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MJ Still Winning in Chicago: The Seventh Circuit Correctly Holds That Jewel-Osco’s Use of Michael Jordan’s Likeness in Its Advertisement Constituted Commercial Speech

Sometimes businesses advertise offers for particular products or services. In addition to product advertising, businesses frequently engage in “image” advertising, where they promote their brand generally rather than a specific product. Both types of advertising may constitute commercial speech. The U.S. Supreme Court commonly defines commercial speech as “speech that proposes a ...

Performance of multicarrier complementary-coded CDMA under frequency-selective Nakagami-m fading channels

. Albert Raj 1 0 Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, St. Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering , Chunkankadai 629003Tamilnadu , India 1 Department of Electronics and Communication

Syntenic block overlap multiplicities with a panel of reference genomes provide a signature of ancient polyploidization events

Background Following whole genome duplication (WGD), there is a compact distribution of gene similarities within the genome reflecting duplicate pairs of all the genes in the genome. With time, the distribution broadens and loses volume due to variable decay of duplicate gene similarity and to the process of duplicate gene loss. If there are two WGD, the older one becomes so ...

Nox4 and Duox1/2 Mediate Redox Activation of Mesenchymal Cell Migration by PDGF

Platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) orchestrates wound healing and tissue regeneration by regulating recruitment of the precursor mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) and fibroblasts. PDGF stimulates generation of hydrogen peroxide that is required for cell migration, but the sources and intracellular targets of H2O2 remain obscure. Here we demonstrate sustained live responses of H2O2 ...

Measurement of the triple-differential dijet cross section in proton-proton collisions at \(\sqrt{s}=8\,\text {TeV} \) and constraints on parton distribution functions

A measurement is presented of the triple-differential dijet cross section at a centre-of-mass energy of 8\(\,\text {TeV}\) using 19.7\(\,\text {fb}^\text {-1}\) of data collected with the CMS detector in proton-proton collisions at the LHC. The cross section is measured as a function of the average transverse momentum, half the rapidity separation, and the boost of the two leading ...

Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with five years of the ANTARES detector data

A search for magnetic monopoles using five years of data recorded with the ANTARES neutrino telescope from January 2008 to December 2012 with a total live time of 1121 days is presented. The analysis is carried out in the range β > 0.6 of magnetic monopole velocities using a strategy based on run-by-run Monte Carlo simulations. No signal above the background expectation from ...

Standardized Measures of Coastal Wetland Condition: Implementation at a Laurentian Great Lakes Basin-Wide Scale

Since European settlement, over 50 % of coastal wetlands have been lost in the Laurentian Great Lakes basin, causing growing concern and increased monitoring by government agencies. For over a decade, monitoring efforts have focused on the development of regional and organism-specific measures. To facilitate collaboration and information sharing between public, private, and ...

Genome-Wide Analysis of Adaptive Molecular Evolution in the Carnivorous Plant Utricularia gibba

The genome of the bladderwort Utricularia gibba provides an unparalleled opportunity to uncover the adaptive landscape of an aquatic carnivorous plant with unique phenotypic features such as absence of roots, development of water-filled suction bladders, and a highly ramified branching pattern. Despite its tiny size, the U. gibba genome accommodates approximately as many genes as ...

Molecular Evolutionary Mechanisms Driving Functional Diversification of the HSP90A Family of Heat Shock Proteins in Eukaryotes

The ubiquitous and conserved cytosolic heat-shock proteins 90 (HSP90A) perform essential functions in the cell. To understand the evolutionary origin of HSP90A functional diversification, we analyzed the distribution of HSP90A family from 54 species representing the main eukaryotic lineages. Three independent HSP90A duplications led to the paralog subfamilies HSP90AA (heat-stress ...

An algorithm for the reconstruction of high-energy neutrino-induced particle showers and its application to the ANTARES neutrino telescope

A novel algorithm to reconstruct neutrino-induced particle showers within the ANTARES neutrino telescope is presented. The method achieves a median angular resolution of \(6^\circ \) for shower energies below 100 TeV. Applying this algorithm to 6 years of data taken with the ANTARES detector, 8 events with reconstructed shower energies above 10 TeV are observed. This is consistent ...

Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Case Report, Workup, and Review of the Literature

Introduction Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, with coronary heart disease being the most common manifestation disease. While deaths attributed to coronary heart disease are falling in the developed world, the number of patients with cardiomyopathy continues to increase. In this paper, the current literature on imaging modalities for infiltrative and ...

The Contribution of Nearshore Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) to Food Security and Livelihoods in Solomon Islands

Fish aggregating devices, or FADs, are used widely in developing countries to concentrate pelagic fish, making them easier to catch. Nearshore FADs anchored close to the coast allow access for rural communities, but despite their popularity among policy makers, there is a dearth of empirical analysis of their contributions to the supply of fish and to fisheries management. In this ...

Dynamic distribution patterns of ribosomal DNA and chromosomal evolution in Paphiopedilum, a lady's slipper orchid

Albert* Background: Paphiopedilum is a horticulturally and ecologically important genus of ca. 80 species of ladys slipper orchids native to Southeast Asia. These plants have long been of interest

Search for a heavy resonance decaying to a top quark and a vector-like top quark at \( \sqrt{s}=13 \) TeV

, Germany C. Autermann, S. Beranek, L. Feld, M.K. Kiesel, K. Klein, M. Lipinski, M. Preuten, C. Schomakers, J. Schulz, T. Verlage RWTH Aachen University, III. Physikalisches Institut A, Aachen, Germany A ... . Albert, M. Brodski, E. Dietz-Laursonn, D. Duchardt, M. Endres, M. Erdmann, S. Erdweg, T. Esch, R. Fischer, A. Guth, M. Hamer, T. Hebbeker, C. Heidemann, K. Hoepfner, S. Knutzen, M. Merschmeyer, A. Meyer

Measurement of the \( \mathrm{t}\overline{\mathrm{t}} \) production cross section using events with one lepton and at least one jet in pp collisions at \( \sqrt{s}=13 \) TeV

A, Aachen, Germany A. Albert, M. Brodski, E. Dietz-Laursonn, D. Duchardt, M. Endres, M. Erdmann, S. Erdweg, T. Esch, R. Fischer, A. Guth, M. Hamer, T. Hebbeker, C. Heidemann, K. Hoepfner, S. Knutzen

Search for physics beyond the standard model in events with two leptons of same sign, missing transverse momentum, and jets in proton–proton collisions at \(\sqrt{s} = 13\,\text {TeV} \)

. Verlage RWTH Aachen University, III. Physikalisches Institut A, Aachen, Germany A. Albert, M. Brodski, E. Dietz-Laursonn, D. Duchardt, M. Endres, M. Erdmann, S. Erdweg, T. Esch, R. Fischer, A. Güth, M

Erratum to: Search for dark matter and unparticles in events with a Z boson and missing transverse momentum in proton-proton collisions at \( \sqrt{s}=13 \) TeV

, III. Physikalisches Institut A, Aachen, Germany A. Albert, M. Brodski, E. Dietz-Laursonn, D. Duchardt, M. Endres, M. Erdmann, S. Erdweg, T. Esch, R. Fischer, A. Guth, M. Hamer, T. Hebbeker, C

Search for heavy resonances that decay into a vector boson and a Higgs boson in hadronic final states at \(\sqrt{s} = 13\) \(\,\text {TeV}\)

Aachen University, III. Physikalisches Institut A, Aachen, Germany A. Albert, E. Dietz-Laursonn, D. Duchardt, M. Endres, M. Erdmann, S. Erdweg, T. Esch, R. Fischer, A. Güth, M. Hamer, T. Hebbeker, C

Ancient eudicot hexaploidy meets ancestral eurosid gene order

Background A hexaploidization event over 125 Mya underlies the evolutionary lineage of the majority of flowering plants, including very many species of agricultural importance. Half of these belong to the rosid subgrouping, containing severals whose genome sequences have been published. Although most duplicate and triplicate genes have been lost in all descendants, clear traces of ...