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WIREs Climate Change


Quantifying the irreducible uncertainty in near‐term climate projections
Opinion
Jochem Marotzke

Online misinformation about climate change
Overview
Kathie M. d'I. Treen, Hywel T. P. Williams, Saffron J. O'Neill

Climate change adaptation in SIDS: A systematic review of the literature pre and post the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report
Advanced Review
Stacy‐ann Robinson

Climate change litigation: A review of research on courts and litigants in climate governance
Advanced Review
Joana Setzer, Lisa C. Vanhala

A history of the global carbon budget
Focus Article
Bård Lahn


WIREs Cognitive Science


The dog (Canis familiaris) as a translational model of autism: it’s high time we move from promise to reality.
Opinion
József Topál, Viktor Román, Borbála Turcsán

The science of belief: A progress report
Overview
Nicolas Porot, Eric Mandelbaum

Neural mechanisms of decision‐making in aging
Advanced Review
Nichole R. Lighthall

Is atypical rhythm a risk factor for developmental speech and language disorders?
Advanced Review
Enikő Ladányi, Valentina Persici, Anna Fiveash, Barbara Tillmann, Reyna L. Gordon

Self-control in crows, parrots and non-human primates
Advanced Review
Rachael Miller, Markus Boeckle, Sarah A. Jelbert, Anna Frohnwieser, Claudia A.F. Wascher, Nicola S. Clayton

A survey and taxonomy of adversarial neural networks for text‐to‐image synthesis
Advanced Review
Jorge Agnese, Jonathan Herrera, Haicheng Tao, Xingquan Zhu


WIREs Computational Molecular Science


VeloxChem: a Python-driven density-functional theory program for spectroscopy simulations in high-performance computing environments
Software Focus
Zilvinas Rinkevicius, Xin Li, Olav Vahtras, Karan Ahmadzadeh, Manuel Brand, Magnus Ringholm, Nanna Holmgaard List, Maximilian Scheurer, Mikael Scott, Andreas Dreuw, Patrick Norman

P2Y1‐like nucleotide receptors—Structures, molecular modeling, mutagenesis, and oligomerization
Overview
Alexander Neumann, Christa E. Müller, Vigneshwaran Namasivayam

Quasistructural molecules
Advanced Review
Attila G. Császár, Csaba Fábri, János Sarka

Nonadiabatic dynamics: The SHARC approach
Advanced Review
Sebastian Mai, Philipp Marquetand, Leticia González

In silico toxicology: comprehensive benchmarking of multi-label classification methods applied to chemical toxicity data
Advanced Review
Arwa B. Raies, Vladimir B. Bajic

Finding chemical concepts in the Hilbert space: Coupled cluster analyses of noncovalent interactions
Advanced Review
Giovanni Bistoni


WIREs Computational Statistics


Stationary count time series models
Overview
Christian H. Weiß

A review of approximate Bayesian computation methods via density estimation: Inference for simulator‐models
Overview
Clara Grazian, Yanan Fan

An adapted vector autoregressive expectation maximization imputation algorithm for climate data networks
Advanced Review
Benjamin J. Washington, Lynne Seymour

Filtering‐based approaches for functional data classification
Advanced Review
Ci‐Ren Jiang, Lu‐Hung Chen

Critical review of bio‐inspired optimization techniques
Focus Article
Anita Christaline Johnvictor, Vaishali Durgamahanthi, Ramya Meghana Pariti Venkata, Nishtha Jethi


WIREs Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery


Bias in data‐driven artificial intelligence systems—An introductory survey
Overview
Eirini Ntoutsi, Pavlos Fafalios, Ujwal Gadiraju, Vasileios Iosifidis, Wolfgang Nejdl, Maria‐Esther Vidal, Salvatore Ruggieri, Franco Turini, Symeon Papadopoulos, Emmanouil Krasanakis, Ioannis Kompatsiaris, Katharina Kinder‐Kurlanda, Claudia Wagner, Fariba Karimi, Miriam Fernandez, Harith Alani, Bettina Berendt, Tina Kruegel, Christian Heinze, Klaus Broelemann, Gjergji Kasneci, Thanassis Tiropanis, Steffen Staab

Smart city and resilient city: Differences and connections
Overview
Shiyao Zhu, Dezhi Li, Haibo Feng, Tiantian Gu, Kasun Hewage, Rehan Sadiq

A survey of biodiversity informatics: Concepts, practices, and challenges
Advanced Review
Luiz M. R. Gadelha Jr, Pedro C. de Siracusa, Eduardo Couto Dalcin, Luís Alexandre Estevão da Silva, Douglas A. Augusto, Eduardo Krempser, Helen Michelle Affe, Raquel Lopes Costa, Maria Luiza Mondelli, Pedro Milet Meirelles, Fabiano Thompson, Marcia Chame, Artur Ziviani, Marinez Ferreira de Siqueira

An advanced review on text mining in medicine
Advanced Review
Carmen Luque, José M. Luna, Maria Luque, Sebastian Ventura

Analysis and prediction of hotel ratings from crowdsourced data
Focus Article
Fátima Leal, Benedita Malheiro, Juan Carlos Burguillo


WIREs Energy and Environment


Modularized production of fuels and other value‐added products from distributed, wasted, or stranded feedstocks
Overview
Robert S. Weber, Johnathan E. Holladay, Cynthia Jenks, Ellen A. Panisko, Lesley J. Snowden-Swan, Magdalena Ramirez-Corredores, Brian Baynes, Largus T. Angenent, Dane Boysen

Next generation interactive tool as a backbone for universal access to electricity
Overview
Magda Moner-Girona, Daniel Puig, Yacob Mulugetta, Ioannis Kougias, Jafaru AbdulRahman, Sándor Szabó

