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    • Supportive care in advanced kidney disease : Patient attitudes and expectations 

      Da Silva Gane, Maria; Farrington, Ken (2014-09)
      Treatment with dialysis has benefitted large numbers of patients with advanced kidney disease. It is though highly intrusive and demanding and some elderly, frail patients may tolerate it poorly. Some of these patients who ...
    • Supportive communication with parents moderates the negative effects of electronic media use on life satisfaction during adolescence 

      Boniel-Nissim, Meyran; Tabak, Izabela; Mazur, Joanna; Borraccino, Alberto; Brooks, F.; Gommans, Rob; van der Sluijs, Winfried; Zsiros, Emese; Craig, Wendy; Harel-Fisch, Yossi; Finne, Emily (2015-02-01)
      Objectives To examine the impact of electronic media (EM) use on teenagers’ life satisfaction (LS) and to assess the potential moderating effect of supportive communication with parents (SCP). Methods Data were drawn from ...
    • Suppression of excited-state contributions to stellar reaction rates 

      Rauscher, T. (2013-09-09)
      It has been shown in previous work [Kiss et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 191101 (2008); Rauscher et al., Phys. Rev. C 80, 035801 (2009)] that a suppression of the stellar enhancement factor (SEF) occurs in some endothermic ...
    • The suppression of star formation by powerful active galactic nuclei 

      Page, M.J.; Symeonidis, M.; Vieira, J. D.; Altieri, B.; Amblard, A.; Arumugam, V.; Aussel, H.; Babbedge, T.; Blain, A.; Bock, J.; Boselli, A.; Buat, V.; Castro-Rodríguez, N.; Cava, A.; Chanial, P.; Clements, D. L.; Conley, A.; Conversi, L.; Cooray, A.; Dowell, C.D.; Dubois, E.N.; Dunlop, James S.; Dwek, E.; Dye, S.; Eales, S.; Elbaz, D.; Farrah, D.; Fox, M.; Franceschini, A.; Gear, W.; Glenn, J.; Griffin, M.; Halpern, M.; Hatziminaoglou, E.; Ibar, E.; Isaak, K.; Ivison, R.J.; Lagache, G.; Levenson, L.; Lu, N.; Madden, S.; Maffei, B.; Mainetti, G.; Marchetti, L.; Nguyen, H.T.; O'Halloran, B.; Oliver, S. J.; Omont, A.; Panuzzo, P.; Papageorgiou, A.; Pearson, C.P.; Pérez-Fournon, I.; Pohlen, M.; Rawlings, J.I.; Rigopoulou, D.; Riguccini, L.; Rizzo, D.; Rodighiero, G.; Roseboom, I.G.; Rowan-Robinson, M.; Portal, M.S.; Schulz, B.; Scott, D.; Seymour, N.; Shupe, D. L.; Smith, A.J.; Stevens, Jason; Trichas, M.; Tugwell, K.E.; Vaccari, M.; Valtchanov, I.; Viero, M.; Vigroux, L.; Wang, L.; Ward, R.; Wright, G.; Xu, C.K.; Zemcov, M. (2012-05)
      The old, red stars that constitute the bulges of galaxies, and the massive black holes at their centres, are the relics of a period in cosmic history when galaxies formed stars at remarkable rates and active galactic nuclei ...
    • Suppression of star formation in early-type galaxies by feedback from supermassive black holes 

      Schawinski, K.; Khochfar, S.; Kaviraj, S.; Yi, S.K.; Lee, Y.-W.; Boselli, A.; Donas, J.; Milliard, B.; Barlow, T.; Conrow, T.; Forster, K.; Friedman, P.G.; Martin, D.C.; Morrissey, P.; Seibert, M.; Small, T.; Wyder, T.K.; Neff, S.; Schiminovich, D.; Bianchi, L.; Heckman, T.; Szalay, A.; Madore, B.; Rich, R.M. (2006-08-24)
      Detailed high-resolution observations of the innermost regions of nearby galaxies have revealed the presence of supermassive black holes. These black holes may interact with their host galaxies by means of 'feedback' in ...
    • Suppression of the postoperative neutrophil leucocytosis following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer and implications for surgical morbidity 

      Kerr, S.F.; Klonizakis, M.; Glynne-Jones, R. (2010)
      Objective: The extent to which neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer influences postoperative morbidity is controversial. This study investigated whether this treatment suppresses the normal perioperative ...
    • Suppression of the stellar enhancement factor and the reaction Rb-85(p, n)Sr-85 

      Rauscher, T.; Kiss, G. G.; Gyuerky, Gy.; Simon, A.; Fueloep, Zs.; Somorjai, E. (2009-09)
      It is shown that a Coulomb suppression of the stellar enhancement factor occurs in many endothermic reactions at and far from stability. Contrary to common assumptions, reaction measurements for astrophysics with minimal ...
    • Suppression of virus induced local lesions in plasmolysed leaf tissue 

      Coutts, Robert H.A. (1978-05-01)
      It has been demonstrated previously that protoplasts derived from leaves which normally respond in vivo to virus inoculation, with the formation of necrotic local lesions show no such response when inoculated in vitro [1]. ...
    • Supraglacial ponds regulate runoff from Himalayan debris-covered glaciers. 

