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Rhizosphere-Scale Quantification of Hydraulic and Mechanical Properties of Soil Impacted by Root and Seed Exudates

Naveed, M., Brown, L. . K., Raffan, A. C., George, T. S., Bengough, A. G., Roose, T., Sinclair, I., Koebernik, N., Cooper, L. & Hallett, P. D., 2018, In : Vadose zone journal. 17, 1, 170083.

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soil mechanical properties
root exudates
hydraulic property
rhizosphere
mechanical property
25 Citations (Scopus)
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Rice auxin influx carrier OsAUX1 facilitates root hair elongation in response to low external phosphate

Giri, J., Bhosale, R., Huang, G., Pandey, B. K., Parker, H., Zappala, S., Yang, J., Dievart, A., Bureau, C., Ljung, K., Price, A., Rose, T., Larrieu, A., Mairhofer, S., Sturrock, C. J., White, P., Dupuy, L., Hawkesford, M., Perin, C., Liang, W. & 10 others, Peret, B., Hodgman, C. T., Lynch, J., Wissuwa, M., Zhang, D., Pridmore, T., Mooney, S. J., Guiderdoni, E., Swarup, R. & Bennett, M. J., 12 Apr 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1408.

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auxins
Indoleacetic Acids
hair
rice
elongation
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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Ctenocephalides
Gene Knockdown Techniques
RNA Interference
Double-Stranded RNA
Glutathione Transferase
5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Seasonal changes in energy expenditure, body temperature and activity patterns in llamas (Lama glama)

Riek, A., Brinkmann, L., Gauly, M., Perica, J., Ruf, T., Arnold, W., Hambly, C., Speakman, J. R. & Gerken, M., 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-12 12 p., 7600.

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New World Camelids
Body Temperature
Energy Metabolism
Locomotion
Telemetry
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Seed limitation, not soil legacy effects, prevents native understory from establishing in oak woodlands in Scotland after removal of Rhododendron ponticum

MacLean, J. E., Mitchell, R. J., Burslem, D., Genney, D., Hall, J. & Pakeman, R. J., Sep 2018, In : Restoration Ecology. 26, 5, p. 865-872 8 p.

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Rhododendron ponticum
Scotland
understory
woodlands
woodland
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sex-specific additive genetic variances and correlations for fitness in a song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) population subject to natural immigration and inbreeding

Wolak, M. E., Arcese, P., Keller, L. F., Nietlisbach, P. & Reid, J. M., Oct 2018, In : Evolution. 72, 10, p. 2057-2075 18 p.

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Sparrows
Passeriformes
Inbreeding
Emigration and Immigration
Music
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
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isotope labeling
benthos
Arctic region
ice
phytoplankton
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Should phytoplankton be a key consideration for marine management?

Tweddle, J. F., Gubbins, M. & Scott, B. E., Nov 2018, In : Marine Policy. 97, p. 1-9 9 p.

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phytoplankton
ecosystem service
ecosystem services
management
patchiness
2 Citations (Scopus)
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Signatures of balancing selection in toll-like receptor (TLRs) genes – novel insights from a free-living rodent

Kloch, A., Wenzel, M. A., Laetsch, D. R., Michalski, O., Bajer, A., Behnke, J. M., Welc-Falȩciak, R. & Piertney, S. B., 30 May 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 8361.

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Toll-Like Receptors
Rodentia
Genes
Immune System
Arvicolinae
13 Citations (Scopus)
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Signatures of local adaptation along environmental gradients in a range-expanding damselfly (Ischnura elegans)

Dudaniec, R. Y., Yong, C. J., Lancaster, L. T., Svensson, E. I. & Hansson, B., Jun 2018, In : Molecular Ecology. 27, 11, p. 2576-2593 18 p.

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Odonata
Ischnura
damselfly
Zygoptera
local adaptation
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Simulation of Soil Organic Carbon Effects on Long-Term Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Production Under Varying Fertilizer Inputs

Ghaley, B. B., Wosten, H., Olesen, J. E., Schelde, K., Baby, S., Karki, Y. K., Borgesen, C. D., Smith, P., Yeluripati, J., Ferrise, R., Bindi, M., Kuikman, P., Lesschen, J-P. & Porter, J. R., 8 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in plant science. 9, 9 p., 1158.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Sleeping site preferences in Sapajus cay Illiger 1815 (Primates: Cebidae) in a disturbed fragment of the Upper Paraná Atlantic Forest, Rancho Laguna Blanca, Eastern Paraguay

Smith, R. L., Hayes, S. E., Smith, P. & Dickens, J. K., 31 Jan 2018, In : Primates. 59, 1, p. 79-88 10 p.

