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How can we best explore the range of users' reactions when developing future technologies that may be controversial, such as personal healthcare systems? Our approach -- ContraVision -- uses futuristic videos, or other narrative forms, that convey either negative or positive aspects of the proposed technology for the same scenarios. We conducted a user(More)
How can we best explore the range of users' reactions when developing future technologies that may be controversial, such as personal healthcare systems? Our approach - ContraVision - uses futuristic videos, or other narrative forms, that convey both negative and positive aspects of the proposed technology for the same scenarios.
For multilamella vesicles of DMPC, DPPC, DSPC, binary mixtures of DMPC-DPPC, DMPC-DSPC, DMPC-DPPE, DOPC and egg lecithin, the optical turbidity decreases significantly on the application of a magnetic field in excess of about 0.2 T, provided that the temperature is above the pretransition value. The turbidity reaches a limiting value for magnetic fields of(More)
We present a theoretical study of the effect of different types of lipid-protein interactions on the thermodynamic properties of protein-containing lipid bilayers. The basis of this work is a theoretical model for pure lipid bilayer phase transitions developed earlier by Scott. Simple assumptions on the nature of the lipid conformations near a protein(More)
Small boats are increasingly being operated at high speed in rough weather by organisations carrying out essential missions such as the military and rescue services. Crew and passengers on these boats are exposed to continuous vibration and impacts leading to reduced crew effectiveness, fatigue and the possibility of injury. In addition to this marine craft(More)
This article describes how a children's home care service operates as part of a general paediatric service within an acute NHS trust. Although a debate exists about whether a home care service should be set up as part of a community or acute trust, there are advantages and drawbacks for staff within either system. The authors believe that children benefit(More)
Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more information on Open Research Online's data policy on reuse of materials please consult the policies page. ABSTRACT How can we best explore the range of users' reactions when developing future technologies that maybe(More)
By encapsulating a pH-sensitive dye, phenol red, in multilamellar liposomes of DMPC, DPPC and DMPC/DPPC mixtures, the permeability of these phospholipid bilayers to dye as a function of temperature has been studied. For both DMPC and DPPC liposomes, dye release begins well below the main gel-to-liquid-crystalline phase transition (24 degrees C and 42(More)
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