Materials

 

Materials

Fabrication of porous poly(L?lactide?co???caprolactone) micropowder for microbubble effect and ultrasound?mediated drug delivery
16/05/2024 - Biodegradable elastic poly(L?lactide?co???caprolactone) (PLCL) copolymer (50:50, lactide:caprolactone molar ratio) was synthesized and porous PLCL micropowders was fabricated by a simple method...
Starch?based nanoparticles as a replacement for synthetic latex: A comprehensive assessment of printability and colorimetric characteristics
18/05/2024 - Replacing latex with starch?based nanoparticles at a 1:1 ratio.The papermaking, packaging, and printing industry are actively seeking sustainable material alternatives to address growing concerns...
In Situ Growth of Cu-BTC on Polypropylene for High-Efficiency Antibacterial Air Filters
19/05/2024 - In many countries and regions, air pollution has become an environmental problem that cannot be ignored. Therefore, air filters with high efficiency, low resistance and strong antibacterial...
Amino?modified banana nanocellulose aerogels with quick pH?responsive switchable wettability for oil–water separation
17/05/2024 - A bioinspired strategy was used to prepare chitin/gelatin composite with improved mechanical property, by coating gelatin on the chitin nanofibrous structure to strengthen the defects.AbstractThe...
The synergy of the matrix modification and fiber geometry to enhance the thermo?mechanical properties of basalt fiber?polypropylene composites for automotive applications
17/05/2024 - Biobased polymernanocomposite Filament for FDM.AbstractBiochar, a carbon?rich biomass material has emerged as promising reinforcement and offers versatile applications and potential benefits in...
A novel starch?based composite hydrogel enhanced by activated charcoal from the banana peel for water decontamination
19/05/2024 - A novel flame retardant named ZrP?DDM was applied to improve the fire safety and compatibility of epoxy resinsAbstractHigh?efficient flame retardants (ZrP?DDM) were synthesized successfully via...
Bioabsorbable composite laminates of PLA reinforced with surface?modified Mg wires for orthopedic implant applications
14/05/2024 - Unidirectional and multidirectional laminates of Mg wire?reinforced PLA?matrix composites were manufactured by an improved compression molding strategy that allows excellent control on the position...
Extraction of cellulose from halophytic plants for the synthesis of a novel biocomposite
15/05/2024 - Cellulose nanofibers, a sustainable and promising material with widespread applications, exhibit appreciable strength and excellent mechanical and physicochemical properties. The preparation of...
Foliar spraying of chitosan promotes selenium uptake in grapevine planted in soil supplemented with sodium selenite
15/05/2024 - Selenium (Se) is an important trace element for human body, and the fruit Se source is one option for human Se supplementation. To increase grapevine uptake of Se, grape seedlings were transplanted...
Properties of biopolymer blends based on Rugulopteryx okamurae and hydrophobic polycaprolactone (PCL) and hydrophilic acylated soy protein isolated (SPIa)
15/05/2024 - The present study explored the utilization of Rugulopteryx okamurae (RO), an invasive brown seaweed, as a renewable raw material for plastic materials based on biopolymer blends. The goal of this...
Physicochemical characterization of rice straw before and after alkali-assist photocatalytic pretreatment: a comparative analysis
16/05/2024 - The potential of alkali-assist photocatalytic (AAP) pretreatment to overcome the recalcitrant nature of lignocellulose biomass, i.e. rice straw (RS), was investigated in the present study....
Effect of nozzle diameter and raster orientation on tensile and fracture behavior of FDM?PLA specimens under mixed?mode I/II loading
13/05/2024 - Fused deposition modeling (FDM) is a material extrusion technique that works by extruding molten filament on a heated platform. In this method, several manufacturing parameters are engaged which...
Value?added use of spent coffee ground for low?cost poly(3?hydroxybutyrate?co?3?hydroxyvalerate) biocomposite development
15/05/2024 - Holocellulose fiber extraction procedure and characteristics.AbstractThis study investigated an ecofriendly peracetic acid delignification process to extract holocellulose from various fiber rich...
Processing and performance of 3D?printed gelatin?based edible composite hydrogels
15/05/2024 - Review of Bioactive Wax Emulsified FilmsAbstractPlastic packaging materials have caused significant environmental issues because they are nonrenewable and nonbiodegradable. Wax?emulsified films from...
Enhancing Osteogenic Potential in Bone Tissue Engineering: Optimizing Pore Size in Alginate?Gelatin Composite Hydrogels
12/05/2024 - Bone tissue engineering is a complex process where the scaffold plays a significant role as it contributes to phenotypically stable tissue formation and stem cell differentiation. These properties...
The Unprecedented Biodegradable Polyzwitterion: A Removal?Free Patch for Accelerating Infected Diabetic Wound Healing
12/05/2024 - Zwitterionic polymers have emerged as an important class of biomaterials to construct wound dressings and antifouling coatings over the past decade due to their excellent hydrophilicity. However, all...
Influence of Nitrogen Content in Food Waste on Biogas Production
10/05/2024 - In this study, nitrogen content of food waste was adjusted by the addition of ammonium chloride to achieve the desired C/N ratio. Biogas production at different ammonium chloride percentages was...
Microplastic in an apex predator: evidence from Barn owl (Tyto alba) pellets in two sites with different levels of anthropization
11/05/2024 - Plastic pollution in terrestrial and freshwater environments and its accumulation along food chains has been poorly studied in birds. The Barn owl (Tyto alba) is an opportunistic and nocturnal...
Biochemical changes, metal content, and spectroscopic analysis in sewage sludge composted with lignocellulosic residue using FTIR-MIR and FTIR-NIR
13/05/2024 - The use of lignocellulosic residues, originating from sawdust, in composting sewage sludge for organic fertilizer production, is a practice of growing interest. However, few studies have explored...
Modeling and optimization of triclosan biodegradation by the newly isolated Bacillus sp. DL4: kinetics and pathway speculation
11/05/2024 - Triclosan is a widely used antibacterial agent and disinfectant, and its overuse endangered ecological safety and human health. Therefore, reducing residual TCS concentrations in the environment...
Characterization of curing status of commercial tire compounds with vein graphite powder and its particle sizes—Experimental and computational study
10/05/2024 - By incorporating Rhamnus prinoides leaf extract to a PCL polymer solution, a nanofibrous structure resembling skin extracellular matrix (ECM) is produced through electrospinning, resulting in a...