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How Werner Güth'sUltimatum Game Shaped our Understanding ofSocial Behavior
Werner Güth's ultimatum game played a key role in the development of multiple research areas, several of which are highlighted.


Catalog of Narrow C IV Absorption Lines in Boss. II. For Quasars with Z em > 2.4
As the second work in a series of papers aiming to detect absorption systems in the quasar spectra of the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, we continue the analysis of Paper I by expanding the quasar sample to those quasars with z em > 2.4. This yields a sample of 21,963 appropriate quasars to search for narrow C IV λλ1548, 1551 absorptions with W r ≥ 0.2 Å for both lines. There are...
The WISE Blazar-like Radio-loud Sources: An All-sky Catalog of Candidate γ-ray Blazars
We present a catalog of radio-loud candidate γ-ray emitting blazars with WISE mid-infrared colors similar to the colors of confirmed γ-ray blazars. The catalog is assembled from WISE sources detected in all four WISE filters, with colors compatible with the three-dimensional locus of the WISE γ-ray emitting blazars, and which can be spatially cross-matched with radio sources from one of the ...


Effect of desiccation on the dynamics of genome-wide DNA methylation in orthodox seeds of Acer platanoides L
5-methylcytosine, an abundant epigenetic mark, plays an important role in the regulation of plant growth and development, but there is little information about stress-induced changes in DNA methylation in seeds. In the present study, changes in a global level of m5C were measured in orthodox seeds of Acer platanoides L. during seed desiccation from a WC of 1.04 to 0.05–0.06 g H2O·g−1 dry ...
Investigation of dust storms entering Western Iran using remotely sensed data and synoptic analysis
One of the natural phenomena which have had considerable impacts on various regions of the world, including Iran, is ?dust storm?. In recent years, this phenomenon has taken on new dimensions in Iran and has changed from a local problem to a national issue. This study is an attempt to investigate the formation of the dust storms crossing the Western Iran. MethodologyTo find the sources of the d...


Bioclogging in porous media: influence in reduction of hydraulic conductivity and organic contaminants during synthetic leachate permeation
In this study the concept of biofilm accumulation in the sand column was promoted to assess the changes in hydraulic conductivity and concentration of organic contaminants of the synthetic leachate. Four different combinations of column study were carried out using synthetic leachate as a substrate solution. Mixed and stratified mode of experiments with two different sizes (0.3?mm and 0.6?mm) o...
Treatment of Hypertrophic Distal Tibia Nonunion and Early Malunion With Callus Distraction
Hypertrophic nonunions and early malunions of pilon and distal tibia fractures result in complex, challenging to treat deformities. Callus distraction histiogenesis is an option for their management, allowing for the simultaneous correction of multiplanar deformity and limb length discrepancy. A single-surgeon, retrospective case series was performed. Eight patients (6 males and 2 females) who ...

Single-crystal tetrathiafulvalene microwire arrays formed by drop-casting method in the saturated solvent atmosphere
We developed a drop-casting method to grow the well-aligned single-crystal tetrathiafulvalene (F) microwire arrays with success ratio as high as 86%. The key improvement over the earlier study is that the substrate is placed in an apparatus which is filled with the saturated solvent vapor at room temperature. The saturated solvent atmosphere ensures stable environment and adequate time to form ...
Electric modulus based relaxation dynamics and ac conductivity scaling of polypyrrole nanotubes
The relaxation mechanism and ac conductivity of camphorsulfonic acid (CSA) doped polypyrrole (PPy) nanotubes synthesized by self-assembly polymerization method at different molar ratio of dopant/monomer (CSA/pyrrole) have been studied over a wide frequency range of 42Hz–5MHz in the temperature range of 303–373K. The dielectric permittivity ( ϵ ′ ) shows saturation at higher fre...

Benzodithiophene-based polymers containing novel electron accepting selenophene-incorporated pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,3-dione units for highly efficient thin film transistors and polymer solar cells
A new electron deficient monomer, 4,6-bis(5-bromoselenophen-2-yl)-2,5-dioctylpyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,3(2H,5H)-dione (SDPPDS), was prepared and co-polymerized with an electron rich distannyl derivative of 4,8-bis(2-ethylhexyloxy) benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene (BDT) and 4,8-bis(5-(2-ethylhexyl) thiophen-2-yl) benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene (BD) to afford polymers P(BDT-SDPPDS) and P(BD-SDPPD...
Cicular Interaction Graph for Proteomics
A typical affinity purification coupled to mass spectrometry (AP-MS) experiment includes the purification of a target protein (bait) using an antibody and subsequent mass spectrometry analysis of all proteins co-purifying with the bait (aka prey proteins). Like any other systems biology approach, AP-MS experiments generate a lot of data and visualization has been challenging, especially when in...

From Secondary to Primary Role in Alkaline Fuel Cells: Co-Decorated Graphene as Effective Catalyst for Ethanol Oxidation
This study proves that supporting of cobalt nanoparticles on graphene can modify its role to be the main electrocatalyst in ethanol oxidation process. The introduced cobalt-based catalyst was synthesized by reflux treatment of graphene oxide in presence of cobalt acetate at 150°C followed by calcination of the obtained product in Ar atmosphere at 850°C. Electrocatalytic activity investi...
In-Operando Measurement of Temperature Gradients in Cylindrical Lithium-Ion Cells during High-Current Discharge
The temperatures inside the jelly roll and on the surface of high-power 18650-type cells are investigated quantitatively. In-operando temperature measurements are conducted during discharge at rates in the range of 1C-12C. The experimental data are used to estimate local aging gradients inside the cell. The maximum temperatures on the cell housing and inside the jelly roll are correlated to the...
A Big Prince in a Tiny Realm: Smallness, Monarchy, and Political Legitimacy in the Principality of Liechtenstein
The Principality of Liechtenstein challenges the prevailing view in political science that ‘small is democratic.’ Located in the heart of Western Europe, the Principality is ruled by a monarch with extensive political powers. The present article examines how the smallness of the Principality contributes to the maintenance of powerful traditional leadership, and which strategies are used to ...
Migration Background and Voting Behavior in Switzerland: A Socio-Psychological Explanation
Research on electoral choices of citizens with migration background has remained largely descriptive. What is missing is a systematic test of theories that can explain individuals with migration background's voting behavior. This article provides such a test on the basis of a post-electoral survey from the 2011 Swiss general election. It is the first study on the electoral behavior of the first...