Abstract Riming electrification was studied in cold room experiments simulating thunderstorm conditions. When both ice crystals and supercooled droplets coexist in the experimental chamber, highExpand
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Assessment of individual radionuclide distributions from the Fukushima nuclear accident covering central-east Japan
A tremendous amount of radioactivity was discharged because of the damage to cooling systems of nuclear reactors in the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in March 2011. Fukushima and its adjacentExpand
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Progressive gray matter reduction of the superior temporal gyrus during transition to psychosis.
CONTEXT Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging studies have shown progressive gray matter reduction in the superior temporal gyrus during the earliest phases of schizophrenia. It is unknown whetherExpand
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Developmental Trajectories of Amygdala and Hippocampus from Infancy to Early Adulthood in Healthy Individuals
Knowledge of amygdalar and hippocampal development as they pertain to sex differences and laterality would help to understand not only brain development but also the relationship between brain volumeExpand
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Differential contributions of prefrontal and temporolimbic pathology to mechanisms of psychosis.
Common abnormalities within the schizophrenia spectrum may be essential for the pathogenesis of schizophrenia, but additional pathological changes may be required for the development of full-blownExpand
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Insular cortex gray matter changes in individuals at ultra-high-risk of developing psychosis
Morphologic abnormalities of the insular cortex have been described in psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, but it remains unclear whether these changes predate the onset of psychosis orExpand
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Increased pituitary volume in schizophrenia spectrum disorders
While hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis hyperactivity has been implicated in psychotic disorders, previous magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies of the pituitary gland volume inExpand
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Association between the brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and brain morphology in a Japanese sample of schizophrenia and healthy comparisons
Magnetic resonance imaging was used to investigate the relation between the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) Val66Met polymorphism and volumetric measurements for the medial temporal lobeExpand
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Spread and predominance in Japan of novel G1P[8] double-reassortant rotavirus strains possessing a DS-1-like genotype constellation typical of G2P[4] strains.
Rotavirus is a major cause of severe gastroenteritis in children <5 years of age worldwide, and two, live attenuated rotavirus vaccines are globally available. As rotavirus vaccines are introducedExpand
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De novo mutation of the myelin Po gene in Dejerine–Sottas disease (hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type III)
We have investigated the myelin Po gene on chromosome 1 as a candidate gene in two sporadic cases with Dejerine–Sottas disease or hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN) type III. We foundExpand
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