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Exercise acutely increases vitamin D receptor expression in T lymphocytes in vitamin D-deficient men, independent of age

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Lithgow, H., Florida‐James, G., Ross, M., Duncan, G., & Leggate, M. (2021)
Exercise acutely increases vitamin D receptor expression in T lymphocytes in vitamin D-deficient men, independent of age. Experimental Physiology, 106(7), 1460-1469. https://doi.org/10.1113/ep089480
Vitamin D plays a key role in the modulation of the immune system, mediated through the intracellular vitamin D receptor (VDR). Exercise has been shown to influence the activi...

Learning in colour: children with grapheme-colour synaesthesia show cognitive benefits in vocabulary and self-evaluated reading

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Smees, R., Hughes, J., Carmichael, D. A., & Simner, J. (2019)
Learning in colour: children with grapheme-colour synaesthesia show cognitive benefits in vocabulary and self-evaluated reading. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 374(1787), https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2018.0348
Cognitive benefits associated with grapheme-colour synaesthesia in adults are well documented, but far less is known about whether such benefits might arise in synaesthetes as...

The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya's seagrass coverage

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Harcourt, W. D., Briers, R. A., & Huxham, M. (2018)
The thin(ning) green line? Investigating changes in Kenya's seagrass coverage. Biology Letters, 14(11), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0227
Knowledge of seagrass distribution is limited to a few well-studied sites and poor where resourcesare scant (e.g. Africa), hence global estimates of seagrass carbon storage ar...

Soil contamination with silver nanoparticles reduces Bishop pine growth and ectomycorrhizal diversity on pine roots.

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Sweet, M. J., & Singleton, I. (2015)
Soil contamination with silver nanoparticles reduces Bishop pine growth and ectomycorrhizal diversity on pine roots. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 17, 448. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-015-3246-4
Soil contamination by silver nanoparticles (AgNP) is of potential environmental concern but little work has been carried out on the effect of such contamination on ectomycorrh...

The restorative justice apparatus: a critical analysis of the historical emergence of restorative justice

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Maglione, G. (2019)
The restorative justice apparatus: a critical analysis of the historical emergence of restorative justice. Social and Legal Studies, 28(5), 650-674. https://doi.org/10.1177/0964663918806561
Drawing on Michel Foucault's theoretical reservoir, this paper conceptualises restorative justice as an 'apparatus', that is, a dynamic ensemble of elements whose emergence is...

'Big Brother' researchers to rein in horse obesity

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Smith, D. (2010)
'Big Brother' researchers to rein in horse obesity. Inspiring Futures,
RESEARCHERS have adopted Big Brother tactics to tackle growing levels of obesity in Britain’s horse population. One in three horses, and over 80% of ponies, are currently bel...

Biographical disruption and the experience of loss following a spinal cord injury: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

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Dickson, A., Allan, D., & O'Carroll, R. (2008)
Biographical disruption and the experience of loss following a spinal cord injury: An interpretative phenomenological analysis. Psychology and Health, 23(4), 407-425. doi:10.1080/14768320701219136
Individual in-depth interviews with eight people who had experienced a total spinal cord injury were conducted, focussing on the experience of living with a spinal cord injury...

Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Requires an Ethical Approach

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Parsonage, B., Hagglund, P. K., Keogh, L., Wheelhouse, N., Brown, R. E., & Dancer, S. J. (2017)
Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Requires an Ethical Approach. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.02124
Ethical behavior encompasses actions that benefit both self and society. This means that tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) becomes an ethical obligation, because the pro...

The STR/ort mouse model of spontaneous osteoarthritis – an update

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Staines, K. A., Poulet, B., Wentworth, D. N., & Pitsillides, A. A. (2017)
The STR/ort mouse model of spontaneous osteoarthritis – an update. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 25(6), 802-808. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.12.014
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease and a world-wide healthcare burden. Characterized by cartilage degradation, subchondral bone thickening and osteophyte formation...

Perspectives on high-intensity interval exercise for health promotion in children and adolescents

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Bond, B., Weston, K., Williams, C., & Barker, A. (2017)
Perspectives on high-intensity interval exercise for health promotion in children and adolescents. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, 8, 243-265. https://doi.org/10.2147/oajsm.s127395
Physical activity lowers future cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk; however, few children and adolescents achieve the recommended minimum amount of daily activity. Accordingly,...