in A Dictionary of Computer Science
January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 118 words.
Requiring or making a distinction between upper- and lower-case letters. In any situation where a computer program is reading characters, a decision has to be made whether to treat upper-...
in A Dictionary of Computing
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 114 words.
Requiring or making a distinction between upper- and lower-case letters. In any situation where a computer program is reading characters,
Being a Supranational Regulator in a Fast‐Moving and Politically Sensitive Environment: The Case of the EU Ethics Review Procedure
in European Law and New Health Technologies
March 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: EU Law. 2502 words.
This chapter draws on experience of working within the European Commission and focuses on ethics review of research funding. This is the main mechanism for integrating ethics into research...
Explanatory ecological factors for the persistence of desiccation-sensitive seeds in transient soil seed banks: Quercus ilex as a case study
in Annals of Botany
January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8120 words.
Background and Aims Dominant tree species in northern temperate forests, for example oak and beech, produce desiccation-sensitive seeds. Despite the potentially major influence...
Possible alternative strategy for stage I imatinib-sensitive testicular seminoma; lessons from a case associated with Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia
in Annals of Oncology
May 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 618 words.
Methods for Fitting Olfactory Psychometric Functions: A Case Study Comparing Psychometric Functions for Individuals with a “Sensitive” or “Insensitive” Genotype for β-Ionone
in Chemical Senses
November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 9324 words.
In psychophysics, the detection of sensory signals can be depicted by a psychometric function (PF)—a sigmoid function determined by the intercept (i.e., threshold) and the slope (i.e., the...
A Novel LC-ESI-MS-MS Method for Sensitive Quantification of Colchicine in Human Plasma: Application to Two Case Reports
in Journal of Analytical Toxicology
April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 0 words.
A novel method based upon liquid chromatography coupled to ion trap mass spectrometry (MS) detection with electrospray ionization interface has been developed for the identification and...
‘I forget myself’: the case for the provision of culturally sensitive respite services for minority ethnic carers of older people
in Journal of Public Health
June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.
The aim of the study was to investigate the need for, use of and preferences for respite services among minority ethnic carers of older people....
Criminal Defense in Sensitive Cases: Yao Fuxin, Yang Jianli, Jiang Lijun, Du Daobin, Liu Xiaobo, and Others
in Liu Xiaobo, Charter 08 and the Challenges of Political Reform in China
August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 6110 words.
In this chapter, Liu Xiaobo's defense team, led by Mo Shaoping, introduce major subversive cases that they have defended over the years. By setting out the prosecution evidence and...
Diagnosis and monitoring a case of light-chain deposition disease in the kidney using a new, sensitive immunoassay
in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
June 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 1353 words.
A 59-year-old male was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome secondary to light-chain deposition disease. There was no other evidence of a B cell clonal disorder or amyloidosis; circulating free...
Diagnosis and monitoring a case of light chain deposition disease in the kidney using a new, sensitive immunoassay
in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 51 words.
Privacy by Design at Population Data BC: a case study describing the technical, administrative, and physical controls for privacy-sensitive secondary use of personal information for research in the public interest
in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
January 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Biomathematics and Statistics. 2881 words.
Population Data BC (PopData) is an innovative leader in facilitating access to linked data for population health research. Researchers from academic...
in International Journal of Refugee Law
January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.
In contrast to many Western countries, German asylum law has not yet been revised in order to recognize gender specific persecution. Although the issue of gender related persecution has been...
in Journal of International Criminal Justice
May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 0 words.
Prior to the establishment of the two ad hoc International Criminal Tribunals, the prosecution of alleged war criminals in France had been limited to the atrocities committed during the...
Adjudication, Arbitration and the Turn to Public Law ‘Standards of Review’: Putting the Precautionary Principle in the Crucible
in Journal of International Dispute Settlement
November 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 19043 words.
There is a particular pressure for international judges and arbitrators to turn to public law ‘standards of review’ in health and environmental disputes, because they raise sensitive issues...
WTO Government Procurement Rules and the Local Dynamics of Procurement Policies: A Malaysian Case Study
in European Journal of International Law
February 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 18554 words.
This article examines efforts to create binding international rules regulating public procurement and considers, in particular, the failure to reach a WTO agreement on transparency in...
in Journal of International Economic Law
March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 10716 words.
This essay argues that, increasingly, international economic law develops through adjudication. It therefore aims to offer some reflections on the growth and functions of the WTO...
in European Journal of International Law
August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 27175 words.
This article argues that in adjudicating sensitive disputes, such as those concerning human health, the WTO tribunal (Court) acts as a Dworkinian Hercules which provides its own answers on...
Peripheral Hegemony in the Quest to Ensure Security Council Accountability for its Individualized UN Sanctions Regimes
in Journal of Conflict and Security Law
December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11175 words.
A demand for strengthened Security Council accountability has been put forward quite vigorously in the context of individualized UN sanctions regimes. This accountability gap was...