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    • Experimental observations of rapid Maize streak virus evolution reveal a strand-specific nucleotide substitution bias 

      Martin, D.P.; Varsani, A.; Polston, J.E.; Rybicki, E.P.; van der Walt, E. (University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2008)
      Background: Recent reports have indicated that single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) viruses in the taxonomic families Geminiviridae, Parvoviridae and Anellovirus may be evolving at rates of similar to ∼10⁻⁴ substitutions per site ...
    • An exploration of dichotic listening among adults who stutter 

      Robb, M.P.; Lynn, W.L.; O'Beirne, G.A. (University of Canterbury. Communication Disorders, 2013)
      A pilot investigation of dichotic listening of CV stimuli was undertaken using seven adults who stutter (AWS) and a comparison group of seven adults who do not stutter (AWNS). The aim of this research was to investigate ...
    • Exploring the opportunities and challenges of the digital world for early childhood services with vulnerable children 

      Harris L; Davis N; Cunningham U; de Vocht L; Macfarlane S; Gregory N; Aukuso S; Ova Taleni T; Dobson J (2018)
      © 2018, MDPI AG. All rights reserved. Potentially addictive behaviours supported by the internet and mobile phones raise concerns in education services for early childhood. Although there is evidence that screen media can ...
    • Extended version of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) results in changes to vocal sound pressure level comparable to those resulting from traditional LSVT in a group of 12 participants 

      McAuliffe, M.J. (University of Canterbury. Communication Disorders, 2008)
      (1) Does an extended version of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT), completed over a 2-month period, result in significant increases in vocal sound pressure level in patients with Parkinson’s disease? (2) If so, ...
    • Extending the Search for Muon Neutrinos Coincident with Gamma-Ray Bursts in IceCube Data 

      Adams J (2017)
      © 2017. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.. We present an all-sky search for muon neutrinos produced during the prompt γ-ray emission of 1172 gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. ...
    • Extensive recombination–induced disruption of genetic interactions is highly deleterious but can be partially reversed by small numbers of secondary-recombination events 

      Monjane, A.L.; Martin, P.; Lakay, F.; Muhire, B.; Pande, P.; Varsani, A.; Harkins, G.; Shepherd, D.N.; Rybicki, E.P. (University of Canterbury. Biological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Biomolecular Interaction Centre, 2014)
      Although homologous recombination can potentially provide viruses with vastly more evolutionary options than are available through mutation alone, there are considerable limits on the adaptive potential of this important ...
    • Extensive study of HD 25558, a long-period double-lined binary with two SPB components 

      Sódor, Á.; De Cat, P.; Wright, D. J.; Neiner, C.; Briquet, M.; Lampens, P.; Dukes, R. J.; Henry, G. W.; Williamson, M. H.; Brunsden, E.; Pollard, K. R.; Cottrell, P. L.; Maisonneuve, F.; Kilmartin, P. M.; Matthews, J.; Kallinger, T.; Beck, P. G.; Kambe, E.; Engelbrecht, C. A.; Czanik, R. J.; Yang, S.; Hashimoto, O.; Honda, S.; Fu, J. N.; Castanheira, B.; Lehmann, H.; Bognár, Zs.; Behara, N.; Scaringi, S.; Van Winckel, H.; Menu, J.; Lobel, A.; Mathias, P.; Saesen, S.; Vuckovic, M.; MiMeS Collaboration (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2014)
      We carried out an extensive observational study of the Slowly Pulsating B (SPB) star, HD 25558. The ≈2000 spectra obtained at different observatories, the ground-based and MOST satellite light curves revealed that this ...
    • Fabrication of polymeric substrates with micro- and nanoscale topography bioimprinted at progressive cell morphologies 

      Murray LM; Nock V; Alkaisi MM; Lee JJM; Woodfield TBF (A V S AMER INST PHYSICS, 2012)
      This work introduces a novel process for the fabrication of polymer cell culture substrates containing physical topography based on timepoint specific cell phenotype replicas. Bioimprinting of human nasal chondrocyte at ...
    • Facile fabrication of complex networks of memristive devices 

      Minnai C; Bellacicca A; Brown SA; Milani P (2017)
      We describe the memristive properties of cluster-assembled gold films. We show that resistive switching is observed in pure metallic nanostructured films at room temperature and atmospheric pressure, in response to applied ...
    • Factors influencing the behavioural development of juvenile New Zealand falcons (Falco novaeseelandiae) 

      Kross, S.M.; Nelson, X.J. (University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2013)
    • A family of intracules, a conjecture and the electron correlation problem 

      Gill, P.M.W.; Crittenden, D.L.; O’Neill, D.P.; Besley, N.A. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry, 2006)
      We present a radical approach to the calculation of electron correlation energies. Unlike conventional methods based on Hartree–Fock or density functional theory, it is based on the twoelectron phase-space information ...
    • Far-infrared observations of an unbiased sample of gamma-ray burst host galaxies 

