Opin vísindi: Recent submissions

  • Guðmundsson, Bjarki; Þormar, Hans G; Sigurðsson, Albert; Dankers, Wendy; Steinarsdóttir, Margrét; Hermanowicz, Stefan; Sigurðsson, Stefán; Ólafsson, Davið; Halldorsdottir, Anna; Meyn, Stephen; Jonsson, Jon J. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-07-24)
    DNA damage assays have various limitations in types of lesions detected, sensitivity, specificity and samples that can be analyzed. The Northern Lights Assay (NLA) is based on 2D Strandness-Dependent Electrophoresis (2D-SDE), a technique that separates ...
  • Eiriksson, Haukur; Bessason, Bjarni; Unnthorsson, Runar (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018-05-30)
    Knowledge about the plastic behavior of reinforcement steel bars in reinforced concrete (RC) structures is important, especially for seismic design. This paper presents the results of experimental tests where the main aim was to map the plastic ...
  • Valsson, Trausti (University of California, Berkeley, Department of Landscape Architecture, 1987)
  • Hanson, Charles; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Hardarson, Thorir; Lindgård, Ann; Daneshvarnaeini, Mandana; Ellerström, Catarina; Bruun, Anita; Stenevi, Ulf (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2017-08-26)
    AIM: To investigate whether human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) could be made to attach, grow and differentiate on a human Descemet's membrane (DM). Spontaneously differentiated hESCs were transferred onto a human corneal button with the endothelial ...
  • Waldherr, Max; Lundt, Nils; Klaas, Martin; Betzold, Simon; Wurdack, Matthias; Baumann, Vasilij; Estrecho, Eliezer; Nalitov, Anton; Cherotchenko, Evgenia; Cai, Hui; Ostrovskaya, Elena A.; Kavokin, Alexey V.; Tongay, Sefaattin; Klembt, Sebastian; Höfling, Sven; Schneider, Christian (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-08-16)
    Bosonic condensation belongs to the most intriguing phenomena in physics, and was mostly reserved for experiments with ultra-cold quantum gases. More recently, it became accessible in exciton-based solid-state systems at elevated temperatures. Here, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Madera, Joaquin; Tella, Victor; Saavedra, Jose (MDPI AG, 2017-11-01)
    The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of rule changes on game-related statistics in men's water polo matches. A total of 856 men's matches played in all Olympic Games and World Championship since 1936 was analysed. The game-related ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Englund, Kjellrun; Haga, Monika (SAGE Publications, 2017-04)
    This longitudinal study explores the association of motor competence and physical fitness with reading skills in children aged 9 and 12 years. Sixty-seven children aged 9 years completed an assessment of motor competence (measured using the Movement ...
  • Maslova, Ekaterina; Hansen, Susanne; Strøm, Marin; Halldorsson, Thorhallur; Grunnet, Louise; Vaag, Allan; Olsen, Sjurdur (MDPI AG, 2018-10-17)
    Oily fish, an important source of marine n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA), has shown to reduce cardiometabolic risk in adults. Whether maternal fish intake affects offspring metabolic health is less established, especially among ...
  • Jakobsson, Ármann (Punctum Books, 2017-07-18)
  • Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Gudjonsson, Sigurjon A.; Sigurdsson, Asgeir; Center, Jacqueline R.; Lee, Seung Hun; Nguyen, Tuan V.; Kwok, Timothy C.Y.; Lee, Jenny S.W.; Ho, Suzanne C.; Woo, Jean; Leung, Ping-C.; Kim, Beom-Jun; Rafnar, Thorunn; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Ingvarsson, Thorvaldur; Koh, Jung-Min; Tang, Nelson L.S.; Eisman, John A.; Christiansen, Claus; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2016-01-06)
    Bone mineral density (BMD) is a measure of osteoporosis and is useful in evaluating the risk of fracture. In a genome-wide association study of BMD among 20,100 Icelanders, with follow-up in 10,091 subjects of European and East-Asian descent, we found ...
