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  • Gudmundsdottir, Ragnhildur; Kreiling, Agnes-Katharina; Kristjánsson, Bjarni Kristófer; Marteinsson, Viggó; Palsson, Snaebjorn (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-10-02)
    Crangonyx islandicus is a groundwater amphipod endemic to Iceland, considered to have survived the Ice Ages in subglacial refugia. Currently the species is found in spring sources in lava fields along the tectonic plate boundary of the country. The ...
  • Schmid, Magdalena Maria E; Zori, Davide; Erlendsson, Egill; Batt, Cathy; Damiata, Brian N; Byock, Jesse (SAGE Publications, 2017-06-22)
    Icelandic settlement (Landnám) period farmsteads offer opportunities to explore the nature and timing of anthropogenic activities and environmental impacts of the first Holocene farming communities. We employ Bayesian statistical modelling of archaeological, ...
  • Gopalan, Giridhar Raja; Hrafnkelsson, Birgir; Adalgeirsdottir, Gudfinna; Jarosch, Alexander H.; Pálsson, Finnur (Copernicus GmbH, 2018-07-11)
    Bayesian hierarchical modeling can assist the study of glacial dynamics and ice flow properties. This approach will allow glaciologists to make fully probabilistic predictions for the thickness of a glacier at unobserved spatiotemporal coordinates, and ...
  • Bouchard, Bertrand; Barnagaud, Jean-Yves; Poupard, Marion; Glotin, Hervé; Gauffier, Pauline; Torres Ortiz, Sara; Lisney, Thomas J.; Campagna, Sylvie; Rasmussen, Marianne; Célérier, Aurélie (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019-02-26)
    Baleen whales face the challenge of finding patchily distributed food in the open ocean. Their relatively well-developed olfactory structures suggest that they could identify the specific odours given off by planktonic prey such as krill aggregations. ...
  • Loftsdóttir, Kristín (De Gruyter, 2017)
    The discussion draws from recent writing on the meaning of ‘whiteness’ in the Nordic countries, emphasizing the importance to understand racialization in different localities. Racism is entangled with affective meanings related to discourse of the ...
  • Guðjónsdóttir, Guðbjört; Loftsdóttir, Kristín (Informa UK Limited, 2016-06-23)
    In the aftermath of the financial crisis that hit Iceland in October 2008, increased numbers of Icelanders migrated to Norway to seek employment due to difficult economic circumstances in Iceland. Using critical perspectives from postcolonial studies ...
  • Ámundadóttir, Ólöf Ragna (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2020-02-19)
    Bakgrunnur: Framfarir í meðferð alvarlega veikra sjúklinga og hækkaður lífaldur hefur leitt til þess að fleira fólk lifir nú af bráð og alvarleg veikindi en áður. Afleiðingar veikindanna ásamt gjörgæslulegunni geta haft áhrif á líkamlegt og sálrænt ...
  • Johannessen, Ane; Lønnebotn, Marianne; Calciano, Lucia; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bertelsen, Randi Jacobsen; Bråbäck, Lennart; Dharmage, Shyamali; Franklin, Karl A.; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Deborah; Jõgi, Rain; Kim, Jeong-Lim; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Lodge, Caroline; Malinovschi, Andrei; Martinez-Moratalla, Jesus; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Pereira-Vega, Antonio; Real, Francisco Gómez; Schlünssen, Vivi; Accordini, Simone; Svanes, Cecilie (Elsevier BV, 2020-03)
    Background: Overweight status and asthma have increased during the last decades. Being overweight is a known risk factor for asthma, but it is not known whether it might also increase asthma risk in the next generation. Objective: We aimed to examine ...
  • Ansker, F. G.; Helgason, Asgeir R.; Ahacic, Kozma (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-02-24)
    Background: Fundamental to supporting hazardous alcohol users are the rationales for reducing alcohol intake highlighted by the users themselves. This study analyses the relative importance of beliefs about pros and cons of drinking in relation to ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Margrét (Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur í erlendum tungumálum, 2016)
    Eiginnafnið Ester (Esther) er áhugavert af ýmsum ástæðum. Í þessari grein er skýrt frá beygingarsögu nafnsins. Fjallað er um eftirfarandi atriði: 1. Nafnið Ester kemur fyrst fyrir í Guðbrandsbiblíu (1584), fyrstu íslensku Biblíuútgáfunni 2. Í ...
