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Extreme Thermal Insulation and Tradeoff of Thermal Transport Mechanisms Between Graphene and WS2 Monolayers
25/02/2024 - Controlling and understanding the heat flow at a nanometer scale are challenging, but important for fundamental science and applications. Two?dimensional (2D) layered materials provide perhaps the...
Drug?loaded lipid nanoparticles improve the removal rates of the Staphylococcus aureus biofilm
25/02/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryBiofilms of the foodborne pathogen Staphylococcus aureus show improved resistance to antibiotics and are difficult to eliminate. In this study, a new lipid...
Encapsulation of pristine and silica?coated human adipose?derived mesenchymal stem cells in gelatin colloidal hydrogels for tissue engineering and bioprinting applications
25/02/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryStem cells can be easily encapsulated in gelatin colloidal gels without altering their viscoelastic properties and cohesiveness. These encapsulated cells are viable...
A sustainable strategy for biosynthesis of Rebaudioside D using a novel glycosyltransferase of Solanum tuberosum
25/02/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryBioconversion of Rebaudioside D faces high?cost obstacles.This study screens and characterizes a novel high?efficient glycosyltransferase StUGT converting...
Advancements, Challenges, and Pathways to Sustainable Biofuel Production
22/02/2024 - A comprehensive review of all available physical, physiochemical, thermochemical, and biochemical techniques is given that are effectively applied for the production of biofuels (bioethanol,...
Synthesis of competitive and noncompetitive inhibitors of alpha?glucosidase and anticancer agents.
23/02/2024 - Heterocyclic chemistry displays a broad range of applications in medicinal chemistry that offers convenient and efficient routes for the synthesis of biologically active heterocyclic compounds....
Curcumin – Bioavailability Enhancement by Prodrug Approach and Novel Formulations
24/02/2024 - Curcumin, is a diverse natural pharmacological agent involved in various signal transduction mechanisms. Therapeutically, this potent molecule facing different challenges and issues related to low...
Zeolite/Polymer Composites Prepared by Photopolymerization: Effect of Compensation Cations on Opacity and Gas Adsorption Applications
22/02/2024 - Graphical abstract: The composition of zeolite influences the photopolymerization process of zeolite/polymer?based composites. The nature of compensation cations was examined to determine their...
Metal?Organic Framework Based Sensors for Benzene Vapor
22/02/2024 - Sensing of benzene vapor is a hot spot due to the volatile drastic carcinogen even at trace concentration. However, achieving convenient and rapid detection is still a challenge. As a sort of...
Visible Light?Induced Metal?free Arylation of Coumarin?3?carboxylates with Arylboronic Acids
22/02/2024 - The present work reports a novel methodology for the selective arylation of coumarin?3?carboxylates with arylboronic acids via a photochemical route, marking the first?ever attempt for the direct...
Advanced Functionalized Nanoclusters (Cu, Ag, and Au) as Effective Catalyst for Organic Transformation Reactions
22/02/2024 - A considerable amount of research has been carried out in recent years on synthesizing metal nanoclusters (NCs), which have wide applications in the field of optical materials with non?linear...
Stimuli?triggered Self?Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles: Recent Advances in Fabrication and Biomedical Applications
25/02/2024 - Gold nanoparticles have been widely used in engineering, material chemistry, and biomedical applications owing to their ease of synthesis and functionalization, localized surface plasmon resonance...
The effect of surfactant on biosolubilization of weathered coal
23/02/2024 - Weathered coal is a type of coal with barren utility value, which is exposed on the surface for a prolonged time or shallowly buried in coal seams, and the physicochemical properties of weathered...
Influence of pulse duration on the fatigue behavior of a carbon?fiber?reinforced composite under cyclic three?point bending at 20?kHz
22/02/2024 - Very high cycle fatigue (VHCF) experiments are limited in practice due to their long testing times. In ultrasonic fatigue test (UFT) systems, the cyclic oscillation is applied using resonance at...
Temperature/Pressure Dual-Mode Flexible Sensors: PP Nonwoven-Based and Low-Temperature Polymerized with Pyrrole
25/02/2024 - In recent years, flexible wearable sensors received significant attention from academia. Most sensors feature a single mode. Consequently, the production of wearable multimode flexible sensors...
Photosynthetic nano fibers: Living microalgae packaging into polyvinyl alcohol nanofibers using an electrospinning method
23/02/2024 - Carboxyl CNT?GO PVA composites.AbstractCarbon nanotube (CNT) polymer composites have broad application prospects in thermal management as electrothermal heaters. Nevertheless, challenge remains in...
Ag/g-C3N4 nanosheets as a progressive support of Pt catalyst for improved electrocatalytic oxidation of methanol
24/02/2024 - Abstract In consideration of the increased activity of Pt-based catalysts for methanol oxidation in direct methanol fuel cells, it is necessary to apply an ideal support in the...
Additive manufacturing of Fe-3.5 wt.-%Si electrical steel via laser powder bed fusion and subsequent thermomechanical processing
24/02/2024 - Abstract A novel additive manufacturing approach is proposed to produce an electrical steel (Fe-3.5%Si) by laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) followed by conventional thermomechanical...
Preparation and evaluation of an ultra-high temperature resistant zwitterionic polymer viscosity reducer
23/02/2024 - Abstract In this study, a new zwitterionic polymer viscosity reducer (HP-THIN) was designed to address the issue of viscosity increases in high-temperature and high-density...
Three-dimensional multi-scale membrane for efficient air filtration performances: preparation, optimization and characterization
24/02/2024 - Abstract Environmental pollution, especially air pollution, seriously endangers public health globally, air filtration materials become a research hotspot. Here, novel...
Exploring bimodal HDPE synthesis using single- and dual-site metallocene catalysts: a comprehensive review of the Monte Carlo method and AI-based approaches
24/02/2024 - Abstract The alteration of the molecular weight distribution (MWD) in high-density polyethylenes (HDPEs) can effectively address processing challenges. However, widening the MWD...