  • Gunnarsdóttir, Sigurlaug; Kristmundsson, Árni; Freeman, Mark A.; Björnsson, Ólafur Már; Zoëga, Gunnar Már (Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2016-05-04)
    Vanstarfsemi í fitukirtlum augnloka er algeng ástæða augnþurrks. Demodex-mítlar geta valdið slíkri vanstarfsemi og þar með hvarmabólgu með kláða, þurrki og almennri vanlíðan á augnsvæði. Það er mikilvægt að hafa Demodex-mítla í huga við greiningu ...
  • Stefánsdóttir, Vigdís (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-09)
    The overall aim of this PhD thesis was to cohesively assess the availability and use of electronic genealogy databases and information from cancer registries to construct electronically generated pedigrees for risk assessment in genetic counselling. ...
  • Thordardottir, Marianna; Lindqvist, Ebba K.; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Costello, Rene; Burton, Debra; Steingrimsdottir, Laufey; Korde, Neha; Mailankody, Sham; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Launer, Lenore J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara B.; Landgren, Ola; Torfadottir, Johanna; Kristinsson, Sigurður Yngvi (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-11-01)
    The etiology of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), the precursor state of multiple myeloma (MM), is mostly unknown and no studies have been conducted on the effect of diet on MGUS or progression from MGUS to MM. We aimed to ...
  • García-Hermoso, Antonio; Saavedra, Jose M.; Olloquequi, Jordi; Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2017-04-04)
    Background: Habitual active commuting to school may be positively associated with academic achievement. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between duration of walking or otherwise actively commuting to school and academic ...
  • Hjaltadóttir, Ingibjörg; Ólafsson, Kjartan; Sigurdardottir, Arun K.; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa (Læknafélag Íslands, 2019-10-01)
    INNGANGUR Fjölmargir þættir hafa áhrif á þjónustuþörf og lifun íbúa hjúkrunarheimila, meðal annars inntökuskilyrði fyrir flutningi á hjúkrunarheimili. Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að athuga hvort munur væri á heilsufari, lifun og forspárgildi mismunandi ...
  • Khanin, Vasilii M.; Vrubel, Ivan I.; Polozkov, Roman G.; Shelykh, Ivan; Venevtsev, Ivan D.; Meijerink, Andries; Wieczorek, Herfried; Boerekamp, Jack; Spoor, Sandra; Rodnyi, Piotr A.; Ronda, Cees (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2019-02-18)
    Afterglow is an important phenomenon in luminescent materials and can be desired (e.g., persistent phosphors) or undesired (e.g., scintillators). Understanding and predicting afterglow is often based on analysis of thermally stimulated luminescence ...
  • Freeman, Mark A.; Kristmundsson, Árni (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-10-22)
    Background: The myxosporean Myxidium giardi Cépède, 1906 was described infecting the kidney of the European eel, Anguilla anguilla (L.), having spindle-shaped myxospores and terminal sub-spherical polar capsules. Since then, numerous anguillid eels ...
  • Gowers, Glen-Oliver. F.; Vince, Oliver; Charles, John-Henry; Klarenberg, Ingeborg J.; Ellis, Tom; Edwards, Arwyn (MDPI AG, 2019-11-07)
    Microbial communities in remote locations remain under-studied. This is particularly true on glaciers and icecaps, which cover approximately 11% of the Earth’s surface. The principal reason for this is the inaccessibility of most of these areas due ...
  • Nilsson, Annika E.; Carson, Marcus; Cost, Douglas S.; Forbes, Bruce C.; Haavisto, Riina; Karlsdottir, Anna; Larsen, Joan Nymand; Paasche, Øyvind; Sarkki, Simo; Larsen, Sanne Vammen; Pelyasov, Alexander (Informa UK Limited, 2019-08-09)
    Participatory scenario methodologies are increasingly used for studying possible future developments in the Arctic. They have the potential to contribute to several high-priority tasks for Arctic research, such as integration of indigenous and local ...