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High?efficiency Photocatalytic Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol by NH2?UiO?66?(Indole?2,3?Dione)?Fe
15/06/2024 - The photocatalytic oxidation of biomass?derived benzyl alcohol provides a promising way for the synthesis of benzoic acid, which is an important intermediate with wide applications. To improve the...
Co-pyrolysis of fly ash with sewage sludge for PCDD/F removal
31/05/2024 - Fly ash generated from municipal waste incineration (MWI) contains various toxic substances, and it has to be properly treated before disposal or reuse. Water washing and thermal pyrolysis can...
A raising alarm on the current global electronic waste situation through bibliometric analysis, life cycle, and techno-economic assessment: a review
31/05/2024 - Electronic waste (E-waste) production worldwide is increasing three times faster than the growth of the global population, and it is predicted that the total volume of E-waste will reach 74...
Assessing testicular morphofunctionality under Roundup WG® herbicide exposure in zebrafish
17/05/2024 - Glyphosate-based herbicides, like Roundup WG® (RWG) used for a range of crops, such as corn, soybean, coffee, sugarcane, rice, apple, and citrus, can reach aquatic ecosystems and impact...
Drivers of Sustainability Credentialling in the Red Meat Value Chain—A Mixed Methods Study
29/04/2024 - Sustainability credentialling is the communication of environmental, social, economic, or animal-welfare-related information about a producer or product. Demand for sustainability credentials has...
Solidification Mechanism and Strength Characteristics of Alkali-Activated Tannery Sludge–Slag Geopolymer
10/04/2024 - The aim of this article is to reduce the environmental harm caused by industrial solid waste, specifically tannery sludge, and enable its reutilization. This study prepared an alkali-activated...
The Removal of Formaldehyde from Urea Formaldehyde Adhesive by Sodium Borohydride Treatment and Its Application in Plywood
02/04/2024 - The global production of plywood is constantly increasing as its application in the furniture and interior decoration industry becomes more widespread. An urgent issue is how to decrease the...
Potential of Nature-Based Solutions to Diminish Urban Heat Island Effects and Improve Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Summer: Case Study of Matadero Madrid
27/03/2024 - Urban heat island effects and climate change are climatic phenomena responsible for periods of extreme heat in summer which severely impact citizens’ well-being and health. In this...
Vanillin-based degradable thermosets with superior dielectric properties via regulation of imine cross-linked structure
27/02/2024 - Abstract Developing cross-linked polymers with both low dielectric constant and degradability for microelectronics and sustainability remains a challenge. Herein, a new...
A Simulation Model of the Influence of LNG Ships on Traffic Efficiency at Tianjin Port
26/02/2024 - Tianjin Port is one of the largest ports in northern China. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships are one of the most special ship types, and their navigation safety and efficiency has become the top...
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...