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Cebidae
Paraguay
Fabaceae
Primates
Albizia niopoides
42 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Soil bacterial networks are less stable under drought than fungal networks

de Vries, F. T., Griffiths, R. I., Bailey, M., Craig, H., Girlanda, M., Gweon, H. S., Hallin, S., Kaisermann, A., Keith, A. M., Kretzschmar, M., Lemanceau, P., Lumini, E., Mason, K. E., Oliver, A., Ostle, N., Prosser, J. I., Thion, C., Thomson, B. & Bardgett, R. D., 2 Aug 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 3033.

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drought
Drought
Droughts
soils
Soil
7 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Soil erosion is unlikely to drive a future carbon sink in Europe

Lugato, E., Smith, P., Borrelli, P., Panagos, P., Ballabio, C., Orgiazzi, A., Fernandez-Ugalde, O., Montanarella, L. & Jones, A., Nov 2018, In : Science Advances. 4, 11, 7 p., eaau3523.

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Carbon Sequestration
Soil
Climate
Climate Change
European Union
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Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Feedbacks on Crop Yields under Climate Change

Basso, B., Dumont, B., Maestrini, B., Shcherbak, I., Robertson, G. P., Porter, J. R., Smith, P., Paustian, K., Grace, P. R., Asseng, S., Bassu, S., Biernath, C., Boote, K. J., Cammarano, D., de Sanctis, G., Durand, J-L., Ewert, F., Gayler, S., Grant, R., Hyndman, D. W. & 11 others, Kent, J., Martre, P., Nendel, C., Priesack, E., Ripoche, D., Ruane, A. C., Sharp, J., Thorburn, P. J., Hatfield, J. L., Jones, J. W. & Rosenzweig, C., 16 Aug 2018, In : Agricultural & Environmental Letters. 3, 1, 180026.

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soil organic carbon
crop yield
carbon dioxide
climate change
wheat
2 Citations (Scopus)

Soil organic carbon sequestration and mitigation potential in a rice cropland in Bangladesh: a modelling approach

Begum, K., Kuhnert, M., Yeluripati, J., Ogle, S., Parton, W., Kader, M. A. & Smith, P., 30 Sep 2018, In : Field Crops Research. 226, p. 16-27 12 p.

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Bangladesh
carbon sequestration
soil organic carbon
mitigation
rice
2 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial versus temporal structure: Implications of inter-haul variation and relatedness in the North-east Atlantic spurdog Squalus acanthias

Thorburn, J., Jones, R., Neat, F., Pinto, C., Bendall, V., Hetherington, S., Bailey, D. M., Leslie, N. & Jones, C., 1 Oct 2018, In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 28, 5, p. 1167-1180 14 p.

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Squalus acanthias
relatedness
gene flow
microsatellite repeats
haplotypes
1 Citation (Scopus)
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Specificity of the osmotic stress response in Candida albicans highlighted by quantitative proteomics

Jacobsen, M. D., Beynon, R. J., Gethings, L. A., Claydon, A. J., Langridge, J. I., Vissers, J. P. C., Brown, A. J. P. & Hammond, D. E., 27 Sep 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 14492 .

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Osmoregulation
Candida albicans
Proteomics
Proteins
Glycerol
8 Citations (Scopus)
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Strong social relationships are associated with decreased longevity in a facultatively social mammal

Blumstein, D. T., Williams, D. M., Lim, A. N., Kroeger, S. & Martin, J. G. A., 31 Jan 2018, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B, Biological Sciences. 285, 1871, 20171934.

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Mammals
Animals
mammal
mammals
Marmota
2 Citations (Scopus)

Survival estimates strongly depend on capture-recapture designs in a disturbed environment inducing dispersal

Ponchon, A., Choquet, R., Tornos, J., McCoy, K. D., Tveraa, T. & Boulinier, T., Dec 2018, In : Ecography. 41, 12, p. 2055-2066 12 p.

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Survival of Phytophthora cinnamomi and Fusarium verticillioides in commercial potting substrates for ornamental plants

Puertolas, A., Boa, E., Woodward, S. & Bonants, P. J. M., 31 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Phytopathology. 166, 7-8, p. 484-493 10 p.

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Phytophthora
Phytophthora cinnamomi
Fusarium
ornamental plants
plant pathogens
7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Taxonomic annotation of public fungal ITS sequences from the built environment - A report from an April 10-11, 2017 workshop (Aberdeen, UK)

Nilsson, R. H., Taylor, A. F. S., Adams, R. I., Baschien, C., Bengtsson-Palme, J., Cangren, P., Coleine, C., Daniel, H. M., Glassman, S. I., Hirooka, Y., Irinyi, L., Iršenaite, R., Martin-Sanchez, P. M., Meyer, W., Oh, S. Y., Sampaio, J. P., Seifert, K. A., Sklenář, F., Stubbe, D., Suh, S. O. & 12 others, Summerbell, R., Svantesson, S., Unterseher, M., Visagie, C. M., Weiss, M., Woudenberg, J. H. C., Wurzbacher, C., Van Den Wyngaert, S., Yilmaz, N., Yurkov, A., Kõljalg, U. & Abarenkov, K., 8 Jan 2018, In : MycoKeys. 28, p. 65-82 18 p.

