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Reusing Thermal Insulation Materials: Reuse Potential and Durability Assessment of Stone Wool Insulation in Flat Roofs
17/02/2024 - In the building renovation industry, a growing volume of discarded insulation materials, such as stone wool insulation, prematurely finds its way to landfills or incinerators after building...
Modulating the Electronic Metal?Support Interactions to Anti?Leaching Pt Single Atoms for Efficient Hydrosilylation
25/01/2024 - Pt single?atom catalysts (SACs) with different microenvironments have been implemented by introducing cation vacancies into CoFe?Layered double hydroxide (LDH). Compared with Pt anchored on the...
Study on the Performance Mechanism of Polyformaldehyde Glycol Ether Polymer for Crude Oil Recovery Enhancement
16/01/2024 - The demand for energy continues to increase as the global economy continues to grow. The role of oilfield chemicals in the process of oil and gas exploration, development, and production is becoming...
Efficient Regulation of the Cross-Linking Structure in Polyurethane: Achieving Outstanding Processing and Mechanical Properties for a Wind Turbine Blade
15/01/2024 - Although epoxy resin has been extensively used in the field of wind turbine blades, polyurethane has attracted much attention in recent years, due to its potential value of better fatigue resistance,...
Introducing graphene?enhanced technologies to the regulated market to mitigate carbon emissions
26/12/2023 - Ambitious net zero carbon emissions goals have been set by various climate change agencies and government officials, including President Biden. One of the most prominent emissions goals aims to reach...
Balancing Forest Regulations and Stakeholder Needs in Latvia: Modeling the Long-Term Impacts of Forest Management Strategies on Standing Volume and Carbon Storage
28/12/2023 - Forest ecosystems are significant carbon pools on a global scale, and also a source of renewable raw materials. Moreover, the European Union (EU) aims to tackle climate change and reach climate...
The Risk of Water Quality Deterioration with Urban Flood Control—A Case in Wuxi
25/12/2023 - There is a demand for flood control in densely populated river network areas. Therefore, small floodgates are used for long-term and rapid water flow regulation in such contexts. However, people...
Collaboration among Governments, Pesticide Operators, and Farmers in Regulating Pesticide Operations for Agricultural Product Safety
18/12/2023 - The regulation of pesticide operations still faces numerous challenges and issues. Conflicts of interest and power struggles among the government, pesticide operators, and farmers are crucial factors...
A Method to Compute Shadow Geometry in Open Building Information Modeling Authoring Tools: Automation of Solar Regulation Checking
15/12/2023 - Building solar protection regulations is essential to save energy in hot climates. The protection performance is assessed using a shading factor computation that models the sky irradiance and the...
Effect of Gut Microbiota on Blood Cholesterol: A Review on Mechanisms
29/11/2023 - The gut microbiota serves as a pivotal mediator between diet and human health. Emerging evidence has shown that the gut microbiota may play an important role in cholesterol metabolism. In this...
Co-recovery of Mn and Fe from pyrolusite and copper slag with hydrometallurgy process: Kinetics and leaching mechanisms
27/11/2023 - With the shortage of high-quality raw materials and increasingly strict environmental regulations, the recovery of metals from copper slag and pyrolusite has become a research hotspot. A novel...
Investigation of WO3 and BiVO4 Photoanodes for Photoelectrochemical Sensing of Xylene, Toluene and Methanol
01/11/2023 - Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a notable group of indoor air pollutants released by household products. These substances are commonly employed as solvents in industrial operations, and some of...
Flame?retardant composite derived from polyurethane/wood?fiber
27/10/2023 - Wood–plastic composites (WPCs) are facing fire hazard when they are used in construction and furniture and need to be treated with fire protection. In this work, polyurethane (PU) was applied to...
Processing and Utilization of Functional Substances in Edible Plant Products and the Effects on Health Properties
02/10/2023 - The world’s population is expected to reach 10 billion by 2050, which will pose a threat to the sustainable development of animal-derived foods [...]
In?situ remediation of TPH?polluted soil by Na2FeO4 in the Loess Plateau of China
28/09/2023 - In recent years, the oil pollution problem on the Loess Plateau in western China is becoming increasingly serious, therefore, the use of hydroxyl radical (·OH) advanced oxidation process has...
Life Cycle Assessment for Photovoltaic Structures—Comparative Study of Rooftop and Free-Field PV Applications
13/09/2023 - The European Union has set itself the goal of increasing its share in renewable energy up to 42.5% by 2030 by accelerating the clean energy transition plan. National legislation within the Member...
Spin?State Modulation on Metal–Organic Frameworks for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution
08/09/2023 - A dual defect engineering strategy is developed to simultaneously create tensile strain and unsaturated coordination defects. These defects in a Ni?2,6?naphthalenedicarboxylic acid metal–organic...
Microplastics, a Global Issue: Human Exposure through Environmental and Dietary Sources
11/09/2023 - Plastic production has grown dramatically over the years. Microplastics (MPs) are formed from the fragmentation of larger plastic debris by combining chemical, physical, and biological processes and...
Stabilizing precursor solution and controlling crystallization kinetics simultaneously for high?performance perovskite solar cells
05/09/2023 - The efficiency of metal halide perovskite solar cells has skyrocketed, however defects created by aging precursor solutions and during crystallization pose a significant barrier to reproducibility...
Aerospace, Vol. 10, Pages 781: Risk Assessment Method for UAV’s Sense and Avoid System Based on Multi-Parameter Quantification and Monte Carlo Simulation
01/09/2023 - The rise in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) usage has opened exciting possibilities but has also introduced risks, particularly in aviation, with instances of UAVs flying dangerously close to...
A Blockchain-Based Model for the Prevention of Superannuation Fraud: A Study of Australian Super Funds
03/09/2023 - Superannuation is the fund set aside by employers to provide their employees with a dignified retirement. Studies highlight that issues can arise with retirement funds from employers, such as failure...