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Dingle assures Connie that if she marries Joe, the crisis will be averted, and they can get a quick annulment afterwards. They follow his advice and fly to South Carolina to wed, where a license can be more quickly obtained than in DC. Returning home, Connie allows Joe to spend his final night in her apartment. As Dingle had foreseen, Connie's attraction to Joe may yet overcome her misgivings; this is facilitated by Dingle having conscripted a group of men living downstairs to remove the wall between their two bedrooms. Outside, Dingle changes the ID card on the apartment door to read that it now belongs to Sgt. and Mrs. Carter.




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McCrea was exhausted by fall 1942, having already shot three movies that year, and signed on to The More the Merrier only at Arthur's request.[12] The pair had a working relationship dating back more than a decade, having met on precode romantic melodrama The Silver Horde (1930). McCrea was initially suspicious that the studio was willing to cast him as Joe Carter, feeling that if it were a good part, they would have pursued Cary Grant or Gary Cooper, but the role later became his own favorite of his comic performances.[13]


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We used Methylomonas methanica NCIMB 11130T as a model methanotroph and considered the methane oxidation rate as the functional response variable. Methanotrophs are able to oxidize methane, a potent greenhouse gas, for growth and reproduction. Hence, methanotrophs have an important function in the global carbon cycle. Methylomonas spp., in particular, along with some other gammaproteobacterial methanotrophs form a minority of the total methanotroph population, but appear to be key players in aerobic methane oxidation in many important environments with high methane emission (Bodelier et al., 2013; Ho et al., 2013). Although some methanotrophic communities are more resilient than others (Horz et al., 2005; Ho et al., 2011; Levine et al., 2011; Ho and Frenzel, 2012), diversity loss and/or shifts in composition of other microorganisms cohabiting the same environment may have ecological implications, particularly in a methane-driven ecosystem. Here, we aim to determine how heterotroph richness exerts a response in methanotrophic activity in an environment where the methanotroph is the primary producer.


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But on the other hand, there are several potential problems with an excessively fine-grained microservice architecture.Defining more services moves complexity from within the services to between the services.Each additional service makes development, testing and deployment more complicated.Also, there are diminishing returns with increasing the number of services.For example, at some point, services are small enough to understand and change and fast enough to test.Defining more services also increases the risk that changes will require multiple services to change it lockstep, which requires more coordination and planning and slows down development.


The growth of a service might cause its team to grow in size.Eventually, the team might become so large that it reduces development velocity.In this situation, a team should consider splitting itself and its service into two.Each of the two new teams is smaller and able to much more easily develop, test and deploy their smaller service.


Because the organic materials we add to our gardens usually contain slowly available, low levels of plant-available nutrients like nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P), we often consider them to be low-risk for plants and for the environment. For example, yard waste compost may be about 1.3% N and about 0.4% P (as P2O) by dry weight, compared to an all-purpose garden fertilizer, which may be 10% N and 10% P or more. With such small amounts, it may not seem like compost could pose any risks to plant or soil health.


But, over time, SOM can build to the point where significantly more nutrients are available in the soil than the plants are able to use. This is when the problem occurs; excess nutrients can harm plants and pollute our lakes, rivers and groundwater (including drinking water). In some instances, these problems can occur in a single incident, such as with the overapplication of organic fertilizer or manure, but often these problems creep up over time.


However, in their attempt to capture the circumstances in which pseudomedicines proliferate, previous experiments might have bypassed an important aspect present in real contexts. In most cases, the consumer will more likely face the decision of selecting one treatment over other candidate treatments, rather than choosing between taking the candidate remedy versus not taking anything at all. In this sense, the typical laboratory experiments on causal illusions present participants with information of the recovery rate of patients both when they take the candidate remedy and when they do not take any remedy. In contrast, in real contexts, the information that people will frequently compare when deciding what treatment to choose will be the rate of recovery conditional on taking different alternative treatments (e.g., the rate of recovery when taking a pill vs. when taking a syrup).


Table 1 shows the specific frequencies of combinations of the two events used in this experiment. Thirty-six patients took one of the remedies, out of which 27 recovered and nine did not, and 12 patients took the other remedy, out of which nine experienced recovery, whereas the remaining three did not. Therefore, 75% of the patients experienced recovery, irrespective of the treatment received, but one treatment was used more often (75% of the trials) than the other (25% of the trials).


In the previous experiment, our participants considered the most frequent treatment as more effective and they tended to select it when asked which of the two remedies they would choose in case they experienced the pertinent health problem. We can draw a parallel between this result and the cue-density effect observed in relation to causal illusions as, in both cases, higher treatment frequency leads to higher perceived effectiveness. However, a fundamental difference between the two findings lies in the fact that the source of the effect in our participants is related to relative preference for a high-density treatment over a low-density one, whereas in the standard causal illusion paradigm a high-frequency treatment is compared to no treatment at all.


In order to further explore if the present findings would be sustained when participants are provided the opportunity to gather information about the spontaneous recovery rate, in a second experiment we replicated Experiment 1, but including an additional condition in which volunteers received information about two remedies, plus information about patients who did not take any of the remedies (i.e., information about the base rate of recovery). Note that, in this condition, the probability of recovery was the same among patients taking either of the remedies and among patients not taking either remedy. Therefore, this situation resembles the typical causal illusion experiment in which the contingency between a remedy and recovery is zero, and (unlike in Experiment 1) this time the effectiveness can be truly assessed by comparing the recovery rates to the baseline without treatment. Our hypothesis was that participants in this condition would form a causal illusion, misbelieving that the remedies were effective, and that this would be especially true for the high-frequency one (Blanco et al., 2013). Consequently, they should judge this frequent remedy as more effective than the low-frequency one, and select it when given the option to choose in the action judgment.


Participants in the Without Context condition observed a total of 48 patients, of whom 36 took one of the drugs (high-frequency remedy) and the remaining 12 took the other one (low-frequency remedy). Both drugs were associated with a probability of overcoming the headache of .75 (as shown in Table 1). Participants in the With Context condition observed, apart from the 48 patients just described for the Without Context condition, 24 more patients, who did not receive any of the drugs. The probability of overcoming the headache was also .75 among these 24 patients (see Table 1). Which of the two drugs, Batatrim or Dugetil, was the high-frequency or the low-frequency drug was randomly decided for each participant.


Figure 2a shows the mean effectiveness ratings for each of the remedies given by the participants of each of the two conditions. Participants appeared to perceive the high-frequency remedy as more effective than the low-frequency one. An ANOVA with Condition (With context vs. Without context) as a between-subjects factor and Remedy (Low frequency vs. High frequency) as a within-subjects factor returned a significant main effect of Remedy, F(1, 94) = 32.06, p ƞp2 = .254. Neither the main effect of Condition, F(1, 94) = 3.39, p = .069, ƞp2 = .035, nor the interaction, F(1, 94) = 2.52, p = .116, ƞp2 = .026, reached significance. 041b061a72


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