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Caloric restriction (CR) can trigger gorging behavior. We examined macronutrient choice and behavior in mice that gorged during restriction compared to restricted non-gorgers and controls. Fifty MF1 male mice were restricted to 75% of ad-libitum food intake (FI),...

["Animal Behavior","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1091
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The distortion of biomedical signals by powerline noise from recording biomedical devices has the potential to reduce the quality and convolute the interpretations of the data. Usually, powerline noise in biomedical recordings are extinguished via band-stop filters....

["Bioengineering","Computational Biology","Cardiology","Drugs and Devices","Neurology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1086
9 downloads
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Carcinoma of the prostate is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy and the third leading cause of mortality in New Zealand men, making it a significant health issue in this country. Global distribution patterns suggest that diet and lifestyle factors may be linked...

["Nutrition","Oncology","Urology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1080
12 downloads
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Climate change over the last two centuries has been associated with significant shifts in diatom community structure in lakes from the high arctic to temperate latitudes. To test the hypotheses that recent climate warming selects for species of smaller size within...

["Environmental Sciences"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1074
10 downloads
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The American brine shrimp Artemia franciscana is invasive in the Mediterranean region where it has displaced native species (the sexual A. salina, and the clonal A. parthenogenetica) from many salt pond complexes. Artemia populations are parasitized by numerous...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Parasitology","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1073
15 downloads
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Larger benthic foraminifera (LBF) are important and prolific carbonate producers both in modern and ancient shallow tropical seas. During the Paleogene the genus Nummulites was particularly abundant with a global distribution, leading it to be frequently used in...

["Evolutionary Studies","Paleontology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1072
21 downloads
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Background. Few studies have prospectively examined whether depressive symptoms and other risk factors are associated with a higher risk of suicide death in individuals other than high-risk populations such as psychiatric patients and individuals with self-harm...

["Epidemiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1071
15 downloads
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Background. The Derriford Appearance Scale24 (DAS24) is a widely used measure of distress and dysfunction in relation to self-consciousness of appearance. It has been used in clinical and research settings, and translated into numerous European and Asian languages....

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1070
10 downloads
87 views

Introduction. The metabolic syndrome (MS) affects 21–53% of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a higher prevalence in the early stages of COPD, with results being highly variable between studies. MS may also affect natural course of...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Epidemiology","Internal Medicine","Respiratory Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1068
11 downloads
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Some higher plants, both angiosperms and gymnosperms, can produce resins and some of these resins can polymerize and fossilize to form ambers. Various physical and chemical techniques have been used to identify and profile different plant resins and have then been...

["Paleontology","Plant Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1067
7 downloads
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Background. Previous research (Tkach & Lyubomirsky, 2006) shows that there are eight general happiness-increasing strategies: social affiliation, partying, mental control, goal pursuit, passive leisure, active leisure, religion, and direct attempts. The present...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1059
12 downloads
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Accurate identification of protein–protein interactions (PPI) is the key step in understanding proteins’ biological functions, which are typically context-dependent. Many existing PPI predictors rely on aggregated features from protein sequences, however only a...

["Bioinformatics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1041
10 downloads
63 views

Thermal physiology of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) is a critical aspect of field performance and fitness. Thermal limits for survival and activity, and the ability of these limits to adjust (i.e., show phenotypic flexibility) depending on recent thermal history,...

["Agricultural Science","Entomology","Parasitology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1023
5 downloads
72 views

Osteoporosis is a polygenic disorder that is determined by the effects of several genes, each with relatively modest effects on bone mass. The aim of this study was to determine whether the vitamin D receptor single nucleotide polymorphism BsmI is associated with...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Women\u2019s Health","Medical Genetics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.953
20 downloads
100 views

Crustose coralline algae (CCA) are major benthic calcifiers that play crucial roles in marine ecosystems, particularly coral reefs. Over the past two decades, epizootics have been reported for several CCA species on coral reefs worldwide. However, their causes...

["Ecology","Marine Biology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1034

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