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Examining the Factor Structure of the Child Behavior Questionnaire-Very Short Form-Teacher Form in a Spanish-Speaking Mexican-American Sample, Yu Liu, Jacqueline R. Anderson, Allyson N. Weldon, Leina Zhu, Patrick Sajovec, Sharolyn Pollard-Duradola, Rongfang Zhang, Anita Sohn McCormick, and Jorge E. Gonzalez

The Impact of Respiratory Motion and CT Pitch on the Robustness of Radiomics Feature Extraction in 4DCT Lung Imaging, Xiadong Li, Enle Chen, Bina Guo, Wan Yang, Ruozhen Han, Chengcheng Hu, Lidan Zhang, Chuandi Pan, Shenglin Ma, and Yu Kuang

Chemically Tuning Stability and Superconductivity of P–H Compounds, Xue Li, Yu Xie, Ying Sun, Peihao Huang, Hanyu Liu, Changfeng Chen, and Yanming Ma

A Comparative Study of Host Galaxy Properties Between Fast Radio Bursts and Stellar Transients, Ye Li and Bing Zhang

A Comparative Study of Long and Short GRBs. II. A Multiwavelength Method to Distinguish Type II (Massive Star) and Type I (Compact Star) GRBs, Ye Li, Bing Zhang, and Qiang Yuan


Mathematical Model of ATM Activation and Chromatin Relaxation by Ionizing Radiation, Yongfeng Li and Francis A. Cucinotta

Geochronology, Petrogenesis and Metallogenic Implications of Mineralizarion-Related Intrusive Rocks in the Xuancheng Ore District, Eastern China, Yue Li, Feng Yuan, Simon M. Jowitt, Yufeng Deng, Xunyu Hu, Guangxian Liu, Xiaohui Li, and Taofa Zhou

Cosmology-Insensitive Estimate of IGM Baryon Mass Fraction from Five Localized Fast Radio Bursts, Zhengxiang Li, H. Gao, Jun-Jie Wei, Y.-P Yang, Bing Zhang, and Z.-H. Zhu

Brain Volumes and Dual‑Task Performance Correlates Among Individuals with Cognitive Impairment: A Retrospective Analysis, Jason K. Longhurst, Morgan A. Wise, Daniel J. Krist, Caitlin A. Moreland, Jon A. Basterrechea, and Merrill R. Landers


Behavior Change Following Pain Neuroscience Education in Middle Schools: A Public Health Trial, Adriaan Louw, Regina Landrus, Jessie Podolak, Patricia Benz, Jen DeLorenzo, Christine Davis, Alison Rogers, Kathy Cooper, Colleen Louw, Kory Zimney, Emilio J. Puentedura, and Merrill R. Landers

Pushing the Limits of Increased Casino Advantage on Slots: An Examination of Performance Effects and Customer Reactions, Anthony F. Lucas and Katherine Spilde

Examining Expanded Differences in Slot Machine Pars: An Analysis of Revenue Impacts and Player Sensitivity to “Price”, Anthony F. Lucas and Katherine A. Spilde


Indentation-Strain Stiffening in Tungsten Nitrides: Mechanisms and Implications, Cheng Lu and Changfeng Chen


Structure-Strength Relations of distinct MoN Phases from First-Principles Calculations, Cheng Lu and Changfeng Chen

Criminal Defendants’ Family and the Death Penalty in China - A Case Analysis, Hong Lu, Yudu Li, and Bin Liang

Constraining the Long-lived Magnetar Remnants in Short Gamma-Ray Burst from Late-time Radio Observations, Liang-Duan Lui, He Gao, and Bing Zhang

Blazar-IceCube Neutrino Association Revisited, Jia-Wei Luo and Bing Zhang


On the FRB Luminosity Function – – II. Event Rate Density, Rui Luo, Yunpeng Men, Kejia Lee, Weiyang Wang, D. R. Lorimer, and Bing Zhang


Evaluation of Repetitive Jumping Intensity on the Digi-Jump Machine, T. Scott Lyons, James W. Navalta, Whitley J. Stone, Scott W. Arnett, Mark A. Schafer, and Laura Igaune

The Association Between Medication Use and Gait in Adults With Intellectual Disabilities, S. Maas, D. A.M. Festen, Thessa I.M. Hilgenkamp, and A. Oppewal

Warkite, Ca2Sc6Al6O20, A New Mineral in Carbonaceous Chondrites and a Key-Stone Phase in Ultrarefractory Inclusions from the Solar Nebula, Chi Ma, Alexander A. Krot, John R. Beckett, Kazuhide Nagashima, Oliver Tschauner, George R. Rossman, Steven B. Simon, and Addi Bischof

