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Michael Soares

Tulio Guadalupe, Samuel R Mathias, Theo G M vanErp, Christopher D Whelan, Marcel P Zwiers, Yoshinari Abe, Lucija Abramovic, Ingrid Agartz, Ole A Andreassen, Alejandro Arias-Vásquez, Benjamin S Aribisala, Nicola J Armstrong, Volker Arolt, Eric Artiges, Rosa Ayesa-Arriola, Vatche G Baboyan, Tobias Banaschewski, Gareth Barker, Mark E Bastin, Bernhard T Baune, John Blangero, Arun L W Bokde, Premika S W Boedhoe, Anushree Bose, Silvia Brem, Henry Brodaty, Uli Bromberg, Samantha Brooks, Christian Büchel, Jan Buitelaar, Vince D Calhoun, Dara M Cannon, Anna Cattrell, Yuqi Cheng, Patricia J Conrod, Annette Conzelmann, Aiden Corvin, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro, Fabrice Crivello, Udo Dannlowski, Greig I de Zubicaray, Sonja M C de Zwarte, Ian J Deary, Sylvane Desrivières, Nhat Trung Doan, Gary Donohoe, Erlend S Dørum, Stefan Ehrlich, Thomas Espeseth, Guillén Fernández, Herta Flor, Jean-Paul Fouche, Vincent Frouin, Masaki Fukunaga, Jürgen Gallinat, Hugh Garavan, Michael Gill, Andrea Gonzalez Suarez, Penny Gowland, Hans J Grabe, Dominik Grotegerd, Oliver Gruber, Saskia Hagenaars, Ryota Hashimoto, Tobias U Hauser, Andreas Heinz, Derrek P Hibar, Pieter J Hoekstra, Martine Hoogman, Fleur M Howells, Hao Hu, Hilleke E Hulshoff Pol, Chaim Huyser, Bernd Ittermann, Neda Jahanshad, Erik G Jönsson, Sarah Jurk, Rene S Kahn, Sinead Kelly, Bernd Kraemer, Harald Kugel, Jun Soo Kwon, Herve Lemaitre, Klaus-Peter Lesch, Christine Lochner, Michelle Luciano, Andre F Marquand, Nicholas G Martin, Ignacio Martínez-Zalacaín, Jean-Luc Martinot, David Mataix-Cols, Karen Mather, Colm McDonald, Katie L McMahon, Sarah E Medland, José M Menchón, Derek W Morris, Omar Mothersill, Susana Munoz Maniega, Benson Mwangi, Takashi Nakamae, Tomohiro Nakao, Janardhanan C Narayanaswaamy, Frauke Nees, Jan E Nordvik, A Marten H Onnink, Nils Opel, Roel Ophoff, Marie-Laure Paillère Martinot, Dimitri Papadopoulos Orfanos, Paul Pauli, Tomáš Paus, Luise Poustka, Janardhan Yc Reddy, Miguel E Renteria, Roberto Roiz-Santiáñez, Annerine Roos, Natalie A Royle, Perminder Sachdev, Pascual Sánchez-Juan, Lianne Schmaal, Gunter Schumann, Elena Shumskaya, Michael N Smolka, Jair C Soares, Carles Soriano-Mas, Dan J Stein, Lachlan T Strike, Roberto Toro, Jessica A Turner, Nathalie Tzourio-Mazoyer, Anne Uhlmann, Maria Valdés Hernández, Odile A van den Heuvel, Dennis van der Meer, Neeltje E M van Haren, Dick J Veltman, Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, Nora C Vetter, Daniella Vuletic, Susanne Walitza, Henrik Walter, Esther Walton, Zhen Wang, Joanna Wardlaw, Wei Wen, Lars T Westlye, Robert Whelan, Katharina Wittfeld, Thomas Wolfers, Margaret J Wright, Jian Xu, Xiufeng Xu, Je-Yeon Yun, JingJing Zhao, Barbara Franke, Paul M Thompson, David C Glahn, Bernard Mazoyer, Simon E Fisher, Clyde Francks
The two hemispheres of the human brain differ functionally and structurally. Despite over a century of research, the extent to which brain asymmetry is influenced by sex, handedness, age, and genetic factors is still controversial. Here we present the largest ever analysis of subcortical brain asymmetries, in a harmonized multi-site study using meta-analysis methods. Volumetric asymmetry of seven subcortical structures was assessed in 15,847 MRI scans from 52 datasets worldwide. There were sex differences in the asymmetry of the globus pallidus and putamen...
