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Retention of Ciprofloxacin and Carbamazepine from Aqueous Solutions Using Chitosan-Based Cryostructured Composites
27/02/2024 - Water pollution is becoming a great concern at the global level due to highly polluted effluents, which are charged year by year with increasing amounts of organic residues, dyes, pharmaceuticals and...
Effect of annealing on the morphology and properties of poly(lactic acid)/polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane asymmetric porous membranes prepared through non?solvent induced phase separation and its application
28/02/2024 - Non?solvent induced phase separation (NIPS) method was employed to fabricate biodegradable poly(lactic acid) (PLA) nanocomposite membranes. Morphological studies using scanning electron microscopy...
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...
Aerospace, Vol. 11, Pages 177: Modelling of Cryopumps for Space Electric Propulsion Usage
23/02/2024 - Electric space propulsion is a technology that is used in a continuously increasing number of spacecrafts. The qualification of these propulsion systems has to run in ground-based test facilities...
Assessment of the Environmental Public Goods of the Organic Farming System: A Lithuanian Case Study
23/02/2024 - Organic farming is a farming system that combines environmental farming practices, a high degree of biodiversity, and the protection of natural resources. All these environmental services are used in...
Lead (Pb) Pollution in Soil: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Contamination Grade and Health Risk in Mexico
25/02/2024 - Lead (Pb) is a toxic metal associated with several health disorders. The mining and Pb battery industry are related to Pb increase in air, water, and soil. Mexico is an important worldwide Pb...
Sustainable Approach to Development of Antimicrobial Textile Pads for Sweat Absorption
23/02/2024 - Double-layered textile sweat-absorbing underarm pads with a natural antimicrobial treatment can be used to solve the problem of the wetness sensation in the case of increased physical activity or...
Added Value of Water Column Spatiotemporal Monitoring to Assess Variability of Trace Metal Elements and Organotin Compounds in Mediterranean Harbours
26/02/2024 - Marinas are semi-enclosed environments characterised by reduced hydrodynamic energy, high sedimentation rates, and reduced oxygen levels. The ongoing development of activities and infrastructure...
Application of Life Cycle Assessment to Analysis of Fibre Composite Manufacturing Technologies in Shipyards Industry
24/02/2024 - Life cycle assessment (LCA) is used to evaluate the environmental load of fibre composite manufacturing technologies in the shipyards industry in a frame of the Fibre4Yards (Horizon 2020) project....
Modeling of the Arsenic Uptake by Brassica perviridis (L. H. Bailey) (Spinach Mustard) Growing on Different Soils Collected in Northern Vietnam
- Evaluation of the arsenic content in food has always been an important issue due to its high toxicity. This is especially relevant for Vietnam, a country with high arsenic contamination. The present...
Distribution, Source Identification, and Risk Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in a Large Drinking Water River-Reservoir System
- Rivers and downstream reservoirs formed a connected river-reservoir system that played an important role in regulating the aquatic environment. The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) pollution in...
Groundwater Contamination in a Rural Municipality of Northeastern Brazil: Application of Geostatistics, Geoprocessing, and Geochemistry Techniques
27/02/2024 - Water is one of the most important natural resources that significantly affects the health and economy of a country. With global warming, drought has increased in rural areas, and based on this...
Preparation and properties of transparent, waterproof, and antibacterial composite film materials
21/02/2024 - Preparation of oriented polyethylene terephthalate/carbon nanotubes foams from waste polyethylene terephthalate bottles to enhance the water evaporation and electrical conductivity...
Cu+-Ti Bimetallic Modified SiO2 Nanospheres Synthesized by “One-Pot” In Situ Reduction Method for Efficiently Removing Tetracycline from Aqueous Solution
- The control of emerging tetracycline organic pollutants in aquatic environments has been a recent challenge and research focus in the field of water pollution. This study presents a sol–gel method...
Remediating Nitrate Contamination in Al-Arbaeen Lagoon: Evaluating the Efficacy of CNT/TiO2 Photocatalyst
- The distribution pattern of nitrate in Al-Arbaeen lagoon is a matter of concern due to its elevated levels, which pose significant risks to the environment and human health. This particular research...
Monitoring of Chemical Species in Soils, Waters and Plants Near the Active Copper Mine Tailing Dam Ovejeria (Central Chile)
- Chile, the world’s largest copper producer, generates massive amounts of mine tailings that are a source of ongoing environmental concern for local communities. The main objective of this work is...
Investigating the impact of Cloisite® 15A nanoclays on the diffusivity of Irganox 1035 antioxidant in high?density polyethylene nanocomposite
17/02/2024 - Schematic illustration of the biomass?based biomimetic adhesives mechanism.AbstractWith the decreasing of petrochemical resources and the increasing severity environmental pollution, the development...
Recent advances and perspectives of molybdenum disulfide and molybdenum disulfide based nanocomposites for adsorption and photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes: a review
16/02/2024 - Abstract Environmental contamination is a major global concern. Organic dyes pose a significant threat as water pollutants, leading to the depletion of natural resources....
Water Spinach (Ipomoea aquatica F.) Effectively Absorbs and Accumulates Microplastics at the Micron Level—A Study of the Co-Exposure to Microplastics with Varying Particle Sizes
13/02/2024 - The absorption of microplastics (MPs; size < 5 mm) by plants has garnered increasing global attention owing to its potential implications for food safety. However, the extent to which...
Retention Efficiencies of Vegetative Filter Strips in Reducing Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution in Jianghan Plain: Experiments and VFSMOD Modeling
- In this study, a field experiment was conducted to examine the retention efficiencies of vegetative filter strips (VFS) on agricultural nonpoint source pollutants. Furthermore, the numerical model...