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metadata
fungus
fungi
Talaromyces
Acremonium
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Term-time Employment and Student Attainment in Higher Education

Dennis, C. A., Lemon, J. & Louca, V., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 6, 1, p. 28-38 11 p.

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education
student
time
academic achievement
university
6 Citations (Scopus)

The carbon sequestration potential of terrestrial ecosystems

Lal, R., Smith, P., Jungkunst, H. F., Mitsch, W. J., Lehmann, J., Ramachandran Nair, P. K., McBratney, A. B., De Moraes Sá, J. C., Schneider, J., Zinn, Y. L., Skorupa, A. L. A., Zhang, H. L., Minasny, B., Srinivasrao, C. & Ravindranath, N. H., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 73, 6, p. 145A-152A 8 p.

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terrestrial ecosystem
carbon sequestration
carbon dioxide
methane
vegetation
9 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The changing environment of conservation conflict: geese and farming in Scotland

Mason, T. H. E., Keane, A., Redpath, S. M. & Bunnefeld, N., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 2, p. 651-662 12 p.

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grassland
farm
agriculture
climate change
habitat management
10 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The changing faces of soil organic matter research

Smith, P., Lutfalla, S., Riley, W. J., Torn, M. S., Schmidt, M. W. I. & Soussana, J. -F., Jan 2018, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 69, 1, p. 23-30 8 p.

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soil organic matter
soil fertility
soil science
soil carbon
carbon sequestration
38 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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Nitrous Oxide
nitrous oxide
Ammonia
oxidants
Archaea
3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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polyandry
inbreeding
wild population
relatedness
polygyny
6 Downloads (Pure)

The contact drag of towed demersal fishing gear components

O'Neill, F. G., Summerbell, K. J. & Ivanovic, A., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Marine Systems. 177, p. 39-52 14 p.

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fishing gear
drag
sediments
sediment
nitrogen oxides
12 Citations (Scopus)

The contemporary evolution of fitness

Hendry, A. P., Schoen, D. J., Wolak, M. E. & Reid, J. M., Nov 2018, In : Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 49, p. 457-476 20 p.

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mutation
fitness
range expansion
wild population
recombination

The contribution of flight capability to the post-fledging dependence period of golden eagles

Weston, E. D., Whitfield, D. P., Travis, J. M. J. & Lambin, X., 31 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 49, 1, e01265.

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fledging
eagles
flight
home range
natal dispersal
4 Downloads (Pure)
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Lyme Disease
Immunoglobulin G
Western Blotting
Discriminant Analysis
Infection
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The discovery and comparative expression analysis of three distinct type I interferons in the perciform fish, meagre (Argyrosomus regius)

Milne, D. J., Campoverde, C., Andree, K. B., Chen, X., Zou, J. & Secombes, C. J., 1 Jul 2018, In : Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 84, p. 123-132 9 p.

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Interferon Type I
Head Kidney
Fishes
Interferons
Protein Isoforms
12 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
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seabird
management
methodology
social benefits
habitat
1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of chemical dispersant concentration on hydrocarbon mobility through permeable North-East Scotland sands

Perez Calderon, L. J., Potts, L. D., Cornulier, T., Gallego, A., Anderson, J. A. & Witte, U., 15 Dec 2018, In : Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 214, p. 72-81 10 p.

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chemical concentration
dispersant
Scotland
hydrocarbons
sand
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of root exudates on rhizosphere water dynamics

Cooper, L. J., Daly, K. R., Hallett, P. D., Koebernick, N., George, T. S. & Roose, T., Sep 2018, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 474, 2217, 0149.

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Roots
Water
Soil
soils
water
9 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

The effects of graded caloric restriction: XII. Comparison of mouse to human impact on cellular senescence in the colon

Fontana, L., Mitchell, S. E., Wang, B., Tosti, V., van Vliet, T., Veronese, N., Bertozzi, B., Early, D. S., Maissan, P., Speakman, J. R. & Demaria, M., Jun 2018, In : Aging Cell. 17, 3, e12746.

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Caloric Restriction
Cell Aging
Colon
Young Adult
Volunteers
2 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

The Effects of Graded Levels of Calorie Restriction: X. Transcriptomic Responses of Epididymal Adipose Tissue

Derous, D., Mitchell, S. E., Green, C. L., Wang, Y., Han, J. D. J., Chen, L., Promislow, D. E. L., Lusseau, D., Douglas, A. & Speakman, J. R., 2 Mar 2018, In : The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 73, 3, p. 279-288 10 p.

