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Electrically conductive bioplastics based on chitosan, polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinyl pyrrolidone, and plant extract nanoparticles for detecting Rhizopus stolonifer on tomato fruit
26/02/2024 - Ion imprinted polymer: Synthesis, mechanism and applications.AbstractA new dual?template surface imprinted polymer for Cu(II) and Pb(II) was synthesized in one pot. Magnetic graphene oxide was...
Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Metals, Acrylamide and Ochratoxin A in Instant Coffee from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru
27/02/2024 - This study analysed the probabilistic risk to consumers associated with the presence of iAs, Cd, Cr, Hg, Pb, acrylamide (AA) and ochratoxin A (OTA) in instant coffee from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and...
Do You Know What You Drink? Comparative Research on the Contents of Radioisotopes and Heavy Metals in Different Types of Tea from Various Parts of the World
28/02/2024 - The aim of this study was to assess the potential health risks of radioactive elements and heavy metals ingested through the consumption of various types of tea imported to the Polish market (black,...
Heavy Metal Bioaccumulation in Peruvian Food and Medicinal Products
29/02/2024 - To better query regional sources of metal(loid) exposure in an under-communicated region, available scientific literature from 50 national universities (undergraduate and graduate theses and...
First-Principles Investigation into the Interaction of H2O with α-CsPbI3 and the Intrinsic Defects within It
27/02/2024 - CsPbI3 possesses three photoactive black phases (α, β, and γ) with perovskite structures and a non-photoactive yellow phase (δ) without a...
Reproducible Polybutylene Succinate (PBS)-Degrading Artificial Consortia by Introducing the Least Type of PBS-Degrading Strains
28/02/2024 - Polybutylene succinate (PBS) stands out as a promising biodegradable polymer, drawing attention for its potential as an eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastics due to its biodegradability...
Biological and Chemical Vicissitudes in Soil Rhizosphere Arbitrated under Different Tillage, Residues Recycling and Oilseed Brassica-Based Cropping Systems
29/02/2024 - In this study, the impacts of long-term soil and crop management practices on crop productivity and soil health in oilseed brassica-based production systems were examined. Different tillage, crop...
Selective Colorimetric Detection of Pb(II) Ions by Using Green Synthesized Gold Nanoparticles with Orange Peel Extract
24/02/2024 - Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) were prepared by using a green approach that employed orange (citrus sinensis) peel water extract (OPE) as a reducing agent. In this case, the organic compounds present 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...
Sediment Quality Indices for the Assessment of Heavy Metal Risk in Nador Lagoon Sediments (Morocco) Using Multistatistical Approaches
26/02/2024 - Heavy metals in coastal ecosystems caused by the increased expansion of urbanization, industrialization, and agricultural practices have become a significant environmental risk to human well-being....
An optimized polymeric delivery system for piggyBac transposition
19/02/2024 - The piggyBac transposon/transposase system has been explored for long?term, stable gene expression to execute genomic integration of therapeutic genes, thus emerging as a strong alternative to viral...
Adsorption Kinetics and Mechanism of Pb(II) and Cd(II) Adsorption in Water through Oxidized Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
21/02/2024 - Toxic heavy metals are ubiquitous in the aquatic environment and show a significant danger to human health. Carbon nanotubes have been extensively used in treating the contamination of groundwater...
The Effect of Hybrid Thermal Fillers on Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polybutylene Terephthalate Composites
20/02/2024 - The use of functional polymeric composites with superior thermal properties, capable of replacing conventional polymers, has increased in recent years, particularly in the electrical?electronics...
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...
Assessment of Microplastics and Potentially Toxic Elements in Surface Sediments of the River Kelvin, Central Scotland, United Kingdom
- Contamination of the environment by microplastics (MPs), polymer particles of <5?mm in diameter, is an emerging concern globally due to their ubiquitous nature, interactions with...
Human health and environmental risk assessment of metals in community gardens of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
19/02/2024 - Fresh produce is an important component of maintaining cognitive and physical health, particularly for children. A mechanism to increase access to fresh produce is the construction of community...
Concentration, spatial distribution, and non-carcinogenic risk assessment of arsenic, cadmium, chromium, and lead in drinking water in rural areas of eight cities of West Azarbaijan province, Iran
19/02/2024 - Exposure to heavy metals through drinking water can cause significant adverse health effects. The aim of the present study was to investigate the concentration, spatial distribution, and...
Green Synthesis and Efficient Adsorption: Na-X Zeolite vs. C/Mn/SiO2 Composite for Heavy Metals Removal
19/02/2024 - The studies aimed to test the adsorption capacity of two silica-enriched porous materials, synthetic Na-X zeolite and Mn-containing carbon composite, towards Pb(II) and Zn(II) ions in single and...
Sub-Diffraction Readout Method of High-Capacity Optical Data Storage Based on Polarization Modulation
16/02/2024 - The big data era demands an efficient and permanent data storage technology with the capacity of PB to EB scale. Optical data storage (ODS) offers a good candidate for long-lifetime storage, as the...
Enhancing Maize Yield and Soil Health through the Residual Impact of Nanomaterials in Contaminated Soils to Sustain Food
16/02/2024 - Studying the impact of residual soil nanomaterials is a promising challenge for sustainable agricultural development to improve soil health and crop productivity. The objective of this study is to...