  • Schwendner, Petra; Bohmeier, Maria; Rettberg, Petra; Beblo-Vranesevic, Kristina; Gaboyer, Frédéric; Moissl-Eichinger, Christine; Perras, Alexandra K.; Vannier, Pauline; Marteinsson, Viggó; Garcia-Descalzo, Laura; Gómez, Felipe; Malki, Moustafa; Amils, Ricardo; Westall, Frances; Riedo, Andreas; Monaghan, Euan P.; Ehrenfreund, Pascale; Cabezas, Patricia; Walter, Nicolas; Cockell, Charles (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-02-27)
    Growth in sodium chloride (NaCl) is known to induce stress in non-halophilic microorganisms leading to effects on the microbial metabolism and cell structure. Microorganisms have evolved a number of adaptations, both structural and metabolic, to ...
  • Gudnadottir, Gudny Stella (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2018-04)
    Aims: The purpose of this doctoral research is to investigate the treatment of coronary artery disease in groups that are underrepresented in randomized clinical trials using the SWEDEHEART registry. The more specific aims are: i) to compare the outcomes ...
  • Grétarsdóttir, Helga M.; Björnsdóttir, Elín; Bjornsson, Einar (S. Karger AG, 2018-06-15)
    We describe a case of acute liver injury and migratory arthralgia in a patient receiving bicalutamide treatment for prostate cancer. A 67-year-old male with metastatic prostate cancer presented with a 6-day history of migratory arthralgia. He had been ...
  • Caputo, Andrea; Zavala Franco, Jesus; Blas, Diego (Elsevier BV, 2018-03)
    As a binary pulsar moves through a wind of dark matter particles, the resulting dynamical friction modifies the binary’s orbit. We study this effect for the double disk dark matter (DDDM) scenario, where a fraction of the dark matter is dissipative ...
  • Sandholt, Gunnar Birgir; Stefánsson, Bjarki; Scheving, Reynir; Guðmundsdóttir Ágústa (Elsevier BV, 2019-03-15)
    Atlantic cod trypsin ZT is biochemically characterized for the first time in this report in comparison to a group I trypsin (cod trypsin I). To our knowledge, trypsin ZT is the first thoroughly characterized group III trypsin. A more detailed understanding ...
  • Mačić, Vesna; Albano, Paolo G.; Almpanidou, Vasiliki; Claudet, Joachim; Corrales, Xavier; Essl, Franz; Evagelopoulos, Athanasios; Giovos, Ioannis; Jimenez, Carlos; Kark, Salit; Marković, Olivera; Mazaris, Antonios D.; Ólafsdóttir, Guðbjörg Ásta; Panayotova, Marina; Petović, Slavica; Rabitsch, Wolfgang; Ramdani, Mohammed; Rilov, Gil; Tricarico, Elena; Vega Fernández, Tomás; Sini, Maria; Trygonis, Vasilis; Katsanevakis, Stelios (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-05-25)
    Biological invasions threaten biodiversity in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems, requiring substantial conservation and management efforts. To examine how the conservation planning literature addresses biological invasions and if planning ...
  • Sigurðsson, Haraldur Björn (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019)
    Aims: The aim of the doctoral project was to develop and assess data extraction and analysis methods specific to the anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanism. The aim of paper I was to evaluate differences in the timing of the peak knee valgus moment ...
  • Yi, Zhiqian (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2018-11-30)
    Diatoms are a major group of algae in the phytoplankton community and can be found in waters worldwide wherever sufficient nutrients and lights are present. Marine diatoms, such as Phaeodactylum tricornutum, can accumulate high levels of lipids and ...
  • Barrio, Isabel C; Bueno, C. Guillermo; Gartzia, M; Soininen, E.M.; Christie, K.S.; Speed, J.D.M.; Ravolainen, V.T.; Forbes, B.C.; Gauthier, G.; Horstkotte, T.; Hoset, K.S.; Hoye, T.T.; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala; Lévesque, E.; Mörsdorf, M.A.; Olofsson, J.; Wookey, P.A.; Hik, D.S. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
    Aim. Understanding the forces shaping biodiversity patterns, particularly for groups of organisms with key functional roles, will help predict ecosystem responses to environmental changes. Our aim was to evaluate the relative role of different drivers ...
  • Andlauer, Till F. M.; Sigurdsson, Engilbert; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-11-11)
    Multiplex families with a high prevalence of a psychiatric disorder are often examined to identify rare genetic variants with large effect sizes. In the present study, we analysed whether the risk for bipolar disorder (BD) in BD multiplex families is ...