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Using mineralogy and higher-level taxonomy as indicators of species sensitivity to pH: a case-study of Puget Sound

Information on ecosystem sensitivity to global change can help guide management decisions. Here, we characterize the sensitivity of the Puget Sound ecosystem to ocean acidification by estimating, at a number of taxonomic levels, the direct sensitivity of its species. 269 more words


Discrimination not declining

A new meta-analysis draws on correspondence tests in the US to show that levels of ethnic discrimination in hiring do not seem to have changed much since 1989. 359 more words

Didier Ruedin

Can I live to or past 80 with HIV?

As HIV Rx improves, it may be possible for an HIV-positive person to survive for decades on Rx (treatment). However, we don’t yet have data to say whether or not someone diagnosed with HIV in their 20s will be able to live past 80. 485 more words


New paper published - Global climatic drivers of leaf size

Ülo is a coauthor of Ian J. Wright et al´s new paper in Science. Below is a press release from our university (link… 415 more words

Ülo Niinemets

FYI: ScienceOpen Has a Collection of Papers on How to Fix the Replicability Crisis

ScienceOpen has a collection entitled: “Remedies to the Reproducibility Crisis”.  The collection is introduced thusly:
“Psychology, Medicine, Neuroscience and many other research fields, are facing a serious reproducibility crisis, that is, most of the findings published in peer-review journals, independently from their prestige, are not replicable. 143 more words

Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Meta-analysis

Zheng et al publish a meta-analysis of therapies for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.



Clinical drug trials in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction have failed to demonstrate improvements in mortality. 203 more words

Journal Club 1st August

Effectiveness of apnoeic oxygenation during intubation: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Annals of Emergency Medicine;2017:x:1-12

Presented by: Dr M. Gallagher


  • Concept-> administration oxygen during apnoeic period of intubation.
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