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  • Shimomura, Yayoi; Hvannberg, Ebba Thora; Hafsteinsson, Hjálmtýr (Springer Nature, 2012-03-17)
    Research has been conducted on how to aid blind peoples’ perceptions and cognition of scientific data and, specifically, on how to strengthen their background in mathematics as a means of accomplishing this goal. In search of alternate modes to vision, ...
  • Rudinsky, Jan; Hvannberg, Ebba Thora (IGI Global, 2017-01)
    A crisis is an emergency event that can lead to multiple injuries and damage to property or environment. Proper training of crisis management personnel is vital for reducing the impact of a major incident. In search for knowledge on how best to ...
  • Hvannberg, Ebba Thora (Springer Nature, 2013-11-13)
    With the advances in information technology and its increasing impact on humans and society, there has been an expanding need to spread knowledge from domain to domain. This need is not least in the area of human–computer interaction, which includes a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Clausen, M.; Jónasson, Kristján; Keil, T.; Beyer, K.; Sigurdardottir, Sigurveig T (Wiley, 2018-01-31)
    Background Consumption of oily fish or fish oil during pregnancy, lactation and infancy has been linked to a reduction in the development of allergic diseases in childhood. Methods In an observational study, Icelandic children (n = 1304) were ...
  • Dang, Huong; Gudjónsdóttir, María; Karlsdottir, Magnea; Van Nguyen, Minh; Tómasson, Tumi; Arason, Sigurjón (Wiley, 2018-04-16)
    Physicochemical changes of Icelandic golden redfish (Sebastes marinus) as affected by seasonal variation (June and November) and raw material freshness (processed 4 and 9 days postcatch) during frozen storage (at −25°C for 20 months) were studied to ...
  • Boakye, Abena A.; Wireko-Manu, Faustina Dufie; Oduro, Ibok; Ellis, William O.; Gudjónsdóttir, María; Chronakis, Ioannis S. (Wiley, 2018-03-13)
    The critical role of indigenous crops in the socioeconomic growth of developing nations has necessitated calls for accelerated exploitation of staples. Cocoyam, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, is food for over 400 million people worldwide and is the most ...
  • Minelgaite, Inga; Littrell, Romie Frederick (Faculty of Economics, University of Split, 2018-06-30)
    In a study of employed adult business people, comparisons of preferred leader behaviour prototypes (as defined by the Leader Behaviour Description Questionnaire XII) were carried out between Iceland, a culturally homogeneous nation, and Lithuania a ...
  • Li, Xian; Pustulka, Samantha; Pedu, Scott; Close, Thomas; Xue, Yuan; Richter, Christiaan; Taboada-Serrano, Patricia (MDPI AG, 2018-06-05)
    Highly ordered titanium dioxide nanotubes (TiO2 NTs) were fabricated through anodization and tested for their applicability as model electrodes in electrosorption studies. The crystalline structure of the TiO2 NTs was changed without modifying the ...
  • Fucic, Aleksandra; Galea, Karen; Duca, Radu; El Yamani, Mounia; Frery, Nadine; Godderis, Lode; Halldorsson, Thorhallur; Iavicoli, Ivo; Ndaw, Sophie; Ribeiro, Edna; Viegas, Susana; Moshammer, Hanns (MDPI AG, 2018-06-11)
    Endocrine disruptors (EDs) belong to large and diverse groups of agents that may cause multiple biological effects associated with, for example, hormone imbalance and infertility, chronic diseases such as diabetes, genome damage and cancer. The health ...
  • Ingason, Arnar; Sigfússon, Gunnlaugur; Torfason, Bjarni (Springer Nature, 2018-06-07)
    Background Unicuspid unicommissural aortic valve is an extremely rare congenital anomaly that usually presents in adulthood but can rarely present in infancy. We report a 17-year-old patient with congenital aortic stenosis secondary to unicuspid ...
  • Adlard, B.; Donaldson, S. G.; Odland, J.O.; Weihe, P.; Berner, J.; Carlsen, A.; Bonefeld-Jorgensen, E. C.; Dudarev, A. A.; Gibson, J.C.; Krümmel, E.M.; Ólafsdóttir, Kristín; Abass, K.; Rautio, A.; Bergdahl, I.A.; Mulvad, G. (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01)
    For the last two and a half decades, a network of human health experts under the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) has produced several human health assessment reports. These reports have provided a base of scientific knowledge regarding ...
  • Till, Jessica L; Nowaczyk, N (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-08)
    The iron oxyhydroxide goethite is unstable at elevated temperatures and can transform to magnetite under reducing conditions. In this study, various heating experiments were conducted to simulate Fe-mineral transformations during pyrogenic or burial ...