      Kohn, S.A.; Michalowski, M.J.; Bourne, N.; Baes, M.; Fritz, J.; Cooray, A.; de Looze, I.; De Zotti, G.; Dannerbauer, H.; Dunne, L.; Dye, S.; Eales, S.; Furlanetto, C.; Gonzalez-Nuevo, J.; Ibar, E.; Ivison, R.J.; Maddox, S.J.; Scott, D.; Smith, D.J.B.; Smith, M.W.L.; Symeonidis, M.; Valiante, E. (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2015)
      Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most energetic phenomena in the Universe; be- lieved to result from the collapse and subsequent explosion of massive stars. Even though it has profound consequences for our understanding ...
    • Fast three-dimensional phase retrieval in propagation-based x-ray tomography 

      Thompson D; Nesterets YI; Pavlov KM; Gureyev T (2018)
      The following paper describes a method for three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of multi-material objects based on propagation-based X-ray phase-contrast tomography (PB-CT) with phase retrieval using the homogenous form ...
    • Felt Job Insecurity and Union Membership: The Case of Temporary Workers 

      De Cuyper, N.; De Witte, H.; Sverke, M.; Hellgren, J.; Naswall, K. (University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2014)
      The present study investigates the relationship between felt job insecurity and union membership accounting for potential differences between temporary and permanent workers. Consistent with the idea that felt job ...
    • The First Continuous Optical Monitoring of the Transitional Millisecond Pulsar PSR J1023+0038 with Kepler 

      Papitto A; Rea N; Zelati FC; Martino DD; Scaringi S; Campana S; Wilhelmi EDO; Knigge C; Serenelli A; Stella L; Torres DF; D'Avanzo P; Israel GL (2018)
      © 2018. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. We report on the first continuous, 80-day optical monitoring of the transitional millisecond pulsar PSR J1023+0038 carried out in mid 2017 with Kepler in the ...
    • The first metal complexes of 3,3'-bi-1,2,4-oxadiazole: A curiously ignored ligand 

      Richardson, C.; Steel, P.J. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry., 2007)
      The crystal structure of 3,3'-bi-1,2,4-oxadiazole (1) reveals a planar centrosymmetric structure for this molecule in the solid state. It forms a mononuclear complex (3) with palladium(II) chloride, which is shown by X-ray ...
    • The First Planetary Microlensing Event with Two Microlensed Source Stars 

      Bennett DP; Udalski A; Han C; Bond IA; Beaulieu JP; Skowron J; Gaudi BS; Koshimoto N; Abe F; Asakura Y; Barry RK; Bhattacharya A; Donachie M; Evans P; Fukui A; Hirao Y; Itow Y; Li MCA; Ling CH; Masuda K; Matsubara Y; Muraki Y; Nagakane M; Ohnishi K; Oyokawa H; Ranc C; Rattenbury NJ; Rosenthal MM; Saito T; Sharan A; Sullivan DJ; Sumi T; Suzuki D; Tristram PJ; Yonehara A; Szymański MK; Poleski R; Soszyński I; Ulaczyk K; Wyrzykowski; Depoy D; Gould A; Pogge RW; Yee JC; Albrow MD; Bachelet E; Batista V; Bowens-Rubin R; Brillant S; Caldwell JAR; Cole A; Coutures C; Dieters S; Prester DD; Donatowicz J; Fouqué P; Horne K; Hundertmark M; Kains N; Kane SR; Marquette JB; Menzies J; Pollard KR; Ranc C; Sahu KC; Wambsganss J; Williams A; Zub M (2018)
      © 2018. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved. We present the analysis of the microlensing event MOA-2010-BLG-117, and show that the light curve can only be explained by the gravitational lensing of a ...
    • Fish polyomaviruses belong to two distinct evolutionary lineages. 

      Van Doorslaer K; Kraberger S; Austin C; Farkas K; Bergeman M; Paunil E; Davison W; Varsani A (2018)
      The Polyomaviridae is a diverse family of circular double-stranded DNA viruses. Polyomaviruses have been isolated from a wide array of animal hosts. An understanding of the evolutionary and ecological dynamics of these ...
    • Formaldehyde in the Tropical Western Pacific: Chemical Sources and Sinks, Convective Transport, and Representation in CAM-Chem and the CCMI Models 

      Anderson DC; Nicely JM; Wolfe GM; Hanisco TF; Salawitch RJ; Canty TP; Dickerson RR; Apel EC; Baidar S; Bannan TJ; Blake NJ; Chen D; Dix B; Fernandez RP; Hall SR; Hornbrook RS; Gregory Huey L; Josse B; Jöckel P; Kinnison DE; Koenig TK; Le Breton M; Marécal V; Morgenstern O; Oman LD; Pan LL; Percival C; Plummer D; Revell LE; Rozanov E; Saiz-Lopez A; Stenke A; Sudo K; Tilmes S; Ullmann K; Volkamer R; Weinheimer AJ; Zeng G (2017)
      ©2017. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. Formaldehyde (HCHO) directly affects the atmospheric oxidative capacity through its effects on HO x . In remote marine environments, such as the tropical western ...
    • Forward-Looking Infrared Cameras for Micrometeorological Applications within Vineyards 

      Katurji, M.; Zawar-Reza, P. (University of Canterbury. Geography, 2016)
      We apply the principles of atmospheric surface layer dynamics within a vineyard canopy to demonstrate the use of forward-looking infrared cameras measuring surface brightness temperature (spectrum bandwidth of 7.5 to 14 ...