October 13, 2016: Brain Imaging and Behavior
Carol-Anne Martin, Jennie E Murray, Paula Carroll, Andrea Leitch, Karen J Mackenzie, Mihail Halachev, Ahmed E Fetit, Charlotte Keith, Louise S Bicknell, Adeline Fluteau, Philippe Gautier, Emma A Hall, Shelagh Joss, Gabriela Soares, João Silva, Michael B Bober, Angela Duker, Carol A Wise, Alan J Quigley, Shubha R Phadke, Andrew J Wood, Paola Vagnarelli, Andrew P Jackson
Compaction of chromosomes is essential for accurate segregation of the genome during mitosis. In vertebrates, two condensin complexes ensure timely chromosome condensation, sister chromatid disentanglement, and maintenance of mitotic chromosome structure. Here, we report that biallelic mutations in NCAPD2, NCAPH, or NCAPD3, encoding subunits of these complexes, cause microcephaly. In addition, hypomorphic Ncaph2 mice have significantly reduced brain size, with frequent anaphase chromatin bridge formation observed in apical neural progenitors during neurogenesis...
October 13, 2016: Genes & Development
Michael T France, Helena Mendes-Soares, Larry J Forney
: Lactobacillus crispatus and Lactobacillus iners are common inhabitants of the healthy human vagina. These two species are closely related and are thought to perform similar ecological functions in the vaginal environment. Temporal data on the vaginal microbiome has shown that non-transient instances of co-occurrence are uncommon while transitions from an L. iners dominated community to one dominated by L. crispatus, and vice versa, occur often. This suggests that there is substantial overlap in the fundamental niche of these species...
September 30, 2016: Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Sarah M Perman, Emily Stanton, Jasmeet Soar, Robert A Berg, Michael W Donnino, Mark E Mikkelsen, Dana P Edelson, Matthew M Churpek, Lin Yang, Raina M Merchant
BACKGROUND: In-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) is a major public health problem with significant mortality. A better understanding of where IHCA occurs in hospitals (intensive care unit [ICU] versus monitored ward [telemetry] versus unmonitored ward) could inform strategies for reducing preventable deaths. METHODS AND RESULTS: This is a retrospective study of adult IHCA events in the Get with the Guidelines-Resuscitation database from January 2003 to September 2010...
2016: Journal of the American Heart Association
Helena Mendes-Soares, Michael Mundy, Luis Mendes Soares, Nicholas Chia
BACKGROUND: The explosive growth of microbiome research has yielded great quantities of data. These data provide us with many answers, but raise just as many questions. 16S rDNA-the backbone of microbiome analyses-allows us to assess α-diversity, β-diversity, and microbe-microbe associations, which characterize the overall properties of an ecosystem. However, we are still unable to use 16S rDNA data to directly assess the microbe-microbe and microbe-environment interactions that determine the broader ecology of that system...
2016: BMC Bioinformatics
Michael Sagner, Amy McNeil, Pekka Puska, Charles Auffray, Nathan D Price, Leroy Hood, Carl J Lavie, Ze-Guang Han, Zhu Chen, Samir Kumar Brahmachari, Bruce S McEwen, Marcelo B Soares, Rudi Balling, Elissa Epel, Ross Arena
Chronic diseases (i.e., noncommunicable diseases), mainly cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory diseases and type-2-diabetes, are now the leading cause of death, disability and diminished quality of life on the planet. Moreover, these diseases are also a major financial burden worldwide, significantly impacting the economy of many countries. Healthcare systems and medicine have progressively improved upon the ability to address infectious diseases and react to adverse health events through both surgical interventions and pharmacology; we have become efficient in delivering reactive care (i...
