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Nematodes as Ghosts of Land Use Past: Elucidating the Roles of Soil Nematode Community Studies as Indicators of Soil Health and Land Management Practices
- Abstract Soil health is a matter of growing concern because of its degradation due to unsustainable anthropogenic activities over the last few decades. It is maintained by...
Ultralow-content Pd in-situ incorporation mediated hierarchical defects in corner-etched Cu2O octahedra for enhanced electrocatalytic nitrate reduction to ammonia
- Electrochemical reduction of nitrate (NO3-) to ammonia (NH3) offers a sustainable avenue to close the NO3- cycle for NH3 synthesis. Critical to the feasibility of electrochemical NO3--to-NH3...
Interfacial covalent bonding enables transition metal phosphide superior lithium storage performance
- High theoretical capacity and moderate redox potential enable transition metal phosphide (TMP) sparkle under a spotlight as viable anode materials for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). However, TMP...
Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of novel dual FFA1 and PPAR? agonists possessing phenoxyacetic acid scaffold
15/02/2022 - The free fatty acid receptor 1 (FFA1/GPR40) and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor ? (PPAR?) have been widely considered as promising targets for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) due to...
Sustainable barrier paper coating based on alpha-1,3 glucan and natural rubber latex
- There is an increasing interest in utilizing more sustainable and inherently biodegradable materials alternatives ideally derived from renewable resources for modern material applications,...
Transport in mazes; simple geometric representations to guide the design of engineered systems
15/03/2022 - Although engineers can control the internal geometry of materials down to the micro-scale, it is unclear what configuration is ideal for a given transport process. We explore the use of mazes as...
Wheel-shaped icosanuclear Cu-containing polyoxometalate catalyst: Mechanistic and stability studies on light-driven hydrogen generation
01/02/2022 - In this paper, we report the synthesis and characterization of a wheel-shaped icosanuclear-containing polyoxometalate (POM), K12Li13[Cu20Cl(OH)24(H2O)12(P8W48O184)]·22H2O (K12Li13-Cu20P8W48). The...
Precursor-modified strategy to synthesize thin porous amino-rich graphitic carbon nitride with enhanced photocatalytic degradation of RhB and hydrogen evolution performances
01/02/2022 - The photocatalytic activity of carbon nitride (CN) materials is mainly limited to small specific surface areas, limited solar absorption, and low separation and mobility of photoinduced carriers....
Electric-field promoted C–C coupling over Cu nanoneedles for CO2 electroreduction to C2 products
01/02/2022 - Cu-based catalysts are the most promising candidates for electrochemical CO2 reduction (CO2RR) to multi-carbon (C2) products. Optimizing the C–C coupling process, the rate-determining step for...
In situ fabrication of Bi2Se3/g-C3N4 S-scheme photocatalyst with improved photocatalytic activity
01/02/2022 - Bismuth selenide (Bi2Se3) is an attractive visible-light-responsive semiconductor that can absorb a full range of visible and near-infrared light. However, its poor redox capacity and rapid...
High internal phase Pickering emulsions stabilized by egg yolk low density lipoprotein for delivery of curcumin
- Egg yolk low density lipoprotein (LDL) was used to prepare high internal phase Pickering emulsions (HIPEs) and its role as a stabilizer was comprehensively studied in this work. LDL exists as...
Engineering the surfaces of orthopedic implants with osteogenesis and antioxidants to enhance bone formation in vitro and in vivo
- Limited osteointegration of orthopedic implants with surrounding tissues has been the leading issue until the failure of orthopedic implants in the long term, which could be induced by multiple...
Micro-mechanical FE modelling and constitutive parameters calibration of masonry panels strengthened with CFRP sheets
01/04/2022 - This paper describes the development of a micro-mechanical Finite Element model apt to reproduce the behavior of masonry walls reinforced with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) sheets,...
Comprehensive investigation of reclaimed carbon fibre reinforced polyamide (rCF/PA) filaments and FDM printed composites
15/03/2022 - Reclaimed carbon fibre reinforced polyamide-6 (rCF/PA) filaments were prepared and deposited as test coupons with up to 40 wt% fibres under processing conditions derived using melt flow index and...
NiFe prussian blue analogue nanocages decorated magnesium hydroxide rod for enhancing fire safety and mechanical properties of epoxy resin
15/03/2022 - Inspired by the structure of corn, a NiFe Prussian blue analogue nanocages decorated magnesium hydroxide composite was synthesized for the first time using magnesium hydroxide rods (RMH) as the...
A machine learning model for screening thermodynamic stable lead-free halide double perovskites
01/03/2022 - Halide double perovskites have garnered significant interest due to their outstanding photovoltaic properties. The thermodynamic stability of compounds is one of the most significant properties...
Comparison of new LCR and ordinary prestressed concrete railway sleepers with LUR tests
28/02/2022 - Rail operations today have become more difficult due to increasing operating speeds and decreasing maintenance times. New developed, laminated carbon fiber reinforced polyurethane (L-CFRPU)...
Preparation and experimental research on the properties of neodymium iron boron magnetic powder modified asphalt
28/02/2022 - Waterproof adhesive layer is an important part of the asphalt pavement system for steel bridge decks. To improve the strength and durability of the paving structure, it is necessary to focus on...
Effect of endogenous chloride ion content and mineral admixtures on the passivation behavior of reinforcement embedded in sea-sand ultra-high performance concrete matrix
28/02/2022 - Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) is typically defined as an advanced cementitious material which exhibits excellent mechanical property and superior durability. The development of UHPC made...
Improved three-dimensional discrete modeling method and anti-cracking properties of asphalt mixture
28/02/2022 - To explore the low-temperature cracking of asphalt composite’s materials, this study used the three-dimensional module in the particle flow code (PFC3D), from which a three-dimensional numerical...
Comprehensive feasibility evaluation of a high-performance mixture used as the protective course of steel bridge deck pavement
07/03/2022 - To improve the serviceability and extend the service life of steel bridge deck pavement (SBDP), a high-performance polymer mixture (HPPM) with high content polyurethane binder and great...