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  • More urgency, not less: The COVID-19 pandemic’s lessons for local climate leadership 

    Plastrik, Peter; Cleveland, John; Coffee, Joyce; Ashmore, Jacqueline; Barnhart, Ardeth; Cleveland, Cutler J.; Fox-Penner, Peter; Lusk, Katherine (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2020-06)
    This report is the first of three that will provide community leaders, inside and outside of local government, with guidance about navigating their climate action priorities through the gauntlet of challenges created by ...
  • Focus: Summer 2020 

    Barlow, Rich; Sassoon, Mara; Thurston, Andrew; Perosino, Bruno; Sandage, Steven J.; Smith, Shively T.J.; Maia, Filipe; Hong, Hyebin; Moore, Mary Elizabeth; Johnson, Ashley Renee (Boston University School of Theology, 2020)
  • Postnatal development and maturation of layer 1 in the lateral prefrontal cortex and its disruption in autism 

    Trutzer, Iris Margalit; Garcia-Cabezas, Miguel Angel; Zikopoulos, Basilis (BMC, 2019-03-13)
    Autism is a neurodevelopmental connectivity disorder characterized by cortical network disorganization and imbalance in excitation/inhibition. However, little is known about the development of autism pathology and the ...
  • A game-theoretic analysis of shared/buy-in computing systems 

    Shi, Zhenpeng; Bestavros, Azer; Orda, Ariel; Starobinski, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    High performance computing clusters are increasingly operating under a shared/buy-in paradigm. Under this paradigm, users choose between two tiers of services: shared services and buy-in services. Shared services provide ...
  • Evolution, development, and organization of the cortical connectome 

    García-Cabezas, Miguel Ángel; Zikopoulos, Basilis (2019-05)
    Hypotheses and theoretical frameworks are needed to organize and interpret the wealth of data on the organization of cortical networks in humans and animals in the light of development, evolution, and selective vulnerability ...
  • Altered neural connectivity in excitatory and inhibitory cortical circuits in autism 

    Zikopoulos, Basilis; Barbas, Helen (FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2013-09-27)
    Converging evidence from diverse studies suggests that atypical brain connectivity in autism affects in distinct ways short- and long-range cortical pathways, disrupting neural communication and the balance of excitation ...
  • Parallel driving and modulatory pathways link the prefrontal cortex and thalamus 

    Zikopoulos, Basilis; Barbas, Helen (PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2007-09-05)
    Pathways linking the thalamus and cortex mediate our daily shifts from states of attention to quiet rest, or sleep, yet little is known about their architecture in high-order neural systems associated with cognition, emotion ...
  • Organization of primate amygdalar-thalamic pathways for emotions 

    Timbie, Clare; García-Cabezas, Miguel Á.; Zikopoulos, Basilis; Barbas, Helen (2020-02)
    Studies on the thalamus have mostly focused on sensory relay nuclei, but the organization of pathways associated with emotions is not well understood. We addressed this issue by testing the hypothesis that the primate ...
  • Sustainable water management: ratemaking & affordability 

    Grinshpun, Michael (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2020-06)
    The U.S. is suffering a crisis of affordability, especially among low-income and marginalized communities. One portion of the affordability crisis has received disproportionately little effort and attention—the cost of ...
  • One Water demand management: rethinking ratemaking 

    Grinshpun, Michael; Benzaoui, Josef; Ashmore, Jacqueline (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2020-06)
    Many cities in the U.S. are experiencing population growth, causing water demand to grow and straining existing water supplies and infrastructure. Demand management offers opportunities for water utility rate structures ...

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