August 18, 2016: Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases
Haiyang Guo, Musaddeque Ahmed, Fan Zhang, Cindy Q Yao, SiDe Li, Yi Liang, Junjie Hua, Fraser Soares, Yifei Sun, Jens Langstein, Yuchen Li, Christine Poon, Swneke D Bailey, Kinjal Desai, Teng Fei, Qiyuan Li, Dorota H Sendorek, Michael Fraser, John R Prensner, Trevor J Pugh, Mark Pomerantz, Robert G Bristow, Mathieu Lupien, Felix Y Feng, Paul C Boutros, Matthew L Freedman, Martin J Walsh, Housheng Hansen He
Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) represent an attractive class of candidates to mediate cancer risk. Through integrative analysis of the lncRNA transcriptome with genomic data and SNP data from prostate cancer genome-wide association studies (GWAS), we identified 45 candidate lncRNAs associated with risk to prostate cancer. We further evaluated the mechanism underlying the top hit, PCAT1, and found that a risk-associated variant at rs7463708 increases binding of ONECUT2, a novel androgen receptor (AR)-interacting transcription factor, at a distal enhancer that loops to the PCAT1 promoter, resulting in upregulation of PCAT1 upon prolonged androgen treatment...
October 2016: Nature Genetics
Joao S Soares, Kristen R Feaver, Will Zhang, David Kamensky, Ankush Aggarwal, Michael S Sacks
The use of replacement heart valves continues to grow due to the increased prevalence of valvular heart disease resulting from an ageing population. Since bioprosthetic heart valves (BHVs) continue to be the preferred replacement valve, there continues to be a strong need to develop better and more reliable BHVs through and improved the general understanding of BHV failure mechanisms. The major technological hurdle for the lifespan of the BHV implant continues to be the durability of the constituent leaflet biomaterials, which if improved can lead to substantial clinical impact...
August 9, 2016: Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology
Michal Geva, Rebecca Kusko, Holly Soares, Kevin D Fowler, Tal Birnberg, Steve Barash, Avia Merenlender -Wagner, Tania Fine, Andrew Lysaght, Brian Weiner, Yoonjeong Cha, Sarah Kolitz, Fadi Towfic, Aric Orbach, Ralph Laufer, Ben Zeskind, Iris Grossman, Michael R Hayden
Pridopidine has demonstrated improvement in Huntington Disease (HD) motor symptoms as measured by secondary endpoints in clinical trials. Originally described as a dopamine stabilizer, this mechanism is insufficient to explain the clinical and preclinical effects of pridopidine. This study therefore explored pridopidine's potential mechanisms of action. The effect of pridopidine versus sham treatment on genome-wide expression profiling in the rat striatum was analysed and compared to the pathological expression profile in Q175 knock-in (Q175 KI) vs Q25 WT mouse models...
July 27, 2016: Human Molecular Genetics
Tatiana P Soares da Costa, Sebastien Desbois, Con Dogovski, Michael A Gorman, Natalia E Ketaren, Jason J Paxman, Tanzeela Siddiqui, Leanne M Zammit, Belinda M Abbott, Roy M Robins-Browne, Michael W Parker, Geoffrey B Jameson, Nathan E Hall, Santosh Panjikar, Matthew A Perugini
Dihydrodipicolinate synthase (DHDPS) catalyzes the first committed step in the lysine biosynthesis pathway of bacteria. The pathway can be regulated by feedback inhibition of DHDPS through the allosteric binding of the end product, lysine. The current dogma states that DHDPS from Gram-negative bacteria are inhibited by lysine but orthologs from Gram-positive species are not. The 1.65-Å resolution structure of the Gram-negative Legionella pneumophila DHDPS and the 1.88-Å resolution structure of the Gram-positive Streptococcus pneumoniae DHDPS bound to lysine, together with comprehensive functional analyses, show that this dogma is incorrect...
August 2, 2016: Structure
Isabel Garcia de Quevedo, Felipe Lobelo, Loren Cadena, Madalena Soares, Michael Pratt
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading causes of death worldwide, with higher rates of premature mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This places a high economic burden on these countries, which usually have limited capacity to address this public health problem. We developed a guided self-assessment tool for describing national capacity for NCD prevention and control. The purpose of this tool was to assist countries in identifying key opportunities and gaps in NCD capacity. It was piloted in three countries between 2012 and 2013: Mozambique, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic...
June 30, 2016: Global Health Promotion
Antonio D׳Amore, Joao S Soares, John A Stella, Will Zhang, Nicholas J Amoroso, John E Mayer, William R Wagner, Michael S Sacks
Mechanical conditioning of engineered tissue constructs is widely recognized as one of the most relevant methods to enhance tissue accretion and microstructure, leading to improved mechanical behaviors. The understanding of the underlying mechanisms remains rather limited, restricting the development of in silico models of these phenomena, and the translation of engineered tissues into clinical application. In the present study, we examined the role of large strip-biaxial strains (up to 50%) on ECM synthesis by vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) micro-integrated into electrospun polyester urethane urea (PEUU) constructs over the course of 3 weeks...
