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All Author Commentaries/Interviews for September 2010

Mark P. Mattson


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Commentaries/Interviews for September 2010

 
 

Ilya Bezprozvanny & Mark P. Mattson

"...calcium plays major roles in the formation and function of neuronal circuits, including those involved..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Dan Brett

"Reducing the operating temperature of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), while maintaining comparable performance..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Jeannine Cavender-Bares

"The article synthesizes the rapidly increasing integration of community ecology and phylogenetic biology..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Claude P. Champagne

"The information targets the food industry instead of the health community. Consumers increasingly ask for 'bioactive'..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

K. Michael Cummings

"The more people who quit smoking the fewer people who die from smoking caused disease..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Dennis E. Discher

"The classic nature vs. nurture question also applies to stem cells and cell differentiation. As kids grow, their genes..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Xiaohui Fan

"Our work established that the universe went through a very rapid transition at about or slightly before one billion..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Andrew Feinberg

Andrew Feinberg from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, discusses his 2007 NATURE paper..."
Featured Podcast. Listen: MP3 ¦ WMA. September 2010.

 

Katherine Flegal

"We’re not counting the number of different deaths in different categories, we’re predicting the number of..."
Special Topic of Obesity, September 2010

 

Douglas D. Heckathorn

"...improves my sampling method, Respondent-Driven Sampling (RDS), which has become the method of choice..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Anke Hoeffler

Anke Hoeffler is from the Centre for the Study of African Economies, Department of Economics, St. Antony's College..."
Featured Podcast. Listen: MP3 ¦ WMA. September 2010.

 

John P. Huelsenbeck

"...BIOINFORMATICS paper, "MrBayes 3: Bayesian phylogenetic inference under mixed models," has been named a...."
Featured Podcast. Listen: MP3 ¦ WMA. September 2010.

 

Robert J. Letcher

"Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are a large and growing class of man-made substances that are capable..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Martin Maiden

"The puzzling thing about meningococcus is that it is ubiquitous; most people carry many meningococci harmlessly. These paper..."
Special Topic of Meningitis, September 2010

 

Jeffrey A. Martin

"What we were really getting down to in this paper is the idea that managers matter. Managers can be better or worse..."
Featured Paper, September 2010

 

Christopher I. Moore

"This initial study is limited by the fact that we induced brain states in anesthetized animals. Because the techniques used..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Yukio Nagasaki

"We succeeded to prepare siRNA carrying system and found the siRNA used in this study was delivered to the area..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010
(Commentary for July 2010, [late entry])

 

Andre Nel

"...it considers the inter-disciplinary interactions that are needed for the safe implementation of nanotechnology in humans..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Richard A. O'Connor

"In recent years the number of recognized T cell subsets has expanded to include both regulatory T cells..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Douglas J. Parker

"We have made the first set of upper-air measurements of sufficient quality to measure the water budget in the atmosphere..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Nicolas C. Polfer

"Developments in laser technology have now made it possible to also record the infrared spectra of ions in a mass spectrometer..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Mark J. Reid

"...new results of extremely accurate distance measurements to regions of star formation across the Milky Way ..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Carmen M. Reinhart

"The study provides a quantitative comparison of the performance of key economic indicators around 14 severe financial crises..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Stanley D. Rice

"Two pods of killer whales were affected by the spill, loosing 40% of each population in the year following the spill. One pod..."
Special Topic of Oil Spills, September 2010

 

J. Murray Roberts

"This was the first paper that tried to draw together biological and geological work on cold-water coral ecosystems..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Dirk Sibbing

"During the last decade, more and more people with coronary artery disease are being treated with coronary stent placement..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010

 

Kári Stefánsson

"Kari Stefansson, founder of deCODE genetics in Reykjavik, Iceland, discusses his firm’s recent emergence from..."
Science Watch® Newsletter Interview, September 2010

 

Bridget Stuchbury

"Billions of individual songbirds leave their breeding grounds in North America and Europe and fly thousands..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

Jack Werren

"Parasitic wasps are important insects that are used in biological control of pests and that are emerging as genetic models..."
New Hot Papers, September 2010
(Commentary for July 2010, [late entry])

 

Weihai Zhang

In many applied fields, such as systems biology, mathematical finance, signal processing and network systems"..."
Fast Moving Fronts, September 2010

 

"Seismic tomography is a new and powerful technique to determine the 3-D structure of the Earth’s interior, and it is just like a lamp..."
Special Topic of Earthquakes, September 2010

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From the Fast Moving Fronts commentary, Ilya Bezprozvanny & Mark P. Mattson (Pictured) Discuss the Importance of Calcium.