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  1. Content type: Research

    We describe the design, the construction and performance of a narrow band ortho-mode transducer, currently used in the 5 GHz polarimetric receiver of the Galactic Emission Mapping project.

    Authors: Ivan S. Ferreira, Camilo Tello, Miguel Bergano, Thyrso Villela, Domingos Barbosa and George F. Smoot

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2069

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    In this study, bio-inspired computing is exploited for solving system of nonlinear equations using variants of genetic algorithms (GAs) as a tool for global search method hybrid with sequential quadratic progr...

    Authors: Muhammad Asif Zahoor Raja, Adiqa Kausar Kiani, Azam Shehzad and Aneela Zameer

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2063

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    Previous studies showed that social media is associated with sleep quality. WeChat (a native social media in China) is very popular in China, especially among the youth. In the second quarter of 2016, Tencent’...

    Authors: Xianglong Xu, Qianyi Lin, Yan Zhang, Runzhi Zhu, Manoj Sharma and Yong Zhao

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2066

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    Duck farming is on the raise in the current scenario, but processed products from duck meat are still uncommon to find. Investigating the duck meat qualities during storage will provide information to enhance ...

    Authors: Z. Naveen, B. R. Naik, B. V. Subramanyam and P. M. Reddy

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2061

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    Ultrasound-guided cannulation of deep mid-arm veins by a modified Seldinger (US-Seldinger) technique has been demonstrated to yield better puncture success rates and lower postoperative complication rates than...

    Authors: Jianghong Tan, Liping Liu, Jing Xie, Lingli Hu, Qiaolan Yang and Honghong Wang

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2051

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    Adipose-derived stem/stromal cells (ASCs) isolated from the stromal vascular fraction are a source of mesenchymal stem cells that have been shown to be beneficial in many regenerative medicine applications. AS...

    Authors: Alice S. Ferng, Katherine M. Marsh, Jamie M. Fleming, Renee F. Conway, David Schipper, Naing Bajaj, Alana M. Connell, Tia Pilikian, Kitsie Johnson, Ray Runyan, Stephen M. Black, John A. Szivek and Zain Khalpey

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2057

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  7. Content type: Case study

    The incidence of subclinical hemophilic arthritis is low, with this case reports and literature review, we hope clinicians could pay more attention to the diagnosis of subclinical hemophilic arthritis and prev...

    Authors: Cheng Liu, Jun Guo, Qiu Cui, Dingfeng Li and Yanjun Zeng

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2058

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    Children who frequently eat family meals are less likely to develop risk- and behavior-related outcomes, such as substance misuse, sexual risk, and obesity. Few studies have examined sociodemographic character...

    Authors: Margie R. Skeer, Konstantina E. Yantsides, Misha Eliasziw, Migdalia R. Tracy, Allison R. Carlton-Smith and Anthony Spirito

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2062

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    Influenza A virus is a leading causative pathogen of human acute respiratory infection. Recently, the co-circulation of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and seasonal H3N2 viruses was reported, and sporadic cases with rea...

    Authors: Dawei Cui, Dejian Zhao, Guoliang Xie, Xianzhi Yang, Zhaoxia Huo, Shufa Zheng, Fei Yu and Yu Chen

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2054

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    The diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) is a major pest of broccoli crops in Colombia. To control P. xylostella, we evaluated the interaction of Beauveria bassiana Bb9205 and Metarhizium anisopliae Ma9236 wit...

    Authors: J. P. Correa-Cuadros, A. Sáenz-Aponte and M. X. Rodríguez-Bocanegra

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2068

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    Performance test of the China Fusion Engineering Test Reactor (CFETR) central solenoid (CS) and toroidal field (TF) insert coils is of great importance to evaluate the CFETR magnet performance in relevant oper...

    Authors: Yong Ren, Xiaogang Liu, Junjun Li, Zhaoliang Wang, Lilong Qiu, Shijun Du, Guoqiang Li and Xiang Gao

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2052

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    Silicon single-photon avalanche diodes (Si-SPADs) are the most used devices for measuring ultra-weak optical radiant fluxes in many quantum technology fields, such as quantum optics, quantum communication, qua...

    Authors: Klodian Dhoska, Helmuth Hofer, Beatrice Rodiek, Marco López, Toomas Kübarsepp and Stefan Kück

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2065

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    To figure out the relationship between image noise and contrast noise ratio (CNR) at different tube voltages, using anthropomorphic new-born and 1-year-old phantoms, and to discuss the feasibility of radiation...

    Authors: Takanori Masuda, Yoshinori Funama, Masao Kiguchi, Naoyuki Imada, Takayuki Oku, Tomoyasu Sato and Kazuo Awai

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2064

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    The flow over a porous wedge, in the presence of viscous dissipation and Joule heating, has been investigated. The wedge is assumed to be saturated with nanofluid containing gyrotactic microorganisms. For the...

    Authors: Umar Khan, Naveed Ahmed and Syed Tauseef Mohyud-Din

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2043

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    Canine kobuvirus (CaKVs) was a newly described virus detected in dogs in the US and Italy. To learn more about CaKVs, 5 of 106 fecal samples from diarrhea dogs were positive with CaKVs in China, and the full g...

    Authors: Ning Kong, Yewen Zuo, Zhongze Wang, Hai Yu, En-min Zhou, Tongling Shan and Guangzhi Tong

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2016 5:2047

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