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A Model-Based Analysis of Chemical and Temporal Patterns of Cuticular Hydrocarbons in Male Drosophila melanogaster
Clement Kent, Reza Azanchi, Ben Smith, Adrienne Chu, Joel Levine
PLOS ONE , 2007, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000962
Abstract: Drosophila Cuticular Hydrocarbons (CH) influence courtship behaviour, mating, aggregation, oviposition, and resistance to desiccation. We measured levels of 24 different CH compounds of individual male D. melanogaster hourly under a variety of environmental (LD/DD) conditions. Using a model-based analysis of CH variation, we developed an improved normalization method for CH data, and show that CH compounds have reproducible cyclic within-day temporal patterns of expression which differ between LD and DD conditions. Multivariate clustering of expression patterns identified 5 clusters of co-expressed compounds with common chemical characteristics. Turnover rate estimates suggest CH production may be a significant metabolic cost. Male cuticular hydrocarbon expression is a dynamic trait influenced by light and time of day; since abundant hydrocarbons affect male sexual behavior, males may present different pheromonal profiles at different times and under different conditions.
The Role of Library and Information Science Education in the Development of Community Health Information Services for People Living with HIV/AIDS: Perspectives of Directors and Managers of Public Libraries  [PDF]
Bharat Mehra, Adrienne Dessel
World Journal of AIDS (WJA) , 2011, DOI: 10.4236/wja.2011.13012
Abstract: This article identifies the role of library and information science (LIS) education in the development of community health information services for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Preliminary findings are presented from semi- structured qualitative interviews that were conducted with eleven directors and managers of local branches in the Knox County Public Library (KCPL) System that is located in the East Tennessee region in the United States. Select feedback reported by research participants is summarized in the article about strategies in LIS education that can help local public librarians and others in their efforts to become more responsive information providers to PLWHA. Research findings help better understand the issues and concerns regarding the development of digital and non-digital health information services for PLWHA in local public library institutions.
Determinates That Influence Food Comsumption among Older Members of a Midwest Community  [PDF]
Deanna Pucciarelli, Adrienne Thomas
Food and Nutrition Sciences (FNS) , 2011, DOI: 10.4236/fns.2011.29136
Abstract: The goal of this study was to record Muncie, Indiana residents’ change in eating habits over time. Objectives: 1) Identify key determinants that influence a change in participants’ eating habits; 2) Analyze the data for convergent themes among participants and draw patterns; and 3) Compare patterns found in this study population with existing literature and/or accepted theories within the field. Hypotheses on changes in food patterns included: 1) Socio-economic status in the middle-class population maintained daily food production to remain inside the home; 2) Women working outside the home reduced labor hours allotted to home cooking; and 3) Social norms valued home cooking resulting in home prepared meals. Methods: The study used a cross-sectional, oral-history, interview format. The study sample consisted of 25 seniors (65y - 100y old) from a convenience sample taken from one, medium-sized, mid-western town, Muncie, Indiana. The study involved use of a semi-structured, questionnaire/interview script, (approved by Ball State University’s IRB committee). Results: Economics greatly influenced, and continues to influence, food consumption patterns for depression-era born adults. Women who grew up on home-only cooked meals, but entered the workforce adjusted traditional meals in favor of convenience. Implications: Health care providers trying to change dietary habits of older residents residing in the Midwest will need to consider foods and food preparatory methods introduced in childhood; these remained key components of the diet later in life and removing them may be met with resistance.
The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence  [PDF]
Adrian Furnham, Adrienne Rosen
Psychology (PSYCH) , 2016, DOI: 10.4236/psych.2016.73035
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Over 300 British adults completed the Hogan Development Survey (HDS) (Hogan & Hogan, 2001), a measure of the personality disorders and the Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQi) (Bar- On, 2004). Work associates known to the participants also completed an observers’ version of the EQi. The structures of both inventories were examined. The HDS factored into three clear factors (clusters A, B, C) confirming previous analyses while the EQi had a single factor structure. Cluster B disorders (labelled Moving Against People) were correlated negatively with the Stress scale on the EQi while Cluster A disorders (labelled Moving Away from People) were negatively correlated with Intrapersonal, Interpersonal and Mood subscale scores on the EQi. Regressions showed that Avoidant, Schizoid and Narcissistic disorders most consistently related to the self-reported EQi subscale scores. Interestingly Paranoia was positively correlated with the total and the Intrapersonal EQi scores. Participants tended to have higher self, compared to observer scores on the EQi. Only one regression was significant: participants with lower Borderline and Schizotypal scores were seen to be better at Stress management.

Guidelines: Medical management of a survivor of sexual assault/abuse: Including Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and the Forensic Kit
Adrienne Wulfsohn
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine , 2004,
Abstract: No Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine Vol. 5 (1) 2004: 21-27
Nieuwsgaring in Batavia tijdens de VOC
Adrienne Zuiderweg
TS·> Tijdschrift voor Tijdschrift-studies , 2010,
Abstract: The board members of the Dutch East India Company (1602-1795), the Heren Zeventien, promulgated various decrees in which they forbade to bring out information regarding their colonies in the Dutch East Indies and Batavia in letters, manuscripts and printed matter. But in Batavia some inventive Company servants and even staff members got around these regulations, as did some printers in Holland. They published newspapers like Bataviase Nouvelles and Vendu-Nieuws, and also the specialized journal Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap. The initiators of this journal joined hands with the Dutch world of learning and its journals. This article provides an overview of early journalism in the Dutch East Indies and thus contributes to the reconstruction of the literary and cultural climate in Batavia at the time of the VOC.
MARJORIE MOORE (1920-2003) Marjoire Moore (1920-2003)
Adrienne Hunter
Revista Cubana de Salud Pública , 2004,
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The Age of Stupid
Adrienne Harrison
Amsterdam Law Forum , 2009,
Abstract: The Age of Stupid Written and Directed by: Franny Armstrong Produced by: Lizzie Gillet Released in September, 2009
Political Activism with an Environmentally-conscious Vision: an Interview with karim Maarek
Adrienne Harrison
Amsterdam Law Forum , 2010,
Abstract: Karim Maarek s a district representative of the environmentally-conscious Dutch political group, GroenLinks. I sat down with him to gather his perspective on climate change, Copenhagen and the general interplay of politics, law and environmentalism in The Netherlands
The Curse of the Golden Handcuffs: The Case for Reform In Tuition And Licensing Requirements for Lawyers in the US
Adrienne Harrison
Amsterdam Law Forum , 2010,
Abstract: This article discusses the shortfalls of pursuing a law degree (and, subsequently, a license to practice law) in the United States. While “golden handcuffs” generally refer to the policy of providing high pay and incentives to employees in order to deter them from leaving a company, this article submits that law school graduates face another kind of golden handcuff – investing time and money to complete the seemingly prestigious Juris Doctor degree only to be placed in the unfortunate position of not having many options to recoup the investment in the current economic crisis, or, for those fortunate enough to land a high-paying position, being shackled to the job for 80 plus hours a week for years at a time.
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