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  • Improving outcomes for teen parents and their children in Massachusetts 2017: an analysis of population changes and service needs 

    Godley, Sophie (2017)
    BACKGROUND: A substantial decline in the rate of teen births and changes in the population of teen parents have occurred over the past two decades with corresponding shifts in service needs. Past research has found services ...
  • Occupational exposure to complex mixtures in the United States military 

    Maule, Alexis Lynn (2017)
    BACKGROUND: Military personnel are occupationally exposed to chemical mixtures at domestic locations and in theater. At military bases, a chemical hazard of concern is JP-8 jet fuel, the largest chemical exposure in ...
  • Exposure to environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals and effects on thyroid function 

    Preston, Emma Virginia (2017)
    BACKGROUND: Proper thyroid function is critical for normal fetal growth and neurodevelopment, as well as regulation of multiple systems in adults. There is growing evidence indicating that exposure to environmental chemicals ...
  • Parikh and Wittgenstein 

    Floyd, Juliet (Springer, 2017-12-01)
    A survey of Parikh’s philosophical appropriations of Wittgensteinian themes, placed into historical context against the backdrop of Turing’s famous paper, “On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem” ...
  • Ambiguous correlation 

    Epstein, Larry G.; Halevy, Yoram
    Many decisions are made in environments where outcomes are determined by the realization of multiple random events. A decision maker may be uncertain how these events are related. We identify and experimentally substantiate ...
  • Robust determinants of bilateral trade 

    Baxter, Marianne; Hersh, Jonathan
    What are the policies and country-level conditions which best explain bilateral trade flows between countries? As databases expand, an increasing number of possible explanatory variables are proposed that influence bilateral ...
  • Origins of aminergic regulation of behavior in complex insect social systems 

    Kamhi, J. Frances; Arganda, Sara; Moreau, Corrie S.; Traniello, James F. A. (2017-10-10)
    Neuromodulators are conserved across insect taxa, but how biogenic amines and their receptors in ancestral solitary forms have been co-opted to control behaviors in derived socially complex species is largely unknown. Here ...
  • Mirror of Atiyah flop in symplectic geometry and stability conditions 

    Fan, Yu-Wei; Hong, Hansol; Lau, Siu-Cheong; Yau, Shing-Tung
    We study the mirror operation of the Atiyah flop in symplectic geometry. We formulate the operation for a symplectic manifold with a Lagrangian fibration. Furthermore we construct geometric stability conditions on the ...
  • Moduli of Lagrangian immersions with formal deformations 

    Lau, Siu Cheong; Hong, Hansol
    We introduce a joint project with Cheol-Hyun Cho on the construction of quantum-corrected moduli of Lagrangian immersions. The construction has important applications to mirror symmetry for pair-of-pants decompositions, ...
  • Generalized SYZ mirror transformation 

    Lau, Siu-Cheong
    Strominger-Yau-Zaslow proposed that mirror symmetry can be understood by torus duality. In this article we explain how it fits into a bigger framework, where tori are replaced by general Lagrangian immersions. The generalized ...

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