  • Ajello, M.; Allafort, A.; Axelsson, M.; Baldini, L.; Barbiellini, G.; Baring, M. G.; Bastieri, D.; Bellazzini, R.; Berenji, B.; Bissaldi, E.; Blandford, R. D.; Bloom, E. D.; Bonino, R.; Bottacini, E.; Brandt, T. J.; Bregeon, J.; Bruel, P.; Buehler, R.; Burnett, T. H.; Buson, S.; Cameron, R. A.; Caputo, R.; Caraveo, P. A.; Casandjian, J. M.; Cavazzuti, E.; Chekhtman, A.; Cheung, C. C.; Chiang, J.; Chiaro, G.; Ciprini, S.; Cohen-Tanugi, J.; Cominsky, L. R.; Costantin, D.; Cuoco, A.; Cutini, S.; D’Ammando, F.; Palma, F. de; Lalla, N. Di; Mauro, M. Di; Venere, L. Di; Dubois, R.; Dumora, D.; Favuzzi, C.; Ferrara, E. C.; Franckowiak, A.; Fukazawa, Y.; Funk, S.; Fusco, P.; Gargano, F.; Gasparrini, D.; Giglietto, N.; Gill, R.; Giordano, F.; Giroletti, M.; Glanzman, T.; Granot, J.; Green, D.; Grenier, I. A.; Grondin, M.-H.; Guillemot, L.; Guiriec, S.; Harding, A. K.; Hays, E.; Horan, D.; Imazato, F.; Jóhannesson, Guðlaugur; Kamae, T.; Kensei, S.; Kocevski, D.; Kuss, M.; Mura, G. La; Larsson, S.; Latronico, L.; Li, J.; Longo, F.; Loparco, F.; Lovellette, M. N.; Lubrano, P.; Magill, J. D.; Maldera, S.; Manfreda, A.; Mazziotta, M. N.; Michelson, P. F.; Mizuno, T.; Moiseev, A. A.; Monzani, M. E.; Moretti, E.; Morselli, A.; Moskalenko, I. V.; Negro, M.; Nuss, E.; Ojha, R.; Omodei, N.; Orlando, E.; Ormes, J. F.; Palatiello, M.; Paliya, V. S.; Paneque, D.; Persic, M.; Pesce-Rollins, M.; Petrosian, V.; Piron, F.; Porter, T. A.; Principe, G.; Racusin, J. L.; Rainò, S.; Rando, R.; Razzano, M.; Razzaque, S.; Reimer, A.; Reimer, O.; Ritz, S.; Rochester, L. S.; Ryde, F.; Parkinson, P. M. Saz; Sgrò, C.; Siskind, E. J.; Spada, F.; Spandre, G.; Spinelli, P.; Suson, D. J.; Tajima, H.; Takahashi, M.; Tak, D.; Thayer, J. G.; Thayer, J. B.; Torres, D. F.; Torresi, E.; Tosti, G.; Troja, E.; Valverde, J.; Venters, T. M.; Vianello, G.; Wood, K.; Yang, C.; Zaharijas, G. (American Astronomical Society, 2018-07-06)
    We present the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) observations of the binary neutron star merger event GW170817 and the associated short gamma-ray burst (SGRB) GRB 170817A detected by the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor. The LAT was entering the South ...
  • Lovell, Mark; Zavala Franco, Jesus; Vogelsberger, Mark; Shen, Xuejian; Cyr-Racine, Francis-Yan; Pfrommer, Christoph; Sigurdson, Kris; Boylan-Kolchin, Michael; Pillepich, Annalisa (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-28)
    We contrast predictions for the high-redshift galaxy population and reionization history between cold dark matter (CDM) and an alternative self-interacting dark matter model based on the recently developed ETHOS framework that alleviates the small-scale ...
  • Magnúsdóttir, Hildur; Palsson, Snaebjorn; Westfall, Kristen M.; Jónsson, Zophonías Oddur; Örnólfsdóttir, Erla Björk (Wiley, 2018-04-10)
    Geographical patterns in morphology can be the result of divergence among populations due to neutral or selective changes and/or phenotypic plasticity in response to different environments. Marine gastropods are ideal subjects on which to explore these ...
  • Lønnebotn, Marianne; Svanes, Cecilie; Igland, Jannicke; Franklin, Karl A.; Accordini, Simone; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Bentouhami, Hayat; Blanco, José A. G.; Bono, Roberto; Corsico, Angelo; Demoly, Pascal; Dharmage, Shyamali; Dorado Arenas, Sandra; Garcia, Judith; Heinrich, Joachim; Holm, Mathias; Janson, Christer; Jarvis, Debbie; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Martinez-Moratalla, Jesús; Nowak, Dennis; Pin, Isabelle; Raherison-Semjen, Chantal; Sánchez-Ramos, Jose Luis; Schlünssen, Vivi; Skulstad, Svein Magne; Dratva, Julia; Gómez Real, Francisco (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-04-25)
    Life course data on obesity may enrich the quality of epidemiologic studies analysing health consequences of obesity. However, achieving such data may require substantial resources. We investigated the use of body silhouettes in adults as a tool to ...
  • Mendez Pinedo, M. Elvira (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Law Department, 2018-06)
    The Directive 2014/17/EU on mortgage credit agreements for real estate properties (Mortgage Credit Directive or MCD) reflects the classic tension in the European Union (EU) between the goal of attaining a European single mortgage credit market and the ...
  • Basil, Sheeba Santhini (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2018)
    Lichens are a classic example of mutualism, where both partners benefit from each other. The mycobiont serves the photobiont by providing shelter, nutrients, and moisture from the environment and receives carbohydrates and sometimes fixed nitrogen from ...
  • Gagunashvili, Andrey; Andrésson, Ólafur (Springer Nature, 2018-06-05)
    Background Cyanobacteria of the genus Nostoc are capable of forming symbioses with a wide range of organism, including a diverse assemblage of cyanolichens. Only certain lineages of Nostoc appear to be able to form a close, stable symbiosis, raising ...

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