Warkite, Ca2Sc6Al6O20, a New Mineral in Carbonaceous Chondrites and a Key-Stone Phase in Ultrarefractory Inclusions From the Solar Nebula, Chi Ma, Alexander N. Krot, John R. Beckett, Kazuhide Nagashima, Oliver Tschauner, George R. Rossman, Steven B. Simon, and Addi Bischoff

Sulfur‐ and Nitrogen‐Rich Porous π‐Conjugated COFs as Stable Electrode Materials for Electro‐Ionic Soft Actuators, Manmatha Mahato, Rassoul Tabassian, Van Hiep Nguyen, Saewoong Oh, Sanghee Nam, Kwang Jin Kim, and Il-Kwon Oh


Preoperative Maximization to Reduce Complications in Spinal Surgery, Sukanta Maitra, Christopher Mikhail, Samuel K. Cho, and Michael D. Daubs

Economies of Diversification in Microfinance: Evidence from Quantile Estimation on Panel Data, Emir Malikov, Valentina Hartarska, and Roy Mersland

Estimation of Firm‐Level Productivity in the Presence of Exports: Evidence From China's Manufacturing, Emir Malikov, Shunan Zhao, and Subal C. Kumbhakar

Spatial Analysis of the Gender Wage Gap in Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Construction Occupations in the United States, Saba Nkkihah Manesh, Jin Ouk Choi, Binit Kumar Shrestha, Jaewon Lim, and Pramen P. Shrestha


Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Knowledge, Awareness and Acceptance Among Dental Students And Post-Graduate Dental Residents, Steve Kent Mann and Karl Kingsley

Caregiver Depression and Child Behaviour Problems: A Longitudinal Mixed Effects Approach, Katherine Marçal

Demographic and Socioeconomic Predictors of Behavioral Trajectories from Age 3 to 15: A Longitudinal Mixed Effects Approach, Katherine E. Marcal

Complex Systems Approaches to Educational Research: Introduction to the Special Issue, Gwen C. Marchand and Jonathan C. Hilpert

Complex Systems Approaches to Educational Research: Introduction to the Special Issue, Gwen C. Marchand and Jonathan C. Hilpert

125 Years of Time-Varying Effects of Fiscal Policy on Financial Markets, Hardik A. Marfatia, Rangan Gupta, and Stephen Miller

My Mom Seems to have a Dicho for Everything!”: Family Engagement in the College Success of Latina/o Students, Norma Angelica Marrun

"You Can't Be a Teacher and Not Follow Polotics!": Teacher-Legislators and Their Pathway to the State Capital, Magdalena Martinez


The Bacillus Subtilis K-State Promotes Stationary-Phase Mutagenesis via Oxidative Damage, Holly A. Martin, Amanda A. Kidman, Jillian Socea, Carmen Vallin, Mario Pedraza-Reyes, and Eduardo A. Robleto

A Future We Must Dare to Imagine, Kate Martin

Evolution of α Centauri B’s Protoplanetary Disc, Rebecca G. Martin, Jack J. Lissauer, and Billy Quarles


Asteroid Belt Survival through Stellar Evolution: Dependence on the Stellar Mass, Rebecca G. Martin, Mario Livio, Jeremy L. Smallwood, and Cheng Chen

A Fast-growing Tilt Instability of Detached Circumplanetary Disks, Rebecca G. Martin, Zhaohuan Zhu, and Philip J. Armitage

The Effects of Stride Frequency Manipulation on Physiological and Perceptual Responses During Backward and Forward Running With Body Weight Support, Kenji Masumoto, Daniel Denton, Andrew Craig-Jones, and John A. Mercer

Prediction of Flow Maldistribution in Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger, Ting Ma, Pan Zhang, Haoning Shi, Yi-tung Chen, and Qiuwang Wang

Student Perceptions of the Library during Times of Terror: Exploratory Research Surveying Students Affected by the October 1 Shooting and Their Impressions of Safety in the Academic Library Community, Kelsey Lupo Mazmanyan

Closed-Form Analytical Solutions for Options on Agricultural Futures With Seasonality and Stochastic Convenience Yield, Zonggang Ma, Chaoqun Ma, and Zhijian Wu

Wildfire and Infant Health: A Geospatial Approach to Estimating the Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke Exposure, Shawn J. McCoy

