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    • Variability of the Oceans 

      Yu, Jin-Yi; Campos, Edmo; Du, Yan; Eldevik, Tor; Gille, Sarah T.; Losada, Teresa; McPhaden, Michael J.; Smedsrud, Lars H. (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
      The oceans have a huge capability to store, release, and transport heat, water, and various chemical species on timescales from seasons to centuries. Their transports affect global energy, water, and biogeochemical cycles ...
    • Targeting Breast Cancer Using Hyaluronic Acid-Conjugated Liposomes Triggered with Ultrasound 

      Ben-Daya, Mohamed; Paul, Vinod; Awad, Nahid S.; AlSawaftah, Nour Majdi; Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Husseini, Ghaleb (American Science Publishers, 2021)
      The successful targeting of tumors can be achieved by conjugating targeting moieties to nanoparticles. These modifications allow nannocarriers to achieve greater targeting specificity through binding to specific receptors ...
    • Adsorption potentials of iron-based metal–organic framework for methyl orange removal: batch and fixed-bed column studies 

      Karami, Abdollah; Sabouni, Rana; Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Aidan, Ahmed (Springer, 2021-01)
      In the present work, continuous fixed-bed column and batch studies were undertaken to investigate the efficiency of iron-based metal–organic framework (Fe-BTC) for the removal of methyl orange as a model contaminant from ...
    • Verbal negation in the Lebanese dialect of Zeitoun, Keserwan 

      Khairallah, Natalie; Wilmsen, David (Institut de recherches et d’études sur les mondes arabes et musulmans (IREMAM), 2019)
      The dialect of Zeitoun village in the northern Keserwan district of Lebanon exhibits both the split-morpheme negators mā…š of the southern and highland Levant and the pre-verbal negator mā without the post-positive -š of ...
    • On Morpho-Syntactic Levantisms in Maltese 

      Wilmsen, David; Al-Sayyed, Amany (Institut de recherches et d’études sur les mondes arabes et musulmans (IREMAM), 2019)
      Maltese is usually classified as a North African Arabic variety. Yet some researchers have remarked “some curious similarities with the Eastern dialects”. Investigations of these tend to concentrate upon the phonology and ...
    • Biophysical model of coral population connectivity in the Arabian/Persian Gulf 

      Cavalcante, Geórgenes H.; Vieira, Filipe; Mortensen, Jonas; Ben-Hamadou, Radhouane; Range, Pedro; Goergen, Elizabeth; Campos, Edmo; Riegl, Bernhard (Elsevier, 2020)
      The coral reef ecosystems of the Arabian/Persian Gulf (the Gulf ) are facing profound pressure from climate change (extreme temperatures) and anthropogenic (land-use and population-related) stressors. Increasing degradation ...
    • The Dehortative in the Spoken Arabics of the Eastern Mediterranean 

      Wilmsen, David (University of Bucharest, 2016)
      A few authors mention a hortative mood in Arabic, formed in a variety of manners, usually involving a pre-verbal element and an unmarked imperfective verb, sometimes thought of as the jussive or subjunctive. Not an imperative, ...
    • Investigations of the Co-Pt alloy phase diagram with neutron diffuse scattering, inverse cluster variation method, and Monte Carlo simulations 

      Fevre, Mathieu; Sanchez, Juan; Stewart,Ross; Merot, J. S.; Fossard, Frédéric; Le Bouar, Yann; Tanaka, Katsushi; Numakura, Hiroshi; Schmerber, Guy; Pierron-Bohnes, Véronique (American Physical Society, 2020)
      The short-range order in a CoPt alloy was determined at 1203 and 1423 K using neutron diffuse scattering measurements. The effective pair interactions provided by data analysis reproduce well the experimental order-disorder ...
    • Croft’s cycle in Arabic: The negative existential cycle in a single language 

      Wilmsen, David (De Gruyter, 2020-05)
      The negative existential cycle has been shown to be operative in several language families. Here it is shown that it also operates within a single language. It happens that the existential fī that has been adduced as an ...
    • Hyper-Consumption to Circular Economy in the United Arab Emirates: Discarding the Disposable and Cherishing the Valuable 

      Lusk, Jeniece; Mook, Anne (ARMG Publishing, 2020-10-05)
      Overconsumption of resources and consumer items is an important driver for environmental degradation and climate change. Malls, shopping, and conspicuous consumption are deeply ingrained in the local values and the global ...
    • Fluorescent aminal linked porous organic polymer for reversible iodine capture and sensing 

