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  • Kristjansson, Alfgeir; Sigfúsdóttir, Inga Dóra (BioMed Central, 2015-04-30)
    Electronic cigarette (EC) use is currently subject to a debate concerning safety, regulation need, and probable contribution to smoking cessation. An important gap in this debate is the lack of distinction between minors and adults. This is problematic ...
  • Hrolfsdottir, Laufey (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, 2018-01)
    Aim: The aim of this Ph.D. thesis is to enhance understanding of the relation between maternal diet, gestational weight gain (GWG), and offspring’s cardio-metabolic factors. Moreover, the objective is to identify dietary predictors for excessive GWG. ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R. (Menntavísindastofnun, Menntavísindasvið, Háskóli Íslands, 2018-09-14)
    Creative thinking and creative action are considered important competencies in the world today. In Iceland, creativity was presented as one of six fundamental issues in education in 2011. One approach to enhance creative thinking and creative ...
  • Whittaker, C. E.; Cancellieri, E.; Walker, P. M.; Gulevich, D. R.; Schomerus, H.; Vaitiekus, D.; Royall, B.; Whittaker, D. M.; Clarke, E.; Iorsh, Ivan; Shelykh, Ivan; Skolnick, M. S.; Krizhanovskii, D. N. (American Physical Society (APS), 2018-03-02)
    We study exciton polaritons in a two-dimensional Lieb lattice of micropillars. The energy spectrum of the system features two flat bands formed from S and P x , y photonic orbitals, into which we trigger bosonic condensation under high power ...
  • Sitek, Anna; Urbaneja Torres, Miguel; Torfason, Kristinn; Gudmundsson, Vidar; Bertoni, Andrea; Manolescu, Andrei (American Chemical Society, 2018-04-21)
    The distinctive prismatic geometry of semiconductor core-shell nanowires leads to complex localization patterns of carriers. Here, we describe the formation of optically active in-gap excitonic states induced by the interplay between localization of ...
  • Shahnazaryan, Vanik; Iorsh, Ivan; Shelykh, Ivan; Kyriienko, O. (American Physical Society (APS), 2017-09-06)
    We study theoretically the Coulomb interaction between excitons in transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) monolayers. We calculate direct and exchange interaction for both ground and excited states of excitons. The screening of the Coulomb interaction, ...
  • Shahnazaryan, Vanik; Mughnetsyan, Vram; Shelykh, Ivan; Sarkisyan, Hayk (MDPI AG, 2019-10-16)
    We study theoretically the quantum states of two interacting excitons in coaxial double quantum rings. An interplay between exciton-exciton Coulomb interactions and specific geometry of the structure leads to the emergence of peculiar energy spectrum ...
  • Triebner, Kai; Accordini, Simone; Calciano, Lucia; Johannessen, Ane; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bifulco, Ersilia; Demoly, Pascal; Dharmage, Shyamali C.; Franklin, Karl A.; Garcia-Aymerich, Judith; Gullón Blanco, José Antonio; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Jarvis, Debbie; Jõgi, Rain; Lindberg, Eva; Martínez-Moratalla, Jesús; Muniozguren Agirre, Nerea; Pin, Isabelle; Probst-Hensch, Nicole; Raherison, Chantal; Sánchez-Ramos, José Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Svanes, Cecilie; Hustad, Steinar; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Gómez Real, Francisco (Elsevier BV, 2019-02)
    Objectives: Menopause involves hypoestrogenism, which is associated with numerous detrimental effects, including on respiratory health. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is often used to improve symptoms of menopause. The effects of HRT on lung function ...
  • Prins, Bram P.; Mead, Timothy J.; Brody, Jennifer A.; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Ntalla, Ioanna; Bihlmeyer, Nathan A.; van den Berg, Marten; Bork-Jensen, Jette; Cappellani, Stefania; Van Duijvenboden, Stefan; Klena, Nikolai T.; Gabriel, George C.; Liu, Xiaoqin; Gulec, Cagri; Grarup, Niels; Haessler, Jeffrey; Hall, Leanne M.; Iorio, Annamaria; Isaacs, Aaron; Li-Gao, Ruifang; Lin, Honghuang; Liu, Ching-Ti; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Marten, Jonathan; Mei, Hao; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Orini, Michele; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Radmanesh, Farid; Ramirez, Julia; Robino, Antonietta; Schwartz, Molly; van Setten, Jessica; Smith, Albert Vernon; Verweij, Niek; Warren, Helen R.; Weiss, Stefan; Alonso, Alvaro; Arnar, Davíð O.; Bots, Michiel L.; de Boer, Rudolf A.; Dominiczak, Anna F.; Eijgelsheim, Mark; Ellinor, Patrick T.; Guo, Xiuqing; Felix, Stephan B.; Harris, Tamara B.; Hayward, Caroline; Heckbert, Susan R.; Huang, Paul L.; Jukema, J. Wouter; Kähönen, Mika; Kors, Jan A.; Lambiase, Pier D.; Launer, Lenore J.; Li, Man; Linneberg, Allan; Nelson, Christopher P.; Pedersen, Oluf; Perez, Marco; Peters, Annette; Polasek, Ozren; Psaty, Bruce M.; Raitakari, Olli T.; Rice, Kenneth M.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Sinner, Moritz F.; Soliman, Elsayed Z.; Spector, Tim D.; Strauch, Konstantin; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Tinker, Andrew; Trompet, Stella; Uitterlinden, André; Vaartjes, Ilonca; van der Meer, Peter; Völker, Uwe; Völzke, Henry; Waldenberger, Melanie; Wilson, James G.; Xie, Zhijun; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Dörr, Marcus; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Gasparini, Paolo; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Hansen, Torben; Kääb, Stefan; Kanters, Jørgen K.; Kooperberg, Charles; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lin, Henry J.; Lubitz, Steven A.; Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.; Conti, Francesco J.; Newton-Cheh, Christopher H.; Rosand, Jonathan; Rudan, Igor; Samani, Nilesh J.; Sinagra, Gianfranco; Smith, Blair H.; Holm, Hilma; Stricker, Bruno H.; Ulivi, Sheila; Sotoodehnia, Nona; Apte, Suneel S.; van der Harst, Pim; Stefansson, Kari; Munroe, Patricia B.; Arking, Dan E.; Lo, Cecilia W.; Jamshidi, Yalda (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-07-17)
    Background: Genome-wide association studies conducted on QRS duration, an electrocardiographic measurement associated with heart failure and sudden cardiac death, have led to novel biological insights into cardiac function. However, the variants ...