Can Computers Teach Social Skills to Children? Examining the Efficacy of “The Social Express” in an African-American Sample, Michael McCreery, S. Kathleen Krach, Kanessa Miller Doss, and Dasha M. Highsmith

Salivary Aldosterone and Cortisone Respond Differently to High- And Low-Psychologically Stressful Soccer Competitions, Timothy S. McHale, Wai-Chi Chee, Carolyn R. Hodges-Simeon, David T. Zava, Graham Albert, Ka-Chun Chan, and Peter B. Gray

Juvenile Children’s Salivary Aldosterone and Cortisone Decrease during Informal Math and Table-Tennis Competitions, Timothy S. McHale, Peter B. Gray, Carolyn R. Hodges-Simeon, David T. Zava, Graham Albert, Ka-Chun Chan, and Wai-Chi Chee

Decent Work’s Association With Job Satisfaction, Work Engagement, and Withdrawal Intentions in Australian Working Adults, Peter McIlveen, P. Nancey Hoare, Harsha N. Perera, Chris Kossen, Louisa Mason, Shannon Munday, Carolyn Alchin, Allison Creed, and Nicole McDonald

The Antiactivator of Type III Secretion, OspD1, Is Transcriptionally Regulated by VirB and H-NS from Remote Sequences in Shigella flexneri, Joy A. McKenna and Helen J. Wing

Providing Support to Friends Experiencing a Sexual Health Uncertainty, Tara G. McManus

Cervical Spine Injury is Rare in Self-Inflicted Craniofacial Gunshot Wounds: An Institutional Review and Comparison to the US National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB), Allison Mcnickle, Paul J. Chestovich, and Douglas Fraser

An Enhanced Finite Difference Time Domain Method for Two Dimensional Maxwell's Equations, Timothy Meagher, Bin Jiang, and Peng Jiang


A High-Fat/High-Protein, Atkins-Type Diet Exacerbates Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile Infection in Mice, whereas a High-Carbohydrate Diet Protects, Chrisabelle C. Mefferd, Shrikant S. Bhute, Jacqueline R. Phan, Jacob V. Villarama, Dung M. Do, Stephanie Alarcia, Ernesto Abel-Santos, and Brian P. Hedlund

Mis/Alignment Between High School and Community College Standards, Tatiana Melguizo and Federick Ngo


Disease Salience Effects on Desire for Affiliation With In-Group and Out-Group Members: Cognitive and Affective Mediators, Murray Millar, Andrea Fink-Armold, and Aileen Lovitt

Students’ Multidimensional Profiles of Math Engagement: Predictors and Outcomes From a Self‐System Motivational Perspective, Chyna J. Miller, Harsha Perera, and Alireza Maghsoudlou

Causality Between Output and Income Inequality Across US States: Evidence from a Heterogeneous Mixed Panel Approach, Stephen Miller

Unique White Matter Structural Connectivity in Early-Stage Drug-Naive Parkinson Disease, Virendra R. Mishra, Karthik R. Sreenivasan, Zhengshi Yang, Xiaowei Zhuang, Dietmar Cordes, Zoltan Mari, Irene Litvan, Hubert H. Fernandez, David Eidelberg, Aaron Ritter, Jeffrey L. Cummings, and Ryan R. Walsh


Integrating Student Assistants into Digital Repository Workflows: Challenges and Best Practices, Christina M. Miskey, Kelsey Lupo Mazmanyan, Cory K. Lampert, and Andrea Wirth

Integrating Family Content in Teacher Preparation Programs Using Intentional Reflection and Planning, Maryssa Kucskar Mitsch, Jessica M. Branch, and Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward


Beneficial Endophytic Bacterial Populations Associated With Medicinal Plant Thymus vulgaris Alleviate Salt Stress and Confer Resistance to Fusarium oxysporum, Osama Aballa Abdelshafy Mohamad, Jin-Bao Ma, Yong-Hong Liu, Daoyuan Zhang, Shao Hua, Shirkant Bhute, Brian P. Hedlund, Wen-Jun Li, and Li Li

Outcomes of Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty; How Does It Compare to Laparocopic Sleeve Gastrectomy? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Babu P. Mohan, Ravishankar Asokkumar, Shahab R. Khan, Gurusravanan Kutti Sridharan, Saurabh Chandan, Naveen PG. Ravikumar, Suresh Ponnada, Mahendran Jayaraj, and Douglas G. Adler

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Gallbladder Drainage, Transpapillary Drainage, or Percutaneous Drainage in High Risk Acute Cholecystitis Patients: A Systematic Review and Comparative Meta-Analysis, Babu P. Mohan, Shahab R. Khan, Sushruth Trakroo, Suresh Ponnada, Mahendran Jayaraj, Ravishankar Asokkumar, and Douglas G. Adler