September 2016: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
Jinkyung Park, Suji Choi, Ajit H Janardhan, Se-Yeon Lee, Samarth Raut, Joao Soares, Kwangsoo Shin, Shixuan Yang, Chungkeun Lee, Ki-Woon Kang, Hye Rim Cho, Seok Joo Kim, Pilseon Seo, Wonji Hyun, Sungmook Jung, Hye-Jeong Lee, Nohyun Lee, Seung Hong Choi, Michael Sacks, Nanshu Lu, Mark E Josephson, Taeghwan Hyeon, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Hye Jin Hwang
Heart failure remains a major public health concern with a 5-year mortality rate higher than that of most cancers. Myocardial disease in heart failure is frequently accompanied by impairment of the specialized electrical conduction system and myocardium. We introduce an epicardial mesh made of electrically conductive and mechanically elastic material, to resemble the innate cardiac tissue and confer cardiac conduction system function, to enable electromechanical cardioplasty. Our epicardium-like substrate mechanically integrated with the heart and acted as a structural element of cardiac chambers...
June 22, 2016: Science Translational Medicine
Matthew T McMillan, Valentina Allegrini, Horacio J Asbun, Chad G Ball, Claudio Bassi, Joal D Beane, Stephen W Behrman, Adam C Berger, Mark Bloomston, Mark P Callery, John D Christein, Euan Dickson, Elijah Dixon, Jeffrey A Drebin, Carlos Fernandez-Del Castillo, William E Fisher, Zhi Ven Fong, Ericka Haverick, Robert H Hollis, Michael G House, Steven J Hughes, Nigel B Jamieson, Tara S Kent, Stacy J Kowalsky, John W Kunstman, Giuseppe Malleo, Amy L McElhany, Ronald R Salem, Kevin C Soares, Michael H Sprys, Vicente Valero, Ammara A Watkins, Christopher L Wolfgang, Amer H Zureikat, Charles M Vollmer
OBJECTIVE: This multicenter study sought to evaluate the accuracy of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program's (ACS-NSQIP) surgical risk calculator for predicting outcomes after pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) and to determine whether incorporating other factors improves its predictive capacity. BACKGROUND: The ACS-NSQIP surgical risk calculator has been proposed as a decision-support tool to predict complication risk after various operations...
May 26, 2016: Annals of Surgery
Jeremy H Toyn, Kenneth M Boy, Joseph Raybon, Jere E Meredith, Alan S Robertson, Valerie Guss, Nina Hoque, Francis Sweeney, Xiaoliang Zhuo, Wendy Clarke, Kimberly Snow, R Rex Denton, Dmitry Zuev, Lorin A Thompson, John Morrison, James Grace, Flora Berisha, Michael Furlong, Jun-Sheng Wang, Kimberly A Lentz, Ramesh Padmanabha, Lynda Cook, Cong Wei, Dieter M Drexler, John E Macor, Charlie F Albright, Maciej Gasior, Richard E Olson, Quan Hong, Holly D Soares, Malaz AbuTarif, Michael K Ahlijanian
The amyloid-β peptide (Aβ)-in particular, the 42-amino acid form, Aβ1-42-is thought to play a key role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Thus, several therapeutic modalities aiming to inhibit Aβ synthesis or increase the clearance of Aβ have entered clinical trials, including γ-secretase inhibitors, anti-Aβ antibodies, and amyloid-β precursor protein cleaving enzyme inhibitors. A unique class of small molecules, γ-secretase modulators (GSMs), selectively reduce Aβ1-42 production, and may also decrease Aβ1-40 while simultaneously increasing one or more shorter Aβ peptides, such as Aβ1-38 and Aβ1-37...
