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Private pension funds in emerging economies : from broken promises to financialisation
(Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2019-09-27)
Investigating the Common Authorship of Signatures by Off-line Automatic Signature Verification without the Use of Reference Signatures
In Automatic Signature Veriﬁcation, questioned specimens are usually compared with reference signatures. In writer-dependent schemes, a number of reference signatures are required to build up the individual signer model ...
An overview of burst, buckling, durability and corrosion analysis of lightweight FRP composite pipes and their applicability
The main aim of this review article was to address the performance of filament wound fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite pipes and their critical properties, such as burst, buckling, durability and corrosion. The ...
Business and Information System Alignment Theories Built on eGovernment Service Practice: An Holistic Literature Review
(InTech - Open Access Publisher, 2019-09-12)
This chapter examines previous studies of alignment between business and information systems holistically in relation to the development of working associations among professionals from information system and business ...
The use of new psychoactive substances (NPS) in young people and its association with mental health issues; a systematic review
Introduction: Over the past ten years, a large number of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) have entered the recreational drug scenario. NPS intake has been associated with health-related risks, and especially so for ...
Cannabidiol Is a Novel Modulator of Bacterial Membrane Vesicles
Membrane vesicles (MVs) released from bacteria participate in cell communication and host-pathogen interactions. Roles for MVs in antibiotic resistance are gaining increased attention and in this study we investigated if ...
Retrieval of ice-nucleating particle concentrations from lidar observations and comparison with UAV in situ measurements
Aerosols that are efficient ice-nucleating particles (INPs) are crucial for the formation of cloud ice via heterogeneous nucleation in the atmosphere. The distribution of INPs on a large spatial scale and as a function of ...
Impact of the UK Psychoactive Substances Act on awareness, use, experiences and knowledge of potential associated health risks of Novel Psychoactive Substances
Aims: The risk of potential harms prompted the UK government to introduce the Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) in 2016. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of this new legislation on ...
Effect of remote ischaemic conditioning on clinical outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction (CONDI-2/ERIC-PPCI): a single-blind randomised controlled trial
Background Remote ischaemic conditioning with transient ischaemia and reperfusion applied to the arm has been shown to reduce myocardial infarct size in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing ...
Evaluation of the risks of contaminating Low Erucic Acid Rapeseed with High Erucic Acid Rapeseed and identification of mitigation strategies.
High erucic acid rapeseed (HEAR) oil is under increasing demand for various industrial applications. However, many growers are concerned that if they grow the crop they will not be able to revert to other rapeseed varieties ...