Comparison of Franseen and Fork-Tip Needles for EUS-Guided Fine-Needle Biopsy of Solid Mass Lesions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Babu P. Mohan, Mohammed Shakhatreh, Rajat Garg, Ravishankar Asokkumar, Mahendran Jayaraj, Suresh Ponnada Udayakumar, Navaneethan Florida Hospital, and Douglas G. Adler

Determination of the Optimal Location for Constructing Solar Photovoltaic Farms Based on Multi-Criteria Decision System and Dempster–Shafer Theory, Marzieh Mokarram, Mohammad J. Mokarram, Mohammad R. Khosravi, Ali Saber, and Akbar Rahideh

Determination of Artificial Recharge Location Using Analytic Hierarchy Process and Dempster–Shafer Theory, Marzieh Mokarram, Ali Saber, Parisa Mohammadizadeh, and Ali Abdolali

Urinary Symptoms and Infections Among Female Garment Factory Workers in Bangladesh, Jacxelyn Moran, Taylor Jennelle Fitch, Gabriela Villanueva, Mohammad Morshedul Quadir, Lung-Chang Chien, and Hasnat Alamgir


Integrating Blended Learning in Middle School ELA Classrooms to Support Diverse Learners: Lessons Learned, Joseph John Morgan and Tacy G. Spies

Stereodynamics of Rotationally Inelastic Scattering in Cold He + HD Collisions, Masato Morita and Balakrishnan Naduvalath


Readability and Suitability Assessment of Educational Materials in Promoting the Quality of Life for Postmenopausal Women, Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad, Nooshin Yoshany, Manoj Sharma, Narjes Bahri, and Sara Jambarsang

Housing Supply Elasticity, Gasoline Prices, and Residential Property Values, Adele C. Morris, Helen R. Neill, and N. Edward Coulson

Preparing Families of Young Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder for Formal School Settings, Pricella Morris, Jenna M. Weglarz-Ward, and Hailey R. Love

Repair of Light Rail Track Through Restoration of the Worn Part of the Railhead Using Submerged Arc Welding Process, Ershad Mortazavian, Zhiyong Wang, and Hualiang Teng

Repair of Light Rail Track Through Restoration of the Worn Part of the Railhead Using Submerged Arc Welding Process, Ershad Mortazavian, Zhiyoung Wang, and Hualiang Teng

Effects of Resistance Training on Hepcidin Levels and Iron Bioavailability in Older Individuals with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Sting Ray Gouveia Moura, Hugo Luca Corrêa, Rodrigo Vanerson Passos Neves, Cláudio Avelino Rodrigues Santos, Luiz Sinésio Silva Neto, Victor Lopes Silva, Michel Kendy Souza, Lysleine Alves Deus, Andrea Lucena Reis, Herbert Gustavo Simões, Fabiani Lage Rodrigues Beal, Milton Rocha Moraes, James W. Navalta, Jonato Prestes, André Bonadias Gadelha, and Thiago dos Santos Rosa

Postmenopausal Pregnancy in the Era of Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Christopher P. Moutos MD; Melody A. Rasouli MD, MBA; and John Y. Phelps JD, MD


Utility of Inflammatory Markers to Predict Adverse Outcome in Acute Pancreatitis: A Retrospective Study in a Single Academic Center, Mohamad Mubder, Banreet Dhindsa, Danny Nguyen, Syed Saghir, Chad Cross, Ranjit Makar, and Gordon Ohning

Mining in Papua New Guinea: A Complex Story of Trends, Impacts and Governance, Gavin M. Mudd, Charles Roche, Stephen A. Northey, Simon M. Jowitt, and Gama Gamato

Choosing Daily Labs Wisely in the Hospital: A Novel Tool for Assessing Laboratory Testing Appropriateness, Caleb J. Murphy MD, MBA; Alisa M. Duran MD; Susan J. Diem MD, MPH; and Jill M. Bowman Peterson MD