July 2016: Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Holly D Soares, Maciej Gasior, Jeremy H Toyn, Jun-Sheng Wang, Quan Hong, Flora Berisha, Michael T Furlong, Joseph Raybon, Kimberley A Lentz, Francis Sweeney, Naiyu Zheng, Billy Akinsanya, Robert M Berman, Lorin A Thompson, Richard E Olson, John Morrison, Dieter M Drexler, John E Macor, Charlie F Albright, Michael K Ahlijanian, Malaz AbuTarif
The pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, and tolerability of BMS-932481, a γ-secretase modulator (GSM), were tested in healthy young and elderly volunteers after single and multiple doses. BMS-932481 was orally absorbed, showed dose proportionality after a single dose administration, and had approximately 3-fold accumulation after multiple dosing. High-fat/caloric meals doubled the Cmax and area under the curve and prolonged Tmax by 1.5 hours. Consistent with the preclinical pharmacology of GSMs, BMS-932481 decreased cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) Aβ39, Aβ40, and Aβ42 while increasing Aβ37 and Aβ38, thereby providing evidence of γ-secretase enzyme modulation rather than inhibition...
July 2016: Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Bernardete Weber, Ângela C Bersch-Ferreira, Camila R Torreglosa, Maria B Ross-Fernandes, Jacqueline T da Silva, Andrea P Galante, Enilda de Sousa Lara, Rosana P Costa, Rafael M Soares, Alexandre B Cavalcanti, Emilio H Moriguchi, Neide M Bruscato, Josiele Kesties, Lilian Vivian, Marina Schumacher, Waldemar de Carli, Luciano M Backes, Bruna R Reolão, Milena P Rodrigues, Dúnnia M B Baldissera, Glaucia S Tres, Hugo R K Lisbôa, João B J Bem, Jose B C Reolão, Keyla L A L Deucher, Maiara Cantarelli, Aline Lucion, Daniela Rampazzo, Vanessa Bertoni, Rosileide S Torres, Adriana O L Verríssimo, Aldair S Guterres, Andrea F R Cardos, Dalva B S Coutinho, Mayara G Negrão, Mônica F A Alencar, Priscila M Pinho, Socorro N A A Barbosa, Ana P P F Carvalho, Maria I S Taboada, Sheila A Pereira, Raul V Heyde, Francisca E Z Nagano, Rebecca Baumgartner, Fernanda P Resende, Ranata Tabalipa, Ana C Zanini, Michael J R Machado, Hevila Araujo, Maria L V Teixeira, Gabriela C Souza, Priccila Zuchinali, Bianca M Fracasso, Karen Ulliam, Marina Schumacher, Moara Pierotto, Thamires Hilário, Daniele M O Carlos, Cintia G N C Cordeiro, Daniele A Carvalho, Marília S Gonçalves, Valdiana B Vasconcelos, Rosa Bosquetti, Raira Pagano, Marcelo L P Romano, César A Jardim, Bernardo N A de Abreu, Aline Marcadenti, Alessandra R Schmitt, Angela M V Tavares, Christiane C Faria, Flávia M Silva, Jaqueline S Fink, Raquel M El Kik, Clarice F Prates, Cristiane S Vieira, Elaine F Adorne, Ellen H Magedanz, Fernanda L Chieza, Ingrid S Silva, Joise M Teixeira, Eduardo P Trescastro, Lívia A Pellegrini, Jéssika C Pinto, Cristina T Telles, Antonio C S Sousa, Andreza S Almeida, Ariane A Costa, José A C Carmo, Juliana T Silva, Luciana V S Alves, Saulo O C Sales, Maria E M Ramos, Marilia C S Lucas, Monica Damiani, Patricia C Cardoso, Salvador S Ramos, Clenise F Dantas, Amanda G Lopes, Ana M P Cabral, Ana C A Lucena, Auriene L Medeiros, Bernardino B Terceiro, Neuma M F S Leda, Sandra R D Baía, Josilene M F Pinheiro, Alexandra N Cassiano, Andressa N L Melo, Anny K O Cavalcanti, Camila V S Souza, Dayanna J M Queiroz, Hercilla N C F Farias, Larissa C F Souza, Letícia S Santos, Luana R M Lima, Meg S Hoffmann, Átala S Silva Ribeiro, Daniel F Vasconcelos, Eliane S Dutra, Marina K Ito, José A F Neto, Alexsandro F Santos, Rosângela M L Sousa, Luciana Pereira P Dias, Maria T M A Lima, Victor G Modanesi, Adriana F Teixeira, Luciana C N C D Estrada, Paulo V G Modanesi, Adriana B L Gomes, Bárbara R S Rocha, Cristina Teti, Marta M David, Bruna M Palácio, Délcio