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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Symbolic plant(s) of the Olympic Games

Sophia Rhizopoulou.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

August 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3197 words.

The victors of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece were awarded crowns made of olive branches. In Antiquity, the symbolism of plants was related to myths, properties, aesthetic values, and...

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The 2002 Olympic Games of Protein Structure Prediction

Daniel Fischer and Leszek Rychlewski.

in Protein Engineering, Design and Selection

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Proteins. 3144 words.

The summer of every even year is considered by the protein structure prediction community as the Olympic Games season, because in addition to a number of continuous benchmarking experiments...

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Arboviral Infections Following the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a Cohort of US Athletes and Support Staff

Carrie L Byington, Krow Ampofo, Tammi Lewis, Taylor Mathie, Dholani Nanayakkara, Andrew Pavia, Kim Hanson, Marc Roger Couturier and Bill Moreau.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.



The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games were held in Brazil after the peak of an explosive Zika...

The 2000 Olympic Games of protein structure prediction; fully automated programs are being evaluated vis-à-vis human teams in the protein structure prediction experiment CAFASP2

Daniel Fischer, Arne Elofsson and Leszek Rychlewski.

in Protein Engineering, Design and Selection

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Proteins. 2194 words.

In this commentary, we describe two new protein structure prediction experiments being run in parallel with the CASP experiment, which together may be regarded as the 2000 Olympic Games of...

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Automated Syndromic Surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics

Per H. Gesteland, Reed M. Gardner, Fu-Chiang Tsui, Jeremy U. Espino, Robert T. Rolfs, Brent C. James, Wendy W. Chapman, Andrew W. Moore and Michael M. Wagner.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

November 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 6981 words.


The 2002 Olympic Winter Games were held in Utah from February 8 to March 16, 2002. Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and the...

Comparative genomics tools applied to bioterrorism defence

Tom Slezak, Tom Kuczmarski, Linda Ott, Clinton Torres, Dan Medeiros, Jason Smith, Brian Truitt, Nisha Mulakken, Marisa Lam, Elizabeth Vitalis, Adam Zemla, Carol Ecale Zhou and Shea Gardner.

in Briefings in Bioinformatics

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 0 words.

Rapid advances in the genomic sequencing of bacteria and viruses over the past few years have made it possible to consider sequencing the genomes of all pathogens that affect humans and the...

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Endogenous Nandrolone Metabolites in Human Urine. Two-Year Monitoring of Male Professional Soccer Players

Bruno Le Bizec, Fabrice Bryand, Isabelle Gaudin, Fabrice Monteau, Frédéric Poulain and François Andre.

in Journal of Analytical Toxicology

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.

19-Norandrosterone (19-NA) and 19-noretiocholanolone (19-NE) are the two main indicators used to prove the illegal use of nandrolone by humans. Recent studies showed that 19-NA and 19-NE...

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Illness in Travelers Returned From Brazil: The GeoSentinel Experience and Implications for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics

Mary E. Wilson, Lin H. Chen, Pauline V. Han, Jay S. Keystone, Jakob P. Cramer, Aluisio Segurado, DeVon Hale, Mogens Jensenius, Eli Schwartz, Frank von Sonnenburg and Karin Leder.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5181 words.

Background.  Brazil will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, events that are expected to attract hundreds of...

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