      Sabri, Muhammad Ashraf; Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Sen, Susan; Ibrahim, Taleb; El-Kadri, Oussama (Nature, 2020)
      A novel triazene-anthracene-based fuorescent aminal linked porous organic polymer (TALPOP) was prepared via metal free-Schif base polycondensation reaction of 9,10-bis-(4,6-diamino-S-triazin2-yl)anthracene and 2-furaldehyde. ...
    • Scale-Up of Self-Regenerating Semi-Batch Adsorption Cycles through Concurrent Adsorption and Reduction of Cr(VI) on Sheep Wool 

      Badrelzaman, Mohamed; Khamis, Mustafa; Ibrahim, Taleb; Jumean, Fawwaz (MDPI, 2020)
      A previous publication by our group reported that adsorption of Cr(VI) on sheep wool reached 99% when allowed a long residence time, with concurrent reduction to Cr(III). In this study, the process was scaled up by optimizing ...
    • Chemical disinfectants of COVID-19: an overview 

      Al-Sayah, Mohammad (IWA Publishing, 2020-07)
      The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a broad use of chemical disinfectants in order to sterilize public spaces and prevent contamination. This paper surveys the chemicals that are effective in deactivating the ...
    • Memory Effect of the Southern Atlantic Subtropical Dipole 

      Santis, Wlademir; Castellanos, Paola; Campos, Edmo (American Meteorological Society, 2020-08-04)
      The South Atlantic subtropical dipole is the dominant mode of coupled variability in the South Atlantic, connecting sea level pressure and sea surface temperature. Previous studies have shown its great relevance to the ...
    • Highly variable upper and abyssal overturning cells in the South Atlantic 

      Kersale, Marion; Meinen, Christopher S.; Perez, Renellys C.; Le Henaff, Matthieu; Valla, Daniel; Lamont, Tarron; Sato, Olga; Dong, Shenfu; Terre, Thierry; van Caspel, Mathias; Chidichimo, Maria Paz; van den Berg, Marcel; Speich, Sabrina; Piola, Alberto; Campos, Edmo; Ansorge, Isabelle; Volkov, Denis; Lumpkin, Rick; Garzoli, Silvia (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2020-08-05)
      The Meridional Overturning Circulation (MOC) is a primary mechanism driving oceanic heat redistribution on Earth, thereby affecting Earth's climate and weather. However, the full-depth structure and variability of the MOC ...
    • On the dot product graph of a commutative ring II 

      Abdulla, Mohammad Ahmad; Badawi, Ayman (International Electronic Journal of Algebra, 2020)
      In 2015, the second-named author introduced the dot product graph associated to a commutative ring A. Let A be a commutative ring with nonzero identity, 1 ≤ n < ∞ be an integer, and R = A × A × · · · × A (n times). We ...
    • Development and Characterization of Novel Composite and Flexible Electrode Based on Titanium Dioxide 

      Alatoom, Aseel Dirar; Al-Othman, Amani; Al-Nashash, Hasan; Al-Sayah, Mohammad (IEEE, 2020-06-11)
      Flexible implantable bioelectrodes have the potential to advance neural sensing and muscle stimulation, especially in peripheral nerve injuries. In such cases, the application of electrical stimulation to muscles prevents ...
    • Anti-bacterial self-assembled nanotubes of cyclic d, l-alpha-peptides 

      Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Ghadiri, M. Reza (AIP Publishing, 2007)
      Cyclic D, L‐α‐peptides can be designed to spontaneously partition into lipid and cell membranes where they self‐assemble into membrane‐permeating nanotubes and result in disruption of membrane potentials leading to rapid ...
    • Stability and bifurcation analysis of a discrete-time predator-prey model with strong Allee effect 

      Al-Sharawi, Ziyad; Pal, Saheb; Rana, Sourav; Pal, Nikhil; Chattopadhyay, Joydev (Taylor & Francis, 2020-03-16)
      In this paper, we investigate the impact of Allee effect on the stability of a discrete-time predator-prey model with a non-monotonic functional response. The proposed model supports the coexistence of two steady states, ...
    • The effect of maps permutation on the global attractor of a periodic Beverton-Holt model 

      Al-Ghassani, Asma; Al-Sharawi, Ziyad (Elsevier, 2020-04-01)
      Consider a p-periodic difference equation xn+1 = fn(xn) with a global attractor. How does a permutation [fσ(p−1), . . . , fσ(1), fσ(0)] of the maps affect the global attractor? In this paper, we limit this general question ...