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    • La Iconografía de la comunidad política centroamericana 

      Solano Muñoz, Edgar (2010-09-24)
      El texto analiza los elementos constitutivos de las banderas y símbolos patrios de los países centroamericanos en pos de hallar elementos que denoten su disposición hacia la integración política regional.
    • Inducción al Estilo de citación Chicago, formato Autor-Fecha 

      Garita Quesada, María Esther; Valverde Pérez, Pablo A.; Vega Angulo, Nathalia (2017-10-25)
      Se desarrolla una charla en la Biblioteca de Artes Musicales (BAM) de la Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) dirigida a estudiantes de la Escuela de Artes Musicales (EAM), sobre el estilo de citación Chicago en su formato ...
    • The interaction of science and religion: an update on the conflict 

      Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2015-09)
      In this discussion of the interaction between science and religion, I review some evidence for and against the conflict thesis to show that there is no inherent contradiction between them, but rather an expected tension. ...
    • Meta-analysis of 32 genome-wide linkage studies of schizophrenia 

      Ng, Mandy Y. M.; Levinson, Doug; Faraone, Stephen V.; Suárez, Brian K.; DeLisi, Lynn E.; Arinami, Tadao; Riley, Brien; Paunio, Tiina; Pulver, Ann E.; Irmansyah, Irman; Holmans, Peter A.; Escamilla, Michael; Wildenauer, Dieter B.; Williams, Nigel M.; Laurent, Claudine; Mowry, Bryan J.; Brzustowicz, Linda M.; Maziade, Michel; Sklar, Pamela; Garver, David L.; Abecasis, Gonçalo R.; Lerer, Benjamin; Fallin, Margaret D.; Gurling, Hugh M. D.; Gejman, Pablo V.; Lindholm, Eva; Moises, Hans W.; Byerley, William; Wijsman, Ellen M.; Forabosco, Paola; Tsuang, Ming T.; Hwu, Hai-Gwo; Okazaki, Yuji; Kendler, Kenneth S.; Wormley, Brandon; Fanous, Ayman; Walsh, Dermot; O'Neill, Francis A.; Peltonen, Leena; Nestadt, Gerald; Lasseter, Virginia K.; Liang, Kung-Yee; Papadimitriou, G. M.; Dikeos, D. G.; Schwab, Sybille G.; Owen, Michael J.; O'Donovan, Michael C.; Norton, Nancy; Hare, Elizabeth; Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Nicolini Sánchez, José Humberto; Albus, Margot; Maier, Wolfgang; Nimgaonkar, Vishwajit L.; Terenius, Lars; Mallet, Jacques; Jay, M.; Godard Bauché, Stéphanie; Nertney, Deborah A.; Alexander, M.; Crowe, R. R.; Silverman, Jeremy M.; Bassett, Anne; Roy, M-A.; Mérette, Chantal; Pato, C. N.; Pato, Michele T.; Roos, J. Louw; Kohn, Y.; Amann Zalcenstein, Daniela; Kalsi, G.; McQuillin, Andrew; Curtis, David F.; Brynjolfson, J.; Sigmundsson, T.; Petursson, H.; Sanders, A. R.; Duan, Jubao; Jazin, E.; Myles Worsley, M.; Karayiorgou, Maria; Lewis, Cathryn M. (Molecular Psychiatry (2008), 1–12, Nature Publishing Group, 2008-12-30)
      A genome scan meta analysis (GSMA) was carried out on 32 independent genome-wide linkage scan analyses that included 3255 pedigrees with 7413 genotyped cases affected with schizophrenia (SCZ) or related disorders. The ...
    • Negative Thermal Expansion in Open Perovskites near the Precipice of Structural Stability 

      Occhialini, Connor A.; Guzmán Verri, Gian Giacomo; Handunkanda, Sahan U.; Hancock, Jason N. (2018)
      Negative thermal expansion (NTE) describes the anomalous propensity of materials to shrink when heated. Since its discovery, the NTE effect has been found in a wide variety of materials with an array of magnetic, electronic ...
    • Negative thermal expansion near two structural quantum phase transitions Connor 

      Guzmán Verri, Gian Giacomo; Hancock, Jason N. (2017-12-18)
      Recent experimental work has revealed that the unusually strong, isotropic structural negative thermal expansion in cubic perovskite ionic insulator ScF3 occurs in excited states above a ground state tuned very near a ...
    • Palatability and Voluntary Intake of Three Commercially Available Sports Drinks and Unflavored Water during Prolonged Exercise in Hot and Humid Conditions 

      Rivera Brown, Anita; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando; Cabrera Dávila, Yazaira; Berríos, Luis E. (Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: 39(5), p S315, 2007-05)
      PURPOSE: This study compared the palatability and voluntary intake of beverages that have different sensory characteristics, between male and female athletes while running or racewalking in a tropical climate. METHODS: ...
    • La percepción de la sed durante la deshidratación por ejercicio es la misma en un ambiente húmedo y en un ambiente seco 

