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ISSN: 2667-3258
CN: 10-1722/N
p-ISSN: 2096-9457

The Cause and Consequence of Robot Adoption in China: Minimum Wages and Firms’ Responses

We study the cause and consequence of firms’ robot adoption in China using novel panel data related to robots imported by firms in China from 2001 to 2012, when more than 80% of China’s robots were...

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An Overview of Fake News Detection: From A New Perspective

•This survey summarizes three intrinsic characteristics of fake news by analyzing its entire diffusion process, namely intentional creation, heteromorphic transmission, and controversial reception,...

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Advances in Human Organs-on-Chips and Applications for Drug Screening and Personalized Medicine

The limitations of conventional animal tests and two-dimensional cell culture hinder their advancement in fundamental research and clinical/translational applications. As an emerging alternative technology,...

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Chemical recycling of waste plastics: current challenges and perspectives

Waste plastics offer valuable feedstock for refining facilities. Their well-structured molecular compositions and functional groups make them ideal candidates for conversion into high-value chemicals...

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A catalogue of virulence strategies mediated by phytopathogenic effectors

Plant diseases cause dramatic economic loss, posing a major challenge to modern agriculture. Plant pathogenic organisms secret effectors that utilize fascinating and intricate stratagems to facilitate...

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Laboratory studies on the infectivity of human respiratory viruses: Experimental conditions, detections, and resistance to the atmospheric environment

The environmental stability of infectious viruses in the laboratory setting is crucial to the transmission potential of human respiratory viruses. Different experimental techniques or conditions used...

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Simulated dust activity in typical time periods of the past 250 million years

The dust cycle in three typical time periods of the past 250 Myr, namely 240 Ma, 130 Ma and 80 Ma, is studied using the climate model CESM1.2.2 combined with the vegetation model BIOME4 and compared...

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Apigenin alleviates osteoporosis by orchestrating SIRT1/HIF1α signaling in mesenchymal stem cells

Osteoporosis (OP) is a systemic skeletal disease characterized by reduced bone mass and a degenerative bone microarchitecture. Apigenin (API), a flavonoid derived mainly from celery, has been reported...

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Accumulation of the spontaneous and random mutations is causative of fungal culture degeneration

Filamentous fungi frequently degenerate during subculturing, which manifests as the reduction or loss of conidiation, sexuality, secondary metabolite production, and/or virulence against hosts. The...

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Shedding Light on the Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Renal Fibrosis

Renal fibrosis is the final common pathway of chronic kidney disease (CKD); thus, preventing the fibrotic process is essential to retarding CKD progression. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are cell-derived...

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Over-The-Air Federated Learning: Status Quo, Open Challenges, and Future Directions

The development of applications based on artificial intelligence and implemented over wireless networks is increasingly rapidly and is expected to grow dramatically in the future. The resulting demand...

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An increment of diversity method for cell state trajectory inference of time-series scRNA-seq data

The increasing emergence of the time-series single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) data, inferring developmental trajectory by connecting transcriptome similar cell states (i.e., cell types or clusters)...

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Formation of reactive species via high power microwave induced DNA damage and promoted intrinsic pathway-mediated apoptosis in lung cancer cells: An in vitro investigation

Lung cancer continues to be the second most common cancer diagnosed and the main cause of cancer-related death globally, which requires novel and effective treatment strategies. When considering treatment...

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Mesoporous microparticles based on 3D confined self-assembly of block copolymers

Recently, 3D confined self-assembly (3D-CSA) of block copolymers (BCPs) has emerged as an advanced strategy for the preparation of microparticles with ordered mesostructures owing to the benefits of...

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Quantum defects in two-dimensional van der Waals materials

Quantum defects in solid materials, such as nitrogen-vacancy color centers in diamond, have been extensively studied and successfully demonstrated as single photon emitters and potential qubits for...

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Revisiting astrocytic calcium signaling in the brain

Astrocytes, characterized by complex spongiform morphology, participate in various physiological processes, and abnormal changes in their calcium (Ca2+) signaling are implicated in central nervous system...

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Macrophage regulation in vascularization upon regeneration and repair of tissue injury and engineered organ transplantation

Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine are effective strategies for the treatment of damaged tissues and end-stage organ failure. Damaged tissue regeneration and organ transplantation require...

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Cancer-associated fibroblast-derived stanniocalcin 1 promotes cholangiocarcinoma progression and lymph node metastasis

Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a fibroblast-rich tumor. Lymph node metastasis (LNM) is the main prognostic risk factor for CCA. We determined that stanniocalcin 1 (STC1) is highly expressed in cancer-associated...

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Inferring scalable productivity-related grassland functional diversity in combination with in-situ leaf spectra and Sentinel-2 data

The positive relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem productivity have been broadly recognized in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, such as grasslands. However, remotely sensed assessment...

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Gut microbiota-derived metabolites as novel therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases: Role of nuclear receptors

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) are increasingly recognized as a pressing global health concern. The gut microbiome emerges as both a potential therapeutic target and a repository for pharmacological...

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Novel energy utilization mechanisms of microorganisms in the hydrosphere

This review focuses on new approaches adopted by microorganisms to acquire energy in oligotrophic and low-energy hydrosphere habitats, which involves increasing income, reducing expenditure and cooperation...

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Where we are and where we will go to achieve carbon neutrality: A review of quantitative socioeconomic modeling research

By conducting a bibliometric analysis of 1997 scholarly publications on carbon neutrality and zero carbon emissions from 2019 to 2022, it is found that reviews of quantitative socioeconomic modeling...

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Noteworthy impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer screening: a systematic review

The sudden onset of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in January 2020 has affected essential global health services. Cancer-screening services that can reduce cancer mortality are strongly affected....

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Exploring behavior patterns in human and machine interactions

A framework based on response-dependence theory is proposed to analyze human and machine interaction patterns. The interaction is an information processing and exchanging system with agents responding...

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Modeling the modulation of beta oscillations in the basal ganglia by dual-target optogenetic stimulation

Optogenetic techniques provide precise control over the activity of specific neurons within the nucleus, offering more accurate regulatory effects compared to deep brain stimulation (DBS). The heterogeneity...

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