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Use and perception of collars for companion cats in New Zealand.
AIMS: To investigate the use and utility of collars for companion cats in New Zealand, and to explore public perception of collar use. METHODS: An online questionnaire was distributed using emails and social media to members ...
Intraocular lens opacification after corneal endothelial keratoplasty: electron microscopy and x-ray element spectroscopy analysis.
PURPOSE: To assess a newly recognized long-term complication of Descemet-stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). SETTING: Plymouth Royal Eye Infirmary and Plymouth Electron Microscope Centre, Plymouth, United ...
Motor contagion during human-human and human-robot interaction.
Motor resonance mechanisms are known to affect humans' ability to interact with others, yielding the kind of "mutual understanding" that is the basis of social interaction. However, it remains unclear how the partner's ...
Risks of high-powered motorcycles among younger adults.
We assessed whether policies designed to safeguard young motorcyclists would be effective given shifts in ownership toward high-powered motorcycles.
Overestimated crash risks of young and elderly drivers.
BACKGROUND: Young and elderly drivers are reported to have markedly greater crash rates than drivers of other ages, but they travel less frequently and represent a minority of road users. Consequently, many crashes involving ...
Review of nanomaterials in dentistry: interactions with the oral microenvironment, clinical applications, hazards, and benefits.
Interest in the use of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) as either nanomedicines or dental materials/devices in clinical dentistry is growing. This review aims to detail the ultrafine structure, chemical composition, and ...
Coastal urbanization leads to remarkable seaweed species loss and community shifts along the SW Atlantic.
Coastal urbanization is rapidly expanding worldwide while its impacts on seaweed communities remain poorly understood. We assessed the impact of urbanization along an extensive latitudinal gradient encompassing three ...
Evidence for distinct coastal and offshore communities of bottlenose dolphins in the north east Atlantic.
Bottlenose dolphin stock structure in the northeast Atlantic remains poorly understood. However, fine scale photo-id data have shown that populations can comprise multiple overlapping social communities. These social ...
Impacts of climate change on indirect human exposure to pathogens and chemicals from agriculture.
OBJECTIVE: Climate change is likely to affect the nature of pathogens and chemicals in the environment and their fate and transport. Future risks of pathogens and chemicals could therefore be very different from those of ...
Meeting report: risk assessment of tamiflu use under pandemic conditions.
On 3 October 2007, 40 participants with diverse expertise attended the workshop Tamiflu and the Environment: Implications of Use under Pandemic Conditions to assess the potential human health impact and environmental hazards ...