Roadmap for Naming Uncultivated Archaea and Bacteria, Alison E. Murray, John Freudenstein, Simonetta Gribaldo, Roland Hatzenpichler, Philip Hugenholtz, Peter Kämpfer, Konstantinos T. Konstantinidis, Christopher E. Lane, R. Thane Papke, Donovan H. Parks, Ramon Rossello-Mora, Matthew B. Stott, Cameron Thrash, Stephanus N. Venter, William B. Whitman, Silvia G. Acinas, Rudolf I. Amann, Karthik Anantharaman, Jean Armengaud, Brett J. Baker, Roman A. Barco, Helge B. Bode, Eric S. Boyd, Carrie L. Brady, Paul Carini, Patrick S. G. Chain, Daniel R. Colman, Kristen M. DeAngelis, Maria Asuncion de los Rios, Paulina Estrada-de los Santos, and Christopher A. Dunlop

Environmental Management and Performance of Hospitality Firms: Review and Research Agenda, Eunha Myung, Yen-Soon Kim, and Sheila Barrett

Alkali-Activated Natural Pozzolan/Slag Binders: Limitations and Remediation, Meysam Najimi, Nader Ghafoori, and Mohammadreza Sharbaf

Quantifying Large Lattice Relaxations in Photovoltaic Devices, Marco Nardone, Yasas Patikiridge, Kyoung E. Kweon, Curtis Walkons, Theresa Magorian Friedlmeier, Joel B. Varley, Vincenzo Lordi, and Shubhra Bansal


Validity and Reliability of Three Commercially Available Smart Sports Bras during Treadmill Walking and Running, James W. Navalta, Gabriela Guzman Ramirez, Crystal Maxwell, Kara N. Radzak, and Graham R. McGinnis


Concurrent Heart Rate Validity of Wearable Technology Devices During Trail Running, James W. Navalta, Jeffrey Montes, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Robert W. Salatto, Jacob W. Manning, and Mark DeBeliso

The Cost Stickiness of Information Technology Material Weaknesses: An Intertemporal Comparison Between It-Related and Other Material Weaknesses, Patricia Navarro, Sean W.G. Robb, Steve G. Sutton, and Martin M. Weisner


Water on Mars—A Literature Review, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian, Mohammad Aghababei, Moses Karakouzian, and Mehrdad Karami


Relationship between Sunspot Numbers and Mean Annual Precipitation: Application of Cross-Wavelet Transform—A Case Study, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian and Moses Karakouzian

Flow Topology in the Confluence of an Open Channel with Lateral Drainage Pipe, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian, Moses Karakouzian, and Donald Hayes


Sacrificial Piles as Scour Countermeasures in River Bridges A Numerical Study using FLOW-3D, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian, Aliasghar Nazari-Sharabian, Moses Karakouzian, and Mehrdad Karami

Sensitivity Analysis of the DEM Resolution and Effective Parameters of Runoff Yield in the SWAT Model: A Case Study, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian, Masoud Taheriyoun, and Moses Karakouzian

A Discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Stolz–Adams Approximate Deconvolution Model for Turbulent Flows, Monika Neda and Béatrice Rivière

Recovery of Zirconium from Zircaloys Using a Hydrochlorination Process, Rosendo Borjas Nevarez, Bruce McNamara, and Frederic Poineau

Inside the Math Trap: Chronic Math Tracking From High School to Community College, Federick J. Ngo and David Velasquez


Mass Determinations of the Three Mini-Neptunes Transiting TOI-125, Louise D. Nielsen, D. Gandolfi, D. J. Armstrong, J. S. Jenkins, M. Fridlund, N. C. Santos, F. Dai, V. Adibekyan, R. Luque, Jason H. Steffen, M. Esposito, F. Meru, S. Sabotta, E. Bolmont, D. Kossakowski, J. F. Otegi, F. Murgas, M. Stalport, F. Rodler, M. R. Diaz, N. T. Kurtovic, G. Ricker, R. Vanderspek, D. W. Latham, S. Seager, J. N. Winn, J. M. Jenkins, R. Allart, J. M. Almenara, D. Barrado, and S. C.C. Barros

Footwear and Footstrike Change Loading Patterns in Running, Andrew D. Nordin and Janet S. Dufek

An Investigation of Corporate Directors' Responses to CEO Pay Ratio Disclosures and Say‐On‐Pay Votes, Carolyn Strand Norman, Anna M. Rose, Jacob M. Rose, and Ikseon Suh

Noninvasive Testing Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques as Outcomes in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Trials: How Full Is the Glass?, Nabil Noureddin, Jörn M. Schattenberg, Naim Alkhouri, and Mazen Noureddin

Expanding the Cross-Cultural Psychological Assessment Tool Box With IQ Test Short Forms, Alicia Nunez, Liza San Miguel, Saily Gomez-Batista, Lewis Etcoff, Kimberly A. Barchard, Bradley Donohue, and Daniel N. Allen