      Capitán Jiménez, Catalina; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2016-08)
      La sed ha sido un mecanismo para controlar hidratación muy criticado a lo largo del tiempo, confiar la homeostasis del cuerpo durante el ejercicio a un mecanismo subjetivo como la sed es un tema controversial. Este estudio ...
    • Percepción de los médicos intensivista acera de la donación de órganos en las unidades de cuidados intensivos de Costa Rica, 2013. Comunicación breve 

      Salas Segura, Donato A. (2013)
      La tasa de donación cadavérica en Costa Rica es baja por múltiples razones y es necesario estudiar que puntos pueden mejorarse. El objetivo de este trabajo es describir algunos aspectos sobre la percepción de los médicos ...
    • Post-exercise rehydration with beer impairs fluid retention, reaction time, and balance 

      Flores Salamanca, Rebeca; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2014-03-05)
      Beer is promoted by the popular media as a good choice for rehydration, but there is limited support for the claim. To assess the effect of beer alcohol on rehydration and motor control, 11 young (24.4 ± 3.7 y.o.) males ...
    • (Re)equilibrios políticos en Costa Rica: El Poder Constituyente y el Control de Constitucionalidad 

      Rodríguez Cordero, Juan Carlos (2002-01)
      Las reformas constitucionales en el diseño del sistema político costarricense: el caso de la consulta preceptiva de constitucionalidad (1989–1997). Tesis para optar al grado académico de Magister Scientiae en Ciencias ...
    • Las redes sociales como instrumentos de poder: su influencia en la toma de decisiones 

      Garita Quesada, María Esther (2016-11)
      El presente artículo vislumbra el nivel de influencia que actualmente poseen las redes sociales como instrumentos de poder, comunicación masiva y por ende constructor de pensamiento colectivo, revelado por un lado en la ...
    • Scientific Journals in Costa Rica: Current Situation and Challenges 

      Córdoba, Saray (European Science Editing, vol. 37, n. 2, 2011, 2011-03)
      Este artículo analiza los avances de las revistas científicas costarricenses y su evolución reciente. Describe algunas de sus características y cómo el proyecto Latindex ha contribuido a lograr las mejoras que se muestran. ...
    • Sida, sexualidad y poder: variaciones de un mismo tema 

      Jiménez Ardón, Óscar J. (1995)
      En algunos ambientes académicos, donde hay una mayor participación de profesionales dedicados a la investigación y la docencia en las áreas relacionadas con las ciencias naturales y de la salud, existe un gran escepticismo ...
    • Tacit Significance, Explicit Irrelevance: The Use of Language and Silence in The Caretaker and The Dumb Waiter 

      Saravia Vargas, Juan Carlos (Revista de Lenguas Modernas, número 16, 2012-06)
      Readers who approach the Theater of the Absurd face complex interpretive problems. The style of Harold Pinter, the laureate British playwright, adds an additional difficulty due to his particular use of language. His ...
    • The General Election in Costa Rica, February 2010 

      Wilson, Bruce M.; Rodríguez Cordero, Juan Carlos (2011-03)
      On 7 February 2010, almost 2 million Costa Ricans (69% of the registered electorate) voted in the country’s general election, the fifteenth consecutive general election to be held since the end of the short but bloody civil ...
    • Thirst sensitivity to post-exercise fluid replacement needs and controlled drinking 

      Capitán Jiménez, Catalina; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2014-05-02)
      Purpose: Thirst was evaluated as a dependent variable, to see if perceived thirst (TP) can clearly distinguish among several levels of acute dehydration, and if so, how it responds over time to the ingestion of a predetermined ...
    • Two color morphs of the pelagic yellow-bellied sea snake, pelamis platura, from different locations of Costa Rica: snake venomics, toxicity, and neutralization by antivenom 

      Lomonte, Bruno; Pla Ferrer, Davinia; Sasa Marín, Mahmood; Tsai, Wan-Chih; Solórzano López, Alejandro; Ureña Diaz, Juan M.; Fernández Montes de Oca, María Laura; Mora Obando, Diana; Sanz, Libia; Gutiérrez, José María; Calvete Chornet, Juan José (Journal of Proteomics Volume 103, 30 May 2014, Pages 137–152, 2014-05-30)
      The yellow-bellied sea snake, Pelamis platura, is the most broadly distributed snake species. Despite being endowed with a highly lethal venom, a proteomic analysis of its toxin composition was unavailable. The venoms of ...
    • Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board to assess standing balance and sensory integration in highly functional older adults 

      Scaglioni Solano, Pietro; Aragón Vargas, Luis Fernando (2013-12-12)
      Standing balance is an important motor task to perform daily life activities. Postural instability associated with age typically rises from a deterioration or failure of peripheral sensory systems. The modified Clinical ...