      Irvine-fynn, Tristam D. L.; Porter, Philip; Rowan, Ann V.; Quincey, Duncan J.; Gibson, Morgan J.; Bridge, Jonathan W.; Watson, C. Scott; Hubbard, Alun; Glasser, Neil F. (2017-12-16)
      Meltwater and runoff from 1 glaciers in High Mountain Asia is a vital freshwater resource for one fifth of the Earth’s population. Between 13% and 36% of the region’s glacierized areas exhibit surface debris cover and ...
    • Surface Defect Classification for Hot-Rolled Steel Strips by Selectively Dominant Local Binary Patterns 

      Luo, Qiwu; Fang, Xiaoxin; Sun, Yichuang; Liu, Li; Ai, Jiaqiu; Yang, Chunhua; Simpson, Oluyomi (2019-02-11)
      Developments in defect descriptors and computer vision-based algorithms for automatic optical inspection (AOI) allows for further development in image-based measurements. Defect classification is a vital part of an ...
    • Surface images of the short period contact binary AE Phe 

      Barnes, J R; Lister, T A; Hilditch, R W; Cameron, A C (2004)
      We present high resolution Doppler images of the short period (P = 0.362 d) contact binary AE Phe. Using least squares deconvolution, we make use of the information content of the several thousand lines in each echelle ...
    • The surface modifications of multi-walled carbon nanotubes for multi-walled carbon nanotube/poly (ether ether ketone) composites 

      Cao, Zongshuang; Qiu, Li; Yang, Yongzhen; Chen, Yong; Liu, Xuguang (2015-10-30)
      The effects of surface modifications of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on the morphology, dynamic mechanical and tribological properties of multi-walled carbon nanotube/poly(ether ether ketone) (MWCNT/PEEK) composites ...
    • Surface Morphology Evolution Mechanisms of InGaN/GaN Multiple Quantum Wells with Mixture N2/H2-Grown GaN Barrier 

      Zhou, Xiaorun; Lu, Taiping; Zhu, Yadan; Zhao, Guangzhou; Dong, Hailiang; Jia, Zhigang; Yang, Yongzhen; Chen, Yong; Xu, Bingshe (2017-05-16)
      Surface morphology evolution mechanisms of InGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells (MQWs) during GaN barrier growth with different hydrogen (H2) percentages have been systematically studied. Ga surface-diffusion rate, stress ...
    • Surface roughness during depositional growth and sublimation of ice crystals 

      Chou, Cedric; Voigtländer, Jens; Ulanowski, Zbigniew; Herenz, Paul; Bieligk, Henner; Clauss, Tina; Niedermeier, Dennis; Hartmann, Susan; Ritter, Georg; Stratmann, F. (2018-09-27)
      Ice surface properties can modify the scattering properties of atmospheric ice crystals and therefore affect the radiative properties of mixed-phase and cirrus clouds. The Ice Roughness Investigation System (IRIS) is a new ...
    • Surfing the photon noise : New techniques to find low-mass planets around M dwarfs 

      Anglada-Escude, G.; Butler, R. P.; Reiners, A.; Jones, H.R.A.; Tuomi, M.; Jenkins, J. S.; Barnes, J.R.; Vogt, S. S.; Zechmeister, M. (2013-02)
      The current precision radial velocities techniques to detect low mass planets in M dwarf are quickly reviewed. This includes high resolution spectroscopic observations made both in the optical and in the near infrared. We ...
    • Surfing the Turbulence: Fluctuations in Self-Perceptions of Expertise in the Long Term Developmental Journeys of Expert-Like Male Sports Coaches 

      Turner, David (2017-07-20)
      The aim of this study is to investigate how self-perceptions of expertise among sports coaches may develop, regress, and redevelop over time within the context of coaching, in light of recent reconceptualisations of ...
    • The surgical treatment of rheumatoid arthritis : a new era? 

      Nikiphorou, E.; Konan, S.; MacGregor, A. J.; Haddad, F. S.; Young, Adam (2014-10)
      There has been an in increase in the availability of effective biological agents for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis as well as a shift towards early diagnosis and management of the inflammatory process. This article ...
    • A surprising consistency between the far-infrared galaxy luminosity functions of the field and Coma 

      Hickinbottom, S.; Simpson, C.J.; James, P.A.; Ibar, E.; Carter, D.; Boselli, A.; Collins, C.A.; Davies, J.I.; Dunne, L.; Eales, S.; Fuller, C.; Mobasher, B.; Peletier, R.F.; Phillipps, S.; Smith, Daniel; Smith, R.J.; Valentijn, E.A. (2014-08-01)
      We present new deep images of the Coma Cluster from the ESA Herschel Space Observatory at wavelengths of 70, 100 and 160 μm, covering an area of 1.75 × 1.0 square degrees encompassing the core and south-west infall region. ...
    • The surprising magnetic topology of t Sco: fossil remnant or dynamo output 

      Donati, J-F.; Howarth, I.D.; Jardine, M.; Petit, P.; Catala, C.; Landstreet, J.D.; Bouret, J-C.; Alecian, E.; Barnes, J.R.; Forveille, T.; Paletou, F.; Manset, N. (2006)
    • Surprisingly different starspot distributions on the near equal-mass equal-rotation-rate stars in the M dwarf binary GJ 65 AB 

      Barnes, J. R.; Jeffers, S. V.; Haswell, C. A.; Jones, H. R. A.; Shulyak, D.; Pavlenko, Ya V.; Jenkins, J. S. (2017-10-11)
      We aim to understand how stellar parameters such as mass and rotation impact the distribution of starspots on the stellar surface. To this purpose, we have used Doppler imaging to reconstruct the surface brightness ...