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Mathieu Ossendrijver

astrological procedures for predicting market rates. These procedures are analysed and compared here with market predictions made in earlier celestial divination and with implicit evidence for market predictions within the Astronomical Diaries and related texts themselves. In this connection the question of

Alan D. Afton

FORCED COPULATION AS A REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGY OF MALE LESSER SCAUP: A FIELD TEST OF SOME PREDICTIONS by ALAN D. AFTON1)2) (Delta Waterfowl Research Station, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada; and Depart- ment of Biology, Institute for Ecological Studies, University of North Dakota, Grand

Christopher Cullen

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI : 10.1163/157338211X572861 Early Science and Medicine 16 (2011) 218-251 www.brill.nl/esm Understanding the Planets in Ancient China: Prediction and Divination in the Wu xing zhan Christopher Cullen Needham Research Institute * and Darwin College

Kristoffer L. Nielbo and Jesper Sørensen

questions, we first need a clear understanding of the processing of ordinary, functional actions. From a cognitive perspective it has become apparent that prediction of a goal structure intertwined with causal expectations is extremely important to our perception and understanding of action sequences as

Noel Holmgren

DOMINANCE AND PATCH DISTRIBUTION OF GREAT TITS PARUS MAJOR: A PRELIMINARY TEST OF THEORETICAL PREDICTIONS by NOÉL HOLMGREN 1,2) (Department of Ecology, Theoretical ecology, Lund University, Sweden) (Acc. 2-XI-1998) Summary 1. Predictions from existing models on ‘ideal free distribution of

Eugene S. Morton

PREDICTIONS FROM THE RANGING HYPOTHESIS FOR THE EVOLUTION OF LONG DISTANCE SIGNALS IN BIRDS by EUGENE S. MORTON1) (Department of Zoological Research, Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C. 20008, U.S.A.) (With 2 Figures) (Acc. 1-II-1986) The ranging hypothesis (RH

Kyle Pivetti

the possibilities for surveillance and prediction alike. With this glass in hand, there is “ne ought in secret.” Digges is clear about such militaristic applications, often using ships at sea as examples in his explanations of triangulation. Digges promises to reveal all: “I minde to imparte with my

Sabine Schmidtke

I. Biblical predictions of the advent of the Prophet Muĥammad are rarely adduced in the theological writings of Muʿtazilite authors and those who referred to them clearly considered this to be a secondary strategy at best. 1 Zaydī Muʿtazilites were less hesitant than their Sunnī counterparts

R. Neilson, D.J.F. Brown and B. Boag

SEMINAR: NEMATODE SAMPLING AND PREDICTION BY B. BOAG, R. NEILSON and D. J. F. BROWN Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, Scotland The principles upon which soil samples are collected for assessing plant parasitic nematodes in the soil are assessed. The importance of

Si Hyeock Lee, Il Sung Moon, Jae Soon Kang, Sang Chul Shin and Sang Gil Lee

Nematology , 2009, Vol. 11(2), 289-299 Rapid and accurate prediction of the frequencies of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus and B. mucronatus in mixed nematode samples using real-time species-specific PCR Jae Soon K ANG 1 , Il Sung M OON 2 , Sang Gil L EE 3 , Sang Chul S H I N 3 and Si Hyeock L EE 1