Addressing the risks of induced seismicity in sub-surface energy operations
Overview
Richard T.J. Porter, Alberto Striolo, Haroun Mahgerefteh, Joanna Faure Walker

Stabilization of non‐native polymorphs for electrocatalysis and energy storage systems
Advanced Review
Sulay Saha, Prashant Kumar Gupta, Raj Ganesh S. Pala

Assessing the impact of R&D policy on PV market development: The case of South Korea
Focus Article
Yoon-Hee Ha, John Byrne, Hae-Seok Lee, Ye-Jin Lee, Dong-Hwan Kim

Overplanting in offshore wind power plants in different regulatory regimes
Focus Article
Christoph Wolter, Henrik Klinge Jacobsen, Lorenzo Zeni, Georgios Rogdakis, Nicolaos A. Cutululis
 

WIREs Forensic Science


An introduction to postmortem interval estimation in medicolegal death investigations
Primer
Lerah Sutton, Jason Byrd

Alcohol, its analysis in blood and breath for forensic purposes, impairment effects, and acute toxicity
Overview
Alan W. Jones

Ancestry estimation in forensic anthropology: A review
Overview
Rhian R. Dunn, Micayla C. Spiros, Kelly R. Kamnikar, Amber M. Plemmons, Joseph T. Hefner

Y‐chromosome short tandem repeats in forensics—Sexing, profiling, and matching male DNA
Advanced Review
Lutz Roewer

Communication, forensic science, and the law
Focus Article
Lucina Hackman

Ontology‐driven perspective of CFRaaS
Focus Article
Victor R. Kebande, Nickson M. Karie, Richard A. Ikuesan, Hein S. Venter


WIREs Mechanisms of Disease


Potential mechanisms of Zika‐linked microcephaly
Primer
Emily Merfeld, Lily Ben‐Avi, Mason Kennon, Kara L. Cerveny

Cancer and inflammation
Overview
Lance Munn

Using brain organoids to study human neurodevelopment, evolution and disease
Advanced Review
Christina Kyrousi, Silvia Cappello

Towards multiscale modeling of the CD8+ T cell response to viral infections
Advanced Review
Subhasish Baral, Rubesh Raja, Pramita Sen, Narendra M. Dixit

Chromatin modifications in metabolic disease: Potential mediators of long‐term disease risk
Focus Article
Kevin R. Costello, Dustin E. Schones

Choanal atresia and stenosis: Development and diseases of the nasal cavity
Focus Article
Hiroshi Kurosaka


WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology


Promise and peril in nanomedicine: the challenges and needs for integrated systems biology approaches to define health risk
Opinion
Sabina Halappanavar, Ulla Vogel, Hakan Wallin, Carole L Yauk

Opportunities and challenges for the clinical translation of structured DNA assemblies as gene therapeutic delivery and vaccine vectors
Overview
Marina A. Dobrovolskaia, Mark Bathe

Progress in extracellular vesicle biology and their application in cancer medicine
Advanced Review
Akhil Srivastava, Narsireddy Amreddy, Vipul Pareek, Mahendran Chinnappan, Rebaz Ahmed, Meghna Mehta, Mohammad Razaq, Anupama Munshi, Rajagopal Ramesh

Understanding the mechanisms of silica nanoparticles for nanomedicine
Advanced Review
Ziyuan Li,Yingwen Mu,Cheng Peng, Martin F. Lavin, Hua Shao, Zhongjun Du

Mapping of the available standards against the regulatory needs for nanomedicines
Advanced Review
Blanka Halamoda‐Kenzaoui, Uwe Holzwarth, Gert Roebben, Alessia Bogni, Susanne Bremer‐Hoffmann

Sugar‐based biopolymers as novel imaging agents for molecular magnetic resonance imaging
Focus Article
Zheng Han, Guanshu Liu


WIREs RNA


Fusion transcripts: Unexploited vulnerabilities in cancer?
Opinion
Carla Neckles, Soumya Sundara Rajan, Natasha J. Caplen

Naturally occurring modified ribonucleosides
Overview
Phillip J. McCown, Agnieszka Ruszkowska, Charlotte N. Kunkler, Kurtis Breger, Jacob P. Hulewicz, Matthew C. Wang, Noah A. Springer, Jessica A. Brown

The dynamic RNA modification 5-methylcytosine and its emerging role as an epitranscriptomic mark
Advanced Review
Lukas Trixl, Alexandra Lusser

The powerful world of ASOs: from bench to bedside
Advanced Review
Anaïs M. Quemener, Laura Bachelot, Anne Forestier, Emmanuelle Donnou‐Fournet, David Gilot, Marie‐Dominique Galibert

The multifaceted role of PARP1 in RNA biogenesis
Advanced Review
Rebekah Eleazer, Yvonne N. Fondufe‐Mittendorf

Ancient and modern: hints of a core post‐transcriptional network driving chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer
Focus Article
Sarah Blagden, Mai Abdel Mouti, James Chettle


WIREs Water


Opportunistic remote sensing of rainfall using microwave links from cellular communication networks
Primer
Remko Uijlenhoet, Aart Overeem, Hidde Leijnse

Quantifying resilience in hydraulic engineering: Floods, flood records, and resilience in urban areas
Overview
Reinhard Pohl

Water governance and justice in Cape Town: An overview
Overview
Johan P. Enqvist, Gina Ziervogel

“Unflushables”: Establishing a global agenda for action on everyday practices associated with sewer blockages, water quality, and plastic pollution
Advanced Review
Cecilia Alda‐Vidal, Alison L. Browne, Claire Hoolohan

The role of freshwater bioacoustics in ecological research
Focus Article
Jack A. Greenhalgh, Martin J. Genner, Gareth Jones, Camille Desjonquères