• The Impact of Religion on Iranian State Structure: The Case Study of Baluchies in Iran 

    Shahraki, Sima (University of ExeterInstitute of Arab and Islamic studies, 2016-01-08)
    The issue of the Baluchi people, their rights and their plight in the state of Iran has been increasingly noticed by observers and academics over the last few decades. Many studies have merely looked at these issues from ...
  • An investigation into the development of toppling at the edge of fractured rock plateaux using a numerical modelling approach 

    Spreafico, MC; Cervi, F; Francioni, M; Stead, D; Borgatti, L (Elsevier for International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), 2017-03-24)
    The mechanisms controlling the onset of minor slope instability at the edges of rocky plateaux exhibiting lateral spreading phenomena are yet to be fully understood. Hypotheses have recently been introduced to explain the ...
  • International Law and the Military Use of Unmanned Maritime Systems 

    Schmitt, M; Goddard, DS (Cambridge University Press (CUP) for International Committee of the Red Cross, 2017)
    On 15 December 2016 Chinese forces seized an unmanned underwater vehicle being operated by a U.S. government vessel, the USNS Bowditch, 50 nautical miles from the Philippine coast in the South China Sea. In response, the ...
  • Editorial: Fifty Years On 

    Doney, J; Freathy, R (Maney Publishing, 2017-05-01)
    2017 marks the 1000th anniversary of England's division into the four Earldoms (Northumbria, Wessex, Mercia, and East Anglia) by the Danish king of England Cnut, the 375th anniversary of the start of the English Civil War, ...
  • Gene transcripts associated with muscle strength: a CHARGE meta-analysis of 7,781 persons 

    Pilling, LC; Joehanes, R; Kacprowski, T; Peters, M; Jansen, R; Karasik, D; Kiel, DP; Harries, LW; Teumer, A; Powell, J; Levy, D; Lin, H; Lunetta, K; Munson, P; Bandinelli, S; Henley, W; Hernandez, D; Singleton, A; Tanaka, T; van Grootheest, G; Hofman, A; Uitterlinden, AG; Biffar, R; Gläser, S; Homuth, G; Malsch, C; Völker, U; Penninx, B; van Meurs, JBJ; Ferrucci, L; Kocher, T; Murabito, J; Melzer, D (American Physiological Society, 2016-01-01)
    Lower muscle strength in midlife predicts disability and mortality in later life. Blood-borne factors, including growth differentiation factor 11 (GDF11), have been linked to muscle regeneration in animal models. We aimed ...

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