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Adipose Tissue
Genes
White Adipose Tissue
Protein Sorting Signals
Leptin
10 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of Ramadan fasting on activity and energy expenditure

Lessan, N., Saadane, I., Alkaf, B., Hambly, C., Buckley, A. J., Finer, N., Speakman, J. R. & Baraka, M. T., 1 Jan 2018, In : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 107, 1, p. 54-61 7 p.

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Basal Metabolism
Energy Metabolism
Fasting
Eating
Indirect Calorimetry
12 Citations (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)
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Sciurus carolinensis
Mustelidae
Sciuridae
Martes
squirrels
29 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

The environmental costs and benefits of high-yield farming

Balmford, A., Amano, T., Bartlett, H., Chadwick, D., Collins, A., Edwards, D., Field, R., Garnsworthy, P., Green, R., Smith, P., Waters, H., Whitmore, A., Broom, D., Chara, J., Finch, T., Garnett, E., Gathorne-Hardy, A., Hernandez-Medrano, J., Herrero, M., Hua, F. & 8 others, Latawiec, A., Misselbrook, T., Phalan, B., Simmons, B., Takahashi, T., Vause, J., zu Ermgassen, E. & Eisner, R., 14 Sep 2018, In : Nature Sustainability. 1, 9, p. 477-485 9 p.

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farming systems
greenhouse gas emissions
agricultural land
ecosystem services
production technology
1 Citation (Scopus)

The fungal ecology of seabird nesting sites in the Falkland Islands indicates a niche for mycoparasites

Hargreaves, J., Brickle, P. & Van West, P., Dec 2018, In : Fungal Ecology. 36, p. 99-108 10 p.

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mycoparasite
mycoparasites
Falkland Islands
fungal communities
penguins
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
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macrophyte
marine ecosystem
biodiversity
macroalgae
seaweed
2 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

The Impacts of Applying Metal(loid) Enriched Wood Ash to Soils on the Growth and Elemental Accumulation of Rice

Beesley, L., Hough, R., Deacon, C. M. & Norton, G. J., 9 Mar 2018, In : Exposure and Health. 14 p.

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Ashes
wood ash
Wood
ash
Soil
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of ecological and geographic limits on the evolution of species distributions and diversity

Herrera-Alsina, L., Pigot, A. L., Hildenbrandt, H. & Etienne, R. S., Oct 2018, In : Evolution. 72, 10, p. 1978-1991 14 p.

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biogeography
species diversity
Biodiversity
coexistence
phylogenetics
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Mitochondrial Contribution to Animal Performance, Adaptation, and Life-History Variation

Hood, W. R., Austad, S. N., Bize, P., Jimenez, AG., Montooth, KL. ., Schulte, P. M., Scott, GR. ., Sokolova, I., Treberg, JR. . & Salin, K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 58, 3, p. 480-485 6 p.

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animal performance
mitochondria
life history
animals
energy metabolism
3 Citations (Scopus)

The NE Atlantic European hake: A neglected high exposure risk for zoonotic parasites in European fish markets

Pascual, S., Rodriguez, H., Pierce, G. J., Hastie, L. C. & Gonzalez, A. F., 30 Jun 2018, In : Fisheries Research. 202, p. 69-78 10 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

The potential for implementation of Negative Emission Technologies in Scotland

Alcalde, J., Smith, P., Haszeldine, R. S. & Bond, C. E., Sep 2018, In : International journal of greenhouse gas control. 76, p. 85-91 6 p.

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Renewable energy resources
Economics
Carbon
Potential energy
Gas emissions
4 Citations (Scopus)

The potential to reduce GHG emissions in egg production using a GHG calculator: a Cool Farm Tool case study

Vetter, S. H., Malin, D., Smith, P. & Hillier, J., 20 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 202, p. 1068-1076 9 p.

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egg production
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
Farms
greenhouse gas
20 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

The rate of telomere loss is related to maximum lifespan in birds

Tricola, G. M., Simons, M. J. P., Atema, E., Boughton, R. K., Brown, J. L., Dearborn, D. C., Divoky, G., Eimes, J. A., Huntington, C. E., Kitaysky, A. S., Juola, F. A., Lank, D. B., Litwa, H. P., Mulder, E. G. A., Nisbet, I. C. T., Okanoya, K., Safran, R. J., Schoech, S. J., Schreiber, E. A., Thompson, P. M. & 6 others, Verhulst, S., Wheelwright, N. T., Winkler, D. W., Young, R., Vleck, C. M. & Haussmann, M. F., 5 Mar 2018, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 373, 1741, 20160445.

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telomeres
Telomere
Birds
bird
birds