G S Junior, Érica H S Faria, Michelle C F Oliveira, Rose M Uehara, Sandramara Sasso, Annie S B Moreira, Ana C A H Cadinha, Carla W M Pinto, Mariana P Castilhos, Mariana Costa, Cristiane Kovacs, Daniel Magnoni, Quênia Silva, Michele F C A Germini, Renata A da Silva, Aline S Monteiro, Karina G Dos Santos, Priscila Moreira, Fernanda C Amparo, Catharina C J Paiva, Soraia Poloni, Diana S Russo, Izabele V Silveira, Maria A Moraes, Mirena Boklis, Quinto I Cardoso, Annie S B Moreira, Aline M S Damaceno, Elisa M Santos, Glauber M Dias, Cláudia P S Pinho, Adrilene C Cavalcanti, Amanda S Bezerra, Andrey V Queiroga, Isa G Rodrigues, Tallita V Leal, Viviane Sahade, Daniele A Amaral, Diana S Souza, Givaldo A Araújo, Karine Curvello, Manuella Heine, Marília M S Barretto, Nailson A Reis, Sandra M L Vasconcelos, Danielly C Vieira, Francisco A Costa, Jessica M S Fontes, Juvenal G C Neto, Laís N P Navarro, Raphaela C Ferreira, Patrícia M Marinho, Renata Torres Abib, Aline Longo, Eduardo G Bertoldi, Lauren S Ferreira, Lúcia R Borges, Norlai A Azevedo, Celma M Martins, Juliana T Kato, Maria C O Izar, Marina T Asoo, Mariana D de Capitani, Valéria A Machado, Waléria T Fonzar, Sônia L Pinto, Kellen C Silva, Lúcia H A Gratão, Sheila D Machado, Susane R U de Oliveira, Josefina Bressan, Ana P S Caldas, Hatanne C F M Lima, Helen H M Hermsdorff, Tânia M Saldanha, Sílvia E Priore, Naoel H Feres, Adila de Queiroz Neves, Loanda M G Cheim, Nilma F Silva, Silvia R L Reis, Andreza M Penafort, Ana Paula O de Queirós, Geysa M N Farias, Mônica L P de Los Santos, Cíntia L Ambrozio, Cirília N Camejo, Cristiano P Dos Santos, Gabriela S Schirmann, Jorge L Boemo, Rosane E C Oliveira, Súsi M B Lima, Vera M S Bortolini, Cristina H Matos, Claiza Barretta, Clarice M Specht, Simone R de Souza, Cristina S Arruda, Priscila A Rodrigues, Otávio Berwanger
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May 2016: American Heart Journal
Michael J Soares, Jay L Vivian
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May 10, 2016: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Britaldo Soares-Filho, Raoni Rajão, Frank Merry, Hermann Rodrigues, Juliana Davis, Letícia Lima, Marcia Macedo, Michael Coe, Arnaldo Carneiro, Leonardo Santiago
Brazil faces an enormous challenge to implement its revised Forest Code. Despite big losses for the environment, the law introduces new mechanisms to facilitate compliance and foster payment for ecosystem services (PES). The most promising of these is a market for trading forest certificates (CRAs) that allows landowners to offset their restoration obligations by paying for maintaining native vegetation elsewhere. We analyzed the economic potential for the emerging CRA market in Brazil and its implications for PES programs...
2016: PloS One
Shay Rotics, Michael Kaatz, Yehezkel S Resheff, Sondra Feldman Turjeman, Damaris Zurell, Nir Sapir, Ute Eggers, Andrea Flack, Wolfgang Fiedler, Florian Jeltsch, Martin Wikelski, Ran Nathan
Migration conveys an immense challenge, especially for juvenile birds coping with enduring and risky journeys shortly after fledging. Accordingly, juveniles exhibit considerably lower survival rates compared to adults, particularly during migration. Juvenile white storks (Ciconia ciconia), which are known to rely on adults during their first fall migration presumably for navigational purposes, also display much lower annual survival than adults. Using detailed GPS and body acceleration data, we examined the patterns and potential causes of age-related differences in fall migration properties of white storks by comparing first-year juveniles and adults...
July 2016: Journal of Animal Ecology
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