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Exploring the substrate spectrum of phylogenetically distinct bacterial polyesterases
09/04/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryOver the last years, utilization of enzymes in degradation of polymers has emerged as an environmentally friendly asset in tackling the pressing challenges of...
Heavy fuel oil-contaminated soil remediation by individual and bioaugmentation-assisted phytoremediation with Medicago sativa and with cold plasma-treated M. sativa
10/04/2024 - Developing an optimal environmentally friendly bioremediation strategy for petroleum products is of high interest. This study investigated heavy fuel oil (HFO)-contaminated soil (4 and 6 g kg?1)...
Fly ash treatment via conventional and microwave-assisted organic acid leaching: kinetics and life cycle assessment
10/04/2024 - Heedless disposal of oil-based fly ash contributes to the contamination of the air, water, and soil. Acid leaching of industrial solid wastes is recognized as a versatile, cost-effective, and...
Evaluation and monitoring of the water quality of an Argentinian urban river applying multivariate statistics
10/04/2024 - In this work, we present the water quality assessment of an urban river, the San Luis River, located in San Luis Province, Argentina. The San Luis River flows through two developing cities; hence,...
The influence of in situ purification system on pathogen in the river fed by the drainage of sewage plant
10/04/2024 - An in situ integrated system, consisting of ecological floating islands (EFI), ecological riverbeds (ER), and ecological filter dams (EFD), was built in a ditch only receiving the effluent of...
Prediction of heavy metal lead contamination accident in Three Gorges Reservoir Area
10/04/2024 - Water contamination incidents have become a significant ecological and environmental threat, particularly concerning the security of drinking water source areas (DWSAs). This research aimed to...
The role of afforestation with diverse woody species in enhancing and restructuring the soil microenvironment in polymetallic coal gangue dumps
10/04/2024 - To elucidate the effects of long-term (20 years) afforestation with different woody plant species on the soil microenvironment in coal gangue polymetallic contaminated areas. This study analyzed...
Innovative recovery of matrix layered double hydroxide from simulated acid mine wastewater for the removal of copper and cadmium from wastewater
11/04/2024 - This study innovatively added biochar to optimize regulation in the neutralization process of simulated acid mine drainage (AMD) and recovered a new type of matrix layered double hydroxides...
Photocatalytic oxidation of formaldehyde under visible light using BiVO4-TiO2 synthesized via ultrasonic blending
10/04/2024 - Formaldehyde (HCHO) is one of the primary indoor air pollutants, and efficiently eliminating it, especially at low concentrations, remains challenging. In this study, BiVO4-TiO2 catalyst was...
A review of copper-based Fenton reactions for the removal of organic pollutants from wastewater over the last decade: different reaction systems
09/04/2024 - In recent years, as global industrialization has intensified, environmental pollution has become an increasingly serious problem. Improving water quality and achieving wastewater purification...
Potential of bacterial cellulose for sustainable fashion and textile applications: A review
10/04/2024 - Abstract The fashion and textile manufacturing sectors are increasingly focusing on innovative raw materials that are renewable and biodegradable. Such materials not only mitigate...
Recent advancements in silica filled natural rubber composite: A green approach to achieve smart properties in tyre
08/04/2024 - Abstract The partial or total replacement of carbon black by silica fillers is initiated through various techniques for environment-friendly, smart, and fuel-efficient NR...
Aerospace, Vol. 11, Pages 291: Data Assimilation of Ideally Expanded Supersonic Jet Using RANS Simulation for High-Resolution PIV Data
09/04/2024 - Data assimilation using particle image velocimetry (PIV) and Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes (RANS) simulation was performed for an ideally expanded supersonic jet flying at a Mach number of...
Aerospace, Vol. 11, Pages 292: Serrations as a Passive Solution for Turbomachinery Noise Reduction
09/04/2024 - Aircraft engine noise has become a significant concern for air operators to address. Engineering strategies have resulted in the development of easily applicable solutions, known as “passive...
Food Authentication: The Detection of Arbutus unedo and Olea europaea Leaves as an Admixture of Oregano Using LAMP- and Duplex LAMP-Based Test Systems with Lateral-Flow Assays
09/04/2024 - The Mediterranean herb oregano is one of the most frequently adulterated foods. Often morphologically similar leaf material is used as a filler, which can generally be detected using DNA-based...
Phase Separation Study on the Storage of Technically Specification Natural Rubber Modified Bitumen
10/04/2024 - Overloading and climate change are often problems in pavement structures. For this reason, hard asphalt binders have high softening points, are elastic, and have good adhesion, which is needed to...
Hot Summers in Nordic Apartments: Exploring the Correlation between Outdoor Weather Conditions and Indoor Temperature
10/04/2024 - As the incidence of extended hot summers in the Nordic climate increases due to climate change, non-mechanically cooled apartments face high risks of overheating. Hence, this study aimed to...
Heavy Metal Accumulation in Three Varieties of Mustard Grown under Five Soil Management Practices
11/04/2024 - Heavy metal pollution represents a global health issue. Different methods and technologies are adopted to mitigate the problem of heavy metal pollution. Phytoremediation has been gaining attention as...
Health Benefits of Airborne Terpenoids and Aeroanions: Insights from Thematic Review of Chinese-Language Research on Forest Sensory Experiences
11/04/2024 - Most research on air chemistry and human health has focused on negative consequences of air pollution from cities, rural dust, mining, or industrial sites. Research on nature tourism and nature...
The Dynamics of the Concentration and Speciation of Arsenic in Private Drinking Water Wells in Eastern Wisconsin, USA
09/04/2024 - About 2.5 billion people rely on groundwater as their main drinking water source, and arsenic pollution within the groundwater system can cause serious short- and long-term health issues. Within the...
Assessing Ecological Gains: A Review of How Arthropods, Bats and Birds Benefit from Green Roofs and Walls
10/04/2024 - Because of the immense amount of infrastructure in cities, the introduction of vegetation into these constructions is expected to play a critical role in reducing the heat island effect, in...