  • Bosmans, Kim; Lewchuk, Wayne; De Cuyper, Nele; Hardonk, Stefan C.; Van Aerden, Karen; Vanroelen, Christophe (Informa UK Limited, 2017-01)
    This article integrates the employment strain model with the social stress model in order to reveal the mechanisms that explain the relation between precarious employment and mental well-being. This model is applied to the case of temporary agency ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Sigríður; Kristmundsson, Árni; Árnason, Ívar Örn (Inter-Research Science Center, 2017-03-30)
    Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus L. is an important species in Icelandic aquaculture and the most common wild salmonid in Iceland. A study on the course of infection with the bacterium Renibacterium salmoninarum was conducted using 3 different challenge ...
  • Thorarensen, Helgi; Kubiriza, Godfrey; Imsland, Albert Kjartansson (ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2015-11-01)
    Every year, numerous studies are published that compare the effects of different factors on the growth of aquaculture fish. However, comparatively little attention has been given to the experimental designs of these studies - in how many rearing units ...
  • Clark, Deirdre; Galeczka, Iwona M.; Dideriksen, Knud; Voigt, Martin J.; Wolff-Boenisch, Domenik; Gíslason, Sigurður Reynir (Elsevier BV, 2019-10)
    Mineralization of water dissolved carbon dioxide injected into basaltic rocks occurs within two years in field-scale settings. Here we present the results from a CO2-water-basaltic glass laboratory experiment conducted at 50 °C and 80 bar pressure in ...
  • Jonsdottir-Buch, Sandra Mjoll (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-09-15)
    Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) are promising candidates for cellular therapy due to their ability to regenerate bone and cartilage and modulate immune responses. The use of MSC in cellular therapy is problematic due to the need for fetal bovine serum ...
  • Liu, Jun; Luo, Bin; Douté, Sylvain; Chanussot, Jocelyn (MDPI AG, 2018-05-10)
    We propose to replace traditional spectral index methods by unsupervised spectral unmixing methods for the exploration of large datasets of planetary hyperspectral images. The main goal of this article is to test the ability of these analysis techniques ...
  • Costa, Margarida (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2018-12)
    The ocean represents a tremendous source of biologically active metabolites with great potential for the development of new pharmaceuticals. Marine sponges and their microbial associates are known as the most prolific source of structurally diverse and ...
  • Gulevich, D. R.; Yudin, D.; Skryabin, D. V.; Iorsh, Ivan; Shelykh, Ivan (Springer Nature, 2017-05-11)
    Matter in nontrivial topological phase possesses unique properties, such as support of unidirectional edge modes on its interface. It is the existence of such modes which is responsible for the wonderful properties of a topological insulator – material ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Lorås, Håvard W; Haga, Monika (Frontiers Media SA, 2017-04-28)
    Perspectives on developmental milestones suggest that an infant's ability to stand without support occurs at the age of 9-16 months. The two exploratory tasks were part of a baby swimming routine, conducted over a period of 12 weeks (24 sessions), and ...
  • Minnema, Lotte A.; Giezen, Thijs J.; Souverein, Patrick C.; Egberts, Toine C. G.; Leufkens, Hubert G. M.; Gardarsdottir, Helga (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-01-08)
    Introduction: Several monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have been linked to neuropsychiatric adverse efects in patients, including depression and suicidal ideation and behavior. Objective: The aim of this study was to quantify and characterize spontaneously ...
  • Haynes, Katharine; Coates, Lucinda; van den Honert, Rob; Gissing, Andrew; Bird, Deanne; Dimer de Oliveira, Felipe; D’Arcy, Rebecca; Smith, Chloe; Radford, Deirdre (Elsevier BV, 2017-10)
    This paper documents the analysis of the circumstances surrounding fatalities due to flooding in Australia between 1900 and 2015. This longitudinal investigation is important to understand changing trends in social vulnerability and to inform efficient ...